DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

January 9, 2014

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — A free technical support session will be held Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Londonderry Senior Center on Mammoth Road. This is a perfect opportunity for people to bring in any new devices they received or just bring questions about their older devices.

The service, known as ASK, or Ask Some Kids, is provided by Londonderry Middle School students who are supervised by local adults. ASK was developed by the Piratechs, a First Lego team from Londonderry.

Walk-in service is available, but appointments can be made as well. Call (978) 254-1886 for information or visit piratechs.org.

American Legion hosts events

American Legion Post 17 on Sargent Road hosts karaoke with DJ Sharon on Jan. 10 from 7:30 to 11 p.m.

All members and guests are welcome to attend.

Legion hosts meeting

American Legion Post 27 hosts its monthly general meeting on Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

The post is located at 6 Sargent Road, behind the Central Fire Station.

See treasures of the Vatican

Leach Library hosts the program “Treasures of the Vatican” on Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. The presentation features Dr. Andrew Laurie Stengel, professor of art history at the University of New Hampshire.

Stengel will offer a look into the works of art commissioned and collected by centuries of popes. He will use slides and photographs to show the works and will discuss the history behind the art.

The event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the library’s lower level meeting room.

Bingo planned for VA patients

American Legion Post 27 offers bingo on Jan. 27 for patients at the VA Hospital in Manchester. Bingo is played from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Donations are appreciated and all are invited to stop by and help. All members and guests are invited to attend events.

Musquash field day set

The annual Musquash Conservation Area Field Day is set for Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day includes a schedule of outdoor events, including hiking the area’s trails and other winter activities.

The day is held with or without snow.

Visitors will be able to explore the land and learn about animal habitats. Refreshments will be served.

The day has been held for more than 20 years. It is a joint effort between Londonderry’s Conservation Commission and the UNH Cooperative Extension.

Musquash Conservation area is a 900-acre wooded area owned by the town of Londonderry and managed by the Londonderry Conservation Commission. Only low-impact recreation is allowed; motorized, wheeled vehicles are banned on the 15-plus miles of trails.

To get to the conservation area from Route 102, follow Mammoth Road north, taking a left onto Pillsbury Road at the lights. Follow Pillsbury approximately one mile to High Range Road. Turn right onto High Range and follow 1.2 miles to a left turn onto Hickory Hill Drive.