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Portsmouth Pride 2022 to Start in Market Square PORTSMOUTH Organizers for Portsmouth Pride 2022 say they are expecting record turnouts as they prepare for the March, Marketplace, and Main Stage celebration on June 25. The event begins at 12 p.m. with participants gathering at Market Square for the Pride March, which will end at the Strawbery Banke Museum. The event will continue at 1 p.m., featuring on-stage music, food trucks, the Throwback Brewery Party Tent, and nearly 100 vendors. Musical guests will be headlined by grammy-nomi-

nated, triple-platinum selling artist, singer/songwriter, and spoken word artist Mary Lambert, and will include Random

Ideas, Adrianne Mack-Davis, and Karen Grenier. Scheduled speakers at the event will include Portsmouth Mayor Deaglan McEachern, US Representative Chris Pappas, Seacoast Outright Executive Director Hershey Hirschkopf, Palana Hunt-Hawkins from TransAction NH, Jules Good from Neighborhood Access, and Jen McGowan (big) and Cyrus (little), the big/little match from Community Partners Big Brothers Big Sisters NH. Visitors can either enjoy the Free Youth After-Party, 7-10

p.m., at First United Methodist Church with dancing, pizza, and drag shows; or the 21+ After-Party at Tour Portsmouth featuring dancing, specialty cocktails, lawn games, golf, and unforgettable drag artistry. Tickets for the 21+ event are $35 for advance purchase or $40 at the door. During the weeks before and the week of Portsmouth Pride, many community partners will be holding fundraisers to benefit Seacoast Outright, an organization dedicated to creating a safe space for youth

to explore the topics of gender and sexuality in a welcoming and understanding environment. Among these businesses will be Flatbread Pizza, Portsmouth Feed Co., and The Wilder. Generous f inancial sponsors for this year’s event include New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Foundation for Seacoast Health, Cambridge Trust Charitable Foundation, Kennebunk Savings Bank, and Eastern Bank. For more information, visit www.seacoastoutright. org/pride.

40th International Children’s Festival in Somersworth SOMERSWORTH The 40th Somersworth International Children’s Festival and pre-festival celebration will be held Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18. Friday night’s celebration starts at 6 p.m. at Somersworth High School, with live music featuring the popular Wayne from Maine and Bad Breath Microphone, along with tasty food and a spectacular fireworks display. For visitors bringing chairs, there will be designated areas for seating to help prevent damage to the new grass on the football field.

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On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Street in Somersworth will be transformed into a vibrant boulevard filled with fun for the kids, good food, craft and retail vendors, educational exhibits, and more. In the early childhood area, the little ones can blow bubbles, draw pictures, make crafts, and play in the sand. Many community organizations and businesses will also be providing free children’s activities. There will be a touch-a-truck area, and kids will be able to help decorate two buses that will be used in the demolition derby at the Granite State Fair. Addition-

ally, the popular World Cultures Passport Center will give kids an opportunity to get a mini-pass-

port with their picture on it and to learn about many countries, make crafts, and win raffle prizes.

There will be two stages on Main Street. Performing on the Main Stage will be the popular local bands 3WAY from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and The Visitors from 1 to 4 p.m. The World Cultures Stage will feature local and regional entertainment, including Islandside starting at 10 a.m., Carol Coronis at 11 a.m., McDonough-Grimes Irish Dance at 12 p.m., Indonesian music and dance 12:30-2:30 p.m., and the Burlington Taiko Group 2:30-4 p.m. At the same time, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., other events will be taking See FESTIVAL on page 3 . . .

Annual SOS Gala Features Retired General PORTSMOUTH Veterans Count Seacoast Chapter will hold its 10th annual benefit SOS Gala on June 24 at Runnymede Farm, 68 Atlantic Ave, North Hampton, as a formal, black-tie soiree. This year’s honored guest is General Joseph Dunford, USMC (Ret.), who will address the attendees during dinner. The ‘Salute Our Soldiers’ event has always drawn a range of community leaders, military members, and supporters. General Dunford has a dis-

tinguished military career and served as the nation’s 19th chairman of the joint chiefs of staff from October 1, 2015 until September 30, 2019. In that capacity he was the senior ranking US officer and the principal military advisor to the president, secretary of state, and the National Security Council. He was the 36th commandant of the Marine Corps, commander of the International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces in Afghanistan, among others. Dunford was born in Boston, MA, raised

in Quincy, MA, and is an enthusiastic Red Sox fan. The evening will be led by Master of Ceremonies, Jeff Chidester, who served in the US Army and was recognized for meritorious service as a leader of a counter-terrorist security team. Veterans Count is a program of Easterseals NH which provides emergency assistance to military service members and their families. Details and tickets are available at www.vetscountsos.org. Photo of General Dunford from www.defense.gov.

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Halcyon Music Festival Returns In-person June 16-25

PORTSMOUTH The 2022 Halcyon Music Festival returns to the stage June 16-25 with six unique chamber music programs. The festival brings 21 world-class musicians together to live, rehearse and perform over the span of just 10 days. The performances are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 Chapel St, Portsmouth, at 7 p.m. The festival begins on Thursday, June 16 with “Music and Strife” featuring Richard Strauss’ “String Sextet from the Opera ‘Capriccio’”, Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57”, and Antonin Dvorák’s “Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90, ‘Dumky’”. “Memento Mori” on Friday, June 17 features Frank Bridge’s “Phantasy for Piano Quartet”, Anton Arensky’s “String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos”, and Gabriel Fauré’s “Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15”.

