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October 18, 2013

Windham firefighters will wear pink


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — WINDHAM — Windham firefighters will wear pink shirts Oct. 20-26 in support of breast cancer awareness.

Windham Professional Firefighters’ Local 2915 designed the shirts with a Maltese cross that reads, “Windham Fire Cares Enough To Wear Pink,” and “Awareness-Hope-Rescue-Love.”

The back of the shirt says, “Supporting the Firefighters, Admiring the Survivors, Honoring the Taken, and Never, Ever Giving Up Hope.”

Atkinson looks for interim selectman

ATKINSON — Selectmen are looking for a candidate to serve as an interim selectman until Town Meeting in March.

The person will replace Todd Barbera, who died from cancer last week.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest to Barbara Snicer at bsnicer@atkinson-nh.gov. They may also mail it to Town Hall at 21 Academy Ave.

Take a ‘Spooky Walk’ through forest

SANDOWN — Sandown Boy Scout Troop 268 is hosting a Spooky Walk in the town forest tomorrow.

From 5 to 7 p.m., it’s the Not So Spooky Walk. From 7:15 to 9 p.m., braver souls can try the Spooky Walk.

Tickets will be sold at the gate. Refreshments will be available. The rain date is Oct. 26.

Hampstead Lions need your support

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Lions Club members will be out and about tomorrow from 8 a.m. to noon for White Cane Collection Day.

Funds donated will be used to help those in need in the community.

Look for the Lions at Dunkin’ Donuts, Walgreens, TD Bank and Hampstead Central Market.

Youth group hosts bake and yard sale

PLAISTOW — The Rock youth group will hold a yard and bake sale tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Church, 90 Newton Road, rain or shine.

Donated items for either sale can be dropped off at the church tonight between 5 and 6.

Support 4-H, horse rescue tomorrow

SANDOWN — Patch Wood Farm is hosting its third annual Open Farm Day tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m.

The Hooves, Paws and Claws 4-H is hosting the fundraiser to support the club and the farm’s rescue efforts.

There will be drill team demonstrations at noon and 2 p.m. There also will be pony rides, horseshoe and pumpkin painting, petting areas, arts and crafts, a bake sale, raffles and more.

Meet the rescue horses at 42 Hawkewood Road. Call (978) 998-1751 or visit PatchWoodFarms.com.

Child anxiety workshop is Monday

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead PTSA is hosting a workshop with a specialist on the treatment of childhood anxiety on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Hampstead Central School cafeteria.

Lynn Lyons will present “Anxious Children, Worried Parents” and will explain ways to help students accept and manage normal worries, and calm the physical symptoms of anxiety.

All parents, school personnel and interested community members are welcomed and encouraged to attend this meeting. Certificates for staff development hours will be available.

For more information, visit hampsteadsepg.org or email info@hampsteadsepg.org.

See ‘Quartet’ at Sandown Library

SANDOWN — Head to Sandown Public Library Monday to see “Quartet.” There will be two showings, at 1 and 5 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served at 1 p.m. and pizza at 5 p.m.