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Comedian Bob Marley coming back to Meadowbrook in Aug.

GILFORD — Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook is excited to welcome back comedian Bob Marley on August 9 for Camp-A-Palooza II. Tickets are on sale this Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m.  To order call 603-293-4700 or log on to www.BankNHpavilion.com.

Celebrating 15 years as a stand-up comic, Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of the few comics to do the complete late- night TV circuit: "The Late Show" with David Letterman, "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, "Late Night" with Conan O'Brien and "The Late Late Show" with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn.

Marley, a Maine native and University of Maine at Farmington graduate, uses biographical and observational material for his high-energy routines. He began his career in his hometown of Portland, and then moved to Boston to gain experience in a city known for spawning comedy all-stars.

A regular at the Aspen and Montreal comedy festivals, Marley was named one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch," Marley has also appeared in several films, including the cult favorite, "Boondock Saints." The peripatetic Marley works nonstop throughout the country, in such cities as Los Angles, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Boston, New York and Denver.

After living in Los Angles for several years, he, his wife and three children have returned to Maine to live.


Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:47

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Summer skateboard camp sessions being offered at Waterville Valley

WATERVILLE VALLEY — While Waterville Valley Resort's will be offering a skateboarding camp sessions throughout the summer months. A verity of sessions run from July 6 through Aug. 1, offering day camp, overnight, and weekend options.

The Waterville Valley Skateboard Camp is the only overnight camp in New Hampshire that is completely run by skateboarders, for skateboarders. The Waterville Valley Skate Park has undergone many changes over the past few years, including the addition of new ramps, hips, platforms, euro gaps, quarterpipes, banks and boxes. The park is ever changing, so campers can always look forward to something new each summer at camp.

"Waterville Valley Skateboard Camp is like no other camp in New England. We only take 36 campers per week and 18 on weekends to ensure the campers have individualized coaching. We pride ourselves on the close-knit community feel of our camp, which we achieve by maintaing a staff to camper ratio of 1:6," says Camp Director Luke Mathison.

All overnight campers stay in the Town Square Condominiums,  located in the heart of Town Square, close to the skate park, restaurants, shops, and Corcoran's Pond. Each condo unit is chaperoned by a camp counselor and is fully equipped to comfortably house six campers and one overnight staff member per unit.

When campers want to take a break from skating, there are other activities to try, including swimming, mountain biking, SUP (stand up paddleboarding), kayaking, tennis, and golf. All of these activities are all included in the Waterville Valley Freedom Pass, an activity pass included in all Waterville Valley lodging packages.

The Waterville Valley Skate Camp is designed to fit the needs of both parents and kids by offering various session choices as well as full day professional coaching and supervision. Campers can choose between the day camp option or overnight camp, and have the choice of week long camps or weekend programs. The camp welcomes boys and girls between ages 8 and 17 for day camp, and from 12 through 17 years old for overnight sessions.

For more details on the camp or to register visit parks.waterville.com or call 1-800-GO-VALLEY.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:42

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Tri-Town Dems will meet at Temperance Tavern

GILMANTON — Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Democratic Committee will meet on Monday, May 19 at The Temperance Tavern in Gilmanton Corners at 6 p.m.

The guest speaker will be SEIU Representative Neil Smith. Some of the local candidates will be there as well. This is a pot luck event and guests are asked to bring their favorite dish to share and their own place setting. For any questions, contact Lew Henry at 793-9187 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Friends of Meredith Library holding book sale

MEREDITH — The Friends of the Meredith Library will host a book sale at the Meredith Public Library on Friday, May 16  from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Members of the Friends of the Meredith Library are invited to preview the sale on Thursday, May 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone wishing to purchase a new membership with the Friends will also be invited to the preview event and will receive an attractive canvas book bag which can be filled with books free of charge. Memberships may be updated on any day of the event but are required for entrance to the preview.
Book dealers may attend the preview for a $50 yearly membership. Scanners are permitted at any time during the sale. For more information or to volunteer, contact Jean Dougan, Book Sale Chair, at 279-3059.
The mission of the Friends of the Meredith Library is to promote library involvement in the community and community involvement in the library. Funds are raised to support the library's children and adult programs; provide passes to the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Castle in the Clouds and various other museums; help fund guest speakers from the New Hampshire Humanities Council, among other activities.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 11:29

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