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International Film Series showing ‘Innocent Voices’ at Laconia Library

LACONIA — The the international coming-of-age film "Innocent Voices" will be shown on Monday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Laconia Public Library as part of the monthly International Film Series sponsored by Laconia Human Relations Committee in cooperation with the library.

The film tells the story of an 11-year-old boy's effort to have a normal childhood in 1980s El Salvador, but finds himself caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the Salvadoran Civil War in which the fighting between rebels and Salvadoran government troops is a daily fact of life in the village where he lives.

Previous films shown as a part of this series are now displayed on a designated shelf at the Laconia Public Library as a part of itsr DVD collection. Library patrons are urged to check this collection when in the library.

The Laconia International Film Series is open free to everyone. A brief informal discussion will follow the showing of the film. Light snacks are provided. Feel free to bring a cushion for comfort in viewing the movie.

For more information, contact Len Campbell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Carol Pierce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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The Vision Workshop offered in Laconia

LACONIA — The Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting The Vision Workshop on two upcoming evenings.

The Vision Workshop is a fun, dynamic training that will give participants an opportunity to define, design and experience a life they would love living. Participants will be invited to imagine and design a life they would love to live in the areas of: relationships, health, time and financial freedom, and creative expression/career. A person's potential is far greater than the surrounding circumstances and conditions.

The free, one-hour workshops will be offered at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, 383 South Main Street, Laconia, on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m or Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. The Vision Workshop will be led by Emily Clement, contact her to reserve a space.

Clement is a certified Dream Builder Life Coach through the Life Mastery Institute. A life coach helps clients improve their personal or professional lives by offering support, setting goals and holding clients accountable as they transition from where they are to where they want to be. For more information, please visit www.EmilyClementLifeCoach.com, or on Facebook 'Emily Clement, Life Coach', or call (603) 520-6300.

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Sandwich library hosting presentation on Lyme disease

SANDWICH — Chronic disease specialist Dr. Steve Clark will present an in depth presentation on Saturday, June 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Samuel Wentworth Library.
Lyme disease has become a concern for many people in the state of NH. Dr. Clark's lecture is aimed to give people increased knowledge and understanding regarding the workings of this complex disease and various treatment options utilizing both botanical medicines and pharmaceuticals. Dr. Clark has been studying and treating patients with both acute and chronic Lyme disease for many years and is a member of ILADS (the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society).
"Lyme disease is a complex problem involving a bacterial infection, your immune response and other problems causing inflammation. There are various reasons that Lyme disease can be difficult to diagnose and treat," said Dr.Clark. "It is recognized that acute Lyme disease is treatable. Chronic Lyme disease, however, continues to be a a political and medical controversy. If you have Lyme disease it can be crippling on all levels. There are various tests and treatments for acute and chronic Lyme disease. The best way to help protect yourself and others is to know appropriate testing and treatments."

Dr. Steve Clark, N.D. a member of ILADS, will speak on the breadth of Lyme disease including your immune response, testing, identifying aggravating factors, and treatments that include botanical medicines and pharmaceuticals.

"Speed, knowledge and precision are of the essence with Lyme disease. Knowing the proper steps can help you treat it optimally, avoid medical pitfalls and continue on your road to wellness," Dr. Clark continued.
There is a $7 suggested donation to attend. Seating is limited so individuals are asked to pre-resister for this event. To pre-register email Andrea Marshall at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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'Our Corner of the Sky' concert put on by Interlakes Summer Theater

MEREDITH — The Interlakes Summer Theater will presenting "Our Corner of the Sky," a concert of song and dance featuring the music of Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz.

Though Schwartz is most recently recognized for composing the Broadway musical "Wicked," audiences are also familiar with his scores for his first musical "Godspell" (on the theater's 2014 summer schedule) and for "Pippin," both of which recently enjoyed Broadway revivals. He has also composed tunes for Disney productions "Pocahontas," "Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Prince of Egypt."

The show will have two performances at the Inter-Lakes Auditorium, One Laker Lane, Meredith, over Mother's Day weekend, Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May12, at 3 p.m. All tickets are $25 and can be purchased by phoning 1-888-245-6374 or at interlakestheatre.com. Tickets will also be available at the door.

This year's show will be written and directed by New York City's David Beris and Ellie Kahn, and will feature familiar faces like Mikey LoBalsalmo, Cailtin Mesiano, Corey Scheys, Graham Campbell, Carla Martinez, Nancy Barry, and new faces appearing in the 2014 company: Charles Baran, Alexander Hampton, Paul Gregg, Alyssa Gonzalez, Jess Alvarez, Ellie Kahn.

There will also be a silent auction one hour prior to each performance to help support the theater in its pre-season preparation.

Interlakes Summer Theater is still seeking several $100 sponsors for its performing troupe. Every person who sponsors one of these actors, will be invited to dinner or brunch with the Schwartz cast during that same weekend.

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