Peek at the Week: October 14
Community Happenings
Dover Candidate Forums
In conjunction with NH Listens

Monday, October 18: Dover City Council at-large and all wards
Wednesday, October 20: Dover School Board at-large and wards 1, 2 and 3
Monday, October 25: Dover School Board at-large and wards 4 5 and 6

This year's candidate forums will take place in Room 306 of the McConnell Center at 6:30 p.m. People can attend in person (the room will cap at 50, pre-registration required for in-person), or watch via Zoom or Channel 22. Zoom link for all three forums:

Register for in-person by visiting the Community Calendar.
Grand Opening for Studio One Cycle!
Saturday, October 16

Studio One Cycle, Dover’s first indoor cycling studio is opening this Saturday, October 16th with FREE classes all weekend long. Limited spots available, book your bike today!

NH Mobile Vaccine Van
Sunday, October 17, 12:30-3 p.m.

At First Parish Church- 218 Central Ave, Dover. FREE. All three vaccines offered. No appointment needed. All are welcome ages 12 and up.
Oktoberfest on the Terrace
Saturday, October 16, 12-4 pm

Join in on the deck for some Oktoberfest fun! Frozen t-shirt and stein holding contests. Featuring our favorite oompa band...Das Windisch Blasorchester! Games, prizes, beer, and food!

Willand Pond Cleanup Invitation
Saturday, October 16, 9-11am

Organized by the Rotary Club of Dover, volunteers are needed to help clean up around the pond. For trash pickup, bring gloves. For trail work, bring rakes, shears, loppers, shovels, or anything you think we may need. Trash bags will be provided. Meet behind Somersworth Liquor store at 481 High St. in Somersworth. For more info, contact Kim at
Furniture Festival at Ross Furniture!
Until October 18

Here’s how it works: 1- Select the furniture and/or bedding you need. 2- Walk over to the pumpkin patch with your sales associate. 3- Choose a pumpkin. 4- The discount you select will be subtracted from the sale price of every item purchased. 5- Every pumpkin will save you between 10-25% with a chance to win your purchase for FREE (up to $1000). And, you keep the pumpkin!

Coming up at the Woodman Museum!

Here's what's happening at the Woodman Museum: The Fall Speaker series continues on Wednesday, Oct. 20; Artist Heather Bartle's art exhibition (pencil drawings of Dover) opens on Friday, Oct. 15; and Voices from the Cemetery at Pine Hill Cemetery will take place Oct. 23 & 24.

Paper Shred Day
Saturday, October 16, 9am-noon

Mark your calendars. Newburyport Bank is hosting a Paper Shred Day at their Hampton office at 321-C Lafayette Road. Start gathering all your documents that need to be shredded- and electronics you no longer use. Newburyport looks forward to helping you clean house safely and quickly. 
Exeter and Seacoast Area Virtual Job and Resource Fair
Thursday, October 21, 11am-1pm

The purpose of the event is to bring businesses and community partners together in an effort to connect job seekers to career and training opportunities in the Seacoast area.

Free Secure Mobile Shredding
Saturday, October 23, 9am-noon

Bank of New Hampshire will be hosting the public mobile shredding event at 845 Central Avenue in Dover. This is an opportunity for individuals to destroy documents and confidential files safely and securely. All paper will be shredded on location in the mobile truck. Limit of 3 boxes per person. 
Party at the Pointe!
Saturday, October 23, 10am-4pm

Join Spring Village at Dover for a Car, Bike & Truck Show as well as Trunk or Treat! From 10am - 4pm Car, Bike and Truck Show: Featuring vintage vehicles from around the area. Enter your vehicle to win and award! Free food and entertainment. From 2-4pm Trunk or Treat featuring family fun, popcorn, candy and more. Enter your "trunk" to win a prize! For details call 603-842-4908
Drive-through Flu Clinic
Friday, October 22, 10am-1pm

Cornerstone Visiting Nurse Association is pleased to offer the community a drive-through flu clinic on Friday, October 22 from 10:00am until 1:00pm. The clinic will be held outside in the parking lot at their main office at 178 Farmington Road in Rochester, NH.

Click here for more information
One-Day Singer Collection Estate Sale
Saturday, October 23, 9:30am - 4pm

Ever dream of owning a piece of the past? Or how about a piece of jewelry once owned by Elizabeth Taylor? If so, you do not want to miss the annual one-day
Singer Estate Vintage Jewelry Event.

Colonial Market Fair and Militia Muster at the Wentworth House
Saturday, October 23, 10am-4pm

Travel back in time to the American Revolution at the historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House in Rollinsford, NH. The sights and sounds of the Revolutionary era will come to life at a colonial market fair. Admission to the event is $5 for the general public; free for children and ARCH members. 

Register for the 16th Annual Seacoast Half Marathon to Benefit Cornerstone VNA

On October 31st, the 16th Annual Seacoast Half Marathon, one of coastal New Hampshire’s longest running half marathons, will kick off from Portsmouth High School. Traditionally an in-person race, the Seacoast Half Marathon is offering a hybrid model in 2021, giving runners the opportunity to participate either in-person or virtually.

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