Tri City Toastmasters is meeting live again! We meet at Somersworth High School room 110 on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. For more info call 603-692-3430.
Register for the 16th Annual Seacoast Half Marathon to Benefit Cornerstone VNA
On October 31st, the 16th Annual Seacoast Half Marathon, one of coastal New Hampshire’s longest running half marathons, will kick off from Portsmouth High School. Traditionally an in-person race, the Seacoast Half Marathon is offering a hybrid model in 2021, giving runners the opportunity to participate either in-person or virtually. Virtual participants can select from three distance options (5k, quarter marathon or half marathon), which can be completed on the route of their choice between October 23rd and October 31st.
Each year, 100% of the net proceeds from the event are donated to a mindfully selected seacoast nonprofit organization. This year’s beneficiary, Cornerstone VNA, is an independent nonprofit organization providing home care, hospice, palliative care, private duty services, and community health and wellness programs. As a local health care provider, Cornerstone VNA has been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, caring for patients of all ages, from birth through end-of-life.
According to Erika Lee, Cornerstone VNA’s Advancement Director, “We are thrilled to be a part of this popular seacoast race, and we are grateful to the Seacoast Half Marathon volunteer race committee for all of their efforts to support local nonprofits like Cornerstone VNA.” Lee adds, “We also appreciate all of our race sponsors, especially Ocean Properties and First Seacoast Bank, who are our lead sponsors this year, and Runner’s Alley for their continued partnership in this event!”
According to Bruce Hurley, longtime Seacoast Half Marathon committee member, “Since our race first began in 2006, we have raised over $1.3 million for local nonprofit organizations. It’s a special tradition of caring for the coast and we are proud of the work we’ve done to raise awareness and funds for our nonprofit friends.” Jay Diener, Race Director adds, “This event brings so many people together and I am grateful to everyone involved in making the Seacoast Half Marathon a successful race year after year.”
Visit seacoasthalfmarathon.com today to learn more and to register.
Cornerstone VNA is a nonprofit organization currently serving Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides award-winning care and support through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care. For 108 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end-of-life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.
Weeeee’re Back! Newmarket Recs Halloween Haunt returns Saturday, October 23rd from 2 to 6pm with all of your festive fun favorite games and activities. This year our Goblin Gate will OPEN at 1:45pm with a $5/child or $10/family admittance fee. Additional parking at the Junior/Senior High School! *HOWLING NEED for VOLUNTEERS! Call 603 659 8581 for more info.
Halloween Movie Night Outdoors at the Durham Public Library on October 27th beginning 6pm. Wear your costume because trick or Treating is at 6pm, Family movie at 6:30pm and Halloween Movie at 8pm.
Cat Fanciers Federation and United Maine Coon Cat Association “Splashing into Halloween” Cat Show on October 30th and 31st from 9am to 4pm at the American Legion Post #47 in Rollinsford.
Seacoast Artisans 22nd Annual Holiday Fine Arts & Craft Show on November 20th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 35 Lafayette Road, North Hampton. Event Entrance Fee $5.00 Children 14 & Under Free. An amazing show with over 70 artists. Something for everyone on your Holiday Shopping list this season. Bring the whole family.
2021 Newmarket Rec and NBA Awards Night congratulates this year’s award winners!
Citizen of the Year – Lisa Gibbs Keslar
Business of the Year – The Stone Church Music Club
Event of the Year – Arts in the Park
Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for our community.
The Seacoast Rotary Turkey Trot 5k runs on November 25th starting at Strawberry Banke. Register at www.seacoastrotary.org. Like us on Facebook. This year’s race beneficiaries: Connors Climb Foundation and the seacoast Repertory Theater.
Fall Open House at Four Corners Antique Store on October 16th and 17th. Buy 1 item get the 2nd at 50% off. Homemade Goodies and Fresh Local Apple Cider served. Located at 204 Estes Rd, Rochester.
13th Annual Apple Harvest Day on Saturday, October 2nd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. all over Downtown Dover and Henry Law Park. Free admission. A day-long family event, featuring more than 200 crafters and vendors, great food, live entertainment, kids activities, a 5k road race, and more. The event was first held in 1985 and now draws more than 50,000 people to downtown Dover, making it one of the most popular regional fall festivals.