SALEM, N.H. — The Simon Kidgits Club will host its Super Duper Mini Chefs event at The Mall at Rockingham Park on Saturday, June 5.

The event, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be in the court area next to Dunkin' Donuts. Families are invited to roll up their sleeves and join in the culinary activities designed to teach kids creativity with food, kitchen safety, food preparation basics and table manners.

Children will decorate aprons and mitts, make pasta necklaces and marshmallow-and-toothpick creations, and participate in an Oreo-licking contest.

Children will receive coloring sheets and a Strawberry Shortcake doll. There will also be a chance to win a Mr. Potato Head and a Chef Bear from Build-A-Bear.

Members of the club will also receive a free chef's set while supplies last. Children are encouraged to donate a nonperishable food item to help stock the shelves of the New Hampshire Food Bank.

To become a Simon Kidgits member, visit Simon guest services at the mall. Cost is $5.

Scouts to honor three in Valley

ANDOVER — Al DeLuca, Deedee O'Brien and David Cargill Jr. will be honored with the Boy Scout's most prestigious awards for community leadership and service on Thursday, June 3.

DeLuca and O'Brien will be awarded the 2010 Yankee Clipper Council Boys Scouts of America's Distinguished Citizen Award. Cargill will be bestowed the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the National Council of Boy Scouts of America.

The awards will be presented during a banquet in their honor at the Wyndham Andover hotel, 123 Old River Road. The evening includes a reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $95 each.

New Exchange Club officers will be installed

LAWRENCE — On June 16, the Exchange Club of Lawrence will install its new officers and directors for the upcoming year. The meeting will be at

Harris' Pelham Inn in Pelham, N.H., beginning at 6 p.m.

Being installed are: Scott Martin as president, Joseph Stell as vice president, Eleanor Baker as treasurer, and Robin DiNatale as secretary. Directors will be Ralph Abislaiman, Richard Blain, Al Matthews, Timothy Rock, Paul Taylor and Charles Zanazzi.

Business seminar in Windham

WINDHAM — The executive director of the Rockingham Economic Development Corp. will present a free seminar Thursday on out-of-the-box business partnerships and creative financing.

The seminar is open to all members of the Windham business community and is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at A.J. Letizio Sales and Marketing, 91 Indian Rock Road. Light refreshments will be served.

A reservation is required and space is limited. Contact Laura Scott, community development director, at or call 603-432-3806 to reserve a spot.

The speakers and hosts for these business education seminars are volunteering their time and facilities to show their support for businesses in Windham.

Elder Services offers computer workshops

LAWRENCE — The Learn About Computers Everyday (LACE) program of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Inc., 360 Merrimack St., is offering a variety of computer workshops in June and July.

Classes are based on the Windows Vista operating system. Workshops include clip art, finding missing files, using keyboard shortcuts, Internet bargain shopping, understanding e-mail and attachments, maintaining your computer, using the left and right mouse buttons, the Windows control panel, creating greeting cards and Facebook.

Classes run from June 16 to July 29. Morning workshops are 9 to 11 a.m. and afternoon workshops are 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for a one-day workshop and $30 for a two-day workshop.

Advanced registration is required by June 11. For more information and a complete schedule of workshops call 1-800-892-0890, ext 1516, and leave a message, or send e-mail to Visit online at

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