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Camera Club Presentation on Animal photography (200) s

MEREDITH — Lakes Region Camera Club will meet on October 3  at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church with a presentation by Bill Cain, professional photographer and writer, who will speak on Pet Photography.

Club members will learn his methods for dealing with and photographing pets from Cain, who once owned his own pet photography business, Dog Gone Portraits.
Having travelled to more than 80 countries in his professional life, Cain was a regular contributor to the Concord Monitor's Sunday travel section, and has six photography books to his list of accomplishments.
Now semi-retired, he is still active in photography. His work has appeared in several media, including photo exhibits; his work was recently exhibited at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. For a look at his work, go to www.blurb.com/b/632451-300-shots.
Lakes Region Camera Club is a local organization of photographers of many different skill levels, and welcomes guests to attend a meeting or two before joining the club. The club meets at Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith on the first and third Thursdays of the month for presentations, competitions, field trips and other activities. Scheduled meeting times are 7–9 pm.

For more information, see the club website at www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 603-340-2359.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:18

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Charity Volleyball Tournement for Skate Escape

LACONIA — A volleyball tournament will be held at Akwa Marina Yacht Club this Sunday to benefit the Laconia Skate Escape Roller Rink which recently lost all of its equipment in a fire.

Signs up start at 10 a.m. and the donation is $60 per team of 4. Food will be provided to players, additional food and drink for spectators will be available. Players are encouraged to get a local business to sponsor their team.
The primary sponsors are Akwa Marina Yacht Club and the Christmas Island Steak House. There will also be silent auction with all kinds of items donated from local area businesses. Sponsors are looking for any additional items or help. There will be music from DJ Jason.

To help spread the word and help out this organization visit http://www.laconiaskateescape.net/index.html
Akwa Marina is located at 95 Centenary Avenue.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:16

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Adult Education offers Meditation Class

LACONIA — Laconia Adult Education is offering a two-week ABC's of Meditation for Relaxation & Health class starting on Thursday, October 3.

The class will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Adult Education Conference Room in Laconia High School. The class will be taught by Carol Wallace.

Carol Wallace is a Health Educator who has seen firsthand the health issues associated with stress. This course is designed to help people cope with, and in some instances, eliminate the stress in their lives.

Wallace has studied many different approaches that alleviate the damage done to the body due to stress. She has found that the most effective and easiest way to ease or eliminate stress is by learning to meditate and to understand the different methods of breathing which will help to relax and calm.

The class will explain the physiology of stress and why meditation really works. The goal of the class is to teach students how to control the stresses in life in order to achieve better health and ways in which to use these techniques in everyday life.

To enroll in the class or for more information, call the Laconia Adult Education office at 524-5712.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:09

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Rockin' Daddios Presenting Golden Oldies at Music Clinic Theatre

BELMONT — This year's "Autumn Leaves" concert at The Music Clinic Theatre Company will feature the vocal stylings of "The Rockin' Daddios".

The popular trio starring Angelo Gentile, Bo Guyer and Jim Rogato has performed their Golden Oldies "feel good music" throughout the Lakes Region to wide acclaim.

"The music of the fifties and sixties conjures up many special memories for those of us commonly referred to as Baby Boomers", said Bo Guyer. "Music from a bygone era, these tunes bring us back to a more innocent time of our lives. You'll hear songs like "Book of Love", "Blue Moon", "Teenager in Love" and "Little Star" to name a few. The songs are family friendly and guaranteed to warm your heart."
The concert will also feature actress Pat Langille in the short play "Claire". Pat has worked in professional and top-notch community theaters throughout New England. She brings "Claire" direct from a recent production at Actors Theatre Playhouse. The show is a tour de force one-act therapy session, in which the character, Claire, an actress, has been driven over the edge by the heartbreak of show business.
"This is the first time we have included a theatre piece in "Autumn Leaves", said Artistic Director Laurie McDaniel. "We're amazed by Pat's talent, and we can't wait for the audience to see her in "Claire".
Laurie McDaniel will perform songs from folk to broadway, and will include the popular "Autumn Leaves". Laurie has worked in theatre for four decades and has been director of the Music Clinic Theatre Company since 2010.
"Autumn Leaves" opens on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. and continues Saturday, October 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, October 20 with a 2 p.m. matinee. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $18. Call 603-677-2777 to reserve seating.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 08:48

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