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Red Sox Ticket auction benefits Got Lunch!

LACONIA — GOT LUNCH! Laconia is auctioning off 4 Red Sox vs. Orioles Box seat tickets for a September 8 game at 7:10 p.m.

WLNH 98.3 will be auctioning off these four tickets June 6–June 9th. All the proceeds from the auction will go to support GOT LUNCH! Laconia; the local community collaborative that delivers healthy groceries to children during the summer months.

To place your bid, go to the WLNH facebook page and put your bid in the comment box under the picture posted: www.facebook.com/983LNH Bidding will close at 10 a.m. Monday June 9. The seats are in Loge Box 162, LL – behind third base and valued at $70 each and are very hard to get.

Davis and Towle Group Insurance and Financial Services donated the tickets.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 09:14

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Technology Training, Kindle Loans at Meredith Library

MEREDITH — So you're number five on the waiting list for your favorite author's latest book and don't think you can wait another minute. Why not try checking out the library's Kindle Fire? Tell us what book you want, we'll buy it instantly and download it onto the Kindle for you to read. Take our Kindle home and try it out for a week.

While you're using it, try watching one of the many movies or TV shows you can access for free using the library's Amazon Prime account. Play a game of Sudoku. Give the Kindle a good test drive in case you are considering purchasing one of your own.

Not sure how to use a Kindle Fire? Register for a class with Christopher. Chris offers thirty minute or one hour time slots for one-on-one technology assistance with laptops, PCs and tablets. Or, stop by Wednesdays between 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the Technology Drop-in Hour with Matthew. People with technology issues who need immediate assistance can stop in at that time without an appointment.

Already own a Kindle, tablet or other e-reader device? Don't forget that you can checkout and download ebooks and audio books from our website at www.meredithlibrary.org at no cost.

We also have wi-fi. Come in this summer with your iced coffee and enjoy the air conditioning while surfing the web or answering your emails. Bring in your laptop and access our genealogy databases such as Ancestry.com, AmericanAncestors and HeritageQuest.

Each month Christopher hosts a Computer Club where a technology topic is highlighted and then attendees are free to ask their own questions. It meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.

If you don't have your own device, the library still offers eight public PCs. Time is limited to thirty minutes per user, but if no one is waiting, you may stay on as long as you like. Print copies for 20 cents per page. We also offer scanning services at no charge.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 09:09

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Laconia Community Center open on Saturdays

LACONIA — The Laconia Parks & Recreation Department would like to welcome everyone back to the Community Center as of June 7.

We will be having new gym times during the day on Saturdays throughout the summer and fall.
We will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for Family Open Gym Time for only $5 per family. There is new Pickleball time  time from1–3 p.m. for $2 per person and Ooen Basketball time for high school ages and up from 3-5 p.m. for $2 per person.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 09:06

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Gilford Parks & Rec sponsoring robotics camps

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is Sponsoring three one-week LEGO robotics camps the week of June 23 – June 27. The camps will take place at the Gilford Middle School from 9 a.m. to noon or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. depending upon the camp.

The “Super Hero Sidekick” is open to ages 4-5, the “Super Hero League” is open to children ages 6-9 years of age and the “Minecraft Robotics and Hovercraft” is open to children ages 9- 13 years of age. The cost for the "Super Hero Sidekick” program is $150. The “Super Hero League” and “Minecraft Robotics and Hovercraft” programs both cost $295 per person.

Participants can register on-line at www.letgoyourmind.com. For additional information contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 09:01

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