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Third Annual Yakking for Loons event set for July 11

MOULTONBOROUGH — Dust off your kayak and join the Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) for the 3rd Annual "LPC Kayak-A-Thon" or "Yakking for Loons" to be held on Friday, July 11. Paddlers will meet at Lee's Mill Landing, just down the road from The Loon Center on Lake Winnipesaukee, at 8 a.m. Choose between the 2.5 mile "Ganzy" course or the 4.6 mile "Green's Basin" course, or do both. Those who don't have a kayak You can rent one along with a paddle and life jacket at a discounted rate, courtesy of Wild Meadow Canoes and Kayaks in Center Harbor. Sponsoring this year's event are Curt's Caterers and Irving Oil.
Registration is $10/person and includes a light lunch generously prepared and donated by Curt's Caterers. Yakkers can solicit additional pledges, if they choose, with all proceeds benefiting the work of the Loon Preservation Committee. Registrants collecting $50 in pledges for the event will receive a "Yakking for Loons" long-sleeve t-shirt, and there will be a prize for most funds raised. Registration and pledge forms can be downloaded from LPC's website: www.loon.org. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline is July 8.
For more information about "Yakking for Loons" contact Lin O'Bara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 603-476-LOON.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014 08:16

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Tennis lessons in Gilford

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation is offering tennis lesson programs for youth and adults ages 5 and up this summer. Professional instructors from the Gilford Hills Tennis Club will be leading a four-week session on Mondays and Wednesdays from July 7 – July 30. Session times will be broken up by age.

All sessions have limited availability and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis with priority given to Gilford residents. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office or can be found on the department website at www.gilfordrec.com .

Cost: $60.00 per participant

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

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Challenger British Soccer Camp coming to Gilford

GILFORD —  The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is again sponsoring a week-long Challenger British Soccer Camp. This camp will be held from July 14 – July 18 at the Gilford Village Field. This camp offers a 3-hour program for children ages 6-12 and a 1 ½-hour program for children ages 3-6. Participants may register by picking up a form from the Parks and Recreation office or by visiting the Challenger website at www.challengersports.com .
Cost: $122 for ages 6-12 and $91 for ages 3-5

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

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Plymouth Senior Center Cookout also features music

PLYMOUTH — The All-American Cookout will be held Thursday, July 3 at the Plymouth Senior Center. Join us to celebrate the Fourth with an old Fashioned cookout accompanied by the Traditional Country Sounds of Bob Kent and the Fugitives. Music starts at 11 a.m. food at noon, and dancing when the mood hits.

For further information about the music call Bob Kent at 603-387-1918. For information about the event call the Senior Center at 603-536-1204.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:50

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