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The new State DAR regent. Phyllis M.C. Gagnon, cuts a cake during a reception in her honor last month hosted by her home chapter, the Molly Stark Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution of Manchester. Joining her at the cake-cutting at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester are state officers, from left, Linda Miccio, assistant treasurer; Pat Holt, corresponding secretary; Jackie Marshall, registrar; Priscilla Theberge, organizing secretary; Mary Pease, historian; and Marilyn Holmquist, recording secretary. (COURTESY)

New Hampshire Club Notes

Exeter club sponsoring antique appraisals Oct. 6

Exeter— The Exeter Woman’s Club is sponsoring antique appraisals from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in the Exeter Town Hall.

Dan Olmstead of Newfields will give the verbal appraisals. No reservations are needed; walk-ins only.

Among the items that can be appraised are china, coins, jewelry, military memorabilia, furniture, paintings and “attic treasures.”

The cost is $4 for one item; $10 for three items. The proceeds will benefit the club scholarship and several club charities.

`For more information, call 778-1287.

Salem club to learn about exercise program

SALEM — Salem Woman’s Club members will be up and moving when the club tries a new exercise program at its meeting at noon Tuesday at Kelley Library on Main Street.

After lunch and a brief business meeting, members will try ZENgevity, a safe and gentle movement program designed for ages 50 and older.

Members Dorothy Falco and Lorraine Amirault, who are trained leaders, will demonstrate some simple steps and let women follow along.

Members are reminded to bring a brown bag lunch. The club will provide drinks and dessert. New members and guests and always welcome.

American Legion Post to host karaoke Saturday

MEREDITH — American Legion Post 33, 6 Plymouth St., is hosting a karaoke event at 8 p.m. Saturday. Anyone interested is invited to join the fun by singing or watching others sing.

A $5 donation is requested. There will be no smoking during karaoke.

Windham club’s program about Honor Flight

WINDHAM — The Windham Woman’s Club’s next meeting will begin with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Windham Town Hall upstairs.

For the program, guest speaker Joe Byron, founder of Honor Flight New England, will give a presentation on how his organization honors veterans. The program will be followed by a business meeting.

Guests are welcome at the meeting, which also is a chance to learn about the club.

At the September meeting, Paula Faist, director of Silverthon Adult Day Center, gave a talk about the facility and its services.

For more about the meeting or club, call membership chairman Sue Violi at 889-0578 or go to

Limited space available for Somerworth fair

SOMERSWORTH — The Somersworth Festival Association says it still has limited spaces available for vendors for its 20th annual Harvest Craft Fair, which is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Somersworth High School.

Anyone interested can go to and print the application from there and send it in as soon as possible.

The fair will feature more than 150 of crafters and food served by the association board members. For more information about the fair, call Sue at 692-5869.


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