Meets on Thursday nights from 7:30-8:30pm at the Sanbornville United Methodist Church on Meadow Street in Sanbornville, NH www.nhal-anondistrict5.org.
Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Bingo for Seniors
Greater Wakefield Resource Center, 254 N. Main Street, Union, followed by a Senior lunch at noon every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. For more information, call 473-8324 9am-1pm Monday thru Friday.
Blood Pressure Clinic
Greater Wakefield Resource Center, 254 N. Main Street, Union hosts a Free Blood Pressure Clinic the second Thursday of each month through the Visiting Nurses Association at 9:00 a.m.
Burroughs Drew VFW Post 7663
Meets at the Greater Wakefield Resource Center Bldg./Union Hotel in Union, NH every second Tuesday of the month - POC Lyman Holmes 522-6698.
The garden club, meets from April to October on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm with coffee and refreshments preceding the meetings held at the Brookfield Townhouse in Brookfield on Route 109.
Community Legal ServiceCommunity Legal Services Inc. (a 501 c 3 non-profit) offers low cost legal services to Wakefield residents; call 473-2002 for information about our clinic dates.
Friends of the Wakefield LibrariesFriends meet year round on the second Wednesday at 12:30pm in the back room of The Poor People's Pub except during the summer months of June, July, and August when meetings are held at a member's home. Contact Penny Voyles at 522-3713 or call the Gafney Library at 522-3713.
Gafney Library Knitting and Crocheting Group
Knit one, pearl two…sound familiar? If so, you may want to join the knitting and Crocheting group at the Gafney Library in Sanbornville. Please join us to share your knitting and crocheting patterns, problems and experience. If you can knit and pearl you know enough to join the group as this is not a knitting and crocheting class, but a group. We are not here to teach, but to help you learn more about knitting and crocheting and have fun. We meet on Monday mornings from 10:00 am to noon. Any questions? Please call the Gafney Library at 522-3401 on Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and ask for Janice King.
GED/Literacy program drop-in Center on Wednesdays 3-7:00 p.m. at the Greater Wakefield Resource Center. Study help, GED Testing Center the second Thursday of the month. A part of The Gafney Library Literacy Program...call 522-3401 for more information.
Greater Wakefield Resource Center Senior Meals and Bingo
Bingo starts at 10:00 a.m. followed by a noon meal. All are welcome, the suggested donation is seniors over 60 $2.75 donation; $6.00 donation for seniors under 60. The Greater Wakefield Resource Center is located at 254 Main Street Union, NH 03887. For more information visit their website at www.greaterwakefieldresourcecenter.net.
Every fourth Sunday of the month we welcome you to a Sunday Evening Hour of Hymn and Song at 7:00 p.m. at the Sanbornville United Methodist Church 173 Meadow Street (Route 109) 1/4 mile east from the Mobil On The Go (Puffin Stop) gas station and Intersection of Route 109 and Route 16 Sanbornville, NH. We’ll sing your favorite song or you may sing solo or accompany yourselves with your instrument or our piano or our organ or sing with our pianist or organist. Bring your family and company of all ages as our very special guests. Wheel Chair/Walker Accessible from Parking Lot Ramp. Nondenominational and Ecumenical: You are welcome. We always serve yummy refreshments.
Ladies of Auxiliary
The Ladies Auxiliary welcomes you to their monthly meetings held at the Greater Wakefield Resource Center the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
The Lions Club welcomes you to join them the first and third Thursdays of the month at either the Poor People's Pub or the Wakefield Inn. Please call for more information 522-6108.
Literacy Volunteer Training
The Gafney Library Literacy Program helps area residents who would like to obtain a GED, learn to read, or increase reading skills. If you are interested in becoming a literacy volunteer, please contact the Gafney Library at 522-3401. A brochure is available by calling the library.
Moose Mountain Area Democrats
Meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month (except December) at the Poor Peoples Pub in Sanbornville except during the summer months of June, July, and August when they meet in one of the member's homes. We start at 12 noon with lunch followed by the business meeting. Everyone is welcome to the meetings and we look forward to having more members of the local communities join us. Our purpose is to actively and intelligently involve citizens of the Moose Mountain area in the democratic processes of government. To this end we offer informative programs such as public discussions, debates, forums, speeches, lectures, communications, and publications. We also recruit, nominate, endorse, and support worthy candidates for local, county, state, and national offices and positions. We seek to promote citizen involvement with government by encouraging all eligible persons to register and vote in all elections and to become informed concerning issues of government at all levels.
