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Prescott Park Arts Receives $100,000 Challenge Grant PORTSMOUTH – Prescott Park Arts Festival reports that it has received a $100,000 challenge grant for its capital campaign. Sean Mahoney, co-chairman of the capital campaign committee, noted that, “We are really grateful to the generosity and thoughtfulness of this donor, because this challenge creates a great opportunity to leverage giving to the campaign. Every dollar donated up to $100,000 will be matched.” The “Believe in Magic” capital campaign, as the Festival is calling its fundraising effort, has a goal of $1.3 million for capital improvements intended to enhance the festival performance experience for audience members and performers. A successful conclusion to the campaign will mean that the facilities that the Festival uses in city-owned Prescott Park to present its family-friendly performances throughout the summer will be updated to meet the needs of visitors to the Park and upgraded to a more professional level on par with the quality of the performances. These improvements include renovations to the Pavilion building which
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houses the public restrooms and the concession kitchen. The new concession kitchen will be able to provide healthier food, faster and with more options available to the public. The project is a public/
private partnership with the City of Portsmouth, and groundbreaking on the building is expected to begin in late October, to be completed in spring 2014. Another goal is to place a
seasonal fabric covering over the stage that will not only address safety issues and concerns with performers and actors exposed to intense sun and light rain, it will mean that the festival can use professional-quality light and sound systems which can only be installed under covering. “The need for these improvements was underscored this past season,” explained Ben Anderson, executive director of the Festival. “We had several rain cancellations and rain delays. Some of these cancellations and delays might have been prevented had we had a new stage covering. Without it, the festival continues to face serious safety issues resulting from a slippery stage, use of electronics and other issues resulting from full exposure to heat and wet conditions.” Steve Marchard, the other
co-chairman of the capital campaign committee said, “Prescott Park Arts Festival is part of what makes Portsmouth so special. This campaign is something that we can all get behind. These improvements will not only improve the appearance of the buildings in the park, they will have a long term impact on the fiscal health of organization, and therefore on the Portsmouth community as a whole.” Mahoney added, “Through the generosity of many donors in the Seacoast community, we’ve raised about 80 percent of the capital campaign goal. We hope that those who have not joined in yet, will do so soon. Now is the perfect time.” “We look forward to being able to open the season with all See GRANT page 2...
Arts In Reach AIRWalk Returns for 2013 PORTSMOUTH – Arts In Reach (AIR) announces the organization’s third Annual AIRWalk, a 5K walk through downtown Portsmouth benefitting teen girls of the Greater Seacoast by raising funds for the free year-round arts programming provided by AIR. The entire community is invited to help in AIR’s mission; to empower teenage girls through mentoring and the arts by walking, sponsoring teens, or sponsoring the event. This year’s walk is Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk is at 9:30 a.m at the AIR mural, 11 Jewell Court, Portsmouth. Join early for music, refreshments, and to meet our local community partners. In 2011, AIR participants began AIRWalk, their very own fundraiser to keep the programs they know and love thriving. For the last two years, the event has been a great success. This year, AIR looks forward to holding an even larger AIRWalk event,
extending the invitation to the community and welcoming many more participants. A $15 fee includes walk registration and an AIR t-shirt. Register now by visiting www.artsinreach.org. The completed registration form and a check can be mailed in advance to Arts In Reach, PO Box 236, Portsmouth, NH 03802 or presented October 19 during the morning registration. Children under age 12 walk for free and leashed dogs are welcome. Arts In Reach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that empowers teenage girls (ages 13 to 18) and sparks their creative interests through accessible performance and visual arts education programming. AIR believes that girls can succeed when they are provided with a positive atmosphere that is respectful of their voices, supportive of their ideas and responsive to their developmental needs. For more information, visit www.artsinreach.org or call 603-433-4ART (4278).
