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City’s spring leaf collection has begun

The city of Concord’s spring leaf collection began April 27, and will continue through June 5, (excluding weekends). Concord residents with curbside trash and recycling collection can place an unlimited amount of leaves and grass clippings curbside by 7 a.m. on their collection day for disposal. Residents participating in the spring leaf collection must use biodegradable yard… 0

April 28, 2015
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Perennial exchange at City Auditorium May 9

The 15th annual Perennial Exchange opens Concord’s gardening season Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Concord City Auditorium. It’s free and open to all. Here’s how the exchange works: Perennial plants are ambitious, persistent and wandering. You’ve got a flock of phlox, a host of hosta, a diorama of daisies. Dig some up, split them, put them in cans or boxes and… 0

April 28, 2015
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Piccola Opera to host auditions May 9

In a time when many arts communities seem to be shrinking, Piccola Opera is working to promote a musical renaissance in downtown Concord. With a new studio and office on North Main Street, the organizations’ directors Carlos Martinez and Jane Cormier are hard at work preparing for the upcoming summer season. Piccola Opera will hold open auditions for community members… 0

April 28, 2015
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New spring hours for the Concord Public Library

Concord Public Library’s spring hours will take place from May 1 to June 30. The hours will be Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and closed Sunday. 0

April 28, 2015
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Sign up for summer camp at music school

From yoga to jam bands to artistic exploration, this year’s summer camps at the Concord Community Music School offer something for kids of all ages. Registration is now open for three camps this summer, led by the music school’s faculty members and special guests. All camps take place at the Music School, 23 Wall St., in downtown Concord. At Summer Jam Camp, campers are invited… 0

April 28, 2015
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Intown Concord need Market Days volunteers

Do you want to be part of the largest free community event in Central New Hampshire? Well, now is the time! Intown Concord is calling all lovers of Market Days and downtown to volunteer for the 41st annual Market Days Festival to be held Thursday through Saturday, June 25-27. We guarantee that as an Intown Concord Market Days volunteer you will have fun and at the same time help… 0

April 28, 2015
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Cat show at Everett Arena this weekend

Seacoast Cat Club, an affiliate club of The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA), is holding its annual show at the Everett Arena in Concord on May 2-3. The show will run Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Herding cats? May not be possible. Persuading cats to run through an obstacle course of tunnels, steps, hoops and then weave their way through… 0

April 28, 2015
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Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight May 2

Double Midnight Comics of Manchester and Concord are joining thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form Saturday, May 2. On Free Comic Book Day, over 4 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books! “The wide array of comic books being published today… 0

April 28, 2015
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Tall Granite Big Band to play Sunday show

On Sunday, May 3, at 3 p.m., at Concord’s South Congregational Church, the 18-member Tall Granite Big Band will perform a fundraiser swing jazz concert benefiting New Hampshire Kids For Peace. This is a local interfaith organization, with roots in Jerusalem, that last year brought 18 sixth-grade N.H. kids to a summer camp for 10 days to learn to respect each other’s religion,… 0

April 28, 2015

Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net and visit us on Tumblr at reading-rumblr.tumblr.com and concordteens.tumblr.com, and also visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary. By Book or By Crook: A Lighthouse Library MysteryEva Gates2015, 339 pagesFiction In this cozy mystery, the Austen Collection is the sun… 0

April 28, 2015