The Insider's guide to spring

Mar 13, 2012
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After-school movies

March 14 at 3 p.m.March Madness! He shoots! He slam-dunks! He scores! And he's got four legs and a tail! Watch Buddy and his boy take their school's basketball team to the state finals. 98 minutes, rated PG. Admission is free.March 15 at 6:30 p.m.Following the murder of her father, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross hires a tough U.S. marshal, Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn, to find his killer. She andTexas Ranger LaBoeuf join him in his search. The unlikely trio find dangerand surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested. Rated PG, 110 minutes, 2010.Call…

Mar 13, 2012
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Annual spring social

Who doesn't like to go to a wine and beer tasting, with a silent and live auction, not to mention great company, good food and entertainment provided by Nazzy, all in support of a great cause: the Concord Family YMCA's Kids Campaign.The Eighth annual Spring Social will be held March 29 at the Grappone Conference Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. featuring a Beer and Wine Tasting along with our Silent and Live Auction.The Top Chef competition is back, a test of the versatility and inventiveness of five top chefs from some of Concord's finest restaurants (The Barley House, Granite Restaurant…

Mar 13, 2012
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Kick-off event

Best Buddies New Hampshire will hold a kick-off party on March 16 at the Barley House in Concord. This event is part of an effort to bring a chapter of Best Buddies, a global organization that fosters relationships between people with disabilities and their peers, to New Hampshire.The Barley House event, which will feature the Ron Noyes Band, begins at 8 p.m. and will have a $3 cover charge."Best Buddies is doing tremendous work throughout the world helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build strong, lasting one-on-one friendships," said Susan Zimmermann, board…

Mar 13, 2012
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Nominations needed

New Hampshire Audubon's board of trustees seeks nominations for several awards to be presented at the annual meeting of the membership. Deadline for nominations is April 1.The Tudor Richards Award is presented annually to the person who best exemplifies Tudor's love and knowledge of the outdoors and who has worked tirelessly and effectively on behalf of conservation in New Hampshire. Past recipients include Geoff Jones (2011), Rick Van de Poll (2010), and Deb Lievens (2009).The Goodhue-Elkins Award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the study…

Mar 13, 2012
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Alumni breakfast

Dawnee Broas, chair of the Leadership Steering Committee, invites all alumni of the Leadership Greater Concord program to the annual Richard G. Warner Scholarship Fund Breakfast. The event takes place on March 29 at Concord Hospital, on the 3rd floor in Conference Room A, from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Tickets are $40 each, and include a full breakfast. Gov. John Lynch has been invited as the guest speaker.Leadership Greater Concord is a 10-month civic leadership program for individuals with distinctive leadership potential, designed to enhance knowledge of the area by exposing them to issues, opportunities…

Mar 13, 2012
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New website

Despite the recent snowstorm, spring is fast approaching, and many have already dusted off their golf clubs. Just in time for spring, the Concord Parks and Recreation Department has launched a new website for the Beaver Meadow Golf Course, New Hampshire's oldest golf course. The new site offers a registration option to receive information on weekly specials.Those who register for the eClub in March will have a chance to win a free week of golf, free green fees, and even a free lesson from a pro. Beaver Meadow has several membership levels for area senior citizens. For more information,…

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