MANCHESTER— The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete the nation’s blood inventory. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an …

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CONCORD — The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as senior educator Dave McDonald talks about Pluto and New Horizons via Zoom webinar on Fri., July 2 at 7:00 p.m. The most favorable time to see Pluto in the sky is this July, so Dave wi…

RAYMOND — Raymond Baptist Church is pleased to offer Impact Adventure Camp (for age 4 though completion of grade 6) from July 12-15, from 9:00-11:45 a.m., in person, at 145 Route 27 in Raymond.

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EXETER — The Exeter Brass Band will begin their summer concert series on Mon., June 28 at the Exeter Bandstand, located on Water Street in downtown Exeter. The next four concerts will take place on Mondays, July 5, 12, 19, and 26. Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. In case…

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA — Eastern States Exposition (ESE) is thrilled to announce that The Big E is Back!

BRUNSWICK, ME — The Air Show Network, in partnership with Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA), has announced that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline The Great State of Maine Air Show at Brunswick Executive Airport (BXM) in Brunswick, ME, on Saturday, Sept. 4, and Sunday, Se…

BRENTWOOD — The fourth annual Summer Concert Series sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Brentwood will kick off on Sat., June 26, with a performance by the ever-popular seacoast group, the Funky Divas of Gospel.

KINGSTON — Sanborn Youth Soccer will host its 22nd annual Youth Soccer Day Camp, July 19-23 in Kingston. There are three programs for boys and girls of all skill levels from Kingston, Newton and surrounding towns.

WOLFEBORO — On Tues., July 6 at 7:00 p.m., the Wright Museum will present "In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airman", a documentary that tells the story of African-American pilots who fought to protect the skies during WWII. In Their Own Words is part of the museum’s 2021 Lecture Series, spon…

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EAST KINGSTON— How will you celebrate pollinators during National Pollinator Week June 21-27?

KINGSTON — The Kingston Community Library, together with Pollinator Pathways NH and the Kingston Conservation Commission, will celebrate Pollinator Week (June 21-27) with Grab-N-Go craft projects for kids, a free Seed Bank for adults, and a free raffle of a pollinator plant. Stop by the Poll…

ATKINSON — Atkinson Historical Society will present “A Walk Back in Time: The Secrets of Cellar Holes” with Adair Mulligan, Executive Director of the Hanover Conservancy.

HAMPSTEAD — The school year is over and the kids have received their report cards.

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ATKINSON — Atkinson residents are invited to the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Opening of the Atkinson Fit Trail at Woodlock Park, rain or shine, on Sat., June 26. A ribbon-cutting will be at 9:30 a.m. Walkers and joggers are all welcome to join the fun.

KINGSTON — Our opening hours have changed to better accommodate our patrons! We will be open to the public following the new schedule:

KINGSTON — The Kingston Museum is sponsoring its annual Flea Market on the Plains in Kingston, on Sat., August 7, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. during the Kingston Days Celebration.

ATKINSON — We are accepting book donations as of June 14. Thank you in advance for thinking of us.

KINGSTON — The Supervisors of the Checklist in Kingston will meet on Sat., June 19, from 10:00-10:30 a.m., downstairs at the Town Hall, located on Main Street. The Supervisors will be available to register new voters or make any changes for existing voters. Also, at this time voters who rece…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club is happy to announce their 2021 Outdoor Artisan Market will be held rain or shine on Sat., June 19, from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at Atkinson Community Center, located at 4 Main Street in Atkinson.

PLAISTOW — The Recreation Department will host their Summer Concert series on Wednesdays, June 23-August 25, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at PARC, located at 51 Old County Road in Plaistow. They have a little something for everyone this year - tribute bands, acoustic bands, country singers, classic r…

PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke announces amid the summer splendor of Puddle Dock, Tuesdays on the Terrace, their popular concert series, is held every Tuesday night, June 22 through September 14, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Guests bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the open-air concerts featuring …

EXETER – As the school year comes to an end for students, construction begins at Exeter High School. This $750,000 renovation project will begin on June 17 and will address the need for expanded instructional areas and workspace for students and staff.

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ATKINSON — Pentucket Baptist Church is again hosting a Patriotic Sing on Sun., July 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the front yard of the church, located at 8 East Road in Atkinson. Come out and lend a voice in patriotic singing with your friends and others in your community. Jim Garrity will lead the s…

HAMPSTEAD — Adults and children are welcome to register for the Hampstead Public Library Summer Reading Program at any time online, or in person, for the duration of the program. You can find the online registration forms on the Kids Homepage, Teens (Middle School) Homepage, and the Entertai…

KINGSTON — Do you enjoy swimming and boating on Kingston Lake? Do you ever wonder about the water quality? At their annual membership meeting on Wed., June 30, Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association’s guest speaker will be Forrest Bell from Forrest Bell Environmental. Mr. Bell is an expert o…

NEWTON — Call us to find out how you sign up for our 2021 Adult Summer Reading Program. There will be weekly raffle drawings with some fun summer prizes!

