ATKINSON — The League of Women Voters – Southern Rockingham County will sponsor “Arsenic and Other Contaminants in Private Wells” on Thurs., November 21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Kimball Library, 5 Academy Ave. in Atkinson. Come learn what you need to know about health risk, testing, and water …

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DANVILLE — Save the date - Wednesday Thanksgiving Eve, November 27, 7:00 p.m. at the historic 1850 "Union Meeting House" on Beach Plain Road in Danville. The public is cordially invited to attend a special traditional celebration of the Thanksgiving season with family and friends.

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SANDOWN — The Sandown Lions Club will be dedicating a POW-MIA Chair of Honor to the Town of Sandown on Sat., November 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Town Hall, 320 Main Street. All are welcome!

FREMONT/EAST KINGSTON — Remember, Honor, and Teach is the mission of the Wreaths Across America Program. Through this program, wreaths are placed on the gravesites of veterans during the holiday season. Ceremonies honoring servicemen and women, both past and present, are held at veterans’ me…

DEERFIELD — Would you like to know more about beekeeping? Have you been thinking about starting up this past-time as a hobby or sideline business?

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EXETER — The 21st annual Festival of Trees (FOT) event will take place on Thurs., December 5 from 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Exeter Town Hall. Over fifty beautifully decorated Christmas Trees will be on display and available to the highest bidders. For many local families, the event has b…

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FREMONT — While Christmas seems a long way off and we don’t want to rush the season, in order to make sure that every child in Fremont has a great Christmas again this year, we need to start planning for it now.

KINGSTON — Kingston Children’s Center welcomes the community to an Art Show on Mon., November 25 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at 12 Church Street in Kingston.

KINGSTON/CONCORD — The Kingston Area Off Highway Recreation Vehicle (OHRV) Snowmobile Safety Education Course begins on Sat., December 7, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Kingston Community Center, 24 Main Street, Kingston. The sponsor of this program is the Southern New Hampshire Trail Blazers …

KINGSTON — The Neighbors Helping Newborns group will conclude their preparations for the Christmas/Holiday stockings and hats at their meeting on Wed., November 20 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please note that this meeting is a week early due to the Thanksgiving holiday! Don’t miss joining th…

Songwriter Rick Lang of Kingston was recently awarded the 2019 IBMA Gospel Recording of the Year Award for “Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout”. The song features Grammy award-winning vocalist Claire Lynch, backed by some of the best musicians in Bluegrass. The album has received heavy radio airplay si…

CONCORD — If you’re looking for a holiday gift for a do-it-yourselfer, an owner of an old house or barn, or simply someone who loves New Hampshire’s historic buildings, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance offers a hassle-free shopping option.

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HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., November 15 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

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PLAISTOW — It is that time of year for our annual Homeless Veterans Drive to help out our Veterans during the winter months. This year’s drop off location will be held at Stillwells Ice Cream located at 160 Plaistow Road in Plaistow. Stillwells opens at 12:00 p.m. daily. Please drop off your…

MARLBOROUGH, MA — You’ve won – a new car! Millions of dollars! Cash for life! The crazy thing is you don’t even recall entering the contest. Con artists pose as Publishers Clearing House and play on our desire to “get rich quick.”

DURHAM — When winter settles in and bitter winds howl, I marvel at the ability of animals to survive our harsh winters. We know mammals hibernate and hoard, and birds migrate, but what about bees and butterflies? How do they do it?

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KINGSTON — Would you like to bless a child this Christmas? Each year New Creation Healing Center helps town children in need receive a special present each Christmas.

FREMONT — Matthew Thomas, President Fremont Historical Society and author of “Fremont, NH – Olde Poplin- An Independent New England Republic 1764-2004” will continue his presentation on Fremont’s history including some interesting facts about the surrounding communities on Thurs., November 2…

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Monica Duncan, author of “Twine” will talk about what went on ‘behind the scenes’ in the creation of her debut novel on Thurs., November 21, at 7:30 p.m.

BOSTON, MA — The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses,…

EAST KINGSTON —Local homeless veterans need your help! The East Kingston Community United Methodist Church and the Peoples United Methodist Church in cooperation with the public libraries in Fremont, East Kingston, and Brentwood, NH are sponsoring a drive to assist two Veterans’ Centers that…

STRATHAM — The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham will host a screening of the documentary “The Hello Girls”, hosted by Carolyn Timbie, on Tues., November 19 at 6:00 p.m. The 'Hello Girls’ is a documentary based on the book “The Hello Girls” by Elizabeth Cobbs. The documentary spans a sixty…

KINGSTON — Three hundred and twenty-five years ago, Kingston was a community of mostly loggers and farmers. Today, this community boasts a multi-talented population and a history that stretches back 10,000 years to when the Western Abenaki people lived here.

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BRENTWOOD — The Brentwood Cemetery Trustees are happy to announce that for the third year Brentwood will be participating in a Wreaths Across America National Remembrance Day Ceremony on Sat., December 14. The ceremony will take place at Tonry Cemetery at the flag pole area starting at 12:00…

EAST KINGSTON —Local homeless veterans need your help! The East Kingston Community United Methodist Church and the Peoples United Methodist Church in cooperation with the public libraries in Fremont, East Kingston and Brentwood, NH are sponsoring a drive to assist two Veterans’ Centers that …

PLAISTOW — The Carl G. Davis, American Legion Post 34 holds meetings on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 176 Main Street in Plaistow. Members provide support to veterans as well as through the programs they provide.

