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Library to host paddling info session July 21

The Concord Public Library is hosting an information session about paddling in Concord and northern New England on July 21 at 6 p.m. in the library auditorium. Learn about paddling in and near Concord. Paul Berry of AMC-NH will show you places to kayak, canoe and paddle board. The presentation will include calm places like Turkey Pond and whitewater sections, too. Information will… 0

July 14, 2015

Concord Public Library Book of the Week

For more information about the Concord Public Library, visit concordpubliclibrary.net and visit us on Tumblr at reading-rumblr.tumblr.com and concordteens.tumblr.com, and also visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/ConcordPublicLibrary. Close Your Eyes, Hold HandsChris Bohjalian2014, 7 CDsFiction Emily Shepard, 16 years of age, lives in Vermont in the shadow of a nuclear… 0

July 14, 2015
Sound Check

It might get dusty in here as we bid Dusty farewell

Well, he’s made his decision and he isn’t turning back. Dusty Gray, the 29-year-old long time lead singer of the hugely popular Dusty Gray Band has flipped the switch and is heading to Nashville to chase the dream. And why not? He’s a rock star after all. Has been for nearly a decade in these parts. Watch him play and you see what a full on star looks… 0

July 7, 2015

Check out this silent film at Red River Theatres on July 10 and hear live music from Jeff Rapsis, too

Heat up Bastille Day this year with the fires of revolution. Orphans of the Storm (1921), a sweeping silent film drama set during the uproar of the French Revolution, will be shown with live music on Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at Red River Theatres, 11 S. Main St. Orphans of the Storm, set in 1780s France, follows… 0

July 7, 2015
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N.H. Humanities Council receives grant

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $11,250 grant to the New Hampshire Humanities Council to support their connections adult literacy program. Connections is offered in partnership with adult basic education and ESOL classes, the prisons, and refugee resettlement organizations. Participants are both native speakers and new Americans. The program uses the best… 0

July 7, 2015
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General Services wants to school you on flushing

Wipes, diapers, feminine products, cotton swabs and other common products may be labeled as “flushable,” but can actually cause serious problems if flushed down the toilet. Problems could include plumbing or septic blockages for the property owner, overflows and increased efforts by sewer crews and wastewater treatment plants if the property is connected to the city sewer system.… 0

July 7, 2015
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Wednesday’s Wisdom continues this week

Wednesday’s Wisdom Pot Luck returns to Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden on July 8, at 6 p.m. The interactive printmaking talk and demonstration is sponsored by the Kimball-Jenkins School of Art and the Mill Brook Gallery. Don’t understand what printmaking is all about? Come meet Zdzislaw Sikora, a college professor and master printmaker, who is giving a hands-on interactive… 0

July 7, 2015
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Granite State Market Match at local markets

The Granite State Market Match is coming to Concord and Penacook farmers’ markets to make healthy eating easier for people receiving SNAP funds. The Merrimack County Conservation District is in its second year assisting these markets in accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funds, often referred to as “food stamps.” Through a partnership with the N.H. Food Bank… 0

July 7, 2015
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Friends of the Audi to hold meeting Sunday

What an anniversary year! The city of Concord is 250, Concord City Auditorium is 110 and the Friends of the Audi turn 25. It’s all being celebrated on Sunday, July 12, as the Friends of the Audi hold their annual meeting and start, deliciously, with a true pot luck supper at 6 p.m. in the Audi’s reception lobby. Everyone is welcome at the event, which reviews the past season,… 0

July 7, 2015
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Sign up for river paddle with Five Rivers Trust

Sunday, July 26, Five Rivers Conservation Trust will host its third annual Merrimack River Paddle trip from Boscawen to Concord. The trip will provide a new perspective of the Merrimack River. Discounted canoe and kayak rentals will be available at Quickwater Canoe and Kayak and free shuttles between the put in and take out will be provided. Participants must pre-register for the… 0

July 7, 2015