HAVERHILL, MA — The annual Haverhill Council on Aging Christmas Party will be held at DiBurro's in Ward Hill on Thurs., December 19 at 12:00 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by A GoodTimes DJ George Whitehouse. The meal will include chicken Florentine and brownie ice cream sundae. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome Street, Haverhill, MA, or online at haverhillrec.com. For additional information, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.
The Haverhill Council on Aging will accept gifts for the COA Giving Tree. The Christmas tree will be decorated with ideas for gift giving to needy nursing home patients. Many of Haverhill's disadvantaged seniors need items such as pajamas, sweat shirts and pants, socks, sweaters, toiletries, slippers, etc. Items must be wrapped and marked with contents, including size. All wrapped gifts must be at the Citizen Center by Wed., December 18. Contact Kathy or Rita at 978-374-2390 with questions.
On Thurs., December 19, at 1:00 p.m. Wingate Residences invites Haverhill seniors to a presentation titled "A Rainbow of Healthy Holiday Recipes" at 10 Residences Way, on North Avenue. Attendees will learn seven healthy ideas for a full holiday dinner in a rainbow of colors. Samples of dessert will be served for guests to enjoy. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Kathy or Rita at 978-374-2390.
Haverhill seniors are invited to participate in two art classes at Wingate Residences of Haverhill, 10 Residences Way on North Avenue. On Tues., December 3 at 2:00 p.m. the class will feature "Snow Friends, an acrylics draw-and-paint activity. On Thurs., December 12 at 3:00 p.m. the class will make an ornament for the holidays. These classes are offered free of charge to Haverhill seniors. Contact Kathy or Rita at 978-374-2390 to register for these classes. Reservations are required.