Barnstead Old Home Day is looking for food vendors on September 17th.
Email contact [email protected] or you
can send a SASE and mail it to the town hall for an application.
If you have a child under 3 or are pregnant,
Early Head Start will have openings soon! Fun activities, information,
support, and learning experiences are provided through home visiting and
play groups. Free for income eligible families. Call us at 435-6611 to
jump start your child’s learning.
If you have a 3 or 4 year old child, Head
Start has openings for the fall! We are a 5 day a week preschool program
that provides lots of fun and learning to prepare your child for
kindergarten. Breakfast and lunch are included. Free for income eligible
families. Please call Susan Ireland at 225-3295 for more information.
Congratulations to Zachary Mayo, who was named
to the University of Maine at Farmington Dean’s List for the spring 2016
Governor Sen. Jeanie Forrester To Address Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton
Republican Committee (BARC’G)
The Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican
Committee (BARC’G) has scheduled their next meeting for Tuesday, August
9 at 6:30 pm at J.J. Goodwin’s Restaurant (upstairs dining room), 769
Suncook Valley Highway (Rt 28), in Center Barnstead.
With the Gubernatorial election “heating up”, the Committee is pleased
to announce that State Senator Jeanie Forrester, a candidate for
Governor, will be this month’s guest speaker. Senator Forrester
will address the Committee, sharing information about her background,
her accomplishments over the past 6 years as a State Senator, and her
goals if elected as Governor. Here’s your opportunity to meet Senator
Forrester and to ask her questions about the various issues facing New
Since this is the last BARC’G meeting prior to
the September 13 primary, the Committee invites other candidates who
will be on the September 13 primary ballot in Belknap County to attend
the meeting and to introduce themselves to the Committee’s members.
BARC’G meetings are open to all Republicans
and like-minded Independents from Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton, and
any other towns in New Hampshire. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear
from the various candidates running for statewide office at this meeting
to help you make up your mind regarding whom to vote for. There is no
charge to attend the meetings.
Per their 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 as 5:30pm.
The 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
For more information, please send an email to
or [email protected].
Candidate Mayor Ted Gatsas And Congressional Candidate Cong. Frank
Guinta To Address Belknap County Republicans
The Belknap County Republican Committee is
pleased to announce details of their next monthly meeting scheduled for
Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30 pm at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88
Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont, NH.
This month, the Committee will be featuring two guest speakers.
Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas, a candidate for Governor, will share
information about his background, his accomplishments as the Mayor of
Manchester, and his goals if elected as Governor. Also speaking
will be current US Congressman Frank Guinta who is running for
re-election to his District One seat in Washington. Cong. Guinta
will discuss his accomplishments as our Congressman including the bills
he has supported, and his plans for the future if re-elected. Both
of the speakers will also take questions from those in attendance.
In addition, Republican candidates who are
facing primary’s on September 13 in Belknap County in the State House,
Senate, and county positions will be given the opportunity to introduce
themselves and speak briefly about their qualifications.
Belknap 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.
The 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
For more information, please check the Committee’s website at
www.BelknapCountyGOP.org or send an email to
Come enjoy a FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Center Barnstead Christian
Church will be having free pancake breakfasts every Saturday from 8:00am
to 9:30am. We will have pancakes, sausages, hot coffee and every
week will be a different fun activity for the kids. On August 6 we
will have free children’s books to give away and a make your own
bookmark craft. All located at Center Barnstead Christian Church
at 116 S. Barnstead Rd, Center Barnstead, next door to the Town Hall.
Phone (603) 269-8831 or email
[email protected] for
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Lego Construction Party!
Join us on Saturday, August 6th at the Oscar
Foss Memorial Library for our Lego Construction Party! The building will
begin at 10am, with Legos and snacks provided by the library. The
masterpieces will be displayed in the library for the month of August.
So come have fun and create something great!
The Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Oscar Foss Memorial Library
meet at the library on the third Monday of each month at 7pm.
Individuals can join the Friends of Oscar Foss Memorial Library at any
meeting or by picking up a brochure at the library. The membership fee
is $5.00 per person.
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 Mondays from 2 to 8 p.m.,
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 5 to 8
p.m., Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Gathering On The Green
The Gathering on the Green will take place on
the Barnstead Parade Church Grounds Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 9 am
Crafters, vendors, food and yard sales. Lil Miss Witt and her Steam
Engine Friends. Exhibits by 4-H, face painting. Oscar Foss Library
and Friends, Cub/Boy Scouts, Barnstead Historical Society, American
Legion and Auxiliary. Presentation of the Barnstead Citizen of the Year.
This country fair is sponsored by The Barnstead Parade Congregational
Church. Spaces are still available. Contact Robin at
(603)717-8167 or email
for further information. Join us in celebrating community spirit
while supporting local missions. “See You at the Gathering!”