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Londonderry

July 25, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS

Summer playground program continues

Londonderry’s summer recreation program continues daily through Aug. 9 at Matthew Thornton Elementary School on Mammoth Road.

The sessions are held from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.

Participants should bring snacks from home. On Friday afternoons a G-rated movie is shown. Call 437-2675 for information.

Hit the beach at Leach next week

Leach Library hosts a beach program on July 29 at 11 a.m. The program is part of the library’s summer schedule of reading and special events. Call 432-1127 or stop by the library in person to register.

PSNH work underway

Public Service of New Hampshire is doing work to town transmission lines for the next few months.

Work will be done among the town’s high tension power lines. Work will help the company provide better service to the town, officials say.

Prior to some of the work, mowing and trimming work will start. Construction equipment will be noted at various sites.

The project may also include the use of helicopters to lower workers onto transmission poles.

Anyone with questions can call 634-3181.

Senior projects receive grant

Alexander Eastman Foundation is supporting the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and awarded a $7,000 grant to support volunteer recruitment for health and wellness projects and also Bone Builders’ classes.

The grant money will support programs in Londonderry and Derry, along with other surrounding towns.

Bone Builders is a regular class offered at the Londonderry Senior Center. Classes are free.

Call for information at 1-800-536-1198.

Hermit crabs visit library

Leach Library hosts a program featuring live hermit crabs on July 31 at 11 a.m.

The program is presented by Seacoast Science Center.

Registration is required by calling the library’s Children’s Room at 432-1127 or stop by the library on Mammoth Road.

Young adult program set

Leach Library hosts its Young Adult Summer Reading Program at the library in the lower level meeting room every Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m.

The program is open to students in grades 6-12.

The next program is July 25 and is a book discussion of “Gregor the Overlander” by Suzanne Collins.

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