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N.H. Master Chorale would like some singers

The New Hampshire Master Chorale is currently holding auditions for the 2007-2008 season.

The NH Master Chorale is a non-profit organization established in the spring of 2003. This chamber choir is dedicated to excellence in the art of choral music performance. Members of the group are trained singers, auditioned from around the state of New Hampshire.

Rehearsals are held on Sundays from 5:30 until 8:00 p.m. at the Concord Community Music School. Concerts are given in November and May.

Kick back, relax, and get educated

This fall UNH Manchester will host a series of lunchtime discussions where people can kick back and listen to professors and community leader’s present information about their research and current trends. Discover such topics as Deaf community and culture in NH, the healing power of nature and the changing internet experience.

Fall writing classes with famous people

This fall, NHWP is offering an exciting opportunity for writers to work with renowned poet Maxine Kumin, acclaimed children’s author David Elliott and four former New Hampshire Literary Award winners: Christopher Brookhouse, Jim Collins, Terry Farish, and Hillary Nelson.

Regretting those six tattoos?

I was cynically amused by your feature on tattoos in Tuesday’s Insider. Glad for you that you didn’t interveiw me. First off, I got six tattoos. Started when I was 15 years old (I’m 51 now) and I regret every one of them.

Get fit, help friends

The first annual Friendly Kitchen 5K will be held this Friday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. The certified course starts and finishes at Northeast Delta Dental, One Delta Drive in Concord, NH. The cost is $15 ($10 if you pre-register.) This event benefits The Friendly Kitchen, a soup kitchen that feeds the hungry. Our President, Hope Butterworth, will be the official starter. For more information, contact 223-1537 or [email protected]

Any CHS class of '63 kids out there?

If so, we've got a project for you: Hold a reunion, will you?
We just heard from Mary-Jean Fellows, who saw our story on the class of '67 reunion. "I have never heard of a reunion for the class of 1963!" she wrote. "Maybe they haven't ever had one. Maybe you could find out for me?"
For you, Mary-Jean, there's no question we wouldn't ask.
So whaddya say, readers? Shall we hunt down the class of 1963 and throw them a reunion, or do you want to have Mary-Jean's unhappy face on your conscience??

(Interested? Contact us: [email protected])

Free parenting classes

The Children's Place and Parent Education Center, 27 Burns Ave., will offer two free classes this fall. To sign-up for either program, call 224-9920.
Building Blocks Program: Sept. 10 through Nov. 12. Ten week sessions on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m.

Craft fair goes to the dogs (and cats)

The Concord-Merrimack SPCA will hold its first "Crafts for Critters" fair in November, and it's looking for local craftspeople to participate. The cost is $25 for a 8-foot by 8-foot space, including a table. Items do not have to be pet-related but must be handmade. For more information and to reserve a space, call 753-9801.
FYI: The fair is maxed-out on knitters, so save those scarves for next year.
The fair will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 274 Pleasant St., on Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PSU would like to speak with you

Ever wondered about getting an MBA? Join Craig Zamzow, coordinator of Plymouth State's Master of Business Administration program for an open house to be held on Wed., Sept. 5, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the College of Graduate Studies, 2 Pillsbury St.
Advisers will be available to answer questions about the graduate program, which includes the MBA in general management and six certificate concentration areas.

They've got high school sports covered

WKXL 1450 AM carries a variety of sports throughout the school year for Bishop Brady, Bow, Concord, Hopkinton, Merrimack Valley, Pembroke Academy and Trinity Christian, totaling more than 120 games.
Our live game coverage includes up to the minute scoreboard updates of all capital area games that are in progress. Visit WKXL1450.com for the broadcast schedule and hear games live at WKXL 1450 AM and WKXL1450.com.
Jim Finney