PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Area Democrats will hold an annual meeting on Wednesday, June 18 beginning with a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m. at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center on Depot Road. The meeting will feature special guest Will Hopkins who will discuss "Sequestration and the Slush Fund: the Myths and Realities of Pentagon Spending".
Will Hopkins grew up in Plymouth and is a graduate of Plymouth State University. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Sociology and a Master's degree in business administration with a certificate of advanced graduate studies in strategic marketing management. He currently serves as the Director of NH Peace Action and is the state’s only paid peace activist. NH Peace Action is a non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to making a contribution to world peace, envisioning a world in which nuclear disarmament, mutual security, global understanding, international cooperation and respect for human rights create social, economic, and environmental benefits for all humanity.
The Plymouth Area Democrats welcome the public to attend their meetings, which begins with a potluck supper and social hour, followed by a brief business meeting and the featured event. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience at its conclusion. For further information call 536-2856.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:52
LACONIA — Las Vegas and Comedy Central stars Jim Colliton and Derek Richards are set to bring high level stand up comedy returns to Pitman's (94 New Salem St.), Saturday June 14 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
Both Colliton and Richards are long time veterans of the comedy scene as each is a regular in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and on cruise ships as well as having been seen on Comedy Central.
Colliton has also been seen on HBO, Comcast Comedy, NBC's next Big Star as well as touring with national act Brian Regan. Richards is the headliner of the Irish Comedy Tour, performs with the USO and plays Foxwoods and major clubs around the country.
"We understand summer is time when people are getting outside," said Pitman's owner Dick Mitchell, "but we also know people want to laugh no matter what the time of year.
"Last month was our first 9 p.m. show and we had almost 100 people so there was still a good turnout. People can take advantage of the good weather then take advantage of great comedy."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:45
ALTON — The Alton Hitorical Society hosts author Carol Lee Anderson on Tuesday, June 17 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library.
Anderson will discuss her new book, "The New England Life of Bob Montana" and provide an intimate glimpse into the life of the creator of the Archie Comics. A brief business meeting is held prior to the presentation, and refreshments are served following the program.The Historical Society programs are free and open to the public.
The Historical Society Museum is open before and after the program and on the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To learn more visit altonhistoricalsociety.org or call Martin Cornelissen at 875-5456.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:43
LACONIA — Irwin Hyundai at 446 Union Avenue in Laconia is hosting an open house 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 13 offering customers a unique opportunity to view the new 2014 Hyundai models.
Irwin Hyundai will be serving food, drinks and also offering prizes and giveaways to celebrate these new models. They will also be celebrating their third year of being in business along with last year's record sales of over 1,500 new and used Hyundai's. Irwin Hyundai will introduce the full Hyundai line up including the all new Hyundai Genesis. Its striking design and inspired craftsmanship are impressive, while its innovative safety technology is exceptional.
When equipped with optional Automatic Emergency Braking, the 2015 Genesis is the first rear wheel drive luxury sedan to earn the Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Test drives will be available, along with detailed explanations of the vehicle's features.
Chris Irwin was quoted saying, "we are excited to showcase all of the new award winning Hyundai models. Our open house is a fun and very social event that quite a few members of the community enjoy and we are looking forward to a great turn out."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 08:41
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