Instagram: Check out social-distance-friendly fun
Jun25

Instagram: Check out social-distance-friendly fun

It’s been a while since we’ve shared an Instagram post from the community, so we’ve decided to do two this week. The first is a shot of a mom and mom-to-be squad at White Park that was shared by the Funky Bump (@funkybump), which will be holding their first workout of the summer on Saturday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m. A full body pre- and postnatal combo fitness class will be led by Coach Antonia and Coach Kieran They ask that you register...

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Symphony N.H. announces schedule

Music, particularly live music, brings a community together and connects people in a way like no other. Symphony N.H., like other cultural organizations, realizes this and understands the important role music plays in daily life. In keeping with New Hampshire state guidelines issued by Gov. Chris Sununu and the specific public health recommendations issued by the CDC, Symphony N.H. has announced its plans for moving forward with a...

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City newsletter: Purple trash bags return, request a ballot
Jun25

City newsletter: Purple trash bags return, request a ballot

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to concordnh.gov and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights: Absentee ballots Residents wishing to vote in New Hampshire who are concerned about participating in-person due to COVID-19 may register to vote, and vote, by absentee for the 2020 elections. Find more information on the State of New...

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Summer exhibits
Jun25

Summer exhibits

The New Hampshire Art Association will have two installations on display for the summer around Concord now through Sept. 17. Reconsidering Trash The works Marylou Ashooh Lazos of Derry will be at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce in an exhibit titled, “Reconsidering Trash.” She creates assemblages using pieces of her past and found objects – or “other people’s trash.” “As the daughter of a ‘Depression-baby,’ I find it difficult...

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Learn power move
Jun25

Learn power move

While gyms are beginning to open at lower occupancy numbers and at least some social distancing precautions expected to continue through the summer, it might be hard to keep up the routines you are used to doing. However, it is still important to stay active for a healthy body and mind. Instructors from 43 Degrees North will be sharing quick exercises with the Insider that you can do at home. Jump squat Stand with feet hip-distance...

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This week in history

June 25, 2003: The Penacook Historical Society holds an open house for the Rolfe barn, a 200-year-old building that the group had fought to save for months. The event gives many supporters their first peek at the property. June 25, 2002: Against the brilliant blue background of Lake Winnipesaukee, Gov. Jeanne Shaheen says that as a U.S. senator she would build on the state’s new clean air laws to set stricter federal standards. June...

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Book of the Week: Discover your purpose
Jun25

Book of the Week: Discover your purpose

The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters By Adam Smiley Poswolsky (Nonfiction, 224 pages, 2016)   Confused? Unhappy? Only a quarter of the way through your life? It’s okay, it happens to everyone. You’re having a quarter-life crisis. But this book is the light at the end of the tunnel. Everyone tells you, you need to live life a certain way. Follow society’s...

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Poem: Home
Jun25

Poem: Home

Time has brought memories, cherished moments made from each year, the days provided heartfelt thoughts, though some years delivered a tear. As the road continues along the way, may the future moments be clear, remembered, cherished, and most sincere. Take the time to live your life, embrace those with whom you roam, travel around the world, but never forget about home. For home is a place, to always keep very near, time has brought...

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