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Author of the Month: Brendan Smith at Gilford Library January 23

GILFORD — On Thursday, January 23 the Gilford Public Library will host author and humorist Brendan Smith for a special presentation on Flatlanders and life in New Hampshire.

Born and raised in Long Island, Brendan moved to central New Hampshire in the 1980's. Over the next ten years, Brendan worked hard at adjusting to life in New Hampshire, with often hilarious results. Since 1995, Brendan has been recounting his humorous adventures weekly on the pages of The Weirs Times and Cocheco Times. His "F.O.O.L. (Flatlander's Observations on Life) in New Hampshire" column has proved to be both popular and prolific, as his writing continues today. The very best of his column was recently published into a book, The Flatlander Chronicles.

His presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room. This program is free and open to the public.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 10:37

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Adult curling program in Gilford starts Thursday

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a six-week pick-up curling program for adults on Thursday evenings. The program will be held at the Arthur A. Tilton Ice Rink from 6:30–7:30 p.m. beginning on January 23 and running through February 27.

Curling is the sport of “sliding stones” down the ice in an attempt to get your “stones” closer to the target than your opponent. Although this activity is held on the ice, participants do not wear ice skates. Participants should dress to be outside and should wear sneakers or boots.

Cost for this program is $2 per evening and participants can register at the start of the program. For more information please contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Dept. at 527-4722.


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Sledding Party in Laconia Friday Night

LACONIA — Laconia Parks & Recreation is inviting everyone to the Laconia Sledding Hill this Friday, January 24, from 6–8 p.m.

The hill is located on South Street which is just after the cemetery on Academy Street. There will be a bonfire for people to warm themselves by, lights to sled by and cocoa and marshmallows.

For questions call 524-5046.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 10:15

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at LRGH on Saturday, January 25

LACONIA —  On Saturday, January 25 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., certified counselors will be at Lakes Region General Hospital in the lower level conference rooms to assist the public in signing up for insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Individuals should bring their social security number, employer name and income levels for entire household (information is on a current paystub or W-2 form), and if currently insured, all information on insurance, including the current policy number(s).

Sponsored by LRGHealthcare, New Hampshire Hospital Association, Health First Family Care Center, and ServiceLink, this service is free and open to the public.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 10:08

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