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Happy Thursday!
Here's your May 17, 2018 edition of LebNews. LebNews newsletter is sent every Thursday to keep you informed of events and news happening in the City of Lebanon. You can subscribe to this and other City communications at LebanonNH.gov/Subscribe. Please forward to a friend!

"Springtime culture and greenery coming into bloom at Colburn Park! Grab an Advance Transit or your bike to get there and try the lineup of local food vendors in preparation for the Lebanon Food Truck Festival on June 22." Photo submitted by Rebecca Owens.

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"Springtime culture and greenery coming into bloom at Colburn Park! Grab an Advance Transit or your bike to get there and try the lineup of local food vendors in preparation for the Lebanon Food Truck Festival on June 22." Photo submitted by Rebecca Owens. 

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K-9 Awareness Day 

It's here and better than ever! Mark your calendars for this Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:00am to 2:00pm for the Lebanon Police Department 11th Annual K-9 Awareness Day being held at West Lebanon Feed & Supply. This event features fun and education for the whole family. Stop by and see Police K-9 units in action as they demonstrate their training in agility, drug finds, obedience, perpetrator takedowns, and more! PLUS there will be food, prize giveaways, live radio remotes, and opportunities to support our local K-9 law enforcement programs. Don't miss this exciting FREE event!
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Top Dog Winner to be Announced
And don't forget! The City Clerk's Office will also be announcing the winner of their annual Top Dog Contest at noon!
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K-9 attacking officer during public demonstration

Summer Farmers' Market!

It's opening week for the Lebanon Farmers' Market and we can't wait to see you in Colburn Park on Thursday afternoon! We have an amazing line-up of vendors this season including dozens of agricultural vendors, specialty and prepared food vendors (including the addition of TWO food trucks along the south side of the park), and talented artisans. Come out and show all of your favorite returning vendors some love, and welcome the new members of our market family! Live music this week performed by PapaGreyBeard!
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Lebanon Farmers Market Flyer

Curb the Car Day

On Friday, May 18, the rest of the country is celebrating National Bike to Work Day, but here in the Upper Valley, we’re taking it a step further with Curb The Car Day. So, bike or walk if that’s for you. Or take the bus, vanpool, or carpool. Or even skateboard or kayak. From 7:00am-8:30am in front of City Hall, join members of the City’s Pedestrian and Bicyclist Advisory Committee (PBAC) for breakfast treats, camaraderie, and information about multimodal options in Lebanon!
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Upper Valley Curb the Car Day promo ad

Public Concerns Meeting

The City of Lebanon invites all community members to attend a public concerns meeting on May 23rd to learn about a bicycle/pedestrian facility improvement project along Lahaye Drive, between Route 120 and Mt. Support Road. The proposed project is approximately 950 linear feet of paved shared-use path. 
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Public Concerns Meeting promo ad

Manager Update, 05/22/18

City Manager Updates are bi-weekly reports that contain departmental information compiled by the Manager's Office.This week's updates from: 

  • Fire Department

  • Human Services
  • Police Department
  • Public Works

View the 05/22/18 Manager Update

Party Affiliation Change Deadline

The deadline for voters to change party affiliation prior to the September 11, 2018 State Primary will be Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Changes to party affiliation can be made with the City Clerk's Office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. There will also be a Supervisor of the Voter Checklist Session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at City Hall from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  Please view complete details for more information and to find out how to check your current status.
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Mills of Lebanon Presentation

Why does Lebanon’s official logo feature a water wheel? Come find out at a special presentation, The Water Powered Mills of Lebanon, presented by Matthew Labbe, MA. of Monadnock Archaeological Consulting, LLC. Through Mr. Labbe’s dedicated sleuthing and wiping the dust from innumerable archives from the 1800s-early 1900s, you’ll get a never-told-before peek into Lebanon’s past. Hear stories about the businesses surrounding mills and their proprietors—some of whom might even be your ancestors! 
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Historic Mills Presentation Flyer

Dog License Reminder

As a reminder, dog licenses were due as of April 30, 2018. If you received a courtesy reminder notice in May, this indicates that your dog was not licensed in April. As long as your dog is licensed by May 31, 2018, you will not pay additional fines and late fees. Please remember, the Clerk's office cannot issue licenses for dogs with expired rabies vaccinations. It is important to know that beginning on June 1st, each dog which remains unlicensed will be assessed additional fees, in addition to the standard licensing fees. 


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Recreation & Parks Highlights

Lebanon Farmers’ Market – Thursday, May 17th 4 pm to 7 pm, Colburn Park; Enjoy wonderful selections of local fresh produce, plants, prepared foods, baked goods and handmade crafts. Please support our local farmers and vendors by shopping at the Lebanon Farmers’ Market! Live music this week performed by PapaGreyBeard!

Spring Hiking (All Ages) – Friday, May 18th & 25th 10 am to Noon, APD Trails; Join us on Fridays for hiking on the APD Nature Trails. Trail may be wet and muddy. Call 603-448-5121 to register.

Wallcrawlers – Monday, May 21st 2:35 pm to 5:30 pm; Grades 5-8, come climb with Leb Rec after school. This program is designed to pick up participants at LMS, travel to Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center, boulder and climb with belay. Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

Tuesday’s Rail Trail Stroll – Tuesday, May 29th 9:30 am to 10:30 am, Northern Rail Trail; Get outside with your tots in tow, or in a stroller and come join Lebanon Recreation on the Northern Rail Trail. Bring your little ones in a stroller, carrier, or walking and let’s explore together.

Build Your Own Picnic Table – Saturday, June 9th 9 am to 12 pm; Join Leb Rec and LaValley’s on a Saturday morning and build your own picnic table! Cost includes all material and tools to build a picnic table and plans and assistance on assembly. Local delivery available if needed. Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

Swim Lessons Session 1 Reg. Deadline: Monday, June 11th; 3 weeklong sessions to teach American Red Cross sanctioned swim lessons for those ages 3-17. Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

Tennis Lessons Reg. Deadline: Friday, June 15th; For those entering Pre-School through 8th Grade, challenge yourself to learn a lifetime sport. A fun introduction to tennis for younger players using modified equipment. Racquets are available. Lessons are conducted outdoors. Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

ARC Lifeguarding Certification – Monday, June 18th through Friday, June 22nd, Lebanon Memorial Pool; Become an American Red Cross lifeguard with this blended course, requiring 7.25 hours online and 20 hours in person. Provides the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize & respond to aquatic emergencies. Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

Outdoor Adventures – For youth ages 12-17, join Lebanon Recreation for exciting trips & choose your adventure this summer: rock climbing, mountain biking, teen kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, river tubing and hiking! Register online at LebanonNH.gov/Register.

Lebanon Food Truck Festival – Friday, June 22nd 5 pm to 9 pm; Your ticket includes entrance to the festival with access to purchase food at 11 food trucks and alcoholic beverages from Salt hill Pub, a ticket for a $3 sample at any food truck and live entertainment by Brooks Hubbard Band! Tickets for children ages 5 and under are free and do not include a free sample. Tickets are on sale at LebanonNH.gov/Register.


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