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November 18, 2012

Southern N.H. Festival of Trees opens Friday

PELHAM – The Southern New Hampshire Festival of Trees is set for Friday through Dec. 1.

The event lets people take a chance on winning decorated Christmas trees in a benefit for Pelham Community Spirit.

Event times at Sherburne Hall, 6 Village Green, are 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 23 and Nov. 26 through Nov. 30; noon to 9 p.m. Nov. 24; noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 1.

Admission is $5 for adults, free for children under 12. Santa visits from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 and 25.

Visit snhfestivaloftrees.pelhamcommunityspirit.org for more information about performances.

Plaistow holds

Festival of Trees

PLAISTOW — Plaistow Recreation is sponsoring its Annual Festival of Trees beginning Friday and running through Sunday, Dec. 2.

Entrance into the Festival of Trees is free to all, but a stocking in the entrance is there for donations of gift cards in any denomination.

Raffle tickets will also be available to purchase at the door for a chance to win one of the featured trees.

Winners of the trees will be drawn at the selectmen’s meeting Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the Plaistow Lions Club’s Christmas Project, which provides Christmas gifts for less fortunate children.

Be sure to also join the community at the Town Green on Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. for the tree lighting and a visit from Santa Claus. Pictures are welcome, and children are able to meet with Santa and enjoy cookies with Mrs. Claus.

Visit plaistow.com for additional details.

Thanksgiving celebration tomorrow

HAVERHILL — The Council on Aging will hold its annual Thanksgiving celebration tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Roast turkey and all the fixings will be provided by the Chicken Connection restaurant. Tickets are $5 per person. For more information contact Kathy Bresnahan (ext. 11) or Rita LaBella (ext. 16) at 978-374-2390.

Festival of Trees starts Friday

HAVERHILL — The opening gala for Christmas at the Buttonwoods: A Festival of Trees is Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.

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