Thursday, October 16, 2014

WARNER TOWN HAPPENINGS - October 2014

The Warner Energy Committee sponsoring the annual Warner Community Wood Bank - Neighbor helping neighbor - Volunteer wood stacking day - Saturday, October 16, 9 am to 12 noon
If you have a wheelbarrow that you can easily bring it'll help the process!  Please bring work gloves, there will be pizza at noon for workers. Supported entirely by volunteer labor and donations from individuals and organizations. All welcome.

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EVENTS AT MAINSTREET BOOKENDS
Check their website for a Calendar of Events @  www.mainstreetbookends.com 
SAXOPHONE CONCERT Sunday, October 19, at 2:30 pm - Darlene Nevins with Missy Dustin, piano accompanist- Includes Max Salathe, Bob DeLuca, and Bill Bryan - Darlene’s  23rd Concert in The Gallery ~ Free ~

'twas the Night Before Halloween, and down in The Gallery, David Elliott is telling a Ghost Story, for those over 14! "Forever and Ever" - Thursday, October 30 @ 7 pm ~ Join Us

Sunday, November 2 at 2 pm - Ben Hewitt - VT author of The Town That Food Saved, Making Supper Safe, and Saved once again makes his NH Premiere with his latest book; Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting Off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World - Following on the heels of Richard Louv's classic Last Child in the Woods, Ben tells his own story of decisions made about raising his two sons.

Sunday, November 9 at 2 pm - We are so thrilled to welcome back best-selling children's author Mary Lyn Ray for her newest soon-to-be-classic Go To Sleep, Little Farm - This event is not to be missed...Join Us!

Sunday, November 16 at 2 pm - Join us in the Gallery for a slide presentation of this gorgeous book of photography and a poetry reading - Waters of the Monadnock, with photographer Lawrence Bickford of Hancock and poet/teacher Richard Brandt of Hopkinton.

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WARNER MEN’S CLUB
The Warner Men's Club's October meeting will be held on Monday, October 27th. The meeting will take place in the lower level of the Warner Town Hall beginning at 6 PM with a social hour, followed by dinner and an after-dinner speaker ending at 9 PM.   The featured after-dinner speaker will be Terri Smith.  Terri Smith is the Program Director for The Friends Program's Youth Mentoring Program.  The Youth Mentoring Program provides volunteer mentors, age 16 and up, from within our Community to help provide children with positive role models, guidance and direction.  Mentors are selectively matched with school age youth ages 6-18, in a one-to-one mentoring relationship.  The Program provides children with a supportive, non-judgmental mentor who can serves as a positive role model, who will listen to their problems, and who will provide them a window to the world outside their environment.  http://www.friendsprogram.org/contact-friends-youth-mentoring

The Warner Men's club invites all males over age 21 to attend their October meeting as our guest.  Please reserve on or before Friday, October 24th by contacting any of the Warner Men's Club officers or directors, or by emailing us at: contact@warnermensclub.org.
For more information our website is: mensclub.warner.nh.us.

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MT. KEARSARGE INDIAN MUSEUM
Just in case you missed our grand opening last Sunday, we’d love to have you visit before the end of October. Through the end of October, we’ll be open on Saturdays (10:30 AM – 4:30 PM), Sundays (Noon – 4:30 PM), and on Columbus Day (10:30 AM – 4:30 PM).  Admission is FREE for the remainder of our season.  The Medicine Woods Trail is behind the barn where we’re located, so you could combine a museum visit with a most interesting woods walk.  We’ll be giving fluorescent mineral demonstrations during the day and inviting adults and children to try our hands-on nature activities (we have prizes for those who try). We’ll also be open for group visits of 6 or more during the week with an appointment (call 603-746-6121).  There is an admission charge for group visits. 

