Announcing The Soup/Stew/Chowda Conest
Lakers Social Club is at it again! On October 18th, Sunday at high
noon, the club will have their annual HARVEST SOUP/STEW/CHOWDA CONTEST.
Those who wish to attend, please contact Ann Shea at: 393-7233. You
are asked to bring your entry enough to serve 10 people. Bread and
Crackers will be provided. Entries will be judged by those attending by
sampling each entry and voting. If you are not bringing any soup etc,
please consider bringing appetizers or dessert.
calendar of events for the October and November are as follows:
13th, meeting in the Lodge at 9:30(coffee) meeting 10:00am.
16th, Last Bingo/Pokeno at 6:00pm
18th, STEW/SOUP/CHOWDA CONTEST at 12 noon, in the lodge
15th, Sunday at Noon, Thanksgiving Brunch and Theatre.
activities are open to all Locke Lake residents, and although the
numbers are small those attending have a wonderful time. We especially
appeal to the “younger” people to join us and enjoy the activity. There
are always lots of laughs and comradeship.
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Teen Library Club meeting will be held at the library on Monday, October
19th from 6:30-7:30pm in honor of National Teen Read Week. The Teen Club
is a great chance to socialize with friends, meet new people, and have
fun participating in a variety of activities. Starting in November the
Teen Library Club will meet the first Monday of each month at the
library from 6:30-7:30pm.
October 23rd at the Barnstead Town Hall Calvin Knickerbocker will be
presenting “Motivating the WWII Home Front via Magazine and Radio
Advertising” at 7pm. Magazine ads and radio commercials aimed at the
home front were used extensively during WWII and Calvin will be using
over 50 period magazine ads and radio commercials to illustrate the
concerted effort by which the US government fostered these aims. Never
before or since has the US used the media so effectively to support a
wartime effort. This presentation is sponsored by the Oscar Foss
Memorial Library and the Barnstead Historical Society, with funding
provided by the NH Humanities Council.
the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org) for
more information about these or any of our other programs or events.
There is always something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library!
Library Hours are: Monday; 2pm-8pm, Tuesday & Wednesday; 10am-5pm,
Thursday; 5pm-8pm, Friday; 2pm-5pm, Saturday; 9am-Noon.
Barnstead’s Strong Seniors
was relatively easy when we were young, but now takes it daily
discipline. Gardening and yard work are good exercise but staying
strong and flexible is a year-round commitment. Have you considered
chair yoga, tai chi or an exercise class? The Senior Centers in
Pittsfield and Alton have some great options. Yoga is also offered by
other community groups such as Alton Parks & Recreation and Sage
Wellness Center and Journey to Peace in Pittsfield.
Centers have the following classes each week and you may join anytime:
Yoga in Pittsfield with Tom Sherman. The class meets between 10:45 and
11:30 am with a nominal donation.
Yoga in Alton with Frances Nash. The class meets between 1:15 pm and
2pm with a nominal donation.
Builders in Pittsfield with Carol Schiferle, the center manager,from 9
to 10am. This class also has a strong following and participants may
use the ankle or hand weighs provided. There is no fee.
• Tai Chi
with Marcia Wyman is offered in Alton from 9 to 10 am. This
class is very relaxing and helps with core strength and balance. You
may pay by the class or by the month.
There is an
8-week autumn class in Alton on managing falls. The class is full but
you may call the Alton Senior Center for wait list or information on
future classes. Roney Delgadillo is the Alton Center manager and the
number is 875-7102. Call Carol Schiferle in Pittsfield at 435-8482 for
more information about their classes and services.
Barnstead, NH: James K. Riley passed away September 28, 2015 at the age
was born October 12, 1960, son of James C. Riley and the late Dee
was a New Hampshire native who relished in the beauty of the New England
countryside and the love of his friends and family.
survived by his companion, Dorothy Wenblad and her children, Laurie
Hafkemeyer, Lynn Shull, Dee Harrison, Guy Thompson and Roy Thompson;
his parents James C. Riley and Lisa Riley; his siblings Linda and Glen
Weidenfeller, Misty Riley, Megan Riley and Michael Riley; his niece Tara
Weidenfeller and nephew Grayson Katwick.
services will be conducted on October 10, 2015 at 4:00pm in Center
Barnstead. For more information, please contact