Alton Senior Center plans Tai Chi program

ALTON — The Alton Senior Center is offering 4 week sessions in Tai Chi starting March 18th. The program will be taught by Inner Peace Tai Chi of Concord.

The program emphasizes balance, flexibility and strength. The Harvard Medical school recommends Tai Chi for its health benefits, including lowering blood pressure and managing stress.

Participants will learn a Modified Yang Form that is Senior Safe/Senior Friendly. Wear loose clothes and sneakers/slippers.

The program runs from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Alton Senior Center, Pearson Rd. in Alton. Contact Roney Delgadillo, Senior Center Manager at 875-7102. Cost is $7 per class or $20 for 4 weeks.

Saturday Theatre Classes in Meredith

MEREDITH — Nancy Barry,producer of the Interlakes Summer Theater, will be starting a second semester of Saturday Theatre Classes in Meredith on Saturday, March 7, for six weeks.

The classes include a group voice class from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m., a musical-theater class from noon to 1:15 p.m., and an audition technique class from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. for the most experienced students.

The cost for individual classes is $90. and $150 for two classes.

Younger students are encouraged to take two earlier classes, while older students may take latter two classes or even all three.

Private voice students of Nancy Barry may enroll in classes for free.

Those who wish to sign up for the classes or who have questions may call Nancy Barry at 603-707-6035 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Photo Club of Plymouth to host exhibit opening on March 7

PLYMOUTH — The Community Photo Club of Plymouth is a group of local photographers who enjoy capturing so many aspects of life through the lens of their cameras. They are ready to share their visions and would like to invite the public to their showing of "The Arts in Black and White" at the Frame of Mind Art Studio and Gallery on 75 Main Street in Plymouth. The show will open on March 7 with a public reception on Thursday, March 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The public will have a chance to meet the photographers: Nancy Aldrich, Al Danieli, Barry Draper, Pennylee Ford, Lil Furbish, Steve Furbish, Cathy Hacker, Ruth Harlow, Richard Miller, Harry Moulton, Linda Parenteau, Jackie Prince, Dave Pushee, Beth Smarse, and Tina Smith-Krause. This show captures a variety of images portraying the performing, visual and fine arts. All photographs will be on display through the month of March and purchases are available.
More of their work can be seen in other establishments throughout the towns. At present they have displays at Burrito Me and Plymouth Pediatrics both located in Plymouth. In May, the Community Photo Club will open a show at The Backroom at the Mill in Bristol. You can also visit their web page – or see some of their work on at plymouth area community photo club. For questions about the club or to join in the fun, contact them through any of the places listed or call 536-3208.

Willie Nelson to play at Meadowbrook on August 23

GILFORD — Willie Nelson brings his legendary country and folk music to Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook August 23. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 27 at 10 a.m. and range from $29.75 to $59.75. To get tickets, call the Box Office at 603-293-4700 or log on to

Willie Nelson, a household name, encompassing an American singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, author, poet, actor and activist. One of the most recognized artists in country music, Nelson began writing music at age 7 and joining his 1st band at 10, and continues to stay true to his roots decades later.

Joining the stage with Willie on August 23 is Grammy Award-winning Old Crow Medicine Show.