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Pease Library Youth Enrollment Day on Feb 15

PLYMOUTH — Covering New Hampshire and the North Country Health Consortium will be hosting National Youth Enrollment Day, a health insurance enrollment event, throughout the state on Saturday, February 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Pease Public Library

Young Invincibles, Enroll America and other organizations will be participating in National Youth Enrollment Day event. This day is held annually to educate local young adults on the importance of having health insurance. The idea is to inform millennials about new health care options through the health insurance marketplaces.

The event welcomes all and will provide the chance to ask any health insurance related questions to certified assisters, as well as give you an opportunity to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

For more questions regarding the event or venues, please call (603) 259-3700 x253 or visit www.nchcnh.org or www.coveringnh.org.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014 10:11

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Loon Center Lewis and Clark presentation held Feb 20

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, February 20 the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program about "The Lewis and Clark Trail – 200 Years of Changes" at 7 p.m. at the Loon Center.

Most people know the basics of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and most birders know that Lewis's Woodpecker and Clark's Nutcracker are named after the explorers. This program combines history and birding all in one place.

N.H. Audubon Senior Biologist Dr. Pam Hunt has traveled the Lewis and Clark Trail twice, and this presentation stems from her most recent effort in the spring of 2013. See the places that the Corps of Discovery saw in 1804-06 and hear how the landscape and wildlife along their route have changed over the last 200 years.

The Loon Center is located on Lee's Mill Road; follow the signs on Blake Road from Route 25 near the Moultonborough Central School, or from Rte. 109 turn on to Lee Road and turn left on Lee's Mill Road. Refreshments will be served.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014 10:06

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Gilford Snowshoeing at Wesley Woods Feb. 18th

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a series of snowshoe hikes on Tuesday mornings this winter. Participants will meet in the Gilford Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. prior to each hike. The scheduled hikes continue on Tuesday, February 18 at Wesley Woods.

A limited supply of snowshoes are available for each hike at a nominal fee. Snowshoes may be reserved one hike in advance on a first come basis by calling the Parks and Rec office. All interested participants must RSVP at least one day prior to each hike.

The cost of the hikes is $1 per person, per hike and snowshoe rentals are $4 per hike.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014 10:01

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Folklorist Rebecca Rule wows MWC

 

MOULTONBOROUGH — With sixty four in attendance on Monday, February 3, the Moultonborough Women's Club rang with peals of laughter during the performance of Becky Rule, a well known humorist and folklorist. Becky, with an effervescent sense of humor, shared quite a few New England stories and had enthusiastic audience participation. Believing these New Hampshire stories should be preserved and shared, she began collecting them 20 years ago and has over 100 performances each year. A recent highlight in her remarkable achievements was when she was awarded an honorary doctorate from New England College for storytelling and her contributions to New Hampshire. Her performance exceeded expectations and was given a standing ovation. This engagement was made possible by Harriet Bicksler applying and obtaining a NH Humanities Council grant and the public was invited to attend free of charge. More info on web site: moultonboroughwomensclub.org

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 February 2014 09:59

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