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Monday, May 25, 2009

This Weeks Events: May 25 - 31

First off, can you believe June is just around the corner? May flew by! I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend and got your gardens planted.

Here's what's coming up this week:

May 27 -The Backyard Farming Series at the Madbury Public Library - free and open to the public. For more info contact the Madbury Public Library, 9 Town Hall Road, Madbury, NH 03823, 603-743-1400, www.Madburylibrary.org

“Build a root cellar in your own basement” May 27 at 7pm Now that you have all that produce where do you put it? Craig Stephan has created a root cellar in his home and will share with you all the details you have to know in order to complete this project.

May 28 - I Eat My Yard: A Foraging Class with Rebekah Gray from 6:30 - 8 pm at the Rye Public Library. Come meet Rebekah Gray and learn more about foraging and backyard gardening. Perfect for those new and old to gardening. Sponsored by the Rye Energy Committee.

May 29 -
Pajama Party at the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA. What if you could come to Stone Zoo – in your pajamas!? This family-friendly program promises to be loads of fun! Registrants will receive special late entry to the Zoo, a night-time snack, special story-time, a craft project, and up-close encounters with our hyacinth macaw and prehensile-tailed skink! This very special evening will be held May 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Stone Zoo Animal Discovery Center . The cost is $8 per participant, $4 for each additional participant. Advance registration is required.

May 30
Family Day to Play from 1 - 5 PM at the Currier Museum in Manchester, NH.

Participate in hands-on art-making in the Art Center and Museum, reserve your seats early to view award-winning artist David Macaulay while he demonstrates his craft in the auditorium (2 pm), walk through the galleries and view the Macaulay exhibition, dance with your kids to the sound of the Art Center’s unofficial band the “Toe Jam Puppet Band,” view and bid on special silent auction items, and more!
Afternoon activities include:

• Art Activities for Families
• Book-signing with David Macaulay
• Pottery Wheel Throwing
• T-shirt Silk-Screening
• Community Weaving
• Mural Painting
• Drawing Table with Cartoonist Jerry Holbert
• Face Painting
• Silent Auction
• And More!

All ticket proceeds fund the programs of the Currier Art Center.

May 30
- Taking Control: A Financial Management Workshop for Women
from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 20 Market Street - 1st Floor, Main Ballroom - Manchester, NH
This one-day, content rich workshop will give you the knowledge and confidence to take control of your finances in a welcoming, supportive, & fun environment. Yes, I said “fun” and “finances” in the same sentence!

All women - single, married, divorced or widowed – employed or otherwise - can learn how to take control of their finances and enjoy the benefits of financial management. This workshop will cover the six key areas essential to a sound financial program—cash management, risk management, investment planning, tax planning,
retirement planning, and estate planning. All attendees will receive a 147-page workbook filled with quizzes and exercises designed to help you put your financial house in order.

Cost - $74.00 includes Lunch and 147-page Workbook
* Register with a friend and receive a $25 gift certificate to a local restaurant


Veronica Lee May 26, 2009 at 1:07 PM  

Hi, I'm visiting from MBC. Great blog.

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