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DERRY — Etz Hayim Synagogue is pleased to announce its High Holiday schedule and registration. All are welcome. No tickets or reservations are needed.

KINGSTON —First Congregational Church announces new worship times. Worship services are held live at 6 Church Street in Kingston and Live Streaming on KingstonFCC YouTube on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. or Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

DANVILLE — If you are curious about God or looking for a new church check out Danville Baptist Church this Sunday at 226 Main Street in Danville. They are worshipping outdoors this month at 9:00 a.m., so bring your own lawn chairs. The gathering features a combination of traditional and cont…

KINGSTON — If you were an active member of a church before the pandemic struck, go visit them this Sunday. I’m sure they’ll be glad to see you.

CONCORD — The N.H. State Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the individuals and organizations being honored as recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Arts Awards.

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church of Plaistow has held 75 outdoor drive-in services during the pandemic which have provided a welcome sense of community in being able to worship together. Starting in August, the church will hold indoor services in the sanctuary. The services include contem…

EPPING — MARK209’s first local concert this summer will be a return visit to Chautauqua Hall at Hedding Campground in Epping, on Sun., August 8 at 7:00 p.m.

PLAISTOW —Plaistow’s Rock Church Ministries will present MARK209 in concert at their Amesbury, MA campus – Rock Northshore – on Mon., August 9 at 7:00 p.m.

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MERRIMAC, MA — Pilgrim Congregational Church will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Sat., August 7, from 8:00-10:00 a.m., at 27 Church Street in Merrimac. All are welcome!

KINGSTON — The Kingston Community House Thrift Shop is in need of volunteers. They are a private, non-profit organization that provides services to residents of Kingston and surrounding towns. It is staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers whose purpose is to reach out and lend a helping h…

KINGSTON — Kingston Community Thrift Shop is pleased to offer special sales throughout the month of August.

SANDOWN — The campers in the Sandown Summer Recreation program are gearing up for its 16th annual Car Wash and Lemonade Stand on Fri., July 30, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Town Hall on Main Street, rain or shine!

BEDFORD — Exciting news! The Animal Rescue League of NH in partnership with CARS can now accept vehicles as an alternative form of giving!

PORTSMOUTH — The Blue Ocean Discovery Center is looking for volunteers to start in mid-August. If you are interested in marine life and comfortable talking to the public, we could use your help!

Your eyes are not deceiving you! Those bras, along with underthings shown by Holly Weisenburger of Atkinson Congregational Church, are part of its first-ever underwear drive. All types of underwear are being collected until National Underwear Day, August 5. (Yes, there is such a day.)

DANVILLE — If you are curious about God or looking for a new church check out Danville Baptist Church this Sunday at 226 Main Street in Danville. They are worshipping outdoors this month at 9:00 a.m., so bring your own lawn chairs. The gathering features a combination of traditional and cont…

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow, continues drive-in worship services at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot behind the church. The services include contemporary and traditional music, prayer, and Scripture Reading conducted from the flat roof overlooking the parkin…

KINGSTON —First Congregational Church announces new worship times. Worship services are held live at 6 Church Street in Kingston and Live Streaming on KingstonFCC YouTube on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. or Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

CHESTER —Breaking a century-old tradition, the largest convention organization in the world has moved its annual in-person event to a virtual format for the second time in as many years, canceling nearly 6,000 conventions in 240 lands.

SANDOWN — Local Seniors! Mark your calendar and then phone in your reservation for a fun upcoming event! Sandown Recreation and the Vic Geary Senior Center will host a free cookout for seniors on Sat., August 21, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Vic Geary Center, located at 18 Greenough Road in Pl…

ATKINSON —Atkinson Congregational Church is returning to regular, in-person, 10:00 a.m. Sunday services beginning August 1. They’ll also continue be broadcast live on Zoom and Facebook – thus, all services will be “hybrid,” available in person or online. In addition, recordings of services w…

KINGSTON —Many people who participated in worship services on line during the pandemic are once again attending in person, especially if their churches have health safety protocols in place.

PORTSMOUTH — In the past eleven years, The Fabulous Find has given nearly $2 million to more than 155 area nonprofits, a history of giving that continues with a recent donation of $6,540 to The Chase Home.

KINGSTON — The Kingston Community House Thrift Shop is in need of volunteers. They are a private, non-profit organization that provides services to residents of Kingston and surrounding towns. It is staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers whose purpose is to reach out and lend a helping h…

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MANCHESTER— While donors across the country have rolled up a sleeve to give this summer, the need for blood and platelets remains crucial for patients relying on lifesaving transfusions. The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage and donors of all blood types – es…

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KINGSTON – Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association will sponsor the Bruce Anderson Kayak/Canoe /Paddleboard Regatta on Sun., July 25. Registration for this fun family event will begin at 9:15 a.m. and is $5.00 per person. The starting bell is at 10:30 a.m.

