Attention Barnstead Parents
Baseball and Softball signups will be held on the following dates:
March 23, 2013 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at the Barnstead Elementary School
questions about signups feel free to email
[email protected]. Please bring back
any uniforms you have from prior years. Thank you!
to believe that you would be 10 years old. My goodness, I remember when
you’d stand in front of me to see how big you were. We still have the
marks on the wall where we measured you.
haven’t moved your things. I think they bring a small bit of comfort.
Daddy tries so hard to keep busy because he misses you so much. All he
wants is his little man.
birthday, March 16, we went to the cross and remembered the short time
you were here and how much joy you gave us.
you’re always in our hearts.
Joins Barnstead Community Market
Classes Now Available
vendor to join Barnstead Community Market is Buttonwood Crafts. Lee and
Connie Button are a husband and wife team, who have developed their
personal interest into a business adventure. They moved to NH in 1981.
Lee began working with wood soon after their arrival. He has been
doing craft projects, mostly as gifts, for many years. He will be
displaying some of his most unique items.
loved to sew since she could hold a needle. She received her first
sewing machine as a gift from her parents when she graduated from high
school, and still sews on that same machine today. She has been a sewing
teacher for over ten years and gives private lessons in her home to
children and adults.
Connie can be reached at
many items available for sale at BCM, 13A Parade Road, Barnstead, NH
03218. Hours are Friday 1 – 7, Saturday 9 – 4 and Sunday 12 – 4.
interested in spinning? Carol Karten of Hidden Hill Alpacas will be
offering a spinning class on Saturday, Please contact Elaine Laventure
at 603 591-4815 to register.
Handbuilding classes are again being offered for the spring. Irene
Derosier of Barndoor Gap Pottery will be teaching various handbuilding
techniques such as coiling, slab, pinchpots and more. Clay glazes and
firings will be provided. Classes will be held at the shop on 6
Tuesdays, April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14 and 21 from 6 – 8pm. The class
fee is $120.00. To register or ask more questions call Irene at 603
568-7318 or email at [email protected].
Master Plan 2013 Public Opinion Survey
Master Plan Committee in conjunction with the Survey Center of the
University of New Hampshire is asking the public to fill out a Public
Opinion Survey that will help determine the town’s needs for the next
ten years. The information collected from this survey will be used to
determine what’s important to the residents of Barnstead. It only takes
about 10 minutes to complete, and covers a broad range of topics,
including land use, development, government services, taxation and
expenditures. The opinions, preferences and information gathered from
the survey will help in recommending policies and priorities for the
future of Barnstead. The surveys will be mailed to town residents
beginning March 4. Please return your completed survey in the
self-addressed postage paid envelope as soon as possible. The results
will be published in later this year, followed by a discussion at a
If you are
interested in becoming part of the Master Plan Committee feel free to
attend a meeting on a one-time basis, or consider becoming a member. We
welcome your ideas, comments and participation. The Master Plan
Committee meets every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the
Barnstead Parade Fire Station. For more information, contact the Master
Plan committee leader, David Brown, email
the Master Plan is available online at
www.barnstead.org under Town
By Beverly A. Goodrich, Secretary
Nighthawk Seniors of Barnstead met at the Barnstead Town Hall on March
6, 2013 at 12 noon and enjoyed a delicious corned beef dinner prepared
by members Deb Fedorchak and Pat Duffy. There were 19 members, one guest
and her little dog present. During the meal we enjoyed a wonderful piano
concert presented by Pastor John Fogell from Alton. He played oldies,
hymns, patriotic, and St. Patrick’s Day songs. He is a very accomplished
pianist and his music was loved by all.
raffle was won by Pat Chioccola. At the business meeting, Jerry Conti
was chosen to be our Vice President.
meeting will be held at the Town Hall on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12
noon and will be a pot luck lunch. The program will be a Silent Auction,
and all are asked to bring good items for the auction.
welcoming both men and women to join our club. Dues are very affordable
at $4.00 a year. Come join us, you’ll be glad you did!
information, please call President Christine Sanborn at 875-2676.