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Squam Lake foliage cruises offered

HOLDERNESS — With fall foliage season fast approaching, the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is offering Squam Lake cruises daily through Columbus Day weekend.

The 90-minute cruises run at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. These guided tours utilize one of the Science Center's canopied pontoon boats which hold approximately 23 people and offer a way to see and learn about this beautiful landscape. Binoculars are available on cruises for wildlife viewing at no additional cost.

Squam Lake is the second-largest lake located entirely in New Hampshire at 6,791 acres. It served as the location for the filming of "On Golden Pond" in 1981. It is known for its wildlife including common loons, bald eagles, great blue herons, and more. It is also famous for its amazingly clear water, rocky shores, celebrated islands, historic homes, and scenic mountain views.

Reservations are recommended for Squam Lake Cruises by calling 603-968-7194, option 7.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 07:10

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Temple B'nai Israel announces High Holy Day services

LACONIA — High Holy Day services at Temple B'nai Israel in Laconia, usher in the Jewish New Year. These solemn days begin with Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and conclude on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). The services will be led by Rabbi Terry Ross Bard and Cantorial Soloist Melody Funk. The blowing of the Shofar heralds the start of Rosh Hashanah and the conclusion at the close of the final service on Yom Kippur. Scheduled service times are:

EREV ROSH HASHANAH Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm

ROSH HASHANAH Thursday and Friday, September 25 and 26 at 10:00 am

Children's Service Thursday, September 25 @ 10:00 am

Tashlich at Bartlett Beach following morning service on Thursday, the 25th

KOL NIDRE Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm

YOM KIPPUR Saturday, October 4 at 10 am followed by Yizkor.

Mincha Service at 4 pm. Neilah at 5:30

Children's Service Saturday, October 4 at 10 am

Break the Fast at 6:30 pm

Temple B'nai Israel, in the heart of the Lakes Region, welcomes members and visitors to High Holiday Services. Tickets are not required.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 07:07

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Tyler Road at Pitman's Freight Room Saturday night

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in downtown Laconia will host Tyler Road Bluegrass and The Otherns on Saturday Sept 20 at 8 p.m.

Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Tyler Road has been performing publicly and at private functions since 2003. Tyler Road has acquired the talent of various musicians from central NH to create a blend of music that you will not find anywhere else. With the combination of banjo, acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, accordion, box drum and bluesy vocals, Tyler Road creates the best foot stomping jams in the Northeast. Tyler Road has performed at arts and music festivals across New England.

Catered dinner buffet available before the show, please call 527-0043 for details and reservations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 07:04

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Drive a Ford at Irwin Auto on Monday and raise money for LHS athletics

LACONIA —Irwin Ford and its friendly staff is bringing Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR School program to the Laconia community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for Laconia High School. For every person who takes the wheel and test drives a new Ford vehicle Monday, September 22nd at Laconia High School from 3-7 pm, Irwin Ford and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the Laconia High School. The funds will be used for LHS's athletic programs.

"We know funding for school programs is hard to come by, and we want to do our part to help make sure these programs remain available," said Chris Irwin, Vice President of the Irwin Automotive Group. "We're excited to raise money for the students of Laconia High School."

The event will feature many vehicles from Ford's impressive line-up. "Whether you are looking to test out fuel efficient vehicles, like the Fusion or Focus, or are more interested in an electric vehicle, like the C-MAX, we will be able to put you behind the wheel of your favorite Ford vehicle," said Chris Irwin. The Irwin Ford friendly staff will be on site and available to assist with all Ford models and provide additional information about each vehicle available for test-drive.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 06:59

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