Trailways hosts ribbon cutting
Londonderry Trailways will host a ribbon-cutting Friday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m. to open its newest one-mile section of the town's rail trail.
Honored guests for the ceremony include Victoria Sheehan, commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, along with DOT staff members who plan to bike the trail that day. Also attending will be Ralf Kraemer CEO of Kluber Lubrication North American, LP, and Toby Porter, regional sales manager for Kluber Northeast Group, along with foundation and corporate donors, state legislators and town officials.
The ceremony takes place in north Londonderry, near the intersection of Mammoth Road and Beckly Lane. Recommended parking is along Mammoth Road or at the Londonderry Senior Center, 535 Mammoth Road. The public is welcome to attend. For information visit londonderrytrails.org.
Town needs task force members
The town seeks volunteers to serve on an Old Home Day Task Force to help continue the longstanding annual tradition.
With many longtime volunteers stepping down, new volunteers are needed to step up and get involved.
Old Home Day is a five-day celebration held every August. Volunteers can work on many areas of the celebration including Senior Night, the parade, Kidz Night, and more.
Anyone interested in joining the Old Home Day Task Force can contact Kirby Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladies Night Out planned
A Ladies Night Out event is planned for Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Rockingham Democratic Headquarters, 2 Litchfield Road.
Women are invited to attend and discuss important issues with guests Naomi Andrews, Mindi Messmer, Maura Sullivan and Berniece Van De Berg.
Admission is free. There will be live music and hors d'oeuvres served. For information and to RSVP visit https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ladiesnightout.
Hazardous waste day Nov. 23
Derry joins with Londonderry for the annual fall Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Nelson Fields in Londonderry.
Residents can bring materials from their homes to dispose of safely, including oil-based paints, pesticides, solvents, pool chemicals, old gasoline or antifreeze.
For a list visit londonderrynh.org/environmental-services-solid waste.
High school hosts fair
A craft fair will be held Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Londonderry High School. More than 90 vendor tables will fill the cafeteria and lobby, featuring handmade items and gifts.
There will be a cookie walk and raffles.
Proceeds from the fair benefit the school's Student Council, St. Jude's food pantry, the high school's backpack program and other charitable causes and groups.
Santa makes a stop
Santa Claus will make a stop at the Londonderry Access Center on Saturday, Dec. 7, from1 to 3 p.m. The Access Center is located at 281 Mammoth Road.
This is a free event and children can stop by to greet Santa and share their wish lists. There will be gifts and refreshments and parents will have opportunities to take photos of their children with Santa.
Call for information at 432-1147.
Supervisors of Checklist session
The Supervisors of the Checklist meet at the town clerk’s office Jan. 3, 2020, from 6 to 7 p.m. to correct the checklist and register voters.
To register, residents much provide proof of Londonderry residency, proof of United States citizenship (passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers), proof of age and photo identification.
Qualified applicants without the proper proof can register if they sign an affidavit attesting to their qualifications. Call for information at 432-1100, ext. 198.