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Wolfeboro Library Holding Washi Tape Craft Program

WOLFEBORO -- The Wolfeboro Public Library is presenting a craft program on Wednesday, July 23 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and again on Wednesday, August 20, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Participants will be creating postcards using washi tape. Washi tape is a slightly-transparent, decorative masking tape from Japan. It is growing in popularity throughout the crafting world for its graphic strength, charm, and ease of use. The Library will supply tape for participants to use in the creation of a one-of-a-kind postcard to be sent to a lucky recipient of their choice. Each session stands alone; participants do not have to attend the first to come to the second, and do not have to attend both. This craft is suitable for ages 8 to adult, although advanced younger crafters with parental assistance may be able create their own mini postal masterpiece. Pre-enrollment is not necessary.

The Wolfeboro Public Library offers regular craft programs for the community. Follow the library on Facebook or check their webpage at www.wolfeborolibrary.org. For more information, call Sue Riddle during regular hours at 569-2428. The Library is open Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:23

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Senior Moment-um Garden Tour and Lunch on July 23rd

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Wednesday, July 23rd. Participants will meet in the town hall lobby at 10:45 a.m. before heading to the home gardens of master gardener and Opechee Garden Club member Sally Doten of Gilford. The day lilies will be blooming beautifully.

Participants should bring a bagged lunch or snack, good walking shoes and a lawn chair. We will enjoy a brief tour of her gardens and enjoy the beautiful garden view as we lunch on her deck. Participants are asked to RSVP with the Parks and Rec Office by Monday, July 21.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Gilford Parks and Rec Dept at 527-4722.

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Organization aids parents looking for child care

LACONIA — Parents looking for child care options are being encouraged to take advantage of the information and assistance provided by the organization Child Care Aware of New Hampshire.

Child Care Aware is an organization comprised of 10 Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) programs in New Hampshire. Information about the CCR&R programs, along with resources for families, child care providers and the community at large can be found at http://nh.childcareaware.org/

In addition to providing free referrals, CCR&R program staff can talk to families about quality components and what to look for when visiting child care providers. Staff members can inform families about the differences between the types of care and also answer questions families may have about the search process. In addition to helping families, CCR&R program staff support child care providers by offering trainings and technical assistance to help improve child care programs' quality.

Those needing to find a child care provider, or who want more information about becoming a child care provider can contact your local CCR&R. Contact information can be found at http://nh.childcareaware.org/about-us/who-we-are_contact-list/ Families living in Belknap and Lower Grafton Counties can contact Julie Wirth, Child Care Resource & Referral Specialist, Lakes Region Community Services at 581-1558 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:15

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‘Love’s Attraction’ author at Bayswater on August 1

CENTER HARBOR — Novelist and art historian David Adams Cleveland will be at Bayswater Book Store on Friday, August 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign copies of his second novel, ''Love's Attraction.''

The romantic novel, described by reviewer Evan Tomas as "an intelligent reader's page turner," opens with a beginning in Venice  and then moves to Massachusetts, and mostly to the city of Lowell, and  traces the attempts of  Michael Collins, who was a scholarship student at an elite New England prep schoo in the 1960s, to unravel the apparent suicide of his one-time love interest Sandra Palmer, a member of a wealthy family with deep ties to the art world of Venice.

On the run from a political scandal, Collins hides out in Concord, posing as a Thoreau scholar. He becomes obsessed with Sandra's sudden, gruesome death and the possibility that he may be a father. He discovers a connection between his grandfather, an Italian gravestone sculptor, and Sandra's grandfather, a famous artist. Then Sandra shows up in town—or is it her twin sister, Angela?

Moving between Concord and Venice, Michael chases Angela (or Sandra?) and uncovers the secretive history of the twins' grandmother, Sandra, and Angela.

Celeveland's first novel, a Gemlike Flame, drew wide praise for its evocation of Venice and the hunt for a lost masterpiece by Raphael. His most recent art history book, A History of American Tonalism, won the Silver Medal in Art History in the Book of the Year Awards, 2010; and Outstanding Academic Title 2011 from the American Library Association; it was the best selling American art history book in 2011 and 2012.

He and his wife live in New York where he works as an art advisor with his son, Carter Cleveland, founder of Artsy.net, the new internet site making all the world's art accessible to anyone with an internet connection.


Last Updated on Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:12

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