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.

    March 10- Recipe Exchange

    We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30 am for a recipe exchange.  Do you have a dish you’re known for at family gatherings?? Have a favorite family recipe your willingly to share.  Bring your recipe, your lunch and meet us there to share your recipes and leave with some new favorites.  If you don’t have one, join us anyway and you will leave with some great ideas!


    March 13 (Thursday) - GHS Dinner and Show “Almost, Maine”

    Please join us for dinner followed by the Gilford High School Drama Clubs’ performance of “Almost, Maine”.  We will meet in the GHS Cafeteria for a 6 pm pasta dinner. Dinner will be followed by the performance.  This event is FREE but reservations and cancellations are Mandatory.  Please RSVP with the Gilford Parks and Recreation office at 527-4722 in order to make your reservation, space is limited. Please note doors do not open until 5:45 pm.


    March 14 (Friday) - GHS Interact Winter Game Escape

    Don't let the winter cold keep you cooped up!   Please join the GHS Interact members for a fun afternoon of board games, card games, trivia, and goodies.  This will take place from 3-5 pm in the Gilford High School Cafeteria.  Please RSVP by Friday, March 7.

    March 17- Waking Ned Devine

    In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we will be watching “Waking Ned Devine” at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall, Gilford Community Church.  In an Irish town, when lottery winner Ned Devine is found dead - lottery ticket in hand and all - the townsfolk band together to fool the authorities into thinking Ned is alive, so they can receive the cash and share it.  We will be enjoying a traditional Irish breakfast of eggs, sausage, baked beans, tomato and potato.   We will also have coffee and tea available free of charge.  Charming comedy set in a tiny, rural Irish town.  The breakfast cost is $2 per person.  Please RSVP by March 14.

    March 24- Pizza and Bingo!!

    Come and join us for a taste of Italy.  We will be making our own individual pizzas to enjoy.  We will be meeting at 11:30 am in Fellowship Hall, Gilford Community Church.  Once the pizzas are in the oven we can enjoy a few games of bingo while we wait.  The cost is $2 per person and includes all of the material to make your pizza.

    March 31- Game Day ~ Scattergories

    We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 11:30 am for an afternoon of game playing.  This game is sure to have you thinking, being creative and full of entertainment.   We will provide coffee and tea.  Bring your lunch or a snack and join us for an afternoon of fun!


    April 7- Canvas Painting

    Never painted but have the interest?  Please join us on Monday, April 7 for a unique artistic experience!   We will meet at 10 am at Art Escape on Union Ave in Laconia (next to Laconia HS) for canvas painting.  Jean will take us step by step in creating our own masterpiece.  All abilities are welcome but this is geared toward the novice painter.  The cost is $10 per person and includes all of the supplies.  Feel free to bring a snack or light lunch.  Please RSVP by April 4.


    April 14- Birdhouses

    In honor of spring we will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 12 noon to paint decorative birdhouses.  We will provide the birdhouses and paint.  Bring your lunch and creativity.


    April 28- Lunch and Laughs

    “Laughter is the best medicine.”  Need a good chuckle??  We will meet at the Gilford Community Church, Fellowship Hall at 12 noon for lunch and laughs.  Bring your lunch and a joke to share either from memory or something to read aloud.  We will provide dessert and coffee!

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

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