Recreation Department contact changes
Derry Parks and Recreation announces a permanent change in how the public is to contact the department’s main office.
Starting now, the only way to reach the Parks and Recreation office is by calling 432-6136. All other office phone numbers will be permanently disconnected.
In addition, contact information is available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at derry-ny.org.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Chili cookoff planned Feb. 17
As part of the upcoming Frost Festival schedule of events, a chili cookoff is planned on Feb. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. at Gallien’s Beach at Beaver Lake.
Contestants are needed to enter the contest; prizes will go to the top chili chefs.
For information, call Laurel Powers at 965-3616.
Bel Airs set to perform
The Bel Airs present a concert at Birch Heights Retirement Community, 7 Kendall Pond Road, on March 2 at 7 p.m.
The group will present original doo-wop numbers like “In the Still of the Night” and “Silhouettes.”
The concert is free and open to all ages. Call 425-7755 for information.
Garden club to meet
The Derry Garden Club meets March 1 at 10 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Derry.
The program is “Creating the Comfortable Landscape” presented by member Paul Lynch, owner of PL Landscapes for Residential Landscape Design.
The public is welcome to attend the meeting and program. Call 566-6479 or visit derrygardenclub.org.