Concord town crier for Sept. 5, 2021

Published: 9/15/2021 8:15:41 AM
PENACOOKAnnual meeting set for historical society

■The Penacook Historical Society will hold their 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m., presenting the 2022 fiscal year budget, electing officers, and listening to a presentation by Board President Lianne Keary on the past year’s activities and plans for the future. Visit their Facebook page, “Penacook Historical Society in New Hampshire,” for link details for the meeting.

■The Penacook Community Market will be closed this Monday for Labor Day, and will open again Sept. 13. The community market, located at 88 Village St., is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m., rain or shine, through October. Call 715-5909 for more information.


WEST SIDETrash days pushed

■There will be no trash and recycling collected Monday (Labor Day) due to the holiday. All routes will be moved one day forward to conclude on Saturday with Friday’s route.

■Last chance to order this month’s Greek meal at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 68 N. State St., with pick up on Sept. 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. The September meal is a pastitsio, Greek salad, and roll. The cost of the meal is $15. You can order your meal either by email, by phone 953-3051, or online Ordering deadline is Wednesday.

■The Concord Parks and Recreation Department is offering a class, Zumba Gold, for those ages 50 and up on Wednesdays from 11 to 11:45 a.m. starting Sept. 15. This six-week session will be held at the City Wide Community Center, 14 Canterbury Road. This class is good for those new to Zumba or fitness beginners. The cost to attend is $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents and registration is required. For more information or to register, call 225-8690 or visit

■The Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 180 Loudon Road, will be holding a yard sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 224-4393.

■The Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord-Merrimack County is now selling tickets for a 50/50 cash raffle The Proceeds of the 50/50 raffle will provide medical care to homeless pets in need. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 for three chances to win! 1st prize-25%, 2nd prize-15%, and 3rd prize-10%. Winners will be announced September 19. For more information, call 856-8756 or for tickets visit

■Happy birthday, Jordan Plante!



SOUTH ENDEntertaining week

■Carbon Leaf are “chomping at the bit” to believe again! The Hunting Ground Tour is going to be something special on Friday at 8 p.m., to make an in-person connection again with a live audience. An indie folk rock staple, this Virginia quintet’s live show and musical style drift between Americana, indie rock, folk, bluegrass, Celtic and pop traditions using an array of instruments.For more information, visit

■The Sons of Serendip is a quartet consisting of a harpist, cellist, pianist and vocalist who were finalists on “America’s Got Talent.” They’re coming to the Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St., on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit

■Did you miss The Cartells at Market Days? Did you catch the concert and want to see and hear it again? Thanks to our friends at Concord TV, you can do that with a visit to the Walker Lecture website at

■Action! Red River Theatres is showing Together and Stillwater. For more information, go to

■Concord Community Music School is preparing for the fall semester, with the majority of private lessons, choruses, and ensembles being back in-person along with new remote/online offerings. Students of every age and ability are encouraged to register now for private lessons, which begin Sept. 13. Instruction in more than 25 musical instruments is available, in addition to voice training for every style. Private instruction in audio engineering and composition are also available. For information or to register for private lessons, please call 228-1196 or email Financial aid is available.

■Also at the Concord Music School, choruses and ensembles begin in late September, and registration information is available. Visit

■It’s the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Yard Sale. Go on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Fr. Ray at Items can be dropped off at the Parish Center. Also at IHM Parish on Friday, you can attend Rest & Renew Young Adult Retreat (adults ages 21 to 35)! Information and registration is at The cost is $125 per person, includes lodging, meals, and program. See the flyer at For more information, contact Mary Jane Silvia at

■The next day at IHM, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., a Centering/Contemplative Prayer Introductory Workshop will be held on Zoom For more info or to sign up, contact Denise Sleeper at or visit

■A virtual author event happens on Wednesday at 7 p.m. from Gibson’s Bookstore. Jeannine Jannot, Ph.D. draws on twenty years of experience in this empowering must-read for every parent of a struggling child, complete with effective strategies and tools to help students reach their full potential in school and life in The Disintegrating Student: Struggling but Smart, Falling Apart, and How to Turn it Around. Registration is required at

■Here’s a date change to the celebration of the 90th Anniversary at Taverna Night! Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will finally be having their Taverna Night and the 90th anniversary of their beloved Parish Family on Oct. 2 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Dinner will feature lots of delicious mezedakia, followed by a dessert buffet. Dancing will be to the tunes of a different band, Ta Dilina. Tickets are $35 apiece. Get your tickets soon at 603-953-3051 or!

■Get those veggies and more at the Concord Farmers Market but you won’t be able to drive on Capitol St., from Green St. to North State St. from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

■A very happy Labor Day to one and all! Always hate to say good-bye to summer!




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