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Merrimack News

Program on Lilacs and Wildflowers

Come to the Monday, February 24 meeting of the Bedford Garden Club to find out more about it. Barbara Rollins, a Landscape Supervisor Specialist with the NH-DOT Landscape Division, will begin her presentation at 6:30pm. Her program will cover recommended cultural practices for growing lilacs ...

Gardening in a Changing Climate: Sponsored by the Nashua Garden Club

The Nashua Garden Club invites gardeners and environmentalists to its March 4th program, Gardening in a Changing Climate, presented by Sherry Godlewski, Resilience and Adaptation Manager for the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and member of several regional and statewide ...

United Way “Changemakers United” Kickoff Party

Be part of the conversation about how people 40 and younger can take an active role in volunteering and advocating for the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors.  Join us on Wednesday, March 11 at MakeIt Labs in Nashua to talk about ways young people can make a difference. We’ll hear ...

Milford Contra Dances

All ages welcome. Contra dances are 7:30-10:30 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month at Milford Town Hall auditorium. No partner required, easy to learn and lots of fun! Experienced and beginner dancers welcome. There is an instructional “walk-thru” before each dance. Please bring a ...

Weekly Cribbage League

We play on Wednesday evenings at the Merrimack VFW (282 Daniel Webster Highway). This is a SMOKE-FREE building. Nominal weekly fee for playing. Start time flexible; usually between 5:00 – 5:30pm. Play 10 games with a partner. No partner? No problem. We’ll help you out. Want to try it ...

We want your community news submissions!

Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • ...

Merrimack Middle School Q2 2019-20

HIGH HONORS GRADE 7: Kaylee Adams, Lilly Anderson, Blake Beaulieu, Kaitlin Brooks, Joshua Bruce, Alexander Cayot, Sara Chhetri, Peyton Connelly, Olivia Corga, Kaitlyn Coughlin, Haylee Coviello, Katelyn D’Amico, Annalise Davis, Emily Doyle, Ryan Elliott, Shaun Evidente, Rachel Flett, ...

Seed Swap and Gardening Lecture

The Nashua Public Library’s annual seed swap will take place on Thursday, February 27. At 6:30 p.m., Jodie Gilson of Gilson Greenhouses will present a demonstration on container, raised-bed, vertical, and row-covering gardening. Learn to pick the right plants and seeds, how and when to ...

Merrimack teen wins Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra competition

Winning the prestigious and highly competitive Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra’s Student Concerto Competition, Brigham Parker, a 17-year old resident of Merrimack, performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B minor, Op. 23 with the Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 2. Parker is ...

Knights of Columbus essay contest

The New Hampshire Knights of Columbus is once again sponsoring a Student Respect Life Essay Contest. The contest is open to any junior high school (grades 6, 7 and 8) and senior high school students (grades 9, 10, 11 and 12) in New Hampshire. The Knights of Columbus will make up to six cash ...

Concert Association season to start

The Merrimack Concert Association is pleased to announce the start of its fall 2019 season. New members always are welcomed. The band is seeking, in particular, brass players – trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium/baritone and tuba. Interested players should contact the band director at ...

Discount offered

Ocean State Job Lot, a privately-held, family-operated discount retail chain with 139 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is pleased to offer its “Operation Thank You” savings program at all Ocean State Job Lot locations through Nov. 13. All active duty, National ...

Animal rescues need donations; military is in need of cards

Pets play important parts in people’s lives, providing companionship, emotional support, helping reduce stress, as well as helping to increase social contacts for ‘pet parents’ with other pet lovers and animal advocates. Two local agencies dedicated to providing for canines in transition ...

Scouting for Food Drive coming in Nov.

The Boy Scouts of the Daniel Webster Council will be holding their annual food drive in Merrimack and around the state. The Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Scouts BSA (the new girl troops) will be dropping off door flyers on Sat. Nov. 2 and will return to pick up donations on Sat. Nov. 9. ...

Researching Genealogy

The Merrimack Historical Society will host a presentation on researching genealogy.   Marc Nozell, President of the Merrimack Historical Society, will share his knowledge on researching genealogy using various web sites. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 19th  at 7 PM. ...

Merrimack Seniors Bus Trips

Wed., Dec. 4th - Lunch and show Ultimate Tribute - Johnny Mathis Christmas Merrimack residents: $ 73 PP; Non-residents: $ 83 (subject to availability) Wed., Dec 11th - Lunch: The Red Lion Inn Norman Rockwell Museum, Browse Main St. Open to all senior citizens: $122 PP For more ...

“Vision, Light, and Composition” program

Please join the photographers forum camera club as we host Jim Carlen for a program entitled Vision, Light, and Composition” - Creating The Image In Your Mind’s Eye on November 4 at Bishop Guertin High School at 7:15pm. Jim is a local wedding, portrait, and fine art photographer from ...

Ham Radio Class November 9th

An introduction to Ham Radio and class will be offered on Saturday, November 9th, 8:30am-6pm at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Avenue, Manchester. Before anyone can transmit, they must receive an FCC license. A test is given to prove that you understand rules and ...

Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group Annual Holiday Party 2019

The Sanders/BAE Retirees Breakfast Group is seeking all Sanders and BAE Systems retirees and retired former employees for their annual Holiday Party Luncheon. This year’s Holiday Party is being held on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, NH. ...