New Hampshire Club News in Brief
The Reprisal Chapter of DAR, based in Newport, participated in the 98th annual Winter Carnival this month. Members waving the flag that cold day are, from left, Lorie Greenwood, Pat McCabe, Stephanie Talbot, Kim Chandler and Verne Greene, and sitting on the back of the car, Regent Sue Swan and Jean Barrett. (COURTESY)
NEWPORT — The Reprisal Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the home of Pat McCabe, 118 Lempster St., Lempster.
Manchester Toastmasters plans first Speech-athon
MANCHESTER — Top of the Town Toastmasters of Manchester will host its first Speech-athon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Manchester Community College, 1066 Front St., Room 238.
This free event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Italian club's mask-making talk requires reservations
GILFORD — The New Hampshire Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club will bring an interesting aspect of Italian culture to the area on Friday, March 28.
For more information or to reserve a seat, call Alice Contardo at 527-0551 or Joe Adrignola at 496-3839.
SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club will host a presentation next month on "Planting Annuals for Impact" by Linda Zukas, the annuals manager and container designer at Churchill's in Exeter.
Her program will focus on selecting the right annuals for each location, preparing the soil and maintaining the plants to get season-long color. Zukas notes that there are so many beautiful colors and more choices than ever, and she will help gardeners pick the most effective ones to plant for impact.
The club is a member of both the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs and National Garden Clubs. For membership information, call Kathy at 819-9615 or visit www.sandowngardenclub.org.
HOLLIS — The Hollis Woman's Club is accepting reservations for spaces at its spring yard sale, which is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Lawrence Barn on Depot Road.