, Derry, New Hampshire


February 7, 2013


February is sweet

at Birch Heights

Birch Heights invites the community to attend some sweet and healthy events in February.

On Feb. 8, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., “Let’s Talk Seniors - Heart Health” is scheduled. On Feb. 9, a chocolate extravaganza takes place from 2 to 3 p.m.

To RSVP for these events call Birch Heights at 425-7755.

Fill up on pancakes at Feb. 12 supper

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 63 East Broadway, hosts its sixth annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper on Feb. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the church vestry.

The dinner is to honor the beginning of the Lenten season. A free-will offering will be accepted. All are welcome.

Frost Festival is coming up Feb. 15-17

The 14th annual Frost Festival is coming up Feb. 15-17 and includes a weekend of events both indoors and out.

The weekend kicks off with a spaghetti dinner hosted by the Derry Village Rotary Club on Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in the Gilbert H. Hood Middle School cafeteria.

Other weekend events include a magic show, animal show, and arts and crafts. On Feb. 16, a Dueling Pianos event is held at Promises to Keep at 6:30 p.m. Other weekend events include a snowshoe race, a winter farmers market and a day of winter events on Feb. 17, including sledding, skating, ice fishing demos, and ice sculptures. For a complete list of Frost Festival activities, call 432-6136.

Fresh Air Fund needs host families

The Fresh Air Fund is already thinking of the summer and seeks host families in this area who might want to open their homes to a city child this year.

Every summer, children ages 6 to 18 arrive in this area to spend vacation time with families.

Since 1877, the Fresh Air Fund has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.7 million New York City children. For information on becoming a host family, call 679-3663 or visit

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