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New Hampton historical society presenation on fairy tales thursday night

NEW HAMPTON —  The Gordon-Nash Library on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. will host "Not In Front of the Children: The Art and Importance of Fairy Tales", a program presented by the New Hampton Historical Society and sponsored by  the New Hampshire Humanities Council .

and co-hosted by the Gordon-Nash Library.

Where do our fairy tales come from, what do they tell us about ourselves and our history? Why have they been censored and changed and how have they retained their currency and popularity today? Presenter Ingrid Graff discusses these fascinating tales and why we should keep telling them to our children. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite fairy tale to the presentation.

Ingrid Graff has been a long-time speaker for the Humanities Council and is a recipient of the Council's William L. Dunfey Award. She has lectured for many different organizations, including The Jane Austen Society of North America and Road Scholar, and has taught classes for Granite State College. Graff was the school librarian for Gorham, for 10 years and won the NHEMA Award for Excellence in Library Services in 2007.
The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, along with fundraising items for sale.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:17

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Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to Meadowbrook

GILFORD —  Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook brings blues, soul and funk to the Lakes Region on Saturday, June 25. Tickets ranging from $29.75 to $75.75, including family 4-pack on the lawn for $75, go on sale Friday, March 27th at 10 a.m.

In short order, Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by husband and wife duo, Derek Trucks and Sharon Tedeschi, has taken its hearty, roots-rich mix on the road, creating a musical powerhouse. The Wheels of Soul 2015 Tour will be the road-tested and approved summer destination for fans and their families.

Joining Tedeschi Trucks Band is one of the leading forces in the revival of classic soul and funk, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Having toured the globe for more than a decade, the band continues to delight fans with their electrifying live performance and raw, hand-crafted sound.

Rounding out this solid triple bill is one of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers & producers in contemporary music today – Mr. Doyal Bramhall II. Having graced stages and collaborated with musical icons like Eric Clapton, Elton John and more, Bramhall brings his much anticipated fourth solo album to the stage.

To purchase tickets contact the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

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Forestview throwing Easter party on April 3

MEREDITH — The public is invited to join an indoor Easter egg hunt, to participate in games and crafts on Friday, April 3 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Forestview Manor Assisted Living. The Easter Bunny is expected to make an appearance.

To RSVP, call Joanne at 279-3121.

Forestview Manor is an assisted living facility offering a range of care, and specializing in care of Residents with Alzheimer's, dementia, and memory loss. For more information, please call us at 279-7612.

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Blazing Star Grange Indoor Yard Sale Benefit

DANBURY — An indoor yard and bake sale to benefit Dean Martin will be held on Saturday, March, 28th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 15 North Road, in Danbury.

Martin is recovering from burns received in a February 19 fire which took the life of his wife of nearly 40 years and his home. Spending many weeks in a Boston hospital, the family is relieved that Martin has moved closer to home to continue his recovery in Concord. His anticipated release date from rehab is Wednesay, April 1.

The Blazing Star Grange, sponsor of this event, will also donate the profits from their Chicken Pot Pie Supper on Thursday, April 16. The Grange organizes community services projects as well as the Danbury Winter Market which operates on the first sat of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  November through May. For more information call/text 252-4440 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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