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Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society

ARCHIVE OF EVENTS


2009

• August, Pot-Luck Picnic at Centennial Park.

• July 26, Annual Meeting at Melville Academy.

• July 4, Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Meeting House.

• April, Spring Cleanup Day

• March, “Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring” gathering at The East Hill Farm. Randy Miller provided piano and fiddle music.

• December, lighting of the Christmas tree on the Jaffrey Meeting House Common with caroling led by Bruce Larson followed by the annual holiday dinner at the Inn at Jaffrey Center.

 

2008

• August 17, Pot-Luck Picnic at Centennial Park.

• July 27, Annual Meeting at Melville Academy.

• July 4, Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Meeting House.

• April 19, Spring Cleanup Day

• March 16, Soup & Song, a “Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring” gathering at The Shattuck. Cabaret performed by P.J. Cooke, accompanied by Walt Sayre.

• December 9th, lighting of the Christmas tree on the Jaffrey Meeting House Common with caroling led by Bruce Larson followed by the annual holiday dinner at the Inn at Jaffrey Center.

2007

• October 20th: Fall Cleanup Day

• July 21, VIS Annual Meeting. Catherine Seiberling Pond gave a presentation  on her book The Pantry: Its History and Modern Uses

• July 4, Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Meeting House.

• March 27, French Dinner held at the Inn at Jaffrey Center.


2006

• July 22nd: 100th Annual Meeting, Dedication of Centennial Park, Gala Dinner at the Shattuck

• June 24: Jaffrey Center Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens

• May 1st: May Pole and Morris Dancers on the Meetinghouse common

• April 22nd: Spring Cleanup Day

2005

• August 13th: Musicale at the Meetinghouse, with Virginia Eskin, Edgar Edwards and John Nelson

• July 30th: Line Dancing at the Meetinghouse.

• July 23rd: 100th Annual Meeting at Melville Academy followed by a clambake.

• July 4th: Reading of the Declaration of Independence at The Meetinghouse.

• April 23rd: Cleanup to prepare for the centennial year.

2004

• Meetinghouse Birthday Party. Thursday, June 17, 2004, 5 p.m. Celebrate the raising of the frame on the day of the Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775.

* "Hidden Treasures" (flea market). Saturday, October 9, 2004, 8 a.m.- Noon. At the Horsesheds behind the Jaffrey Meetinghouse, Route 124, Jaffrey Center.

* Lighting of the Village Christmas Tree. 5 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2004. Oribe Barn, Route 124, Jaffrey Center. Followed by caroling, socializing and a village dinner at The Inn at Jaffrey Center.

* Spring and Fall cleanups

Publications: The Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society (brochure, 2002).

Additional Information: Artifacts in the Melville Academy are currently being recataloged and inventoried using Past Perfect software. This project should be completed by 2004.





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