Red River to host youth film festival
On Saturday at 10 a.m., ConcordTV will host the 2017 Youth Video Film Festival at Red River Theatres.
The event will begin with greetings from station manager Josh Hardy and executive director Doris Ballard. Programming and production assistant Melissa Sweatt and production and training assistant Justin Scarelli, who supervised this year’s camps, will be on hand for the festivities. The festival will include a screening of select highlights taken during ConcordTV’s four summer video camps, as well as our April Vacation camp earlier this year – videos all created by filmmakers age 8 to 14. Running time of festivities plus film will be 90 minutes. Admission is free for age 14 and under. A donation of $5 is requested for adults. Tickets are available online at redrivertheatres.org or at the Red River box office, 11 S. Main St. Tickets will also be available at the door. For more information, call ConcordTV at 226-8872 or Red River Theatres at 224-4697.
Capital Quilters Guild guild to meet in new spot
The Capital Quilters Guild will hold their September meeting on Friday in their new location, the United Baptist Church, 39 Fayette St. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Speaker will be Pam Weeks, a curator from the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Mass. Cost is $5 for non-members.
Tall Granite Big Band to play Eagle Square on Thursday
Come “Swing into Fall with Tall Granite” as the Tall Granite Big Band makes a rare Concord appearance on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Eagle Square. This free concert features a 17-piece big band with female vocalist, Emilia Halstead. At nearly “three years old,” the band has truly come into it’s own and boasts wonderful arrangements of both swing band classics and more modern pieces as well.
This concert, which extends the outdoor concert season in Eagle Square by a few weeks, is made possible by the generosity of the band and the First Congregational Church where the band rehearses. Come join the fun – it’s free!
Nonprofit PSA taping Sept. 13
Record a Public Service Announcement for free at ConcordTV. Nonprofit organizations can tape a professional “PSA” in our studio, have it aired on public access Channel 22 – and be able to upload it to their own Facebook Page or website!
Taping is Sept. 13, from 2 to 7 p.m. only. Call Jim at 226-8872 for details and to set up your taping session.
Welcome Home Sunday this week
Welcome Home Sunday will be celebrated at East Congregational Church on Sunday at 10 a.m.
A family friendly service with special music will be followed by a BBQ lunch. All are welcome to join us at 51 Mountain Road. The church is wheelchair accessible, a ramp door is located on the south side of the building. For questions or directions, call 224-9242 or visit eastchurchucc.org.
Bow Mills offering educational classes
Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow, invites your child to learn the basics of the Bible through our Children’s Educational classes meeting Sunday mornings beginning Sunday from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
Registration is free and open to all. Visit bowmillsumc.org to learn more about our church programs and activities or contact the office at 224-0884.
Suncook Valley Chorale open sings
The Suncook Valley Chorale will host open sing nights in the Concord High School Music Room on Monday and Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. – attend either, or both.
Anyone wishing to join the chorale, or just considering it, is invited to join us as we explore our next season’s program. Bring a friend!
The Suncook Valley Chorale is a non-auditioned community chorus based in Concord with over 60 active members of all ages and backgrounds. Our motto is “Sing for Joy,” and we joyfully perform a variety of classical and popular pieces.
For more information, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/SuncookValleyChorale, or contact Holly Ares Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-4968.
Holly Ares Snyder
Poet laureate to speak at Gibson’s on Friday
On Friday at 5:30 p.m. Gibson’s Bookstore will host N.H. Poet Laureate Alice B Fogel visits to present her newest volume of poetry, A Doubtful House: Poems.
She will be joined by Kittery poet Joal Hetherington. Hetherington has been caught up in the crafting of words all her life. She has received awards for both her poetry and fiction from the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, and her work has been published in Common Ground Review. Her new volume of verse is On the Edge of No Answer.
The event is free and open to the public.
Bakers wanted for Sept. 23 craft fair
GoodLife’s Programs & Activities is hosting a craft fair on Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. and is looking for bakers to donate some treats for its bake sale.
Contact GoodLife at 228-6630 or stop by its 254 N. State St., Unit L location to sign up.
Learn about your credit score on Thursday
N.H. Federal Credit Union Center of Finance & Education is hosting a workshop, Get A Grip on Your Credit & Improve Your Score, on Thursday from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Understand how your credit affects you and learn ways you can improve your credit score.
Understand how to read your credit report, and gain control of your current debt load
The workshop is free and email email@example.com for more.