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HAVERHILL – Decorated trees, wreaths and centerpieces must be dropped off by November 14 at the Buttonwoods Museum for the 20th annual Tree Festival at the Buttonwoods Museum.

Donations of decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces and silent auction items (suggested value of $ 50 or more) can be deposited November 10 and 11 from noon to 5 p.m., November 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Nov. 14 from noon to 5 p.m.

The festival runs from November 26, which is the volunteer / donor appreciation night, to December 12. A holiday gala is celebrated on December 4th.

At the end of the event, the museum will raffle trees, wreaths and centerpieces to visitors who purchase raffle tickets to support the Buttonwoods.

The opening night gala allows visitors to be the first to see which trees have been honored and have the first chance to bid on their favorite tree, wreath or centerpiece. Special events will include a silent auction, a craft day, a day for the elderly, an education day, a family day with programs for children, live instrumental and choral performances and a visit from Santa Claus. .

The deadline for inclusion in this year’s program book is November 14.

More information is available from the Festival of Trees Committee at [email protected] or by calling 978-374-4626.

Authors’ series continues

HAVERHILL – Temple Emanu-El’s Fall 2021 author series continues with talks by Scott D. Seligman and Rahel Musleah.

Each event will take place via Zoom. Registration is required at

On Sunday, November 14 at 10 a.m., Seligman will discuss her book, “The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902: Immigrant Housewives and the Riots That Shook New York City,” which tells the twin stories of women. Jewish immigrant women who discovered the collective power of consumers and the Beef Trust, the Midwestern cartel that conspired to keep meat prices high.

On Sunday December 12 at 11 am, Musleah will present a program titled “Jewish Calcutta Through Music and Memory: The Personal Story of a Jewish Family in Baghdadi”. Through the living prism of his family history and a legacy of lyrical song, Musleah introduces audiences to the rich culture of the Jews of India and Iraq.

For more information on the author series, contact Nancy LaFleur at 978-373-3861 or visit

Casino Royale at DiBurro

HAVERHILL – The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill will be holding their sixth annual Casino Royale on Saturday, November 20 at DiBurro in Ward Hill.

Doors open at 7 p.m. followed by a charity game and dance at 7:30 p.m.

New this year is an upscale dinner as well as an upscale raffle, music from Dan Sky and more.

Guest tickets, $ 100 per person, include hearty appetizers and cocktails, initial game tokens, and a raffle ticket to win fabulous prizes.

Big player tickets, $ 175 per person, include a pre-event VIP dinner on the surf and turf at 6 p.m., free cocktails, a presentation by club officers, a gift for the big players and the ‘access to the main event.

For tickets or to donate to the club, visit

Armenian Church to Host Autumn Bazaar

HAVERHILL – The Hye Pointe Armenian Apostolic Church will be holding its annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the church at 1280 Boston Road.

The event will feature various Armenian dishes including losh keyma, lamb and chicken skewers, and a pastry table with choreg, paklava, khadayif nuts and cream, and Armenian kata (nazoog). There will also be gift baskets and sweepstakes and you don’t need to be present to win.

A country store will feature tourshi and tel banir (string cheese). Specialized sellers will participate. It is possible to eat inside in the community center of the church.


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