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Coyote expert to speak in Sandwich on Wednesday

SANDWICH — An expert in coyotes will give a talk about the animals on Wednesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. in the Benz Center in Center Sandwich.

Chris Schadler, Project Coyote representative for New Hampshire and Vermont, will share her knowledge of the Eastern coyote based on 30 years of research and her experience as a former sheep raiser. She will also share management strategies that will be of particular interest for livestock owners.

This hour-long illustrated program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Samuel Wentworth Library and the Sandwich Agricultural Commission.

For more information about this program, please contact Deb Kissell at 465-6529.

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Comedian Bucky Lewis at Lochmere Country Club on Saturday

TILTON — Lochmere Golf & Country Club is hosting an adult comedy night at the Greenside Restaurant, 360 Laconia Road, Tilton N.H., on Saturday, July 19 for a dinner and comedy show. "Wicked Funny" New Hampshire comedian Bucky Lewis is scheduled to perform his one-man adult comedy show at 8:30 p.m.
"It's always great to come back to my hometown for a show" Bucky Lewis states. "I love to catch up with old and new friends and fans alike. To share laughter in this environment is something special".
Bucky Lewis presents high spirited one-man show with a cast of many dysfunctional characters. "I call my show the 'Bucky Lewis Experience' because it incorporates the whole dynamic of a live one-person show: physical, stand-up, and character comedy, mixed with live music, songs, spontaneous and audience interactivity", Lewis says.
Tickets may be purchased on location at the Lochmere Country ClubTickets are $35.00 per person, and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Prime Rib Dinner Buffet is at 7 p.m. and show starts approximately at 8:30 p.m. For more info on the event and tickets, call Linda Nixon at 603-455-6988 or 603-582-7888 ext 4.

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Free Concerts offered at Winnipesaukee Marketplace

LACONIA — The Winnipesaukee Marketplace will hold free concerts, weather permitting , on Wednesdays and Sundays at an outdoor stage on the lawn.

Featured are the Lakes Region Chordsmen Barbershoppers every Wednesday; and the Boardwalk Jazz Quartet every Sunday.

For 60 years (since 1954!), the Lake Region Chordsmen have been singing the old-time Barbershoppers
favorites in Weirs Beach. The group consists of about twenty singers, both old and young, and they sing their
hearts out. Several members of the Chordsmen have formed their own, classic Barbershopper quartets, and the
quartets alternate segments of the concert with the larger group. Occasionally, other large groups of
Barbershoppers make a guest appearance, and then the combined groups sing together for an astounding wall
of song.

This summer's program featuring the Chordsmen will also include some very fine barbershop singing by
several choruses and quartets. Guest performers include on July 23rd, the award-winning quartet "The Average
Joes"; on July 30th, the quartet "The Keene Cheshiremen"; and on August 6th, the grand finale will feature the
"Nashua Granite Statesmen" chorus, and the quartet "On Air".

For over 20 years, the Boardwalk Jazz Quartet has been playing jazz standards from the 1930′s through the
1970′s in Weirs Beach on Sunday nights in July and August. The group also plays arrangements
of contemporary tunes and originals. The bandleader is multi-instrumentalist Rob Ames, who plays saxophone,
clarinet, and vibraphone. The group also features Steve Warnick on keyboards, Al Hospers on bass, and Dave
Ellis on drums.

They will play every Sunday through August 17 from 7-10 p.m.

Call 366-5800 or visit weirsbeach.com for more info.

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Meredith gallery to feature art of the Ferreira family

MEREDITH -- Three generations of the Ferreira family will exhibit their work at VynnArt Gallery on Friday, July 18,  through Sunday, July 20. There is a reception and a chance to meet the family of artists on Saturday, July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Local photographer, John Ferreira has been actively involved in photography all his life. His principal focus is landscape and nature. The process of photography helps him to better observe and to think more creatively. He has won several awards for his work including multiple national events. John's photography is on display at VynnArt Gallery and at the Cape Cod Art Association Gallery. He is also a member of the Lakes Region Art Association.

John's father, John Ferreira Sr., will also be displaying his watercolors at the exhibit. He is a full-time professional artist from Boston. John Sr. developed an early passion for on-location plein air painting. He was the art director for Milton Bradley game company. He also designed book covers for Houghton Mifflin, D.C., Heath and Allyn & Bacon publishers. He now volunteers his time giving art lessons to senior citizens at an active independent community where he presently resides.

John's sister, Christina Ferreira, will join the family exhibit with her paintings. She is a deaf individual who teaches art to Pre-K through high school students at the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford, Conn. Christine's paintings are organic and energetic with free-flowing shapes and lines. She explores both realism and abstraction to create intriguing compositions. She is influenced by Jackson Pollock, Gustav Klimt and Jan Vermeer. Her work has been featured at the River Gallery in Independence, Ore., and multiple gallery exhibitions. Christine was also featured in the literary journal Northwest Passage.

Stephan Ferreira, John's nephew, is a painter, photographer and paper collage artist. In 2010, Stephan began to experimant with paper collage as a means to compose paintings. Source material is pulled from photo books 20 to 50 years old which he finds in thrift stores or used book stores. He uses the photographs for pieces of color, patterns or shapes the same way one might mix a color. Stephan has exhibited his work in the Boston and Portland areas. He is a member of various art organizations, including Bromfield Gallery in Boston. Currently he is a member of the Rental Sales Gallery of the Portland Art Museum.

VynnArt Gallery is located on 30 Main St. in Meredith, just above Mill Falls Market Place. For further information call 279-0557 or go to www.VynnArt.com.


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