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Godspell to Open at Interlakes Summer Theatre on June 24


MEREDITH — The Interlakes Summer Theatre will kick off the summer season on June 24th with the hit musical Godspell, with a score by Stephen Schwartz, composer of many popular hits including Pippin and Wicked. The book is based on the gospel according to Matthew with songs including "Day by Day", "All Good Gifts", "Bless The Lord My Soul", and "Beautiful City".

This professional company from NYC is led by Director Choreographer Kenney Green and Musical Director Adam Tilford, with costumes by Sylvianne Shurman and scenery by Bryce Cutler.

Performances are Tuesday June 24th thru Sunday June 29th, Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 5 with matinees on Wednesday and Thursday. All performances are at the air conditioned Interlakes Auditorium at One Laker Lane, Meredith.

For tickets and information call the box office at 1-888-245-6374 or visit the website at www.interlakestheatre.com.

Sponsors for this production are Meredith Village Savings Bank, Planet Green and Preferred Vacation Rentals.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:34

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Smith, Hemingway speakers at Pemi-Baker GOP Supper June 27

ASHLAND — The Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC) is pleased to announce that Bob Smith, candidate for US Senate, will speak at the first spaghetti dinner of the season on Friday, June 27. He joins gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hemingway on the evening's agenda. After their talks, the speakers will be happy to take questions.

Andrew Hemingway is an entrepreneur, Republican activist and native of New Hampshire. He is a vocal leader of Republican ideals in the Granite State and has spent the past several years working to spread a message of fiscal restraint and individual freedoms.

Andrew is the founder and current owner of Digital Acumen -- a technology firm specializing in emerging political communications—and Founder and Chief Political Innovation Officer at his newer company, Grassloots-- a web-based fundraising tool being used by Republican candidates across the country.

In the political realm, Andrew served as NH State Director for Newt Gingrich's Presidential campaign, organized the first-ever US Presidential Primary Twitter Debate in 2011 and successfully led the charge against the state LLC Tax.
When not involving himself in political activity and running his businesses, Andrew enjoys time with his wife Katie and his two children, Morgan and Connor, at their home in Bristol.

Bob Smith and his wife have resided in Wolfeboro since 1970. He is a Navy Vietnam veteran and former teacher, coach, and manager of a real estate firm.

His political career began as a school board member. In 1976 he volunteered for Ronald Reagan in Reagan's first presidential campaign and ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1980. He did serve as Congressman fro 1985-1990, and as US Senator from 1991-2003. He is currently running for another term as US Senator.

The dinner, which includes the now famous Spaghetti sauce with meatballs and italian sausage, garlic bread, salad, beverages, and desserts, runs from 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 37 Main Street, in Ashland. It is open to the public. Adults are $10, kids 5-12 are $5, and under 5 are free. Special family price is $25. For more information, Omer can be reached at 603-536-2224 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or contact Cindy at 603-536-3880 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:30

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Altrusa Hosting Community Dinner on June 26

MEREDITH — The Altrusa Club of Meredith will be hosting their last Community Dinner of the season on Thursday, June 26th at the Congregational Church on Highland Street. Dinner is served at 5:30 so attendees may begin arriving at 4:45 p.m.

The menu for June 26 will consist of Oven Barbecue Chicken, rice pilaf, tossed salad, bread and butter, strawberry shortcake, milk, tea and coffee.

As seating is limited, reservations are required. Call Shirley at 279-8772 to reserve your seat today. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join us. There is ample parking in the church parking lot and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

This dinner is free of charge, however, donations are gratefully accepted. The evening will provide members of the local community the opportunity to enjoy a good nutritious meal in the company of neighbors.

This venture is partially funded from a Grant that the Meredith Altrusa Club was awarded by Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. to improve the economic well-being and quality of life through the foundation's commitment to community service


Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:25

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Troubadour/Balladeer Jim Barnes at Gilford Library

GILFORD —On Tuesday, June 24th, the Gilford Public Library will host a presentation by Folk Singer and Balladeer Jim Barnes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
A New Hampshire native, Barnes has been singing and playing the guitar and banjo for nearly 4 decades. Many of his songs reflect his celebration of the state and the humor he finds in small towns. Other songs reflect a rich dedication to traditional Irish music and folk songs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:22

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