Parks & Recreation Activities

  • Senior Moment-um Program


    Senior Moment-um is an active senior adult program that meets regularly on Mondays. This program is open to residents of Gilford and the surrounding communities

    Please RSVP to the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department by the date specified, by calling the office at 527-4722.   All RSVP’s must go thru the office and not email.!

    April 22 – The Senior/Senior Prom

    Hosted by the GHS Student Council and Interact Club

    Wednesday, April 22 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    Dinner at 5:00 pm (American Chop Suey), followed by dancing

    Taking place in the Gilford High School Cafeteria

    NO Charge for Admission!!

    Please RSVP by calling Gilford Parks and Recreation at 527-4722 by April 17.  Space is limited.  Music requests in advance would be appreciated.

    Come dance the night away with us!!!

    May 4 – Funspot Mini Golf

    We will meet at Funspot to take on the challenge of their 18-hole indoor mini golf course.  Join us upstairs at Funspot at 10:30 am.  For $5.00, you will be able to “drive, chip, and putt” your way through a fun course featuring NH landmarks!  Please RSVP by Friday,

    May 1.   We hope you can come and play with us!


    May 11 – Guest “Chef” Day

    We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 10:00 am.  Our friend and guest chef Grace Herbert will once again dazzle us with her recipes and cooking tips!  By request, Grace will be walking us through her recipe for Angel Food Cake.  Please bring your own lunch – as always, coffee, tea, and water will be provided.  We’ll do the recipe demo first, pop the cake in the oven, eat lunch, and then enjoy our creation with some strawberries and whipped cream for dessert!!  Who could ask for more???  Please RSVP by Friday, May 8.  By the way, Happy Mother’s Day, too!!!

    May 18 – Brunch and Bingo

    Food, friendship, and fun – please meet us at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 9:30 am for quiche and fruit salad – and a little Bingo thrown in!!  The brunch cost is $2.00 per person, with coffee, tea, and water provided.  A mixture of small prizes will be awarded to the winners.  So, do you feel LUCKY??  Please RSVP by Thursday, May 14.

    May 22 – Game Day (Friday)

    Rescheduled from April 22, we’re finally having our game day!  Sponsored by the Early Act Club from our Gilford Middle and Elementary Schools, there will be an afternoon of great games from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm at the Gilford High School cafeteria.  The afternoon will feature Scrabble, Uno, Yahtzee, Clue, Life, card games, checkers, chess, Trivial Pursuit, and Pursuit and refreshments. So pick your game or games and join us for this fun-filled time with this great group of young people!  Please RSVP by Wednesday, May 20.


    May 25 – Memorial Day – NO PROGRAM (Special thanks to all who    

                    have served or are serving our country)


    June 1 – BBQ and Field Games

    Who can resist a barbecue in the summer?  Not us!!  We will be meeting at 11:30 am at the Gilford Village Field for an afternoon of fun and fellowship – and a little friendly competition as well.  We will enjoy a BBQ lunch and play some bocce and croquet to help work off all we’ll eat.  Please bring a dish to share (appetizer, side, or dessert) for our potluck.  Your RSVP is needed by Thursday, May 28 so we can plan our shopping.  When you RSVP, please let us know what you will be bringing as well.  Our rain date will be Wednesday, June 3 – let’s all hope for sunshine!


    June 8 – Chair Yoga Demonstration

    How about a little relaxing movement – who couldn’t use some of that?  Gilford resident and yoga instructor Rosemary Shannon is going to come and do a brief chair yoga demonstration for us.  You will be able to stay seated and participate in some gentle, relaxing stretching with a lot of support.  Meet us at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30 am for this 20 minute participation/demonstration.  Please be sure to bring your lunch, so that after the demo, and we’re all stretched out and relaxed, we can stay and enjoy each others’ company.  Please RSVP by Friday, June 5.                                

    June 15 – Breakfast and a Movie

    We will be meeting at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 9:00 am for breakfast and a movie!  Before we take a bit of a break for the summer, please join us for the fun movie “Something’s Gotta’ Give.”  It stars Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton as a successful 60-something and 50-something, who find love for each other in later life, despite being complete opposites.  The movie and coffee, tea, and water are free of charge.  We will also have breakfast available for anyone interested at $2.00 per person.  We will be serving pancakes, sausage, and juice.  Please be sure to RSVP by Thursday, June 11 and let us know if you will be having breakfast.

    For more information or to RSVP, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722

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