NH Club News: NH Grange Deputy School, Leaders Conference set

December 06. 2017 10:58PM


The New Hampshire State Grange will host its annual Deputy School and Leaders Conference at 9 a.m. Saturday at the New Hampshire Fire Academy, 98 Smokey Bear Blvd.

State Grange Master Chris Heath will open the meeting. Directors of each state committee will meet with their members to discuss their 2018 programs, which Granges throughout the state will work with. The general deputy will meet with the deputy staff about degree work Granges are doing and about any problems Granges might be having.

Lunch will be served at noon. For reservations or for more information, call Heath at 988-9703.

A general meeting for all members will follow the lunch.

Dick Patten, State Grange Community Service director, is asking Granges to bring gift cards to the conference for the Santa Remembers Teens at Christmas project or mail them to him at Dick Patten, 30 Pinewood Trail, Concord, NH 03301. He said this year’s collection is behind prior years. The gift cards are given to Operation Santa Claus and Friends of the Forgotten Children.

Manchester Choral Society offers ‘Caroling at Currier’

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Choral Society is kicking off holiday festivities with its annual “Caroling at the Currier” performance Saturday at the Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St.

The performance and museum admission is free to all New Hampshire residents arriving before noon and will feature selections from the group’s upcoming concerts, along with traditional carols.

The concerts coming up, titled “Sweet was the Sound,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at St. Joseph Cathedral, 145 Lowell St. The program will include excerpts from Parts I and III of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248; O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen; and Bob Chilcott’s Wenceslas.

“Sweet was the Sound” adult tickets are $25; discounts are available for seniors, college students and groups; admission is free for students in kindergarten to Grade 12. To purchase tickets, go to www.mcsnh.org or call 472-6627.

The nonprofit choral society is an auditioned community chorus.

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