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Fall Potluck Dinner & Meeting

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

5:30 - Social Gathering in the Community Room

6:00 - Potluck Dinner

Annual Meeting

7:30 - Program

The World of Sherlock Holmes
Presented by Tom Brydges

Sherlock Holmes, generally considered the most recognized fictional character of all time, has captivated readers for over a hundred years, and has perhaps never been more alive than he is today.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's sixty Holmes stories have inspired a large, active and continually expanding Sherlockian world which includes not only the original stories, but also movies, radio and TV programs, and books and articles about or in the style of the stories. In addition, there are many biographies describing Doyle's fascinating life (including a visit to Brattleboro), and hundreds of Sherlockian societies (two in Vermont).

Tom Brydges was born in Illinois, holds mechanical engineering degrees from MIT and had a career in industry. He and his wife, Northfield native Ellen Morse, have lived in England and Canada, Corning, NY, and the Boston area. They retired to Hanover, NH, where he founded a Sherlock Holmes Club.

Winter Meeting & Potluck - February 21, 2016

The Society's members get together for three potluck dinners a year: February, June, and the annual business meeting in October.
At the October meeting officers and board members are elected to serve various lengths of terms.
 Membership runs from Oct. 1 - Sept. 30. Dues include the Dog River Crier newsletter (published three times a year):
Household        $25.00
Business           $50.00
Lifetime             $250.00  (All Lifetime membership dues will go directly to the Endowment Fund.)
NHS Membership Application
Yearly membership fees are due in the Fall (by the date of the October meeting).
Please click on the "NHSMemberapplication" link below to retrieve the membership application.
(PDF document which requires the free Adobe Acrobat reader: http://get.adobe.com/reader/).
You may use this form to join or renew your current membership.
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Kay S,
Jun 7, 2011, 7:10 AM