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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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Squam Lakes iNaturalist session set for July 31

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Association Intern Gabie Wolf will be leading an informative "how to" session on the popular iNaturalist smart phone application, followed by a guided nature walk through Chamberlain-Reynolds Memorial Forest Friday July 31 , 10 am-12 pm. Reservations are required just email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

iNaturalist.org is a website that encourages every day people to record observations made in the wild (plants, insects, mammals etc.) online for both amateurs and professionals to use and see. This tool is available online and as a smartphone app, making data sharing easier than ever. The event will be set up as a "bioblitz," an informal (non)competition to record the greatest number of observations.

Smartphones equipped with internet service are highly encouraged. Participants can also use a laptop and camera (together). Participants are encouraged to download and explore the application on their portable devices before arriving. An instruction sheet is available detailing how to create an account and download the application, along with a how-to guide for those interested.

This Adventure Ecology Trip will meet at the Squam Lakes Association Resource Center on Rt 3 Holderness, then drive to Chamberlain Reynolds Memorial Forest for a "field test" of the application. After the nature walk, the group will return to the SLA building to answer any questions and review all observations.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015 09:00

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