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Senior Moment-um heading to Portsmouth for shopping trip Monday

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um trip to the Christmas Tree Shop in Portsmouth to take place on Monday, November 4. Participants will meet in the town hall lobby at 8:15 a.m. for an 8:30 a.m. departure.

Attendees will spend some time shopping before stopping at Mama D's (Italian) for lunch on the way back. The anticipated time of return is 3 p.m. Participants are responsible for their own lunch and shopping costs.

For more information or to RSVP please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 527-4722.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:15

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PSU hosting high school students from around New England for Choral Festival

PLYMOUTH — More than 220 high school students from 50 New England high schools will study, rehearse and perform on Thursday, November 7 at Plymouth State University. The students will join the University Chorale and the PSU Chamber Singers, participating in the 36th Annual All New England Choral Festival, directed by PSU Professor Dan Perkins, conductor and artistic director of the festival. PSU collaborative pianist Charlie Blood will accompany the singers.

A concert at 7 p.m. in Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center culminates weeks of advance preparation and a full day of rehearsals for the students and workshops for their teachers. J.W. Pepper music company and push voice faculty Emily Jaworski will present workshops during the day.

This year's theme "Images of Light" will be highlighted by projections of the aurora borealis and other astrological photographs by Christopher Georgia, a graduate of Plymouth Regional High School who is an astrophotographer.

The theme is also supported by all the works in the program which includes: Lux aurumque by Eric Whitacre; Omnia sol by Stroope; Northern Lights by Gjeilo; True Light by Hampton and Light of a Clear Blue Morning by Dolly Parton.

Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:09

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Meredith Historical Society will Hear story of Roosevelt Funeral Train

MEREDITH  — On Tuesday, November 5, at 7 p.m. UNH's Carl Lindblade will present a talk on one of the greatest train events in U.S. history: the funeral train of President Roosevelt. Mr. Lindblade will weave into this discussion fascinating aspects of deception, cover-up, betrayal, a Russian spy, the A-bomb, a nation in mourning, a white Cadillac convertible, and a Russian portrait painter.

Lindblade began his career at the Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch and for the past 40 years has operated 3 and 4 diamond hotels & resorts. During this time he has received numerous recognitions and awards. He currently lectures in the hospitality management department at the University of New Hampshire. He also has a lifelong love of trains.

The Meredith Historical Society is located at 45 Main St. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Meredith Historical Society is pleased to offer this presentation through the UNH Speakers Bureau. For more information, contact 524-6586.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:06

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Laconia Improv Group Seeking Members

LACONIA — People interested in performing improv and comedy or who like participating in sales or backstage technical work are invited to an informational/sign up meeting on Friday, November 15 at five p.m. at the Congregational Church of Laconia's office building located across from the old train station in downtown Laconia.

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Last Updated on Friday, 01 November 2013 10:02

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