Gathering On The Green
9 am - 2 pm
If you have
any questions, please call Jeannie at 269-5441 or Sylvia at 267-7353 for
Barnstead Historical Society will be meeting at the Barnstead Town Hall
on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 6 pm. If you have any questions, please
call Jeannie at 269-5441
Events At Oscar Foss Memorial Library
evening with Brady Carlson Monday, September 23 at 7 pm. We are pleased
to announce that NH Public Radio’s Brady Carlson, host of All Things
Considered, will visit the Oscar Foss Memorial Library to talk about his
work and share entertaining stories. Brady is a frequent guest on NHPR’s
Word of Mouth and The Exchange, and regularly contributes to the Here’s
What’s Awesome segment discussing Internet culture, media and
technology. This is certain to be a fun and memorable evening!
• Fall Book
Sale Hours Thursday, September 26th 5 pm – 8 pm Friday, September 27th 2 pm – 5 pm Saturday, September 28th 8 am – 12 pm.
on a Budget Monday, October 21st at 7 pm. Join Chef Liz Barbour for Cooking on a
Budget. The program will include tasting samples and demonstrations of 2
recipes. Spice up your dinner with new recipes from a renowned chef!
Sign-up for this free program begins September 3rd.
always something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library.
2 pm – 8 pm, Tues. and Wed. 10 am – 5 pm, Thurs. 5 pm – 8 pm, Fri. 2 pm
– 5 pm and Sat. 9 am – 12 pm.
Barnstead Christian Church will be hosting a free Men’s Breakfast this
Saturday, August 24th at 7:30 am. Lauro Irizarry will be the speaker
this month, and he will be sharing his testimony. Come, hear how God has
worked in his life through decisions he has made. All men are invited to
Barnstead Christian Church is located on Route 126, next to the Town
For more information contact the church at 269-8831.
Hollow Seniors News
By Beverly A. Goodrich, Secretary
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors of Barnstead will meet at 12 noon on Wednesday,
September 4, 2013 at the Barnstead Town Hall. This meeting will feature
at noon, a pot luck luncheon, will be followed by a brief business
meeting, and then Bingo games!
and women are welcome to join. Dues are $4.00 a year. Come join us and
enjoy our delicious, interesting, entertaining and fun-filled meetings.
officers will be held in October 2013.
information, you may call president, Christine Sanborn at 875-2676.
Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the return of the award
winning doo wop and oldies band The Bel Airs to the stage on Saturday,
August 24, 2013 at 6:00 pm. The Bel Airs, named “Best of NH, 2012” by
New Hampshire Magazine, is New England’s premier doo wop and oldies
vocal quintet. The Bel Airs recently won the “2013 Readers’ Choice”
award from the New Hampshire Union Leader, have been featured multiple
times on WMUR TV’s “New Hampshire Chronicle” and have been heard on the
radio from New England to Florida. This is the last show in this year’s
summer concert series. We hope you enjoyed all of the performances. We
look forward to seeing you again next year. As always, smoking and
alcohol are prohibited on the Parade Grounds.
Verrill, age 66, of White Oak Road in Center Barnstead, NH, died
peacefully at home on August 14, 2013.
December 20, 1946 in Boston, MA, the daughter of John J. and Elizabeth
T. (Donovan) Kraft, she resided in South Boston for many years and had
resided in Center Barnstead since 1994.
worked as an LPN in the local area.
Joan was a
life endowment member of the NRA, honorary life member of Ducks
Unlimited, as she loved duck hunting with her husband and dog. She was
a member of the Hummel Club and a member of the Center Barnstead
Christian Church, where she loved spending time with her church family.
survived by her husband: Dennis J. Verrill of Center Barnstead; two
sons, Donald Houghtaling of Philadelphia, PA and Glen Houghtaling of
Concord, NH; three grandchildren, Caleb, Chloe and Christian; two
brothers; Gregory Kraft of Kingston, MA and Timothy Kraft of Center
Barnstead; several nieces and nephews.
memorial donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer
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