Concord town crier for July 12, 2020

Published: 7/14/2020 8:38:33 AM
PENACOOKFood pantries open

■The United Church of Penacook food pantry, serving Penacook residents only, is open Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., year-round. Visitors are allowed to take two bags of groceries and one bag of personal care items every two weeks. If you are new to the pantry, please bring identification which shows your name and Penacook address.

■The Immaculate Conception Church food pantry is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m. It is also open by appointment by calling 753-4413, ext. 5.


EAST SIDENevers’ Band to perform

■Immanuel Community Church, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Concordia Lutheran Church, East Congregational Church and Grace Episcopal Church continue to have online worship services. Please check church websites and Facebook pages for specific information. In addition, Granite State Baptist will continue to have an outdoor worship service Sundays at 10 a.m. The Immaculate Heart of Mary Church has outdoor Mass in the Rosary Garden on Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. 

■Oasis Christian Church has merged with Manchester Christian Church and continues to have services inside the church at 45 Chenell Drive, at 9 a.m. Online services are on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

■The Concord Knights of Columbus meeting will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary on Monday at 7 p.m. The officers’ meeting will be immediately before at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

■Nevers’ Band will have an outdoor concert at Rolfe Park in Penacook on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and wear a face mask. Don’t forget social distancing, 

■Concord Grange 322 and The Eagles Club of Concord will be co-sponsoring the 69th annual Concord Christmas Parade on Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m. Brian Blackden will be chairing the parade committee for a second year with Dick Patten serving as an advisor for the 49th year. Safety issues are being discussed during planning. Contact Brian at 229-4967 for information.

■Congratulations to Andrew and Kelsey Georgevits who celebrated their newborn son Elliot's first month birthday! The proud parents and son are doing very well! 



WEST SIDERegister for kindergarten

■Kindergarten registration is open at Beaver Meadow and Christa McAuliffe schools. Children who will be five on or before Sept. 30 are eligible to enroll. To register online, go to For more information, call 225-0840 (Christa McAuliffe) or 225-0853 (Beaver Meadow).

■The Zonta Club of Concord is looking for gently used book donations to raise funds to help local women’s projects. This year the proceeds from the sale of these books will go toward scholarships for local women to continue their education. Fiction and non-fiction novels, children’s books and historical books are needed, but not textbooks. You can drop off your donations at Hilltop Consignment by calling the store owner Sue at 856-0110 before dropping the books off. For more information, visit or call club member Rebecca Barnwell at 615-445-0385.

■The Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County is open during COVID-19 to anyone that needs assistance with pet food. It is available to the public on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 3-5 p.m. Please practice social distancing protocols while at the shelter. For more information, visit



SOUTH ENDVirtual author visit

■Garrison Street will be closed from Hutchins Street to Knight Street on Sunday due to West Congregational Church’s outdoor worship service from 9 a.m. to noon. 

■Bestselling Edgar Award-finalist Paul Doiron will visit Gibson’s Bookstore virtually on Tuesday at 7 p.m. to present “One Last Lie,” the 11th Mike Bowditch Mystery, in which the disappearance of Mike's beloved mentor reveals an ominous connection to a 15-year-old cold case. Doiron will be joined by fellow thriller writer Julia Spencer-Fleming (of the “Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mystery” series). Gibson’s Bookstore’s programming is sustained by book sales! Buy them here, keep the program going! Signed bookplates are available for inclusion with purchases of Doiron’s books. This virtual program is free to attend, but registration is required. Visit

■New Hampshire Federal Credit Union will host the following upcoming webinars: “Get Out of the Paycheck to Paycheck Lifestyle” (Thursday, 10 a.m.,, “Shake Off The Debt That Weighs You Down” (Thursday, 3 p.m., and “The Best Offense is a Great Defense” (July 21, 10 a.m.,

■The Bank of New Hampshire Stage presents “Colin & Brad: Stream of Consciousness (preview performance)” on Friday at 8 p.m. online. Tickets are $35 plus fees. Improv legends and “Whose Line is it Anyway?” veterans, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, unleash a wild, comedic ride with an all-new live improv show via Zoom. This truly interactive experience is fueled by audience suggestions. Capacity is limited so get your tickets today before they’re gone! Users will purchase and receive their e-passes directly through Mills’ designated e-commerce platform. Visit

■Street closures for the Farmers Market on Saturday will be from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Capitol Street, from Green Street to North State Street.

■The NHTI Business Training Center presents a webinar on “Data Visualization” on July 21 at 8:30 a.m. Participants will learn about different data types and presentation styles in order to communicate findings and results of data analysis. This workshop will cover communication principles and use cases for different types of charts, tables, graphs, maps, infographics and dashboards. The workshop will also cover basic functions in Tableau, as well as a look at other tools commonly used by data analysts and storytellers. Cost is $99. Register at




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