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Streetcar Co. to stage ‘A Few Good Men’ November 7-9

LACONIA — Streetcar Theater Company will be putting on the production "A Few Good Men" at the Laconia High School auditorium Friday and Saturday, November 7-8 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Greenlaw's Music in downtown Laconia, online at streetcarcompany.com or at the door on the day of the performance.

 In 1986, television writer and producer Aaron Sorkin wrote the Tony nominated play "A Few Good Men" which was based on true events at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba. The story follows the arrest, incarceration and trial of two Navy enlisted men played by young actors Braeden Alward and Trevor Lewis, who kill a fellow marine during a hazing incident called a 'code red'. The action takes place in and around Washington DC and Gitmo, Cuba. Lead attorney for the defense Lt. Dan Kaffee is portrayed by local actor Chris Fernandez. Kaffee's approach to the case changes as he and his fellow attorneys played by Scott Alward who was most recently seen as Jean Val Jean in Streetcar's production of Les Miserables and Doreen Sheppard who has appeared on stage both in the Lakes Region as well as Concord and Manchester.
The reluctant team travels to Cuba where they meet Colonel Nathan Jessup played by stage veteran Rick Kincaid. The role of Jessup is very well known from the movie adaptation of the stage play made famous by Jack Nicholson and also starring Tom Cruise and Demi Moore. As the plot furthers, the audience will be kept on their toes as the story is told through flashbacks, quick setting changes and courtroom drama. The final climatic scene encourage participants to rethink the concepts of freedom, service and honor.

Other performers in this must see production include; Rodney Martel as tough as nails marine Lt. JJ Kendrick, Eric Marsh as JAG attorney Capt. Whitakker, Johan Andersen as Doctor Stone, Peter Ayer as the self-sacrificing executive officer Capt. Markinson, Hillary Ayers as prosecuting attorney Jackie Ross, Cory Chapman as Cpl. Howard, and Riley Alward, Kyleih Farley, Melissa Bigler and Saphaedra Renee as lawyers, MPs and courtroom personnel.

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Meredith Rotary to host Senior Christmas Dinner

MEREDITH — The Meredith Rotary Club will host the 23rd Annual Senior Christmas Dinner on Sunday, December 7 at Interlakes Elementary School. Senior citizens over 55 years of age from Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor, and Sandwich are invited to reserve a seat for the occasion.

"The Senior Christmas Dinner is always a fun day that is free of charge for all participants," according to Betsey Donovan, co-chairman of the event.

Since 1991, the Meredith Rotary Club has provided a full course turkey dinner, raffle prizes, music and entertainment, gift bags and a visit from Santa Claus for this much anticipated celebration. Last year, 300 people attended the dinner. The full course dinner, which is provided and served by the Meredith Rotary Club, will be prepared by Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant of Meredith.

"Each gift bag will include an ornament donated by Annalee Dolls of Meredith, jams and jellies from John Moulton of Moulton Farms, and Christmas candy from the Meredith Rotary Club," Donovan stated. Additionally, there will be many holiday items included in the Christmas raffle. Music and entertainment will be provided throughout the event.

Reservations are required for dinner, and seating is limited to 300 people. Service is on a first-come, first-served basis for available seats, with dinner to be served at 12 p.m. To make reservations, please contact the Meredith Rotary Club on Monday, Wednesday or Friday at 279-7600 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations begin being accepted on November 10.


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Moultonborough school plans Veteran’s Day event

MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Central School's 17th Annual Veteran's Day Assembly will be held on Monday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Local veterans will be recognized during the assembly and are invited to join us before the assembly for refreshments and also stay for lunch afterwards. The general public is also cordially invited to watch. Veterans who would like to attend, are asked to contact Moultonborough Central School at 476-5535.

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Line dancing classes offered Fridays in Bristol

BRISTOL — Line dancing classes are being offered at the Tapply-Thompson Community Center on Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m.
The fee is $7 per class or $25 for those who pre-register for the month of November.
For more information call George Maloof @ 536-1179 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Line dancing is a fun way of stabilizing one's weight and a very good low impact cardio workout, says Maloof.
Classes are held upstairs in the center, above the gymnasium. Music is a mixture of country, pop, latin and hip hop.

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