Indonesian Festival, Albacore Navy History Day, Hampton Beach Seafood
Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day
PORTSMOUTH – On Monday, September 5, Portsmouth’s annual Peace Treaty Day celebration will take place in the market square outside the Piscataqua Savings Bank, 15 Pleasant St., from 3.30pm. There will be a short ceremony and then at 3.47pm Portsmouth Dockyard will sound a commemorative salute at the exact moment the treaty was signed in 1905 and at that time Portsmouth’s bells will ring. The public is invited to participate in the ringing ceremony in front of the bank. Everyone is welcome.
After:The city will celebrate Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day on September 5
Allen Stone closes the Prescott Park Arts Festival
PORTSMOUTH — Allen Stone will play the finale of the Prescott Park Arts Festival Summer Concert Series on Monday, September 5 at 7 p.m. Lucy Wainwright Roche will open. All PPAF tables and blankets have been reserved for this concert, but bring your own blanket or chair. Suggested donation is $10 per person at the door or online in advance at prescottpark.org.
10 to Watch contest launch party
PORTSMOUTH – Seacoast Media Group is hosting a party to launch its annual 10 To Watch competition which celebrates young professionals on Thursday September 8 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Portsmouth Feed Company in Portsmouth town centre.
All are invited to enjoy networking, appetizers and cash bar to mark the opening of the ninth annual competition. Please RSVP for the launch party on Eventbrite.com. The Portsmouth Feed Company is located at 22 Market Square in Portsmouth.
Nominations are now open for this year’s competition, which is sponsored by Bank of America, Eversource and Heritage Home Service. Visit seacoastonline.gannettcontests.com to nominate yourself or someone you know. The deadline to participate is October 9.
Meeting for those interested in the Peace Corps
DURHAM – There will be a Peace Corps Application Workshop at Aroma Joe’s in Durham, NH on September 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stop by during this workshop to learn how to browse volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your candidacy. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about the service, learn steps to improve your chances, and get valuable tips to guide you through the application process. Register here. For more information, email [email protected]
The Peace Corps currently has a great need for applicants to fill volunteer programs starting by early 2023. Interested Americans can apply online by October 1 for hundreds of openings available in nearly 48 countries. worldwide. Volunteers receive a living allowance, extensive language and technical training, and financial benefits including student loan deferral and post-service graduate scholarships.
Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
HAMPTON — The Hampton Beach Seafood Festival returns for its 33rd year this weekend and will feature 38 food vendors, more than 70 arts and crafts vendors, cooking demonstrations and three special events.
Returning events include the Hampton Beach Pop-up Art Show on Friday, fireworks on Saturday night, and the Lobster Roll Eating Contest on Sunday.
The festival begins Friday at noon (an hour earlier than in previous years) on Ocean Boulevard, which is closed to traffic from the NH Marine Memorial to H Street, creating a pedestrian mall. The festival continues on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission is $10 per day or $30 for all three days. You can get tickets on the same day or for the first time online. Discounts are also available for local residents and veterans.
For more information and the schedule of events, visit seafestivalnh.com.
After:Hampton Beach Seafood Festival 2022: What you need to know before you go
Fundraising for the Golden Paw Awards Gala
PORTSMOUTH — Golden Dog Adventure Co. is rolling out the red carpet for a black tie event called the Golden Paw Awards Gala fundraiser, the first of a planned annual event.
The evening will feature dogs dressed in black tie attire and refreshments at the Kimberly Sarah Photography Dog Art Gallery, 40 Pleasant St., Portsmouth city center on Friday, September 9, 7-8.30pm and arazzi-puppies are welcome. .
The official event will honor Mary’s Dogs top 10 adoptive families chosen by our community, and all proceeds will be donated to charity partner, Mary’s Dogs Rescue & Adoption in Northwood. People can vote for their favorite adoptive family for $1 per vote, with all proceeds going to Mary’s Dogs.
For tickets and more information, visit goldendognh.com/events.
Navy History Day at Albacore Park
PORTSMOUTH — Albacore Park will host its annual Navy History Day on Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s theme is “Brave Men in Iron Tubes: The Search for USS Albacore (SS-218)”.
Navy History Day was inaugurated in 1922 by the Navy League of the United States and over the years has come to honor all branches of service within the Navy Department.
