, Derry, New Hampshire


February 6, 2014



Other dinners are planned for March 20, April 17 and May 22.

Frost Fest offers weekend of fun

The 15th annual Frost Festival is Feb. 14-16 and offers a full schedule of weekend indoor and outdoor activities.

The festival begins Feb. 14 with a free senior citizens dinner at 5 p.m. at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, hosted by the Derry Village Rotary Club.

Events on Feb. 15 include an indoor program from noon to 2 p.m. featuring a puppet show and wild animals. On Feb. 16, activities include sledding, ice fishing demonstrations, a chili contest, arts and crafts, ice sculptures and a bonfire. Activities are held at a Alexander-Carr Park, Gallien’s Town Beach, Hoodkroft Golf Course, and Veterans Hall.

Call 432-6136 for a complete schedule of events and times.

Local seniors enjoy games

Marion Gerrish Community Center offers a full schedule of weekly games at the center, 39 West Broadway.

Games offered include bridge, mahjongg, Uno, bingo, cribbage and Forty-Fives. The center also offers a free monthly movie.

The next movie is Feb. 28 at noon and is “Lily of the Fields.”

Call 434-8866 for information or visit

Listen to ‘Banjos, Bones and Ballads’

The Amoskeag Mills Questers presents a N.H. Humanities Council program, “Bangos, Bones and Ballads,” March 5 at Derry Public Library.

The event features Jeff Warner and includes a look into songs like tavern songs, banjo tunes and 18th-century New England hymns. Admission is free.

Indoor craft fair scheduled

The Derry Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star will hold an indoor craft fair and yard sale on March 29 at the Masonic Temple, 58 East Broadway.

Hours are from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tables are available on a first come, first served basis at a cost of $20.

The public is invited to attend and browse the tables to find unique crafts and yard sale items. Call 432-4845 for information.

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