Announcements for Nov. 30, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Concord Celebrating 200 years of worship

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 16 Park St., Concord, will celebrate its bicentennial on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. There will be bell tower chimes and organ music, walking tour and historical displays. From 1 to 3 p.m., local artists who help rebuild the church after a fire in 1984 will share stories of their work. Light refreshments and childcare are provided. For more information, call 224-2523.

Webster Update hazard plan

The town Hazard Mitigation Committee will hold its second meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Webster Town Office meeting room. The draft plan update is anticipated to be completed in the spring. All unique perspectives from stakeholders, engaged citizens, businesses, and organizations are invited to attend and participate in the town’s hazard mitigation discussion and decision making. For more information, contact Leslie Palmer, town administrator, at 648-2272 or via email to lpalmer@webster-nh.gov.

Hopkinton Cross-country ski program open

Registration for the Bill Koch cross-country ski league is now open. The mission of the Bill Koch League is to introduce children to cross-country skiing in a supportive and fun environment. It is open to all children in first through eighth-grades. Registration is required and equipment is not provided, although some loaner equipment is available. Practices will be held Tuesday and Friday afternoons at the Fairgrounds and Sunday afternoons at Pat’s Peak. Skiers need not attend all practices to be a part of the group. Dryland exercises and games will be held if conditions do not allow for skiing. The first practice is Dec. 8 and runs through February. Although generally not a competitive program, there are opportunities for some races and one race will be held at the end of the season. There will be an open house with question-and-answer hour at the Maple Street School library at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Laconia Man sells calendar to benefit charities

Dan Fife, who is autistic, has created a 2018 calendar, “The Life of Fife.” One of Fife’s goals is to run his own business, and he promotes the Lakes Region on his website, gogetfifed.com and sells merchandise featuring the Granite State. He’s already completed other goals: graduating from Plymouth State University and traveling to each state in the country. Some of the proceeds from the calendar will go to autism charities. To order a calendar, visit gogetfifed.com or email danfifepsu@yahoo.com.

Pembroke Library has media to help stuttering

Thanks to generous donors, the Stuttering Foundation has donated books and DVDs to the Pembroke Town Library. The DVDs feature some of the world’s leading therapists with children who stutter. Since the original publication, Foundation materials have reached millions of individuals worldwide. Sixteen books and DVDs produced by the 70-year-old nonprofit Stuttering Foundation are available free to any public library. The foundation has provided free materials that are available to over 20,000 public libraries nationwide. A library that will shelve them can email info@stutteringhelp.org.