PORTSMOUTH — Only in Portsmouth can you sit in a flower-bedecked park, sip hand-squeezed lemonade, listen to a band play your favorite songs, and watch a hundred-thousand ton cargo freighter cruise by on slack tide.

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WINDHAM — The Homeland Heroes Foundation will hold its 5th annual motorcycle ride fundraiser to benefit service members and their families on Sun., June 27. Participants will depart from A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center, Windham, traveling to Wally’s Pub, Hampton.

FREMONT — Fremont Parks & Recreation will sponsor a Town-Wide Yard Sale on Sat., May 8. A map of all the registered sites will be available prior to the event.

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus are planning their first-ever take-out meal on Fri., May 14. The dinner will include spaghetti, meatballs, sausage, manicotti, garden salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Orders need to be called in by 12:00 p.m. on Wed., May 12.

RAYMOND — The Outdoor Club at Raymond Baptist Church will host their annual Kid's Fishing Derby on Sat., May 8 registration will open at 8:30 a.m. - with fishing from 9:00–11:00 a.m. This event is for children 12 years old and under, accompanied by an adult. This event is free. Some equipmen…

SANDOWN — Sandown Conservation will hold a Kids Fishing Derby for ages 3-15 on Sat., May 15, from 7:30-10:00 a.m. at Sal’s Pond (next to Cotton Farm Road) in Sandown.

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Civic Club is pleased to announce their family town-wide Scavenger Hunt on Sat., May 15. This is a free event open to anyone, on or off Facebook. Come on out and have some fun, solves some riddles, and learn some fun facts about Hampstead and the Hampstead Civic Club.

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HAMPSTEAD — Heaven’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Anne’s Food Pantry and St Anne’s Parish, will offer a homemade Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dinner on Thurs., May 20 at St Anne’s Parish, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. Pick-up will be behind the building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Meals are packed individua…

PORTSMOUTH — Seacoast Reparatory Theatre is pleased to present “Fun Home” through May 28.

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HAMPSTEAD — Heaven’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Anne’s Food Pantry and St Anne’s Parish will offer a homemade Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dinner on Thurs., May 20 at St Anne’s Parish, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. Pick up will be behind the building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Meals are packed individual…

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FREMONT — Fremont Garden Club will host its annual Plant Sale on May 22, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Fremont Public Library, rain or shine. Last year the sale sold out before closing time - so plan to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

PORTSMOUTH — The Music Hall welcomes you to join them for Live Under the Arch at 28 Chestnut Street in Portsmouth.

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EAST HAMPSTEAD — New this year, The East Hampstead Union Christian Church will host a Yard Sale with tables/space to rent on Sat., May 15, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

EAST KINGSTON — The 7th annual East Kingston PTO Golf Tournament will take place on Fri., June 4 at Apple Hill Golf Club in East Kingston.

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., May 23, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with naturalist Roland Boutwell.

PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke offers guided tours from Sat., May 29 through Mon., May 31 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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KINGSTON —The Kingston Conservation Commission is gearing up for our town’s second annual Bee-utiful Dandelion Contest! Won’t you welcome “Irish daisies” (another name for dandelion) in your yard? Dandelions play a crucial role in the life of emerging bees and butterflies in April and May, p…

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., May 23, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. with naturalist Roland Boutwell.

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KINGSTON — NH Audubon’s own Scott Heron and Kingston Conservation Commission’s Evy Nathan will lead a bird walk on Green Road (meeting near the dog park) on Sat., May 8 at 8:00 a.m.

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to host New Hampshire Day on Sat., May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission is in the 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. entry block). New Hampshire residents pay just $5.00 trail admission (regular admission is $18.00 for adults and …

DOVER — Your artist husband is, presumably, dead. You're running out of money and will lose your house and gallery. What do you do?

PORTSMOUTH —Seacoast Rep is pleased to present “Pippin” from June 10 through July 18, Livestream or in person at 125 Bow Street, Portsmouth.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Recreation Commission invites Atkinson children (up to 12 years old) to their 25th annual Fishing Derby at the Atkinson Community Center Pond on Sat., May 8.

BOSTON, MA — Enjoy some family fun with the Jimmy Fund Bingo Night Fri., May 7 at 7:00 p.m. The live online game will be hosted by 2013 World Series champion and former Jimmy Fund Captain Will Middlebrooks and his wife, sports and television host Jenny Dell. The game will be played on the Ji…

EAST HAMPSTEAD — On Sat., May 15, The East Hampstead Union Christian Church will host a Yard Sale from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Players age 18 and over are invited to a weekly pickup slow-pitch softball game. All skill levels are welcome. There is no commitment - play one week; play every week; or play any number of weeks in between. This is a relaxed time – there are no umpires and they just play t…

KINGSTON —Come shop at the Friends of the Kingston Community Library Annual Plant Sale on Sat., May 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The Friends will be offering a wide assortment of herbs, annuals, perennials, native plants, and vegetables for sale along with locally grown plants from communi…

SANDOWN — Sandown Conservation will hold a Kids Fishing Derby (for ages 3-15) on Sat., May 15, from 7:30-10:00 a.m. at Sal’s Pond, next to Cotton Farm Road in Sandown.

