Here’s the news for
Pittsfield. If you would like to add an event. please contact me
The Pittsfield Rotary Club
will meet on Wed. May 29 at 6pm at the Community Center,
The Greater Pittsfield Chamber of
Commerce Yardsale is on Sat. June 1 with advertised hours of
8am-1pm. This year the yardsale is expanding to include all
towns from Epsom to Alton. Participant location listings,
group locations and noteworthy items for sale will be listed
on the Chamber's facebook page, on the Chamber website,
www.pittsfieldchamber.org, printed in the Suncook Valley Sun
and hard copy lists will be available at the Town Hall and
With toe tapping Sousa marches, a salute
to our Armed Forces and many other national favorites, all
ages will certainly enjoy "Celebrate America" a patriotic
concert, Friday, May 31 at 7pm at the First Congregational
Church, 24 Main St. It will feature the church's Chancel
Choir and JuBellation Handbell Choir and UNH's own
inextinguishable Brass Quintet. You will even have a chance
to join in on a few special songs. Light refreshments will
be served during intermission. Join us for this delightful
event - an evening of magnificent music honoring our
wonderful country. Parking and wheelchair accessibility at
rear entrance. More information at pittsfieldcc.com or
435-7471. God Bless America!
The American Legion
Peterson Cram Post 75 will hold the Memorial Day observance
on Sunday, May 26 beginning with a church service at Our
Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 8:00am. The observance
will then continue at 1:00pm at the Veterans Memorial on
Main Street with musical guests Madelyn and Grace Winslow,
Stephanie Joyce and members of the Pittsfield Singers. The
guest speaker will be Colonel James Allard, U.S. Army (Ret).
The traditional flower basket presentation followed by the
rifle salute and TAPS will close the program. For more
information, please contact Commander Merrill Vaughan at
435-5207 or 344-0264.
The Pittsfield Youth Workshop
is sponsoring the 11th annual Fiddle Contest on Friday, May
31 at the Scenic Theatre, 6 Depot Street from 5:30 - 9pm
with a suggested donation of $5.00. Any and all fiddlers are
welcome to compete for the prize money. A Silent Auction
will be held throughout the evening to raise money for PYW
programs and activities. The evening will begin with the
Silent Auction and refreshments available from 5:30 - 9pm.
At 6:30pm the Youth Competition (youth aged 17 and under)
will begin followed by the Open Division - anyone can enter.
Come support PYW and enjoy the music. For more information,
call Zach or Paula at 435-8272.
The PES Spring
Concert for grades 4 -6 will be held on Wednesday, May 29 at
6:30pm at PMHS Gym.
The South Pittsfield Community
Club Ham and Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, June 1
from 5-6:30pm at the South Pittsfield Community Club,
Dowboro Road. The cost is $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for kids
6-12 and kids under age 6 are free.
The Town Hall
offices, Josiah Carpenter Library, Pittsfield Area Senior
Center and schools will all be closed on Monday, Ma 27 in
observance of Memorial Day.
A Public Hearing will be
held on Tuesday, May 28 at 6:30pm at the Town Hall. The
purpose of the public hearing will be to allow public
comments about the Special Town meeting warrant in regards
to establishing the position of full time Fire Chief.
Congratulations to Lisa Stevens, PES art teacher, on
being selected as Chichester Grange Teacher of the Year. Ms.
Stevens has served as the art teacher at PES since 1997.
Congratulations and thank you for all your hard work.
Kyle Hamel's Eagle Scout Project was the makeover of the
PES Nature Trail, a quarter mile trail behind the Elementary
school. Kyle and friends have transformed the trail and
constructed wooden benches and a small amphitheater suitable
for a class meeting. Thanks to Kyle for leading and
organizing this project and to Barton Lumber for donating
the building materials and also to several scouts and
leaders who donated labor and equipment.
Birthday wishes to Dan Kimball on Friday, May 31. Enjoy your
Happy Anniversary wishes to Lisa and
Andy Fries on Tuesday, May 28 and to Corine and Leon Miller
on Wed, May 29. Best wishes for many more happy years
As we celebrate Memorial Day, please
remember to honor and celebrate the lives and sacrifices
made by our military.