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O’Brien Clan Band

to perform tomorrow

The O’Brien Clan Band will be back for a repeat performance tomorrow at the Penacook Farmers Market. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy classic Irish pub music after shopping for fresh fruit and veggies at the market. The market is open Mondays from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. For more information, visit

∎ Have you read the book A Tree Grows in Brooklyn? Join the Penacook Branch Library Adult Book Club as they discuss this classic Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the library’s upstairs meeting room. All are welcome to attend the discussion and to learn more about the book club’s future activities. The book chosen for Sept. 25 is A Light Between Oceans by L.D. Stedman. Future books can be found posted at the library.



East Side

Heights Community Old

Home Day today at park

The Concord Heights Community is holding its Old Home Day today from noon to 4 p.m. at the Heights Community Center and Keach Park, rain or shine. Admission is free and food vendors will be available. There will be musical entertainment and various activities. For more information, look up Heights Community Old Home Day on Facebook.

∎ Concord Grange 322 will resume meetings tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the I.B.E.W. Hall at 48 Airport Road. The Grange will have a historical display at the Heights Community Old Home Day today showing the Grange activities from the past 99 years. The Grange will also hold a bake sale during Old Home Day; the proceeds will help with the 100th anniversary celebration for Concord Grange, formerly called Pineconia Grange, to be held next year. James Cusano is assisting in the planning of events. Call 228-1803 for more information about Grange activities.

∎ Concord City Councilor Dick Patten, who represents Ward 8, will meet with residents of Ward 8 to ask their opinions regarding his upcoming vote on the BearCat vehicle. He would like to hear opinions before he casts his vote. Patten will be at the Grange table today during Old Home Day at Keach Park.

∎ Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will offer Walk-In Wednesday this Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at 14 Canterbury Road. This is an opportunity to get your questions answered by a VNA team member. The program is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 224-4093 or visit

∎ Training for the public in TV and video production is being offered at the Heights Community Center on Canterbury Road. An open house will be held Sept. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Doris Ballard, executive director, at 226-8872 or email



West Side

Miss Capital Area

pageant to be held

The Concord City Auditorium will host the Miss Capital Area Scholarship Pageant tonight at 6 p.m. This event crowns an outstanding your woman to represent the region in pursuit of the Miss America Pageant. Tickets are $12 and are available at the box office just before the event. For more information,
call 622-5405 or visit

∎ The library and the New Hampshire State Library joined together to offer Concord’s Digital Bookmobile on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the State House Plaza. Learn how to download eBooks, audio books and more. With instructional videos, interactive computer stations and a fully loaded gadget gallery, readers of all ages will experience new ways to enjoy digital books and more. The event includes giveaways! For more information, call 225-8670.

∎ The Concord Kiwanis Club will hold its 28th annual car show Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at NHTI, Concord’s Community College. There will be nineteen classes with trophies and entertainment by The Kid Jazz family group starting at 11 a.m. Show car entries are $12 and general admission is $2. Kiwanis will have food available for sale. Please, no pets. For more information, call Chris Pappas at 226-8016. For an entry form, visit



South End

First day of middle

school is a half-day

Rundlett Middle School personnel wants to remind its students that the first day of school on Tuesday is a half-day for students. Grade 6 students will attend from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. and grades 7 and 8 will attend from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Also, the cafeteria will be open to all grades.

∎ Bishop Brady High School is looking for sponsors for its upcoming golf tournament. Proceeds will help support the Tuition Assistance Fund, which allows lower income students to succeed in a smaller and nurturing school community. The event will be held Sept. 27 at Canterbury Woods Country Club.

To sponsor this event, email Kathy Woodfin at To learn more about participating in the tournament, which has a 7 a.m. registration and an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, visit the events page on or call Maureen Kimball at 224-7418 or email The $100 registration fee includes the greens fee, a cart, a gift bag, a continental breakfast and lunch.

∎ The Friendly Kitchen’s 5K Run/Walk will be held Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at NHTI. Visit to register.

∎ The Concord Multicultural Festival will be held Sept. 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the State House.


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