Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Girl Tea Party
Foss Memorial Library invites families to join us on Saturday, May 16th
at 10am for an American Girl Tea Party. Dress up and bring your favorite
doll and tea cup for a special tea party. We will have lots of yummy
treats, various beverages and some fun surprises as well! Space is
limited so call us at 269-3900 to reserve your seat today.
Teen Library Club will be held at the library on Thursday, May 7th from
6-7:30pm. The Teen Club is for teens in 7th grade (12yrs) and up and
meets on the first Thursday of each month during the school year. The
Teen Club is a great time to meet new people and get together with
friends. No need to sign up, just come on down and join in the fun!
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.
Friendship Night, May 14, 2015
invited to an ecumenical Friendship Night about the Quakers, hosted by
the Women’s Fellowship of the Congregational Church of North Barnstead
(CCNB). The Friendship Nights are organized to promote
interdenominational understanding. This program will begin at 6:30 p.m.
on Thursday, May 14 at CCNB.
a member of the Concord Friends Quaker Meeting, will introduce us to
Quaker Testimonies (what they believe and how they live out their
beliefs), their worship and other spiritual practices and the importance
of prayer and silence. Song, silent meditation, questions and answers
and refreshments will be part of the evening. Ms Heath has
been a Quaker for 35 years and has served in several leadership roles.
(not to be confused with Shakers) are a Christian denomination and are
also known as Friends. They are very active in community affairs and
are well known in the Concord area. Quakers are respected for their
testimonies of pacifism, social equality, integrity and simplicity.
welcome to this inspiring and educational event! It will be held at the
CCNB, at 504 North Barnstead Road (near the junction of Peacham and
North Barnstead) Center Barnstead.
supports the efforts of End 68 Hours of Hunger. At this community
event, we encourage attendees to bring along a donation of
non-perishable food items that will be incorporated into backpacks send
home with Alton children on weekends and over vacation periods.
Suggested items include: soup, pasta, fruit cups, peanut butter,
granola bars, tuna, crackers or cereal. We look forward to welcoming
Laker’s Social Club Plans Active Months Ahead
the spring weather is here, the Club has returned to its two monthly
meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at the Lodge with
social at 9:30am and meeting at 10:00am. The Pizza party held on April
16, was very successful. Horse racing and Pokeno were played after a
sumptuous salad made by Ann Shea, and Pizza picked up by Diane Norton at
the Patriots Pizza.
16th, the club will meet at the ‘Front Porch’ on Rt. 28 in Wolfeboro for
brunch at 10:00am. Those members attending will then go to the Wright
Museum for a fact full tour of memorabilia from World War II and years
will be our WELCOME HOME GATHERING at the beach for all the “Snowbirds”
and a special invitation goes out to the Half Moon Lake Association to
join us at 1:00pm. Those attending and wish to join the Locke Lakers’
Social Club may do so for a $5.00 dues. This has no connection with the
Locke Lake Colony dues, but just for the club’s social events throughout
the year.. Those attending are asked to bring appetizers, or desserts.
Cheese will also be part of the snacks.
Representative Peter Varney (R-Alton-5) To Address BARC’G
The Barnstead - Alton - Gilmanton Republican Committee (BARC’G) has arranged to
have Representative Peter Varney of Alton to be the guest speaker at
their next monthly meeting. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May
12 at 6:30 pm at J.J. Goodwin’s Restaurant (upstairs dining room), 769
Suncook Valley Highway (Rt 28), in Center Barnstead.
Representative Varney, serving his first term in the legislature, will
share his motivations for deciding to run for the Belknap County
District 5 seat, his experiences since taking his seat in January, and
how he’s balancing his time vis-à-vis his recent reappointment as the
New Durham Fire Chief. In addition, he will discuss his committee
assignments, bills that he has worked on, and his stance on bills that
the legislature is currently scrutinizing.
meetings are open to Republicans and like-minded Independents from
Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton, and any other towns in New Hampshire.
usual meeting format, if you’re interested in having dinner (at your
option) or wish to socialize before the meeting, plan to arrive as early
Committee reminds you to bring a non-perishable food item (cans of soup,
tuna fish, etc, etc) to the meeting for distribution to local food
information, please send an email to
or [email protected].
Mayor Ed Engler To Address Belknap County Republicans
County Republican Committee has announced that their next monthly
meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 pm at the Top
of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont.
City of Laconia recently landing the much heralded Pumpkin Festival
which the City of Keene decided not to hold this year, the guest speaker
at the meeting will be Ed Engler, the Mayor of Laconia. Mayor Engler
will talk about how Laconia was selected out of a number of other towns
and cities in New Hampshire, and he’ll also share the city’s plans to
make the Pumpkin Festival a successful, annual event.
potential presidential candidates announced to attend the Belknap County
Republican Committee’s First-in-the-Nation Lincoln Day Presidential
Sunset Dinner Cruise on May 29th, the Committee will also hear
announcements about additional candidates who have committed to attend
the cruise. In addition, the Committee will be updated with the status
of activities underway to make this year’s cruise a success again.
County GOP meetings are open to ALL Republicans and like-minded
Independents. Per their usual meeting format, if you’re interested in
having dinner (at your option) and/or wish to socialize before the
meeting, plan to arrive as early as 5:00 pm.
Committee thanks its members for continuing to bring food pantry
donations to the meetings, and again reminds them to bring a
non-perishable food item to this month’s meeting.
information, please check their website at
www.BelknapCountyGOP.org, or send
an email to [email protected].
Dogs, both 8 yrs. old, both very friendly, one male Bichon, all white,
answers to “Alfie,” with ID rabies tags; one male Bichon/Dachsund mix,
black/white/gray, one blue eye, one brown eye, answers to “Ricky.”
Missing since 4/1/15. Sadly missed. Reward for safe return. 435-0337.