The Gathering On The Green
Barnstead Parade Congregational Church missions will be sponsoring The
Gathering On The Green at the Parade Grounds on Saturday, August 24,
2013. We are looking for crafters, yard sale vendors, and displays. If
you are interested in joining us, Please call Jeannie at 269-5441 for
Barnstead Historical Society will be meeting at the Barnstead Town Hall
on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 6 pm for a pot luck supper. This will be
followed by a meeting at 7 pm. If you could bring an old family recipe
with a little history of who it belonged to or an old cooking utensil to
display, or anything else of interest to show, we would appreciate
looking at. We hope you will come and join us and keep history alive in
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors News
By Beverly A.
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors of Barnstead met at 12 noon on June 5, 2013 at
the Barnstead Town Hall and enjoyed a pot luck luncheon. Librarian,
Sharon Archambault from the Oscar Foss Memorial Library, spoke briefly
about library services and up-coming programs; the Adult Relax and Read
program this summer and a two session cooking program in October, which
sounded appealing. Check them out!
raffle was won by Freida Simonds.
meeting will be held on September 4 at 12 noon with a pot luck luncheon,
business meeting and bingo games.
exception of July and August, we meet the first Wednesday of the month.
Dues are only $4.00 a year and men and women enjoy our delicious,
interesting, entertaining, and fun-filled meetings. For more
information, you may call President, Christine Sanborn at 875-2676.
List For The Third Trimester
following students in Grades 4-8 at the Barnstead Elementary School have
earned High Honors or Honors for the Third Trimester. Students who have
received A’s in all of their subjects qualify for High Honors. Those
students who have earned A’s and B’s in all of their subjects qualify
for Honors. In addition, students qualifying for High Honors and Honors
must have received grades in effort and conduct that are average or
Bilodeau, Megan Denoncourt, Emma Doyle, David Fossett, Audrey Jacques,
Kassidy Kelley, Madeline Kriete, Fiona Wilson
Benninghove, Joseph Boudreau, Theodore Broska, Owen Chase, Dyllon Cook,
Madelyn English, Payton Everett, Hannah Errington, Tim Kendall, Makayla
Gagnon, Hannah Gelinas, Emma Lee, Dylan Nelson, David Parker, Skylar
Presby, Kylie Shampney, Autumn Sheets, Caleb Towle, Ryan Treadwell,
Ashley Vatcher, Emma Vignola, Becca Wenzel, Daniel Young
Cormier, Sara Frenette, Aidan Gehly, Reilly Gray, Lily Michaud, Rhiannon
O’Gara, Megan Sarno, Samantha Simpson, Amanda Tebbetts, Keegan Unzen,
Kylie Beauregard, Ryker Burke, Katelyn Burnett, Tessa Carter, Nathaniel
Charity, Forrest Chase, Zach Chouinard, Amberlyn Cookinham, Mahelet
Eddington, Cody Gayer, Devin Hartley, Georgie Martin, Cameron Michaud,
Ava Misiaszek, Ryan Nolin, Noah Sanville, Richard Stevens, Lexie
Tallent, Marcus Terrio, Gwen West, Joel White
Carlson, Maddie Chase, Gabrielle Fossett, Mikayle Towle
Adjutant, Dylan Aguiar, Alexus Caron, Tyler Chase, Chase Corliss, Qun Li
Fan, Emily Feinberg, Elliot Frizzell, Laura Hamel, Damiana Hartley,
Helen Johnson, David Kelley, Maxwell Lambert, Lanni McGrath, Cody
Michaud, Hannah Robitaille, Gina Ruggieri, Diana St. Laurent, Bekah
Wheeler, Tovah Stonner, Patrick Williams
Libenson, Christina Locke, Haley Marston, Kaitlynn Morgan, Tiffany White
Bartolin, Jacob Blair, Essence Bourque, Alison Brown, Erin Bunker,
Wyleigh Chase, Dylan Clifford, Ethan Crossman, Wesley Demers, Leah
Dunne, Kaci Gilbert, Kayla Haynes, Patrick Hodgman, Kayley Hoyt, Melody
Kelley, Haley Marston, Zach MacLaughlin, Haley Marston, Emmalee Riel,
Emily Schaaff, Zach Thoroughgood, Rebekah Wheeler, Amity Wilson
Batt III, Emily Calise, Miranda Carter, Carly Eber, Tabitha Kelley,
Shannon Hinton, Jonathon Libenson, Emma Michaud, Lillian Robitaille,
Melissa Stowell, Gordon Unzen, Jaimie Westlake
Benenate, Tyler Brown, Brianna Burley, Logan Byers, Megan Chase, Jasmine
Clement, Delia Everhart, Amanda Hennessey, Connor Lacourse, Mickenna
Leitner, Connor Loan, Justin Presbrey, Justin Rayno, Raquel Sheridan,
Kari Simoneau, Rebecca Soucy, Steven Stanton, Daniel St. Laurent,
Zackary Vignola, Lauren Watkins, Zach Williams, Devin Wittenberg
Named To Dean’s List At Southern New Hampshire University
following students from New Hampshire have been named to the Dean’s List
for the Spring 2013 semester at Southern New Hampshire University in
Manchester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must compile an
academic grade point average of 3.0-3.49.
