There’s a Money Tree at the Kimball Library in Atkinson this Spring. The Friends of the Kimball Library are offering this tree, “Bills & Bows Butterflies & Blossoms”, as a fundraiser and as a salute to Spring. The tree stands in a beautiful Chinese pot and is covered with bills folde…

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Land is being cleared for the new state-of-the-art one-level fire station in Kingston and the project is actually ahead of schedule. The site of the firehouse is adjacent to the present 60-year-old structure that has served the town through thick and thin…and then some! Kingston’s new fire s…

NEWTON — The Newton Recreation Commission is excited to announce its Winter Essay Contest Winners. The contest is for Grades 3-12 in three categories:

SANDOWN — Sandown Recreation is ready to start enjoying the spring weather, are you? Kids in grades K-5 are invited to take place in an April Vacation Walk-a-Thon April 26-30 with family and friends. Take a walk around your neighborhood, recreation trails, or one of Sandown's town forests, a…

CONCORD — Spring turkey season (May 1–31) is only three weeks away, and hunters on a quest for gobblers can do a lot to help promote positive landowner relations, according to Mark Beauchesne, Landowner Relations Coordinator for the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

DOVER — Tickets for the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s annual Car or Cash Raffle Fundraiser are now on sale. The museum is selling $100 raffle tickets for a chance to win $25,000 towards a new Nissan of their choice from Port City Nissan, or $20,000 cash. This is the 8th year the museu…

CONCORD – If you have ever wondered how climate change is affecting wildlife, an upcoming series of webinars will be offered by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Public Affairs Division, Education Program and is sure to be of interest to you. Everyone has heard about warming tempe…

Hurrah for the Atkinson Lions Club and the hundreds of those that donated “tons” of food supporting the annual Lions Food Drive. The participation was unbelievable said Lion Food Chairman Roger Clapp, as he and his team packed the trailer for local distribution to food banks and pantries. Th…

Thank you to ALL the Essential Heroes at Colonial Poplin and Poplin Way in Fremont and all First Responders and Healthcare Workers everywhere! Colonial Poplin is proud to recognize their dedicated staff for caring for their residents during this difficult time. Colonial Poplin is located at …

An indoor petting farm and play area are offered free of charge at J and F Farms, 108 Chester Road in Derry. They also offer meats, bread, pickled beets, rolls, and much more by local farmers. Don’t forget to try their delicious blueberry pies.

EXETER — The annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival celebrates the beauty and wonder of our natural world and inspires audiences everywhere to take action to protect it. The event takes place on Fri., April 16, 2021, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Virtual Lobby will be open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are…

PLAISTOW — Residents of Plaistow, Atkinson, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston, and Chester can bring their household hazardous waste to the Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Plaistow Recreation Facility, 51 Old County R…

PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Firemen’s Association is pleased to announce the return of their annual Rabies and Microchip Clinic on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This will be a drive-thru event. Residents of Plaistow and surrounding communities are welcome to bring their pets, large or …

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HAVERHILL, MA — Spring has arrived and the wildflowers are back! Trustees of Tattersall Farm, 542 North Broadway, and are hosting a spring nature walk on Sun., April 25, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with naturalist Roland Boutwell.

SANDOWN — Please note: The Sandown Public Library will be holding all events virtually until the Governor’s emergency orders are lifted.

HAMPSTEAD — April is Financial Literacy Month. There is still time to register for Get Your Financial House in Order, a free virtual workshop offered by the Hampstead Public Library on Tues., April 13 at 7:00 p.m. This live Zoom event is presented by Mark Skandier, Esq., Owner & Managing…

KINGSTON — The Supervisors of The Checklist will meet on Wed., April 14, from 7:00-7:30 p.m. at the Kingston Town Hall (downstairs). The purpose of the meeting is to register new voters and for others to make any changes such as name-change, address-change, or change in party affiliation.

EAST KINGSTON — April...First Steps Towards Normalcy!

KINGSTON — Temporary Library hours: The library building is open for limited hours due to COVID-19. Curbside service, phone, and email support are available Monday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9…

DANVILLE — We have expanded our hours for appointments and curbside pick-up as follows:

KINGSTON — In recognition of Earth Day, the Friends of the Kingston Community Library invite you to help clean up the library gardens on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sign up at the library or email Rie Sluder at friends@kingston-library.org. Dress appropriately and bring your …

BRENTWOOD — Austin17 House is pleased to offer a free screening of “When I Stutter” on Fri., April 16 at 263 Route 125 in Brentwood. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The documentary will start promptly at 6:15 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke is pleased to offer a Virtual Archaeology Field School from Mon., June 21 through Fri., July 2.

