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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.

MANCHESTER —The Palace Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a $10.00 per adult ticket discount for "Piano Men" playing January 10 through February 2 at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street, in downtown Manchester. Performances will be held at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.

MARLBOROUGH, MA —The Better Business Bureau has some suggestions for consumers and business owners for keeping their tax information secure and avoiding tax-related scams.

CONCORD – Although New Hampshire’s pollinating populations have migrated from the Granite State or are now overwintering, 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 suppor…

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Brass Quintet celebrates the season with an amazing “Brassy Baroque Christmas” concert on Sat., December 21, at 7:30 p.m. at South Church, 292 State Street in Portsmouth. This program is sponsored by both the South Church Concert Series and the Portsmouth Symphony…

BRENTWOOD — This short series course will teach growers the importance of understanding the market to forecast their sales. It is most beneficial for farmers with at least 2-3 years of experience selling an agricultural product and wanting to explore a new idea for a product or market. This …

MARLBOROUGH, MA — For holiday shopping, most consumers love the convenience of making purchases online and having them shipped straight to their doorstep. But with millions of packages delivered each year, con artists and thieves have developed many ways to steal from shoppers. Fortunately, …

WOLFEBORO —Recently, Joyce Murphy of Alton received the Hank Why Volunteer Award for her service to New Hampshire Boat Museum (NHBM) in 2019, an accolade that “surprised and delighted” her.

WOLFEBORO —Having visited Wright Museum on many occasions while a student at Kingswood Regional High School in Wolfeboro before graduating in 2018, Kasey Birth jumped at the chance to return as a college intern.

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MANCHESTER — Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a suf…

KINGSTON —Kingston Recreation is pleased to offer a Kids Night Out (Parents Night Off) on Sat., December 14 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Rec Center, 24 Main Street in Kingston.

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HAMPSTEAD — It’s the coldest time of year. Once again, Hampstead Lions Club will be collecting warm clothes to provide to our neighbors in need during their annual Winter Clothing Drive.

PORTSMOUTH — Join the Portsmouth Symphony and Portsmouth High School Madrigal Singers for a spectacularly themed show, “Holidays at the Movies” on Tues., December 17, 7:30 p.m. at Portsmouth High School, 60 Andrew Jarvis Drive in Portsmouth.

PORTSMOUTH —New Hampshire Theatre Project celebrates the holiday season with a revival of its production of “It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play”. Joe Landry has re-envisioned the beloved film classic as a 1940's style radio play. Five seasoned actors bring George, Clarence, Mary and al…

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus will hold a special Breakfast with Santa event on Sun., December 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church Hall, 23 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. All are welcome.

PLAISTOW — The MVPO invites you to their Family Holiday Season Spectacular Concert on Sun., December 15 at Timberlane Performing Arts Center (TPAC), 40 Greenough Road in Plaistow. The concert will feature many instrumental and choral favorites of the season. A special highlight will showcase…

EPPING — The United Sports Foundation and Seacoast United Sports Club are excited to announce the 2020 Gala Comedy Night and Auction taking place at the beautiful Wentworth by the Sea Hotel and Spa on Sat., January 25. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus will hold their fantastic Italian Feast on Sat., December 14, 5:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Parish, 23 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead.

NEWFIELDS — Main Street Art in Newfields is offering two great Gingerbread House workshops on Wed., December 18 at 75 Main Street.

PORTSMOUTH —End the year with laughter, as the Seacoast’s own Juston McKinney performs three shows at The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth.

ATKINSON — Are you excited for the New Year? We are! Join us for lots of fun as we prepare to celebrate! We will be doing party activities and you'll even make goodies you can take home for your own celebration. You'll love the crafts and games we have planned. You don't want to miss the Kim…

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NEWTON —The Newton Firefighters Association has announced its annual Santa Parade will take place on Sun., December 15, starting at 2:00 p.m. and will run until approximately 8:00 p.m.

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.

EXETER —On December 14, the American Independence Museum will host a Colonial Holiday Tea, an event for all ages that takes place in Folsom Tavern (ca. 1775), decorated for the holidays.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO – As the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts its primary mission of defending the homeland, it stands ready to continue its tradition of tracking Santa’s journey around the globe on December 24.

CANDIA —Celebrate Christmas at the annual "Lights on the Hill" festivities. The event is held Sat., December 14 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Activities happen in historic 19th century buildings beginning at the corner of Route 27 (High Street) and South Road in Candia, (exit 3 off Rt. 101). Walk the …

ATKINSON — Atkinson Wreaths Across America Ceremony will take place on Sat., December 14, 12:00 p.m. at Atkinson Cemetery. All are welcome to come to remember and honor our Veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of our fallen heroes.

