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The Capital Area Wellness Coalition has some healthy tips for families

Statistics show childhood obesity at an all-time high. This increase in obesity has resulted in a higher prevalence of “adult” diseases in children: Type 2 diabetes, heart conditions, high blood pressure, stroke, and depression. There are many theories assigned to this epidemic – the amount of processed… 0

October 21, 2014
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Register for state arts education conference

Online registration is now open for the N.H. State Council on the Arts’ 2014 Arts Education Partnership Conference, “The Arts as Inspiration for Learning, Teaching, Making, Living.” This year’s conference takes place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Barbara Harris Conference Center and Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield, N.H. “Arts as Inspiration” will focus… 0

October 21, 2014
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Annual Christmas parade preparations ongoing

Possibly the oldest continued Christmas Parade in the state is planned for Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9:30 a.m. on the Concord Heights. The parade will begin formation at 8 a.m. for floats and 8:30 a.m. for all other parade entries. The theme is Christmas on the Farm in recognition of the Concord Grange, which is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. The Grange has been one… 0

October 21, 2014
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Holiday fair Nov. 1 at East Congregational

East Congregational Church, 51 Mountain Road, will hold its annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items available will be numerous, including deli, bakery and candy tables. There will also be handmade crafts, treasure room, collectibles, jewelry, gently used clothing, and various raffles including a full size quilt. Luncheon of corn chowder, hot dogs and… 0

October 21, 2014
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Changing health care breakfast forum Oct. 29

Join your fellow businesses and community leaders for an important breakfast forum about Concord Hospital’s strategic plan, “The Changing Healthcare Landscape and Concord Hospital’s Position Within It.” The event is open to the public and is presented by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Grappone Conference Center,… 0

October 21, 2014
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Food collections at Windmill Restaurant

The Heights Community Old Home Day organization is teaming up this year with the Windmill Restaurant’s annual Thanksgiving dinner by organizing a food drive for those recipients who attend this annual Thanksgiving dinner served on behalf of those in need. 0

October 21, 2014
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Parenting workshop at Riverbend begins Nov. 11

The Children’s Intervention Parenting Education Program is hosting a free workshop series for grandparents, relatives and others. Parenting the Second Time Around is an eight-week program for those who are parenting again beginning Nov. 11, at Riverbend Children’s Intervention Program, 105 Loudon Rd., Bldg. 3. The workshops is held Tuesday evenings, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For… 0

October 21, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Dancing Fish and AmonitesPenelope Lively2014, 234 pagesNonfiction Novelist Penelope Lively reflects on “old age,” “life and times,” “memory,” “reading and writing,” and “six things” – objects around her house that hold… 0

October 21, 2014

Don’t put off those mammograms, ladies

October is here, and in addition to all the wonderful things that fall brings, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded in 1985 to promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer. In the almost 30 years since, it has served… 0

October 14, 2014
Family affair

Experience the power of the Survivor Walk at Making Strides this year

You are invited to experience the powerful spirit of a most extraordinary day. Join our Concord community at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Oct. 19. Making Strides raises money to support the American Cancer Society – the leader in the fight to end breast cancer, and all cancers. While raising funds for… 0

October 14, 2014