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Breast cancer survivors day at Concord Hospital

The 10th annual Breast Cancer Survivors Day will be held Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Concord Hospital (250 Pleasant St.) Floor 3, Conference Room A. Any individual previously and newly diagnosed with breast cancer is invited to attend this educational, interactive and free event. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Call 227-7000 ext. 5303… 0

September 30, 2014
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Walk Sunday and stand up to mental illness

On Sunday, Oct. 5, well over 500 walkers will lace up their sneakers and stand up to stigma – together. They’ll gather for the 12th year in support of the 254,000 adults and 55,000 children in New Hampshire affected by mental illness annually. Walkers will raise vital funds for nonprofit National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NH, while stomping out the stigma that prevents… 0

September 30, 2014
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Learn the methods of Russian icon making

Russian icon maker, teacher and lecturer Marina Forbes will offer “The Art of Icon Painting” workshop at Grace Episcopal Church (30 Eastman St.) There will be four, three-hour sessions from noon to 3 p.m. on Oct. 19, Nov. 2, 16 and 30. It is a hands-on studio workshop for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons, one of the world’s oldest and… 0

September 30, 2014
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Newly Bereaved support session on Oct. 7

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a bereavement program “Newly Bereaved” Support Session on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St. Sessions are held the first Tuesday of each month. This session provides grief education and support for those who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one. Pre-registration… 0

September 30, 2014
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Let Matthew Mead be your Halloween guide

Join Matthew Mead, noted style expert and author, for a spooky evening of harvest and Halloween decorating on Oct. 9 at Kimball-Jenkins Estate at 6 p.m.  Mead will show you how to transform your home for fall and Halloween and will present tricks and tips on how to utilize found objects, thrift store finds and bounty from the garden to spruce up for the fall. He will offer… 0

September 30, 2014
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Children’s Place to offer 12-week parenting class

There will be a free 12-week parenting class at the Children’s Place and Parent Education Center that helps parents become more confident about parenting beginning Oct. 1. The classes will be held each Wednesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at The Children’s Place, 27 Burns Road. Parenting children ages 2 to 8 years old can be a difficult time for both parents and children, so learn… 0

September 30, 2014
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NHTI to host Manhattan Short Film Festival

The NHTI Film Society is hosting the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. Once again, a great collection of short films – 10 are being screened – from a worldwide submission of just under 600 films. NHTI is one of 250 sites around the world in which the festival will be screened. Last year’s festival at NHTI had near sell-outs for the evening performances. All performances… 0

September 30, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. This BoyAlan Johnson2013, 297 pagesNonfiction A memoir about the postwar London childhood of a Labour party politician doesn’t necessarily sound like a page turner, but Alan Johnson‘s charming and moving tale, This Boy, was just that. Johnson’s mother, Lily, raised… 0

September 30, 2014
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Check it out, Ms. America 2014 is none other than Dr. Stephanie Mills

Dr. Stephanie Mills of Crossroads Chiropractic, better known to her loyal patients and radio listeners everywhere as Dr. Stephanie, was named Ms. America 2014 on Aug. 9 after a pageant in Brea, Calif. We figured that seemed like a pretty great reason to catch up with her. How did you get involved in the Ms. America… 0

September 23, 2014
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Dr. Stephanie Mills was crowned Ms. America 2014 in part because she has a torso and arms attached to her back and can crown herself! It’s also super handy for adjustments at the office. 0

September 23, 2014