---- — DERRY — Renew, a clothing ministry of Calvary Bible Church at 145 Hampstead Road, is open Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m.
Anyone can visit and receive free clothing. All clothes are clean and organized.
Enter at the Calvary Bible Church marquee sign. Renew will be on your right. This is open to all area families in need or on a budget, and Derry residency is not required.
There is a short sign-up at the giveaway. No donations of money are asked or accepted in return for clothing.
Email email@example.com, or call the church secretary at 434-1516.
Be sure to arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. to give yourself some time to shop and check out before they close the doors at 11 a.m.
Farmers market is open this Saturday
ATKINSON — The Atkinson Indoor Farmers Market is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main St.
There will be many gifts, decorations, crafts, prepared food items and many New Hampshire products available.
For more information, call 362-5531.
Don Campbell Band in Hampstead
HAMPSTEAD — The Meetinghouse Park Summer Concert Series announces its first winter concert Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School.
The Don Campbell Band – a summertime favorite – will present a blend of holiday and country crossover music.
The five-piece band is based in New England and performs more than 200 concerts a year between Maine and Nashville. The performance is sponsored by the Hampstead, N.H. Cable TV Advisory Committee.
The suggested cost of admission for the free concert is a food item for the St. Anne’s Food Pantry or an item for the Military Support Club at Hampstead Middle School, to be sent to the troops. Suggestions include puzzle books, M&Ms, hard candy and phone cards.
For more information, call 329-6047.
Donate Toys for Tots at American Legion
LONDONDERRY —American Legion Post 27 on Sargent Road in Londonderry (behind the fire station) is a Toys for Tots drop-off center.
Anyone wishing to drop off a new, unwrapped toy can do so between noon and 9 p.m. any day of the week.
The last day to drop off toys is Friday, Dec. 14.
Sanborn students raise money for trip
KINGSTON — French students at Sanborn Regional High School are selling “cash calendars” to defray the cost of their class trip to France in April.
The students will travel to Paris and Normandy for 10 days to learn about the culture and expand their language skills. Each calendar costs $10 and offers 25 chances to win $25. One winner will receive $100.
To purchase a calendar, contact Theresa Drury at 702-0011.
Winter farmers market in Salem
SALEM — A winter and spring farmers market is being hosted by the Lake Street Garden Center through May 19.
The farmers market is held on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The next markets are Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23, Jan. 6, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 17, April 7, April 21, May 5 and May 19.
The garden center is at 37 Lake St.
For more information, contact Jane Lang, volunteer market manager, at 339-8424 or visit the market’s website at salemnhfarmersmarket.com.
School, temple host blood drives
HAVERHILL - St. Joseph School of All Saints parish is hosting a community blood drive Dec. 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school is located at 56 Oak Terrace.
Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover is also having a blood drive Jan. 15 from 1:30 to 7 p.m.
Donors must be at least 17 years old, meet weight and height requirement and in good health. Participants should bring their Red Cross blood donor card or other type of identification. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or log on to redcrossblood.org.