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VynnArt in Bloom Exhibit Opens April 4th


MEREDITH — Over a dozen Lakes Region artist's will display their floral works in a Fine Art Exhibit called "VynnArt in Bloom". The Exhibit and Art Sale opens on Friday, April 4th through Sunday, April 6th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and closing on Sunday at 4 p.m. On Friday evening from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. a reception will be held. At this time the public will have an opportunity to meet and talk with several of the artists.

The show at VynnArt Gallery and Art Supplies located on 30 Main Street, next to Mill Falls Market Place.

Over 60 floral paintings in all mediums, pastels, drawings and photography, will be featured at the show. Prints and artist's greeting cards will also be for sale. Among the art, local florists will display their have their creations on display. Throughout the show you will have the opportunity to watch artists paint their next creation.

Artist Carole Keller commented, "This is a perfect time of the year to have this type of show. So many of us are looking for reasons to get out of the house".

Gallery owner Vynnie Hale said, "I have seen several of the paintings that the artist's have created exclusively for this show and it immediately made me feel that Spring is right around the corner. Every day that I enter my gallery, I am amazed by the talent that is right here in the Lakes Region. This show makes me even more proud of our local artists".

For more information about the "VynnArt in Bloom" Exhibit call (603) 279-0557

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 09:21

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Talk about civil discourse at Taylor Community

LACONIA — A political psychologist will be give a talk on ways to promote more civil discussion on current political issues at a program scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at the Taylor Community's Woodside Building.

Dr. Krisan Evenson is a political psychologist and teaching lecturer in Plymouth State University's Social Science Department.

Evenson will talk about the impression that today's political discussions are constant debate with no resolution. In this climate many avoid conflict, while others contribute to the cacophony. Meanwhile, many young people have turned away from political institutions toward those organizations they view as more constructive.

The program is part of collaboration between Meredith Village Savings Bank, Taylor Community and Plymouth State University, designed to bring educational and entertaining programs to Taylor residents and the greater Lakes Region area.

The event is free and open to the public, but those wishing to attend are asked to call 524-5600 between 8 a.m and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to ensure seating.


Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 09:16

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Dog Park Fundraiser Saturday Night

LACONIA — The 2nd Annual Happy Tails Dog Park Variety Show Fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beane Conference Center at 35 Blueberry Lane.

The event will feature songs, dance, original skits, vendors, raffles and food and fun. Admission is $12. Tickets can be purchased at the door.



Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:37

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Wellness fair in Meredith tomorrow

MEREDITH — Speare Memorial Hospital is hosting its annual spring Community Health and Wellness Fair in Meredith on Saturday, March 22, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Meredith Community Center. The fair is open to the public and will offer free health screenings and information designed to help people take an active role in promoting their ongoing health and wellness.

Screenings and information will be available on a variety of topics, including advance directives, blood pressure screenings, bone density screenings, cardiopulmonary/respiratory therapy/sleep lab, cholesterol and glucose screening (12-hour fasting recommended), Genesis Behavioral Health, dietary and nutrition, home health information, wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

Additionally, patients of Speare Memorial Hospital will have the opportunity to enroll in the new online patient portal. Representatives from our Information Services team will be on hand to answer questions and assist with the enrollment into the mySpeare hospital patient portal. Once enrolled patients can view their online medical record, request select radiology appointments, review their medication list and coming soon: pay their hospital bill online.

An interactive display at the health fair will be featured at the health fair to start the conversation about colon cancer and give people a better understanding about the disease, its prevention and treatment.

For questions or information about the health fair, please contact Community Relations at (603) 238-6468 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:33

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