September 9, 2021 announcements


Posted: 8/9/2021 22:24:31 PM

LaconiaRunaway pumpkin

Eastern Propane & Oil is back as presenting sponsor of The Runaway Pumpkin 10K & 5K Run / Walk which will take place at Opechee Park on October 16th. male and female finishers and “delicious” age category awards courtesy of Annie’s Café & Catering. The event also offers youth (13-20) and children (12 and under) reduced entry fees and a fun run for kids hosted by The Downtown Gym. Event Director Jennifer Beetle said, “The Runaway Pumpkin is a way for the whole family to get out and have fun while supporting the WOW Trail. Participants are encouraged to register by October 1 to receive a technical long sleeve shirt sponsored by Meredith Village Savings Bank. Additionally, participants who wish to raise funds for the WOW Trail are encouraged to do so by soliciting sponsorship donations. Participants who raise $ 100 or more will receive a portable WOW Trail. Event details and online registration are available at or for more information email [email protected]

CanterburyCraft market held in the Village

The annual Canterbury Shaker Village Craft Market returns this year on September 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is a celebration of craftsmanship and craftsmanship, with live music and demonstrations. The market will offer a wide variety of products, from woodworking to jewelry, textiles, soaps and even locally sourced maple syrup. Come admire the work of artisans and find unique gifts or something special for yourself. This year, Canterbury locals Jordan Tirrell Wysocki and Trio will perform at the Craft Market from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., bringing new energy to traditional Celtic music. A food truck will also be present during the event. If you would like to join us for this exciting craft market, tickets can be purchased on the website at or in person at the event. Admission is $ 12 for adults, $ 6 for Village members, and all youth and young adults under 25 are free! Come and enjoy this special gathering of wonderful artisans, explore the village and share a special day with your family and friends. In addition to the craft market, the Village will offer guided tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. The village store will also be open from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Canterbury Shaker is located at 288 Shaker Road in Canterbury, New Hampshire, just south of Laconia and north of Concord. For more information, visit

HillsboroughATV Poker Race

The Hillsborough Community Center’s first ATV Poker Run fundraiser will take place on September 18 from noon to 3 p.m. from Grimes Field in Hillsborough. Register online and save $ 10. The first prize for the best hand is $ 200. There will be five checkpoints and skill games along the way. Details of the event at

ConcordeReturn to Everett Ice Cream

After a successful summer season of shows and events on dry ground, the staff at the Douglas N. Everett arena are preparing for the return to the ice. Arena staff and the public property division of Concord General Services are busy this week refreshing the arena and building the rink. The facility was converted into an ice rink on September 7. Public skating will be back Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday hours will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 9 and will also be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission will be $ 6 and free for children 3 and under. Skate rentals are available for $ 5 at the arena pro shop. Ice skating lessons will be offered by Concord Parks & Recreation with registration starting in October. Ice skating will continue until March 17. Adult stick practice will be offered to people 14 and over on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. until March 16. Overtime will take place Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. until November 24. Admission will be $ 10 and free for goalies. Helmet and gloves are mandatory while full equipment is recommended. Youth stick practice will be available for ages 13 and under on Friday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. starting September 10 and ending November 26. Admission will be $ 10 and free for goalies. Full equipment is required. Find more information at

CanterburyMonarch day

The news regarding monarch butterflies this year is distressing, but the 9th annual NH Monarch Festival will provide practical tools and expert advice on how families can maintain and improve habitat for migrating monarchs and other pollinators. vital while providing fun ways for kids to celebrate and learn about these amazing creatures on September 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children are free, suggested donation of $ 5 per adult. Despite 25 years of efforts across the United States by citizen scientists and communities to provide more habitat for milkweed for their annual migration, the total forest area occupied by monarchs wintering in Mexico has declined by 26%. compared to last year and 65% for two years. years ago. The NH Monarch Festival, held annually at Petals in the Pines in Canterbury since 2013, focuses on raising public awareness of the plight of the monarch and ways for families to help them. The festival will include activities and games for children, the “Tale Trail” (with a book written by children about milkweed and monarchs), educational and natural art vendors, a butterfly tagging demonstration, readings from book authors, two new mazes (one contemplative, one suitable for children), “Ask-a-Master-Gardener” table, milkweed seeds, 3 km of wooded and garden paths, hundreds variety of flowers and much more. For updates and important guidelines regarding COVID-19 and the Festival, visit A new feature this year is the Pollinator Meadow, showcasing native flowers – including the three types of milkweed that grow in our state – that attract and support a diverse population of beneficial insects. At the NH Monarch Festival, visitors will see how native trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses can do essential work of nourishing pollinators, managing water, and sequestering carbon – all while looking beautiful. On this 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, festival visitors seeking moments of quiet reflection are encouraged to walk up the meditation trail to the contemplative “Love and Grace” labyrinth – a sacred walking space for prayer and prayer. listening, overlooking a calming stream in the woods.

ConcordeGreek Tavern

You are invited to enjoy our Taverna Night (which also commemorates our parish’s 90th anniversary) at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 68 North State St., Concord. The Taverna Night will take place on October 2 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with heavy (and lots of) Mezedakia (Greek Hors d’Oeuvres) and a dessert buffet. There will also be dancing to the sound of the group Dilina (Jimmy Speros and Chuck Koutsos). Tickets cost $ 35 each; you can also reserve a table for six. We are currently taking reservations; if you would like to reserve, please call 603-953-3051 or email [email protected] Tickets are limited, so book them as soon as possible.


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