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January 30. 2013 9:54PM

New Hampshire Club Notes

Hudson quilt guild to learn about hand piercing

HUDSON - The next meeting of the Hannah Dustin Quilt Guild will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the Hudson Community Center, 12 Lions Way.

The speaker/vendor for the month will be Maureen from Cobblestone Quilting, who will give a presentation and trunk show about various types of hand piecing.

Members are reminded that when Hudson cancels school the day of a guild meeting, the guild will postpone its meeting to the following Monday. If the second Monday is canceled, however, there will be no guild meeting that month. When Hudson has a delayed opening, the guild meetings will be delayed until 10 a.m.

For more information about the guild, go to www.hannahdustinqg.org.

Salem Woman's Club plans bake sale, Tuesday meeting

SALEM - The Salem Woman's Club will meet Tuesday, beginning with a luncheon at noon at Kelley Library, 234 Main St.

Members also will host a bake sale during the deliberative town meeting on Saturday at Salem High School. The sale will begin at 9 a.m. and will continue until voters adjourn the session. The sale will offer home-baked cookies, brownies and other items along with coffee and bottled water.

Money from the sale will help fund the club's community projects, including providing Salem fourth-graders and Kelley Library's children's room with the Kind News magazine, which promotes conservation and nature awareness; donating hats and scarves to victims of domestic violence, the needy and homeless in town; and supporting local food pantries. The club also helps Kelley Library expand its large-print book collection with proceeds from its sale at SalemFest in the fall.

Members also will be knitting scarves for Sandy Hook Elementary School students, faculty, staff and first responders to the shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn. The General Federation of Women's Clubs-Connecticut is asking all the local GFWC members to knit the scarves and enclose a note reading "crafted with love" from the Salem, NH Woman's Club.

New members are always welcome. For more information, call the club's co-presidents, Dorothy Falco at 898-4625 or Beverly Johnson at 893-0283.

The club meets the first Tuesday of the month, except for July and August, at the library.

Windham club's book group meets monthly at library

WINDHAM - The Windham Woman's Club's offerings include a monthly book club, which meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at Nesmith Library, 8 Fellows Road. Members interested should call chairman Carol Settino at 434-2244.

The club also has a Quilt and Sew group that meets every two weeks at the home of Anne Engelhart, 22 Glance Road. For more information, including the dates and times, which can vary, call chairman Engelhart at 321-9428.

Guests, including anyone interested in joining the club, are welcome at the next general membership meeting Wednesday at Windham Town Hall. It will begin with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., then a program with guest speaker Heather Petro, who will discuss the history of yoga and what it can offer, followed by a meeting.

For more information about the club or how to join, call membership chairman Sue Violi at 889-0578. More information also is available at www.windhamwomansclub.com.

Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy fundraiser tIckets available

GOFFSTOWN - The Goffstown Mothers Club is still selling tickets for its major fundraiser of the year, its annual Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy, which will get under way at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Stonebridge Country Club, 161 Gorham Pond Road.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in Goffstown at Howe's Pharmacy, 39 Main St., and the Spotted Sheep Shoppe, 9 Church St., and in Manchester at Jacques Flowers, 712 Mast Road.

Proceeds will go toward the club's scholarships for Goffstown High School students.

For more information about the club, go to www.goffstownmothersclub.org.

NH Lions Club making plans for square dance fundraiser

EPSOM - The N.H. Lions Club DogSight Project has announced plans to host a square dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Circle 9 Ranch, 39 Windymere Drive.

Caller Jay Silva and cuer Bernie Porter will be leading the dancing for basic, mainsteam and plus dancers.

The cost is $10 per person. A $100 door prize will be awarded, and other raffle prizes are planned. All proceeds will help people who need guide dogs in New England.

For more information, call Lion Marie at 279-6016 or Lion Bruce at 428-4363.


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