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Venomous Creatures included in Haunting Fun RYE – Everyone thinks of pumpkins and ghosts on Halloween, but the Seacoast Science Center is taking the spooky fun under the sea. The entire family can be engaged in learning fun on Thursday, Oct. 17. The evening begins with a pasta dinner, then children can join naturalists to learn about venomous creatures of the sea and be engaged
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ARA Speaks on Hotel in War-time
DURHAM – The Active Retirement Association offers programs reflecting the many interests of people 50+ years old, retired or not. Please join us to learn more about the ARA and our fall activities at the October General Meeting, Monday, Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m., at the Durham Evangelical Church, 114 Dover Road (Route 108) in Durham. The program will feature Carl Lindblade of the UNH Hospitality Management Department, speaking on “A Hotel Goes to Peace, Not War.” This presentation focuses on the 1944 International Monetary Conference at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH. In preparation for the conference, the resort, which had been closed because of the
war, was quickly reopened and hastily staffed and redecorated. Much of the economic turmoil of today is related to the topics considered at Bretton Woods: The World Bank, The International Monetary fund, and currency stabilization. Carl Lindblade has served as a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Travel and Tourism, Interim Director of the NH office of Travel and Tourism Development, and President of the NH Lodging and Restaurant Association, and has been recognized as Innkeeper of the Year, Travel Person of the Year, and American Hotel and Lodging Association Volunteer of the Year. For additional information, visit www.unh.edu/ara or contact Membership Director Carol Caldwell at 603-343-1004.
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The Warner House Sponsors Lecture of Treaty of 1713 PORTSMOUTH – Between the late 1680s and 1713, turmoil characterized life in the Piscataqua region. European wars disrupted trade and native attacks reduced settlement in northern New England to the Portsmouth and Kittery, Maine area. Learn how two merchants, one a longtime Kittery resident, and the other a recent arrival in Portsmouth, used the improved conditions to build significant fortunes in a talk that will bring to life the time of the Treaty of 1713. The Warner house is pleased to sponsor “Game Change: 1713 Treaty of Portsmouth Increases Opportunity for Merchants”, a discussion that will center on how the treaty impacted the lives of William Pepperell and Archibald MacPheadris. The lecture will take place Oct. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Warner House. For inquiries call the Warner House at 603-436-5909 or email at info@warnerhouse. org. ...GRANT from page 1 of these improvements in place, which will make a difference for everyone coming to our events,” said Anderson. For more information, contact Ben Anderson, executive director, at 603-436-2848 or visit www.prescottpark.org/campaign.cfm.
A Trip to China with the Chamber SOMERSWORTH – The Greater Somersworth Chamber of Commerce is planning its sixth annual trip to China departing on March 27, 2014. This extraordinary experience is available to all Chamber members, their families and friends, and to anyone else who is looking for a great adventure at a fantastic price. The tour includes visits to the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, Tian An Men Square, Beijing, and Shanghai. Travelers will also have the opportunity to be hosted for a lunch in a typical Chinese home, and a visit to one of China’s most famous tea plantations includes a brief educational talk on the art of tea. There are also optional tours that can be purchased, including a visit to the renowned Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi’an, China. The 2014 China trip is available for the all-inclusive
price of $2,399, which includes transportation to and from JFK Airport in New York, roundtrip international and domestic airfare (taxes included), 5-star and 4-star hotels, three full meals each day, English-speaking tour guides and admission tickets to all the scheduled tourist attractions. A $300 per person, non-refundable deposit is due on Nov. 15 with the final payment due Dec. 16. The Chamber is hosting a public information session on Saturday, Oct. 19 in the City Council Chambers at 4:30 p.m. and will include a slide presentation of the trip. Attendance is open to anyone interested in learning more. There is no obligation to sign up, but for planning purposes, please register for the information session by calling 603-692-7175 or emailing info@somersworthchamber. com. For a downloadable brochure, visit www.somersworthchamber.com.
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~ Arts & Entertainment ~ Comedy “This” Finds the Fun in Mid-life Crises PORTSMOUTH – A dashing French doctor, a widow in denial, a frazzled interracial couple with an infant incapable of sleeping for more than fifteen minutes at a time and a gay man with the annoying ability to recall every word of any conversation held in his presence – On Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m., these lives entangle as Stage Force presents Melissa
James Gibson’s “This” as part of their ongoing Play Reading Series. Gibson’s acclaimed script, which in 2009 was noted as, “the best new play to open offBroadway this fall” by the New York Times, follows the story of a widow, Jane’s, effort to come to terms with a one-night stand with her best friend’s husband, but the true target of this smart,
Woody Allen-esque comedy is the collective awkwardness of close friends as they fall prey to middle age. The reading will be held at The Music Hall Loft at 131 Congress Street in Portsmouth. Tickets are $12 and advanced reservations are strongly recommended by visiting www.stageforce.org or www.themusichall. org, or by call 603-436-2400.
