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Carter Mountain Brass Band concert in Gilford

GILFORD — The Christmas concert season opens with a concert by the Carter Mountain Brass Band on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Gilford.

Sponsored by Wesley Arts, the concert titled "Christmas: Majesty, Mystery and Merriment," will showcase majestic Christmas fanfares and processionals, music that emphasizes peace and good will, and music that highlights the fun of winter weather, nostalgia for the Christmas' of our memories, and pure joy and merriment, including the ever popular "Sleigh Ride."

The concert will be directed by Anne Cauble of Concord, the band's interim conductor. Visual displays will be presented by Phil Polhemus to enhance audience appreciation of the music. Wesley Arts invites all concert goers to a dessert reception following the concert.

A donation of $8 is requested at the door. The First United Methodist Church is located at 18 Wesley Way in Gilford, off of Route 11A.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014 09:28

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Laconia Sachems Jazz Band hosting dinner tonight

LACONIA — The Laconia Sachems Jazz Band will be holding a Holiday Jazz Dinner from 5-8 p.m. this evening at the Meredith Village Savings Bank dining room at the Huot Technical Center at Laconia High School.

The dinner will include spaghetti with sauce, salad, breads, drinks and dessert with entertainment by the Jazz Band and Concert Choir.

Ticket prices are $10 for adukts, $8 for students and seniors with children under age five free. Tickets are available for purchase from a band/chorus members, at the door or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014 09:17

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Covering New Hampshire event at Hampton Inn in Tilton on December 16

TILTON — Covering New Hampshire Event to Kick-Off 2015 Open Enrollment for Lakes Region Residents in the Marketplace will held on Tuesday, December 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hampton Inn and Suites in Tilton.

This event is covering all of New Hampshire through Service Link Resource Center, a marketplace assister organization and HealthFirst Family Care Center, a certified patient navigator organization. This is open to all NH residents to learn about the Marketplace.

Right now eligible New Hampshire residents and small businesses may purchase health insurance through the federal health benefits Marketplace. Many New Hampshire residents who purchase coverage through the Marketplace will also qualify for a subsidy on the cost of their monthly health care premiums. The Open Enrollment period for 2015 coverage is November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015.

Covering New Hampshire is the state's official free resource for information on the Affordable Care Act. A statewide effort by the New Hampshire Health Plan, Covering New Hampshire is the official, free resource for Granite Staters to learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace and the new, affordable health insurance plans that are now available http://coveringnewhampshire.org/.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 11:24

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Christian Science Society of Plymouth hosts speaker Tom McElroy on Dec. 7

PLYMOUTH — The Christian Science Society of Plymouth is hosting a free public talk on Sunday afternoon, December 7th at 2 at the Pease Library, just off the Plymouth Common. The speaker is Tom McElroy and his talk is titled "The Real You – No Limitations".

The talk will discuss how a more spiritual perspective of ourselves can help us overcome challenges that might otherwise seem to define us and our lives. The speaker will explore the concept that limitations relating to our bodies, bank accounts, or past history cannot define who we are, what we can do, or what opportunities are available to us. And he'll give examples of how an awareness of the universal truths regarding our inherent spiritual nature frees us from limiting fears and misconceptions. There is plenty of parking at the library. Free childcare will be available.

After graduating from College Tom ran a branch of a finance bank, and at the same time, volunteered as a prison Chaplain with Los Angeles County Sheriff's department, where he worked with inmates in men's, women's, and youth correctional facilities. Now as a Christian Science practitioner, he talks and prays with people from many different walks of life, in order to help them find spiritually-based solutions to challenges ranging from health and finance issues to relationship difficulties. As a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, Tom has spoken throughout the US and Canada, as well as in Europe, Australia, and Africa. His talks have been shared with groups in prisons, universities, and churches, for public audiences, as well as for governmental organizations such as the Los Angeles County Mental Health Department.

All community members are invited to this thought-provoking talk. For any questions you may call the church phone, 603 536-3997.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 11:20

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