On Saturday, June 18, “Points of Departure” features W. A. Mozart’s “String Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, K. 516”, Charles Ives’ “Trio for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano”, and Claude Debussy’s “String Quartet in G Minor”. “To the Peacemakers” on Thursday, June 23 features Sergei Prokofiev’s “Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34”, Alexander Borodin’s “String Quartet No. 2”, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50”. On Friday, June 24, “Struggle and Release” features W. A. Mozart’s “Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581”, Samuel Bar-

ber’s “String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11”, and Johannes Brahms’s “Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25”. “Tradition and Evolution” concludes the series on Saturday June 25 featuring Paul Hindemith’s “Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano”, Felix Mendelssohn’s “String Quintet No. 1 in A Major, Op. 18”, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s “String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1”. This year’s 21 performers are: Gabriela Diaz, Laurel Gagnon, Maria Ioudenitch, Monica Pegis, Ben Sayevich, Emma Frucht, and Zenas Hsu on violin; Katherine Murdock,

The Art Center and NHAA Present “Come Together” DOVER The Art Center in Dover has just opened a superb cooperative exhibit that celebrates the new partnership with the New Hampshire Art Association (NHAA) which started in January of this year. “Come Together” shows member work from both organizations and will be shown through the month of June at the center. Artworks

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include fine art prints, graphite works, paintings in various mediums, and sculpture. An artists’ reception will be held on Saturday, June 11,6-9 p.m. The Art Center located at the Washington Street Mills, 1 Washington Street, Dover. Visit www.theartcenterdover.com or call 603-978-6702 for more information. Image of “Walking the Owl” by Frederick Schneider.

Marcus Thompson, Rober t Meyer, Melissa Reardon, and Tim Deighton on viola; David Hardy on cello and viola; Thomas Kraines, Peter Stumpf, David Hardy, Loewi Lin, and Alexei Gonzales on cello; Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich and HengJin Park on piano; and Paul Cigan on clarinet. In addition to the evening performances, Halcyon Music Festival will present a free Chil-

History Lives at Moffat-Ladd House PORTSMOUTH Drama! Ban k r uptc y! Prison! Danger! Revolution! Get it all in the first-ever “Voices of the Moffatt-Ladd House.” The Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden (MLHG) is partnering with the Majestic Theatre to bring to life eight members of the Moffatt, Whipple, and Ladd families who lived in the house from 1763 until 1900. Actors will portray key players in the MoffattLadd story, including Samuel Moffatt, William Whipple and his enslaved servant Prince Whipple, and Maria Ladd and her son Alexander Hamilton Ladd, just to name a few. Hear from William what it was like to fight in the Revolutionary War and then sign the Declaration of Independence, and then hear Prince’s experiences in the same situations as someone unable to have his own personal freedom. Talk with Maria Ladd, the first woman who owned the house outright, and who lovingly kept her family’s history alive by re-

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dren’s Concert at the Portsmouth Public Library on Wednesday, June 22 at 1:30 p.m. The onehour performance will feature select movements from Mendelssohn’s and Borodin’s string quartets. Since 2014 the Halcyon Music Festival’s mission has been to create a community where chamber music will be explored and accessible to everyone. For details and tickets, visit www.halcyonmusicfestival.org/ concerts.

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cording it and labeling important pieces. And engage with her son, AH Ladd, who, as a cotton broker, was directly impacted by the Civil War, both personally and financially. The Majestic Theatre, founded in 1990, has collaborated with other organizations to produce similar programs, including at the Millyard Museum in Manchester, with great success. “ T he se p r og ra m s a r e always great fun, and our actors like doing something a little different and outside the box. They really enjoy engaging with the public in this way,” said A. Robert Dionne, the artistic director and CEO of the theatre. MLHG manager Stephanie Rohwer Hewson added, “This is the first time we’ve done a program like this, but our former executive director Jeff Barraclough has had experience working with Rob and Karen of the Majestic Theatre for years, and he brought them on board to create this event here. It’s been great to work with them to develop this performance, and I’m so excited to offer a new type of program for our visitors!” Visitors will walk through the house in small groups with a guide, visiting each room to meet the family members and engage with the actors. Space is limited, and the guided tour will last about an hour. Light refreshments will be served in the garden (weather permitting) afterwards. Tickets are just $15 for Friends of the MLHG, or $20 for not-yet-members. For more information, call 603-430-7968 or visit www.moffattladd.org.