Sassy Steppers Fun Aerobics/Fitness
Greater Wakefield Resource Center, 254 Main Street, Union at 10:00 a.m. with certified wellness instructor Judy McPheters, Tyshe Health Studio. Please visit Judy's website at wowjudy.com. Gain flexibility, strength, wellness and fitness for beginners to advanced levels. We have a great group, who not only exercise but also take road/bus trips and educational nutrition classes and we would like all of area citizens to join us. Cost is $4.00 per class - First class is FREE!
Sanbornville Fireman's Association
The Community is welcome to attend the Fireman's Suppers that are sponsored by the Sanbornville Fireman's Association. They hold a fund-raising dinner to benefit the Wakefield Fire and Rescue Department. The Fireman's Suppers dinner is held the Third Saturday every month from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Wakefield Public Safety Building (please use back entrance). Adults are $7 and children 12 and under are $3. For more information please call 522-3074.
St. John's Thrift Shop
Located at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist at 118 High Street in Sanbornville. Open Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-noon all year.
First Congregational Church Treasure Shop is open from 9:00 a.m.-noon, Wednesday and Saturday for the month of July and August.
VFW #7663 welcomes you to their monthly meetings held at the Greater Wakefield Resource Center the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Wakefield-Brookfield-Effingham Historical Society
Monthly meetings are the second Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm, at the Little Red School House in Wakefield Village. Please contact Dennis Herman, president, at 522-5332.
Wakefield Bulletin Board
A Yahoo Group, entitled the 'Wakefield Bulletin Board', has been started to help improve communication within our community. A Yahoo Group is a free mail sorter service. It provides a quick and easy way for group members to communicate with one another on-line. This group is designed to provide another method of sharing information related to Wakefield programs, events and committees. To join, visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WakefieldBulletinBoard.
Wakefield Community Food Pantry
Wakefield Community Food Pantry is located on Meadow Street in the Parks and Recreation Building in Sanbornville. It is open for food distribution to all who are in need every Wednesday from 10am-1:00p.m. and 5pm-7:00pm. The Pantry is open Wednesday at 10:00am and 5:00pm for all those who would like to donate food to the Food Pantry. It can be brought in at other times, but please only when it is just not possible to make the Wednesday time periods. Send any monetary donations to P.O. Box 426 Sanbornville 03872. For more information or to schedule a donation delivery please call 522-3094.
Wakefield Heritage Commission
Wakefield Heritage Commission is an appointed board who are responsible for every historic site in Wakefield. We meet the first Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. at the Union Station. For more information, contact Pam Judge, Chair at 522-9000x204. The Commission is currently working on the restoration of the Spinney Meeting House in South Wakefield on Rt 109 and the Union Railroad Station originally built in 1911 which is located at Heritage Park in Union. Anyone interested in these projects is encouraged to contact the Commission.
Wakefield Library in Historic District
This quaint library is open Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Please drop in and peruse the shelves for a book to borrow.
Wakefield Marketplace is open every Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. May to October. Join us every 4th Saturday of the month for Demonstration Days. The demonstrations will cover some aspect of farming or crafting and run mainly from 10:00am to noon – although many will run all day. The Marketplace is organized to promote cottage industries and farming by providing a centrally located marketplace, wherein local handmade products and homegrown produce may be marketed and educational exhibitions may be given. They are located in the pole barn at the intersection of Route 16 & Wakefield Road (opposite Palmer's Motel). Membership is open to farmers and crafters within the local area. New members are welcome. Contact Ann Bartley for more information at 473-2433. www.WakefieldMarketplace.com.
Wakefield Parks & Recreation Programs
Please take a moment to see what events the Parks & Recreation has scheduled for you and your family to enjoy. Many events are scheduled and the site has lots of information to share Wakefield Parks & Rec. Don't forget to bookmark this site in your favorites!
Wakefield Projects Inc.
Dedicated to the revitalization of the historic Town Hall, this committee is made up of volunteers from our area. WPI meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.in the Opera House, of course. New members and interested visitors are always welcome. Contact Lynn Shaffer at 522-5175 for more information.
Wakefield-Brookfield-Effingham Republican Committee
Meetings are held at Lino's Restaurant in Sanbornville the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Often we have guest speakers. Our mission statement is to encourage Republican voter registration, identify candidates for open positions, actively support candidates, determine and implement campaign strategies, and coordinate activities with other town, county, state organizations. We also do community service by offering college scholarships to Wakefield high school seniors, and savings bond awards to Paul School eighth graders.
Wakefield Senior Meals
St. Anthony Church on Main Street serves a nutritious, home-cooked meal each Friday at noon. Plan to attend and enjoy good food, good company, good friends.
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