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Dogs must be on leashes at Mine Falls Park in Nashua

NASHUA – The Mine Falls Park Advisory Committee is asking all users in the park with dogs to adhere to the rules that require all dogs to be leashed and under control of the owner. Virtual leashes are also allowed.

Hollis Brookline crew team to hold fundraising Riverfest

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline High School crew team will hold its first Riverfest from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 8. The event will benefit the team, and will take place on the Nashua River at the Lone Pine Hunters Club, 114 Rideout Road. There will be live music, boat rides, ...

Doll event in Nashua to benefit Masons’ Children’s ID Program

NASHUA – A doll event will be held at the Holiday Inn in Nashua on Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, to benefit the Masons’ Children’s ID Program. The second annual event will feature the Tonner Doll Co. of Kingston, N.Y. Robert Tonner, a fashion designer and sculptor, ...

Conservation Stewardship Program applications due June 14

DURHAM – The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Stewardship Program will provide about $175 million in funding nationally for up to 12.6 million additional acres of enrollment this year. Although applications are accepted all year, farmers, ranchers and ...

Library events in Greater Nashua

NASHUA Nashua Public Library, 2 Court St., 589-4600, carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org, www.nashualibrary.org. SUMMER HOURS The library will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day. RON PLANTE EXHIBITS AT NASHUA LIBRARY Works of art by Nashua native Ron Plante are on exhibit in the Image ...

Classes in Greater Nashua

NASHUA BECK’S ARTS EXPRESS HOSTS OPEN HOUSE FOR SUMMER CLASSES, CAMP Beck’s Arts Express, 491 Amherst St., will host an open house from 5-6:30 p.m. June 6. Enjoy refreshments while your kids make some fun crafts. Receive 20 percent off registration fee when you register ...

Merrimack players compete in Special Olympics basketball tournament

MERRIMACK – Matt Larson and Alex Aiello, of Merrimack, competed in the New Hampshire Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament in Derry on April 12-13. Participants included 650 athletes, 100 coaches and 300 volunteers. In addition to team competition, Special Olympics basketball ...

New NH Camping Guide available

EPSOM – Everything you need to know about camping in the state can be found in the 2013 New Hampshire Camping Guide. This free guide can be obtained at all New Hampshire information sites and rest areas across the state, at RV and camping shows from Florida to Quebec, and at ...

Doll event in Nashua to benefit Masons’ Children’s ID Program

NASHUA – A doll event will be held at the Holiday Inn in Nashua on Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, to benefit the Masons’ Children’s ID Program. The second annual event will feature the Tonner Doll Co. of Kingston, N.Y. Robert Tonner, a fashion designer and sculptor, ...

June schedule announced for Ultimate Play Date in Nashua

NASHUA – Parents of children up to age 5 are invited to get out of the house and connect with other parents at the Ultimate Free Play Date program offered by the Family Resource Center of Greater Nashua. The program, which offers young children the opportunity learn socialization ...

Merrimack High School Class of 1993 to celebrate 20th reunion

MERRIMACK – The 20th reunion of the Merrimack High School Class of 1993 will be held from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the World Sports Grill (formerly Jillian’s) in Manchester. The cost is $30. For more information, email Katy Cummings at cummingskaty@hotmail.com. For ...

Local paddlers clean up rivers in Greater Nashua, Merrimack Valley

If you notice canoes and kayaks cruising local rivers loaded down with laundry baskets and milk crates filled with assorted trash this summer, you’ve stumbled upon a New Hampshire AMC Paddlers Trash Patrol. The program was inspired by an individual who has combined a love of paddling ...

Pets of the week for June 2

Sweetie Boy Hi! I’m Sweetie Boy, and if I do say so myself, appropriately named because I’m the sweetest cat ever! I’m quite shy, so I’d do best in a home with adults or older children, because the fast movements of little kids would frighten me. I do ...

Nashua Garden Club to host Amherst gardener

NASHUA – The Nashua Garden Club has changed its program for its meeting Wednesday because of a scheduling conflict. The club will host Susan Kierstead, of Amherst, also known as “Perennials From Susan.” Her website is at www.perennialsfromsusan.com. The meeting ...

Hudson Chamber of Commerce holds Community Expo

HUDSON – The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce held its annual Community Expo at Alvirne High School on Tuesday, May 14. More than 50 exhibitors participated, from local businesses to community organizations and school groups. The expo provided residents an opportunity to find out ...

Greater Nashua events June 2-16

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are submitted by readers and are only lightly edited. BLOOD DRIVES The American Red Cross will hold these blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 4: St. ...