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~ Arts & Entertainment ~ PSO Announces Young Artist Competition Winner PORTSMOUTH The winner of the 2022 Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Young Artist Competition is violinist Sean Jang. Jang will perform the first movement of Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 45” at PSO’s final main-stage concert of the season on Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. at the Music Hall in Portsmouth. Pianist Hannah Rubin was awarded an honorable mention. The competition is open to high school students who are studying any instrument. To be considered, each applicant submitted a video of them performing a single movement or an eight to 12-minute equivalent with accompaniment. Finalist Akira McDowell, flute; Elsie Munsterteiger, flute; Hannah Rubin, piano;

Jenny Qu, viola; Jennifer Jang, violin; and Sean Jang, violin, performed their pieces live for judges, which included PSO Music Director and Conductor John Page at Riverwoods earlier this month. From the age of five, mesmerizing audiences with his outstanding violin performances, Sean Jang was recognized as a rising virtuoso of outstanding potential who possessed both technical facility and musical talent. As a soloist and concertmaster, Jang has played violin and viola for St. Paul’s School, where he is currently a junior, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, Conservatory of Geneva, NH AllState Orchestra Music Festival, International School Honors Orchestra, and many more.

. . . FESTIVAL from page 1 and more. Trolley service will be available between Main Street and Noble Pines. This event is being hosted by the Somersworth Festival Association and supported by major sponsors Service Credit Union and the City of Somersworth, as well as many other local businesses and organizations. For more information, visit www.nhfestivals.org, email sfachild.festival@ gmail.com, or call 603-692-5869.

Left to right: 2022 Young Artist Competition Finalists – Akira McDowell, flute; Elsie Munsterteiger, flute; Hannah Rubin, piano; Jenny Qu, viola; Jennifer Jang, violin; and Sean Jang, violin.

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place at Noble Pines Park. The Pines Stage will feature a lineup of favorite kids’ entertainers, including Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate at 10 a.m., Steve Blunt at 11 a.m., Wayne from Maine at 12 p.m., Tricky Dick’s Magic Show at 1 p.m., and Matt Heaton at 2 p.m. Wildlife Encounters will be back this year, and the City Splash Pad will also be open. There will be food, a petting zoo, slip-and-slide, skateboard demos,

Born in California and raised in Switzerland, Jang is the son of a professional musician and a U.N. diplomat. In addition to his musical pursuits, Jang also plays goal keeper on the St. Paul School’s soccer team. Jang’s past musical achievements include winning the Lake Region Orchestra Concerto Competition, Swiss Riviera Competition, MTNA Competition, Elite International Music Competition, Swiss National Music Competition both solo and chamber divisions, BYSO Concerto Competition, Carnegie Hall American Protégé International Concerto Competition, Taiwan International Music Competition, and the Singapore MTNA Competition. The concert on June 5 will also feature the 2020 Young Artist Competition winner, pianist Maxine Park, who will perform the first movement of Chopin’s “Piano Concerto in E minor”. Rounding out the program is Brahm’s “Academic Festival Overture” and Dvorak’s “New World Symphony”. Tickets are $35/25 adults, $30 seniors, and $20 students, and can be purchased at www. themusichall.org. For more information about the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra, visit www. portsmouthsymphony.org.

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Players’ Ring

PORTSMOUTH The Players’ Ring will close out the celebration of its 30th season with one of Shakespeare’s most-loved comedies, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Produced in partnership with Seven Stages Shakespeare Company (7SSC), the show will run June 10-19 in Por tsmouth, and will offer twenty “free for all or pay what you will” tickets to each performance prior to every show on

the standby line. Director Julia Sommer says the play provides a lens through which to think about “what’s next?”, a question most of us find ourselves pondering after two-plus years navigating a pandemic. “As we start to unpack our own answer to ‘what’s next’, Midsummer gives us the opportunity to celebrate, investigate, and question transformation; transformation of ourselves, our relationships, and

our society. We see a conversation between the world we know and the world as it may be . . . as it could be if we let it.” Tickets are $25 general admission and $22 for seniors (65+) and students. All guests attending will be asked to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the last 48 hours. Masks are encouraged, but not required. For details, visit www. playersring.org.

NH State Council on the Arts Announces Awardees STATEWIDE The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts has announced that fifteen New Hampshire artists have been awarded funds through its Artist-led Project Grant program. Among the awardees are locals, Angelynne Hinson of Portsmouth (choral music), Alyssa Pine of Hampton (painting), Gemma Soldati of Somersworth (theatre), and TJ Wheeler of Hampton Falls (music). A one-time, temporary opportunity, funding for the Artist-led Project Grant program was

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provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds administered by the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants will provide funds for local initiatives such as weekly singing workshop for seniors, a community canvas mural program, multi-generational social dances, the creation of a sculpture for the Abenaki Trails project, and more. The program was specifically designed to sup-

port long-term employment opportunities for artists impacted by COVID-19 by building new structures and partnerships that will help to sustain New Hampshire’s creative sector while fostering healthy communities. Applicants were able to request grants ranging from $1,0006,000, with no matching funds required. Projects must be completed by October 31. Learn more at www.nh.gov/nharts.

DOVER The Dover Arts Commission is accepting applications for the 2022-23 City Arts Grants which awards up to $3,000 to individual artists and arts organizations to create visual art, music, dance, theatre, film, and literary projects that benefit the residents of Dover. Eligible projects include concerts, performances, festivals, workshops, exhibits, readings,

after-school programs, and other creative endeavors that engage the arts and artists to benefit the community. The application deadline is Friday, July 1, at 5 p.m. which is available at www.dover.nh.gov/ government/boards-and-commissions/arts-commission/city-artsgrants/. For more information, email the commission at artscommission-all@dover.nh.gov.

