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Pitching for a Cure horseshoe tournament Sunday

LACONIA — A Pitching For a Cure horseshoe tournament at the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post One will be held Sunday, October 6 to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

The sign up fee is $15 and half the proceeds go directly to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team 13 Years and Counting.

Sign up starts at 9 a.m. and closes at 10 a.m. Concessions and a bake sale will be available.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:36

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Coed Adult Volleyball Begins on Tuesday

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up, to be held every Tuesday evening from 7–9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program begins on Tuesday, October 8 and runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre- registration is required.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:31

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Program on Winter Bird Feeding for Opechee Garden Club

GILFORD — "Preparing for Winter Feeding" is the October program offered by the Opechee Garden Club with Gilford bird expert, Steve White, owner of the Wild Bird Depot, sharing his knowledge on attracting birds to winter feeders on Monday, October 7, 1 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church on Potter Hill Road.

White has been serving customers for over 17 years. He is a biweekly columnist for a statewide newspaper, hosts a weekly, live, call-in radio show and is a guest speaker at home and nationwide.

Chairs Beth Clow and Claire Stinson and their committee of Jo Connolly, Annette Hutchins, Sharon Tyler, Marguerite LaFrance, Joyce McMath, Judith Reilly, Linda Presby, Lea Tassone, Mary Jane Hoey, Iris Whitehorn and Gail Glines will serve light refreshments.

OGC members will be busy working with Chair Doreen Worthley for the club's holiday Greens and Gifts Boutique at the Belknap Mill on December 6 and 7. Barb Sargent has organized several mini workshops in preparation for the sale, and Sandy Gove will be taking reservations from members for wreaths and other greens beginning at this meeting.

The Opechee Garden Club, which meets at 1 p.m. on the first Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at the Gilford Community Church, Potter Hill Rd., Gilford, welcomes new members: write P.O. Box 6025, Laconia, NH 03247, call Judy Robertson at 527-0493, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:28

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Greater Meredith Program offers October "Spooktacular" Events Guide

MEREDITH — The October "Spooktacular" events guide and game card, compiled by the Greater Meredith Program and sponsored by DeTolla Dental, listing local events and a scarecrow contest can be picked up at the following participating businesses, Moulton Farm, Meredith Library, Kara's Café, Meredith Community Center, Cackleberries, Church Landing, DAK Financial Group, Forest View, Golden View, Hawkins Framing, Ben & Jerry's and Dr. Robert Kozlow's office.

Each of the businesses is offering one or more special events. The Spooktacular Series of Events guide will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce, Mame's, Hart's, Police Dept., the Center Harbor Town Hall and Library and the Sandwich Town Hall and Library.

The Greater Meredith Program is also holding a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt throughout the town. To win the "Cauldron of Goodies", participants must fill out the scarecrow game card by visiting the scarecrows listed in the events guide and bring it to Moulton Farm on Oct. 27 by 1:45 p.m. for the drawing with the Great Pumpkin at 2 p.m.

Nineteen unique scarecrows can be seen throughout town at 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.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 08:18

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