DOVER — We know you’ve always wanted to visit the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire without the kids, and this is your chance! The museum will throw open its doors for grown-ups 21+ for a night of spooky fun on Fri., October 25 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at 6 Washington Street in Dover.

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NEWTON — The Newton Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Fall Festival on Sat., October 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Newton office of the North Shore Bank, located at 29 South Main Street, Newton. Come and enjoy this annual social event which helps to increase awareness of the socie…

EPPING —All are welcome to attend the monthly Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) Epping Chapter Meeting on Wed., October 23, 6:30 p.m. at the Brookvale Pines Farm, 154 Martin Road, Fremont. This month's discussion will be: Constipation, the history of ancestral traditions like squatty potty’s…

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KENSINGTON — All are invited to enjoy a traditional, New England Ham and Bean, Mac n Cheese Supper on Sat., October 19from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the Kensington Congregational Church located at 108 Amesbury Road on Route 150 in the center of Kensington.

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PLAISTOW —What is the Exchange Club? What do you do? Where does the fundraiser money go?

SEACOAST —Featuring seventeen museums from Portsmouth to Plymouth and several points north and west, the NH Heritage Museum Trail recently opened two new exhibits.

DOVER —The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire offers a unique way to meet Santa this coming holiday season. The museum’s Jingle Bell Express, running December 7 and 14, starts with families meeting at the museum and climbing aboard a C&J Bus Lines double decker bus, decked out in twinkly…

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KINGSTON — Kingston Recreation will hold their annual Halloween and Trick or Trunk Party on Sat., October 19 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Rec Center on 24 Main Street in Kingston.

KENSINGTON —Glenn Knoblock will be at the Kensington Public Library on Sat., October 19 at 1:00 p.m. to talk about New Hampshire Cemeteries and Gravestones and to give us a guided tour of Kensington’s Upper Yard. After the walk, all are invited to enjoy refreshments and join Glenn for a ques…

DURHAM —Substance use and mental health issues have become a major societal problem across the United States, especially for teens. Some experts say it has even reached epidemic proportions with no signs of letting up. The quest to find effective treatment options has led many parents and he…

PLAISTOW — Learn the uses and apply therapeutic-grade essential oils of Ancient Scripture for well-being and inner peace on Wed., October 30 from 6:15-8:00 p.m. Meditate to the Lord's Prayer sung in Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke, come feel the powerful vibrations to uplift your spirit. I…

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ATKINSON — The Friends of Kimball Library will host their 15TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET on Sat., November 2 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at The Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street (Rte 121) in Atkinson. This “crowd-pleaser” continues to draw folks from near and far, featuring locally crafted …

KINGSTON — State Representative and occasional CarriageTowne News political reporter Mark Pearson announces a one evening short course in local politics entitled Concord 101.

SOUTH HAMPTON — The four-town Democratic Coalition of East Kingston, Kensington, Newton, and South Hampton, will meet on Tues., October 15, 7:00 p.m. at Jewell Towne Vineyards, 183 Whitehall Road in South Hampton.

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HAMPSTEAD — The 4th annual Hampstead Town-Wide Yard Sale on Sat., October 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH —Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic house.

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Lions Club is pleased to announce the annual town parade is on! It has been previously reported that it wasn’t going to happen. This is true. Hampstead Fireman’s Association decided to not continue the parade. The Hampstead Lions Club formed a committee and they are goi…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Elaine David Thrift Shop located in the Hampstead Public Library is having a Halloween Costume Sale throughout the month of October. There are costumes for children and adults at wicked low prices. Visit and discover great bargains. Shop hours are Tuesday and Saturday morning…

EXETER — Exeter Public Library will host Lucie Therrien’s presentation and performance “The Music History of French Canadians, Franco-Americans, Acadians, and Cajuns” on Tues., October 29 at 3:00 p.m. thanks to a community project grant from New Hampshire Humanities.

EXETER —Presented by Harman Law Offices, the American Independence Museum’s Huzzah Family Workshop Series this fall will present an opportunity for families to create (and eat) historically accurate food together. The series will also explore the relevance of colonial foodways to today.

SANDOWN — Patch Wood Farm welcomes you to their annual Open Farm Day – rain or shine - on Sat., October 19 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at 42 Hawkewood Road in Sandown.

NEWTON —Baby Play Dates are scheduled for Fri., October 18 and 25 at 10:00 a.m. This program is designed for the youngest members of our community and their parents or caretakers to come and explore different activities the library has to offer.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus are having their fantastic Octoberfeast Dinner on Sat., October 12, 5:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Parish on 23 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead.

