Town Crier

Town Crier for August 20

The Pittsfield Circle of Home & Family group would like to thank everyone that purchased raffle tickets. The winners of the raffle were: “Full Bloom” pattern quilt- Constance Ouellette; Large Hand Woven Basket – Harriet Hutchins; Hot Air Balloon Pillow- Ava Foster; Quilted Angel Wall Hanging- Stephanie Pike; Baby Quilt-Ali Szabo; Quart Maple Syrup- Paula Martel; Set of Anna Lee Dolls- Robin Davis; Set of Quilted Star Hot Pads – Beth Kiley; 4 Matted Photographs- Gail Davis; Herbal Flax Wrap- Carolyn Davis; Necklace & Earring Set- Linda Gray and Cross Stitched Pillowcase set – Faith Whittier.

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, 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 Food Pantry is open in their new location on Barnstead Rd., just behind Atlantic Safety. The hours are Monday, 11-2 and 4-6 and Thursday 11-2.
In order to continue to offer free food to our community, they are in desperate need of monetary donations. They are also looking for someone with a truck as a backup driver to pick up food at the food bank in Manchester. They can always use fresh produce if you have overstocked your garden. Specific items always need are canned veggies, spaghetti sauce, soup, meats, jelly, and toiletries. If you have any questions, call 545-7998.

The Pittsfield Players will hold auditions for their fall musical, Once Upon A Mattress at the Scenic Theatre, 6 Depot St., on Sunday and Monday, August 20 and 21 at 7 pm each evening. The fall show will run for two weekends, November 10, 11, 12, 17 and 18, and will be directed by Marty Williams. Auditioners will be asked to sing a song (bring your own sheet music if your song is not from the show), read from the script and do a few dance steps that we’ll teach you.

The Suncook Valley Area Lions Club monthly meeting will be on Wed, Aug. 30 at 6 pm at Main Street Grill.

The Pittsfield Conservation Commission will meet on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7 pm at the Town Hall.

The Pittsfield Youth Workshop will hold Drop-in hours on Mon-Wed from 2-6 pm and Fri from 2-5 pm (followed by a Family Cookout from 5-7pm). For more information, contact Zach or Paula at 435-8272.

The Beautification Committee will meet on Mon, Aug. 28 at 6:30 at the Town Hall (instead of on Labor Day).

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.

Save the Date – PES Open House & BBQ on Monday, Aug. 28 at 5:30 pm at the Elementary School.

Happy Birthday wishes to Ed Vien on Monday- I hope you enjoy your special day!

Happy Anniversary wishes to Stacy and Rick Davis on Wed.