ATKINSON — There will be a day of ballet fun for budding dancers and story lovers Nov. 27, at 4:30 p.m. when ballerinas from the European School of Dancing take center stage at Kimball Library, 5 Academy Ave.
Author David Ira Rottenberg reads his picture book, “Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig,” while the dancers perform the story. As an added treat, a mini-movement lesson will be offered to the children in the audience after the performance and Rottenberg will sign copies of his book.
The event is free and cameras are encouraged.
Call 362-5234 for more information.
Holiday trash pick-up
LAWRENCE — The trash pickup for the following areas will be pushed out one day due to the Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday:
Arlington area – Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste will be collected Friday.
Tower Hill area – Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste will be collected Saturday.
Please note that the other areas of Lawrence will be collected according to the normal trash collection schedule. Please firstname.lastname@example.org
Thrift shop announces holiday season hours
HAMPSTEAD — The Hollyhock Thrift Shop will be closed on Saturday to give its all volunteer staff a rest over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
It will be open for its regular hours on Tuesday, Nov. 27, and Saturday, Dec. 1. The pre-holiday, half-price sale will begin on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and run through Saturday, Dec. 18. The shop’s already low prices will be slashed in half for four days only: Dec. 4, 8, 11 and 18.
Following the sale, the shop will be closed for restocking until Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Meat raffle proceeds to help needy
PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Lions Club and Carl G. Davis Post 34 America Legion will be holding a Meat Raffle Friday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m.
The Meat Raffle will take place at the American Legion Carl G. Davis Post 34 at 176 Main St. Proceeds from the Meat Raffle will go to the Santa Fund to help those in need during the holidays.
Contact Paul Waring at 382-3125 or email email@example.com with any questions about the event. Details are also available on Facebook at “PlaistowNHLions.”