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Early College Planning Night May 20 in Belmont

BELMONT — On Tuesday, May 20, the Belmont High School PTO will continue to help educate parents and students on various aspects of the pursuit of a college education by offering a free event beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Belmont High School.

The evening will focus on parents of K - 8 students; however, information presented will be helpful to high school students as well. Presenters will be from NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation and Dream Strategy, college funding/planning specialists.

The PTO will be providing a supervised "Kid's Room" to help students complete their homework or play a game while parents are learning how to make college a reality for their child. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the BHS PTO. For more information, contact Carrie Martin at 267-6177 or Gretta Olson-Wilder at 524-2782.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 08:42

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Edgewater Dance Recital Saturday

On Saturday, May 17, students from Edgewater Academy of Dance in Gilford will present their end-of-year performance, "Dancing In Color".  The show has music and innovative dance appealing to all ages. All are invited to attend the 2 1/2 hour performance, which features ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern , and hip-hop dance. Dancers will perform Saturday, May 17 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Gilford High School Theater. Tickets are $10 each available at the door or prior to the shows by calling Edgewater Academy of Dance at 293-0366. (Photo Courtesy of Donner Photographic, Inc.)

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 08:40

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Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday at Opechee Park

LACONIA — The Kiwanis Club of Laconia will be holding an expanded Bike Rodeo/Community Safety Day this Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Opechee Park parking lot off North Main Street. Bicycle safety checks, free helmets, bicycle obstacle course, food and fun is planned.

The Laconia Police Department, the Laconia Fire Department, the Marine Patrol will be represented and have their equipment available for tours and viewing. Others participating include LRGHealthcare, Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center, LHS Key Club, Cub Scout Troop 68 , Community Emergency Response Team, and MC Cycle and Sports. Refreshments will be available for purchase, and a free bag of popcorn will be given to all children in attendance.


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(Courtesy photo) An obstacle course is one of the featured attractions at the annual Bike Rodeo hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Laconia. (Courtesy photo)






Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 08:30

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Alton Historical Society program on Graveyards is May 20

ALTON — Richard Maloon, from the New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association, will give a powerpoint presentation on graveyard restation and repair at the Alton Historical Society's meeting on Tuesday, May 20 at the Gilman Library at 7 p.m.

The New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association's mission is: "to discover, restore, maintain, map, and record inscriptions in the old burial places before they become completely lost." The Alton Historical Society Programs are free and open to the public. A brief business meeting is held prior to the presentation,and refreshments are served following the program.

The Historical Society's Museum, also on the lower level, is open before and after the program and on the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 08:20

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