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|Dec. 1, 2013
to Dec. 31, 2013
||4H LEADERS NEEDED
Franklin Parks and Recreation Department is now offering an after school program for children ages 5-13. Please call the Recreation Department for more information at 934-2118.
*****Charity Bingo nights have come to The Lodge in Belmont! Enjoy Bingo every Thursday and Friday with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Belmont Rotary Club. Doors open at 3pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Saturday proceeds benefit St. Peters Parish in Concord. Doors open at 3pm, Bingo starts at 6pm.
Seasons of Change: Global Warming in Your Backyard explores specific
regional impacts from global climate change. The exhibit consists of
thematic clusters of interactive activities based on regional issues
such as coastal flooding, forest change, and fishing. Each story uses a
combination of scenic treatments, graphics, multimedia, and artifact
displays. Seasons of Change was developed by the New England Science
Center Collaborative and Brown University's Watson Institute of
International Studies and Center for Climate Studies, under a grant from
the National Science Foundation. To prepare teachers, parents, and
students for visiting the exhibit, a project website gives background on
climate change in New England and opportunities for becoming citizen
scientists. For details and to see a preview, visit:
"We are delighted to showcase this fascinating and thought-provoking
exhibition," said Iain MacLeod, Executive Director at Squam Lakes
Natural Science Center. "Understanding how global climate change is
impacting aspects of New England life that we all hold dear is
*****Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is still accepting registrations for
the Blue Heron School
Holderness, NH - The Blue Heron School, a nature-based Montessori early
learning center and NH's first Nature Preschool opened for its first
year on September 13. The Blue Heron School is open to children ages
3-6, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The school will provide
affordable tuition, excellent child to instructor ratios, and a unique
and innovative learning experience for your child.
For information, contact Education Program Director Amy Yeakel at
603-968-7194 x 14 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*****The Preston Center, serving children in need in the Tilton, Northfield and Sanbornton areas, is open in the lower level of the Pines Community Center in Northfield. The center will be open the first and third Wednesday every month and accepts donations from 3-6pm. They‘re currently seeking new and gently used infant and children‘s clothes, toys, shoes, backpacks, diaper bags and blankets for children ages newborn through 12. All donations are tax deductible and stay local. 286-8653 for more information.
*****The "Concord Area Fibromyalgia Empowerment" Group (The Cafe) meets twice monthly. For more information, please contact Gary Cote at 455-9797 or visit www.cafegroupnh.com. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness whose sufferers experience widespread pain, profound fatigue and other often disabling symptoms. Fibromyalgia affects at least 1 in 50 New Hampshire residents and its prevalence may be growing.
*****Let‘s not forget our friends and neighbors who need a helping hand. The Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry is always in need of contributions. Your help is needed and greatly appreciated. Send monetary donations to Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry, PO Box 184, Franklin, NH 03235. Or drop off any type of food donation to 237 Central Street, the old St. Jude‘s Church, in Downtown Franklin, Tuesday & Thursday 9am-11:30am or Wednesdays from 5-7pm. Call the food pantry at 934-2662 or Esther at 286-8110. Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry serves the towns of Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, Sanbornton, Hill, Andover, Salisbury and Danbury.
*****The Special Olympics New Hampshire Recycle For Gold Program is back! You can support SONH athletes by donating your unwanted vehicle to Car World. Call 1-800-639-2608 1-800-639-2608 , extension 29 for more information.
*****Immediate opening for position of ‘Angel of Change‘. Must be kind, generous, and enjoy helping others. Benefits include making a difference in the lives of people living with disabilities. Do you have what it takes to be an ‘Angel of Change‘? For more information visit EasterSealsNH.com!
*****Donate blood at an American Red Cross Bloodmobile event. If you‘re at least 17 years of age and in good health, you can give blood. For more information on the next Red Cross Bloodmobile in your area, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or log on at www.redcross.org/ .
*****Do you have a place in your heart & home to help a deserving child? Spaulding Youth Center seeks caring individuals in the greater Merrimack & Belknap counties area who are interested in becoming foster parents. Call Carol Sanborn at 286-8901, extension 212 or visit www.spauldingyouthcenter.org/
*****The Concord Area Red Cross holds a number of courses each month, including adult, child and infant CPR; Water Safety; First Aid, Babysitting Instruction and more. For more information call 225-6697.
Giovanni Guglielmo of Belmont, is the little boy who inspired a nation to register through DKMS, for the national bone marrow registry. DKMS is the world‘s largest marrow donor center with over 1.7 million registered donors, and has facilitated over 14,000 transplants. DKMS was founded in 1991 by Peter Harf, who was in desperate need to find an unrelated match for his wife, suffering from leukemia. DKMS stands for Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei, or German Bone Marrow Donor Center in English. The New York office will help meet increasing U.S. demand for bone marrow transplants. To learn more, visit dkmsamericas.org, call 1-866-340-DKMS 1-866-340-DKMS (3567). Also, visit helpgiovanniguglielmo.org