, Derry, New Hampshire


October 18, 2012


Kick for A Cure is Friday

Tim Barchard’s Professional Martial Arts Academy, 15 East Broadway, hosts a “Kick for A Cure” event on Friday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the studio.

The event will raise money to support the Susan B. Komen Foundation. Pledge sheets are available in the Academy’s Derry and Windham locations. Donations can also be dropped off at both locations.

Attend ‘Growing up

WILD’ workshop

New Hampshire Fish and Game will host a “Growing up WILD” professional development workshop for educators on Nov. 14 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Amoskeag Fishways in Manchester.

The event helps leaders and teachers educate young children about nature.

Preregister by calling 626-3474. The cost is $40 per participant.

Pinkerton golf tourney held

Pinkerton Academy’s annual alumni golf tournament joined more than 120 alumni and friends together on Oct. 5.

The 19th annual event raised money for the school’s annual fund, Campaign for Excellence.

This year money was earmarked for use in the Fine Arts Department. Plans are already underway for next year’s event, set for Oct. 11, 2013.

Martial arts staff honored

Tim Barchard’s Professional Martial Arts Academy in Derry took honors at the 2012 International Martial Arts Summit in Washington, D.C.

Sensei Laura Barchard won the 2012 Outstanding Program Director award.

Sensei Tyler Gianitsis and Master Shihan Todd Waardenberg won 2012 Most Inspiring Instructor awards.

Timothy Barchard earned the 2012 Top Martial Arts School award.

Sign up for winter basketball before Nov. 16

Derry Parks and Recreation continues to take registrations for the 2012 winter basketball program.

Registration ends Nov. 16.

In addition to normal office hours to register, evening registration will be held Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the recreation office, 31 West Broadway.

The instructional program introduces the fundamentals of the sport in a noncompetitive atmosphere. Games are held Saturdays at various school gyms around Derry, beginning in January and ending in March.

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