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Tai Chi classes offered in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Recreation has announced that Tai Chi is back and will be offered at an introductory level on Wednesday, May 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Recreation Department.

Tai Chi is an excellent way to relieve stress, lower blood pressure and have a positive attitude toward life, as it is therapeutic for the mind, body and soul. Instructor Marcia Wyman will hold a one hour class at the Moultonborough Recreation Department. Wyman is a Certified Instructor with over 10 years experience. Tai Chi is beneficial for all adults, no matter the person's fitness level. Modified Yang form body movements will enhance people's overall well-being. No prior experience is needed. Cost is $2 per person.

The four week summer session of Tai Chi will begin on Wednesday, June 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Recreation Department. One hour classes will take place on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $40 for the 4 week session. Pre-registration is required. Call MRD for more information. 476-8868


Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 11:16

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Gilford Memorial Day Parade steps off at 9:30, stops at memorial & cemetery

GILFORD — The Town of Gilford will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25 with assembly starting at 9:15 a.m. followed by the parade start at 9:30 a.m.

The procession will convene at the Gilford Community Church parking lot with ceremonies to follow at the World War I & II Memorial on Potter Hill Road. Then the procession will move to the Veteran's Flag Pole at Pine Grove Cemetery.

All town officials, current serving military, and veterans are invited to walk/ride in the parade.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 11:14

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Hooked rugs on exhibit at Castle in the Clouds

MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds opened its first exhibit of the season, The Artistry of Hooked Rugs, on Saturday, May 9 and welcomes the public to a gallery reception on Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Art Gallery.

This juried exhibition features rugs that were handcrafted by local fiber artists, often using woolen fibers that were handwoven and dyed by the artists themselves. Complimentary wine and crudités will be available during the reception. Some hooked rugs will be available for purchase. Entrance to the Carriage House Art Gallery is via Ossipee Park Road.

The exhibition and gallery reception are generously sponsored by Tanger Outlets Tilton. For information about Castle in the Clouds visit the website at www.castleintheclouds.org or call 476-5900.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 11:10

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Beneficiary deadline for Bristol road race is May 27

BRISTOL — The Newfound Area Charitable Fund (NACF) announces its 6th Annual Run Your Buns Off 4.2 Miler road race will be held Saturday, September 5. The race committee is hard at work planning this year's event and the NACF Board is now seeking beneficiary applicants through Wednesday, May 27 to help go toward the 2015 race proceeds.

The Run Your Buns Off 4.2 Miler offers hundreds of participants a fitness challenge with the reward of helping out a charitable cause in the community and an added bonus of a Basic Ingredients Bakery "sticky bun" at the finish line. Raffle Prizes and other fun family events cap off this annual event each year thanks to the support and participation of many area businesses.

"The NACF is dedicated to assisting local charitable groups and causes that promote wellness, fitness and health education and activities in the Newfound region," says Audrey Goudie, NACF President. Each year it has selected a local charitable organization that exemplifying these goals to receive proceeds from this very exciting community event. Goudie continues, "Since the first Run Your Bun Off road race in 2010 we have given back nearly $29,000 to worthy causes and programs in our community."

Past beneficiaries include: Bristol Community Services ($2,500 and $3,400), Jacob Earl Messersmith (JEM) Memorial Scholarship Fund, and 2014 Day Away Program ($4,250) and Newfound Pathways ($4,250).  The NACF Board is now seeking applications from non-profit, charitable organizations from the greater Newfound area who wish to be considered as the 2015 Run Your Buns Off 4.2 miler race beneficiary.

NACF Vice President, Garlyn Manganiello said, "The NACF Board is proud to offer area non-profit organizations a chance to achieve seed money for new programs; add value or resources to existing programs or build capital to better serve the greater Newfound Community. We love where we live, and giving back to our neighbors is how we show it."

If your non-profit group is interested in applying please visit our Facebook page, Run Your Buns Off to download the application now or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one will be emailed to you. For more information, contact Garlyn Manganiello at 744-6035.



Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:58

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