Tonight, Wednesday, July 20, Dan Szczesny will present his
talk and slideshow on “The Nepal Chronicles” at the Epsom Public
Library at 7:00 PM. His book will be available for purchase.
Movie Matinee continues on Wednesday, July 27 when the library
will be showing the movie “Race” at 1:30 PM. This film
chronicles the incredible true story of Jesse Owens who was thrust
onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics when he faced Adolf
Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.
Sign up at the front desk of the library to have a seat on
Wednesday, August 3 when Liz Barbour from Creative Feast will be
here with cooking demonstrations of “Cooking With Chocolate.”
Registration is required.
Good morning, everyone. It has been a busy week at the Pantry.
Our usual staff faithfully manning the store.
We had a bit of a problem with our air conditioner Saturday, so I
zipped to Sears and got another one. Now let me tell you a story.
When I was at the store and ready to check out, a person stepped up
and insisted on giving it to us free. I was stunned. This
young man told me someone had done him a great favor and he was
looking around for something or someone to do a favor in
Thank you so much young man. We also
received a marvelous check from St. Stephens Church in Pittsfield.
Those folks are so wonderful to our Pantry. And of
course the gentleman who gives us either milk or eggs weekly, I
thank you so so much.
Our wants are the usual: cream soups, rice a roni, and jams or
jelly. My garden is not doing well. My neighbor’s is
outstanding. I need a miracle.
Until next time,
At The Epsom Public Library
Monday, July 25th 2pm: Art Class with
instructor, Kerry Harman. Join the fun as we make a clay tortoise or
hare. Bring a smock or old shirt. Registration is required as space
is limited and there is $10.00 materials fee. Sign up at the
The Epsom Public Library is pleased to
host the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Program “Animal
Athletes” on Monday, July 25th at 6:30pm.
Animals are truly amazing athletes. Did you know a mountain lion can
leap 15 feet in the air or that a peregrine falcon can reach speeds
of 240 mph? Join a naturalist from Squam Lakes Natural Science
Center, along with three wild animal athletes (no mountain lions
though), to learn how speed, strength, and agility help them to
survive. You’ll even be able to compare your own athletic abilities
to some of New Hampshire’s wild athletes! Join us for this
fun, educational program. For more information call Vickie at
Children’s Movie: Tuesday, July 26th 2pm “Goldie and Bear:
Best Fairytale Friends” (Rated G) Popcorn and drinks provided.
Tuesday, August 2nd 12:30pm: “Teddy Bear
Picnic” Bring a sandwich, your favorite teddy, a blanket and join us
for stories, songs and a craft. Drinks and dessert will be provided!
If you wish to donate a dessert please call Mrs. Benner. Sign up is
required as space is limited. Please sign up at the circulation desk
or call 736-9920.
Wednesday, August 3rd 1pm: “Clay Vehicles”
Art Class with instructor, Kerry Harman. Bring a smock or old shirt.
Registration is required as space is limited. Materials fee is
$10.00. Sign up at the circulation desk.
Valley Artisan’s Artist of the Month
Sandra Sackett and her “crafting buddy”,
Sandra Cronin, have combined their various sewing techniques of
quilt piecing, silk ribbon embroidery, floss embroidery, hand sewing
and beading into one-of-a-kind Victorian crazy quilt Christmas
stockings and tree ornaments by using bits and pieces of silk,
velvet, velveteen, brocade, satin & wool fabrics, beads, laces,
ribbons, trims and buttons. The detail and hours of work that go
into creating the unique stockings and ornaments can be appreciated
when you visit Valley Artisans. Victorian crazy quilting is a
creative American craft popular with ladies in the mid-19th century.
The stockings are of a quality that could become heirlooms in your
Sandra Sackett also creates beaded jewelry
pieces, a passion she has developed over the past 12 years.
She finds that working with small beads and creating interesting &
fun wearable art is relaxing, meditative, A Zen like past time,
which can be done anywhere and Sandra has on occasion, spent the day
creating and beading while traveling across the country. Each piece
is unique and will add fashion to casual and evening wear.
Visit Valley Artisans in Epsom where there
is a wide variety of beautiful handcrafted work from local artists.
Sandra’s lovely Christmas stockings and ornaments, make wonderful
gifts for newborns, weddings or graduations; and her jewelry pieces
make great gifts any time. While in the store, be sure to sign
up for a chance to win one of Sandra’s ornaments for the month of
Epsom Old Home Days
August 13th & 14th, 2016
“Family Fun Day”
Come out and show your town spirit and
enjoy the festivities.
Aug.12th, traditional burying of the beans
Any one interested in participating and to
register for our parade on Aug 13th contact Dick Verville at
857-205-2841 or Georgia Perry at 736-8802. Have fun, decorate a
float, and kids decorate your bicycles.
For the Antique/Classic Cars contact Jay Beauchesne at 969-0914 or
e-mail: [email protected].
For booth info contact Dick Frambach at
Sunday the 14th, 4K Road Race & 2K walk sponsored by Northeast
Delta-Dental. For race info and to register go on line to:
http://running4free.com/RaceDetails.aspx?raceid=286. Please take
notice that there will be a A-1 road lane change for road race.
For more details of the weekend events go to
[email protected]. To
be a general contributor please make funds payable to Epsom Old Home
Day Association & to submit a letter for Citizen of the Year Award
send all mail to Georgia Perry 190 North Rd, Epsom, NH 03234. Your
support is greatly appreciated.
New Rye Congregational Ladies Aid
Hearts on Parade made by Epsom, New Rye Ladies Aid
Ladies Aid of Epsom’s New Rye Congregational Church has made a
hand appliqueed quilt, “Hearts on Parade” is 54” x 82”. Its wide
spectrum of colors will fit any decor. The quilt will be offered for
raffle at Epsom’s Old Home Day, August 13,2016. Monies raised will
be used to support the church and community. Come see us there.