DURHAM/RYE —Want to help coastal communities that are experiencing repeated flooding? We need volunteers to help map the extent of high tides in Hampton, during this fall’s King Tide (Sun., October 27 – Wed., October 30).

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Imagine Studios holds a Community Open Mic and Drum Circles on the last Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Peoples United Methodist Church, 64 Purchase Street in Newburyport, MA.

RYE — Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is seeking volunteers for a Beach Cleanup at Cable Beach on Sat., September 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 1 Cable Road in Rye.

ATKINSON —Atkinson Congregational Church is holding a Bible study class, led by Pastor Jim Thomas, on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The class is open to everyone, whether you’ve never opened the Good Book or consider yourself a Bible expert. Attendees neit…

FREMONT — Valentines for Veterans, a NH based volunteer program, is kicking off their season by taking on a new endeavor titled “Operation Coat Drive” to benefit the Liberty House in Manchester. Founder, Gabrielle Magdziarz, states they will be collecting men’s and women’s, new or gently use…

HAMPSTEAD —Hampstead Congregational Church is pleased to introduce its next pastor, Rev. Kathy Youzwak. Her ministry with Hampstead Congregational Church will begin with the 10:00am September 29th worship service.

PLAISTOW/SANDOWN —Hey Kids and parents Rock Church welcomes you to their Blessing of the Backpacks on Sun., September 22 at Rock Church. They want you to have a great school year, so to help with that they are giving away free school supplies to each kid who brings their backpack to church o…

MILFORD —The Grand Lodge of New Hampshire, Free & Accepted Masons has announced that many New Hampshire Masonic Lodges will be open on Sat., October 19, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to increase awareness of their Fraternity and encourage the public to learn more. All are invited to visit t…

HAVERHILL, MA — Haverhill COA, Merrimac COA, Groveland COA, West Newbury COA, and Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley are hosting a Community Resource Fair on Wed., October 9, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome Street in Haverhill.

RYE — Citizens Count is pleased to announce Silent Auction and Social on Thurs., September 26 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Abenaqui Country Club, 731 Central Road, Rye.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education and New Hampshire Adjutant General’s Office are seeking applicants for Scholarships for Orphans of Veteran. The program, first established by the Legislature in 1943, provides $2,500 scholarships to children of New Hampshire service members…

DOVER — The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce will hold their 35th annual Apple Harvest Day on Sat., October 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in downtown Dover. There is no charge to attend.

KINGSTON — Seventy-five years ago, the great British professor and lay theologian C. S. Lewis wrote a world-wide best-selling book "Mere Christianity." It was based on radio talks given to a war-weary English population who took great comfort in what he said.

KINGSTON — The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you. …

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BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim United Church of Christ will prepare and serve a Community Breakfast on Sun., September 15 at 197 Middle Road in Brentwood.

KINGSTON — Savvy Caregiver Training is free, professional-level training for anyone involved in caring for a family member or friend with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. The six-week course is designed to increase caregivers’ understanding of the changes experienced throughout the progressi…

The East Kingston Community United Methodist Church, 34 Depot Road (Route 107), East Kingston, was built in 1842 and its steeple built in 1892 and pointed to the heavens. Now in 2019 the church and its parishioners need a new steeple, still pointing at heaven’s door. In the planning are seve…

The General Federation of Women's Clubs recently made a $10,000 donation to support NAMI NH's advocacy efforts. This donation is part of the President's Project to Nurture Good Mental Health Through Awareness, and was made possible through the Candia Women's Club and their "In the Bag" event…

Each year, the Exeter Rotary Club hosts a fundraiser for the community and focus from the heart to raise funds to offer grants and scholarships to nonprofits and senior students. This is not only provided by the Exeter Rotary but also comes as a result of the generosity of our local business…

PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Community Guitar Orchestra invites guitar players of all levels to join as they begin their fourth year of rehearsals and performances. If you play a guitar, bass guitar, mandolin or other plucked string acoustic instrument, and are seeking a group of fun-loving, ad…

PLAISTOW — Beginning in September, the Plaistow Public Library and the Plaistow Recreation Department will collaborate to offer fun and educational events for senior citizens to be held monthly at the library. The first program will be Fri., September 13 at 1:30 p.m.: "Your Smart Phone and You."

EXETER —Honoring the memory of the late Amy Scribner, RiverWoods Exeter recently selected Connor’s Climb Foundation as beneficiary for its annual Friends and Family Fun Run.

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EXETER —Presented by People’s United Bank, the American Independence Museum’s 2019 Lecture Series continues with “Understanding your Community from a Historical Perspective”on Wed., September 18 at 6:30 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH— Located at 28 Deer Street in Portsmouth, The Groomsmith will host a 1-year Anniversary Celebration on Sat., October 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with proceeds from all haircuts to benefit The Chase Home.

