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Sen. Forrester to Host Complimentary Ice Cream Social

PLYMOUTH — Sen. Jeanie Forrester, R-Meredith, will host an ice cream social at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center on Thursday, July 24th immediately following lunch.

"As the state senator for District 2 I believe it is extremely important to listen and be accessible to constituents. This event is just one more way I am continuing this focus all while having a little fun too," added Senator Forrester.

The ice cream social is free and open to the public. RSVP's are appreciated by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 279.1459.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 11:05

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Bear expert to speak in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH -- A talk about black bears and their behavior will be given Thursday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m., at the Loon Preservation Committee's Loon Center.

Speaker Ben Kilham explore black bears in depth. Black bears, thought to be solitary, have a different type of social behavior that possibly parallels early human behavior. They show evidence of reciprocal altruism, food sharing, and early group formation of un­related individuals. Kilham's love of and devotion to black bears has enabled him to study their habits and interact with them for more than two decades.

Kilham's talk in once in a series of Summer Nature Talks behind held on Thursday evenings during July and August. Admission to all programs is free. The Loon Center is located on Lee's Mills Road.

On Thursday, July 31, Chris Martin will present "Peregrine Falcon Recovery in the Granite State."

For more information, call the Loon Center at (603) 476-5666.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 11:00

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Gilford Methodist Church to host 17th Annual Acution on Wednesday

GILFORD — The First United Methodist Church will hold its 17th annual auction on Wednesday, July 23, at the church complex on Gilford Avenue (Route 11A).

Auctioneer Jerry Love will drop the gavel at 6:30 p.m. to start the bidding. To be auctioned off are collectibles such as dolls and plates, antiques including glassware, antique butter mold, and furniture, and many more items.

A Silent Auction will begin at 5:30 with more than 100 items, including gift certificates to many New Hampshire restaurants, local attractions, and services. In addition, there will be a flea market room and food for sale.
The auction was started under a former pastor, Huntley Halvorson, when a tent was set up on the lawn. More recently the event has taken place in the church hall at the rear of the church complex.

Proceeds from the auction help with expenses for building use by outside groups and other local and far-reaching church missions.
Paul Weston, chairman of the event this year, says, "I am extremely thankful for the way local businesses and service providers have been willing to donate this year, more so than any previous year. It's going to be a great Auction."

The church is located on Rt. 11A near the Gilford Rt. 3-11 by-pass (GPS address 18 Wesley Way) Gilford, NH.

For more information call the church office 524-3289. Church website: www.NHLakesUMChurch.org.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 10:56

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Support the Friends of the Meredith Library at No Cost to You


MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library have launched a new fundraiser which will cost you nothing! . When you want to shop at Amazon.com, go to smile.amazon.com instead. It is exactly the same as Amazon. The first time it will ask you what charity you wish to sign up for. Search for Friends of the Meredith Library and choose it. Then go shopping. 0.5% of your purchase will go the Friends with no extra cost to you.

Remember to use smile.amazon.com every time. Amazon won't always remind you. You can even install a shortcut into your Firefox browser available at the Amazon Smile site. For more information about Amazon Smile, go to: http://smile.amazon.com/about

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 10:52

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