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AARP Driver Safety Training program offered in Meredith

MEREDITH — The next AARP Mature Driver Safety Program in Meredith takes place at the Meredith Community Center on Wednesday and Thursday June 18th and 19th from 4 to 7 p.m.

Conducted in two 3-hour sessions. The classroom experience emphasizes defensive driving techniques, including new traffic laws and rules of the road to name a few. It points out how to adjust your driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time.

There is no test and those completing the course receive a certificate making them eligible for insurance discounts from certain insurance companies serving New Hampshire.

The fee for the two day course is $15or AARP members and $20 for others.

To register for this course call Bob Kennelly at 677-7187.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 07:57

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Senior Momentum plans BBQ, Trip to Fisher Cats Game

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, June 2. Participants will be meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Gilford Village Field to enjoy a fun afternoon including a BBQ lunch and play various lawn games such as croquet, washer toss and bocce. The Parks and Recreation Department will supply hotdogs and hamburgers. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish for our potluck and must RSVP by Friday, May 30.

A Senior Moment-um trip will be held on Wednesday, June 4 to Manchester to watch the Fisher Cats play the Bowie Baysox. We will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Gilford Town Hall Lobby to carpool to Manchester to watch the game which is scheduled to start at 10:35 a.m. Participants must RSVP by May 30 and pay the $10 in advance so we can order the tickets. There is carpooling available. Please specify if you need a ride or can drive when you RSVP. This program may be cancelled if a minimum participation is not met. Participants are responsible for their own food costs.

To RSVP or for more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Dept. at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 07:52

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‘Fiddle Funk’ at Pitman’s Freight Room on Friday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in downtown Laconia will host Chris Bakriges- "Fiddle Funk" with special guest Stanley Chepaitisis on Friday, May 30 at 8 p,m, Admission is $12. A catered dinner is available at 6:30 p.m. and Pitman's is a BYOB venue. Call 527-0043 for reservations.

Christopher Bakriges (piano, composer) is resident artist at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston and Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts. His doctorate in ethnomusicology/musicology afforded him the opportunity to study with the legendary Oscar Peterson. His work traverses jazz, chamber, and world music. Bakriges is a founding member of Critical Theory Ensemble, Q'TET, Quartet 'Til the End of Time, and the Oikos Ensemble, Bakriges has both lectured and performed throughout the United States and internationally in India, Pakistan, Turkey, The Czech Republic, United Kingdom, and France.

Stanley Chepaitis (violin) is Chair of the String Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Stanley is a founding member of the Litton Quartet and the Gorell Trio. He has conducted operas by Mozart (The Impressario), Menotti (The Telephone), Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, and Mikado by Gilbert & Sullivan. His international performances include engagements at the Academy of Music in Zagreb, Croatia, the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a special jazz program for an audience of German music teachers at the Hoechschule in Hanover, Germany.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 07:00

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Meredith Legion Hosting Meat Bingo

MEREDITH — The American Legion Post 33 in Meredith, NH is hosting a Meat Bingo event on Saturday May 31 at 3 p.m.  at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith.

The event is sponsored by the American Legion. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the funeral expenses for the Groleau family. Glen Groleau passed suddenly. Glen was a former Commander of Post 1 in Laconia and the VFW 1670 in Laconia. Glen was a friend of all veterans.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 09:27

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