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September 26, 2013

LONDONDERRY BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Cook Up A Cure 4 Brian Sept. 28

The second annual Cook Up A Cure 4 Brian 5K Run/Walk is set for Sept. 28 at the Londonderry High School track.

The race is held in honor of Londonderry native Brian Winer who is battling cancer. Winer is a 2004 graduate of Londonderry High School. He was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2007.

The 5K begins at 9:30 a.m. at the high school track. Registration is done prior to the event for $30 or before the race begins at 8:30 a.m. for $40. Cash prizes will go to the top three overall participants. For information, visit cookupacure4brian.com.

Senior foliagetrip planned

Londonderry seniors are invited to take part in a foliage trip to Indian Head Resort on Oct. 10. The cost is $79 per person and includes a hot buffet lunch, gift certificate for the gift shop, entertainment and a free souvenir photo.

The price also includes the cost for the bus and all taxes/gratuities. Reservations can be made at the senior center. Full payment is due by Oct. 2. Checks can be made payable to the Town of Londonderry.

Tour ‘haunted’ New England at library

On Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., Leach Library will host author-historian Christopher Daley as he melds historical fact together with myth and legend in the slideshow presentation, “Haunted History of New England.”

Daley has been presenting history lectures at libraries and historical societies throughout New England for more than 20 years. He is a history teacher in Kingston, Mass.

In this one hour slide-show presentation, Daley will provide a new look at events that really happened and the stories of haunting that followed. Brief videos highlighting the settings of these historical haunted incidents are also incorporated into the presentation.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. It is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 100 people and will be held in the library’s lower-level meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.

Artists soughtfor show

The Fall Art in Action show and demonstration seeks 3-D artists to take part and show off their talents in pottery, sculpture, jewelry, glass blowing, weaving and block printing. Two-dimensional artisans are also invited to attend with their oils, acrylics and watercolor works. The show is set for Nov. 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mack’s Apples farm stand, 230 Mammoth Road and also at the Shady Hill Greenhouses, corner of Mammoth and Adams roads. For information contact Susan Hanna at 582-4777 or email to art-on-the-common@londonderryculture.org.