Benefit Spaghetti Supper
Monday, February 15, 2010, (snow date of Thursday, February 18th)
community members are organizing a spaghetti supper at the Barnstead
Elementary School Gym to benefit the Phil Grillo family.
will be four seatings on the hour beginning at 4:00 p.m., 5:00p.m., 6:00
p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Adults, $5.00 and Children, $3.00.
may be purchased at the Barnstead Elementary School office in advance or
at the door.
2010 Artist Showcase At Barnstead Library
Oscar Foss Memorial Library in Center Barnstead announces a yearlong
2010 Artist Showcase displaying the artwork created by a group of local
New Hampshire artists. We are currently featuring oil paintings by
Eleanor Graham of Concord through February, followed by Pam Smith of
Loudon with watercolors in March, Pat Davis of Pembroke with acrylic
“themes in nature and cosmos” in April, Dr. Roger M. Beattie of Center
Barnstead with oils in May, Scott Bulger of Northwood with photography
in June, Susan Hagner of Concord with watercolors in September, Dick
Pratt and Frank Curatolo of Chichester with oils and acrylics in
October, and Judy Doughty of Nottingham wrappings up the showcase with
pastels and watercolors in November. The display resides in the main
section of the library and features different artwork each month. Please
come by to view the artwork, sign the guest book, and vote for your
favorites. For more information, please call the library at 269-3900.
OFML Joins Cut The Carbon Campaign
Oscar Foss Memorial Library in Center Barnstead has partnered with NH
public libraries in providing patrons with the use of CUT THE CARBON
kill-O-Watt meters and usage materials as part of an energy saving
campaign sponsored by nhsaves. These kits provide patrons with a method
to measure the energy usage of appliances in the home, and also gives
steps to save on electric usage and to reduce carbon footprints. We are
pleased to be a part of this program to save energy, save money and help
Lakes Region Soccer Club Spring Teams To Hold
Region Soccer Club Spring teams will be holding on line registrations
this year. Teams will play home games at the Nick in Wolfeboro on
weekends. Please contact the following coaches or team managers in your
age group, then print out registration form on front page of our web
site, and mail to your coach.
U14, and U15, Coach Andrew Krivitsky, 387-0173
Boys, Coach Louie Houle, 848-1553
Girls U14, U15, Coach Jake Locke,
Manager Lisa Jones, 387-9037,
Girls U16, U17, U18, Coach Pete Clifford,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Manager John Dwyer, 776- 2330.
are still needed for Younger select teams U10 and U12 Girls, and U10
Boys. Please contact Pete Clifford ASAP if interested.
Students Graduate From NHTI
The following area students have recently
graduated from NHTI- Concord’s Community College:
Shoukimas, Diploma in Practical Nursing; Bradford Bentley, Degree of
Associate in Arts in Visual Arts; Jacob Browning, Degree of Associate in
Arts in Liberal Arts.
Chichester: Amy Edmonds, Degree of Associate
in Science with a Major in Education.
Epsom: Michael Rudolph, Degree
of Associate in Science with a Major in Criminal Justice; Michael
Scarlett, Diploma in Practical Nursing; Kyle Smith, Degree of Associate
in Science in General Studies.
Gilmanton: Anthony Bailey, Degree of Associate in Science in General
Northwood: Justine Wheeler,
Degree of Associate in Science with a Major in Health Science.
Center Barnstead Christian Church is hosting a free Men’s
Breakfast Saturday, February 13th from 7:30-8:30 AM. All men are invited
to come and enjoy breakfast and hear from the guest speaker, Kevin
Kevin has served as a state representative to the New
Hampshire Legislature from 1996-1998, earning the Christian Coalition’s
“Pro-Family” House Member of the Year honor in 1998. He worked on staff
for former United States Senator, Bob Smith, and former New Hampshire
Governor, Craig Benson. He currently serves as the Executive Director
for Cornerstone Policy Research.
Kevin and his wife, Suzy, reside in
Litchfield, NH, with their three children.
The Center Barnstead
Christian Church is located on Route 126, next to the Town Hall. For
more information contact the church at 269-8831.
Barnstead Youth Baseball and Softball Association
**T-Ball, Baseball, Softball & Babe Ruth**
(5-16 year olds)
Attention Players, Coaches and Volunteers
BYBA will be conducting
signups for all players at the below times and places:
• March 1st
(Mon.), Barnstead Public Library,
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Please park near the ice rink versus the library
• March 13th (Sat.), Barnstead Elementary School,
• March 20th (Sat.), Barnstead Elementary
School, 9:00 a.m.-Noon.
*Signups after March 20th will be considered
late and subject to the late fee.
If you have not returned your
child’s uniform from last year, please plan to drop it off at one of the
If you are interested in being a Coach or
Assistant Coach or have any questions, please contact one of the
following board members: Rick, 364-5256 (Softball); Keith, 776-0625;
Jen, 776-0308; Pam, 776-4776.
Barnstead N.H. – Mary M. Thorne, 79, died at home on Saturday,
January 30th after a long illness. She was predeceased by her loving
husband of 54 years, William J. Thorne, on February 18th, 2009.
was born in New York City, N.Y. and spent her youth in Bloomfield, N.J.
where she attended public schools and graduated from Bloomfield High
School in 1947. She was the daughter of the late Robert P. March and
June McWilliams March.
Mary attended Radcliffe College, graduating
in 1951. She was awarded a Master’s Degree in Education from Framingham
State College in Massachusetts in 1965. She taught grammar school for
twenty years in the town of Franklin, MA. retiring in 1985. She was a
long time member of the Federated Baptist Congregational Church in
Upon moving to Barnstead, Mary joined the Friends of the
Barnstead Library where she held the position of Treasurer. She was a
hospice volunteer for several years. She was an avid Bridge player and
enjoyed crossword puzzles. Mary was active in her retirement, walking
the roads near her home daily and playing tennis. She attended the
Parade Congregational Church of Barnstead where she received great
She is survived by her daughter, Julie Coffin and her
husband, Richard of Blackstone, MA., her son, Robert Thorne and his
wife, Stefanie of Franklin, MA. and 5 grandchildren, Kimberly Coffin of
Arlington, MA., Laurel Coffin of Arlington, MA., Dale Coffin of
Edgewater, FL, Erika Thorne of Franklin, MA, and Lilli Thorne of
There are no calling hours. A private service will be
held at the discretion of her family. In lieu of flowers, donations can
be made in Mary’s name to the Hospice House of Concord, NH.