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March 10, 2010

Mall hosts Curious George reading event

SALEM — Curious George brings his mischievous adventures to The Mall at Rockingham Park as the Simon Kidgits Club holds Book Blast! on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the court next to Dunkin' Donuts.

The seventh annual event is free and shows children the joys of reading and the power of imagination through books, storytelling and hands-on activities. The first 100 children to attend will receive Curious George activity kits filled with coloring pages, a magic paint palette, stickers, a Curious George mask, and more. Kidgits Club members will receive a free Kidgits book. Curious George will entertain.

WMUR-TV meteorologist Josh Judge, WZID radio personality Tracy Caruso, Salem Fire Marshal Jeffrey Emanuelson and Fungo, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats' mascot, will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to read.

Children are invited to bring a new or gently used book to the event. The books will be donated to Kelley Library.

Art students help make a difference

KINGSTON — Students in the Sanborn Regional School District will present an art exhibit this month at Newton Town Hall and Swasey Gym in Kingston.

The project is called With My Own Two Hands. Using the song by Ben Harper and Jack Johnson, "With My Own Hands," the students were asked how they believe they can make a difference in the world. The students used images of their hands, along with symbols or words, to express their ideas.

Salem, Windham students can earn scholarship

SALEM — The Salem and Windham Democratic Town Committees remind area high-school seniors the deadline to apply for their $1,000 college scholarship is April 2.

The two committees cosponsor this annual scholarship, which is awarded to a deserving graduating senior from their communities. All Salem and Windham seniors graduating this year from any high school or home-school program who will attend a post-secondary institution in the fall are welcome to apply for this scholarship.

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