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Town of Wolfeboro Hidden Talents' Art Show

WOLFEBORO — The Libby Museum will host an unusual art show of Wolfeboro Town employee hidden art and creative talents throughout August. There will be an artist reception at the museum on Sunday, August 2 from 1-3 pm to begin this special event. Refreshments will be served.
This month our August show will be well-known talent, Stephanie Blackstone, who has been painting for over 35 years. Stephanie completed her training at the Portland School of Art, now called Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine. She majored in painting there and received a BFA in 1984. Stephanie works in oils, drawings, and pastels. A new project that she has taken on for this exhibit is compiling a book of portraits of Town Employees that will include over 40 creations when finished.
Also included in this show will be watercolors of David Ford, and a Victorian dollhouse by Terry Tavares.
Lastly, a moose painting by Betty Brown of our new moose will be raffled off to benefit the Libby Museum without Walls outreach program. This new work of art will be raffled off to a lucky winner on Columbus Day weekend. Raffle tickets may be purchased at the Libby museum.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 July 2015 06:05

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Eastern Star Bean Supper helps raise funds for new roof

HOLDERNESS — Ellacoya Chapter #43, Order of the Eastern Star's monthly Bean and Ham Supper, open to the public, will be held on Saturday, August 1 at the Squam Valley Masonic Building, located on Route 3/25 at the Center Harbor/Holderness town line. Ticket sales, beginning at 4:15 are available at the door, adults $8 and children $3. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and continues until 6:30 p.m. or until food runs out.

The Squam Valley Masonic Association is raising money for a new roof on the building. Ellacoya Chapter as a member of the Association is assisting. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 July 2015 05:59

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Tickets on sale for chicken, lobster supper

BRISTOL — The Tapply-Thompson Community Center's Annual Lobster & Chicken Supper will be held at Kelley Park in Bristol on Saturday, August 29th from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at the TTCC or at the door while they last. The cost is $15 for Chicken, $17 for Lobster & $20 for a combo of a lobster and quarter chicken. Kids hot dog plates are $4. The meal includes Cole slaw, Walker's Farm corn on the cob, baked potato, fresh rolls, dessert and drinks.

Dinner entertainment will be provided by 'Solitary Man'. In the event of rain the dinner will be held at the TTCC. For more info call 744-2713.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:05

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Gilman Library hosting program on high-flying heroes

ALTON — The Children's Museum of New Hampshire will be presenting High Flying Heroes on

Thursday, August 6 at  3 p.m. at the Agnes Thompson Meeting Room, Lower level, Gilman Library in Alton.

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is heading out on the road again this summer with their traveling library outreach program! ... Summer 2015 Theme: High-Flying Heroes!

How does flight work? Who are the pioneering high-flying heroes in the history of aviation? Why does a kite fly through the air? These questions and more will be answered in this summer's library outreach program!

A museum educator will lead children in a one-hour hands-on workshop filled with exciting science concepts and demonstrations. 

This program is designed for ages 5-11, children outside this age range are welcome to attend. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult who is willing to remain in the library during the program. For more information call the library at 875-2550, stop in during library open hours, visit the library website or contact the Children's Museum of New Hampshire at http://www.childrens-museum.org/things-to-do/programs/libraries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:02

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