Concord town crier for July 19, 2021

Published: 7/19/2021 9:43:39 AM
WEST SIDE Roller skate at arena

■Concord Public Library is hosting Animal Yoga at White Park. The fun will take place on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. This Tails and Tales event for children will include bending and stretching into lots of different animals. Bring a mat and join the group at the park! For more information, call 225-8670.

■Experience Live Music with the Library featuring Rory Scott Band on Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. at Eagle Square. This is a hard hitting country band with a rock flair and high energy playing Top 40 country covers and originals! For more information, call 225-8670.

■Roller skating is available 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

■On Thursday night at 7 p.m., Freese Brothers will be holding a concert at Eagle Square.The concert is brought to you by the Walker Lecture Fund Grappone Auto Group and the Parks and Recreation Department. No need to register, no fees. Bring a chair, the family and a snack while you enjoy the concert series. For more information, call 225-8690. Donations are accepted.

■The Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County is open to anyone that needs assistance with pet food. It is available to the public on Tuesday through Friday 1 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. They do ask all who participate to practice social distancing protocols while they are at the shelter. For more information, visit

■The Pierce Brigade annual ice cream social and concert on the lawn will take place on July 22 at 7p.m. Music will be provided by the State Street Jazz Combo. The Manse, located at 14 Horseshoe Pond Lane will be open from 5:30 to 6:30p.m. Please bring your own chairs or blankets for seating. We hope for good weather as rain will cancel and it will not be rescheduled.



SOUTH END Flags look fantastic

■The Board of Trustees of Concord Community Music School has selected longtime nonprofit leader Maryann LaCroix Lindberg, CFRE, to serve as interim executive director, upon the retirement of founding president Peggy Senter in mid-July. Lindberg is currently president of Philanthropy Resource Group LLC, a group she founded that helps non-profit organizations with capacity-building, community engagement, fundraising, strategic planning, and leadership development.

■ Red River Theatres annual Music, Movie & Poster Sale will be returning during Market Days this in August. All monies raised will go to support your local nonprofit independent movie theater. We are now collecting donations of gently used records, CDs, cassettes, DVDs and VHS tapes to put on sale along with hundreds of movie posters. If you have items you would like to donate you can either drop them off at the theater (please email to arrange a time for drop off) or you can call Mike at 568-9241 to arrange a pick-up.

■There’s a free summer concert on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Eagle Square. The Freese Brothers Big Band are entertainment extraordinaire. Donations are accepted.

■Camp Creatology for Kids happens on Monday at 5 p.m. It’s hosted online by Michael’s with registration required.

■Create crafts every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with Live instruction via Zoom. Supplies will be listed for each event. Please gather or purchase necessary supplies beforehand. It’s free but registration is required at

■Movement is the key to maintaining mental and physical health. This series, Tai Chi Sundays, teaches basic Tai Chi skills such as posting, walking, breathing, and hand movements. It is free and runs Sundays through August. Even outwardly simple movement when practiced correctly promote organ health, lower body strength and mental focus. Enjoy learning at home through our online lessons. Upon registration, you will receive a link to sign and agree to the following consent form. Register at

■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.

■Thanks to Flags Across Concord and the Rotary Club for honoring our country and making the South End look fantastic! The flags will return for Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. Hats off to all the Neighbors who supported this campaign and our wonderful country!



PENACOOK Visit makerspace

■Concord Public Library is hosting “Zig Zag Zoom Storytime: Puppy Dog Tails”, a hybrid Storytime of music and stories July 21, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The Storytime will be live at Rolfe Park, 79 Community Drive, or you can join by Zoom. The Storytime will move solely to Zoom if there is rain or bad weather. Register at

■There will be an Open House at Making Matters NH, 88 Village Street, on Monday, July 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by and check out all that is happening at the makerspace. Open Houses and tours for the community are offered the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month.



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