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SANDOWN — Mark your calendar now to ring in the New Year with the recreation departments of Sandown, Plaistow and Atkinson on Sun., December 30 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Timberlane Regional School District Performing Arts Center, 40 Greenough Road in Plaistow.

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PORTSMOUTH —New Hampshire Theatre Project celebrates their 30th anniversary season with a special holiday production of “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Joe Landry has re-envisioned the beloved film classic as a 1940’s style radio play. Five seasoned actors bring George, Clarence, Mary and all the r…

PORTSMOUTH — Back by popular demand, New Hampshire Theatre Project will once again celebrate the winter solstice with master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan. Join us on the longest night

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus will provide a free Breakfast for the St. Anne Parish Community on Sun., December 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church Hall, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead.

AMESBURY, MA — Only for the second time in his 40-year musical career will Danny Smith of Kingston, perform a solo concert. “One night of Grace…an evening with Danny Smith” will take place at the Main Street Congregational Church, UCC, in Amesbury, MA on Saturday evening, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.

DERRY —Elijah's Table is offering a free holiday breakfast on Sun., December 16 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Elijah's Table is a joint project of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration and Etz Hayim Synagogue. The December 16 breakfast will be held at Etz Hayim Synagogue, 1-1.2 Hood Road in De…

PORTSMOUTH — Are you the primary caregiver to a grandchild? Are you interested in learning about resources and supports? Do you want to meet other grandparent caregivers? Families First welcomes you to Grandparent Recharge on the first Monday of each month from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Seacoast Yo…

NEW BEDFORD, MA — The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues on Fri., December 21 at 7:00 p.m. with “Storm Warriors” at the New Bedford National Historical Park theater located at 33 William Street.

ATKINSON — HOT SPOTS: They are hot! They are Hotspots! You may not know that we currently own two that are available for lending. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is about the size of a deck of cards and can link up to 15 devices to the Internet at the same time. The Wi-Fi Hotspot is portable and simple to use.

PORTSMOUTH — End the year with laughter as the Seacoast’s own Juston McKinney performs two nights at The Music Hall. Juston has been a guest on The Tonight Show and performed in two Comedy Central specials, including his own one-hour show. He was recently named Best (Comedian) of NH by New H…

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library is collecting items for the Pease Greeters’ Care Package Program. A donation box is present near the Library’s front desk. A Wish List can be found at the Library or on hampsteadlibrary.org/libraryupcomingevents.asp, and on peasegreeters.org/care-pack…

PORTSMOUTH — Families First is pleased to offer Keeping the Happy in Holidays on Tues., December 18 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at 100 Campus Drive in Portsmouth.

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SANDOWN — Before loading his sleigh and starting his annual journey around the world, Santa and Mrs. Claus has graciously agreed to support the Sandown Lions at the Pancake Breakfast on Sat., December 15 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Sandown Recreation, 25 Pheasant Run Drive in Sandown.

PORTSMOUTH — Don’t miss An Evening with Dawes on Mon., February 4, 8:00 p.m. at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth.

DURHAM – Permaculture is a social and agricultural design principle that follows patterns observed in natural ecosystems and promotes a way of living sustainably with minimal impact on the earth. As climate change becomes a more pressing issue in society, learning to live sustainably is more…

PORTSMOUTH — The Music Hall is pleased to present the Punch Brothers on Sun., March 17, 7:00 p.m. at 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth.

HAVERHILL, MA — The Haverhill Council on Aging is pleased to offer the following trips for area seniors.

The Murray Academy of Irish Dance, with classes in both Exeter and Hooksett, is proud to announce its best showing ever at the New England Championships! Its students won four of the solo championships and had thirteen dancers place in the top five. It also had five teams rank in the top fiv…

KINGSTON — Kingston Veteran’s Club will be sponsor a ceremony honoring servicemen and women with Wreaths of Remembrance on Sat., December 15 at 12:00 p.m. NHKVCB is a registered sponsor for Wreaths across America and will be honoring servicemen and women across the nation, joining over one m…

BOSTON, MA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed comprehensive reviews of site cleanups at six National Priorities List Sites (Superfund Sites) in New Hampshire by performing required Five Year Reviews of each site. Under the Trump Administration, the Superfund progr…

RYE — The Seacoast Science Center is offering environmental day camp for children ages 4 to grade 5 during the holiday break, December 26-28.

PLAISTOW — Our December Artist-of-the-Month is artist Eunice Miller, a watercolorist and photographer. Small Passions is bringing in some of their wonderful miniature displays for December. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please …

KINGSTON — The Holiday Season Is here at Kingston Community Library and they have lots going on! Stop in and see what is new!

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) has unveiled a new data reporting system – iPlatform for Education – in an effort to present student, school, district, and state data in a more easily accessible and dynamic way. iPlatform features four distinct sections. Three se…

HAMPSTEAD –The 2018 Hampstead Heroes Tree is now in the lobby of the Hampstead Town Offices and is available for you to place a colored star on it before Christmas for loved ones who have served, are currently serving, or who have given their life while in the military.

