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November 7, 2013

DERRY BRIEFS

Book sale planned Nov. 9

A book sale will be held Nov. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Derry Public Library.

Book sales are held on the second Saturday of every month through June. Proceeds support programs at both Derry Public and Taylor libraries and also help purchase museum passes for patrons.

Birch Heights honors vets

Birch Heights retirement facility, 7 Kendall Road, honors veterans with a special breakfast on Nov. 9 from 8 to 9 a.m. The free breakfast includes eggs, bacon, homemade muffins, juice and coffee.

Seating is limited; call to reserve a spot at 425-7755.

Help clean up the rail trail

A volunteer group will do Derry Rail Trail cleanup Saturday, Nov. 9, and welcome help. Meet at the Bowers Road Crossing at 9 a.m.

The town is providing bags and pickup once the bags are filled.

Volunteers should bring gloves.

Sign up for AARP driving

Nutfield Medical Building 44 hosts AARP safe driving classes on Nov. 11 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

The classes including age-related information on defensive driving techniques, reaction time, changes in vision and hearing, safety belts and much more. There are no tests and some insurance companies may offer discounts for completing the course.

The fee is $14, $12 for AARP members. The classes are open to all ages, but geared to those over the age of 50. Call 1-877-642-2362 to register.

GOP Committee to meet

The Derry Republican Committee meets on Nov. 13 at the Halligan Tavern, 32 West Broadway, at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the night is Dan Innis, former dean of the Whittemore School of Business and a congressional candidate.

A short business meeting will follow and light refreshments will be served. Call for information at 425-7598.

Pinkerton Players take the stage

Pinkerton Players present a stage version of the holiday classic "It's A Wonderful Life" Nov. 14-16 at p.m. and again Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy. Call the theater box office for tickets at 437-5210.

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