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Interact Club helps put on Marshmallow Man Triathlon

GILFORD — Members of the Interact Club at Gilford High School were among the volunteers which helped at at the Marshmallow Man triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Opechee Park in Laconia. The event helped to raise funds for the Child Advocacy Center in Laconia.

The Gilford Interact students who participated were Noelle Benavides, Misty Medeiros, Clara Jude, Sisi Remick, Max Sawyer, and Cassidy Bartlett. Mrs. Deb LaLiberte is the club's adviser.


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Meat Bingo event will help VFW build non-smoking area

LACONIA — The Laconia VFW Post 1670 will be hosting a meat bingo on Friday, Aug. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

Food will be available as well as a 50/50 and "winner take all."

Proceeds from the event will go toward the VFW's building fund to build a new smoking area. The post home at 143 Court St., Laconia, has non-smoking since June 1.

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Printmaker is August featured artist at League of Craftsmen Gallery

MEREDITH — Printmaker Matthew Smith of Quincy Pond Printworks is the featured Artist of the month for August at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen gallery in Meredith.

Smith, who has his studio is in Nottingham, is best known for his copper block and intaglio etchings featuring fish, crabs, turtles, and all types of other sea and shore creatures. Matthew has created a new way to make prints - copper block etching - that combines the top features of intaglio etching and relief printing to best achieve the incredible color, depth, and texture found in his work.

His newest works feature the hybrid combination of copper and wood in the same print. Smith hopes that his works will be a gentle reminder of the magnificence of our oceans and the fragile circle of life on this planet we all share.

Smith will be the special guest at a reception on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the gallery.

More information is available by calling the gallery at (603) 279-7920.


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Gilford Community Band playing Wednesday

GILFORD — The selections for Wednesday's Gilford Community Band concert will provide a mix of traditional marches, TV themes, standards and contemporary music.

Songs performed will be "Liberty Bell March," "Summon the Heroes," "A Hymn For Band," Classic TV themes, "Olympic Spirit March," "The Battle Pavane," "Moon River," "Afterburn," and "Hosts of Freedom March."

"Moon River" will be dedicated to Chuck Beever, a long-time Gilford Community Band member who died this past spring.

Hopefully the weather will cooperate for a nice outdoor concert on the Gazebo at 7:30. In case of bad weather the performance will be held in the Gilford High School.

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