NEWTON — The Newton Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Fall Festival on Sat., October 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Newton office of the North Shore Bank, located at 29 South Main Street, Newton. Come and enjoy this annual social event which helps to increase awareness of the socie…

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The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Fri., October 25 at the following times and locations:

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KINGSTON — State Representative and occasional CarriageTowne News political reporter Mark Pearson announces a one evening short course in local politics entitled Concord 101.

SOUTH HAMPTON — The four-town Democratic Coalition of East Kingston, Kensington, Newton, and South Hampton, will meet on Tues., October 15, 7:00 p.m. at Jewell Towne Vineyards, 183 Whitehall Road in South Hampton.

PORTSMOUTH —Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic house.

HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Lions Club is pleased to announce the annual town parade is on! It has been previously reported that it wasn’t going to happen. This is true. Hampstead Fireman’s Association decided to not continue the parade. The Hampstead Lions Club formed a committee and they are goi…

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HAMPSTEAD — The Elaine David Thrift Shop located in the Hampstead Public Library is having a Halloween Costume Sale throughout the month of October. There are costumes for children and adults at wicked low prices. Visit and discover great bargains. Shop hours are Tuesday and Saturday morning…

EXETER —Presented by Harman Law Offices, the American Independence Museum’s Huzzah Family Workshop Series this fall will present an opportunity for families to create (and eat) historically accurate food together. The series will also explore the relevance of colonial foodways to today.

NEWTON — The Newton Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Fall Festival on Sat., October 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Newton office of the North Shore Bank, located at 29 South Main Street, Newton. Come and enjoy this annual social event which helps to increase awareness of the socie…

AMESBURY, MA – Interested in honing your photography skills and learning a little bit about Amesbury history? Here is your chance. The Amesbury Carriage Museum (ACM) is offering a photography tour of industrial Amesbury with a special focus on the mills in Market Square and the Upper Millyar…

PLAISTOW — Learn the uses and apply therapeutic-grade essential oils of Ancient Scripture for well-being and inner peace on Wed., October 30 from 6:15-8:00 p.m. Meditate to the Lord's Prayer sung in Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke, come feel the powerful vibrations to uplift your spirit. A…

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SPRINGFIELD, VA— The next DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Sat., October 26 at 10:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

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NEWTON — Country Pond Fish and Game will hold their annual Turkey Shoot on Sun., November 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 82 Pond Street in Newton. Open to the public, all are welcome!

ATKINSON — Buzz Durkin’s Karate School in Atkinson will hold their semi-annual Blood Drive on Sat., October 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 2 Commerce Drive. This event always receives tremendous support and the school is looking forward to seeing our friends from the community join in and …

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead and Atkinson Garden Clubs will feature acclaimed local florist Bert Ford at their joint meeting on Wed., October 16 at 7:00 p.m., located in Hadley Hall at the Hampstead Congregational Church. As a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) and prev…

DANVILLE — The VIS Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is proud to announce that its old 1835 red schoolhouse that sits on a hill near Sandown Road and Beach Plain Road will be relocated to existing VIS property on Beach Plain Road. The building will take its place surro…

ATKINSON — Kimball Library is pleased to welcome author and paranormal expert Sam Baltrusis on Thurs., October 17, 6:30 p.m. at 5 Academy Ave in Atkinson. Sam will be discussing his 2019 release book, “Wicked Salem: Exploring Lingering Lore & Legends”.

KINGSTON — The annual meeting of the Powwow Pond Council will take place on Wed., October 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingston Library. All interested in Powwow Pond are invited to attend the meeting but only dues-paying members have a vote.

NEWTON — The popular and fun Trunk or Treat is returning to Newton on Sat., October 19, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. (rain date is October 26). You are never too old to join this event. Adults decorate the trunks of their cars in creative and funny designs, and kids dress up in costumes to collect ca…

KINGSTON — Members of Scouts BSA Venture Crew 345 were recognized for their rescue of two fishermen on the Allagash River in Maine. The recognition took place at Lone Tree Scout Reservation in Kingston, where the crew meets for monthly campouts. The two men rescued brothers Michael Fiori and…

KINGSTON — The Kingston Veteran’s Club will be sponsoring a ceremony honoring service men and women with wreaths of remembrance on Sat., December 14 at 12:00 p.m. The Vets Club is a registered sponsor for the four cemeteries here in Kingston and will be honoring servicemen and women the same…

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FREMONT — The Fremont Historical Museum at 8 Beede Hill Road will be open for visitors on Sat., October 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Admission is free.

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BRENTWOOD — Have you ever walked by or through an old New England cemetery and observed the detailed carvings and inscriptions? Each graveyard has a few unique and sometimes unusual tombstones with sculptures and engravings just as beautiful and odd. Now is your chance to learn more.

CONCORD — New Hampshire’s youth deer weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27, 2019, is the perfect time to take a young person hunting. This special weekend gives young people age 15 and younger the opportunity to go deer hunting with an adult mentor, without the pressure of competing wi…

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DANVILLE — Looking for some extra cash and/or a job? The 2020 Census Takers team is looking for you!

