MANCHESTER — We’re off to see the Wizard! This iconic masterpiece, developed from the popular MGM screenplay, contains all your favorite characters and beloved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score, such as "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" and "We're Off To See The Wizard". Follow Dorothy and…

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MANCHESTER — The Palace Theatre is pleased to present “Another Tequila Sunrise” on Thurs., September 19, 7:30 p.m. at 80 Hanover Street in Manchester.

CONCORD — Get primed for fall hunting seasons and more at a series of outdoor adventure talks being offered on Wednesday evenings this fall at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord. The talks begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. No pre-registration is required.

NEWBURYPORT, MA —Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes tour, by bicycle, of Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, located in Newington, on Fri., September 6, Tues., September 17 and Thurs., September 26; all sessions from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Participants will have an opportunity to visit ar…

EXETER — Phillips Exeter Academy’s Lamont Gallery presents “American Mortal”, which features provocative works by Becky Alley and Melissa Vandenberg, two artists who use common domestic items to explore themes of patriotism, war, and commemoration in our current cultural environment. The exh…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Imagine Studios holds a Community Open Mic and Drum Circles on the last Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Peoples United Methodist Church, 64 Purchase Street in Newburyport, MA.

CONCORD — A native plant sale is scheduled for Sun., September 8 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at NH Audubon’s McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Road in Concord. Fall is a perfect time for adding to your garden. Come take advantage of end of season native plants. New Hampshire Audubon staff and UNH Coopera…

Happy staffers of the All American Assisted Living complex in Kingston gave out headwear and other goodies during Kingston’s 325th Birthday gala. All American Assisted Living is a newly constructed residential community designed to create a homey, neighborhood feel. The building is comprised…

WOLFEBORO —On Tues., September 3 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., Wright Museum will present “Surviving D-Day,” a 2012 History/Military Channel documentary film that tells the story of the twelve-hour battle on Omaha Beach during WWII.

EXETER —As a group, 17th century New Englanders are an extensively studied population, which serves as a backdrop for the next workshop in the American Independence Museum’s Genealogy Workshop Series on Saturday, September 21.

STRATHAM — The New Hampshire SPCA invites players of all skill levels to their first Cornhole for Critters on Sun., September 15.

AMESBURY, MA — Join Mike Welch and Rob McKeown to explore Colonial Taverns on Mon., September 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Amesbury Public Library, 149 Main Street.

BRENTWOOD —Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Brentwood - Kingston is having a Fall Festival on Sat., September 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and would love to have you there selling your products! The church is located at 197 Middle Road (Rt. 111A) in Brentwood.

HAMPTON FALLS — Join the smart shoppers at the Hampton Falls Free Library annual Book Sale on Sat., September 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 7 Drinkwater Road.

HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead, will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., August 30 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

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DANVILLE — The Town of Danville will hold its Old Home Day weekend on Fri., August 23, Sat., August 24 and Sun., August 25.

EPPING — Epping Elementary School will start the school year on September 3 with its annual First Day of School Celebration for Grades 1-5. Parents, guardians and relatives of the students have been invited to join their children and the teachers and staff of Epping Elementary for a special …

DERRY — Seacoast Division of the National Model Railroad Association will hold their next Derry Fun Night program on Fri., September 13. The program is held the second Friday night of each month, 7:00-9:00 p.m., at the Marion Garish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry.

EXETER —The Exeter Adult Diploma program is now registering students for the Fall 2019 semester courses that begin September 5. This program is designed for students who did not complete high school but who would like to earn a diploma by taking courses in the evening similar to those taken …

CONCORD —Highlighting a growing epidemic among adolescents in New Hampshire, e-cigarettes are now the tobacco product most commonly used by youth in the state. According to the 2017 NH Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 24 percent of high school-aged youth reported having used electronic vap…

BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim United Church of Christ will hold a Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Sat., September 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 197 Middle Road, Brentwood.

EXETER —On Wed., September 18 at 6:30 p.m., the American Independence Museum will host “Understanding your Community from a Historical Perspective” as part of its 2019 Lecture Series, sponsored by People's United Bank.

BRENTWOOD — For the first time in nearly two decades, Brentwood will revive this town event on Sat., September 28. All are welcome! There is no charge to participate.

EPPING — Now that the Summer Reading program is over, we’re back to our normal Story Time schedule: every Tuesday and Friday morning at 11:15 a.m. Story Time provides an opportunity for children to explore the library, make new friends, listen to stories and try their hand at a variety of cr…

CONCORD — Join NH Humanities for the first program in the 2019-2020 "Ideas on Tap," a bi-monthly series of pint-sized conversations about big ideas. On Mon., September 16, they'll host a community conversation about marijuana and the historical context of its prohibition from 5:30-7:30 p.m. …

EPPING — Epping Community Theatre is pleased to present “Any Number Can Die” at 38 Ladds Lane in Epping.

