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October 25, 2012

Art Walk

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Manchester Mills Studios (21 West Auburn Street, Manchester, 603-645-6873): Home of a diverse collection of artists, designers and crafts people. Pottery, jewelry, mixed media art, custom cabinetry, costumes and quilts are created in this historic, gaslight district mill.

NH Institute of Art (148 Concord Street, Manchester, 603-623-0313): The New Hampshire Institute of Art is proud to present Haunting Burma: Photographs by Barbara Bickford.

Millyard Museum (200 Bedford Street, Manchester, 603-622-7531): Enjoy the permanent exhibit “Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls” that features many wonderful artifacts, objects, documents, and artwork. Also on display will be a special exhibit, “American Red Cross New Hampshire Celebrates 95 Years of Service.”

SEE Science Center (200 Bedford Street, Manchester, 603-669-0400): Housed at the SEE Science Center is a collection of original scientist portraits by Jack Kamen and more than eighty hands-on science exhibits. SEE is also home to the Millyard Lego Project, a 55 to 1 scale model of Manchester’s millyard made with more than three-million Lego bricks. Open seven days a week.

Studio 550 (550 Elm Street, Manchester 603-759-0466): This is art you can use! Studio 550 will exhibit a selection of functional ceramics and pottery from over fifty artists from around the country. Enter into a raffle for great art prizes, sign up for classes, see demonstrations and enjoy night time performances.

Maps and parking are available at all venues. Most venues are handicap accessible and all are free. For more information and to download a Map of the participating venues, please visit www.majestictheatre.net. If you’re interested in how you can help support Open Doors, or for more information, call 669-7469 or visit www.opendoorsmanchester.com.

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    The Activities Committee from American Legion Post 51 in Epping donated the proceeds from their Annual Car Show and Pig Roast held on May 17 to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind. The Association is the statewide leader in providing vision rehabilitation services for NH people of all ages who are blind and visually impaired. Junior Vice Commander Rick Pelletier is presenting the $1,400 check to Mary Chase. A big thank you to all who volunteered their time to make the day a success. Pictured above, from left, front row: Sheila Brown, Karen Sullivan, Judy Pelletier, Bonnie Farish, Sheila Santosuosso, Charlie Brown; back row: Dean Nash, Jo-Ann Nash, Ronnie Follansbee, Linda Follansbee, Don Reynolds, Kevin Murnane. Not pictured are Joyce Murnane, Jo-Ann Cooley, Ray Chapman, Glen Murch and Debbie Pelletier. Special thank you to Wal-Mart Distribution, Lindt Chocolate, Mark George and The American Legion Family. For more information about the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, please visit their website at http://sightcenter.org/ or call 1-800-464-3075. American Legion Post 51 encourages all veterans or active duty military to stop by the Post, located on Route 125 in Epping, or call 603-679-8320.

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Obituaries
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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