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111214SeniorMomentumMovieBreakfast Nov. 14Senior Moment-um having breakfast & a movie

GILFORD – The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, November 17. The group will meet at the Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 9 a.m. for breakfast and a movie.

The featured film is the Thanksgiving comedy classic, "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" starring John Candy and Steve Martin. The movie and coffee are free of charge. We will also have breakfast available for anyone interested at $2 per person featuring eggs, bacon and toast.

Participants are asked to RSVP by Friday, November 14. For more information or to RSVP please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.

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Career Partnership Program has new executive director

 MEREDITH — Allison Duffield is the new Executive Director of the GMP Career Partnership Program. A resident of Meredith for nineteen years she has been active in the community and worked at Inter-Lakes High School as a Para Educator. Chris Kelly, chairman of the GMP Career Partnership Committee, is pleased to have Allison as the new director and looks forward to working with her.

Allison's goal is "to assist as many students as possible and help them find the right career path." The GMP Career Partnership Program is a partnership between GMP and the Inter-Lakes School district placing students in job shadows and internships to explore future careers.

The Greater Meredith Program (GMP) is a nonprofit community economic development organization seeking to enhance economic vitality, historical and cultural heritage, and town-wide beautification. . For more information about GMP or volunteer opportunities, call 603.279.9015, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at www.greatermeredithprogram.com.

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Village Players in Wolfeboro presenting Seussical the Musical for two weekends

WOLFEBORO — The Village Players will be presenting Seussical the Musical in Wolfeboro for two weekends beginning Friday and Saturday, November 14-15 and November 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, November 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. 

Based on many of the beloved works of Dr. Seuss, this family-friendly show brings to life the simple-yet-profound themes that Seuss was famous for: caring for others, being true to yourself, and standing up for what's right. Center Harbor's Kathleen Hill directs the show. The Cat in the Hat guides the audience through the story of reliable old Horton the Elephant. Horton finds himself in the heap of trouble when he tries to save his invisible new friends, Jojo and the rest of the Whos including Lissa Mascio and Lea Mascio of Belmont. His troubles increase exponentially when the care-free-but-fabulous Mayzie Le Bird convinces him to sit on her egg for 'just a little while.' Along the way he must face the ne'er do well Wickershams including Sandwich's Danny Catalano and Meredith's Chris Debiase, the Sour Kangaroo and her equally sour Baby Kangaroo, the dastardly Black Bottomed Eagle, Vlad Vladicov and some very sassy Bird Girls featuring Center Harbor's Jeanne Puglisi among them. Through it all the plain-tailed, lovesick Gertrude McFuzz does everything she can to help Horton in hopes that he will finally notice her.

Tickets are available at Black's on Main Street, or by going to the Village Players website at www.village-players.com.

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Christmas at the Castle Returns November 21-23 & November 28-30

 

MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds will again host its signature Christmas at the Castle event on November 21st, 22nd, & 23rd and November 28th, 29th, & 30th. Experience a vintage Christmas at Historic Lucknow while enjoying festive décor, special exhibits, live music, and the seasonal beauty of this classic country estate. Admission to the event is $20 for adults, $10 for youth (ages 5-17), and $15 for Friends of the Castle. The event takes place from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Last tickets sold and last trolley ride to Lucknow at 2:30 pm.

For those looking to get started with their holiday shopping, the Carriage House will be hosting talented local artisans selling their unique, handcrafted wares. The Castle Gift Shop will also be open with free admission for holiday shopping. Hart's Turkey Farm will be offering a buffet luncheon in the Winnipesaukee Room for $25 per person (tax, tip, and non-alcoholic beverages included).

This event is weather permitting. Call 603-476-5900 for more information in the event of inclement weather.

Castle in the Clouds is a not for profit organization owned and managed by the Castle Preservation Society and dedicated to the interpretation and preservation of the historic Thomas G. Plant Estate, celebrating its 100th year in 2014. For information about Castle in the Clouds visit the website at www.castleintheclouds.org or call 603-476-5900.

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