Taizé Ash Wednesday
The Congregational Church of North Barnstead
(CCNB) cordially invites the public to attend a Taizé Ash Wednesday
Worship Service, February 10, at 7:00 p.m.
This peaceful service is in candlelight and
lasts 45 minutes. CCNB, a “year round” church built in 1820, is at 504
North Barnstead Road. Please come and join in as we begin the season of
Lent. All are welcome!
Congratulations to Kathryn McGinnis of Center
Barnstead, a freshman who is currently enrolled in Husson University’s
BS in Healthcare Studies/MS in Occupational Therapy program.
Students who make the Honors List must carry
at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade
point average of between 3.4 to 3.59 during the period.
Memorial Library News
Book Signing with Author
The Oscar Foss Memorial Library is honored to host local author Kati
Preston for a book signing event on Saturday, February 20th at 9:30am.
Kati has written an autobiography titled “Holocaust to Healing: Closing
the Circle”. The book begins at the outset of World War II and
spans seven decades across seven countries: Hungary (Transylvania),
Israel, France, Great Britain, Italy, Portugal & the U.S.A. It is a book
that deftly chronicles love, persecution, triumph, adversity, turmoil,
peace, affairs, partings, collaborations, betrayals, births and deaths.
It is a veritable history lesson told with much humor, insight,
incisiveness and empathy. Copies of her book, “Holocaust to Healing:
Closing the Circle”, will be available for purchase the day of the
The Library is conducting a survey to find out
how we can better serve you in the coming year. To participate in this
survey, you can visit our website oscarfoss.org, or pick one up from the
circulation desk next time you are in. We would love to know your
Please call 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.
Social Club Events
The Locke Lake Social Club has planned a Valentine Day Brunch on Sunday,
February 14th at 11a.m. at Dominic’s Restaurant. Following brunch
the group with gather at the Lodge for coffee and dessert and a time for
games. It will be as in the past, a fun time for all involved, so…
if you are planning to attend please call Ann Shea (393-7233) by
February 10th to make your reservation.
On March 20th the Locke Lakers Social Club with gather again at
Dominic’s Restaurant at 11a.m. for brunch. Following the meal a
time for socialization, and those who have made reservations will attend
the hilarious murder mystery “The Game’s Afoot” performed by The
Pittsfield Players at the Scenic Theatre in Pittsfield N.H.
Tickets are $14.00, doors open at 1:30p.m. for a 2 o’clock show.
This comedic mystery farce is based on the experiences of Sherlock
Holmes and will be a very funny afternoon. Please call Ann Shea at
(393-7233) to make your reservation for Brunch and Theatre.
New Women In
Business President/Partner Announced
The Women In Business organization is pleased to announce that Jennifer
Hamel has been named President and Partner. “Jennifer has been
significant in the growth and success of the organization and it made
sense to recognize her with this honor,” states Lori Mahar Founder. This
exciting partnership will create more opportunities for women to
Service, Support and Succeed in business. Jennifer is the owner of
ImaJenAtion Photography Studio and resides in Barnstead NH with her
fiancé and 2 children. She can be reached at 603-731-2702 or email:
The Women In Business group has evolved to be a place where women
business owners can come to learn from each other, help nurture and
support ideas and empower each other to grow personally and
professionally. Please consider joining our group to share, give and
find support of ideas, knowledge, and creativity. Our group is
facilitated by Lori Mahar a local area business woman who believes in
building community through people making a difference. For more info
please call 603-269-2329 or email: [email protected].