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Alton Rotary Club's 5th Annual Home Show April 26.Alton Rotary Club's 5th Annual Home Show April 26

ALTON — The Alton Rotary Club's 5th Annual Home Show will be held on April 26 at Prospect Mtn. High School

Registration forms for products and services businesses, self-employed professionals, food preparers, restaurants, NPO's and other organizations are available on www.AltonRotary.org.

Alton Centennial Rotary Club Home, Recreation and Food Festival chairman Peter Bolster announced the addition to this year's show will include many food vendors. The event will also continue to include raffles to win a digital camera, flat panel TV, Netbook computer, Blueray DVD player, 10.1 tablet PC and cash. Admission to the show is free and all net proceeds earned by the Rotary Club are donated to local charities. There are no commissions collected from vendor's sales.

For additional information, contact Peter Bolster, 776-1622, or E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 10:53

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Take Your Child to the Library during the month of February

MEREDITH — In celebration of National Take Your Child to the Library Day, the Meredith Public Library is hosting an entire month's worth of special events, making it the best destination for any family which needs something to brighten up their February.
The month kicks off with National Take Your Child to the Library Day event on Saturday, February 1 where the whole family can enjoy a variety of crafts and activities, including Legos.

The library will  be hosting an all-ages, drop-in Valentine's Day Cookie and Card Decorating Party in the Function Room on Friday, February, February 14 from 2-4 p.m. In addition to being Valentine's Day, Friday the 14th also happens to be a Parent/Teacher Conference day at Inter-Lakes.
Rounding out the special February programs will be a Lego Building Blast on Thursday, February 27 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. 

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Soupathon held to benefit Hands Across the Table

LACONIA — Hands Across the Table will hold their 3rd Annual Soupathon on Sunday, February 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. Due to overwhelming attendance last year, the event has been moved to the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue.

Eight all you can eat soups, including matzo ball, clam chowder, pasta fagioli, secret recipe vegetable, butternut squash, Mexican tortilla, corn chowder and chili will be served along with two salads, crackers and homemade bread sticks, desserts, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

This year, HATT will offer a silent service auction with great items including hot air balloon rides for one, two and four people, golf lessons, boat ride and cocktails for 4-6 people on Lake Winnipesaukee, 200 tulips planted on your property Fall 2014, manicures, massages, cut your own Christmas tree, landscape and garden consultation, computer repair gift certificate, antique evaluation, chocolates, gift certificates and many more.

Cost to attend is $10 for adults, $3 for children under 12 and $25 for families of 4 or more. Proceeds will benefit Hands Across the Table that offers a free weekly hot meal at the Boys and Girls Club. For further information visit the HATT's Facebook page or call 524-5800.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 09:59

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Magic Blades Skaters take top honors in Mass. Competition

TILTON — Two skaters from Magic Blades Figure Skating Club of Tilton took gold all the way around at the 5th annual Burlington Hockey and Skating Academy's Winter Skate Basic Skills Competition on Saturday, January 18,.

For seven-year-old Emily Johnson, of Concord, it was her first competition ever, and she was very nervous but also very excited. She registered to compete in the last US Figure Skating level she had recently passed in Basic 3, and placed first for both her compulsory elements and her program. Emily is a first-grader at Shaker Road School in Concord.

Eleven-year-old Colleen Harriman of Bridgewater, competed in flight C of the Pre-Preliminary Test Track and also took gold. Colleen is a sixth-grade student at Newfound Middle School. Colleen has competed regularly over the past several years. Her most recent excitement was attending the USFS National competition in Boston the evening of the ladies free-skate competition to watch the women compete for their spots on the US Olympic team going to Sochi, Russia in February. "I got to see Gracie Gold [the US gold medalist] at dinner and talk to her!"

Both girls skate for Magic Blades whose home ice is at the Tilton School Ice Arena. The girls and the club are preparing for Magic Blades' annual show on February 22, which will be the club's tribute to the Olympics.

The exhibition will start at 11 a.m. at the Tilton School Ice Arena. It is free and open to the public. Visit the Magic Blades web site for more information magicblades.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 09:55

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