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PORTSMOUTH —On Wed., February 16 at 7:00 p.m., #1 New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson returns to The Music Hall’s stage as part of the award-winning Writers on a New England Stage series. He will discuss his book, “The Splendid And The Vile”, out in paperback just a day before the …

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CONCORD — NH Audubon’s “Twitchers” will be taking part in this year’s Semi-Superbowl of Birding on Sat., January 29. The Superbowl is a competition that takes place in January – but this Superbowl has nothing to do with football. It involves looking for as many bird species as possible in 12…

CONCORD —Outdoor shows are a great way to beat the winter blues and to plan your 2022 outdoor adventures. Be sure to stop by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department booth at these exciting New England winter events.

NEWBURYPORT, MA —Winter presents both challenges and opportunities for the nature and wildlife photographer. This timely program, on Sun., February 12, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. will provide an overview of time-tested tools, tips, and techniques for creating more successful images at a time of yea…

SANDOWN — The Sandown Lions Club is hosting a Winter Clothing and Coat Drive now through February 1 for new and used clothing in good condition for all ages, sizes, men, women and children.

EPPING —Welcome to Almost, Maine, a place that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States. It’s almost in Canada. And it’s not quite a town, because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it almost doesn’t exist. One cold, clear, winter night, as the northern light…

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NEWTON — The annual Country Pond Ice Fishing Derby will be held on Sun., February 20, from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Country Pond Fish and Game Club, 82 Pond Street in Newton. Registration starts at 5:30 a.m. at the Clubhouse. The event is open to the public.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge is pleased to present a free showing of “On Silent Wings: The Magic of the Snowy Owl” (online via Zoom) on Tues., February 8, from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club’s Executive Board met recently to organize plans for the new year ahead. A variety of programs and activities are on the calendar which the public is welcome to attend. The first is the club’s annual Open House on Mon., March 7 which will feature demonstrati…

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NORTHWOOD — Saddleback Mountain Lions Club and Northwood Lake Ice Racing Association sponsors Ice Races, every Saturday in February and March on Northwood Lake in Northwood. Racing starts at 11:00 a.m.; ice permitting.

DURHAM — New Hampshire Audubon invites you to participate during the second weekend of February (February 12 and 13) identifying the birds who visit your property! No matter what part of New Hampshire you live in you can participate and you can do it from the warmth of your home. All ages ar…

PLAISTOW —The Plaistow Public Library is conducting a Food Drive for the local food pantries. Any non-perishable food or personal items can be dropped off at the front desk of the Library. The need is especially urgent during these cold weather months.

PORTSMOUTH —Don’t miss Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” at Seacoast Repertory Theatre, 125 Bow Street in Portsmouth.

ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. households can now request free at-home COVID-19 test kits through a new Biden administration program. But when the government rolls out new initiatives, such as the stimulus checks, scammers typically find ways to take advantage. This time, watch out for lookalike websi…

KENSINGTON —On Wed., February 16 at 7:00 p.m., Kensington Public Library will host a virtual event with Steve Hale on “Bizarre Birds of the World”. This event is free and open to the public.

LOWELL, MA — The Town and The City Festival announced that an additional 10 acts have been added to the lineup for the two-day music and arts festival set to take place Fri., April 8 and Sat., April 9 in event spaces, bars, cafes and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. Two-d…

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KINGSTON —A timber harvest at the Acorn Town Forest off Acorn Drive in Kingston is set to begin in February. No hiking will be allowed in this forest during the harvest for public safety. Off-road parking and a kiosk will be constructed in spring, and our Trails Committee will complete neede…

EXETER —Are you an artist living along Seacoast NH, ME, or MA? Are you looking for places to show your art? The Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter is a community-active group of artists based in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire with a stunning gallery in downtown Exeter, and every month…

CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials urge outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution when enjoying winter activities near the ice, especially after this season’s fluctuating temperatures. Parents are also urged to educate themselves about ice safety and share this knowledg…

PORTSMOUTH– New Hampshire Public Radio and The Music Hall announced the latest line-up for their award-winning series, Writers on a New England Stage, appearing before a live audience with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Featured authors include Erik Larson, the iconic author of “The Dev…

STATE COLLEGE, PA —February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to have a conversation about what it is and how we can help prevent it. Dads’ Resource Center is on a mission to make sure that fathers know they play an important role in helping to prevent teen …

KINGSTON — The First Congregational Church welcomes you to worship live at 6 Church Street in Kingston or via live-stream on KingstonFCC YouTube, Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome.

KENSINGTON —The first week of February, The Farm at Eastman’s Corner is launching two new free regular event series at 267 South Road in Kensington.

DANVILLE — If you’re curious about God or looking for a new church check out Danville Baptist Church’s worship service this Sunday at 10:00 a.m., where you’ll find encouraging Bible teaching about real-life issues, prayer, worship, and people from all kinds of backgrounds. Our desire is to s…

PLAISTOW — The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Streeet in Plaistow is temporarily holding Sunday morning services at 10:00 a.m. outside in the parking lot of the Church. The church’s intrepid leaders, Pastor Aaron Goodro and Justin Knowlton, Music Director, have held these outdoor services in…

KINGSTON — The First Congregational Church welcomes you to worship live at 6 Church Street in Kingston or via live-stream on KingstonFCC YouTube, Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome.