NEWTON — The Newton Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Fall Festival on Sat., October 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Newton office of the North Shore Bank, located at 29 South Main Street, Newton. Come and enjoy this annual social event which helps to increase awareness of the socie…

AMESBURY, MA – Interested in honing your photography skills and learning a little bit about Amesbury history? Here is your chance. The Amesbury Carriage Museum (ACM) is offering a photography tour of industrial Amesbury with a special focus on the mills in Market Square and the Upper Millyar…

KINGSTON — The Kingston Veteran's Club will host their annual Oktoberfest on Sat., October 19. Put on your Lederhosen or Dirndl, grab your beer stein, and yodel your way to Kingston Veteran's Club for a good time and good food.

PLAISTOW — Learn the uses and apply therapeutic-grade essential oils of Ancient Scripture for well-being and inner peace on Wed., October 30 from 6:15-8:00 p.m. Meditate to the Lord's Prayer sung in Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke, come feel the powerful vibrations to uplift your spirit. A…

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SPRINGFIELD, VA— The next DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Sat., October 26 at 10:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

DOVER —The Great Northern New England Chapter (NoNEC) Train Show will be held on Sat., October 26, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Dover Lodge of Elks #184, 282 Durham Road, Dover. Come check out trains of all scales, exhibitor tables, operating layout, railroadiana items and more! Come meet …

RAYMOND — The Outdoor Club at Raymond Baptist Church is pleased to announce the return of New England's Wild Cheff Denny Corriveau to the kitchen of Raymond Baptist Church, 145 Route 27 in Raymond.

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NEWTON — Country Pond Fish and Game will hold their annual Turkey Shoot on Sun., November 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 82 Pond Street in Newton. Open to the public, all are welcome!

HAMPTON — Hampton United Methodist Church, 525 Lafayette Road (Route 1) cordially invites the Seacoast Community to a Turkey Dinner “with all the fixings”, on Sat., October 12 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. Bring your friends and family to enjoy a delicious turkey dinner!

HAMPSTEAD — When it comes to planning for your future, the Hampstead Public Library would like to help you position yourself for success. You’ll gain useful tools at the Retirement, Estate Planning & Long Term Care Workshop on Tues., October 22. Topics covered include: retirement asset &…

ATKINSON — Buzz Durkin’s Karate School in Atkinson will hold their semi-annual Blood Drive on Sat., October 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 2 Commerce Drive. This event always receives tremendous support and the school is looking forward to seeing our friends from the community join in and …

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead and Atkinson Garden Clubs will feature acclaimed local florist Bert Ford at their joint meeting on Wed., October 16 at 7:00 p.m., located in Hadley Hall at the Hampstead Congregational Church. As a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) and prev…

PLAISTOW — Our October Artist is the work of Raymond H. (Pete) Taylor. His son, Peter Taylor and his wife Maureen, have an awesome display of miniatures, all made by the artist. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Rave…

DERRY — The Community Meals Network welcomes you to join them for free, family-friendly meals, served in a relaxed atmosphere. Meals are generally held as posted below, but may be rescheduled for holidays.

DANVILLE — The VIS Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is proud to announce that its old 1835 red schoolhouse that sits on a hill near Sandown Road and Beach Plain Road will be relocated to existing VIS property on Beach Plain Road. The building will take its place surro…

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KINGSTON — Join the Kingston Lions as they partner with other local NH Lions Clubs for a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Sat., November 2 from 8:00-11:00 a.m. at Ellis School, 43 Main Street in Fremont.

ATKINSON — Kimball Library is pleased to welcome author and paranormal expert Sam Baltrusis on Thurs., October 17, 6:30 p.m. at 5 Academy Ave in Atkinson. Sam will be discussing his 2019 release book, “Wicked Salem: Exploring Lingering Lore & Legends”.

KINGSTON — The library will be closed on Mon., October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.

DANVILLE — Friends of the Library are offering a raffle of a kitchen extinguisher and a smoke alarm in honor of National Fire Safety month with the drawing on Sat., October 19 at the next Friends meeting.

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EPPING — The American Legion Post 51 is hosting a Halloween Dance featuring “The Stuck in Time Band”. They’ve been rocking since 2008 with a variety of 60, 70, and 80s classic rock. The dance floor is expected to be jammed pack with ghouls and goblins! The dance will take place on Sat., Octo…

BRENTWOOD —October is here and that means it is time for the Fall Boo Bash on Sat., October 19 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. This annual event, sponsored by the Friends group, the MEB Library staff and Brentwood Recreation, will feature crafts, games, face painting, a costume parade and a whole lot m…

KINGSTON — The annual meeting of the Powwow Pond Council will take place on Wed., October 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingston Library. All interested in Powwow Pond are invited to attend the meeting but only dues-paying members have a vote.

SANDOWN —"We're all mad here." "Curiouser and curiouser!" Do you recognize these quotes from a book that was published in 1865? They can be found in “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, or better known as Lewis Carroll. Do you like puzzles and things that m…

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