EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

April 25, 2013

Get the scoop of vernal pools in Sandown

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SANDOWN — The Sandown Conservation Commission will lead a vernal pool workshop at the Fremont Road Town Forest tomorrow from 3 5 p.m.

This workshop is great for children and adults. If you like to hunt for salamanders, frogs and their egg masses, and your curious how these amphibians get their start in life, this is your opportunity.

Dress appropriately for the weather and for a walk in the woods. Meet at the picnic tables located in the town forest parking lot, off Fremont Road.

Questions can be directed to Pamela Merrill Solomon at pmerrill@sandowncc.org or Mark Traeger at mtraeger@earthlink.net.

Recycle electonics, support Scouts

KINGSTON — Pack 90 Cub Scouts will host an Electronics/Appliance Recycling Drive Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Kingston VFW on Route 125. This fundraiser will help the pack with upcoming activities.

There is a $15 recycling fee for each small household appliance (dehumidifier, air conditioner, mini refrigerator and/or microwave). There is a $10 fee for each TV, monitor, computer or printer. A $2 fee applies for small items, such as keyboard, phone, radios, fax.

Call Mary Merritt at 642-8211.

Save fair space for Kingston Days Crafts

KINGSTON — There is still space available at the annual Kingston Days Craft Fair, which will be held this year on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The craft spaces will be approximately 10 by 12 feet. The registration fee is $30 for one day, $45 for both days.

This year , there will be a section for farmers market space, at the same rate as crafters.

For more information and/or a registration form, contact Leslie Dawson at 347-5093 or ldawsoncraft@gmail.com.

Kids, cast a line in Sandown

SANDOWN — The Sandown Conservation Commission is hosting the annual fishing derby at Sal’s Pond off Main Street Saturday.

Registration will be held from 7 to 7:30 a.m. The fishing derby will run from 7:30 to 10 a.m.

Prizes will be given to the biggest fish in the various age groups.

Professor speaks on space travel

HAMPSTEAD— On Tuesday at 7 p.m., Dr. Mark McConnell, professor and chairman of the physics department at the University of New Hampshire, will explore the topic of space travel at Hampstead Public Library.

McConnell will talk about the early days of NASA, and the astronauts who made history with the Mercury Missions. This includes Derry native Alan Shepard.

For more information, contact 329-6411. Hampstead Public Library is located at 9 Mary E. Clark Drive.