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Winter Carnival events in Wolfeboro run from Feb. 21 through March 1

WOLFEBORO — Winter Carnival returns to Wolfeboro with events for young and old alike from Feb. 21 through March 1. With events based at Abenaki Ski Area, Pop Whalen Ice Arena and throughout greater Wolfeboro, there is literally something for everyone.

Abenaki Winter Triathlon, will be held at  9 am, Saturday, February 21. It starts with a 1/2 mile snowshoe at Abenaki Ski Area. Participants then cross-country ski for 2.78 miles through the snowy woods, then run into the ice arena to finish off with a 1 mile lap skate. .
The Annual Progressive XC Ski Dinner will be held at 6:30pm on Saturday, February 21 on the Abenaki XC Ski Loop Trail. Participants will strap on skis, snowshoes or good winter boots and progress out on to the candle-lit 4 Kilometer XC Ski Loop starting at Abenaki Ski Area. Skiers and hikers will stop at warm bonfires along the 4K trail and be treated to a multi-course Italian dinner served at various stations along the way. Appetizers and a small warming fire will greet participants at the first table, followed by a s Italian main course at the second station a kilometer or two down the trail, followed by the dessert station in Pikes Pasture, complete with s'mores, ice cream sandwiches, cookies, cocoa and coffe. In between stations, participants ski or hike through the tranquil woods of the Abenaki Loop Trail, lit by hundreds of candle-lit luminariestars. Hikers must have a ticket that is available to purchase for $15 for adults, $10 for youth.
Limited to 125 participants, this event is currently sold out, but you can be added to the wait list by registering at wolfeboronh.us/Abenaki or by visiting our offices at Pop Whalen Ice Arena.
Other events include "All. I. Can." Ski Movie at Pinckney Boat House, Brewster Academy, Wednesday, February 25, at 7 pm
Doors open for "All. I. Can." at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7 pm. Tickets for the film are $5 for adults and $3 for youth (under 18) at the door. 
Abenaki Ski Area will be hosting an open Slopestyle Competition at 4 pm, on Thursday, February 26th. The slopestyle competition consists of taking a complete run through the terrain park, doing a combination of tricks and jumps on the various elements to earn the highest possible score. Skiers and Boarders are judged on style, amplitude and difficulty. Medals for top three scores in youth through adult age divisions.
There will be a free Skating Party at Pop Whalen Arena, 6:30pm, Thursday, February 26.

On Friday, February 27 at 5 pm, Abenaki Ski Area will be hosting Ski and Snowboard Races that are open to the public. The Ski Races consist of taking runs through our slalom race course and competing for the best time out of 2 runs with medals for the top three times in youth through adult age divisions. Registration available online at www.wolfeboronh.us/abenaki or pick one up at Abenaki Ski Area.
A wide variety of Winter Carnival festivities throughout Wolfeboro are planned for Saturday, February 28 from 7 am—9 pm. Check out the town website for details.


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Tea Party meeting Feb. 18

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Lakes Region Tea Party will meet Wednesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Public Library.

There will be a discussion regarding Article V in the Constitution about a Convention of States for amending the Constitution and whether New Hampshire should back such a convention or not.

The party will also  be hearing from some local representatives, including Glenn Cordelli and anyone else who may have connections in the State House. There will also be another showing of the video on the Constitution. For more information, contact Peggy or Hal Graham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Life coach leading free workshop Sat. in Belmont

BELMONT — Life Coach Emily Clement will lead a free, one-hour workshop at Summit Health in Belmont on Saturday morning, February 14 at 10 a.m.

The workshop will give participants an opportunity to define, design and experience a life they'd love living. People will be invited to imagine and define what they desire, specifically in the areas of: relationships, health, financial freedom, and career.

Clement is a certified life coach through the Life Mastery Institute. She helps groups and individuals set personal and professional goals, and then helps them get from where they are to where they want to be. Visit www.EmilyClementLifeCoach.com.

Summit Health is an independent health and wellness facility, whose local owner, Lisa Charest founded the company to provide physical and occupational therapies and holistic wellness programs. Reserve a space by calling Emily Clement, 520-6300 or Summit Health, 524-3397.

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Gilmanton Cub Scouts cake auction on February 20

GILMANTON — Cake Auction silent auction held by the Gilmanton Cub Scouts Pack 242 on Friday, February 20 from 6-8 p.m. at Gilmanton School.

Individual's can come bid on their favorite cake and take it home. A silent auction will also be held during the event where attendees can bid on gift certificates from Krazy Kids, T-Bones, Fratellos, Jump n' Joy, Smitty's Cinema, Art Plus, and more. Proceeds benefit the Gilmanton Cub Scouts.

For more information, including how to donate a cake, contact Cameron Hamel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 496-5379.

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