Residents from Forestview Manor decided to honor Hometown Heroes on September 11 by baking and delivering homemade cookies and treats. Residents stopped by the Meredith Police Department, where Meredith Police Officer Robert Donnelly gratefully accepted homemade baked goods from a group of Forestview Residents, eager to show their appreciation for all of the work the Meredith Police Department does to keep the community safe. Pearl, Terry, Claire, Evelyn, Rita, Marge, and Carolyn came to represent 76 Forestview residents, many of whom pitched in to prepare the homemade goodies. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 07:46
MEREDITH — Grace Wellness Center in Meredith will be hosting an Introduction to Shamanic Journeying at the Fitness Edge in Meredith on Thursday, October 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Shamanic Journeying is an ancient practice of meditation done to the beat of a drum. The beat of the drum is said to make it easier for the mind to journey to another state of consciousness. The meditation is to connect with Mother Earth and the animals.
Participants will be sitting and lying on the floor, comfortable clothes, mat, pillow, and blanket are recommended. Suggested reading for class: Animal Speak by Ted Andrews, or Animal Spirit Guides by Steven Farmer, or any other reference you have.
Light refreshments and coffee will be available at Grace Wellness Center a few doors down from Fitness Edge following the meditation.
The class will be taught by Kimberly, a Certified Usui Reiki Master Teacher, a Level II Integrative Energy Therapy Practitioner and a Spiritual Intuitive. She is a recipient of the Munay-Ki Rites, and has attended classes in Advanced Shamanic Reiki.
Cost is $35. Class size is limited. Call to reserve a space at 603-707-2071.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 11:07
GILFORD — Designed as a fundraising event for the Patrick's Pub Mania event, the Mania Shuffle is gaining traction with 60 "shufflers" participating this past week. "Like Pub Mania, this is about combining fun and making an difference together" explains Patrick's co-owner Allan Beetle and Pub Mania Head Referee. "It's a unique way to be part of our Pub Mania event while getting outside for some exercise and fun".
The 2 ½ mile course begins at Patrick's parking lot in Gilford and meanders over and through the beautiful Meadowbrook property before looping back to Patrick's. Organizers stress that the Mania Shuffle is not designed to be a competitive event. The $10 entry fee will be donated to the Pub Mania team of your choice and includes a complimentary beverage and chance to win in a post-shuffle raffle.
The Mania Shuffle will run through October 30, rain or shine, and participants who complete the course at least 5 times get a special, limited edition Mania Shuffle T Shirt. Start time is now 5:45 p.m. but will move to earlier times in the coming weeks so that participants can be off the road before it is too dark.
100% of the proceeds of the Mania Shuffle will pass through to the LNH Children's Auction and on to children, families and programs here in the Lakes Region. Last year Pub Mania raised $165,300 for the LNH Children's Auction and has now raised $384,570 in the first four years of the event.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 11:02
SANBORNTON — A six-week Writers' Workshop will be offered at the Sanbornton Public Library on Wednesday evenings beginning October 16. The workshop will go from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and will run through November 20.
The group will include writing exercises, critiques, support and encouragement for all writing levels. It will be run by Dot Banks, a freelance writer who has published in magazines and newspapers, and who has led past workshops in both Vermont and North Carolina.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:59