HAVERHILL, MA — The Haverhill Veterans Services Office and Merrimack Valley Hospice are sponsoring a Grief Support Group for Veteran Loss. The group will meet on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from September 17 to December 17 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 1…

PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Regional School District Wellness Committee will hold the 10th annual Health and Wellness Fair on Wed., September 25 from 12:00- 5:30 p.m. The Health Fair, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Plaistow Community YMCA at 175 Plaistow Road, Plaistow.

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SEACOAST — On Sat., September 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Friends Forever International in Durham, Bowenwork for Fascial Health will host a community clinic, free for college students and children (18 and under) and $25.00 for adults.

Hundreds of friends, neighbors and residents from all over Southern New Hampshire viewed and participated in the Exeter National Night Out held at Swasey Parkway. National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States. The event included live music, children’s …

HAMPTON — The James House Association, Inc. invites the public to the following educational and entertaining events at 186 Towle Farm Road in Hampton. Children and adults are welcome.

HAVERHILL, MA —The monthly meetings of the Merrimack Valley Quilting Guild will resume Thurs., September 19 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the NECC Technology building Room 103B in Haverhill, MA. The building is handicap accessible. All are welcome to come early and socialize with members. This mont…

KINGSTON — Clinical Depression is much more than just having a sad or a "blue" day. Real depression lingers. It saps your strength. It robs your joy. You wonder if it'll ever end. You wonder why some people were helped out of it but you, doing what they did, are still mired in it.

KINGSTON — The First Congregational Church of Kingston welcomes kids ages 1-100 to kick off the start of Sunday School with free ice cream on Sun., September 15 after the 8:45 a.m. service outside under the “Pines”. Come enjoy ice cream cones or a sundae with toppings galore. All are welcome!

KINGSTON — Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program held on Tuesdays through December 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church of Kingston.

HAMPSTEAD — There will be a presentation on the work of local organization Isaiah 58 on Mon., September 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library. David Yasenka heads up this group’s efforts to end homelessness in Rockingham County. The Hampstead Democratic Committee is pleased to welc…

DOVER —People living with Alzheimer's disease are welcomed during Alzheimer’s Cafe, along with their family members and care partners, to gather in a supportive, non-clinical setting to chat, relax and socialize while enjoying complimentary refreshments. The group will meet on Thurs., Septem…

WOLFEBORO —From September 16 through October 31, Wright Museum in Wolfeboro will host its annual canned Food Drive to benefit Life Ministries Food Pantry in Wolfeboro.

BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim United Church of Christ will prepare and serve a Community Breakfast on Sun., September 15 at 197 Middle Road in Brentwood.

SANDOWN — The Sandown 60+ Club meets on the first Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. at the Sandown Recreation Center, 25 Pheasant Run Road.

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DANVILLE — Don't be a victim of identity fraud! Shred your personal or business papers.

CONCORD —AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has kicked off volunteer recruitment for its Tax-Aide program, the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation service. The Foundation is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season and is accepting new volunteers through the end …

DANVILLE — Danville Lions Club welcome you to Sunday Sundaes on Sun., September 8 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Danville Community Center, 169 Main Street.

EXETER — The Social Justice Committee of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Exeter (FUUSE) is pleased to sponsor “The Climate Crisis, Where to Begin?’ on Mon., September 16, 7:00 p.m. at Robinwood Center, 61 Stratham Heights Road in Stratham. This is the first in a series of three e…

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KINGSTON — Savvy Caregiver Training is free, professional-level training for anyone involved in caring for a family member or friend with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. The six-week course is designed to increase caregivers’ understanding of the changes experienced throughout the progressi…

AMESBURY, MA — The 9th annual Live It Up LUNGSTRONG Fundraiser will be held on Sat., September 14 from 7:00-11:30 p.m. at 2 South Hampton Road in Amesbury, MA.

BRENTWOOD — The Brentwood Cemetery Trustees are excited to host the upcoming New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association (NHOGA) Fall Meeting on Sat., September 14, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Mary E. Bartlett Library, located at 22 Dalton Road, Brentwood.

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Newfields, NH - Allen Scott Taylor, 74, of Swamscott St. died August 29, 2019 at Exeter Hospital. Allen resided in Newfields for 46 years. Born January 12, 1945 in Springfield, he was the son of Scott F. and Kathleen (Bennett) Taylor. Allen graduated from Laconia High School, Class of 1963 a…

Danville, NH - After a long illness, Nancy Powers-Daniels passed away peacefully at lovely High Pointe House in Haverhill, Mass. on Sept 4, 2019. A longtime resident of Danville, NH, Nancy loved her family, children, crafts,history, a good book, nature, and especially knitting. When she knew…

GILFORD, NH - Kathy A. (Malek) Scanlon, 68, formerly of Gilford, NH and most recently of Brooksville, Fla. passed away unexpectedly, August 23, 2019 at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH with her family by her side. Born May 19, 1951 in Exeter, she was the daughter of Edward and Catherine (G…

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