Those who ventured out in the cold on Saturday evening to the Pot Luck Supper at the First Congregational Church had the added treat of hearing Pete Coolidge and Steve Simmons share their musical talent in a program featuring some of Pete's original songs including, “Bobby Hall,” :Up to Upton” and “Christmas in Snow Valley.” The 50-50 was won by Michael Cintron and Jeannette Hutchins was the lucky recipient of the door prize.
The Snow Valley So-Goers Snowmobile Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse off of Route 5. Plans will be made for their annual Family Fun Day which this year will be held on Saturday, Feb 23. The club invites all who are interested in this event to come to the meeting.
The People in Action Committee will host a free public lunch on Tuesday, Feb.12, at the CEB dining room beginning at 12 Noon. The Andover Food Pantry will also be open that day between the hours of 9 and 10 a.m.
In the past, the First Congregational Church has hosted an evening event called dinner and a movie. The next event will be Friday, March 1, at 6 p.m. Dinner will be provided and those attending are asked to bring a dessert or snacks. Donations will be accepted to defray the cost of the evening.
Even though we are trapped in our houses by ice, snow and bitter cold, many of us are already turning our thoughts to spring and gardening and those of us who start seeds inside will be doing that shortly. On March 14, all gardeners are invited to the CEB for a program entitled, “The Spirituality of Gardening.” The presenter of this experience will be the Rev. Virginia Rickeman who in addition to being Pastor of the West Parish Congregational Church is also a Master Gardener. The public is invited to participate in this program beginning at 6 p.m.
Town Meeting this year will occur on Saturday, March 16, with voting for officers in the Town Hall on Tuesday, March 19.
The SAD 44 Withdrawal Committee continues to meet on Sunday evenings at 6:30 at the library.
Don't forget the fitness opportunities at the school gym on Mondays and Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 5 p.m. There is also a walk away the pounds program on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.