Canobie Lake Park’s 2016 Grand Opening and One-Day Ticket Sale April 30th

Canobie Lake Park’s 2016 Grand Opening and One-Day Ticket Sale April 30th
Preview of the Park’s 114th Season

SALEM, NH – Here’s a sure sign of spring: Canobie Lake Park opens for its 2016 season on Saturday, April 30th, weather permitting.

Grand Opening and One-Day Sale
Canobie will be offering 2016 admission tickets at a special reduced price during their Grand Opening on Saturday, April 30, at the Park from 11AM to 6PM, weather permitting. During the sale, admission tickets will be sold for the reduced price of just $29 each which is $9 off the regular season general admission price. Discounted 2016 tickets will also be available online through midnight Saturday. There is no limit on how many passes can be purchased at the sale price, and each pass is valid on any one day during Canobie’s 2016 operating calendar.

One of New England’s Best Values for Family Entertainment
Canobie Lake Park is a short, gas-friendly trip from most points in New England, and parking is always free. A single, low admission price includes over 85 rides – including thrill rides like their wild roller coaster, Untamed – family and kid-friendly rides, attractions and all scheduled live shows. Castaway Island, Canobie’s water play area that opens Memorial Day Weekend, is also included with admission. Visit the Park’s website for hours and full information about attractions and scheduled events.

The Canobie Institute: Over 15 Educational Programs for School Groups
The Canobie Institute is designed to provide a genuine educational experience for school groups visiting the Park. Schools can book an outing where their students can participate in over 15 educational programs. Programs include real-world projects, physics and science experiments, live educational presentations and course work designed to complement what students learn inside the classroom. The Canobie Institute provides teachers with some rather unique tools to reinforce a variety of math, science, creative, history, biology and many more principles. Complete information about the programs offered can be found at

Corporate and Other Group Discounts
From large corporate picnics to smaller company and summer outings, to outings for camps and other groups, Canobie Lake Park offers a variety of discounted programs designed to provide employees or group members with a memorable summer experience. There are catered and non-catered offerings, a Consignment Tickets program, as well as an “e-Ticketing” store option which provides a turn-key way to offer Canobie Lake Park discounts to employees. Complete details are available on the Corporate/Group Outings section at

Specials Throughout the Season
Canobie Lake Park also features special discount event days, including Mother’s Day and Father’s Day specials when Moms or Dads receive free admission and a free lunch on their respective days. Armed Services Appreciation Days will take place over Memorial Day Weekend when armed services members and veterans can purchase Park admission for just $10. Canobie also has special days for Scouts, sports and other teams, and seniors. Details about these specials, as well as upcoming availability of discount coupons at partner locations, will be available on the Park’s specials page at

Wide Variety of Live Entertainment for 2016
Canobie’s “SummahPalooza” live entertainment series features over 18 varied acts appearing at the Park throughout this summer and fall. Shows include the return of the popular tribute to Lady Gaga and tributes to today’s top hits with The Boys of Summer and Pop Divas. The Incredible Acrobats of China featuring the New Shanghai Circus also returns while a new “Vegas style” magic show, Magic Mayhem, makes its debut. The crowd-favorite Great American Game Show comes back to Canobie where guests can be contestants to win cash and prizes.

And this year Canobie is taking entertainment to new heights with extreme BMX and Motocross stunts, RocketMan human cannonball, a chainsaw juggler and extreme motorcycle stunts inside The Globe. There’s much more, and SummahPalooza clearly has something for everyone. The complete 2016 live entertainment line-up and schedule is available on the Park’s website

Fireworks and More Fun
Canobie will launch its seasonal fireworks displays into the sky above Canobie Lake with three evenings of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day on July 2, 3 and 4, weather permitting. The Park also has fireworks every Saturday night thereafter through September 3rd, weather permitting. There’s more fun to be had with the roving Fun Squad, Dance Parties and many other surprises. For more information on attractions, live shows, special events, hours, prices and available discounts, visit
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With over 85 rides, games, shows and attractions, Canobie Lake Park is New England’s premier family entertainment destination. Canobie Lake Park is located at exit 2 or 3 off Route 93 in Salem, New Hampshire. For more information, visit

New Beach Plum Restaurant Opens in Epping

Hungry for your favorite Lobster Roll? You do not need to wait until April 10th to visit your favorite beachside lobster roll place as the Beach Plum is tickled to announce the opening of their 3rd restaurant, located on 125 in Epping, NH. Like all Beach Plum Restaurants, you can’t miss it! It is conveniently located just across from O’neil Cinemas, and right next to the new State Liquor Store. Plenty of parking, and your favorite eats such as the famous, and award winning Lobster Roll! Also available in the Epping location is the Beach Plum’s famous fried seafood dinners.

