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This designer poinsettia with glitter was called “Spiced Wine.” 0

December 2, 2014
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Poinsettia “Marbella.” 0

December 2, 2014
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A mini cyclamen variety named “Pom Pom.” 0

December 2, 2014
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This is a closeup of the flower, or cyathium, of the poinsettia. It is surrounded by colorful bracts, according to Chris Schlegel. (whatever that is!) 0

December 2, 2014
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Guests were asked to vote for their favorite varieties. 0

December 2, 2014
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NHTI’s Stage Lynx to perform ‘Reckless’

On Dec. 5, 6 and 7, the NHTI “Stage Lynx” Drama Club will present Reckless, a dark comedy by Craig Lucas. The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free for NHTI students, $10 for all others. Reckless is a sardonic commentary on such commonplace features of modern life as broken families, homelessness, therapy and reality… 0

December 2, 2014
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VNA glass half full presentation on Dec. 9

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “It’s a Wonderful Life: Seeing the Glass Half Full” on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Retirement, 227 Pleasant St. Do you see the world through rose colored glasses? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward… 0

December 2, 2014
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Winter Giftopolis returns Friday at Eagle Square

Winter Giftopolis, the indoor, winter incarnation of Concord’s award-winning Concord Arts Market, is set for this Friday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. Open hours run until 11 p.m. for this one-night-only holiday shopping event. Giftopolis is intentionally scheduled to run concurrently with Concord’s annual Midnight Merriment downtown holiday shopping night, which includes the entire… 0

December 2, 2014
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Christmas carols to take over Bach’s lunch series

Well-loved carols are the theme for the next two installments in the Bach’s Lunch Series of lectures and concerts at the Concord Community Music School. On Thursday, Dec. 4, composer and conductor Nicholas White will explore the history of the Service of Lessons and Carols in a lecture titled “Christmas Carols: King’s College to Concord.” The following week, on Dec. 11,… 0

December 2, 2014
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Blue Christmas service at Bow Mills Methodist

The Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow, will offer a Blue Christmas service on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. Christmas for many folks will be a difficult one, either because they have had a death in the family, a loss or broken relationship or because of painful memories of Christmases past. Please join us for a time of special music, scripture, silent reflection… 0

December 2, 2014