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December 5, 2012

Free concert by Granite Statesmen Barbershop Chorus tomorrow

The Granite Statesmen Barbershop Chorus of Nashua will present a free holiday concert tomorrow Friday (Dec. 7) in the upper level of St. James Church on Winter Street. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Penacook Place to hold Wreath for Dreams exhibition Dec. 11

Penacook Place will hold its first Wreath for Dreams exhibition Tuesday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy complimentary hot beverages and cookies while viewing beautifully decorated wreaths. Raffle tickets to win the wreaths will be available at the reception desk. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. All proceeds benefit Penacook’s Tree of Dreams program. Please RSVP to Rosanne at 978-374-0707, ext. 148.

Haverhill High School to present Madrigal Dinner

Haverhill High School will host its third Madrigal Dinner Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. This special event is a comic recreation of a medieval feast celebrating the 12 days of Christmas and is being presented by the high school’s chorus, band, drama club and art club. The evening includes old English carols, holiday band music, and a skit involving knights, a dragon and Halley’s Comet. Tables will be set up in the pit and tickets are limited to 80 people. Tickets are being sold in advance and are $10 each. The meal will be supplied by the Chicken Connection. Haverhill High School is at 137 Monument St.

NECC course

on the Middle East

A history course titled “The Modern Middle East” will be offered at Northern Essex Community College during the 2013 spring semester. This three-credit college course will be taught by NECC history and government professor Dr. Steve Russell on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:45 to 3 p.m., beginning Jan. 24. This course will explore the following questions: What has happened with the “Arab Spring,” Why is religion so important there? How can Palestine and Israel make peace? What are the issues surrounding Iranian nuclear capability? Why is the United States so involved there? and How do we explain society, economy, and politics there? For more information contact Dr. Steve Russell at srussell@necc.mass.edu or to register call 978-556-3700.

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