EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

February 22, 2013

Take a forest tour in Kingston


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — KINGSTON — Residents are invited to visit the Tucker and French Family Forest tomorrow.

The 9 a.m. tour will be led by representatives from the Southeast Land Trust. The property encompasses more than 400 acres along Little River in Kingston and Danville, including 29 acres added in December.

The tour involves walking more than a mile on snow-covered trails to see the results of recent wildlife habitat management work, visiting an old mill site and examining animal tracks.

The tour will be led by the trust’s land manager, Phil Auger, and Emma Carcagno, a University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension wildlife biologist and member of the land trust’s board.

Anyone interested in taking the tour must sign up in advance by calling the land trust office at 778-6088 or by emailing info@seltnh.org.

Sandown Garden Club offers open house

SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club will host an open house March 2 at the Sandown Recreation Center.

The open house, from 2 to 4 p.m., will be an opportunity for the public to meet club members and ask questions about gardening and club membership.

Refreshments and free information on gardening will be available. For more information on the open house, call Audrey at 887-3743 and Kathy at 382-3703 for details on membership.

The club’s website is sandowngardenclub.org.

Friends of Library meets in Plaistow

PLAISTOW— The Friends of the Library will meet March 4 at 6 p.m. at Plaistow Public Library. New members are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 382-6011.

Database to help Windham

WINDHAM — The town’s community development staff has created a database of town businesses and nonprofit groups.

More than 450 organizations are represented. Visit windham-nh.com/business-directory.

Learn digital photography in Pelham

PELHAM — Pelham Parks and Recreation is offering a digital photography course.

Classes will be for seven weeks at Pelham High, beginning April 8. The course is for adult beginners, ages 18 and up. The cost is $65.

Classes are 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To register online, visit webtrac.pelhamweb.com or visit pelhamweb.com/recreation for more information.

‘Sweet contest’ set at Kimball Library

ATKINSON — Kids in grades 5-12 are invited to participate in a “Sweet Contest” on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Kimball Library, 5 Academy Ave.

Kids can make anything sweet (candy, cookies, cake, smoothies, etc) and it has to be primarily made in the library.

Kids may bring their own blender or other tools they may need.

The judges will use presentation, creativity, and tastiness as their criteria and rate each entry on a scale of 1-5. Registration is required.

For more information, contact the library at 362-5234.

Salem checklist supervisors meet March 2

SALEM — The Supervisors of the Checklist will be at Town Hall on Saturday, March 2, to register voters for the upcoming town election and to update the list of voters.

The supervisors will gather on the lower level of Town Hall between 11 a.m. and noon.

This will be the last chance to make changes or corrections to names, addresses or political affiliation before the election March 12.

Residents can register to vote at the polls or at the town clerk’s office until Friday, March 1. Photo identification and proof of residency are required. Naturalized citizens must show a passport or documented citizenship papers.

Copies of the checklist are available at the town clerk’s office and the Kelley Library reference desk.

Danville library offers vacation week fun

DANVILLE — Colby Memorial Library has special activities planned for children during school vacation week.

There will be a special story time for elementary school children on Monday at 1 p.m. A movie for children will be shown on Tuesday at 4 p.m. The library, located at 7 Colby Road, will also have passes available for the Boston Museum of Science.

Time to register for kindergarten

PELHAM — If you have a child who will be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2013, and wish to enroll in either the morning or afternoon half-day program for the 2013-2014 school year, you can find the necessary forms at pelhamsd.com. Click on the Pelham Elementary School heading, where you will find the link to the registration forms to be downloaded and brought to Pelham Elementary School by March 29. Call the office at 635-8875 if you do not have access to a computer and a registration packet will be mailed to your home.

Parents will be asked to bring completed packets to Pelham Elementary School between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. through March 29.

Women’s Civic Club offers help

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club wishes to reward and assist Atkinson seniors who have been involved in their community through volunteer, civic, local government, Scouting and similar activities.

To do this, the AWCC is granting two $500 scholarships to college-bound Atkinson graduates in the class of 2013.

Qualifying students can be graduating from any accredited high school, but must reside in Atkinson during their senior year. Applications are due by March 15.

Forms are available at the Timberlane Regional High School guidance office and at AWCC-nh.org (click on “Scholarships”). If you have questions, call Robin Hovanasian at 362-2420.