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The O'Brien Clan plays at Patrick's Thursday Night

GILFORD — Patrick's Pub will be hosting a local family Irish band called The O'Brien Clan this Thursday Night at 6 p.m. Having recently formed around St. Paddy's Day 2013 "The O'Brien Clan" hails from the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. They play fun & upbeat instrumental Irish gigs/reels as well popular folk songs from the Celtic tradition with rich vocals and harmonies.

The group is comprised of siblings Benjamin (Lead Vocals & Guitar), Michael (Djembe, Bodhran & Vocals), Jonathan (Violin), Timothy (Accordion), and Susannah (Flute & Vocals).

The O'Brien Clan will perform from 6:30-8:30 p.m Thursday. No cover charge. Patrick's is located at the junction of Rts 11 & 11B in Gilford. For more information, visit Facebook.com/ObrienClanMusic or www.patrickspub.com.

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Grace Wellness Center hosts healing workshop on Thursday

MEREDITH — Grace Wellness Center in Meredith will be hosting a workshop Open Yourself to Healing by Kimberly Hancock on Thursday, November 7th from 6:30 to 8:30 at 169 Daniel Webster Highway Suite 1 in Meredith.

This introductory workshop is intended to teach simple techniques to send energy healing to yourself and your loved ones. It will cover the basics of opening your crown chakra to tap into the universal life force/divine light to send healing to yourself and others without an attunement.

Kimberly is a Certified Usui Reiki Master Teacher, a Level II Integrative Energy Therapy Practitioner and a Spiritual Intuitive. She is a recipient of the Munay-Ki Rites, and has attended classes in Advanced Shamanic Reiki.

The cost is $35 per person. Class size is limited please call to reserve your space 603-707-2071.

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HOPE Auction in Moultonborough on Nov. 9

MOULTONBOROUGH — Silent and live HOPE Auctions will be held at the Moultonborough Lions Club on Saturday, November 9, 2013 to benefit the Moultonborough United Methodist Church. The doors will be opened at 4:30 p.m. for preview and food followed by the live auction will at 6 p.m.

More than 200 items will be auctioned in the balloon, silent and live auctions. Featured in this auction are a 1 ounce 1986 US Mint American Gold Eagle coin with a Certificate of Authenticity and a 1926 $2.50 Indian Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin. These generously donated coins will go to the highest bidder, as will all items in this charity auction.

This year's HOPE Auction will also feature a V6 engine 1999 black Ford Taurus SE four-door station wagon that has only been driven 80,850 miles. The Ford Taurus has air-conditioning and a mounted trailer hitch with an automatic transmission. This vehicle is in good condition and has been stored during the winter months.

The 1999 Ford Taurus wagon will be available for preview in the Moultonborough Lions Clubhouse parking lot on Friday, November 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, November 9 from 8-11 a.m., and again from 4:30 to 6 p.m. before the live auction that night.

Over 75 gift certificates/cards have been donated by businesses (restaurants, entertainment venues, retail agents, etc.) and over 130 additional live and silent auction items have been donated including all types of furniture, household items, antiques and collectibles.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 10:53

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Nonviolent Communication Expert Comes to Plymouth State November 15-24


PLYMOUTH — The internationally celebrated practice known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC) will be showcased at Plymouth State University this November 15 – 24, in celebration of PSU's International Education Week. Shantigarbha (Seed of Peace), a certified NVC international trainer, will be offering campus and community events.

Nonviolent Communication (NVC), also called "Compassionate Communication," is a communication process whose purpose is to strengthen the ability to inspire compassion from others and to respond compassionately to others and to ourselves. Through its emphasis on deep listening, NVC fosters respect, attentiveness and empathy, and engenders a mutual desire to give from the heart. PSU Community Education Director Linda Hammond said the public is invited to a free Introduction to NVC workshop Friday, November 15 at the Pease Public Library from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

"This course goes a long way toward addressing the violence, bullying and fear we are witnessing and experiencing throughout the world today," Hammond said. "This course offers a way forward teaching effective skills to all ages."

Following that free session, there are both beginner and intermediate workshops offered at Plymouth State over the next ten days, November 16-17 and November 23-24. These sessions are suitable for people who are interested in building a culture of peace and communicating across a globalized, diverse population. To register, use this link: http://www.plymouth.edu/community-education/1916/nonviolent-communication-workshops-with-shantigarba/

Cost for the beginners workshop which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 16-17  at the Pease Public Library is $150 for an individual, $250 for two people.

Cost for the intermediate workshop which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 23-24 at the Bradford Room Centre Lodge at PSU is $150 for an individual, $250 for two people.

Shantigarbha's appearance in Plymouth is part of Plymouth State University's International Education Week, which celebrates and showcases the University's efforts in campus globalization, international education forums, international food competitions and film screenings.

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