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WORKSHOPS & PERFORMANCES WITH RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM, LITTLETON
March 13 - 15. Thursday March 13 at 4 PM at Lakeway Elementary School, "Recycled Rhythms" is a free workshop for making an instrument and learning rhythms from around the world. Friday March 14 7:30 PM Community Concert at the Littleton Opera House, $15 adults, $10 children, $35 family. Saturday March 15 at 10 AM at Jean's Playhouse, Ranky Tanky Family Show, a musical journey for preschoolers to grade 4, $12 adults, $8 children, $25 family. Programs for musicians, music lovers, families, and anyone interested in the connections between the arts and health. Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem are Rani Arbo (fiddle, guitar), Andrew Kinsey (bass, banjo, uke), Anand Nayak (electric and acoustic guitars), and Scott Kessel (percussion). Presented by the Arts Alliance of Northern New England.
NEW HAMPSHIRE MAPLE EXPERIENCE AT THE ROCKS, BETHLEHEM
March 15, 22-23, 29-30, and April 5. The Rocks Estate on Route 302. 10 AM - 4 PM with maple tours at 10, 10:45, 11:30, 12:30, 1:15 and 2. Learn about and participate in each step of maple sugaring, hands-on program, drill holes in trees, put taps in, hang buckets, learn to identify types of trees so you can tap your own trees. Horse-drawn wagon rides, interpretive guide shares local history, maple sugar tasting, fresh donuts, sour pickles. For more information, visit www.therocks.org.
HEAD-SHAVING EVENT RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILD CANCER RESEARCH, LITTLETON
Saturday March 15 at noon at Schilling Beer Co., 18 Mill Street. All funds raised go to St. Baldrick's Foundation, which is dedicated to investing every dollar raised in the best possible childhood cancer research. You can choose to shave your head in solidarity with kids in treatment, or sponsor folks who have already committed to a head shave. Visit http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/11104/2014 for more information.
AWARD-WINNING QUILT ON DISPLAY, LITTLETON
Saturday March 15 from 2-4 PM, One Stitch, Two Stitch, on the lower level of the Village Bookstore, 81 Main Street. Local quilter, Alison Bolt's quilt, Sunset at Balanced Rock II will be on display. Alison will discuss the process of designing her quilt and show some photos of the work in progress. For more information, call 444-5284.
IRISH SHOW BENEFITS MISS LITTLETON AREA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Saturday March 15 7:30 PM Littleton Opera House. Tickets $10 and large groups are encourage to reserve in advance as the audience will be set up as tables of 10, call Dennis Hartwell at 991-7517. Musicians from around the Littleton area perform, including Littleton Idol champions Max Sjostrom, Stephanie Brousseau, and Ashley Miles, also Lakeway Children's Chorus, Daisy Bronson Chorus, Pine Hill Singers, and Kendra Bailey. Proceeds from the show benefit the Miss Littleton Area Scholarship Program, which is part of the Miss New Hampshire program and the Miss America organization.
RECIPES FROM A MAPLE QUEEN AT THE VILLAGE BOOKSTORE, LITTLETON
Sunday March 16 at 3 PM. 81 Main Street. Doreen Taylor Lyon talks about syrup production and how to cook with maple syrup. For more information call the book store at 444-5263.
THE WIZARD OF OZ AT THE RIALTO, LANCASTER
Weds. March 19 at 7 PM, 80 Main Street. Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, free or donation gratefully accepted. For more information visit http://www.lancasterrialto.com/