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Townsend Congregational Church, Military Band to join forces for June 16 concert and lawn party

The Townsend Military Band performed at the weekly Thursday night’s Summer Band Concert on the Town Common. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE/JOHN LOVE
The Townsend Military Band performed at the weekly Thursday night’s Summer Band Concert on the Town Common. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE/JOHN LOVE
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TOWNSEND — The Townsend Congregational Church is set to host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s June 16 concert on the town common.

Church members will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and chips to hungry concertgoers. Fresh fruit cups, fried dough, popcorn, hot coffee, and cold soda and bottled water will also be available for purchase.

A wide variety of homemade cookies, breads, cakes, pies and candies will also be available for purchase.

The band will start the show at 7:30 p.m. by playing “Seventy Six Trombones,” adapted by Bocook, and the “Al Hirt Medley for Concert Band,” arranged by Yoder. Roswell’s arrangement of “Carrickfurgus,” “Bugler’s Holiday” transcribed by Edwards and Kohlr’s “Billboard March” will also be performed.

“Sedona” by Reineke, “Selections from Mary Poppins” arranged by Ricketts, and “That Ragtime Regiment Band” by Lewis will be included in the first portion of the program.

Following the intermission, “Honor The Founders” by Buckley and King’s “Princess of India” will be played. Grainger’s “Irish Tune from County Derry” and Duble’s “Bravura March” will be performed before the Townsend Band concludes its concert at 9:30 p.m. by playing the “Star Spangled Banner.”

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