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Merry Rockmas Benefit BashSave December 19th on your calendar for the Merry Rockmas Benefit Bash!  My favorite local band, Mumblefish, and local legends, Eastwood Peak, are joining forces to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of North Middlesex Regional High School.

I’ll be there, and I’m going to donate some signed copies of my book, “Hats, Gloves, Hot Cocoa with Love,” as a prize for a drawing.

Here are the details:

When: Saturday, December 19
Time: 8:00 pm – midnight
Where: Alpine Grove, 19 S Depot Rd, Hollis, NH
Get Directions to the Alpine Grove
Tickets: $10 advance, $10 at the door (if available)
Buy tickets in advance via PayPal

Other sponsors include the Pepperell Music Center, who are donating a guitar signed by J. Geils, and Chuck Smith of Life Is Local, who is donating a website and six months of hosting.

I’m looking forward to rocking around the Christmas tree and decking the halls!  And, it’s all for a great cause.  Hope to see you there.


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Author Reading at local Pre-School in Groton

-Gretchen Archambault will be reading her book Hats, Gloves, Hot Cocoa with Love to the students and parents at a local Pre-School in Groton, MA.

-She will first read her bi-lingual book in English then Spanish


Gretchen Archambault (Author) and Keith Rose (Illustrator) will be available for signing and selling books at the Lawrence Library in Pepperell, MA.

More details on the 2009 Holiday Home Show Marketplace:
-A gathering of local artisans, authors and home show consultants
-Thursday, November 19th, 6-8 PM
-Lawrence Library
 15 Main Street, Pepperell, 01463
-Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library
-All raffle proceeds and a percentage of sale proceeds to benefit the Friends
-A great place to shop for your friends, family and teachers
-Light refreshments served


Gretchen’s first book, “Hats, Gloves, Hot Cocoa with Love | Gorros, Guantes, Chocolate Caliente Con Amor” comes out today!