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Upcoming Events
The Derry Parks & Recreation has numerous special events planned as well as sponsored throughout the year.  Be sure to click on the event name for a printable flyer or link with more detailed information about the event. For additional information on local, national, and global trips please click here!

For more information on any of these events, please contact the Derry Parks & Recreation office at (603) 432-6136

Special Event
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Recreation Calendar
Please see the Recreation Calendar of Events for a full list of many more fun and exciting activities available throughout Derry!
Ongoing Activities
Special Event
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Recreation Basketball Program 2014
Registrations are accepted: Monday, October 6th- Friday, November 14th, 2014

The winter basketball program is a fun, instructional program introducing the fundamentals of the sport in a non-competitive atmosphere. Games occur on Saturday’s beginning in January at various school gymnasiums throughout the town of Derry. Week day practices are held once a week for participants in grades 3 through 8 beginning in Mid- December. Click the link for more information, or call 603-432-6136.
PeeWee Basketball Program 2014
Registrations are accepted: Monday, October 6th- Friday, November 14th, 2014

The recreational winter basketball PeeWee program is a fun, instructional program introducing the fundamentals of the sport in a non-competitive atmosphere. Clinics will occur on Saturday’s beginning in January at various school gymnasiums throughout the town of Derry. This program is for children ages 4- 5 years of age. A birth certificate is required at the time of registration. Please click the link or call 603-432-6136 for more information.
Snowmobile Safety Course
Snowmobile Safety Course
Sign-ups begin for Derry Residents Oct 6, 2014
Non-Residents can Sign-up as of October 20, 2014
No more than 40 participants will be accepted. Please call the Recreation Office at (603) 432-6136. For additional information, please select the attached link.
October 2014
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Town Wide Trick - Or- Treat
Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6:00pm- 7:30pm
Town wide- Derry, NH

The town wide trick - or- treat will take place this evening from 6:00pm- 7:30pm
November
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Veterans Day Activities
Veterans Day Activities
Monday November 10th: Veterans Breakfast & Salute 8:00am to 9:30am at West Running Brook School. Call 603-432-1250 to make reservations.

Monday November 10th - Veterans Thank you held at the Taylor Library from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. Light Refreshments will be served. Call 603-432-7186 to confirm attendance.

Tuesday, November 11th: Veterans Day Breakfast at Pinkerton Academy held in the Freshman Cafeteria. Doors open at 7:00am. Please RSVP to GBurch@pinkertonacademy.org or jgentile@pinkertonacademy.org.

Tuesday, November 11th: Veterans Day Observances
10:00am Service at ST Luke's
11:00am MacGregor Park Wreath Laying
12:00pm VFW Open House
Veterans Day 2014 <br />Honoring America's Newest Veterans
Monday, November 10th and Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Under the combined effort of the:
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1617, American Legion Post 9, Ladies & Men’s Auxiliary VFW 1617, Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 9, Derry Parks & Recreation Department

Please see the attached flyer for your Veterans Day Activities
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Basketball Registrations
Basketball Registration Ends Nov 14, 2014
Day Trip- Foxwoods Resort Casino
Friday, November 14th, 2014
Depart Derry at 7:00am - Depart Foxwoods at 4:30pm

Travel to Foxwoods Resort Casino and try your luck! With tons of gaming options in six casinos, renowned retailers, and a variety of fine and casual restaurant options, this trip is sure to be a real winner! The trip includes Coach bus transportation, food voucher, and bonus play. For more information please call the Recreation office at 603-432-6136
Healthy Aging Lecture Series ~ November 2014
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 12:30PM
Marion Gerrish Community Center- 39 W. Broadway

Topic~ A Blizzard of Information: An Informational Guide to Senior Citizen Community Resources
Guest Speaker~ Jill McLaughlin, Human Services Administrator, Town of Derry, NH

For more information or to RSVP, please call 603-432-6136.
41st Annual Turkey Trot 5k Road Race
November 27th 9:00 AM
Galliens Town Beach on Beaver Lake Rte102 Derry, NH

Family traditions are harder and harder to develop and nurture over the years but this is an easy one for local families to participate. It's enjoyable, fun, and for a great cause so come on down and run so you can eat an extra piece(or two) of pie. Registrations are now being accepted.
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Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 29th, 2014
2014 Holiday Parade
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Beginning at 1:00PM

The Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 28th annual Holiday Parade! The theme this year will be: Once Upon a Time ~ A fairy tale holiday. This is the parade that you do not want to miss. Enjoy marching bands, parade floats, fire trucks, and Santa and Mrs. Claus! The parade will begin on West Broadway, continue down to East Broadway, turn onto Crystal Ave., and end at Hood Commons. Please follow the link for more information and for additional links to register for the parade. The registration forms can be found by clicking on the parade participation form as well as clicking organization biography form. For more information please call the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber of Commerce at 603-432-8205.
A Very Derry Holiday!
A Very Derry Holiday!
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Veterans Hall Gym ~ 31 West Broadway

A Very Derry Holiday is a yearly tradition that will immediately follow the Holiday Parade. Decorate your very own yummy gingerbread cookie in the gingerbread room, stop in to the face paint area for some face painting fun, paint a wooden toy at Santa’s workshop, and get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. More information to follow! For more information, please call, 603-432-6136.
December
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Day Trip - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer the Musical
Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Depart from Derry at 8:30am

Travel to Boston for a family trip to see this beloved classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical! While in Boston we will visit Faneuil Hall to take in the sights and sounds of the holiday season. For more information please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-432-6136!
Healthy Aging Lecture Series ~ December
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 12:30PM
Marion Gerrish Community Center- 39 W. Broadway

Topic~ All Those Holiday Treats!
Guest Speaker~ Kristen Flagg, RD, LD

For more information or to RSVP, please call 603-432-6136.
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Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th, 2014