Shrek The Musical to Take the Stage ROCHESTER – Take an unforgettable family adventure with everyone’s favorite ogre when Rochester Opera House Productions presents “Shrek,” the musical comedy based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film. The show runs from Oct. 10 to 27 with evening performances at 7 p.m. and matinees at 2 p.m. Treat the kids to a Meet-the-Cast Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. as well. Join unlikely hero Shrek (Alden Caple) and his loyal steed Donkey (Josh Moore) as they set off on a hilarious quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona (Danica Carlson) from her tower, guarded by a firebreathing love-sick Dragon (Jenn Batchelder). Meet the diminutive Lord Farquaad (Tim Allen), a gang of fairy tale mis-
adults and $14/10 for children 12 and under. Purchase tickets online at RochesterOperaHouse.com or call the box office at 603-335-1992. The Opera House is located in City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street in Rochester.
fits and a biscuit with attitude along the way. “Shrek The Musical,” part romance and part twisted fairy tale, is an all-singing, all-dancing irresistible adventure with all new songs that include the cult Shrek anthem “I’m a Believer.” “Shrek the Musical” is produced by Rochester Opera House Executive Director Anthony Ejarque, directed and choreographed by Kelli Leigh-Ann Connors, with music direction by Kathy Fink. Tickets cost $24/20 for
Invasion From Mars Returns PORTSMOUTH – Phylloxera Productions and The Players’ Ring is pleased to announce the seventy-fifth anniversary recreation of the most notorious radio broadcast of all time, “Invasion from Mars!” Seventy five years ago, on the evening of Oct. 30, 1938, CBS radio, and The Mercury Theatre Players, presented a radio adaptation of “The War of the Worlds” by H. G. Wells. Within minutes of the beginning of that broadcast, as much as 25 percent of the population of the United States believed that Earth was being invaded by Mars. Pockets of pandemonium broke out across
America. Starting Oct. 11, “Invasion from Mars!” reproduces that broadcast exactly as it happened, occasionally pausing to tell the stories of some listeners who believed that the broadcast was real. The “Invasion from Mars!” script is an original by Howard W. Koch, with additional material by Gary Locke. Invasion from Mars runs Oct. 11 to Oct. 27 at The Players’ Ring, 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. on Sundays Oct. 13 and 20, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. For details, call 603-4368123 or visit playersring.org.
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“Horses to Horsepower” Presents the Majesty of Old-Time Engines HAMPTON – If you look closely while driving along back roads, you can see abandoned trucks and cars in the woods, in dirt lanes, and in fields. They are the detritus of a former age, objects that have outlived their useful life. However, there is certain majesty in these discarded objects. It is this majesty hat painter William Turner has captured and given a new life and purpose to our former companions. The paintings of William C. Turner will be on exhibit in Lane Memorial Library in Hampton during the month of October. Turner paints the effects of time – the weathered look, the patterns of rust, the crooked bumpers that have
transformed what was a once useful tool into something now discarded for newer editions. “Symbolically these machines take on a human-like quality. The bumper may be distorted into a crooked smile; the grill a bent out of shape nose; the headlight, sometimes broken, resemble eyes,” explains Turner. “Each one, like us, is allotted a limited time to perform a mission and hopefully grow old with grace and dignity.” The Lane Memorial Library will host an artist reception for Mr. Turner on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. with light refreshments provided. The Lane Library Weston Gallery is located at 2 Academy Ave. in Hampton.
Free Play Reading Explores Modern Art at Players’ Ring PORTSMOUTH – “Red,” by John Logan, winner of the 2010 Tony Award for best play, is the next entry in Generic Theater’s monthly playreading series at the Players’ Ring, 105 Marcy Street in Portsmouth. The New York Times describes “Red” as “a study in artist appreciation, a portrait of an angry and brilliant mind that asks you to feel the shape and texture of thoughts.” The reading, featuring Alan Huisman and Bretton Reis, will take place on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art: a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly
with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. Admission is free. No reservations are required, but for directions or more information visit www.playersring.org.
