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HB News

Nashua PAL kids need outdoor equipment, indoor games

Now that spring is finally here and winter weather is no long a menace, it’s time ‘for a pitch’ for baseballs, softballs, balls for volley, soccer, and tennis – time to trade jeans and sweats for shorts, and focus more on outdoor sports – some days call for activities like games ...

Savoring Spring

Honey bees hovering over hanging baskets of purple and yellow pansies on display at Lull Farm in Hollis was a sure sign of springtime temperatures creeping toward tropical. The bees don’t fly in weather of less than 50 degrees, note many online sources. The afternoon of Easter Sunday warmed ...

National Prescription Drug Take Back event

The Hollis Police Department, in conjunction with the Hollis Pharmacy and General Store and the Drug Enforcement Administration, will be hosting the National Prescription Drug Take Back event. This provides citizens with the opportunity to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal. ...

Book & Bake Sale at the Annex

Saturday, May 4 at 4 Main Street, Brookline, NH. The Friends of the Brookline Public Library will hold its semi-annual Used Book & Bake Sale on May 4, 9am - 4pm, with $5/bag 2-4. The Friends are offering thousands of hardbacks and paperbacks including fiction, non-fiction, mystery, ...

Hollis Agricultural Scholarship

This scholarship is the FIRST ever of its kind and is sponsored by Fulchino Vineyard. It is for a Hollis Brookline student heading off to college to pursue a career in fields of Horticulture, Floriculture, Traditional Farming, Forestry, Animal Husbandry,  etc.   2 scholarships will be ...

Iron Melt Workshop

Andres Institute of Art - Sculpture Park, 98 Rt. 13, Brookline. Iron Melt Workshop, May 11, Time: 1 P.M. A donation of $35 per scratch mold, $25 for AIA members. All materials will be supplied. Family fun, ages 4 – 84. Please park in the parking lot near the kiosk. A shuttle to the studio ...

DAR Presentation: A Visit With Queen Victoria

In 1837, teenaged Victoria ascended to the British throne, untrained and innocent. Those who would try to usurp her power underestimated this self-willed intelligent young woman whose mettle sustained her through her 63-year reign. Using Queen Victoria’s diary and letters, this program ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

St. Joseph Hospital Creative Arts Classes

Meet the Ukulele - Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 18-May 9 / May 16-June 6 / June 13-July 11 Did you know the ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to learn to play? Join Mike Loce of Mike Loce Music in this low-key and entertaining beginner class. Learn basic concepts such as simple ...

A Successful Food Drive

The HB Rotary Interact was asked to organize a food drive to benefit the Brookline Food Pantry, which supports both Hollis and Brookline families. They accepted this challenge with a great desire to have a successful collection.  It’s with immense gratitude that the Interacters recognize ...

The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis seeks plant donations

The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis seeks plant donations. The Garden Club is making plans for its Saturday, May 11th Annual Plant Sale at the Hollis Town Common from 9am-12noon, rain or shine. The club is looking for donations of perennials from local gardens as well as pots larger than 6 ...

Hollis-Brookline Middle School Honor Roll – Quarter 3

High Honors: Grade 7: Vincent Arcieri, Claire Ballou, Abigail Barich, Katherine Bauer, Isabela Bobocea, Adelaide Butler, Rayna Caplan, Saniya Choudhry, Adam Connelly, Isabelle Creto, Bethany Cutter, Julia DeRego, Ian Despres, Kailey Disco, Gracie Dortona, Elizabeth Getter, Lucia Hagman, Lauren ...

Earth Day delights

Earth Day, officially Monday, April 22, was established in 1970 to rally people to more often advocate for reduced pollution, to plant trees, to clean up parks and rivers and to build sustainable communities. It now is grown to be celebrated in nearly 200 countries, notes earthday.org. Peace ...

Hollis Agricultural Scholarship

This scholarship is the FIRST ever of its kind and is sponsored by Fulchino Vineyard. It is for a Hollis Brookline student heading off to college to pursue a career in fields of Horticulture, Floriculture, Traditional Farming, Forestry, Animal Husbandry,  etc.   2 scholarships will be ...

HBHS Graduating Senior Scholarship

The HRTC is pleased to announce our 2019, 1st Annual Hollis/Brookline High School Graduating Senior Scholarship. The Award will be presented to a graduating Hollis Senior and judged based on the content of a ~ 750 word essay (70%) and Activities/Community Service (30%). The First Place Award ...

Garden Club seeks projects in need of funding

The Colonial Garden Club of Hollis raises money through our annual plant sale and through garden tours in order to provide scholarships, maintain town plantings and to help fund worthwhile community endeavors. We are presently seeking projects in need of funding. The projects should support ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

St. Joseph Hospital Creative Arts Classes

Meet the Ukulele - Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 18-May 9 / May 16-June 6 / June 13-July 11 Did you know the ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to learn to play? Join Mike Loce of Mike Loce Music in this low-key and entertaining beginner class. Learn basic concepts such as simple ...

AARP Smart Driver Program

The AARP Smart Driver Program is the nation’s largest driver refresher course designed specifically for drivers who want to refresh their skills, review laws and rules of the road, learn about new vehicle technologies, and learn the latest driver safety strategies. This is a 6 hour ...

Interfaith Women of NH presents Human Trafficking

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT” with the NH Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force on April 29, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena School Auditorium, Manchester. Jasmine Grace, keynote speaker, is a trafficking survivor from New England formerly trafficked in NH. “I am Someone’s Daughter: ...