Join In The Spirit Of Christmas!
Lower Gilmanton Church on Route 107 is hosting their annual
Christmas Service & Holiday Get-Together on Saturday, December 10th
at 6:00 PM. Pastor Chris Stevens will narrate the story of Jesus’
birth interspersed with the singing of Christmas carols. For the
young at heart, there will be a visit from Santa Claus. If you have
a young child please bring a wrapped gift for Santa to deliver!
There will be a collection box for canned goods and non-perishable
for items for the Gilmanton Food Pantry.
Raindate: Sunday, Dec. 11th 6:00pm
more Information call or email Lori Baldwin at
[email protected] or
Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop
Thanks for Donations
Maggie Locke Emerson of Locke Associates.
Gilmanton Food Pantry has many individuals and organizations to
thank for helping us provide Thanksgiving food baskets to families
in need living in the Gilmanton Community.
to the Daniel Webster Council’s Scouting for Food community service
project. The Gilmanton Scouts collected over 500 pounds of food
which was donated to the Gilmanton Food Pantry. We at the Food
Pantry also extend a thank you to the Gilford High School students
who recently conducted a food drive and donated over 207 pounds of
you, Maggie Locke Emerson of Locke Associates, for conducting a food
drive which resulted in a donation of 70 pounds of food.
Heartfelt thank you and acknowledgment also go to Jane Sisti for a
donation of 15 pies and the Gilmanton Gallopers 4-H for their
donation of an entire food basket and turkey.
Donations at any time of the year are absolutely needed and are
important to the continued ability to provide supplemental food to
families in need. However, at this time of year these donations
help to provide extra items for Thanksgiving and Christmas meals.
you one and all for your generosity.
Gilmanton Thrift Shop is featuring our popular bag sale all during
the month of December. Fill a paper grocery shopping bag
chuck-a-block full for only $7.00. Perfect time to stock up, or
freshen up the wardrobe or just to get ready for cold weather.
there is anyone who did not have the opportunity to donate for
Thanksgiving food baskets or gifts for the adopt-a-child program, it
is not too late. The Pantry will be assembling Christmas food
baskets for families in need and if you wish to participate in gift
giving for children, you may contact Bethany Lavin at 267-1934 or
Katie McEntee at the Gilmanton Elementary School at 364-5681.
Please leave a call back number. As well, if you are or become
aware of, anyone living in Gilmanton who needs a helping hand,
please contact Bethany or Katie so we may reach out to them.
grateful appreciation from the Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop
Holidays and God Bless!
Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop is an outreach program of the
Gilmanton Community Church. Visit us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/GilmantonCommunityChurch
Monday, closed, Wednesday, 3 – 6 pm and Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm.
Location: 1817 NH Route 140, Gilmanton Iron Works.
Address: Post Office Box 16, Gilmanton, N. H. 03237.
& Entrance: Gilmanton Community Church & Harvest Bible Church
The Cool Yule Concert
Tom Robinson and Noelle Beaudin will present a concert for
soprano saxophone and piano on Sunday, Dec. 11, 4 pm at the
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia.
Soprano saxophonist Tom Robinson and Classical pianist Noelle
Beaudin as they perform Holiday music and seasonal pieces from
around the world. Travel musically from Japan to Hungary, Spain,
France, the UK, Cuba and South America and finish up in the good old
USA. This will be a night of music, fun, snacks, and good cheer!
are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Advance tickets may be
purchased at Greenlaws Music Store in Laconia or by calling
848-2469. The church is located at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia.
Light refreshments will be available. There will also be a Cookie
Walk where you can fill a box by choosing from a delicious
assortment of homemade cookies.
Robinson studied saxophone and jazz piano at Capital University in
Columbus, Ohio where he received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz
Studies. He teaches jazz piano and saxophone at his home studio as
well as at the Concord Community Music School. He has a busy
performance schedule throughout New England, performing at the Press
Room, Catamount Arts Center, The Kittery Dance Hall, and The Lizard
Lounge among others.
Beaudin studied piano performance and composition at the Boston
Conservatory of Music and performed frequently in the Boston area
before moving to France and the UK. She now has a very busy studio
and music summer camp in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and
enjoys performing throughout New England as a soloist or
Noelle will be featured performers for the Walker Lecture Series at
the Concord City Auditorium in March. For further
information contact Patte at 848-2469.