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MANCHESTER — Today, the American Red Cross launches the Missing Types campaign to raise awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urge the public to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this summer.

ATKINSON – The Tai Chi program at Atkinson Recreation has been a huge success! A new six-week class will be offered on Mondays, July 15 to August 19 at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street, Atkinson. Intermediate classes are held from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and the Beginner’s classes ar…

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Democrats will meet on Mon., June 17 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hampstead Public Library. Registered Democrats as well as all interested voters are welcome to attend.

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KINGSTON —Looking for something fun to do before the 4th of July weekend? Come join the Kingston Volunteer Fire Association as they Celebrate Kingston’s 325th with their Beer Fest & Bonfire on Sat., June 29.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Town of Hampstead will hold its annual Ceremony for the Retirement of Unserviceable Flags on Thurs., June 13, 6:00 p.m. at the Hampstead Fire Department on Little’s Lane, off Emerson Road. The ceremony is open to the public.

BRENTWOOD — Pilgrim Church has invited guests from area healthcare organizations to form a panel about the topic of Health Care Choices one faces at the end of life. The discussion will be held on Sat., June 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 197 Middle Road in Brentwood.

DERRY —The Upper Room is pleased to present “Drugs and Alcohol - Your Choice for Teens and/or Parents/Caregivers” on Mon., June 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 36 Tsienneto Road in Derry.

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HAMPTON BEACH — The fun starts at Hampton Beach on Fri., June 14, when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped off and the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through June 27.

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RAYMOND — The Raymond Town Fair will be held on July 12-14.

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HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Historical Society is hosting a Community Shredding Event, sponsored by TD Bank, on Sat., June 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Town Office, 11 Main Street in Hampstead.

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PLAISTOW — The Town of Plaistow will host its 44th annual Old Home Day on Sat., June 22 on the Town Green at 145 Main Street. This year’s theme will be “Back to the Future, Our Past, Our Future”. They will have an authentic DeLorean time machine car complete with an unveiling shortly before …

PORTSMOUTH — Families First Health & Support Center is pleased to offer “Summer Reading Success” on Tues., June 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at 100 Campus Drive in Portsmouth.

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DANVILLE — The Friends of The Colby Memorial Library in Danville are well on their way of getting a plastic bench made from plastic film for the enjoyment of the library patrons. It takes 500 pounds of plastic film to make a bench.

EXETER—Join Executive Director Patricia Violette for a closer look at one of Portsmouth's most unique attractions and historical sites on Tues., June 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street,

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EPPING — Rockingham Grange #183 will hold its annual Penny Sale on Sat., June 29 at the Grange Hall, 233 Main Street in Epping. Doors will open at 1:00 p.m. for ticket sales and drawings will begin at 2:00 p.m.

EXETER —The Knights of Columbus Exeter Council and Assembly will sponsor their annual “Evening to Honor Our Heroes” dinner event on Sat., June 22 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Michael Church (Cotter Hall) in Exeter.

BRENTWOOD —Wellington Gardens is celebrating their 20th season on Sat., June 15, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. with a garden party open to the public.

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BRENTWOOD —Three Girl Scout troops from Brentwood are teaming up to collect donations of new pajamas and new storybooks to benefit Pajama Program, New Hampshire Chapter.

ATKINSON/PLAISTOW —Atkinson/Plaistow Republican Committee will host an informational forum on the six months track record of the NH Democrat legislators on Thurs., June 20, 7:00 p.m. at Plaistow Public Library, 85 Main Street. You won’t want to miss this open discussion including Q&A wit…

HAMPSTEAD —The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead, will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., June 21, from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

NEWTON — Gale Library in Newton is pleased to offer “Emotional Self-Defense: Building Resiliency Through Mindfulness” on Wed., June 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

HAMPTON — Where food grows on the New Hampshire Seacoast, it is likely with the help of Joe Marttila’s honeybees. His company, Twelve Shares Natural Foods LLC as SeaBee Honey, manages numerous apiaries in towns such as Epping, Stratham, Exeter, Rye, Hampton Falls and North Hampton with the m…

STRATHAM — Attention armchair travelers! The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham will host “Hiking the Canadian Rockies,” a talk and slideshow presentation by Stratham resident John Bunker on Thurs., June 20 at 6:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.

