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November 21, 2013

Food Drop

Waterville Valley Elementary School is holding a Thanksgiving Food Drop.  Please consider donating non-perishable food items.  You may drop-off at the Elementary School on Noon Peak Road, or give to a WVES student.

Welcome Back Party

Waterville Valley ski resort will host a Welcome Back to Winter Party on Friday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Conference Center.  Mingle with the resort’s senior staff, learn what’s new for 2013/14, get an update on the Green Peak expansion, and sign-up for a chance to win great door prizes.  Complimentary refreshments will be served, and there will be special activities and snacks for kids.  236-8311.

Artisan Fair

The Rey Center Artisan Fair grand opening is Friday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  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 for all ages.  Refreshments will be served on opening day.  Regular hours 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.

Open Gym

Enjoy a full-size gymnasium packed with toys, balls and mats for playing during Open Gym time at the Recreation Department.  Check out the schedule online at watervillevalley.org or call 236-4695.

Cold Turkey Plunge

Mark your calendar for Saturday, Nov. 30!  On that day, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports Program will kick-off the holiday season with the first annual Cold Turkey Plunge into the icy mountain waters of Corcoran Pond in Waterville Valley.  The Plunge is a fund raising event to help provide athletic activities for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities.  Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $50 in donations.  Learn more and download a printable registration form online at watervilleadaptive.com.

Santa Arrives

Mark your calendar for Santa’s annual visit to Waterville Valley on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3:30 p.m.  Santa and his elves will ride into Town Square pulled by a team of sled dogs bearing gifts and candy for every child who comes to visit.  The annual tree lighting will be at 7 p.m. followed by a spectacular fireworks display over Corcoran Pond.

Blue Moon Thanksgiving

The Blue Moon Café in Town Square will be open for a Thanksgiving turkey dinner special from 3-8 p.m.  The regular menu will also be available. Reservations are recommended by calling 236-4021.

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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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