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Greater Meredith Program holding a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt

LACONIA — The Greater Meredith Program is holding a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt throughout the town. To win the "Cauldron of Goodies" participants must fill our the scarecrow game card in the Spooktacular Events Guide and bring it to Moulton Farm by 1:45 on Oct. 27 for the drawing at 2 p.m.

Nineteen unique scarecrows can be seen throughout town at Church Landing, Laconia Harley-Davidson, Lovering Volvo, Meredith Bay Colony Club, Forestview Manor, Moulton Farm, Ben &Jerry's Ice Cream, Kara's Café, Edward Jones Investment, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Public Library, Visiting Nurses of Meredith & Center Harbor, Meredith Community Center, AJ's Bait and Tackle, Four Season's Southby's Realty, Frog Rock Tavern, Moulton's Farm, Taylor's Country Style Restaurant and Robert Kozlow, DDS.

The October "Spooktacular" events guide and game card, compiled by the GMP and sponsored by DeTolla Dental, listing local events and a scarecrow contest can be picked up at the following participating businesses, Moulton Farm, Meredith Library, Kara's Café, Meredith Community Center, Cackleberries, Church Landing, DAK Financial Group, Forest View, Golden View, Hawkins Framing, Ben & Jerry's and Dr. Robert Kozlow's office. Each of the businesses is offering one or more special events. The Spooktacular Series of Events guide will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce, Mame's, Hart's, Police Dept., the Center Harbor Town Hall and Library and the Sandwich Town Hall and Library.

 

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Spooktacular events are taking place in Meredith. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 06:52

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Double art Display opening at The Busiel Mill Oct. 24

LACONIA —  A double art exhibit will be opening at the Busiel Mill on October 24, nature photographs by: "Becca Bacon Photography" and paintings by: "Ruth Lukasiewicz "

All work will not only be displayed but also available for off-the-wall purchasing.

Becca Bacon is a young nature photographer from Lakeport, who is known for her use of zero photo editing. Her work can be seen around the Lakes Region at many local businesses and popular restaurants. She has donated her photographs to many local charities, including The WLNH Children's Auction.

Ruth Lukasiewicz creates whimsical works to capture the fun side of art. Ms. Lukasiewicz's work comes from the heart using oil, chalk, acrylic, and water color.

Art showing will be on Thursday, October 24 from 5-8:30 p.m.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 06:46

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Keep the Heat On Moving to New Location

PLYMOUTH — The Keep the Heat On (KTHO) Committee is pleased to announce that the 9th annual KTHO fundraiser will take place at Plymouth State University's Prospect Hall on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

This event, which includes a buffet dinner provided by over 20 local restaurants, silent and live auctions, and the always-informative Energy Room, raises money for fuel assistance to families in 15 local communities. As the need for assistance has grown over the years, the KTHO fundraising has increased to meet that need.
After last year's record-breaking auction success at the Plymouth Senior Center,  the KTHO Committee determined that a larger venue was needed. Prospect Hall will fit the bill perfectly, providing the "elbow room" that guests need to comfortably browse and bid on silent auction items, and to peruse the live auction items in anticipation of bidding.
Though the autumn foliage is still in its glory, the Plymouth Area Community Closet (PACC) is already gearing up for the winter heating season. State and Federal fuel assistance remain limited, which means that the money raised at the KTHO dinner and auction will be critical to addressing the need for help in Plymouth and the surrounding 14 communities.

In addition to the proceeds from ticket sales, auctions, and contributions, the generosity of sponsors adds significantly to the amount of fuel assistance the PACC is be able to distribute. Last year, sponsors donated over $14,500 to KTHO, bringing the total to over $36,000. The Committee hopes to go over the $40,000 mark in 2014.
Despite the new, larger venue at Prospect Hall, tickets for the 9th annual KTHO Dinner Auction will be available in limited numbers again this year—with the ticket price still just $35.
Keep the Heat On is organized and sponsored by the Plymouth Area Democrats (PAD) partnered with PACC in their continued mission to provide assistance to those in need.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013 10:28

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St. Andre Bessette Parish plans Nutcracker Fair

LACONIA — St. Andre Bessette Parish is holding its annual Nutcracker Christmas Fair on Friday, November 8 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia.

New this season is "Gifts To Go" which is assorted gift baskets for teachers, family members, or that special person that you would like to surprise with a Christmas remembrance. Hand sewn items will be for sale and a Nutcracker Raffle Table with quality new items and many gift cards from local businesses.
Old favorites will include the Theme Baskets Table including a Leap Frog Gift Basket, the Jewelry Room Gently Used Books, the Cookie Walk, Baked Goods Table, Fr. Marc's Pork Pies, and a Children's Corner where there will be games for kids and a special visit from Santa Clause.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013 10:19

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