Scout goes for Eagle honor
Brian Sullivan, a junior at Londonderry High and a member of Boy Scout Troop 426, hosts a community health event and blood drive on Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school. The project is part of the Scout's Eagle award requirements. The Eagle is the highest honor given a Boy Scout. In addition to the American Red Cross-led blood drive, there will be other community organizations offering information on health and other related topics.
Library hosts Halloween program
Leach Library hosts “Halloween Harvest: Ghosts, Goblins and More” on Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. The program is presented by Davis Bates, a storyteller that has shared his stories for 40 years in schools, libraries, colleges and other community settings around New England and the country. The program is free and open to the first 90 participants.
Caregivers host bake sale
Community Caregivers of Greater Derry hosts a benefit bake sale at Mack’s Apples, 230 Mammoth Road, on Sunday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The volunteer organization provides support and assistance to the elderly, disabled and home bound so they may maintain independence in their communities and homes. They also operate the free Loaner’s Closet for Durable Medical Equipment.
The bake sale will feature homemade treats for sale, and people are asked to provide their favorite baked goods. Those who donate are asked to have their items individually wrapped and dropped off on Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of St. Peter, 3 Peabody Road, Londonderry, or bring items to Mack’s on the day of the sale. Call 432-0877 for more information and to let Caregivers know what donations will be made.
Legion welcomes new members
The American Legion Post 27, 6 Sargent Road, welcomes new members with the proper military service requirements. New legislation changed Legion requirements, now membership is open to anyone that served on federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since Dec. 7, 1941 and have been honorably discharged or are still serving. For information, visit legion.org.
Seniors enjoy Halloween
The Londonderry Senior Center, 535 Mammoth Road, will host a Halloween Party on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m. Costumes are encouraged and lunch starts at 11:30 with pizza, salad and dessert. After lunch, awards will be given for the best, scariest and cutest costumes. A Witchy Wanda Spooktacular Show follows. Cost is $4 per person. Sign up at the senior center. Call for more information at 432-8554.
Voter session set
The Supervisors of the Voter Checklist meet at the town clerk's office on Nov. 5, 6 to 7 p.m. to correct the checklist and register voters. To register, one must provide proof of Londonderry residency, proof of citizenship, proof of age and photo ID. Qualified applicants without the proper proof may register if they sign an affidavit attesting to their age, identity, citizenship and residence.
Hazardous waste day set
Derry joins with Londonderry for the annual fall Household Hazardous Wast Day on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Nelson Fields in Londonderry.
Residents can bring materials from their home to dispose of safely, including oil based paints, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, degreasers, household cleaners, pool chemicals, old gasoline or antifreeze.
For information and a list of what’s allowed or not, visit londonderrynh.org/environmental-services-solid waste.