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Prescott Farm, Wesley Woods joining forces to put on mix and mingle event


LACONIA — Prescott Farm and Wesley Woods have partnered to create a Mix & Mingle 60's, 70's, 80's style at the farm on Saturday, August 17 from 4:30-6 p.m.

Join those that do remember those times for a fun and relaxing evening with adults from all over the Lakes Region. While enjoying light refreshments, you'll have the chance to meet others interested in spending time outside: natural history, hiking, gardening, etc. There will also be a chance to tour Prescott Farm's beautiful gardens and a brief introduction to the opportunities available at Prescott Farm. Appetizers will be provided by Moulton Farm.

Wesley Woods is an active living community for those over the age of 62 located in Gilford,.

Prescott Farm is a non-profit organization that offers environmental education for all ages. The 160 acre historic family farm features woodland and field trails, a "green" building with geothermal and solar energy systems, historic barns, an old-fashioned maple sugaring operation (during the month of March), heritage gardens, and forested pond. Prescott Farm is open year round, seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP to this event, contact Sarah by calling 603-366-5695 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:55

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Bolduc to tell historical group all the buzz about bees

LACONIA — Join the Laconia Histoical and Museum Society to see what all the "buzz" is about as Society President; Ernie Bolduc shares his first-hand experience as a beekeeper as well as his historic research about bees and honey.

This lecture will be held at the Laconia Public Library on August 19 at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Donations are gratefully accepted.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:37

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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)

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 11:54

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