Congratulations to the Gilmanton Cub Scouts Pack 242 who raised
nearly 250 nonperishable food items in less than a week for the
Gilmanton Community Church’s Food Pantry walk on Sunday, October 6,
2013. The boys walked more than 4 miles in the rain and enjoyed a
spaghetti dinner courtesy of the church.
The Gilmanton School students and staff would like to invite all
veterans and families to our Veteran’s Day Assembly. It will be held
on Thursday, November 7th at 9:00 a.m in the school’s gymnasium. We
hope to see you there! The Gilmanton School supports our troops!
Remember the good old days when you used to walk up to Green’s Drug
Store and get your tickets to the Pittsfield Players’ shows?
Well those days are back - you can purchase Thoroughly Modern Millie
tickets on Sat., Nov. 2 from 10-2 and Sunday, Nov. 3 from 11-1 at
the Scenic Theatre on Depot Street in Pittsfield.
Tickets are $17/each; $15 for seniors. The show is Friday and Sat.,
Nov. 8 & 9 at 7:30 PM, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2PM and Friday and Sat.,
Nov. 15 & 16 at 7:30PM.
Larry Frates Bring his Magic Show to Gilmanton October 26
Nascimento (aka Larry Frates) brings his magical revue to Gilmanton
Old Town Hall on Saturday, October 26, at 6:15 pm. Tickets, $10
($5 for children ages 3-16) are available at the Gilmanton
Year-Round Library and at the door the night of the performance.
Seating is limited!
Artist and magician Larry Frates brings his full magical review to
Gilmanton on Saturday evening, October 26 beginning at 6:15 pm.
The program, at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works, is presented
in support of the “Campaign to Keep the Library Open” and is the
magician’s first complete magic show in Town in 15 years.
Tickets are $10 adults, $5 for children, ages 4 to
16. Children age 3 and under are admitted free. Tickets can be
obtained at the Library on NH route 140 opposite the Gilmanton
School or on line at
www.gyrla.com. Seating is
The evening of family fun includes desserts and raffle prizes.
Larry has donated his prints entitled LILACS as raffle prizes.
Nascimento (aka Larry Frates) is a Member of the: Magic Circle of
London, Society of American magicians (35 yr member), and the
International Brotherhood of Magicians. He holds the
Order of Merlin and Shield for over 35 years of service to the magic
profession and has performed for more than 15 years as the Storybook
Forest Magician. Presently Larry performs an
anti-bullying assembly program called You are the Magic! using
magic, caricatures, storytelling and music to promote being the best
friend you can be.
Learn To Knit …Latvian Mittens
With Instructor : Maryly Zuker Matthewman
Another GREAT opportunity at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.
Maryly is donating her time and talent to teach some lucky knitters
the art of making Latvian Mittens.
Event Highlights include:
• The class is a full 6 hours of instruction (1 hr. lunch)
• Event cost is $50.00 per participant, plus $17.00 materials
• All proceeds are donated by Maryly to the GYRL
• Kit includes enough yarn for one pair of 2 ½” X 5 ½” mittens
• Yarn provided is sport weight Romney Ridge Yarn
• Latvian colors of orange, red, blue, green and yellow
• Please bring 5 - #4 double pointed (non metal) needles
• Please bring your Tapestry Needle
• Special Skills learned: Braids, Fringes, Thumbs and decreases
Sign up at GYRL or call Susan Barr at 267-1905 (H), 491-3477 (C)
Space is limited* Prepayment required* susan.barr
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2nd, 9-4. BYO Lunch or Pot luck to share!
October Harvest Church Service
First Congregational Society in Gilmanton to hold their annual
Harvest Pot Luck Supper October 20, 2013. Those who attend will
receive the latest publication of the history of the Society.
The October Harvest Church Service of the First Congregational
Society in Gilmanton will be held on Sunday October 20, 2013, at
4:00 pm at the Smith Meeting House. Services are non-denominational
and all are welcome.
The Reverend William J. Torrey Ashland, NH, will be the guest
preacher. His sermon will be “Facing the Fall with
Faith”. Reverend Bill is a clergy member of the West Michigan
Conference of the United Methodist Church and a graduate of West
Michigan University and of Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston,
Organist Harriet Coupal will play a prelude and a postlude. Special
music will be provided.
After the service a pot luck dinner will be held in the meeting room
downstairs. Ham, beans and salad along with beverages will be
provided and you are welcome to bring a covered dish.
You don’t have to be a member of the church or any particular
denomination to attend. Please come, bring your friends and family
and enjoy the colorful delights of our mid-October Autumn. We have
a capacity for 50 people or more in the meeting room.
The First Congregational Society was formed in 1774. The name Smith
Meeting House is used to honor the first minister to serve there,
the Reverend Isaac Smith. The meeting house is located on Meeting
House Road off NH Route 140 and off NH Route 107.
Gilmanton School Help The Soldiers Campaign
Veteran’s Day is November 11th. The students at Gilmanton School
would like to pay tribute to all of the enlisted men and women
serving our country. To do this we need your help. Below is a list
of items that we will be collecting to send to our soldiers
over-seas. Please help by sending in any of the below mentioned
items to Gilmanton School. There will be collection boxes around the
building. Look for the Gold Star above the boxes. Any and all
donations are greatly appreciated. Here are some suggested items:
Beef Jerky Cereal/granola Bars Crystal Light packages
Hard Candy (individually wrapped) Instant coffee
Hot Chocolate Mix Peanut Butter Microwaveable popcorn
Canned fruit Gatorade Mix Instant Oatmeal packages
Kool-Aid Mix Nuts Tea Bags
Canned Tuna Gum Instant Soups
Anti-bacterial Wipes Hand Sanitizer Baby Wipes
Dental Floss Cotton Balls Chap-stick
Deodorant Toothpaste/Tooth Brushes Baby Powder
Q-Tips Sunscreen Shampoo
Conditioner Dryer Sheets Nail Clippers
Hats Bandanas White Socks
Playing Cards Batteries Disposable Cameras
Yo-yo’s Frisbees Footballs
Soccer Balls Board Games Playing Cards
Envelopes/Stationary Phone Cards
Thank you for helping the students at Gilmanton School with this
endeavor! Please have all contributions in by November 24th. We will
be shipping holiday packages to them. You are also invited to our
Veteran’s Day assembly on November 7th.