Select photos from the Carriage Towne News May 31, 2012 edition.
Epping Lions Canoe Race
The Epping Lions Club recently held its annual Canoe Race on the Lamprey River, beginning at the Mary Folsom Blair Community Park. The successful event is a fundraiser that was taken over by the Epping Lions a few years ago with the continuation of a thirty-five year history. From left are Carol Hill, Erica Thompson, Deborah Brooks, Pam Tibbets, president; Debbie Moulton, Peggy Morgan, and Colleen Palmer. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
Kingston Fire Auxiliary
The Kingston Firemen's Auxiliary held its annual Benefit Yard Sale at the station to support fire personnel and residents in need of assistance after a fire. From left are: Jennifer Voss, auxiliary president; Laura Frost; Barbara Milburn, hospitality; Marnie Butland; and Diane Voss. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
New Location for Salon Invidia
Salon Invidia has relocated to 160 Plaistow Road (Route 125) in Plaistow, next to the Early Bird Cafe. Convenient hours are Tues.-Thurs., 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Fri. and Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Call them at 603-382-3311 for women and men’s cuts, perms, bang trim, color service, foils, up-dos, make up, waxing, and so much more. Drop by and talk to the professionals. Pictured from left, Jill Duggan, owner; Melissa Schneider, Jacqui Georgopolis and Sung Wheelock. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
The Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street, Exeter, recently hosted Brendan DuBois, an award-winning local author who is currently working on his thirteenth novel. He has written over one-hundred short stories, which have twice won him the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, and has also earned him three Edgar Allan Poe Award nominations from the Mystery Writers of America. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
Poet Visits EK Library
On April 17th, East Kingston celebrated National Poetry Month in a very special way by holding a Poetry and Pizza Night! For this special event, local poet and musician Bob Moore came and led the young poets through the process of composing a poem, based on an "inspiring" photograph that they had brought. In addition, families were treated to donated pizza and drinks while working on their poems in their pizza shaped books. Later, young poets were invited to the microphone to read aloud and share the poems they had created, which were applauded by everyone. In the end, every child left with a free book, and a collection of poems and resources to explore poetry on other days. Very special thanks to Bob Moore for lending his artistic talent to the families at East Kingston Elementary School!
Confirmation at St. Anne
The Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation for young men and women was held at Saint Anne Church in Hampstead. The Most Reverend John B. McCormack, above, was assisted by Reverend Steven G. Montesanti, Pastor, and Reverend Mr. William E. Mullen, Deacon. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)
Barnard School Celebrates Creative Spirit
On April 30, students at Barnard School welcomed family and friends to a celebration of the arts. From poetry to sculpture, from drumming circles to kinetic art, students "showed off" in a very positive way. New technology was highlighted and even the staff quilt display used fabric designed on the iPad. QR codes could be scanned with smart phones to access students’ audio book talks. The PTA and grade 8 manned the ice cream counter. Pictured above is Grade 4 student, Benjamin Laverty.
Scouts Build Banks
Kingston Cub Scout Den 3 recently visited the Home Depot Store in Plaistow. The Scouts were treated to a tool demonstration and each had the opportunity to build their own wooden bank from scratch. The Scouts thank Home Depot for their generous offer of time, building materials, expertise, and, most importantly, patience. Scouts shown above from left, are: Christopher Gerard, Justin Varney, Jacob Thomas, Lewis Tyler, Finn Blomberg, Damien Easter, Connor Mallen, and Adam Ingersoll. The Den is lead by co-leaders Shannon Varney and Julie Blomberg.
Danville Daisies Enjoy Outing
The Danville Daisy Girl Scout Troop 11141 visited St. Julien Macaroons in Sandown, for a tour of their facility. Owner/baker James Price was kind enough to show the girls his kitchen and explained his baking process. Afterwards, the girls got to help out and pack up some delicious macaroons of their own to take home and enjoy!
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