Month: May 2019

An Ocean of Fun: Celebrate with the Blue Ocean Society all week long

Starting on the first day of June, the Blue Ocean Society for the first time expands World Oceans Day, which started in 2016, to World Oceans Week. It’s happening June 1 to June 8, and the week will feature all kinds of activities that celebrate the ocean. Blue Ocean Society was founded in 2001 by […]

Ready to Explore: Check out a backpack and head outdoors

Libraries are often thought of as an antithesis to the outdoors, providing a sheltered area to exercise the brain but not so much the body. Aware of this perception and looking for change, the Hampton Falls Free Library recently unveiled its new Explorer Backpack program, offering three backpack options full of useful nature materials that […]

Wild History

A volunteer from the Speaking for Wildlife project will present “Wild History: 350 Years of New Hampshire Wildlife,” taking attendees on a virtual journey through New Hampshire’s past, focusing on changes in the land and how wildlife populations have responded over time. It happens Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 p.m. at Rye Public Library, 581 Washington […]

Coffee with your Cars?

Monthly car shows draw hundreds Damien Callahan enjoys relaxation, coffee, car rides and conversation on his Sunday mornings. Though he noticed that many others share these interests, he struggled to find a community space where people could come together and partake in these things on a regular basis. So he created Seacoast Cars and Coffee, […]

Tons of Trucks: Tow Show Returns to Hampton Beach

A truck beauty contest, a drivers’ skills challenge and a massive parade of vehicles are part of this year’s annual Tow Show, happening Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, at Hampton Beach State Park. This year’s show, put on by the New Hampshire Towing Association, is being held in memory of Rene Fortin, who […]

Kites Soar: Event honors those affected by cancer

On Sunday, May 19, kites will soar over Hampton Beach, bringing people together to celebrate those who have been affected by cancer. An annual event, Kites Against Cancer holds a special place in Tammy Symons’ heart. “My mother passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2010, and she had such a love for the beach and […]

Spring Clean-up

The next meeting of the Hampton Garden Club will be Wednesday, May 8, for the Spring Clean-Up at the Lane Library & Monument in Hampton at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place at the First Congregational Church across the street. Then, the Garden Club’s annual Plant & Bake Sale will be Saturday, May 11, […]

Carry-out Comics

Whether you’re a seasoned comic book reader hungry for new material or a comic book newbie with no idea where to start, Free Comic Book Day is the perfect time to take a chance on some new comics without spending a dime. The annual worldwide event, set for Saturday, May 4, encourages comic book shops […]

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