PORTSMOUTH — Planning for retirement is a difficult puzzle many do not know how to solve. Take control of your retirement plan and attend UNH Professional Development & Training’s “How to Plan for Retirement” workshop on Wed., September 25 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Great Bay Community Colle…

PLAISTOW — Our August Artists are some of the art students of Susan Kneeland. They are Tessa Porter, Rylee Samosette, Heather Ivas, Peilan Bedell, and Xandy Yattaw. These teenage artists have done a superb job and will be on display through August 30. Sue Sherman has loaned us her Ginny Doll…

CONCORD — The Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program is offering a one-day workshop for women who want to be prepared to find their way in the outdoors. Learn how to use a compass, read a topographic map, and then pair both tools to find your way through the woods. Also, learn how to use a…

PLAISTOW — Plaistow Recreation is pleased to offer the following upcoming programs.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Public Library’s Big annual Book Sale opens on Fri., August 23 and runs through Wed., August 28 during regular library hours. Most prices are between twenty-five cents and two dollars. Sale items include paperback and hardcover books for children, teens, and adults.…

ATKINSON — Tech THIS out! If you have an e-reader or gadget that you want to learn how to use with free downloadable books, then we can help you. You can have a brief lesson here called 'Turn it On!' with your tech toy (Kindle, iPad, iPod, cell phone or other device compatible with Overdrive…

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DANVILLE — The Friends of The Colby Memorial Library would like to thank the community for their involvement in the recycling of plastic film. The 500 pounds needed to get a Trex bench has been met. Wow! What an accomplishment! The process has been an eye-opener for those participating. Libr…

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PLAISTOW — For the first time ever Plaistow Exchange Club will participate in the fun Fall tradition of the annual Scarecrow display fundraiser. Special thanks to Jackie Brown who originated this program, in her town of Chester, for her help in getting the project started.

DANVILLE — Book Group is reading “The Monkey’s Raincoat” by Robert Crais with the discussion on Thurs., September 5 at 7:00 p.m.

BRENTWOOD — While we are taking a break from Story Time for the month of August, we are taking sign-ups now for when we resume the next session on September 4 and 5. We will continue our "usual" Story Times on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. Both of these will be the "…

EPPING — The Epping Garden Club is now taking orders for their annual Fall Flower Fundraiser. Mums, Asters, and Cabbage are available for pre-order.

Boston IVF, one of the nation’s most experienced and renowned fertility treatment providers, today announced it has begun the initial steps toward constructing a full-service IVF center in Bedford. Upon completion, it will become the first-ever free-standing fertility center and IVF laborato…

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KINGSTON — Come join in the first of a series of on-site Pollinator conversations on Wed., August 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Three Maples Farm in Kingston.

KINGSTON — Kingston Community Library is pleased to offer the following upcoming programs. To register, stop into the library at 2 Library Lane or call 603-642-3521.

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SANDOWN — Seniors from the towns of Atkinson, Plaistow, and Sandown are invited to late summer fun with a free cookout and live entertainment on Wed., September 18 under the pavilion located at the Plaistow Athletic Recreation Complex, 51 Old County Road in Plaistow.

The popular youth musical group The Crescendo’s, played to a large gathering in Hampstead, followed by an array of bright fireworks against a very dark sky.

The staff at the Swasey Central School in Brentwood are feelin’ the love for their students and will soon welcome them back to classes and a new school year. Until that time, enjoy the sign and the summer breeze.

The new addition to the Harvey-Mitchell Memorial Library has taken major strides to its goal of completion. Until that time, the library has temporarily relocated to the Epping Community Church at 4 Pleasant Street or call 603-734-4587.

The American Independence Festival, that brought history back to life with hundreds of residents and neighbors attending the event, featured live music, colonial-inspired beer, food trucks, games for kids, traditional artisan demonstrations, art and craft fair, colonial battle re-enactments …

Tracy Waldron, pictured, head librarian at the East Kingston Public Library, takes some photos “for the record” of a recent children’s presentation held at the library. The pictured will be a great reference for future programs.

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Eufaula, OK - Paul J Donovan died on July 3, 2019, in his home in Eufaula Okla. Born December 22,1942, in Lawrence, Mass. where he lived most of his life, one of eight children to Timothy James and Hazel Rose Donovan. He is survived by a brother, Timothy J Donovan of Newton N.H. and a sister…

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