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Bow Lake Grange Hall Resources


Start here to find valuable resources to help you plan your successful event in the Bow Lake Grange Hall!



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About this Publication


We are proud of our lovely Bow Lake Grange Hall and making the venue available for you. We have assembled these resources for you to help you successfully plan and take the stress out of your special event. These are representative resources only and not comprehensive — we encourage you to do your own research. While we have worked with some of these providers, listing them here does not necessarily constitute our endorsement nor has any business solicited or provided any compensation for being included here. If you have any questions on Grange Hall rentals or this publication, please contact our building administrator, Paula King at 603-664-5901 or or our Corresponding Secretary, Suzanne Murdoch at 603-905-9897 or



Planning Resources

Helpful Event Planning Links:

Multiple Resources (for any event, including memorial services)

Party Planning Checklists:

Party Ideas:

Invitations: (how to and supplier) (online ordering site) (online ordering site) (online and Newington, NH) (on-line invitations) (design and order on-line)


The following caterers offer a range of food options and serving/set-up support. Whether you are holding a casual or formal event, or want full set up and service or to pick up, you’ll find someone here.

 Dining by Design, Strafford, NH:

(from website) Founded by Chef Randy Brisson in 2004, Dining by Design continues to organize their resources effectively to present a positive experience - no matter the size of the party. Client meetings determine budget, preferences and dietary guidelines for all menus.

Info/Contact: // 603-498-1634

Owner: Chef Randy Brisson

MLC Catering, Rochester, NH:

Specializing in creative and innovative food and presentation for all occasions.

Info/Contact: // 603-767-5646

Owner: Darlene

Sheilah’s Deli and Market, Strafford, NH:

Immediately opposite the Grange Hall. Offers custom baked goods, pizza, subs, deli items, and a full catering menu.

Info/Contact: // 603-664-5551

Owner:  Sheilah Hitchcock*
 *Note: Sheilah’s Deli will be under new ownership effective August 2015.

The White Apron, Dover, NH

Founded in 2004, the White Apron features the talents of a former Cordon Bleu instructor and specializes in fresh, seasonal menus.

Info/Contact: or

603-617-3555    Owners: ay and Elizabeth Curcio


Panera Bread, Dover, NH

Can access catering menu and order on-line; offers a large variety of cold and hot breakfast and lunch     items.


841 Central Ave., Dover // 603-743-5100

The caterers below also offer event planning/coordination support for a full-service experience:


Bliss Caterers, Kennebunk, ME

 Bliss is a full-service catering company that specializes in events from casual to formal throughout ME, NH, and MA. They also offer event planning support.

 Info/Contact:  // 207-318-9060

Owner: Susan Jones


Portable Pantry, Dover, NH

 The Portable Pantry is a café and bakery offering a comprehensive menu with the emphasis on delicious baked goods in addition to a nice variety of light and heavier meal options. They also offer the services of an event coordinator.

Info/Contact: // 603-516-5554

Owner: Susan Jackson-Rafter


Party/Linen Rentals and Supplies


Taylor Rental, Rollinsford, NH

From linens and furniture to a selfie booth, Taylor offers a wide variety of party-related rentals.


603-742-1987 //


Marshall Tent and Event Rental, Kittery, ME

Offers a large variety of table linens and other event-related equipment.

Info/Contact:  or 603-431-4441


Divine Linen Rentals, Londonderry, NH


Planning experts are available to help determine needs. Divine will ship and provides a seven-day rental.

Info/Contact: or 603-647-7841


Party City, Newington, NH

Source for inexpensive table coverings and decorations.

Info/Contact: or 603-430-0310



Floral Arrangements


Christmas Dove (The Florist at Barrington Village), Barrington, NH

Order on-line; delivers.

Info/Contact: // 603-664-9055

Eclectic Florist, Northwood, NH

Close by, full-service florist.

Info/Contact: // 603-942-7001

Ladybug Flower Shop, Inc., Rochester, NH

 Order on-line available; offers Strafford deliver

Info/Contact:  or 603-332-3323

Studley’s, Rochester, NH

Order on-line available; offers delivery to Strafford.

Info/Contact: or 603-332-4565



Any questions or suggestions please contact our building administrator, Paula King at 603-664-5901 or or our Corresponding Secretary, Suzanne Murdoch at 603-905-9897 or