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Heroes and villains theme at Old Home Day

The Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day will be held Aug. 23. This year’s theme is “Heroes and Villains.” The day begins at 9 a.m. with musical entertainment in downtown Suncook by the Amoskeag Strummers. At 10 a.m., a parade with marching bands and floats starts in Allenstown and follows Main Street to Memorial Field in Pembroke. All day free activities include live musical… 0

July 15, 2014
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Summer open house at NHTI on July 31

See yourself on a new pathway at NHTI. Whether it’s directly into a career, or continuing at a four-year college or university, envision the future you want – at NHTI. Explore NHTI at our Summer Open House, Thursday July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Wellness Center Gym. Learn about our 65-plus academic programs, tour our 240 acre campus and find out about campus life at NHTI.… 0

July 15, 2014
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National Night Out at Rollins Park on Aug. 5

National Night Out is a few weeks away. It will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Rollins Park from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Mark your calendar and bring your family and friends to a fun and educational event. There is something for everyone: police demonstrations, wildlife displays and animal encounters, fire safety booth, Touch-A-Truck, rock climbing wall, service booths, games, music, and contests… 0

July 15, 2014
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Dying to Talk Cafe to be held next Wednesday

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering the “Dying to Talk” Cafe that gives people the opportunity to breathe life into conversations about dying Wednesday, July 23, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at True Brew Barista in Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St. The “Dying to Talk” Cafe is held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the same time. Join us for conversations… 0

July 15, 2014
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July supper Friday at Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Episcopal Church/Merrill Park will host its monthly community supper Friday at the church, located at 30 Eastman St., from 5 to 6 p.m. The July supper features oven fried chicken, potato salad, cornbread and strawberry-rhubarb crisp. So come, bring your family and friends and take the night off from cooking. There is no charge but donations are welcome and support our Take-A-Tote… 0

July 15, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider AudienceShaun Usher2014, 352 pagesNonfiction Following in the success of his popular website Letters of Note, which celebrates the somewhat forgotten art of letter-writing, Shaun Usher has compiled more than… 0

July 15, 2014
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Things that are obvious in this picture of us with Luke and Matt: the trophy is shiny, and professional basketball players are taller than “Insider” staffers. (Thanks to Kara Marquis for taking the photo!) 0

July 15, 2014
The Grammarnator

He’s back, and sharper than a pocketknife

The Grammarnator was struck recently by a sign at the Liquor & Wine Outlet asking people not to park in the Firelane. Compound words abound, and most of us can come up with a few without thinking very hard. Bookcase was the first that came to my mind, and then backpack. Others with the same beginnings are bookend, bookmark, bookshelf, bookstore, and bookworm; backslide,… 0

July 8, 2014
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Discovery Center offering camps, extended hours

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open extended hours this summer, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every week through Aug. 31. In addition to a brand new planetarium show on its roster, “To Space and Back,” summer science and engineering camps for kids began this week. Every week, a new science and engineering adventure will be offered Monday… 0

July 8, 2014
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Intensive swimming classes at YMCA

With summer already in full swing, get your kids up to speed quickly on their water skills with the Concord Family YMCA’s evening summer intensive swim classes. Similar to the morning intensive classes, we’re offering both a preschool intensive class (4-4:30 p.m.) and a youth intensive class (4:40-5:20 p.m.) to fit into your summer schedule. Classes run Monday through Thursday… 0

July 8, 2014