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Eagle Scout Candidate Tyler Swain Participating in Sanbornton's Old Home Day

SANBORNTON — Eagle Scout candidate Luke Morrison collected some of his hundreds of blankets and socks for the homeless at Sanbornton's "Celebrate Sanbornton" in October, 2014. Now in that tradition, new Eagle Scout candidate Tyler Swain will participate in Sanbornton's Saturday, July 25, Old Home Day. Tyler and his sister Nicole will run Cow Patty Bingo, starring Lila-the-cow. Proceeds will go towards Tyler's project, which is upgrading our town's historic Town Pound. This game will happen in the field behind the library.

Meanwhile, at Life / Safety Building area, Luke Morrison who recently received his Eagle Scout status in traditional ceremony, will help with Balloon Burst Booth. Volunteers will be wet by dropping balloons when someone gets good aim at a bull's-eye target. Proceeds from this game will also go to Tyler Swain's project's costs. Anyone wishing to participate, donate, or assist with Tyler's project in any way is welcome and encouraged. Contact Tyler Swain, 15 Parker Hill Rd., Sanbornton, NH, 03269. 603-455-6458 /455-6658 or stop by/call Heritage Farm, 603-524-5400.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015 10:24

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Barnstead police hosting 'Night Out' event on Aug. 4

BARNSTEAD — Police Chief Joseph G. McDowell announced that Barnstead Police Department will host its first ever National Night Out community policing event on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The event will be held behind the police department. 

The National Night Out movement is a nationwide event that fort he last 32 years has helped to spread a message that crime is not welcome in the community. The event is open to the public, free of charge, and will include a live D.J., free food and beverages, static displays of police vehicles and equipment, contest with prizes, dunk tank and more. Families are encouraged to attend and show their support for a crime-free community. 

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015 10:20

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Gilford Youth Soccer final registration date set

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be holding their final registration night for the Fall Youth Soccer Program on Wednesday, July 29th 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Gilford Parks and Recreation Office. The youth soccer program is open to all Gilford students entering grades K-5 this fall. The registration deadline is August 21 and any registrations submitted after this day will be accepted on an availability basis only.
Cost: $25/participant or $35/family by August 10th
$35/participant or $45/family after August 10th

For more information, contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015 10:18

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‘Turtles of New Hampshire’ talk to be held Tuesday in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, July 30th at 7:30 p.m. the Loon Center will host a  program ''The Turtles of New Hampshire.''

iTurtles are ancient animals that evolved their shelled form more than 200 million years ago. They are among the world's most endangered vertebrates, with about half of their more than 300 species threatened with extinction. Chris Bogard, a wildlife rehabilitator from Epping. will discuss the turtle species found in New Hampshire and their life and reproductive strategy. She will also bring some turtle ambassadors, some of whom are listed species.

Held at The Loon Center by the Loon Preservation Committee, The Summer Nature Talks are given every Thursday evening at 7:30 pm during the months of July and August. All programs are free admission.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015 09:03

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