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December 5, 2013

Holiday Concert

Waterville Valley Elementary School’s Holiday Concert will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.  The community is invited to attend.

Cookie Swap Luncheon

Bake four dozen of your favorite holiday cookies and bring them to the Recreation Department on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 12:30 p.m. for a Holiday Cookie Swap & Luncheon.  The Rec. Dept. will provide lunch, then fill your box with cookies to take home for the holidays.  Pre-register by Friday, Dec. 6. 236-4695.

Holiday Trees & Wreaths

Purchase your holiday tree and wreaths from Dreams & Visions in Town Square and support the Waterville Valley Elementary School PTA.  Fresh, local trees are available for $40-$45 and wreaths for $30.  New this year, Dreams & Visions is selling custom ornaments with an image of the Waterville Valley Elementary building laser cut on wood for just $10.  236-2020.

Pick-up Volleyball

Teens and adults are invited to participate in pick-up volleyball at the Recreation Department on Friday evenings from 6-8 p.m.  This activity is free.

Artisan Fair

A variety of local artisans will be displaying and selling their arts and crafts in the Rey Center Gallery located on the second level of Town Square.  A portion of proceeds from the sale support the Rey Center’s art education programs.  Regular hours for the Artisan Fair are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., from Nov. 29 through Dec. 22.  236-3308.

Customer Appreciation Day

Waterville Valley Town Square will host a Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Dec. 5.  Town Square merchants extend gratitude to all patrons by rolling out extra savings on retail purchases and dining.

Love Lights

Help support the Pemi-Baker Community Health hospice program by stopping by Waterville Valley Realty (41 Valley Road) or the Waterville Valley Post Office (Town Square) and making a donation for the hospice Love Lights holiday tree. Your $5 (or more) donation in memory of a loved one will turn a red light on the Hospice Love Lights tree into a bright white light and a card with the name of your loved one will be added to the tree.  The Love Lights trees will be ready for your memory cards and lights on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.  Pemi-Baker Community Health’s hospice program helps to improve the quality of patients’ lives and their family’s through services provided by the hospice team including physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual and bereavement coordinator and volunteers.  236-8333.

Literary Discussion Group

Join like-minded individuals for an intellectual evening discussing poems, short stores and essays at the Curious George Cottage on Noon Peak Road on Saturday evenings from 4:30-6 p.m.  Bring hors d’oeuvres to share.  Sign-up for news and readings by emailing [email protected] or call 236-3308.

Holiday Lights Competition

The Waterville Valley Board of Selectmen invite businesses and residents to participate in a holiday lights competition.  Help light up the resort for the season and enjoy a little friendly competition amongst friends and neighbors.  If you’d like to participate, have your light display up and notify the town by Monday, Dec. 9.  236-4730.   The Selectmen will tour the valley on Tuesday, Dec. 10 to judge the entrants and will announce the winners at the Selectmen’s meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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