Team Haverhill News                           
July 23, 2014
Soles Artists Hard at Work
Volunteer Expo-Call for Exhibitors
Farmers Market in Full Swing
Neighbors Meet with Mayor
Amtrak Features Haverhill
Fall Calendar Preview
Soles Artists Hard at Work!
Artists for Soles of Haverhill 2014 are hard at work on shoes to be installed in mid-September in prominent locations around the city. Shown here is the faculty-student team working on a shoe for NECC. Follow the artists' progress and view photos on Facebook and Instagram. View historic images collected for the Shoe-la-bration Pop-Up Museum Exhibit (calendar below) by clicking Pop-Up Images.
Volunteer Expo--Call for Exhibitors!
Inspired by a conversation at Possible Dreams this year, four Haverhill nonprofits teamed up to organize the First Annual Haverhill Volunteer Expo, scheduled for Sunday, September 28, 12-3 pm, at the Haverhill YMCA. Seven different organizations are already signed up to participate, and yours can too. Download and distribute the Expo Flyer, or use this Exhibitor Registration form to reserve a booth.
Farmers Market in Full Swing
Fresh Produce
With mid-summer produce flowing in and local supermarkets facing difficulties, Haverhill Farmers Market is the place to be on Saturday mornings, from 9 am to 1 pm, on Bailey Boulevard next to the Police Station. More than two dozen vendors offer locally produced crops, baked goods, wine, and crafts.  Plus weekly live music and activity tent for children. More information on Facebook.
Neighbors Meet with Mayor
On July 16, ten residents of the Portland Street area met with Mayor Fiorentini, Vinny Ouellette, Deputy Chief Thompson, and community police officers to discuss ways to keep the playground clean, safe, and positive. Neighbors called for installation of cameras, plus signs with park hours and rules.  Residents are forming a "Portland Park Patrol" to do daily monitoring and clean-up. City officials expressed commitment to work with in partnership with neighbors. For info: Playground Committee Email. 
Amtrak Features Haverhill, River Ruckus
Haverhill train station is now included in Amtrak's list of Great Stations. Team Haverhill's River Ruckus (coming September 6) is described in this piece highlighting the history of Haverhill as a shoe city and the revitalization of Haverhill as a destination for visitors and new residents. Click here to read the Amtrak Feature.


Fall Calendar Preview
Saturday, September 6--Team Haverhill's River Ruckus Festival and Haverhill Rotary's Rubber Duck Regatta. 

Saturday, September 13--Fashion & Trunk Show & Wingate Street Block Party, organized by REACH Fashion.

Friday, September 19--"Shoe-la-bration" Pop-Up Museum Opening Reception,
3-7 pm at City Hall.  The exhibit will run from September 16 through October 10 during regular City Hall business hours.

Sunday, September 21--"Shoe-la-bration" Art Show Artists' Reception, 3-5 pm at Buttonwoods Museum.  The exhibit will run from September 11 through 27, Wednesdays through Sundays, during regular museum hours.  Museum Hours and Information

Sunday, September 28--Volunteer Expo, 12-3 pm at Haverhill YMCA.  Co-sponsored by YMCA, Team Haverhill, Emmaus, and Ruth's House.

September 19-28--Trails and Sails Weekends,
sponsored by Essex Heritage. More info.
About Team Haverhill 
Team Haverhill is an independent, volunteer action group dedicated to making Haverhill a better place to live, learn, work and play. We pursue this purpose by fostering civic dialogue, organizing hands-on projects, 
creating a more informed public, and advocating for positive change. Most months of the year, we meet on the second Monday from 7-9 pm. See upper right-hand block for next meeting date and location. Anyone is welcome to attend a meeting. For more information about us, visit  Questions and comments can be emailed


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