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Glidden Toy Museum to host appraisal day

ASHLAND — The annual Appraisal Day at the Glidden Toy Museum, 49 Main St., will take place on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Antique and collectible items can be appraised by Paul Hough of Waukewan Antiques in Meredith.

The price for appraisals is $4 for one item or $10 for three items. The fee has not changed since Appraisal Days have been held at the museum beginning in 1991, organizers note.

The museum is located in the alley between Mount Laurel Flower Shop and the Odd Fellows Block. Parking is on Main Street or in front of the Whipple House Museum on Pleasant St.

Further information can be obtained by calling 968-7289.


Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 07:02

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Gunstock offering special deals for Belknap County residents on Sunday

GILFORD — Gunstock Mountain Resort is offering special deals for Belknap County residents this Sunday, Aug. 30.

This Sunday Belknap County residents can get a 2 for 1 deal at the Adventure Park, including Segway Tour, Aerial Treetop Adventures, Explorer Course and the inclusive Discover Pass.

The Discover pass is the way to enjoy the other activities all day, including Lift Rides.

Gunstock is operated by Belknap County.

Also, all Belknap County residents can take a lift ride free from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first chair goes up at 9 a.m. and the last chair down comes down at 4:45 p.m. The Panorama lift, the third-longest lift in the state brings riders to the top of the mountain in just 14 minutes where people can take in beautiful vistas of Lake Winnipesaukee. Riders can also make a day of it by having lunch at the Landing Zone next to the base lodge.

All the details can be found at Gunstock.com in the events section.

Residents will be required to bring proof of residency (license or tax bill) to get these deals. Reservations are recommended for those wishing to participate in the major attractions such as the Aerial Treetops Adventure and Segway, and should be made by calling the Adventure Park direct at 603-737-4388.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 06:56

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Magic the Gathering Club & Teen Volunteer Amnesty Month at the Gilford Public Library

GILFORD — September is a busy time for teens at the Gilford Public Library. Starting Thursday, September 9 the Gilford Public Library will host a weekly afterschool Magic the Gathering Club for kids and teens in Grades 4 +. Magic the Gathering is a tactical card game where almost no two games are the same. There will be cards to share, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they own them. This program will run from 3-4pm in the Library's teen room.
Current teen cardholders grades 5 and up are also celebrated this September with Teen Volunteer Amnesty Month in association with Library Card Sign-Up Month. If overdue fines have kept any teens from checking out materials, then this month offers the opportunity to have those fines forgiven. For each hour volunteered during the month of September, $3 in overdue fines will be waived. Contact the Gilford Public Library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 07:44

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Photo caption:

Lakes Region Community College Phi Beta Lambda co-advisers Carlene Rose, center left, and Corey McKeon, far right, are shown with Phi Beta Lambda President Brielle Moore, center right, and Treasurer Kurt Oberhausen, following a recent meeting of the organization at the college. Officers and advisers have been meeting over the summer to prepare for PBL activities during the College's Fall Semester 2015 that starts Monday, Aug. 31. PBL is a professional business organization for college students interested in careers in the business world. The organization strives to bring business and education together through real-world experiences such as internships, workshops, and networking. (Courtesy photo)


Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 06:46

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