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First Loon Talk at The Loon Center on Thursday

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, July 10th at 7:30 p.m., Kittie Wilson, a Loon Protection Committee volunteer and proud recipient of the 2009 Spirit of the Loon Award, will share her observations and photographs of the loon family of Pleasant Lake in New London.

Loons are amazing bird parents, very gentle and loving with their chicks. Over the summer months those adorable loon chicks change a great deal. Come and enjoy a wealth of photograps as we weatch the little loons grow up.

Held at the Loon Center by the Loon Preservation Committee, The Summer Nature Talks are given every Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. during the months of July and August. All programs are free admission. Come early and browse The Loon's Feather Gift shop. Proceeds from the gift shop help fund the important work of the Loon Preservation Committee.

For 37 years the Loon Preservation Committee has worked to preserve the Common Loon and its habitat in New Hampshire through research, education, and management activities.

On Thursday, July 17 Kris Rines will present "The New Hampshire Coyote".

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:59

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Crunchy Western Boys at Rotary Park Wednesday evening

LACONIA — The Belknap Mill welcomes the Crunchy Western Boys to the part this Wednesday evening for some great sounds mashing up rock and roll and blue grass, with a bit of raucous folksy fun. You just gotta check it out because it is to cool to miss. Crunchy Western Boys start at 6:30 pm
Then, this Friday, there will be live music in the park from 12 noon to 1:30 pm for your lunch time recess. Come to the Rotary Park on Friday and you will hear great local entertainment that will send you back to work with energy and then jump right into the weekend. Bring a co-worker and pick up your lunch at Burrito Me or the Vintage Cafe, or just bring your own down to the park to enjoy a bit of energizing.
You can pick up the program book in the park to see what is coming up for summer music. Make sure to thank our sponsors; especially Wescott Law and Bank of New Hampshire who helped make this series possible, along with the NH Charitable Foundation.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:55

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Golf Tournament at Patrick's Place benefits Laconia High School golf team

GILFORD — The Golf Club at Patrick's Place will hosts a 9-hole, 4 person scramble benefit tournament for the Laconia High School golf team on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13.

Tee times on golf simulators are available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days and can be booked in two-hour increments by calling Dan Wilkins at 387-2597. Cost is $40 per team and their will also be a raffle featuring prizes such a round of golf for three guests at Laconia Country Club, cart included (winner must play with a member or club pro) and Titleist Vokey spin milled wedges. Tickets are $5 each, three for $10 or seven for $20.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014 09:49

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Author Douglas Whynott at Gilford Library on Tuesday

GILFORD -- Author Douglas Whynott will give a presentation on his latest book, "The Sugar Season: A Year in the Life of Maple Syrup, and One Family's Quest for the Sweetest Harvest," at the Gilford Public Library on Tuesday, July 8, at 6:39 p.m.

"The Sugar Season" follows a New Hampshire family through a year in the maple sugar industry and sheds light on everything from the unique biology of maple trees, to the long days and nights of the farmers themselves, and the multimillion-dollar syrup industry that relies on a careful balance of warm days and cold nights in early spring.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:38

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