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Sandwich is teeming with interesting and fun activities. The Samuel Wentworth Library has compiled the following calendar of events with the help of local organizations and individuals. A short summary of each event or program is listed when available; please contact the sponsoring organization - and not the Library - for more information from the websites below.
 

Organizations:

Advice to the Players: 284-7115; contact@advicetotheplayers.org
Association for School & Community: Emma Dassori; emma.dassori@interlakes.org
Chapman Sanctuary and Visney Woods. 284-6428. www.chapmansanctuaryvisnywoods.com 
Club Sandwich 4H: Contact Diane Johnson 284-7168
Elisha Marston House Museum and Gift Shop: 284-6269, www.sandwichhistorical.org  
Parks and Recreation: 284-6473 sandwichnh.org/departments/parks_and_recreation/  sandwichrecreation@gmail.com
Samuel H. Wentworth Library: 284-6665,  sandwichlibrary@gmail.com
Sandwich Fair Association: 284-7062, www.thesandwichfair.com  2019 Sandwich Fair will be: 10/12, 10/13, 10/14.
Sandwich Home Industries, 284-6831, www.centersandwich.nhcrafts.org

Recurring Events:

ADVICE TO THE PLAYERS: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Arts Center at 12 Main Street: Improv!
BOOKS SANDWICHED IN 2019: This winter, join the Friends of S.H. Wentworth Library for Books Sandwiched In, a book review series held at noon in the Library Community Room. Bring your lunch and continue the discussion afterwards. Beverages and desserts are provided. For more information please call Jean Knox at 284-6145. In the event of inclement weather, check the Sandwich Board. Books Sandwiched In is a Friends of the SH Wentworth Library program. Details listed in event calendar below.
CONGREGATE MEALS: Wednesdays, 12:00 pm, the Benz Center: Meals for Seniors (age 60 and older). A donation of $2 is suggested; $6 for those under age 60. If you are a senior who would like home delivery, please call Donna at the office to make arrangements. She will set you up in a jiffy. Questions? Please call Donna at 476-5110.
FRIENDS & FIBER: First and third Wednesdays of the month, 6:00 - 8:30 pm, Library Community Room: Friends and Fiber GroupAll abilities and ages of fiber enthusiasts (and those wanting to learn or just visit) are welcome to attend. Come with your knitting, crocheting, spinning, felting, rug hooking, embroidery, sewing or other fiber arts-related or hand-held project to work on. There is no charge and the group is casual and welcoming. While there is no formal instruction, if you have a question about your project, there is usually someone in attendance who can provide assistance. Experience is that the group is likely to gather on the off weeks as well as everyone enjoys the company and sharing of ideas. Should you wish more information or if you have questions, please call Diane at 284-7168 
IN THE ROUND: Sundays 8:45 am -10:00 am, the Benz Center: The topic changes each week as suggested by a member of the assembled group. Topics are as varied as are the opinions and observations voiced. Most of the discussions are exploratory in nature, and are respectful of others in the group. We welcome all interested comers with expertise or questions. 
SANDWICH SIDEHILLERS Are you a fan of snowmobiling, cross country skiing, dog sledding and/or snowshoeing? Then this post is for you!! For those that aren’t familiar with the club, the Sidehiller’s mission statement is: “To advance the interest in, enjoyment of, and safety of winter sports and to establish and maintain multiple use trails in Sandwich.” If this sounds like the type of group you’d like to know more about, then you’re in luck! If you would like more information, please feel free to call SSH president, Ross Currier at 284-7208 or email at flhri_1996@yahoo.com.
STORYTELLING DINNERS: Thursday evenings October 25 - end of May. Dinners begin at 6:30 pm. $25 per person (plus tax and gratuity) and includes salad, entrée, glass of wine, dessert, and coffee. For reservations and more information regarding the program contact Don Brown at the Corner House Inn: 284-6219 or email: info@cornerhouseinn.com 

WINTER IS HERE...The Inter-Lakes Elementary School Health Office is looking for donations of clean, lightly used, or new Snow pants, winter coats, boots, gloves/ mittens, and hats. To donate or drop off clothing, please contact ILES Health Office, Theresa McCormack, RN, 279-7968


JANUARY 2019

Wednesday, 1/23, Town Hall: Filing for Town Offices Begins. The following elected positions to be filled are: One Selectman (3yr term); One Treasurer (3yr term); One Town Clerk/Tax Collector (3yr term); Two Library Trustees (both 3yr terms); One Trustee of Trust Funds (3yr term); One Cemetery Trustee (3yr term); One Sewer Commissioner (3yr term). Declaration of Candidacy forms are available at the Town Clerk’s Office as well as on the town website. The filing period opens Wednesday, 1/23 and closes Friday, 2/1. The Town Clerk will be available from 3-5pm to receive last-minute filings which must be made in person on the last day of filing. If you have ever considered involvement in your local government this is your opportunity! 
Town Election will be held Tuesday, March 12th. 
For questions or further information please contact 284-7113 or visit the Town’s website at www.sandwichnh.org. 

