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Mary Poppins to visit Belknap Mill holiday event

MEREDITH —  Mill Falls Marketplace will host its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 8 from 1-4 p.m.

Along with horse and wagon rides, strolling carolers and refreshments, Mary Poppins will pop in to entertain people both young and old. Complete with chimney, Mary brings along illusions, hat rack, mirror, etc. and a wee bit of her quirky psychology to make for a delightful afternoon.

From 1:30-2 p.m. and 3-3:30 p.m. Mary will be telling stories to the children in the atrium of the Oglethorpe building. Wine tasting will also be available at the Oglethorpe. Santa will be visiting the Great Northern Trading Co.


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Black Swan Inn Holiday Open House December 8


TILTON — Cari Ordway, owner of Bead Divine specializing in beaded items, classes, workshops and retreats will be at the Black Swan Inn on Sunday December 8 for the Inn's Holiday Open House from 1 to 4 p.m.

Cari has been beading for 10 years and is currently enrolled in the Master Beader Program at the Bead Bush Studio in Deerfield. She specializes in bead weaving but has also been expanding her skills and is working with silver and precious metal clay. She will have finished pieces as well as kits available and will also be demonstrating.

The open house provides a step back into the Victorian Era and with traditional Holiday music, refreshments and even
a visit from Old Saint Nick. Children of all ages welcome and parents too. This is free to the public.


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Historical Society Holds Potluck Supper

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Historical Society observed the 95th anniversary of Armistice Day, the day that ended World War I, with a potluck supper at which thirteen local veterans were guests.

All members and guests enjoyed great food and a sociable evening, while some of the veterans shared their memories of service to the nation. It is planned to repeat this successful program next year.

Check out the website at www.moultonboroughhistory.org for pictures of the potluck supper and also the Veteran's Day Assembly at the Central School. The December program will be a holiday get together on Monday evening, December 9 at the Moultonborough Library at 7 p.m.

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'Better Together' Annual Celebration on December 3

LACONIA —  Better Together of the Lakes Region's Annual Celebration Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 3 from 5-7 p.m. at Lakes Region Community Services, 719 No. Main Street in Laconia.

Anyone interested in making our community the best place for children and families is encouraged to attend the dinner; a conversation on substance use in our community; a celebration of Better Together's past year's efforts and plans for the coming year.

Stand Up Laconia, an action team of Better Together, will share information on substance use in the community and on efforts to make positive change. RSVP to Shannon Robinson-Beland at 603-581-1571 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Better Together, whose motto is "Taking our community from ordinary to EXTRAORDINARY," is a grassroots effort to rekindle a spirit of neighborhood and community in the Lakes Region. Better Together was initiated in the spring of 2010 by the Lakes Region Children & Family Coalition, a group of organizations serving children and families throughout the Lakes Region committed to working together to strengthen families and community.

Better Together meets regularly on the fourth Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. in the Laconia Middle School Library. The next scheduled meeting is on January 23. Newcomer orientation is held from 4-4:15 p.m. For more information visit: www.lakesregionbettertogether.webs.com, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Shannon Robinson-Beland at 581-1571.

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