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June 9, 2014

Learn to garden with wildlife

NEWTON — “A Garden for Wildlife” will be presented Wednesday at Gale Library.

This free 35-minute slide presentation will teach how to help wildlife by altering landscaping and gardening practices. It begins at 6:30 p.m.

People will learn how to attract wildlife to their backyard and also how to deal with wildlife that may be causing problems.

Topics include choosing plants, gardening techniques, wildlife and their habitats, use of native plants, and invasive plants.

The program is presented by Speaking for Wildlife, a project of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. Gale Library is at 16 S. Main St.

Register now for fraud watch program

HAMPSTEAD — According to recent studies, 25 million Americans are victims of fraud each year resulting in billions of dollars lost.

Anyone can be a target of fraud, no matter your age group, background or education.

Hampstead Public Library will host an AARP Fraud Watch Network Program on June 17 at 7 p.m. The event will discuss types of fraud, the behavior that puts people at risk, how scammers operate, effective prevention strategies and resources for up-to-date information and reporting of scams and scam attempts.

Register in advance by calling 603-329-6411 or emailing jarden@hampsteadlibrary.org.

Windham seeks input on ordinances

WINDHAM — Residents will get a chance to comment on town zoning and land-use ordinances on June 18.

Any input should be provided to the Planning Board at its meeting in the Community Development Department at Town Hall. Changes would take effect in 2015.

The board’s meeting begins at 6 p.m.

Photography exhibit at Buttonwoods

HAVERHILL — Black-and-white photographs taken of the interior and exterior of the Cogswell School building by several local artists will be on display at the Buttonwoods Museum from June 29 through July 19.

This exhibit is being presented by the Haverhill Community Arts and Education Foundation and the Buttonwoods Museum in partnership with the Cogswell Art Center Initiative.

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