Fleming Center construction under way

Fleming Center construction under way

Press release
Fleming Center construction under way

We are very pleased to announce that the new Center for Artistic Development at the New London Barn Playhouse will be known as the Fleming Center due to the generous donation of Nancy Fleming and her family. The Fleming Center is being built as part of a multi-phase construction project. “Theater, music, and the arts […]

CFA Presents Program of Traditional Abenaki Stories

Features father and son culture bearers

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CFA Presents Program of Traditional Abenaki Stories

The Literary Arts Guild for the Center for the Arts announces its next event in their 2021 Literary Art Series, “Native American Beauty is Diversity.” They will be presenting Remembering the Dawn, a bilingual program of traditional Abenaki stories by father and son culture bearers Joseph and Jesse Bruchac. For over 40 years Joseph Bruchac […]

Through the Reading Glasses August 2021

By Janet Moore
Through the Reading Glasses August 2021

On Monday, August 16, at 6:30 PM, the Andover Libraries and the Andover Community Hub will co-sponsor local author Amy Makechnie, who will present her new middle grade novel, Ten Thousand Tries. The event will be held at Proctor’s Stone Chapel. Yes, there will be refreshments! Yes, Amy will take questions and do a reading! […]

88th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair to Take Place in August

Increased distance between craft booths

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Don’t miss out on the fun! The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen is headed back to the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury on Saturday, August 7, through Sunday, August 15, for the 88th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair.  Shop at nearly 200 booths of juried craft from league members and invited guest artists in a wide range […]

Local Pianist William Ögmundson to Give Free Concert

Uplifting and entertaining music for all ages

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Local Pianist William Ögmundson to Give Free Concert

Summer Music Associates wishes to thank the people of the Lake Sunapee region for their support and loyalty during these difficult times by offering a free concert at the First Baptist Church in New London on Thursday, September 2, at 7 PM.  William Ögmundson will present an uplifting and entertaining piano concert for all ages.  […]

Andover Author Publishes Touching Book for Young Readers

Writes realistic family dramas

By Janet Moore
Andover Author Publishes Touching Book for Young Readers

The Andover Beacon asked me to interview Andover’s Amy Makechnie and to write an article about her as a new book author. Seeing as I had just read her new book, Ten Thousand Tries, which was published on July 13, for my monthly Beacon column Through the Reading Glasses, this seemed like a nice fit. […]

Franklin Footlight Theatre Presents “Disaster! The Musical!”

"Side-splitting homage" is new from Broadway

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The Franklin Footlight Theatre, in conjunction with the Franklin Opera House, presents Disaster! The Musical! Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos, and the unforgettable songs of the ’70s will take center stage for the first time in New Hampshire community theatre in this side-splitting homage to classic disaster films. Disaster! is a new musical straight from Broadway, […]

Bachelder Library New Acquisitions August 2021

By Janet Moore

Adult Fiction Castle Shade, Laurie R. King Death with a Double Edge, Anne Perry Deception by Gaslight, Kate Belli Dream Girl, Laura Lippman A Hand to Hold in Deep Water, Shawn Nocher The Indigo Girl, Natasha Boyd Legacy, Nora Roberts Malibu Rising, Taylor Jenkins Reid The Personal Librarian, Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray The […]

Andover Library New Acquisitions August 2021

By Janet Moore

Adult Fiction Wild West, Elmer Kelton The Thursday Murder Club, Richard Osman That Summer, Jennifer Weiner The Bone Code, Kathy Reichs Don’t Think. Just Breathe, Sarah Delaney To Build a Fire and Other Stories, Jack London The Ones We Leave Behind, Deanna Lynn Sletten Choose Me, Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver Adult Nonfiction The Premonition, […]

Andover Libraries August Newsletter

By Priscilla Poulin and Lee Wells

The Andover libraries are here for you!  After surviving a few days of over 90 degrees in May, and two “official” heat waves in June, please keep in mind that both Andover libraries have air conditioning and you are always welcome to come by, stay as long as you would like, and cool down. Feel […]

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