31st Annual Rotary Club of Portsmouth Golf Tournament

31st Annual Rotary Club of Portsmouth Golf Tournament on June 14th at the Pease Golf Course in Portsmouth in honor of Marie Brownell. Marie and her husband Rick were awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship in honor of the $25,000 that they have donated to Rotary International over the past 16 years. We are inviting our fellow members and members of the community to find it in their hearts to sponsor this important event. Here is a link to our sponsorship deck https://events.golfstatus.com/event/31st-annual-portsmouth-rotary-club-golf-tournament/details/registration-details

The Apple Blossom Arts and Crafts Fair

The Apple Blossom Arts and Crafts Fair is being held on May 11th from 9-2 at the Kensington Congregational Church, 108 Amesbury Rd., Kensington. There will also be luncheon foods available.  Come join the fun. For more info contact the Kensington church at 603-772-5821.

How to Draw Comic Book Characters

Ryan Higgins: How to Draw Comic Book Characters
Saturday, May 18th, 11 AM – 12 PM
Registration Required
Wheaton J. Lane Room


Join comic book artist and creator, Ryan L. Higgins, for an exciting comic book character workshop! Ryan will show you step-by-step how to build characters from basic shapes. You’ll begin with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their creation in Dover, NH. Then, meet Ryan’s own superhero, the Righteous Red Cat, and discover how to bring her to life on paper.

Want to draw your own favorites? During the last 15-20 minutes, the floor is open for your questions and requests. We’ll have a free-draw session where Ryan can help you draw your favorite comic book heroes! Everything you need is provided! Just bring your imagination and love for comics.

Historic Lighthouses and Keepers

Historic Lighthouses and Keepers of New Hampshire & Southern Maine with Jeremy D’Entremont
Thursday, May 23rd, 6 – 7 PM
Registration Required
Wheaton J. Lane Room


Jeremy D’Entremont highlights the fascinating stories of the lighhouse keepers and their families who, beginning in 1771, mainainted the lighthouses between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and York, Maine:  Portsmouth Harbor Light, Whaleback Light, White Island (Isles of Shoals) Light, Boon Island Light, and Cape Neddick “Nubble” Light. The histories of these lighthouses and their keepers reveal rich human interest stories and fascinating lore, from rescues and heroism to isolation and tragedy, and even ghost stories.  

Information about the present-day preservation efforts for these maritime sentinels is also discussed.

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