Caregiver Support Group meeting Wed.

NEW HAMPTON — The May meeting of the Caregivers Support Group will be held on Wednesday, May 13, starting at 5 p.m. in the Live Free offices, 438 Route 104.

The group is free and open to the public.

Members of a support group typically share their personal experiences and offer one another emotional comfort and moral support. They may also offer practical advice and tips to help cope with various situations.

Those who want to reserve a place in the group, or who have questions and/or wish to get additional information can contact Bill York, the group's facilitator at 254-7397.

Alton Masons holding public breakfast Sat.

ALTON  — The Masons of Winnipesaukee Masonic Lodge will be hosting its monthly public breakfast buffet on Sunday, May 17, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge on Route 28, located a quarter mile south of the Alton Circle.

Fresh fruit, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, home fries, beans, pancakes, french toast, coffee and juice will be served. The cost is $10.

More information is available at, or by contacting John Alden at 603-566-1722.

Sigrid Gaydos to share her experiences in marketing and selling art

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Art Association will meet on Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community.
The focus of this meeting will be "My Art/How Do I Sell It?" moderated by Sigrid Gaydos, small business consultant and Vice President of Signilar Art Video of Sanbornton. With over 25 years of experience in helping artists and others market themselves in the ever changing world of art, Gaydos will share her valuable experience with the group. Among many of the topics to be discussed, will be how to sell, where to sell, and ways to make the internet your marketing friend.
The meeting is open to the public.

For additional information about the meeting contact Gisela Langsten, 1st Vice President, Lakes Region Art Association at 603/293-2702. To learn more about the Lakes Region Art Association visit,

New Hampton Historical Society to present the program on the Shakers

NEW HAMPTON — The Gordon-Nash Library holds the program "The Shaker Legacy" on Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. 

In their more than two and a half centuries of existence, members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, commonly known as Shakers, made ingenious contributions to diverse fields: agriculture, industry, medicine, music, furniture design, women's rights, racial equality, craftsmanship, social and religious thought, and mechanical invention and improvement. The programs presenter, Darryl Thompson, explores some of these contributions in his lecture and shares some of his personal memories of the Canterbury Shakers.

This program sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, along with fundraising items for sale.