Town Crier Concord for September 18, 2021


EAST COAST Courtyard, sale of pastries

The garage and bake sale at the East Congregational Church will be held on September 25, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale of $ 4 bags starts at 11:30 a.m. There will be lots of housewares, wool, clean clothes in great condition, tools, furniture, books and more. Do not miss the sale of pastries! Masks are mandatory and will be provided to you if you need them.

WESTERN COAST Stuff a cruiser

â–  Stuff a Cruiser will be held Friday 9 am to 1 pm at Shaw’s. Help the Concord Police Department and the NH Food Bank fight hunger. Donate, meet your local law enforcement officers, and make a difference in your community. Only non-glass and non-perishable food donations will be accepted.

â–  Public skating is back at Everett Arena. Skating hours will be Monday through Friday, 11:30 am to 1 pm and Sunday, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Saturday hours will begin October 9th. Admission is $ 6 for ages 14 and over and $ 5 for ages 13 and over. below, children 3 and under are free. Skate rentals will be available in the pro shop for $ 5. Skate rentals and walking aids (in limited quantities) will be thoroughly disinfected after each use upon return to the Pro Shop. For more information, call 228-2784.

â–  Reserve your place at the Pape Memorial SPCA Low cost vaccinations on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. An online form must be completed and sent before the appointment. Bring your cats, dogs and ferrets for the rabies vaccination ($ 20), microchip ($ 25), kennel cough vaccine ($ 15) and distemper vaccine ($ 15). Proof of previous rabies vaccination to determine vaccine for one or three years. Cats should be safe in transport cages and dogs on a leash. Payment is due at the time of online registration. Follow the COVID protocol. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 856-8756. Walk-ins are not allowed.

â–  September is library card registration month at the Concord Public Library. If you sign up for a library card, renew your card, or refer a friend to get a library card during the month of September, you will be entered to win a prize! For more information, call 225-8670.



SOUTH END Lots of shows

â–  Since 1896, the Walker Lecture Series has brought inspiring speakers and musicians to Concord. Actor Mike Francis will open the season on September 29, as Galileo, explaining his latest invention, the telescope. In the Walker tradition, all performances are free with no tickets or reservations required. All programs start at 7:30 pm Visit for details. Contact Jon Kelly at for more information.

â–  This week at Red River Theaters, it’s “The Card Counter” and “The Alpinist”.

â–  The Capital Arts Fest, a free event, will close the summer outdoor festival season at Concord. The event is hosted by the Grand Concord Chamber of Commerce and in conjunction with the New Hampshire Craft League, the Capital Center for the Arts and the Concord Community Music School, the event will take place on Saturday and Sunday. Movies, music and shopping will be available indoors and outdoors with COVID security protocols in place throughout the event. Go to for more information.

â–  John Hiatt & The Jerry Douglas Band are performing at the Chubb Theater today at 7 p.m.

â–  Gibson’s Bookstore is pleased to join Books & Books in Florida and independent bookstores across America to virtually present Anderson Cooper as he shares his new book, “Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty” on Friday at 6 p.m. The New York Times Best-selling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams up with New York Times best-selling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty: his mother’s family, the Vanderbilts. This event is chargeable. Your book purchase from Vanderbilt ($ 30) allows you to digitally enter the Zoom webinar audience. Shipping is available. Register at

â–  At Gibson’s September 28 at 7:00 p.m., online only through Crowdcast, a free event at Please join a virtual launch event for “YOUR LEGACY”. A proud and thought-provoking introduction to African American history that celebrates and honors slave ancestors, written by Schele Williams and illustrated by Tonya Engel. We are planning an engaging, family-friendly 45 minute event. Visit for more information.

â–  dahlia is a pop-up restaurant offering elegant plates true to the seasons and New England history, using lost and forgotten techniques and ingredients, all artistically presented in a carefully crafted pre-established tasting menu . dahlia will be at the Discovery Center tonight at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $ 135. Register at

â–  Relax or push your limits at Eaglemania on Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts. This show became a nationwide touring tribute to the Eagles. Eaglemania performs all the Eagles hits, as well as solo albums from Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh. You can find more information at

â–  See David Sedaris Sept. With a sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has 7 pm at the Capitol Center for the Arts. He is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers on the human condition, particularly visible in his latest book, a collection of his journals called “Theft By Finding: Diaries”. Get more information at

â–  Help the Concord Police Department and the NH Food Bank fight hunger. Donate, meet your local law enforcement officers, and make a difference in your community. Stuff A Cruiser with non-glass, non-perishable food donations only at Shaw’s on Fridays and in Hannaford on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm, both on Fort Eddy Road. This event is in partnership with the Salvation Army of Concord and Friends of Forgotten Children.

â–  There are street closures for the Concord Multicultural Festival, today from 6 am to 5 pm, Newton Avenue will be closed. Also today, Park Street will be closed between Main Street and South State Street from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday, the Concord Family YMCA Block Party will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Warren Street between North State Street and Green Street. Concord Farmers Market closes Capitol Street, from Green Street to North State Street, Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Witness Irish Dancers In The Field from the South End at 12:15 PM and plenty of entertainment today in Keach Park for the Multicultural Festival.




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