Suncook Valley town crier for the week of Sept. 25, 2022.

Published: 9/26/2022 9:52:05 AM
Modified: 9/26/2022 9:51:18 AM
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■Suncook Senior Center activities for the week: Bone Builders (9 to 10 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday), Bingo (10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday and Thursday), Cribbage (10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday), Arts and Crafts (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday), Tops Group (11 a.m. to noon on Thursday), Bingo (10 a.m. to noon on Thursday), and Klunk (12:30 to 2 p.m. on Monday and Thursday).

■The Monthly Market will be held on Oct.1 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and on Oct. 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St.

■Parish Nurse Program has a Free Balance Screening on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall. Please call to register for your 20-minute, one on one appointment at (603) 663-8004.

■Harvest Bazaar and Penny Sale at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall will be held on Oct. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with drawings at 4 p.m. sharp. There will be raffles, door prizes, hourly meat raffle (Sunday only) and snack bar, children’s carnival, used books, puzzles, and vintage jewelry. If you think you would to help out please call (603) 485-3113.



CHICHESTERNew teachers

■The Chichester Library will be holding a special meeting of the Library Trustees at 113 Pleasant St. on Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Call the library at 798-5613 for information. The library will present its weekly program on Music and Movement for ages up to three years on Sept. 29 at 10:45 a.m.

■A welcome to new teachers, Ashley Slauter who will be teaching 4th grade, and to James Natusch who will be in the 2nd grade classroom.

■The Historical Society along with the Heritage Commission will be offering a fun and informational meeting about NH One Room Rural Schools on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the library. Come and learn the romance and reality of the one-room schools. This event is sponsored by the NH Humanities with Steve Taylor as narrator.

■The Chichester Board of Selectmen has declared that from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 is set aside as Childhood Cancer Awareness Week as part of the town’s efforts to further awareness of childhood cancer.

■The BCEP will have its monthly meeting on Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at their facility in Pittsfield.

■Chichester School pictures will take place on Sept. 29 at the school. Contact the school is any questions. The Chichester Central School Facebook page will enable you to know more information on what’s going on in our school. Band rental information night will be Sept. 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gym. Plan ahead for the PTO Trunk or Treat on Oct. 23 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Holiday Craft Fair will be Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

■Chichester residents are welcome to join The Pittsfield Senior Center at 55 Barnstead Rd., Pittsfield. Come join your friends and neighbors and enjoy coffee, snacks, bingo, informational speakers, cribbage, crafts and much more.

■The local Out of Your Attic Thrift Shop has changed seasons and now has warm clothing for all ages. Halloween decorations are ready for pick up and these items go fast!

■Chichester Youth Association U10 soccer team winning streak is 3-0. Thanks to coaches and parents for showing them important skills and sportsmanship.

■Expect delays on Horse Corner Road starting on Sept. 26 as paving will start if the weather and construction permits.


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■Lego Club at the Library on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Snacks and drinks included. All ages are welcome.

■Story Time is at the Library on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Join us for stories, songs, crafts and a snack.

■Mahjong meets on Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. at the Library.

■The Knitters Group will meet at the Library on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Crochet, quilting, and fabric crafters of all sorts are welcome!

■Cribbage will meet at the Library on Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

■Children’s movie at the Library on Tuesday at 4 p.m., Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022). Snacks and drinks will be provided.

■Movie Matinee on Wednesday at the Library at 1:30 p.m., Family Camp (2022). When two polar-opposite families are forced to camp together, the dads struggle to hold onto their families and marriages as they compete for the coveted camp trophy.

■Thinker Tuesdays at the Library, each week we will have a new project to do. The club starts at 3:30 p.m., advanced signups are appreciated, but drop ins are welcome. Thursday is DIY Wreck This Journal. Explore the best-selling Wreck This Journal series and learn how to make your own! During this process, we will explore what makes art ‘good.’ Journals and materials will be provided, so kids will be leaving with their own (DIY) Wreck This Journal!

