TUFTONBORO — The Bear Camp Valley Garden Club will host its 2014 Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the Bald Peak Colony Club on Monday, June 9. Social gathering begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the review of the club's Annual Report, the election of officers, and a spring-inspired luncheon.
Luncheon cost is $25 per person, and annual dues are an additional $20. Reservations may be made online at www.bearcampvalleygardenclub.org.
Organized in 1938, the Bear Camp Valley Garden Club has members from towns throughout the Lakes Region. The nonprofit organization supports community beautification and the wise use of natural resources, and awards scholarships to UNH students studying horticulture and conservation. Membership is open to all women and men interested in gardening. For more information about the club, programs and events, please visit www.bearcampvalleygardenclub.org.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:51
SANBORNTON — Delectable aromas will fill Sanbornton Public Library on Thursday, May 29 at 7 p.m. when Sanbornton resident T.K. Whalen will host a cooking show-style program for a night of fun and food.
She will reveal the secrets of making biscotti in this free demonstration and share insights as to its history.
The library is located at 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sanbornton Square, just off Route 132. For further information about this program and other events, call 286-8288 or visit the library's Facebook page or website, splnh.com.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014 07:54
BELMONT — The Police Department will host its 2nd Annual Bicycle Safety Rodeo on Saturday, May 24 at the High School (255 Seavey Road). The Fire Department and the Police Explorer Post will also be on hand for the 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. event.
The Belmont Rotary Club will supply food and there will be fun activities and prizes for children. All town residents are invited to attend.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014 07:44
BRISTOL — This year's Memorial Day will be observed on the federal holiday Monday, May 26. Bristol's parade will begin to line up at 9:20 a.m. at the East Parking Lot of Freudenberg. Promptly at 9:30 a.m. the parade will begin to march to Homeland Cemetery for a short service including prayer, firing detail, salute and Taps.
The veterans will place a wreath at the memorial bench beside the flagpole. There will be a musical selection played by the combined bands of the Newfound Memorial Middle School and the Newfound Regional High School. The parade will continue to march down to the Richard W. Musgrove Bridge. The veterans will toss a wreath into the water to remember those who are lost at sea. There will be another prayer, firing detail, Taps and the bands will play "Naval Hymn."
There will also hear a new song played called "West Point March." The march will proceed to the middle school for the rest of the ceremony. The bands will play the "Star Spangled Banner" America's National Anthem. A wreath will be laid at the flagpole.
Keynote speaker this year is David Gibson, of Bristol. David is the high school senior who won the Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition this year. This year's theme was, "Why I am optimistic about our nation's future." Gibson will be entering Harvard College in the fall. A bus will provide transportation back to Freudenberg for all those who need a ride.
Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014 07:41
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