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Laconia Adult Education Offers Computer Classes

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering a four week Microsoft Word & Windows: Intro computer class beginning on Tuesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 6,  The class will meet from 6:30-8:30. p.m. Laconia High School noted Mrs. Peggy Selig, Program Director.

This hands-on class is for the beginner who has little or no experience using a computer. It will introduce you to the basics of computer terminology and the popular word processing program Microsoft Word.

This orientation to computers is ideal for those who have had little or no exposure to computers. There will be an overview of parts of the computer and terminology including: desktop, menus, mouse instruction, scrolling, clicking, keying (typing), saving, and basic Internet skills.

Learn how to search the Internet more effectively in this hands-on introductory class. Basic search techniques and tools will be demonstrated. Learn how to create, format, save/open and cut/copy and paste documents.

To enroll in the class or for more information, call the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:30

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Interlakes Theatre holding auditions for several productions on March 9

MEREDITH — The Inter-Lakes Theatre will conduct local auditions on Sunday, March 9 from 12-6 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School.

Seeking: Teens & Tweens for Inter-Lakes Children’s Theatre productions “Mary Poppins”, “Princess Kim”, “Big, The Musical, Jr”, The Wizard of Oz” “Mature” Adults for small featured roles in 42nd Street, Miss Saigon, Hell, Dolly! (A couple of women and several men) Also will consider casting role of “Horace Vandergelder” locally.

Especially seeking Asian (part Asian) child, age 3-7 for a non-speaking but important role in Miss Saigon. For details & additional information visit www.interlakestheatre.com/interlakeschildrenstheatre.org or call Nancy Barry at 1-888-245-6374.


Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:26

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Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast on Feb. 23

BELMONT — The Robert Leroux Council Knights of Columbus Council 10943 is hosting a Pancake breakfast on Sunday, February 23 at Saint Joseph's Church. Breakfast will be served following the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. masses.

Tickets will be available at the door on the morning of the breakfast. The cost of admittance is $7 per person or $25 per family of 4 or more. The breakfast menu will include but is not limited to pancakes, eggs, hash browns, sausage, juice, coffee, and milk.


Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:15

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Introduction to Local Resources & Life Skills for Young Parents and their Families

LACONIA — Youth leaders from the Appalachian Mountain Teen Project (AMTP), in partnership with the LRCS Family Resource Center and many additional Lakes Region service agencies, are offering "Pregnant or Parenting – Introduction to Local Resources and Life Skills Courses for Young Parents and their Families".

Pregnant or Parenting is a 3-week series being held on Tuesday March 4, 11, and 18-8  from 5:30-8 p.m. at the LRCS Family Resource Center, located at 719 North Main Street, Laconia. These sessions are free and come with child care, dinner, transportation to/from each class, as well as door prizes, workbooks and informational pamphlets.

Participants will learn about resources in the community that support young parents with food assistance, shopping and cooking, continuing education, employment, banking, budgeting, tax filing and much more, all while building a network of support. Presenters include representative from LRCS, UNH Cooperative Extension, My Turn, Laconia Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), People Investing in Community and Kids (P.I.C.K), and more.

Advanced registration is requested for this program, as space is limited. Contact Katherine Chwasciak, Appalachian Mountain Teen Project, at 569-5510, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot and get more information.

AMTP is a community-based, nonprofit organization committed to supporting healthy development and resilience in youth, families, and communities throughout the Lakes Region. To accomplish this mission, AMTP has a two-fold purpose: 1) To empower and support youth through mentoring, experiential and adventure based wilderness activities, service learning, future explorations, and leadership opportunities and 2) To strengthen the capacity of families, schools, and communities to create environments in which children and teens can flourish. For more information about AMTP visit www.teenprojectnh.com.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:02

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