Transfer station sets summer hours
The town’s transfer station’s hours are as follows: Monday and Sunday, closed; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. June 5 through Oct. 22.
Call recycling coordinator Joanie Cornetta for information at 432-4650. The transfer station is closed July 4.
Check out the Boy Scout yard sale
Boy Scout Troop 98 will hold its 14th annual yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The sale will be held at the Derry Masonic Temple, 58 E. Broadway.
In case of rain, the sale will be rescheduled to June 22.
Technology Thursdays at Derry Public Library
Derry Public Library offers classes and drop-in times for people who find themselves “technologically challenged.”
A series of Technology Thursdays provide information on getting over a fear of computers or give that extra know-how to help better use a system or new device.
There are also drop-in times where library staff can provide individual instruction based on individual needs. The next session is set for June 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for individual instruction.
Upcoming sessions are June 20 for Introduction to Microsoft Word and June 27 for Computers for Beginners. Call the library for information at 432-6140.
Salvation Army offers free doughnuts
The Salvation Army celebrates National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 7, with free treats offered from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army location at 18 Folsom Road.
The first national day of doughnuts was celebrated in 1938 to help raise money during the Great Depression and to commemorate the work of the “doughnut lassies” who helped make the fried treat what it is today.
Elijah’s Table meals planned
Elijah’s Table, a joint project of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration and Etz Hayim Synagogue, hosts free meals for the community.
A free dinner will be held June 9 at the Episcopal Church, 1 Hood Road. On June 23, the meal will be held at Etz Hayim, 1 1/2 Hood Road. Dinners are held from 5 to 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Ayotte staff to host hours
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., announced that a member of her staff will hold an office hour on June 13 in Derry to assist New Hampshire citizens with official business.
Residents who are interested in meeting with a member of the senator’s staff should stop by the Municipal Center between 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. or call Simon Thomson at 622-7979 to schedule an appointment.
Proper flag disposal offered
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617 invites anyone with old or tattered flags to drop them off at the post home, 18 Railroad Ave., for a proper disposal.
Flags can be dropped off until Flag Day, June 14.
Farmers market opens June 19
The Derry Farmers Market opens for the summer season June 19 and is held from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Derry Municipal Center parking lot off Manning Street.
The market continues every Wednesday through Sept. 25.
For vendor information, call market manager Bev Ferrante at 434-8974.
Business After Hours at Phantom
The next Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event is set for June 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Phantom Fireworks, 15 Londonderry Road, Londonderry.
The night includes a barbecue, networking and a fireworks display at dusk. T
ickets are $5 for Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Call to RSVP at 432-8205.
Dig into Derry government
Derry Public Library hosts a program “Digging Into Derry Government” on June 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The free program features Derry Town Administrator John Anderson offering a presentation on how local government works, what departments do what, and who’s who at town hall.
The program is part of Derry Public Library’s summe reading program for adults, “Dig Into Reading.” Call for information at 432-6140.