NH Club Notes: Hooksett Lions Club plans model railroad show

April 11. 2018 11:14PM

Ara Lynn of Amazing Flower Farm in New Ispwich gives a presentation on annuals during the Manchester Garden Club's meeting this month. The club's next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 19 . (COURTESY)

Moultonborough Lions Club members Joe and Pat Keegan were among the members who participated in a “Reading Roost” program recently at Moultonborough Central School. They took turns reading to students and having students read to them. (COURTESY)

HOOKSETT — The Hooksett Lions Club will present its 23rd annual model railroad show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Cawley Middle School, Route 27.

Food will be available in the dining car.

There will be operating layouts, large and small, in all popular scales depicting a variety of scenes. One of the entries is by the New England Lego Users Group using Legos to construct all the scenes.

An expert model maker will present clinics in layout animation at 11 a.m. and modeling with 3D printing at 2 p.m. Hobbyists from beginners to veterans are welcome.

Admission is $4 for adults; $1 for children 5 to 12; free for younger than 5; or $10 for a family. For more information, call 627-4662 or 485-5021.

Garden club sets meeting, celebrates 85 years

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Manchester City Library, where members will participate in a hands-on gazing garden decor workshop. Prepayment is required.

At the club’s March meeting, the membership celebrated the club’s 85th year with appetizers and a cake. Janet Corriveau and Lynda Lubelcyk co-hosted this celebration with fine china owned by their late mother and former long-standing member, Mrs. Corriveau. Members were noted for their years of involvement in the club.

Members also learned more about annuals, including new varieties, from Ara Lynn of Amazing Flower Farm in New Ispwich.

Applications for the $2,000 Claire Stone/Manchester Garden Club scholarship will be accepted until April 30. Manchester high school seniors may visit their guidance office or www.manchesternhgardenclub.org for the application.

For more about the club, visit its website or look for the club on Facebook.

Matthew Thornton DAR schedules April 21 meeting

NASHUA — The Matthew Thornton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at The First Church, 1 Concord St.

The program will focus on the American History Essay Award and DAr Good Citizens Awards. The public is welcome.

To learn more about the DAR, visit www.dar.org or matthewthornton.nhsodar.org.

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