Announcements for Nov. 7, 2017

Published: 11/9/2017 3:16:05 PM
New LondonBand seeks new local musicians

The Kearsarge Community Band of New London is seeking new members. KCB is a 40 to 50 piece community-level concert band.

If you are an experienced musician at this time or have been in the past and want to return to playing, please consider joining them. No audition is required.

Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at the New London Outing Club Indoor Facility at 114 Cougar Court. Rehearsals for the academic year 2017-18 began in September and indoor formal concerts are planned for December, March and May. The band also performs regularly throughout the summer at various local events and venues.

To learn more, please visit or contact band manager Peggy Prew at 526-6017 or

AndoverLocal art for sale at photo showcase

Ten local photographers will be showing and selling their artwork at Andover Elementary/Middle School on Saturday.

Free photography workshops will be available. This event is open to the public and begins at 9 a.m. The workshops will be at 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.

At 12:45, photographer Rick Stockwell will present about New Hampshire landscapes and techniques he uses to capture his photography. Among the photographers will be Cindy Benson, Garrett Evans, Joyce Bourdon, Steve Colardeau, Dick Crow, Lynn Tiede, Mahdy Harb, Jay Fitzpatrick and David Redman.

LaconiaTake the plunge

The annual Turkey Plunge for Salvation Army will be held at Opechee Beach on Wednesday. This event is to raise money for the Salvation Army and will also provide a lunch and door prizes for $5.

Gates will open to the public at 10 a.m., and the plunge will begin at noon. Everyone is welcome, and the Salvation Army urges sports teams, businesses, and church and school groups to get involved as well. To make a donation, visit

LaconiaNational expert to discuss fake news

Have you ever wondered: What is “fake news?” On Nov. 14 at 6 p.m., the Laconia Public Library will host a non-partisan discussion of this important topic, led by White House press veteran Randall Mikkelsen, now managing editor at Thomson Reuters. Mikkelsen has been a political and financial journalist with Reuters since 1988. He has won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and from the North Dakota Newspaper Association.

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