Psychic Readings and Paranormal Activity Focus of Saturday Night Charity Event

Psychic readings and paranormal activity are the theme of fundraiser Saturday night by the Essex County Ghost Project and Bohemian Cove. The event kicks off Saturday, May 21, at 6 p.m., at Hilldale Cemetery, 331 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill. Psychic readings are available until 8 when a guided tour takes place of, what the groups call, “all the paranormal hot spots.”

Tickets are $10 dollars per person with proceeds benefitting the Hilldale cemetery Restoration Fund. Those wishing to learn more may call Thomas Spitalere at 978-376-2807.

Wildflower Walk and Talk This Sunday at Haverhill’s Tattersall Farm

Spring has arrived and the wildflowers are back at Haverhill’s Tattersall Farm. Roland “Boot” Boutwell leads a walk through the meadows and forests at the farm Sunday, May 22, from 3-5 p.m., at 542 North Broadway. The freelance naturalist will focus on the identification of spring wildflowers as well as other plants not in bloom just now. He will also discuss interesting natural history and lore about the plants. There is a suggested donation of $10.

Author Nancy Rubin Stuart Discusses ‘Poor Richard’s Women’ Saturday in Haverhill

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing hosts author Nancy Rubin Stuart for a Saturday lecture and “Poor Richard’s Women” book signing. Rubin Stuart discusses the women in Benjamin Franklin’s life, the subject of her recent book. She will recount the story of Deborah Read Franklin and the other women who loved Franklin, based on correspondence. The book is described as “a vivid portrait of the women who loved, nurtured and defended America’s famous scientist and founding father.”

The lecture and signing takes place Saturday, May 21, at 1 p.m., at Museum of Printing, 15 Thornton Ave., Haverhill. Attendees are asked to donate $25 for admission and, in return, will receive a copy of her book to be signed by the author.

Area Libraries Present the Basics of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Online

Is Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies the first wave of a cashless future or just an overhyped technology? Michael Gershbein, a former librarian and founder of Very Smart People, discusses the “Basics of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency” during a free online presentation sponsored by area libraries, including Haverhill and West Newbury and Atkinson, N.H.

The presentation takes place Wednesday, May 25, from 7-8 p.m. There’s more information and a registration link at haverhillpl.org, under Calendar of Events. Those who register receive a Zoom link via email.

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.