Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping and support a great cause! The Somersworth Festival Association (SFA) is holding its annual Penny Sale Fundraiser at Somersworth High School on Sunday, November 20th. Help support SFA’s family-oriented activities like the Children’s Festival, Kids Koncerts, Breakfast with Frosty, and the Pumpkin Festival and win great gifts! Prizes include Point Sebago Resort stay for family of four in a park model, tickets for sports games, gift certificates to area restaurants and other businesses, gift baskets, clothing, jewelry, pet-related items, games, toys, and much, much more – there will be something for everyone! Doors open at 11am, with hourly series raffles. Penny Sale items will be drawn starting at 4pm. You need not be present to win the larger raffle items and the 50/50. Food will be available in the cafeteria for purchase throughout the day. For more information or to become an event sponsor call (603) 692-5869. Don’t miss the Somersworth Festival Association’s Penny Sale Fundraiser, Sunday, November 19th starting at 11am!
Are you passionate about having a healthy, substance free community? Do you have ideas about what efforts could be made to reduce youth and adult substance use? Help Us Plan! Come share your ideas at our annual planning forum as we plan prevention strategies for the following year! Our grant focuses on environmental strategies- things that focus on the community as a whole, not just specific individuals. We Need You! We are a community-based coalition, meaning we can only acheive our goals by working together. If you know of anyone who would like to be involved in this process, or with our coalition as a whole, please forward this message to them! We are always looking for new members! RSVP and SHARE on Facebook!
The Town of Berwick and the City of Somersworth Christmas Parade Committees would like to welcome our local community members to the Berwick & Somersworth Christmas Parade & Winter Gala. This year’s theme is “All I want for Christmas is…” The parade and winter gala will be held on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. The parade will begin at 2:30pm, starting on Wilson Street in Berwick. The route will follow onto Allen St and then Sawmill Hill Rd and enter Somersworth on Market Street. The Parade will then head to High Street, turn onto Constitutional Ave and finish on Main Street in front of the Somersworth Plaza. The Winter Gala will take place downtown by the Somersworth Library and will begin at 2pm. The Winter Gala will include: an ice sculpting demonstration, dancing performances, the Polar Express Reading and singing by local school children. Following the gala – Somersworth fireworks will go off at 4:30pm, the annual lighting of the Somersworth City Christmas Tree with caroling for all to join in will take place at 4:50pm! The tree will be located near the old police station. The Berwick Christmas Tree Lighting will take place at 4:15pm at the Town Hall. The Berwick and Somersworth Christmas Parade and Winter Gala will be a perfect event to get you into the holiday spirit, providing festive entertainment and performances for children of all ages! Keep the tradition alive with your family and friends by joining us on December 2nd for this great event. Interested in being a sponsor or participating in the parade or gala? For more information, please visit the town or city website and access to Parade Float Entry Forms. Should you have any questions, contact Beth Poulin (Somersworth Chair) at 603-692-6310 or Kim Taylor (Berwick Chair) at 207-698-1101 x117.
Somersworth Recreation Presents… Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt Friday, December 8th 6:30 p.m. sharp! Somersworth High School Football Field Bring your flashlight and a bag to help collect the candy canes nestled throughout the High School Football Field. Once Santa arrives upon a fire truck he will start the candy cane hunt. Afterwards we’ll enjoy cocoa, treats, and holiday cheer. There will be an opportunity to visit with Santa so remember to bring your camera! The parking lot tends to fill up so please plan accordingly. Supplies are limited. Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult for this event. For more information contact the Rec Dept.- 603-692-9508.