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April 11, 2013

Children's Room at Gale

NEWTON —Celebrate National Library Week at the Gale Library with Art and Poetry during the month of April. Come see the works of our very talented Newtonites, both young and old. Several art works done by Middle School students are already on display. If you have artwork, photography, needlework, sculptures or anything that you would like to display, contact the library at 382-4691.

April is Poetry Month. The PoeTree will be set up in the children’s room waiting for you to add your poem to the branches or to read those already there. Maybe you’d like to try our magnetic Haiku board. Make poems and Haikus by rearranging words until you have the perfect poem.

Open Mike Nite on Wed., April 17 at 6:30 p.m. Read poems, Sing karaoke, or sing along with Pam and Rob. Come enjoy a good time either participating or being a good audience.

April 15-20 will also be an Amnesty Fine Free Week. If you have overdue books, don’t miss this chance to return them and have your fines canceled.

Travel with Kristy on Mon., April 15. Drop in from 2:00-4:00 p.m. or 6:30-8:00 p.m. for travel planning, destinations, view photos, and have your travel questions answered. Make your travel planning easier.

School vacation is filled with activities like: Growums, Kristy’s Kreatures, and the latest Movie Release.

Children can join in the Gardening Fun on Mon., April 22 at 6:30 p.m. Come get your Growums gardening kits containing starter supplies for ingredients to kid-themed meals and healthy eating. Watch planting plugs grow before your eyes, plant seeds, and get tips to grow your own vegetables. Call or drop in to sign up as kits are limited.

It’s time for the Great Stone Face Reading Program again in New Hampshire! The purpose of the Great Stone Face Award is to promote recreational reading for 4th,5th, and 6th graders, to increase awareness of quality writing, and to allow students to choose a favorite author.

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  • Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93

    Meredith, NH — Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93, of Center Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forestview Manor in Meredith. He was the beloved husband of the late Greta L. (Sykes) Shaw, to whom he was married for 62 years.

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  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

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  • Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzilo

    Raymond, NH — Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzillo, 58, of Raymond, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a sudden illness.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

    Atkinson, NH — Tom passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Tom was born on October, 30, 1940, at Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., as the only child to Hugh Clinton and Evelyn (Forcier) Clinton. Tom graduated from Methuen High School in 195

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  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

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