Upcoming Summer Reading Program events for children at the Epsom
Library include “International Fun,” on Wed. July 10th from 2-4 pm,
featuring crafts, stories and snacks from around the world!
We’ll “Celebrate Books” on Mon. Aug. 15th from 2-4 pm. Come decorate
a book bag, make bookmarks, enjoy a story and snacks!
Pies are needed for the Epsom Old Home Day supper on Sat. Aug. 13th.
If you can donate a pie (please only two crusted fruit pies) call
Vickie at 736-4707. Pies can be delivered to the trailer by the
pavilion at Webster Park on 8/13 by 3 pm. Your help will be greatly
Lions Pancake Breakfast
The famous Epsom-Chichester Pancake Breakfast at Epsom Old Home Days
returns on Saturday, August 13th, 8-10 am. We will have
an all you can eat, pancakes, coffee, sausage, juice and a surprise
addition this year for those coming early after 8 am. We will serve
after 10 if anything is left. The price is $5 for over 10 to adults,
$3 kids 6-10, and under 6 free.
As always, the
benefit will be Lions Sight and Hearing projects as well as any
other needs we may consider in the community.
will also be selling French fries and chicken tenders under the
Lions tent during the day’s festivities.
The summer reading program for adults with its
theme of Novel Destinations concludes on Wednesday, August 17th,
with its grand finale. Fabulous Places will be presented by
the Ann White Northwood Theater Workshop. This musical
travelogue revue will take you on a “Sentimental Journey” all the
way from “Moonlight in Vermont” on the “Chatanooga Choo Choo” to
“California Dreamin” and more.
Geraldine Veroneau directs the
performers Carole Neveux, Bill Peterson, Vicki Watson, Bob Boucher,
Katie Makem-Boucher, Jill Drouin, Jocelyn Carlucci and Kate Mara.
Molly Makem will entertain with Irish Step Dancing.
begins at 7:00 pm. Following the show, the Grand Prize, two
lobster dinners at the Weathervane, a $25 Gift Certificate for
Gibson’s Book Store, and three beautiful mums, courtesy of the
Friends of the Library will be drawn. Light refreshments will
Annual Mum Sale
The Friends of the Library are once
again selling beautiful mums. Colors this year are red,
yellow, white, pink/lavender, bronze and orange. The mums are
$8.00 each or 5 for $35.00, and order forms are at the front desk of
the library. The deadline for ordering is Monday, August 15.
A Basic Computer workshop is being offered
Thursday, August 25 at 10:30 am. Shirley Smith will offer
hands-on “hints and tips” for those who always wanted to know but
were afraid to ask. Seating is limited to 8 so
pre-registration is required. Sign up at the library
front desk or call the library (736-9220) during regular hours.
C. Hanson, Sr.
Roger C. Hanson, Sr., 70, of Epsom, formerly of
Contoocook, died Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Crestwood Care and Rehab
Center in Milford.
He was born in Concord on November 1, 1940, a
son of Paul A. and Corinne H. (Cummings) Hanson. He was raised in
Contoocook where he lived for many years of his life and graduated
from Hopkinton High School Class of 1958.
High School, Roger entered the Military.
He was a veteran of the
Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army. Following his discharge from
the Army, he entered the U.S. Navy where he served as a Seabee and
worked in Heavy Equipment Construction for over 16 years. He was
Honorably Discharged in 1978. He later worked on construction
projects on the Hoover Dam in Nevada and also on the Hopkinton Dam.
He left the construction field and worked for Federal Express for
Roger was a 30 year member of the Harris Lodge of
Masons in Warner. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and was a member of the
Shrine. He was also a member of the American Legion of Epsom.
Roger is survived by his wife, Doris of Epsom; his son, Roger C.
Hanson, Jr. of PA; 4 daughters, Barbara Hanson of Deerfield, Dale
Ellis of Indianapolis, IN, Dorothy Simons and Heidi C. Dubois both
of Manchester; a brother, Paul Hanson of Ohio; a sister, Dorothy
Graziano of Contoocook, 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren
and several nieces and nephews.
Private memorial services will be
held. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by Bennett
Funeral Home of Concord.