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Quilters guild will host events on Sept. 12, 13

The Capital Quilters Guild will meet at Havenwood, 33 Christian Ave., on Friday, Sept. 12, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. All quilters are welcome. Carole St. Onge, one of our program chairpersons will present a Trunk Show and on Saturday, Sept. 13, St. Onge will be teaching a machine applique class. To register for the class call Carole at 485-5336 or Joanne at 485-8381. For Guild information,… 0

September 9, 2014

Kindergartners get a free backpack at the library

The Concord Public Library is offering a free backpack to any Concord or Penacook kindergartners who register for a library card. The backpacks include a book, a coloring book and crayons. In order to be eligible for a library card, the kindergartner must live in Concord or Penacook, and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We ask that those adults please bring in a photo… 0

September 9, 2014

One final chance to be a part of Mosaic 250

Concord is turning 250 in 2015 – help us give the gift of art to our great city. Community art project “Mosaic 250” only has one appearance left for the community to participate. We will be at the Concord Multicultural Festival on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the State House. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to contribute to the beautiful artwork that will… 0

September 9, 2014

MacLeod to talk about ospreys at Audubon

On Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. the McLane Audubon Center will host Iain MacLeod as he presents a captivating program about ospreys. MacLeod will describe Project OspreyTrack, a multiyear project using GPS trackers to follow these fish eating raptors from their nests in New Hampshire to their wintering grounds in South America. This type of tracking enables researchers to learn… 0

September 9, 2014

Stamp collectors to meet on Sept. 16 in Bow

The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors’ regular monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow. Anyone interested in stamp collecting is invited to attend. For more information, call Dan Day at 228-1154. 0

September 9, 2014
That's my jam

Barley House patrons get a side of classic Irish tunes with their grub

Nearly every Tuesday since 2000, when the restaurant was established, The Barley House has welcomed local musicians to contribute to what they call a “Traditional Irish session.” The Barley House doesn’t have a stage or anything else a musician might need, but these pros don’t need any modern day luxuries.… 0

September 9, 2014
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Did these guys get lost on the way to a show and swing by the local watering hole instead? Nope. Well, maybe some of them. But this is the scene every week during the traditional Irish jam at the Barley House. That funky looking instrument on the right is the double-bass hammer dulcimer. 0

September 9, 2014
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That could be you mingling around the Kimby-Jenks estate this year. 0

September 2, 2014
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You can cut the auction tension with a knife. 0

September 2, 2014
You’ve got a friend

Follow Emma Stewart’s lead and be an important part of a child’s life

Though Emma Stewart has plenty of responsibilities between high school, dance and work, she makes time for an additional, special commitment each week. The rising senior at Bow High School meets with Brooke Hull, an 11-year-old Bow student, through the Concord-based Friends Youth Mentoring Program. “I began mentoring… 0

September 2, 2014