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Pitmans Hosting Kid Pinky Blues Band Friday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in downtown Laconia will host The Kid Pinky Blues Band on Friday, November 29 at 8 p.m.

Kid Pinky and his Restless Knights is a retro style 4 piece blues band from the Concord area that is both authentic and unique, but not loud. The band is a throwback to a more simple but nasty kind of Blues, and with its dedicated stylists, engaging personalities and comfortable volume levels, the band is always intimate and fun.

Tom Wright on guitar and vocals, John Hoik on drums, Steve Prisby on piano, harmonica and vocals and Jock Irvine on double bass and vocals.

Admission is $12, doors open at 7:30 p.m. and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:51

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Fifth Annual Team Trivia Tournament to benefit the Wolfeboro Area Children's Center

WOLFEBORO — The Fifth Annual Team Trivia Tournament to benefit the Wolfeboro Area Children's Center will be held on Wednesdays from January 8 to February 19 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Inn Ballroom.

Tickets are $15 per person, which includes hearty soups, breads, salad bar, and trivia night. Advance tickets are strongly recommended. Call 569-1027 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A team consists of up to 10 people. The first six weeks are preliminary rounds that lead up to the Team Trivia Championship night on the final, seventh Wednesday. Teams of up to 10 people each will vie for trivia superiority each week, with a weekly grand prize valued at $100 (cash or prizes) to the team with the most points at the end of the night. The six weekly winners are invited back for the Team Trivia Championship where a tournament champ is awarded; but any team can participate in the trivia action. The tournament grand prize is ten tickets for the WinniBelle, provided by the chief sponsor The Wolfeboro Inn, and a to-be-announced additional prize.

Each night of the Team Trivia Tournament features four rounds of trivia questions that vary in point value and an extra credit game. The games are run by a live host/gamemaster who asks the questions, keeps things lively, and interacts with the players.

Beginning on January 14 the Center is providing a new childcare opportunity called "Toddler Town". This program offers quality childcare on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings on an as-needed, drop-in basis for children ages 1 to 3 years old. Parents may preregister and find out more about this opportunity by calling 569-1027 or by stopping by 180 S. Main Street, Wolfeboro. Check out the Children's Center at www.wolfeborochildren.org.

Wolfeboro Area Children's Center's mission is to enhance the well-being of families and the community by meeting the developmental and educational needs of children through comprehensive, affordable, high-quality child care and family services, and to cooperate with other agencies serving those needs.

The Wolfeboro Area Children's Center, founded in 1974, is daycare and so much more. The Children's Center offers early care and education to children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old. The school-age program, for ages 6 through 12, meets mornings and afternoons during the school year and all day throughout school vacations and the summer, providing children the opportunity to explore and develop their interests.

All members of the teaching staff meet Licensed Plus requirements for education and experience. The Children's Center is a licensed Preschool Special Education program with on-staff teachers and therapists. The Prevention and Family Services Programs, under the direction of a Master's level social worker, address the varied needs of our families in a family-friendly environment.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:48

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Lakes Region Community College Hosts Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) will host the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event on Tuesday, December 3, 4-6 p.m. The event will be held in LRCC's new 6.4 million dollar Health and Science Building, Foyer Area, Prescott Hill, Laconia.

"College personnel are excited to be able to show off the new 24,000-square-foot Health and Science Building," says LRCC President, Dr. Scott Kalicki, in his third year at the helm. "The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is an integral part of economic development for the Region and State." Kalicki serves on the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Tours of the new building will be held throughout the event. Light refreshments will be served. Door prizes will also be awarded.

For more information, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.lakesregionchamber.org or Facebook.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:44

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Prescott Farm offers holiday workshops

 

LACONIA — Prescott Farm will be offering two holiday workshops this year to the community starting December 4.

The first workshop, D-I-Y Natural Bodycare, will take place Wednesday evening, December 4 from 6-8 p.m. There will be a discussion and demonstration of the basic steps for making lip balm, body cream, bath salts & sugars, aromatherapy spray, and massage oil. Participants will  get to make and bring home bath salts, aromatherapy spray, massage oil, body cream, and lip balm

The last workshop, Nature-Themed Holiday Ornaments, will take place Saturday, December 7. Participants may attend the workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon or 1-2:30 p.m. Participants will learn to make pinecone owls, milkweed mice, wool felt acorns, birch bark sleds with pinecone critters and many more creatures with the collection of natural materials which will be provided.
Prescott Farm is a non-profit organization that offers environmental education for all ages throughout the year including WildQuest camps, public programs, field trips, and long-term partnerships with local elementary schools. The 160 acre historic family farm features woodland and field trails, a "green" building with geothermal and solar energy systems, historic barns, an old-fashioned maple sugaring operation (during the month of March), heritage gardens, and forested pond. Prescott Farm is open year round, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is free to come and go for a hike or explore the "green" building.
Reservations are required for these workshops. Register online at www.prescottfarm.org or call 603-366-5695.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:40

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