SANDOWN —Join Sandown Recreation and the Sandown Public Library on Sat., November 18 for “The Harvest-Stories of Thanksgiving” as told by Master Storyteller Odds Bodkin. Known throughout the country for his abilities to blend his high-energy stories with character voices, sound effects and music on the Celtic harp, African thumb piano and 12-string guitar. Wired Magazine calls him, “One of the great voices in American storytelling”. Performance is free and will take place at the Edward Garvey Recreation facility located at 25 Pheasant Run Drive. Registration is requested by calling the library at 603-887-3428. Light refreshments will be served.
COMMUNITY TRIP: Join the recreation departments of Plaistow and Sandown for a great holiday adventure on Fri., December 1 to Yankee Candle Flagship Complex in Deerfield, Mass followed by a late lunch and early evening trip to Springfield’s “Bright Nights”, a display of more than two million lights. You’ll cruise the two-mile journey in your coach bus, complete with Christmas Caroling. Cost is on your own and includes transportation and admission for Bright Nights. Lunch is payable on your own at a local, moderately priced restaurant. Bus will leave from Sandown at 7:00 a.m. with a stop to pick-up in Plaistow at 7:25 a.m. Bus will return to area for approximately 7:30 p.m. Please contact Christina at 603-382-5200 ext. 204 or Deb at 603-887-1872. Registration by November 28.
HOLIDAY BOXWOOD: Create your own tabletop Boxwood tree with Sandown Recreation and Wisteria Flower Shop on Thurs., December 7, from 6:45-8:30 p.m. You’ll be creating and decorating your own Boxwood display for your holiday enjoyment. Cost is $40.00 per person and includes all materials, decoration and light refreshments. There is a minimum and maximum number of spaces and early registration is suggested. Call the recreation office to register or send your name, address, telephone number and check in the amount of $40.00 payable to Sandown Recreation to: Sandown Recreation, PO Box 642, Sandown, NH 03873.