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Audubon Plans Program on Nature Art

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program about "Robins in the Blueberries," a talk by artist and gallery owner Nancy White Cassidy. She will share her processes, her influences, and where her art is leading her.

The children's and educational book illustrator, fine artist, and instructor is a recent transplant to the White Mountains from Connecticut. She earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree, and has taught drawing, illustration, pastels, and perspective throughout New England. Her new Jackson studio accommodates 12 students comfortably, and offers access to outstanding scenery nearby.

The Loon Center is located on Lee's Mill Road; follow the signs on Blake Road from Route 25 near the Moultonborough Central School, or from Rte. 109 turn on to Lee Road and turn left on Lee's Mill Road. Refreshments will be served.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:39

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Antiques appraisal event Saturday hosted by Laconia Historical & Museum Society

LACONIA —  Laconia Historical and Museum Society will host its quarterly Antiques Appraisal Day, Saturday, April 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Laconia Antiques Center, 601 Main Street in Downtown Laconia.

Expert appraisers Doug McGowan, Linc Fournier and Greg Peverley will be available to offer their expertise and verbal estimations of value.

"This is always an exciting event ... you never know what interesting item will be presented for appraisal. Our talented group of appraisers are great at sharing information and history about the various items we see and folks like to stick around just for the history lessons.'' says LHMS Executive Director Brenda Kean.

Items presented can include stoneware, clocks, coins, toys, sliver, rugs, jewelry and general antiques.

Cost is $5 per appraisal, with all proceeds to benefit the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Tickets are sold at the door on a first come – first serve basis.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 10:38

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Art Association to meet on Monday

LACONIA — The The Lakes Region Art Association will hold its up-coming meeting on Monday, April 21, at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community, 435 Union Avenue, Laconia. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Wayne Hatley, an artist/illustrator/graphic designer with work experience with major movie studios, will speak to the group about options for reproducing and restoring art. His goal for reproductions is to create a quality product at a price point to be attractive for a buyer and profitable for the artist.

Hatley operates Sky Pond Studio in Meredith where he uses the latest technologies to create quality reproductions as well as restorations.

For additional information about the meeting contact Gisela Langsten, 1st Vice President, Lakes Region Art Association at 603/293-2702. To learn more about the Lakes Region Art Association: www.lakesregionartassociation.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 10:35

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Gilmanton Old Home Association Meeting April 17

GILMANTON — Gilmanton Old Home Day Association will be holding its first organizational meeting of 2014 on April 17 at the Smith Meeting House at 7 p.m.
All organizations are welcome to send representatives to discuss their plans for Old Home Day.
The agenda will be strictly followed, beginning promptly at 7 p.m. and ending before 8 p.m.
Subcommittees will be formed to carry out the efforts of the different components for the day's events; cooking, displays, antique auto parade, special demonstrations, children's games and our all-time favorite tug of war and as always our famous bean hole dinner.
We will have a live band throughout the day.
The Old Home Day Association will meet the third Thursday from now until August to plan the 116th Old Home Day.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 10:31

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