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Tickets on sale for chicken, lobster supper

BRISTOL — The Tapply-Thompson Community Center's Annual Lobster & Chicken Supper will be held at Kelley Park in Bristol on Saturday, August 29th from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at the TTCC or at the door while they last. The cost is $15 for Chicken, $17 for Lobster & $20 for a combo of a lobster and quarter chicken. Kids hot dog plates are $4. The meal includes Cole slaw, Walker's Farm corn on the cob, baked potato, fresh rolls, dessert and drinks.

Dinner entertainment will be provided by 'Solitary Man'. In the event of rain the dinner will be held at the TTCC. For more info call 744-2713.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:05

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Gilman Library hosting program on high-flying heroes

ALTON — The Children's Museum of New Hampshire will be presenting High Flying Heroes on

Thursday, August 6 at  3 p.m. at the Agnes Thompson Meeting Room, Lower level, Gilman Library in Alton.

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is heading out on the road again this summer with their traveling library outreach program! ... Summer 2015 Theme: High-Flying Heroes!

How does flight work? Who are the pioneering high-flying heroes in the history of aviation? Why does a kite fly through the air? These questions and more will be answered in this summer's library outreach program!

A museum educator will lead children in a one-hour hands-on workshop filled with exciting science concepts and demonstrations. 

This program is designed for ages 5-11, children outside this age range are welcome to attend. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult who is willing to remain in the library during the program. For more information call the library at 875-2550, stop in during library open hours, visit the library website or contact the Children's Museum of New Hampshire at http://www.childrens-museum.org/things-to-do/programs/libraries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 09:02

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Belmont Old Home Day this Saturday to offer all kinds of summer fun


BELMONT — Belmont's Old Home Day this Saturday will feature everything "Summer"! Great weather, music, merriment, a parade, live entertainment, shopping, and a wide array of delicious food./

Activities start at 7:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast hosted by the First Baptist Church under the open-air pavilion next to the Tioga River.

At 9:30 a.m., runners of all ages will take off from the start line on Concord Street for the Tioga Fun Run. Registration for the Fun Run is at Belmont Middle School, starting at 9 a.m.

A big change this year is that the 47th running of the Belmont 10-Miler Road Race will occur on the traditional second Saturday, Aug. 8. Details about that day, billed as the "Road, Relay and Fun Competition Day" can be found on the town's website at www.belmontnh.org. The children's Pedal Tractor Pull and various other games will be held in the bandstand and Belmont Mill area. Food concessions will be plentiful, so grab a bite to eat and find a spot to listen to the rockin' sounds of King Chrome playing on the bandstand mid-morning.

We love to have a parade filled with horses, antique cars, costumed marchers, and whatever else people dream up! Line up starts at 12:15 p.m. at the Belmont Middle School parking lot on Memorial Drive. If you have ideas, please call Gretta Olson-Wilder, Special Events Coordinator, to let her know what you are bringing as larger floats will line up on Concord St. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m., followed this year by a live performance by the Rockin Daddios, singing beautiful harmonies from the '50 and '60s.

Along with our food booths, vendors selling jewelry, candles, novelties, bird houses, and everything in between will be scattered around the Belmont Mill area. St. Joseph Church will also be offering various sales and is only a few steps away on Main Street.

Tickets are on sale now for the chicken barbecue starting at 5 p.m. at the Belmont Fire Station. Join friends for dinner and move up to Bryant Field for evening activities.

There will be an obstacle course and rock climbing wall to entertain the kids. Don't forget your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the beautiful sounds of Annie & the Orphans before the fireworks. Several food vendors will also be on hand at Bryant Field throughout the evening.

Those with questions can contact Gretta Olson-Wilder, Special Events Coordinator, at 603-998-3525 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 08:58

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3rd annual Renaissance Festival set for Aug. 1-2

TILTON — The 3rd Annual Black Swan Renaissance Festival will be held on August 1-2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Black Swan Inn Bed & Breakfast in Tilton, NH is the back-drop for this magical summer festival. Proceeds from this year's festival will benefit "Make-a-Wish NH" and we are offering live black powder demonstrations with the Primrose Pirates, a spectacular fire and whip show,
live combat featuring The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword, face painting, kids games with Captain Jack and the New England Brethren of Pirates, comical fun with the Pillage Idiots, and a vast array of vendors offering renaissance clothing, jewelry, pottery, swords, leather goods and loom weaving.

Food, drink, and cotton candy and more will be offered by Sillie Puffs.
Admission is only $10 per person and ages 5 and under are free.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 08:53

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