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Senior Moment-um group to make oatmeal rolls

GILFORD — Leaning how to make oatmeal rolls will be the activity for the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department's Senior Moment-um event on Monday, March 30.

Participants will meet in the Gilford Community Church Fellowship Hall at 11 a.m. to watch guest chef Grace Herbert explain her recipe for oatmeal rolls. Those attending are asked to bring your lunch and learn Hebert's tips on making these delicious rolls.

For more information or to RSVP, call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 11:27

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Emmy Award-winning educational theatre company seeks actors

 

PLYMOUTH — Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility (TIGER), a Plymouth State University professional touring educational theatre company, will hold auditions at PSU April 29–May 2 for one female and two male performers to join the troupe for the 2015–2016 season.

This is a part-time paid position, Wednesdays-Fridays, touring from Plymouth throughout New England each week, September through May. TIGER performers need to have strong acting, singing and dancing/movement skills, and a love of children.

TIGER is an Emmy Award-winning professional educational theatre company that since 2002 has been helping children, schools, parents, and communities deal proactively and positively with social issues and concerns facing children in schools today. TIGER uses the power of the arts to illustrate for children why they need to make positive choices in social situations.

To schedule an audition, contact TIGER Tour Manager Pam Irish at (603) 535-2647 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To learn more about the company, logon to Plymouth.edu/tiger.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 11:23

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Winnipesaukee Triathlon Club forming, 1st meeting is on April 7

GILFORD — A new club is forming for Triathletes and prospective triathletes of all distances in the Lakes Region. Winnipesauke Triathlon Club will have its first meeting at Schuster's Tavern at the Gunstock Inn in Gilford on Tuesday, April 7, at 7 p.m.

The group will provide an opportunity for athletes, including newbies, to meet and find others to train with, if desired. Some swim workshops are being planned. 

This is open to all triathletes. For more information, go to the Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 11:20

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LRGHealthcare celebrates 10 years of strong women

LACONIA — Ten years ago, LRGHealthcare began offering The Strong Women Strength Training Program at both the Laconia Community Center and the Pines Community Center in Northfield. In early March, the groups hosted a celebration of this ten year anniversary. In Laconia, two members of the group celebrated ten years of participating twice weekly in the exercise program. In Northfield, five members celebrated a decade together of the program and in both locations multiple members celebrated five years of participation.

The program is sponsored by LRGHealthcare and follows the Tufts University Program designed by Dr. Miriam Nelson. "Lifting Women to Better Health" is the programs tag line and summarizes the program. This evidence based program helps women to maintain muscle mass, strength, and function as they age.

When asked about what keeps women excited about the program and keeps them coming, class leaders Carolyn Muller and Melissa Lee, Community Health Educators with LRGHealthcare stated "It's the connection to others that keeps people coming back. Most of the ladies enjoy not only the exercise but the social connection and a feeling of belonging to a group. They all know they could do the exercises at home, but enjoy the opportunity to gather and work together. Many of them feel that they benefit from the program not only physically but mentally."

Due to the programs continued success, LRGHealthcare is taking a waiting list for enrollment in both Laconia and Northfield. For more information on Strong Women or other programs offered by LRGHealthcare's Community Education Department, call 527-7120.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 11:16

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