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November 28, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS

Tree sale begins Saturday Nov. 30

St. Mark’s Council 10488 of the Knights of Columbus hosts its 24th annual Christmas tree sale beginning Saturday, Nov. 30, at Chuck’s BP station on Route 102 near Crossroads Mall.

More than 350 top quality trees will be for sale, all New Hampshire-grown balsam firs and all sizes up to 8 feet tall.

The Knights will be assisted by confirmation students and trees will be sold Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. until all are sold.

All proceeds go to support charities and organizations supported by the Knights and St. Mark’s Parish.

Call 434-2515 for information.

Paved rail trail officially opens

All are invited to an official celebration to open the first paved mile of the Londonderry Rail Trail.

The ribbon-cutting event is Saturday, Nov. 30, at noon at the trailhead near the North Elementary School parking lot on Sanborn Road.

Dancers present ‘Nutcracker’

The New England Dance Ensemble, based in Londonderry, hosts a production of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. and again Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Windham High School’s theater.

The professional production includes a cast of 100 dancers from around the region, with principals from the American Ballet Theater and Broadway.

Tickets are $20 and available at nede.tix.com or by calling 1-800-595-4TIX.

Who-o-o is going to Leach Library?

Leach Library offers a program for children on Monday, Dec. 2, from 4 to 5 p.m.

The presentation is “Eyes on Owls,” featuring many live owls including a snowy owl and Eurasian eagle owl. To register, call the library at 432-1127.

Senior center hosts free workshops

The Londonderry Senior Center, in conjunction with Home Helpers, hosts free workshops for those interested in re-entering today’s workplace.

The series is Dec. 2 and 9 from 10 a.m. to noon, with computer training held at the Microsoft store in the Rockingham Mall. The basics of Microsoft Word and Excel will be offered and a touch of Internet training geared to senior citizens. These training sessions are free .

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