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Service day

The Student Conservation Association N.H. Corps will host a service day in conjunction with the Allenstown Historical Society on Saturday to clean up eight historic sites in Allenstown and Bear Brook State Park.

The day will begin at the Bear Brook State Park warehouse near the museum at 159 Deerfield Road. Volunteers are asked to bring work gloves, rakes and clippers. The conservation corps will lead volunteers to the sites and help with the cleanup.

Afterward, there will be a tour of the Old Allenstown Meeting House and refreshments will be served. The service day is suitable for ages 8 and older.

For information and to register, email DPPOutreach@dred.state.nh or call 485-2191.


Scarecrow contest

The deadline for entries in the Wilmot Community Association’s annual scarecrow contest is Oct. 15. Residents are encouraged to participate in this event, sponsored by the WCA and the Wilmot Garden Club.

To enter, send a photo with the title of your scarecrow to or P.O. Box 23, Wilmot, 03287 or drop it off at the WCA’s Red Barn at 64 Village Road, next to the post office. Include your name, age, street address, telephone number and email address, if you have one.

Prize categories are: funniest, most original, prettiest, best group ensemble, scariest and best use of a natural materials. Winners will be notified on Oct. 25.

The scarecrow display will greet folks who attend the Golden Jubilee potluck dinner Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. and Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the WCA’s Red Barn.

For more information about the contest, visit wilmot


Daffodil orders

The Dunbarton Garden Club is selling daffodil bulbs at $20 per pack. Visit dunbarton for an order form or call 774-4567. Orders will be taken until Oct. 5.


Flu clinic

The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a seasonal flu clinic Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at Greater Hillsboro Senior Services, St. Mary’s Parish, 36 Church St.

Nurses will administer seasonal flu shots to people age 3 and older and answer flu-related questions. The fee is $25 per immunization (cash or check) or Medicare B, Medicaid, Healthy Kids, Harvard Pilgrim, or Anthem (NHN, NHP, YGG, EHH, R, or Federal) will be accepted. Clients with insurance identification cards at the clinics will not have to pay a fee.

Clinics are dependent upon the availability of the flu vaccine and are subject to change. To confirm clinics and for a full schedule, or call 224-4093, ext. 5815.


Volunteers needed

The Warner Fall Foliage Festival will be held Oct. 11-13, and volunteers are still needed.

Visit or call 456-9775 to help out.

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