Concord town crier columns for June 13, 2021

Published: 6/13/2021 5:14:10 PM
PENACOOK Congrats Class of 2021

■Congratulations to the Merrimack Valley High School Class of 2021!

■The Penacook Community Market opened on June 7 at 88 Village St. The Community Market will be open every Monday from 4 to 6:30 p.m., rain or shine, through October. Call 715-5909 for more information.

■The Penacook Community Center Senior Program is holding a “Welcome Back Outdoor Pizza Party” on Thursday at noon, at the Rolfe House, 11 Penacook St. You can RSVP to Kristen by calling 290-0398. Rain date will be Friday.


SOUTH END Concord Arts Market

■Concord Arts Market is now at Rollins Park, 33 Bow St., for 2021. Several arts and crafts vendors will spread across the park with plenty more room to grow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entertainment and food vendors are expected, too! Everyone is welcome! It’s a free event! Just show up! Interested in joining us as an artist? Find more information, including the application on our website:

■This Saturday at 9 a.m. is the 2021 Virtual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run is hosted by The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation. Participants can decide if they would like to walk/run either on will take place on Saturday or Sunday, June 20. Go to

■On Sunday, June 20 at 3 p.m., see Yamica Peterson, a rising indie artist whose performance and writing captures fresh grooves filled with tasty hooks and tells her story of living life as a Mother and an artist. At age 3, she gave her first performance and has been singing in some capacity ever since. Yamica’s band ‘Mica’s Groove Train’ was a New England Music Awards nominee for Best Soul/R&B act in 2019. This singer/songwriter can often be found in clubs all over northern New England as the “Mica Peterson Duo,” where various, highly talented local artists join her on stage. Go to for more information. See her at Fletcher-Murphy Park, 28 Fayette St.

■New Hampshire Art Association artist Sarah Cail will have her photographs on display in an exhibit titled, “Images made from Adventures Great and Small,” at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center beginning Tuesday, June 22. Cail’s exhibit will run at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, located at 49 S. Main St. , Suite 104, in Concord, through Thursday, Sept. 16. The gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All work is for sale by contacting the NH Art Association at 431-4230.

■Should you gift assets to your children or grandchildren during your lifetime? What are the benefits? Join RegentAtlantic as they share four gifting strategies for you to consider when giving to different generations of your family tree online on Wednesday at 7 p.m. More information is online at This webinar segment is a part of our new webinar series, The Family Focus, that shares key financial and estate planning topics for multi-generational families. Each webinar will explore behavioral and psychological aspects of family dynamics and affects they have on finances.

■Are you facing possible bankruptcy? You’re not alone. In 2019 there were 774,940 bankruptcy filings in the United States and out of that number, 22,780 were from businesses. In this webinar on Thursday at 6 p.m., you will learn: the different types of Bankruptcy, the process of filing for Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Exemptions and the benefits of filing Bankruptcy and more! For more information on this free seminar go to

■Do you get too many people spamming you on Linkedin? Do you wish you could connect with quality people that understand Networking on LinkedIn? Do you want to know how to get honest, legal, exposure on LinkedIn? Do you know the different between and Open and Non-Open Linkedin Member? This Monday Seminar will answer these and a lot more at our Next Monthly Linkedin: Coaching with John and Teachback. After the first round you will get a chance to connect with some great people to see if they are implementing the steps we talked about. RSVP at and remember it is 6 p.m.! Use your chrome browser to join the event.

■The St. Padre Pio Eucharistic Adoration Chapel located at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 180 Loudon Road, has reopened! It will be open 24-hours, seven days a week, for people to visit anytime. To become a perpetual adorer, by committing to come at a particular time each week, contact Chapel Coordinator Lauren Dadmun by emailing or calling 470-7949.

■There is a street closure for the Concord Farmers Market on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Capitol Street, from Green Street to North State Street.

■Helpful hint: Next Sunday is Father’s Day! Be prepared!



WEST SIDE Roller skating at Everett

■Roller skating is back for the summer season at the Everett Arena. New hours this year will be Tuesday through Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Roller skating will only be available for a limited time through July 30. Admission is $5 and skate rentals are available if needed for an additional $5 at the Pro Shop. For more information, call 228-2784 or email

■The Concord Public Library is now offering expanded hours. CPL will be open Monday-Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-8 p.m., Thursday-Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 225-8670.

■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 Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. They do ask all who participate to practice social distancing protocols while they are at the shelter. For more information, visit

■The Food Pantry at West Congregational Church (499 North State Street) is open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Good wholesome food as well as pet food. Enter through door with the Food Pantry sign between Johnson Hall and the church. Staff will greet you with more instructions. For more information or questions, call 224-4142.

■Mark you calendars! The Kimball, Rolfe, Rollins, Merrill, and Keach pools will open for the season starting at 12:30 p.m. on June 20. White and Garrison pools will not be open this summer. There is no charge to use the pools for Concord and Penacook residents with ID. For more information, call Concord Parks and Recreation at 225-8690.

■Concord’s Quarterly Property Taxes are due by July 1. For more information, call City Hall at 225-8540.

■Congratulations to the 2021 Concord High School Graduates!




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