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Announcements: Ride the waves of history

Saturday, August 29, 2015

CONCORD New exhibit “Riding the Waves of History,” a special exhibit by guest curator Danielle Blanchette on the adventures of the Granite State’s John Cooperider, administrative assistant to four secretaries of the U.S. Navy during NASA’s creation, opens at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on Sept. 12 with a 2 p.m. reception. Visitors will be able to meet Cooperider and Blanchette and view images and artifacts from Cooperider’s 20-year career with …

Community snapshots: Explore town sculptures

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Tours of the Meredith Sculpture Walk will be held Saturdays until Oct. 10. Meet at the Innisfree Bookstore in Mill Falls Marketplace at 11 a.m. …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. For more …

Concord Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

PENACOOK It’s not too early for the Christmas Craft Fair ∎ United Church of Penacook will open its doors Nov. 14 for the annual Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair has raised money in support of United Church missions such as the food pantry …

Community snapshots: Mystery solved

Friday, August 28, 2015

D uring the Laconia Historical and Museum Society’s Photo ID Day, more than 800 images had people, places and events identified by nearly 100 volunteers. The society had 2,000 images available for review. The identified images will be …

Announcements: Vets help vets

Friday, August 28, 2015

Veteran volunteers Rockingham VNA and Hospice in Exeter will offer hospice veteran volunteer training on Fridays beginning Sept. 18. Veterans can help veterans who have a terminal illness. For information, call Martha Carlson at 772-2981, ext. 140. CONCORD Parks and Rec Concord Parks and Rec has programs for …

Community Snapshots: Salisbury honors its elders

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

T he Salisbury Old Home Day celebrated its past this weekend in style. The theme was “We Honor Our Elders.” Isabelle Bartz, Salisbury’s oldest resident and Boston Can holder, led the parade. There was also a pet parade, …

Announcements: Sell your crafts

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

NORTHWOOD Crafter alert Crafters are wanted for the annual Coe-Brown Northwood Academy craft fair scheduled for Oct. 31. For more information visit coebrown.org or contact Susan McLean at smclean@coebrown.org or 942-5531, ext. 241. First Amendment The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications seeks to honor New Hampshire residents …

Community snapshots: Wake up with the rotary

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

T he Gilford Rotary Club is happy to make you breakfast. Its Old Home Day Pancake Breakfast will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center on Potter Hill Road. Cost is $6 …

People for Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BELMONT Samantha Mackes, a Belmont High School graduate, received a scholarship from the Lakes Region Rotary Club at its club breakfast. She is a sophomore at Simmons College. BOW Luke Roever was named to the dean’s list for …

Announcements: Save the coaches!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CONCORD Save the coaches The Abbott-Downing Historical Society is seeking donations to purchase seven coaches made by the Abbot-Downing Company of Concord from 1827-1927. The society is $45,000 away from its goal of $100,000 raised by September. Send your tax deductible contribution to the Abbot-Downing Historical Society. …

People for Aug. 26, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BOW Andrew Saffian achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. He is a member of Bow Troop 75. During the process of satisfying the requirements for the Eagle rank, he performed community service, provided service and leadership for his troop and is currently …

Thanks a Million: Great night out

Monday, August 24, 2015

The Concord Police Department and the City of Concord would like to thank the thousands of people who joined us for our National Night Out event Aug. 4 in Rollins Park. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation …