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Farm brunches at Moulton Farm start May 31

MEREDITH — Starting on Sunday, May 31, Moulton Farm in Meredith kicks off their popular series of farm brunches. "It's a nice way to enjoy some great food while relaxing and enjoying the view of our fields and gardens," says John Moulton, owner of the Meredith farm that has been actively farmed since the 1890's.

The entire family will enjoy the farm's outdoor brunch buffet featuring seasonal fruit, baked goods, and egg and breakfast meat dishes prepared by the farm's talented kitchen and bakery staff. "We're very fortunate to have a talented baker who trained at Johnson & Wales University," says Moulton. "Trish's baked goods are wonderful and eating them in a beautiful farm setting makes them even better."

The farm brunch buffet opens at 9 am and closes at noon on select Sundays through September. The first brunch buffet is on Sunday, May 31. The other brunches are on June 14, June 21, July 12, August 9, August 30, September 13, and September 27. Seating is on a first come first seated basis. The brunch buffet costs $14.99 plus tax per person with a special price of $9.99 plus tax for children 10 and under.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 09:49

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Laconia Academy graduation is on June 5

LACONIA — The 43rd Annual Graduation of Laconia Academy, the Adult Evening High School Diploma Program, will be held on Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium at Laconia High School. Randy L. Pierce, Founder and President, 2020 Vision Quest will be the commencement speaker. The public is invited to attend the Laconia Academy graduation.
Over the last 43 years, 1,275 Lakes Region residents have returned to school at night to earn their high school diploma. Nineteen high school diplomas will be awarded on June 5. Many of the graduates are unemployed and need their high school diploma to get a job, earn a pay increase or job promotion. Some graduates returned to Laconia Academy to increase their own sense of self-esteem and personal self-worth. Other graduates enrolled in the program will enter new career fields, find a better job, or will have the opportunity to be hired now that they have their high school diploma.
Five, June 2015 Laconia Academy Graduates are going on to post-secondary education. Two graduates will be entering the military service.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:40

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This year’s Bow Wow Fest raised $3,504 for local police K-9 programs

Proceeds from the recent Bow Wow Fest totaled $3504 thanks to the generosity of local dog owners, friends and of course, Hulk. Local business owner Brandon Morin of My Coffee House donated half his proceeds from the morning's event. Left to right receiving their share of the proceeds: Gilford K-9 Ike w/handler Officer A. Vansteensburg; Cathy Dumais, Melcher & Prescott Retired, BW Committee; Ann Saltmarsh, Dept. of Public Works, BW Committee Coordinator; Butch Schuck, Melcher & Prescott; Claire Hebert-Dow, Melcher & Prescott, BW Founder; Brandon Morin, My Coffee House; Belmont K-9 Vito w/handler E. Boulanger; seated: Cristy Martel, Four Paws Inn, BW Committee. Absent from photo: Laconia K-9 Titan w/handler Officer M. Armstrong; Lisa Green-Barber, BW Committee. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:35

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Community Coffee House to be held at Pitman’s Freight Room tonight

LACONIA — The monthly Community Coffee House at Pitman's Freight Room will be held Tuesday, May 26 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Freight Room in Laconia. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The event is an open mic concept where individuals from the community are welcome to perform live musical pieces, songs, poems, comedy skits, short stories, and more. In the past few months, the event has attracted live folk musicians, authors, singers from around the state, All-State musicians from local high schools, students from the University of New Hampshire, and many others. There is no sign-up sheet prior to the event, rather people are asked to share their interest in performing to the event's MC when they arrive.

Admission cost is $7 per person. All proceeds from this event will go toward local Laconia High School senior, Alana Persson, to help offset the cost of her tuition to travel with the international non-profit organization Up With People (UWP). Persson has been raising funds since the Fall of 2014 and although close to her goal she is still shy of the $15,000 that needs to be raised. She will be departing next month on June 28 for Denver, Colorado to begin her year of international travel, service, and performance with a cast of 100 other young individuals.

"It does not seem possible that my adventure is just one month away, and although I am excited I still need to stay focused on raising the rest of the funds needed," states Persson. "I truly appreciate all that everyone has done to support me in in this and I hope to see you at the Coffee House!"

There will be a 50/50 raffle and silent auction also held at this months event. Free hot and iced tea and coffee, hot chocolate, and desserts will be provided. For more information call 581-5517 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2015 08:33

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