Many thanks to the
Chichester Firemen’s Association for lighting the tree at Carpenter
Park. It is a beautiful reminder of the holiday season.
The Socks for Seniors
collection will end on December 20. Pairs of brightly colored socks
may be left in the boxes at the Chichester Library, the Pittsfield
Lilbrary, and The Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop. The socks will be
given to residents of area nursing homes for Christmas as part of
the Socks for Seniors program, sponsored by Chichester Grange. Let’s
see if we can beat last year’s count.
Chichester Grange will
meet on Wednesday, December 21, at 7 p.m. upstairs in the Grange
Happy Birthday on
December 24 to Jordan Davison and Richard Millette.
The Chichester Police
Association is once again +sponsoring “SECRET SANTA” for Chichester
We will be accepting
applications through December 16, 2016. All we ask is that you be a
resident of Chichester, ONLY requesting assistance from us, fill out
an application so that we know the needs and wants of children, and
bring it to the police department by the above date.
If you would like
assistance or know of a family that needs assistance, please do not
hesitate to let us know. If you would like to volunteer to shop,
wrap, or help Santa in any way, please call and speak with Donna or
Chief Clarke at 798-4911. Monetary gifts are accepted made out to
Secret Santa Fund.
Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee
Last day to shop at The
Attic before Christmas is Thurs. Dec. 22, which is also a special
1/2 price day! We will be Closed Sat. Dec. 24, Christmas Eve.
There will be a “Christmas Close Out” (All Christmas 1/2 price &
better) on Thurs. Dec. 29th! There will be plenty of glassware for
use on New Year’s Eve! Find us on Rte 28 north, Mon. 8-12; Tues. &
Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 & Sat. 10-4. 247-7191.
Chichester Public Library News
Have you stopped by, yet,
to see the exhibit of artwork by Chichester Central School students
participating in the Currier Outreach Program? The assemblage of
pictures of the Cog Railway is particularly fascinating, showing the
similarity of subject, as well as the individuality of each of these
young artists. There’s still time, as the exhibit will continue
throughout the month of December. Kudos to our young artists!
The Knitting Circle meets
today at 3:30 p.m.
pre-school/kindergarten hour is scheduled for Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, December 19th, is
the Lovers of the Chichester Library meeting at 7 p.m. Newcomers
are always welcome.
Wednesday, December 21st
at 7 p.m. is the new, Evening Book Club. The discussion that
evening will be on Gaining Ground, by Forrest Prichard.
The holidays are truly
around the corner, and the kids and grandkids will be off from
school. Do you have enough books and DVDs for you and the kids?
Stop by to see what the library has for your enjoyment. You might
want to check them out or even buy some books or puzzles from the
Down Under Bookstore. The prices are unbeatable! Gift certificates
are also available. They make great stocking stuffers.
During vacation, on
December 30th from 2-4 p.m., kids from first grade to middle school
are invited to join others at the library for “Games Galore.”
Please sign up, so that the appropriate amount of snacks will be
announced or because of particularly inclement weather, Library
hours are: Monday and Wednesday, 2:30-8:30 p.m.; Tuesday and
Thursday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 9