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Pasquaney Garden Club holding year's first meeting April 15

BRISTOL — Spring is coming and it is being heralded by the Pasquaney Garden Club's first meeting on April 15. The Pasquaney Garden Club is a member of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs and the National Garden Club, all of them just wildly ready for spring.

At this first meeting the club is pleased to introduce the topic, "Using Fruits and Veggies in Your Edible Landscape" presented by Dick Flanders, an experienced Grafton County Master Gardener well versed in local growing conditions and challenges.

The edible landscape gives gardeners the best of both worlds, an attractive landscape and fresh, healthy, home grown fruits and veggies. Flanders will also be part of a panel of Master Gardeners who will answer gardening questions submitted by the audience. The meeting will be held at the Minot Sleeper Library on Tuesday, April 15. Hospitality will be at 9:30 a.m. followed at 10 by a business meeting and the gardening presentation.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 09:46

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Altrusans hosting Community Dinner April 24th

MEREDITH — The Altrusa Club of Meredith is proud to be hosting its 3rd annual Community Dinner on Thursday, April 24th at 5:30  p.m. at the Congregational Church on Highland Street. Altrusa will be offering additional dinners in May and June and will announce those dates at the beginning the each month.

This venture is partially funded from a Grant that the Meredith Altrusa Club was awarded by the Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. to improve the economic well-being and quality of life through the Foundation's commitment to community service.

This dinner is free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. The menu will consist of roasted chicken, rice pilaf, vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert, milk, tea and coffee. As seating is limited, reservations are required. To RSVP call 279-8772. For more information, please visit the following Meredith Altrusa website: www.altrusameredithnh.org.


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Celtic revival group to perform tomorrow in Barnstead

BARNSTEAD — On Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. the Maple Street Church, located at 96 Maple Street Barnstead, will be hosting the Celtic Revival ECMA nominees The Sky Family, who will be performing their high energy Celtic dance Gospel production Celtic Revival.

The Sky Family provides the United States and Canada with fast-paced fiddle music and high energy Irish Dance combined with humor and inspiration. This will be an evening of great family entertainment for all ages.
The Sky Family hails from the North Shore of Prince Edward Island and uniquely captures the Celtic influence of that region. Each member performs on several instruments and contributes to the rich vocal harmonies and dance. Visitors from all over the world have enjoyed their "Summer Concert Series" at their performance center on Prince Edward Island.

The Maple Street Church invites residents of the community and surrounding areas to attend this special concert. An offering will be taken during the concert. Pastor Charles Willson, pastor of the Maple Street Church can be contacted at 998-4102 (cell).

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 09:24

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Gunstock Historic Preservation Society Receives $1,000 donation

GILFORD — The Conniff Foundation recently made a $1,000 donation to the Gunstock Mountain Historic Preservation Society(GMHPS), to help with of the rebuilding of the 20 meter jump tower. The Preservation Society would like to thank the Conniff Foundation for its donation.

The GMHPS has been documenting the history of Gunstock and jumping in the Lakes Region. The current board is always looking for those that experienced the jumps at Gunstock as interested parties or involved members. Jumping returned to Gunstock over the past two seasons with a junior program, and they are now working on getting the 20 meter back up and running for the 2014/2015 season.

The Society meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at Gunstock. Members of the group can be visited most Mondays in the attic of the Base Lodge where the serious archival and history work is being done. If you would like to get involved email Achim Steinbrueck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 08:44

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