Haverhill Public Health Dept. Plans Addiction and Recovery Health Fair

The City of Haverhill Public Health Department is holding an Addiction and Recovery Health Fair to offer services to those struggling with addiction or who know someone struggling. The fair takes place Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 1-5 p.m., at Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Local businesses and organizations participating in the fair include emergency responders, public safety, mental health services, recovery programs, medical offices and hospitals and spiritual leaders. Additionally, COVID-19 vaccines are available.

Methuen Memorial Music Hall Presents Katelyn Emerson at Organ Recital for Fall Scholarship Fund

Organist Katelyn Emerson is performing tonight at Methuen Memorial Music Hall to support the Fall Scholarship Fund. The recital takes place on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m., at Methuen Memorial Music Hall,192 Broadway, Methuen. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Emerson is from Champaign, Illinois and performs across North America, Europe and Asia showcasing a repertoire ranging the 14th to 21st centuries. She also teaches masterclasses and lectures on topics ranging from organ interpretation and healthy practice techniques.

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing Hosts Comics Palooza Lecture and Exhibit This Weekend

The Museum of Printing is presenting comic professionals and history at “Comics Palooza: A Serious History of the Funnies Lecture and Exhibit.”

It takes place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Museum of Printing, 15 Thornton Ave., Haverhill. Visitors will learn about the history and methodology of comics’ creation and production through rare newspaper and comic book exhibits and more. Speakers include author Will Murray, illustrator Jesse Lundberg and Matt Crafton. For more information, contact [email protected]

Team Haverhill Again Hosts River Ruckus Saturday in Haverhill; Music, Food, Cars, Fireworks…

Team Haverhill is bringing back its annual River Ruckus festival in downtown Haverhill this Saturday. The festival is taking place Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon-8:30 p.m., at Riverfront Park and Washington Street, Haverhill. Haverhill High School’s chorus is kicking off the day with a performance of the “Star Spangled Banner,” followed by a live exhibition of Haverhill High School’s Crew team on the Merrimack River. Musical performances include The Jayhawks, Delta Rae, Kurt Baker, Liz Bills & The Change and Danielle Miraglia.

MakeIT Haverhill Holds Open Registration for Free Computer Classes Throughout the Fall

MakeIT Haverhill is offering open registration for Haverhill residents to sign up for free, fall computer classes. Registration starts today, Sept. 21, from 5-6:45 p.m., and continues Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.-noon, at MakeIT Haverhill’s collaboration space, 301 Washington St., Haverhill. The classes include a computer basics course covering email, internet browsing, cybersecurity and job search tools every Tuesday, from 5-7 p.m., starting Tuesday, Oct.

Buttonwoods Museum Offers Archeological Walk with Expert This Afternoon

Buttonwoods Museum is hosting an archeological event this afternoon, featuring an on-site walk with an archeology expert. The event takes place today, Sept. 20, from 4-5:15 p.m. at Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water St., Haverhill. Participants are able to explore the area with an archeology expert, learn about items from the Buttonwoods collection and make an archeology craft. For more information or to reserve your spot, email [email protected]

Memory Laners Perform Tomorrow at Women’s City Club of Haverhill

Memory Laners opens the new year tomorrow for the Women’s City Club of Haverhill. The Memory Laners kicks off the new club year with toe tapping tunes and a special tip of the hat to the Blues Brothers. The club meets the third Tuesday of each month from September through June at 1 p.m. in the meeting hall of the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carleton St., Haverhill. Doors open at 12:15 and the meeting ends at 3 p.m.

The list of presenters this year includes the one woman show, “The Women of ‘76,” on Oct. 18, and the public is welcome.