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Flu immunization clinic to be held Sept. 23

The Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a public seasonal flu immunization clinic Sept. 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Penacook Community Center. The cost is $25; however, if you have insurance through a Medicare Advantage Plan, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Harvard Pilgrim or Anthem (prefix of NHN, NHP, YGG, EHH or Federal), Concord Regional VNA will bill for the immunization (you must have your insurance ID card with you at the clinic). A complete list of Concord Regional VNA flu clinics is available at or by calling 224-4093 or 800-924-8620.

∎ The historical society will meet Wednesday at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. The potluck supper will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the annual meeting with the election of officers.

∎ The Merrimack Valley and Andover school boards are searching for a new superintendent of schools. Community meetings will be held in each town e_SEnD Andover, Boscawen, Loudon, Penacook, Salisbury and Webster – to hear community members’ thoughts and ideas on the attributes of a superintendent. The first meeting will be held Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at Merrimack Valley High School.



East Side

Sporting expo to be

held at Fish and Game

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a sporting expo to coincide with National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the headquarters on Hazen Drive. Admission is free. The expo will include 50 exhibits featuring hunting and fishing related products and services.

∎ Improve your speaking, presentation and leadership skills by joining the Capital Toastmasters Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Granite Ledges of Concord, 151 Langley Parkway. For more information, email

∎ The East Concord Garden Club will meet to begin a new program year Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Shaker Road School to hear about the upcoming year. The club’s second annual mum sale will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at 94 Mountain Road.

∎ Concord Community TV will hold an open house Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center on Canterbury Road. Follow them on Facebook or call 228-8872 for more information.

∎ The Capital Quilters Guild will meet Friday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Havenwood. The special guest will be Jackie Paton, fabric designer and teacher, who will present “Process of Fabric Design.” Paton will teach “Technique of Stencil Scape Quilt Painting” Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There are a few spaces left. To register for the class, call 622-0490 or 798-5836. For guild information, email Jean Donahue at or 223-9766.

∎ Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will celebrate National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Sept. 23 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Tad’s Palce at 149 East Side Drive (Havenwood Heritage Heights). There is no pre-registration required to attend. For more information, call 224-4093 or 800-924-8620, ext. 5815.

∎ The Pierce Brigade will feature “Teddy Roosevelt’s Nobel Prize: New Hampshire and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty” with Charles Doleac Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Pierce Manse at 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane.

∎ The Concord Grange 322 will host Merrimack County Pomona Grange Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the IBEU Hall, 48 Airport Road.



West Side

YMCA to host family

block party Friday

The Concord YMCA will host a Family Fun Block Party on Friday from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. in front of the YMCA on North State Street. Join in for food, a bounce house, carnival games and more. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required by Thursday. For more information or to register, call 228-9622.

∎ Concord Hospital’s Center for Health Promotion will offer “Fire Up Fridays” starting this week through Oct. 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. This total body workout includes strength work, cardiovascular drills and stretching. The cost for the program is $79. For more information or to register, call 230-7300 or visit

∎ Join the Concord Chorale at open sing night tomorrow at 7:15 p.m. at the Concord Community Music School on Fayette Street. Meet the director, preview the December concert repertoire and schedule an audition. For information, call 731-8269 or visit

∎ Happy birthday, Jordan Plante and Bryce Larrabee!

∎ Happy 20th anniversary, Paul and Tracey Beaulieu!



South End

Learn how to get

a good night’s sleep

The Concord Area Senior Wellness Team will present “Sleep and Aging” on Tuesday at the Smokestack Center. Walter Service will suggest solutions for “good” sleep. Register by calling 227-7000, ext. 3660.

∎ The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is looking for new teams. A team is at least 10 people who each raise a minimum of $100. For a team leader kit, email Kathi Russ at or call 738-4404. The walk will be held Oct. 20 at 12:30 p.m. at Memorial Field.

∎ Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Harding will present his new novel, Enon, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gibson’s Bookstore. Gibson’s is now located at 45 S. Main St.

∎ The Concord Light Opera Company will hold auditions for Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore production to be held April 4-6. Auditions will be held Sept. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sept. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church. All who audition will be in the show. Bring a piece to sing and be prepared to do a reading and some movement. For more information, email linda

∎ McGowan Fine Art announces the opening of “New to the Gallery,” a group show celebrating new art and artists to the gallery. The show will run Tuesday through Oct. 11, with a reception to be held Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception is free.

∎ Happy 13th birthday to Owen Bissonnette!


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