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PLAISTOW — Tai Chi is a slow-motion sequence for relaxation that may improve balance, flexibility, strength, digestion, concentration, longevity, bone density, and boost immune function. This class is combined with Qigong gentle stretching exercises and Aroma-Sound Therapy. Six Tuesdays, Mar…

MANCHESTER —Looking for something special to do with your kids during vacation week? Bring them to a night at the Currier Museum on Thurs., February 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. They will have art activities, games, raffles, film shorts, and more. Also, enjoy a family-friendly show from Li…

PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Fish & Game Club will be offering a Hunter Safety Course on four Sundays in March from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and ending on Sat., April 4, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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CONCORD — Join organic farmer Ron Christie for ten workshops covering vegetable garden planning, healthy soil, container and raised bed gardening, a four-season harvest, and much more at Northeast Organic Farming Association of NH (NOFA-NH) second annual "Feeding the Family" Organic Gardenin…

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EPPING — The Epping Garden Club is pleased to offer their annual Pansy Bowl Fundraiser. If you add these beauties to the north or east sides of your property, watered and fed weekly these beauties will last until fall with an occasional trimming to keep legginess in check. They will last eve…

DURHAM —There's nothing more satisfying than picking fruit at peak ripeness from your home orchard. With some work and know-how, New Hampshire homeowners can grow a wide variety of fruits at home, including dozens of varieties of apples, pears, sour cherries, peaches, blueberries, grapes, an…

DURHAM — The New Hampshire Master Gardener Alumni Association (NHMGAA) is pleased to invite you to attend their 2020 Spring Symposium on Sat., March 21 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Southern New Hampshire University. The theme this year is “A 20/20 Vision of Gardening”. This event is open to…

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KINGSTON — Kingston Community Thrift Shop is pleased to offer special sales throughout the month of March.

EPPING — The February meeting will feature New Hampshire's own Marek Bennet. Besides being a member of the Civil War band, "The Hardtacks", Marek teaches music and comics in New England and he is a teaching artist with the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. His work includes the graphi…

KINGSTON — Trinity Church begins the special season of Lent with the historic service of Ash Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. on Wed., February 26.

ATKINSON —Atkinson Congregational Church will be ‘taking it to the streets’ on Ash Wednesday, for the church’s third Ashes to Go event in as many years.

KINGSTON — For the past several years non-denominational Women's Bible Study has brought women from several area churches and from no church background together to look into God's will and apply it to daily life.

HAMPSTEAD — With Ash Wednesday on February 26, St. Christopher's Episcopal Church on East Road in Hampstead has some special studies to deepen our spirituality and contemplate how the past impacts the present.

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DURHAM — Coastal Signs of the Seasons is an opportunity for citizen scientists to collect information on “rockweed” or “knotted wrack” (Ascophyllum nodosum). For volunteers having access to the shoreline, this is an opportunity to provide scientists with information on an ecologically and ec…

CONCORD – Five all-new workshops have been scheduled for this spring based on the principles developed in the recent New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s publication “Trails for People and Wildlife”, a guide for planning recreational trails that enables people to enjoy nature while also …

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CONCORD —A popular stop for Granite Staters who love just about anything that grows has a new name. Now in its 37th year, the New Hampshire Farm, Forest and Garden Expo has rebranded itself to include “Garden” as part of both its name and focus.

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PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Fish & Game Club will be offering a Hunter Safety Course on four Sundays in March from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and ending on Sat., April 4, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

BEDFORD —The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteer drivers to support the Road To Recovery® program, which provides cancer patients with free rides to treatment. Cancer patients throughout the state are at risk of missing their appointments due to a lack of transportation options.

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EPPING — The Epping Garden Club is pleased to offer their annual Pansy Bowl Fundraiser. If you add these beauties to the north or east sides of your property, watered and fed weekly these beauties will last until fall with an occasional trimming to keep legginess in check. They will last eve…

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PORTSMOUTH — The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH) will host an important lecture and community dialogue in the 2020 Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk series entitled, “Medicine, Health and Race”.  This fascinating panel and group discussion will take place Sun., February 16, from …

NEWBURYPORT, MA — This variant of the popular Behind the Scenes Tour of Parker River NWR will place a special emphasis on the local implications of climate change – particularly on the salt marsh and the barrier beach island that protects it. Learn about some of the things that refuge staff …

STRATHAM – Winter is in full swing, and the New Hampshire SPCA is excited to announce the return of its much-loved frigid fundraiser, the Doggie Paddle Plunge, presented by Jackson Lewis, LLC. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this Seacoast favorite, which has become one of the agency’…

KINGSTON ¬— The Board of Directors of the Kingston Lake (Great Pond) Association, Inc. will meet on Wed., February 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kingston Community Library. This will be an open meeting and anyone interested in the Association is welcome.

