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Information night March 12 for flag football league

The Lakes Region Flag Football League's Spring 2014 Season is approaching with registration open to all veteran and rookie players. The league has five age divisions; 4-6, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-17 (or high school senior). All age divisions are co-ed, and the league is open to all boys and girls who live in the Lakes Region. The season will run from early April until mid-June. Practices are once a week with a one hour game on Saturday. Games are played at the Inter-Lakes High School turf field. An information night is scheduled for Wednesday March 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Elementary School's multi-purpose room. For more information and to register, visit the LRFFL website at lrffl.com. or the Facebook page at lakesregionflagfootball.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014 11:00

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Teens Invited to Join Teen Advisory Group for Belmont Public Library

BELMONT — The Belmont Public Library is seeking teens for its Teen Advisory Group (TAG) who are interested in planning fun events, discussing books and movies, and helping make the library a more teen-friendly place.
The next meeting is on Tuesday, March 11, at 4 p.m., at the Belmont Public Library, 146 Main St. Teens can contact the library at 267-8331 if they have any questions.
Meetings will be held monthly, with other events, such as books discussions or crafternoons, in between.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 11:04

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Adult Education Math Classes prepare students for Accuplacer Test

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering free Math classes to help individuals improve their Math skills in order to pass the Accuplacer Test that is required by colleges in order to begin taking classes towards a degree.

These classes are designed to help students improve their math skills and scores so that when they go on to post-secondary educational opportunities, they will be able to enroll in regular courses leading to their degree as opposed to having to spend time in remedial math classes.

The Accuplacer Test that is given on a college level is a battery of computerized tests that determines a students' knowledge in math, reading and writing as they prepare to enroll in college level courses. The results of this assessment, in conjunction with the students' academic background, goals and interests, are used by the college academic coordinators and counselors to place students into college level courses that meet their needs. The Accuplacer also helps colleges to determine the students' strengths and weaknesses and to provide them with early academic help if necessary.

Laconia Adult Education is providing Lakes Region residents with the opportunity to refresh their math skills and ensure that the college experience has a successful and positive outcome without being required to take remedial classes. Daytime classes are offered Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and are offered through June The evening Adult Basic Education Math Clinic meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8:30 p.m. and are offered through April. Both classes are free and will provide community residents and college bound students with the math skills necessary to succeed in work opportunities or post-secondary educational experiences. For more information or to register for classes, contact the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 10:59

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Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Super Bingo Game to award $10,000

LACONIA — Join the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society on Saturday, March 8 for Super Bingo, a high stakes bingo game, and take a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes. Doors open at 2 p.m. at the Funspot Bingo Hall.
The Super Bingo Game offers a $13 9-card package for the afternoon session (4:30-5:30pm) and your choice of a $25 12-card package, $30 18-card package for the evening session (6:45-9:15 p.m. You may also rent a Bingo computer for just $6 per day, play e-cards, paper cards or both to increase your chances of winning. Players are allowed to buy a maximum of 54 faces on an electronic video bingo device and are limited to one unit per person.
Guests may play either the afternoon or the evening session, or may come early and stay late to play both sessions.
The one-hour afternoon session will include 10 games paying an estimated $100 each. The evening session will include 12 games paying an estimated $320 each and three "Winner Takes All" games that may award up to $1,600. The "Carryover Coverall" game is guaranteed to pay $2,000. All prizes are based on attendance.
Other cash prizes can be won through pull-tab tickets sold at 50 cents each that pay from $10 to $499.
Guests are encouraged to come early to get your favorite seat as seating is limited. Doors open at 2 p.m. Enjoy a catered buffet meal from Patrick's Pub & Eatery.
The Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society hosts bingo games at the Funspot Bingo Hall every Tuesday and Saturday. Sample bingo programs and information on bingo gift certificates are available by visiting their website at www.LakeWinnipesaukeeMuseum.org and clicking on the "Bingo" tab.
Proceeds of these games support the LWHS mission to preserve the history and heritage of Lake Winnipesaukee, specifically its Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, located on Route 3 in the Weirs, next door to the Funspot Bingo Hall. The museum is open seasonally, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 10:57

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