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Laconia Adult Education Offers ESOL Classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering Beginning and Intermediate free ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) Classes Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning January 14. These classes meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Rooms #216 and #217 at Laconia High School.

The ESOL classes will enable new learners of the English language to speak, read, and write English. It is most important for foreigners making their home in the Lakes Region to be able to communicate in emergencies and in everyday living situations such as shopping, making doctor appointments, filling out job applications, relating with their child's school and teachers, and everyday expressions of common courtesy.

There is no charge for the ESOL classes. Call the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712 to enroll in the ESOL classes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 08:27

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Felt necklace class at League of Craftsmen

MEREDITH — A Carnival Felt Necklace class with Nancy Evans will be offered Saturday, January 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the League of NH Craftsmen Shop on Rte. 3.

Come and learn to wet felt and make this fun necklace. We will be using new wool on the market that felts very quickly. Leave class with a completed work of art!

Bring to class: an old towel, a bar of soap (ivory or glycerin soap work well), round elastic cord (I found black cord at Joann's and colored cord at Michaels), a small bowl for water, and a lunch if you wish.
Tuition is $45 per student, and there is an additional $5 materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register visit the League of NH Craftsmen on 279 DW Highway, Meredith, NH or call at 603-279-7920.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 January 2014 08:18

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Pitmans Hosting Cheryl Arena Blues Band on January 10

LACONIA — The Cheryl Arena Blues Band will be at Pitman's Freight Room on Friday, January 10, at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a  BYOB venue.

Cheryl sizzles with excitement as she mesmerizes audiences with her sultry voice and powerhouse energy. She is a triple threat- a great songwriter, vocalist and blows harp like there's no tomorrow.
Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, she began playing harmonica and immersing herself into the Blues in 1987. Boston was an inspiring place to be as she was surrounded by so many talented harmonica and horn players She has recorded on several cds with her most recent one, being her first solo effort, "Blues Got Me" including 7 original songs, backed by a stellar 7 piece band and produced by Duke Robillard, who also plays on a few cuts.
For tickets or information call 527-0043 or 494-3334 www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014 11:18

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Affordable Care Act Patient Navigator Schedules Visits in Area

BELMONT — Ms. Donna Toomey, Belknap County's Certified Patient Navigator, has announced her updated schedule of presentations on the Affordable Care Act. The public is invited to attend the session that is most convenient for them. On Thursday, January 9, between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Ms. Toomey will be at the Belmont Senior Center.

On Tuesday, January 14, she will be at the Tilton Senior Center between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and at the Franklin Public Library between 5:30 and 7 p.m.

She is scheduled for a presentation between 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library on Thursday, January 16. On Wednesday, January 22, she will be at the Andover Town Offices between 6 and 7:30 p.m. and on Thursday, January 23, she will have a presentation in the conference room of Health First in Laconia (22 Stafford St.) between 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Those who need help in enrolling in an Affordable Care Act insurance plan, may contact Ms. Toomey directly at 603-934-1464 extension 119, or Ms. Marian Gill at the Lake Region Partnership for Public Health's Service Link office at 603-528-6947, to set up an appointment.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014 10:49

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