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Walk it!

Walk to School Fridays return to the Henniker Community School tomorrow and will continue on Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Nov. 1, rain or shine. There are three sites for students, teachers, staff and community members to meet to walk or bike to school: the police station on Western Avenue, the intersection of Hillside Drive and Rush Road, and the parking lot at Edmund’s department store. Walkers should arrive at their departure site by 7:35 a.m. The departure time for each location will be 7:40 a.m., with the estimated arrival time at school by 8 a.m. Bus students with signed permission slips may be dropped at a meeting site (bus students please note that a pass or “ticket” to get off will be available at school and needs to be signed by a parent or guardian). More volunteer walkers are needed for all the Friday walks; call Peg Keeler at the Henniker Community School at 428-3476 if you’d like to join the fun.


Flu clinic

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association will hold a seasonal flu clinic Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at Pleasant View Retirement Center, 227 Pleasant St. Specially trained nurses will administer seasonal flu shots to people age 3 and older and answer flu-related questions. The fee is $25 per immunization (cash or check) or Medicare B, Medicaid, Healthy Kids, Harvard Pilgrim, or Anthem (NHN, NHP, YGG, EHH, R, or Federal) will be accepted. Clients with insurance identification cards at the clinics will not have to pay a fee. Clinics are dependent upon the availability of the flu vaccine and are subject to change. To confirm clinics and for a full schedule, visit or call 224-4093, ext. 5815.

Girls rock!

High-school-age girls with an interest in government service and advocacy are invited to apply for Girls Rock the Capitol, a legislative internship led by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (no Girl Scout experience is needed). This intensive program links girls to female legislators who act as mentors, while girls learn about and work on issues affecting the future of New Hampshire from inside the State House. To apply, call Nicole Nolan at 888-474-9686, ext. 142, or email Applications are due by Oct. 31.

Open doors

New Hampshire Open Doors will be held Nov. 2 and 3. Craftspeople, artists, retail shops, farmstands, wineries and more will open their doors with special events. Talk with artists and craftspeople in their studios, sample fresh products from farmstands and orchards, and savor fine cuisine and wine at local restaurants. The tour is self-guided; visit for an interactive map of participants by region, and a custom-designed Google map with participant locations and driving directions.

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