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February 2013

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH– The most anticipated event of the winter, the Margret and H.A. Rey Center’s fundraising gala is on Saturday March 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm. This year’s theme, “Big Night, Big Band: An Evening of Dinner and Dancing,” promises to deliver the biggest bang for your charity bucks. This year’s event is so big that it has to be moved to the Waterville Valley Conference Center to accommodate dinner AND dancing to the sounds of the 20-piece band, The Bedford Big Band. Also included in the evening’s festivities are a cocktail hour, a LIVE auction and a silent... Read more →

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH – Friday March 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., the Margret and H.A. Rey Center presents Design Your Own Destiny: Life Planning for the 21st Century, the third and final in its Winter Lecture Series on Health and Wellness, presented by Mary Molloy. The lecture will be held in the Art Gallery at the Margret and H.A. Rey Center located on the second floor of Town Square in Waterville Valley, NH. Lectures are free for Rey Center members and only $5.00 per person for not-yet members. All proceeds help to support the Rey Center’s art and science education... Read more →

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. –More than 400 athletes from across the state will compete in a variety of winter sports during Special Olympics New Hampshire’s 2013 Winter Games to be held at Waterville Valley March 3-5. Special Olympics athletes will participate in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing as part of the organization’s annual Winter Games. The event begins with opening ceremonies and a coaches’ meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Athletes will compete from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, March 4 and Tuesday, March 5. Other events are also planned, including an athlete dinner, dance... Read more →

Manchester, NH - On Saturday, March 9 at 2PM, the Currier Museum of Art presents Samurai in Action with Gordon Fisher Sensei, who will share the origins of the samurai, along with the respect and ceremony that accompany the use of these weapons. How were Japanese Samurai weapons and armor used? Come learn as Sensei Fisher, senior instructor of Iaido with over 40 years of experience in martial arts demonstrates a selection of Samurai weapon exercises and wear armor after the early Samurai. This program will also include an introduction to Samurai history and culture. This is sure to be... Read more →

Cheeses of Northern New England March 15-17, 2013 Northern New England was once a major region for dairy production. This once lapsed agricultural tradition is resurging, however, with artisan producers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont revitalizing small, family farms through the production of world-class cheeses. This class will feature recipes utilizing these superlative, local products, and, of course, feature plenty of tasting! Dishes: New England Cheese Plate with Red Wine Caramel & Maple-Squash Chutney; Hearth-Style Flatbreads with Roasted Vegetables & Home-Made Cheese; Baked Gnocchi with Many-Cheese Sauce; Goat's Cheese Cheesecake "Fork in the Road" Cooking Classes offer classes for... Read more →

Hunter Brayton takes First at U14 men's SG Championship; Tatum Coutu takes First at U14 ladies SG Championship

Hunter Brayton takes First at U14 men’s SG Championship; Tatum Coutu takes First at U14 ladies SG Championship 02/22/2013 Dartmouth Skiway, NH – WVBBTS/SEF Waterville Valley Academy student-athlete Hunter Brayton takes first at U14 Men’s SG Championship and WVBBTS/SEF TO Tatum Coutu takes first at U14 Ladies SG Championship today at Dartmouth Skiway, NH. Other BBTS standouts placing in the top 10 included (men’s) Fredi Schneider - third, Giovanni Lazzari - fourth, Jack Armstrong - fifth, and Derick Peake – sixth; (ladies) Gabrielle Quimby – fourth, Lauren Turner – fifth, Kristina Wolff – sixth, Sarah Gillis – seventh, and Emma... Read more →

Nordic Night Adventures: Full Moon Snowshoe

Margret and H.A. Rey Center, 2nd Floor, Town Square Join a Margret and H.A. Rey Center naturalist to explore Waterville Valley’s Nordic trail system under a full moon or starry night. We will listen and look for nocturnal wildlife, learn a few constellations, and enjoy the crispness of a winter night. Hot cocoa will await us at the end of our journey (and a telescope & binoculars too if the sky is clear!). Bring your gear or rent from the Nordic Center in Town Square at a discounted rate. If renting gear meet at the Nordic Center at 5pm; we... Read more →

NH Camping & RV Show

New Hampshire’s Largest Camping and RV Show More than 50 campgrounds! Camping Equipment and RV's Exhibits from Local Businesses March 8, 9, 10, 2013 The Hampshire Dome, 50 Emerson Rd, Milford, NH The Hampshire Dome is located off NH-101 in Milford, NH... Take NH-101 toward MILFORD/KEENE. Take the RT-13 ramp toward MILFORD/BROOKLINE. Turn LEFT onto NH-13/SOUTH ST. Turn LEFT onto EMERSON RD. 50 EMERSON RD is on the RIGHT. Mark these dates on your calendar, as you won't want to miss the largest RV and Camping Show under one roof in New Hampshire!! Interested in being an exhibitor? Click here... Read more →

There has been such great success with our combined 4NH College Pass, we all quickly agreed that offering a season pass to everyone for the same four areas was an exciting proposition Read more →

The North Face Park and Pipe Series Freestyle Ski Contest on Exhibition, all day

$20,000 Cash Purse up for Grabs! The North Face is excited to bring another season of freeskiing competition to Waterville Valley! Slopestyle skiing takes place in a venue comprised of man-made features such as rails, boxes, and jumps contained on a single slope. Halfpipe skiing takes place in a halfpipe similar to those used for halfpipe snowbaording. Skiers accelerate through the pipe to gain increased height jumping out of the halfpipe while simultaneously executing challenging grabs, spins, flips and other maneuvers. Judging is based on overall impression, including content, difficulty of run, style, and use of park, with a tons... Read more →