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Wesley Woods hosting presentation about Belknap Mill history

GILFORD — Wesley Woods hosts David Stamps from the Belknap Mill Historical Society on Monday, January 6 at 12:15 p.m.

The presentation will feature a video about the Mill and its history. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

RSVPs are needed as a light lunch will be served. Please contact Stace at 603-528-2555 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or for more information.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 09:56

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Laconia Sledding Hill Now Open

LACONIA — Laconia Parks & Recreation announces that the Laconia Sledding Hill off from South Street near Memorial Park is now open for use to the public.

The hill lights are now on from 4–10 p.m. daily. There is no charge and users are asked to follow the rules that are posted.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 09:34

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Gilford Community Band "Christmas In The Village" Concert (130)

GILFORD — The Gilford Community Band will be performing its annual "Christmas In The Village" Concert on Sunday, December 22 at 3 p.m.

Once again, the Gilford (and surrounding) Alumni Choir conducted by Denice Sanborn will join in with the traditional Christmas Sing Alongs. The concert will be performed at the Gilford High School Performing Arts Center

The Gilford Community Band consists of over 50 members featuring the full range of Brass, Woodwind and Percussion instruments. Musicians of all ages from throughout the Lakes Region participate to produce what professionals and educators in New Hampshire have declared to be one of the finest community bands in the state.

Lyvie Beyrent, Director of Instrumental Music at Gilford High School, will conduct. For more information email Lyvie Beyrent at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 09:30

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LRPA-TV Airs Belmont Holiday Bandstand Concert Saturday

BELMONT — Songs of the season, performed at the historic Belmont Village Bandstand on December 1 at "Deck the Village" begins airing this weekend, including Saturday, December 21 at 9 p.m. on MetroCast Channel 25. The program can also be livestreamed and viewed on www.lrpa.org

The production showcases Shaker Regional School District and Lakes Region musical talent, including the Belmont Elementary School Vocal Ensemble, directed by Jennifer Shaw; Belmont High School Band, directed by Lauren Fountain and from Alton, the Dickens Carolers of "Just Love to Sing" directed by Jane Cormier and Carlos Martinez, and a special North Pole visitor.

Sponsored by the Belmont Heritage Commission with funding from the John M. Sargent Fund, the performances mark the first concert at the 1908 Victorian-era Bandstand since it was moved in September next to the Library. The local landmark has been stabilized and the first phase of restoration began October 1 by JR Graton of Northfield.

Check www.lrpa.org for additional weekend scheduling, with repeats planned throughout December as a cultural gift to the community.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 09:23

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