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Lakes Region Transportation Workshop Friday, Nov. 15

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) will host a regional Transportation Workshop on Friday, November 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center.

The workshop will feature presentations about public transportation services, paving technologies, ride sharing opportunities, review of recent Lakes Region projects and studies, results of the transportation portion of a statewide public opinion survey and more. There will be opportunities for those in attendance to a share thoughts and ideas about transportation needs after a light lunch.

The LRPC encourages all members of the public who are concerned about any aspect of transportation to attend and provide their input. Space is limited and advance registration is required. For additional information about this workshop or to sign up, contact the Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 November 2013 11:02

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Wine Tasting Seminar and Gourmet Dinner

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education and Fratello's Ristorante Italiano invite you to attend a "Wine Tasting Seminar and Gourmet Dinner" on Thursday, November 21. The Wine Tasting event will be held at Fratello's Ristorante from 6-9 p.m.

The event offers an opportunity for people in the Lakes Region to enjoy a treat that will satisfy the wine connoisseur's palate while savoring a delectable meal and dessert that compliments the wines being served.

The "Wine Tasting Seminar" will focus on the different aspects of wine culture, including an overview and history of the wine which accompanies each course. The various culinary creations to be served will enhance the flavor of the wine that it is paired with.

The price for the "Wine Tasting Seminar,"  is $45 per person. Reservations for this event are required and can be made by calling the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 November 2013 10:39

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Bristol Plans Veterans Day Ceremony

BRISTOL — Monday, November 11 is Veterans Day. Bristol will hold its commemorative ceremony at 10 a.m. in the traditional spot on Bristol Central Square in front of the mortar.

This year the VFW will deliver a welcoming to all those in attendance, the public and any and all veterans who wish to join the VFW in the program or in the audience. There will be an invocation followed by the pledge of allegiance to the American flag. The Commander's Veterans Day remarks which explains the purpose of this day is set aside in celebration of the veterans who are living. Veterans Day is different from Memorial Day which is a solemn observance of those veterans who have passed away and who were lost in battle.

Next will be the benediction followed by a firing detail by the VFW. The playing of Taps will conclude the ceremony.

The Veterans of Foreign War will then travel to Hebron where they will assist the Hebron Historical Society in their Veterans Day commemorative ceremony at 10:45 a.m. on the common by the gazebo.

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Lakes Region Chordsmen present annual Barbershop Harmony dinner & show

GILFORD — The Lakes Region Chordsmen will present their annual Barbershop Harmony program on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Gilford Community Church.

Festivities will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a silent auction. The Chordsmen will begin serving the spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. featuring Patrick's Pub's meatballs, followed by plenty of homemade desserts. Entertainment will follow.

There will be several singing groups including the Lakes Region Chordsmen chorus, the very large quartet called Kychn Sync, Rewind quartet from Concord, and possibly a new secret quartet.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children younger than 12. Tickets are available to purchase through chorus members or by calling Harvey Beetle at 528-3073, Ed Farmer at 253-8523, or John Richardson at 293-8028.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 November 2013 10:27

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