This year’s theme, “Brave Men in Iron Tubes: The Search for USS ALBACORE (SS-218)”, will focus on the brave men who served on 218 and then perished in 1944 with all the lives lost when it hit a Japanese mine. Executive Director Patricia Violette said, “The search for the USS Albacore (SS-218) has been ongoing since 1944. Navy History Day will highlight the career of this important submarine and discuss the current search efforts to locate him and his crew.
After:Albacore Park to celebrate the annual Navy History Day on September 10
Attendees will also be able to participate in hands-on educational activities, experience virtual reality, talk to some of the Albacore crew members who served on the submarine, and have the opportunity to visit on board the Ghost . Re-enactors representing various theaters of war from 1812 through the Vietnam War era will also be on hand.
Admission is $9 per adult, $4 per child (5-14), $8 for seniors, and all veterans and active military are free. There will be a special donation rate for those who wish to visit and learn more about the GHOST.
For more information, call 603-436-3680, visit ussalbacore.org, or visit Albacore Park’s Facebook page. The park is located at 569 Submarine Way in Portsmouth.
Indonesian Festival in Somersworth
SOMERSWORTH – The biggest Indonesian festival in New England will take place on Saturday, September 10 from noon to 6 p.m. in downtown Somersworth.
This year, an array of cultural performances, traditional Indonesian cuisine and a parade showcasing Indonesia’s seven main islands. There will be plenty of traditional and authentic Indonesian street food that will showcase flavors from all over Indonesia. Local businesses and restaurants will also be involved.
Visit indonesianconnect.org/ for more information.
SOS Recovery Rally
DOVER – The SOS Recovery Rally will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday September 10 in the lower part of Henry Law Park. The event traditionally features people sharing their stories and features vendors, performances and resources. Information: sosrco.org/events-calendars/rally-2022
The Center for Wildlife is hosting an open house
YORK, Maine – The Center for Wildlife will hold its annual open house on Sunday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new facilities and campus in York’s Cape Neddick area. The theme will be the loon party. Attendees will learn about important loon conservation work being done by regional state agencies and non-profit organizations, including Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine Audubon, Maine Lakes and Tufts Veterinary School Emeritus Mark Pokras. the open house will include self-guided tours, demonstrations and environmental education programs, raffles, food and drink, and the release of rehabilitated wild animals. Tickets are $10 per person, with proceeds going directly to fund treatment and rehabilitation work at the Center for Wildlife. Visit thecenterforwildlife.org/events to purchase tickets.
The Art Center organizes a signing session with Thom Hindle
DOVER – The Art Center presents the exhibition ‘Images from the Past…The Thom Hindle Collection’ from September 3-30 and will host a special in-person signing ‘An Evening with Thom Hindle’, featuring his new book “Dover, NH Through Time Volume Two” on Saturday, September 10, 6-9 p.m.
Hindle, the curator of this collection, taught at UNH, is a past president of the Dover Historical Society, and at one time served as director of the Woodman Institute. However, he is best known as a local photographer, with a long-running photography business on Atkinson Street. His passionate interest in history and photography inevitably merged when he discovered the work of the city’s first photographers and built up the collection which today numbers more than 100,000 objects.
The Art Center is located at 1 Washington St., Dover, Suite 1177. Visit theartcenterdover.com or call 603-978-6702 for more information.
Madbury Day Church Yard Sale
MADBURY – Madbury United Church UCC will hold a garage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in its car park at 18 Town Hall Road during the annual Madbury Day 2022 festivities on September 10. Furniture, antiques, books, tools, sporting goods, clothing and household items. A picnic barbecue at the church will take place simultaneously, with homemade burgers, hot dogs, ice cream and desserts for sale, as well as Indonesian dishes created by the Indonesian Maranatha UCC congregation. Each year, the town of Madbury flaunts its small-town charm with this day-long celebration of parades, music, games and food. The municipal library will organize a book sale; the inauguration of a new playground and an acrobatic air show are also planned. To donate items for the garage sale or for more information, call (603) 978-9548.
Merry Mac Annual Fall Regatta
DOVER – The Great Bay Yacht Club of Dover will host the annual MerryMac Autumn Regatta on Sunday September 11 at Hilton State Park in Dover. Over the years GBYC has worked with local sailors to keep the spirit of historic sailing alive in the Great Bay area. The regatta is also open to the Oyster River Cats.
GBYC is located on Wentworth Terrace, Dover Point, a short walk from Hilton Park. Registrars will be at Hilton Park at 9:00 a.m. and the skippers’ meeting will be held there. The registration fee is $40. Register at merrymac2022.brownpapertickets.com.