Cancelled: Local Poets to Read Wednesday at Wingate Residences at Haverhill Senior Breakfast

Please note this event was cancelled. Wingate Residences at Haverhill hosts local poets tomorrow morning at a senior breakfast for senior citizens in Haverhill and surrounding communities. Mayor James J. Fiorentini is expected to read one of his own favorites followed by poets Diane Tarpy, Thomas Wylie, Andrea Blackington and Dan Speers. There will also be time for residents to recite their own poems at the open mic. The program takes place Wednesday, May 18, between 9 and 10 a.m., at 190 North Ave., Haverhill.

Tour Tomorrow at Haverhill’s Oldest Cemetery, Pentucket Burial Ground

The history of the Pentucket Burial Ground, founded in 1660, and some of Haverhill’s most famous residents buried there, will be told during an early evening walk tomorrow. It is an opportunity to learn about some of the famous people and colonial events that shaped Haverhill. The tour takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17, 6 p.m., at the Pentucket Burial Ground, off Water Street. Space is limited and registration required. To reserve a spot, email Jen Turner at [email protected]

Citizens Center

Community Resource Fair Wednesday Helps Residents Find Services and Programs

A free Community Resource Fair, featuring information residents can use to find jobs or training, affordable housing, transportation and more, takes place Wednesday, May 18. The City of Haverhill Public Health Department is hosting the fair with more than 20 representatives from community organizations present to also provide information on substance abuse, mental health, food and clothing, heating assistance, youth service, programs for adults with disabilities, vaccines and more. The fair takes place Wednesday, May 18, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill.

Lawrence Community Access TV Seeks Interns, Volunteers to Film, Edit Community Events

Lawrence Community Access Television asks if you ever wondered what it is like to film or edit a TV show or want to have your own podcast? Those answering “yes” are asked to give Lawrence Community Access Television a call. The public access cable television station is looking for interns and volunteers to help with shooting and editing events in and around Lawrence. Those interested may call Christina Jaskot at 978-686-9030, ext. 4.

Haverhill Police Conduct Free Child Passenger Safety Checks Saturday

Haverhill police officers will be helping families Saturday check their child passenger safety seats. Police note three quarters of all car seats are not properly installed. Certified passenger safety technicians will be on hand to check installations, help install seats and provide information. The safety check takes place Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on the top level of the Herbert H. Goecke Jr. Memorial Parking Deck, 51 Merrimack St.

Memory Laners Perform for Haverhill Women’s City Club May 17

The Memory Laners, a longtime favorite, are back to sing for the Women’s City Club of Haverhill at its upcoming meeting. The Memory Laners, which take listeners on a magical musical tour of pop tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s, appear Tuesday, May 17, during the regular monthly meeting from 1-3 p.m., at Advent Christian Church, lower level, 160 Carleton St. There is parking is in front of the church. President Phyllis Farfaras, re-elected in April, is also scheduled to conduct a brief business meeting followed by light refreshments, coffee and tea. The club year will continue until June, which is a change from previous years.

Organizers Plan Fifth Annual Veterans’ Fishing Trip; Seats May Be Reserved Now

Homeless and transitional veterans again have the chance to participate in free fishing excursions this summer. The Fifth Annual Veterans’ Fishing Trip is accepting names of veterans in advance of planned trips through Newburyport-based F/V Emme Charters and Captain Rick Boudrow and his family. Organizers include Merrimack Valley Hope Mission, 411 Cares and Stem Haverhill. Those interested may call 978-857-7696 or email [email protected]

Haverhill Garden Club Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 21

The Haverhill Garden Club’s is offering opportunities to buy perennials, annuals, herbs and more at its annual plant sale. The event, the Garden Club’s largest annual fundraiser, takes place Saturday, May 21, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to sellout, at Bradford Common. Residents may bring garden tools for sharpening and there will also be a chance to win a raffle prize of a wheelbarrow full of garden items.

Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. Proceeds support scholarships, civic gardens and community outreach efforts, including new raised beds at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill and Oxford Manor Nursing Home.