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Gilmanton Food Pantry plans fundraising concert

GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Community Church Food Pantry wil host a special Fundraiser Concert to be held on Saturday, August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works..

The event will feature  Jim Barnes, NH Balladeer, who is a well known Folk Singer, Balladeer, Irish Troubadour and Storyteller.

The Gilmanton Food Pantry is still collecting school supplies which include: back packs, (K-High School), scientific calculators, jumbo glue sticks, graph paper, index cards, colored pencils, 1 & 3 subject notebooks, book covers, #2 pencils, crayons, 1" binders, rulers, fine point Dry Ease and fine & broad tip washable markers, etc. For more information contact Beth Lavin at 267-1934.

The Thrift Shop will be featuring a $5 bag sale during the month of August.


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New Hampton to mark 117th annual Old Home Day

NEW HAMPTON  — On Saturday, August 8th the Town of New Hampton will celebrate its 117th Old Home Day at the Town House located at 86 Town House Road. Opening ceremonies will begin the events of  the day at 10:30 a.m. Veterans are urged to attend and gather around the flagpole as the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of our country is recited as part of this opening event.

An Antique and Classic (pre-1985) Automobile show will follow as well as games for the children.

A free Baked Bean Lunch will be served at noon, a tradition of many years, with a variety of

bean dishes donated by local cooks including, for the 5th year, the inclusion of Bean Hole Beans which are baked through the previous night on site.

Gerry Grimo and East Bay Jazz will be providing music from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and

the evening Square Dance will be conducted by Adam Boyce, Sue Hunt and Friends. The Square Dance will be held from 8 until 11 p.m.

New Hampton organizations participating in this year's Old Home Day festivities include the

Police Association, Fire Department, Garden Club, and Historical Society. The Police Association

will be selling hamburgers, hotdogs, and soda. The Fire Department will provide raffle items

with a Boot Drive and T-shirt sales and will display equipment from the Department. The

Garden Club will have plants and other items for sale and also have raffle baskets. The New

Hampton Historical Society Museum will display items of interest concerning the past.

A Church Service will be held at the historic Dana Meeting House located at 288 Dana Hill Road on Sunday, August 9th at 10 a.m.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 July 2015 09:33

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Affordable Health Screenings coming to Gilford

GILFORD —  Residents living in and around the Gilford can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Gilford Community Church will host this community event on August 7. The site is located at 19 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford.

Screenings can check for:
• The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.
• HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels
• Diabetes risk
• Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis
• Kidney and thyroid function, and more

Screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available.

Packages start at $149, but consultants will work with customers to create a package that is right for them based on age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.

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Belknap County Residents Weekend at Gunstock


GILFORD — Gunstock Mountain Resort is offering special deals for Belknap County residents this weekend.

This Sunday Belknap County residents can get a 2 for 1 deal at the Adventure Park, including Segway Tour, Aerial Treetop Adventures, Explorer Course and the inclusive Discover Pass.

The Discover pass is the way to enjoy the other activities all day including Lift Rides, Big Air Bag Launch Ramp, Water Wars, Climbing Walls, Bungee Jumpers Slackline Park, Water Activities, Summer Tubing, Stunt Jump and more.

Gunstock is operated by Belknap County.

Also, all Belknap County residents can take a lift ride free this Saturday and Sunday. The first chair goes up at 9 a.m. and the last chair down comes down at 4:45 p.m. The Panorama lift, the third-longest lift in the state brings riders to the top of the mountain in just 14 minutes where people can take in beautiful vistas of Lake Winnipesaukee. Riders can also make a day of it by having lunch at the Landing Zone next to the base lodge.

Gunstock will also have a barbecue at the summit, Lisa Morin from NH Natural Resources Conservation Services will be talking about how to conserve, and live music.

All the details can be found at Gunstock.com in the events section.

Residents will be required to bring proof of residency (license or tax bill) to get these deals. Reservations are recommended for those wishing to participate in the major attractions such as the Aerial Treetops Adventure and Segway, and should be made by calling the Adventure Park direct at 603-737-4388.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 July 2015 09:19

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