Gift wrapping party at Dover Library
DOVER – On Monday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m., Dover Public Library will host a gift-wrapping party. Paper, tape, scissors and ribbons will be provided. Just bring your gifts ready to be wrapped in your own boxes. We will be playing holiday music to enhance the mood. There is no registration for this walk-in event.
Weekly genealogy group to meet
DOVER – On Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m., the genealogy group will meet at the Dover Public Library. Whether you’re new to genealogy research or a seasoned professional, this group is a great way to meet other like-minded people, provide guidance in your research, and hear your newly discovered family stories. The group is open to the public and not limited to Dover residents or library card holders.
Virtual chat with author and LGBTQ+ historian
DOVER — There will be a Zoom chat with award-winning author and LGBTQ+ historian Eric Cervini on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at the Dover Public Library. Cervini will discuss his book “The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America”.
To view this virtual event, attendees will need to register to receive a link. The program is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit the library’s website at library.dover.nh.gov or call 603-516-6050.
BERWICK, Maine – Berwick For a Lifetime will present a special health and wellness program in conjunction with Wentworth Douglass Hospital, “Lunch and Learn – Hydration and the Importance of Fiber” on Wednesday, December 7 at the Berwick Public Library . Lunch will be offered to all attendees, but attendees must register for the event. Sign up by calling the Berwick Public Library, 207-698-5737.
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Winter dance party for toddlers
NEWMARKET — The Newmarket Public Library will present a Toddler Winter Dance Party featuring musician and performer Mr. Aaron on Wednesday, December 7 at 10:30 a.m. This event is free to the public and requires registration. All children ages 2 and up and their caregivers are invited to join Mr. Aaron for a wonderfully wintry mix of classic songs and fun original melodies.
Mental Health Summit in Dover
DOVER — The second annual Mental Health, Wellbeing and Workplace Recovery Summit, underwritten by Kennebunk Savings and sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Granite United Way, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8 in the cafeteria of the McConnell Center in Dover from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
The summit is presented by the Seacoast Chamber Alliance, the Dover Mental Health Alliance and the Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative. Registration is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. To register, visit dovernh.org/wellnesssummit.
The Summit on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Recovery in the Workplace is designed to help employers learn about the steps they can take to reduce the stigma around mental health in the workplace. The keynote speaker is Charla Stevens, owner of Charla Stevens Consulting. For more information, visit visitseacoastnh.com.
Wreath making workshop to Eliot
ELIOT, Maine – Eliot’s William Fogg Library is hosting a wreath-making workshop on Thursday, December 8 at 6 p.m. lands. Snacks and drinks will be available. The cost of the kits is $18.50 and all proceeds from the kit go to Crowns Across America. If you would like to participate in the workshop, purchase the kits before November 23. Call the William Fogg Library at 207-439-9437 to register; no registration is complete without payment – checks can be made payable to William Fogg Library. You can also stop by the library and visit www.williamfogglibrary.org for hours. The workshop is held in honor of Larry Kent.
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11th Annual Christmas Fireworks
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine – Enjoy the Prelude extravaganza on Friday, December 9 at 6:15 p.m. in the creek. The fireworks can be seen from the Mathew Lanigan Bridge and surrounding areas.
Yoga for all levels with Bridget Harton
DOVER – On Saturday, December 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Dover Public Library there will be a class designed to provide beginners with a safe and welcoming space to try yoga and those with experience to find a new place to continue their growth. . Plan to bring your own mat and accessories of your choice.
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