PELHAM PARKS & RECREATION: Offers the following programs: Summer Blacktop Basketball (ages 9-14), Mon.-Thurs., June 16 to July 24, 6, 7 & 8 p.m.; Summer Art Camp, Mon.-Fri., June 23-27, 12:30-1:30 p.m. (ages 5-7), 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ages 8-12); Girls' Summer Basketball Camp (ages 7-13), Mon.-Fri., June 23-27, 9 noon; British Challenge Soccer Camp, Tues.-Sat., June 24-28; Youth Tennis (ages 5-12), Mon.-Fri., July 7-18, 8:30-9:30 or 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Speed Demon Field Hockey Camp, Mon.-Fri., July 7-11, 8 a.m. to noon; Live Stronger, each Tues., July 8-22 and/or Aug. 5-19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Summer Stock Theatre Program, each Tues. & Thurs., July 8-Aug. 14, 9-11:30 a.m.; Summer Camp, Mon.-Fri., July 9-Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Flashing Leather Baseball Camp, Mon.-Fri., July 14-18, 8 noon; Flashing Leather Softball Camp, Mon.-Fri., July 21-25, 8 noon. Call 603-635-2721 or email Visit

HOME BUYER TRAINING: The Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership will hold the following home buyer training classes, $100 per household: in English, Mon.-Thurs., June 16-19, and July 14-17, 6:30-9 p.m.; in Khmer, Sat., June 7 & 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Multifamily Landlord Training, June 24. Visit or call 978-459-8490 for registration.


HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Introduction to the Art & Science of Integrative Nurse Coaching, Tues., June 17, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Authentic Movement, Wed., June 18, July 2, 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Medical QiGong: Finding the Life Force Within, Thurs., June 19, 26, July 3 & 10, 11 a.m. to noon; Journaling: A Self-Help Tool for Finding Peace Within, Wed., Aug. 27, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 978-456-3532 to register. Visit for information.

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEM: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua announces health screenings & tests, free unless otherwise noted: ImPACT Testing ($10), Thurs., June 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Hearing Screenings, second Mon. each month, 9 a.m. to noon; Pediatric Speech Screenings, by appt. Register online at or call HEALTHMATCH at 603-577-2255.

ASSISTANCE FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER: VNA Care Network, a nonprofit home health care, hospice and well provider, is providing stipends to women with breast cancer who need financial assistance for medications, co-payments, transportation to treatment. Must be a resident of eastern or central Massachusetts to qualify. Funded by a grant from the Mass. Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Call Joan, 888-663-3688, ext. 1264 or

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS: Free blood pressure clinics are offered on the first and third Fri. of every month, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Merrimack Valley Hospital Auditorium, Haverhill. The blood pressure clinics are open to adults of any age. For more information contact Community Education at 978-521-8550.

CARING NEVER ENDS PROGRAM: Local families who have members with disabilities can receive assistance in a program co-sponsored by the Acton Council on Aging, Bedford Council on Aging, Carlisle Council on Aging, PALS (Personal Advocacy and Lifetime Support), and the Minute Man ARC for Human Services. Offers various events and activities and trips. For more information in Bedford call 781-275-6825, Acton, 978-264-9643, Minute Man, 978-287-7900, or PALS, 781-641-0900.

CHELMSFORD ADULT SUPPORTIVE DAY PROGRAM: Openings for elders who are often isolated, but do not need a high level of medical supervision. Located at the Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road, Chelmsford. Call Colleen Normandy, LSW, MCOA Certified Program Manager, at 978-251-8880 or email