The Field of Honor, 550 flags

The Field of Honor, 550 flags putting heroism on display at Rochester Common will open on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 9am thru Tuesday morning, May 31, 2022. Each night at 7pm a bugler will play taps to commemorate members of all branches of the armed forces. A Memorial Day Ceremony with guest speakers will take place on Monday, May 30th beginning at 11am. All net proceeds help to fund Vouchers for Veterans.
https://www.vouchersforveterans.org/about/

20th Annual Poetry Contest Reading Night

All poets who participated in the library’s 20th Annual Poetry Contest are invited to read their poetry on Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm. The general public is encouraged to come and enjoy the readings. This event will take place on the Dover Public Library lawn (rain location will be the library’s Lecture Hall). 

Ladies Night” Cigar Bar

First Ever “Ladies Night” Cigar Bar fundraiser with The Lions Club of Dover, Rollinsford and South Berwick at Federal Cigar, 505 Central Avenue, Dover, New Hampshire on May 11, 2022, from 6pm – 9pm.
 
Tickets to this event include a free drink, cigar, and the live music of Elijah Clark.  Raffles and free giveaways make for a fun evening out for all.
 
Tickets must be purchased in advance and are limited – $50 at VENMO @DRSBlions. 
For more information about Lions Clubs, visit www.lionsclubs.org

Spring Plant Sale

GFWC Dover Area Woman’s Club is excited to be holding our second Spring Plant Sale. Last year’s sale worked so well that we again are offering 4 types of Hanging Baskets-Wave Petunias, Geraniums, New Guinea Impatiens and Fuchsia.  These plants are grown by our friends at Wentworth Greenhouses in Rollinsford, another great Chamber member!

Baskets still are all $24. Perfect for your business, home and also as gifts! Pre Sale only now thru May 12. Plant pick up day Sat, May 21, 11AM- 1PM outdoors at Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce. Order your plants today! Come visit our member grown “Green Thumb” plant sale tables on pick up day too.

Proceeds will be used to support our club’s volunteer programs and nonprofit partners, including WAYPOINT, whose work with homeless teens this year has so impressed us all.
For full details and order coupons, email us at gfwc.dawc@gmail.com or go to our facebook event page here.

Madbury Day

Madbury Day
Madbury Day is moving to Saturday, September 10th, 2022.  We’re looking for lots of volunteers this year for some new booths and activities, in addition to having all our old favorites.  Anyone who is interested in volunteering or has an idea for a booth or activity can reach out to me at karen.mattaoshima@gmail.com or 508-345-2172.  I’ll be organizing planning meetings in the near future so anyone who has been involved in the past will hear from me about those meetings.

20th Annual Poetry Contest Readings on

All poets who participated in the library’s 20th Annual Poetry Contest are invited to read their poetry on Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm. The general public is encouraged to come and enjoy the readings. This event will take place on the Dover Public Library lawn (rain location will be the library’s Lecture Hall). 

Spring Craft Fair

Somersworth Festival Association to Host Spring Craft Fair May 14th

 

We are pleased to announce that the Somersworth Festival Association is hosting its 29th Annual Spring Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 14th at Somersworth High School, 11 Memorial Drive, Somersworth, NH. The craft fair will feature lots of talented crafters offering wood crafts, garden decorations, bird houses, paintings, metal decor, mugs, tote bags, gnomes, wind chimes, kids’ items, jewelry, food, and pet items, as well as sewn, knitted, and crocheted items and more! There will also be some great raffles! It will be a good opportunity to get unique graduation, teacher, birthday, wedding, and Father’s Day presents or something nice for yourself. Vendors will be inside and outside. The cafeteria will be offering food for sale.

 

For vendor inquiries or any questions, please email us at sfachild.festival@gmail.com, call us at 603-692-5869, or visit our website at www.nhfestivals.org.

 

We hope you will join us on May 14 th!

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