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BROMYOGA CLASSES: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., 119 Gallery,119 Chelmsford St. (Route 110), Lowell; for more information, call 978-852-2765 or visit

CAMP MASSAPOAG OPEN HOUSE: June 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., YMCA Camp Massapoag, 234 Hall St., Dunstable; prospective campers and their families are invited to visit the 42-acre coed day camp serving 300 youngsters each week beginning June 18 and continuing through August; bus transportation is available from Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Groton, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford; for more information and directions, contact camp director Karen Provost at 978-454-7825 or at; information is also available at

DRACUT LIBRARY BOOK SALE: June 8, 6-8 p.m., June 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Moses Greeley Parker Library, 28 Arlington St., Dracut.

MERRIMACK DREAM FACTORY GOLF TOURNEY: June 9, 1 p.m., registration and lunch; 2 p.m., tournament begins; 5:30 p.m., barbecue, awards and prize raffles; entry fee $400 per four-person team, $100 oer person; single players will be assigned to a team; fee includes carts, greens fee, lunch and barbecue; proceeds will be used to help grant wishes of children 3-18 with a chronic physical condition who aren’t eligible for a similar award from another organization.

’60S DANCE: June 9, 7-11 p.m., Methuen Senior Activity Center, 66 Lowell St.; DJs Dick and Diane Dean will provide all the favorite hits from that era; open to the public of all ages; tickets $5 per person.


YMCA “REACH OUT FOR YOUTH” GOLF TOURNEY: July 2, registration, 8 a.m., shotgun start, 9 a.m.; Hickory Hill Golf Course, Methuen; prizes for first through fourth place; $175 fee; includes greens fee, cart, 10 raffle tickets, mulligan, barbecue dinner and golf shirt; for more information, contact Melissa O’Brien at the Methuen YMCA at 978-683-5266; registration forms available at


DRACUT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 4225: Meets the first Tuesday of the month; 7 p.m., Dracut Historical Society Building, Lakeview Avenue; new members welcome: for more information, 978-458-2667 or e-mail

DRACUT AMERICAN LEGION POST 315: Meets the third Saturday of the month, 1 p.m., Broadway Road; new members welcome.

DRACUT COUNCIL ON AGING: Meets first and third Wednesday of the month (except July, August), 1 p.m., 951 Mammoth Road; coffee hour with the director, fourth Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; poetry class, Mondays, 9:30 a.m.; art class, Tuesdays, 1 p.m.; call 978-957-2611.

DRACUT LIONS CLUB: Meets second and fourth Wednesday of the month; 6:30 p.m., Dracut House of Pizza,1067 Lakeview Ave.; new members are always welcome; for more information, call Sandi at 978-454-8829 or e-mail

DRACUT VFW POST 9307: Meets the third Saturday of the month,11:30 a.m., Dracut American Legion Post 315, Broadway Road; new members welcome.

DRACUT EXCHANGE CLUB: Meets first and third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Dracut House of Pizza, 1067 Lakeview Ave.; active in the prevention of child abuse and promotion of patriotism and student of the month in local schools; guests welcome; for more information, call 978-934-6990.

METHUEN LADIES AUXILIARY: Arnold Greenwood VFW Post 8349, 26 River St., Methuen; meets second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m.; bean suppers first Saturday of the month (adults $6, children $2); meat raffles every Saturday, 2 p.m.; 45s tournament every Sunday, 5 p.m., partners luck of the draw, $5 per person; new members welcome; for more information, call Nancy at 978-687-9465.

METHUEN GARDEN CLUB: Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Nevins Memorial Library, lower garden room, 305 Broadway; new members and guests welcome; for more information, call Linda at 978-687-9892 or visit

PELHAM VFW: John H. Hargreaves Memorial Post 10722, 6 Main St., Pelham; meets first Thursday of the month, 7 p.m.


AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD SERVICES: Seeking volunteers to assist from three to six hours at area blood drives in the registration or canteen. Transportation necessary. Call Georgia, 978-794-5625, ext. 14.

DRACUT FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Need volunteers to sort books, prepare quarterly newsletter, help with advertising, fundraising. Call 978-446-0703.

DRIVERS NEEDED: Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Lawrence, a coalition of faith communities, social service agencies, and health organizations, seeks volunteers to drive elders to appointments through the Friends in Deed program at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley; if you can help, call volunteer coordinator Jerry Proulx at 1-800-892-0890, ext. 445, or Eileen Giordano at 1-800-892-0890, ext. 463, and mention Interfaith Caregivers.

ELDER SERVICES OF THE MERRIMACK VALLEY: Seeking Volunteers for a number of activities related to helping elders; volunteer drivers are needed to drive elders to medical appointments and to work as companions for elders living alone who may need help with day-to-day tasks; mileage reimbursement is available; orientation, training and ongoing support provided; more than 20,000 elders throughout the 23 cities and towns of the Merrimack Valley annually receive assistance from the programs offered by Elder Services; for further information, call 800-892-0890, ext. 380.

TEACHERS NEEDED: Lawrence branch of the Merrimack Valley YMCA’s Resident Education Center offers programs focusing on supportive services for low income residents of the YMCA and the Greater Lawrence community; classes are free to qualified participants, but preference is given to the homeless and formerly homeless; for more information, contact Luz Wheatly at 978-686-6191.