MEREDITH — The Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC) Transportation Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will meet on Wednesday, September 4 at 2 p.m. at the Humiston Building in Meredith. A presentation entitled Climate Change and Vulnerability will be made by Chris Skoglund, Energy & Climate Analyst - Air Resources Division, NH Department of Environmental Services. The presentation will explore potential impacts of severe weather on the transportation system. How well regional transportation priorities identified for inclusion in the state Ten Year Plan matched statewide priorities will be discussed. A tentative schedule for upcoming public meetings on proposed Ten Year Plan projects will be reviewed as well.
The LRPC Transportation TAC encourages all members of the public who are concerned about any aspect of transportation to attend and provide their input. For additional information about this meeting contact the Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 09:24
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University's TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility) will present "Transitions," a musical about college, choices and change, on Sunday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 10 7 p.m. in Room 120 of Boyd Hall at PSU.
"Transitions" is an educational production based on the writings of Plymouth State University students about sensitive issues that cause students stress. The cast includes area students Will Bolton, Sarah Flower, Alex Hunton and Rachel Perelli, under the artistic direction of Trish Lindberg. Will Ogmundson of Sutton is the musical director and composer, and Lisa Travis of Holderness is the choreographer.
The performances are acceptable for students age 16 years and older. There is no charge for admission.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 09:02
LACONIA — The Jazz Bar at Tower Hill will present saxophonist Charlie Jennison Thursday, August 29 at 8 p.m.
Jennison began his jazz career in 1961 playing at rotary clubs and at other local functions while still in junior high school. Moving to New Hampshire from Florida, he formed a jazz combo at the University of New Hampshire and graduated in 1969 with a degree in Music Education. Jennison has shared the stage or has been in the recording studio with Tom Gallant, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy DeFranco, Alan Dawson, and Marshal Royal.
Jennison will perform with internationally-acclaimed drummer Steve Grover, as well as NH-based saxophonist Jonathan Lorentz, and bassist Scott Kiefner.
The Jazz Bar is located in the Tower Hill entertainment complex at 290 Lakeside Ave at Weirs Beach. For more information visit www.NHJazz.com or call 366-9100.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 08:59
HOLDERNESS — Writers are encouraged to attend a two-day interpretive writing workshop called "How to Create Stories that Make a Difference" held on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21. This program will held at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The workshop is designed for interpreters of all experience levels who are involved or plan to be involved in interpretive writing or editing. It will focus on the art and craft of interpretive writing through facilitated discussion, in-class exercises, and sharing results. By the end of the workshop, attendees will understand the critical components of interpretive writing, have the tools for organizing, editing, and dodging writer's block, and how to create writing worth reading.
The workshop presenter, Judy Fort Brenneman, is owner of Greenfire Creative, LLC and author of The Art and Craft of Interpretive Writing, is an award-winning writer and playwright, writing coach, and speaker. Her work has helped companies and agencies define their vision, inspire their employees and volunteers, educate their audiences, and increase their sales. Judy is an active member of NAI, the Council for the Interpretation of Native Peoples, International Museum Theatre Alliance, and AAM.
Registration for the two-day workshop is $395 per person and includes all workshop materials, handouts, a copy of The Art and Craft of Interpretive Writing, and coffee, tea, and snacks. Crack open your creativity, energize your writing, and reveal new talents and skills at this workshop.
More information is available online at www.nhnature.org/programs/calendar.php or 603-968-7194.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 08:56
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