Harvest jazz concert in Laconia

Published: 10/24/2018 2:35:52 PM
LaconiaHarvest jazz concert

Join the Tom Robinson Trio and special guest soloist Fred Haas, Director of Jazz Studies at Dartmouth College and Internationally-acclaimed Saxophonist for an evening of jazz Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 172 Pleasant St. in Laconia. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are on sale at Greenlaws Music Store, or can be ordered online at nhisom.org. Get your tickets early – past Tom Robinson Trio concerts have sold out. During intermission, enjoy a variety of pies, crisps, and cobblers. Whole pies to take home will also be on sale. For more information or to pre-order whole pies, call Patte Sarausky at 848-2469. Saxophonist Fred Haas has performed with the likes of Oscar Peterson, Ray Charles, Pat Metheny, Clark Terry, Milt Jackson, Joe Morello, Don Cherry, Karrin Allyson, Matt Wilson, Gene Bertoncini, John Proulx and many others. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny calls Fred Haas “a totally world-class saxophone player.” Jazz trumpet legend Clark Terry said, “You won’t find a more capable jazz player and teacher than Fred Haas, and that’s a fact!” The Tom Robinson Trio comprises jazz pianist Tom Robinson, drummer/percussionist Tim Gilmore, and bassist John Hunter. Robinson performs frequently throughout New England as a soloist, sideman, leads his own groups, and has been a featured artist at the Catamount Arts Center and Mountaintop Music Center.

AndoverYou are not forgotten

Bill Leber, Commander ofPost 101, invites the public to he American Legion Crosby-Gilbert Post 101 of Andover dedication memorial to the town on Nov. 8 at Andover Elementary Middle School in memory of the thousands of prisoners of war and missing in action service members who remain un accounted for to this day. This event will coincide with the Annual Veterans Day celebration at the school. The memorial will include an empty chair depicting an unoccupied seat waiting for the POW/MIA to return and join the audience. Let us never forget the sacrifices each of our service members have given. All gave some, some gave all. God bless America!

New LondonDiscover Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains will host a free information session for girls and parentsTuesday, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tracy Memorial Library, 304 Main St., New London. Girls and their families can meet local Girl Scouts and volunteers; learn about expanded STEM and outdoor programs; enjoy fun, girl-led activities; explore programs; learn about volunteer opportunities; and register to become a Girl Scout. Plus, girls will receive a free Discover Girl Scouts embroidered patch. To learn more about Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains,go online to girlscoutsgwm.org or call 1-888-474-9686 if you have any questions.

NorthwoodNew trails in town

On Nov. 10, members of the Northwood Conservation Commission will lead a hike through the new trails on the Guptill Lamprey Pasture Conservation Area and the Coe-Brown Academy Mead Lot conservation easement. Access to the trails is through the Northwood Meadows State Park, sothe group will meet at the parking lot there at 9 a.m. The total hike of all trails will be five miles. Please see the map posted on the town’s website. Be aware that wearing orange or other bright colors in the woods is a wise precaution. Muzzleloader season for deer is Nov. 3 to 13, and regular firearms season is Nov. 14 to Dec. 9 in the park and the new trail area.

CanterburySharing practices

Everyone is welcomed to a special event at the Canterbury Shaker Village on Sunday, a day for exploring spiritual practices from a variety of beliefs, traditions and ways to gather, share and celebrate our deepest connections. The day’s activities are free, family-friendly and run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Highlights of the day include an opening gathering, a joint worship service, a potluck lunch and a closing gathering. Offerings collected during the service will benefit the Canterbury Fund. Register by visiting kairosearth.org/church-of-the-woods/upcoming-events/sharing-practices-of-the-spirit. For more information, contact marktravis57@gmail.com or 783-0420.




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