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Meredith to be site of holiday weekend craft fair


MEREDITH -- Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith will once again be the site for 24th annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival.

The sale will run on Saturday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Monday, May 25, (Memorial Day) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 100 juried crafters from all over New England will display and sell their work including fine jewelry, scarves, tapestries, photography, country woodcrafts, pottery, soaps, wall hangings, primitive and folk art, carved wildlife, slate, fleece, calligraphy, doll clothes, embroidery, toys, baskets, blown glass, lamps, signs, food items, candles, wearable art, and showshoes.

The Fair is held rain or shine, handicap accessible and admission is free.

Proceeds from food sales will benefit the Lakes Region Altrusa Club.

More information can be obtained by calling 603-332-2616 or visiting www.castleberryfairs.com

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015 06:54

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Eat Out for Got Lunch to be held May 18-21 at local resturants (173 words)

LACONIA — GOT LUNCH! Laconia announces the kick off to year five of the GOT LUNCH! Laconia program with its annual Eat Out For GOT LUNCH! Laconia week to be held Monday through Thursday, May 18-21. All are invited to visit one or all of the sponsoring restaurants for either lunch or dinner on their designated day.

Participants are asked to tell the restaurant that they are there to support GOT LUNCH! Laconia and each restaurant will make a donation to the GOT LUNCH! Laconia program. GOT LUNCH! Laconia delivers enough healthy groceries for five lunches a week to children in Laconia who don't have enough food during the summer months.

The following restaurants are participating this year: Monday – T-Bones, Cactus Jack's, Burrito Me or Patrick's Pub; Tuesday – Lyons' Den and The Local Eatery for dinner only; Wednesday – Brick Front and Faro Italian Grille for dinner only; Thursday – Hector's, 405 Pub, Tavern 27 for dinner only.

For more information about the program, or to register a child or for the schedule of restaurants check the website: www.gotlunchlaconia.org

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015 06:51

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LRGH is asking for scarf and hat donations for cancer patients (158 words)

LACONIA — The Look Good Feel Better Program is hosting a hat and scarf drive to benefit the Lakes Region General Hospital (LRGH) Oncology unit and the Look Good, Feel Better Program now through June 1.

The Look Good, Feel Better Program is seeking donations of new and gently used head scarves and hats that are clean, free of stains, and if possible made of cotton. They are looking for oblong shapes up to 64 inches as well as square shapes sized 36" x 36". These items will be made available to patients who are going through Cancer treatment and would like to freshen up their look.

For every scarf donated each donator will receive an entry into a raffle for prizes from Laurie Mayhew Aesthetics and Reiki Practice, Annie's Café and Catering, LiSacha's Beauty Lounge, or Salon Amara.

Donations may be dropped off at the following locations: Garden Island Laundry, Laurie Mayhew Aesthetics and Reiki Practice, Salon Amara, or LiSacha's Beauty Lounge.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015 06:49

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Pasquaney Garden Club meeting to be held May 19

BRISTOL — The Pasquaney Garden Club will hold an organizational meeting on Tuesday, May 19 to develop and assign responsibility for the implementation of the clubs town plantings and the plant/bake sale. Club members are asked to arrive at the Minot Sleeper Library at 9:45 a.m. followed by the meeting start at 10 a.m.
The plant and bake sale will be held Tuesday, June 6th at the Minot-Sleeper Library-annex from 8 a.m. to noon. The club is looking for individuals that can help out at both the plant sale location and bake sale table. Sign-up sheets will be established at this meeting.
The town planting dates and sign-up list will be developed at this meeting as well.
In an effort to streamline the hostess duties members are asked to bring a beverage of your choice. The hostesses will bring cookies, squares etc. for your enjoyment.
Tuesday June 16th, June 30th and July 14th are Butterfly Garden Work Days. Time is 7-11 a.m. Participants are asked to bring gloves, rakes, shovels, bags and clippers. Judy Kramer, one of clubs master gardeners and members, will be providing guidance as the work is done in the butterfly garden.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:34

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