Community Events

Is adult day care an option for your loved one?

Connecticut Valley Home Care & Hospice presents: Is adult day care an option for your loved one?; An Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Support Group. The event will be at Buckley Left at Valley Regional Hospital, 243 Elm St., Claremont, NH. it will be held on Tuesday, August 13, from 6:30-8pm. For further information please contact Larraine Strobel or Penny Koch at (603) 543-6800.

9th Annual Chicken BBQ

Drive through and pick up your grub every Wednesday in August rain or shine! Located on Heater Rd., in Lebanon, NH from 3-6pm. Half chicken, baked potato, cole slaw and a roll for only $8! BPOE. Dessert sold seperately for $1.50. The meals will be sponsored by the Lebanon Emblem Club #358 and will benefit Upper Valley Charities.

Ham and Bean Supper

The Enfield United Methodist Church is having a Ham and Bean Supper on Friday, August 8, from 5-6:30pm. The supper will be held at the Enfield Methodist Fellowship Hall, Rt. 4, Enfield, NH. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 5-10, and children age 4 and under are free. Take out is available and the menu contains homemade baked beans; ham; cole slaw; homemade pies; rolls; hot dogs and beverages.

Upper Valley Crafters 18th Annual Summer Festival

Upper Valley Crafters is hosting their 18th Annual Summer Festival Saturday, August 9, from 9am-3pm. The festival will take place at Colburn Park in Lebanon, NH. Local crafters with handmade items for sale. There will be lunch available for sale which helps support local elementary school art programs and David's House. Vendor spaces are still available. For more information please contact Elaine Walsh at (603) 448-1409.

34th Annual Fireman's Auction and Tag Sale

The Ludlow Fire Department will be holding their 34th Annual Fireman's Auction and Tag Sale on Saturday, August 30 at the Ludlow Fire Station on Rt. 103. The Tag Sale starts at 8:30am so get there early! New items, used items, antiques, and gift certificates aplenty. Each year the money raised is used to purchase new equipment for the department. Food and beverages will be available throughout the day.

Humane Society Fundraiser

The New England School of Hair Design is incorporating a fundraiser into their curriculum! Paws and Claws, manicures and pedicures, for the Humane Society from 4-7pm on August 14. All proceeds will go to the Humane Society. They are also accepting food and supplies for their month long food and supply drive.

Townwide BBQ and Yardsale

On Saturday, August 16, Grafton, NH is having a townwide BBQ and yardsale! the event is being sponsored by Friends of the Grafton Library. Donations for the yardsale are being accepted. For more information please stop in the library or contact them at (603) 523-7865.

Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge

Mark your calenders for Thursday, September 18 because the Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge will take place at 12 noon, at the Okemo Valley Golf Club, in Ludlow, Vt. Enjoy friendly competition, comradery, and beautiful fall foliage! the cost is $150 per person to play with lunch and dinner included, and $500 to sponsor a hole. For more information please contact Larry Kraft, Director of Development, Springfield Medical Care Systems, 25 Ridgewood Rd, Springfield, Vt 05156.
email: or by phone (802) 885-7644

Spaghetti and Meatball Sub Buffet

The United Church of Cornish will hold a spaghetti buffet or meatball subs all you can eat meal for only $6! The dinner will take place on Friday and Saturday, August 15th and 16th, from 11am-7pm. This will be located at the vestry on Center Rd., in Cornish, NH. For more information please call (603) 542-8546

Memorial Motorcycle Ride for Jennifer Bixby

The ride will take place at The Ascutney Farmstand located at 5585 Rt. 5 in Ascutney, VT, on Saturday, August 9. Registration starts at 10am and kick stands go up at 11am. Half the proceeds will go into a trust fund for the children and the other half will go into a scholarship in Jen's name. We are hoping for a $20 donation from each rider. Not a requirement but a suggested amount. You can donate less or more if you would like. If you do not have a motorcycle but would like to donate anyways please stop in at The Ascutney Farm Stand on the 9th from 11am-5pm. Donations can also be made to the Jennifer Bixby Memorial Fund, c/o Taylor Meyette at the River Valley Credit Union, 34 Clinton St., Springfield, VT 05156.
There will be hotdogs and refreshments after the ride. The Rain Date for this event is scheduled for Sunday, August 10. For further information please call Mike Thomas at (802) 356-0667

Bike Blessing

Attention motorcycle riders! There will be a Bike Blessing on Saturday, August 9, from 10am-2pm. The event will be taking place across from the Cornish General Store on Rt.120 in Cornish, NH. The blessing is sponsored by the Christian Motorcycle Association Chapter Holy Rollers. For More information contact Rev. Dale Nicholas at (603) 542-8546.

Gospel Concert

The United Church of Cornish will hold a gospel concert at the church on Center Road in Cornish, NH. The concert will take place on Sunday, August 17 at 9:30am. For more information please call (603) 542-8546

Pot Roast Dinner

The United Church of Cornish will hold an all you can eat pot roast dinner at the vestry on Center Road in Cornish, NH. The dinner will be taking place Saturday, August 2nd, from 5-7pm. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children and pre-schoolers eat for free. For more information please call (603) 542-8546 
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