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LRCC Offers Energy Workshops for Homeowners for Spring

LACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) is offering a series of Energy Workshops beginning March 29. The workshops are being taught by Wesley Golomb, an Energy Services and Technology (EST) Professor at LRCC.

"Scientific Basis for Climate Change" will be held on Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. This workshop will discuss the scientific information which has led to the near consensus among scientists that the Earth's climate is warming. "Building (or Retrofitting) your Dream House Green" will be held on Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to noon. This class will cover the basic concepts of building science and what a homeowner can do to make a residence more efficient in a cost effective manner.

On Saturday, April 26, the class is "Renewable Energy for Homeowners." Homeowners will be able to identify potential options for using renewable energy on their residence and be able to take the first steps in determining if these options are appropriate to their site. Among the renewable energy options covered are: Passive Solar, Solar Thermal, Photovoltaics, Geothermal, Wind, and Biomass.

On Saturday, May 3, LRCC EST Professor, Wes Golomb, will be teaching "Financing Energy Projects," which will focus on energy incentives, tax credits, and financing mechanisms which can help to get projects built. Homeowners will have the resources to find information specific to their projects. Each workshop is $100. If one registers for all four workshops, the fee will be $350 – a $50 savings.

For additional information and to register, call the College at 524-3207. One may also call toll-free, 1-800-357-2992. Students must be pre-registered one week prior to class.

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Love the Lake Volunteers Needed

LACONIA — The Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association is seeking volunteers to assist with our first annual fundraiser to be held on Sunday June 29. This event invites the community to "Kick off the Summer" with our Love the Lake dinner-dance cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington.

The Love the Lake cruise will feature: Sunset dinner & dance cruise for up to 500 people, Live music, Love the Lake Fair featuring local artisans, services and activities and a silent auction

The goal of the event is to bring the community together to embrace the Big Lake and all the fun, excitement and opportunity the region has to offer, while benefiting lake protection efforts at the same time.

A meeting for volunteers has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 at 3 p.m. at the LWWA office. Those interested in attending the meeting or learning more about how you can be involved, please contact Diane Hanley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via (603) 387-3429.


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Chef's Night at The Bay Restaurant in Center Harbor

CENTER HARBOR — The Bay Restaurant in Center Harbor is becoming known for its creative take on Chef's Nights. The Bay
features tapas- style theme nights monthly. Greek Night, Seafood, History of New Hampshire food, and Farm- to- Table are just to name a few events featured this past year.

Customers enjoy a 5 course meal, tapas style for around $30 per person. Serving 5 courses in demi portions allow the customer to sample a variety of dishes at a casual pace. The Bay's manager and head chef, Chris Lopes and owner Amy Elfline, have been working hard to research and develop interesting monthly themes. The results are authentic and creative menus that customers have been enjoying since 2012.
The spring season starts with an Italian Night on March 28. This is not your ordinary spaghetti, red sauce and meatballs, but a delicious tour of Italy from North to South. On Friday night April 25 The Bay will be highlighting Island Cuisine. This will include specialty dishes from Jamaica, Hawaii, Cuba, and the Caribbean. Traditional Southern cooking will wrap up the spring season on May 30.
Reservations for these culinary tours typically fill up quickly. For more information about The Bay restaurant and our events please visit themugrestaurant.com or call 677-7141.

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Loon migration to be celebrated on April 12 in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — The 4th Annual Spring Migration Gathering is being held at Magic Foods Catering from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.

Supporters of the non-profit Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) will gather to "Welcome Back our Loons." LPC Board and Staff will be on hand to answer questions and update the crowd on the status of New Hampshire's most beloved bird. Light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. LPC is also taking reservations for a Four-Course Dinner to follow the event for those interested in staying on for their evening meal. LPC must receive payment in advance for both the cocktail reception and the dinner.

To anyone who has ever heard a loon's plaintive call across a lake, or watched the beautiful black and white birds dive for food to feed their chicks, the thought of not being able to share our pristine New Hampshire lakes with them is disturbing. It is for that reason LPC was organized 39 years ago. Since then, the grassroots organization has worked to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout the state.

For information on admission to the event, or how you can support the work of the Loon Preservation Committee, please contact the Development Office at 476-5666, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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