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Wings of Knowledge begins on Oct. 7

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m., in the Library Living Room, NHTI will present the first of its free public Wings of Knowledge lectures for the 2014-15 season: “A Life in Photography: An Exploration of Photographic Portraiture’s Intimate Moments,” with Gary Samson. Samson will discuss and present images from his 35-year career as a fine art photographer. He will… 0

September 2, 2014
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Kathie Fife photography exhibit at Audubon

During September and October, the McLane Audubon Center will host a photography exhibit by Canterbury native Kathie Fife.  Fife presents a series of panoramic images of protected landscapes with a focus on N.H. Audubon properties. Stunning photographs feature loons, rare plants and native wildflowers.  An artist reception on Thursday, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.,… 0

September 2, 2014
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House manager training sessions at the Audi

As we begin to gear up for another season at the Audi, it is also time again for the house managers training. As many of you already know, in order to be certified as a house manager at the Audi you must attend a session covering house management and crowd control and then shadow a house manager at two shows. Three different times are offered to accommodate people’s schedules,… 0

September 2, 2014
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Caregiving at a distance offered on Sept. 17

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “Managing the Miles: Caregiving from a Distance” on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., at Centennial Senior Center, Smokestack Center, 254 N. State St. Whether your loved one lives a few hours or a few states away, trying to manage their care from a distance can lead to feelings of guilt and… 0

September 2, 2014
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Juke & Jive Nite on Saturday at Dreamsicle

On Saturday, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Dreamsicle Listening Club in Suncook will kick off its new concert season with Juke & Jive Nite. We’ve put together a nice jazz trio to host an old school jam session. Guest singers and soloists are encouraged so bring your best song or your horn and don’t forget your dancin’ shoes. Let’s look back on the days at the speakeasy club… 0

September 2, 2014
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Historical society given $350,000 grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the New Hampshire Historical Society a $350,000 Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant. The society, a nonprofit organization that operates New Hampshire’s only statewide historical library and museum, will use the funding to rehabilitate its National Register-listed headquarters building at 30 Park St. in order… 0

September 2, 2014
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CRVNA to offer pills and spills discussion

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “Pills & Spills – A Discussion About Medications and Falls” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Retirement, 227 Pleasant St. Medications make a difference – generally a positive one – in the lives of many people. At the same time, all medications carry side effects and… 0

September 2, 2014
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Go down the Merrimack with Five Rivers Trust

Clear your schedule for Sunday, Sept. 7, to join a paddle trip on the Merrimack River hosted by Five Rivers Conservation Trust, Merrimack County Savings Bank and Quickwater Canoe & Kayak. Starting at 11 a.m. through noon, boaters can launch their boat at the Merrimack County Farm in Boscawen for a 10-mile paddle down the Merrimack to the Quickwater location, on Hannah Dustin… 0

September 2, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. BirdsongSebastian Faulks1993, 483 pagesFiction As the 100th anniversary of the First World War approaches, it seems appropriate to revisit novels like the masterfully-crafted Birdsong, originally published in 1993. In a remarkable story that spans three generations, celebrated author… 0

September 2, 2014
Best Foot Forward

Join a bunch of local men in putting on high heels for a good cause

Mayor James Bouley and the Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire proudly announce the first Merrimack County march against domestic and sexual violence, WAM/Walk a Mile In Her Shoes, to take place Oct. 1 on Main Street in Concord. Early bird registration is now at firstgiving.com/crisiscenterofcentralnh/WAM for only… 0

August 26, 2014