HOLDERNESS — Join the Squam Lakes Association (SLA) at Piper Cove in Holderness on Saturday, August 3 for a day of outdoor family fun at the 1st Annual I Love Squam Day. The SLA Annual Meeting is in the morning, followed by a full day of activities in celebration of all things people love about Squam Lake.
Morning activities include an 8 a.m. paddle on Squam (registration required), followed by a coffee social at 9:30 a.m., business meeting at the Fisher Family Barn at 10 a.m., and lunch at 11:30 a.m. (purchase tickets online or by phone for $10).
In the afternoon, stay at Piper Cove to enjoy on-going waterfront activities – learn to paddleboard, kayak or canoe, discover the fish and plants of Squam on a guided snorkel, or paddle out to Moon and Bowman Islands on one of the SLA's canoes for a fun scavenger hunt. There will also be four guided hikes of the Squam watershed.
The celebration continues through the late afternoon and evening at the SLA Resource Center at Piper Cove with a 4:30 p.m. Watershed Fair – displays and interactive activities by SLA and partners, Barbeque Dinner at 6 p.m. (purchase tickets online or by phone, $22 adults, $15 kids 5-12, under 4 eat free), and a Barn Dance for all ages (free with dinner, or $8 adults and $4 kids) starting at 7:30 p.m.
All activities will be held, or will leave from the SLA Resource Center, 534 Route 3 Holderness. For more information, or to register for any of the activities, go to squamlakes.org or call the office at (603) 968-7336.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 08:13
LACONIA – Bank of New Hampshire is proud to be a "Gold Paw" sponsor for the NH Humane Society's "Paws for a Cause" Comedy Night and Auction event on Thursday, August 8 at Church Landing in Meredith.
The animal welfare agency based in Laconia will host their annual auction to benefit the cats and dogs at the shelter. New this year will be Joe Carroll and Paul Nardizzi, two comedians who will keep people laughing long after the live auction. There are many items up for auction including sports memorabilia, outdoor patio furniture and lawn art just to name a few.
"We cannot help these unfortunate animals without the support of our friends in the community," stated Mary Di Maria, Executive Director of the NHHS. "All proceeds from our evening will provide on-going care and comfort, medical intervention and rehabilitation for the lost, abandoned, abused and simply unwanted animals of the Lakes Region."
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Mary Di Maria, Executive Director of the NH Humane Society; Joan Leroux, VP – Laconia Office Manager for Bank of New Hampshire; Bonnie, rescue dog and NH Humane Society Alumni; Marylee Gorham-Waterman, Development/PR/Volunteer Director for the NH Humane Society. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 08:08
LACONIA — The Jazz Bar at Tower Hill, located at 290 Lakeside Ave., Laconia, will present pianist John Funkhouser Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available.
Funkhouser is one of Boston's most in-demand jazz pianists. He participates in a wide array of musical projects with some of the Northeast's most accomplished and creative musicians. He has shared stages with Luciana Souza, Tierney Sutton, Steve Gadd, Max Weinberg, Ran Blake, Herb Pomeroy, Yoron Israel, Bob Gullotti, Rick Peckham, Phil Grenadier, Matt Savage, and the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.
In addition to his performing and recording schedule, Funkhouser is a celebrated teacher at the Berklee College of Music. Funkhouser will perform with saxophonist Jon Lorentz, bassist Rob Gerry, and drummer "Amazing" Mike Connors. No Cover.
John Funkhouser (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 07:45
BRISTOL — On Saturday, Augusts 3 the Fidelis Missionary Society of Bristol Baptist Church will have their Annual Homemade Pie Sale at the Bristol Shop-N-Save parking lot.
Pies will sell for $8 beginning at 8 a.m. until gone.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 07:39
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