Disney on Ice trip planned for Jan. 6

CONWAY — The Conway Parks & Recreation Department is currently offering a trip to see Disney's mega hit "Dare to Dream on ice, Friday, Jan. 6, at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine.

Tickets are just $25 and include ticket as well as transportation to and from Portland. The show time is 7 p.m. The bus will depart the Conway Parks & Recreation Department is Center Conway 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 6.

"It's a great opportunity for kids and parents to go to see a great show in Portland without having to worry about driving, parking or any other hassles that come with going into the city," said assistant recreation director Michael Lane. "We have fantastic seats — it's a terrific family event. Disney on Ice is always great."

Tickets are limited and children must be accompanied by an adult. If you are interested or want to learn more call Lane at 447-5680.

Reservations must be made in person at the Conway Parks & Recreation Department in Center Conway, reservations will not be taken over the phone.


Conway Teen Center going to Urban Air on Wednesday

CONWAY — The Conway Teen Center is planning a trip to Urban Air Trampoline Park in South Portland, Maine, on Wednesday (Dec. 28).

The trip is open to all boys and girls in grades 6-8 from Albany and Conway. You must be a registered Teen Center member in order to attend.

Teen Center Coordinator Todd Gallagher said the cost of the trip is $25 per person. Children must sign up in advance.

The bus will depart from the Conway Community Building in Center Conway on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., and will return to town at 5 p.m. Children are advised to bring a bag lunch as the bus will not stop along the way.

Upon return, it will be a regular Teen Center Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a meal to be prepared and enjoyed.

The next Teen Center trip is planned to see a Maine Red Claws basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Fore more information on any teen trips or the center, contact Gallagher at (603) 447-5680.


Dave Dore Winter Classic is Jan. 6-8

CONWAY — The Mount Washington Valley Women's Hockey Association will host the annual Dave Dore Winter Classic Women's Hockey Tournament at the Ham Ice Arena on West Main Street in Conway on Jan. 6-8.
The tournament has become popular with teams from across New England.
Last year, the proceeds from the raffle were donated to Jen's Friends Cancer Foundation in honor of Dave Dore who helped the ladies get it all started, Ian Meserve, who was a mentor referee for many years, and Maggie Finn, a former player and supporter, all who lost their battles with cancer.
During the 2016 tournament, division winners and runners-up from each of the four divisions formed the number 14 on the ice after the championship game to honor Boston Pride female hockey player Denna Lang who sustained a spinal injury at the Winter Classic in Foxboro on Dec. 31.
Sixteen Teams from Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont and New Hampshire competed in four divisions.
The tournament keeps the cost of playing women's hockey low for league players and purchasing equipment.
Many local businesses make the fundraising raffle and tournament possible. If you have a raffle item to donate please call Lisa Gibson at (603) 387-5360.

Seventh annual 'Letters to Santa' is Dec. 9

CONWAY — The Conway Recreation Department, in partnership with the Friends of Conway Rec., will host the seventh annual "Letters to Santa" Friday, Dec. 9, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Conway Recreation Department in Center Conway.

This event is recommended for new born to second grade children from Conway and Albany although all children are welcome.

"Children are encouraged to bring their letter to Santa to be put in our mailbox and sent just in time to reach the North Pole," Michael Lane, assistant recreation director, said.

Lane said Santa will be on hand for pictures. In addition kids can decorate a Christmas ornament, decorate cookies, prepare reindeer food and enjoy hot chocolate. All children who attend can expect a letter and picture back from Santa.

This event is free.

"We've done pretty well in the past in terms of turnout," Lane said. "It's become extremely popular. We're hoping for another good crowd and Santa is looking forward to seeing the children."

Last year 128 children attended.

For further details contact Michael Lane at 447-5680 or go online to www.conwayrec.com