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DAK Plans Clean Up Event in Meredith on May 10

MEREDITH — DAK Financial Group, LLC is kicking off "Clean Up Meredith" as part of the 16th Annual Great American Cleanup starting on Saturday, May 10 at 8 a.m.

DAK Financial Group, LLC, will be coordinating the effort to gather community members together in order to clean up the winter trash on the secondary roads in Meredith. DAK will have T-Shirts, coffee, donuts and a great after event barbeque for all participants
Volunteers are still needed! Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/dakcleanup or at https://www.facebook.com/events/224906444382872/ or by calling Hillary Seeger at 603-279-0700.
Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup is the country's largest community improvement program that kicks off each spring and engages more than 4 million volunteers in more than 20,000 communities nationwide.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:43

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Audubon Plans Program on Nature Art

MOULTONBOROUGH — On Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society will present a program about "Robins in the Blueberries," a talk by artist and gallery owner Nancy White Cassidy. She will share her processes, her influences, and where her art is leading her.

The children's and educational book illustrator, fine artist, and instructor is a recent transplant to the White Mountains from Connecticut. She earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree, and has taught drawing, illustration, pastels, and perspective throughout New England. Her new Jackson studio accommodates 12 students comfortably, and offers access to outstanding scenery nearby.

The Loon Center is located on Lee's Mill Road; follow the signs on Blake Road from Route 25 near the Moultonborough Central School, or from Rte. 109 turn on to Lee Road and turn left on Lee's Mill Road. Refreshments will be served.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:39

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Antiques appraisal event Saturday hosted by Laconia Historical & Museum Society

LACONIA —  Laconia Historical and Museum Society will host its quarterly Antiques Appraisal Day, Saturday, April 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Laconia Antiques Center, 601 Main Street in Downtown Laconia.

Expert appraisers Doug McGowan, Linc Fournier and Greg Peverley will be available to offer their expertise and verbal estimations of value.

"This is always an exciting event ... you never know what interesting item will be presented for appraisal. Our talented group of appraisers are great at sharing information and history about the various items we see and folks like to stick around just for the history lessons.'' says LHMS Executive Director Brenda Kean.

Items presented can include stoneware, clocks, coins, toys, sliver, rugs, jewelry and general antiques.

Cost is $5 per appraisal, with all proceeds to benefit the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Tickets are sold at the door on a first come – first serve basis.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 10:38

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Art Association to meet on Monday

LACONIA — The The Lakes Region Art Association will hold its up-coming meeting on Monday, April 21, at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community, 435 Union Avenue, Laconia. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Wayne Hatley, an artist/illustrator/graphic designer with work experience with major movie studios, will speak to the group about options for reproducing and restoring art. His goal for reproductions is to create a quality product at a price point to be attractive for a buyer and profitable for the artist.

Hatley operates Sky Pond Studio in Meredith where he uses the latest technologies to create quality reproductions as well as restorations.

For additional information about the meeting contact Gisela Langsten, 1st Vice President, Lakes Region Art Association at 603/293-2702. To learn more about the Lakes Region Art Association: www.lakesregionartassociation.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014 10:35

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