Lecain, AS Computer Information Technology; Paul Pirozzo, BS Accounting
Fosher, BS Sport Management
McQuade, BA Game Design and Development
BS Business Administration
Read At The Oscar Foss Memorial Library
Stop by the
library and sign up for the Adult “Relax and Read” Summer Reading
Program. Each time you finish reading a book your name is entered into a
raffle for one of several relaxing prizes. Read 3 books and you
automatically win a free book. It’s that easy. There’s always something
happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library. Like us on Facebook.
Hours: Mon 2pm-8pm, Tues-Weds 10am-5pm, Thurs 5pm-8pm, Fri 2pm-5pm and
Me” Program At Barnstead Library
Foss Memorial Library invites Barnstead families with preschool age
children to sign up for our “Read to Me - Dig Into Reading!” Summer
Reading Program. Adults are asked to record the books that they read
aloud with their child. Each week children will receive a small prize
and a raffle ticket when their books are recorded on their log at the
at the end of the program, we will be raffling off some surprises! Our
“Summertime Songs and Stories” and “Arts and Crafts” programs will be
held every Wednesday from 10 am-12 and are free and open to the public.
starting our summer program this year with an awesome “Art Mural”
Kick-Off on June 27th, 6-8pm. Call or stop by the library for more
information about this fun event!
Be on the
lookout for more information about our special activities and feel free
to call 269-3900 or stop by the library for more information about our
exciting 2013 Summer Reading Program events!
Parks And Rec Summer Concert Series
us this Saturday at 6:00 pm at the Barnstead Parade Grounds when Parks
and Rec welcomes award winning children’s artist Wayne Potash to the
summer concert stage. Wayne’s music brings an upbeat message with
rhythms and melodies perfect for singing along with and dancing to. One
of the top children’s performers in New England, Wayne brings both his
solo show and his Music Fun Band to dozens of Boston area events each
year, his music movement program is featured at numerous Boston area
schools, and he even hosts his own music TV show for children on a local
Boston cable station. Families, adults and children of all ages are sure
to enjoy this one of a kind show.
bring your own lawn chair or blanket and a friend or two. As always,
smoking and alcohol are prohibited on the Parade Grounds. We hope to see
School Closing Program
bring your family! The Center Barnstead Christian Church is having its
closing program for our regular Sunday School year on Sunday, June 30th.
You are welcome to come and see all that we have learned. Each class
will be doing a special presentation.
closing program will begin at 9:00 AM with our Morning Service to follow
at 10:00 AM. Afterwards, a picnic lunch and softball game will be held
at the baseball field. Then, beginning July 7th, we will start our
Summer Sunday School program. There will be a special class for all the
kids, while the adults continue through their study on “In What Jesus
Said about Successful Living,” by Haddon Robinson, which uses the Sermon
on the Mount as a springboard to show why the life-changing principles
Jesus taught are the way to true happiness.
information on our closing program or summer Sunday school classes,
please call the church at 269-8831. The Center Barnstead Christian
Church is located on Route 126, next to the Town Hall.
Firefighters Association 5K Road Race/Fun Walk
Time to put
on your running or walking shoes and register for the 2nd annual
Barnstead Firefighters Association 5K Road Race and Fun Walk on August
24 at 9am.
year is a team category; prizes will be awarded to the first team of
four or more to finish.
is an “out and back” that follows the Suncook River from the Parade to
the intersection with Rt. 126 and then returns to the Parade along the
same route for the Finish. The race course is USATF certified for
accuracy and is considered flat and fast. Refreshments will follow the
race along with a Fun Race for the Kids.
Pre-registration is $17 and must be received by August 16, 2013.
Registration forms are available at
[email protected] or call: 603-312-5648. Online registration
is also available at
www.running4free.com. Race Day Registration is $20.
Hope to see
you at the races!
Davis, 58, of Barnstead, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Concord
born, January 12, 1955 in Concord, N. H., the son of the late Ernest and
Virginia (Kelley) Davis. He grew up and lived in Barnstead his entire
life. He worked as Service Manager at M & M Ford in Epsom until he
opened his own garage in Barnstead. He was a volunteer firefighter in
his teenage years at the Parade Fire Department.
enjoyed spending time with his family and friends by the riverside and
he loved the beach. Alan will always be remembered for his big smile and
quick sense of humor. He was a generous, loyal, caring, compassionate
and clever man, always ready to help everyone. He was loved by all and
was known to many as a second dad. Alan was frequently seen with his
loyal companions, his dogs.
his family include his children; Colby Davis and Catherine St. Clair,
Megan and Adam Taylor and Shelby and Rhonda Davis; his former wife,
Linda Davis; his brother, Jerald Davis, and his sister, Holly Smith;
seven grandchildren, Alexis, Haley, Riley, Aiden, Lilly, Eli and Sammy;
one nephew, Derrick Smith; aunts and cousins and countless friends who
are like family.
calling hours will be held.
Service will be on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Parade
Cemetery, Old Route 28, Barnstead, N.H.
Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family
with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online
memorial go to