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CONCORD — A native plant sale is scheduled for Sun., September 8 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at NH Audubon’s McLane Center, 84 Silk Farm Road in Concord. Fall is a perfect time for adding to your garden. Come take advantage of end of season native plants. New Hampshire Audubon staff and UNH Coopera…

AMESBURY, MA — Join Mike Welch and Rob McKeown to explore Colonial Taverns on Mon., September 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Amesbury Public Library, 149 Main Street.

BRENTWOOD —Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Brentwood - Kingston is having a Fall Festival on Sat., September 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and would love to have you there selling your products! The church is located at 197 Middle Road (Rt. 111A) in Brentwood.

HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead, will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., August 30 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

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DANVILLE — The Town of Danville will hold its Old Home Day weekend on Fri., August 23, Sat., August 24 and Sun., August 25.

CONCORD —Highlighting a growing epidemic among adolescents in New Hampshire, e-cigarettes are now the tobacco product most commonly used by youth in the state. According to the 2017 NH Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 24 percent of high school-aged youth reported having used electronic vap…

EXETER —On Wed., September 18 at 6:30 p.m., the American Independence Museum will host “Understanding your Community from a Historical Perspective” as part of its 2019 Lecture Series, sponsored by People's United Bank.

BRENTWOOD — For the first time in nearly two decades, Brentwood will revive this town event on Sat., September 28. All are welcome! There is no charge to participate.

CONCORD — Join NH Humanities for the first program in the 2019-2020 "Ideas on Tap," a bi-monthly series of pint-sized conversations about big ideas. On Mon., September 16, they'll host a community conversation about marijuana and the historical context of its prohibition from 5:30-7:30 p.m. …

EPPING — Epping Community Theatre is pleased to present “Any Number Can Die” at 38 Ladds Lane in Epping.

CONCORD — The Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program is offering a one-day workshop for women who want to be prepared to find their way in the outdoors. Learn how to use a compass, read a topographic map, and then pair both tools to find your way through the woods. Also, learn how to use a…

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PLAISTOW — For the first time ever Plaistow Exchange Club will participate in the fun Fall tradition of the annual Scarecrow display fundraiser. Special thanks to Jackie Brown who originated this program, in her town of Chester, for her help in getting the project started.

Boston IVF, one of the nation’s most experienced and renowned fertility treatment providers, today announced it has begun the initial steps toward constructing a full-service IVF center in Bedford. Upon completion, it will become the first-ever free-standing fertility center and IVF laborato…

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DANVILLE — Don't be a victim of identity fraud! Shred your personal or business papers.

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KINGSTON — Come join in the first of a series of on-site Pollinator conversations on Wed., August 28, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Three Maples Farm in Kingston.

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PLAISTOW — Save the date! Plaistow Recreation will host their annual Town-Wide Yard Sale on Sat., September 14 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., rain or shine. Take advantage of this event to clean out your attic, basement, garage or barn, make a little cash for your pocket, and help support Plais…

EXETER — Save the date! On Sun., September 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the Exeter Energy Committee is hosting an educational event in the heart of historic downtown for National Drive Electric Week at the Exeter Town Hall and Bandstand.

RAYMOND — Raymond Baptist Church is pleased to offer the New Hampshire Hunter Education course for students 12 years and older. This course is required for all first-time firearm or archery hunters seeking a NH hunting license.

EXETER — A terminal diagnosis can be a lonely experience. At a time when understanding is needed most, many hospice patients find themselves isolated, even from family and friends. They can no longer enjoy the pleasures in life they used to enjoy. You can help end that isolation and bring so…

With more than 60 different species of deer worldwide, there’s a good chance individuals will have some sort of interaction with these majestic animals at one point during their lifetimes.

DANVILLE — The public is invited to enjoy and explore Danville history during the town’s Old Home Day celebration on Sun., August 25. All history activities are free.

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MANCHESTER — With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage.

DURHAM —The monarch butterfly population has declined 90% over the past two decades. The US Fish & Wildlife Service is currently reviewing the species status for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, with a listing decision expected in 2020. New Hampshire is one of many st…

HAVERHILL, MA — The College of Older Learners (CoOL) at Northern Essex Community College will be previewing an array of fascinating classes for the fall semester at its Fall Seminar Showcase, Wed., September 4, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Room 103B, Hartleb Technology Center at the Haverhill Campus…

MANCHESTER — In collaboration with NASA, the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) has awarded selected institutions a free copy of the “Sun, Earth, Universe” exhibition. SEE Science Center is one of 52 science centers nation-wide awarded this exhibition. The Sun, Earth, Univer…

MANCHESTER — The talented New Hampshire Gay Men's Chorus (NHGMC) is holding Open Auditions for new singers to perform in its festive 2019 Winter Concert Series, "Amid the Winter’s Snow." Auditions are held at the First Congregational Church, 508 Union Street, Manchester.

