EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 27, 2012

WHS students produce documentary on homelessness

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — WINDHAM – A documentary about homelessness by the student group “Walk in Their Shoes” will be screened at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Windham High School, 64 Londond Bridge Road.

The cost of admission is $5 or pay $3 and make a donation of a nonperishable food item.

Proceeds will aid nonprofit groups working to end homelessness.

Sheriff’s Dept. supports

Toys for Tots

BRENTWOOD — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office recently announced its continued support of the Toys for Tots program as administered by the United States Marine Corp Reserves.

The Sheriff’s Office has volunteered to act as a receptacle for donations. Anyone wishing to donate new, unwrapped toys for needy children for Christmas may either deliver them by mail or hand deliver them to: 101 North Road, Brentwood (second floor over the county jail).

The deadline for making donations in time for Christmas is Dec. 16. ‘Toys for Tots posters are also available. Contact Deputy Wayne Partington at 679-9476.

Danville welcomes Santa on Saturday

DANVILLE — Danville Police and Recreation Departments will host the holiday tree-lighting Saturday at the town tree, across from Mayo’s.

Santa will arrive at 4:30 p.m. to greet local children and throw the switch.

Hot chocolate will be served.

After the tree is ablaze with holiday lights, the fun moves across the street to the Community Center.

Children can chat with Santa and take home a small gift.

There will be music, raffles, pizza, dessert and more.

The event is free and open to Danville residents only.

Raffle offers 31 days of prizes

KINGSTON —It’s a 31-day raffle with prizes ranging from local restaurant gift certificates and car repair to golf packages and Red Sox tickets.

A $10 donation offers purchasers a chance to win one or more of the $1,500 worth of prizes.

The Kingston Church on the Plains is hosting the event. Call Jon Beebe at 642-7323 or visit churchontheplains.org to buy tickets.

Get holiday greens in Atkinson

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Garden Club will holds its Annual Greens Sale Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St.Mrs. Claus’ Closet offers small gifts, some new and some used.

There also is a raffle for a holiday gift basket.

Orders for wreaths, roping, centerpieces or boughs can be placed with Catherine Persson at 362-6013.

Have pancakes

with Santa

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Mothers’ Club is hosting a Pancake Breakfast with Santa Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. at Hampstead Central School. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Children also can do some holiday crafts.

Santa will listen to holiday wishes and pose for pictures. Drop off letters to Santa; be sure to include a return address.

Calendar sales support trip to France

KINGSTON — The French class at Sanborn Regional High School is selling cash calendars to help defray the cost of a planned trip to France.

Calendars are $10 each and offers 25 chances to win $25 next month, and a big prize of $100.

Call Theresa Drury at 702-0011 to buy a calendar.

Church collects new toys, clothes

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church, in coordination with the Department of Children, Youth and Families, is holding a new toy and clothing collection.

The drive supports children in foster care or parents who need state services.

Unwrapped gifts must be dropped off by Dec. 9 at the church, 61 Main St.

Call 329-3210 with questions.