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Bag sale this month at Gilmanton Thrift Shop

GILMANTON — Despite inclement weather and cold temperatures, the Valentine Musical Sweets event for the benefit of the Gilmanton Food Pantry was a success. Many people braved the weather to enjoy an evening of music, beverages, delicious desserts and camaraderie.

Congratulations to Scott & Holly Danby of Gilmanton Iron Works who won the Cupid raffle basket. The Food Pantry Committee would also like to take this opportunity to thank Fratello's Ristorante, Mill Falls Inn, Walgreen Drugstore, Smitty's Cinema, Headlines Creative Hair, the Gilmanton Winery, and the Suncook Valley Sun newspaper for their donations and support.

Looking ahead to Spring, during the month of March, the Thrift Shop will be holding our ever popular bag sale. All the clothes you can put in a paper shopping bag for $7.

Spring/summer clothing will be available starting in April and the pantry/thrift store will be re-opening on Mondays beginning April 6th, from 1-5 p.m.

Winter hours are Wednesday, 3–7 pm and Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm. Telephone is 364-0114.

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Recipe exchange for Senior Moment-um

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um Recipe Exchange Program on Monday, March 9. Participants will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30 a.m. as special guest "chef" Wendy Tetrault walks us through the steps of making this simple, super tasty chocolate chip nut bars. Bring your lunch and come check out this great snack idea.

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Alton Senior Center plans Tai Chi program

ALTON — The Alton Senior Center is offering 4 week sessions in Tai Chi starting March 18th. The program will be taught by Inner Peace Tai Chi of Concord.

The program emphasizes balance, flexibility and strength. The Harvard Medical school recommends Tai Chi for its health benefits, including lowering blood pressure and managing stress.

Participants will learn a Modified Yang Form that is Senior Safe/Senior Friendly. Wear loose clothes and sneakers/slippers.

The program runs from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Alton Senior Center, Pearson Rd. in Alton. Contact Roney Delgadillo, Senior Center Manager at 875-7102. Cost is $7 per class or $20 for 4 weeks.

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Saturday Theatre Classes in Meredith

MEREDITH — Nancy Barry,producer of the Interlakes Summer Theater, will be starting a second semester of Saturday Theatre Classes in Meredith on Saturday, March 7, for six weeks.

The classes include a group voice class from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., a musical-theater class from noon to 1:15 p.m., and an audition technique class from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. for the most experienced students.

The cost for individual classes is $90. and $150 for two classes.

Younger students are encouraged to take two earlier classes, while older students may take latter two classes or even all three.

Private voice students of Nancy Barry may enroll in classes for free.

Those who wish to sign up for the classes or who have questions may call Nancy Barry at 603-707-6035 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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