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Historical Society puzzles based on historic postcards

MEREDITH — The Meredith Historical Society is selling puzzles taken from early postcards of Meredith. Three versions are available and can be purchased at the Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main St., Wednesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at the Farm Museum, located on Winona Road on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.

A scene of Post Office Square in 1890 shows the Historical Society building as the centerpiece and graceful elm trees along the street. The Old Oak on Meredith Bay has ladies resting underneath, the old "Shook Mill" in the background and a view down the lake. For boaters, there is a festive puzzle of the Uncle Sam Mail Boat unloading mail and passengers at the Bear Island dock.

Each puzzle contains 300 pieces and is sold for $20. They are also available at the Main Street building. Sales of these puzzles help support the work of preserving and documenting life of the Meredith area. For more information call 279-1190. 

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:49

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Tilton Masons serving breakfast on Sat.

TILTON — The Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20 will hold their monthly public breakfast and bake sale on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main St. (Route 3/11 West) in Tilton. 

The breakfast will include eggs cooked to order, and the cost is $7.
Proceeds will benefit the various charities the Lodge supports. The Masonic Lodge will also be open for public tours and information. For more information about the breakfasts or about the Masons, contact Woody Fogg at 524-8268.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:41

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Local Eatery and Frates Creative Arts team up for night of eating and painting

LACONIA — Local Eatery and Frates Creative Arts are bringing together their gourmet and creative talents on Thursday, August 21 from 6-9 p.m.
The evening being held at the Local Eatery will consist of a full couples night menu along with a paint along experience that will guarantee a completed and ready to hang painting. The cost for this event is $55 per person and includes the meal, instruction, and all supplies needed for the painting. Reservations are a must with limited space for 9 couples offered. To sign up for the event call the Local Eatery at 527-8007 or Frates Creative Arts at 528-7651.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:37

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Gilford Beach Will Be Staffed Through August 24

GILFORD — The Gilford Town Beach will remain fully staffed with lifeguards through Sunday, August 24th. Beginning on August 25th, the beach will be officially closed for the season and will no longer be guarded. Following the official close, the beach will remain un-staffed, but may be opened at the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Department depending on weather conditions.

For further information, contact Recreation Director, Herb Greene at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 08:35

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