Town Crier

Town Crier for April 23

Mark your calendars to visit Friendly’s Ice Cream, 147 Loudon Rd in Concord on April 27 from 4-9 pm for a “Friendly’s FUNraising” event. 20% of your check will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network. A certificate will be needed and can be obtained by contacting Jennifer Pickard (in Pittsfield) at 858-0893 or will be available that night at the restaurant.

The Pittsfield Youth Workshop has Drop-in hours from 2-6 pm- Mon,Wed,& Fri. For more information, contact Zach or Paula at 435-8272.

It is School Vacation week – the schools will reopen on Monday, May 1. Enjoy your vacation!

The Pittsfield Youth Workshop is 30 years old!! Plans are being made to celebrate this wonderful milestone. If you attended PYW, worked at PYW, volunteered at PYW anytime over the past 30 years – we want to hear from you. Please contact Zach or Paula at 435-8272 or so we can update your contact info. SAVE THE DATE, JUNE 24 – Watch for more information about the celebration.

Save the Date for Old Home Day – Sat, July 22 and the theme of the day is CIRCUS! We would love to have ALL the organizations in town have a float in the parade. Contact Mark Riel at 435-6346 or to register your float.

The hours of operation at Josiah Carpenter Library will be: Monday & Wednesday- 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Tuesday & Thursday- 10:00- 2:30 pm,
Friday & Saturday- 10:00-1:00 pm. Please note that the library’s restroom remains unavailable for public use.

The Suncook Valley Area Lions Club is collecting gently used items for the Town Wide Yard Sale. Spots are available (for $10) for other groups or individuals to set up. Please call Laurie at 435-5052 to arrange for drop off or pick up and for more information.

Dogs need to be registered by May 1st. You may license your dog by stopping in at the Town Clerk’s office, on-line or by US Mail.

The Greater Pittsfield Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the Multi Town Yard Sale on June 2, 3 & 4 from 8-2 pm. Registration opens on April 15. Please visit for more information and registration forms.

The Foss Family Scholarship application is available NOW! Please visit the PMHS website in the College and Career section under the home page and scholarships/financial aid page for details and the application. Deadline for submission is May 1.

The Food Pantry will REOPEN at their new location at 55 Barnstead Rd. on Mon, 4/24- the hours are Mon – 11-2 pm and 4-6 pm and Thurs – 11-2 pm. Volunteers are needed. Please call 435-6773, X19 for more information.

The Pittsfield Circle of Home & Family Group will meet on Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm at the Community Center, lower level. Melissa Babcock will be presenting a program on Essential Oils. For more information, please call Andi Riel at 435-6346.

The Read Meet & Talk Book discussion group will meet on Tuesday, April 25th at 10:30. We will be discussing The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts. Join us for an exciting book discussion, stay for a leisurely & nutritious lunch afterward at a bargain price!

The Pittsfield Conservation Commission will meet on Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm at the Town Hall.

Happy Birthday wishes to Jeannette Engelmann on Mon., to Tracy Demers on Tues, to Greg Martin on Thursday and to Aunt Rose Kimball on Sat. I hope you all enjoy your special day.

A very special Happy Birthday wish to my nephew, Nathan Fries! Have a GREAT day!