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For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net. We’re also on Tumblr (reading-rumblr.tumblr.com and concordteens.tumblr.com) and Facebook (facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary). ConfessionsKanae Minato2014, 240 pagesFiction Due to the death of her 4-year-old daughter, middle school teacher Yuko Moriguchi has resigned her position.… 0

May 12, 2015
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Spring Fling at United Church of Penacook

United Church of Penacook will hold their indoor/outdoor Spring Fling on May 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Twenty-three crafters and vendors will offer handmade crafts, attic treasures and gently used items, and baked goods. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds support the food pantry and the Open Door Community Kitchen. Visit ucpnh.org for directions. 0

May 12, 2015
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‘It’ screening at Red River with live music

A film that helped define an era returns to the big screen in May at Red River Theatres. It (1927), a romantic comedy that came to epitomize the jazz age of the 1920s, will be screened with live music Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St. It tells the story of a shop girl who sets her sights on the handsome and wealthy boss of the department store… 0

May 12, 2015
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Suncook Valley Chorale to perform this weekend

The Suncook Valley Chorale presents “Reflections on Water,” a concert of water-themed works from diverse genres including classical, gospel, popular hits and Broadway favorites, Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at 7 p.m., at the Pembroke Congregational Church at 301 Pembroke St. (Rt. 3). Our program this spring has something for everyone, and we hope you’ll join us for… 0

May 12, 2015
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Volunteers sought for library projects

Concord Public Library is accepting applications for volunteers interested in hosting and videoing programs and hanging publicity posters for library events in area businesses. Applications are available at the library or on our website, onconcord.com/library. The deadline to apply is May 21 at noon. 0

May 12, 2015
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YMCA hosting family block party Friday

Join us Friday, May 15, from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. for the YMCA’s Fun Family Friday Block Party. We’re closing down the street for a night of food, inflatable slides, carnival games for the kids and more. (But don’t worry – if it rains we’ll move the fun indoors!) We expect a big crowd so please register by Thursday, May 14, at noon so that we make sure we have enough food… 0

May 12, 2015
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Stamp collectors to meet May 19 in Bow

The Merrimack County Stamp Collectors’ regular monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, May 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow. Anyone interested in stamp collecting is invited to attend. For more information, call Dan Day at 228-1154. 0

May 12, 2015
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Bach’s Lunch to feature music school faculty

On May 14, three Concord Community Music School faculty members will present a concert of music by 20th-century composers whose work showcased the beauty of reed instruments in the latest Bach’s Lunch Series. Stefani Burk, Stephanie Ratté Jenkins and Maria Isaak will collaborate to perform music for oboe, clarinet and bassoon. The program will include the by turns contemplative… 0

May 12, 2015
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Stuffed peppers, apple crisp highlight dinner

Grace Episcopal Church/Merrill Park, located at 30 Eastman St., is hosting its monthly supper Friday, May 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. Our May Friday supper features stuffed peppers, corn, rolls and apple crisp for dessert. So come, bring your family and friends and take the night off from cooking. There is no charge but donations are welcomed and support our Take-A-Tote Ministry which… 0

May 12, 2015
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Open house for Camp Mowkawogan May 23

The Concord Family YMCA is hosting an open house for prospective campers to Camp Mowkawogan, the Y’s day camp in its new location at Camp Spaulding in Penacook. Parents and campers can come to the open house Saturday, May 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Camp Spaulding, located at 210 Bog Road in Penacook. Register by emailing Sonia Wilks at swilks@concordymca.org or visit the Y’s website,… 0

May 12, 2015