---- — HAMPSTEAD — See the Peter Jackson movie “The Hobbit” at Hampstead Public Library Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The movie is based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit.”
Call the library at 329-6411 or visit hampsteadlibrary.org.
Grab the kids and learn karate
SANDOWN — A new karate session starts Saturday at Sandown Town Hall, taught by the nonprofit Martial Arts for Everyone.
Sign up at the first class. The cost is $50 for children, $60 for adults.
Class times are from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. for beginners, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. for advanced students and adults.
Call 483-3377 or 512-5277 for information.
Stock up on books in Kingston
KINGSTON — Kingston Community Library is hosting its annual book sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Kingston Days.
For $5, early shoppers are invited to shop from 8 to 9 a.m. From noon to 2 p.m., fill a bag of paperbacks and children’s for $1 or a bag of hard-cover books for $2.
Vendors needed for fall craft fair
PLAISTOW — Vendors are needed for a craft fair Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
The cost is $20 per space. All money from space rentals will benefit Children’s Hospital at dartmouth.
Call Chris at 556-3049 for details or to reserve a space.
Indoor/outdoor yard sale planned
EAST HAMPSTEAD — An indoor/outdoor yard sale will be held rain or shine on Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 15-17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at East Hampstead Union Church, 225 E. Main St.
Items for sale include glassware, linens, decorations, toys, puzzles, records, VHS tapes, DVDs, baskets, televisions, microwave, electronics, furniture, exercise equipment and more.
The church is an interdenominational Christian fellowship serving the community since 1897 and proceeds benefit the Operating Fund. Call 378-0683.
Register for youth soccer in Pelham
PELHAM — A youth soccer program will be held the week of Aug. 19 at Raymond Athletic Fields on Mammoth Road.
Half- and full-day programs for students ages 3 to 16 range from $75 to $170. For more information, call 635-2721 or visit pelhamweb.com/recreation.