Concoocook River town crier for Sept. 20, 2020

Published: 9/21/2020 8:39:01 AM
BOW Last call for mums

■The Bow Pioneers Snowmobile Club’s 19th Annual Fall Mum Sale ends Sunday. This sale raises money to offset the cost of trail and equipment maintenance for snowmobilers, as well as to provide first-rate hiking, skiing and snowshoe trails for Bow’s outdoor enthusiasts. Individual plants (9-10-inch pots) are $12 each and baskets are $24 each. Available colors are burgundy, white, yellow, pink and bronze.

■The Towns of Bow and Dunbarton will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Day & Electronics Collection on Oct. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bow Department of Public Works on 12 Robinson Road, Bow. For more information, visit


DUNBARTON Book talk online

■In September, the DCC Book Club will read “Mary Magdalene” by Lynn Picknett. Discussion will be Oct. 1 from 7-8 p.m. on Zoom.

■The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is Nov. 2. For more information and official resources to help you prepare for the general election visit

■If you received a letter and list from the library regarding overdue books on your account, please do a sweep of your home and return any you may find. There will be no fines or fees on these books.

■Interlibrary loan services are back. You are able to request library materials from other public New Hampshire libraries.

■The police department reports its Bicycle Drive Thru was a success! The officers were able to pass out free helmets and related bicycle safety equipment to local youth. Thank you to everyone who helped them promote the event.

■The Towns of Dunbarton and Bow will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Day & Electronics Collection on Oct. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bow Department of Public Works on 12 Robinson Road, Bow. For more information, visit or email



HENNIKER / WEARE Student lunch list

■The Tucker Free Library is now open to the public! “Look & Book!” service is being used, meaning patrons can browse the shelves for materials, check out and leave. This is in addition to the existing curbside pick-up and home delivery.

■Looking for the “Weare in the World” newspaper? Find it on the top page of the Weare Library website.

■Henniker’s town manager is putting out a weekly newsletter, “Henniker Happenings.” To get on the list visit

■Students under 18 who are currently enrolled in an SAU 24 school will continue to get free lunch until Dec. 31. Lunches for elementary and middle school students not in a school building are pick-up only. Sign up by contacting robin.damone@sau24.



■On Tuesday, learn how to make a basic knitted scarf at Fuller Public Library starting at 6:30 p.m. Join us in the library (or outside if the weather is nice), face coverings are a must, or virtually from home. We have some knitting needles we can loan and we will provide the yarn (unless you have some). Please RSVP to 464-3595.


HOPKINTON / CONTOOCOOK Juried holiday craft fair Sept. 25-26

■The Hopkinton Town Library welcomes people back into the building. Hours are limited and you must make an appointment (call 746-3663 or email Hours will be Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon for seniors only and 3 to 5 p.m. for anyone; Friday 10 a.m. to noon for families only and 3 to 5 p.m. for anyone; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone. There will be a maximum of 15 patrons in the building at a time. Please continue to use the external book return box. Masks are required. Limited computer use available by appointment for up to one hour. Photocopier and fax machine available. Curbside pickup will continue; place holds as before, by logging into the library’s catalog.

■The Contoocook Farmers Market is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, behind the depot in Contoocook. Please wear a mask. Many local vendors.

■Hawks face masks are now available at

■Christmas in September will be held Sept. 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the historic Train Depot in Contoocook. Featuring local juried craftspeople Masks and social distancing required.

■The Contoocook Dance and Gym Center has classes for children in beginner, intermediate and advanced levels for combo dance, gymnastics, tap, jazz and others. For information, call 746-3282.

■Hopkinton Town Library will hold a virtual event “Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible” on Sunday at 4 p.m. The “virtual” show is 45 minutes long followed by a question and answer session. To access Susan B. Anthony program “Failure is Impossible” .The pass code is “hopkinton” (all lower case). This will be followed by a Q and A with Sheryl Faye, the actress portraying Anthony via Zoom Meeting ID: 828 5749 6260. Passcode: 156184.



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