Cream Social & Pick-a-Prize Raffle Wed., August 8, 4:00 to 8:00 PM
at Bow Lake Grange Hall, 569 Province Road, Strafford, 4:00-8:00 PM,
sponsored by the Strafford Women’s Club. Create your sundae from
several ice cream flavors and delicious toppings - $3 for a small
sundae; $4 for a large. Add a homemade brownie for fifty cents.
Bring your friends & summer guests. Plenty of indoor seating for
enjoying your sundae and socializing. Tickets sold at the door for
sundaes and the Pick-a-Prize Raffle to be drawn at the end of the
social, August 8. Strafford Women’s Club fundraisers benefit college
scholarships and community projects. Call 664-2615.
Rounders Bowling League Starts Aug. 30th
Year Rounders candlepin bowling league is looking for new men and
women to join our teams.We bowl three strings at Boutwells Bowling
Center in Concord on Thursdays starting Aug. 30th at 11:30 A.M. and
continue weekly into May.
cost is just $12 with a $1.50 going towards a late spring
banquet.This is friendly non serious competition with people who
enjoy bowling and sharing good times with friends.
interested please contact Peter Rothwell at 776-1483.Come join our
league and make some new friends.
Democratic Candidate Series Continues In Barnstead
local Democrats and left-leaning Independents are invited to attend
August’s meeting in the continuing series focusing on November’s
mid-term elections. Deaglan McEachern and Naomi Andrews,
Congressional District 1 Candidates, will speak at the August
meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats of Barnstead, Gilmanton, and
McEachern is a New Hampshire native living in Portsmouth and working
in the technology sector. He co-founded the NH Business Owners
Organization that helps small business become established. In
two years, the membership has grown to 2000 members. He
supports a fully-funded Planned Parenthood, protection of Social
Security and Medicare, membership in the Paris Climate Accord, and
an end to gerrymandering. Deaglan believes that all citizens
should have a voice in their government.
Andrews grew up in Epping and has worked for over a decade as
Congress-woman Carol Shea-Porter’s campaign manager or chief of
staff and is proud to have the Congresswoman’s endorsement. She
supports people of any age to buy into Medicare and the government’s
ability to negotiate the cost of prescription drugs. Andrews will
work to re-introduce the Veterans Health Equality Act to restore the
VA Medical Center in Manchester to a full service hospital.
She is an advocate for renewable energy, safe water, and clean air.
guest speakers will be followed by actions items and community
organizing. These monthly meetings give you the opportunity to learn
about local and state political issues and how you can participate
in making a difference. You will share the evening with
like-minded individuals and have the chance to express your opinions
August meeting of the Tri-Town Democrats on Monday, August 6 at 6:30
pm will be held at the Barnstead Town Hall, 108 South Barnstead
Road, Barnstead. Come for socializing and potluck any time
between 6:15 pm and 6:30 pm.
meeting is open to all residents of Alton, Barnstead, and Gilmanton
who consider themselves moderate, liberal, or progressive Democrats
or like-minded Independents. Potluck items to share are encouraged
but not required. For more information, email
visit the “Barnstead, Gilmanton, and Alton Democrats” Facebook
communication does not infer an endorsement or favorability of any
kind to any Democratic candidates actively engaged in competitive
Foss Memorial Library News
join Lindsey on Thursday, August 2nd at 6pm for a song writing
workshop! Learn how to create found poetry at the library and put it
little practice reading or just love dogs? Register to read to Mack
our very special Reading Therapy Dog. Mack will be at the library on
Thursday, August 2nd at 6-7pm, and Thursday, August 16th at 3-4pm.
Sessions will run for 15 minutes per family. Come in to the library
or call 269-3900 to sign up for a session, or two!
Your Own Graphic Novel!
Friday, August 3rd at 6pm cartoonist Marek Bennett will be at the
library for a graphic novel workshop. Learn to write and illustrate
your very own graphic novel which can be displayed at our first
annual Lakes Region Comic Con! This event is for ages 9-18 and
preregistration is required. You can register online at
oscarfoss.org or by calling 269-3900.
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.
Barnstead Concert Series Presents Chris Bonoli & The Blues Monsters
Saturday night, July 28, the Barnstead Concert Series will present
local resident Chris Bonoli & the Blues Monsters from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
at the Barnstead Parade grounds located off of Route 28.
and the Blues Monsters play a selection of familiar blues, rock and
contemporary music! Chris’s band will feature Gunnar Stohlberg
will be on bass, Marty Wintje on lead Guitar and Lowell Webber on
drums and Chris Bonoli on rhythm guitar.
with assorted delicious baked goods, refreshments will also include
pies and lemonade provided by the Congregational Church of North
Barnstead – so plan to eat your Saturday night dessert on the
Parade! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and family for a relaxing
summer evening of music.
further information feel free to contact the Barnstead Town Hall, or
Chris Bonoli at 603-340-1468 or email: