DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

August 2, 2012

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Calling all dog lovers

The town of Londonderry has formed a Dog Park Study Committee and volunteers are always needed to take part.

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Londonderry Access Center next to the high school. Meetings are open to the public.

For information, contact group chairman Dottie Grover at 432-1147.

Stonyfield hosts

ice cream social

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There will be an Ice Cream Social at Stonyfield Yogurt Works Visitor Center on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 10 Burton Drive.

Looking for something to do on a hot summer night? Head over for free frozen yogurt treats on the patio. Cool off inside to learn how they make yogurt and pickup some cool Stonyfield gear and yogurt to take home.

For details, call 437-4040, Ext. 3270.

Miss Londonderry pageant is Aug. 10

The Miss Londonderry Scholarship Program will be held Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Londonderry Middle School. The program is an official preliminary to the Miss American Scholarship program, with local winners going on to compete for the title of Miss New Hampshire.

The Miss Londonderry title is open to women ages 17 to 24 who live, work or attend school full time in Londonderry, or within a 20-mile radius. Contestants will compete in swimsuit, talent, lifestyle, eveningwear and onstage interview.

Visit missnh.com for information.

Residents, showcase your amazing talents

Londonderry residents, take part in this year’s Old Home Day Celebration by showing everyone your amazing talent.

Enter your favorite creations in one of the eight categories at the Town Fair, held in the Grange Hall.

The categories are: Cakes; Cookies; Knitting and Crocheting; Needlepoint; Sewing; Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor paintings; Photographs of outdoor birds found in Londonderry; and Woodworking.

All you have to do to register is send an email to ohdregistration@hotmail.com. Include your name, address, category, age group (8-12, 13-18, or 18-plus), and a description of the item you are entering.

Judging will take place on Aug. 18 and prizes will be awarded.

To read the general rules and descriptions of each category, visit oldhomeday.com and click on the “Forms” tab and then on “Fair Registration.”

Advanced Media Camp offered in August

An Advanced Media Camp will be held at the Londonderry Access Center from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The camp is open to students entering seventh through ninth grades in the fall of 2012. Students need to have taken the beginner media camp to be eligible.

The cost is $25. Camp is open to Londonderry residents first. Participants will produce a television show of their choosing. Call for information at 432-1147.

Seniors, enjoy

some ice cream

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Londonderry seniors will enjoy an ice cream social on Aug. 8 at the Londonderry Senior Center at Mayflower Grange, 535 Mammoth Road.

The social is held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Visit the senior center to make reservations. Tickets are $5 per person.

The menu includes ice cream and plenty of toppings. Family, friends and grandchildren are welcome.

Plan to stock up

on baked goods

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The Londonderry Senior Citizens Inc. will host the fourth annual bake sale at Mack’s Apple Orchard on Mammoth Road on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Featured will be homemade pies, cakes, a variety of loaf breads and many more special desserts.

Proceeds from this event will be used toward continued improvements at the Londonderry Senior Center.