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Fired Up: Smokey Bear celebrates 75th birthday in Hampton Falls

In 1944 a mascot was created by the USDA Forest Service and Ad Council with one goal in mind: to educate the public on the dangers of forest fires and ways to be cautious and cognizant of the risks of participating in any fire-related activities. His name was Smokey Bear, and 75 years later he […]

Fire and Beer

Join the town of Kingston for its 325th celebration Beerfest and Bonfire, scheduled for Saturday, June 29, which will feature a road race from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., beer tastings from 3 to 7 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m. and a three-story bonfire at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person for full access […]

Dock-diving Dogs

Smuttynose is hosting a Dock Dogs competition Saturday, June 29, and Sunday, June 30. The event is free to the public, though you can purchase VIP tickets that include drinks, food and a swag bag ($30 per day or $50 for the weekend). There’s also a fee to register your dog for the competition, but […]

Kick off your summer reading

The Lane Memorial Library in Hampton will be kicking off summer reading on Friday, June 21. Starting at 11 a.m., the community is invited to Speaking for Wildlife: A Garden for Wildlife. Anyone with a backyard, landscaped area, or garden can help wildlife by altering their landscaping and gardening practices. At noon, learn about Rain […]

Culture for Kids: Somersworth host International Children’s Festival

The annual Somersworth International Children’s Festival, which will be celebrating its 39th year, attempts to make the world a little bit smaller by giving local kids a slice of all of the world’s cultures. The Somersworth International Children’s Festival is Saturday, June 15, but begins with their celebration and opening festivities at the Festival Pavilion […]

Blooming Art: Flowers and paintings collide at art show

The Hampton Art in Bloom show blossoms for its seventh year on Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, at the Cornerstone at Hampton Assisted Living Facility. The show is a collaboration between the Hampton Arts Network and the Hampton Garden Club to create flower arrangements that are inspired by the paintings. “Art in Bloom […]

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 […]

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