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May 23, 2013

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Derry News

---- — Free dinner

Central Congregational Church, 14 Crescent St., offers free community dinners on the last Sunday of every month at 5 p.m.

There is a free meal Sunday, May 26. All are welcome to attend.

For information, call 434-4411.

Fundraiser concert

The Greater Derry Arts Council hosts a benefit concert June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Derry Opera House on West Broadway.

The show features local talent from Let’s Play Music, Dance Progressions, Kids Coop Theatre and top performers from the Derry’s Got Talent event from last year.

Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors with general admission seating. Proceeds benefit the Arts Council.

Tickets will be sold at the door or call 437-0505 to reserve tickets.

Baffle Raffle

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617, 18 Railroad Ave., hosts a Baffle Raffle on June 2 at 2 p.m.

Members and guests are welcome. For information call 432-9702. Proceeds benefit veterans and community projects.

Church yard sale

Church of the Transfiguration, Hood Road and East Broadway, will host a yard sale on Saturday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Rent an 8-foot table for $10 and keep your profits. Call 216-5414 for information.

Dog obedience class

Greater Derry Humane Society hosts a series of dog obedience classes beginning June 3 at Salty Lane Stable in Derry. Classes run Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m.

Tips on dog behavior, grooming and social skills are included. Call for information at 434-1512 or visit derryhumanesociety.com.

Surf and turf night set for June 14

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617, 18 Railroad Ave., host a surf and turf night and DJ event on June 14 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the post home.

Members and guests are welcome. Call 432-9702. Proceeds benefit veterans and community projects.

Proper flag disposal offered

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617 invite anyone with worn or tattered flags to bring them to the VFW Post Home at 18 Railroad Ave. to be disposed of in a special upcoming ceremony.

Flags can be dropped off anytime up until June 14.

Farmers market opens for season

The Derry Farmers Market opens for the season on June 19 at the Manning Street parking lot in front of the town municipal center.

This is the fourth year for the market, held every Wednesday 3 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 25. Call market manager Bev Ferrante at 434-8974 for information.

Sign up for Relay for Life

The annual 18-hour American Cancer Society Greater Derry LondonderryRelay for Life event begins June 21 at 6 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy track.

Sign-in begins at 5 p.m. Teams representing schools, organizations, community groups and churches will take to the track to walk to raise money and awareness for those dealing with cancer.

A special lap to honor survivors is held. Contact Carla LaPort for information at carlalaporte@comcast.net.

Frost Farm open for season

The Robert Frost Farm on Route 28 is now open for the season.

The site offers tours of the farm, nature trails and special activities including poetry readings and other literary lectures and events. New Hampshire students 17 and under are admitted free.

Tours run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Call 432-3091 for information.