EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 17, 2012

Middle-school dance is this Friday


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PLAISTOW — The Knights of Columbus will be holding the second middle school dance of the school year for children in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades on Friday.

The dance is held at St. Luke’s Church Hall (formerly Holy Angels) on Route 121 near the Haverhill/Atkinson line. The dance runs from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

The admission cost is $5 and there is also a concession stand.

The children are expected to show up in proper attire (school type rules apply). The dance is well chaperoned with 20-plus adults and there is also a policeman on duty inside the dance.

Contact Peter of the Knights at pmrpjs6@hotmail.com with questions.

On October 18, Salem High School will host a night called: Poetry in Performance. This event will be held on Thursday, October 18 at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public, and all are welcome to join us in an enjoyable evening of students performing a variety of poems.

Sanborn faces off against Bruins alumni

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Indians will take on the Boston Bruins alumni team at the Rinks at Exeter on Sunday, Oct. 28.

The benefit game begins at 4 p.m., with proceeds going to the new Sanborn Regional High School ice hockey program.

The Indians include Sanborn players as well as parents and friends. There will be raffles and Bruins memorabilia for sale. Autographs will be available.

Tickets are $10 and free for anyone under 4. They can be purchased in advance at the Rinks at Exeter or at Sanborn. The players will be selling tickets as well. Any tickets not sold before game day will be available for purchase at the door.

For more information, email sanbornicehockey@comcast.net.

Salem checklist supervisors meet

on Oct. 27

SALEM — The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session Oct. 27 to register new voters for the election Nov. 6.

The supervisors will gather between 11 a.m. and noon on the lower level of Town Hall. Voters can make corrections to their name, address or political affiliation.

Residents can also register to vote at the town clerk’s office during regular office hours Oct. 26, and also on Election Day if they present identification.

To register, new voters must be at least 18 by Election Day. A photo ID and proof of residency are required. Naturalized citizens must show a passport.

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

Sanborn students perform Poe Oct. 31

KINGSTON — Sanborn Regional High School drama students will re-enact portions of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems Oct. 31 at the old Nichols Memorial Library.

The 15-minute performances begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 6:30 p.m. at the former library at 169 Main St.

For more information, call the Kingston Community Library at 642-3521 or visit kingston-library.org.

Trick or treating hours set in Salem

SALEM — Selectmen voted Monday to set trick or treating hours Oct. 31.

Trick or treating will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

Basket raffle

ends in November

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Public Library’s raffle basket for October into November is unusual and special, and it ends soon.

Ruth Paul, vice president of Friends of Hampstead Public Library, will knit an item for the winner — a sweater, baby item, afghan, socks, whatever the winner wants. The winner will also get to choose the yarn, color and the pattern.

The prize also includes a basket knit by Paul that will contain a scarf, knitting needles, yarn and directions for making another scarf.

Tickets for the raffle are available at the front desk of the library for $1 each or six for $5. The winner will be drawn on Nov. 13, and the basket is on display at the library’s front desk.

Mad science

in Windham

WINDHAM — Registration deadline for the Mad Science “Eye To Eye” workshop is Nov. 1.

The hands-on program exploring sense of sight is for kids ages 4 to 6.

It will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at Windham Co-op, 10 Industrial Drive. Cost is $15 per child. Call 965-1208 to register.

Experience the Grail Castle in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — “Grail Mania” will come to Hampstead Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13, giving attendees the chance to experience the search for the Grail.

Diana Durbin, author of “The Return of King Arthur,” will tell the story of Perceval, a young knight, as he travels through a strange kingdom of mysterious warriors and damsels. On his way, he meets King Arthur, Merlin the Wizard and other famous Arthurian characters.

He enters the mysterious Grail Castle, where he is befriended by the sorceress Morgana, who helps him to unravel the meaning of the Grail. Members of the audience will have the opportunity to portray these fascinating characters and act out the story as told by Durbin.

“Grail Mania” will take place at the library at 7 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the N.H. Humanities Council. Refreshments will follow the program, and members of Friends of Hampstead Public Library and the audience are invited to stay after the event for the Friends’ regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

Holiday fair offered at Plaistow library

PLAISTOW — The Friends of Plaistow Public Library will host a holiday fair Saturday, Nov. 17.

The fair is at the library, 85 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair will feature numerous vendors and also raffles.

Local student stars

in university play

OKLAHOMA CITY – Renee Lawrence of Windham was starring in an Oklahoma City University production of “Legally Blonde.”

She landed the role of Pilar.