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The Homemakers & Frisbie Memorial Hospital Partner to Host Senior Fall Health & Wellness Expo ROCHESTER – The Homemakers Health Services, partnering with Frisbie Memorial Hospital, is hosting a free Senior Fall Health and Wellness Expo for seniors, their families and caregivers on Friday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Rochester. “As one of the few medical facilities in the region providing geriatric psychiatry services, Frisbie Memorial Hospital is pleased to partner with The Homemakers Health Services
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passionate care and medical expertise of our Geriatric Psychiatry program as well as other community programs and services available.” This year’s Senior Fall Health and Wellness Expo will feature more than 60 area organizations and businesses, including community health care providers, hearing and vision specialists, rehabilitation services, insurance and financial planning counselors, assisted living facility representatives and more. The events will also feature a free light breakfast and lunch for those who attend. “The goal of this health and wellness fair is to empower seniors, their caregivers and loved ones by providing them with the opportunity to learn about the resources available to them to help them take charge of their health and wellness and be educated health care consumers,” says Linda Nylund, community liaison at The Homemakers.
Last year more than 200 seniors, their caregivers and loved ones attended the Senior Fall Health and Wellness Expo. “You’ll be able to get a flu shot, meet health specialists, take advantage of free screenings and learn more about healthy living, so that you can live your best possible life,” says Nylund. “It will be both informative and fun, and to top it off there will be free giveaways, raffles and prizes!” Both sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor spaces are available. As exhibitor space is limited, exhibitors will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis. For more information about sponsorship or to participate as an exhibitor, please contact Linda Nylund, The Homemakers’ community liaison at 603- 335-1770, ext. 114 or lnylund@thehomemakers. org.
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DOVER – In an effort to help community members learn more about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace , Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is offering the assistance of Certified Application Counselors to answer questions and guide community members to appropriate resources. On-site Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance is available Monday through Friday at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Registration Room No. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and at the Financial Assistance Office, located at 121 Broadway in Dover from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling
603-740-3342. The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find quality health coverage. It is available for individuals who do not have insurance or are looking for lower cost insurance. With one application, you can learn if you qualify for tax credits or discounts based on your annual income. The application process will also tell you if you qualify for low or no cost coverage through Medicaid. More information is available at www.healthcare. gov or by directly calling the Marketplace Enrollment Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.
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BUSINESS & FINANCE
What’s Your Retirement “Contingency Plan?” You probably have thought about what you’d like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don’t have the money you thought you’d have? If this occurs, it’s time for “Plan B.” What does that look like? Here are a couple of possibilities: Continue working. If you like your job, you may not mind working an extra year or so. You’ll be bringing in more income and contributing more to your 401(k) or other retirement account — and, perhaps almost as importantly, you may be able to avoid tapping into these retirement accounts, thus giving them more time to potentially grow. (However, once you turn 70½, you’ll need to begin taking withdrawals from your 401(k) and a traditional IRA.) But if you are really not enamored with the
idea of working any longer, you might find that even the ability to “beef up” your retirement plans for another couple of years isn’t much consolation. Adjust your retirement lifestyle. It’s pretty simple: If you don’t save as much as you had planned for retirement, you probably can’t do all the things you wanted to do as a retiree. For example, you may not be able to travel as much, or pursue your hobbies to the extent you’d like. Clearly, you’d like to avoid these “retirement contingency plans.” To do so, though, you’ll need to take steps well before you retire. And the most important move you can make may be to contribute as much as you can possibly afford to your IRA and your 401(k) or other employersponsored retirement plan. During the last several years before you wish to retire, you may be in a strong position to “max out” on these plans because, at this stage of your life, your income may be at its highest point, your children may be grown and you may even have
“retired” your mortgage. If you still have money left with which to invest, you may want to look at other tax-advantaged vehicles that can be used for retirement. But while it’s important to put in as much as possible to your retirement accounts, you need to do more than that — you also must put the money in the right investments within these accounts. Your exact investment mix should be based on your individual risk tolerance and time horizon, but, as a general rule, these investments must provide you with the growth potential you’ll need to accumulate sufficient resources for retirement. Of course, as you know, investments move up and down. You can’t prevent this, but you’ll certainly want to reduce the effects of volatility as much as possible when you enter retirement. Consequently, during your final working years, you may need to adjust your retirement accounts by shifting some of your assets (though certainly not all) from growth-oriented vehicles to income-producing ones.
