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Pasquaney Garden Club to meet April 21

BRISTOL — The first meeting of the Pasquaney Garden Club will be held on April 21 at the Minot Sleeper Library in Bristol. Anyone interested in or having questions about gardens or gardening is invited. The hospitality session will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the regular meeting at 10 a.m. We are going green and ask that you bring your own cup and beverage. There will be light snacks available.
The educational segment will be a demonstration of wine cork gardening, and the business portion will introduce the attendees to the Butterfly Garden and plans for its maintenance.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 09:07

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Banjos, bones and ballads: the music and lives of 19th century people

LACONIA — Traditional songs, rich in local history and a sense of place help us interpret present-day life with an understanding of the working people who built our country. Jeff Warner presents songs from the lumber camps, fishing villages and mountaintops of America Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Taylor Community's Woodside Building. He accompanies his songs on concertina, banjo, guitar and several "pocket instruments," such as bones and Jew's harp.

This program is free and open to the public and made possible through a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. Call 524-5600, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to RSVP and ensure seating.

Warner has performed in festivals and schools throughout the United States and abroad and has toured nationally for the Smithsonian Institution. A Folklorist and Community Scholar for the New Hampshire Council on the Arts, he was named a 2007 State Arts Council Fellow. He has recorded for Flying Fish, Appleseed and National Geographic Records. Copies of Warner's music will be available for purchase.


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Service Sunday at First Congregational in Meredith to utilize 1815 traditions

MEREDITH — On a Sunday morning in February, 1815, thirteen people gathered at the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee on Pleasant Street in Meredith, to dedicate a brand new church. Years later that building was moved to Highland Street in Meredith, additions were made, and the church membership grew.

Now, the First Congregational Church of Meredith is celebrating it's 200th anniversary with services of re-covenanting. The first service, February 15, was conducted according to free church traditions inherited from John Calvin. Because of a blizzard, however, many were unable to attend, so a second service, exactly like the first, will occur on Sunday, April 19.

UCC Conference Minister, Gary Schulte and church pastor Russ Rowland will celebrate the service jointly with Pastor Schulte bringing a look toward the future into our remembrance of the past. Worshipers will be invited to participate in a re-enactment of the signing of the original Church Covenant and all are invited to come in costume or wear what is available at the church.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 09:00

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ECP Logo Design workshop held at PSU

PLYMOUTH — DIY Design Workshop: Logo Design held on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Draper and Maynard Building Room 222 at Plymouth State University (PSU).

Participants will work on the design of their company logo with the help and direction of graphic design professor Pamela Anneser. Working in PSU's Art Department Graphic Design lab in the D&M building, participants will work with current design software taking their ideas from sketching to final logo.

As part of its ongoing commitment to business growth and development, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth brings educational seminars and professional skills training to Grafton and Belknap Counties. Managed by Plymouth State University, the ECP is an incubator in your community complete with one-stop services and referrals to assist business owners and entrepreneurs through each step of their business.

There is a $25 fee for this workshop. Seating is limited.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 08:55

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