TILTON — As more children begin getting their first mobile phones, parents are challenged with ensuring their kids are using their phones responsibly, courteously and safely.
To make this milestone easier on both parents and kids, U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) is offering a free Device Workshop on Thursday, July 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton, focused on helping families make the decision of when to get children their first phone along with ways that mobile phones can help families stay connected and strengthen relationships.
The workshop is open to everyone and associates will offer families tips on setting phone guidelines, share suggestions to help with the decision of getting their child their first cell phone and discuss ways that devices and apps can benefit everyone in the family.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 08:02
GILFORD — The Gilford Police Relief Association will be conducting a fundraising campaign.
For the next few weeks area businesses and residents will be contacted, during this time and asked to sponsor a business advertisement or family listing in The Gilford Police Relief Associations, 2013 Police Yearbook / Business Directory which will be available at their upcoming Comedy Night, featuring the comedy of: "Boston Comedy All-Stars".
The event will be on Friday, October 11 at the Margate Resort, Laconia, doors open at 8 p.m.
Admission is $15 and tickets will be available at the door the night of the show. Tickets will also be given away complimentary with a donation to the Gilford Police Relief Association fundraising campaign.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 07:59
ASHLAND — Don Watson will present "Welcome Home, New Hampshire" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, on the lawn of the Ashland Town Library.
Watson, a singer and songwriter from Gilford, will perform songs and stories about New Hampshire in a fun, interactive and interesting program. Watson partnered with poet and historian Steve Redic in writing the songs about the state's people, places and events.
This free program is the second of three monthly summer concerts sponsored by the Ashland Town Library. Audience members should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Free refreshments, drinks and popcorn, will be served. Don Watson's CDs will be on sale.
The Library is located at 41 Main Street, in downtown Ashland, at the junction of Route 3 and 25 with Route 132. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Ashland Booster Clubhouse at 99 Main Street, on Routes 3 and 25.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 07:57
HOLDERNESS — It's time to go wild, or go wild again, at Another Wild Saturday Night, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center's friendraiser, starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 20 at the Science Center'.
More fun than a barrel of otters, the Science Center's annual gala combines wonderful grazing on Big Bite hors d'oeuvres from The Common Man caterers, an enormous silent auction offering something to please every interest, a live auction, as part of the show - and, of course, the show. Hoots and howls are guaranteed as the Science Center Players take to the stage to spoof and goof and prove that science guys and gals have a great sense of fun.
The show will start at 7:30 p.m.with live and video segments as well as the live auction featuring enticing items like two private dinners prepared by celebrity chefs at a Squam Lake home, 2 nights at Church Landing Cottages, a cocktail cruise, a trip to Tuscany, and Osprey Tagging with Science Center Executive Director, Iain MacLeod.
A silent auction loaded with items donated by local businesses and friends includes: Red Sox and ski lift tickets, boat rentals, paddle board Yoga class, lodging packages at Adair Country Inn, Inn at Newfound Lake, Valley Inn, Waterville Valley, and golf at Bald Peak Colony Club as well as a host of special items for the home and garden: paintings, stained glass, hand-woven basket, candlesticks, hand painted step stool, and many more.
Another Wild Saturday Night costs $50 per person which includes two complimentary drinks, Big Bite hors d'oeuvres from the Common Man, the show, and a chance to participate in two lively auctions to benefit Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. To make reservations call 603-968-7194 or purchase online at www.nhnature.org/programs/gala.php.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 07:54
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