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Rubens to speak at GOP gathering in Barnstead tonight

BARNSTEAD — The Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee (BARC'G) has announced will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant on Rte. 28  in Center Barnstead.

Guest speaker is former NH State Senator Jim Rubens, who announced last September that he would be challenging current U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen in the November 2014 election. Rubens will share his reasons for choosing to run, discuss where he stands on the issues, and explain why he feels he's the candidate who can best represent New Hampshire in Washington, D.C.

BARC'G meetings are open to Republicans and like-minded Independents from Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton, and any other towns in New Hampshire. Per the usual meeting format, those interested in having dinner or who wish to socialize before the meeting,should  plan to arrive as early as 5:30 p.m.

The committee reminds guests to bring a non-perishable food item (cans of soup, tuna fish, etc, etc) to the meeting for distribution to local food pantries.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:03

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Participants sought for city Memorial Day Parademorial Day

LACONIA — This year it is the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post 1's turn to host and organize the Memorial Day parade and services.

The parade will assemble at Wyatt Park in the South End, on Monday, May 26, and is scheduled to get under way at 10 a.m.
Post 1 Adjutant Earl Beale says the post still does not have a curent list for points of contact for the various civic groups, Scouts or Civil Air Patrol. He is asking any of these groups which wish to march in the parade on Monday, May 26, to contact the American Legion weekdays after noon at 524-9728 or to call Beale directly at 455-2026.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 07:55

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Historical Society program to focus on events during Revolution

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society will meet on Monday, May 12, at the Moultonborough Public Library at 7 p.m. The program for the evening will be "The Other Side of Midnight:A Visit With Rachel Revere."

This living history program by Joan Gatturna tells a remarkable story of tea, trouble and revolution related by the woman who rode through life with Paul Revere. Rachel Revere tells of the Boston Tea Party, the Midnight Ride and the Siege of Boston. Gatturna will recount these events through the eyes of a woman who engineered the escape of her family from occupied Boston and smuggled money to the Sons of Liberty.

This is a New Hampshire Humanities Council Program and is co-sponsored by the Moultonborough Historical Society and the Library. For more information call the library at 476-8895.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 11:03

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Cackleberries Artists in the Garden event Saturday

MEREDITH — An "Artists in my Garden" event returns to Cackleberries Garden & Gift Shop in Meredith on Saturday, May 10. It is a good place to spend some time with Mom. There will be pottery making with Trish Eisner. She will be showing new designs that include a sushi server and her popular Mommy Pots, affordable for little folk to purchase for Mom's big day.

Marilee Sundius of Sundius Studios will be having water color painting sessions for mother and child. The result is a take home card.

The third artist is the well-known watercolorist, oil painter and pastel artist Christine Hodecker-George. She will be painting all day in the garden on current works.

Cackleberries' new inventory of plants and gifts add to the fun making the event an all-around good time.

All the events begin at 10 a.m.  Cackleberries is at 419 Route 3 by the police station where there is plenty of parking. Call 279-8728 for more information.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 May 2014 10:18

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