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Boys & Girls Club experience the Boston Bruins at TD Garden

LACONIA — TD Bank recently sent kids from the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region to attend the Boston Bruins game at the TD Garden on October 14. TD Bank selected the club from their NH/ME region to attend a Bruins home game.

TD Bank is proud to offer its TD Bank Community Clubhouse at the TD Garden. At each Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins home game TD Bank hosts the TD Bank Community Clubhouse. This program provides non-profit organizations all over Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire the opportunity to attend a Boston Celtics or Boston Bruins home game. At the game they are treated to loge seats, dinner, court and ice level access, and featured on the LED Screen, NESN and CSNNE.

"TD Bank remains dedicated to making a meaningful and positive contribution to the communities where we do business," said Kelly Gelinas, Assistant VP at the Manchester, NH TD Bank branch. "We feel it is important to invest in our communities and feel it is great that the club has the opportunity to come to this event, which is a fun and safe way to spend the day. Supporting the Boys & Girls Club not only supports the community and organization but also lets families experience our brand."


Jayden Grady sits on Eddie Hanley's shoulders at TD Garden during a Boston Bruins game. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:00

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PSU’s Silver Series presents Paul Taylor 2 Dance Co.

PLYMOUTH — The Silver Series at Plymouth State University will present the Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company on Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m. in the Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts.

Choreographer Paul Taylor is the last living member of the pantheon that created America's indigenous art of modern dance. At an age when most artist's work is behind them, Taylor continues to win public and critical acclaim for vibrancy, relevance and power of his creations. He created Taylor 2 twenty years ago to bring his vision into communities all over the world. Taylor offers cogent observations on life's complexities while tackling some of society's thorniest issues. He may propel his dancers through space for the sheer beauty of the movement, but more frequently he uses them to illuminate such profound issues as war, piety, spirituality, sexuality, morality and mortality. While his work has been iconic, he has also made some of the most purely romantic, most astonishingly athletic and downright funniest dances ever put on stage.

In selecting repertoire for Taylor 2, Taylor chooses dances that span the broad spectrum of his work. Several of the dances performed by Taylor 2 have been reworked from the Paul Taylor Dance Company's version to enable the smaller ensemble of dancers to perform them. Critics and audiences cheer as Taylor 2 introduces the athleticism, humor and range of emotions known to Taylor's work.

Taylor 2 has toured in the U.S. and internationally and has done extensive residences in Albany, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, St. Louis and San Francisco.

The New York Times says Taylor 2 is a kind of miracle, "...All of the dancers are considerable talents [who] unite fearlessness with skill." The Sunday Star Ledger reports, "It's small, travels light, and packs some of the best modern dance around."

Tickets for Paul Taylor 2 at the Silver Center are $35-30 for adults, $33-28 for seniors and $20-15 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 Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:47

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Scouts will be Scouting for Food 11/2, 11/8 and 11/9

LACONIA —  This Saturday, November 2, Pack 68 Cub Scouts and their leaders will deliver Scouting for Food door hangers throughout Laconia neighborhoods. On Saturday, November 9, Scouts will return to collect the donated items.

Consider donating any of the following and place them in plastic grocery bags or boxes: non-perishable food and hygiene items (no glass, please), canned protein (tuna, chicken, peanut butter), soups, 100% fruit juice, grains (pasta, rice, macaroni & cheese), canned vegetables and fruits, and condiments.

Make sure to leave your donations in a visible location outside the front door or by the base of the mailbox by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 9.

Those who do not receive a door hange can drop donations off at the Troop 68 Boy Scout donation site at Opechee Park (right on the beach!) on Friday, November 8 from 6-9:30 p.m. Boy Scouts will be tenting under the stars and collecting donations while enjoying the crisp fall air and a few marshmallows over the fire.

For more information about Scouting for Food or the scout program, contact Tara Shore at 524-1367.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:43

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Educational Theatre Collaborative hosting auditions for Oliver musical

PLYMOUTH — The Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC), a 2013 Moss Hart Award winner for excellence in community and children's theater, announces auditions for its 20th anniversary production of Oliver! Auditions for the musical directed by Trish Lindberg, artistic director and co-founder of ETC,will be held Sunday, November 10, Monday, November 11, and Tuesday, November 12. Performances will be held January 22-26, 2014.

All auditions will take place at Plymouth State University's Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth. Auditions will be held on Sunday, November 10 from 12:30-2 p.m. for children grades 3 and 4, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. for grades 5-6, 4:30–6 p.m. for grades 7 and 8 and 6:30–9:30 p.m. for high school students, university students, faculty, staff and community members.

On Monday, November 11 students in grades 3-5 will audition between 3:30-5 p.m., grades 6-8 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and from 7–9:30 p.m. high school students, university students, faculty, staff and community members.

Tuesday, November 12 will have auditions for students in 3-8 grade from 3:30–5 p.m. and auditions for high school students, university students, faculty, staff and community members from 6–9:30 p.m.

Call backs will be held as needed on Wednesday, November 13 from 6-9 p.m.

High school students, university students, faculty, staff and community members must come prepared with a song and schedule an audition time by calling Brenda Gleich at (603) 535-2803 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:39

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