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081313 Hundelrut Studios & Flowersmiths Hosts August Business After Hours (152)

PLYMOUTH — Hundelrut Studios along with Flowersmiths will be showcasing their businesses at 584 Tenney Mountain Highway for the Plymouth Regional Chamber's monthly Business After Hours event on August 14 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Refreshments for the evening will be provided by Newfound Grocery, a country style grocery store, restaurant and great community partner located in Bridgewater.

At Hundelrut Studios you will find Donald Hundgen's art as well as Sarah Hundgen's hand-thrown stoneware. The shop offers a wide variety of their greeting and note cards, stationery, silk-screened shirts and canvas bags, posters, bookmarks, original drawings and paintings, painted boxes, curious papier-mâché sculptures, and pottery.  The Flowersmiths offer the best in seasonal garden plants and the freshest flowers for that special occasion.

This event is hosted by The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce.

For more information about the Business After Hours, or the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce, contact the Chamber office at 536-1001, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 09 August 2013 08:57

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081513 Italian Club to Host Author of 'The Boston Italians' Book Signing (148)

LACONIA — The NH Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club will host a presentation by author Stephen Puleo about his book, ''The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance and Paesani'', at the Bank of New Hampshire Operations Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16.

A brief question and answer session will follow.

 Puleo is not only an author, but a historian, university teacher, and communication professional. His books have been favorably reviewed by national critics, newspapers and magazines.

His book has been hailed by critics as "an unsparing...and admiring account", "accurate and well-crafted...inspiring story of a people who rose from poverty and discrimination to become a prosperous and productive part of Boston's colorful history", "a truly magnificent work".

Tickets are being sold in advance. For further information and reservations, call Joe Adrignola at 496-3839 or Alice Contardo at 527-0551. Coffee, Tea and light desserts will follow the presentation

Last Updated on Friday, 09 August 2013 08:55

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081413GilmantonLizzieBorden (142)

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Year-Round Library will be hosting a night filled with mystery, murder and history as they explore the Lizzie Borden crime that has puzzled the nation for over 120 years.  "Lizzie Borden Took an Axe or Did She?" program will be held on Thursday, August 15 at 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Annette Holba will lead a program about the double murder of Lizzie Borden's parents, Sarah and Andrew. At the time of the incident Lizzie was a single woman, 32 years of age and the only suspect. Despite an acquittal on all charges, mystery has surrounded the Borden Home and its former inhabitants. Presenter Annette Holba will take us through the case, the murders, the crime scene, all the evidence available. After being presented the information surrounding the case, attendees will be asked to decide what the verdict should have been.


Last Updated on Friday, 09 August 2013 08:49

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081313SanborntonReadingwithRocky (221)

SANBORNTON — The final event in the Sanbornton Public Library Summer Reading Program will feature the special program "Reading with Rocky". This event will take place on Wednesday, August 14 at 1 p.m.  

Rocky is a gentle German shepherd who was originally found as a stray in the North Carolina woods. He was adopted by Carol Varney and her husband Bob, and then traveled to New Hampshire. Rocky has been since converted into a certified therapy dog. 

Making many visits to the New Hampshire Veterans' Home, Rocky is one of Therapy Dogs International's "Tail Waggin' Tutors." Many children are anxious to practice reading aloud because they feel self-conscious and embarrassed when they make mistakes. The "Tail Waggin' Tutors" program encourages reading development in children by providing a nonjudgmental, furry listener who won't laugh over a mistake or word-stumble.
Children begin to associate reading with sharing a fun time with a new canine friend, and reading is viewed in a positive light. At this event Varney will read a short story to Rocky. Then, while the group works on a fun craft, individual children will have the opportunity to take a turn reading to Rocky.

The program is geared mostly toward young children, but is free and open to all. For more information about this or other programs at the library, visit http://SPLNH.com or call 286-8288.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 August 2013 08:41

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