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‘Aging with Humor’ program to be held at Taylor Community on Monday

LACONIA — Mary Lou Fuller’s “Aging with Humor” program held on Monday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. The 2012 National Mature Media Awards Winner will present a light-hearted program for seniors and seniors-to-be.

Fuller is the author of “A New Beginning: Living on What I Learned After 70,” a collection of anecdotes that reflect her views on aging with humor. She lives at Havenwood Heritage Heights in Concord.

This event is free and open to the public and will be held at Taylor’s Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave. Please RSVP to ensure seating: 524-5600, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.taylorcommunity.org or call 366-1400.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:43

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Needle felted pumpkin class at Meredith craft gallery

MEREDITH — Join us at the League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery on Sunday, October 5th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM for a Needle Felted Wool Pumpkin class with Carolyn Wright. During this three hour class you will learn how to make a felted pumpkin ornament that be perfect for a sincere pumpkin patch. No experience necessary and this class is for all ages.
Tuition is $25 per student to be paid in advance, and with an additional $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. 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, 23 September 2014 10:42

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Canal Street bead shop participating in 7th Annual N.H. Bead Bop next month

LACONIA — The seventh- annual N.H. Bead Bop will be held Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4, and Friday through Monday, October 10-13.

Bead Divine LLc is one of seven New Hampshire specialty retailers in the beading business that has bee accepted to participate in the 2014 Bead Bop event this October. Bead Divine, which opens its doors on Canal Street in July, specializes in beaded jewelry and other items and beading supplies, as well as classes, workshops, and retreats. 

"What drew me to beading more than a decade ago is that you can make something so beautiful even as a beginner," says owner Cari Ordway, who has been selling her own creations and teaching classes for several years before opening her brick-and-mortar location in Downtown Laconia. "I want to share that with as many people as possible - and joining forces with other beading retailers in a program like Bead Bop is a great way to do so."

To participate, enthusiasts must purchase a "2014 Passport Kit" at any of the seven specialty bead shops. The kits, which are priced at $12.50 and went on sale in July, include a BEad Bop tote bag, 2014 pin, ad Bead Bop passport containing the individual stores' coupons and or raffle tickets. Participants can then visit the 2014 Bead Bop stores during the event dates in October, getting their passports stamped and using the coupons and raffle tickets at each location. Prizes include a grand prize worth at least $400, a Bead Challenge raffle for seven free. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:29

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Civil Air Patrol squadron holding open house


LACONIA — The Hawk Composite Squadron of the New Hampshire Wing Civil Air Patrol will hold an open house at the Laconia Municipal Airport in Gilford on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the airport Terminal Building on Aviation Drive.

Anyone interested in joining this organization, either as a cadet member or adult member, is encouraged to attend this meeting. Any questions they may have will be answered, including information regarding flight training and scholarship opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.

NH Wing, Civil Air Patrol will have several displays to include a Cessna 182 aircraft, emergency services vehicles and equipment to further demonstrate its search and rescue capabilities. Aerospace Education will display model rockets and aircraft built by our members. There will be a recruiting booth for those ages 12 to adult interested in the three missions of Civil Air Patrol which are Cadet Programs, Aerospace Education and Emergency Services.

CAP membership applications will be available. Applicants will need to produce valid proof of identification.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the United States Air Force, is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to training youth (12 to 18 years old) in the areas of aerospace education, leadership, character development and emergency services, while instilling the values of integrity, volunteer service, excellence and respect. The squadron is also open to adult members interested in air crews and ground search and rescue teams. The Hawk Composite 

 For more information regarding the Open House, please contact either Nick Orgettas, Capt. (CAP) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on the Civil Air Patrol please refer to http://hawksquadron.nhcapcadets.org.

Civil Air Patrol is tasked for more than 90 percent of the inland search and rescue missions by the Air Force Rescue and Recovery Center. In 2010 the organization was credited with 113 saves. The adult members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and counter drug missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. They also take a lead role in mentoring to some 26,000 youth and aerospace education to both the public and its members. Civil Air Patrol has been performing missions for America for over 70 years.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:24

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