So now you don’t have to head all the way over to the coast for your Favorite eat out foods. The Beach Plum is Epping is open daily, Sunday – Thursday 11-9, and Fri. & Sat., 11-10PM. So come on in and enjoy! 603.679.3200 for inquiries, and be sure to check out our daily specials on facebook at

NOW through March 25th, you can vote for Best in NH, sponsored by NH Magazine. Beach Plum has been the proud recipients of numerous awards, year after year, so we encourage you to keep the recognition coming our way. Vote today for your favorite Lobster Roll, Ice Cream Spot, Fried Food, and so much more! Click Here;

For more information, or to contact The Beach Plum(s), visit

Free Genealogy for Beginners Wells Libary

Genealogy Help One-on-One with Nancy Doyle, Tuesday at 1:30 to 4:30 PM, Wells Public Library, 1430 Post Road (RT.1), Wells,Maine 04090

February 23, 2016

Nancy Doyle is a local resident and amateur genealogist with 14 years of experience. She is available to help genealogy beginners get started in exploring their family history. is available at the Library and will be used as well as other free genealogy sources, Appointments are made in one hour blocks. Please call the Library at 207-646-8181 to make an appointment and find out what to bring, Registration is required.


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“Citizensfour” Winter Filem Series

“Citizenfour” Winter Film Series at the York Public Library
February 7th, 2016
In January 2013, Laura Poltras started receiving anonymous encrypted emails from “CItizenfour,” who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillnce programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskll flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes. Academy Award Winner-Best Documentary. Rated R for language. 114 minutes long.

York Public Library
15 Long Sand Road
York, ME

RMS-5 & Bob Halperin – Winter Concert Series York Maine

January 31st, 2016 from 3-5pm at the York Public Library join the Five of the driving forces behind New England’s highly acclaimed “Rock My Soul Gospel Choir” branch off with a sound of rich vocal blends and soul-stirring harmony. Their repertoire explores American music from Delta blues to folk gospel, including slave spirituals, humns, and traditional songs. Bob Halperin is a disciple of the pure blues tradition: a fluent guitarist and singer, with rich gritty vocals. York Public Library
15 Long Sand Road
York, ME

York Maine Winter Farmer’s Market Dates

York Winter Farmer’s Market is back!
Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, March 5 & 19, April 2. The market runs from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. With 20-25 vendors each Satruday, the event is much like our summer markets and the event is alway free to attend. Located at the Fellowship Hall of the First Parish Church, 1890 York Street, York Maine, visiting the market is an enjoyable, and community oriented event.

The goal of this market is to support our local farmers, food-producers, artists and artisans, while offering a one-stop enjoyable shopping experience for customers looking to buy their produce, et al, locally.

Sponsored by SIS Bank, a full service bank committed to providing excellent service to individuals, families and business.

Check out for the complete list of participants and when they’ll be attending. Contact the York Region Chamber of Commerce at 207.363.4422 for more information.

Saco Main Street Toys for Tots and Parade of lights

SACO MAIN STREET & TOYS FOR TOTS 5th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights Sat., Dec. 5, 2015 6:30 pm on Saco’s Main Street

In 2011, Saco Spirit & Toys for Tots started a wonderful new tradition–the Holiday Parade of Lights. Our first four parades were really successful, and we invite you to participate in the 2015 parade. It’s a great time of year to join together and show our community spirit. All area schools, businesses, churches, municipalities, organizations, families and just plain folks are invited to join the fun with a float, car, walking unit, band, horses, dogs or other appropriate entry. We have no theme– just
use lots of lights
and come ready to have a blast! Space is limited, so register early. Parade entry is
to everyone; there are no fees. Please
read the Parade Rules
sign the attached application
and return it (preferably via e- mail) with insurance information (to be forwarded shortly) by
Wed., December 2
The parade assembles at 5-5:30 pm on Middle St. Ext. at Burns School/Dyer Library area & starts promptly at 6:30 pm, proceeding down Main St. from Beach St to Pepperell Square. At Pepperell Square, you will to turn either left through Pepperell Square or right down Water St.
ll e-mail you with more info a few days before the parade, including your position in the parade and exactly where to line up. Please remember:
in the parade, & that includes Mrs. Santa. Be creative, have fun
be sure to use

For more info, contact: Nancy Tripp – 284-6997 – ntripp or Linda Edgerton – 286-3546 – sacomainstreet