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Gilford POPS fundraiser at Fratellos Sunday

GILFORD — Gilford POPS ( Parents of Performing Students) will be holding a Fundraiser at Fratellos Restaurant in Lakeport on on Sunday June 7th from 4-10 pm. 50% of your dining bill will be donated to POPS to benefit our scholarship fund. Just mention the POPS fundraiser to your server.


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The Little Church Theater presents The Salon

Holderness — The Little Church Theater presents The Salon, an evening of color, cut, laughter, and tears. The Salon examines the intimate relationship that often develops between stylist and client. Meet Mario at Mona Lisa Salon and his wacky clients who love and depend on him.  The play features a talented cast of local actors that include Dan Mitchell, Ursula Boutwell, Lisa Lovett, Colleen Eliason, Lisa Travis, Elizabeth Kendall and Ken Chapman. Performances will be held at The Little Church Theater on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, June 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m. 

Writer and Director of The Salon, Dr. Jessica Hoffmann Davis lives in Holderness, N.H. The Little Church Theater has been the venue for two other hit plays written by Davis: "wRites of Reunion" (2010) co-written with Monique Devine and Houseguests (2013). Dr. Davis holds a doctorate in human development and psychology and a masters in teaching, learning, and curriculum environments from Harvard University. Davis' educational memoir, Ordinary Gifted Children: The Power and Promise of Individual Attention, was published by Teachers College Press in 2010.

This is the 12th season of summer performances at The Little Church Theater on the shores of Squam Lake in Holderness. Tickets for The Salon are $25 for the first four rows and $20 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at littlechurchtheater.com or by calling 603-968-2250 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Loon preservation group to hold annual lunch, auction on June 28

MEREDITH - The Loon Preservation Committee's Annual Summer Luncheon and Auction will take place Sunday, June 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. is at Church Landing in Meredith.

The event will feature a buffet lunch, silent auction, and the chance to swap stories with fellow loon lovers.

Guest Speaker for the event is Willem Lange, author and host of New Hampshire Public Television's "Windows to the Wild." All proceeds benefit Loon Preservation Committee programs.

LPC Executive Director Harry Vogel will give a brief overview of New Hampshire's loon activity so far this season.

This year's auction will include a cooking lesson for six with dinner and wine, a Utah Alpine Ski Retreat for two, a safari package for two, a one-week stay at a lovely home on Lees Pond, an Audubon lithograph, two tickets to Gunstock Mountain's Aerial Treetop Adventure Excursion, greens fees, gift items and gift certificates from local restaurants and businesses, and lake tours with LPC biologists.

The non-profit Loon Preservation Committee's mission is to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout New Hampshire. LPC's summer field biologists will be on hand to share in celebrating this fragile waterbird and the special place it holds in the hearts of all that see and hear it.

Dress for the luncheon an auction is smart casual.

Those who want more information or to purchase seats for the event, call Lin at The Loon Center (603-476-5666), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 19.

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Franklin high school alumni invited to reunion weekend ( 271 w/3COL Franklin reunion) HS Alums)

FRANKLIN — Plans are in place for the first ever Franklin High School Alumni Weekend on August 7, 8 and 9. In celebration of the 45th anniversary of their graduation from Franklin High School, the Class of 1970 invites all alumni to the Best Reunion Ever to "Visit, Reminisce, Explore – A Weekend to Remember"
The FHS Alumni Weekend will be held on August 7, 8 and 9, and is open to all former FHS attendees and staff members. All events are taking place in Franklin and the hope is that area residents and those from afar will discover something new and fun right here in their old hometown.
The weekend events will begin on Friday, August 7 at 7 p.m. with a performance at the Franklin Opera House. The Rock Island Blues Revue will present a comedy/music tribute to The Blues Brothers. On Saturday at 9 a.m. there will be a 9-hole scramble Golf Tourney at Mojolaki Country Club; a Family Scavenger Hunt beginning at 10 a.m. at Toad Hall and the "Main Event", food, dancing, luminaria ceremony and fireworks under the tent at the Veterans Memorial Ski Area. Sunday morning the Franklin Outing Club is sponsoring a pancake breakfast at the Ski Area and alumni are encouraged to gather in the afternoon at Webster Lake to relax and continue reminiscing as the weekend comes to a close.
Registration materials, which include the schedule and payment options, are available at www.sau18.org/fsd_alumni.cfm.
For questions, go to the above website or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



FHS Alumni marching in this year's Community Day Parade, left to right; Joan Robichaud Shanelaris, Class of 1960; Joan Pevine LaCourse, Class of 1960; and Pat Keegan Robichaud, Class of 1961 (Courtesy photo)

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