FRANKLIN — Would you like to get out for a walk but don't know where to go? Summer and fall are great seasons to increase your physical activity by walking and biking. The Walking and Trail Guide for the Greater Franklin Area features eighteen walking trails and downtown routes across the Twin Rivers Region. Each route has a description featuring location, parking, length of walk, and also GPS coordinates. The guide also includes a scavenger hunt for kids of all ages.
The guide is produced by the Greater Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition (HEAL) and is paid for in part with funding from the Franklin Mayor's Drug Task Force. This collaborative partnership promotes fun family activity as a means to health and community involvement.
For a free copy of the guide, please call LRGHealthcare Education Services at 527-7120 or download a copy at lrgh.org. For more information, call LRGHealthcare Education Services at 527-7120.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 08:54
LACONIA — Laconia Historical and Museum Society hosts a presentation by Judy Buswell, who will share her research on the history of theatre in the Lakes Region. The program is entitled Standing Ovation - Looking beyond the footlights at theatre and entertainment over the years in Laconia.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Monday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Taylor Community's Woodside Building. To RSVP, call 524-5600 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Taylor Community is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community offering a full continuum of care, including Independent Living for active seniors, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Nursing. Visit www.taylorcommunity.org, or call 366-1400 for more information.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 08:49
BARNSTEAD — The Belknap County Republican Committee will host a meet and greet for Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday, July 3, from 4:45 to 6:30 p.m. at JJ Goodwin's Eatery, 769 Suncook Valley Road (Route 28) in Center Barnstead.
Christie's appearance in Barnstead will come three days after he formally announced he was running for president, becoming the 14th Republican candidate to officially enter the race.
Christie was first elected governor of New Jersey in November 2009, and then was re-elected in November 2013, defeating his opponent, Democrat Barbara Buono, 60 percent to 38 percent.
Christie will take questions from the audience during the Barnstead appearance.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 08:42
FRANKLIN — The Franklin Opera House is proud to announce the return of the Concerts in the Park series for this summer. These events are made possible by the generous sponsorship of Watts Water Technologies and the collaboration of the Franklin Opera House and the Franklin Parks & Recreation Department.
Concerts take place on several Thursday nights starting July 9th – September 5th, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Gazebo in Odell Park. Enjoy the beauty of the Winnipesaukee River, a nearby playground to entertain the children and within sound of the music and even a fishing pier to enjoy a favorite pastime while you listen to the music. In the event of rain, concerts are moved into the Opera House.
Performances take place July 9, 16 and 23, August 6, 13 and 20 and September 5th featuring Liz and Faiella, Don Bartenstein, Zach Benton, Beefstu, Breaking Character, Tim and Dave and Nightrider. A listing of the performers can be found on franklinoperahouse.org and also look for the colorful blue brochures placed around town announcing the Franklin Opera House 2015-16 Season.
Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015 10:47
- Pottery exhibit at Meredith League of Craftsmen gallery
- Winnisquam grad receives MSS scholarship
- Mayhew Program receives grant from Lincoln Financial
- Bake sale July 4 at Moultonborough Library
- Scriven Arts Colony to host cultural events in historic Gilmanton barn
- Book sale at Ashland library on July 11