NEWTON — Join in the holiday fun and excitement at the Gale Library in Newton! Listen to some special favorite holiday tales and make holiday decorations, ornaments, cards, and crafts during the month of December.

DERRY — Derry Opera House is pleased to present “Elf the Musical” December 13-15 at 29 West Broadway in Salem.

BRENTWOOD — Stop by the Library on Sat., December 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to visit and have your picture taken with Santa. This event is proudly brought to you by the Friends of the MEB Library. Want to help the Friends with fun activities like this one? Stay tuned for details about t…

PLAISTOW — Our December artist is watercolorist and photographer Eunice Miller. Alicia Maliszewski will bring us a delightful display of knitted items and items from Poland. Do you have a collection of pretty much anything you would be willing to have on display here? Please contact Raven at…

KINGSTON —Kingston Community Library is pleased to offer the following upcoming programs.

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BRENTWOOD — Wreaths Across America once again comes to Brentwood on Sat., December 14. The event will start at 12:00 p.m. at Tonry Cemetery located on Middle Rd in Brentwood. There will be a short ceremony at the flagpole area followed by wreath-laying by those in attendance. The Cemetery Tr…

SANDOWN — Well it is beginning to look a lot like a New England winter with all the snow we had last week! What better way to enjoy a snowy day than to curl up with a good book, browse through a magazine, or watch a movie. We have all those things available for you, whether you pick up a phy…

KINGSTON — The local Neighbors Helping Newborns will have their Christmas meeting on Wed., December 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This is a week early due to the Christmas holiday the following week. They will have their regular meeting with donation acceptance and all the sorting, layettes…

EXETER— Support the Exeter Public Library in the Hannaford Helps fundraiser at Exeter Hannaford with the purchase of Community Bags.

ATKINSON — Complete your Holiday shopping list at Atkinson Women’s Civic Club (AWCC) annual Holiday Artisan Craft & Food Market on Sat., December 14 from 10:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m. at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street. There will be more than thirty local artisans displaying and selli…

ATKINSON — Atkinson Recreation is joining Salem Senior Services for a Holiday Party (for seniors over age 60) on Fri., December 20, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Harris Pelham Inn in Pelham. There will be one hour of dancing, dinner of two entrees served family-style (ham and Harris’ famous turk…

EAST KINGSTON — The Seacoast Post Polio Group will meet on Sat., December 14 at Wentworth Douglass Hospital, 789 Central Avenue in Dover. Those that are interested in a cash lunch can do so at 12:30 p.m. at the cafeteria and the regular meeting will start at 1:00 p.m. in the Salmon Falls Roo…

A horse’s mane is brushed to perfection as Santa and Mrs. Claus greet travelers passing by Swings-N-Things country store on Route 125 in Kingston. Fear not – the real Santa will be making his way to the Granite State in the near future.

An induction ceremony was held November 21, 2019 to initiate new members into Timberlane Regional High School’s Chapter of the National Business Honor Society.  This society, which is open to juniors and seniors, provides national recognition to outstanding students in business education.  I…

Sanborn Regional Middle School Student Council President, Sarah Bahrakis and Vice-President Mary Varney present Penny Flannagan with a check for $400.00 raised through a series of bake sales held during parent/teacher conferences. After a fire tore through the Flannagan/McGibbon family home …

The future is now for members of the Kingston Lions Club and the men, women, and students they serve. Looking ahead to the new year, which is quickly approaching, proceeds from a recent Meat Raffle will help fund scholarships for 2020 Sanborn Regional graduating seniors. High-quality meats a…

The Board of Directors of Colby Memorial Library in Danville has formally announced a new Library Director. Ann Massoth, pictured, of Haverhill, MA, has stepped into the position held by the former thirty-three year veteran, Dottie Billbrough. Ms. Massoth is looking forward to meeting all th…

KINGSTON — Come and create your own personalized treasure at a Get On Board party on Mon., January 13, 6:30 p.m. at Kingston Recreation, 24 Main Street in Kingston.

DOVER — The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire will be celebrating their beloved Dinosaur Detective exhibit with special drop-in activities, storytimes, and crafts related to dinosaurs during Holiday Vacation Week! Try out a dinosaur scavenger hunt, make a dinosaur necklace and paper plate d…

KINGSTON — Kingston Veteran’s Club will sponsor Wreaths across America right here in Kingston on Sat., December 14 at 12:00 p.m. at 36 Church Street. The Vets Club will be honoring servicemen and women the same time as the annual laying of wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery.

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