Chichester NH News

March 14, 2018


The Chichester Heritage Commission will hold the March 15th meeting at the Town Library, 161 Main Street, at 7 p.m.  Andrew Cushing, Field Service Representative from the NN Preservation Alliance, will present an informational program on Locally Designated Historic Districts.



Town Meeting will be Saturday, March 17, starting at 10 a.m. at Chichester Central School.



The Chichester Historical Society has a new exhibit in the feature display case, “Handmade and Handsewn: Cloth, Yarn, and Thread.” All items are Chichester-related and have a story to tell. The museum is open Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Please stop in at 49 Main Street to view this latest display.



The Chichester Historical Society has a new “mini display” in the lobby at the Town Library. This small exhibit features a handmade boot from the Warren shoe/cobbler hope, show making tools, and a brief history of the trade.



Chichester Grange will meet on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. upstairs in the Grange Hall. This will be Family & Community Night with judging for the Banana Bread Baking Contest.



Out Of Your Attic

Thrift Shop News

Submitted By Carol Hendee


March has come in like a lion! We put away most heavy winter coats, but boots are still out and we have rain boots (high rubber black ones), a couple of nice long ladies rain coats, and several lighter-type jackets for everyone. 


Since last Wednesday and Thursday were “snowed in,” we will extend the toys 50% off. There are a large number of very nice pre-school type toys and books. A good collection of Easter baskets is in the 3rd room. 


Open Mon.8-12; Tues. &Thurs. 8-4;  Wed. 11-4 & sat. 10-4 on Rte 28, in the plaza near the Chichester/Pittsfield line.  247-7191 & check Facebook.



Chichester Town Library News


Don’t forget the St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt tomorrow, March 15th, following Preschool Story and Crafts (meets at 10:30 a.m.).  A great time will be had by all.


Please see the separate article on the “Souper Welcome” for our new Library Directory, Caroline Pynes.  It is being hosted on March 21st, starting at 6 p.m. at the library.  We hope to see you there, and don’t forget to sign-up.


The Knitting Circle continues its social and “work” time this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.


The Evening Book Club will be meeting tonight at the library at 7 p.m.


The Photography Group will be meeting on Monday, March 19th at 6:30 p.m.


The Lovers of the Chichester Library will also be meeting on Monday, March 19th, but at 7 p.m.  Final details will be discussed for the “Souper Welcome,” as well as the first Down Cellar Used Book Sale, scheduled for April 7th.


It will be a busy night on the 19th, since the Down Cellar Writers are scheduled meet at 7 p.m.



Chichester Library Hosting A Souper Welcome!


The Chichester Library invites all library patrons and Chichester residents to a special event on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Library, where we’ll be welcoming our new Library Directory.  Bring a Pot of Soup to share and meet Caroline Pynes.  Bowls, spoons, bread and beverages will be provided.  We do ask that you sign up at the checkout desk or call the Library 798-5613 to save a spot.


In addition, please have a card to place in front of your soup pot with the name of the soup and its ingredients.  This is a great opportunity to either show off a favorite recipe or try someone else’s.  Participants will vote on their favorite soup, and the winner will have the Soup Night bragging rights and a “Souper Prize.”  Deadline for signup is Tuesday, March 20th, at 1:30 pm.












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