Program on Painting Historic Homes in Sanbornton on May 4

SANBORNTON — A workshop ''Painting Your Historic Home'' will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 1-4 p.m. at the Lane Tavern.
Presented by the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance in association with the Sanbornton Historical Society, the workshop will feature experienced painter John Thompson, of JLT Painting, Alexandria.
Thompson will offer homeowners guidance and best practice tips for painting older homes. His program will include a brief history of paint, discussion of architectural styles and their appropriate paint colors, as well as the latest information on lead paint and paint removal tools.
In addition, Thompson will discuss some tricks of the trade, how to address those quirky situations that always are encountered in an older house and demonstrate the best techniques for painting windows and paneled doors.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling Beverly at the Preservation Alliance at 224-2281. Cost for NHPA members is $15; non- members,  $25, Membership Special (program + 1 yr. membership).
Sponsors of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance's Old House & Barn Program include: Bedard Preservation & Restoration, LLC, Fifield Building Restoration & Relocation, First Period Colonial Preservation/Restoration, Ian Blackman, LLC and GE Foundation. With additional support from: Brown & Brown Insurance, Farms & Barns, Vintage Kitchens and Window Master.
The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is the statewide, non-profit membership organization committed to preserving historic buildings, communities and landscapes through leadership, education and advocacy. For further details visit