HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is hosting the second annual Festival of Flight on Saturday, September 14. This family festival showcases the wonders of flight and migration, and will feature live animals, tethered hot air balloon rides, a presentation about the Karner Blue Butterfly Restoration Project, hawk watch, butterfly craft, and more.
Activities will be going on throughout the day beginning with tethered hot air balloon rides from 9-11a.m. courtesy of RE/MAX Bayside in Meredith. Following that, Iain MacLeod will be presenting Project OspreyTrack at 11 a.m. This program will provide the latest information about satellite tracked Ospreys from New Hampshire and will feature a live Osprey. Iain has successfully attached tracking devices on five additional Ospreys this summer and attendees will be able to see the latest migration information from them.
A special program about the Karner Blue Butterfly Restoration Project will be held at 1 p.m. Brett Ferry of New Hampshire Fish & Game will present the program about this federally endangered butterfly found in New Hampshire. Attendees can also participate in a butterfly craft before or after this presentation.
All activities, except the tethered balloon ride, are included in the regular trail admission fee, which gives you access to the entire animal exhibit trail featuring native New Hampshire wildlife in natural settings. Admissions fees are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (65+), $10 for youth ages 3-15, children 2 and under are free. Members are always free.
There is an additional fee of $10 for adults and $5 for children for the tethered hot air balloon rides, with limited times available. Tickets, available on a first-come, first-served basis, may be purchased in advance by calling 968-7194.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 09:03
MEREDITH — LRGHealthcare and Moultonboro Family Healthcare are pleased to welcome Jeanne Prescott, APRN, MEd, MSN to the Moultonborough community. Prescott will be practicing general family medicine at Moultonboro Family Healthcare, as well as Belknap Family Health Center in Meredith.
Prescott received her Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Rivier University and holds a Master of Education in Health Promotion and Eating Disorders. She has been part of the LRGHealthcare family for ten years.
To schedule an appointment, call Belknap Family Health Center at 279-7433 or Moultonboro Family Healthcare at 253-6925.
CAPTION — Jeanne Prescott, APRN, MEd, MSN is now accepting new patients at both Belknap Family Health Center, Meredith and Moultonboro Family Healthcare. (Courtesy photo)
Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 09:00
MEREDITH — Do you know that the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Library of Congress and the Pentagon included granite from New Hampshire?
Learn more on Tuesday, September 3 at 7 p.m. when the Meredith Historical Society hosts Dave Duford of The Swenson Granite Company of Concord. He will present a slide show and photos explaining how Swenson Granite grew from modest beginnings in the 1800's to become the leading producer of building granite in the USA. It's the true story of a hard working immigrant family achieving the American dream.
The presentation is free open to the public. Refreshments will be served. A very brief business meeting will be held. The Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main Street and is open from Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Farm Museum, located on Winona Rd., is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. until Labor Day, and Saturdays only until Columbus Day. Scenic puzzles taken from historical postcards may be purchased at either location. For more information contact 707-6078.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 08:49
LACONIA — After three weeks, and 2,450 votes, Irwin Automotive has taken the titles of Best of Lakes Region Overall New and Used Car Dealership.
The Best of the Lakes Region started in 2010 and has been an annual contest every year since. There are three categories of voting; Food & Restaurants, Retail, and Services, with each running on a separate week. This year the retail category was dominated by Irwin Automotive. Irwin took two categories, Best Overall Car Dealership: New Cars and Best Overall Car Dealership: Used Cars. Votes were placed online and by ballot in the newspaper.
"We'd just like to thank our employees, customers, and those that voted. We're all very proud," said Chris Irwin, Vice President of Irwin Automotive.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 August 2013 08:46
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