Tickets on sale for An Evening of Broadway, a benefit for the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction

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LACONIA — The Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction will hold its second annual theater fundraising event, An Evening of Broadway, on Tuesday, August 15, at 7 p.m. at The Colonial Theatre Laconia.

The event is family-friendly, and tickets range from $20-$30. Individuals are also invited to sponsor a seat for $20 per child to allow children from the Boys and Girls Club and other local nonprofits to attend at no cost. 

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or in person at The Colonial Theatre box office at 609 Main St., Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“We are very excited to be collaborating with local community theater groups to create this fundraising event,” said Jennifer Kelley, the Auction’s executive director. “Our area is robust with talent, and we are eager to showcase them. We are also thrilled to give kids in need the ability to attend the show at no cost with our Sponsor a Seat initiative.” 

The show will offer musical performances of all ages from local community theater groups, including Franklin Footlight Theatre, Gilford Performing Arts, Interlakes Theatre, One Light Theatre, Powerhouse Theatre Collaborative, Streetcar Company and Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Students from Broadway North Dance Studio and Stages Dance Academy will be performing as well. This event is made possible by the presenting sponsor, Franklin Savings Bank, and Lakes Region Fence, the Lights, Camera, Action Sponsor. 

“An Evening of Broadway is such a fun and creative way to support children in need, while also showcasing the exceptional local talent we have here in New Hampshire,” explained Jenn Demers, marketing and community engagement officer for Franklin Savings. “As a community bank, we know that by giving back, we have the opportunity to grow stronger as a community. We are thrilled to support The Lakes Region Children’s Auction’s vision to ensure every child is empowered to succeed and positively impact a thriving Greater Lakes Region community.”

For more information, contact Jennifer Kelley at or call 603-527-0999.

Learn more about the Auction at

About Franklin Savings Bank 

For over 150 years, we have been deeply committed to the communities we serve. We live, work and play in the communities we serve. They aren’t just locations, they are our home, and we are proud to call them our banking footprint. For over 150 years we have partnered with organizations to help make our community great. Our employees give countless volunteer hours to local events, and we financially contribute wherever possible. We are proud to be a community bank. More info at

About the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction:

Numerous fundraising events in the Lakes Region throughout the year support the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, including our four-day signature event every December. In the past four decades we have distributed more than $8 million to over 80 nonprofits that serve low-income families and children in the Lakes Region, all through volunteer efforts, community donations and corporate sponsorship. The Auction falls under the umbrella of the Greater Lakes Region Charitable Fund for Children, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps local community organizations that serve children and families in need. For more information about the Auction, the nonprofits it supports, and how you can help, visit

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