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Sanbornton Democratic Committee to host ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ on Wednesday

SANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Democratic Committee will host Belknap County Democrats for a "Meet the Candidates Night" and potluck supper on July 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Lane Tavern, Route 132, Sanbornton Square in Sanbornton.

We will share a meal and meet with our various town committees during the evening. We will hear from candidates for state and county office such as Mike Cryans, candidate for Executive Council District 1; Carolyn Mello, candidate for Senate District 2;

Dave Pollak, candidate for County Commissioner and Belknap County candidates for state Representative. All Belknap County Democrats are invited and are asked to bring a favorite summer dish to share. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for set up. For further information, contact Gail Morrison, Sanbornton Democratic Committee Chair, 286-4596.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 July 2014 08:35

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Poetry reading in Wolfeboro Thursday

WOLFEBORO – The monthly reading of the Poets in the Attic will be en pleine aire this month.

Their July open mike reading will be held in front of The Country Bookseller in the Durgin Stables courtyard Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m.
"Last summer we took our show on the road, heading to local art galleries," said PITA host Gordon Lang. "We may do that again in August, but I love doing at least one reading outside."
This event marks the 10th birthday of the Poets in the Attic, which began in July 2004 in the office space above Made on Earth. "If it hadn't been for Marybeth Bryant's 'attic,' we might never have gotten off the ground," Lang said.
"Karen Baker of The Bookseller has been hosting us for the last nine years, but in the summertime, she has an evening business to run. And we're always looking for ways to add fresh air to our readings, whether that means new readers or taking it to the streets," he said.
Several stores in the Durgin complex remain open late during the summer months. The Bookseller remains open to cater to the poets and any customers who stop in
Aside from the surroundings, this month's fourth-Thursday reading will be much like those of other months. There are no featured performers. Local poets and musicians gather to perform their work or the work of others. And Wolfeboro Community Television records the first hour for broadcast later on.
"It's wide open. Anybody can come and perform," Lang said. "But this month, remember to bring a lawn chair and maybe a jacket.
The Poets in the Attic invites all visitors to join the reading on Thursday, July 24, from 7 to 9 in front of The Country Bookseller.
The Country Bookseller is on North Main Street in the Durgin Stables complex of shops. Free off-street parking right next to the store is available via Mill Street.
For more information about joining the Poets in the Attic, contact Gordon or Cheryl Lang by phone at 539-4472 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Last Updated on Monday, 21 July 2014 08:27

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Free family concert tonight at the Gilford Bandstand

GILFORD — The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region and the Laketones Jazz ensemble will present a free family concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, in the Gilford Bandstand located on Easy Street in Gilford. The music will be up-beat, toe tapping pieces that include marches, Broadway and television musicals, and patriotic selections by the band; as well as popular jazz numbers from the Laketones. The two groups are made-up of many area musicians, and welcome musicians of all levels to practices on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday afternoons from 1:30 to 3 p.m. with the Laketones Jazz Ensemble rehearsals following. The rehearsals take place at the Music Clinic in Belmont.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 July 2014 08:25

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Tea and Treasures sale in Ashland on Aug. 2

ASHLAND — St. Mark's Episcopal Church is hosting a Tea and Treasures tea and sale on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 2 to 6 p.m. on the church lawn on Highland Street.

The congregation is busy collecting gently used items of all kinds (with the exception of clothing and books) to offer at the sale. Tea and appropriate goodies will be served under the tent in front of the church. If the weather is bad the sale will be held in Sherrill Hall.

Those with questions or who wish to donate treasures for the sale, are asked to leave a message on the parish phone 968-7640 and their call will be returned.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 11:22

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