Summer 2020 – CareKids Program is run by the Exeter Parks and Recreation Department and designed to help the families of Exeter during the Summer of 2020. Program Details, Dates: July 6, 2020 – August 14, 2020, Times: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Cost: $990 per person for 6 weeks. Program will run out of the Recreation Park located at 4 Hampton Road, Exeter NH. Over the phone registration only call: 603-773-6151.
Wright Museum in Wolfeboro plans to reopen on Monday, June 22, 2020, subject to approval by the state’s reopening task force. Our hours for the 2020 season will be Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm, and Sundays 12pm-4pm.
Mixed Media Exhibition
at The Dover Art Center, 1 Washington St, Dover
Deadline – July 31, 2020
The Art Center is hosting a juried group exhibition of Mixed-Media Art
Apply here – https://forms.gle/yKNhRiu5Cdd4S1V97
Mixed-media is the creative combination of two or more different mediums that are used to create a new and distinctive piece of art. Mixed-media artwork can incorporate elements of collage, 3-D assemblage, found objects and pages from books, maps, photographs as well as innumerable paint, paper and cloth combinations. All mixed-media works will be considered.
Virtual On-line Gallery
Opening – September 1, 2020
Closing – October 31, 2020
* Available to view in person by appointment from September 15 – October 24, 2020
20th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic scheduled for September 3-5, 2020. The fun starts Friday, August 28th, 2020 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach. View all entries on line at our Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic Facebook page. Voting for People’s Choice Award. Sat., September 5 at 8:00 PM Awards Ceremony on Sea Shell Stage. Special Fireworks Display at 9:30 PM. The event will be light for nightly viewing thru September 14th.
Pop-Up Shop to benefit Newmarket Community Church on July 25th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., outside at Great Bay Athletic Club. There will be a variety of vendors and crafters, selling everything from homemade soaps and candles to Tupperware, skin care products, jewelry, handbags and much more.
EXTENDED! The Exeter Chamber of Commerce Shop Local Rewards Program? Spend $250 or more at our local restaurants and retailers (except grocery stores) between March 20, 2020 and “NEW” May 31, 2020. Turn these receipts into the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce office by “NEW” June 26, 2020 and you’ll be rewarded with $20 in Exeter Area Chamber Gift Certificates. Learn more at www.exeterarea.org.
The Annual Kites Against Cancer goes virtual! From now through June 7th, fly your kite and take pictures. Post your pictures and videos on the Exeter Hospitals Kites against Cancer Facebook page. This family event is to benefit Beyond the Rainbow Fund at Exeter Hospital. Learn more and make donations at www.unitedinwellness.org.
Paws Walk Reimagined! Saving Lives from Your Own Backyard! Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, join us on Sunday, June 14th for a virtual take on our life-saving event! Paws Walk is the New Hampshire SPCA’s largest grassroots fundraiser. The proceeds provide vital medical treatment and a second chance for dogs, cats, pigs, rabbits, horses and all other animals here at our shelter. It supports programs like our Humane Education classes for children, low-cost rabies clinics and a food share program benefiting families in-need. Fund raise from home and walk with us in your own backyard. Together, we can save animal lives one step at a time! https://nhspca.org/paws-walk/
We need your support. The Society of St Vincent De Paul is seeking donations used to provide food for our Exeter area neighbors. For families with school aged children at home now. For medically challenged seniors. For hardworking parents who have faced an unexpected job loss. Your gift will make a difference to our most vulnerable neighbors. Donate online here: https://www.svdpexeter.com/make-a-donation/
Something really cool to see! Explore the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from your home! Move at your own pace through the 360-degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in the museum at https://naturalhistory2.si.edu/vt3/NMNH/