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OccasionalPiracy1-CI-072815

Occasional Piracy, a band made up of Parker Academy students, is pretty good at playing music, and also at making fun of each other’s beards and stuff. 0

July 28, 2015
The Grammarnator

Ask for the Grammarnator and ye shall receive advice

The Grammarnator is, as a section of A Tale of Two Cities puts it, “recalled to life” by a letter to the Insider from reader Mark: “I like the Grammarnator column and would like you to ask him a question: July 4th issue of Concord Monitor front page contains a title, “Bills’ fates hang on Hassan” . . . Is this proper grammar? Strikes me as poorly… 0

July 21, 2015
Capital Area Wellness Coalition

Getting your fitness on literally means wearing cool new stuff now

I was at the park last Sunday, and witnessed dozens of busy, health-conscious Americans walking, jogging, and biking in the area. Most of them were looking at what I thought was their watches.  Then it hit me . . . it’s a Sunday, a leisure day for most. What could be so urgent on this day of rest that would have these folks so pressed for time? Most of them weren’t… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

YMCA receives grant from Lincoln Financial

The Concord Family YMCA recently received a $10,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation for the Y’s Child Development Center’s financial assistance program. This grant helps serve the 200 kids in the Y’s program, ages 9 months to six years, 45 percent of which receive some sort of financial assistance. It removes barriers for low- and middle-income families in Merrimack… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

Scholarships given by hospital trust fund

Thirteen deserving students seeking a career in health care received scholarships through the Concord Hospital Trust Scholarship Fund at an awards luncheon at Concord Hospital on Tuesday, June 30. The following recipients received nursing scholarships: Amber Caplette, Rachel Demers, Ashley Godbout, Jeanne Guay, Bethany Labrecque, Sandrine Ndetah, Leandra Rumfelt, Susan Storey, Benton… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

Order bulbs from county conservation district

Bored of the same old bulbs you see bloom every spring in your perennial beds? A new color or texture will easily enhance your existing garden! The Merrimack County Conservation District’s fall bulb sale is just the place to find those beautiful bulbs to add a fresh look to your landscape. This year we’re offering an assortment of daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, iris, alliums… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

Volunteers needed for annual Craftsmen Fair

The League of N.H. Craftsmen are looking for volunteers for the 82nd annual Craftsmen Fair at Mt. Sunapee Resort in Newbury. Volunteer for a half-day from 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. or from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m.; or for a full day from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. as either a tent volunteer or a demo/workshop volunteer. Tent volunteers booth sit while artists run to get coffee or lunch, and… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

Dying to Talk cafe at True Brew Wednesday

Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association is offering the “Dying to Talk” Cafe that gives people the opportunity to breathe life into conversations about dying on Wednesday, July 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at True Brew Barista in Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S. Main St. Join us for conversations on matters about living and dying. Each cafe is offered by Concord Regional VNA Hospice… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

Audubon to host four day birding and nature tour

New Hampshire Audubon is hosting a four-day North Country Birding and Nature Tour for outdoor enthusiasts and avid birdwatchers alike. Participants will explore some of the state’s most fascinating landscapes with experienced guides who will highlight ecology and geography of northern New Hampshire. The excursion will depart from the McLane Audubon Center in Concord at 8 a.m.… 0

July 21, 2015
Bulletin Board

N.H. Ukeladies to play music on the lawn series

The Concord Library’s Live Music on the Lawn series continues on July 29 at 6 p.m. with the N.H. Ukeladies. Funded by the Concord Public Library Foundation, this year we’re closing Prince Street and bringing local food vendors for a festive block party atmosphere! Bring the whole family for free entertainment, affordable and tasty treats from Arnie’s, Puppy Love and Constantly… 0

July 21, 2015