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PEEK at the Week: September 24
PEEK into the PAST: Click the image above to see an old photo of the Foster's Daily Democrat building.
Foster's is the longest-standing member of the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, having joined in April of 1920. #DoverChamber100th

For more historical content, check out the Chamber's Instagram and Facebook. Peek into the Past is a special section running in PEEK this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Chamber.
Community Happenings
Story Time at Pope Memorial Humane Society!

Join Layne Case, author of the “Charlie” books, for story-time at Pope Memorial Humane Society. Each week, Layne will be reading one of her Charlie books and talking about how we could be “celebrating our differences.” Meet some of the pets at Pope Memorial who are looking for a “forever home.” Visit AMITY Publications at amitypublications.com/events to view the story time or checkout Pope Memorial Humane Society on Facebook every Thursday to enjoy “virtual” story-time. A great activity to do with your children during this “at home” school year.
Mobile Shredding Event!
Saturday, September 26
9am-12pm
NEW LOCATION: St. John's United Methodist Church

Many of us have documents to discard after our COVID clean out but nowhere to dispose of them. Let the Rotary Club of Dover help you! Volunteers will be available to unload from your vehicle. This will be a secure shredding event. All the shredded material is 100% recycled back into the stream of commerce. Suggested donations are $5 per bag or $10 per box.

Greek To Go!
Sunday, September 27, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Drive thru the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church on Sunday, September 27 to pick up your Greek-style meal! This festival’s meal will be a lamb shank dinner with spanakopita and baklava. There will be online orders only so make sure to place your order! Pick up will be behind the church parking lot.

The Lost Summer Drive-In Movie Series
September 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Dead Poets Society will be showing on Friday night, September 25 as Prescott Park Arts Festival is bringing back the fun of drive-in movies while maintaining safe, social distancing.

The Seacoast Cancer 5K Online Auction is open now through Oct. 5. Browse and bid on fun items like dream getaways, golf packages, sports memorabilia, gift cards to local restaurants and more!

CMNH Open with Limited Dates/Times
Reserve your spot online!

The Children's Museum of NH is now open for limited hours, but you must reserve a date/time online to visit. Visit Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays, at 9-11:30am or 1-3:30pm. Added health and safety guidelines are in place, and sessions are limited to only 50 people. Everyone over the age of 24 months must wear a mask.



Life Hacks - #LIAM2020

You say life insurance is too expensive… well read this short article and find out how affordable it can be to protect your family or business.

Enrich your life with classes from DALC

Beginning Computer Literacy: Tuesdays from October 6 through December 15, 12:30-2pm.
Intermediate Computer Literacy: Wednesdays from October 7 through December 16, 12:30-2:30pm.
And for you computer buffs, check out Exploring Coding and IT Careers: Thursdays from October 8 through December 3 from 6:30 – 8:30pm.

October Oil Painting Class Registration OPEN

Join us in the studio gallery for FIVE 90-minute small group painting lessons. Maximum 3 students. (If only 2 register, we will convert to 4 weeks of semi-private instruction!) We will work all 5 (or 4) weeks on an oil painting of a mountain landscape or a seagull while focusing on color mixing with a limited palette, and how to use brushes and other tools. Ages 16 and up. All levels of ability. All supplies included. Deadlines are Sep. 30 and Oct. 5.

Apple Harvest (Drive-In) Day!

On October 17, make sure to get your tickets to the Apple Harvest (Drive-In) Day, a day full of entertainment at Restoration Church in Dover! The fun will include kids’ shows in the morning, with Juggler Bryson Lang at 10 a.m., continuing with Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate at 11 a.m., sponsored by Holy Rosary Credit Union. In the afternoon WOKQ’s Apple Pie Contest will be at 3:30, sponsored by Northeast Credit Union, and Acoustic Radio will wrap up the evening with a 4:30-6:30 performance.
There is no charge for the kids’ shows or to enter into the Apple Pie Contest, but registration is required. Tickets for Acoustic Radio are $10.

For tickets or more information, please visit dovernh.org/AHD.

Thank you to First Seacoast Bank for being the Apple Harvest Day underwriter and thank you to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital for being the Drive-In Day sponsor.
Virtual Apple Harvest Day 5k

The 12th annual Apple Harvest Day 5k will take place in a VIRTUAL format this year. This virtual 5k will allow runners to run the traditional Apple Harvest Day course, or a 5k route of your choosing, at a time convenient for you while staying socially distanced! And returning this year is a partnership with North Country Cider! Each runner 21 and older will receive one free 12oz cider of his or her choosing at the North Country Hard Cider Tasting Room in Rollinsford, NH! The first 100 registrants will receive a complimentary shirt that can be picked up at your visit to the North Country Hard Cider Tasting Room. Thanks to the generosity of our local businesses, all participants will have the opportunity to win a variety of gift cards. Winners will be drawn randomly.

Dover Farmers' Market!


Wednesdays
06/03/20-10/07/20
2:15 - 5:30 PM
Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce
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