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Circle Trot runners could earn $400 for their school

PLYMOUTH — Students, teachers and parents are invited to participate in the 4th annual Circle Trot scheduled for Sunday, April 13th from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The run/walk sponsored by the Circle Program, in collaboration with Plymouth State University's Center for Active Living and Healthy Communities, will feature 10K, 5K, and 2K distance options.

All proceeds will go to benefit the Circle Program which is a summer camp and year-round mentoring program providing qualified New Hampshire girls and young women with the skills, courage and confidence they need to handle challenges in their lives. 

Area schools can participate to win prizes that will benefit the school community. The total number of registrations from each school will help determine its standing. Participating schools will be competing for a 1st place prize of $400 towards sports and wellness equipment of their choice. The winning team will be determined by the highest percentage of participants to total school population. Students, parents, teachers, friends and siblings can all count for a vote as long as they are registered for the Circle Trot.

To register for the race visit http://www.active.com/plymouth-nh/running/distance-running-races/circle-trot-4th-annual-2014 before Thursday, April 10.  During registration answer the "School Spirit Challenge Vote" question with the name of your school. Votes will be tallied and the winner will be announced at the event.

For more information call (603) 536-4244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 08:16

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Genealogy Interest Group to hear about blogging

WOLFEBORO — Patricia Crossett presents a program on the basics of setting up a blog on Thursday, April 10 at the Wolfeboro Public Library at 7 p.m. The program will include a  step-by-step set-up of a blog and viewing various existing blogs.

Crossett began doing genealogical research in the 1960s and has been doing research ever since, both for her own family and for others. For many years she has taught a variety of beginning genealogy classes. Currently she is teaching a four-week beginning genealogy and family history class for the Institute of Lifelong Education at Dartmouth (ILEAD).

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group presents free workshops at the Wolfeboro Public Library on a monthly basis.  For more information please call Cindy Scott at the Wolfeboro Public Library at 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 08:06

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Belmont High School Student Council Holding Forum on Mascot Change

LACONIA — The Belmont High School Student Council will be holding an open forum to discuss changing the school's current mascot, which is a Native American.

The forum is open to all students, staff, parents, and alumni of Belmont High School and community members of Belmont and Canterbury. It will take place on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School Cafeteria. The press is also invited to come to the forum.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 08:03

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Gilford Youth Center Yard Sale April 26th

GILFORD — The Gilford Youth Center will be hosting an indoor community yard sale on Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is your opportunity to buy and sell new and used merchandise, clothing, and collectibles. Admission to the event is free.

Sellers are wanted, only $15 to reserve a table/space. To reserve a table, or to learn more about the event, contact Scott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by calling 524-6978.  Deadline to reserve a table is April 23.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 08:01

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