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March 7, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Contra dance planned March 8

A New England contra dance event is set for March 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Londonderry Senior Center/Mayflower Grange, 525 Mammoth Road. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for ages 12 and under.

For more information, call 529-1586.

Chefs cook up tasty chili

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church hosts its first Chili Cookoff Contest on March 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Twenty-five teams of chili chefs will cook up their favorite recipes in this fundraising event. Members of the public are invited to enter their favorite chili recipes.

For a $10 donation, people can sample the chili and vote for their favorites. Awards will be given for best overall chili as determined by a panel of celebrity judges.

All proceeds will support the Greater Manchester Habitat for Humanity. Call Lee for information at (781) 801-8161.

Celebrate all things Irish

Leach Library on Mammoth Road presents an Irish celebration on March 11 from 4 to 5 p.m.

The celebration includes Gaelic music, stories and step dances.

Everyone will receive a “pot of gold” to honor leprechauns and their treasures.

Register in advance by calling the library at 432-1127 or stop by the library and register in person.

Calling all artists to May show

Art in Action is set for May 4 and 5 at Mack’s Apples on Mammoth Road. All artists are invited to participate.

Artists will be able to demonstrate their talents and display finished pieces for sale. The show will feature watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, pastel, oil and mixed media.

The event will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Call Barbara Scott for information at 434-4799 or visit the Londonderry Arts Council at londonderryartscouncil.org.