Temple, NHTemple, NHTemple, NH
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Quarter Millennium Birthday Celebration

Meetings - Once a month on varying days at 7:30pm - Mansfield Library
Next meeting - July 19; Aug 16

Quarter Millennium Committee Members
Mary Amsden Steve Cullinan Charlene Eddy
Kathy Fedorka Sherry Fiske Honey Hastings
Rose Lowry Anne Lunt Vivian Nichol
Mary Nutting Donna Quinn Paul Quinn
Jeannine Wegmueller Priscilla Weston  

The Temple Quarter Millennium Celebration Plans are under way!

The Temple QM Committee is working to coordinate the celebration for 2024. Now we need YOU!

Please join us! Our next meeting is scheduled for July 19th. Agenda:
  • Niki McGettigan & perhaps Jack from Harrisville
    • Town Lunch discussion
    • School curriculum possibilities
  • Budget discussion
  • Schedule of Events

We are making plans to honor Temple's 250th birthday, with the bulk of the activities scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2024 (the day before the Harvest Festival).

Our goal is to include as many Temple residents and organizations as possible. Here is a list of specific events we are planning, and we need YOU to sign up to help! If you are interested in a particular event, please email Rose@illustrations.com and let her know, or show up at the next meeting.

  • The Heirloom Quilt (Ruth Q, Linda B, & Donna Q
  • Extra Bulb plantings - Fall '07 (Honey)
  • Beard Growing Competition - starts Jan 1
  • January Kick-Off Event (Historical Society/Honey)
  • Time Capsule
    • Open the old
    • Plant new capsule in Town Hall wall
  • Town Lunch, perhaps a potluck, eco-friendly (Niki McGettigan)
  • Ice Cream & Giant Cake
    • Kids help decorate the Temple-shaped cake
  • Contra Dance
  • Teen Band Saturday Night
  • Drama club events (Kathy F)
  • Parade (Sherry F)
    • Band(s)
    • Floats
    • Groups
    • Antique trucks
  • Historic Events (Honey/Historical Society)
    • Townspeople invited to dress in period costume
    • Ceremony for Founding Family/Historic District Plaques
    • Historic Memorabilia Display
  • Farm Tour
    • Early spring Sugaring events
    • 4-H, Agricultural, livestock events
    • Hayride shuttle to nearby farm(s)
    • Sawmill demo/Post & Beam shed raffle
  • Demonstrations
    • Butter churning
    • period crafts like candles, soap, wool
  • Kid Events/Entertainment
    • Pie eating
    • old-fashioned games
    • tents like Harvest Fest
    • Pony rides
    • Wandering magician
  • Cemetery Tour/Personas (Anne L)
  • Town photo
  • Ongoing Publicity (Anne, Honey & Rose)
  • Plant an elm, or other permanent marker
  • Horse Events (Rose)
  • Christmastime Windup Event (Historical Society/Honey)
  • Keynote Speaker

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