MEREDITH — As the holidays approach, Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is looking to the community for help in keeping local residents warm this winter by participating in its annual Mitten Tree program.
The Mitten Tree program begins the day after Thanksgiving and continues through December 21. Donations of handmade or purchased mittens, gloves, hats and scarves can be dropped off at any MVSB office. Donated items will be displayed on a holiday tree in the lobby of each branch before being distributed to members of the community who need them. Various organizations, schools and individuals help to distribute the donated items after the first of the year.
For every donated Mitten Tree item, MVSB will contribute $2 to local nonprofit organizations. Last year, the MVSB Mitten Tree program donated more than $3,000 to organizations in the Lakes Region. Winter-wear donors will be asked to complete a form to designate where their $2 donation(s) will be sent: local food pantries, humane societies and/or senior centers. MVSB will then equally divide the total dollar amount of funds raised for each category among the applicable area agencies.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013 09:21
MEREDITH — Mill Falls Marketplace will host its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 8 from 1-4 p.m.
Along with horse and wagon rides, strolling carolers and refreshments, Mary Poppins will pop in to entertain people both young and old. Complete with chimney, Mary brings along illusions, hat rack, mirror, etc. and a wee bit of her quirky psychology to make for a delightful afternoon.
From 1:30-2 p.m. and 3-3:30 p.m. Mary will be telling stories to the children in the atrium of the Oglethorpe building. Wine tasting will also be available at the Oglethorpe. Santa will be visiting the Great Northern Trading Co.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013 09:16
TILTON — Cari Ordway, owner of Bead Divine specializing in beaded items, classes, workshops and retreats will be at the Black Swan Inn on Sunday December 8 for the Inn's Holiday Open House from 1 to 4 p.m.
Cari has been beading for 10 years and is currently enrolled in the Master Beader Program at the Bead Bush Studio in Deerfield. She specializes in bead weaving but has also been expanding her skills and is working with silver and precious metal clay. She will have finished pieces as well as kits available and will also be demonstrating.
The open house provides a step back into the Victorian Era and with traditional Holiday music, refreshments and even
a visit from Old Saint Nick. Children of all ages welcome and parents too. This is free to the public.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013 09:11
MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society observed the 95th anniversary of Armistice Day, the day that ended World War I, with a potluck supper at which thirteen local veterans were guests.
All members and guests enjoyed great food and a sociable evening, while some of the veterans shared their memories of service to the nation. It is planned to repeat this successful program next year.
Check out the website at www.moultonboroughhistory.org for pictures of the potluck supper and also the Veteran's Day Assembly at the Central School. The December program will be a holiday get together on Monday evening, December 9 at the Moultonborough Library at 7 p.m.
Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013 09:00