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Craft fair to benefit scholarship fund for Franklin High School senior


FRANKLIN -- A craft fair will be held on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help raise funds for an annual scholarship to be presented to a graduating Franklin High School senior.

This is the second annual fair which helped raise $500 for last year's recipient.

The fair will feature a variety of hand crafted items, including sewn bags, knitted goods, quilted items, bark art, lamps, and potted herbs. The fair is an excellent opportunity find a distinctive Mother's Day gift.

Further information can be obtained by calling 934-2543 or 934-4705.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 09:04

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Moultonborough Lions Club launches membership drive


MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Lions Club, a member of the world's largest non-denominational service organization, has begun a membership drive.

Since the sale of the club to the town in 2007, the Lions have donated $187,437 back to the community and awarded $61,700 in scholarship money. The club also support the Boys and Cub Scout Troops, host a free Fourth of July luncheon for the town, support local charities, food pantries, charitable organizations and several other groups and individuals in need.

The club meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at the Lions Club Building on Old Rte. 9.

The membership drive will continue until April 20. Contact a member of the Membership Committee, for more information: John Menken 707-7211, Jeni Williams 781-5597 or Dawn Law 759-0532.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:19

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New Hampton historical society presenation on fairy tales thursday night

NEW HAMPTON —  The Gordon-Nash Library on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. will host "Not In Front of the Children: The Art and Importance of Fairy Tales", a program presented by the New Hampton Historical Society and sponsored by  the New Hampshire Humanities Council .

and co-hosted by the Gordon-Nash Library.

Where do our fairy tales come from, what do they tell us about ourselves and our history? Why have they been censored and changed and how have they retained their currency and popularity today? Presenter Ingrid Graff discusses these fascinating tales and why we should keep telling them to our children. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite fairy tale to the presentation.

Ingrid Graff has been a long-time speaker for the Humanities Council and is a recipient of the Council's William L. Dunfey Award. She has lectured for many different organizations, including The Jane Austen Society of North America and Road Scholar, and has taught classes for Granite State College. Graff was the school librarian for Gorham, for 10 years and won the NHEMA Award for Excellence in Library Services in 2007.
The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, along with fundraising items for sale.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:17

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Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to Meadowbrook

GILFORD —  Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook brings blues, soul and funk to the Lakes Region on Saturday, June 25. Tickets ranging from $29.75 to $75.75, including family 4-pack on the lawn for $75, go on sale Friday, March 27th at 10 a.m.

In short order, Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by husband and wife duo, Derek Trucks and Sharon Tedeschi, has taken its hearty, roots-rich mix on the road, creating a musical powerhouse. The Wheels of Soul 2015 Tour will be the road-tested and approved summer destination for fans and their families.

Joining Tedeschi Trucks Band is one of the leading forces in the revival of classic soul and funk, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Having toured the globe for more than a decade, the band continues to delight fans with their electrifying live performance and raw, hand-crafted sound.

Rounding out this solid triple bill is one of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers & producers in contemporary music today – Mr. Doyal Bramhall II. Having graced stages and collaborated with musical icons like Eric Clapton, Elton John and more, Bramhall brings his much anticipated fourth solo album to the stage.

To purchase tickets contact the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:07

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