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Hampton United Methodist Church is looking for outside vendors for their Christmas Fair that will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To book a table/ booth or for more information, call Grace Currier 603-474-2598.
Saturday, Oct. 12 Chili Cook-Off
Prescott Park Arts Festival will hold it’s 24th Annual WHEB Chili CookOff in Strawbery Banke’s Puddle Dock, with lots of local restaurants, great music, and Redhook Brewery on site. But the event is not possible without the help of volunteers, so if interested in joining, email Hannah Comeau at email@example.com or call the festival office at 603-436-2848.
Memorial Bridge Road Race
To benefit Community Child Care Center and Prescott Park Arts Festival. All military veterans, active duty, and reservists run for free thanks to Long Term Care Partners. The 5K is immediately followed by the Annual Chili Fest at Prescott Park.
New Hampshire Fall Festival
Celebrate harvest time with Strawbery Banke’s 6th Annual New Hampshire Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Experience a traditional New England country fair complete with demonstrations from craftspeople, heritage breed and farm animal exhibits, farm animal and livestock demonstrations, , presentations on heirloom seeds, food preservation talks, fiber arts, and much more.
Halloween Costumes Available
Garrison Players Arts Center is cleaning out it’s wardrobe, just in time for your Halloween costume search! The sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., offers a variety of women’s period and modern dresses plus assorted items for men and children. FMI: 603-516-4919 or www.garrisonplayers.org.
Rochester Main Street presents this festival, underwritten by Service Credit Union, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Hanson Street, in Central Square and at Factory Court, rain
or shine. The day will be filled with entertainment, dance company demonstrations, food, games, donut eating contests, pie eating contests, raffles, and a Barnyard Petting Zoo sponsored by Holy Rosary Credit Union. There will also be a “Mile High Apple Pie” baking contest. All entries must be delivered to the Rochester Main Street booth no later than 10:30 a.m. that day for judging. The winner will receive a medal and $25 cash prize. FMI: 603-330-3208 or www.rochestermainstreet.org.
Sunday, Oct. 13 CROP Walk For Hunger
Join the Greater Dover community walk for hunger, sponsored by the Dover Area Religious Leaders Association. The walk will start at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church and will benefit Dover Children’s Home, Dover Cooperative Ministries and Church World Service, which supports disaster relief and long-term development worldwide. To sign up to walk a one, two, or three mile route, please contact Jim Griffin at 603-397-
A Children’s Literature Seminar’ will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Levenson Room. The guest speaker will be children’s book author and illustrator, JoAnn Adinolfi. The group will be facilitated by Carol Lincoln, children’s book author and retired librarian.
Italian Film Series
On Thursday, Oct. 17, the 2009, PG-13 rated film “Nine” will be shown, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Penelope Cruz. The film follows famous film director Guido Contini’s struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent and his mother.
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The second annual Soup of the Americas family cook-off day will be Monday, Oct. 14 at noon. Soups made with at least one ‘New World’ ingredient will be served upstairs at noon and judged both by a popular vote and a Chef’s Choice. There will be a professional chef presentation courtesy of Chez Boucher in the Lane Room at 1 p.m., followed by an announcement of the winners.
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Contact the library at 603-9263368 or visit www.hampton.lib. nh.us.
Dover Public Library Classical Music
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At 10 a.m. and continuing on the second Sunday of each month. For the months of October and November, the event will be held at the Comfort Inn, 10 Hotel Dr. in Dover. Free and open to the public. FMI: 1-800-713-8944 or www. eckankar-nh.org.
