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Multicultural fair in NHTI gymnasium March 31

Anyone wandering into the NHTI gym between noon and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday March 31, might be forgiven for thinking they had strayed into the bazaar of some exotic foreign country. Colorful clothing dazzles the eye, the smells of unfamiliar yet alluring foods beguiles the nose and the polyglot sounds of a dozen languages clash in the ear, vying to be heard over the sounds of music… 0

March 17, 2015
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Watch for load limit signs on Concord streets

The city of Concord has begun posting “No Trucking – Load Limit 9 Tons” signs to prepare for the spring thaw. The spring thaw refers to when the temperatures fluctuate and the roads begin to melt any ice frozen underneath the asphalt (forming frost heaves in the winter), thus contracting roads back down and causing cracks and breaks in the pavement. This weakens the road structure… 0

March 17, 2015
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Spring on the Wing at McLane Center March 28

The New Hampshire Audubon announces “Spring on the Wing,” a jubilant celebration of a long-awaited new season, returning birds and outdoor fun. The family-friendly event, which features a host of hands-on activities for adults and children, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28 at the McLane Audubon Center, 84 Silk Farm Road in Concord. Attendees of all… 0

March 17, 2015
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Community concerts continue Sunday at Audi

Concord Community Concerts tops off its third season of “Merrimack Music” on Sunday, March 22, from 3 to 5 p.m, with a main stage show at the Audi featuring Dusty Gray, Ben Knight Band and Pat & The Hats. The all-ages concert series showcasing young New Hampshire artists is free, thanks to the Walker Lecture Fund and the Merrimack County Savings Bank Foundation. For further… 0

March 17, 2015
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Nominations sought for annual Audubon awards

New Hampshire Audubon’s Board of Trustees seeks nominations for the Tudor Richards and Goodhue-Elkins awards to be presented at the annual meeting of the membership. Deadline for nominations is April 1, 2015. 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… 0

March 17, 2015
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GLBTQ grief support group Wednesday

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a bereavement program GLBTQ Grief Support Group on Wednesday, March 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, 240 Pleasant St. in Concord. Support Groups are held the third Wednesday of each month. Within a safe and confidential environment, we support one another as we mourn and heal from our common and… 0

March 17, 2015
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Concord Christian Academy to hold auction

Concord Christian Academy is hosting its annual Benefit Auction on Friday, March 20, at the National Guard Armory in Concord (1 Minuteman Way, off Regional Drive). The event features a silent auction, live auction and dessert extravaganza. Admission, registration and desserts are free. Pizza will be offered for $2 a slice. Over 100 items will be up for bid, all of which have been… 0

March 17, 2015
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‘Tracks’ to be shown by NHTI film society

The NHTI Film Society’s Friday night film series continues on Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Sweeney Hall Auditorium with Tracks.  Tracks, rated PG-13 (112 minutes), is visually stunning and this much celebrated film from director John Curran stars Mia Wasikowska who goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful… 0

March 17, 2015
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Fun Family Friday at YMCA this week

Join us on Friday, March 20, from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. for Fun Family Friday at the Concord Family YMCA. There will be dinner followed by gym games, pool activities and the climbing wall. Please sign up at the Welcome Center (front desk) of the Y by noon on Thursday so we have enough food for everyone. You do not need to be a Y member to take part in this event. Cost is just $5 per… 0

March 17, 2015
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Blues musicians to team up at NEC Concord

Two popular New Hampshire blues musicians will join forces to perform at New England College - Concord, 62 N. Main St., for Bluesday Evening with Delanie Pickering and Erik Ray on Tuesday, March 24. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. From different backgrounds and different generations, the pair represent two of the Granite State’s most notable blues artists.… 0

March 17, 2015