KINGSTON — The Board of Directors of the Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association, Inc. will meet on Wed., January 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the Kingston Community Library. KLA members will follow all the Library’s COVID-19 guidelines.

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PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Lions Club is having a raffle to win a 2021 Can Am Outlander 570 ATV. A limited amount of tickets will be sold (500), so your chances are much better than the lottery of winning the rugged, 48 HP Outlander. The value of the brand new ATV is in excess of $7,000.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will offer a free online lecture "Nature and Wildlife Photography in Winter" on Sun., February 14, from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

EXETER — The 2021 Economic Forecast, underwritten by Cambridge Trust, will be held on Thurs., February 11, from 8:00-9:30 a.m. This virtual forum on Zoom will discuss New Hampshire's economy and its impact on the Exeter area.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will offer a free online lecture on "The Real Eastern Coyote" on Tues., February 9, from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

PORTSMOUTH — On Tues., February 2 at 7:00 p.m., award-winning author, podcast host, and cultural critic Rebecca Carroll comes to The Music Hall’s virtual stage as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series, now being presented in an intimate, online format. Rebecca Carroll will discus…

CONCORD — NH Audubon’s “Twitchers’ are going viral in 2021, with three teams taking part in the re-named Semi-Superbowl of Birding on January 30, 2021. The Superbowl is a competition that takes place in January – but this Superbowl has nothing to do with football. It involves looking for as …

EXETER —Exeter Adult Education welcomes non-native speakers of English to join English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) classes. Beginner through advanced English language learners can improve their English speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and pronunciation skills. Multip…

DURHAM — How does New Hampshire, a state with the motto “Live Free or Die,” confront and understand its participation in slavery, segregation, and the neglect of African-American history? What happens to our identity as residents of this state, as New Englanders, and participants in the loca…

MANCHESTER — Honoring Martin Luther King Day in January and Black History Month in February, the New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival (NHJFF) is hosting a special virtual documentary series exploring the past, present, and future of the “Black-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance.”

HOLDERNESS — Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is hosting its popular Wild Winter Walks again this year, which showcase the natural beauty of New Hampshire animals in winter.

HAVERHILL, MA — “New and Worsening Conditions”, the latest exhibit from The Linda Hummel-Shea ArtSpace at Northern Essex Community College, features the work of Lowell artist Robb Sandagata, online-only through January 20, 2021.

STRATHAM — On Mon., January 18, at 7:00 p.m., the Stratham Historical Society, jointly with The Stratham Wiggin Memorial Library, will present a program by Erica Linderman, a Stratham Historical Society Winfield L. Foote Award recipient, and Ph.D. Candidate at the University of New Hampshire…

PORTSMOUTH — How Can We Keep from Singing? We can’t! Even through a pandemic, social upheaval, and divided political times….we kept singing and we will keep singing! AND…YOU should, too! Looking for a way to connect, sing, and be part of something creative, warm, and wonderful? Many have fou…

NEW YORK, NY — Sing for Hope recently announced its Valentine’s Day Gift Catalog featuring unique gifts and entertaining live virtual art experiences performed by Broadway and opera stars including Kinky Boots drag queen star J. Harrison Ghee and Grammy Award-winning opera star Isabel Leonar…

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, now being presented in an intimate and virtual format. Featured authors include a Nobel Prize winner, renowned NPR host, and WNYC cultural c…

VERMONT — The yearly favorite Tri-State IPM Workshop will be virtual in 2021 and registration is open now. Session one will be offered on Thurs., January 14, and Session two on Thurs., January 21. Both sessions will be held from 1:00-3:30 p.m.

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

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society will present a virtual program on Digging Into Native History in New Hampshire.

DERRY — Looking for something to do while you're at home this winter? How about birding?

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CONCORD — Hikers, snowshoers, cross country and backcountry skiers, climbers, and all other outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to purchase their voluntary annual Hike Safe card for 2021. Card sales help ensure that NH Fish and Game Law Enforcement Conservation Officers, trained in wilderness…

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CONCORD — Winter anglers in New Hampshire had some trout stocked especially for them during 2020. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department stocks trout during the fall to bolster the winter ice fishery, translating into some exciting fishing action this winter.

CONCORD — Join NH LAKES on Wed., January 6, at 7:00 p.m., for the webinar “Lakes in Winter.”