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As my friend Todd Van Beck recently wrote in an article: Flowers are sent to funerals for several reasons. Flowers are a means of expression. It is often difficult for those mourning a death to put feelings into words. Flowers are a visual expression of love, sympathy, and respect. They are a way of lending support and sharing the burden of grief. In addition to sending flowers to the funeral, there is a growing trend to send flowers to the home of the bereaved after the service. Some people also send flowers to the church in memory of the deceased. Flowers create a background of warmth and beauty which adds to the dignity and consolation of the service. Those who have attended services where there were no flowers have noted that something was

DOVER Maura Sullivan’s acrylic paintings are on exhibit in the cafeteria of Dover’s fitness facility, McConnell Center at at 61 Locust St., through July 17. All proceeds generated from her artwork will benefit the Friends of Hyder House Family Hospice which also located in Dover. Sullivan, who resides in Lee, has undertaken an incredible endeavor over the last few years. Sullivan is sight challenged and deaf as a result of treatment for neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), diagnosed 30 years ago. Despite the diagnosis, she challenged herself to learn how to paint with guidance from her support person, Meg Jones, of Community Partners. Sullivan paints to support charities of importance to her. Having lost her mother to Parkinson’s, her initial contri-

butions went directly to Dartmouth Hitchcock Foundation for Parkinson’s, for which she raised $3,000. She is currently supporting the Hyder House Family Hospice, which took care of her mother in her last days. Sullivan uses photographs of her subjects, which include family, pets, and places of interest, and Jones assists in transferring the image onto paint board. For more information, email Sullivan at mhsull61@ gmail.com or visit www.hyderfamilyhospicehouse.org.

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bereaved’s feelings in the patterns of community support which are psychologically beneficial. Flowers, however, express the inexpressible – they are symbolic.

missing – that the funeral was depressing. The funeral meets the bereaved’s need for support. Death throws people into despair and depression by separating them from one who has provided love, companionship, and security. The funeral and customs provide the means by which those close to them can give their support and share their suffering. The funeral period provides for the expression of sorrow. Only through talking about the past can the bereaved person realize the extent of the relationship with the deceased, and accept the loss and suffering. Only through weeping and talking to good listeners can they release their grief and feelings of guilt and hostility. Experts in grief therapy believe that it can be expressed best through rites, rituals, and ceremonies. The ceremony deals primarily with intellectual concepts and doesn’t fully engage the

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There are three points to be stressed, finally, in connection with the tradition of funeral flowers. First, the role of flowers are both symbolic and aesthetic. They add great value to the richness and meaning of the ritual. Second, flowers represent sympathy extended to the bereaved. Third, flowers are sent to both the living and the dead. They are sent to the living as comfort and as tokens of respect for the deceased. We, at the JS Pelkey & Son and the Bernier Funeral Homes, hold the value of the work our local florists do in very high regard. We always encourage the families we serve to contact a local florist directly. Certainly there are national floral outlets that can be reached with a simple Google search but, honestly, the quality of these products are often substandard. Simply click the “Send Flowers” tab on our website and you will be directed to our list of trusted florists. Please call us about any questions with which we may help.

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ride out with mail, food, and freight, along with commuting island staff, hotel guests, and volunteers. Some trips include a stop at the local lobster wharf to pick up the evening’s meal. In summer, coastal weather is generally calmest on the morning trips so that guests may see seals, porpoises, and whales, in addition to gannets, loons, bald eagles, and other birds. The run takes about an hour during which passengers are welcome to engage in conversation with the crew, help navigate the boat, or simply enjoy the ocean breezes and the sunshine sparkling on the water. Once at the island, visitors have the opportunity for a forty-five-minute walk about or self-guided tour while the vessel is unloaded and readied for the See BOAT on page 6 . . .

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~ News ~ Hampton/Seabrook Harbor Shellfishing Closed Because of Red Tide SEACOAST Officials from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department have closed NH’s Atlantic coastal waters, and the waters of Hampton/Seabrook Harbor, to the taking of all species of molluscan shellfish (mussels, clams, oysters) until further notice to protect the public from the possible consumption of contaminated shellfish. This action is

in response to elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning or PSP, commonly known as red tide, detected in blue mussels collected from Hampton/Seabrook Harbor recently. “Red tide toxicity levels are increasing right now in New Hampshire’s coastal waters and in Hampton/Seabrook Harbor and tributaries,” said Chris Nash, shellfish program manager for NHDES. “It is too soon to know how severe this algae bloom will be, or how long it

might last.” He noted that weekly sampling will continue from now until October. Blue mussels from Star Island, Isles of Shoals, collected earlier this week also indicated the presence of PSP toxin. However, other New Hampshire shellfish harvesting areas, including the recreational oyster beds around Nannie Island and Adams Point in Great Bay, and the commercial oyster farms in Little Bay, are not affected by this PSP closure. Repeated testing at

these sites has shown no toxicity. Furthermore, the red tide closure does not apply to the harvest or consumption of lobster, although state officials continue to advise consumers to avoid eating lobster tomalley, the soft green substance inside the lobster’s body. In cooperation with the NH Depar tment of Health and Human Services’ Public Health Laboratory, officials from the NHDES will continue to monitor seawater algae pop-

ulations and shellfish toxicity levels throughout coastal New Hampshire and will implement additional closures as appropriate. Changes to the open/closed status of shellfish waters will be announced on the clam flat hotline (1-800-43-CLAMS) and on the NH Coastal Atlas at www4. des.state.nh.us/coastalatlas/ atlas.html). Red tide is a condition in which filter-feeding shellfish such as clams, oysters, and mussels accumulate a potent neuroSee SHELLFISH on page 6 . . .

