Entertainment listings for the week of Aug. 4, 2022

Live music Aug. 4 Josh Foster at Uno Pizzeria in Concord from 6 to 9 p.m. TBA at Eagle Square at 7 p.m. Joey Placenti at Hermanos at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 Dusty Gray at the Contoocook Cider Company from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Senie Hunt at the League of N.H. Craftsmen Fair Amanda Adama at Shara Vineyards from 6 to 8 p.m. Chris Lester at Over the Moon Farmstead from 7 to 10 p.m. Eric Lindberg Duo at Area 23 from 8 to 11 p.m. Quadraphonics at...

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City Council meets Monday

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: City meetings City meetings are held in person in Council Chambers at 37 Green St. (unless otherwise specified on the city’s calendar). Upcoming meetings include: City Council: Aug. 8, 7 p.m. Planning Board: August 17, 7 p.m....

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Bulletin board for the week of Aug. 4, 2022

Dig into history Kathleen Bailey and Sheila Bailey visit Gibson’s Bookstore on Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m. to present their book digging into the heartbreaking history and backstories of some of the statues and plaques dotting NH’s cities and landscapes, New Hampshire War Monuments: The Stories Behind the Stones. A heartbroken Danish sculptor gives a gift without measure to the town where his late wife enjoyed summers. A daughter pays...

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This week in Concord history

Aug. 4, 1926: It is announced in Conco rd that Allen Hollis, a local lawyer and civic leader known as “The Kingfish,” will donate 11.9 acres on South Fruit Street and $5,000 toward a football field and other athletic facilities. The land will become Memorial Field.   Aug. 4, 1965: Concord begins celebrating its bicentennial with neighborhood fairs, a Bicentennial Queen pageant, badminton, water polo and tugs of war.   Aug....

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COVID Spring: Granite State Pandemic Poems
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COVID Spring: Granite State Pandemic Poems

COVID Spring Edited by Alexandria Peary (97 pages, 2020, poetry) COVID Spring is a timely and earnest collection of New Hampshire poems, edited by our state’s Poet Laureate, Alexandria Peary. You may already know that April is National Poetry Month, which has given readers and writers something to anticipate each spring since 1996. Of course, life was anything but business-as-usual in April of 2020. That year, Perry and her fellow...

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