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Wesley Arts presenting variety show at Methodist Church on Sunday

GILFORD — Comedy, vocalists, dancers and instrumentalists will join together to entertain at a Variety Show on Sunday, August 18 at 3p.m.at First United Methodist Church in Gilford.

The Wesley Arts Committee of the church has put together a lively program which will be followed by dessert. This marks the 20th year that the church has brought a summer dessert theater to the Lakes Region.

Director, Karen Jordan, has chosen a variety of performers from Betty Welch and Ben O'Brien on the piano to Patsy and Rob Tacker, Rev. Tom Getchell-Lacey and Kathy Smith doing music with guitar.

Karen Jordan, Bo Guyer, Patte Sarausky, Lynn Dadian, and Kathy Blake will perform Broadway numbers while Randall Sheri performs the classic, Because. Interspersed in the program will be comedy by Hoyt Hall, Dick Walden and Peter Ayer. Phil Breton accompanies the singers and adds his comedic touch.

Families bringing their talents to the show will be April Corriveau and family members Catarina, Crinna and Kaylee performing a song accompanied by dance and Ben O'Brien and "The O'Brien Clan" performing an instrumental medley of Irish songs which he has arranged.

The dessert following the show will include cake with berry topping and coffee or punch. A donation of $6 is being requested and may be paid at the door. For more information call 528-6485.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:26

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The "Games People Play: Sculpture in the Park", is the title of this year's Arts on the Edge exhibition in Town Park, Wolfeboro. Twelve students who created the works were non-art majors enrolled in a General Education course at Plymouth State University. The course, "Public Art: The Politics of Visual Meaning", was designed and taught by Professor Phil Lonergan, the head of the Sculpture program at PSU. The works that students made for the Wolfeboro show were constructed using a wire armature covered in burlap and plaster and then painted. Students worked together to develop an appropriate theme for the town park , they thought about scale and visual impact, and they designed the pieces specifically for the site. The sculpture display is one facet of a summer program, which will also feature a day of poetry with published and award winning Mine poets, Gibson Fay-LeBlanc and Arielle Greenberg, August 19 at the Pinckney Boathouse on the Brewster Academy campus. For more details, go to www.artsedgewolfeboro.org. (Courtesy photo)

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The Rick Webb Family will be performing at the Alton Bay Christian Conference Center as part of celebration of its 30th year of music ministry on Saturday, August 17 at 7 p.m. For directions, summer brochure, and additional information, visit www.altonbay.org or call 875-6161. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 11:37

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BARNSTEAD — The Dedication Service of the Advent Christian Church will be held on Sunday, August 18 at 4 p.m.

The service will be conducted by the Church Pastor, Reverend Charles Willson and the guest speaker will be the Reverend Timothy Willson from Palmer, Nebraska. Music will be furnished by the Maple Street Church Musicians, with a special solo by Peter Gestewitz.

The Advent Christian Church formerly located in Alton Bay, purchased the former Saint Paul’s Catholic church in Center Barnstead on October 15, 2012, and moved into the facility conducting its first service on December 2, 2012. This has been an exciting and rewarding move for this little church to be located in the community of Barnstead. Reverend Charles Willson and his wife Carol have been serving this church since 2005.


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