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Saturday, June 11

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Woodman Museum Concert Series

4 -7 p.m. Visit the Woodman Museum grounds to hear the Americana duo ‘New Leaves’. Tickets are $20 for non-members and $10 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the museum or by calling 603-742-1038. The show is sponsored by Dupont’s Service Center. FMI: www.facebook.com/ woodmanmuseum/.

Portsmouth Farmers Market

Stop by on Saturdays 8 a.m. - 12 p .m. through November 5, at the Portsmouth city hall parking lot,1 Junkins Ave. to enjoy local food, music, crafts, and more. FMI: www.seacoasteatlocal.org/ summer-farmers-markets/.

Matchlocks to Flintlocks at the Wentworth House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The summer season of living history events at Rollinsford’s historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House will start off with a bang with “Matchlocks to Flintlocks,” featuring colonial-era

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Wednesday, June 15 Dover Farmers Market

Stop by on Wednesdays 2:30-6 p.m. through October 5, at the Dover Chamber of Commerce, 550 Central Ave. to enjoy local food, music, crafts, and more. FMI: www.seacoasteatlocal.org/ summer-farmers-markets/.

Saturday, June 18 Humane Society Yard Sale

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join Pope Memorial Humane Society Cocheco Valley for a yard sale at 259 County Farm Road in Dover, at the courthouse parking lot.

are invited to walk or run, or use their wheelchair or treadmill. Participation fee is $25 for adults and $5 for kids (ages 12 and under). Register at www.goodwinch.org/ events/fathers-day-5k/. FMI: Lisa Zhe at 603-422-8208 x 3311.

Tuesday, June 21 WDH Charity Golf Classic

The 28th Annual Went wor thDouglass Charity Golf Classic raises critical funds to support the Women & Children’s Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH). Registration fees include 18 holes of golf with cart, complimentary breakfast and snacks on the course, premium giveaway, and post-tournament lunch during

Sunday, June 19 Father’s Day 5K

Lace up your sneakers at 9 a.m. at Margarita’s23 Members Way, Dover, to help area residents access quality health and family support services at Goodwin C o m m u ni t y H e a l t h c e nte r s . People of all ages and abilities

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Join author John Christie, who will read from his memoir, “The Prince of Wentworth Street,” about growing up in Dover in the1950s and 1960s on Monday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. “I’ll be reading sections about my days at St. Mary Academy, about my parent’s work at in the mills of Dover and Somersworth, about life with my extended family in our tenement on Wentworth Street (now Boyle Street) and about my gang of rebellious pals on Henry Law Avenue,” he said. Christie also grew up next door to his grandmother, Rose Banaian, who was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide of the early 20th century in which 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Empire. The program is free and open to the public. FMI: www. johnchristiewriter.com.

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Dover Chamber Business Open House

5-7 p.m. at 431 Central Avenue, Dover, featuring Blue Latitudes & The Beacon Retirement Group. In addition to a night of networking, a raffle will raise funds for non-profit Zebra Crossings. For tickets, email tom@thebeaconfg.com.

Policy Roundtable

1-2:30 p.m. at Strafford Farms Restaurant, 58 New Rochester Road, Dover. Join the Rochester, Dover, and the Falls Chamber of Commerces, along with the Business & Industry Association for a business roundtable discussion

designed to give the business community a voice in establishing a proactive legislation and regulatory agenda. This event is free and open to all. Register at www. biaofnh.com/events.

Monday, June 27 Hampton UMC’s 20th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Shotgun start at 9 a.m., at the Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland. The cost includes golf, two mulligans, putting contest, food, goodie bags, and prizes! All proceeds go to help those who are hungry, hurting, or homeless in the seacoast area. FMI: www.hamptonnhumc.org/golf, 603-926-2702, or hamptonumc@myfairpoint.net.

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Dover Historic Walking Tours

9:30 a.m. starting at the Dover Chamber parking lot, 550 Central Ave. The tours, led by former Dover Public Library Director Cathy Beaudoin, will explore historic aspects of downtown. Cost is $10. FMI or to register: www. dovernh.org/events/.

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Friends Book Sale & Historical Slate!

The Friends of the Dover Public Library are having a book sale June 16-18 in the library lecture hall. All leftovers will be free on Monday, June 20. Hours will be Thursday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also buy a piece of history! The Dover Public Library is in the process of replacing the slate roof originally from 1904-1905. They are being sold as is and will come with a certificate of authenticity with some history of the library. All proceeds go to the Friends who sponsor programs, museum passes, and more.

