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Bedford Community Television Airs Outdoor Enthusiast Shows by Steve Priest

For programs and broadcast times to Steve’s shows visit www.bedfordtv.com and select Channel 16 Public.  You can also call BCTV at 603-472-8288.  Here are the links and a brief description of Steve’s Northern New England shows currently playing:

ROWING through the eyes of a beginner
Winter in New Hampshire is More Than Downhill Skiing
Goffstown Pumpkin Weigh-in and Regatta
Knife Edge Trail to Baxter Peak, Maine
Ice Boating in New Hampshire
Re-using Outdoor Hand warmers
Robert Frost’s Apple Picking Time in New Hampshire
Maine Island Trail – Deer Island Region
Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Section 2, New York
√ Northern Forest Canoe Trail, Section 6 Clyde River, Vermont
Making an Ottertail Paddle
Four Days in Northern New Hampshire Hiking, Paddling, Tenting and Moose Sighting

Steve’s shows are available for community and non-profit organizations by contacting Steve at steve@outdoorsteve.com or BCTV at bjennings@bedfordtv.com and crichardson@bedfordtv.com

Online access to the shows can be found at http://outdooradventurers.blogspot.com/

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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Ela Ramsey aka Pearl Monroe, radio host of Cail & Company Live, interviews Outdoor Steve priest Monday January 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm at 107.7 FM WTPL THE PULSE in Bow, New Hampshire. The show is also live via your computer at http://www.wtplfm.com/  On-air questions and comments are encouraged during the show at 866-823-1077

Outdoor Steve’s Bedford Community TV (BCTV) nominated video, Winter in NH is More Than Downhill Skiing http://tiny.cc/qb2mfy, will be highlighted for New Hampshire’s range of family winter sports. Snowshoeing in New Hampshire at Benedictine Conservation and Van Loan Preserve  http://tiny.cc/l81biy will be repeated (snow permitting) this week.

Steve shares excerpts on his colorful outdoor excursions from his latest books, Outdoor Play: Fun 4 4 Seasons Volume I and II. More information on Outdoor Play is available at http://outdooradventurers.blogspot.com/.


November 16, 2016 Mike Farley, Manchester Community Television (MCTV) producer and weekly co-host of The Progress Report Live, asked Steve to join him on his weekly one hour TV show and discuss Steve’s New Hampshire outdoor experiences.

Steve shared his mission to motivate and encourage families and individuals to make the outdoors a key component of their daily life.  Steve outlined his approach in “Making the outdoors a lifestyle for the long haul.”

Below is a 50-minute video of The Progress Report Live, November 16, 2016.  Steve and Mike chatted on:

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Hear Outdoor Steve’s live radio interview Wednesday August 10, 2016 at 1 pm at 107.7 FM WTPL THE PULSE in Bow, New Hampshire.

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Hear Outdoor Steve’s live radio interview Thursday July 7, 2016 at 4 pm at 107.7 FM WTPL THE PULSE in Bow, New Hampshire.

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Steve Priest celebrity guest at Griffin Free Public Library Open House and Author Fair, May 15, 2016

The Griffin Free Library, (22 Hooksett Rd, Auburn, NH·(603) 483-5374) will hold its annual springtime Open House, and to go along with it, they are inviting a dozen local authors, illustrators and personalities to join in on the fun. Special celebrity guests will include John Clayton, Dan Szczesny, and Steve Priest! The event is free and authors will be doing readings throughout the day on the library’s new patio.

Staff, Trustees and Friends of the Library will be on hand to answer questions, give tours and tell you about the great things happening at Griffin Free. There will be baked goods and coffee, and plenty of tall tales as local authors of kids’ books, fiction, non-fiction, history and more will be on hand to chat, read and sign copies of their books!

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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October 7, 2015 – New London, NHSteve Priest (Outdoor Steve) has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Tracy Memorial Library to participate in An Evening with Local Authors on Wednesday, October 7th from 7:00 ’til 8:30 PM. Steve will discuss his latest book, Outdoor Play: Fun 4 4 Seasons.  A book signing will occur after the presentation.

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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September 22, 2015 – Haverhill Kiwanis Club at the Haverhill Country Club, Haverhill, MA.   Steve Priest, outdoor motivational speaker and writer, will present one of his outdoor experiences: Knife Edge Trail to Baxter Peak at Northern Terminus of Appalachian Trail.  Steve will also share how a major injury was an incentive for a lifetime of exercise and outdoor enjoyment.   Audience sharing and questions are encouraged.  A book signing will follow.

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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September 2015 – Bedford, NH – Bedford Community TV has scheduled Steve Priest’s half hour documentary, ROWING through the eyes of a beginner.  The film detail’s Steve’s participation in learning to scull (two oars) and sweep (one oar) rowing in the Single, Double, Quad and Eight Plus boats.

