5K Walk/Race Saturday at Blake School in Bristol

BRISTOL — The Jennie D. Blake School PTO from Hill is hosting a 5K Walk/Race on Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. at Profile Falls in Bristol.

This is for families, individuals, or groups to participate in. All proceeds will be raised by the PTO to benefit the JDBS PTO. The information is posted on the Jennie D. Blake School website along with the registration form. That form and the fee can be mailed to 32 Crescent Street, Hill, NH 03243. The cost to participate is $25 per person or $40 for a family of four.

Town-wide yard sale planned in Tuftonboro

TUFTONBORO — The Tuftonboro Agricultural Commission is sponsoring a Town Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to promote recycling and environmental awareness.

There are individual sites and two community sites; the Tuftonboro Town Offices at 240 Middle Road and Tuftonboro Historical Society on Route 109/ Governor Wentworth Highway in Melvin Village. Maps will be available at all sites for hand out and will also be available ahead of time at the Town Office.

There will be a broad spectrum of items including, furniture, jewelry, linens, glassware, copper, silver, tools, and more.

Local student artists featured in Annalee Thorndike Art Competition

LACONIA — The Annalee Thorndike Art Competition is once again gracing the gallery of the Belknap Mill, April 13-16. The exhibit is an annual event, established to encourage and support graduating high school students who will pursue careers in the visual arts in college.
This year there are 8 entrants; Kaitlyn Berry from Belmont High School, Brent Clarke from Laconia High and 6 Gilford High students, Hanadi Abdel Pattah, Eamon Aldridge, Kendal Ames, Madison LaFlamme, Kayla Vieten, and Kierstan Welsh. To qualify, each student has submitted 5 two-dimensional pieces of artwork, a sketchbook, and an artist statement. The work is judged by three local, independent artists. Their decisions will be announced at the final reception on Thursday evening, April 16th at 7 p.m. at the Mill. Members of the Thorndike family will be there for the awards.
The exhibit is open to the public Monday - Thursday, 9-4. The Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation oversees the event. The Belknap Mill is located at 25 Beacon Street.

Meat Bingo Friday at Meredith Legion

MEREDITH — The American Legion post 33 in Meredith will host a Meat Bingo event on Friday, April 17 at 6 p.m.

Proceeds will be used to help raise money for Veteran functions to take place this summer. This is a non-smoking event.