EXETER —The Seacoast Artist Association gallery will reopen with limited hours in February: Thursdays, 5:30-8:30, Fridays, 4:00-7:00 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 p.m. The two Body of Work shows originally scheduled for February have been moved to later in the year.

BRENTWOOD — If you are looking to get rid of old sneakers or cleats, please donate your footwear to the sneaker/cleat swap bin outside of Brentwood Recreation Center, located at 190 Route 125 in Brentwood.

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EPPING — When four siblings take a vacation to an old country manor, they assume that they’re in for a calm, quiet getaway. But they soon discover themselves in a strange but beautiful new world inhabited by everything from elves and dwarfs to talking forest animals and witches. Will these c…

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EPPING —The American Legion Post 51 is hosting a Valentine’s Prime Rib Dinner Dance featuring The Timeout Band on Sat., February 12. The dinner includes prime rib and all the fixings. Only 100 Tickets will be sold for this Prime Rib Dinner that will be served between 6:00-7:30 p.m. The ticke…

KINGSTON — The Board of Directors of the Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association, Inc. will meet on Wed., January 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kingston Community Library.

CONCORD —Join NOFA-NH’s 20th annual Winter Conference from February 6-12. This week of online workshops broadly addresses the topic of building a stronger New Hampshire food system through collaboration and self-reliance, with panel discussions, a keynote address by Niaz Dorry of the Nationa…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will present a free online screening of “Entangled” on Wed., January 26 at 7:00 p.m. The run time of the 2021 film is seventy-five minutes.

KENSINGTON — The Kensington Public Library is hosting Liz Tentarelli on Wed., February 2 at 7:00 p.m. in a virtual event. Liz will present “Votes for Women: A History of the Suffrage Movement”. This event is made possible through a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council and is free …

KENSINGTON — Jane Oneail returns to the Kensington Library for another art presentation, “Art & World War II: Hitler’s Cultural and Nazi Theft”, on Wed., January 26 at 7:00 p.m. This will be a virtual event.

DERRY — We all want to save, but how do we go about it? A speaker from St. Mary’s Bank will cover the two most important types of savings one can have: an emergency fund and a retirement fund.

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DURHAM — Join UNH Extension for a family-friendly event to celebrate the state’s farming, forestry and horticulture communities on Fri., February 4 and Sat., February 5 at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Manchester.

PETERBOROUGH —Smoky Quartz, a journal of literature and art, is accepting submissions of prose, poetry and art from January 15 to March 15, 2022 for its tenth anniversary edition. The theme of the issue is “Transformations”. Complete submission guidelines are available at www.smokyquartz.org…

CONCORD— Registration is now open for New Hampshire’s 2022 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women will learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months.

EXETER —The Exeter Adult Diploma program is now registering students for the Winter/Spring 2022 semester. 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 by high school student…

ARLINGTON, VA —  A new year means many people have made resolutions to get healthier and lose weight. While moving toward better health usually involves more physical activity, many have found themselves moving far less than usual because of working from home and other lifestyle changes asso…

WOBURN, MA —The New England Newspaper and Press Association awards up to ten scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through the Journalism Education Foundation of New England. Applications are open through the deadline of March 18, 2022. The foundation strives to encourage and suppor…

HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to offer a virtual program “African American Soldiers and Sailors of NH during the American Revolution” on Thurs., February 10 at 6:30 p.m.

PLAISTOW —The First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street in Plaistow is temporarily holding Sunday morning services at 10:00 a.m. outside in the parking lot of the Church. The church’s intrepid leaders, Pastor Aaron Goodro and Justin Knowlton, Music Director, have held these outdoor services in n…

KINGSTON — The First Congregational Church welcomes you to worship live at 6 Church Street in Kingston or via live-stream on KingstonFCC YouTube, Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Newcomers and visitors are always welcome.

BOSTON, MA — As COVID-19 once again threatens to shut down performing arts venues across New England, the New England Musicians Relief Fund (NEMRF) is stepping up efforts to help professional musicians who suffer financial hardship intensified by the pandemic. NEMRF is now accepting new appl…

BRENTWOOD — The Mary E. Bartlett Memorial Library will be closed on January 17. Make sure you get set up with Libby to borrow e-books, audiobooks and magazines and Hoopla to borrow e-books, audiobooks, magazines, music, TV shows, movies and Great Courses. Call or email the staff if you need …

HAMPTON — Cornerstone at Hampton Assisted Living and Memory Support Community is pleased to offer a virtual Alzheimer’s Support Group on Mon., January 17, at 3:00 p.m.

KENSINGTON — The Kensington Library will host Robert G. Goodby (virtually) on Wed., January 12, at 7:00 p.m. He will present “Digging into Native History in New Hampshire”.

HAMPTON FALLS — The Hampton Falls Free Library is pleased to present a Zoom program, “Let’s Visit Our National Parks” with John Bunker on Thurs., January 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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