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Gilmanton Food Pantry Plans Sunday Walk

GILMANTON — The GCC Food Pantry Committee is sponsoring a Pantry Walk on Sunday, October 6 at 2 p.m. to help stock the shelves with much needed food and household items to assist those in need within our community.

Everyone is invited to join in this worthwhile endeavor. For more information contact Beth Lavin at 267-1934. With the approaching holiday season the pantry will have an increased need for food donations.

Food donations can be left in one of the collection boxes located at the Academy Building, the Gilmanton School or the Year Round Library or brought to the pantry during business hours. Checks can be mailed to us at PO Box 6, Gilmanton Iron Works, 03837.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:00

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Nursery Guild holding baby & child boutique Sat.

LACONIA — The Lakes Region General Hospital Nursery Guild will be holding its annual Fall/Winter Baby and Children's Boutique on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center in Laconia.

Some of the items you can find at our Fall/Winter boutique are, winter jackets and boots, Halloween costumes and Fall/Winter clothing. This is a great opportunity for families to purchase children's clothing (newborn to size 18) toys and furniture at a very reasonable price.

Proceeds from the boutique help benefit Women's & Children's health services throughout the Lakes Region communities. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 524-3211 ext.3018.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:52

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Autumn Craft Festival this weekend in Meredith

MEREDITH — An Autumn Craft Festival will be held in Meredith on Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Over 75 of the regions finest Craftsmen and women will display and sell their American made arts and crafts. Items sold include clay, fine jewelry, photography, ceramics, soap, fleece, wall hangings, wooden folk toys, soft sculpture, wearable art, candles, doll clothes, fine art, painted stemware, brown glass, dried floral, quilts, scarves, pet treats, music, tole paintings, bird feeders, framed insects, country wood, primitive and folk art, stone, pillow quilts and more.

The fair will take place in downtown Meredith and is free of admission. The venue is handicap accessible. Pets are welcome on a leash.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:49

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4th Annual Ronny Bean Arm Wrestling Championship is Saturday

LACONIA — The Salvation Army will be hosting its 4th annual Ronny Bean Memorial Arm Wrestling Championship on Saturday, October 5 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Paradise Beach Club in the Weirs.

All are welcome to participate in the event. Weigh in will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will be put into various different groups depending on weight classes, levels of experience, and ages of groups for boys and girls. Trophies will be given to the top three winners of each division. 

The competition is put on by Granite Arms, an arm wrestling team run by Badger Drewes from Bedford. Entry fees are $20 per adults and $5 for kids. Proceeds will be donated to the Salvation Army. For more information call Harry or Priscilla Bean at 455-6115.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:45

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