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Children’s Authors Tea held at the Belknap Mill

LACONIA — Young children and their families filled the Belknap Mill on April 22 for the Children's Authors Tea presented by the LRCS Family Resource Center.

Children attending the Tea, many dressed-up for the occasion, meet local children's book authors and illustrators, gather writers autographs and listen to book readings.Each child also receives a book to take home with them.

Curt's Caterers of Gilford generously donated the special refreshments and impeccable service for the Tea, as they have over the past few years. The tea service included china tea cups, sugar cubes, delicate tea sandwiches, fresh fruit and desserts.

"Curt's Caterers does an amazing job with the Children's Authors Tea. They go all out to make this a memorable occasion for area children and their families. The food and the thoughtful presentation is fabulous. We can't thank them enough for their support," commented Cheryl Avery, Director of the Family Resource Center.


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Bristol Baptist church plans May 16 roast pork supper

BRISTOL — On Saturday, May 16, Bristol Baptist Church, located at 30 Summer Street, will be serving a Roast Pork Supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu consists of roast pork, mashed potatoes, casserole, applesauce, home made rolls and beverage. Desssert will be gingerbread with real whipped cream. The cost will be Adults $8, children under 12 years $4, under 5 years free, and families of 4 or more $25. Take-outs are available -- call 744-3885 after 3 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call 744-3885.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 08:26

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International Film Series to show the film Under the Same Moon

LACONIA — The Laconia Human Relations Committee in cooperation with the Laconia Public Library will be showing the film 'Under the Same Moon' on Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Rosario, a mother, flees to the United States from Mexico, leaving her nine year old son Carlitos. Rosario and Carlitos have not seen each other in four years. Rosario, now living in LA, calls her son every Sunday from a payphone. She can reassure him that she almost has enough money saved to bring him to LA to be with her. Her life is one of instability, but with determination to be reunited with her son. Carlitos' father has long disappeared.

Carlitos lives in a small Mexican village with his sick grandmother and an oppressive aunt and uncle. They would like custody of Carlitos in order to take the money that Rosario sends to him. One day, while working for a woman named Carmen, Carlitos encounters two American immigrant transporters who smuggle small children across the border.

When his grandmother passes away, Carlitos decides to cross the border to find his mother. He refuses to live with his aunt and uncle. The American transporters start his journey. Though he successfully crosses the border, his problems just begin. Carlitos is a boy of strength and courage who refuses to stop seeking his mother. He experiences all the fear and uncertainty of a life underground, while also finding those who give help and support. His radiance and courage give hope to others along the way. This 2008 film was well received in the foreign film community.

The Laconia International Film Series is open free to everyone. Brief informal discussion follows the film. Light snacks are provided. For more information, contact Len Campbell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Carol Pierce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Lakes Region Flag Football men’s league starting on Friday

MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Flag Football League has moved the Men's Summer League to springtime for the 2015 season.

Season will begin on Friday May 1 with a "demo day" at the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith. Season ends Friday July 10 with Super Bowl Championship Games in both divisions. Complete schedule can be found at lrffl.com.

The 18+ Competitive Division is full, but there is still room for teams in the 30+ Division (which will still be competitive but more for fun). League is open to all men in the Lakes Region area over 18; age as of May 1.

Form your own team (roster size up to 12 players max) or Free Agents are also welcome, as we will find a team for those looking to participate. Team Captains will be able to register team online at lrffl.com.

Fee for the season per team is $450 and you provide t-shirts with color and name, or $475 per team and the LRFFL will provide t-shirts with LRFFL logo on them. Your choice of color is wide open and a large array of colors is available.

Free agent fee is $40 per player.

Games will be played Friday nights at the Inter-Lake's High school turf field, with some games being held in Laconia at the Laconia High School turf field.
Register at lrffl.com. Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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