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Gilmanton Women's Club meeting on April 6

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Women's Club will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Diana McElwee, 258 Loon Pond Road.

The club was formed in 1971 with a mission to raise funds for the benefit of Gilmanton's townspeople, and local organizations.

We are always delighted to welcome new members. Those interested in learning more about the organization can contact Judy Bakos, club president at 267-5056, and/or visit our web site at: www.gilmantonnh.org then go to community - Gilmanton Women's Club.


Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:03

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UNH Extension to hold pruning demonstration

BELMONT — On Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon UNH Cooperative Extension will hold a pruning demonstration at the home of Mr. Al Nix, Sr. at 161 Plummer Hill Road in Belmont.

Bill Lord, Extension Fruit Specialist Emeritus, and Kelly McAdam, Belknap County Food & Agriculture Field Specialist, will lead this workshop for home gardeners. An emphasis will be on pruning apples, peaches, pears, and highbush blueberry bushes. Varieties suitable to grow in central New Hampshire, how to maintain plantings and manage pests such as deer and voles will also be discussed.

Pre-registration for this event is not required, and a suggested donation of $5 per person is requested. Attendees are asked to come dressed for the weather, as this event will be held rain/snow or shine. For more information or if special accommodations are needed, please call UNH Cooperative Extension Belknap County at 527-5475.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 07:59

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Children’s clothing available at half price at the Gilmanton Community Church Thrift Shop

GILMANTON -- Children's clothing will be on sale at half price during April at the Gilmanton Community Church Thrift Shop, located on Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works.

Also, starting Monday, April 6, the Thrift Shop and Pantry will also be open on Mondays from 1 to 5 p.m. Other days of operation are: Wednesdays, 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donations of food and clothing are needed and graciously accepted. Anyone who is interested in volunteering can contact Barbara Reed, volunteer coordinator at 603-556-9449 or drop by the Thrift Shop during open hours for an application.


Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 07:48

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Meredith Community Wide Yard Sale to be held on May 16

MEREDITH — The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 20th Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Chamber President Marcus Weeks stated that this event was organized several years ago to create a community-spirited event, which provides a service to both residents and businesses and at the same time provides visitors to the community with the opportunity to shop for treasures at the various sales.

All those who register will receive an official sign for their property as well as a listing in a map/brochure produced by the Chamber. Maps directing people to the individual sales will be available at the Chamber of Commerce Information Center the day of the event.

All residents, businesses, and organizations who would like to participate should stop in at the Chamber office to receive a registration form. The office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To be listed on the map as an official site, the registration form and participation fee should be returned to the Chamber by May 8.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:06

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