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090413CameraClubFrate (310): 2X See For Yourself

MEREDITH — Lakes Region Camera Club will open its club year on Thursday, September 5 with a presentation by Larry Frates, well-known artist and owner of Frates Creative Art Center in Laconia. The program will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith.

Frates will be presenting a lecture /demonstration entitled See For Yourself, which is also the title of his new DVD collection and book which is being released for the Holiday Season. They emphasize the importance of being a sensitive viewer regardless of the medium being used. Photographers and artists utilize the same senses, design principals, and organizational techniques. This lecture is intended to bridge the gap between these two types of visual communicators with the hopes of inspiring each to collaborate more with the other.

Frates graduated from The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, with concentrations in Printmaking and Art Education. He went on to complete his Master of Applied Aesthetics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received an Advanced Graduate Certificate from Aberdeen College in Scotland during his Fulbright Exchange year representing the USA in the Orkney Islands. He is a member of the Fine Arts adjunct faculty at Southern NH University and a Graduate School Clinical art supervisor at Plymouth State University.

Frates paintings have been exhibited at the Briggens Museum in Bergen, Norway, the Getty Gallery in Stromness, Scotland, The Smithsonian in Washington, DC to mention a few. His works are in the Royal Art Collection and the Central Bureau of Exchanges in London, England and his caricatures and political cartoons can be found in the Forbes collection NYC.

For further information, go to www.lrcameraclub.com, or call Phyllis Meinke at 603-340-2359.

 

CAPTION — Larry Frates presents a lecture entitled See For Yourself during the first Lakes Region Camera Club meeting of the year on Thursday, September 5 at 7 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:17

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090613StampShow (249)

MOULTONBOROUGH — The 5th annual Carroll County Stamp Show will take place on Saturday, September 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club off of the Governor Wentworth Highway in Moultonborough. The show is sponsored jointly by the White Mountain and Wolfeboro Stamp Clubs.

Free admission and parking are offered. There will be a silent auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other features during the day include, Dealers' Bourse, exhibits, hourly door prizes, Penny Boxes offering stamps at 2c-5c, USPS and refreshments.

Dealers from several states will be showing off their stock consisting of US and foreign stamp collections, and supplies as well as First Day Covers, Postal History, and Postcards. Those who have collections or an unwanted accumulation, dealers will assist attendees in determining its value and possible future home for it. The more valuable stamps can be sold and the less valuable ones can be donated to a veteran's hospital, or a stamp club.

In celebration of the White Mountain Stamp Club's 40th anniversary there will be an exhibit for visitors to see. This year's show will feature something new, as there is an opportunity for participants to to take part in a stamp swap. This swap offers people a chance to swap 100 different stamps in good condition for someone else's packet. It is asked that foreign and US stamps are not mixed in the same envelope. Glassine envelopes are preferred so people can see the contents.

For more information about this event call 447-5461 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:12

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090213MeredithLibraryHeirloomSeeds (84)

MEREDITH — The Meredith Public Library will be hosting Master Gardener Nel Garden as she gives a presentation on heirloom seeds and old varieties of vegetables on Tuesday, September 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Garden will discuss the reasons for the trend to hybrid varieties of vegetables for commercial growers as well as home growers. She will have various tomato varieties on display and will be showing us how to preserve our own seeds for next year's garden.

No registration is required and light refreshments will be served.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:07

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090313 'Letter Writer' next in Sanbornton Film Series (174)

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Congregational Church – UCC in partnership with the Sanbornton Town Library is sponsoring a film series held on the first Wednesday of every month at the library. Show time is 6:30-8:30 p.m.  on the second floor of the library. Everyone is welcome. The eighth film, to be shown on September 4, will be "The Letter Writer" – 85 minutes.

This month's film is about a teenager, Maggy Fuller, who receives an anonymous letter full of praise and encouragement. She can't imagine who would send her such a letter. The rebellious teenager is practically invisible to her Dad and a disappointment to her Mom. Her search for the letter's mysterious author leads her to Sam Worthington, an aging man, who tries to the change the world using a pen name, a phone book and one handwritten note at a time.
A discussion will follow the film.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 23 August 2013 09:04

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