EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

December 3, 2012

Fair proceeds to benefit food pantry

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — NEWTON — There will be a Vendor/Craft Holiday Family Fun Day Saturday to benefit the Newton Food Pantry.

This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Empower Martial Arts on Puzzle Lane.

There are multiple vendors to fit all holiday shopping needs, along with family fun activities such as face-painting, Zumba with Wendy, martial arts with Sensei Dean, photo sessions with Brad and Rachel Deveau, and raffles galore.

Cadette Troop 22748 will help with holiday activities with the little ones. Contact Rachel for more information welve2camp@comcast.net.

Choir performance part of library

fun day in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — The Profile Chorus is performing at Hampstead Public Library from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.

This women’s a capella show choir sings in four-part harmony. The concert is part of a free event that begins at 11 a.m.

The library will have books to read, crafts for kids, plus coffee, tea, cocoa, pastries and other goodies. The person with the most fabulous holiday sweater or outfit will receive a prize.

This event is free and open to the public. For directions and other event information, visit HampsteadLibrary.org.

Fill up on pancakes with Santa

KINGSTON — Bakie PTA’s Annual Santa Breakfast will be held Saturday in the Sanborn Regional High School cafe, Route 111, from 8 to 11 .m.

Live entertainment will be provided by the Bakie Chorus. There will be pictures with Santa, face-painting, temporary tattoos and raffle baskets.

The breakfast menu includes pancakes, sausage, milk, juice, coffee or hot cocoa. The meal costs $5 per person.

All proceeds will benefit the Bakie PTA. For tickets, email Nichole at Nicholeashinc@hotmail.com or Jess at jfriedman6373@yahoo.com.

Sign up for businesses seminar

WINDHAM — A free seminar on preparing businesses for sale will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Searles School, 3 Chapel Road.

Leon Parker will lead the workshop. Parker is principal broker, co-owner and president of New Hampshire Business Sales Inc.

RSVP by Dec. 11 to Laura Scott. Call 432-3806 or email lscott@windhamnewhampshire.com.

The seminar is co-sponsored by Windham Community Development and the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce.

Seabrook sirens will sound tomorrow

CONCORD — The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, the state of New Hampshire and Commonwealth of Massachusetts will conduct an audible demonstration tomorrow of the Public Alert and Notification System sirens located within the 10-mile Seabrook Station Emergency Planning Zone.

All 121 PANS sirens will be sounded at 12:30 p.m. with a steady tone for three to five minutes. No public action is needed.

Ninety-four of the sirens are located in the 17 New Hampshire towns in the Seabrook Station EPZ. In the event of an emergency at Seabrook Station, the sirens would alert people to tune to local radio or TV stations to get information and emergency instructions.

The siren demonstration is intended to increase public awareness of what the sirens sound like and what to do if they should be used in a real emergency. Detailed information on Seabrook emergency plans is available in the Seabrook Emergency Public Information Calendar that is distributed annually to all households and businesses in the EPZ.

BBBS picks up donations Monday

LONDONDERRY — The Big Brother Big Sister Foundation is in need of the public’s support through donations of lightly used clothing and small household items.

They ask, while you clean out your closets this winter to consider donating lightly worn clothing. They will be collecting donations door to door in Londonderry on Monday.

To schedule a free curbside pickup, call 1-800-483-5503 or email donate@bbbsfoundation.org. Donations are tax deductible.

The Foundation also offers special pickups for electronics recycling and car donations, contact them for more information or visit bbbsfoundation.org. Donations help support the children in local communities.