HAMPSTEAD — Heaven’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Anne’s Food Pantry, and St Anne’s Parish will offer a homemade Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dinner on Thurs., May 20 at St Anne’s Parish, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. Pick-up will be behind the building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Meals are packed individua…

EAST HAMPSTEAD — New this year, The East Hampstead Union Christian Church will host a Yard Sale with tables/space to rent on Sat., May 15, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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FREMONT — Fremont Parks & Recreation will sponsor a Town-Wide Yard Sale on Sat., May 8. A map of all the registered sites will be available prior to the event.

RAYMOND — The Outdoor Club of Raymond Baptist Church is pleased to announce that it will host a NH Hunter Education Field Day on Thurs., May 6.

HOLDERNESS – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to announce opening day for the public is on Sat., May 1. Regular hours are 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission is in the 2:30-3:30 p.m. entry block). Since 1966, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has educated and enlightene…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Knights of Columbus are planning their first-ever take-out meal on Fri., May 14. The dinner will include spaghetti, meatballs, sausage, manicotti, garden salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Orders need to be called in by 12:00 p.m. on Wed., May 12.

NEWTON — It’s Spring and time for cleaning out the clutter for many of us. The Newton Recreation Commission is pleased to host the Town-wide Yard Sale once again to help get rid of your extras. The way it works is that yard sales take place at individual homes. The Recreation Commission will…

EXETER — Providing visitors with memorable insights into Exeter and its role leading up to and after the Revolutionary war, the American Independence Museum will host Folsom Tavern Tours beginning May 15.

PORTSMOUTH — Join Strawbery Banke for a special Mother’s Day tour celebrating Puddle Dock families and their matriarchs. During a 60-minute guided tour, explore three historic houses, meet a costumed roleplayer, and learn the meaning of family throughout history. Discover the welcoming 19th-…

SOMERSWORTH — Somersworth Festival Association will host an Outdoor Spring Craft Fair on May 8, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 404 High Street, in Somersworth.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Officials at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge have announced a free online screening of the film “The Long Coast.” The screening is set for Thurs., May 20 at 7:00 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH — Seacoast Reparatory Theatre is pleased to present “Fun Home” through May 28.

BRENTWOOD — Help celebrate Spring at the Austin17 House’s Spring Craft Fair, on Sat., May 1, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at 263 NH Rt. 125 in Brentwood.

MANCHESTER — Join The NH Ukeladies and Friends on May 2 at The Majestic Theatre. Limited in-person seats available, or purchase a virtual ticket and enjoy the show from the comfort of your home! Great music and great fun!

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Civic Club is pleased to announce their family town-wide Scavenger Hunt on Sat., May 15. This is a free event open to anyone, on or off Facebook. Come on out and have some fun, solves some riddles, and learn some fun facts about Hampstead and the Hampstead Civic Club.

LONDONDERRY—The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire will be open extra hours during the state's upcoming spring school vacation week.The Museum will be open on Thurs., April 29, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for families to visit, learn about flight, and have fun.The Thursday hours are in additio…

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KINGSTON — After a very challenging year, YMCA Camp Lincoln invites families of grades 5-8 to join them for some fun, fresh air, and free food on Sun., May 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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BRENTWOOD — Help celebrate Spring at the Austin17 House’s Spring Craft Fair, on Sat., May 1, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at 263 NH Rt. 125 in Brentwood.

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Civic Club is pleased to announce their family town-wide Scavenger Hunt on Sat., May 15. This is a free event open to anyone, on or off Facebook. Come on out and have some fun, solves some riddles, and learn some fun facts about Hampstead and the Hampstead Civic Club.

EAST HAMPSTEAD — New this year, The East Hampstead Union Christian Church will host a Yard Sale with tables/space to rent on Sat., May 15, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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HAMPSTEAD — Heaven’s Kitchen, a ministry of St Anne’s Food Pantry, and St Anne’s Parish will offer a homemade Jamaican Jerk Chicken Dinner on Thurs., May 20 at St Anne’s Parish, 26 Emerson Avenue in Hampstead. Pick-up will be behind the building from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Meals are packed individua…

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Recreation Department is pleased to present the 2021 Mini Sun ‘N Fun summer program 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.

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