HAMPSTEAD — The Knights of Columbus Council #9058 of Hampstead will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Fri., November 15 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at St. Anne Church, 26 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead.

KINGSTON — This is your chance to win an official autographed Boston Bruins Hockey Stick, signed by the team in October 2019.

BRENTWOOD — The Friends of the Mary E. Bartlett Library, located in Brentwood, are in the early preparation stage for their annual Christmas Craft Sale that will start Thurs., November 21 through Christmas (crafters may set up from 1:00-7:00 p.m. starting on this day). Past participants, as …

SOUTH HAMPTON — The South Hampton Recreation Committee is once again sponsoring a Holiday Fair on Sat., December 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Barnard School, 219 Main Avenue. They are looking for a variety of handmade crafters for this event. If space allows, they will also have direct sa…

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NEWTON — The Country Pond Fish & Game Club will be offering a Ladies Only NRA Basic Pistol Course on Sat., November 16.

PLAISTOW —The Timberlane Community Concert Band and Concert Chorus will present a Free Concert to honor area veterans and their families on Sun., November 10 beginning at 2:00 p.m. The concert will feature a program of music that honors our nation and our veterans.

KINGSTON —Voices of Distinction will enter its 17th season on Friday and Saturday evening, November 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Kingston’s Church on the Plains with “Voices of Thanks…a night of Gratitude and Praise”. The chorus performed a similar concert of Gratitude last year to two sold-out…

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PLAISTOW — Plaistow BSA Troop 18 & Pack 118 will hold their annual Scouting for Food Drive to benefit the St Luke's Food Pantry. Donations must be UN-expired and NON-perishable.

EXETER — Seabreeze Quilt Guild will meet on Tues., November 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center, Court Street, Exeter. The evening program will be making a Scandinavian Star Ornament. Members are asked to bring supplies as listed in the Seabreeze website. Any questions should be directed to…

SANDOWN — Sandown Heritage Commission is pleased to present “The History of the US Submarine Force and the Loss of USS Thresher” on Sun., November 10 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Sandown Town Hall, 320 Main Street.

BRENTWOOD — The Brentwood Democratic Committee group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. Their next meeting will be held on Tues., November 12, 7:00 p.m., at 70 Haigh Road, Brentwood.

EPPING — The CWRT of NH will meet on Fri., November 8 at the Epping Town Hall. Doors open about 6:45 p.m. with the meeting/speaker beginning at 7:15 p.m. Bill Hallett will be the speaker to discuss John Brown and Harpers Ferry as we mark the 160th anniversary of this spark that ignited the C…

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KINGSTON — The Kingston Veteran's Club would like to invite all Veterans in the area to their annual Veterans Day Celebration on Mon., November 11. The annual group photo and Veterans Day dinner is planned for 5:00-5:30 p.m. and dinner right after. The General monthly meeting will begin at 7…

PLAISTOW — The Town of Plaistow will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on Mon., November 11 at 9:30 a.m. on the Town Green. Please join us to thank all Veterans for their service and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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It is time to get started on your holiday shopping! Check out the following upcoming Craft and Vendor Fairs.

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s 2019 moose season wrapped up with hunters taking a total of 38 moose – 31 bulls and 7 cows – according to preliminary numbers from New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Moose Biologist Henry Jones.

EPSOM —The Propane Gas Association of New England and the New England Propane Foundation say that proper planning helps to ensure that customers are safe and warm during the winter season.

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FREMONT — The Fremont Public Library is pleased to host their second annual Scarecrow Festival! To register, stop by the library at 7 Jackie Bernier Drive in Fremont. There is no charge to participate.

KENSINGTON — The Kensington Public Library and The Kensington Historical Society are pleased to host John Gfroerer who will present “A History of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary” on Wed., November 13 at 7:00 p.m. This program presents a brief history of the New Hampshire Presidential …

FREMONT — Are you interested in assisting Fremont residents in need of a weekly visit? This program pairs Senior Companion volunteers with local residents in need of a weekly visit. The volunteers generally visit once a week to play games, do crafts, go for a walk, read or write letters, or …

ATKINSON — Atkinson Lions in partnership with the Salem Lions will offer Free Diabetes Testing (A1C) on Wed., November 13 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center located on 4 Main Street.

KINGSTON — Kingston Children’s Center welcomes the community to an Art Show on Mon., November 25 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at 12 Church Street in Kingston.

STRATHAM —On Mon., November 11, The Stratham Historical Society, jointly with Wiggin Memorial Library, will present “A Newburyport Marine in WWI: The Life and Legacy of Eben Bradbury”.

DANVILLE — The preservation efforts of the VIS Historical Society in Danville are planning to move the 1835 Red School from its spot on Main Street near Beach Plain Road to a location beside the 1895 White School on Beach Plain. This move will create a new historical village site owned by th…

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