Barnstead Firefighters Association 5K Road Race/Fun Walk
Barnstead Firefighters Association is pleased to announce its 7th
annual 5K Road Race and Fun Walk to start at the Barnstead Parade
grounds on August 18 at 9am.
Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Barnstead
Pre-registration is $20 and must be received by August 14, 2018.
Registration forms are available at www.bfr06.com; Email:
Call: 603-312-5648. Online registration is also available at
Race Day Registration is $25.
see you at the races!
To The Editor
of Hope – Support Group for Family and Friends of those with
Substance Misuse Issues
writing to share with readers about a new resource available in our
community. Support groups and peer support groups are valuable tools
for people coping with a loved one’s substance use. Support groups
are dedicated to improving the quality of life for people by
offering support, education, and resources.
support group called “Circle of Hope” will begin in Barnstead on
August 13th. This group is for family members and friends who
have a loved one struggling with substance misuse. Through peer
sharing and educational presentations, participants can learn coping
skills to help themselves and their loved ones. Most of all they
learn they are not alone.
of Hope facilitators are trained by NAMI, the National Alliance on
Circle of Hope group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each
month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at The Congregational Church of North
Barnstead UCC, 504 North Barnstead Road, in Ctr. Barnstead. Meetings
are held in the small building next to the church.
first meeting will be on August 13th.
that this new group will assist those in need of support in
Barnstead and in the surrounding communities. Please share this
important information with your friends and neighbors.
more information, call or text Charlene LaFleur at 603.715-0509 or
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Congregational Church of North Barnstead, UCC
Saturday evening from 6 -8 on the Barnstead Parade for an
evening of Blues music. Joining us this Saturday August 11,
2018 will be Catfish-Howl. Bring your chairs and dancing shoes
for some music from the 1940’s on up. The Catfish cover
traditional Blues and Blues Rock, with a lot of surprises thrown in
including some original Blues. They are a 5 piece band –
Zydeco= Blues, Rock, Country, New Orleans Style, with covers and
some originals. They may even throw in a Cajun tune. Bring your lawn
chair, blanket and family for a fun evening, the Barnstead
Parks & Rec Dept will be selling refreshments.
Foss Memorial Library News
Novels Club Fandom Party!
Celebrate your favorite Fandom at the library on Wednesday, August
15th at 3pm. Come dressed as your favorite characters to participate
in “Greek Culture” games and activities! Light refreshments will be
served. This event is for ages 9-18.
Open Mic/Karaoke Night!
Lindsey on Thursday, August 16th at 6pm to sing, play instruments,
or perform poetry. Light refreshments will be served. This event is
for ages 14-18. Please contact Lindsey or Melissa to sign up to
library is having an outdoor dance party on Friday, August 17th at
6pm. Send us your playlist requests before the event. Light
refreshments will be served. This event is for ages 10-14.
Day For SRP!
Saturday, August 18th will be the last day for all participants to
log books for the summer reading program. Individuals can log books
at the library or online through that date to complete the program
and receive awards and ending packets.
call the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org)
for more information about our programs or events. There is always
something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library! Library
hours are; Tuesday and Wednesday: 10am-6pm, Thursday and Friday:
12pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday and Monday: closed.
Multiple Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist, David Phelps Brings
Journey of Faith Tour To The Alton Bay Christian Conference Center
On August 25
unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording
artist, David Phelps will be featured in Alton Bay, NH, on Saturday,
August 25, at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center, located at
37 Mt Major Hwy (Route 11). This exciting concert event begins at
childhood musical prodigy from Tomball, TX, David Phelps earned a
bachelor’s degree in music from Baylor University. Since then, he
has become a nationally celebrated vocalist, whose gifts and talents
are matched by none. Perhaps best known as the powerful tenor for
the multiple Grammy and Dove Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band,
Phelps is constantly building on a career that has already been
groundbreaking. Emerging as a leading voice in contemporary
Christian music, Phelps has been winning the hearts of audiences all
over the world for more than two decades. He has performed at
numerous prestigious venues across the globe, including the White
House, New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House in
Australia. With 14 solo albums to his credit, David’s electrifying
voice has moved audiences from all walks of life, crossing
generational and stylistic barriers.
event, featuring David Phelps, will also include talented female
vocalist, Charlotte Ritchie, as well as Phelps’ seven-piece musical
entourage. Many of the songs featured during this exciting evening
are included on Phelps’ brand new release, Hymnal. Phelps lends his
three-octave range to some of the most treasured hymns of the church
with this new recording, which showcases masterful vocals and lush
arrangements of such cherished gems as “Amazing Grace,” “How Great
Thou Art,” “In The Garden,” “Victory In Jesus” and “It Is Well With
My Soul.” Each song takes the listener on a journey of inspiration
and worship in song.
music lover, regardless of stylistic preference, will not want to
miss this special evening of worship and community celebration as
the Journey of Faith Tour, featuring David Phelps, comes to the
Alton Bay Christian Conference Center in Alton Bay, NH, on Saturday,
August 25. Event information may be obtained by calling
603-875-6161 or www.altonbay.org. Ticket
information is available by calling 1-800-965-9324 or visiting