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Summer writing camps offered at Gilford Library

GILFORD — The Gilford Public Library is accepting sign-ups for the Middle School and High School Summer Writing Camps.

The Middle School Camp for youngsters in Grades 5-8 with Lani Voivod will run from July 7-11 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The cost for the camp is $75. Some scholarships are available;  contact the library for more information.

The High School Writing Camp with local author Abi Maxwell will run from July 28–Aug 1 from 4-6 p.m. This camp is free, although a refundable $20 deposit is required at time of sign-up.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:38

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Mystery dinner fund raiser on for July 26

MOULTONBOROUGH -- The Moultonborough Historical Society will host its second Mystery Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, July 26.

The event will be held at the Magic Foods catering facility on Route 25 in Moultonborough. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:00 and the play, “Radio Silence: Death on the Air,” performed by the cast of Get a Clue Productions, is scheduled to begin at 7:00.

 

Tickets can be obtained by calling Mary Lamprey Bare at 707-0206 or Tracey Russett at 253-6250, or they can also be purchased at the Moultonborough Historical Society Museum during open hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. or at the website at www.moultonboroughhistory.org where you can pay via Paypal.

 

Tickets include dinner and a show, plus a door prize and a 50/50 raffle. There is a cash bar available at the restaurant.

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:36

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Irwin Automotive to hold regular technology nights

LACONIA -- The Irwin Automotive Group will now be hosting an Irwin Technology Night every month, because of popular demand. The sessions are now scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 5 p.m.

With the increasing complexity of technology in today's vehicles more and more people have questions about items like Toyota's Entune, MyFord/Lincoln Touch or Hyundai's Blue link and smart phone connectivity systems, according to the company. These features were all designed to make a vehicle owner's life easier, safer and more efficient.

All owners are welcome regardless of where they purchased their vehicle. These events have been very popular, the company says, and due to space there is a limit to the first 50 people who sign up. Anyone who owns a Toyota/Scion/Ford/Lincoln and is interested in attending the event can RSVP to alan.faro@ irwinzone.com (603 581 2935). Hyundai owners can email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (603 581 2994).

 

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:33

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WinnAero adds new section to ACE Academy to meet growing demand

GILFORD -- Local youth aviation education program WinnAero is has added a class section because of growing demand.

"Due to increased demand from parents and students, we are pleased to announce that we've added a new section to our existing ACE Academy lineup for August" said WinnAero Educational Programming Director Dan Caron.

The new section will meet Aug. 4-8 and is a combination middle school and high school group. Applications are now being accepted.

"This is our fourth year of conducting ACE Academies which bring STEM subject matter to youths in a hands-on fun way" Caron noted. "This year we filled the middle and high school sections faster than expected and already have 48 students enrolled in the first scheduled Academies" he added.

Caron said it was obvious to the WinnAero Board that more students wanted this unique opportunity to learn STEM with an aviation perspective and so the board voted to offer the additional section.

Caron also pointed out that, in addition to the newly opened middle and high school section of ACE, there are a few remaining seats still open in the elementary school level ACE Academy also running Aug. 4-8. Students, or their parents, interested in either section should contact Caron at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:31

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