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Nursing and allied health scholarships available

Concord Hospital Trust, the philanthropic arm of the hospital, announces the Concord Hospital Trust Scholarship Fund for nursing and allied health students. The Fund, part of the trust’s endowments, was made possible by the generosity of Concord Hospital’s many benefactors, both past and present. Their vision was to inspire and enable students to pursue careers in the nursing… 0

March 4, 2014
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‘Everyone’s Going to Die’ to be shown at NHTI

Everyone’s Going to Die will be shown Friday, at 7 pm, in the Sweeney Hall Auditorium (S-122) as part of the NHTI Film Society Friday Night Film Series, in conjunction with Barry Steelman.  The movie is open to the public. It’s free to NHTI students with ID and $10 for all others. Everyone’s Going To Die tells the story of Melanie whose life in a… 0

March 4, 2014
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AARP Foundation to offer free tax preparation

The AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program offers free tax preparation and e-filing to Concord area residents. The program serves low and moderate income taxpayers who wish to avoid the expense and anxiety related to filing their 2013 federal tax return. Staffed by IRS-certified volunteers, each Tax-Aide site welcomes taxpayers of all ages. You do not need to be an AARP member… 0

March 4, 2014
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Poetry Out Loud finals slated for State House

High school champions from across New Hampshire will compete at the 2014 New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud Championship, scheduled to take place in Representatives Hall at the State House on Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth,” will serve as master of ceremonies at the championship. The statewide competition leads… 0

March 4, 2014
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Steve Schuch to perform at N.H. Audubon

Award winning musician, storyteller and author Steve Schuch will present a concert at the N.H. Audubon’s McLane Center on Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Schuch is classically trained on violin, an accomplished singer/song writer and guitarist. He has delighted audiences across the United States and Europe, fusing Celtic/Folk roots with contemporary influences. His performance… 0

March 4, 2014
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Adult cooking classes at Heights Center

Have you wanted to learn to cook healthy food items such as various greens, beans, tofu and root vegetables? If so, Adult – Let’s Cook is for you. It’s a set of four classes that you can sign up for individually or for all four weeks. Classes run March 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the new Heights Community Center. Instruction will be done by Brenda Lewis. 0

March 4, 2014
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YMCA to hold group fitness expo Saturday

The Concord Family YMCA invites all community members to attend a Group Fitness Expo on Saturday, from 8 to 11 a.m. at their downtown facility. Attendees can partake in sample 40-minute exercise classes running simultaneously at the 15 N. State St. location – in the first floor lobby, second floor studio and small gym, and third floor studio. Classes will break early to make… 0

March 4, 2014
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Pancake supper at South Congregational Church

Kick off the Lenten Season with the Senior High Youth Group’s annual Pancake Supper on Tuesday at the South Congregational Church. Enjoy the live jazz band and all you can eat pancakes. The supper begins at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $7 per person or $20 for a family of four or more. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Group’s Mission Trip to Pipestem, W. Va. in April. 0

March 4, 2014

Concord Public Library Book of the week

Hild: A NovelNicola Griffith2013, 543 pagesFiction A good historical novel has a special magic that immerses the reader in another time. This novel, about the early life and times of St. Hilda of Whitby, does just that. The author interweaves facts about jewelry, textiles, languages, food, weapons, coins and poetry of 7th court intrigue through the eyes of a very perceptive… 0

March 4, 2014
Party like its Tuesday night in Concord

Gov. Hassan visits Audubon to proclaim that Feb. 26 is for the birds

You may have noticed in the last few issues of the Insider that the New Hampshire Audubon is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. Well, the big day finally arrived officially Feb. 26, and the Audubon celebrated at the McLane Center. What’s more Gov. Maggie Hassan attended and proclaimed Feb. 26, 2014 to… 0

March 4, 2014