Barrington Recreation Department Youth Fishing Derby

Barrington Recreation Department Youth Fishing Derby

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Location: Christmas Dove Pond

Ages/Time:

9 years old and under: 7:30-9:30am

10-15 years old: 9:45-11:00am

Cost: FREE

Important Info

-Prizes will be awarded

-The derby is open to Barrington Residents Only

Children under 13 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian (at least 1 per household)

-You must have your own equipment and worm bait

-Parents are not allowed to fish

-No license is required to assist your child with his/her line

-There is a 5 fish catch limit

-Plastic bags will be provided to carry your catch

-There will be Goodie Bags for all participants

Watching the Lights Go Out

Watching the Lights Go Out is a story about a charming chocolate Lab who gradually loses her eyesight. On Tuesday, March 31st The author, Thomas Farmen, tells Bessies Story at 6pm in the Hill Library, Strafford. Open to all. No registration required.

Local Author Event

Local Author Event with Russ Staples and My Everest Odyssey at the Barrington Public Library on Thursday, March 12 beginning 5:30 p.m.
In 1967, with $200 in his pocket, twenty-two-year-old Peace Corps Volunteer Russ Staples heads for Nepal. Hear about his journey that took forty days and included travel by planes, trains, busses, and rickshaws.

A New Hampshire Yankee in a Consumer World

A New Hampshire Yankee in a Consumer World
Create a Sustainable Life
Monday, January 27, 2020—Victory at Home
7 p.m.
at the Jeremiah Smith Grange

The program, presented by Ruth Eifert, Lee Library Director, will focus on a
historical perspective of Lee during the First World War, home economics, liberty gardens and home industry efforts. Sarah Cox and others will discuss food security and gleaning.
Sponsored by the Lee Agricultural Commission, Backyard Farming Initiative, the Lee Public Library and the Lee Sustainability Committee.

Seventh Annual Moonlight Snowshoe postponed to February 7th

BARRINGTON TRAILS COMMITTEE invites you to join us.

The Barrington Conservation Commission and Trails Committee invite you to come for its Seventh Annual Moonlight Snowshoe or hike on Friday January 10 at 7 PM. The hike will be held at a new location this year, the Brasen Hill (aka Warren) Farm. Much of the hike will be on open farmland, but we’ll also venture into the woods, so we’ll experience both the bright moonlight on the (snow-covered?) fields and the somewhat ‘spookier’ feeling of being in the woods at night.

The walking will be easy, with only mild uphills, about two miles in length. Of course, extra care is always needed when walking a) in the winter and b) at night. We hope that there will be sufficient snow for it to be a snowshoe trek, but we’ll just walk if conditions dictate. Should it be a walk, there could be a good deal of ice, so footwear with extra traction (yaktrax, microspikes, etc.) is a good idea. Dress warmly enough for the conditions, and though we shouldn’t need them for the walk, bring a flashlight.

We should be finished by around 9. If we get rained or snowed or even just ‘clouded’ out, we’ll try again for Friday February 7, then February 8. Otherwise, there won’t be another chance for a public moonlit hike this winter.

Please leave your canine companions at home.

The farm is at the end of Warren Road, which is about two miles west of the Lee Traffic Circle on Route 4, on the right. You can park along the side of the drive that leads up to the farmhouse.

RSVP to John: crawford@myfairpoint.net

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