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What's on in north Northumberland - December 10 - December 17 - Northumberland Gazette

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 01:03 AM PST


Northumberland Gazette

What's on in north Northumberland - December 10 - December 17
Northumberland Gazette
We're proud to present a very special scratch carol concert to get you fully into the festive mood, featuring all your Christmas favourites including Jingle Bells, When Santa Got Stuck up the Chimney, In the Bleak Midwinter, I Saw Three Ships and many ...

Maynard and Stow church briefs - Wicked Local

Posted: 10 Dec 2015 12:02 AM PST


Wicked Local

Maynard and Stow church briefs
Wicked Local
20 at First Parish Church of Stow and Acton, 353 Great Road, Stow, with the traditional Mummers play “St. George and the Dragon,” performed by the children and youth of the church under the direction of Pat Sorn. Worship will be led by Minister Tom ...

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Concord religious happenings - Wicked Local

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 11:44 PM PST


Concord religious happenings
Wicked Local
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm St., will hold a healing prayer service led by the Rev. Judy Krumme on the second Sunday of each month in the chapel. .... West Concord Union Church for Christmas. Advent Vespers Service w/Senior & Bell Choirs: 7:30 p.m ...

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir performing in Franklin Lakes - NorthJersey.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 10:01 PM PST


NorthJersey.com

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Choir performing in Franklin Lakes
NorthJersey.com
"It was much more practical and less intrusive to learn the patterns of ringing bells on the ground than up in the bell towers," said Braden. English handbells made their way "across the pond," gaining popularity in 1840 when P.T. Barnum incorporated ...

Strife means vacancies at Bethlehem inn - Columbia Daily Tribune

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:40 PM PST


Strife means vacancies at Bethlehem inn
Columbia Daily Tribune
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — With Christmas only weeks away and the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence showing no signs of abating, gloom has descended on the century-old Jacir Palace hotel in Bethlehem, famed for its soaring stone archways and ...

Music At Noon - Kevin Graf, Organist - New Jersey Hills

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:16 PM PST


Music At Noon - Kevin Graf, Organist
New Jersey Hills
He has been a member of the Symphonic Bells of Bloomington, and has toured throughout Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic with the Calvin and Chapel Handbell Ringers of Tower Hill. In addition to playing the organ, he also works for the Nielsen ...

Symphony, singers and bell ringers team up for holiday cheer - Longview Daily News

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 07:03 PM PST


Symphony, singers and bell ringers team up for holiday cheer
Longview Daily News
Handel, handbells and choral harmonies will all be part of the Southwest Washington Symphony's holiday concerts this weekend. The symphony, the 14-person Columbia River Handbells and a 46-voice choir will team up for the concerts at 7 p.m. Saturday ...

Arctic League gifting hits home for volunteers - Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 06:30 PM PST


Elmira Star-Gazette

Arctic League gifting hits home for volunteers
Elmira Star-Gazette
With stacks of toys surrounding volunteers, the 2015 bell ringer, Riley Fesetch, 10, of Horseheads, called out the ages of the children receiving the first few bags. Toys were placed in bins which were then moved down the line to where they were dumped ...

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G.C. Children's Choir holds winter concert - NJ.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 01:37 PM PST


NJ.com

G.C. Children's Choir holds winter concert
NJ.com
20 at 4 p.m. in the Pitman Methodist Church, 758 Broadway IN Pitman. The concert will feature selections that reflect the sounds of the season along with a performance by the Jubilee Ringers, a hand bell choir. Admission is free. Refreshments are ...

TO DO: Listen to the sounds of the season - Wicked Local

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 01:22 PM PST


Wicked Local

TO DO: Listen to the sounds of the season
Wicked Local
'Tis the Season for Singing and Ringing, a concert by the Island Grove Chorus with bell ringers, will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Braintree at 2 p.m. Dec. 13. For more information, visit islandgrovechorus.org. Quincy Choral Society will ...

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Fairfax County home sales - Washington Post

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 01:15 PM PST


Fairfax County home sales
Washington Post
Pleasure Cove Ct., 5200-Robert Fennema to Changkun Ding, $345,000. Rockleigh Way ... Bradfield Dr., 5206-Guido R. Asbun to Koo Dong Chung, $548,000. Bromyard Ct. ... Lakepointe Dr., 9706-Spencer E. Bell to Joseph B. Ritchey, $392,000. Myrtle Oak ...

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Most popular business stories of 2015 - Quad City Times

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 12:05 PM PST


Quad City Times

Most popular business stories of 2015
Quad City Times
Change is coming to Q-C landscape. CONTRIBUTED ... Other new buildings at Black Hawk Commons include Black Hawk College's Adult Learning Center and Chris Elsberg's State Farm Insurance office, which both relocated earlier from Watch Tower Plaza on 11th ...

