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Old Home Day Saturday in Pembroke/Allenstown

Pembroke and Allenstown Old Home Day is slated for Aug. 23, beginning at 9 a.m. with the Amoskeag Strummers in downtown Suncook. The parade starts in Allenstown at 10 a.m. and continues down Main Street to Broadway and Pleasant Streets, ending at Memorial Field in Pembroke. All day activities include a 9-hole mini golf course, kids games, arts and crafts area, raffles, hay rides,… 0

August 19, 2014
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Living fully with chronic illness program Aug. 27

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering a free presentation “Quality Counts – Living Fully With Chronic Illness” on Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to noon at Concord Recreation Senior Program, 14 Canterbury Road. If you or someone you care for is living with chronic illness, you know the day to day realities of managing the disease and balancing your life can be challenging.… 0

August 19, 2014
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YMCA to host 17th annual triathlon Sept. 7

Are you tough enough to Tri Clough? Join the Concord Family YMCA on Sept. 7 for the 17th annual Tough at Clough Triathlon. This family-friendly event will feature both an adult division (swim .5-mile, bike 14 miles, run 3 miles), as well as a youth division (swim 125 yards, bike 2 miles, run .5 mile). Welcoming to beginners and youth/junior triathletes, but still challenging enough… 0

August 19, 2014
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Grant awarded for hospital arts program

Concord Hospital Therapeutic Arts and Activities Services (TAAS) has been awarded a grant of $3,765 for an innovative program entitled, “Using the Arts to Support Families During Cancer Treatment.” The grant was awarded by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. The funded project includes: Art With Heart, a monthly expressive art support group for children of cancer patients;… 0

August 19, 2014
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Ready to Learn fair at Rundlett Middle School

Rundlett Middle School is hosting its Ready to Learn fair for students Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. The fair will be on a first come first serve basis and will include free haircuts, backpacks, school supplies, immunizations, toiletries, snacks and gently used clothing, as well as information from saving people smiles and N.H. healthy families. 0

August 19, 2014
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Small business and nonprofit workshops

Small businesses and nonprofits seem to be experiencing much of the same confusion and frustration in using social media to market their companies or organizations. How can such platforms be used to catch the attention of customers and supporters to get their message or products out to the public? What strategies can be used to build loyalty? One answer just might be the use of… 0

August 19, 2014
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Spots open for Girls Inc. after school program

Enrollment for Girls Inc. Concord’s After School Program is now open. Girls Inc. is located at the Green Street Community Center at 39 Green St. and is open to girls ages 6 and up. Girls are picked up by buses every day after school and brought to the centers where they are free to engage in a variety of different classes, learn to take leadership roles, improve their health and… 0

August 19, 2014
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CRVNA to offer Walk-In Wednesday on Aug. 27

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association offers Walk-In Wednesday Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at Concord Recreation Senior Program, 14 Canterbury Road. Walk-In Wednesday is held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the same time. Walk-In Wednesday is an opportunity to get your questions answered. A Concord Regional VNA team member is available to meet with people individually… 0

August 19, 2014
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Farm energy efficiency workshop at Carter Hill

Looking for ways to save energy on the farm? Interested in programs that may assist you in making your operation more energy efficient? Come see what farms in Merrimack County have done. Merrimack County Conservation District will sponsor four workshops in August showcasing farm energy efficiency practices. Energy auditors will be available to discuss their recommendations. Producers… 0

August 19, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. Mirror SightKristen Britain2014, 784 pagesFiction Finding a book that you really enjoy is wonderful, but finding a series is even better, as it allows you to see characters grow and follow their adventures through many plot twists and turns. The Green Rider fantasy series is one such… 0

August 19, 2014