Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service with Kensington Congregational Church at 6 am April 4th, at our traditional location of 42 Stumpfield Road, Kensington. This high spot affords a memorable sunrise view. Please wear masks and practice social distancing.

Kensington Congregational Church to host online & outdoor events for Holy Week

Kensington Congregational Church to host online & outdoor events for Holy Week


KENSINGTON, N.H. – Kensington Congregational Church will convene Holy Week services online along with opportunities to come together safely outdoors on Easter.


The following services will be online at the church’s regular Zoom room, which is found through this shortcut: bit.ly/KCCworship

  • 10 am Palm Sunday, March 28
  • 7 pm Maundy Thursday, April 1
  • 10 am Easter Sunday, April 4


The 10 am Easter service ends with outdoor Communion and fellowship in the parking lot at Kensington Congregational Church, 108 Amesbury Road, Kensington. Begin online, then drive to KCC. The church asks that participants wear masks and practice social distancing.


At 6 am on Easter morning, KCC will hold an outdoor Easter sunrise service at the traditional location of 42 Stumpfield Road, Kensington. This high spot affords a memorable sunrise view. Please wear masks and practice social distancing.

The Art Center is accepting applications for our June 1 – September 30, 2021 Artist Residency Program


2021 Artist Residency Program

The Art Center is excited to announce the 2021 Artist Residency Program, in our space at the Washington Street Mills in Dover, NH. We welcome artists working in a wide variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, fiber arts and mixed media, who are interested in temporary studio space and exhibiting in our gallery.  This opportunity is made free to the selected artists thanks to our Benefactor, Peter Henry of Market Square Jeweler. This opportunity of a lifetime is valued at $2,500.

Residency Program Periods
February 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021 (Yuliya Shuel current resident)
June 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
October 1, 2021 through January 31, 2021

This is a studio residency only; housing is not included

Artists will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in their art practice, with access to draw inspiration from Dover’s historic downtown, the Cocheco river, and the local arts and culture scene. Artists will have full access to a 160 sq ft studio space with a shared utility sink. 

The selected artists will have four months to develop a body of work throughout their residency that will be displayed in the 2022 Artist Residency Exhibition in the gallery space at its conclusion.


Check out our 2020 Artist in Residency Exhibition on display now – www.theartcenteronlinegallery.com.

For more details and to apply visit – http://theartcenterdover.com/residency/index.php



Rebecca Proctor

The Art Center

1 Washington Street, Suite 1177

Dover, NH. 03820



Exeter Recreation and Parks  NH Esports league sign-ups open

Exeter Recreation and Parks  NH Esports league sign-ups open. This league, which is organized and officiated by GGLeagues, offers families the opportunity to game in a safe and monitored environment. Not only will players in this league reside in the Granite State, each league has age parameters and some offer “beginner” and “competitive” formats. This is a recreational league and the intent is for fun, there will be standings, playoffs, and one champion per game. Register with Exeter Rec and Parks by March 29th online, in person or call 773-6151

An Egg-cellent Exeter event

An Egg-cellent Exeter event on Saturday, March 27th from 9am to 2pm. $20.00/Family. Join us for a fun drive-thru event with music, eggs and a picture with the EGGS-ETER Bunny! Each family will get a printed photo with the Bunny and children will receive a bag of eggs to bring home to have a hunt. 10 lucky eggs will be randomly placed in bags which can be redeemed for prizes! You Must Pre-Register at https://www.exeternh.gov/recreation/egg-cellent-exeter. Limited Time Slots Available.

Annual Maple Month upon us

Now it’s Annual Maple Month in March of 2021. Join the fun at approximately 100 sugar houses throughout the state who invite the public to share in this centuries-old craft of maple sugaring. Experience why pure New Hampshire maple syrup has long been a delicious harbinger of spring. Share the excitement with your family during the sweetest time of the year. Find where to go and more at www.NHMapleProducers.com .

2021 Spring Sports Information

Exeter Parks and Recreation

2021 Spring Sports Information Available Online

Registration Opens March 8th at 8:15am


First Sluggers Tee Ball: Ages 3 & 4 (age 3 by April 30, 2021)

Youth Tee Ball: Ages 5 & 6 (age 5 by April 30, 2021)

Little Kicks Soccer: Ages 2 & 3 (age 2 by January 1,

First Kicks Soccer: Ages 4 & early 5 (not yet in Kindergarten)

U6 Soccer: Age 5 by January 1, 2021

U8 Soccer: Age 7 by January 1, 2021

Field Hockey: Grades K-8

Lacrosse: Ages 5-8

Track and Field: *TBD

For more information and to access the parent handbooks on each sport, please visit our website here. Parent Handbooks contain important COVID-19 policies, coach background check forms, and EPRD Spring Sports Waiver, required for each participant in our programs.

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteer Your Time


Kensington, NH – The Carriage Barn Equine Adaptive Therapy Programs is looking for volunteers to assist with Therapeutic Horseback Riding & Carriage Driving, Fundraising, Events, and Fun Activities.  Volunteers are needed at various times throughout the week to work with horses and clients. 


Teens, adults and retirees welcome (volunteers must be at least 14 years old).  Experience and horse knowledge is a plus, but not required.  Are you a student with a community service requirement (Honor Society, Scouts, 4-H, Graduation, etc)?  If so, we would love to hear from you!


Anyone interested in learning more can contact The Carriage Barn at 603-378-0140, email carriage-barn@comcast.net, or check out our website at www.carriage-barn.org.


The program offers services in Kensington, NH and seeks to promote the health and well-being of individuals of all ages with disabilities by enhancing their physical, psychological, cognitive and emotional healing and strengthening through equine activities.  The Carriage Barn is a 501c3 Not-for-Profit Organization, as well as a member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International.

Seacoast Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol virtual open house

The Seacoast Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol invites you to a virtual open house on the 25th of February beginning 6:45pm.  If you are between 12 and 18, and are interested in Aerospace or leadership, then this program might be for you.  If you are interested, please visit our website at seacoast.cap.gov and click join us and we will get you more information.

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