Upcoming Events At The Oscar Foss Memorial
Sale Hours Thursday, September 26th 5pm - 8pm, Friday, September 27th
2pm - 5pm, Saturday, September 28th 8am – 12pm
Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is an
annual campaign to increase awareness of this disease. Be sure to stop
by the library for more information.
Hampshire’s One-Room Rural Schools: The Romance and the Reality, Friday,
October 11, at 7:00pm, Barnstead Town Hall 108 South Barnstead Road.
one-room schools dotted the landscape of New Hampshire a century ago and
were the backbone of primary education for generations of children.
Revered in literature and lore, they actually were beset with problems,
some of which are little changed today. Steve Taylor explores the
lasting legacies of the one-room school and how they echo today.
presentation is sponsored by the Barnstead Historical Society and the
Oscar Foss Memorial Library, with funding provided by the New Hampshire
the Affordable Care Act, Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00pm. Whether you
have health insurance or no coverage at all, find out what the health
care law means for you and your family. Join a representative from AARP
to learn more about the law’s benefits and protections and new coverage
a Budget, Monday, October 21st at 7pm. 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 today! Space is limited.
is always happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library. Mon. 2:00pm –
8:00pm, Tues. and Weds 10:00am – 5:00pm, Thurs. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Fri.
2:00pm – 5:00pm, Sat 9:00am – 12:00pm
Barnstead Christian Church will be hosting a free Men’s Breakfast this
Saturday, September 28th at 7:30 am. All men are invited to come and
enjoy breakfast. The Center Barnstead Christian Church is located on
Route 126, next to the Town Hall. For more information contact the
church at 269-8831.
Local Author Naomi Avery Present At Fall Open House
Community Market will be hosting a Fall Open House on Saturday, October
5, 2013 from 9 am to 4 pm.
author Naomi R. Avery of Barnstead, NH will be at the Barnstead
Community Market from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. She will be available to sign
her book, “Jeremiah and His Donkey.” There will be a reading by Mrs.
Avery of her book at 11:00 am to all children who are present.
will be hanging out all day, munching on hay and looking forward to
visiting with you. The Kidders will be available to explain raising,
breeding and managing alpacas. Some of their alpacas are available for
Yard Sale of the season will be going on from 9 am – 3 pm. There is a
large piece of land next to the building which is perfect for many
tables to be set up. Parking is also not a problem with a large lot in
Refreshments will be available all day. There will be a raffle of door
prizes. Barnstead Community Market is located at 13A Parade Road,
Barnstead, NH 03218. Hours are Friday 1 – 7 , Saturday 9 – 4 and Sunday
noon - 4.
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If you are
a resident of a rural community, you have probably heard the gunshots of
hunters sighting their guns, or hunting - if you live near an un-posted
tract of land - and you probably have, for the most part, co-existed
peacefully with responsible gun owners.
the gun industry, the NRA and the right-wing have been fabricating
propaganda about Obama, which includes an intention to deny citizens’
second amendment rights by confiscating their guns, and which has
resulted in the proliferation in the ownership of hand guns and assault
weapons by yahoos with no previous experience or need, past, present or
future, for a firearm. As a result, many rural neighborhoods have been
turned into virtual firing ranges by individuals who have no knowledge
of firearm etiquette or responsible gun ownership, and who feel that
their second amendment rights trump everyone else’s constitutional
residents are aware that the discharge of firearms are generally allowed
outside a 300 foot perimeter of a residence; however, they may not be
aware that they do not have to live in fear of their neighbors’ stray
bullets and do not have to tolerate the conversion of a peaceful
neighborhood into a virtual war zone.
644:2 - Disorderly Conduct, protects citizens by prohibiting purposely
causing “a breach of the peace, public inconvenience, annoyance or
alarm, or recklessly creates a risk thereof, by….making loud or
unreasonable noises….which noises would disturb a person of average
information was, ironically, taken from the website of the Gun Owners of
New Hampshire. The site includes detailed legal information regarding
this issue that citizens can use to protect their rights and enable them
to live without fear of injury to their family from an uninformed
neighbor’s stray bullet.