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Senior Momentum program heading to Mill Falls on May 5th

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, May 5 featuring an outing to Meredith's Mill Falls. Participants will meet at the Gilford Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. before carpooling to Meredith.

Attendees will explore the vast array of unique shops in the Mill Falls complex before enjoying a lunch at Guiseppe’s. All participants are responsible for their own shopping and lunch costs and should wear comfortable walking shoes.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by Friday, May 2. To RSVP or for more information contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014 10:51

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Bestselling author to visit Center Harbor on Sunday

CENTER HARBOR — Bayswater Book Co. & Keepsake Quilting welcome Marie Bostwick, New York Times Bestselling Author on Sunday, May 4 from 1-3 p.m.

With their heartwarming themes of friendship, family and quilting, New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick's Cobbled Court Quilt novels have gained a broad and devoted following. With her trademark warmth, wit, and depth of feeling, Bostwick continues her much- loved Cobbled Court Quilts series with a fresh story of one woman's quest to find a new pattern for living in the novel Apart at the Seams.

Join Marie and friends for a fun-filled afternoon of stories, readings, laughter, goodies, and games. Attendees are encouraged to bring along their most hideous fabric for the Ugly Fabric Fashion Showdown. For more information call 253-8858.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014 10:45

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Outdoors woman program held on June 7th

HOLDERNESS — Women who want to learn how to survive in an outdoor emergency situation can sign up for a one-day "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" (BOW) Wilderness Survival workshop taking place on Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness.
Taught by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers, the wilderness survival course will help participants learn survival techniques such as how to find wood and build a fire; protect yourself from hypothermia; build a shelter for protection against the elements; signal for help; use knives and tools safely; find and purify a water supply; prepare a meal in the outdoors; and know what should be in your survival kit.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older to attend the workshop. The workshop fee of $55 is due with registration and includes program materials, use of equipment, and lunch. Registration is now open. To sign up, fill out a print-and-mail application available at http://www.nhbow.com. Only mailed applications will be accepted.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014 10:39

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State archaeologist to speak in Meredith on May 6

MEREDITH — On Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. the Meredith Historical Society will host State Archaeologist Dr. Richard Boisvert. Dr. Boisvert, a Paleoindian specialist, will discuss his research of our earliest NH residents, the Paleoindians, and how they adapted to a harsh and rapidly changing environment more than ten thousand years ago. The Paleoindians arrived here as the territory began a thousand years of reemergence of glaciers and extreme cold weather. However, the region also abounded with grazing animals such as mammoths, musk oxen and caribou, as well as the materials needed to create tools and weapons for hunting. Since he has directed NH field schools and research on Paleoindians for more than 25 years, Dr. Boisvert has a wealth of knowledge to describe their lives in detail.

Dr. Boisvert grew up in New Hampshire and received his MA and PH.D. from the University of Kentucky. Following a career in Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, France, and Quebec, he returned here to his native state. He is the current NH Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.

Admission is free and the public is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact 279.2275.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014 10:32

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