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Learn how to maximize

your child’s potential

“Maximizing Your Child’s Potential,” a presentation for middle and high school parents, will be given Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Merrimack Valley High School auditorium. A panel discussion will include topics on nutrition, sleep, brain development, mental health and school-related resources. All parents are welcome; no RSVP is necessary.



East Side

Tai Chi will be available

for seniors tomorrow

Tai Chi will be available to seniors tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in the Senior Center at Horseshoe Pond Place, 26 Commercial St. Call 224-5768 or email for more information.

∎ There will be a senior health clinic available Tuesday at Horseshoe Pond Place. This is sponsored by the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, and an appointment is necessary. There is a $10 suggested donation. Call 224-4093, ext. 5815, or visit for more information.

∎ Puja Patel will present “Many Faces of India” Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Library Living Room at NHTI. Admission is free. For more information, call 230-4028.

∎ Concord Parks and Recreation is offering a full range of programs. Visit for more information. Included in the programs are workshops by ConcordTV such as “Digital Filmmaking,” “Introduction to Editing” and “Advanced Editing.” Visit for more information. All workshops are held at the Heights Community Center on Canterbury Road.

∎ The Concord Grange 322 will meet April 14 at 7 p.m. at the home of Dick and Debbie Patten, 30 Pinewood Trail. The Grange is in the process of putting the 100th anniversary cookbook and history together. Recipes are still needed. Send recipes to Dick Patten at 30 Pinewood Trail, Concord, N.H. 03301. Subordinate Deputy Dorothy Haskins will be present for instruction at the April 14 meeting. The next meeting for Merrimack County Pomona Grange will be held April 8 at Friendship Grange in Northfield. A supper will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting. The Concord Grange will be presenting new dictionaries to third-grade students in the Concord Union School District and Dunbarton Elementary Schools. Call Dick Patten at 496-2917 for information about the Grange.



West Side

NHTI to host an

open house April 9

NHTI, Concord’s community college, will host an open house April 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. NHTI hosts open houses for prospective students and their families four times each year. At the open house you can take a tour of the campus, visit with admissions and financial aid representatives, discover more about the academic programs, and speak with current NHTI students, faculty and staff. For more information, call 230-4011.

∎ The Christa McAulliffe School will be hold kindergarten registrations April 7 and 8. If you live in the school district and your child turns 5 on or before Sept. 30, call 225-0840 to schedule an appointment between 8 and 11:15 a.m.

∎ The library has free tax forms and instruction booklets available. For more information, call 225-8670.

∎ Dog license renewals for 2014 are due. For more information, call the city clerk’s office at 225-8500 or visit

∎ Happy 80th birthday, Jeanne Anderson!



South End

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ to be performed

Rundlett Middle School’s Performance Ensemble Group will perform Thoroughly Modern Millie on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the school. Tickets are $8, $5 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the door. The performances will be held in Rundlett’s new Activity Room on South Street.

∎ The Boy Scout Daniel Webster Council Wannalancit District recently awarded the Spirit of Scouting awards to Heidi Barrett-Kitchen and Chris Pappas of Troop 86. Both have more than 35 years in the scouting program. The Gold Journey to Excellence Award went to Pack 86 and Troop 86 of Wesley Methodist Church, accepted by Tracy Warner. The Cub Scout Den Leader Training Award for Pack 86 went to Dawn Sedutto and Susan Kelley.

∎ Fitness expert Christine Cook will offer “Total Body Fitness for Seniors” on Mondays starting April 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Centennial Senior Center. This is a complete and varied full-body workout. Participants will alternate between low-impact cardio work and strengthening exercises. Each class will finish with a stretch and relaxation time. Call GoodLife Programs and Activities at 228-6630 for more information or to register.

∎ “Straight Up Strength” meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the Center for Health Promotion, 49 S. Main St. Using weights, tubing, balls and body weight, participants will strengthen their entire body in this 45-minute lunchtime class. Bring a change of clothes and head back to work knowing you did something great for you! Call the Center for Health Promotion at 230-7300 for more information or to register.

∎ Concord Light Opera Company, which supports and promotes greater Concord area churches and brings musical theatre to the community, will present HMS Pinafore on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and April 6 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 274 Pleasant St. Tickets are $20, $15 for students/seniors. Call 224-0291 for more information.

∎ There will be a UNH alumni reception April 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UNH Law School, 2 White St. Professor Michael McCann will present. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. RSVP by Friday by visiting or calling 862-1656.

∎ Welcome to the world, Dominick Lee Bailey. Proud parents are Holly Sieradski and Tommy Bailey.

∎ Happy March birthdays to Adam Hartshorn, Becky Allen, Hailey Allen and Roger Quimby.


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