NH Club Notes: Exeter club to sell cookies at farmers’ market

September 13. 2017 11:56PM
Josey MacMillan, left, and Mary Lou Ward, Constitution chairman, hold the Constitution Week banner for the Anna Keyes Powers Chapter DAR in Hollis. (COURTESY)

EXETER — Exeter Woman’s Club members will bake cookies to sell at the Seacoast Farmers’ Market in Swasey Park on Thursdays, Sept. 21 and Oct. 12, from 2:15 to 6 p.m.

The cookies will fill decorated 1-pound tins.

The club supports scholarships and organizations including Operation SMILE and Neighbors Helping Newborns.

DAR chapters promote Constitution Week

Daughters of the American Revolution chapters in New Hampshire and nationally are promoting Constitution Week, which starts Sept. 17, the date the U.S. Constitution was signed in 1787.

The DAR says the goals of the celebration are to encourage study of the historical events that led to the Constitution’s framing; to inform people that the document set forth the framework for the federal government that’s in use today; and to emphasize citizens’ responsibility to protect, defend and preserve the Constitution.

A patriotic women’s organizations, the DAR has more than 185,000 members in about 3,000 chapters. The DAR promotes historic preservation, education and patriotism. For more about DAR and its programs, visit www.dar.org.

Conservation commissions plan annual gathering

KEENE— Stonewall Farm, 242 Chesterfield Road, will host the third annual gathering of Cheshire County Conservation Commissions from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21.

The event, a collaboration of the N.H. Association of Conservation Commissions and the Cheshire County Conservation District in Walpole, is an opportunity for those who serve on a town’s conservation commission to meet and learn more about each other’s work. Those not serving on an agriculture or conservation commission, but still interested in their work, also are welcome.

Colin Lawson, New England culvert project coordinator for Trout Unlimited, will lead a discussion on evaluating culverts and stream-crossing infrastructure in a community, and how to go about creating a stream restoration program.

A potluck dinner is planned afterward.

An RSVP is required and those attending are asked to bring a dish to share for the potluck. Some locally sourced snacks will be provided. For more information or to register, go to www.cheshireconservation.org/conservation-commission-potluck.

Floral designer to speak to Manchester club

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Manchester City Library.

Boston Flower Show award-winning designer and judge Michelle Mensinger of Derry will give a “Fall Flower Arranging” demonstration.

New members are always welcome. For more about the club, visit manchesternhgardenclub.org or find the club on Facebook.

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