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6th Annual PTO Family Fun Fitness Walk-a-Thon Sept. 29

MEREDITH — The 6th Annual Inter-Lakes PTO Walk-a-thon and Family Fun Fitness Day will be held Sunday, September 29 from 1-4 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes High School Football Field
Enjoy delicious locally donated food, lots of fun games like sack races, Tug-O-War with the staff, live music and raffle prizes and help the Inter-Lakes PTO with its biggest fundraiser of the year. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 09:14

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Laconia High School Class of 1973 to hold 40th reunion

 

LACONIA — LHS class of 1973 will be holding its 40th class reunion this coming weekend. Events are planned for both Friday and Saturday, September 27-28.

The reunion kicks off right after the football game on Friday night. For more details and to sign up, contact Randy Pike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 09:08

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M'boro Parks & Rec plans trip to Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Moultonborough Recreation Department hosting a trip to the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum on Tuesday, October 1. The group will leave from the Moultonborough Recreation Department at 9:30 a.m. and will arrive back at 5:30 p.m.

The group will stop at the Foothills Restaurant for lunch prior to visiting the museum. After lunch participants will visit the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum where they will learn about the amazing diversity of Native American societies. The museum explores cultures from the Northeastern Woodlands through the Southeast, Southwest, Plains and Northwest Coast of North America. The group will also take part in guided tour of the Medicine Woods Nature Trail that includes plants used for tools, medicines, foods, dyes and more.

The trip will require a moderate amount of walking and includes a tour of the Medicine Woods Nature Trail, so proper footwear is recommended. There are no water fountains, so participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle.

The cost of this trip is $40 per person and is intended for adults age 18+. The fee includes coach bus transportation and admission to the museum. The cost of lunch is not included. Pre-registration for this trip is required. For more information or to register call 603-476-8868.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 09:04

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JCB Jazz Trio will be at Pitman's Freight Room Thursday night

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room is pleased to announce that the JCB Jazz Trio will be performing on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m.

Admission is $12. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

The JCB Trio is a straight-ahead jazz trio consisting of guitar, bass and drums. The band performs the works of great American composers such as George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, and Duke Ellington. The trio also performs a wide range of jazz standards composed by artists like Charlie Parker, Oscar Pettiford, Horace Silver, Clifford Brown, Dexter Gordon and many others. The members of the trio are Brad Hallen on acoustic bass, Curt Shumate on electric guitar and Jerzy (Jurek) Glod on drums.

Brad Hallen has played bass since 1975. For the past five years he has been a member of blues great Duke Robillard's band. Brad also played with the legendary Roomful of Blues for four years and recorded two albums with them. He has also toured and recorded with a wide range of Blues and R&B artists including: Hubert Sumlin, James Cotton, Susan Tedeschi, Mike Welch, Curtis Salgado, James Montgomery, Johnny Winter and rock artists including Ben Orr of The Cars.

Curt Shumate has been a musician and educator in the Boston area for over 30 years. Shortly after graduation from Berklee College of Music, he became a full-time guitar faculty member. As a guitarist he has performed with such notables as Peter Bernstein, Marshall Wood, John Lockwood, Dave Clark, John McKenna and Phil Grenadier. In addition to his teaching, Curt has also been an active member of the Boston music-theater scene including runs with several national touring companies.

Jurek Glod, a native of Poland, has played professionally since age 15. After gaining wide recognition in his home country, he joined the band of contemporary Polish jazz composer, Zbigniew Namyslowski, touring the world.. Since graduating Summa Cum Laude from Berklee, he has become a first call jazz drummer playing with many of the finest musicians in the Boston area, including pianists Ray Santisi and Chris Taylor.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 08:23

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