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History of Moultonborough Post Office on Sept. 8

MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Historical Society's next evening historical program will be held on Monday, September 8 at 7 p.m. at the Lamprey House Museum on Route 25. The topic will be "The History of the Moultonborough Post Office."

Being a fairly large town geographically, Moultonborough once had five post offices-East Moultonboro, Red Hill, Winnipesaukee, Long Island, and just plain Moultonborough. The program will cover the history of the postal service, which dates back to at least 1832.

The Historical Society will also be hosting its fifth annual Monte Carlo Night Fundraiser on Saturday, October 4. There will be a buffet dinner at the Lions Club, followed by games of blackjack, roulette, craps, and Texas Hold-em, plus a 50/50 raffle starting at $500. Tickets are $25 per person and are available through the Historical Society website at MoultonboroughHistory.org, or by contacting Mary at 707-0206.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 09:20

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One Man Blues Band performing at Pitman’s Friday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in downtown Laconia will host the Erik Ray One Man Blues Band on Friday, August 29, at 8 pm. Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Montana native Erik Ray has spent the past three decades purveying his brand of blues in the rough and tumble roadhouses and honky tonks of the Northwest. His unique One Man Band show has thrilled audiences and kept rowdy dance hall floors full. Steeped in the traditions of Delta and Chicago style blues, Traditional Country, Folk, Zydeco and Early Rock, Erik's pulsing slide guitar and harmonica, along with his intense vocals and syncopated foot rhythms, strive to keep the Blues spirit alive and moving forward.

Erik recently relocated to New Hampshire, shifting his cowboy lifestyle to pursue a new chapter of life in the Granite State and quickly earned the right to represent NH in the International Blues Challenge and make his way all the way to the finals in Memphis.

Catered dinner buffet available before the show. Call 494-3334 for reservations. www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

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Adult Ed Golf begins September 28

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education will be offering both a group Beginning Golf Class and an Intermediate Golf Class beginning on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Laconia Country Club. The five week Golf for Beginners: Learn to Play Class will meet from 1:15-2:15 p.m. and The Golf Intermediate: Sharpen Your Game Class will meet for four weeks from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

The classes offered will be taught by Jason Baldini, Laconia Country Club Assistant Golf Professional and Laconia High School Golf Team Coach. Taking lessons simply makes learning the game much easier and improvement in your play takes place much faster. Participants will learn the 5 basic body actions necessary to achieve maximum results in attaining your golfing goal of playing well in a relatively short period of time. Holding the club properly and learning how to hit a golf ball are acquired skills. Grip, swing, set up and proper etiquette are all important points in learning the language of golf.

To enroll in the group golf classes or for more information, please contact the Laconia Adult Education Office at 524-5712. 

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 08:41

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Center Harbor Food Pantry hosting Family Fun Day

CENTER HARBOR — The Center Harbor Food Pantry will hold what is being called a Family Fun Festival this Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., both days, at 80 Bean Road.

There will be music, games, craft vendors, flea market items and lots of food. Organizers say the festival is an inexpensive way enjoy the holiday weekend while helping the food pantry to fill its shelves. Food will be served at lunch and dinner time.

Organizers hope to make the festival an annual event.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 08:17

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