Seabrook Summer Meals program underway
SEABROOK - With summer now in full swing, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Southern New Hampshire Services provides free meals to children during the summer.
This summer meals will be served at the Seabrook Recreation Center, 311 Lafayette Rd. Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9 a.m.; lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Meals will also be served at Southern New Hampshire Services’ WIC Office located at 146 Lafayette Road. Breakfast will be available from 8:30-10 a.m. and lunch from 1-3 p.m.
Both sites will be open through August 16. No meals will be served on July 4.
There are no income requirements or registration. Anyone age 18 or younger may come to eat. The meals are provided at no charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Meals must be consumed on site.
Southern New Hampshire Services has been sponsoring the Summer Food Services Program for 16 years. SFSP helps to ensure that at-risk youth eat at least one nutritious meal each day when school lunch programs close for the summer.
Head Start now enrolling
SEABROOK — Will your preschooler be ready for kindergarten?
The Hillsborough Head Start program is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. The centers are located in Portsmouth, Hampton, and Seabrook. Head Start offers half day preschool programming for children 3 and 4 years of age from seacoast and the surrounding communities. The part day program is free for families who meet the income eligibility guidelines.
Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by helping preschoolers develop the early reading, math and social skills they need for a successful transition to kindergarten. The program also provides nutritious breakfast and lunch, family support and opportunities for family involvement.
If your child will be 3 or 4 by September 30th you may be eligible. For more information or to complete an application call Kathleen at 668-8010 ext. 6098.
Selectmen now on summer schedule
SEABROOK — Seabrook selectmen will begin their summer meeting schedule in July, changing to one meeting a month for July, August and September, on the third Monday of each month, at 10 a.m.
In October, November and December, the board will return to its regular schedule, meeting twice a month on the first and third Mondays of the months, at 10 a.m.
Special meetings of the board may be held with the proper posting of those meetings in accordance with the state’s statutes.
New sign at Seabrook’s Veterans Memorial Park
SEABROOK — Selectmen recently accepted a donation from the Friends of Seabrook Community, which will bring a new sign to Seabrook’s Veterans Memorial Park.
FSC provided the board on June 18 with a sample picture of the sign the non-profit community organization will purchase and post at the busy sports park for local athletic teams, in coordination with the town’s Public Works Department.
“Visual History of Seabrook” now on sale
SEABROOK — The pre-publication discount deadline for buying the town’s 200-page, 450-picture, “Visual History of Seabrook, New Hampshire,” has been extended to July 1.
The book, compiled and written by the Seabrook Historical Society, is being published in honor of the town’s 250th anniversary. Its release date is August, at a cost of $45. But it can be pre-purchased from the Historical Society for only $35, if orders are received by July 1.
The book makes a perfect companion to a previous edition, published in 1968 for the town’s bicentennial. Pre-order forms are available at Seabrook Public Library, Seabrook Recreation Center and Town Hall, as well as at Brown’s Lobster Pond.
For more information, contact Eric Small at email@example.com.