EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

September 20, 2013

Business mixer benefits CASA NH

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — ATKINSON — A business-social mixer is set for Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Legacy Ballroom at the Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive.

The event, open to the public, is designed to bring regional individual, small and medium-sized businesses together. Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards.

There will be free hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, live music, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit CASA, a charity helping abused and neglected children in New Hampshire.

Contact Thomas LaPorte at (978) 685-5686 or TkLaPorte2@gmail.com, or Laurie Mancinelli at (978) 681-5700 or LaurieM@MTMInsurance.com.

Knitting class offered in Pelham

PELHAM — Knitting classes start Oct. 7.

Classes will be at 6:30 p.m. at Pelham High School. The cost is $40 per person.

Register online at webtrac.pelhamweb.com or call Pelham Recreation at 635-2721 for more information.

Read for the Record in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — Children and adults are invited to Read for the Record at Hampstead Public Library on Oct. 3 at 1:30 p.m.

This annual reading celebration highlights the need for quality early education in the United States.

More than 2 million voices around the country will call for an end to the nation’s early education achievement gap by reading “Otis” by Loren Long.

Join in for crafts, songs, and snacks as participants help break the world record for a shared reading experience. No advance sign-up is required.

Lunch on hearty soup, sandwiches

HAMPSTEAD — A soup and sandwich luncheon will be held Oct. 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at East Hampstead Union Church.

Offerings include a variety of soups and sandwiches, chips, pickles, assorted beverages and desserts.

The suggested donation of $6 per person supports the church’s operating fund.

The site is chair-lift accessible. Take-out meals are available. The church is an interdenominational Christian Fellowship serving the community since 1897. All are welcome.

For more information, call 378-0683.

The church is at 225 E. Main St.