Council recognizes sign sponsors

Town Councilors recognized the businesses in town that sponsored the "Welcome to Londonderry" signs at the meeting Sept. 20. Those recognized were Prudential Verani Realty Appletree Business Services, Londonderry Wildcats, Londonderry Rotary Club, Fred Fuller Oil, Shady Hill Greenhouse, Trimmers Landscaping and Dave Johnson Landscaping.

LSCI Holiday Fair is coming up

Londonderry Senior Citizens Inc. hosts its seventh annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Londonderry Senior Center, 535 Mammoth Road.

The fair features a raffle table with themed baskets and other prizes, handmade craft items and floral arrangements, baked goods, white elephant table, coffee, pastry and a luncheon of homemade corn chowder, hot dogs and beverages.

Call co-chairman Jan Woodard at 432-7260 to reserve a table for $20 or a space for $15. Call co-chairman Gladys Fredericks at 432-4822 for more information or to make a donation. Proceeds will support the purchase of a flat screen TV, Wii Console with accessories and games for the Londonderry Senior Center.

Five Wishes offered at senior center

The Londonderry Senior Center is offering a three-part program, "Five Wishes" by Bonnie Roberts, on Oct. 14, 21 and 28, at 11 a.m. The program will focus on individual wishes for end-of-life care.

Topics will include who you want to make health-care decisions for you when you can't, the kind of medical treatment you want or don't want, how comfortable you want to be, how you want people to treat you and what you want your loved ones to know. This encompasses medical, financial and spiritual matters to let your family and doctors know your personal wishes.

There is no cost for this program. Call the senior center at 434-8554 for more information and to register.

Leach Library recognizes top readers

Leach Library announces the success of its summer reading programs. More than 2,100 people of all ages participated and read 33,775 books. The children's room goal of splashing in every mile of coastline from New Hampshire to Alaska and back again with every book read representing one mile of the journey was exceeded by more than 2,000 books.

In the young adult program, the Janice Anagnos Memorial Certificate and special prize awarded to the teen who reads the most books during the summer was won by Gabriel Quimpo, who read 186 books. The grand prize for the adult who read the most books in the adult summer reading program was won by June Newitt, who read 103 books.

Haunted lighthouses presentation is Oct. 14

Lighthouse historian Jeremy D'Entremont presents "Haunted Lighthouses of New England" Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at Leach Library.

D'Entremont will recount mysterious tales of eerie activities at several New England lighthouses, including Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Castle. This illustrated talk will feature historic and new photographs of the lighthouses discussed.

The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the library's lower-level meeting room. Light refreshments will be served.

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