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Franklin Historical Society hosting program on 'Old Man in the Mountain'

FRANKLIN — The Franklin Historical Society proudly presents, through the graces of a grant from the NH Humanities Council, speaker Maggie Stier and her topic "The Old Man in the Mountain: Substance and Symbol", recalling the iconic granite formation lost eleven years ago in May, 2003. The program will be held on Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the Webster/Tay House.

Stier is a field representative for the Preservation Alliance and has been affiliated with the Old Man in the Mountain Legacy Fund, playing a key role in the development of the new Profile Monument and Plaza in Franconia Notch. She is the co-author of "Into the Mountains: Stories of New England's Most Celebrated Peaks", has lectured extensively, and is adjunct faculty at Plymouth State University. She also serves on the State Parks Advisory Council along with the President of the Franklin Historical Society in his capacity of State Representative, helping to preserve the legacy of Daniel Webster through restoring the Daniel Webster Birthplace State Park.

The presentation is free, open to all, offering light refreshments and an opportunity to take part in the business meeting following the talk. All attendees are invited to bring their favorite keepsakes, stories, and souvenirs of The Old Man to share.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 10:37

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Yoga Tap for Pain Relief Workshop offered at Sacred Waters Yoga

MEREDITH  — Sacred Waters Yoga Studio is pleased to offer a new workshop, Yoga Tap for Pain Relief, on Saturday, June 7 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presenters Jennifer Whitcher and Catherine Turgeon have collaborated to combine yoga and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique or "Tapping") to identify and promote the release of emotions stored in the body that are showing up as chronic pain. While Jen leads a complete yoga practice that includes LifeForce Yoga techniques, participants will pause and be coached by Catherine using EFT to address emotions that naturally surface during yoga practice. This unique approach to personal discovery and healing will be beneficial for everyone, but especially those who are looking for ways to manage their physical symptoms by getting to their core.

Cost for the workshop is $25. Sign up early to reserve a spot at SacredWatersYoga.com, call 279-3243 or stop in the studio located at 285 DW Hwy, Meredith.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 10:33

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Moultonborough church hosting craft fair June 28

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Saturday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Moultonborough United Methodist Church (MUMC) will be holding a Craft Fair with over 40 vendors and a White Elephant/Flea Market with hundreds of “treasures.”

The event will also feature a BBQ luncheon, silent auction, jewelry, books, CD’s, plants, Rada Knives, gift cards for National Retailers and more. Craft vendors include: antique jewelry, photography, wood burning, hand-made soaps, stained glass, doll clothes, fleece slipper socks, quilted ornaments, art work, peanut brittle, candles, ribbon necklaces Laos silk, jams and jellies, apple pies, crocheted items, painted rocks. We will also have flea market vendors.

The Church will accept $20 per vendor for an 8 foot space. Vendors can bring their own table and canopy if desired. Register in advance for vendor space. Those who wish to drop off white elephant items may bring them by the church after June 1, 2014. No furniture, large items, or electronics including computers. Church office is open 9 a.m. to noon from Monday through Thursday.

For information 476-5152 or 476-514 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . MUMC is located at 1018 Whittier Hwy on Rte. 25 opposite the Old Country Store in Moultonborough.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 10:29

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Alton Author-Artist's First Novel Now Available

ALTON — Artist, entrepreneur, and now author, Alton resident DJ Geribo has just completed her first novel for middle-grade children, The House at the Top of the Trees, published by BBD Publishing.

Although she has a BA degree in English and worked for several years at Cabletron as a Senior Technical Writer, for the past 14+ years she has been pursuing a career as a fine artist. In July 2013, she showcased some of her wildlife paintings in a one-person show at the Libby Museum in Wolfeboro.
Over the years, DJ found that she was often torn between her two passions. "When I was painting I thought about stories I was writing, and when I was writing I would think about something that I wanted to paint." She recently came to the realization that her interest in painting came about because she needed to learn this skill to illustrate the many books she has planned to complete over the next months and years. "I have so many stories I have written over the past years and since many of them are for pre-schoolers, they need illustrations."
She and her Internet Architect husband, Jim Fontaine, (www.PCSWebDesign.com) have created several businesses based on DJ's artwork. One website specifically supports wildlife refuges around the world (www.EyeHelpAnimals.com) and the other website helps support animal shelters around the USA (www.HelpShelterPets.com ).
Her first novel is available for purchase from her website that was designed with her creative input, as well as Jim's creative and extensive technology experience. Go to www.BBDPublishing.com to find out more.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 10:24

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