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Wolfeboro Fourth of July Fireworks Set for 9:30 pm, July 4th

WOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Department of Parks and Recreation once again invites the community to enjoy the Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration on the grounds of Brewster Academy at 9:30pm on Friday, July 4. The fireworks show will be provided by Atlas Pyrovision Productions, which has hosted shows throughout New Hampshire, as well as the Boston Pops, The International Fireworks Competition in Montreal, QC, on the Washington Mall and at Fenway Park.

Brewster Academy has graciously agreed to host the event once again, and residents and visitors are invited to come onto the grounds, lay out a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the show up close. Other good viewing areas are Cate Park and the Town Docks, or on a boat out in Wolfeboro Bay.

We ask that visitors to Brewster Academy stay off of the new artificial turf "Brown Field". Excessive use, food and beverages can harm this valuable resource. All other field areas are still available for seating. Additional seating areas on the Fry Field (below the Smith Center) that have been closed to viewing in the past are now open for fireworks viewing.

Limited parking is available on the grounds of Brewster Academy. Additional parking is available on Main Street and other downtown streets, as well as the Glendon St Municipal Parking Lot (3 block walk) and Lehner St Municipal Parking Lots (5 block walk). Portable toilets will be available near the Pickney Boat House.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 07:48

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Weirs Action Committee releases fireworks schedule

LACONIA — The Weirs Action Committee is once again presenting the fireworks at Weirs Beach this summer.

Spectators can watch the display from the north end of the beach, from the public docks, or from the boardwalk. As the fireworks reflect onto the lake below, a flotilla of boats will light up the lake with colorful navigation lights.

This Thursday, July 3, the show, which is set for midnight, is being sponsored by the City of Laconia.

Various area businesses are joining together with the Weirs Action Committee to present the Friday night fireworks shows on July 18, Aug. 1, and Aug. 15. The Labor Day weekend show on Aug. 31 is being sponsored jointly by the Weirs Action Committee and the Half Moon Enterprises. The Friday night and Labor Day weekend are all scheduled for 10 p.m.

Those who want further information about the fireworks can visit the fireworks webpage at WeirsBeach.com; or call the Lakes Region Chamber information booth at 603-366-4770; or email the Weirs Action Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 07:42

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Sciencesational Workshops for Kids offered in Gilford

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!"

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a workshop through Sciensational Workshops for Kids for children ages 7-12. The workshops will take place Aug. 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will design and build simple or complex models of a vehicle, a robot or buildings. They will also get their own 3-volt geared motor to power up a moveable radar surveyor while leaning the many ways they can make the motor run.

Registration takes place at the Gilford Parks and Recreation Office and forms are also available on-line at www.gilfordrec.com. The cost is $136 per participant

More information can be obtained from the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:52

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Meredith Village Savings Bank hosting free First-Time Homebuyer Seminar on July 26

LACONIA — A free seminar for those considering the purchase of their first home or anyone interested in learning about the home-buying process will be held later this month.

LACLT's First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, which is being offered with assistance from Meredith Village Savings Bank, will provide attendees with a practical guide to buying and financing their first home. Topics covered include credit, budgeting, financing, working with realtors, and the home inspection process.

The class will be held on Saturday, July 26, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Meredith Village Saving's Seneca Ladd Building, 10 State Route 25 in Meredith (next to MVSB's main office).

To register or obtain additional information, please call Debra Drake of the Laconia Area Community Land Trust at 603-524-0747 x105 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Seating is limited and advanced registration is required. The Seneca Ladd Building is handicap accessible.

LACLT is able to present this educational program free of charge thanks to the support of Meredith Village Savings Bank. After completion of the program, LACLT also offers follow-up counseling and assistance for families or individuals as they navigate the home buying process.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:48

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