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Gordon Nash Library Hosting Session on Obamacare

NEW HAMPTON — Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? Mid-State Health Care has the answers for you. They are going to be at the Gordon-Nash Library on Friday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to noon, to make a presentation on the A.C.A .and can help you with your own application.
Yoga
Please join us for yoga at the library on Tuesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30, and Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m. with Janice Filter and our regular Thursday morning class will be taught by Shannon VanSickle from 10:30 to 11:30.
Nash Gallery
Barry Draper has an extraordinary eye for nature and a unique ability to capture our wild neighbors on camera. His brilliant work is on display in the Nash Gallery until November.
Knitting
The Gordon-Nash Library now has two knitting groups. The first meeting of the groups will be on October 17 One group will meet in the morning from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30, with an evening group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Storytime
Story time is going gangbusters! We love hearing the laughter and stories coming out of the children's area these days. Remember Story time is on Thursday s from 10:45 to 11:45 and 12:45 to 1:45.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:34

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist to Speak about Destruction of Middle Class

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University hosts Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer prize-winning author of Who Stole the American Dream?, on October 24.

Smith will be speaking before students and faculty from 11-12:30 p.m. and again from 12:30-2 p.m. in Boyd 144.

His book is an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas. Smith documents the transfer of $6 trillion in middle-class wealth from home-owners to banks even before the housing boom went bust, and how the U.S. policy tilt favoring the rich is stunting America's economic growth.

Smith reveals how pivotal laws and policies were altered while the public wasn't looking, how Congress often ignores public opinion, why moderate politicians got shoved to the sidelines, and how Wall Street often wins politically by hiring over 1,400 former government officials as lobbyists. Smith offers ideas for restoring America's great promise and reclaiming the American Dream.

Smith will be speaking to students at 11 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. There are some seats available to the public. If interested, register at go.plymouth.edu/HedrickSmith

Smith is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning television producer/correspondent who is one of America's most distinguished journalists. In 26 years with The New York Times, Mr. Smith was a member of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that produced the Pentagon Papers series. In 1974, he won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting from Russia and Eastern Europe.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:12

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Moultonborough Central School Honoring Local Veterans

MOULTONBOROUGH  — On Friday, Nov 8 at 10:30 a.m., Moultonborough Central School will be holding its 16th annual Veteran's Day Assembly to pay respect to local veterans.
The assembly will remember and honor those who have served our country from all branches of the armed services. The program includes introductions of honored guest veterans, patriotic music, and a slideshow which will look back at past Veteran's Day Assemblies. In addition, all veterans are invited to stay and be served lunch in the MCS Dining Room as a thank you for attending.
Local veterans who would like to attend the assembly should contact Moultonborough Central School (476-5535). The general public is also  invited to this special program.

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2nd Annual Meredith Zombie Walk and Monster Mash Dance Party

MEREDITH — The Second Annual Meredith Zombie Walk and Monster Mash Dance Party will spook the streets of Meredith starting in Prescott Park Saturday October 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to join together in an effort to promote thrills, chills and laughter throughout the community. Zombies of all ages will be welcomed to participate in this family-friendly event. Best of all, the Zombie Walk is completely free. Participants are encouraged to arrive early for registration.

In addition to the walk, there will a Main Street dance party and entertainment throughout the evening hours. Meredith's municipal parking lot will be closed off for the dance event and zombie judging, (most grotesque, most beautiful and most creative).

The Meredith Zombie Walk is one of The Greater Meredith Program's Spooktacular Series of events and co-sponsored by Kara's Café and Cakery, 48 Main Street, Meredith.

More information is available by contacting Kara Martinez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kelly Bennett, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:01

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