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Upcycled Glass Lecture at Meredith Arts and Crafts Gallery

MEREDITH — The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery is pleased to host its fourth annual "Signature of Excellence" lecture series featuring juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen.

The first lecture of this series is Upcycled Glass by Nanda Soderberg on Monday, June 16 from 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Chase House in Meredith.
Nanda's work is unique in the fact that it is upcycled, found, and repurposed from wine and beer bottles. Nanda uses his glassblowing experience and techniques to make these bottles into beautiful goblets and bowls amongst other things.
Nanda is driven by the idea of taking a found glass object, something that may have had a single use or is heading to a landfill, and transforming into something that can be used indefinitely. He began his experimentation and research with found glass in graduate school and realized that he was heading in a direction that not many glassworkers have gone before. Currently Nanda works in his studio in a mill building in Manchester reconfiguring found glass objects through traditional hot and cold glassworking process.
During the month of September Nanda will also be the Featured Artist of the Month at the Fine Craft Gallery in Meredith. He will have a center display focused around his work where customers can purchase one of these unique crafts.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 06:39

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3rd Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day to be held on July 26

BARNSTEAD — The Barnstead Farmers and Gardeners Network are pleased to sponsor the Third Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day, which will be held on Saturday, July 26. This is a self-guided tour that will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free maps will be available at participating farms.

This year the event will feature 10 unique farms. These farms include The Local Butcher, Good Stuff Farm, Five Acre Farm, Sticks and Stones Farm, Frenette Farm, Granite State Alpaca Farm, Mountain View Farm, Duane Family Farm, Tiz a Minature Horse Farm, and Veggies Galore and More. Various animals will be available for viewing at the farms, including Alpacas and Miniature Horses. Farms will also be conducting tours and demonstrations, and will have various products and produce for sale.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Robin Donovan 269-5591 or Don Walker 435-0277.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014 07:12

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Rep. Cordelli to speak at Lakes Region Tea party meeting

MOULTONBOROUGH — State Rep. Glenn Cordelli will be reporting on developments at the state Legislature at the next meeting of the Lakes Region Tea Party, scheduled for Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m. in the Moultonborough Public Library.

The meeting will also provide an opportunity for members of the audience to air concerns or specific problems they might be experiencing with local, state or national issues.

A video about the U.S. Constitution will also be shown.

The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Hal or Peggy Graham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 06:33

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Meredith Parks and Rec Planning Red Sox Trip

MEREDITH — Come join the Meredith Parks & Recreation Department for another fun trip to Fenway on Friday July 18 to see the Red Sox play the KC Royals. Premier Coach will pick up at the Meredith Community Center at 3 p.m. with an estimated arrival time of 5:30 at Fenway so you have plenty of time to explore and enjoy the park before the game begins at 7:10.

The ticket price includes the game ticket as well as coach transportation to and from Fenway, no need to battle Boston traffic or drive home late at night. The fee for a Meredith resident is $75 per ticket and Non-resident is $85 each. The bus will be transporting 50 participants only.

Check out the website for more information, as well as a flyer and registration forms at www.meredithnh.org or call the Community Center 279-8197.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014 08:45

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