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080913 Curious George Festival at Waterville Valley (170)

WATERVILLE VALLEY —  The Margret and H.A. Rey Center's 7th Annual Curious George Cottage Family Festival returns in August to speak to the curiosity in us all.

The festival is a two-day event this August 10-11, featuring a weekend full of family-friendly activities with Curious George and the Man With the Yellow Hat.

The weekend includes a banana pancake breakfast with Curious George, a family nature walk, live music, a BBQ lunch with Curious George, photo opportunities with the characters, a farmyard petting zoo, Mad Science shows, games for kids, Curious George story hour and craft time, "Curious Characters" drawings by local artists, planetarium shows, weather balloon launch, and model rocket launching. All proceeds from the event support the Margret and H.A. Rey Center's art and science education programs for all ages held throughout the year.

Headlining the festival this year is children's musician Zak Morgan, whose unique brand of children's music delivers songs and poems with wit and charm that inspire and tickle the funny bones of children and adults alike.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:36

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080813 Uncle Steve's Band at The Little Church Theater Friday Night (119)

HOLDERNESS — The forecast for August 9 at The Little Church Theater in Holderness is "Hum and Yum."

Beginning at 6 p.m., the Annual Street Dance and BBQ will have folks tapping their feet and humming along to the music of Uncle Steve's  rock, soul, and blues band.

The yum will be supplied by a delicious outside barbecue featuring grill-favorites, burgers and dogs, as well as veggie burgers and salads. It's pay as you eat and dance 'til you drop and it's not to be missed.

All ages are invited, and come as you are outside the Little Church Theater on Rt. 113. For more information call 603-968-2250. Visit www.littlechurchtheater.com for more about its 10th anniversary season.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:29

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080813 Pitmans Features Divas Blues Review Friday night (118)

LACONIA — On Friday, August 9 at 8 p.m. Pitman's Freight Room in downtown Laconia is pleased to present the Diva Blues Review Band.

This show will feature Rosemary Casey with her favorite female musicians,  many of whom have their own Bands. Joining Rosemary will be Lisa Yves (keys/vocals, who has produce many original CD's and leader of HRT); Linda Bassick (guitar/vocals), Justine Klein (bass) and Miki Matsuki on (percussion/drums).a Bassick (guitar/vocals of Burlington VT has her own band Mellow Yellow); Cheryl Arena (Harmonica/Vocals - back from TX with her own band); Justine Klein (Bass - amazing player with Boston's AeroChix); Miki Matsuki (Percussionist & Drums); Rosemary Casey (sax/vocals) of Rosemary's Baby Blues,
Admission $12, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:28

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080713JazzBarJoePino: 2X Joe Pino (159)

LACONIA — The Jazz Bar at Tower Hill will present Boston trumpeter Joe Pino Thursday, August 8 at 8 p.m.

Joe Pino is a jazz-circuit workhorse who makes the gig in every major city on the Eastern Seaboard. A quick look at his tour schedule reveals shows at the House of Blues Boston, Twins Jazz in Washington DC, and the NYC clubs Smoke, the Fat Cat, and Smalls. Known as a hard-driving ‘bop’ trumpeter, Mr. Pino has shared the stage with Jim Rotondi, Brian Lynch, Jeremy Pelt, Tiger Okoshi, Matt Wilson, Sam Williams (Big Sam‘s Funky Nation), Adam Rapa, Livingston Taylor, Victor Mendoza, James Montgomery, George Garzone, and the Temptations.
Thursday’s performance will feature an appearance by bassist Scott Kiefner (recently returned to NH after studying at NYC’s School of Contemporary Improvisation) and will include drummer Brett Gallo and saxophonist Jon Lorentz. Admission is free. Full bar, dinner, coffee, and desserts are available.

For more information visit www.NHJazz.com or call 366-9100.



Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:17

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