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Taylor Community Presents Classical Music Concert

LACONIA — The next concert of the 2013 Taylor Community Music Series, sponsored by Bank of New Hampshire, features the music of Franz Peter Schubert, Bernhard Heiden and Alec Wilder. The event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. in Taylor's Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave.

The trio is comprised of Allan DiBiase, Michael Dodge and Ron Wold. DiBaise is a collaborative pianist in the Plymouth State University Department of Music Theatre and Dance where he's a frequent recitalist with students and faculty. Dodge is a senior Vocal Performance and Pedagogy major at PSU. He's currently studying voice under the direction of Dr. Kathleen Arecchi and will be singing the role of Valjean in the PSU production of Les Miserables (Oct. 24-27). Wold was a professional musician in the Boston area for 20 years before moving to a farm in New Hampshire and more recently, Vermont. The French horn player has performed in dozens of orchestras, chamber ensembles and recording sessions, as well as a soloist.

The event is free and open to the public; however, those planning to attend must pre-register as seating is limited. Call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for reservations.

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LRGHealthcare to Host Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Exhibition


LACONIA — Launched in 2004, the Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition and Exhibition invites people from the United States and Puerto Rico diagnosed with any type of cancer – as well as their families, friends, caregivers and healthcare providers – to express through art and narrative, the life-affirming changes that give their cancer journeys meaning.

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Lilly Oncology on Canvas Exhibit will be on display in the Atrium of Lakes Region General Hospital during the month of October. A social reception to view the artwork will be held on Monday, October 7,  from 4:30-6 p.m.  Response is appreciated to Ginny Witkin ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Breast Health Coordinator, by calling 527-2940.

Lilly Oncology on Canvas is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that improve the care of people living with cancer, in partnership with the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS). NCCS is a nonprofit cancer organization that advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves. For more information, visit the NCCS website at www.canceradvocacy.org.

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Pitching for a Cure horseshoe tournament Sunday

LACONIA — A Pitching For a Cure horseshoe tournament at the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post One will be held Sunday, October 6 to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.

The sign up fee is $15 and half the proceeds go directly to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team 13 Years and Counting.

Sign up starts at 9 a.m. and closes at 10 a.m. Concessions and a bake sale will be available.

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Coed Adult Volleyball Begins on Tuesday

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up, to be held every Tuesday evening from 7–9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program begins on Tuesday, October 8 and runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre- registration is required.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722

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