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Gilmanton pantry collecting items for holiday food baskets

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Food Pantry is once again endeavoring to provide holiday food baskets to Gilmanton residents in need.

The pantry is already collecting food items for those baskets. Items needed include: stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, canned vegetables, canned fruit, bottled juice, sugar, coffee, cocoa, cereal, breakfast muffin mix, pickles, olives, cake mixes, and frosting. The pantry is also are asking for donations of money to purchase butter/margarine, milk, eggs, fresh fruit, potatoes, and onions.

Donations of non-perishable food items may be dropped off at the Academy building, the Year Round Library, and at the Pantry during open hours. Monetary donations may be brought to the Pantry or mailed to Post Office Box 16, Gilmanton, N. H. 03237.

Further information can be obtained by calling Beth Lavin at 267-1934 or Katie McEntee at the Gilmanton Elementary School at 364-5681. Requests for food baskets must be made by Nov. 19.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:16

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Glad Tidings Christmas Fair in Gilford on Nov. 15

GILFORD — The First United Methodist Church will hold its Glad Tidings Christmas Fair on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church off Route 11A.

In the Fireside Room there will be a selection of handcrafted gifts from knitted goods to quilted items. In addition there will be antiques and collectibles in the Attic Treasures booth, including many pieces of fine china, silver, and linens. The jewelry table will feature pieces that range from funky to enchanting. Also showcased will be booths featuring gently used items and creatively recycled greeting cards. Christmas decorations will also be on sale.

An assortment of reasonably priced books will be on sale in the Library, while in the Fellowship Hall there will be house plants, a variety of homemade baked goods, and a 'cookie walk' featuring hundreds of cookies.

Also displaying their wares will be Myrna Evans with her Wesley Crafts table featuring many handmade items, Joyce Keyser from Shepherd's Hut Market with a large variety of country potholders, oven mitts, eyeglass cases, and wool felted cat toys, nesting balls and hand spun yarn. Also a favorite from past years will be here -- Roubo's pickles, relishes and fudge. Flea market items will be available in the West Wing building.

Lunch will also be served, featuring the fair's famous corn chowder and sandwiches, or doughnuts and coffee. Santa Claus will also be on hand to listen to Christmas wishes.

Further information about the fair can be obtained by calling the church office at (603) 524-3289.

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Party on Friday to celebrate Spinner exhibit at Vynn Art Gallery in Meredith

MEREDITH — Champagne, Cheese and Cracker party celebrating the work Teresa D'Esopo Spinner displayed at the Vynn Art Gallery and Studio. The event will be held on Friday, November 7 from 5-8 p.m.

Artworks on display include drawings, some portraits sketches and other portraits, as well as her Greek Plein Air paintings and scenes from local areas here in New Hampshire.

For more information at 603-934-2712 or 941-504-1966.

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Senior moving specialist at Gilford Library Thurs.

GILFORD — An expert in helping senior citizens prepare for moving will share her advice in a talk on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.

Mariluz Flanders, a senior moving specialist, will explain how easy and helpful downsizing can be. Flanders will explain ways to become clutter-free, and outline a step-by-step process to accomplish that goal.

Organizers say this seminar is appropriate for all ages, not just seniors.

A light supper will be served. Those planning to attend are asked to Stace Hendricks at Wesley Woods at 603-528-2555 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:08

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