Concord Events: The Art of Not-Doing; Let’s talk about health; Farmers Market; After

CONCORD, NH – Fancy a family outing? Find out what’s new in your Concord Patch community calendar. Here’s a roundup of local events coming to the area this weekend.

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Here are some of the events happening this weekend in the Concord area:


Your body adapts

  • When: Friday, September 9 at 9:45 a.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Instructor: Erica Mumford, CPTD Date/Time: Fridays, September 9 to October 28, 9:45 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. Cost/Registration: $50. You must register before September 8 at 12 p.m. GoodLife will email you the Zoom link a day or two before class. ***Online registrations will be for live classes… Learn more

Featured event: The Art of Non-Doing: REMEMBERING EMPTINESS – a meditation retreat led by Rae Houseman

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Concord and NH
  • What: Zoom online and in person: Our culture places a high value on “doing”. Therefore, we often identify with what we have achieved through our action and can orient ourselves to the practice of meditation as if we were doing meditation. In this retreat, and we will take time to observe our habit… Read more
Featured Event: The Art of Not-Doing: REMEMBERING THE VOID – a meditation retreat led by Rae Houseman (Unitarian Universalist Church of Concord)

Put your back in motion – New Hampshire

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 7:45 a.m.
  • Where: Gould Hill Farm
  • What: Get your rear gear on Saturday, September 10 to increase screening and save lives from colon cancer, and the nation’s second-largest cancer killer. Put on your running shoes to run or walk the 5 km and cheer on the Kids’ Fun Run. Join colon cancer survivors and the community for a m… Read more

11th Annual Granite State 10 Smiler and 2-Person Relay

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: NHTI – Concord Community College
  • What: A rewarding 10 mile road race through scenic Concord countryside. Run in a two-person relay team (running 5 miles each) or run the full 10 miles. This USATF-certified 10-mile road race is run along a bike path to a wooded country road and you’ll be cheered through t… Read more

Free speech! Natural support for cholesterol and heart health

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Natural wellness corner
  • What: About this event If you are struggling or worried about your cholesterol and heart health, come join us! Marty, our clinical pharmacist and nutritionist, has worked with clients for over 20 years. From establishing a heart-healthy diet to advising the… Read more

Contoocook Farmers Market – Every Saturday

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: 896 Main St., Contoocook, NH 03229
  • What: Open farmer’s market and Warner River Produce pick-up point offering seasonal vegetables, cheeses, raw honey, apples, microgreens, shiitake mushrooms, dried herbs, herbal blends and holy basil teas , eggs, jams, maple products, baked goods, granola and dog treats , personal care… Read more

10th Annual NH Monarch Festival at Petals in the Pines!

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Petals in the pines
  • What: The 10th Annual NH Monarch Festival will provide hands-on tools and expert advice on how families can maintain and improve habitat for migratory monarchs and other vital pollinators, while providing fun ways for kids to celebrate and learn more about these amazing creatures. Saturday S… Read more

Concord Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m.
  • Where: Rollins Park
  • What: The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to recognize the ways in which suicide and mental health issues have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about… Read more

Aerospace Party 2022

  • When: Saturday September 10 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
  • What: Join us for our 27th annual AerospaceFest! Free for the public and fun for the whole family! 10.30am-4pm | 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH 03301 Learn more

2nd Annual ATV Poker Run Fundraiser

  • When: Saturday, September 10 at 12 p.m.
  • Where: 28 Preston Street
  • What: Do you like to ride? Join us Saturday, September 10 at noon, Grimes Field, Hillsboro. Admission in person $20. Register online at hccnh.org/atv and save $10. The first prize is $200. The Hillsboro Fire Department will be selling BBQ food items until 4:30 p.m. Learn More

Celebrate with friends

  • When: Saturday September 10 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Grappone Conference Center
  • What: We are delighted to invite you to our Celebrate with Friends 2022 Reception on Saturday, September 10 from 5-7:30 p.m. Our evening will feature inspiring stories and plans for the future. Recognition of volunteers will culminate with the presentation of the Doremus Award for… Read More