13 festive holiday events in and around Sacramento - Sactown Magazine (blog)

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 10:25 AM PST


Sactown Magazine (blog)

13 festive holiday events in and around Sacramento
Sactown Magazine (blog)
23 Sutter Street Theatre is mounting its 10th annual Christmas show, in which they bring historical local figures to life—like former Folsom Telegraph editor Peter J. Hopper, bandit Tom Bell and madam Emma Spencer—and reenact how the townsfolk ...

Don't You (,) Mean People bring Christmas to the Foundry on Dec. 4th | - The Argus.ca

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:34 AM PST


The Argus.ca

Don't You (,) Mean People bring Christmas to the Foundry on Dec. 4th |
The Argus.ca
A band with no vocalist, you say? No, they aren't looking; DY(,)MP is an instrumental ensemble that describes themselves as falling somewhere near the 'Math Rock' genre. Taylor Price of DY(,) MP sat down recently with the Argus to explain this concept ...

Chilmark: thankful for the changes brought by each season - Martha's Vineyard Times

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:28 AM PST


Martha's Vineyard Times

Chilmark: thankful for the changes brought by each season
Martha's Vineyard Times
Enjoy a performance by the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury Bell Ringers, their annual Musical Light Show Spectacular, lavishly decorated greenhouses aglow with holiday decorations, a contemplative labyrinth walk, yummy refreshments, good ...

Celebrate Christmas Ladd-style - Bureau County Republican

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 09:08 AM PST


Bureau County Republican

Celebrate Christmas Ladd-style
Bureau County Republican
Grace, the white-tailed deer, storyteller Tricia Kelly, musicians and carolers, including the United Methodist Church bell ringers, the Hall High School and Ladd Grade School choir, as well as guitarist Kevin Kramer will entertain. The Ladd Public ...

Major event is planned for Zeppelin raid anniversary - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 08:18 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Major event is planned for Zeppelin raid anniversary
LoughboroughEcho.net
An appeal has already been launched by the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum to raise around £6,000 for a Taylor's Bell Foundry-created bronze plaque to be displayed in The Rushes, site of one of the four bombs dropped in the raid ...

Richard stevenson, Ilkesaton, bell ringer at Ilkeston - Ilkeston Today

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 04:31 AM PST


Ilkeston Today

Richard stevenson, Ilkesaton, bell ringer at Ilkeston
Ilkeston Today
Richard Stevenson, 73, is the ringing master at St Mary's Church, on Ilkeston Market Place. He took up the hobby 60 years ago when ... He explained how he has rung a lot of what is termed in the bell-ringing world as peals, or change ringing. This can ...

Civic chorale presents Christmas concert - Sumter Item

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 03:44 AM PST


Civic chorale presents Christmas concert
Sumter Item
The Ukrainian "Carol of the Bells," based on a folk song or chant, has been performed and/or recorded by jazz, pop, rock and classical singers and groups and offers a joyous depiction of the Christmas season. Another secular ... "Ding, Dong Merrily" is ...

Latest news from your neighbourhood - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 09 Dec 2015 02:07 AM PST


Gazette & Herald

Latest news from your neighbourhood
Gazette & Herald
Church - The all age carol service, with bells, will be held at All Saints on Sunday at 4.30pm. Domino drive ..... Janet McNay churchwarden, led the singing of carols, and expressed appreciation to everyone that had supported, donated to, or assisted ...

Understand the words in Christmas carols - gbtimes

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 11:19 PM PST


gbtimes

Understand the words in Christmas carols
gbtimes
Its baffling English lyrics were written in 1924 by George Ratcliffe Woodward, a composer with a keen interest in campanology, which is a love of bell-ringing. Unsurprisingly, the carol is all about the practice of ringing church bells at Christmas ...

Santa will be in Dundee, Hammondsport - OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 10:50 PM PST


OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM

Santa will be in Dundee, Hammondsport
OBSERVER-REVIEW.COM
DUNDEE, HAMMONDSPORT--Santa Claus will be visiting the villages of Dundee and Hammondsport this weekend during two festive events. Dundee's Touch of Christmas will run 6 to 8 p.m Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Seneca Street Park. Touch of Christmas is ...

Don't miss Santa's tour - find out where he is going! - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 10:49 PM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Don't miss Santa's tour - find out where he is going!
LoughboroughEcho.net
There will be a number of festive stalls selling a wide variety of goods, a street entertainer kindly sponsored by Primo IT and The Crown Hotel, St Winefride's school choir, a brass band, children's bell ringers from St Botolph's Church and Laura ...

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Shaday Daniell Coleman, Herbert 'Randy' Patrick Jr. wed - YourGV.com

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 09:49 PM PST


YourGV.com

Shaday Daniell Coleman, Herbert 'Randy' Patrick Jr. wed
YourGV.com
Shaday Daniell Coleman of Richmond and Herbert “Randy” Patrick Jr. of Prince George were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at four o'clock p.m. at the Cloverdale Quarters, in Sutherlin. The Reverend Marcus Allen officiated the double ring ...

