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Spring Vacation Camp at Cricket Lane Farm in Alton gives children the chance to play and learn

ALTON — Cricket Lane Farm will be offering a Spring Vacation Camp from Monday-Friday, April 28 through May 2. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with before and after care available.

Spring Vacation Camp at Cricket Lane Farm gives children an opportunity to have fun, play and learn at the farm just as it is beginning to wake up from winter. Cricket Lane is dedicated to providing a challenging experience to promote individual advancement and growth of skills in a fun environment. Similar to Summer Camp, campers will have a lesson every day, where they will learn and advance their skills in horse care through fun, hands-on activities and games.

Beginner through advanced students are encouraged to attend, and will be challenged appropriately. For more information contact Annie Hutchins at 398-8802 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:02

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Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation Summer Programs

WOLFEBORO — The snow is receding and Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation is offering a full array of spring, summer and fall programs. Registration for all summer and fall programs is currently open for Wolfeboro, Tuftonboro and Brookfield residents. Registration for all out-of town residents opens at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15.

Brochures are available throughout town and online at the Parks and Recreation page of the town website at www.wolfeboronh.us. We will be continuing many of our popular programs, including half and full-day Day Camp, Community Sailing at Albee Beach, an expanded Movies in The Park Program and Summer Soccer.

Additional sports camps will be offered this year, including archery camp and wilderness survival camp. Local organizations are bringing together affordable community golfing, and our ever popular yoga on the beach and stand-up paddleboard lessons return for another year as well. New this year is a fencing program that teaches beginner through advanced skills in this classic sport. Adult and senior programs have also expanded including adult sailing, hosted at Corinthian Yacht Club, pickle ball and masters swimming.

The popular Sailboat Sharing program will be continued this season. This program offers “shares” of a 24 ft keel sailboat moored in Wolfeboro Bay at Brewster Academy for use between June 15 and September 30th into the program. The schedule is managed online between 14 different shareholders, and each day is broken up into 3 time slots. The $400 cost to buy into the program covers use of the boat, insurance, maintenance and mooring fees.

Other events include a Summer Kickoff Beach Party on Saturday, June 28, Walker Brother’s Circus, 4th of July Fireworks at Brewster Academy, the Granite Kid Triathlon Saturday, July 19 and the Granite Man Triathlon Saturday, August 16.

The three town beaches will be staffed with a crew of fully trained lifeguards starting June 21. Beaches are all open year round from dawn to dusk.

For more information on registration or the programs visit the town website at www.wolfebornh.us or cal 569-5639.

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‘Secrets of Cellar Holes’ revealed at New Hampton Historical meeting

NEW HAMPTON — The New Hampton Historical Society and The New Hampshire Humanities Council presents The Secrets of Cellar Holes on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Gordon-Nash Library.

Found everywhere in New Hampshire cellar holes tell us a story of years past, reminders of past lives and settlements. Presenter Adair Mulliga has a runaway curiosity about the natural and cultural history of northern New England and is the author of The Gunstock Parish, A History of Gilford, New Hampshire.

Attendees to the program will be able to share your their own story of a discovered cellar hole. They will also learn how one town has set out to create an inventory of its cellar holes, piecing together the clues of the landscape.

The program is free and open to the public.

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SCORE offering small business tax workshop April 16

LACONIA  — In today's world of changing tax rules operating a small business is more challenging than ever. With taxes proper planning prevents helps poor performance. Being prepared for your tax obligations and the related filings requires not just good intentions but diligence, knowledge and persistence. In order to better prepare you to get the best from your business tax situation SCORE Lakes Region brings you a "Small Business Tax Planning" workshop sponsored by Northway Bank.

Presenter Kandi J. Edson CPA PLLC, of Gilford and Rochester, founder and owner, will share her expertise. Kandi brings over 25 years of experience as consultant & coach in the areas of audit and tax with individuals and companies in many industries including construction, real estate, restaurant, medical professionals, service practitioners and nonprofit organizations. Her practice concentrates on forward thinking for businesses and individuals providing service to high net worth clients in the areas of taxation, budgeting, cash flow, growth, and succession. 'Coaching' clients experience a catalyzing relationship accelerating the process of great performance. It is about individuals and/or organizations identifying a purpose and living out that purpose. What would you do if you could do anything?

Registration is required for the April 16 workshop. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration and networking. The workshop begins at 5:30 p.m. ending at 8 p.m. The location will be the Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, located off North Main Street. Tuition is $25 per person if paid in advance or $30 at the door. Checks may be sent to SCORE Lakes Region, 383 South Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. Register online at http://lakesregion.score.org/localworkshops.


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