Weathersfield News June 29, 2016
The first week of summer was hot and busy. July starts Friday and this weekend is packed with parades and fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July. I've created a list of things you might want to do around our area this weekend-see below. I can smell the Reading Chicken BBQ already!
Front Porch Concerts, Lebanon Recreation and Parks Thursday nights at Colburn Park Lebanon NH. FREE music every Thursday until August 18, right after the Farmer's Market on the green
Basia Bulat opened the series last week.
Friday Night Jason Mraz sold out the Lebanon Opera House. What a great show, so glad I got to see it.
Also on Sunday I visited, Horses Connecting with Veterans at Kate Adams's Farm in Weathersfield. Great program, right in our backyards.
Finishing off my rounds on Sunday, House Rep. Donna Sweaney retired after 20 years serving the folks in Windsor and they held a party in her honor.
Weathersfield Select Board News: At the June 20 meeting the Board voted to approve a permit for a Municipal Fireworks display for July 3 at 9:15 p.m. at
167 Thrasher RD
with conditions. The Board approved Hal Wilkins for the position of Land Use Planner
at the recommendation of the Planning Commission. The Board approved spending
$50,000 to repair Amsden Schoolhouse RD. And the Board appointed Bruce Van
Houten to the Fire Commission. More information about the Select Board and the
town, contact Ed Morris P.O. Box 550, Ascutney, Vermont 05030 or email@example.com
Area Fireworks-Crown Point Country Club in Weathersfield, Saturday July 2 dusk. Located on the
Center RD Weathersfield/Valley ST. Springfield.; Thrasher RD in Ascutney Sunday, July 3, 9:15 p.m. on Thrasher Rd,
(see Select Board news above.); Ascutney
Mountain in Brownsville Sunday, July 3, 6:30 p.m.; Monandnock Park in Claremont
Monday, July 4, 9:30 p.m. at Board
and Pleasant Streets.
Ascutney's Second Annual Independence Day Parade in Ascutney, Saturday July 2, 3 p.m. The parade begins at the Mormon Church on Route 5 to First Street in Country Estates Mobile Home Park, down Hilltop Blvd, Stardust Circle and out to Thrasher RD. All are welcome.
Reading Old Home Days in Reading, Sunday July 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Parade 11 a.m., Chicken BBQ noon, 1 p.m. Ox Pull, Ducky Derby at 2 p.m. Ducky Tickets on sale now at Reading Town Hall, Reading Greenhouse and Watroba's General Store and at the Ducky Booth at the Parade.
Hartland Old Home Day in Hartland Monday, July 4 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Parade at 11 a.m. on Rte. 12 Food Booths; Antique Tractor Pull; Displays; Kids Games; Hartland Comm. Band Concert; Dancers Corner performance; Raffles; Musical Trivia; “The Moonlighters” Big Band at 7 p.m. in the Gazebo; Fireworks at Dusk. Rain/shine; FREE! Info: 802-326-2790 or: 802-436-2069
4th of July Celebration in
Claremont NH 6-10 p.m.
at Board and Pleasant Streets. Free Band-Smoke and Mirrors, Fireworks and
vendors. Monadnock Park
Get Out And About:
Weathersfield Monthly Potluck in Perkinsville, Tuesday, July 19, noon Community Church Vestry on Route 106. A quick trivia game will be available for those who want to take the challenge. Bring a hot dish, salad or dessert. Paper goods and beverages will be provided. Contact:
Lorraine Zigman 802-263-5245; firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Annual Five Alarm 5K in Perkinsville, Saturday July 30. This 5 K Trail Run or Walk benefits the West Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Department. Race is at the Power Dam at the end of
Maple Street in Perkinsville.
Registration opens at 8 a.m., Kid Race at 9 a.m., 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. First,
Second and Third places awarded to each age group. Register Online at http://www.active.com/perkinsville-vt/running/distance-running-races/3rd-annual-five-alarm-5k-2016?int= or
paper registration available at The West Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Dept. Or
Contact Toshya at email@example.com,
(603)322-3287. A chicken BBQ will be to follow at WWFD station.
Fridays Live Music Inn at Weathersfield in Perkinsville Friday nights at 5:30 p.m. July 1-Peter Neri, July 8-Erik Boedtker, July 15-Johnny O, July 22-closed for a wedding, July 29-
Aug. 5-Ali T
Windsor Station Live Music in
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. July 5-Copilot 6-9 p.m., July 9-Coquette 10
Low Cost Cat Pay/Neuter Clinics in
Springfield. Call Springfield Humane Society 802-885-3997
for an appointment. Clinic dates: Aug. 16, Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Dec. 13.
Weathersfield residents are reimbursed for cost of surgery up to $50, limit
three (3) cats. Please bring SNAP form (available at the Town Office.)
Weathersfield Food Shelf is now open in the 1879 School in Perkinsville every Thursday from 2-3 p.m. during the winter season. In the event of inclement weather contact Weathersfield Town Office, 674-2626, for information.
Yoga Tuesday nights,
in Ascutney practice Sivananda & Flow Yoga with Charlotte McIntyre
from 5:30-6:30 p.m.. For info visit www.yogisites.com/yogawithcharlotte
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Weathersfield Town Hall Claremont, NH The Ahimsa Yoga Center is located
at 140 North Street,
across from . To find out more
about Ahimsa, please visit www.ahimsanh.com Barnes
Valley Court Diversion Programs-Volunteer are needed in Weathersfield/Springfield areas to work with low level offenders in the community. The group meets once a month at the Springfield Police Department, your commitment will require about 3 hours a month. Training is provided. For more information please visit our website at www.vcdp.org or call Maureen at 802.281.5213.
Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney-FREE sponsored by RSPV- Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. in basement of Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5,
Classes are led by Geraldine Rudenfeldt. If interested call 674-5254 for more
information. Ascutney, VT.
Need to Find a Business in Weathersfield: http://www.weathersfielddirectory.org/
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