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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September 2015 – October 2015 – Bedford Community TV  Making Apple Cider in New Hampshire with Robert Frost’s, “After Apple Picking”, a 2014 award nominee for best documentary film by Bedford Community TV.

View a  Streaming Video of Steve Priest’s Making Apple Cider in New Hampshire with Robert Frost’s, “After Apple Picking” .

A Sunday afternoon in Elkins, New Hampshire with family and friends making apple cider.  See the Making of Apple Cider the old-fashion New Hampshire way: 1) Pick the apples: 2) Wash the apples, 3) Cut the apples into four quarters, 4) Put the quartered apples through a masher, and then 5) Press the mash for the apple cider.  Surround a day of making apple cider in New Hampshire with apple donuts, caramel covered apples, apple bobbing, and apple slices with cheese – all topped off with a reading of Robert Frost’s poem.

“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go outdoors with my family and friends.” – S. Priest

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August 2014 – Bedford Community TV Showing Apps for the Outdoors

View a  streaming video of Steve Priest’s Apps for the Outdoors: Smart Phone Technology for Fresh Air Activities.

Smart phone apps provide a fun way to enhance your outdoor enthusiasm. Apps for the Outdoors teaches you how to use smart phone apps on your outdoor adventures.  Learn how to know your real time hiking or running pace.  How far have you walked your dog? How many miles did you bike last month?  How many miles have you paddled so far?  Do you XC ski and want to integrate an app with your winter fun? Can your friends look at a web site map and tell where you are on a remote trek?

 


June 27th, 2012 – Wednesday, 7 pm – 9 pm in McAllaster Room at Bedford Public Library, Bedford, NH

www.bedford.lib.nh.us/  Using Technology with Outdoor Activities

Smart phone apps provide a fun and easy motivation for outdoor activities. How far did you run and how fast? Have your biking speeds improved? How far did you walk your dog? How many miles to paddle the shore of Lake Francis in Pittsburgh, NH? What was your hiking speed into Carter Hut from the Nine-mile Brook trailhead? Can your spouse/friends locate you are on a remote wilderness trek? Bedford, NH author and outdoor enthusiast Steve Priest will share his use of desktop and smart phone technology in planning and doing his outdoor adventures. If time permits, Steve will describe development of his outdoor blog, YouTube, pictures, and web links.  Steve encourages audience members to share their outdoor experience with technology.  Bedford Community Television will be filming the presentation.


August 8, 2011 – Monday, 8:30 pm at The Balsams Grand Resort, Dixville Notch, NH

www.thebalsams.com Enjoying the Great North Woods


July 19, 2011 – Tuesday, 1 pm – 2 pm at Bedford Public Library, Bedford, NH

Using Technology to Plan Outdoor Adventures


June 27th, 2011 – Monday, 6 pm at The Loon’s Nest, Millinocket, ME

www.loonsnest.biz Wilderness Canoe Rescue Techniques


 

August 13, 2010 – Friday, 12:30 pm WSMN radio 1590

Nashua’s News and Talk www.wsmnradio.com/

Hosted by George Papoulias

Outdoor Enthusiast: Never say, “I wish I had…”


 

* Enjoying the Great North Woods

Author and outdoor enthusiast Steve Priest shares his northern New Hampshire hiking and paddling treks. Steve describes kayaking the Androscoggin River, visiting Mt. Madison hut, moose alley, the Connecticut Lakes, and learning about the independent Republic of Indian Stream. The presentation is followed by a book signing of Steve’s latest book, Outdoor Enthusiast: Never Say, “I Wish I had…”.

 

* Using Technology to Plan Outdoor Adventures

Bedford author and outdoor enthusiast Steve Priest shares his use of smartphone and desktop technology in planning and presenting his outdoor adventures. Steve describes development of his outdoor blog, YouTube, pictures, and web links. Steve encourages audience members to share their outdoor experience with technology.

 

* Androscoggin Trek to the Sea

Through humor, pictures, and storytelling, Steve describes paddling the Androscoggin River, hiking to Mt. Madison hut on the Appalachian Trail (AT), tenting, moose sighting, and bird watching. The presentation is followed by a book signing of Steve’s latest book, Outdoor Enthusiast: Never Say, “I Wish I had…”.

 

* Wilderness Canoe Rescue Techniques

Steve will demonstrate lake canoe rescues and a presentation of slides from an actual rescue during his Allagash Wilderness Waterway trip. The presentation is followed by a book signing of Steve’s latest book, Outdoor Enthusiast: Never Say, “I Wish I had…”. Attendance is free, but registration for seating is required by emailing “Outdoor Steve” through his web site at www.outdoorsteve.com

 


 

Places to buy Steve’s books

Online:

www.outdoorsteve.com

www.amazon.com

Kindle e-book

Nook e-book

http://www.createspace.com/Customer/EStore.do?id=3356777

Stores:

Blue Steel Cyclery, Manchester, NH

Runner’s Alley, Manchester and Portsmouth, NH

Gibson’s Book Store, Concord, NH