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HAMPSTEAD — The Friends of the Hampstead Public Library are having a Halloween House Tour fundraiser on Sun., October 20 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at one amazing home in Hampstead. Enjoy a magical Halloween journey through a house that has over 3,000 decorations. You’ll see antiques, dolls, animat…

HOLDERNESS — It began in 1991 with live skits about nature with an eerie and often humorous twist. Since then, the annual Halloween Hoot N’ Howl at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has become a beloved event with multiple generations of families coming back year after year for Halloween fun.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds hunters that the Granite State’s seven-day fall turkey shotgun season begins on October 14 and runs through October 20, 2019.

CONCORD — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers encourage the public to help protect the Granite State’s wild resources by reporting wildlife crime during the fall hunting seasons and throughout the year.

PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke’s Fall & Children’s Authors Festival will be held on Sat., October 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Strawbery Banke, Hanover Street in Portsmouth. This special event showcases traditional New England handmade crafts, heritage breed, and farm animal demonstra…

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STRATHAM — The Stratham Historical Society will hold their Fall Appraisal Day (affectionately known to its members as the “Stratham Antiques Road Show), on Sun., October 13 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., or until all guests are served. This popular event will be held in the Morgera Community Room of t…

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SANDOWN — The Town of Sandown is hosting its second Business Expo on Sat., October 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Sandown Town Hall, 320 Main Street. The event will highlight local Sandown businesses operating in Sandown: Tradesman, crafters, real estate, auto repair, and construction. Com…

CONCORD — New Hampshire forestry officials are concerned about a new oak tree-killing disease that may be making its way to the state.

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RAYMOND — The Outdoor Club at Raymond Baptist Church is pleased to announce the return of New England's Wild Cheff Denny Corriveau to the kitchen of Raymond Baptist Church, 145 Route 27 in Raymond.

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STRATHAM — The Stratham Historical Society will hold their Fall Appraisal Day (affectionately known to its members as the “Stratham Antiques Road Show), on Sun., October 13 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., or until all guests are served. This popular event will be held in the Morgera Community Room of t…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — An informational meeting will be held on Wed., October 23, 6:30 p.m. at Kingston Town Hall with representatives of the NH Department of Environmental Services to learn more about PFA/PFOA contamination that has been found in drinking water nationwide, including locally.

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HAMPSTEAD — Hampstead Lions Club is pleased to announce the annual town parade is on! It has been previously reported that it wasn’t going to happen. This is true. Hampstead Fireman’s Association decided to not continue the parade. The Hampstead Lions Club formed a committee and they are goi…

KENSINGTON — Michael Bruno will be at the Kensington Public Library on Wed., October 16 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his book “Cruising NH History: a Guide to New Hampshire’s Historical Roadside Markers. ” This event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Kensington Library, 12…

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PORTSMOUTH —Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th-century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic house.

KINGSTON — Annie’s Angels Memorial Fund will host its annual Motorcycle Rally Ride to support Chris’ Pets for Vets and The Voice Library for Military and First Responders. The Family Motorcycle Rally Ride will take place on Sat., October 5 at Kingston Veterans Club located on 36 Church Stree…

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KINGSTON — As the Town of Kingston’s 325th Anniversary Year begins to wind down the Kingston Conservation Commission Trails Sub-committee and the Friends of Kingston Open Space (FOKOS) will be offering a guided hike on the Tucker & French Family Forest on Sat., October 5 at 9:00 a.m.

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KINGSTON — Kingston Recreation will hold their annual Halloween and Trick or Trunk Party on Sat., October 19 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Rec Center on 24 Main Street in Kingston.

DANVILLE — Do you have hazardous waste in your home? Give them a new home! Bring them to the Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste program. Residents of Atkinson, Danville, Hampstead, Chester, Plaistow and Kingston can bring their household hazardous waste to the Municipal Household H…

CONCORD — Registration is now open for the Let’s Go Fishing Program’s fall Introduction to Fly Tying courses to be held on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings in October and November. The classes will be held in Dunbarton and New London and will be taught by master fly tier, author, and Let’s G…

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NEWTON — The Friends of Newton Recreation will hold a fundraiser featuring photo opportunities with the Boston Red Sox World Trophy on Sat., October 5 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Newton Fire Department, 29 West Main Street. There will also be other family-friendly activities. Donations are gr…

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HAMPSTEAD —The Hampstead Lions Club is holding its annual Fall Appliance / Scrap Metal & Electronics Recycling Fundraiser on Sat., October 5, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Stage Road Junction, corner of Routes 111 and 121 in Hampstead. All funds raised will go toward Lions Charitable eff…

NEWTON — The Town of Newton's popular Town-wide yard sale is back! On Sat., October 5 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., your neighbors will be selling treasures. Stay posted for a list of participating addresses.

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