■“Life Downstairs: British Servant Culture in Fact, Fiction, and Film,” on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Join Ann McClellan as she explores the history behind the rise and fall of British servants and why Americans are so fascinated by their stories on page and screen. Join us in the EPL meeting room for a fun evening! Open to all ages. Please call, stop in, or email to sign up!

■Mark your calendars for Oct. 7 and 8 for the Evergreen Lodge #53 & Ivy Green Lodge #36 hosting its annual Dinner Show at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Dinner includes appetizers, salad, the buffet, dessert and beverages. The cost is $30 per person or a table for $150. Call Vickie at (603) 736-4707 for reservations! Proceeds from the dinner show benefit hall restorations and lodge projects.

■Planning board meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the town office meeting room.

■Book Discussion group is resuming! We will meet on Oct. 1 at 9:30 a.m., and will continue to meet on the first Saturday of each month. We will read Finding the Source by Dave Kobrenski. Dave is a local author (Conway, NH), and will be visiting the library on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. His presentation will be musical and fun for all.

■Happy birthday wishes to “Uncle Dave Cannon” on Monday , Ben Davis on Tuesday, Mark Mathison on Wednesday, Laurie Vallee and Jane Levesque on Thursday, and Jim Pero on Saturday! I hope you all have wonderful celebrations!



■The PHS Alumni Association will be meeting on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at PMHS Media Center. New members are always welcome, please join us. We will be starting to plan the All Class Reunion for next summer!

■The Suncook Valley Area Lions Club will meet on Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. Please use the rear entrance. Interested in joining our club - please come to the meeting.

■The American Red Cross is back at Joy Church on Sept. 29 from 1 to 6 p.m. We are critically low on appointments! Our goal is to collect 28 units of blood, for every unit collected that day, can help up to three people, our ripple effect will touch 84 patients in need. Book your appointment at:

■Pittsfield Celebrates PMHS Homecoming and Community Night Out on Sept. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Dustin Park. Homecoming parade at 6 p.m., ”Pittsfield Pride – Hollywood Magic.” There will be activities, food, K-9 demonstration and free give aways. Support our school teams: Soccer team vs Chichester (Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.), and Varsity Girls and Boys Soccer vs Hinsdale (Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Drake Field).

■Harvest Fest on Oct. 22 (rain date, Oct. 29) at the FB Argue Recreation Area (Town Beach) on Clark Street. Tthere will be wagon rides, pumpkin carving and decorating, and a cookout where you can buy hotdogs or hamburgers, as well as other familiar activities. New this year, will be a chili cookoff and Journeys End Farm products and hopefully many more. If your group or small business would like to take part in the festivities, call (603) 290-4068. We will also be awarding some prizes for best costumes this year, so wear your costume to join in the fun.

■Trunk or Treat at Globe Parking lot on Oct. 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For a registration form, please email

■In celebration of Senior Center Month, some community members will be visiting the Senior Center. Please join us on Sept. 26, at 11 a.m., the Pittsfield Food Pantry will visit.

■The Victory Workers 4-H group and The Dowboro Farm have created a farm stand at 615 Dowboro Road in Pittsfield! The Young Entrepreneurs Program gave 4-Hers the opportunity to apply for grant money to start our own businesses. We are open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

■PYW is back to its school year Drop-In hours! Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Drop-In is from 3 to 6 p.m., and Wednesday is from 1 to 6 p.m. PYW is open to Grades 6 to 12. For more information, contact Laurie Sweeney or Zach Powers at (call) 435-8272, (text) 234-9788 or email at

■The American Legion is in need of someone to sing the National Anthem at the Veteran’s Day ceremony on Nov. 12. Please contact Mickey Vien (603) 540-0293, Mike Cabral (603) 866-1742 or Gerard LeDuc (603) 470-6942.

■Happy Birthday wishes to Mary-Ellen Tuttle on Tuesday. Enjoy your special day!




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