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Cinderella on stage at Plymouth State on August 14

PLYMOUTH — The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University hosts professional actors from Jean's Playhouse Children's Theatre in Lincoln to perform the show Cinderella on August 14. Performances are 2 p.m. each Thursday. All seats (including babes in arms) are $7. A group rate of $5 per seat is available for groups of 15 or more.

Throughout the summer, Jean's Playhouse Children's Theater in Lincoln presents their repertoire of children's stories adapted for the stage. Cinderella, the final show of the season, will show the classic rags-to-riches story of a girl who dared to dream, a Fairy Godmother who makes it all possible, a very charming Prince, and one dazzling glass slipper.

Jean's Playhouse's Children's Theatre Company has been delighting audiences for more than 20 years, with original adaptations of fairy tales and folktales produced and created for children of all ages. Shows are approximately 40 minutes long and appeal to adults, and children three years and older. Characters greet the audience in the Silver Center lobby after each show.

Call (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869 for tickets, or shop online at http://silver.plymouth.edu. Convenience fees apply to online orders. Summer box office hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and one hour before performances.

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Jenkins exhibit to open Aug. 13 at Carega Gallery

SANDWICH — On Wednesday, August 13, Delanie Jenkins will open an exhibit of her most recent work titled Mixed Tape: New Hampshire during an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. at the Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery. The Artist talk will begin at 6 p.m. An additional conversation on installation art and Jenkins own installation history will take place on Saturday, August 16 at 10 a.m. at the gallery. 

Jenkins is an installation artist based in Pittsburgh who spends her summers in Holderness. Mixed Tape: New Hampshire explores color, optics and process which was inspired by time spent in the Lakes Region. When asked to describe her work critics have stated, "With an assemblage – meets – minimalism sensibility and an accumulation of material, (Jenkins) builds layered visual fields that contract to reveal their singular elements. Her work is grounded with in a collage aesthetic connected to ideas and process more than a particular medium".

Jenkins is Chair of the Department of Studio Arts at the University of Pittsburgh where she teaches sculpture and installation. She has exhibited throughout the United States as internationally. Reviews of her work have appeared in Art in America, Sculpture, Art Papers, Surface Design Journal and Fiberarts. 

For more information call 284 7728 or visit our website at www.patricialaddcarega.com.

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Senior Moment-um taking trip on the boat ‘Sophie C’ on August 11th

GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Senior Moment-um program on Monday, August 11th. Participants will meet at Gilford Town Hall at 1 p.m. before heading to the dock for a 2 p.m. cruise aboard the "Sophie C" Mail Boat, the oldest floating post office in the United States. Each season she provides mail service on Lake Winnipesaukee, a tradition dating back to 1892. Both of her daily mail runs take her to 5 islands (Camp Lawrence, Birch Island, Sandy Island, Cow Island and Jolly Island) where her staff delivers mail to the island residents and summer camps. In addition to being a full-service post office where these residents may purchase postal supplies and stamps, Sophie also has a collection of ice cream novelty treats and snacks for sale.

The cost for this trip is $27 per person. Participants must RSVP with the Parks and Recreation office by Friday, August 8.

For more information or to RSVP, contact the Gilford Parks and Rec Dept at 527-4722.

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Appalachian Teen Project receives funding from United Way, Pardoe Foundation

WOLFEBORO — The Appalachian Mountain Teen Project recently received generous donations from both Granite United Way and the Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation.

A mainstay of the project's mission has always been to actively engage with members of our communities to address systemic issues that impact the youth and families the organization serves. The funding from Granite United Way will support the active role that the Teen Project is playing in poverty reduction work in Belknap County, as well as the Teen Project, AMTP's youth mentorship program.
The Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation generously supported the Pathways to Leadership Program, a trip-based program in which youths enroll in one of two trip pathways: Outdoor Leadership or Service Learning, and engage in progressive skill- and confidence-building over a nine-month period with a small group of committed peers. This program is for AMTP youths who want to develop deeper technical and leadership skills, and aims to graduate participants who will engage with AMTP as future peer leaders.
AMTP is a community-based, nonprofit organization committed to supporting healthy development and resilience in youth, families, and communities throughout the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

More information about AMTP is available at its website www.teenprojectnh.com.

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