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January 24, 2013

DERRY BRIEFS

Free fraud

seminar offered

Derry Police host a free seminar on different types of fraud, especially those that target the senior population.

The event will be held Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at Birch Heights at 7 Kendall Pond Road.

Complimentary baked goods and coffee provided.

Register by calling Birch Heights at 425-7755 or visit birchheights.com.

Scenic Byway volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed to serve on the Robert Frost/Old Stage Coach Scenic Byway Advisory Council.

The group’s purpose is to develop the Robert Frost/Old Stage Coach Scenic Byway and protect the historic and cultural features while enhancing community development tourism and recreational opportunities along the route.

Meetings are held bi-monthly. Anyone interested in learning more can find information on the town’s site at derry-nh.org.

Anyone wishing to serve should contact the town clerk’s office in writing prior to Jan. 31. Two volunteer members and two volunteer alternate members are needed for a one-year term.

Free movie shown for seniors

The Marion Gerrish Community Center hosts a free movie time for seniors on Jan. 25.

Arrive at noon to get a good seat and popcorn.

This month’s film offering is “The Buddy Holly Story” featuring actor Gary Busey. The move is free of charge.

Call the Marion Gerrish Community Center for information at 434-8866.

Free-throw championship held

The Knights of Columbus host a free “Free Throw Championship” event for all children ages 10 to 14 on Jan. 26 at the Aquinas Center at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Crystal Avenue.

Registration begins at 1:15 p.m. with competition set to begin at 2 p.m. Awards will follow at 3:30 p.m.

Call for information at 965-6639 or 434-5220.

Library hosts author reading

The Derry Public Library hosts a winter time event featuring three area authors who will offer information on their books.

Join library staff by the fireplace on Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. for a “Midwinter’s Authors Night” featuring Gina Rosati, Erin Dionne and Jo Knowles. They will offer tips on writing a book and where their inspiration lies. They will read from their most recent books.

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