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February 6, 2014

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Derry News

---- — Valentine Tea to benefit homeless

DERRY — A Valentine Dessert Extravaganza Feb. 16 will benefit Family Promise of Greater Rockingham County.

The event runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at Brookstone Event Center at 14 Route 111. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Win a door prize or a prize for the prettiest hat, the most Victorian outfit or farthest traveled. Sign up to set a tea able and compete for the prettiest at $1 per vote.

Call 432-0400 or email Vicki.Vareschi@FamilyPromiseGRC.orgto reserve a place.

Admission is free. There will be fancy desserts, hot beverages, raffles and silent auctions. Local musicians will entertain.

Synagogue invites all to Purim event

DERRY — Etz Hayim Synagogue will celebrate the holiday of Purim on Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m.

Purim commemorates a time when the Jews living in ancient Persia were saved from extermination, as recounted in the Biblical Book of Esther. At this carnival-like celebration, adults will dress in costumes, eat, drink, and make merry.

Etz Hayim invites everyone to visit and experience our warm welcome at 1 ½ Hood Road. For more information, visit etzhayim.org or contact Rabbi Bryna Milkow at 432-0004.