Clubs and Organizations

4H The Frisky Foals Meets monthly. Call for dates and times. Karen Edwards, 352-6205.

American Legion Meets 4th Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Contact Brian Bassingthwaite at 357-2009.

American Legion Auxiliary Meets 2nd Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at the American Legion Hall.

Boy Scout Troop 530 meets on Mondays from 7-8:30pm at the Nelson Congregational Church.

Baseball Association at Ralph “Biggie” Jernberg Memorial fields. For information call Brian Bassingthwaite at 357-2009.

Clarence De Mar Marathon Held last Sunday in September. For more information visit the Clarence De Mar Web site.

Congregational Church Sunday services at 10:00 a.m. followed by coffee hour. A caring, community church. All welcome. Open communion service held 1st Sunday of every month. Second Sunday Sunday School for children at 10 am. Main Street, Gilsum. For further information call 357-2245.

Congregational Church Ladies Aid Society Meets as needed. For information contact Carol Ballou at 352-8797.

Conservation Commission Meets as needed at the Library. Email for more info. Check website calendar for meeting dates.

Crazy Quilters Meet Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Congregational Church vestry. New quilters welcome! Call Barb 352-0455 or Carol 352-8797.

Fire Department Auxiliary Contact Donise LaRoche at 352-3088 or Cathy Kenney at 357-3108.

From the Heart Studio & Gardens Bringing people of varied abilities together, From the Heart promotes opportunities for people to discover and build personal skills and creativity in the arts and nature. Visit our web site by clicking here, send e-mail to or call 603-357-3985.

Gilsum Book Club – Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Book selections are made available for loan at the Gilsum Library. Call Karen at 352-1401 or Gilsum Library at 357-0320 for latest information.

Gilsum Bridge Town newsletter published quarterly. To help, call Jan Fiderio

Gilsum Democrats – Contact Barbara Bryce at 357-4521.

Gilsum Grasshoppers – Gatherings and fun events for new people who have moved to Gilsum, young folks, and/or whoever wants to get to know their neighbors! We host various get-togethers throughout the year such as a bonfire and s’more’s night. Contact Emily at

Girl Scouts — Daisy troop 13003, Brownie troop 10539, Junior troop 10828, and Cadette troop 13027 meet Mondays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at the Gilsum Congregational Church. Contact Angy Lombara at 352-5868.

Historical Society – Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Congregational Church vestry or at the Historical Society Museum. New members welcome. Contact Dave Dauphin at

Library Trustees – Meet 2nd Thursday of the month, 6:30pm at the Library. Contact Bruce Murphy at 352-9653.

Recreation Committee Sponsors and promotes recreation programs using funds raised at the annual Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show. Call Dee Denehy at 603-562-6530.

Recreation Commission – Town organization sponsors and coordinates town recreation programs. Contact Ralph Jernberg at 257-4146.

Rescue Squad An all volunteer organization that responds to health emergencies. Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at the fire station. Training available. For more information call Steve Ackerman at 352-7859. The squad is looking for new volunteers.

Senior Guidance This website discusses all services available for seniors living in New Hampshire, outlines helpful state programs for seniors and allows to find assisted living facilities in every city, town and county in New Hampshire.

Sons of the American Legion Contact Ralph Jernberg

The Sustainability Project at Emerson Brook Forest – A local nonprofit creating wheelchair accessible trails and gardens in Emerson Brook Forest, Gilsum. Promotes a love of nature, environmental stewardship, caring communities and ways of living that deepen our understanding of the interconnected web of life. Our guiding principle is that diversity, inclusion and compassion are fundamental to the long term well-being of our planet and its inhabitants. Contact Valerie Piedmont at 603-209-7272 or visit Directions here.

Young at Heart Seniors group meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Call Edie Hasbrouck at 352-4288.

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