WOLFEBORO — Author Marina Dutzmann Kirsch will talk about her World War II book "Flight of Remembrance" on Tuesday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the Wright Museum of WWII History.
Kirsch's book recalls the story of a Latvian aeronautical engineering student who is forced to repatriate to Nazi Germany before the first Soviet takeover and the German woman he meets in 1940 in Berlin. Besides being a love story, "Flight of Remembrance" also chronicles how a young man's engineering dreams were fulfilled despite the chaos, destruction and upheavals of war.
Admission to Kirsch's talk is free for Wright Museum members and $7 for non-members.
Admission includes access to all of the museum's exhibits.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:53
ASHLAND — The Friends of the Ashland Town Library will hold a book sale by donation on the Library grounds from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. Those donations will be used for improvements at the Town Library, as the Friends support the Library through the purchase of books, videos and equipment and by funding programs and other services.
The Ashland Town Library is located at 41 Main Street in downtown Ashland, at the junction of Routes 3 and 25 with Route 132. Come to find some good books or videos and to support Ashland's public library.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:51
LACONIA — Easter Seals NH's Land and Lake Poker Run is a great day on the lake for a great cause. Grab your favorite mode of transportation—boat, personal watercraft, car, truck, or motorcycle--round up your friends and family, and play for the day on Lake Winnipesaukee on Saturday, July 19 for your chance at more than $20,000 in prizes and giveaways. Cruise to four checkpoints around the lake to create your poker hand and head to the Naswa Resort & Beach Bar to get your final card and enjoy a BBQ, music, raffles, a live auction and fun activities and games for all ages.
At each checkpoint that you visit you will receive a sealed envelope with a playing card inside to build your poker hand. Back at the Naswa Beach Bar, play your hand and also try for prizes from our sponsors and grand raffle items. For an extra $100, join the High Roller's Club. The High Roller with the best hand will walk away with $1,000 sponsored prize. This Club is exclusive as there are a limited number of entries that are available to increase the chances of winning in addition to other "high roller perks!"
If you are 18 or older, sign up today. Registration is $45 pre-event and $50 on event day and includes a buffet pass, an event shirt, a raffle ticket, and a Poker Run hand.
The grand raffle has four amazing prizes that include an Ultimate BBQ Survival Kit ($300 value), an Old Town Heron Kayak ($600 value), an Old Town Saranac 146 Canoe ($760 value), and a SeaDoo Personal Watercraft GTI 130HP with a trailer ($10,400 value). You do not have to be present to win. The Grand Prize Raffle is sponsored by HK Powersports, SeaDoo, BRP, Irwin Marine, CVS and Winnipesaukee Marine Construction.
In addition to presenting sponsor HK Powersports, other major sponsors include: The Naswa Resort, Bank of New Hampshire, SYSCO of Northern New England, Zero Waste Recycling Services, The Cohen Family, Harley Davidson Motorcycles of Manchester & Nashua, Belknap Subaru, Baron's Major Brands Appliances, Amoskeag Beverages, Plastic Distributors and Fabricators Inc., Ameriprise Financial, South End Media, Tanger Outlets of Tilton, Pederson Flooring & Refinishing, Pepsi, The Citizen of Laconia, and Silver Image Photography.
For more information call 1.888.368.8880 or register online at www.easterseals.com/nh and click on "Get Involved." Group discounts available. Register by July 11 and receive a Tanger Outlet Center slingbag.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:50
MEREDITH -- The Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors will be sponsoring a demonstration on acupuncture with Heidi Eberhardt and Tai Chi with instructor Russ Jones on Wednesday, July 16, at 11 a.m. in the Senior Room of the Meredith Community Center.
The collaborative -- or ICAS -- had its inception several weeks ago when the Community Action Program renounced its affiliation in Meredith. Now the tri-town seniors of Meredith, Center Harbor and New Hampton have come together. These active elders are creating new programs specific to their specific needs.
The acupuncture and Tai Chi demonstrations are being offered under the auspices of Meredith Parks and Recreation.
As ICAS focuses on health, wellness and living life to its fullest, these medical alternatives alleviate pain and assist with balance, movement and agility. We hope to see you take advantage of these opportunities to better health.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:45
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