PORTSMOUTH —Don't miss The Rocky Horror Show on Tues., December 25 and Mon., December 31 at 11:59 p.m. at Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow Street in Portsmouth.

MANCHESTER — NH School of Ballet will be presenting their full production of Nutcracker on Thurs., December 27 at 7:00 p.m.at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street in Manchester. With a cast of over sixty dancers, this performance will please audiences of all ages.

MANCHESTER — Back by popular demand, it's “1964 The Tribute”! This is “The Number One Beatles Tribute in the World”, according to Rolling Stone Magazine. These are the Beatles you remember from the “Ed Sullivan Show and Shea Stadium”. The music recreates the early Beatles perfectly and they …

PORTSMOUTH — Enjoy the delight of a winter skate at Strawbery Banke’s professionally-maintained outdoor ice-skating rink at 14 Hancock Street in Portsmouth. In the spirit of Portsmouth’s rich performing arts culture, the rink hosts a Currier & Ives-inspired show during each of the Decemb…

MANCHESTER — The Majestic will present its first of four dinner theatre's scheduled for their 2018-19 season. The first will be “Plaza Suite”, a comedy by Neil Simon.

HAMPSTEAD –The 2018 Hampstead Heroes Tree is now in the lobby of the Hampstead Town Offices and is available for you to place a colored star on it before Christmas for loved ones who have served, are currently serving, or who have given their life while in the military.

MANCHESTER —Ring in the New Year a few hours early at the Currier Museum of Art’s annual Noon Year’s Eve party on Mon., December 31! Those young and young at heart will enjoy family-friendly, art-making activities, face painting, live entertainment, and more. The celebration will end with bu…

EXETER — The Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce's Community Awards Dinner being held on Thurs., March 28, 2019 at the Ashworth by the Sea, encompasses various community awards honoring local community members in several areas including: Edward Pease Excellence in Education Award and the Citizen…

DANVILLE — The Friends of Colby Library are offering a Holiday raffle of a $50.00 Amazon gift card which will be drawn on Sat., December 15.

NEWTON — There’s still time to buy your tickets for the Friends of the Gale Library Christmas Basket Raffle! Tickets are only $1.00 each or six for $5.00. All items will be raffled on Fri., December 14 at 1:00 p.m. Donations from local businesses and community members are appreciated and inf…

EAST KINGSTON — We are busy with adult and children’s activities at the library. Check the social media sites for the most up to date information.

BRENTWOOD —Hark! The Herald Angels Scream. Looking for a bit of a different take on the Holidays? Join us on Thurs., December 13 at 6:30 p.m. when we welcome six local authors who read excerpts from their books and answer questions. Free and open to the public. Stop by, call or see our websi…

DANVILLE — Want a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift certificate? For just $2.00 you can enter the Friends of The Colby Memorial Library December Drawing to be held December 15. You do not need to be a Danville resident to enter nor do you need to be present to win.

PLAISTOW — MVPO’s December 16th Holiday Concert at Timberlane Performing Arts Center will be a family event, featuring many instrumental and choral favorites. A special highlight will showcase Timberlane High School’s very own faculty member John Zevos, performing Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto …

CONCORD — Although New Hampshire’s spotted turtle population is now hibernating, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program is already planning its outreach and field strategies for the coming spring in support of these reptiles.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Lions Club will be collecting winter outerwear for their annual Winter Clothing Drive (gently used scarfs, hats, mittens, coats, jackets and snow clothes are appreciated. This year there is a tremendous need for new socks of any Hampstead Lions members started the d…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Interlakes Theatre is thrilled to present Patrick Dorow’s “Home for the Holidays” – a Musical Christmas Party from December 18-20. Performances will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday at The Firehouse, Market Square in Newburyport, MA.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — The Firehouse Center for the Arts is pleased to present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” from December 14 to December 23, Market Square in Newburyport. Performances will be held on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

PORTSMOUTH — Don’t miss an exciting evening with the accomplished PSO Brass! Celebrate the Christmas Season on Sat., December 22 at 7:30 p.m., with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet at South Church, 292 State Street in Portsmouth!

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PORTSMOUTH — In the spirit of a truly Vintage Christmas, Strawbery Banke Museum welcomes visitors to travel through 300+ years of daily life in the waterfront neighborhood of Puddle Dock. This year’s rendition of the beloved Candlelight Stroll will be “A place to Gather.” Along candlelit dir…

MANCHESTER — Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved Victorian classic, “The Secret Garden”, blossoms anew in this enchanting musical by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon.

FRANKFORT, KY —Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. Follow these tips from KHEAA to make sure you get the help you need.

MANCHESTER — Spend a day of your school vacation enjoying a party at the Fishways! Their annual “thank you” Open House on Thurs., December 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. will feature presentations about “Frigid Fish, ‘Frogsicles’ and other Amazing Winter Wildlife Tricks”. Create fun crafts, …

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