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‘From Frazzled to Fantastic’ talk at Meredith Library Thurs.

MEREDITH — Author, speaker and personal well-being coach Lyn Durham will give a talk about how to live a balanced life when she speaks on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Meredith Public Library. The one-hour presentation, titled "From Frazzled to Fantastic," is due to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Durham, a registered nurse, will offer insights and skills beneficial to one's well-being. She will explain the scientific rationale for staying in touch with personal needs, the thought patterns that influence stress and practice the mind/body/spirit techniques that work, including the relaxation response and the sense of humor.

Durham is the author of the book "From Frazzled to Fantastic! You're One Thought Away From Feeling Better," the audio book, "Dancing Gracefully With Life," and the booklet "Welcome Wellness." She blends the knowledge of a professor of nursing education with the wisdom gained at the Harvard Deaconess Mind Body Medical Institute and mixes it with life experiences, optimism and good humor.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 08:48

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Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt in Meredith, ‘Cauldron of Goodies’ up for grabs

LACONIA — The Greater Meredith Program is holding a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt throughout the town. To win the "Cauldron of Goodies", participants must fill out the scarecrow game card by visiting the scarecrows listed in the events guide and bring it to Moulton Farm on October 26 by 2:45 p.m. for the drawing with the Great Pumpkin at 3 p.m.

The October "Spooktacular" events guide and game card, compiled by the Greater Meredith Program and sponsored by DeTolla Dental, listing local events, including the scarecrow contest can be picked up at the following participating businesses, Cackleberries Garden & Gift Shop, DAK Financial Group, Edward Jones Investments, Forest View Manor, Hermit Woods Winery, Meredith Library, Moulton Farm, Sacred Waters Yoga, and the Wicwas Grange. Each of the businesses is offering one or more special events. The Spooktacular Series of Events guide will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce and the Meredith Community Center.

Nineteen unique scarecrows can be seen throughout town at Cackleberries Garden & Gift Shop, Church Landing, DAK Financial Group, DeTolla Dental, Edward Jones Investments, Forest View Manor, Hermit Woods Winery, Kara's Café & Cakery, Lakes Region Visiting Nurses Assoc., Meredith Bay Colony Club, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Public Library, Moulton Farm, The Fitness Edge, Wicwas Lake Grange, Sacred Waters Yoga and The Arts Collaborative.
For more information on GMP, please call 603.279.9015, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at www.greatermeredithprogram.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 09:18

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Men’s basketball in Gilford

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a men's pick-up basketball program for ages 18 and up, every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program will begin on Thursday, Oct. 16, and will run through Nov. 13.

There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. This program is open to any interested adult men and no pre-registration is required.

More information is available by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.


Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 09:07

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Pemi-Baker Republicans hosting final spaghetti supper of the season Friday

PLYMOUTH — The last Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC) Spaghetti Dinner for 2014 will be held at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main Street, Ashland on Friday October 17, from 5-7 p.m.

Guests will get a chance to enjoy the now-famous PBVRC All-You-Can-Eat spaghetti dinner, with spaghetti, meatballs, Italian sausage, garlic bread, salad, beverages, and dessert. There will be free door prizes. Price is $10 per person, $5 for kids 5-12, kids under 5 free, and a special family price of $25.

The PBVRC will be accepting donations of non-perishable goods for the local food pantry.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 09:04

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