Veterans honored at breakfast

The annual Veterans Breakfast is held Saturday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. at the Londonderry High cafeteria. The school’s Pay it Forward Club student members will be hosting the annual breakfast to honor veterans in the area. Special gift baskets will be presented to veterans attending and a program of patriotic music and thoughts will be offered by students and others. The breakfast has grown since it started. High School Assistant Principal and Pay it Forward advisor Katie Sullivan said in 2013, the breakfast honored 46 veterans. Last year, 220 attended.

Following the breakfast, the town of Londonderry hosts its Veterans Day parade at 10 a.m., with traditional services to follow at the Town Common. Anyone wishing to support the breakfast with items for gift baskets can contact Sullivan at 603-432-6941 or email to

Leach hosts fun and games

Leach Library hosts its Fun and Games program for young adult patrons on Thursday, Nov. 14, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Participants in grades six through 12 can enjoy all kinds of games and activities. Participants are also encouraged their own games to play. There will be snacks and raffles. No registration required.

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 waste.

Holiday parade steps off Nov. 30

The 33rd annual holiday parade steps off in downtown Derry on Saturday, Nov. 30, 1 p.m. Being called the "Nutfield Holiday Parade" this year as a nod to the 300th anniversary of the original Nutfield settlement, the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce reports this event will be full of community history, tradition and fun with this year's theme "Celebrations Through the Years."

Derry, Londonderry, Windham and the Derryfield portion of Manchester are all original Nutfield towns. To learn more about the parade, call the Chamber at 432-8205 or visit




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