14th Annual DOVER CHILDREN’S HOME BOWL-A-THON is on Sunday, April 3rd. Families, businesses and friends can form 4 person bowling teams. Four different bowling sessions, prizes each session including the team with the Best dressed theme wear. Learn more call the Dover Childrens Home at 742-4289.
Dover Adult Learning Center has a terrific line up of enrichment classes this spring. Registration will open soon. Here are just a few: Decoupage, Mar. 7 to Apr. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Downsizing, Feb. 23, 6-8 p.m., Essential Oils, Feb. 9, Mar. 8 or Apr. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Fly Fishing, Apr. 16, 17 & 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Fun with Graphology, Mar. 8 & 15, 6-7 p.m., Fundamentals of Garden Design, Mar. 7 to 23, 6-8 p.m., Nurturing Healthy Joints, Feb. 17, 24, Parenting and Support, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30-8 p.m., Yin Yoga Nidra, Feb. 1 to June, 9 a.m.-10. a.m. Call (603) 742-1030 for more info.
Dinosaur Valentines Day Party on Sunday, February 13th, 9:30-11am at the Children’s Museum of NH. There will be A fun photo booth, and 2 story times with special guest T-Rex. Cost is $10 per person for Members or $16 per person for Non-members. Visit www.childrens-museum.org to learn more and to register.
Dover400 input session on Monday, January 24th from 6-7:30pm at the Dover Public Library to seek feedback from residents on activities and programs they’d like see leading up to the City’s milestone birthday in 2023. Visit dover400.org.
“Vehicular Narratives”: paintings by NH Art Association artist William Turner at The Art Center, 1 Washington Street, Suite 1177, Dover and online at www.nhartassociation.org. The Online gallery is available through February 28th. The Art Center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Private appointments available by calling 603-978-6702. Visit www.theartcenterdover.com for more information.
Lion’s Club Plastic Bag Drive. Looking for somewhere to recycle your plastic bags and packaging from buying or receiving gifts this holiday season? You can stop in to recycle them at the Dover Chamber office (550 Central Ave.). For every 500 pounds collected, a bench will be created that the Lions Club will place in Dover for the community to use.
20th Annual Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce Sweepstakes & Auction on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 – 5-7 p.m. at The Loft at Strafford Farms. Each $50 ticket is a chance to win $10,000! Go to https://www.dovernh.org/sweepstakes-auction to purchase a ticket.
Only 350 tickets will be sold and the lucky winner will receive $10,000! This year’s event will be held in person with an optional livestream. Be sure to check out the online auction, as well! The Annual Sweepstakes & Auction is the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce’s largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds from this fundraiser help support the Chamber’s large-scale community events such as Cochecho Arts Festival, Citizens Leadership Academy, and Apple Harvest Day.
Annual Holiday Artisan Faire
Dec. 8- Dec. 23, Wednesday-Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This will feature the work of local fine artists and craftsmen with a focus on New Hampshire based artists & artisans. Click here to learn more. Annual Holiday Artisan Faire at the Woodman Museum
The Annual Artisan Faire at the Woodman Museum will feature the work of local fine artists and craftsmen with a focus on New Hampshire based artists & artisans. Each piece is handcrafted with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. The show incorporates a diverse range of creative mediums.
The show will take place in the Thom Hindle Gallery, in the 1825 Keefe House on the campus of the Woodman Museum. The house provides an intimate & one of a kind shopping experience, and the gorgeous architecture highlights the beauty of the artwork.
The Show is produced by the Woodman Museum and can meet all of your collecting, and Holiday gifting needs.
Granite State Choral Society and the Granite State Ringers Joint Holiday Concerts on Saturday, December 18th at 7PM and Sunday, December 19th at 2:30PM. Performances at First United Methodist Church 34 S. Main St., Rochester. Tickets available at https://gschoralsociety.org/
Saturday Dinner at St Johns United Methodist Church on December 11th from 4:30 to 6pm. This month menu: Turkey, corn bread stuffing with mashed potatoes, corn machoix, peas, cranberry sauce, rolls and desert. Adults $9, Seniors and Vets $8, children 12 and under $4. Call 742-3046. All are welcome.