Programs & Events



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.


Advice to the Players: 284-7115;
Association for School & Community: Emma Dassori;
Parks and Recreation: page on the town website:; Ole Anderson, Sandwich Parks and Recreation Director(603) 284-6473
Samuel H. Wentworth Library: 284-6665
Sandwich Business Group:
Sandwich Home Industries, 603-284-6831,

Recurring Events:
ADVICE TO THE PLAYERS: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-8 PM, Arts Center at 12 Main Street: Improv!
FRIENDS & FIBER: Every Wednesday, 7-9 PM, Library Community Room: All fiber enthusiasts welcome.
For more information call Diane: 284-7168
IN THE ROUND: Every Sunday from 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. 


MAY 2018

Saturday, 5/12, 7:00 AM, The Chapman Sanctuary Visny Woods: Scheduled Bird Identification Walk-onWalk will be led by Christine Costello from the White Mountain National Forest Bartlett Experimental Forest. Gather at the Sanctuary trail head. Plan on about 2 hours. 

Saturday, 5/12, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Library Community Room: Friends of the Library Bake Sale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
Jean Knox writes: "This year’s Samuel Wentworth Library bake sale is on May 12th, from 10 to 1, in the library’s community room. Proceeds from the sale are used to buy books for the library. This popular annual event is sponsored by Friends of the Library. Come and buy a special dessert for Mother’s Day! Freeze extra baked goods for your summer guests!"

Friday, 5/18, 10:30 AM, Library Community Room: CHAT Friday: World ArchitecturePeter Wobber, a trained architect and current associate with BEAM Construction, will explore several buildings that have influenced the world of modern architecture. Join Peter as he shares an exploration/deconstruction of seven (or eight) influential buildings of the past decade.

Saturday, 5/19, 7:30 PM, The Arts Center at 12 Main Street: "Dream Catcher's Hand" You are invited to join Cindy Duchin and Friends for a "Dream Catcher's Hand" CD Release Celebration Concert. Cindy will be presenting original songs from her new solo album "Dream Catcher's Hand" along with originals from the "Open Door" CD released in 2014. Joining her for this fun filled evening of stories and song will be Steve Hayden on upright bass, Ed Bernard playing banjo, Natalie Hebden with vocals and mandolin and a very special appearance from Tammy Flanagan. Refreshments will be served during intermission. There is a $10.00 suggested donation at the door with partial proceeds going to the ATTP.  Come on over and celebrate! Cindy Duchin 603-707-0423


Monday, 6/4, 8:30 AM, The Corner House: Sandwich Business Group Meeting. All Sandwich business owners and people who want to support business in Sandwich are welcome and are encouraged to attend. Discover Sandwich brochures can be found in many locations in town. Log on to to view businesses, attractions, and services in Sandwich. An events calendar and photos are also on the site.

Friday, 6/15, 10:30 AM, Library Community Room: CHAT Friday: Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association. Learn more about dementia and Alzheimers. More info to come!

Saturday, 6/16, All day, all around town: Sandwich Spring Festival. Sponsored by the Sandwich Business Group.
Old style fair with lots of activities for everyone. Members will be demonstrating their crafts, holding open houses, and hosting events such as an egg/spoon race, pie eating contest, touch-a-truck, and much, much more! Brochures available early June.


Tuesday, 7/3, Dusk, Quimby Fields behind SCS. Fireworks!! Sponsored by the Town of Sandwich and the Sandwich Fire Department

Saturday, 7/7, 5:00, Central Station: Chicken Barbecue. Sponsored by the Sandwich Fire Department

Friday, 7/20, 10:30 AM, Library Community Room: CHAT Friday: Chief Doug Wyman providing an overview of police department programs. More info to come. 


Saturday, August 18, various locations throughout town: House Tour. Sponsored by the Sandwich Business Group. See some lovely homes as you travel around beautiful Sandwich. Suggested donation is $10 per person. More information available in late July.





Saturday, December 1 & Sunday December 2: Christmas in the Village. Sponsored by the many craftspeople in our area.
More to come!



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