Johnny Appleseed Fall Festival

Tuesday, October 03, 2017
HopkintonJohnny Appleseed Fall Festival

On Saturday, N.H. Federal Credit Union will host its Annual Johnny Appleseed Fall Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. at Beech Hill Farm in Hopkinton. The festival is open to the public and includes free corn maze passes for children, free refreshments, a live band – Stellwagen Duo – free face painting, along with raffles and giveaways. While the activities are free, N.H. Federal Credit Union will be accepting donations to benefit Make-A-Wish N.H. N.H. Federal Credit Union is a nonprofit cooperative financial institution established in 1941 with offices in Concord and Lee. Visit their website at nhfcu.org for more information.

HillsboroVolunteer drivers needed

Volunteer drivers are needed in Hillsborough, Antrim and Deering. The Volunteer Transportation Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing transportation to non-emergency medical appointments through a network of volunteer drivers. All volunteer drivers must complete an application process which includes a background check, drug test and extensive training. Volunteers are then issued a tablet in which trips are assigned to them to serve local residents. For each trip completed, a mileage reimbursement of $0.535 per miles is received for miles driven. However, there is no cost to the client for the transportation. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a volunteer driver, call the Volunteer Transporation Center at 931-9046 or visit NHVT.org to complete an application today.

TiltonHistory of life on the Androscoggin

From the beginning of the logging industry in the 1800s through the boom years and on to the demolition of the mill stacks in 2007, storyteller Rebecca Rule will tell the stories of North Country people in a public lecture at 2 p.m. on Oct. 12, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home. Rule, who hosts “Our Hometown” on N.H. Public Television, uses oral histories and new and vintage photos to relate the story of that special place north of the notches. The audience will be invited to offer their own stories and thoughts on the region and the logging and paper industries. The talk is open to the public. Admission is free. The event is made possible, in part, through a grant from New Hampshire Humanities. Come join the residents and staff of the Home for an informative and fun afternoon.

ConcordChance to win with E-Z Pay billing

All Concord water customers who are enrolled in the City of Concord’s automatic water billing payment plan, E-Z Pay, by 5 p.m. on Oct. 20 will be entered for a chance to win one of three available Shower Better Bundles! Concord General Services is hosting its “E-Z Pay for WaterSense” contest for the fourth year in celebration of October being EPA WaterSense’s “Shower Better Month.” Shower better this October by entering in Concord General Services’ E-Z Pay for WaterSense contest. Visit concordnh.gov/watersense for more information.