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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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Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla at Meadowbrook July 7

GILFORD — Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook brings people's favorite classic rock hits to Gilford with Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla, on Tuesday, July 7. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20 at 10 a.m. and range from $39.75 to $99.75. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Def Leppard is a household name synonymous with classic rock hits. With 100 million records sold worldwide, the band has produced classic groundbreaking albums setting the sound for generations of rock fans and continue to be one of the most important forces in rock music today.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20 at 10 a.m. and range from $39.75 to $99.75. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 09:17

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Pipe organ program Monday at Laconia Library

LACONIA – A program tracing the history of pipe organs in Laconia will be offered by the Laconia Historical and Museum Society on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Laconia Public Library.

The program by Laurence Leonard, will follow the society's annual meeting which is scheduled to get under way at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will include a report of the Nominating Committee and election of Officers for the coming year.

Leonard's program, titled "The Historic Organs of Laconia," is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Leonard is a native of Randolph, Vt., where he studied organ with the legendary Florence Scholl Cushman. He has been a resident of Laconia since 1959 where he plied his profession as a pharmacist for the past 55 years, having retired only two years ago. He was organist at both United Baptist Church in Lakeport and St. Joseph Catholic church here in the city for almost a quarter of a century. Leonard will share his vast knowledge of the pipe organs in the various city churches of Laconia.

This program is free and open to the public.

For more information about the LHMS Annual Meeting or the lecture program, call Laconia Historical and Museum Society at 603.527.1278, email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on the web at laconiahistorical.org.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:53

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Laconia VFW to host meat bingo on Friday

LACONIA — The Laconia VFW on Court Street in Laconia is hosting a meat bingo on Friday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

There will be plenty of food and games including two 50/50's & a winner take all. All of the proceeds will go to the VFW reserve fund to assist struggling members and their families.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:50

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