Town Crier

Town Crier for August 12

Bone Builders Exercise Program meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 am at the Pittsfield Senior Center  This is a free one-hour weight training program that is designed to help increase your muscle strength, bone density, and balance.  Bone Builders Exercise Program relies upon weight bearing exercise to protect against fractures.  Bone Builder’s Class is held on the first floor of the Pittsfield Community Center.  Beginners and advanced participants welcome and weights are provided. Please call the Senior Center at 435-8482 for more information.

The Pittsfield Alumni Association Committee is holding a 50/50 raffle. The winner of the raffle will receive half of the total money collected.  Tickets are 1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.  Locations, where tickets can be purchased, include Pittsfield Youth Workshop, Town Hall (Clerk’s Office), and Dustin Park (Old Home Day – July 14th)… or you can purchase tickets from Tobi Chassie – 435-6701 ext. 4 or; Andi Riel – 435-6346 or; Ted Mitchell-435-6573 or; Carole Richardson -435-8351 or Nancy Carr-435-8220.  The drawing will be held at the Alumni Association meeting on Wed, Sept. 12 at 7 pm at PMHS, Room 126.  Your support of the Alumni Association is greatly appreciated.

PES PTO is trying to be creative in ways to help the school district raise funds.  One way that everyone can help without spending extra money is to save BOX TOPS. BOX TOPS are found on HUNDREDS of products and the school gets TEN CENTS for each one returned!  Even if you don’t have youth in the school system, you can help by clipping the BOX TOPS.   The FULL LIST of box top products can be found at  The BOX TOPS can be dropped off at Danis Supermarket, Pittsfield Town Hall, Forest B Argue Recreation Area (Town Pool), Pittsfield Fire Station, Joy Church, Epping Well and Pump, Mike’s Meat Shoppe, Globe Manufacturing, and Pittsfield Elementary School.   Please reach out to PES PTO with any questions you may have.

The South Pittsfield Friends Church will be open on Sunday, August 12th with Rev. Henry Frost as the speaker and on August 26th with Pastor Harold Muzzey as the speaker.  Al Services begin at 1:00 pm and all are welcome.

The TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meets each Tues at 6:30 pm at The Joy Church, 55 Barnstead Rd.  For more information or if you have questions, please call Pat at 435-5333 or Beth at 435-7397.

The Library Trustees will meet on Wed, Aug.15 at 5 pm at the library.  The public is welcome to attend the meetings.

The Pittsfield Senior Center needs volunteers for different days of the week at different times for only 2 hours a week. The job includes working in the kitchen preparing items for Meals on Wheels, the community meal, setting up for the meals and washing dishes. Training is provided.  Please call 435-8482 if interested.

Pittsfield Youth Workshop has Drop-In Hours from 2-6pm on Mon and Wed this week..  Friday is a Girls Only Afternoon from 2-6pm.  Please call 435-8272 for more information.

Auditions for the fall musical Camelot will be held at the Scenic Theatre Sunday and Monday, August 19 and 20, at 7 pm each evening. All roles are open, and auditioners will be asked to sing a song from the show, read from the script, and do a few simple dance steps. Visit the Players’ website, for more information.

The Suncook Valley Rotary Club will meet on Wed, Aug. 15 at 6 pm at Dominick’s Restaurant.  For more information, contact Donna Keeley at

The Parks & Recreation Committee will meet on Tues, Aug. 14 at 6:15 pm at the Town Hall.

Happy Birthday wishes to Melissa Potter, Ray Webber and Stacy Davis on Friday and to Sally Wardwell on Sat.  I hope you all enjoy your special day.

A special Happy Birthday wish to my sister, Michele Grainger Karwocki on Tues, Aug. 14.  I hope you have a fabulous day!!

Happy Anniversary wishes to Merrill and Diane Vaughan and to Sally & Jeff Wardwell on Mon.  Best wishes to all of you!