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Rey Documentary, Creators of Curious George

September 28, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Who hasn’t heard of Curious George? The mischievous little monkey is loved by millions of readers from around the world.  George and his adventuresome cohorts were created by Hans and Margret Rey, whose story of escape from the Nazis rivals … Continue reading

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Celebrate Curious George’s Birthday Today!

September 16, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Gather up the kids and head to Town Square this afternoon (Saturday, Sept. 16) from noon til 2 p.m. and celebrate Curious George’s birthday!   There will be Curious George themed crafts, story time and popcorn – all for free! … Continue reading

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Leah Elliot New Rey Center Director

August 22, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center at the Curious George Cottage in Waterville Valley is excited to announce the hiring of Leah Elliot as the new executive director of the non-profit organization. Many of you may know Leah from her previous position as … Continue reading

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Rey Center Presentation: The Pacific Crest Trail

August 21, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center is hosting a presentation by Ian Cullison (pictured below) on Friday, Aug. 25, from 6-7 p.m. Ian will share his experiences, photos and lessons in humility learned from his through-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail.  The PCT … Continue reading

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Meet Betsy, Welch Ledges Steward

August 8, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The 4.1 mile Welch and Dickey Loop Trail, just west of Waterville Valley, is a hugely popular hiking trail. A portion of the trail known as the Welch Ledges is home to rare and delicate high alpine plants. Over time – perhaps thousands of … Continue reading

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From Farm to Table Dinner in Waterville Valley

July 26, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center is hosting a Farm to Table Dinner here in Waterville Valley on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 6-8 p.m.  Join family, friends and neighbors in the Rey Center’s beautiful Community Gardens at the Curious George Cottage for an … Continue reading

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Fun at the Rey Center

July 22, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center, located at the Curious George Cottage in Waterville Valley, has some pretty cool activities on tap this summer.  Most are free (although donations are always welcomed by the nonprofit organization).  Scavenger Hunt Enjoy a nature and science-based … Continue reading

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Hans and Margret Rey Documentary Honored at Film Fest

July 13, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I just received a Kickstarter project update from Ema Ryan Yamazaki, the creator/director/producer of “Monkey Business,” a documentary about Margret and Hans Rey, creators of the “Curious George” books.   “Monkey Business” has been making the film festival rounds.  In June, … Continue reading

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Rey Center Presentations

May 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Mark your calendar for Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m.  The Rey Center at the Curious George Cottage in Waterville Valley will host Patrick D. Anderson, the Gibney Distinguished Professor at Colby-Sawyer College, as he discusses movie mavericks – filmmakers … Continue reading

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Rey Center Presentation: Truths, Myths About Lyme Disease

April 18, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center is offering a free presentation on the Truths and Myths About Lyme Disease on Saturday, April 22, 6:30 p.m. at the Curious George Cottage. Dr. Fredric Silverblatt, an infectious diseases physician, will discuss diagnosis and treatment of … Continue reading

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