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April 3, 2014

Around the Towns


Chester Community Food Pantry, open the fourth Saturday of each month at Congregational Church, 4 Chester St. Those in need of food assistance at other times may call the church office at 887-4799.

Around the Region

April 5

Spring Craft Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windham High School, London Bridge Road. Sponsored by the Windham Woman’s Club. All items are hand-crafted by more than 55 local artisans. Items for sale include jewelry, glass art, woodworking, baby items, doll and dog clothing, candy, fudge, photography and much more. Find items for Easter, Mother’s Day, weddings, baby showers, graduation, spring and summer birthdays. There will also be a bake sale and raffles. Proceeds will benefit the Windham Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund and other community projects. Email or

April 24

“Conversations: Poems of the Earth” — A Poetry Discussion Series, 6:30 p.m. at Rye Public Library, 581 Washington Road, Rye. With facilitating poet, Mimi White. For more information, call 964-8401 or visit

Nov. 18

Birchtree Benefit for Learning, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Redhook Brewery, 1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth. Features live music, live and silent auctions, raffles, appetizers, and drinks. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit Birchtree Center’s educational and therapeutic programs for children and youth with autism and their families. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For tickets or more information, call 433-4192.


Free Dental Appointments for ages 3 to 18, are being offered in Cheshire County as part of the annual “Give Kids a Smile” program. Parents interested in getting their child a free dental exam should call 762-3770 or email They will then be paired with a local dentist where they can schedule an appointment. This local program is available for Cheshire County residents only and parents must accompany their children during their dental visit. Local dentists and hygienists are offering their services through a partnership of the Dental Public Health Task Force and the Monadnock Dental Society. “Give Kids a Smile” is a national event started more than 10 years ago by the American Dental Association to serve children from low-income families across the country.

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