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April 10, 2014

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Birch Heights offers tech talk today

Birch Heights retirement facility offers a program on technology April 10 at 11 a.m. at the facility at 7 Kendall Pond Road.

The discussion leader will give information on cell phones, e-readers and tablets, and how to use the top technology of today. Call 425-7755.

April 11 basketball benefit supports PTA

Derry middle school teachers will face off against a team of Derry police department staff in a basketball game April 11 at West Running Brook Middle School. Doors open at 4 p.m., with game tip-off at 4:45 p.m.

Students, families and the public are welcome to attend. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students, or $5 for a family of three or more members. Proceeds go to support school PTA groups.

Model railroad night set for tomorrow

The Seacoast Division of the National Model Railroad Association holds a model railroading night April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway.

The topic is modeling Boston commerce in the 1920s. All are invited to attend.

Explore history in song and story

Derry Public Library presents “A History of Derry” April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. The program was created by library board of trustees president Elizabeth Ives and includes a group of six performers that will tell the history of Derry through song and story.

Hear about patrons, scholars, educators and benefactors, all the people that shaped the town. Historic period songs will be presented by a direct descendant of Derry’s founding father the Rev. James MacGregor.

No registration is required. Call 432-6140 for information.

Veterans issues key topic of April 19 talk

Birch Heights, 7 Kendall Pond Road, offers an information session on navigating through the Veterans Administration led by Home Helpers representatives. The event is April 19 at 11 a.m. Information will be offered on key veterans issues. Call 425-7755.

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