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February 13, 2014

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Hear ‘Songs of Old New Hampshire’

Leach Library will present “Songs of Old New Hampshire” on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the library on Mammoth Road.

The program will be presented by Jeff Warner, a leading interpreter of traditional music. Warner has performed widely around the world in schools, clubs and at festivals.

He has toured nationally for the Smithsonian Institution and is a recording artist.

Warner will offer songs and stories about the state including love songs, ballads and other pieces revealing the experiences of daily life through the decades.

The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to the first 90 people.

LHS presents ‘Grease’ this week

Londonderry High School students present the musical “Grease” Feb. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 15 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Derry Opera House.

A cast of 40 students is involved in the show, in addition to another 30 in the orchestra and stage crew.

Tickets are $15 for adults/$10 for seniors and students. They are available by calling 432-6941, ext. 2129

Classic rock concert planned

Londonderry Lions Club will present a concert featuring Bobby and the Sharptones and other rock and roll classics of the 1950s through the 1980s on Feb. 15 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Lions Hall on Mammoth Road.

Proceeds will go to support high school scholarships and Lions’ charities.

Tickets cost $15 and reserved tables are available. Call 434-5307 for information.

Join Old Home Day Committee volunteers

Have ideas on how to make the 115th Londonderry Old Home Day five-day celebration more fun and exciting? Join the Londonderry Old Home Day Committee on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Londonderry Town Hall for the next meeting.

There are lots of subcommittees that need volunteers: finance, marketing, baby contest, parade, outside activities, senior night and booths.

Meetings are the third Thursday of every month through July. Visit oldhomeday.com.

Women’s Club welcomes new members

The next general meeting for the Londonderry Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, for a night at the movies. Anyone interested in joining the club is welcome to attend.

The Londonderry Women’s Club is a civic and social organization that has been involved in the community for more than 40 years. The club meets monthly (the third Wednesday of each month September through May) and is a great way to meet new friends and get involved in the community.

For more information, contact Trish at 421-0566 or email debbiejg@aol.com . Visit londonderrywomensclub.com.

Bingo for veterans set

American Legion Post 27, 6 Sargent Road, runs bingo for patients at the VA Hospital in Manchester Feb. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Donations are appreciated or come out and help. Pizza and diet soda will be served. Visit alpost27.com for information.

Fighting fraud program planned

Londonderry Fire Department’s Fraud Fighters Program presents a winter educational program Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at Londonderry Leach Library.

The program is also sponsored by Londonderry Elder Affairs Committee and deals with ways to recognize fraud, outsmart scammers and prevent fraud from happening, especially to the elderly.

All are welcome to attend. The library is at 276 Mammoth Road.

New Legion post members sought

American Legion Post 27, 6 Sargent Road, seeks new members who have the appropriate military service dates.

The post welcomes men whose fathers or grandfathers are eligible for membership as well as women related to qualified members.

Visit alpost27.com for information about membership.

Moose Hill registration starts

Moose Hill School is now registering children for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents with children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2014, and live in Londonderry can enroll now.

Call the school at 437-5855 or stop by the school between 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The kindergarten program has two sessions, morning and afternoon. The morning session is 8:45 to 11:20 a.m. and the afternoon meets from 12:30 to 3:05 p.m. The session is determined by where a student lives in town.