New Hampshire Senior News Notes
Ron Simons tied for first prize with Carol-Ann Blake in the Littleton Area Senior Center's April Fool's Day joke contest. (COURTESY)
Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, the program celebrates the many contributions senior volunteers make in communities across the United States.
DERRY — Birch Heights, an Independent Holiday Retirement Community, is offering a variety of programs to the community at no charge in April. A complimentary meal is also available before or after the programs, by reservation. Most programs are scheduled for one hour. The schedule is as follows:
Best Buy Tech Talk, Thursday, April 10, at 11 a.m.— A manager from the Salem Best Buy will discuss cell phone, e-readers and tablets and how to use the newest technology to enhance your life.
Take a walk on the wild side in Littleton April 11
LITTLETON — Wildlife Encounters with Derek Small will be making an appearance at the Littleton Area Senior Center, 77 Riverglen Lane, on Friday, April 11. Come meet some interesting and unusual traveling animals including "Thorn" the porcupine that does tricks, along with six other animals. The presentation includes a wallaby, hedgehog, chinchilla, giant Flemish rabbit, as well as a macaw and an iguana.
Cheshire County Retired Educators meet April 8
WEST SWANZEY — The Cheshire County Retired Educators will meet Tuesday, April 8, at Nick's Restaurant in West Swanzey.
After the meal, Miranda Nelken from the Keene Middle School will speak to the group about the Keene Middle School Outdoor Classroom and Activity Center at Tenant Swamp, an area behind the new middle school on Maple Avenue. Carol Hines and Sue McGinnis will greet the members as they enter the restaurant.
MANCHESTER — Joe Byron, founder of Honor Flight New England, will be the guest speaker at the Retired Men's Association's meeting on April 15.
Information about the organization is the main topic. Honor flight New England transports World War II veterans and terminally ill veterans from any war to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at the memorials. There is no cost to any qualifying veteran. Joe is a retired law enforcement officer and is the driving force behind this organization.
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