BELMONT — Members of the Belmont High School (BHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter are busy at work preparing for their 8th Annual Holiday Fair, which will be held at BHS on Saturday, November 8 from 9 am to 3 pm.
A portion of the proceeds from the fair will be given to local charities for the holiday season, and the remainder of the proceeds will be used to support student participation in NH-FBLA business and leadership conferences and competitions.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 10:24
LACONIA — Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is hosting a lecture, "Fishing Winni", featuring Glen Leathers Wednesday, June 25 at 7 p.m.
Leathers is an owner of Island Fishing Charters out of Meredith, who with his family have been fishing Lake Winnipesaukee since the 1950's.He and his family have fished every one of those years from ice out until the season closes in the fall, and they know what it takes to consistently catch fish all season long.
As a NH Fishing Guide, Leathers will entertain with tales and tips on Fishing Winni. This lecture is free for members and for non members there will be a $5 fee. Call 366-5950 to RSVP.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 10:20
MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds is hosting Prince & Princess Day, its signature children's event, on Thursday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kids can participate in fun activities such as prince and princess lessons, arts and crafts, story time, picnicking with a princess, tours of Lucknow, and more. The day will also feature dance performances from the Northeastern Ballet Theatre's production of Snow White. For this family event, participating kids are encouraged to come dressed as a prince, princess, or knight.
Regular admission rates apply, plus $5 per activity passport for participating children. Visit www.castleintheclouds.org for more information. This event is generously sponsored by Lifetime Benefits Group, Tanger Outlets, Pak 2000, Party Palace, and For Goodness Cakes. For information about Castle in the Clouds visit the website at www.castleintheclouds.org or call 603-476-5900.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 10:16
LACONIA — The Belknap Mill Art Gallery is holding its first Featured Artist Reception featuring Jean Kennedy on Thursday, June 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. Kennedy will be showing paintings reflecting her love of flowers, nature and the outdoors; also the first artist in the monthly Mill series.
As a beginning artist, Kennedy was told to 'paint what you love' as the work would reflect the passion. Watercolor was the first medium Jean learned. Some of her work reflects the use of a negative painting technique called 'painting outside the lines'. Painting using this technique means one has no preconceived notion of the end result; no photograph or scene to copy, only what is visualized and constructed after applying paint to the paper. Kennedy finds watercolor a fascinating medium to work with because of its fluidity and transparency. She also enjoys using oils and acrylic.
Kennedy has taken many workshops from professional artists including Judi Betts and Annelein Beukenkamp. She was greatly influenced by a Louisiana art teacher, Myrna Waters, who taught her to push values and how to better use color and shape in a painting. As an artist Jean has earned many ribbons and awards by entering competitions both in New Hampshire and Louisiana. She won Best in Show by exhibiting at the art show for the Terrebonne Orchid Society in Houma, Louisiana. Kennedy is currently President of the Lakes Region Art Association and a member of the Artists Loft, both local art organizations. More of her work can be viewed at www.jeankennedyart.com and at the website hosted by the Lakes Region Art Association.
'Jean Kennedy is an exceptional artist and is dedicated to driving the arts movement in the area. We are thrilled to be able to offer additional opportunities to showcase local artists', says Beth San Soucie, Program Director for the Belknap Mill. 'Our vision for the Belknap Mill is to become a cultural arts center in the historic downtown Laconia area; collaborating with organizations and businesses to bring more light to the wonderful happenings in the downtown. With the support from individuals and businesses, we can continue to offer events and programs for the community.'
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 10:13