Bulletin Board: This week’s events





Pond @ NH State Hospital, Concord, NH This is the cheerfully named Asylum Pond on the State Hospital grounds on Pleasant Street, courtesy of reader Earl Burroughs. Based on that kind of creative naming criteria, we can only assume that other items featured in this photo are a reddish scale-like building and a super tall, skinny, chimney-like thing.

Pond @ NH State Hospital, Concord, NH This is the cheerfully named Asylum Pond on the State Hospital grounds on Pleasant Street, courtesy of reader Earl Burroughs.  Based on that kind of creative naming criteria, we can only assume that other items featured in this photo are a reddish scale-like building and a super tall, skinny, chimney-like thing.

Pond @ NH State Hospital, Concord, NH This is the cheerfully named Asylum Pond on the State Hospital grounds on Pleasant Street, courtesy of reader Earl Burroughs. Based on that kind of creative naming criteria, we can only assume that other items featured in this photo are a reddish scale-like building and a super tall, skinny, chimney-like thing.


What does homelessness look like in Concord?

Join us for this critical discussion from the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce on November 17 from 11:30 am to 1:15 pm at the Holiday Inn in Concord.

What does housing instability mean for individuals, young people and families in the capital region? A panel of local authority representatives who work directly with Concord’s homeless population on a daily basis will discuss the causes and consequences of both short-term and chronic homelessness. You’ll get insight into this nationwide crisis, hear how our local community is responding, and hear directly from a person who was temporarily homeless. Register online at concordnhchamber.com.

This event includes a delicious plate lunch and an opportunity to network with other business leaders who are motivated to bring about change in our community. Admission is $30 for members and $35 for non-members.

Mary Ann Esposito returns

Mary Ann Esposito, a New Hampshire favorite, cookbook author and keeper of Italian cooking traditions, visits Gibson’s Bookstore to launch her latest cookbook. Ciao Italia: plant, harvest, cook on November 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Gibson’s Bookstore.

Ciao Italia: plant, harvest, cook takes the reader on a seasonal vegetable journey in the home garden that focuses on simple growing tips for anyone interested in growing their own vegetables and preparing them the Italian way. In simple language, anyone interested in growing their own vegetables, large or small, will find this book full of helpful gardening tips. No previous green thumb is necessary.

Can’t do the event? Order a copy of the book through Gibson’s website and we’ll have it signed for you.

180 years NH Hospital

Who lived and worked at New Hampshire Hospital during its 180-year history? From its original conception to its founding as the New Hampshire Asylum in 1842, the institution has seen tremendous changes and challenges. dr Drawing on historical records and personal accounts from patients, nurses and doctors, Paul Shagoury, former Chief Psychologist at New Hampshire Hospital in Concord, will show how their personal experiences at the hospital reveal a larger story – one filled with hope and practicality, successes and disappointments – about our society’s attempts to understand and treat what we now call insanity.

This virtual event will take place on November 18th at 5pm via Zoom. Visit nhhumanities.org for more information.

Author event for children

Bring the kids to some fantastic storytelling fun as children’s authors Josh Funk and Kari Allen present their latest books at Gibson’s Bookstore on November 19 at 11am. The gooey adventures of breakfast food continue in Josh Funk’s The Great Caper Caper: Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Book #5, and sweet sisters are back to navigate new premieres in Kari Allen’s Maddie and Mabel take the lead.

If you are unable to attend this event, autographed copies of these authors’ books can be ordered from the Gibson’s Bookstore website. Personalization requests can be specified in the order comments.

tellabration

Tellabration is a national storytelling networking event celebrated worldwide. Presented by the Central NH Storytelling Guild, enjoy a variety of stories and a variety of storytellers on November 19 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Common Room at the Senior Center at Horseshoe Pond Place.

The events are for adults and older children, free for all and no registration is required. refreshments provided. Cash or cans are accepted for The Friendly Kitchen.

NH art over the years

New Hampshire has attracted and inspired artists since colonial times. What characterizes the art created here? This program will feature works by itinerant and folk painters, landscape painters drawn to the state’s scenic vistas, and modern artists who have embraced bold styles to depict everyday life in the Granite State. Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Childe Hassam and Maxfield Parrish are some of the artists featured in this program.

Presenter Jane Oneail will lead the event on November 19th at 11am at the Brown Memorial Library in Bradford.

Concord Christmas Parade

On Saturday, November 23 at 9:30 am, look out for Santa at the 68th Annual Concord Christmas Parade in the Heights




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