Strong communities are built by strong people who recognize the importance of giving back. Children recognize when their parents give back to their communities, and often that recognition compels youngsters to want to do the same.

DOVER — Tickets on sale now through noon on Thurs., June 24 for the Children's Museum's annual Car or Cash Raffle!

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Women’s Civic Club Is pleased to grant three $500 college scholarships to members of the 2021 graduating class.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Recreation Department is pleased to present the 2021 Mini Sun ‘N Fun summer program as a substitute program for the normal one. They are just as disappointed as you that the traditional Camp Sun ‘n Fun Summer Camp will not be available this summer.

CONCORD — The Granite State’s black bears will soon be emerging from their winter dens and be actively searching for any available food sources. While there will be some acorns left from last fall, once the snow melts bears will also be easily enticed by a wide variety of human-produced food…

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HAMPTON — Hampton United Methodist Church, 525 Lafayette Road (Route 1) cordially invites the seacoast community to a Curbside Turkey Dinner “with all the fixings”, on Sat., April 10, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

EPPING — It is that time of year! Epping Elementary School is starting to plan for incoming kindergarten students. They will have a registration event for parents/guardians on April 14 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m. which will include a brief overview and classroom tour.

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HAMPTON — Hampton United Methodist Church, 525 Lafayette Road (Route 1) cordially invites the seacoast community to a Curbside Turkey Dinner “with all the fixings”, on Sat., April 10, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Recreation Department is pleased to present the 2021 Mini Sun ‘N Fun summer program, as a substitute program for the normal one. They are just as disappointed as you that the traditional Camp Sun ‘n Fun Summer Camp will not be available this summer.

EPPING — It is that time of year! Epping Elementary School is starting to plan for incoming kindergarten students. They will have a registration event for parents/guardians on April 14 from 5:30 -7:00 p.m. which will include a brief overview and classroom tour.

KENSINGTON — Fred Feldman, author of the memoir of “The Story Keeper: Weaving the Threads of Time and Memory”, will talk about the amazing story of his parents and their escape from the looming Nazi threat. This virtual event, hosted by the Kensington Public Library, will be held on Wed., Ap…

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PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Firemen’s Association is pleased to announce the return of their annual Rabies and Microchip Clinic on Sat., April 24, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This will be a drive-thru event. Residents of Plaistow and surrounding communities are welcome to bring their pets, large or …

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PLAISTOW — Looking for a way to give back locally and purge items from your home? The Vic Geary Drop-In Senior Center, located at 18 Greenough Road in Plaistow, has a "Used Clothing Drop-Off". Proceeds raised by the dropbox go directly to the Vic Geary Drop-In Senior Center. There is a recei…

HAMPSTEAD —Springing into April, it’s a month for many things at the Hampstead Public Library. April is National Poetry Month. To spread the joy of spring and poetry, the Library will have poem “flowers” available for adults and teens at the Curbside Pickup table throughout the first half of…

KINGSTON — Temporary Library hours: The library building is open for limited hours due to COVID-19. Curbside service, phone, and email support are available Monday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Saturday,…

SANDOWN — Please note: The Sandown Public Library will be holding all events virtually until the Governor’s emergency orders are lifted.

KINGSTON — The South Shore Outboard Association is pleased to announce that the New Hampshire Boat Museum has come on board as the primary sponsor of the 2021 Granite State Title Series. With sanctioning from the American Power Boat Association, South Shore Outboard will be conducting the Hy…

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 experie…

ARLINGTON, VA — For parents of high school students, SAT scores are a huge deal. With college admissions and scholarships on the line, paying for tutors and test prep materials may be worth the price. But watch out for con artists eager to take advantage of this. Scammers – with access to ki…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Officials at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge have announced a free online screening of the film “The Nature Makers.” The screening is set for Tues., April 20 at 7:00 p.m. “The Nature Makers” is a moving portrait of passionate people and the extraordinary creatures…

ARLINGTON, VA — With the COVID-19 vaccine effort ramping up, people are starting to plan future vacations and work travel. For many, this preparation involves renewing their enrollment in Trusted Traveler programs, such as TSA precheck or Global Entry in the United States and NEXUS in Canada…

CONCORD — After canceling last year’s NH Energy Week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hampshire’s annual Energy Week is back, and it is all virtual! This year NH Energy Week will comprise six virtual events that will take place over two weeks and focus on a range of topics connecting to “Ou…

NORTH CONWAY —The non-profit Mount Washington Observatory (MWO) announces plans for the 21st annual Seek the Peak on July 16-17. After twenty years, Seek the Peak will be expanding from a hike-a-thon to an expo filled with many human-powered outdoor activities, offering both virtual and onsi…

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