EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

June 20, 2012

NH in a minute


ATKINSON — Donate blood tomorrow at the Atkinson Country Club and Resort, 85 Country Club Drive, from 1 to 6 p.m.

Donors will receive a Red Sox T-shirt.

Schedule an appointment by calling (800) RED-CROSS or at redclrossblood.org.

Call 362-8700 for details about this blood drive.

Garden club wants your old used pots

SANDOWN — Recycle used flower pots Saturday when the Sandown Garden Club holds a Pot Recycling Day at the Depot off Main Street from 9 a.m. to noon.

The donated pots will be cleaned and stored for next year's plant sale.

New members are welcome. Meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the recreation Center on Pheasant Run Drive.

Call Sue at 887-6784 or visit sandowngardenclug.org.

Shred documents in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — Get rid of documents in a safe way Saturday when the Hampstead Firemen's Association hosts a community shredding event.

The shredding, sponsored by TD Bank, will take place at Town Hall from 9 a.m. to noon.

Donations to the Firemen's Association will be accepted.

Swing Band offers a free concert

WINDHAM — The Windham Swing Band has scheduled a free concert 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Windham Common, behind the Senior Center.

Rep. Kevin Waterhouse is donating ice cream sundaes, available at intermission for a donation of $3 to benefit Windham Community Bands. The concert will be rescheduled if it rains.

Pack a picnic, listen to live music

HAMPSTEAD — The Meetinghouse Park Summer Music series kicks off Tuesday, June 26, at 6 p.m. with the John Penny Band and oldies favorite, The Reminisants.

Meetinghouse Park is next to the meetinghouse at the corner of Emerson Avenue and Main Street. The concert is free. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and insect repellent.

Speaker addresses Atkinson Republicans

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Republicans will host New Hampshire House Speaker William O'Brien Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Kimball Library.

O'Brien will share what he views as the successes of the House this year in restraining both regulations and spending.

He also will discuss goals going forward and upcoming legislation.

Republicans and undecided voters are invited.

Summer story times slated in Pelham

PELHAM — Summer reading hours are set at Pelham Public Library.

Sessions start June 26. Toddlers, ages 2 and 3, will have story time from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays. Preschoolers, ages 4 to 6, read and listen from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, and reading time for ages 7 and up will be 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays.

For more information, visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.