KENSINGTON — On Sat., February 22, Alnoba will host author and spiritual teacher Manny Muros for "Finding Joy in Every Moment", an intimate conversation and guided meditation. The cost is $15.00 and the class runs from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. and takes place in Alnoba's meditation room, where…

PLAISTOW — Are we living in the final days of human history? Are you aware of the Biblical prophesies about the “end times” when Jesus returns to earth? A 2010 survey of U.S. Christians by Pew Research Center shows that 48% definitely or probably believe Jesus will return to earth in or befo…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Frederick MacArthur, organ, and Neal Ferreira, tenor, will perform on Sun., February 16, at 4:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport, the second of three concerts in the 2020 Jean C. Wilson Music Series.

EXETER — Improve Your Health and Well-Being by Practicing Tai Chi! A new weekly beginner class is starting in February. Classes start on Sat., February 15 at 9:00 a.m., Mon., February 17 at 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m., or Wed., February 19 at 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. at the Taoist Tai Chi Society® …

MANCHESTER — Break out of the winter doldrums and try something new, or get reacquainted with familiar media. Drawing, painting, sculpting, and more, we have workshops and classes for all ages and abilities. The Currier Museum of Art is pleased to offer the following classes and workshops at…

LACONIA — Join the NH Astronomical Society in a “beginner-friendly,” enjoyable, and educational experience using a telescope to observe the night sky. Join them at 6:00 p.m. for a presentation that will precede the sky watch and then head outside. Society members will set up their equipment …

DURHAM — Japanese theatre company Kaso Jogi are at the University of New Hampshire Department of Theatre & Dance, and they are bringing something to the stage that is unique, exciting, and more than a little bit wild to the Johnson Stage, February 19 - 23.

EXETER — Seabreeze Quilt Guild will meet Tues., February 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center, Court Street in Exeter. Seabreeze Guild merchandise will be available to order from Patches Quilt Shop. Members will be able to order items at all forthcoming meetings.

SEACOAST — Conservation commissions in the towns of Rye, Newton, and Newmarket are hosting Pollinator Pathways NH programs on February 20, March 18, and March 21, respectively.

RYE — Now's a great time to plan your pollinator patch or garden. “Pollinator Plants and Gardening Tips” will be discussed on Thurs., February 20 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Rye Junior High School, 501 Washington Road.

EXETER — Join certified instructors of the Taoist Tai Chi® Society, USA, on Sat., February 8 (snow date February 9) between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Tuck Learning Campus, 30 Linden Street Rear Bldg. B in Exeter. Drop in to learn about this health-promoting practice!

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WASHINGTON, D.C. —Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat. But plants are under attack by invasive pests. These pests destroy up to 40 percent of the world’s food crops and cause $220 billion in trade losses each year according to the United Nations (U.N.)…

KINGSTON — Forgiving someone is one of the most powerful and life-changing gifts you can give yourself. It is frequently said that when you forgive others, you are the one that gets set free...free to heal, free to grow, and free to move on without being haunted by the past.

KINGSTON — Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program on Tuesdays, March 3 through May 26, 9:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Kingston, 6 Church Street.

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge is pleased to offer the following upcoming films at 6 Plum Island Turnpike in Newburyport, MA. All films begin at 1:30 p.m. No preregistration for these films; simply show up!

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Join Parker River National Wildlife Refuge for their second session (out of five) that will use the wildly popular, critically acclaimed film “Tomorrow” to inspire thoughtful discussion about dealing with specific, climate-change-related issues at the local level. The film …

CONCORD — The “Twitchers out of the Rye” had record-high totals in the Superbowl of Birding on January 25. This Superbowl involves looking for as many bird species as possible in 12 hours and is run by Massachusetts Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center. Teams can compete in Essex County, M…

PORTSMOUTH —The Seacoast Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will be hosting an Open House on Thurs., February 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Next Era Energy facility, 108 Corporate Dr., Portsmouth. All are welcome.

HAMPSTEAD — Have you suffered a loss? Feeling overwhelmed or alone? You’re invited to the monthly Community Grief Support Group held at Hampstead Congregational Church. The next gathering will be Wed., February 19 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

CONCORD, NH – New Hampshire’s 2020 moose hunt lottery is now open. Enter today for your chance at 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 $25.00 for non-residents.

CONCORD — What’s happening with the birds this winter? Help NH Audubon track our bird populations by taking part in the annual Backyard Winter Bird Survey on Sat., February 8, and Sun., February 9. Biologists need assistance from citizens all over the Granite State to get a clear picture of …

HAMPSTEAD — Have you suffered a loss? Feeling overwhelmed or alone? You’re invited to the monthly Community Grief Support Group held at Hampstead Congregational Church. The next gathering will be Wed., February 19 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

HAVERHILL, MA — Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill will hold its annual Scout Shabbat service on Fri., February 7 at 7:00 p.m. The Temple is located at 514 Main Street in Haverhill. This service is co-sponsored by the National Jewish Committee on Scouting.

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Kingston, NH - David H. Jillson, 82, passed away February 4, 2020 at the Colonial Poplin Rehab in Fremont, NH. He was born April 24, 1937 in Haverhill, MA, son of the late Harold Jillson and Frances (Moon) Jillson. David grew up on Country Pond in Newton, NH and was one of four children. He …

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