The Derry Village Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) annually runs a three-week after-school enrichment program in the spring. The program is free and is funded by the school’s PTA, with all classes taught by volunteers. Different enrichment activities are available to the students on different afternoons and some of the activities are separated by
Luke Testa remembers one of the most unusual items he and the Project PLAY team collected over the nonprofit’s 2 1/2-year existence. “It was a pair of really, really small pink Princess roller blades,” he recalled. But he and his colleagues found a home for them. Project PLAY, the charity Testa founded with fellow high school
The Derry Public Library will present its first Author Festival on Saturday, May 2. The library is hosting authors and storytellers all day in “Sharing Our Stories,” a celebration of the written and spoken word. Youth Librarian Erin Robinson said the idea came from Library Director Cara Barlow by way of the Board of Trustees.