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Meredith Rotary Club’s 8th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament is June 26

MEREDITH — The Meredith Rotary Club has announced the eighth annual Meredith Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament to take place at Waukewan Golf Club on Friday, June 26, 2015. The tournament will start with registration at 8 a.m. followed by a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

All proceeds will benefit the Meredith Rotary Scholarship Fund. Fees are $100 per person and includes greens fees, cart, continental breakfast, lunch, prizes and special contests. There will be a special "$500 Closest to the Pin" event at the end of the tournament.

Meredith Village Savings Bank, which has been a supporter of the golf tournament from its inception, will be the major sponsor again this year. Additionally, Dixon Golf will provide two free airline tickets to the winner of the Hole in One contest.

"We are starting a new tradition in 2015 with the introduction of the Company Championship Award," according to Bob Kennelly, Chairman of the Golf Committee. "The name of the winner will be inscribed on the Rotary Plaque that will be on permanent display at Waukewan Golf Club."

Pre-registration for this golf tournament is recommended. For information and registration, please call Bob Kennelly at 630-4949 or Justin Barkley at 603-279-6661. Additional information can be found at www.meredithrotary.org.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 09:17

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Children’s theatre company perfoming at Plymouth State this summer

PLYMOUTH — IMPACT, the children's theatre company of Jean's Playhouse in Lincoln, will present their repertoire of children's stories adapted for the stage at 2:00 p.m. each Thursday from June 25 through August 13. Performances will be held at the Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State University. The audience will have a chance to meet their favorite princess, bear, puppet, cat and all the other characters from the show in the lobby after each performance.
The schedule for 2015 includes:
June 25 Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks is a curious little girl all alone in the forest...they are porridge-eating bears. BEARS? What could possibly go wrong?
July 2 The Pied Piper of Hamlin. Help! Our town is overrun with rats! A stranger with a magic flute saves the day, but what happens when the greedy Mayor refuses to pay the Piper?
July 9 Puss in Boots. The poor Miller's son receives a cat as his inheritance. He is very upset at first, but this is no ordinary feline...a purr-fect pet for a simple man.
July 16 Arabian Nights. Aladdin, Ali Baba and Sinbad the Sailor! Scheherazade, a clever girl, weaves magical tales of wonder and enchantment for 1001 nights...in only 45 minutes.
July 23 The Three Little Pigs. Straw, sticks and bricks...and one very hungry wolf. A hilarious story about brotherly love and the importance of building a solid foundation.
July 30 The Emperor's New Clothes. A terribly vain and foolish emperor demands the finest clothes in the land for a Grande Parade, and in the end, he gets what he deserves.
August 6 Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Don't be Grumpy, Doc! This Dopey story will make you so Happy, you'll never be Bashful again! Or Sleepy! Or even Sneezy (achoo)!
August 13 Pinocchio. Geppetto wants a son. Pinocchio wants to be a real boy. An evil fox, a carnival boss, a hungry whale and a classic story about the value of telling the truth.

Ticket sales begin May 26 at 11:00 a.m. All seats are $7 (including babes in arms) at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. The group rate is $5 for groups of 15 or more purchased at the same time.

Summer Box Office hours are: 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, or online at silver.plymouth.edu. For general information about events at Plymouth State University, visit ThisWeek@PSU, http://thisweek.blogs.plymouth.edu.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 08:35

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Meredith craft gallery to feature potter in June

MEREDITH — Potter Lars Turin will be Artist of the Month in June at the League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Craft Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway, next to Church Landing at Mill Falls.

A June exhibit, tilted Connections to Nature, will feature Turin's functional and sculptural pieces.

Turin's works-in-clay are inspired by his interpersonal relationship to self and others and from the forces within nature and the patterns that those forces create, especially those on the Seacoast. He uses a number of different clay techniques and processes to create his distinct textured pieces.

The public will have a chance to meet Turin at a reception at the gallery on Sunday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During that time Turin will demonstrate how he works, answer questions, and tell stories.

More information can be obtained by calling the Gallery at (603) 279-7920.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 08:28

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Sponsors sought for Meredith Library ‘Book-It!’ 5K

LACONIA — The Friends of the Meredith Library's "Book-It!" Race Committee announce the fourth annual 5K race to be held on September 5, 2015. In addition to the 5K "Book-It!" race, there will be a shorter "Bookworm" race and an "Inchworm" race for children 5 years of age and younger.

On-line registration is offered through active.com as well as mplbookiT.weebly.com. Registration forms are available at the Meredith Public Library as well as at many local businesses. The first 50 registrants will receive a hi-tech shirt free-of-charge.

Sponsorship makes it possible to continue to host the race that attracts over 100 participants annually. Donations have been made by the following sponsors: Gold Sponsor, The Fitness Edge; Silver Sponsors, Christopher P. Williams, Architects, PLLC., Tuckernuck Inn B & B, and Meredith Dental; Bronze Sponsors, E. M. Heath, Inc., Overhead Door Options, and Boutin & Altieri, PLLC.

For more information about becoming a sponsor or about the race event, please contact Beverly Heyduk at 279-1206 or Barbara Brann at 279-5565.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 08:25

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