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June 19, 2013

'Wizard of Oz' opens Friday

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — PELHAM — The Pelham Parks and Recreation’s children’s theater group stages the “Wizard of Oz” Friday and Saturday at Sherburne Hall, 6 Village Green.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. both days, with a 4 p.m. matinee Saturday. There is no admission charge.

The advanced student group will perform “Lizzie and the Lighthouse” Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29. Showtimes are again at 7 p.m. both days, with a 4 p.m. matinee Saturday.

For more information, call 635-2721 or visit pelhamweb.com/recreation.

Summer concert series kicks off

HAMPSTEAD — The Reminisants, a six-man oldies band, will kick off Hampstead’s free concert series on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

The Reminisants have played with the Beach Boys, Chubby Checker and B.J. Thomas. Picnic lunches are encouraged at the concerts in Meetinghouse Park behind the Town Office Building at 11 Main St.

For more information, visit meetinghousepark.org or call 329-6047.

‘Dig into Reading’ at Gale Library

NEWTON — Gale Library has been awarded a NH Kids, Books and Arts Grant to kick off its Summer Reading Program, “Dig Into Reading” with a performance from Mad Science at 6:30 p.m. June 26 at Town Hall.

“Dig Into Science!” is a 45-minute, fun-filled, science performance, designed to get kids of all ages excited about the science that happens underneath the ground. The science of “digging deep” is presented with topics such as earth’s layers, stalactites and stalagmites, soggy soil, underground creatures, tectonic plates and earthquakes, and volcanoes.

Salem history college offers open house

SALEM — American College of History and Legal Studies will host an open house Wednesday, June 26, at 1 p.m.

Guests will get a chance to meet the college’s faculty and mingle with students. There will be presentations on the college’s programs, including the Early Admission to Law School program.

To RSVP, call 458-5145 or email the school at info@achls.

Play Summer Blacktop Basketball in Pelham

PELHAM — A six-week summer blacktop basketball program for boys and girls ages 9to 17 starts Monday.

Games will be Monday to Thursday nights, with teams playing once a week. Games are at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. in Lyons Park. Coaches are needed, too.

The cost is $40 per player. To register, visit webtrac.pelhamweb.com.

Sale features clothes, linens and more

EAST HAMPSTEAD — A Gently Used Clothing and Linens Sale will be held rain or shine Tuesday through Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at East Hampstead Union Church, 225 E. Main St., Route 121A, just south of Route 111.

A selection of used clothing, shoes, accessories, curtains, bedding, pillows, tablecloths, towels, a large selection of women’s plus sizes and more will be available. The church is an interdenominational Christian fellowship serving the community since 1897.

Proceeds benefit the Operating Fund. The church cannot accept any more clothing or fabric donations. Call 378-0683 with questions.