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Friends of the Gilman Library will meet

ALTON — The Friends of the Gilman Library will meet in the Agnes Thompson meeting room at the Gilman Library on Wednesday, November 6, at 1:30 p.m. New members with new ideas are welcome.

Founded in 1980, The Friends of the Gilman Library have supported the library in many ways. Throughout the years the Friends have sponsored numerous fundraisers and programs and have proven to be a real asset to the library. For more information regarding how to become a part of this very special group, stop at the circulation desk or attend the meeting mentioned above.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:00

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Brooks Brothers Accepting Gently Used Coats for Santa Fund

TILTON — Brooks Brothers, the iconic American brand, proudly announces their partnership with One Warm Coat, a national organization that helps individuals, groups, companies and organizations across the country collect coats and deliver them to local agencies that distribute them free, to people in need.

From Tuesday, October 29 through Monday, November 4, Brooks Brothers Factory Store at Tanger Outlets in Tilton, will be collecting gently used coats for The Santa Fund for the Greater Lakes Region during regular store hours. Customers who partake in donating a gently worn coat will receive 15% off a new outerwear piece.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 09:55

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Weekly Meditation Practice Group at the Unitarian Universalist Society

LACONIA — Drew Mueller, minister of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia, offers a weekly Meditation Group on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:15.  Sessions are at the church at 172 Pleasant Street. All are welcome.

This group is designed to create an intentional community were one can develop one's own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community. No experience necessary. The style of meditation will be primarily based on vipassana or insight meditation, designed to sharpen awareness, and develop mindful and wholesome practices for daily life. This meditation technique is compatible with all religious traditions including those who are not religious at all , and those who are simply exploring the questions of human existence.

Sessions will consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly Dharma discussions. Bring a meditation cushion, thick blanket or yoga mat to use for sitting meditation. The program is designed to be flexible. If your busy one
week, come the next.  There is no charge; donations gratefully accepted to cover costs.

For information contact Drew Mueller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or check the Church's website at www.uusl.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 09:54

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Shana Stack Band's performance aids LNH Children's Auction

LACONIA — A night of country music with The Shana Stack Band to benefit The WLNH Children's Auction will take place on Saturday, November 2 at Blackstone's Lounge At The Margate.

Sponsored by The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team, doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. There will be door prizes, raffles and a 50/50. DJ Tim will start the show.

Also, receive 10% off at Patrick's Pub & Eatery on Nov. 2 and Café Deja Vu on Nov. 2-3 with your ticket.

Tickets are $20 or $25 after Oct. 31. Available at All My Life Jewelers, Café Cafe Deja Vu & Patrick's Pub & Eatery. For more info call 998-1418.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 09:51

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