CONCORD — For a very limited time, get a WILD Deal when you subscribe to New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine. Treat yourself, or surprise the “wild ones” in your life with a gift they’ll love. The offer is good for both new and current NH Wildlife Journal magazine subscribers.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Mon., July 1, between 7:00-7:30 p.m. at Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street, Atkinson.

BRENTWOOD —The Brentwood Historical Society has invited Michael Bruno to be guest speaker on Thurs., June 13, 7:00 p.m. at the Museum, 140 Crawley Falls Road.

HAMPSTEAD/KINGSTON — The Hampstead/Kingston Republican Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thurs., June 13.at 6:30 p.m. in the Hampstead Library located at 9 Mary Clarke Drive.

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DANVILLE — ServiceLink is offering free workshops for those individuals thinking about retiring and/or are within six months of their 65th birthday. Learn about Original Medicare, Part A, B, and Supplemental /Part D coverage. Participants will also learn about MedAdvantage Plans and how to c…

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PLAISTOW — The Town of Plaistow will host its 44th Annual Old Home Day on Sat., June 22 on the Town Green at 145 Main Street. This year’s theme will be “Back to the Future, Our Past, Our Future”. They will have an authentic DeLorean time machine car complete with an unveiling shortly before …

KINGSTON — Kingston-based charitable organization, the Lone Tree Spirit Foundation (LTSF) has chartered Sea Scout Ship 1791 (SSS-1791). The Ship will be based in Newburyport and will draw members from southern New Hampshire and the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts. Sea Scouting is the Boy S…

EXETER—Join Executive Director Patricia Violette for a closer look at one of Portsmouth's most unique attractions and historical sites on Tues., June 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Exeter Public Library, 4 Chestnut Street,

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KINGSTON —Looking for something fun to do before the 4th of July weekend? Come join the Kingston Volunteer Fire Association as they Celebrate Kingston’s 325th with their Beer Fest & Bonfire on Sat., June 29.

HAVERHILL, MA — Local author and historian Arthur Veasey will present his program "Haverhill Yesterday and Today" on Wed., June 19, 1:00 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome Street in Haverhill, MA.

CONCORD– Join NH Audubon on Sat., June 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for a celebration of the McLane Center’s new pollinator gardens with music, crafts, food and tips on how to encourage pollinators in your backyard at 84 Silk Farm Road in Concord.

KINGSTON — The Women’s Defense League of New Hampshire and State Representatives Deb Hobson & Ken Wyler are pleased to sponsor “Get to Know your Firearms” on Thurs., June 13, 6:30 p.m. at Kingston Masonic, 8 Church Street in Kingston.

CONCORD —The State of New Hampshire is reminding residents and visitors of the steps they can take to help slow the spread of Emerald Ash Borer within the state.

PORTSMOUTH—Dominique Eade grew up on two continents in a musical family. Today she’s a jazz vocalist and composer with an international audience and a faculty member at the New England Conservatory in Boston. On Tues., June 11, at 7:00 p.m., the Seacoast Jazz Society will present the world-c…

EXETER —On Sat., June 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., the American Independence Museum, Historic New England's Gilman Garrison House, and Exeter Historical Society will be open for free.

ATKINSON — The Atkinson Historical Society presents a program on “Unlaunch’d Voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman”.

EXETER—For many, history is a subject reserved for academic debates and classrooms, which could not be farther from what takes place at the American Independence Festival in Exeter every July.

SANDOWN — Looking for a great summer program for the kids to take part in? Check out what Sandown Parks & Recreation has to offer this summer with its seven-week program that runs June 24 through August 9. Daily program takes place Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily. …

PLAISTOW — Plaistow Recreation is pleased to offer the following upcoming activities and trips.

SALISBURY, MA — The Civil War Roundtable of the Merrimack will meet on Wed., June 12, 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Senior Center, 42 Lafayette Road (Rt. 1), Salisbury, MA

PORTSMOUTH — “Nowadays people of every age are looking for experiences,” says Robin Lurie-Meyerkopf, the walking tour manager at Discover Portsmouth. “And those tours just got bigger and better.”

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Civic Club along with Hampstead Cable Television, sponsored by the Pentucket Bank announce the third annual Hampstead’s Got Musical Talent contest during the Independence Celebration on the town green on Sat., June 29.

CONCORD— Turtles are on the move as nesting season gets underway. Turtle nesting season in New Hampshire lasts from late May into early July, reaching maximum intensity in early to mid-June. One of the most significant threats to turtle populations in the Granite State is being struck by veh…

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