ATKINSON — Lions Camp Pride, a Special Needs Facility operated by the Lions of District 44-H is in the process of building a Pavilion/Recreation Center. They need your help! Lions Camp Pride sits on 390 acres with 1,100 feet of waterfront on Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham, NH. The Camp is a…

BRENTWOOD — The Outdoor Concert Series at First Baptist Church, 201 North Road, Brentwood, continues to roll along every other summer Saturday evening.

NESCONSET, NY – When soldiers stationed overseas bond with the dogs they find they can’t bear the thought of leaving them behind. U.S. soldiers stationed in the Middle East found two families of dogs, which included six puppies. They nursed them to health, bonded with them, and couldn’t imag…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Greater Hampstead Civic Club/Brian E. Colbert Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Mon., August 2 at Atkinson Country Club. Registration for the scramble-style tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m.

EPPING — On July 4, an informal raising of the American flag occurred on the front lawn of the Rockingham Grange in Epping! The Rockingham Grange in Epping is beginning a new resurgence; planning for refurbishing the historic Grange hall, bringing in new members, and generally planning to br…

KINGSTON — Kingston Congregational Church will hold worship outside on Sat., July 17, starting at 4:00 p.m., at 6 Church Street in Kingston.

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HAMPSTEAD – Long-time fan favorite of Hampstead music lovers, The Don Campbell Band, will return to the stage at Meetinghouse Park on Tues., July 20 at 6:00 p.m. The group has performed in the park for many years with return visits during the Christmas season for holiday concerts. Don is a c…

CONCORD — The primary purpose of the Senior Companion Program is to help isolated seniors develop relationships which encourage independence and help improve the quality of their lives. This free, federally funded program is designed for older adults ages 55 and older who may be isolated due…

BEDFORD — Exciting news! The Animal Rescue League of NH in partnership with CARS can now accept vehicles as an alternative form of giving!

HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Public Library is the recipient of $1,964 in grant funding thanks to federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the New Hampshire State Library. The grant funds received will support the…

ANDOVER, MA – In July 2020, James Lino of Dracut was diagnosed with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma at the tender age of 3. Although he is now in remission, the treatment protocol – which includes supplemental blood as well as chemotherapy – will continue through November 19, 2022.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Greater Hampstead Civic Club/Brian E. Colbert Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Mon., August 2 at Atkinson Country Club. Registration for the scramble-style tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m.

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EXETER — Southeast Land Trust (SELT) is pleased to offer a tour of Heron Pond Farm on Sun., August 15, from 9:00-11:00 a.m., at 299 Main Ave in South Hampton.

EXETER – Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their Business After Hours on Tues., July 20, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., in-person, sponsored by The Exeter Inn. Don’t miss this evening of networking fun! All are welcome.

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KINGSTON/EPPING — The Sanborn-Epping Ice Hockey Boosters is sponsoring a golf tournament fundraiser on Sat., July 24 at Apple Hill Golf Club in Kingston. Information about the tournament can be found on their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/SanbornEppingHockeyBoosters, or by emailing sanborn…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Greater Hampstead Civic Club/Brian E. Colbert Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Mon., August 2 at Atkinson Country Club. Registration for the scramble-style tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m.

KINGSTON —First Congregational Church. Worship services are held live at 6 Church Street and live-streaming on KingstonFCC YouTube Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. or Sundays at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Services are a blend of both Contemporary and Traditional style music with a message from Lead Pastor, R…

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow, continues drive-in worship services at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot behind the church. The services include contemporary and traditional music, prayer, and Scripture reading conducted from the flat roof overlooking the parkin…

DANVILLE — If you are curious about God or looking for a new church check out Danville Baptist Church this Sunday at 226 Main Street in Danville. They are worshipping outdoors this month at 9:00 a.m., so bring your own lawn chairs. The gathering features a combination of traditional and cont…

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KINGSTON – Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association will sponsor the Bruce Anderson Kayak/Canoe/Paddleboard Regatta on Sun., July 25 at Kingston Lake. Registration for this fun family event will begin at 9:15 a.m. and is $5.00 per person. The starting bell is at 10:30 a.m. The race begins and …

PORTSMOUTH – Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation is seeking volunteers for beach clean-ups on Wed., July 14, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at North Beach in Hampton; Mon., July 19, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Jenness Beach in Rye; and Wed., July 21, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at North Beach in Hampton.

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HAMPSTEAD —  Heaven’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Anne’s Food Pantry and St Anne’s Parish continues to look for ways in which they can help the families impacted by the recent condo fire in Hampstead. 

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