There will be a free introduction to Modern Western Square Dance on Wednesday, Sept. 11, for new students. All classes are held at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center at 1245 Bald Hill Road in Albany from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dress is casual. Mainstream graduates are invited to support the new students and expand their own dancing skills. For more information, call (603) 730-7052 or go to

The Community Club’s September meeting dinner at the town hall will consist of chicken barbecue, potato salad, tossed salad, oatmeal rolls and cupcakes. Call Peg at (603) 539-1602 for more information or to make a reservation.

The Freedom Historical Society is pleased to have Roberta MacCarthy, historical society co-president, and Anne Gaudette, historical society board member, present the September program “Remarkable People of Freedom’s Past” on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the town hall. It will delve into the histories of the remarkable Freedomites featured in the society’s 2020 fund raising calendar.

Gaudette and MacCarthy will share some lesser known facts and stories about these Freedom citizens who each helped shape Freedom and made it the wonderful community it is today.People attending the September presentation are invited to help make it an interactive discussion by coming prepared to share personal stories, photos, anecdotes or remembrances they may have about any of the people featured in the Freedom Historical Society 2020 calendar.

The presentation is free to all who attend and refreshments will be served following the presentation. For more information, call (603) 539-5799.

Freedom is deeply saddened with the loss of Sylvia Carney. Sylvia was a kind friend, active and civic minded, and will be greatly missed.

Lisa Wheeler can be contacted at

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