CONCORD — The snow is starting to arrive in parts of the Granite State, which means it’s time for snowmobile enthusiasts nationwide to start planning for New Hampshire’s Open Snowmobile Registration weekend. From Friday, March 5 through Sunday, March 7, 2021, riders from throughout New Engla…

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GREENLAND – For many people, the experience of cutting a live Christmas tree remains one of the quintessential joys of the season. But after the last ornament has been carefully packed away and the tree has been dragged back out through the front door, some people wonder about the best way t…

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CONCORD – New Hampshire fishing and hunting licenses for 2021 are now available. Purchase yours and get set for a WILD year of outdoor adventure, from ice fishing this winter to harvesting your deer next fall. Licenses are good for the calendar year, from January 1 through December 31, 2021.…

CONCORD — Although retailers have been experiencing banner snowmobile sales in recent months, in-person off-highway recreational vehicle (OHRV) and snowmobile education classes will not be offered throughout the Granite State as in previous years due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. …

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CONCORD — New Hampshire State Parks invites the public to celebrate the New Year with a self-guided virtual hike. This year’s First Day Hikes will run from December 26 through New Year’s Day 2021 at all state parks across New Hampshire. The goal of this year’s hikes is to provide individuals…

WILLISTON, FL – Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Annual Service Dog Hero of the Year award is down to the final two candidates. Guardian Angels is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that exists to rescue, raise, train and donate medical service dogs to veterans, first responders a…

CONCORD — Small game hunting seasons are well underway in the Granite State and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Wildlife Division would like to ask successful hunters to complete the Small Game Hunter Survey and the Ruffed Grouse Wing and Tail Survey from now through January 8, …

EXETER — The Seacoast Artist Association will be holding two new Body of Work exhibits during the month of December.

CONCORD — Landowners who allow hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, and wildlife watching on their property place immense trust in outdoor enthusiasts to treat their lands with respect. We all have a responsibility to develop and maintain lasting relationships with generous landowners to …

DURHAM — The University for New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is offering an advance marketing short course series on Thursdays, January 14 and January 21. This two-day short course will teach participants the importance of understanding the market to forecast their sales. The course is mo…

DURHAM — A new online exhibit of sketchbooks, Toxic Youth, by New York Times editor and University of New Hampshire alumnus, Dana Jennings ’80 is now on view on the Museum of Art’s website through April 2, 2021.

NEW YORK, NY — MATZOBALL is hosting the largest Jewish singles speed dating experience on Christmas Eve at 9:00 p.m. The virtual event will be held in seventeen cities across five countries. Restrictions may keep the nightclubs closed, but it can’t stop people from getting dressed up for a c…

EXETER — Art Up Front Street in Exeter is celebrating the season with extended hours and art demonstrations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in December during "Winter Twinkle".

CONCORD — If you are a fan of North Woods Law New Hampshire, you won’t want to miss the latest issue of the New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (November/December 2020), which introduces readers to the film crew that brings the popular reality television series to life. Ride along with a…

CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game wildlife biologists have completed the annual effort to attach hundreds of metal bands to ducks throughout the state. The pre-season banding effort is conducted in US states and Canadian provinces throughout the Atlantic Flyway in August and September. T…

CONCORD — Trapping seasons in New Hampshire run from October through March statewide, with the majority of trapping activity on land taking place during the months of November and December, depending on the species.

AMESBURY, MA — The Amesbury Carriage Museum (ACM) will launch its first book club, Mystery & History, on December 9, with registration open now. The Book Club will meet online, via Zoom, for one hour on the second Wednesday of the month, December through April. Participants will read and…

DURHAM — The New Hampshire State Climatologist will speak on climate change and its impact in New England in the upcoming Zoom presentation “Weathering the Storm,” hosted by the Active Retirement Association (ARA).

SANDOWN — Members of the Sandown Garden Club took advantage of a warm and sunny fall morning to put the Monarch Waystation and Pollinator Garden to bed.

KINGSTON — Help SoRock raise awareness to reduce the stigma around mental health and substance use disorders in your town. You choose your day, location, and distance, and your steps are counted toward your town! The town with the most recorded distance for awareness will receive a Mental He…

CONCORD — For a limited time only, get a WILD Deal when you buy the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s award-winning wildlife calendar AND a one-year subscription to the New Hampshire Wildlife Journal for just $18.00. Treat yourself, or surprise the “wild ones” in your life with two gi…

KINGSTON — In May, Kingston Lake Association (Great Pond) emailed our newsletter to the lake friends in our database. Many of you kindly and thoughtfully renewed your dues of $40 family/individual. Your dues support our budget which includes: The Lake Host Program, a scholarship for a Camp L…

EXETER — As the days get shorter, prevent the onset of winter doldrums and do something for yourself!

CONCORD – Hunting seasons have arrived in the Granite State as has a renewed public interest in exploring woodland trails, paths, and byways. As we progress into the Granite State’s extremely popular deer season, hunters must be aware of dramatically increased recreational activity in New Ha…

EXETER — As the days get shorter, prevent the onset of winter doldrums and do something for yourself!

CONCORD – New Hampshire’s 2020 moose hunt season closed this past Sunday with hunters taking a total of 39 moose – 29 bulls and 10 cows, according to Henry Jones, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s (NHFG) Moose Project Leader.

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