Chichester NH News

February 22, 2017


 

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PHILLIPINE SEA (Feb. 15, 2017) Cmdr. Derek Duford, commanding officer of the “Blue Blasters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34, of Chichester, New Hampshire, dons survival equipment on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of U.S. 3rd Fleet. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike groups have patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific regularly and routinely for more than 70 years. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matt Brown/Released)

 


 

The Chichester Boston Post Cane Committee is seeking assistance from the public to determine who may be our oldest resident.  Anyone having an idea who might be eligible please call 798-5825 or email prhammen@tds.net by March 1, 2017.

 



Come and eat Beef Pot Roast at the free Community Supper at the Chichester United Methodist Parish Hall on February 22 at 6 p.m. These suppers are open to all, and if you would like to make a donation the money will be used for future suppers.

 


 

If you haven’t registered already, the CYA Baseball/Softball registration deadline is March 5th.  Forms can be found online at www.chichesteryouth.com.  Registrations will also be accepted from March 6th - 12th with a $10.00 late fee. Attached to the registration forms are skill requirements for each level. Please review them as teams will be determined based on age and ability.

 


 

2017 Chichester Old Home Day Committee

 

Do you enjoy old home day in Chichester? If you would like to be a part of the 2017 Old Home Day Committee please join us at the Chichester Grange Hall on February 28th at 6:30 pm.  Every fourth Tuesday of the month we will be meeting and working together to have a great 2017 Old Home Day. We hope to see you there!



 

Suncook Valley Sno-Riders Poker Run, Saturday, February 25. Registration at Tilton Hill ball field from 9:00-11:00am. Parking available for snowmobile trailers.

 


 

Out Of Your Attic Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee

 

This is A SPECIAL WEEK - Presidents Day and Washington’s birthday!  To celebrate and commerate these events, we will have 1/2 price on everything (with the exception of the new St. Patrick’s Day merchandise).  That way, everyone who shops can take advantage of the sale prices, not just the last Thursday of the Month (this is a one time event).

 

Check our new Facebook page - The Out of Your Attic Thrift Shop (you must put in “The” as another store has a similar title- 345 Suncook Valley Hgwy (Rte 28) Mon. 8-12; Tues. & Thurs 8-4; Wed. 11-4 & Sat. 10-4.  247-7191.

 


 

Chichester Town Library News

 

The Library is pleased to be able to offer Free passes for the Currier Museum in Manchester.  The passes are good for 2 adults & 2 Youth FREE-children 12 & under are always free.  The Museum is closed on Tuesdays; otherwise open 11-5:00pm  Take advantage during school vacation!

 

Toddler Story time will be held on Tues. the 21st and Pre-school story hour will be held on Thursday Feb. 23 at 10:30 am.  Open to all-come share stories, songs, crafts & refreshments.  Next week is school vacation and story times will not be held.  Instead there will be a special “event” on Thursday, March 2 at the library at 10:30-open to all ages-there will be tables setup for science & art projects.

 

The Library is providing 2 programs by Marina Forbes, an expert on Russian Arts, History and Culture.  On Fri. Feb. 24 at 7:00 pm at the Grange, she will present a program on Imperial Russian Faberge Eggs, sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.  On Sat., the 25th, Marina will lead individuals in creating their own Faberge egg. The program is also at the Grange from 10-1:00 pm with a cost of $10.00 pp which covers the cost of a wooden egg and wooden stand and use of paints and brushes.  Recommended for ages 6 & up-open to the public.

 


 

Faberge Eggs: From Fine Art to Fine Craft
Storytelling and Hands-on Workshop with Marina Forbes

CHICHESTER, NH: The Chichester Town Library presents a unique workshop on the rich Russian folk tradition of wooden egg painting offered by the Traditional Russian artist and lecturer, Marina Forbes. This workshop is scheduled on Saturday, February 25 from 10am to 1pm at the Chichester Town Library (161 Main St, Chichester, NH 03258, tel: (603) 789-5613) in Chichester, NH and it is open to adults, teens and  families with children 6 and up.  It is a great opportunity for adults and families to work together and learn about Russian crafts and culture.