Adult Fall Classes at Kimball Jenkins

  • When: Monday, September 12 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Kimball Jenkins School of Art
  • What: This fall, explore your creative side with Kimball Jenkins! We have a wide range of courses to take to help you explore and develop new skills. Fall classes at Kimball Jenkins vary in dates and times, so there are plenty of options to choose from. Do you find the pain… Read more

Making baskets

  • When: Monday, September 12 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Instructor: Diane Perry-MannDate/Time: Monday, September 12, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cost/Registration: $35.00. You must register in advance. *** This is an in-person event! To register, please call GoodLife at 603-228-6630. *** Learn how to weave a fun little basket that will hold anything from muf… Read More

Gibson’s Book Club reads Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth

  • When: Monday, September 12 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gibson Bookstore
  • What: This month, Gibson’s Book Club is reading Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth, by Bryan Burroughs, Chris Tomlinson and Jason Stanford. Three acclaimed Texas writers join forces to tell the true story of the Alamo, dispelling myths, exploring why they… Read more

Suncook Valley Choir Open Sings

  • When: Monday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Concord High School Band Room on N. Fruit St.
  • What: The Suncook Valley Chorale “Open Sings” for new and current Chorale members will be held September 12 and 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Concord High School Music Room (on N. Fruit St. ). Open Sing Nights are a chance for you to see how our rehearsals and schedule suit your… Read More

After Hours Business @ Kimball Jenkins

  • When: Tuesday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Kimball Jenkins School of Art
  • What: Join the Chamber of Commerce and Kimball Jenkins for an after hours event. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. RSVP by September 9 Members can register online at www.concordnhchamber.com 603-224-2508 Learn more

Tai Chi and Chi Kung to balance and age gracefully

  • When: Tuesday, September 13 at 12 p.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Instructor: Tom Sherman Date/Time: Tuesdays, September 13-November 1, 12:00-12:45 p.m. Cost/Registration: $50. You must register in advance. ***This course is in person only! To register, you MUST call 603-228-6630.*** This program teaches Tai Chi and Chi Kung (Chinese yoga) exercises… Learn More

Tai Chi Chi Kung In Progress

  • When: Tuesday, September 13 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Instructor: Tom Sherman Date/Time: Tuesdays, September 13-November 1, 1:45-1:45 p.m. Cost/Registration: $50. You must register in advance. ***This course is in person only! To register, you MUST call 603-228-6630.*** Tai Chi uses breathing techniques, postures, movements, and meditation… Read More

ZOOM Beyond words: spiritual memory

  • When: Tuesday, September 13 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Instructor: Gail Thorell Schilling Date/Time: Tuesdays, September 13-October 4, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cost/Registration: $45. You must register before September 12 at 12 p.m. GoodLife will email you the Zoom link a day or two before class.

Good Grief: On the Love of Pets, Here and Beyond – with EB Bartels

  • When: Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gibson Bookstore
  • What: Author EB Bartels visits the Gibson Bookstore to share his heartfelt book, Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and After! An unexpected, poignant and personal tale of love and loss of pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our pets and how… Read more

Canterbury Shaker Village: A Cultural Landscape Tour

  • When: Wednesday, September 14 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: GoodLife programs and activities
  • What: Presenter: GoodLife Programs & Activities Date: Wednesday, September 14, 1 p.m. Cost: $20, transportation not included. Everyone will meet at the Canterbury Shaker Village, 288 Shaker Rd, Canterbury, NHContact: Katelyn Patterson Gagnon, 603-228-6630 This guided outdoor tour… Read more

Meeting of the Nerds! An ultimate date for book nerds

  • When: Wednesday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Rollins Park
  • What: The ultimate book nerds unite! Want to talk about books? Find out what everyone is reading? Here’s your chance! Book ideas and snacks will be provided. Rain slot in the library auditorium. Learn more

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

  • When: Wednesday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: On line
  • What: The New Hampshire World Affairs Council, NH Civics, the NH Chapter of the Fulbright Association, the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership, and Public Service, the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, and NH Humanities are honored with welcome Assi… Read more

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