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October 14, 2012

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Sunday, Oct. 14

Sports Cards & Bruins Autograph show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gaythorne Knights of Columbus Hall, 462 Broadway, Methuen. Boston Bruins legend, Gilles Gilbert, will sign autographs from 10 a.m. to noon. Dealer tables with sports card memorabilia will be on display for sale. $2 admission, $15 for autographs. 508-265-4440.

Crop Walk for Hunger, 1 p.m. beginning at the Londonderry Middle School. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. A celebration will be held at the finish line on the Londonderry Town Common. A percentage of this year’s walk will benefit St. Jude’s Food Pantry and Derry Sonshine Soup Kitchen with the remaining funds going to Church World Services for hunger programs around the world. The 3-mile walk is being sponsored by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Londonderry United Methodist Church. All are invited to participate. Form a team, join an existing team or walk independently. No minimum donation is required to walk. Sign up online at cropwalkonline.org. 603-437-8333, email lcropwalk@gmail.com, facebook.com/greaterlondonderry.cropwalk.

Prospective Day Student Open House, noon at Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Area eighth graders and high school students interested in attending Phillips Academy beginning in fall 2013 are invited to spend the afternoon on the Andover campus. Parents are invited to accompany them for an informational session from 1 to 2 p.m. in Cochran Chapel on Chapel Avenue. This session will include discussions of the application process and life as a day student at Phillips Academy. andover.edu.

Methuen Rail Trail Walk, 8:30 a.m. in the IHOP parking lot nearest the trail. View the changing foliage and see migratory animals as they visit the area. T-shirts will be available to buy as well as forms to join the Methuen Rail Trail.

Oct. 14, 21 & 28

“The Art of Icon Painting” workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. at Nichols Village, 54 Main St., Groveland. With Marina Forbes, Russian icon maker, teacher and lecturer. The hands-on studio workshop is for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons. The program will include a discussion and demonstration of traditional materials and methods of icon making. Students will create their own icons using a combination of traditional and contemporary materials and methods. No painting experience is required. Experienced artists are also welcome. 603-332-2255, email marina@anylanguage.org, MarinaForbes.com.

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