Town Crier for September 3

Great job & thank you to everyone that had a part in bringing RECYCLED PERCUSSION to Pittsfield on Friday, Aug.25. It was a great concert that brought out little town together! Be sure to save the date of Fri, Sept. 8 at 7 pm on WMUR and view the show Chaos & Kindness………featuring Pittsfield & Recycled Percussion!

A Pittsfield Community Garden committee has been formed and they will meet each Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please attend the meeting.

The Friday Night Kayak Group will meet every Friday at 6 pm at a different local location for a fun paddling trip. The group is open to everyone. Visit the website, huffnpuff.info for more information and location of the next trip and add your name to the email list or call Paul Oman at 435-7199.

The local TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) group meets each Tuesday at 6:30 pm at Berakah on Fairview Rd. For more information, please contact Pat at 435-5333 or Beth at 435-7397.

The Beautification Committee will hold their annual mum sale on Sat, Sept. 9 from 8-noon at the Aranosian Garden next to Jack’s pizza. They will have a variety of colors in 10-inch pots and 5-gallon pots, as well as perennials for fall planting. They will also be having a bake sale, lots of delicious goodies!

The Historical Society will host the program, “History of Globe Manufacturing, LLC” on Wed, Sept. 13 at 7 pm at the Society Headquarters, 13 Elm Street. The program will be presented by Doug Towle, VP of Marketing at Globe. Doug’s presentation will be on the History of Globe, its growth and the recent acquisition by MSA. Globe Mfg. established by F. H. Freese began to produce Fireman’s service suits in a small room located over a harness shop with 5 employees. This has evolved into the present day firm with over 450 employees. The program will conclude with a question-answer period and stories from the audience about their experiences at Globe.

The American Legion Peterson Cram Post 75 will meet September 11 at 7:30 PM at Post home, located at 3 Loudon Rd. The September meeting will be busy with details of how the Post is progressing in a new direction under the leadership of Post Commander James Edgell; POW/MIA Recognition Day and Veterans Day. If there are questions, feel free to contact the Post Adjutant, Merrill Vaughan at 603-340-1375.

The Pittsfield American Legion Peterson-Cram Post 75 is looking for at least two individuals that would like to sing the National Anthem for the annual Installation (First Monday in May); Memorial Day; Veterans Day and at other special programs as they occur. If we receive more than two nominees, (duo’s or a small group are welcomed to apply), we will do it by an elimination process where the nominees will have to sign the National Anthem at our post meetings beginning September 11, a 7:30 pm at the Post Home at 3 Loudon Rd; until two are chosen. REQUIREMENTS: Anyone in PMHS or home school. If in grades 7-8, a permission slip from both your parents/legal guardian and your school advisor would be required. If in high school, a permission slip from your advisor would be required. This will ensure that they know and approve of what you want to do. This will count as Community Service and patriotism recognition by the Post. If anyone has a question, feel free to contact Post 75 Adjutant Merrill Vaughan at 435-5207 or his cell phone 603-340-1375.

The Pittsfield High School Alumni Association will meet on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 pm in Room 126 at the High School. If you attended or graduated from Pittsfield High School, you are a member of the Alumni Association – and we would love to see some new faces at our meetings!

The Pittsfield Youth Workshop Board of Directors will meet on Wed, on Sept. 6 at 6:15 pm at the Workshop on Park Street.

The Pittsfield Players are looking for a few good men to fill two major roles and knights in their fall production of Once Upon A Mattress. The show runs the second and third weekend in November. Interested? Contact maye@pittsfieldplayers.com.

The Infant Toddler Diaper Pantry will be open on Tues, Sept. 5 from 9-11 am at the First Congregational Church. Young families are given supplemental diapers and wipes. Everyone is welcome. Please use the Chestnut Street entrance. Monetary and product donations are always welcome. Please call 435-7471 to arrange for drop off.

Happy Anniversary wishes to Louie & Patty Houle and to Belynda & Scott Littlefield on Thursday.