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Dinner & show for Senior Moment-um on Nov. 14

GILFORD– The Gilford Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the GHS Interact Club and GHS Performing Arts, is sponsoring a Dinner and Theatre evening for participants of the Senior Moment-um Program on Thursday, November 14. Participants will meet in the Gilford High School Lobby at 5 p.m. to enjoy a chicken and broccoli alfredo dinner put on courtesy of the High School Interact Club.

Following dinner participants will head into the Auditorium to watch the High School's performance of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". There is no fee for this program, but space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first come basis.

Participants must RSVP no later noon on Friday, November 8. For more information or to RSVP please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 10:41

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Winners announced for Meredith Scarecrow Contest

MEREDITH — Twenty businesses and organizations in Meredith put their scariest, creative and best business related scarecrows on display for the Greater Meredith Program's 2013 annual scarecrow contest and the winners have been announced.

The Meredith Historical Society received the Scariest Scarecrow Award. There was a tie for the Best Business-Related Award, between Kara's Café & Cakery and Meredith Bay Colony Club. Another tie resulted in the Meredith Public Library and Meredith Village Savings Bank, Rt.104 branch, winning the Creative Award. Laconia Harley Davidson won the Favorite Award from those participating in the Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt.

Judges for the event were Linda French, Consultant, Vynn Hale, owner of VynnArt Gallery and Bev Lapham, GMP Board member. The GMP Promotion Committee organized the "Spooktacular" events guide for Meredith.

Those businesses competing in the contest were Church Landing, Laconia Harley-Davidson, Lovering Volvo, Meredith Bay Colony Club, Forestview Manor, Moulton Farm, Ben &Jerry's Ice Cream, Kara's Café, Edward Jones Investment, Meredith Historical Society, Meredith Public Library, Visiting Nurses of Meredith & Center Harbor, Meredith Community Center, AJ's Bait and Tackle, Four Season's Southby's Realty, Frog Rock Tavern, Moulton's Farm, Taylor's Country Style Restaurant and Robert Kozlow, DDS. GMP Executive Director, Liz Lapham, expressed her thanks to all the businesses who participated.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 November 2013 10:28

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Castle in the Clouds Begins a Busy Post Season (215)


MOULTONBOROUGH — With the end of the open-daily season, Castle in the Clouds begins it's busy post season with Halloween week-end Mystery Dinner theatre, a Bridal show, and two week-ends of Christmas at the Castle.

The Saturday evening performance of Mystery Dinner Theatre is sold out, but there may still be some seats available for the performance on Sunday November 3 at 1 p.m. This year's show by Get a Clue Productions, "Treason in the Court", invites guests to revel in a time of merry-making and celebration--but with treason and murder afoot. A buffet meal from Hart's caterers and the show, all for $50, will make for a merry memorable event.

The Castle Wedding Affair on November 9, 3 to 7 p.m. admission $5, presented by Lakes Region Bride, is an invaluable resource for the stylish Bride-to-Be, whether it's fresh ideas or guidance on finding reliable professionals, this is a one-stop source for all things wedding. Visit www.lakesregionbridge.com for more information.

And Christmas at the Castle will get people in the spirit of the season for two week-ends this year November 22-24 and November 29-December 1 with music and vintage decorations, 1915 to 1940, at Lucknow; catered lunch, Gift Shop and local artisans show at the Carriage House. Admission at the Carriage House, $20 adults, $10 youth, $15 for Friends of the Castle. This event is weather permitting, call 476-5900 for more information.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:32

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Dinner in the Dark at Hector's November 11

LACONIA — On Monday evening, November 11, the Central New Hampshire Advisory Committee of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind will host a "Dinner in the Dark" at Hector's Fine Food and Spirits in downtown Laconia.

The evening starts with hors' douerves and a  cash bar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with dinner served from 6:30-9 p.m. Tickets are $30.

This unique sensory awareness experience will take participants on a journey - all in the dark- experiencing dining as a blind person, using only the senses of taste, sound and touch. Created in Germany, "Dining in the Dark" is a one-of-a-kind concept that has been enjoyed by many people across Europe.

To date, the organization has  hosted similar events at Rudi's in Portsmouth and The Way We Cook in Manchester. Both were sold-out. All funds raised, as well as a portion of all tickets sold, will support the many critical programs and services that have helped people of central New Hampshire live full and independent lives despite their vision loss.

For more information contact Mary Chase at 603-224-4039, ext. 324 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:29

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