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Sip and Dip Painting Parties at Pitman's Freight House

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room is hosting Sip n Dip painting parties every Tuesday evening in October from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Classes are instructed by Maureen Bieniarz-Pond and participants complete a 16 x 20 inch acrylic painting on canvas in just three hours.

"Its all about learning how to paint and taking home a original piece of art by just getting down the basics,'' says Pond, who adds that step by step instuctions are given for those who have never painted before.

Price for the parties, including all supplies are $40. Two-hour parties are also available for teens for $25, including all supplies.

Registrations are required and can be made by contacting Maureen Bieniarz-Pond at 603-235-2777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text28092); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sip and Dip Painting Parties will be offered at Pitman's Freight Room on Tuesday nights in October. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:04

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After School Arts program at The Arts Collaborative

MEREDITH — After School Arts Classes will be offered starting October 2 at The Arts Collaborative, 5 Winona Road in Meredith.

Classes will be held on Wednesdays for 1st -4th grades and Thursdays for 5th – 8th grades from 3:30-5 p.m. each afternoon. Students will paint, print, sculpt, assemble and create.

"My goal is to provide a chance for creative imaginations to flourish, self expression to blossom, and artistic skills to develop. Age appropriate instruction, self discovery and fun are all part of the plan." says Heidi Little, teaching artist at the Arts Collaborative.

Fees is $55 for 4 class block. Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information visit www.theartscollaborative.net or contact Heidi Little at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 603-707-1860..

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 09:01

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Meredith Legion hosting Karaoke event tonight

MEREDITH — American Legion Post 33 is hosting a Karaoke event tonight at 8 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the American Legion. There is no smoking at this event.

A $5 donation is requested.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 08:57

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Chamber Presenting 'Hops into Oktoberfest' on M/S Mt. Washington

LACONIA —  The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 1st Lakes Region HOPS into Oktoberfest event presented by T-BONES & Cactus Jacks on Thursday, October 3, dockside on the M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach. Boarding begins 5:30 p.m. and the fun lasts until 8 p.m.

"T-BONES & Cactus Jacks are well known restaurants in the Lakes Region and perfect partner to represent our local hospitality industry," stated Karmen Gifford, Executive Director of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. "This event is an opportunity for the local community to come out, enjoy a fall evening and support our hospitality businesses. The summer tourists have gone home and it's time for the locals to have some fun in this beautiful region that we choose to live, work and play."

HOPS into Oktoberfest will have a German and Bavarian theme with a tasting that includes 12 seasonal beers and hard ciders, tasty hot and cold appetizers, some challenging contests, both a live and silent auction and of course festive music.

Additional sponsors and auction donors include: Bank of New Hampshire, M/S Mount Washington, Metrocast, Comcast Spotlight, Binnie Media, MW Animation & Video, SunDay's Salon & Spa, Les A. Cartier & Associates Inc., Belknap Mill, LRGHealthcare, Beyond the Fringe, Malone Dirubbo & Company, Hobo Railroad, Castle in the Clouds, Meredith Village Savings Bank, Tower Hill Tavern, Beyond the Belt, Mill Falls at the Lake, Union Leader, Annie's Café, Kaitlin & Co, TLC Jewelry, Gator Signs, Belknap Landscape Company, The Studio, Tavern 27, Big Cat Coffees and more donations are still arriving.

Registration for the HOPS into Oktoberfest is $25 per person. Gather a group of 10 or more and take advantage of a group discount rate. For registration information go to: www.LakesRegionChamber.org . All proceeds to benefit future business programs and educational resources offered by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce.

The mission of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is to create value for members through collaboration and education that promotes an engaged community and thriving economy for the businesses in the Lakes Region. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 603-524-5531, visit the web at www.lakesregionchamber.org or find them on Facebook.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 08:55

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