Independence Day celebrations across the Granite State
Compiled by Katelyn Sahagian
Whether it’s a cookout, parade or celebration, towns and cities across New Hampshire want to make sure their residents have their Fourth of July go out with a bang.
• Amherst Fourth of July celebration Two days’ worth Continue reading “Ka-boom!”
Poetry Society of NH begins search for new poet laureate
The last four years for state Poet Laureate Alexandria Peary have been filled with readings, assorted projects, and making poetry as accessible for people as she could.
“It’s been a total joy to serve the state,” Peary said about her Continue reading “Turning a page”
SEE holds third annual Kick Off to Summer
It’s all about summer fun at SEE Science Center, and reminding kids and families that summer can be a time for learning.
“It’s a celebration of science going into the summer months,” said Pete Gustafson, the deputy director at SEE. “We’re encouraging Continue reading “Science summer fun”
Conservation group accepting submissions for amateur photo contest
Photography hobbyists have until early September to get shoots ready for a photography contest by the New Hampshire Association of Conservation Commissions.
The contest, called the Natural World Photography Competition, wants photos that make the landscapes and wildlife of New Hampshire the Continue reading “Naturally photogenic”
Black Heritage Trail presents discussion panel with immigrants and refugees
The Currier Museum of Art is promoting a different type of art: the human experience. The museum has partnered with The Black Heritage Trail NH in hosting a panel discussion about the lives of Black immigrants and refugees in the Continue reading “Elevating their experiences”
NH Writers’ Project conference connects authors
Publishing the great American novel, or a memoir, or a biography, or any other written text, is a monumental challenge. The New Hampshire Writers’ Project is looking to help aspiring authors with that endeavor.
NHWP is now in its third decade of hosting the Continue reading “Writers network”
Nashua Chamber Orchestra performs piece director wrote during pandemic
With the 2022-2023 season coming to a close, David Feltner, music director for Nashua Chamber Orchestra, is debuting a piece that he wrote during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“It’s a musical journey of how we heard about this strange disease, and … Continue reading “Music reflecting life”
Artists inspired by a once-essential part of the feminine wardrobe
Twiggs Gallery is celebrating women through the art show “Head’s Up: The Many Hats Women Wear.” The show, which features all artists from the Women’s Caucus for Art’s New Hampshire Chapter, prompted artists to use hats as inspiration, whether through Continue reading “Hats off for women”
New Hampshire’s teams lace up for roller derby season
Game time at JFK Coliseum means something different in the spring and summertime than in the winter months. Spectators still flock to the stadium seats, but they also set up lawn chairs down on the concrete of the melted ice rink. Continue reading “Granite skate”
New Hampshire Renaissance Faire is back for 19th year of medieval fun
Take a few hours to step back into the 1500s, or into a fantasy novel. From jousting knights to traditional Celtic music, the New Hampshire Renaissance Faire will have it all.
The Faire is back, for two weekends Continue reading “A fair time for the Faire”