This unique program combines a beautifully illustrated presentation on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweled egg artist, Peter Carl Faberge, with a hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to render a variety of delightful images on wooden eggs. This workshop is open to adults, teens and families with children 6 and up. Inspired by a spectacular photo-tour of the Faberge  collections at the Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow and other world famous museums and private collectors around the world, program participants will have a unique opportunity to use their creativity and imagination to produce their own authentic pieces of collectible folk art on wood. Traditional Russian painting techniques and floral and berry designs are introduced. Throughout the workshop portion of the program, participants will be listening to traditional Russian music. (There is a materials fee for anyone participating in the hands-on component of the program. This fee of $10 covers the cost of the wooden egg and stand as well as the use of paints for painting on wood and brushes for the workshop.)

 

To register please contact the Chichester Town Library at (603) 789-5613. For more info please contact Marina Forbes at (603) 332-2255 or marina@anylanguage.org. Please also visit MarinaForbes.com  

 

Presenter Marina Forbes is a lecturer, historian and award-winning artist, Master Iconographer (2013, 2014 and 2015 awards for Artistic Excellence granted by The National Endowment for the Arts and The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts) who has lectured extensively on Russian traditional arts, history and the rich tapestry of Russian culture. She is featured on the NH Council on the Arts Rosters for Arts in Education and Traditional Arts and she is a speaker on Russian Arts, History and Culture with the NH Humanities Council. Each year, Marina leads cultural tours to Russia where she regularly updates her scholarship, gathering photos and documents, visiting craft factories, GULAG sites and monasteries, and interviewing journalists, political figures and scholars on the current state of affairs in Russia. Marina has a distinctive ability to generate energy and enthusiasm in the audience and to bring the rich fabric of traditional Russian art and folklore to life for children of all ages through memorable and thought-provoking programs. Marina’s talks are sometimes a little bit funny, sometimes a little bit sad…. but always unmistakably Russian.

 


 

Imperial Russian Faberge Eggs
Interactive and Beautifully Illustrated Presentation

CHICHESTER, NH: Chichester Town Library presents a free cultural event "Imperial Faberge Eggs" on Friday, February 24 at 7pm at the Chichester Town Library (161 Main St, Chichester, NH 03258, tel: (603) 789-5613) in Chichester, NH. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Lecturer, Award-winning artist, historian and Master Iconographer, Marina Forbes, will offer a unique interactive and beautifully illustrated presentation Imperial Russian Faberge Eggs focusing on the life and remarkable work of Russian master jeweler and artist, Peter Carl Fabergé. The program will feature a spectacular photo-tour of the Fabergé collection at the Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin Armory Museum in Moscow and other world famous museums.  Emphasis is on the important role of egg painting in Russian culture and on the unique development of this major Russian art form from a traditional craft to the level of exquisite fine art under the patronage of the tsars. The fascinating history of these eggs and their role in the dramatic events of the last decades of Romanov rule in Russia and in the years following the Revolution will also be discussed by presenter Marina Forbes.

 

Presenter Marina Forbes is a lecturer, historian and award-winning artist who has written extensively on Russian traditional arts, history and the rich tapestry of Russian culture. She is licensed with the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, and is featured on the New Hampshire Humanities Council Roster as a speaker on Russian Arts, History and Culture as well as NH Council on the Arts Rosters for Arts in Education and Traditional Arts. Each year, Marina leads cultural tours to Russia where she regularly updates her scholarship, gathering photos and documents, visiting craft factories, GULAG sites and monasteries, and interviewing journalists, political figures and scholars on the current state of affairs in Russia. Marina has a distinctive ability to generate energy and enthusiasm in the audience and to bring the rich fabric of traditional Russian art and folklore to life for children of all ages through memorable and thought-provoking programs. Marina’s talks are sometimes a little bit funny, sometimes a little bit sad…. but always unmistakably Russian.

 

This program is free and open to the public and it was made possible through a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council www.nhhc.org.

 

For more info please call (603) 332-2255, e-mail at marina@marinaforbes, or please visit MarinaForbes.com.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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