Summer Reading Program

This year’s summer reading program, “Oceans of Possibilities”, will run from Monday, June 20 to Saturday, July 30. Beginning on June 20, come into the library and register for the program. Kids entering kindergarten through grade 5 will receive a Summer Badge Book. These books, generously donated by the Rotary Club of Dover, will provide a season of reading inspiration and challenges. Check in with a librarian with your book during the weeks

of July 11-16 and August 1-6 and pick up a prize, while supplies last.

Alex the Jester

On Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. come enjoy this wacky one-man show. It is an extravaganza of visual spectacles, daring stunts, mind-bending sight gags, and physical feats! Great for all ages.

Crafternoon: Make a Salt Dough Starfish

Families are invited on Friday, June 24 at 3 p.m. in the lecture hall to make-and-take a salt dough starfish.

Blue Ocean Society: Ladder the Whale

Walk through Ladder, the 65-foot inflatable whale, brought by the Blue Ocean Society. This program will take place at the Dover city hall auditorium on Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m.

Pirate and Mermaid Party

On Wednesday, June 29 at 2 p.m., come dressed as a pirate or mermaid! Crafts, games, and food will all be part of the fun. Rain location will be the lecture hall.

For More Information

Call the library at 603-516-6050 or visit http://library.dover.nh.gov.

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toxin produced by a naturally occurring marine algae. Ingesting the toxin is potentially fatal to humans, and cooking does not make contaminated shellfish safe for consumption. For more information, consult www.des. nh.gov/water/coastal-waters/ shellfish and www.wildlife.state. nh.us/marine/redtide.html.

return trip. The service will run through October and helps support the non-profit Star Island Corporation which maintains the island and allows for public visits like these. To learn more and reserve a space, call Captain Jack Farrell at 207-337-0446 or visit www.seacoastmaritimecharters.com.

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“Mind Your Brain: Strategies for Preserving Your Cognitive Edge” Lunch & Learn PORTSMOUTH The Seacoast Village Project’s 2022 Lunch & Learn series for seniors continues with “Mind Your Brain: Strategies for Preserving Your Cognitive Edge” with Dr. Karl Singer on Tuesday, June 21 at 12 p.m. Lunch & Learn programs, which are free and open to the public, are held via

Zoom video conference and require advance registration. In a recent issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC reported that theirvsurvey data has revealed “Adults with subjective cognitive decline – an early indicator of possible Alzheimer’s disease or dementia – were likely to have a large number of modifiable risk

factors for dementia . . . [including] high blood pressure, physical activity, obesity, diabetes, depression, smoking, hearing loss, and binge drinking.” Cognitive decline is a concern for many and this recent data reinforces that there are specific actions that individuals can take to preserve their longterm cognitive abilities. This ses-

sion will discuss strategies and behaviors that can be employed to try to minimize the development and progression of cognitive decline. Dr Singer, a board-certified geriatrician and medical director for the Rockingham County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, has a long-standing interest in how we can maximize

healthy aging. During this presentation he will share the strategies he recommends to his patients and also what he uses himself. The series is offered by Seacoast Village project and sponsored by Senior Safe Aging. For more information and to register, visit www.seacoastvillageproject.org.

Wellness Sanctuary, Designated Mental Health Friendly Workplace, Will Hold Open House in June DOVER Embod ied Di rec t ion Wellness Sanctuary, located at 66 Third St., Dover, was recently designated as a safe, judgement-free “Place” by the Dover Mental Health Alliance (DMHA). The sanctuary is an inclusive, trauma-informed and therapeutic community space for mental, emotional, and somatic health. Jennifer Stevens, owner of Embodied Direction Well-

ness Sanctuary, is an integrative and holistic therapist specializing in somatic (body-based) psychotherapy. Stevens’ practice involves working collaboratively with individuals whom experience anxiety, impacts of trauma, and stress in their lives. The “Place” designation is available to any business, organization, or institution that strives to support their employees, colleagues, and customers’ mental health. The DMHA vision is

Dr. Marcus Ortega Joins WDH’ Center for Women’s Health & Wellness DOVER D r. Ma rc u s O r tega, board-certified OB/GYN, is bringing his urogynecology expertise to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s (WDH) Center for Women’s Health and Wellness. Tw ice a mont h, Dr. Ortega will see patients with a wide variety of pelvic floor disorders which range from pelvic organ prolapse, including vaginal prolapse, to urinary and fecal incontinence for clinical appointments and office procedures. The formal name for urogynecology is “Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS).” “We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ortega to our Center for Women’s Health and Wellness. He will make an excellent addition to our already highly-skilled team of gynecologic surgeons that have built a tremendous rapport with the Seacoast community,” said Nicole Pendenza, BSN, RNCNIC, Assistant Vice President of Women’s and Children’s Services. Ortega, recently completed his Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and is now an attending physician and fac-

ulty member at the Mass General Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Center for Women’s Health & Wellness is made up of an integrated team with a passion for women’s wellbeing, serving adolescent girls and women through all stages of life. It is located at 67 Corporate Drive, Suite 300 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. To book an appointment with Dr. Ortega, call 857238-8496.

to create a culture that understands, embraces, and addresses the complexities of mental health. The sanctuary will be holding a summer open house 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. The day will be full of donation-based, trauma-informed yoga and meditation classes and mini-energy sessions. Register fat https://embodieddirections. com/classes/. For more information, visit www.embodieddirections.com/ wellness-sanctuary and www. dovermentalhealthalliance.org.