The Little Nature Museum
Ongoing Exhibit - “Along the River: Exploring Community Connections” through October.  At the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, 18 Highlawn Rd, Warner, NH 03278.  Presented in conjunction with the Little Nature Museum.  Part of a larger series of exhibits and programs exploring 12,000 years of history along the Contoocook, Lane, Merrimack and Warner Rivers at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, New Hampshire Telephone Museum and the historical societies in Hopkinton, Warner, Bradford, Sutton and Penacook.  For more information: 603-456-2600, www.AlongtheRiver.org

Exhibit – All of My Relations:   Faces and Effigies of the Abenaki World
August 1 – October 31
Admission to the art gallery is free. 
Guest curator and Abenaki artist Vera Longtoe Sheehan has assembled works from Abenaki artists working in many media including photography, painting, wood and wampum
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WARNER HISTORICAL SOCIETY 

In Celebration of Childhood:  Doll and Crib Quilts from the Pilgrim/Roy Collection
A quilt welcomes a child into the world.  Antique quilts are often more valuable when they are small as they are more rare.  Therefore, antique doll quilts are highly prized, whether they are made by children or adults.  Nostalgia and the romance of times long ago emanate from these small wonders, especially since we know their makers imbued them with love.  After all, they were made for the dolls which little girls used to emulate a mother tending her family. 
On the other hand, crib quilts were made for children.  Everyday use and frequent washing meant they were subject to much wear and eventually discarded.  The fact that so few survive makes them highly prized.  
The names Pilgrim and Roy have gained international recognition in the quilting world. Paul and Gerald started working with antique quilts in the early 1960s when their interior decorating business prompted them to purchase antique quilts for clients. Each having a strong background in the fine arts, they also began collecting quilts solely for their aesthetic value. Today, the Pilgrim/Roy collection is composed of 2,500 quilts for sale and show and quilt-related objects, including fabrics and all kinds of antique sewing tools.  The Boston Museum of Fine Arts featured, Quilts and Color a blockbuster exhibit of sixty quilts from The Pilgrim/Roy Collection exhibit this year.    
This unique collection of doll and crib quilts will be on exhibit from November 1 – December 7, 2014 at the Warner Historical Society’s Upton Chandler House Museum at 10 West Main Street in Warner, N.H.  Hours of the exhibit are Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00.   All proceeds benefit the Warner Historical Society.  
Gerald Roy will host a talk entitled, “Ask the Expert: Curious about your Old Quilt?” beginning at 2:00 p.m. on November 22 at the Warner Town Hall located at 5 East Main Street.  The public may bring quilts for Gerald Roy to comment on and about but there will be no written or verbal appraisals.  Admission for the talk is $10.00.  Quilt commentary requests will be $5.00 per quilt.
For the full schedule with dates, times, locations see http://www.warnerhistorical.org

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SIMONDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

October Calendar
Monday, October 13 - No School - Columbus Day
Week of October 12 - Drop off Clothing for Nearly New Children's Clothing Sale
Saturday, October 18 - Nearly New Clothing Sale - 9am - 12pm - Multipurpose Room
Thursday, October 23 - 4th Grade to NH State House
Friday, October 24 - PTO Movie Night - Lego Movie - 6:20 pm - Multipurpose Room
Friday, October 31 - Halloween Parade - 2pm

November Calendar:
Tuesday, 11/4 - Simonds 5th Grade Art Club - 3pm - 4pm - Arts Room
Tuesday, 11/4 - Community Drop-in Day - 10am - 2pm
Tuesday, 11/4 - Simonds PTO Meeting - 7:00 pm - Parents' Room
Wednesday, 11/5 - Simonds Family Lunch - 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday, 11/10 - No School - Teacher Workshop Day
Tuesday, 11/11 - No School - Veterans Day
Tuesday, 11/18 - Simonds 5th Grade Art Club - 3pm - 4pm - Arts Room
Tuesday 11/18 - Simonds Picture Retake Day - 8:45 am
Wednesday 11/26 - No School - Teacher Conference Day
Thursday and Friday, 11/27 and 28 - No School Thanksgiving Break
Mondays - Fridays - Boys & Girls Club - 3pm - 6pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays - Homework Club - 3pm - 4pm - Library
Thursdays - 4th and 5th Grade Guitar Club - 3pm - 4pm - Arts Room
Mondays - Old School PE - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - MPR
Tuesday and Wednesdays - Adult Volleyball - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - MPR

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