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KINGSTON — The Supervisors of the Checklist in Kingston will meet on Tues., February 4 from 7:00-7:30 p.m., downstairs at the Town Hall, 163 Main Street. 

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SOMERSWORTH —In February, Bad Lab Beer Co. (BLBC) will “embrace the darkness”as part of a month-long celebration of all things related to stout and porter-style beer.

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CONCORD — Without a winner in Saturday night’s drawing, the New Hampshire Lottery is expecting the New Hampshire Powerball jackpot to climb to $394 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The New Hampshire Lottery projects the Powerball one-time cash payout to increase to $274.6 million. (Est…

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MARLBOROUGH, MA — The Better Business Bureau is warning basketball fans everywhere to not let their mourning cloud their judgment. The tragic death of Kobe Bryant is likely to generate scams exploiting fans’ eagerness for information and memorabilia. BBB has seen this happen numerous times i…

EXETER —The 21st annual New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists (NHSPA) Member Exhibit and Sale will be continuing until February 2 at the Exeter Town Hall Gallery (Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-4:00 p.m.). Please note that on Sun., February 2, the exhibit will close at 3:00 p.m.

KINGSTON — Forgiving someone is one of the most powerful and life-changing gifts you can give yourself. It is frequently said that when you forgive others, you are the one that gets set free...free to heal, free to grow, and free to move on without being haunted by the past.

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CONCORD — As reports of the 2019 novel coronavirus continue, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is monitoring for potential cases and taking precautions to limit the impact if the virus is found in New Hampshire. The U.…

CONCORD — New Hampshire families, schools, and organizations are participating in the nation’s 10th annual School Choice Week with events and activities spotlighting how valuable multiple types of schools are to serve children’s unique needs.

PORTSMOUTH — Artists' Collaborative Theatre invites you to join us for the book launch of “Appointment With Unreality”, the stunning debut novel by Maine writer Allegra May on February 9 and February 16 at the Plains Schoolhouse in Portsmouth.

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EXETER — Core Pediatric Dentistry will once again be hosting a Give Kids A Smile® event on Sat., February 8, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at their office at 5 Hampton Road, Exeter, to provide underserved children with free dental services. Children ages 1-14 may be brought in by a parent or guardi…

MANCHESTER — The Majestic will present “Things My Mother Taught Me” by Katherine DiSavino on February 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m. and February 9 at 1:30 p.m. at The Executive Court Banquet Facility located at 1199 South Mammoth Road, Manchester.

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead residents are invited to free drop-in Chess games on Sundays, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. through March 29 at the Hampstead Civic Club (by the town hall), Main Street.

NEWFIELDS — Whether furred, finned, or scaled, we all love the creatures we share our lives with. This February, Main Street Art celebrates the joy of pets! The “Puppy Love” exhibit shows a variety of artists’ renditions of their beloved “fur babies” rendered in 2D and 3D forms. The Opening …

ROCHESTER — Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this hilarious, energetic and unique show! The Rochester Opera House is thrilled to welcome back comic hypnotist Frank Santos Jr. on Fri., February 14 at 8:00 p.m. This will be Frank's 10th season at the Rochester Opera House!

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DOVER —Remember when “playing golf” meant a trip to the Mini Golf Course? Well, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is bringing back that old-school fun on Sat., February 22 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Adults 21+ can join for this special Grown-up Play Date and play 18 holes inside the Children’s…

HAVERHILL, MA — “Are We There Yet?” is the first show of the new decade in the Northern Essex Community College Linda Hummel-Shea ArtSpace. It was created by Dianne Pappas, a NECC adjunct art & design faculty member.

HAVERHILL, MA — A pastor, a songwriter, a storyteller, a multi-instrumentalist, an award-winning educator with an encyclopedic knowledge of the history of African American folk music; that is the Reverend Robert B. Jones, Sr. from Detroit, Michigan. He performs at the New Moon Coffeehouse on…

MANCHESTER — The SEE Science Center’s adult science discussion series, Science on Tap continues its 7th season on Tues., February 4. Science on Tap events are informal discussions with local scientists and experts on a particular topic. The discussions are held at Stark Brewing Co. in Bo’s L…

EXETER —At the University of New Hampshire, students can earn a minor in brewing to complement their major field of study, a unique opportunity that has led to a collaboration with the American Independence Museum.

BRENTWOOD — On Sat., February 1, the Southern NH Ukulele Group hosts its 8th annual winter ukulele festival on the main stage at Austin17House in Brentwood. Performances start at 5:00 p.m., and include the wildly talented SCS Ukulele Ladies, Steve Roy, The Silvertones, Andrea Szirbik-Groft, …

MANCHESTER — The Founders Academy, an open enrollment chartered public school for grades 6-12 at 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, New Hampshire, is having an Admissions Information Night for prospective families on Thurs., February 13 at 6:00 p.m. The evening's program includes presentations on…

DURHAM — Troubadour “Ramblin’ Richard” Kruppa headlines an upcoming Active Retirement Association meeting performing “Songs and Stories of World War II” in a musical tribute to the 75th-year anniversary of the end of the war. This event is free and open to the public.

