Gilsum Spring Bingo

Gilsum Residents – spring Adult Bingo (18+) is this Saturday, 4/15 at the Gilsum Congregational Church! The Church Snack Bar opens at 5:45pm and Bingo starts at 6. It’s a free, fun and relaxed evening for you and your guests. Everything provided (including prizes!), beginner friendly.

Gilsum Adult Bingo

Gilsum Residents – It’s time again to join your neighbors for another round of Adult Bingo (18+) this Saturday, 1/21!

We’re just around the corner at the Gilsum Congregational Church. The Church Snack Bar opens at 5:45pm and Bingo starts at 6. It’s a free, fun and relaxed evening for you and your guests. Everything provided, beginner friendly. 🐞

Gilsum Mobile Food Pantry & Resource Fair

Date: September 30th 3:30-5:30

Location: Field at Gilsum Steam Academy

There will be produce from Green Wagon Farm, Pete’s Farm Stand. Information will be available from SNAP(Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program,) WIC (Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children), Housing, Double UP Veggie Bucks, SW Community Services concerning Heating Assistance, Humane Society with a Pet Food Pantry.

Current pantry clients can attend and Keene Community Kitchen will register new clients.

Sponsored by Keene Community Kitchen.

Adult Bingo Night – Free

We hope you can join us on Saturday, July 23rd for the return of Gilsum’s Adult Bingo Nights! It’s a free, fun & relaxed evening full of fabulous prizes. For all Gilsum residents 18 & over (out-of-town guests welcome). New to bingo? No worries – everything is provided, including help as needed.
Bingo starts at 6 pm at the Gilsum Congregational Church. The Church cash snack bar opens at 5:45 pm so you can grab a bite to eat before the game begins.
We’ve been waiting a long time to check the box on our 5th anniversary bingo celebration & can’t wait to see you there!
Sponsored by the Gilsum Recreation Committee.

Scrap Metal Drive

The Before & Afterschool Program will be holding a scrap metal drive Saturday, May 7th through Sunday, May 15th at the Gilsum STEAM Academy, 640 Route 10.

Pick up is available for scrap metal in Gilsum, please call Ralph Jernberg at 603-209-0700.

Proceeds go to the Gilsum Rec Before & Afterschool Program to benefit the students.

Paul Brandes to Speak at the Gilsum Rock Swap 2022

Paul Brandes is the featured speaker at the Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show on June 25, 2022. His topic: “From Paleo to Present: A Brief History of Mining.” Humans have been mining since the Paleolithic Era more than 60,000 years ago, from chert used for tools to precious metals and gems. Join Brandes, the “Indiana Jones of Geology,” for a walk through time as he explains what people mined in each era and how mining techniques gradually evolved, then accelerated in the 19th century. This presentation is free.

Bingo Cancellation Notice

Due to limited space available at the Church and ongoing Covid concerns the Rec Committee is cancelling Bingo for Saturday, October 23rd. We will re-evaluate for January. We look forward to seeing you at a future event.

Gilsum Grasshoppers – A Group for Young Gilsumites! ***Campfire & s’mores gathering postponed to Oct. 1st due to weather

Are you new to the area, under 40, or a youngster at heart? Come get to know your fellow Gilsumites through the Gilsum Grasshoppers! The Gilsum Grasshoppers are a new group formed by the Gilsum Recreation Committee, with the goal of welcoming new Gilsum residents to town and fostering community among young professionals in the area through fun gatherings.

When: RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER! New Date: Friday, October 1st from 6:00-9:00 PM

Where: Seven Generations Farm, 110 Alstead Hill Rd, Gilsum, NH 03448

Details: There will be a campfire and plenty of s’more’s supplies! Feel free to bring your own camp chair to sit in. Hope to see you there!

Contact: Any questions? Reach out to Damaris at

Local School Board Meetings

Members of the Monadnock School Board will be holding a meeting at various locations around the district, presenting information on the proposed building projects and seeking community input on your thoughts about it. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the scope of the proposed project, what it would look like in your local school, timelines that would need to be met, and our submission for state funding support. Please plan to join us!

10/20: MTC & Cutler @ MRMHS Auditorium 7 PM

10/25: Emerson Elementary School 7 PM

10/27: Gilsum STEAM Academy 7 PM

10/28: Troy Elementary School 7 PM

More information can be found here:

Gilsum Community Dinner


In the event of heavy rain, the event location
will change to inside the school.

Come enjoy free food, relaxing music, and good
conversation with your neighbors! This event is
free and open to all Gilsum families. There will be
music and the Gilsum Citizen of the Year

RSVP by August 14 | Call 603-352-9653
or email

August 28, 2021
Social Hour | Starts at 4:30 PM
Dinner | 5:30 PM -7:00 PM
Held on Gilsum church lawn (or school if raining)

The Gilsum Library, The Gilsum Recreation Committee,
& The Gilsum Historical Society