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Super Bingo game on Saturday to benefit Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society

LACONIA —  Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society on Saturday, February 21 for Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, and take a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. Doors open at 3:00 pm at the Funspot Bingo Hall, Rte. 3, Weirs Beach.

The Super Bingo Game offers your choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package for the session (6:45-9:15 pm). You may also rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase your chances of winning. Players are allowed to buy a maximum of 54 faces on an electronic video bingo device and are limited to one unit per person.
The evening will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three "Winner Takes All" games that may award up to $1,600. The "Carryover Coverall" game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.
Other cash prizes can be won through pull-tab tickets sold at 50 cents each that pay from $10 to $499.
Doors open at 3:00 pm. Food and beverages are available for purchase in the Bingo Hall and is catered by Jack's Snack Shack & Deli.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to preserve and promote the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, hosts bingo games at the Funspot Bingo Hall every Saturday evening. Sample bingo programs and information on bingo gift certificates are available by visiting their website at www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org and clicking on the "Bingo" tab.
Proceeds of these games support the LWHS mission to preserve the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, specifically its Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, located on Route 3 in the Weirs, next door to the Funspot Bingo Hall. The museum is open seasonally, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; admission is free. For further information, call 603-366-5950, or visit www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:08

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Newfound Grocery to host Business After Hours networking event

PLYMOUTH — Newfound Grocery will host the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours event on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the store located at 408 Mayhew Turnpike.

Owners Holly Kerouac and Craig Hall have turned Newfound Grocery into a store that is not just for buying necessities anymore. It's also a spot that has fresh baked goods, fresh Green Mountain Coffee, an array of beers and local wines, endless sandwiches to choose from, a full-service catering business and more.

Additional services at Newfound Grocery include hunting, fishing and OHRV licensing, live bait and tackle, Blue Rhino propane tanks, notary service and an ATM. They are an Irving gas station with snowmobile trail access too.

This business-networking event, conducted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber, is part of their active support of the regional businesses and is possible through the generous support of these key area businesses and professionals.

Those who want more information about Chamber events, or the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce, can contact the Chamber office at 536-1001, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:03

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Gordon-Nash Library showing artwork by refugee children

NEW HAMPTON — An exhibit of art work by children in the Eastern European country of Georgia and refugee children from Iraq is on display at the Gordon-Nash Library.

The exhibit which continues through the middle of March, is organized by the Fermata Foundation, an organization is dedicated to aid in the preservation of peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation. The model for this, says the foundation, is through the synthesis of art, architecture, philosophy, and poetry.

The Fermata Corporation exists to promote and encourage true intercultural dialogue between countries, through which the representatives of different countries can discover shared values and spiritual commonality.




Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 10:27

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Gilford Cardboard Box Sled Derby to be held Feb. 25

GILFO— The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be holding its Annual Cardboard Box Sled Derby on Wednesday, February 25 at 10 a.m. at the Gilford Outing Club sledding hill on Cherry Valley Road.

Participants in this program will build their own sled ahead of time to have their sled judged and compete in a race down the sledding hill the day of the event. This program is open to participants ages 5 and up. All interested participants are asked to pre-register by Monday, February 23. Derby guidelines and registration forms are available in the Town Hall and on the Parks and Recreation website at www.gilfordrec.com .

For more information and Derby Design Guidelines, call the Parks and Rec Office at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 10:22

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