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Roxbury News: August 26, 2009

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Congratulations to Gene and Billie Beirne who celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 24. Elton Ridge took them out to dinner at Hillside Manor, Kingston, to celebrate the special occasion.


Roxbury Nine sweeps NE road trip

With the Keator Cup just weeks away, the Roxbury Nine made it clear this weekend past that they are poised and ready for the heat on September 5 and 6.
Their travels to Rhode Island and Massachusetts brought forth a full weekend of unequaled baseball action starting in Bristol, R.I. on Friday night. The 1861 rules contest against the Bristol Blues went eight innings and was handed to the Nine with a 12-10 lead when the game was called due to darkness.


Roxbury making final plans for Turn of the Century Days

Roxbury —At the 10th annual “Turn of the Century Days” in Roxbury, there’s always something new coming to 1898. This Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, a gala fireworks display on Saturday evening will cap a full day of old-fashioned baseball, mountain music, period fashion, children’s pastimes, history and architecture, horse-drawn carriage rides, beer garden and all the authentic country victuals you can eat.


Samite returns to RAG on Saturday

Roxbury — Back after a long absence from The Roxbury Arts Group, Samite, Soul of Africa returns on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. with Charlie Shew on bass and guitar and Jeff Haynes on percussion to present an evening of unforgettable East African music with a contemporary point of view. Samite finely interweaves classical guitar, flute, voice and the haunting plucked metal tones of the kalimba to forge magnificent music with an ancient quality to it.


Roxbury showcases fireworks and community party Sept. 5

Roxbury —To honor the 10th anniversary of Roxbury’s Turn of the Century Days, local organizations and supporters have mustered generous contributions to fund a community-wide party in Roxbury on Saturday evening, Sept. 5. A fireworks display at dusk will cap an evening of fun, with an open music jam by the Masters of MoMo and barbecue and refreshments offered by the Cha Cha Hut.


Roxbury News: August 19, 2009

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David Francey and Craig Werth, Juno Award winners, will make beautiful music together at the Old School Baptist Church, 6424 county Highway 36, Denver on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets $12; $10 for seniors.


Concert planned at OSBC Saturday

Denver — Lovers of contemporary folk music are in for a special treat when Juno award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter David Francey and songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Craig Werth appear at RAG’s Old School Baptist Church in the Denver Vega Valley on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and $10 for seniors.


Arm of the Sea Theater celebrates Hudson

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group celebrates the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s historic voyage of discover on Friday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. with a presentation of “Mutual Strangers: Henry Hudson & the River that Discovered Him,” a mask and puppet extravaganza by Arm of the Sea Theater. Admission is free.


Roxbury Library book discussions planned for fall

The Roxbury Library Association will offer a four-month “Reading Between the Lines” (RBTL) adult book discussion group beginning in September.


Roxbury seniors enjoyed pizza party

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The July meeting was held on the 21st in the Carriage House due to inclement weather. Fifty-seven members attended the annual pizza party to benefit members who live at Kirkside home. Fannie Lippman and Marian Hertler were thanked for chairing this event.


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