NH Retired Educators Association, offers three $1,500 scholarship awards to graduates of New Hampshire secondary schools. They are the Irene Hart Memorial Award, the NHREA Memorial Award and the Mary W. Ruell Memorial Award. Potential candidates are students in their junior year of an accredited college or university who are pursuing a course of study that leads to teacher certification. If in a five-year program, they must be in their senior year of study. Completed applications are due on May 1. Forms may be obtained from Phyllis Simmons at 603-382-8405, Margaret Pyszka at 603-472-5716, Nancy Doe at 978-373-0960 or Patricia Bolduc at 603-524-2662.
My Disciples Outreach Ministries, a nonprofit organization, has a mission of helping the homeless and those who are less fortunate. The group is looking for donations to benefit the community. To make a donation of food, supplies or cash donations, call Jose Figueroa at 978-457-3211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridge Club, meets every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. No sign-up is necessary. Drop in and join other fans of bridge. Call 603-329-6411.
Adult Story Time, with books and crafts, is held at 10 a.m. on the first and third Friday of the month at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. This program is for developmentally disabled patrons, but all adults are welcome. Call 603-329-6411.
Fiction Writers’ Group, typically meets at 9:15 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of the month at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Email HampFicWriters@comcast.net in advance to verify. Call 603-329-6411.
Hampstead Seniors’ drop in center, 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays at the Hampstead Public Library, 9 Mary E. Clark Drive. Come for coffee, food, conversation and a game of Wii bowling. Includes a free blood pressure clinic on the first Thursday of each month. Call 603-329-6411.