Outdoor volleyball returns
Outdoor volleyball games return to Derry's MacGregor Park, running Monday nights, 6 p.m. to dark, through October.
The park is located on East Broadway and Boyd Road. The program is free, games are recreational only with pickup teams playing on grass courts with two nets. For information contact Dan Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Police host blood drive
Derry police host an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, June 12, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church, 145 Hampstead Road. All blood types are needed. There will be pizza from Blue House, Papa Gino’s and Domino’s, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, Clam Haven ice cream and Lindt chocolates. All presenting donors will receive a police/American Red Cross shirt. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Derry offers summer programs
The town's summer programs are getting underway, including town beach fun, parks, and free summer concerts in MacGregor Park. Gallien's Beach at Beaver Lake is set to open for the season on June 15, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; The Splashpad at Don Ball Park will open June 12, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The summer concert series will run Tuesdays in MacGregor Park, with shows starting at 7 p.m. For information about beach passes, programs, concerts or other summer recreational programs and events, call Derry Parks and Recreation at 603-432-6136 or stop by the office at Veterans Hall on West Broadway.
Library hosts bowling program
Derry Public Library hosts a program on the golden age of candlepin bowling on Wednesday, June 19, 6:30 p.m. The program features author Mike Morin who will offer a history of the sport. For information call the library at 603-432-6140.
Kiwanis coming to Derry-Londonderry
Kiwanis is an international service organization in more than 80 countries, with more than 600,000 members worldwide.
It’s starting a new club for Derry and Londonderry, which will join the 150 clubs in the New England and Bermuda district.
If you would like to be part of this community-minded organization, please visit Facebook.com/DerryKiwanis or send us an e-mail at email@example.com. For more on Kiwanis, or its Builder’s Clubs for middle schoolers and Key Clubs for high schoolers, visit kiwanis.org.
Blue Seal hosts seminar
Blue Seal Feeds hosts a seminar on June 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center on West Broadway. The seminar is "Pasture Potential: Green up Your Grazing" and focuses on paddock/pasture improvement, poisonous plants, and grazing management. The program is free and guest speaker is Elaina Enzine, livestock specialist for the University of New Hampshire Extension service. For information, contact Blue Seal at 603-432-9546.