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Sandwich 250th Time Capsule Ceremony Set for December 28

SANDWICH — The Grand Finale of the year-long Sandwich 250th Anniversary Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, December 28, at the Sandwich Central School on the Squam Lake Road.
Town Moderator Lee Quimby, will be the Master of Ceremonies, which will start at 3 p.m. and will conclude at dusk with a festive fireworks display, bonfire on the Sandwich Fairgrounds, and church bells.
In between, the highlights will be a multi-media presentation of the last century of life in Sandwich with voices, slides and movies from the past 100 years as compiled by Adam Nudd-Homeyer,
Director of the Sandwich Historical Society (SHS) and the SHS Staff; the contents of the "new" time capsule, which will be opened in 2063 at the Town's 300th Anniversary, will be on display;
A special guest for the 300th anniversary will be revealed; refreshments from local bakers will be served; and jazz pianist Jim Butka will entertain.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 09:58

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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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