Wednesday, 1/23, 6:30 pm, the Corner House: Sandwich Business Group Annual Mtg. Anyone interested in Sandwich's business community is welcome to attend. A wrap up of 2018 and plans for 2019, including the election of officers will be on the agenda. A buffet dinner will be served. The cost is $15 pp plus tax and gratuity. Just to make the evening more fun and festive, folks are welcome (maybe even encouraged but certainly not required) to come dressed as their favorite fairy tale character. Log on to www.discoversandwich.com to view businesses, attractions, and services in Sandwich. An events calendar and photos are also on the site. Annual business meeting with election of officers and adoption of 2019 budget. Dinner reservations may be made by calling the Corner House 284-6219.

Monday, 1/28, 12:00 pm, Library Community Room: Books Sandwiched In. Presented by the Friends of the Library. This week we will discuss the book: Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. Reviewer: Ron Lawler. Though Leonardo da Vinci wrote endlessly about art and science, he revealed next to nothing about his inner life. Biographer Issacson examines the brilliant artist’s work, searching for clues. His observations and conclusions about this consummate Renaissance man are compelling. (Snow date February 4)

Wednesday, 1/30, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Library Community Room: Friends and Fiber GroupHosted by Diane Johnson. All abilities and ages of fiber enthusiasts (and those wanting to learn or just visit) are welcome to attend.
For more information or if you have questions, please call Diane at 284-7168.

FEBRUARY 2019

Friday, 1/4, 5:30/6:00 pm, Doris L. Benz Center: 2019 International Dinners. Karen and Bob Delgado will share their experiences and photographs of their visit to northern France that included the abbey, village, and fortifications of Mont-St Michel; historical sights of World War II in Normandy, including several D-Day beaches; some of the elegant chateaux of the Loire Valley; and the Chateau de Versailles and its gardens. To reserve your seat (s), please send a check for $25.00 per person per dinner (please make sure you specify which dinner (s) you are reserving for) to: The Doris L. Benz Center,  PO Box 52, Center Sandwich NH; attn: Erin Hoag. To pay with cash, please contact Erin Hoag at 284 7211. Your reservation is not confirmed until paid for; The Benz Center is not equipped to deal with credit card payments. Doors open at 5:30, Dinners start at 6:00 pm. As always, Don Brown and his Corner House crew will be creating meals which reflect the countries’ cuisines. Future dinners will be announced as they are finalized.

Monday, 2/4, 8:30 am, The Corner House: 
Sandwich Business Group Mtg. Anyone interested in Sandwich's business community is welcome to attend. Plans for 2019 will be discussed. Log on to www.discoversandwich.com to view businesses, attractions, and services in Sandwich. An events calendar and photos are also on the site.

Monday, 2/11, 12:00 pm, Library Community Room:
 Books Sandwiched In. Presented by the Friends of the Library. This week we will discuss the book Never CaughtThe Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. Reviewer: Dan Kusch. When Ona Judge, Martha Washington’s favorite enslaved house maid, escaped from the President’s house in Philadelphia, no effort was spared to catch her. Fifty-six years later, Ona Judge Staines, married and living in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, told her harrowing story to a reporter for an abolitionist newspaper. Historian Dunbar brings to life a determined woman’s bid for freedom. (Snow date February 19)

Monday, 2/25, 12:00 pm, Library Community Room: Books Sandwiched In. Presented by the Friends of the Library. This week  we will discuss the book Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Reviewer: Ken Hill. The United States Government drove the Osage Indians onto a dusty reservation in northwest Oklahoma at the end of the 19th century, hoping to silence them. When oil was discovered under the rocky land, white neighbors devised murderous plots to wrest away the Osages’ rich
inheritance. David Grann vividly narrates a grim true tale of the Wild West in the first half of the last century. (Snow date March 4)

MARCH 2019

Monday, 3/11, 12:00 pm, Library Community Room: Books Sandwiched In. Presented by the Friends of the Library. This week we will discuss the book The Elephant CompanyThe Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals who Helped Him Save Lives in WWII, by Vicki Croke Reviewer: Casey Clothier.  Meet Lt. Col. James Howard Williams, known as “Elephant Bill,” who developed an uncanny ability to communicate with elephants while working with a British teak company in 1920s Burma. This fast-paced biography will persuade you that a better understanding of animals can make us all better human beings. (Snow date March 18)

Wednesday, 1/23, Town Hall: Town Elections. The following elected positions to be filled are: One Selectman (3yr term); One Treasurer (3yr term); One Town Clerk/Tax Collector (3yr term); Two Library Trustees (both 3yr terms); One Trustee of Trust Funds (3yr term); One Cemetery Trustee (3yr term); One Sewer Commissioner (3yr term). Vote in your local government!
For questions or further information please contact 284-7113 or visit the Town’s website at www.sandwichnh.org. 

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