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Sciencesational Workshops for Kids offered in Gilford

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!"

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a workshop through Sciensational Workshops for Kids for children ages 7-12. The workshops will take place Aug. 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will design and build simple or complex models of a vehicle, a robot or buildings. They will also get their own 3-volt geared motor to power up a moveable radar surveyor while leaning the many ways they can make the motor run.

Registration takes place at the Gilford Parks and Recreation Office and forms are also available on-line at www.gilfordrec.com. The cost is $136 per participant

More information can be obtained from the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:52

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Meredith Village Savings Bank hosting free First-Time Homebuyer Seminar on July 26

LACONIA — A free seminar for those considering the purchase of their first home or anyone interested in learning about the home-buying process will be held later this month.

LACLT's First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, which is being offered with assistance from Meredith Village Savings Bank, will provide attendees with a practical guide to buying and financing their first home. Topics covered include credit, budgeting, financing, working with realtors, and the home inspection process.

The class will be held on Saturday, July 26, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Meredith Village Saving's Seneca Ladd Building, 10 State Route 25 in Meredith (next to MVSB's main office).

To register or obtain additional information, please call Debra Drake of the Laconia Area Community Land Trust at 603-524-0747 x105 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Seating is limited and advanced registration is required. The Seneca Ladd Building is handicap accessible.

LACLT is able to present this educational program free of charge thanks to the support of Meredith Village Savings Bank. After completion of the program, LACLT also offers follow-up counseling and assistance for families or individuals as they navigate the home buying process.


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Historical walking tours in downtown Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO — The Clark Museum will offer the first in a series of walking tours focusing on the town's history on Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m.

The walks will begin in front of the Chamber of Commerce building, and will take approximately 45-60 minutes with water provided for guests. The tour can accommodate a maximum of 20 people.

The program will be led by several costumed guides representing the Victorian era of personalities who lived in the Clark House. The tour route will take participants past buildings and spots in the town that are no longer there or have changed greatly as Wolfeboro's history has unfolded.

Watch our website at wolfeborohistorical society.org or the sign in front of our museum for three other walking dates.
The price of the tour is $5 for a family and $3 for individuals. This price also includes admission at any time during the season to our Museum Complex at 233 South Main St.
For questions, please call 569-4997 or 569-5709.

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Leadership Lakes Region accepting applications

LACONIA -- Leadership Lakes Region is gearing up for the start of its 17th program year with the Class of 2015 Orientation Day scheduled to take place at Gunstock in early October. Applications are now being accepted for this upcoming class.

With more than 260 alumni representing various professional careers, Leadership Lakes Region's program fosters civic engagement through eight once-a-month day-long seminars which educate, inform, challenge and teach leadership skills to its students.

"We have found the program especially beneficial for professionals who are new to the Lakes Region; we provide them an immediate network of area professionals from varying backgrounds as well as a crash course on the current factors influencing the Region", said program coordinator, Jennifer McLean.

Tuition for the annual program is $ 500 for those from non-profit agencies or from businesses with three or fewer employees, and $750 for those representing the private sector. Leadership Lakes Region does have some funding for partial tuition scholarships on a needs basis.

Businesses are encouraged to identify individuals within their company who would benefit from this career development opportunity. Corporate sponsorships of Program Days are always welcome. Current sponsoring organizations include Gunstock, Bank of New Hampshire, LRGHealthcare, Granite United Way, Northeast Delta Dental and Meredith Village Savings Bank.

Anyone interested in applying for the Leadership Lakes Region class which begins in October may contact the McLean at the Leadership office, 524-6791. More information, including the October-May program schedule and a program application, are available at the organization's website: www.leadershiplakesregion.org. Corporations interested in sponsoring an upcoming Program Day, may also contact McLean for more information.

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