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Irwin Auto gives 100 turkeys to St. Vincent de Paul pantry

LACONIA — With Thanksgiving right around the corner there are many families in the Lakes Region who need a little extra help around the holidays therefore, Irwin Automotive Group, of 59 Bisson Avenue, donated 100 turkeys to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.

Staying true to Irwin's interest in being involved in the community, the donation of turkey's for Thanksgiving has become an annual tradition. The food pantry has a goal of receiving 800 turkeys in order to meet the demand this year. St Vincent DePaul is asking the Lakes Region community to show their support to their fellow neighbors. They are very thankful for Irwin's annual participation, and Irwin is "proud to be on the noble list of donors to such a worthy cause that directly impacts and supports the community," says, Chris Irwin Vice President of the Irwin Automotive Group. The Irwin Automotive Group stands behind the community not only during holiday times, but is a true supporter throughout the year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 01:03

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Santa Land in Gilford is on Dec. 6

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department and Gilford Youth Center will be sponsoring the 6th Annual Santa Land Program on Friday, December 5th from 5-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Gilford Youth Center. 

This program offers area youth the opportunity to participate in some holiday themed games and activities leading up to taking their picture with Santa Claus. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:56

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‘Yes, Virginia, the Musical’ staged by Interlakes Summer Theatre Dec. 6 & 7

MEREDITH — Is there a Santa Claus? Children all around the world have been asking this question for centuries. In 1897, young Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to The New York Sun newspaper. Her quest for truth inspired one of the world's most famous editorials and helped an entire city believe.
Interlakes summer Theatre will present "Yes, Virginia, the Musical", Saturday, December 6th at 4:00 & 7:00 and Sunday December 7th at 3:00 at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium in Meredith. Producing Artistic Director, Nancy Barry, Paul Gregg, from this summers "Big, The Musical", and fan favorite, Mikey LoBalsalmo, star alongside local youth in this musical based on the unforgettable true story. Bring the whole family, and celebrate the holidays with a little bit of magic.
All audience members are invited to join us before the show to write their own letters to Santa. Interlakes Theatre will collect the letters on behalf of Macy's, which will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every letter they receive this holiday season. There will also be a "Christmas Shoppe" where children (and adults) can choose and buy little presents for their friends and family.
Tickets are $20. for Adults and Seniors, $10. kids under 18. Seating is reserved and can be purchased in advance by calling 603-707-6035, or online at www.interlakestheatre.com, or at the door.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:48

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2nd Annual Moultonborough Village Community Holiday Open House is Dec. 12

MOULTONBOROUGH — The 2nd annual Moultonborough Village Community Holiday Open House will be held on Friday, December 12. Several Moultonborough Village businesses will be opening their doors to the public to celebrate the holiday season. Events will be taking place throughout the day, with fun for all ages.

In addition to the "open houses" there will be a holiday decorating contest. The public will decide who has the best display. Stop in at any of the participating locations to pick up a "holiday décor" contest ballot. Ballots will be collected at Zelek & Associates throughout the day until 8 pm.

Participants in the open house include:

Beyond Obsessions – Open House until 7pm and will have a free hat and scarf set with any purchase from 5-7 pm.

Burns Automotive – Open house with cookies and cocoa.

Meredith Village Savings Bank – will have their Moultonboro Village Branch lobby open from 9 am to 5 pm and will be serving coffee and cookies with holiday lighting and decorations.

The Moultonborough Recreation Department will host an open house from 5:00-6:15pm. The festivities will begin with a reading of the Polar Express and will include decorations, refreshments, and a holiday craft project for the kids.

The Moultonborough Library will have an Open House from 11 am to 3 pm. At 6:30 pm a Holiday sing-a-long, Holiday goodies and a visit from Santa.

Lacewood Group – Open House from 1 pm to 5pm.

Moultonborough Harvest Church – Open House

Moultonboro United Methodist Church – Door will be open with Christmas movie, live nativity, gifts and refreshments.

Zelek & Associates – Open house from 4 pm to 8 pm serving hot cocoa, holiday cheer, appetizers, a Christmas Cookie Buffet and indoor and outdoor holiday decorations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 11:44

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