PORTSMOUTH — Generic Theater presents Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy “A Skull in Connemara” from February 14 through March 1 at the Players’ Ring. Typically for McDonagh, the play involves misfits and unnerving events – some potentially gory -- with irreverent humor and a bit of heart. The Pl…

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ATKINSON — Community Crossroads is excited to announce the 23rd annual Kids Carnival will be held on Sat., February 1 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School on Route 97 in Salem (Snow date will be February 8).

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MANCHESTER — Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) will present the High School Plunge on Sat., February 1 and the Penguin Plunge on Sun., February 2. Both events will take place on Hampton Beach.

EXETER —Rockingham VNA & Hospice will offer Bereavement Support Groups. These six-week support groups will explore the grieving process and provide an opportunity for those who are grieving to meet in a safe, supportive environment and share with others who are also coping with the loss …

EXETER — Southeast Land Trust (SELT) will hold their annual bonfire on Sat., February 1 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at Burley Farms in Epping. On the Wing’s Jane Kelly will lead an owl walk. This is a great time for all ages!

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SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Fire-Rescue will hold their second annual Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sat., January 25, 6:00 p.m. at 3 Hilldale Avenue in South Hampton.

MARLBOROUGH, MA — The new year can be a difficult and confusing time for consumers whose resolutions involve getting into shape. Better Business Bureau is ringing in 2020 with tips to avoid falling prey to overstated weight-loss advertisements and scams. Every year there’s a new cream, pill,…

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead School District is sponsoring a Child Find Check to screen children between the ages of three and five years of age for possible educational disabilities. If you suspect that your child may have difficulty with speech, hearing, vision, coordination, development or a…

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EAST KINGSTON — The PTO at East Kingston Elementary School welcomes you to their second annual Chili Cook-off on Sat., January 25 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. at East Kingston Elementary, 5 Andrews Lane. Don’t miss this great afternoon of chili and fun!

CONCORD —New Hampshire high school juniors and their parents seeking college admissions and financial aid planning information are encouraged to register for the 21st annual Destination CollegeSM event, to be held at Saint Anselm College on Sat., March 28. This free college planning conventi…

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Opera House is set to present a tribute to Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison on Fri., February 7 at 8:00 p.m.

PLAISTOW — The AARP Foundation Tax Aide offers free tax preparation to anyone, especially if you are 50 and older and cannot afford paid tax preparation. The volunteers are trained and IRS certified every year.

RAYMOND — The 15th annual Raymond Coalition for Youth Family Fun Night will be held on Fri., January 24 in the gym of the Iber Homes Gove Middle School, 1 Stephen K. Batchelder Pkwy, Raymond. This free event is open to families of all ages in the community.

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EXETER — A Winter Fuzz Festival will take place in Exeter during the last weekend of January. The 2020 Fuzz Festival will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Sat., January 25 at the Congregational Church in Exeter, 21 Front Street. (Snow date February 1.)

MANCHESTER — The Majestic Theatre is pleased to present “Love/Sick” at 880 Page Street in Manchester.

ATKINSON — By demand, we are offering education on bobcats!

FREMONT — Fremont PTA will hold a Kids Yard Sale on Sun., February 16 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Ellis School, Main Street in Fremont.

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ATKINSON — Community Crossroads is excited to announce the 23rd annual Kids Carnival will be held on Sat., February 1 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School on Route 97 in Salem (Snow date will be February 8).

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to offer the following programs in February.

Rick Lang of Kingston is pleased to announce his album "Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout" was nominated for a Grammy. Category: "Best Roots Gospel Album Of The Year". The recording, produced by Jerry Salley, features a dozen original gospel songs Rick has either written or co-written. The musicians a…

STRATHAM — Attention bird lovers! The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham will host “Discoveries in Bird Migration,” a presentation by Steve Hale of Open World Explorers on Sat., February 1 at 1:00 p.m.

SANDOWN — The Friends of the Sandown Library will hold their first meeting of the year on Mon., January 27, at the library at 6:30 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH —New Hampshire Theatre Project’s third Seacoast Sessions will feature jazz saxophonist Russ Grazier, accompanied by Jim Dozet on guitar on Sun., February 2, 2:00 p.m. at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth.

SANDOWN — The Sandown Supervisors of the Checklist will meet for additions and corrections of the voter checklist on Sat., January 25, 11:00-11:30 a.m. at the Sandown Tax Collectors Office, 320 Main Street.

DERRY — On Sat., February 1, Community Caregivers of Greater Derry will host their 15th annual Potter's Bowl fundraiser from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy Freshman Cafeteria in Derry.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Join Imagine Studios and Pamela Means in celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles “Abbey Road” album and honoring its influence on generations of musicians, herself included, and millions of people.

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Atkinson, NH - Dolores Winifred Mealey, 85, of Atkinson, New Hampshire, formerly of Sudbury, Massachusetts, passed away on December 17, 2019, at home in Atkinson. Dolores was born in Brooklyn, New York to John and Irene Mannion on March 31, 1934. She was one of two women who graduated from T…

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