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Health & Fitness Planet Fitness Offered for Free to Students Aged 14-19

SEACOAST Planet Fitness is inviting high-schoolers aged 14-19 to work out for free at any of its more than 2,200 locations throughout the US and Canada through August 31 as part of the High School Summer Pass initiative. The high school summer pass was formally known as the Teen Summer Challenge, which was the first program

of its kind, launched in 2019, and saw more than 900,000 teens sign up and complete more than 5.5 million workouts over a three-and-a-half-month period. High-schoolers can visit www. planetfitness.com/summerpass to register. Teens under 18 must register with a parent or guardian online or onsite. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open,

less than 15 percent of teens met the 60-minute daily physical activity recommendation during the pandemic. A national study commissioned by Planet Fitness found that 93 percent of American teens want to stay healthy and active over the summer months, but lack motivation or access to do so. The high school summer pass offers a solution for teenagers when school sports programs, gym classes, and after-school ac-

NHPBS to Show “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” STATEWIDE Ke n Bu r n s p r e se nt s “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness,” a film by Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers. This new public television documentar y gives voice to young people who face mental health challenges through first-person stories. The documentary, pre-

miering June 27-28 at 9 p.m. on New Hampshire PBS, will shine a clear – and sometimes stark – light on what it is like for youth as well as for the parents, teachers, friends and healthcare providers who try to help. The film presents an unvarnished window into daily life with mental health challenges, from seemingly insurmountable ob-

stacles to stories of hope and resilience. Through the experiences of these young people, the film confronts the issues of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence, and, in doing so, help advance a shift in the public perception of mental health issues today. For more information, visit www.nhpbs.org.

tivities wind down. “Our study found that nearly all high school students agreed that when they are regularly physically active, they feel much better mentally. Fitness is about feeling good, too, and our hope is that the high school summer pass empowers teens to create life-long workout habits to help them succeed in every aspect of their lives,” said Chris Rondeau, chief executive officer

at Planet Fitness. To further motivate high schoolers to make fitness a priority, all participants who sign up are automatically entered into the Planet Fitness High School Summer Pass Sweepstakes. The fitness club will award one $500 scholarship in each state, and one grand prize $5,000 scholarship at the end of the summer. These scholarships can be used for academic or athletic activities or programs. For more information, visit www.tinyurl.com/4e2rmptk.

WDH Funds YMCA Program for ‘Second Time’ Parents

Inaugural Healthcare Exploration Program Internship PORTSMOUTH Por tsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH) is launching its inaugural summer Healthcare Exploration Program for area high school and college students. The seven-week paid internship will give students the opportunity to shadow and be mentored by professionals in various healthcare roles by giving each student three rotations throughout the hospital, including two weeks on an inpatient unit; two weeks in

surgical services, the emergency department, or trauma; and three weeks in ancillary services such as the lab, imaging, outpatient therapy, and quality. “This is such a great opportunity for our community’s up-and-coming professionals,” said PRH chief executive officer Dean M. Carucci. “The goal is to get the students excited about opportunities in the healthcare industry. Our staff are as excited about the opportunity to mentor the interns as the interns are

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about receiving the hands-on experience.” In addition to the clinical and administrative rotations, each intern will be assigned a leadership mentor who will give them a hospital-based project to work on throughout the summer, which they will present to administration on the last day of the program. Various staff members will also talk to the students about career opportunities in their respective area and personal career paths. In order to be accepted into the program, the applicants had to submit an essay detailing their career aspirations and why they are interested in this internship, provide two letters of recommendation, and complete a formal interview with members of the hospital leadership team. The response to the inaugural program was so positive that the hospital increased the number of students accepted into the first class from five to 11. Local students who have been accepted into the program and will be interning in the Healthcare Exploration Program this summer include Ava Caldwell of Portsmouth, Samantha Dyer of Dover, Trynitee Fallon of Berwick, ME, Carlie Haven of South Berwick, ME, Emilia Hoeing of Dover, Sarah Walsh of Hampton, Cameron Zadravec of Portsmouth.