Fairs and festivities 2015 - Wicked Local

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 03:43 PM PST


Fairs and festivities 2015
Wicked Local
BOURNE – The Saints & Singers Chorus is celebrating 37 years of singing together by performing a series of Christmas concerts at churches throughout the Southern New England area. The ecumenical chorus is dedicated .... The chorus will present a ...

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5 Best Things To Do In Cambridge - Huffington Post

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 02:11 PM PST


Huffington Post

5 Best Things To Do In Cambridge
Huffington Post
It's hard (though not impossible) to go up the belfry of St John's chapel, where you can enjoy one of the nicest views over the town's gems. The best way to get ... Once you're in, climb up the narrow spiral staircase to the roof of the bell tower ...

Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Philadelphia - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 01:36 PM PST


The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Patriarch Sviatoslav visits Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Philadelphia
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)
After the recessional, the entire congregation carrying lit candles gathered outside on the cathedral grounds where Patriarch Sviatoslav blessed a new bell tower which houses the “Stefan” bell from the original cathedral which was cast in 1919 in ...

Daily Meditation: Hanukkah - Huffington Post

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 09:51 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Hanukkah
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's post features a "funky" version of the holiday ...

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Basilica bells to ring again - Philippine Star

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 09:20 AM PST


Philippine Star

Basilica bells to ring again
Philippine Star
The rector, however, said that one of the belfry's seven bells will no longer be installed for safety reasons. In particular the biggest bell will no longer be put back in place in the tower but will be preserved instead. “The biggest bell will no ...

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Grove of decorated trees awaits visitors to Flagler County library - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 08:31 AM PST


Grove of decorated trees awaits visitors to Flagler County library
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Following Atkins, the Bell Ringers of Trinity Presbyterian Church performed under the direction of Lillian Warner. Because the library was still open, the Bell Ringers performed in the meeting room. Seating was limited to 80 people, so two shows were ...

Contractor to finish belfry before Sinulog - Inquirer.net

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 08:16 AM PST


Inquirer.net

Contractor to finish belfry before Sinulog
Inquirer.net
By the time Cebuanos and pilgrims celebrate the feast of the Child Jesus next month, the Basilica del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City will have a complete bell tower. Fr. Jonas Mejares, rector of Cebu's oldest church, said the National Historical ...
Basilica bells to ring againPhilippine Star

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Get Scrooged Three Ways as Three Stages Recharge the Spirit of Dickens' A ... - Dallas Observer

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 07:59 AM PST


Dallas Observer

Get Scrooged Three Ways as Three Stages Recharge the Spirit of Dickens' A ...
Dallas Observer
When El-Amin, as the reborn Scrooge, tearfully sings a final traditional carol, a choir of bell-ringers appears. Even hearts two sizes too small will soften for that. B.J. Cleveland throws in some Truman Capote and Maggie Smith to play everyone in A ...

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Churches encouraged to mark Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday - Premier

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 06:40 AM PST


Premier

Churches encouraged to mark Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday
Premier
Janet Gough, Director of The Cathedral and Church Buildings (CCB) Division for The Church of England said: "We hope exhibitions, celebratory peals of church bells and festivals will fill our church buildings with people of all generations and from ...

Christmas Bell Ringing Concert at St George's Church - Kidderminster Shuttle

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 05:43 AM PST


Kidderminster Shuttle

Christmas Bell Ringing Concert at St George's Church
Kidderminster Shuttle
A KIDDERMINSTER church will be ringing out some festive favourites during an annual Christmas concert this weekend. The event at St. George's Church, Radford Avenue, Kidderminster, is will host host a performances from St George's Church Choir and ...

Christmas is underway at St Mary's Market - St Helens Star

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 02:55 AM PST


St Helens Star

Christmas is underway at St Mary's Market
St Helens Star
Helping create a nostalgic atmosphere were members of Maghull Parish Bell Ringers and town crier Barry McQueen. Share article. There is a special treat for fans of Frozen at the Makers' Market at St Mary's this Saturday (December 12) with a chance to ...

Heavenly visions in earth colours - The Guardian

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 02:08 AM PST


The Guardian

Heavenly visions in earth colours
The Guardian
A dunnock is singing from the scaffolding on the bell tower of St Botolph's, the small square Saxon church. I walk inside, out of ... Simon Watson, the church warden, explains: “We think it probably took about six months to do the paintings. The ...

PHOTO: Comforting sounds of home to ring in New Year's for Fukushima evacuees - Asahi Shimbun

Posted: 08 Dec 2015 12:34 AM PST


Asahi Shimbun

PHOTO: Comforting sounds of home to ring in New Year's for Fukushima evacuees
Asahi Shimbun
7 to record “Joya-no-kane” and the peals of the Shinto shrine's traditional bells. It will broadcast the tolling
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