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October 11, 2012

Londonderry briefs


Derry News

---- — Walk for hunger

The Greater Londonderry Crop Walk for Hunger will be Oct. 14. Walk registration starts at 12:30 p.m. at Londonderry Middle School and the walk will begin at 1 p.m.

The money raised from the walk will be used to help fund local and global hunger programs. A portion of the money will be used by St. Jude’s Food Pantry in Londonderry and the Sonshine Soup Kitchen in Derry.

There is no minimun donation amount.

For more information, email lcropwalk@gmail.com or call 432-8333.

Registration begins for art show

Art in Action is now accepting registration forms for the art show, which takes place Nov. 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The art show will be at Mack’s Apples and Shady Jill Greenhouses and Nursery.

Curators from the Londonderry Arts Council and NH Open Doors will be reviewing the applications.

For more information, visit londonderryculture.org, or email art-in-action@londonderry.

ALERT hosts open house Oct. 18

ALERT, a nonprofit volunteer emergency response team, is having an open house on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Londonderry Police Department.

The group is looking for volunteers who are willing to join the team, and are looking to train members. ALERT assists with search and rescue, emergency shelter operations, event control and emergency health clinics.

For more information, email cmonksalert@gmail.com.

Local artists featured in Amherst

Two Londonderry artists, Richard Crow and Sherrill Atherton Crow, are being featured in an art show at Amherst Public Library.

The art show, “Celebrating the Harvest,” began earlier this month and will last to the end of October. Richard Crow, a photographer, will have two photographs in the exhibit. Sherrill Crow has handcrafted floral arrangements, made from fabric, at the art show.

For more information, call the library at 673-2288.

Pro-life writing contest takes entries

The Knights of Columbus of New Hampshire is accepting entries for a writing contest. Entries may include essays, poems and posters.

The contest is open to any student, grades 6-12 in New Hampshire. The deadline for entries is Dec. 3.

The theme of this years contest is “What does it take to be a pro-life leader?”.

For more information, call contest chairman John Matuszewski at 434-4098.