CONCORD — Whether at one of the 250 campgrounds in New Hampshire or at home (with a proper burn permit obtained), many people like to sit around a campfire roasting marshmallows or hot dogs, or keeping warm on a crisp fall night. You may be tempted to throw your extra trash in the fire for e…

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SANDOWN — The Sandown Garden Club is pleased to announce its annual program offering grants to support community gardening projects.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Cable TV summer concerts series closes on a high note with a visit by Studio Two on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Meetinghouse Park.

EXETER — Save the date! On Sun., September 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the Exeter Energy Committee is hosting an educational event in the heart of historic downtown for National Drive Electric Week at the Exeter Town Hall and Bandstand.

CONCORD — Join NOFA-NH and Work Song Farm for an educational program for farmers, farmworkers, gardeners, students and families as part of NOFA-NH’s CRAFT Program (Collaborative Regional Alliances for Farmer Training). See where real, local organic foods are being raised and grown while disc…

ROCHESTER — Save the date now to celebrate diversity, acceptance, and friendship during the annual Rochester Gay Pride Festival on Sat., August 24 from 12:00-3:00 p.m.!

EXETER —Start the fall season off right and do something for yourself! Exeter Adult Education offers many personal and professional development, foreign language (German is new this semester) cooking, health and wellness, handcraft and computer courses that begin throughout September, Octobe…

DANVILLE — The public is invited to enjoy and explore Danville history during the town’s Old Home Day celebration on Sun., August 25. All history activities are free.

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PLAISTOW — Plaistow Public Library is pleased to present “Intro to Drones” on Wed., August 21 is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Are you interested in drone photography and videography? Are you thinking about buying a drone yourself? Do you want aerial photographs of your home, business, or other proper…

HAMPSTEAD — Mindi Messmer, co-founder of New Hampshire Safe Water Alliance, former New Hampshire State Representative and Congressional candidate will be speaking in Hampstead on Mon., August 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library. The Hampstead Democratic Committee is proud to welc…

ATKINSON — Atkinson Author/Playwright Michael Cormier will be the guest speaker on Mon., September 23, 6:30 p.m. at the Langley-Adams Library, 185 Main Street in Groveland, MA.

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HAMPTON — Join the Hampton Historical Society (HHS) for its 18th Annual Southern Pig Roast to be held on Sat., August 24, from noon – 2:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Tuck Museum of Hampton History at 40 Park Avenue.

DANVILLE — The Danville Heritage Commission is pleased to announce the following upcoming events and an opportunity to join their team!

HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead, will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., August 30 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

BRENTWOOD —Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Brentwood - Kingston is having a Fall Festival on Sat., September 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and would love to have you there selling your products! The church is located at 197 Middle Road (Rt. 111A) in Brentwood.

HAVERHILL, MA — Haverhill Council on Aging is pleased to offer the following upcoming programs at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome Street in Haverhill, MA.

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CONCORD — Join NH Humanities for the first program in the 2019-2020 "Ideas on Tap," a bi-monthly series of pint-sized conversations about big ideas. On Mon., September 16, they'll host a community conversation about marijuana and the historical context of its prohibition from 5:30-7:30 p.m. …

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DANVILLE — Colby Library in Danville is participating in the Trex Recycling Challenge. Please bring in your plastic bags for their collection box. They need to collect 100 more pounds of plastic bags and film to receive a Trex bench for the library.

Mr. McFeeley and Olivia Benson did not arrive at the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society at the same time, or come from the same place. But they have become quite the bonded pair since they met at the shelter. Two year old Mr. McFeeley was found as a stray and was a shy boy, but now thrive…

KINGSTON — People quote the Constitution as saying things it doesn't actually say. Other people do not know their rights guaranteed by that document so they don't stand up for themselves against powers that would put them down. It's not a conservative thing or a liberal thing. It's an ignora…

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Eufaula, OK - Paul J Donovan died on July 3, 2019, in his home in Eufaula Okla. Born December 22,1942, in Lawrence, Mass. where he lived most of his life, one of eight children to Timothy James and Hazel Rose Donovan. He is survived by a brother, Timothy J Donovan of Newton N.H. and a sister…

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