Gathering On The Green
Gathering On The Green will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015-10AM-3PM
on the Barnstead Parade Church Grounds.
We will be
renting a 20’x15’ space for crafters, yard salers, veggies sale, etc. If
you are interested, please call Jeannie at 269-5441. Please leave a
message and your call will be returned.
Gathering is sponsored by the Barnstead Parade Congregational Church
Missions. Any and all proceeds go to local needs in the community. We
had a wonderful time last year and hope to see you on the greens this
August 8th, Maple St. Church is having a Yard Sale to benefit Backpacks
for BES students. Starting at 8AM.
year the Gathering on the Green will be awarding ‘Citizen of the Year’
to one of Barnstead’s deserving residents.
knows of a dedicated and hard working person who has helped to make
Barnstead a better place to live over the years, so take time to
nominate him or her. We are asking for nominations from community
If you know
of a Barnstead resident that is deserving of this honor, please mail
your nomination to: Barnstead 2015 Citizen of the Year, c/o Nancy Carr,
26 Hartshorn Road, Barnstead, NH 03218, or email to:
[email protected] and put Barnstead 2015 Citizen in the subject
nominations must be received by August 18 to be considered and the
presentation will be made on August 29.
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Last Day to
day to record books for all Summer Reading Programs is August 15th. Make
sure that you record all of the books you have read this summer by then!
Remember you can record at the library or online.
little practice reading or just love dogs? Register to read to Zara—our
very special Reading Therapy Dog. She will be at the library on August
7th and 21st from 4-5pm. Families can sign up for 15 minute sessions.
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.
Rounders Start Bowling On Sept. 10th
Rounders are a group of seniors who, for the last 26 years, have been
bowling once a week on Thursdays at 11:30 AM.
three strings of candlepin bowling at Boutwells Bowling Center in
Concord starting on Sept. 10th and continuing until early May.
friendly non-serious competition with seniors who enjoy bowling and
sharing time with friends. The group also separates married couples
allowing them to bowl for different teams.
At the end
of the bowling season a banquet is held with music provided.
interested, please contact Peter Rothwell at 776-1483 by Aug. 21.
Executive Director Ross Berry To Address Belknap County Republicans
County Republican Committee has announced that their next monthly
meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm at the
Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont.
Hampshire currently has 17 declared presidential candidates traversing
the state in hopes of coming out on top in next February’s Presidential
Primary. And, here in Belknap County, there have been a number of
visits from some of these presidential hopefuls including, but not
limited to, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, John Kasich,
Rand Paul, Rick Perry, George Pataki, Donald Trump, and Scott Walker.
this is going on, the NH GOP is ramping up their efforts to reach out to
Republicans around the state with educational and organizational
activities. With that in mind, the Committee is pleased to announce
that Ross Berry, the recently appointed Executive Director of the NH
GOP, will be the guest speaker at their next meeting. Ross will explain
his role with the Party, and discuss his plans for the future of the NH
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 5:00pm.
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].
Announces Its Next Meeting
Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee (BARC’G) has announced
that their next monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 at
6:30 pm at J.J. Goodwin’s Restaurant (upstairs dining room), 769 Suncook
Valley Highway (Rt 28), in Center Barnstead.
Committee will share information about upcoming visits by presidential
candidates to the area and to nearby counties as the march to the
February 2016 primary continues. In addition, The Committee will be
announcing their guest speaker for the next meeting once arrangements
have been finalized.
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].
the Rockin’ Daddios perform at the Barnstead Summer Concert Series on
Saturday August 8 at 6PM.The group was just named Best of NH Editor’s
pick by New Hampshire Magazine.