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Spooky concert

Pipescreams! Spooktacular!, a family friendly spooky concert will be held at South Congregational Church at 27 Pleasant St. on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. New Hampshire organists will present a program of great seasonal music for the pipe organ and other guest artists will play, sing, dance and quite possibly howl their way through some great music, both popular and classical. The public… 0

October 16, 2012
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Homebrewers donate

Members of the Concord Area Homebrewers, Southern Maine Homebrewers and the Winnipesaukee Brew Crew proudly donated a check for $11,326.05 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire on Sept. 30. Funds were raised during their 16th annual New England Homebrewer's Jamboree held at the Tamworth Family Camping Area in Tamworth earlier in the month.The annual event, which is… 0

October 16, 2012
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Snowflake Ball

Begin your holiday season with the 24th annual Snowflake Ball: Fire and Ice on Dec. 1 from 7:30 p.m. to midnight in the Grand Ballroom at the Concord Family YMCA. There will be live music provided by Club Soda and dinner by Granite Restaurant and Bar. This signature fundraising event raises money that will go directly to the Y's Kids Campaign Scholarship Program. 0

October 16, 2012
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Backpack giveaway

The Concord Public Library is offering a free backpack to any Concord kindergartners who register for a library card. The backpacks include a book, a coloring book and crayons. In order to be eligible for a library card, the kindergartner must live in Concord and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We ask that those adults please bring in a photo ID and something with the… 0

October 9, 2012
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Monthly meeting

The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors' regular monthly meeting will be held Oct. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow. Anyone interested in stamp collecting is invited to attend. For more information, call Dan Day at 228-1154. 0

October 9, 2012
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Community luncheon

Kathrine Switzer, best known as the woman who challenged the all-male tradition of the Boston Marathon and became the first woman to officially enter and run the event in 1967, will deliver the keynote address at the annual Women Building Community Luncheon on Oct. 10 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.The Women Building Community Luncheon is presented by the Women's Fund of New… 0

October 9, 2012
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Walker Lecture series

The Walker Lecture series presents "The Silk Road" travelogue on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium.Cinematographer Marlin Darrah leads the audience along the footsteps of Marco Polo through the Orient. We will travel through the history, beauty, and exotic locals along this historic route. All Walker Lecture events take place at the Concord City Auditorium, 2… 0

October 9, 2012
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Annual dinner

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 93rd Annual Dinner on Oct. 29 at 5:15 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Ave. The event features guest speaker Knight Kiplinger of Kiplinger Financial, and the announcement of the chamber's esteemed Citizen of the Year Award.The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 5:15 p.m. The dinner hour… 0

October 9, 2012
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Octoberfest

Strap on your lederhosen and polka your way down to the Concord Co-op for the fourth annual Octoberfest tasting of soup and stews, local and craft brews, bratwurst and fresh-baked bread Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.The Concord Co-op's Celery Stick Cafe chefs will whip up more than 25 of their customers' favorite soups, stews and chili for the event. These satisfying soups, as… 0

October 9, 2012
taking it in stride

Breast cancer diagnosis changes one walker's role

Even when Jill Gelinas was decked out in pink and marching in the Making Strides walk several years ago, she'd be the first to admit she was something of a passive participant.Never again.Gelinas was diagnosed with breast cancer just days before her 47th birthday this spring, and though she's still dueling… 0

October 9, 2012