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Pitmans hosting Ervin Dhimo Jazz Trio Thursday

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in downtown Laconia will host the Ervin Dhimo Jazz Trio on Thursday June 5 at 8 p.m. Admission is $12.

European bass player Ervin Dhimo presents his dynamic jazz-funk project the Ervin Dhimo Jazz Trio featuring world-known Berklee Professor Keyboardist Steve Hunt and prodigy Percussionist/Drummer Vancil Cooper.

The Albanian-born electric bassist and his trio specialize in fierce, soulful, funky workouts on jazz, pop, and original tunes.
Catered dinner buffet is available at 6:30 p.m. for $10. Call 527-0043 for info and reservations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:35

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Gilford Youth Center offering 9-week summer camp for middle schoolers

GILFORD — The Gilford Youth Center is once again hosting a full day summer program for middle school students.

The nine-week program will offer participants the opportunity to have fun, learn new skills, gain self-esteem, interact with peers, all in a safe and structured setting. The camp utilizes the Gilford Youth Center and town fields. The camp also visits Gilford Beach twice a week and takes a weekly field trip to a local attraction, including the NH Fisher Cats, Canobie Lake Park, Whales Tale Water Park and York Beach.

To learn more about the program, or to register child, visit www.gilfordyouthcenter.com. For more information contact Scott at 524-6978.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:32

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Alton Garden Club’s annual sale is Saturday

ALTON — The Alton Garden Club hosts its annual "Plant and Pastries Sale" fundraiser to benefit the Doris Barnes Scholarship Fund on Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center in Alton Bay on Route 11.

This fundraiser is a much anticipated event during the Town Wide Yard Sale. Garden club members dig up plants from their own perennial gardens for community members to purchase. Baked goods are also for sale and basket of assorted items will be raffled off. The proceeds from this event go to a student graduating from the Prospect Mountain High School in Alton.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:30

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Ashland Historical Society to hear talk on Native Americans

ASHLAND —David Stewart-Smith will speak on the history of Native Americans in New Hampshire in the 18th and 19th centuries at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, in the Ashland School Cafeteria.

A former history professor and now the historian for the N,H. Intertribal Native American Council, Stewart-Smith has studied the state's Indian history for over thirty years. His illustrated talk,"Native American History of New Hampshire: Beyond Boundaries, circa 1700 to 1850", the third of a trilogy, will look at the period of the expansion of European settlers from their seacoast beachhead to their occupation of the entire state and the Native American response to that great change.

This free public program is largely funded by the N.H. Humanities Council and is sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society, which will also serve refreshments. The Ashland School is located at 16 Education Drive, off School Street in Ashland village.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:28

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