Haverhill Public Library Offers Two-Part Beginner Gmail Class

The Haverhill Public Library is offering a two-part “Getting Started with Gmail” class, beginning Thursday, Dec. 7. Participants will learn the first steps of using Gmail including signing up for an account. The class is designed for those who do not have Gmail or have not used their account for an extended time. Part one takes place Thursday, Dec.

MeVa Plans ‘Stuff A Bus’ Toy and Clothes Drive Dec. 12

Merrimack Valley Transit is collecting new, unwrapped gifts during its “Stuff A Bus” Toy and Clothes Drive. Santa Claus will also be present during the drive taking place Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 9-11 a.m., at Target, 67 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at North Andover Mall, 350 Winthrop St., North Andover; and 2-4 p.m., at Westgate Plaza, 400 Lowell Ave, Haverhill. Toys and clothes will be turned over to Debbie’s Treasure Chest which services families in need.

John Greenleaf Whittier School Craft Fair Tomorrow Offers Holiday Shopping

Haverhill’s John Greenleaf Whittier School is offering holiday shopping for a good cause with its Craft Fair tomorrow. The fair will include more than 20 vendors and include handcrafted creations, handmade jewelry, textiles, Christmas-themed items, homemade blankets and more. There’s no cost to browse. The Craft Fair takes place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the school, 256 Concord St., Haverhill.

VFW and Crescent Yacht Club Host Army vs. Navy Football Watch Party

Hefty ticket prices are bringing the upcoming Army vs. Navy Football games home for a Haverhill audience. Haverhill Lorraine Post 29 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Crescent Yacht Club are working together to host a watch party. The VFW approached the Crescent Yacht Club about hosting an open-to-the public watch party for this year’s matchup between the Army’s Black Knights and the Navy’s Midshipmen. There will be food and a cash bar Saturday, Dec.

Haverhill Council on Aging Seeks Gifts for Nursing Home Seniors

The Haverhill Council on Aging is looking for donations of gifts for seniors in nursing homes that may not have visitors at Christmas. Those interested in helping are invited to pick up a gift tag from the Council on Aging’s Christmas tree at the Haverhill Citizen Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Suggested items include blankets, towels, toiletries, word puzzles, puzzles and word search books. Gifts must be wrapped, labeled and returned by Monday, Dec. 18, to the Citizen Center, room 4.

Haverhill Lions Club Hosts Breakfast with Santa Dec. 9

The Haverhill Lions Club is hosting Breakfast with Santa! The fun takes place Saturday, Dec. 9, from 8:30 to 11: 30 a.m., at Maria’s Galleria Banquet Room, 81-83 Essex St., Haverhill. Tickets are $5 per person, include breakfast and available at the door. The annual event offers opportunities to take photographs with the jolly old man from the North Pole.

Haverhill Veterans Holiday Celebration and Meal Takes Place Dec. 10

Haverhill veterans are invited to participate in a holiday celebration and holiday meal in December. Hosted by Haverhill veterans Services Director Jeffrey C. Hollett, entertainment will be provided by The Singing Trooper. The celebration and meal take place Sunday, Dec. 10, at noon, at the Wilbur M. Comeau American Legion Post 4, 1314 N. Main St., Haverhill. Reservations are required by contacting Hollett at 978-374-2351, ext.