Spring book bingo planned

Leach Library hosts its spring book bingo on Thursday, March 9, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the library. No sign-up is required and the event is free and open to the public. Call for information at 432-1132.

Club honors women in history

The Londonderry Women's Club will host a New Hampshire Humanities presentation about Sarah Josepha Hale in honor of Women's History Month.

This program is open to the public and is held March 15, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry. Presented in an 1866 setting, Sharon Wood will portray Ann Wyman Blake speaking of her admiration for Hale, a New Hampshire native and America's first female editor.

For more information about the Londonderry Women's Club, visit londonderrywomensclub.com.

Library hosts 'Moose Man Moments'

Leach Library hosts a program "Moose Man Moments in the Wild" featuring Rick "The Moose Man" Libbey.

The program is Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the lower and is sponsored by the Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library.

Libbey is a New England photographer of moose, wildlife and habits. He has been photographing moose and other wildlife since 1981, improving his strategy and equipment over time. As of 2014, Libbey had logged more than 3,100 moose encounters.

The program features a slideshow with Libbey's own photographs of native animals including moose, loons, bobcats, fox, and owls. Libbey will also discuss his experiences in the wild and share how he captures his images.

The program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 individuals.

Comedy night planned

Londonderry High School lacrosse team hosts a benefit comedy night on Thursday, March 16, at 8 p.m. at the Tupelo Music Hall, A Street, Derry. There will be comedians and raffles. Tickets are $25 per person. Call 490-2525 for information.

Seniors host holiday meal

A St. Patrick's Day meal is set for Friday, March 17, at noon at the Londonderry Senior Center on Mammoth Road. The dinner is $5 for members/$15 for nonmembers. Register at the senior center front desk.

'Starry Messenger' program at Leach Library

Leach Library hosts a program "The Starry Messenger" featuring living history performer Mike Francis on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m.

Francis brings astronomy to life with his Stars Science Theater programs. A physical science and physics teacher and former lecturer at the Charlies Hayden Planetarium at Boston's Museum of Science, Francis combines the science of astronomy with the dramatic skills of an actor. He has performed at schools, libraries, museums and other special events around the country.

Francis will present an adaptation of Galileo's "Siderius Nuncius" while dressed in 17th-century costume. Audience members will be invited to participate in some of Galileo's experiments and demonstrations. The program is free and open to the public with seating limited to the first 90 people and is held in the library's lower level meeting room.

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