SALEM — Looking for school options for grades 1-8? The Birches Academy of Arts & Academics is a public charter school for elementary and middle school students.
There is no tuition for New Hampshire residents. The Birches offers an innovative, arts-integrated curriculum and a student-teacher ratio of 12-1.
The lottery for fall 2013 will be held on March 21.
To learn more, attend a free Spotlight Tour Thursday at 7 p.m. RSVP to Debbie at 458-6399 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irish band plays benefit in Derry
DERRY — The Irish band Dervish plays the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy in a benefit concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will support 29-year-old Derry native Melissa Carroll, who is battling Ewing Sarcoma and is being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dervish began in 1989 as a group of five musicians, with four of the original members still active and playing. The group travels all over the world as a leading force in Irish music.
The stop in Derry is part of the band’s U.S. tour.
Tickets are $38 and are available through the Stockbridge box office, by calling 437-5210 or at heptunesconcerts.com.
Yoga for children starts soon
WINDHAM — A yoga class for boys and girls in grades two to five starts Tuesday, March 19. Sessions are from 4 to 5 p.m.
The classes will be at Windham Pilates and Wellness Center, 46 South Lowell Road.
Pelham Recreation is organizing the program, which costs $49 per child.
Sign up online at webtrac.pelhamweb.com. Call 635-2721 or email email@example.com for more information.
Free workshop at Hampstead Middle School on March 19
HAMPSTEAD— The Parent Information Center of New Hampshire is hosting a free workshop on March 19 in Hampstead Middle School’s library from 7 to 9 p.m.
The workshop covers information about laws that apply to children. Pre-registration is required by calling 224-7004 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with name and phone number.