NEWTON — Gale Library will be open for public visits without an appointment beginning on Mon., June 14. The scheduled hours are Mondays and Wednesdays 12:00-6:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please note the following guidelines:

PLAISTOW — Paws up if you love animals and books! Who doesn't?! Then head over to the Plaistow Public Library and sign up for the summer reading program, "Tails and Tales". You already have to read, so why not register for a pawsitively amazing time and for an opportunity to win big. Registr…

MANCHESTER — The SEE Science Center will be open seven days a week this summer beginning on June 21! To celebrate, SEE is planning a “Kickoff to Summer Celebration” from June 21-25 with daily BubbleMania! shows, free raffles, and fun make-and-take activities for kids!

SANDOWN — Are you a registered voter of Sandown? If you are and have not voted in the past four years (since April 1, 2017), you will need to re-register or they will remove your name from the Voter Checklist.

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DURHAM— NH Eats Local and the NH Food Alliance are seeking partners for 2021 NH Eats Local Month, August 1-31. 2021 partnerships are no-cost, in-kind promotional partnership opportunities for any and all farms, restaurants, food producers, and other small businesses invested in supporting Ne…

EPPING — The Civil War Roundtable of New Hampshire is pleased to return to in-person presentations on various Civil War topics.

CONCORD — With hot temperatures and humidity scorching New Hampshire, the risk of heat-related illness is greater for workers, especially outdoors. When working in extreme heat, safety comes first.

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MANCHESTER — The SEE Science Center will be open seven days a week this summer beginning on June 21! To celebrate, SEE is planning a “Kickoff to Summer Celebration” from June 21-25 with daily BubbleMania! shows, free raffles, and fun make-and-take activities for kids!

GREENLAND — The non-profit Great Bay Stewards is pleased to announce that registration is underway for the Great Bay 5K | Race for a Healthy Estuary and the Great Bay 55K Challenge. The Stewards plan to hold the Great Bay 5K in person on October 30, 2021, with a virtual option. This will als…

CHICAGO — ESPN sportscaster Jessica Mendoza, Paralympian Victoria Arlen, Olympian Ashleigh Johnson, and Netflix Emily’s Wonder Lab host Emily Calandrelli will headline the fourth annual “Empowering Girls for Life,” a free event to be held virtually.

HAMPTON — The 1723 James House Museum announces a fantastic 2021 season of exceptional events at 186 Towle Farm Road in Hampton.

Molly E. Cuvellier of Brentwood has been named to Husson University's President's List for the spring 2021 semester. During the spring semester, Cuvellier was enrolled in Husson's Doctor of Pharmacy program.

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England's native plants, will celebrate Pollinator Week from June 21 to 27, 2021. Pollinators play a key role in the planet’s health, but in recent years many pollin…

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CONCORD — Officials from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, New Hampshire State Parks, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Town of Hampton, NH, have collaborated to develop a strategy focused on protecting the state endangered and federally threatened piping plover on Hampton Beac…

EXETER —On Sat., June 26 the American Independence Museum will host an outdoor community event, Our Waterways, exploring the waterways that have drawn people to the Exeter area for thousands of years.

PORTSMOUTH — While school may nearly be out for the academic year, the pace of life at The Chase Home will increase during the summer, as staff plan and run the agency’s Life Enhancement Program. Providing “supportive and therapeutic adventures” for at-risk youth who live on-site at the home…

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ATKINSON — Community Crossroads is thrilled to host their 32nd annual Golf Challenge on a new date and time this year. All are welcome on Mon., August 23, 2021 at the Atkinson Resort & Country Club at 85 Country Club Drive in Atkinson. The tournament benefits kids and adults who experien…

Willow is a one year old girl who was brought to the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society as a stray. She is in foster care and her foster family says that Willow is a very active and friendly cat. She enjoys playing as well as snuggle time. One of her favorite activities is to perch on you…

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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…

ATKINSON — Community Crossroads is thrilled to host their 32nd annual Golf Challenge on a new date and time this year. All are welcome on Mon., August 23, 2021 at the Atkinson Resort & Country Club at 85 Country Club Drive in Atkinson. The tournament benefits kids and adults who experien…

ATKINSON — Atkinson Recreation is offering Mini Sun ‘n Fun program for Atkinson children going into grades 1-8 in Fall 2021. Limited spaces are available, so please register early! The program offered Mon.-Fri., June 28 to August 6 (closed on Mon., July 5.

Mary Falvey of Plaistow and Lindsey Whittaker of Plaistow have been named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2021 semester.

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