MANCHESTER — AARP New Hampshire honored nearly 60 volunteers at a celebratory luncheon held Thursday, October 31 at the Manchester Country Club, including Charles "Allen" Gable of Laconia, Driver Safety Volunteer of the Year.
The most prestigious volunteer award, the Andrus Award for Community Service, was presented to Katherine "Kaye" Heffernan, a dedicated AARP volunteer and community leader from Nashua.
Others honored at the premier volunteer recognition were:
· Andrus Award Finalists: Kenneth Therrien, Litchfield and Greta Barnes, Salem.
· Advocacy Volunteers of the Year: Sherri Harden and Claira Monier, both of Goffstown
· Retired Educator of the Year: Marcia Walenta, Rye
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 12:12
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Friends of the Arts recently hosted the 29th Annual Plymouth Fall Art Show in the Common in downtown Plymouth. The event included 19 registered artists from all over New England, and a youth art exhibit.
Awards were given in the categories of watercolor, oil/acrylics, pastel/mixed media and photography, along with a grand prize selection. The winners were Irene Goddu, Laconia, for watercolor; Monique Sakellarios, Nashua, for oils/ acrylic; Robert Hahn, Haverhill, MA, for Photography, and Elizabeth Craumer, Bedford, for pastel/mixed media. The Grand Prize was awarded to Patricia Crowley from Windham, NH.
The youth art division included work from students in grades 1-7. First, second, and third Prizes were awarded in two age divisions. The recipients were Grades 3-4: Grace Clogsten-1st, Aquinnah Allain -2nd, and Maddy Peabody -3rd; Grades 5-7: Olivia Boyer -1st, Keysey Ruiter -2nd, and Sarah Tatham -3rd; Judges Pick Awards: Kaitlyn Ashe and Mya Furbish; Peoples Choice Awards: Kaitlyn Ashe, Dylan Fullerton, Victoria Dragon and Thomas Santore.
The Friends of the Arts would also thanks its many supporters of the event including Lucky Dog Tavern & Grill, Rand's Hardware, JD Print and Design, Meredith Village Savings Bank, and Plymouth Parks and Recreation.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 12:02
LACONIA — Quick Books for Kids workshops will be held at the lakes gallery at chi-lin on Saturdays November 9 and 16 and
Wednesday, November 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Participants will make a charming little book using Leaf & Fabric Collage or Handmade Thai, and Japanese Rice Papers covers & hand block-printed leaf inside end papers.
No previous experience is needed. The workshop includes all materials for a ﬁnished book.
Cost is $50. Bring lunch and tea will be served.
While there check out the beautiful totes the Indian mothers are making.They are great for holiday shopping or gifts.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:36
NEW HAMPTON — New Hampton School presents Neil Simon's Rumors Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 pm at the school's McEvoy Theater, located off of Dr. Child's Road.
In 1988, Neil Simon's play Rumors was a hit on Broadway where it remained for more than a year. The play is a comedy about several affluent couples who gather for an anniversary party. When they arrive, they discover there are no servants, the hostess is missing, and the host has shot himself through the earlobe. Comic complications arise when the couples decide they need to do everything possible to conceal the evening's events from the local police and the media. This play will definitely tickle your funny bone. Get ready to sit back and enjoy this comedy in pleasant professional theater surroundings.
The play is directed by Joe Sampson, Director of Performing Arts at New Hampton School. Design and Technical Direction is by Meredith Brown. A star-studded cast of New Hampton School students is set to perform including local students Adam Messinger of Holderness and Montgomery McCoy of Thornton. Torre Davy of Moultonborough is the assistant stage manager.
Ticket prices are a suggested donation level of $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and $5 for Seniors. New Hampton residents will be admitted free to this performance. An ID that will show's a New Hampton address required. No one will be turned away for the inability to pay.
Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 603-677-3567 or purchased at the box office the evening of the performance.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:30
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- Laconia Catholics hosting ham and bean supper Saturday evening
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- Meredith planning Community Craft Fair
- Sanbornton Holiday Pancake Breakfast with Books, Baubles and Bake Sale