A+ A A-

NH Fiddle Ensemble Performs Benefit Concert for Franklin Opera House

FRANKLIN — The New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble, a state-wide community and professional ensemble of over fifty adults and youth, will perform a benefit concert for the Franklin Opera House on Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House (Franklin City Hall) in Franklin.
Players are community members that include local doctors, teachers, veterinarians, retired firefighters, excavators, and more as they join with professional musicians to bring you an exciting program of fiddle tunes and sung songs of many styles. Community members who play fiddle, guitar, mandolin, viola and bass have been rehearsing since December in locations throughout the state and will join with professional musicians in an upbeat and enjoyable program that includes Irish, bluegrass, Swedish, swing, rock, blues, country and Scottish music. Rehearsals have taken place in Exeter, Tilton, Somersworth, and Conway. The group consists of over fifty adults and youth from ages 8 to 80.
The Franklin Opera House (www.franklinoperahouse.org) has a mission of being the destination for distinctive, quality arts and entertainment for central New Hampshire.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 10:03

Hits: 200

PTO craft fair in Belmont March 29

BELMONT — More than 25 local crafters are scheduled to participate in craft fair on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Belmont Elementary School to help raise funds for technology improvement at the school.

The event is being sponsored by the school's Parent Teacher Organization in an effort to purchase more Smartboards for classrooms in the elementary school. BEST PTO has been able to purchase two Smartboards this year. However, there are still a few classrooms that need this technology and the PTO hopes that they will be able to purchase at least one more this year.

The craft fair will include food and raffles.


Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 09:59

Hits: 78

Ben Emmond Basketball Tournament on March 29

LACONIA — On Saturday March 29 the Ben Emmond Memorial Fund 3 on 3 Tournament will be held at Laconia High School. It will be a double elimination style game; teams will register starting at 8 a.m. through 8:45 a.m. Games are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m.

Cost is $45 per team with up to 4 people per team. This all day event will include a raffle with multiple prizes such as Red Sox tickets and much more, a three point contest and a half court shooting contest. Pizza, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase, and all proceeds go to benefit The Ben Emmond Memorial Fund.

For more information or questions call or text Justin DeGara at 494-1579 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 09:56

Hits: 123

Enterprise Center plans workshop on graphic design

PLYMOUTH — A graphic design expert will present a series of workshops on Saturdays in April created for small businesses.

The workshops, sponsored by Enterprise Center at Plymouth and will be conduced by Professor Pamela Anneser of Plymouth State University's Graphic Design Department.

These workshops have been developed for those looking to design a logo, business card, brochure, and/or website for their new or existing business.

Attendees will learn the elements of design including color, style, shape, font, branding, and perception. They will then put their new knowledge to use with hands-on learning creating their designs in a computer lab on the campus of PSU.

This series was created for the small business owner or marketing manager to offer instruction for the creation of branding images and marketing materials that can be put to use immediately.

"We all have an idea of how we want our business identity to look but don't have the training to create it," says Anneser, who coordinates the in-house, pro bono Student Design Company where students assist selected area businesses with their graphic needs.

The first workshop will be held on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to noon and attendees will learn how to design their own logo. In the second workshop, scheduled for Saturday, April 12, from 9 to noon, attendees will start to design their own business card, brochure, or other marketing piece. The third and last workshop will be held on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to noon when attendees will begin to create their own website.

Seating for these events is very limited. Reservations can be made by clicking the "Seminars" page on the ECP website www.EnterpriseCenterNH.com, contacting the Enterprise Center office at 535-3222, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There is a charge of $25 per person for each workshop.


Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 09:45

Hits: 99

The Laconia Daily Sun - All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy
Powered by BENN a division of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Login or Register