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October 3, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS

Art is on display at Leach

Leach Library on Mammoth Road regularly hosts area artists for special displays and exhibits around the library.

Featured in October is the work of artist Eileen Belanger of New Boston. Her paintings show familiar scenes and landscapes around New Hampshire. She is also known for her mural work.

The art display at Leach Library runs through Oct. 31.

Seniors foliage trip planned

Londonderry seniors can enjoy a foliage trip to Indian Head Resort on Oct. 10.

The cost is $79 per person and includes transportation, hot buffet lunch, souvenirs and much more. Sign up at the senior center.

Library to close for holiday

Leach Library on Mammoth Road will be closed to honor the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 14.

Women’s Club to meet

The Londonderry Women’s Club meets Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. for a potluck dinner. Anyone interested in joining the club is welcome to attend and bring a dish to share. The club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. For information, call Trish at 421-0566.

Haunted history talk set

Leach Library hosts “Haunted History of New England,” featuring author/historian Chirstopher Daley, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the library on Mammoth Road.

Daley has presented historical lectures at libraries and other venues throughout New England for more than 20 years.

The presentation includes a one-hour slide show with interesting facts about events that happened and stories of haunting that followed. Some hauntings to be discussed include the Mount Washington Hotel, Giles Corey, and the curse of Salem.

The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to the first 100 people and will be held in the library’s lower-level conference room.

Town technology gets updates

Londonderry is now part of the Facebook and Twitter world. Town Manager Kevin Smith announced that the town now has official Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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