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Center Harbor Community Development Association announces first annual LobsterFest and Street Dance

CENTER HARBOR β€” The Center Harbor Community Development Association will host their first annual LobsterFest, a family friendly street dance and Lobster dinner event on Thursday August 6.

Sponsored by local area businesses as a fund raiser for the Center Harbor Fire Department, the event will feature dancing to live music by Uncle Steve's Band and the choice of a steamed lobster 1 to ΒΌ pound or grilled half chicken dinner. Each dinner also includes an ear of corn, potato salad, cole slaw, a roll and choice of beverage. Tables and chairs will be provided for sit down dining, and all meals will be available to take home. Hotdogs and chips for kids will also be provided at no charge.

Main Street will be closed starting at 6 p.m. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be continually served until 9:30 PM. Live music and dancing in the street at the Gazebo will begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m. Half of all proceeds will be donated to the Center Harbor Fire Department towards their 100th anniversary, and the balance used to sponsor additional public events, such as Center Harbor's annual SkateFest in February. According to Bill Ricciardi, Chair of the event, "We've put this together to be an affordable, old fashioned, fun filled evening for the entire family. Friends, family, residents, and visitors are all welcome." He added, "All proceeds above our costs will go right back into similar community events and of course, to our hard-working Fire Department."
Tickets are $15 for the grilled chicken dinner and $20 for the Lobster dinner and are available at most businesses in Center Harbor. Tickets are also available at Town Hall, and a limited number of tickets will be available the night of the event.
The Center Harbor Community Development Association (CHCDA) is, made up of local businesses and organizations, volunteering their time and resources, to enhance the beauty and appeal of Center Harbor through various events and promotions, for residents and visitors alike.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 08:19

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Workshop to focus on gravel road maintenance

MOULTONBOROUGH β€” An expert on gravel road maintenance will give workshop on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Balmoral Improvement Association's Club House on Paradise Drive.

Russ Lanoie will talk about gravel road maintenance techniques that can improve performance and durability of gravel roads, reduce long-term maintenance costs, and most importantly, protect water quality by reducing stormwater runoff to nearby lakes and streams.

Organized by the Lake Winnipesaukee Association, Town of Moultonborough Public Works Department and Conservation Commission, the morning workshop will provide individuals and road associations with information on proper road construction techniques and the basic principles behind maintaining gravel/dirt roads that will provide excellent year-round service and present minimal pollution problems. The morning workshop will be followed by a site visit to assess a nearby road.

The workshop is based on Lanoie's gravel road maintenance manual, "A Ditch in Time," which will be available for purchase at the workshop. A sample of the manual is available on his website: www.ruralhometech.com. It is targeted at camp operators, road associations, private land owners who maintain long unpaved driveways, and more generally, to those who contract for dirt road maintenance.

The morning workshop will be followed by a site visit to assess a nearby road.

The workshop is free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required. Those who want more information or who wish to register for the workshop can contact Pat Tarpey, Lake Winnipesaukee Association at 581-6632 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Hebron Church Fair to be held on July 25

HEBRON β€” The Union Congregational Church will hold its annual fair on Saturday, July 25, starting at 9 a.m. on the Hebron Common at the north end of Newfound Lake.

The event will be held rain or shine. Admission is free.

More than 100 craftspeople will be displaying their work. In addition there will be pony rides, children's games, a rummage sale, a white elephant booth, foods, baked goods, plants, and books for sale.

A lunch featuring homemade baked beans will be served. Later in the day a chicken barbecue will be served starting at 5:30 p.m.

There will be silent auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a live auction at 1 p.m.

More information can be obtained by calling 603-744-5883 or visiting hebronchurchfair.org.


Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 08:12

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Meredith Library to host WW2 memoir author

MEREDITH -- The Meredith Public Library will host a book presentation and signing by Marina Dutzmann Kirsch, the author of "Flight of Remembrance: A World War II Memoir of Love and Survival," on Wednesday, July 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the library, 91 Main St.

Kirsch's book details the true narrative of her family's experiences against the backdrop of World War II tragedy and devastation in Latvia, Poland, and Germany.

Autographed books will be available for $20 each, with cash and checks accepted. Free admission. All are welcome.


Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 08:11

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