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.

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..

Backyard chicken health and husbandry seminar at Gilford Library on April 2

GILFORD — The Gilford Public Library will host a Backyard Chicken Health and Husbandry Seminar on Thursday, April 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. in its downstairs meeting room.

Dr. Robert MacDonald  of MacDonald Veterinary Services will lead an in-depth discussion on health problems that chickens have here in New Hampshire.
Some of the subjects covered will include parasite problems, predators, cold weather care, molting, egg production, as well as many other health concerns. This presentation will include information for organic as well as conventional methods of chicken keeping.
Refreshments will be served.
The event is free and open to the public.

Speare Hospital hosting Wine, Women & Wisdom event on April 2

PLYMOUTH — Women's wisdom and inner strength will be the focus of Speare Memorial Hospital's fifth annual Wine, Women & Wisdom women's health event on Thursday, April 2, at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the Common Man Inn in Plymouth.

Presenters this year are Dr. Erinn Fellner, a psychiatrist with Speare Primary Care, and Leslie Sturgeon, founder of Women Inspiring Women.

Dr. Fellner's presentation is Beyond Medications: Alternative Strategies for managing stress and depression. Stress management was identified by past attendees as the number one topic they would like addressed. Symptoms of chronic stress include anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, digestive problems and weight gain, which can lead to other health problems if left unchecked.

Sturgeon's presentation is titled "Behind the Cape: Lessons learned from a recovering Superwoman." During her talk she will share strategies for how to eliminate the superwoman mindset once and for all.

Tickets are $10 each. Advance ticket purchase is recommended as a limited number will be available at the door. Tickets can be purchased online through, then click the event link, at Speare Memorial Hospital at the reception window in the main entrance lobby, at Dressers Unlimited on Main Street in Plymouth, and Oglethorpe Fine Arts & Crafts at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith.

This year's event is being sponsored by Millennium Integrated Marketing.

Doors open at 5 p.m., and a light supper buffet and wine tasting will be available. Please bring tickets with you the night of the event. In addition to your admission, tickets will also be able to be redeemed for an attendance gift.

Those with questions can contact Speare's Director of Community Relations Michele Hutchins directly at (603) 238-6468.