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Spy talk at Meredith Library

MEREDITH — Please join us at the Meredith Public Library, 91 Main Street on Tuesday, October 28 at 6 p.m. for a presentation on Spies in Time. How have spying and intelligence activities influenced the course of history? Investigate case studies of how great powers have used spies in war and peace. This program traces the history of spying from the Dreyfus case in France (1894-1906) to the Aldrich Ames case in the U.S. (1980s-1990s).

Douglas Wheeler focuses the discussion on how human motives, traits, and ideas shape the search for secret information and how that information is used and misused in international affairs. Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council and the Friends of the Meredith Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 11:11

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Civil Air Patrol squadron collecting for scholarship

GILFORD — Hawk Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has accepted the challenge to provide scholarships to any cadet family experiencing a financial hardship. Contributions to this scholarship program enables potential cadets candidates to join our squadron, participate in activities offered at the Squadron, Wing, Region and National level. You can participate in two ways a cash donation or save you aluminum beverage cans and bring them to the Laconia Municipal Airport any Thursday evening 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Civil Air Patrol, is a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The cadet program develops the potential of youths aged 12-21, through aerospace education, leadership training and physical fitness. In New Hampshire, hundreds of cadets participate and progress through a 16-step program with exciting aviation and aerospace activities occurring on a local and national level. By mentoring, CAP adult members help inspire and encourage cadets interested in the aviation industry or military careers. Parents and educators credit the cadet program for communicating the importance of integrity, self-discipline and trust in their children's personal and professional success.

All donations, large or small will be gratefully appreciated. Checks can be made payable to Hawk Composite Squadron Scholarship Fund and mailed to PO Box 50, Sanbornton, NH 03269 or brought to a Thursday evening squadron meeting between 6:30 pm and 9 pm at Laconia Municipal Airport, Airport Road, Gilford.

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Pajama Story Time movie at Gilman Library on Thursday

ALTON — Pajama Story Time Movie with Miss Lily will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 30 at the Gilman Library.

Disney-Pixar proudly presents a wacky new tale featuring all your favorite characters from the Toy Story films. Join Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and their pals in a frighteningly fun animated adventure.

Admission is free and open to the public Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are encouraged to wear their best Halloween costume or spookiest pajamas.

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Gilmanton Women’s Club to meet on November 3

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Women's Club will hold its next meeting on Monday, Nov. 3, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Diana McElwee

258 Loon Pond Road.

The club recently held its Pies on the Common fundraiser, and club members are extending their sincere thanks to everyone who attended and

contributed. Plans are under way to make the event an annual fundraiser.

Part of the Gilmanton Women's Club's mission is to raise funds for the benefit of Gilmanton's townspeople, and local organizations.

We are always delighted to welcome new members. Those interested in learning more about the organization can contact club president, Bernadette Gallant, at 364-7709, or Judy Bakos, Secretary at 267-5056, and/or visit www.gilmantonnh.org.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 10:54

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