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Birds of the White Mtns. presentation in Meredith

MEREDITH — Get out your binoculars and bird book and join the Meredith Historical Society at 7 p.m. on November 11 and learn about the birds you hear when visiting the White Mountains. Are they the same birds we hear in the Lakes Region? Stephen Hale, research assistant at the University of New Hampshire will offer a slideshow presentation of birds likely to be seen in all four seasons of the year. The variety of birds seen and heard vary from in the valleys to the mountain summits.  Hale will also include audio bird sounds to help identify some species by their specific vocalizations.

Stephen Hale, Ph.D. UNH is a research associate at the Joan and James Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science and Engineering Education at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include climate change and vertebrate distribution modeling and mapping using satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems. The Meredith Historical Society is pleased to offer this presentation through the UNH Speakers Bureau.

The program is free and the public is welcome. The Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main St. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact 279-2275.

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Stage coaches in the Old West discussion Nov. 13

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Historical Society will host historian Mike McKinley on the topic "Stage coaches in the Old West" on Thursday November 13,  at 7 p.m.
Mckinley who has experience as a guide for various National Parks historical sites , will describe colorful characters and their adventures while approaching and crossing the Great Divide by stage coach: "A through ticket and fifteen inches of seat: Stage Coaching in the Old West"

Society programs are held, at no charge to the public, monthly from April-November at the Lane Tavern, 520 Sanborn Rd, Sanbornton NH. For more information call 286-4526.



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SCORE offers QuickBooks workshop on Nov. 11

LACONIA — In today's world of ever increasing technology it can be hard to keep up. If you operate a small business in or are contemplating starting or buying a small business you may have questions about QuickBooks Online. On Tuesday, November 11, SCORE Lakes Region will provide a workshop answering your QuickBooks questions. The workshop titled "QuickBooks Desktop & Online."

Charlene Smith, SCORE Mentor, owner of QB Support Services and Certified ProAdvisor, will share her expertise. Charlene is certified in QuickBooks Advanced, Enterprise, Point of Sale and Online. If you use QuickBooks and have questions, if you are setting up your business software or if you are in business and are thinking about converting to QuickBooks Online this is an opportunity for you;

Discussion topics during this session include;
• QuickBooks: is it right for you;
• Differences between Online and Desktop versions;
• What happens if you change from Desktop to Online?
• Differences in handling payroll.

Registration is required. Space is limited; only the first 12 paid registrations will be accepted. The workshop will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. with registration and networking from 5-5:30 PM. The workshop will be held at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Building, 383 South Main Street, Laconia. Doors open at 5 pm. Tuition is $25 per person paid in advance or $30 at the door on a space available basis. Checks may be sent to SCORE Lakes Region, 383 South Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. Register online at http://lakesregion.score.org/localworkshops.


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Adult Education offering wine tasting seminar and gourmet dinner on Nov. 13

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education and Fratello's Ristorante Italiano invite you to attend a "Wine Tasting Seminar and Gourmet Dinner" on Thursday, November 13. The Wine Tasting event will be held at Fratello's Ristorante from 6:00-9:00 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for people in the Lakes Region to enjoy a treat that will satisfy the wine connoisseur's palate while savoring a delectable meal and dessert that complements the wines being served.

The "Wine Tasting Seminar" will focus on the different aspects of wine culture, including an overview and history of the wine, which accompanies each course. The various culinary creations to be served will enhance the flavor of the wine that it is paired with.

The price for the "Wine Tasting Seminar," on Thursday, November 13, is $45 per person. Reservations for this event are required and can be made by calling the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.

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