Mountain High School Presents The Wizard Of Oz
26th,27th at 7pm and March 28th at 1pm & 7pm. Cost is $10.00Adults/
$5.00 Students and seniors 65 and older free. Come join us for this
timeless classic starring students from Prospect Mountain High School,
Alton Central School and Barnstead Elementary School!
Residents of Barnstead,
for getting out to vote in our town election this past Tuesday and thank
you for your votes to reelect me to the Planning Board and the Budget
Committee. Your vote of confidence means a lot to me and I look forward
to helping the residents of Barnstead for the next three years. Also,
thank you to all the candidates that took the time to put their name on
the ballot and run for office.
Locke Laker’s Social Club
Laker’s Social Club held their annual St. Patrick’s dinner at the lodge
on March 15th. Corned beef, cabbage, and veggies were most tastefully
cooked by Jon Martin. Irish bread was made by Diane Norton, Corn
pudding was baked by Ann Shea. To top off the dinner Vicki Bednarski
made her infamous ‘rum cake. We are grateful to Melissa Jette for
donating the door prizes. Members stayed and played Pokeno.
Reservations were made to see “Dearly Beloved” a comedy performed by the
Pittsfield Players at the Scenic Theatre in Pittsfield, on March 22nd at
spring is around the corner, we are resuming our bi-monthly meetings at
the Lodge at 9:30a.m. for social and conversation and meeting at
10:00a.m. Next meetings are April 14th and 28th. ALL RESIDENTS OF LOCKE
LAKE COLONY ARE MOST WELCOMED TO ATTEND.
special note, the Locke Lake Garden Club will meet on April 9th at 6p.m.
in the Lodge.
at 6p.m. Monthly Bingo will begin again.
18th the club will celebrate “Spring Fling” at the lodge at 6p.m. with
a pot-luck supper.
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors
Beverly A. Goodrich, Secretary
Nighthawk Hollow Seniors will meet on Wednesday, April 1, at 12 noon, at
the Barnstead Town Hall. Members are asked to bring a sandwich and
drink. Also, please bring items for the silent auction.
are always welcome! Dues are only $4 a year. For information, you may
call the president, Christine Sanborn at 875-2676.
Rachel O. Kidder
Kidder 84, recently residing at the Merrimack County Home, Boscawen died
March 18th at the home following a lengthy illness.
She was a
long time Barnstead resident. She was born in Loudon, the daughter of
John F. and Rena (Payne) Osborne. A graduate of Keene State Teachers
College, she taught at Belmont Jr. High after graduation. She later
taught at Barnstead Elementary School for 4 years and then at the Dame
Elementary School in Concord for 19 years retiring in 1986.
very active and involved with the church, teaching Sunday school,
assisting with bible studies, baking cookies and casseroles and visiting
area nursing homes. She was always willing to share a prayer. She loved
to spend time with her family and in her garden.
She was the
widow, after 41 years of marriage, to Wilbur Kidder who died in 1993 and
members of her family include a son James W. Kidder and wife Bonnie of
Barnstead and a daughter Mary R Letourneau and husband Rich of
Barnstead, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, a brother,
David L. Osborne and wife Louise of Loudon, three sisters, Dorothy Day
of N. Andover, MA, Mary Kolodziej and husband Ted of PA, and Priscilla
Bechock and husband David of CA, nieces and nephews.
Service was held at the Center Barnstead Christian Church on Saturday,
March 28. Spring burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Barnstead.
In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to The Merrimack County Home Hospice
Unit, Route 3 Boscawen, NH 03303 or to the Faith Fellowship of NH.
& Pollard Memorial Home, Pittsfield, is assisting with arrangements.