Announcements: N.H. artists invited to submit work

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Children reading

Do you know someone in the Greater Concord area who has gone above and beyond to encourage young children to read? The Concord Public Library Foundation extended the deadline for nomination of outstanding individuals to honor for their hard work and passion. The Elizabeth Yates award honors Concord resident and children’s author Elizabeth Yates. To nominate someone visit concordlibraryfoundation.org/its-not-too-late-for-elizabeth-yates-award-nominations.

Calling N.H. artists

The New Hampshire Art Association is calling for art for its 30th annual Omer T. Lassonde open juried exhibition. Works that will be accepted are painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, mixed-media and sculpture. Submissions can be submitted online or in person by Saturday at 5 p.m. Visit nhartassociation.org for an entry form. The exhibit will run in April at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, 136 State St., Portsmouth. For information, call 431-4230, nhartassociation@gmail.com or nhartassociation.org.

Health fair

The Health Ministries Team at First United Methodist Church of Gilford/Laconia is hosting a health and wellness fair and a 5K run May 14. Proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Belknap House. For information, call 524-1330 or email health@nhlakesumchurch.org.