DOVER A $5,0 0 0 Com mu n it y Benef it Grant awarded by Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) will help the YMCA of Greater Strafford County implement a program to help senior caregivers parenting for a second time. The ‘Parenting a Second Time Around (PASTA) program is designed to help caregivers, like grandparents, take on the role of a primary caregiver due to the opioid crisis, incarceration, addiction, and death. PASTA primarily serves caregivers 60-80 years old, who are navigating the world of parenting a second time - often in the middle of difficult situations, at a different stage of their lives. “Wentworth-Douglass is focused on not just the health of our patients, but the overall health of our community. We have seen firsthand the impacts the ongoing opioid crisis has had locally. Resources like the PASTA program at the YMCA will give families much-needed assistance as they navigate changes and contribute to the overall well-being of the greater Seacoast,” said WentworthDouglass President and CEO Jeff Hughes. “We believe this program will have a meaningful impact

on the health and wellbeing of our neighbors by providing community-based support for families navigating new roles as primar y caregivers for their grandchildren due to the opioid crisis,” said Michelle Hanson, Director of Strategic Planning and Community Benefit. The 6 – 8-week educational program evolves into a support group with as many as 12-15 families benefiting from workshops on child development, legal issues, and grandparents’ rights. “We are so grateful to Wentworth-Douglass for this grant which will allow us to fund the first-year costs to launch this program,” said Grace Warwick, Director of Development Data & Reporting at the Granite YMCA. “Often times, these families are enduring difficult times in their lives. Thanks to this financial support from Wentworth-Douglass, we can continue focusing on the needs of our community to help it become a healthier place.” The funds donated are approved by the hospital’s Community Benefit Funding Disbursement Committee and are not raised through any public or private donations.


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Credit Union Welcomes New Staff

PORTSMOUTH Northeast Credit Union (NCU) is pleased to announce Bonnie Ward as Vice President of Technology. As VP of IT, Ward will oversee digital infrastructure, digital development and IT solutions and continue to define technology roadmaps and implementation. “Bonnie comes to the organization with an impressive track record successfully building technology teams that align with shared vision and objectives. She’s deeply committed to the power of people and technology working together to transform business and communities. We’re delighted Bonnie is bringing her leadership and experience onboard as we write the next chapter in Northeast

Credit Union’s success story,” says Mike Gagnon, senior vice president and chief information officer. The credit union also welcomes Bob Drouin as their new Vice President, Controller. In this role, Drouin will be responsible for leading the accounting team with the implementation and oversight of all the accounting operations, including the production of periodic financial reports and the implementation of best-in-class financial reporting processes, all designed to enhance the accuracy of financial results. “Bob’s experience and perspective have been invaluable during his term as Interim Controller and it will continue to be now that he has accepted

the position full time,” shares Susan Hannigan, senior vice president and chief financial officer. “We are thrilled to have him and are confident our accounting team will thrive under his leadership.” NCU also recently announced Tung Ha as the Assistant Vice President of Card/ ATM Operations & Strategy. Tung is responsible for the management and operational effectiveness of the Card Operations Department which includes Debit and Credit Cards, ATM/ ITM, and instant issue products and services. “Tung’s experience in finance, in addition to multiple business systems and technical integrations makes him a great asset in this role. We have no

Brian Gibb Joins The Chase Home Board of Directors PORTSMOUTH A semi-retired corporate executive with a background in finance, marketing, and strategy, Portsmouth resident Brian Gibb has joined the board of directors at the Chase Home in Portsmouth. Founded in 1877, the home provides at-risk youth across the state with prevention, early intervention, residential, and community-based services. “I am starting a period of my life where I would like to spend more of my time giving back to the community,” said Gibb. “I have always had an doubt that he will successfully lead a very capable team and execute both short- and long-term strategies of the organization,” says Richard Lipari, vice president operations. Northeast Credit Union, a member-owned and not-forprofit organization, has been providing financial services for more than 85 years throughout New Hampshire and Maine. For more information, visit www. necu.org or call 1-888-436-1847.

interest in helping youth and, in particular, those that are in distress or have special needs.” Expressing enthusiasm at Gibb joining the board, Executive Director Meme Wheeler said the home has benefitted from strong governance. “Our board offers guidance on all areas of our operation,” she said. “I have a wonderful working relationship with our board and truly appreciate their care, support, and guidance. It results in better care of our kids.” To learn more, including opportunities to join the board or become an ambassador, visit www.chasehome.org.

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21. City in New Hampshire 22. Giving a bad impression 23. Samsung laptops 25. Without (French) 26. Scientist’s tool (abbr.) 27. System of one more computers 29. Captures 31. Authentic 33. Female mammal’s nipple 34. Pandemonium 36. Satisfy

38. Arrived extinct 39. Shipborne radar (abbr.) 41. Network of nerves 43. Monetary unit 44. Showed old TV show 46. They help you hear 48. One who eliminates 52. Congress’ investigative arm 53. Parties 54. Most supernatural 56. Takes illegally 57. Breathes while asleep

58. Sea eagles 59. German surname CLUES DOWN 1. Looks at for a long time 2. Solution for diseases 3. Belonging to a thing 4. Former Packers fullback 5. Contemptible person 6. One billionth of a second (abbr.) 7. Helps

8. Final section of the large intestine 9. Invests in little enterprises 10. Look for 11. Unbeliefs 12. Susan and Tom are two 14. Female sheep 15. A poet writes it 18. Affirmatives 20. “Full House” actress Barber 24. Traveled rapidly 26. Long upholstered seat 28. Set wages 30. Peter Gabriel song 32. Sides of a jacket 34. More beautiful 35. Actress Kate 37. Furniture with open shelves 38. Indicate 40. The cost of a room 42. Gets rid of something 43. Impudence 45. No No No 47. Drunkards 49. Middle eastern country 50. High energy lasers (abbr.) 51. Primary component of ribosomes 55. An informal debt instrument

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