Veterans briefs: Meredith Post 33 to host event
MEREDITH — Post 33, The American Legion, is hosting meat bingo at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 31.
All proceeds will go the the funeral expenses for the Groleau family. Glen Groleau was a former commander of Post 1 in Laconia and the VFW 1670 in Laconia who died after a sudden illness.
Wounded warriors in Gilford pilot program
GILFORD — A pilot program at Gunstock Mountain Resort that continues Thursday and Friday will give 18 wounded warriors the opportunity to participate in outdoor adventure activities and learn life skills that will help them transition into civilian life.
Veterans artwork to go on display
DERRY — The Eyes of G.I.s project will display art for a fundraiser exhibit called Artist Veterans of New England.
The artwork will be displayed for one month at the Coffee Factory gallery, 55 Crystal Ave., with an opening reception on June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Eyes of G.I.s project features Vietnam veterans creating short films that share their wartime and homecoming experiences.
Film screening and discussion events for the films are arranged in partnership with local veteran-serving organizations and agencies, as well as with schools and community groups. The project aims to foster greater understanding of the veteran experience on the part of civilians, support healing in both community and therapeutic contexts, and encourage additional veterans to share their stories.
KINGSTON — The Kingston Veterans Club is hosting its first motorcycle shovelfest on May 31, rain or shine.
If you have an awesome looking motorcycle, bring it in. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the event is expected to last until 10 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded for best in show, and for the rider who comes from the farthest away. Entertainment is by rock band Impact.
For more information, visit the Kingston Veterans Club, 36 Church St., or call 642-3419.