Military issue

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM

Where The Insider goes, nobody knows!

Doug and Sharon Savoy of Bow spent their holiday in Singapore visiting family and posing with The Insider in front of the baby Merlion statue at Merlion Park. "I bet you never thought The Insider would make it half way around the world, but it did!" Sharon wrote. She added that if the couple posed next to the original, 28.22-foot Merlion, we wouldn't have been able to see The Insider.…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Classes

An excuse to get out of the house

Trinity School of the Arts offers your family the opportunity to develop or discover interests in a wide variety of arts, crafts and practical skills. We serve students of all ages - from preschoolers to senior citizens. You may try a two-, three-, or six-week course. Classes usually meet once a week. Register for classes at least one week in advance. For more information, contact us at 410-4138, ext. 171, tsa@tbcnh.org or visit our website at tbcnh.org. The following classes begin the week of March 1. Monday, March 1: - Drawing for Teens, 8 weeks, 3:15-4:30 p.m. , $36. - Family Fun Archery, 6…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Exhibit

Digital oil paintings

Eddie Durrett's "Painted New England: Digital Brushes" exhibit will be on display from Feb. 17 through April 16 at the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests' Conservation Center. Created from original photographs, these digital oil paintings capture the essence of scenic New Hampshire and New England as if oil paintings on board and canvas. The exhibit is open for viewing Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As the facility is used for meetings, please call 224-9945 before visiting to confirm that the room is open.

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Concord Public Library

Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Baking Cakes in Kigali Gaile Parkin 2009, 308 pages Fiction; Setting: Modern-day Kigali, Rwanda Angel Tungaraza is an unusual woman. She is from Tanzania and has her own cake-making business in Kigali, Rwanda. Angel makes beautiful cakes in all sorts of shapes with vibrant colors and decorations. The cakes are delicious, and some…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Pet corner

Keep kids and dogs happy

Kids and dogs living happily together is one of the sweetest sights to see, but there are a few things to remember when letting your child interact with the family dog - or any dog - safely. First, supervision is vital. Dogs have a tolerance level just like we do, and kids don't always recognize when they are pushing a dog too much or making them uncomfortable. Some dogs have a very high tolerance level; others do…

Feb 16, 2010
12:00 AM
Here’s how you can be a hero

Operation: Military Kids

This fall, about 1,100 New Hampshire National Guard soldiers will be deployed to Kuwait. The troops will likely be assigned to manage U.S. bases, according to the Monitor. Additional duties include patrolling bases, checking vehicles and keeping convoys of soldiers and supplies safe as they travel between Kuwait and Iraq. The mission isn't set in stone, but the deployment is, which means many families will be spending…