Street Church is excited to present its new “Coffeehouse” community
event. We’ll have coffee, snacks, and live music by our house band and
special guests. Anyone looking to relax with a friend over a cup of
coffee is welcome!
6PM to 9PM
6PM to 9PM
6PM to 9PM
Children’s Ministry at Maple Street Church
at 11 o’clock, children are welcome to come to the new children’s
ministry at Maple Street Church. Come climb Mount Everest with us!
Pastor Charlie, 603-998-4102 and Pastor John, 603-651-9448.
Valley Area Lions Club, serving Barnstead & Pittsfield, may be able to
help with your eye care needs. You will need to have an interview with
our Eye Care Coordinator and present some info such as income, expenses,
and a few more questions.
qualify ,we may be able to provide an eye exam and basic glasses. If you
think you may qualify, and need help, please contact Laurie at 435-5052
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Thursday, June 25th at 6:30pm the Oscar Foss Memorial Library will be
hosting a Hero Costume Party to kick-off our 2015 Summer Reading
Program, “Every Hero Has a Story”. Dress up as your favorite hero and
join us for some fun!
us for the second annual bike rodeo! The rodeo will be held at the
Barnstead Elementary School on June 27th from 11-3. Kids and young
adults can learn about bike handling and safety from professionals!
There will be safety stations, obstacle courses, speed runs, raffles,
food, and more. Put on by the Oscar Foss Memorial Library and the
Barnstead Police Department. There is no cost to register, so stop by
the library or contact us at 603-269-3900 to sign up today!
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.
Concert Series Kicks Off; Challenged Issued
Barnstead Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series gets underway on
Saturday, June 20 with an appearance by the Jason Spooner Band. Hailing
from Portland, Maine, this quartet is comprised of Jason Spooner (vocals
and guitar), Reed Chambers (drums and percussion), Adam Frederick (bass
and vocals) and Warren McPherson (keyboards and vocals). This band
stands out with an interesting signature sound that appeals to a wide
range of audiences. They seamlessly blend a variety of musical
instruments and flavors into a cohesive and extremely energetic and
listenable experience. Roots Rock, Americana, blues, folk,
groove-oriented jazz, elements of reggae and soul are all accounted for
here and supported by strong musicianship, interesting arrangements and
last few years, this dynamic band has performed with acts as varied as
B.B. King, John Mayer, Jackson Browne, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Ray
LaMontagne, Susan Tedeschi, Jackie Greene, G. Love, Guster, Blues
Traveler, Peter Rowan and Sara Bareilles. Within the last few summers
alone, Jason and the band have performed at numerous festivals,
including: Targhee Fest; The Gathering of the Vibes; FloydFest; The
Festival at Sandpoint; The Naukabout Festival; The River City Roots
Festival; The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival; and have been perennial
favorites at The Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. In addition
to glowing press in Guitar World Magazine, No Depression, High Times
Magazine, Wood & Steel Magazine and USA Today, the band was recently
named one of Relix Magazine’s coveted “On the Verge - Bands you should
latest and fourth album “Chemical” is currently enjoying playtime on
SirusXM The Loft and on close to 40 Triple A radio stations nationwide,
with their first single “Fireflies” attaining “Top 5 Most Added Tracks”
status. The band is soon to embark on a tour of the western United
States. Clearly this band is going places fast. Come see them in
Barnstead and you can say you saw them when… You will not be
BPR is issuing a challenge to area residents. If you have never been to
one of the summer concerts in Barnstead, BPR invites you to come check
one out. Concerts are free of charge and held at 6:00 pm on the Parade
Grounds next to the church on Parade Road. The atmosphere is laid back
and family friendly. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to gather with
your friends and neighbors on the green. Kids are free to roam and
play, families often toss Frisbees, hula hoop and kick balls around
during the shows. Area groups are on hand selling goodies to snack on.
If you have been to a show and enjoyed it BPR invites you to come
again and challenges everyone to bring a friend or another family along
to experience the fun. Ask them to bring another friend or family too.
BPR’s goal is to double the audiences for this year’s shows. There is
a great line up planned, with shows running each Saturday beginning on
June 20 and continuing through August 29. There’s even a children’s
entertainer coming just for the young (and young at heart).
seeking area groups, churches and non-profits who wish to sell
concessions at the shows. If your group is interested, please email
[email protected] for
On The Green
Gathering On The Green will be held on: Sat. August 29. 2015, l0AM- 3PM
at the Barnstead Parade Grounds.
This is a
celebration of community spirlt as the town gathers together. Frlends
and families will encounter av ariety of crafters, venders, yard salers
and organizations, ready to share their wares.
would like to take part with your special talent, we would love to have
Gathering is sponored by the Barnstead Parade Congregational Church.
information please call Jeannie at 269-5441- leave message.
Barnstead Historical Society will be meeting Thursday, June 25th at 6pm
for a Pot Luck Supper and Business meeting to follow at 7pm, at the
Barnstead Town Hall. This will be a planning meeting to discuss projects
for the summer and fall months.
acquired some new artifacts over the winter to add to our collection.
forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones.
join us- all are welcome! Help us keep history alive in Barnstead.
information call Jeannie - 269-5441
Barnstead Christian Church News
Barnstead Christian Church will be hosting Dr. Jimmy DeYoung, July 5th,
6th and 7th. Dr. DeYoung is a prophecy teacher and journalist who
travels the country and the world teaching the Bible in light of current
events. Dr. DeYoung resides in Jerusalem for at least a portion of the
year and for the last 23 years has held full credentials as a journalist
in the second most populated journalistic city in the world.
Jerusalem just 3 days prior to the Gulf Crisis in 1991, Jimmy weathered
39 Scud attacks. During the Gulf Crisis Jimmy was asked to give live
reports nationwide on several networks. He has his finger on the pulse
of what is considered the media “hot spot” of our time, the Middle East.
bring with him the latest news from out of the Middle East with a unique
blend of political, biblical, and prophetic insight that cannot be found
in the media today. Jimmy is seen on the Day of Discovery television
program and the Dr. John Ankerberg television show, as well as heard
daily with the latest reports from the Middle East on radio and the
internet, and several networks consisting of over 800 stations.
will be speaking at 9:00, 10:00 am and again at 7:00 pm Sunday the 5th
of July. Dr. DeYoung will again be speaking on Monday the 6th at 7:00
pm and again on Tuesday 7th of July At 7:00 pm.
Barnstead Christian Church is located next to the Center Barnstead Town
Hall at 116 South Barnstead Road, Center Barnstead, NH 03225. If you
have any questions please contact the Church at 603 269-8831 or go to
our website http://centerbarnsteadcc.org