Ladies of Harley to host benefit spaghetti dinner
LOWELL -- The Ladies of Harley of the Merrimack Valley Harley Owners Group will hold a spaghetti dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Knickerbocker Club in Lowel. All proceeds go to Exceptional Citizens Week, held at Camp Fatima on Suncook Lake in Gilmanton, N.H., a weeklong camp for children and adults with physical and/or mental challenges. Nearly 300 volunteers, including seasoned counselors, lifeguards, maintenance crew and kitchen workers, provide care for more than 150 exceptional campers. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, rolls and dessert, followed by many raffles. Full cash bar available.Tickets are $10 per adult, $5 children 5-12. For information, contact Diane Gillis at LOH@MVHOG.com or at 781-354-2528.
Sweets sale planned at Central Baptist
CHELMSFORD -- The Women's Fellowship of Central Baptist Church, 9 Academy St., will hold its annual pie, bake and candy sale -- with items packaged to make hostess gifts for Thanksgiving -- from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 23.
Sts. Vartanantz bazaar set for Nov. 22-23
CHELMSFORD -- Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Road, will hold its annual bazaar from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23. Lunch and dinner, featuring lamb shish kebab, chicken kebab and losh kebab, and homemade Armenian pastries, will be served from noon to 7 p.m., with takeout available. Booths include Armenian country store with wide variety of dry goods, jewelry and white elephant tables, arts and crafts, silent auctions and cash and prize raffles.
Asian American panel to hold health forum
LOWELL -- The Massachusetts Asian American Commission will present a health care forum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Lowell Community Health Center's Community Health Education Center, 161 Jackson St.
Healthcare providers and consumers alike are invited to attend the event, whichwill consist of local and statewide expertise on the topics of diabetes, hepatitis, Affordable Care Act, and mental health. Health screenings and flu shots will be available to all interested. Although this is event is free and open to the public, registration is requested. For information and to register, go to www.aacommission.org/programs/healthcare-forum.html
Local Habitat for Humanity seeks repair volunteers
LOWELL -- The Greater Lowell Community Foundation has awarded Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell $7,000 to support Habitat's Neighborhood Revitalization Program in Lowell's Acre neighborhood. Habitat began building four homes on Rock Street, Lowell in January, where four families will enjoy the holidays. Planning is under way to start two more homes in the Acre on Willie Street in the spring. In addition, Habitat for Humanity is reaching out to the community to perform minor repairs for veterans and the elderly as part of its Critical Repair program. Volunteers for the program can call 978-692-0927 or go to www.lowellhabitat.org.