HAMPSTEAD —Hampstead Congregational Church will hold their monthly Community Grief Support Group on Wed., August 12, from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in Hadley Hall, 61 Main St., Hampstead.

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KINGSTON — Join the first of this year's informal, onsite “pollinator conversations” on August 12 at 5:00 p.m., rain date August 19. Participants will revisit the beautiful gardens of the Kingston Community Library. Recent Herb Society of America President Rie Sluder, and NH beekeeper and po…

ATKINSON - Congratulations to Sandy Zappala, recent recipient of the Atkinson Garden Club’s Garden of the Month Award!

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HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church will hold online services on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. To watch, go to www.hampsteaducc.org, or their Facebook page, Hampstead Congregational Church, UCC.

CONCORD — Thanks to the efforts of NH LAKES’ Lake Hosts, many of New Hampshire’s most popular lakes continue to be protected from the spread of invasive species this summer. Since late-May, at least twelve invasive species specimen ‘saves’ have been made by courtesy boat inspectors at lakes …

KINGSTON - Trinity Church, 80 Route 125, Kingston, invites you to "check us out this Summer."

KINGSTON - The Women's Bible Study, a Tuesday morning gathering of women from several area towns is currently enjoying its annual July hiatus.

NEWBURYPORT, MA Beach plum and cranberry picking has a long history on Plum Island. And, it’s an activity that continues today at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. For anyone interested in picking cranberry and/or beach plums on the refuge this year, a lottery will soon be conducted to …

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Congregational Church will resume their monthly Community Grief Support Group, on Wed., July 15, from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in Hadley Hall, 61 Main Street, Hampstead.

SALEM — Come experience the pleasure of taking a leisurely walk through the meadows and forests at the beautiful Tattersall Farm property 542 North Broadway on Sat., July 11, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will learn some basic wildflower identification characteristics, as well as some fu…

CONCORD – The NH Wildlife Action Plan’s maps were recently updated for a fourth time, further delineating both the location and condition of wildlife habitats present in New Hampshire. The development and distribution of these maps, first released in 2006, is a high priority of the Wildlife …

ATKINSON — It is that time of year when people are looking forward to Pentucket Baptist Church’s Patriotic Sing followed by ice cream and fireworks. We, at the Church, were looking forward to a great evening as well but COVID-19 has put all that on hold. Despite the ‘reopening’ of places rec…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Newburyport Adult & Community Education is pleased to offer the following upcoming classes.

CONCORD — The Loon Preservation Committee (LPC) and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (NHFG) want to remind anglers about the ban on lead sinkers and jigs weighing one ounce or less for all freshwater in the state. The Loon Preservation Committee recently recorded its first lead-poi…

EXETER —Part of a “re-imagined” 2020 American Independence Festival that will include digital programming and possible in-person events, the American Independence Museum is inviting the public to participate in a community reading of the Declaration of Independence.

CONCORD – Beginning in August, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will conduct Hunter Education field days at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness. The field days are designed for individuals who have completed their Hunter Education online course and intend to purchas…

Please join Pollinator Pathways NH in celebrating National Pollinator Week June 22-28.  Pollinators, which are responsible for one out of three bites of food we eat, are declining in New Hampshire and around the world. When you help pollinators, like bees and butterflies, you’ll also help bi…

EAST KINGSTON — Plant it and they will come! Monarch butterfly populations are declining. You can help monarchs by planting milkweed in your yard. They require milkweed for breeding, with monarch caterpillars feeding exclusively on their leaves. On Friday, June 26 at 10am, Pollinator Pathway…

SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club will hold a Flower Pot Recycling Day on Sat., June 27, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Club members will be at the Sandown Train Depot to collect the pots. Following its successful Plant Sale, the Club asks anyone with used flowerpots to drop them off for recycling. Th…

WOLFEBORO — This summer, the New Hampshire Boat Museum (NHBM) will provide Boat Building classes for youth, adults and families.In Youth Boat Building, August 3 – August 14, girls and boys (ages 12 and up) will be taught how to safely use hand tools and a limited number of power tools. In th…

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking for the public’s help in tracking wild turkey broods in New Hampshire this spring and summer. It’s easy to take part, and the survey opens June 1. If you observe groups of turkeys with poults (juvenile birds) between June 1 and A…

Wolfeboro, NH—June 11, 2020—Having recently announced an opening date of Monday, June 22, the Wright Museum of World War II is planning a Free Open House on Tuesday, June 30.

