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Intro to Digital Photograpy course offered in Franklin

FRANKLIN — Introduction to Digital Photography, a 12-hour course and workshop, will be offered at the Toad Hall Art Gallery, 316 Central Street, Franklin, on the mornings of May 16, 23 and 30.
This program is designed to give you a better understanding of how the selection of F-stops, shutter speeds, ISO settings and white balance affects your final images. Learn about various shooting modes, depth-of-field, motion blur, photo composition and photo editing software programs.
Also to be discussed: lenses, camera care, natural and artificial light sources, flash units and studio lighting, light manipulation and the use of tripods.
A variety of free resources designed to help people take better pictures and become a more creative photographer will be shared.
Students will have an opportunity to photograph some of Franklin's oldest downtown buildings, using the lessons learned in the class. A model will also be with us, for portrait lessons. Homework assignments will be given and on the third morning, students' images will be viewed and discussed.
The class, offered by F8 Photography, will run from 8 a.m. to noon on those dates. The cost is $50 per person, which includes instruction, course materials and model fees. Class size is limited to 15. Payment may be made at the door. Participants will be asked to bring their cameras, lenses, flash units and instruction manuals. To register or for more information, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (603) 455-6595.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:31

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Franklin VNA to hold annual meeting on Wednesday

FRANKLIN — The Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin DBA Franklin VNA and Hospice will hold the 69th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Mojalaki Country Club from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend. The Annual Board of Directors meeting will be held at 5:00 PM. Voting on the Election of Officers will take place.

To RSVP or for further information contact Nancy Tryon at 934-3454.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:22

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Community-wide yard sale planned in Belmont May 16

BELMONT — On Saturday, May 16 at 9 a.m. individuals, families, civic organizations and school clubs are encouraged to take advantage of this upcoming day of Community Wide Yard Sales all over the town of Belmont. Maps will be available for purchase for $1 each at 8:30 a.m.

Rent a space for $15 near the Belmont Mill and new Tioga Pavilion on Mill St., or advertise a home yard sale for $5 and be included on the town map. Those who only have a few items to sell are invited to contact the town offices and they will direct individuals to what non-profit organizations are setting up a space, as items are being sought out to be donated to benefit their fundraising efforts.

For more information, visit the Town of Belmont's website at www.belmontnh.org, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call Gretta Olson-Wilder, Special Events Coordinator, at 998-3525.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:20

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Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County holding ‘friend raiser’

MOULTONBOROUGH — In recognition of April being Child Abuse Awareness month, the Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County will be holding its third annual Friend-Raiser at Buckey's restaurant and Tavern in Moultonborough. The event will be held on Thursday, April 23rd from 5-7 p.m.

The Child Advocacy Center of Carroll County (CACCC) is a stand-alone non-profit agency that seeks to minimize the trauma that child abuse victims and their non-offending family members experience by working with a team of professionals to provide a collaborative approach to child abuse investigations. Retired Moultonborough Police Chief and CACCC Board Vice President, Scott Kinmond calls the event, "a great way for the community to support the important work that the CAC does."
Tickets are being sold for $20 each with all proceeds going directly to the CAC of Carroll County. The event will have "Happy Hour" appetizers and a cash bar. This event has been well-attended in previous years and is made possible through the generosity of co-sponsors, Jim, Patty and Jamie Gray of Buckey's Restaurant and Maroun Family Trust. For more information and tickets contact Kinmond at 556-1516 or stop by Buckey's Restaurant & Tavern. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:18

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