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June 26, 2014

AROUND THE TOWNS

Derry

June 26

Mother Goose on the Loose, 10 to 11 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. This story time uses music, fingerplays, props and movement. For ages 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. No registration required. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: The Science of Sound, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Explore the principles of sound with the percussion family of instruments. Sing and play along with stories using woods, metals, skins and shakers. For ages 4-9 with their caregivers. With Miss Eileen. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Steampunk Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Try creating steampunk-style folios, boxes, goggles and other creations. For ages 12-18. No registration required. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

June 28

Square Foot Gardening for the Family, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Rockingham County Master Gardener Laurie O’Connor will present a program on the technique of Square Foot Gardening, developed by Mel Bartholomew. This intensive gardening method calls for a raised bed filled with a blend of compost, vermiculite and peat moss, and makes possible the growing of a lot of vegetables and fruits in a small space. This family program is open to all ages and levels of gardening experience. No registration is required. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

June 30

Preschool Story Time, 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Includes books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Miss Kathryn. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

Brewing in New Hampshire, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Derry Public Library, 64 East Broadway, Derry. Glenn Knoblock, independent scholar, author, and historian will present the lecture “Brewing in New Hampshire: An Informal History of Beer in the Granite State from Colonial Times to the Present.” This lecture will be enjoyed by adults of all ages. Registration is not required. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council. For more information, call 432-6140 or visit derrypl.org.

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