Exeter Hospital’s Trick or Treat Trot
Mile Run/Walk and Creepy Crawler Fun Run at 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 13 will support the Beyond the Rainbow Fund. Event day registration 7-8:45 a.m. and costs $20/25. The Fun Run is for age 10 and younger, registration until 10 a.m., costing $5/8. The event will be held at the Exeter Healthcare Building (on the hospital campus), 5 Alumni Drive in Exeter. The first 250 Trot registrants receive a tshirt. Register online at active.com or download a form at exeterhospital.com. Snacks, face painting, gift bags for kids. Costumes are encouraged. FMI: 603-580-6668.
Tuesday, Oct. 15
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of free classical music concerts for families, featuring live performances of well-known musical masterpieces. This month’s concert will feature seasonal music evoking both autumn and Halloween themes by French and Japanese composers such as Ravel, Dukas, Satie, Taki, and Okano. Performing will be Sally Wituszynski on viola, Jeff Wituszynski on bassoon, Naho Bessho on piano, and vocalist Yuka Cass.
For parents with kids of all ages: Come learn the beauty of logical consequences. Know how and when to intervene, and when to let your child’s choices reveal their own consequences. Facilitated by John Battye, M.Ed., elementary school teacher, parent educator and father of four. Tuesdays, Oct. 15 and 22, 6-7:30 p.m., at Families First, 100 Campus Dr., Portsmouth. Free; includes free child care. Advance signup required: 422-8208 ext. 2 or FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org/programs.cfm.
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Wednesday, Oct, 16
Contact the library at 603-5166050 or visit www.dover.lib.nh.us.
Rye Public Library Adult Book Group
The Adult Book Discussion Group selection for Oct. 15, is “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month 2-3 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it is a work of quiet majesty, deep compassion, and powerful insight into the alchemy of friendship and marriage.
For More Information
Contact the library at 603-9648401 or visit www.ryepubliclibrary. org.
Heronfield Academy Open House
Grades 6, 7 & 8 and located in Hampton Falls, begins at 6:15 p.m. with check-in. Program starts at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Ann F. Reis, Director of Admissions, at 603-772-9093 or email areis@ heronfield.org.
Portsmouth Garden Club
Kevin Gardner will speak to the Portsmouth Garden Club at 1:30 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center, Elwyn Rd. in Portsmouth. Gardner has been a stone wall builder for forty years. He is widely known for traditional New England stonework, par ticularly for historic restoration of antique structures. In 2001, Gardner published “The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Tech-
Halloween Crafts with Wine Bottles
Join Linda Gebhart, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., to create spooky witch and Jack-O-Lantern bottles. This Halloween use empty wine bottles to decorate your home. Please bring empty green bottle to class to paint. $25 and pre-registration is required. Call Exeter Adult Education 603-775-8457 or visit adulted. sau16.org.
Saturday, Oct. 19 Harvest Supper
At the Middle Street Baptist Church from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults $9, children (under 12) $5. Purchase tickets in advance by calling the church office 603436-2337 or Jan Anderson 603436-7396. Middle Street Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Middle and Court streets and is handicapped-accessible with plenty of parking.
Harvest Craft Fair
The 20th Annual Harvest Craft Fair is sponsored by the Somersworth Festival Association and will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Somersworth High School. This very well-attended fair is one of the largest craft fairs in the area. The fair features over 150 of the best crafters in all of NH, Maine, Vermont and even Mass. Plenty of parking and food will be served by the Board members of the Festival Association. There are still a limited amount of vendor spaces left, so if interested visit www. nhfestivals.org for an application. FMI: Sue at 603-692-5869.
Seacoast Veterans’ Conference
Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Service Credit Union Corporate Headquarters at 3003 Lafayette Road in Portsmouth. This year’s theme is “Seeking Your Normal in the Face of War” and “Keys to a Peaceful Return”. The Conference features leading experts in the fields of post-military adjustments for particular issues facing Veterans, Service Members, their Families and Significant Others. The Mobile Vet Center will also be available for self-help or for touring. Free to attend, but registration is required. Continental breakfast and lunch are donated by Service Credit Union. FMI: www.seacoastveteransconference.org, seacoastveteransconference@Gmail. com, or 603-422-8208 x336.
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