HOLDERNESS – If your kids are looking forward to some excitement this summer, registration is now open for the free youth day program, Exploring the Outdoors, being held this July at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, 387 Perch Pond Road in Holderness. This program gives boys and girls ages …

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is pleased to welcome the public back to visit its live animal exhibit trail. New hours for 2020 are 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with the last trail admission at 3:00 p.m.

CONCORD – As a growing number of Granite State residents raise chickens, an increasing number of wildlife species are recognizing unprotected poultry as an easy food source.

CONCORD — Explore nature right outside your door! This summer, New Hampshire Audubon will be hosting a virtual summer camp designed to keep kids ages 4-12 engaged with the natural world around them.

DURHAM —Summer camps everywhere are facing the difficult decision of whether to open this year. For families the challenge is choosing whether to let their children attend. Several experts at the University of New Hampshire have developed a tip sheet meant to help parents navigate the availa…

PORTSMOUTH — The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH) will celebrate Juneteenth 2020, on June 18, 19, and 20 with four unique live streamed programs including a cooking program, a panel presentation, African drumming, and a concert.

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BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim United Church of Christ will hold a Plant Sale on Sat., June 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (or until they run out of plants!) at 197 Middle Road in Brentwood. There will be a large selection of assorted veggies and flowers for sale.

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CHESTER — This year The Rockingham Herb Society has moved their herb and plant sale to a new location in response to COVID-19. The sale will take place on Sat., June 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at The American Legion Post 108. It is located at 37 Raymond Road (Rte. 102), Chester, across fr…

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program (BOW) has reluctantly had to cancel its large-format Fall BOW Weekend to ensure the health and safety of its attendees and instructors in the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Plans for an all-new flagship Fall BOW Week…

LAWRENCE, MA — Grief support groups offer individuals who have lost a loved one with a safe space and supportive environment to express feelings and share memories with others who understand what they are going through. Since in-person meetings are not possible during this health crisis, Mer…

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SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club is working diligently to host its annual Plant Sale. The Main Street location will not be possible this year in order for everyone to maintain safe social distancing guidelines.

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CHESTER — This year The Rockingham Herb Society has moved their herb and plant sale to a new location in response to COVID-19. The sale will take place on Sat., June 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at The American Legion Post 108. It is located at 37 Raymond Road (Rte. 102), Chester, across fr…

CONCORD — NH LAKES is pleased to announce a new program—the LakeSmart Lake-Friendly Living webinar series. Whether you live along a lake or far from the nearest waterbody, if you maintain a household, yard, gravel road or driveway, or septic system, this webinar opportunity is for you! Join …

CONCORD –The arrival of May means one thing to hunters in the Granite State: spring turkey season. In the latest edition of the New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (May/June 2020) follow Jack Pollner’s journey from rookie jake-chaser to an accomplished hunter with a taste for locally har…

FRAMINGHAM, MA —  Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants, announces the launch of three new online courses in plant science. The first, Plant Families, begins immediately; the other two, Plant Ecol…

CONCORD — NH LAKES has announced that its Lake Host courtesy boat inspectors have been classified as providing essential services under recent orders issued by Governor Sununu. For the 19th summer, the organization’s nearly 800 Lake Hosts are teaching boaters at 100 of the busiest boat ramps…

DANVILLE — The Danville Lions Club will sponsor a non-perishable Food Drive on Sat., June 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Danville Community Center, Main Street. This will benefit the Power Pack Program which has been a project for the Danville Lions since August 2019. Danville Lions se…

WOLFEBORO — Different than initially conceived this past winter, the New Hampshire Boat Museum’s 2020 season is expected to still feature some of its most popular programs, including rides on the ‘Millie B.’

CONCORD — On May 1, Governor Sununu announced "Stay at Home 2.0" as the next step of a phased approach to opening the state for business. Included was the opening of State Park and private campgrounds.

CONCORD, NH – If you want to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, now is the time to enter the 2020 moose hunt lottery and try your luck on the adventure of a lifetime—hunting moose in the rugged woods of the Granite State. The lottery entrance fee is $15.00 for New Hampshire residents and…

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education's "Civics 603" supplements middle to high-school (7-12th grade) students’ education on the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government, and civil discourse.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (NHF&G) reminds residents and visitors that fishing and hunting licenses are still required in the Granite State. Officials recommend maintaining the six feet social distance between fellow anglers/hunters. Remember to carry your license when fi…

EXETER — Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy hosts Being & Feeling (Alone, Together).

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CONCORD — If you need to complete a hunter education class to be ready for this fall’s exciting seasons, why not start your online Hunter Education class today? With in-person classes cancelled at least through June due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, new hunters should visit http:/…

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