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Nutfield News • April 15, 2010

COMMUNITY EVENTS

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Elijah’s Table

From 5 to 7 p.m. April

18, Etz Hayim Synagogue on Hood Road, in conjunc- tion with the Church of the Transfiguration, will hold its third Elijah’s Table, a free dinner for the community. The goal is to help those who may be suffering the effects of the poor economy, and also provide an occasion for older folks and others to “get out” and socialize. In advance, donations of ripe tomatoes and fresh fruit are welcome. Anyone interested in helping to prepare the food at 4 p.m., or in serving or cleaning up, is welcome to participate. Those inter- ested in helping out are asked to e-mail: Jay@mad- nick.info.

Alumni Plant Sale

The annual Pinkerton

Academy Alumni Plant Sale

begins May 5. Check the Pinkerton Academy Web site for the plant catalog and order form. Pre-orders and early deliveries are welcome prior to Friday,April 23. Sale hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5-7, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8. Students have selected and planted several new offerings. Gift certifi- cates are available and checks may be made out to: Pinkerton Academy CTE- Campus.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Children are invited to

bring a favorite stuffed ani- mal to the Derry Public Library on Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m. Staff will read a bedtime story and provide a bedtime snack, and the chil- dren can leave their stuffed animal at the library for the night, and pick it up the next day, Friday, April 30. Registration is required for

this program.

Wine Tasting

Greater Derry London-

derry Chamber Wine Tast- ing & Taste of the Town event takes place at Prom- ises to Keep in Derry on Wednesday, April 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.. Tickets are $29 for chamber members and $35 for non-members. Call the chamber at 432-8205 for tickets and more informa- tion.

Vacation Movie

The Derry Public Library

offers Movie Monday on April 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for ages 6 through 11. The Disney Pixar movie “UP” will be shown. The movie is rated PG.

Investing Program

Taylor Library, 49 East Derry Road, presents “Investing in an Uncertain

SEEKING THE CROWN Miss Souhegan Valley Holly Blanchard of Derry, left; Miss Greater Derry Krystal Lee Muccioli of Nashua; Miss

Auburn Katrina Bernard of Derry; and Miss Londonderry Alyssa McLaughlin of Derry are among the local talent seeking the crown of Miss New Hampshire at the May 1 pageant. The annual media day was held Saturday, with the young women rehearsing for their upcoming show.

Photo by Matt Rittenhouse

Market” on Wednesday, May 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. The free program

discusses

investing during market fluctuations. Annie Daigle will discuss setting realistic expectations, using the prin- ciples of sound investing, customizing portfolios, and staying focused on long- term goals. Seating is limit- ed, and reservations are asked at 432-7186.

Meat Raffle

A meat certificate raffle will be held at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617, 18 Railroad Ave., on Friday, April 16. Buy chances to win a $50 meat certificate for McKinnon’s Butcher. The winning ticket will be pulled at 9 p.m. Proceeds benefit veterans and com- munity projects. Call 432- 9702 for more information.

VFW Entertainment

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Post 1617, 18 Railroad Ave., sponsors an entertainment night with Joe McDonald from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 17. Members and guests are welcome. Call 432-9702 for information.

Penny Social

A Penny Social takes

place at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617, 18 Railroad Ave. The event is

sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, and is offered every third Sunday of the month as a fundraiser open to the public. Purchase a bag of tickets for $1 each to earn chances at winning a variety of items. Proceeds benefit veterans and com- munity projects. Call 432- 9702 for more information.

Wrestling Camp

The Derry Boys’ and

Girls’ Club will host a wrestling day camp this sum- mer. Rock Bonomo, retired head coach of Division 1 Lock Haven University, and several of his former wrestlers will conduct the camp at West Running Brook Middle School. The camp, which is open to wrestlers entering grades 1 through 12 this fall, will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, July 19, and run through, 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. All campers get a free camp T-shirt. To reserve a slot or to obtain informa- tion on cost, contact Anne Cherniack at 432-9933 or go to www.wrestlingrebels.com.

Kids Fishing Derby

The Derry Lions once

again is sponsoring the annual Kids Fishing Derby at Hood Pond from 8 a.m. to noon May 8. Kids ages 2 to 16 are welcome. Prizes and trophies will be awarded in various categories, including

largest fish and smallest fish. To encourage conservation, a catch and release program is used.

Autism Walk

Pinkerton And Little Students (PALS), a Pink- erton Academy club, hosts the PALS’Walk for Autism from 1 to 4 p.m. April 18 at the Pinkerton track and field, behind the school’s senior parking lot. Students will have concessions, raffle prizes and provide entertain- ment throughout the event, all to raise money in the fight to cure autism. Entrance fee for participants is $5, with all ticket sales donated to Autism Speaks. Sponsors are sought for packaged food, entertainment such as balloons and face paint, and raffle prizes. Any donation checks should be made payable to Pinkerton Academy for PALS. Any food donations should be ready for collection from April 15-17. For more infor- mation, contact Alycia Cone at Cone_alycia@yahoo.com or Lindsey Byrne at kit- tykat929@comcast.net, or supervisor Paula Vaughn at 437-5200, ext. 4297.

Senior Health Fair

The 7th annual Greater

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