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Closing time at the downtown Lebanon Listen thrift store after 41 years

See you at the former Bridgman’s furniture store.

Jeremy Hamel, left, and his father, Junior Hamel, put down vinyl plank flooring on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at the new Listen Community Services building in Lebanon, N.H. Listen hopes to open its new 8,000-square-foot flagship thrift store in early October. (Valley News – Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

How about a little ukulele rendition of Elton John from Newport, N.H.?

Read more about the Sugar River Ukulele Club in an article written by Dan Mackie from this past Saturday’s Valley News.

Click here to read that story.

Geraldine Moore, of Newport, N.H., is a beginner on the ukuele. Moore was at a gathering with the Sugar River Ukulele Club in Newport, on Aug. 7, 2018 at the Richards Free Library. (Valley News – Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

And also, I couldn’t NOT share this video of Elton John performing “Crocodile Rock” with the Muppets.

Singing crocodiles. Duh.

Are you ready for Lebanon Libraries’ #sofasoiree on Sunday?

(It’s pretty easy to prepare … you don’t even need to leave the couch!)

An example of a #sofasoiree post for the upcoming event reads “Comfy Couch? v Stack of Books? v Cute Dog? v Ready to Sofa Soiree? vvv #sofasoiree.” (Courtesy of Emma Wunsch)

From today’s edition of Out and About, which is cross-posted to the Upper Valley Calendar Facebook group:

Support the Lebanon Public Libraries this Sunday without leaving the comfort of your own home — or sofa.

 

The event asks library patrons from all towns to post on social media — with the hashtag #sofasoiree — about how they use Lebanon Public Library and Kilton Public Library resources, including the audiobooks and films they’ve borrowed and the books they’ve taken out.

Click here to read more.

Anyway, I plan to attend this event while listening to my one of my favorite Kinks songs.