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‘Cabaret’ to close season for Little Church Theater

HOLDERNESS — On August 30 at 8 p.m. The Little Church Theater will present "Cabaret" as the final performance of the summer. Guests can bring their own bottle and see their favorite community performers sing, dance, tell stories, and act in a great variety show. Producer Christine Chiasson promises an interactive show with lots of audience participation to end the season. 

"Cabaret" will feature music from all styles and eras, even a sing a-long piano bar. The special guest list includes Chloe Brisson and David Lockwood.

Ticket prices are $25 for general admission, and $10 for Student Rush. Student Rush tickets go into effect the day of the show, 30 minutes before the curtain, on a space available basis. Students will be asked to show a current student ID to be eligible. Full price tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 603-968-2250 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 09:04

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Community School offering Farm Explorers program

SOUTH TAMWORTH — The Community School in South Tamworth is now enrolling for its Perkins Farm Explorers program. All programs run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in 10-week sessions and start the week of Tuesday, September 9. 

Geared toward homeschooled children, teacher Heidi Fayle leads children ages 8-12 in dynamic, hands-on ecology/science; writing/stewardship; and American history courses. Ecology/science meets on Tuesdays, writing/stewardship on Wednesdays, and American history on Thursdays.

Participants can sign-up for one, two or three days. For more information about the program or to inquire about financial aid call 323-7000. 

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 09:00

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Spaghetti dinner at VFW to benefit Morgan Corliss

LACONIA -- A fund-raiser to benefit a local girl who needs an organ transplant is scheduled to be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 6-10 p.m. at the Laconia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 143 Court St.

The event which will include a spaghetti dinner, a silent auction and raffles, will benefit the family of Morgan Corliss who is now in Children's Hospital in Boston awaiting a kidney transplant.

According to the event's organizers, Morgan's insurance is not enough to cover all her medical expenses.

The cost to attend the Sept. 6 fund-raising dinner is $10 per person. Children under age 5 can eat free.


Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 08:56

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Meredith Hazard Mitigation Committee to meet

MEREDITH — The Meredith Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee is in the process of updating the town's 2009 Hazard Mitigation Plan. The committee will have its next meeting on August 28 at the Town Hall Annex 5 Highland Street starting at 10 a.m. 

The committee, which is represented by a variety of local interests including police, fire, public works, community development, and InterLakes school district are focusing on the natural and manmade hazards that put Meredith at risk as well as the development of recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents. Residents of Meredith and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input. Hazard Mitigation Planning is as important to reducing disaster losses as are appropriate land use regulations and ordinances.

The most significant areas of concern for Meredith include severe winter weather, earthquake, high winds, and heavy rains. With the update to the Hazard Mitigation Plan, community leaders will prioritize actions to reduce the impacts of these and other hazards. Community leaders want the town to be a disaster resistant community and believe that updating the Hazard Mitigation Plan will bring Meredith one step closer to that goal.

For more information please call Chief Kevin Morrow, Meredith Police Chief and Emergency Management Director at 279-4561 or David Jeffers, Regional Planner, Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 08:52

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