, Derry, New Hampshire

July 18, 2013


Derry News

---- — Walk like an Egyptian July 22

Leach Library hosts a children’s summer event on July 22 at 11 a.m. There will be stories about Egypt, pyramids, mummies, and more. Children will also try their hand at hieroglyphics and learn to walk like an Egyptian. Registration is required by calling 432-1127 or stop by the library’s Children’s Room to sign up.

Legion Post 27 seeks new members

American Legion Post 27 is actively seeking new Legionnaires who have the appropriate military service dates.

Additionally, the post welcomes men whose fathers or grandfathers are eligible for membership, as well as women related to qualified members. These two groups can join the Sons of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary, respectively.

The mission is to provide assistance to veterans, children and the community.

The post is collecting email addresses off anyone interested in receiving information about Post 27. Visit and click ‘Email’ to give them your address.

Backyard Bible Camp starts soon

Londonderry Christian Church, 372 Mammoth Road, hosts a Backyard Bible Camp for kindergarten through eighth grade.

The camp runs July 22-26 from 6 to 8 p.m. , with a buffet supper planned on the final night.

Participants will learn music, games, and hear stories about the Bible. Adults can attend a study group while kids take part in their own program.

For information, call 432-4630.

A crabby kind of day

Seacoast Science Center brings a hermit crab show to Leach Library on July 31 at 11 a.m.

Live hermit crabs will visit the library and children will learn all about how crabs live.

Call to register at 432-1127 or stop by the library’s Children’s Room.

Christian concert planned next month

St. Jude Roman Catholic Church hosts a Christian music concert “From Storm to Serenity” on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. The concert features author and singer/songwriter Nancy Recco.

Recco has authored several books on soothing the soul and spirit and is a featured speaker at retreats and other events. She founded the nonprofit organization “Gems of God” and spreads her faith through music and her books. Recco was also selected as a local artist by Prison Fellowship and ministers to prisoners in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

She is currently on the music ministry team of Fr. Ralph DiOrio’s Apostolate of Divine Mercy and Healing Ministry and shares her music in concerts, talks, at nursing homes and other facilities.

St. Jude Roman Catholic Church is located at 435 Mammoth Road. The concert is free and open to the public.