Young adult treasure hunt at library
Leach Library offers a young adult program that involves seeking treasure. The program is Thursday, Jan. 10, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Participants in grades six through 12 will team up to follow a map, solve puzzles and also enjoy refreshments and raffles. No registration is necessary.
Town appoints deputy health officer
Town councilors approved the appointment of Nick Codner last month of a deputy health officer. Codner completed a six-month probationary period prior to being named to the role.
Library hosts duck program
Leach Library hosts a children’s program all about ducks and geese on Monday, Jan. 14, 4 to 5 p.m. at the library on Mammoth Road. Participants will hear stories, learn about the differences between ducks and geese and will leave with an inflatable duck beach ball. Call the library to register at 432-1127.
Legion hosts meeting
The American Legion Post 27, 6 Sargent Road, hosts its monthly meeting on Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m. All members are welcome to attend. The agenda includes discussion on the post's finances, upcoming events and other business. The Legion is actively seeking new members with the appropriate military service dates, along with men whose fathers or grandfathers are eligible for membership, and women related to qualified members. These two groups can join the Sons of the American Legion and Auxiliary, respectively. Visit legion.org to view membership criteria.
Library hosts ‘Vanished Veterans’
Leach Library hosts a program “Vanished Veterans: New Hampshire’s Civil War Monuments and Memorials” on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. The program is presented by historian George Morrison, who will share stories about some of the state’s monuments and history. The program is free and open to the first 90 individuals due to limited seating.
Supervisors of Checklist to meet
The Supervisors of the Voter Checklist will meet at the town clerk’s office Thursday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. to correct the checklist and register voters.
To register to vote, one must provide proof of Londonderry residency, proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers, photo ID. Qualified applicants who don’t have proof may register if they sign an affidavit saying they are qualified for identify, age, citizenship and residency.
Filing period opens Jan. 23
It’s not too early to think about running for office and the filing period for candidates hoping to run for town or school district office opens Jan. 23 and ends Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.
For the school district, open spots are school board member for three years; school district clerk, three years; school district moderator, three years; school district treasurer, three years. To file for school office, contact school district clerk Mary Wing Soares at 247-1679 or stop by the school district office from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 for final filing.
On the town side, open positions include Town Council, two positions for three years; Budget Committee, two positions for three years, one position for one year; Town Treasurer, one position for three years; library trustees, three positions for three years; Trustee of Trust Fund, one position for a three-year term. To sign up, stop by the town clerk's office during the open filing period time frame or call 432-1100, ext. 199 for more information.
Legion offers bingo at VA
American Legion Post 27 will be playing bingo with patients at the VA Hospital in Manchester on Jan. 28, 7 to 8:30 p.m. There will also be pizza and diet soda served.