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Laconia Congregational to host 90th Annual Christmas Fair on Saturday

LACONIA — The Congregational Church of Laconia is busy working on all the goodies for their 90th Christmas Fair, to be held  on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The morning will start with free coffee and goodies when shoppers enter the hall, which will be decorated with lights and a Christmas tree. The fair will feature a cookie walk and country pantry, stocked with tasty treats and homemade pies made and baked the day before. There will also be jams and jellies, among other offerings.

The needlework experts have been working on mittens, hats and more. Some have been working all year on the handmade quilted Advent calendars.

Local businesses and church members have donated items for a silent auction. Shoppers will also find the popular book corner, plant corner, jewelry table and the "nice as new" table.

Lunch will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The church is located at the corner of Pleasant Street and Veterans Square in downtown Laconia. Parking is available and the church is handicap accessible.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:25

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111814AllBriteBowlingTournament: 3x All Brite (291) All Brite Cleaning’s annual bowling tournament raised $2,200 for Salvation Army

LACONIA — On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc. hosted their 5th annual Bowling Tournament at Funspot to benefit the Laconia Salvation Army. This tournament was the kick off to their 9th Annual Food Drive which will take place from now until December 20.

This benefit raised over $2,200.00 for the Salvation Army. "The bowling participation as well as donations this year were overwhelming," says Robert Stewart, owner of All Brite. "We can't thank our sponsors and donators enough. We couldn't have done it without them! We had a total of 18 teams and 6 of them were also lane sponsors. Everyone was so generous and our raffle and silent auction items were great!"

Participants included Brittain Plumbing & Mechanical Service, Maheu Insurance, State Farm Insurance: Mike Testa, Cross Insurance in Meredith, Melcher & Prescott, Roche Realty, Snedeker Plumbing & Heating, Peabody & Smith Realty, Granite State Glass, Holbrook Insurance, Total Grounds, Bank of NH, Salvation Army and All Brite Cleaning & Restoration, Inc. Donations were given by Airport Country Store & Deli, All Brite Cleaning, All My Life Jewelers, Baron's Major Brands, Brick Front Restaurant, Broadway North, D&D Market & Variety, Greenlaw's Music, The Golf Place at Patrick's, Irwin Ford Toyota, Laconia Country Club, MB Tractor & Equipment, No Limits, Northeast Tire, Patrick's Pub, Prescott Florists, Sal's Pizza, Smoke'n'Barley, T-Bones & Cactus Jacks and the Woodshed Roasting Company.

"It's such a fun event and it's great to see everyone come together for such a great cause" said Krysten Adel, Operations Manager at All Brite Cleaning & Restoration.

All Brite Cleaning will be outside of Market Basket on December 6, 13, and 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All items will then be donated to the Salvation Army to help with their holiday food baskets, groceries for families in need and to their soup kitchen.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 10:07

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Tuba Christmas concert in Wolfeboro on December 13

WOLFEBORO — A Tuba Christmas will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2-3 p.m. at All Saint's Episcopal Church, 258 South Main Street in Wolfeboro.

The concert will feature holiday music and traditional carols performed by a low brass ensemble. Tuba Christmas is a regional event, with tuba, baritone and euphonium players from various community, university and high school bands plus active and retired professionals. Monetary donations will be accepted for the L.I.F.E. Ministries Food Pantry.

For more information, visit www.tubachristmas.com or contact Nancy Donahue at 247-1703.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:02

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Senior Moment-um group playing Apples to Apples card game on Monday

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, November 24 participants will meet at noon in the Community Church Fellowship Hall.

Participants will be spending the afternoon playing "Apples to Apples". Those who attend are encouraged to bring a lunch.

RSVP is requested by November 21. For more information or to RSVP, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 02:43

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