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December 20, 2012

DERRY BRIEFS

Farmers market continues all winter

The Derry Farmers Market continues through the winter every first and third Saturday now through March.

The markets are held at the Upper Village Hall, 52 East Derry Road.

Seasonal produce, handcrafted items, musical entertainment and much more are offered at the market.

Call market director Beverly Ferrante for information at 434-8974.

Democrats celebrate recent election

The Derry Democrats hosted a victory party this week to celebrate recent election victories and thank all that helped through the busy season.

New Derry state Reps. Mary Till and Betsy Burtis join the ranks representing the Democratic Party in town, along with eight Republicans.

All state representatives were officially sworn into office last week.

It’s not too late

for a Christmas tree

St. Mark’s Lodge 44 Free and Accepted Masons continue holiday Christmas tree sales at the lodge, 58 East Broadway. Trees are freshly cut and being sold for donations of $30 and up. Tree sales will be held until all are sold.

Derry Lions Club members also are selling trees at the Citizens Bank plaza at the corner of Tsienneto Road and Crystal Avenue.

All tree sales support the organizations’ community missions and outreach projects throughout the year.

Genealogy Roundtable planned

Derry Public Library hosts a genealogy roundtable event on Jan. 8 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the library’s lower level meeting room.

Meetings are informal and allow participants to talk about their research and what they are working on.

All are welcome, regardless of experience.

Seniors can enjoy ‘snow’ day’

Derry seniors are invited to enjoy a “Snow Day” event on Jan. 16 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Alexander-Carr Lodge off Pierce Avenue.

The lodge will be transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with music and food. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share.

Admission is free, but limited to adults age 50 and older while tickets last.

Register early by calling Derry Parks and Recreation at 432-6136. Nonresidents can begin registering on Jan. 2 if space is available.

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