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The Sponsor Spotlight
18th Annual Sweepstakes & Auction
Friday, May 3rd, 6-10pm
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Garrison Wing Conference Center
789 Central Avenue, Dover
Only 250 tickets are sold to this exclusive event, giving attendees 25:1 odds of going home a cash winner.
Purchase your tickets in advance
, as the event is guaranteed to sell out!
Breakfast at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House
Saturday, April 27th, 8-10am
Water Street, Rollinsford
Enthusiastic volunteers are essential to the success of the Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH) and the historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House. All ARCH volunteers - past, present and potential - are cordially invited to a free Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast at the Colonel Paul Wentworth House. There are some exciting events planned for the 2019 season at the Wentworth House and a variety of roles for volunteers: greeting visitors to a living history day, teaching a workshop, tending the kitchen garden, working behind the scenes with historic objects, or organizing a community event. Interested persons are encouraged to drop in any time between 8 and 10 am to enjoy delicious food and great company, and find out how they can become involved at the Wentworth House. For more information, send an email to
or call 603-742-4747.
Motor Booty Affair
Saturday, April 27th, 8pm
31 Wakefield Street, Rochester
Motor Booty Affair has been lighting up stages across America with their 70's extravaganza. The music is infectious - the most danceable songs of all time. The band is tighter than tight, delivering dance floor classics with confidence, groove, style and attitude. The show is spectacular - from the Afros, bell-bottoms, platform shoes, polyester and dance moves, to the highest quality sound and light show this side of 1975. Motor Booty Affair consists of four funkateers straight from the planet Funktar: Super Fly, Spanish Fly, Vinnie Boom-Boom Funktonio and Cyclone Link Skywalker Jr. Their mission is to get the crowd groovin' as they deliver hits from Earth, Wind and Fire, The Bee Gees, KC and the Sunshine Band, Chic, The Commodores, Barry White, Abba and more! The floor is flat, so there's plenty of space to get funky!
Tickets, which start at $18, are on sale now to the general public. The Opera House box office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone, and in person at the box office.
Relocation Open House
Sunday, April 28th, 11am-4pm
The Dover Parlor, 35 Sixth Street, Dover
Please join us to celebrate the opening of our NEW LOCATION! We will have door prizes, raffles, games, food and drinks! We have been working so hard on this new space and are so excited to show it to you. Please bring a friend or family member to share the excitement. Everyone that comes through the door gets raffle tickets and the first 5 people to come also get a prize!
Annie's IPA Release Party at Bad Lab Beer Co.
Wednesday, May 1st, 5-9pm
Bad Lab Beer Co., 460 High Street, Somersworth
Join us at the brewery for BBQ, live music by the Bog Standard, Borscht, and the release of Annie's IPA! The Woodman Museum, a cherished Dover institution, has long been a hidden gem of Seacoast NH. Its collection and community impact is significant to our region providing an insight into local history, heritage and character. We are honored to announce our partnership in creation of Annie's IPA, an ode to the museum's namesake, Annie Woodman. A portion of proceeds from Annie's IPA will go directly to restoration efforts of the museums fully original Civil War era cannon, carriage, limber and ammunition box, a rarity amongst museum collections. Click Here for more information.
Thursday, May 2nd, 7pm
Dover High School Auditorium
The Dover 400th Anniversary Committee is seeking public input on activities to celebrate Dover's 400th birthday celebration. The forum will take place in the DHS Auditorium.
Dover will turn 400 years old in 2023 and birthday planning is already under way. During this public forum, Dover residents will have a chance to voice their ideas on activities to celebrate this major milestone.
If you have ideas and would like to send your input in advance of the meeting, please message us directly.
Dover Art Walk-May
Friday, May 3rd, 4-8pm
Our new map is ready for the May Dover Art Walk! The Cocheco Courtyard* will be open again! Check out
to plan your route. Maps are available at any of the participating locations.
Enjoy live music by Jemma Wixson and Caroline Portu at the Cochecho Courtyard. Join the Art Center for the closing reception for "Contemporary and Abstract". Turn in your map with 10 stamped locations by 8PM at the Cocheco Courtyard or
Cara a true pub of Ireland
to enter our raffle.
The Frog Prince & Other Frogs: A Puppet Show
Friday, May 3rd, Doors Open: 5:30pm, Show: 6pm
13 Monarch Way, Rochester
The Monarch School of New England is pleased to announce that Bonnie & Andrew Periale, of Perry Alley Theater and the Monarch School of New England Creative Arts Department, will be returning for another special performance. All are welcome at this inclusive, community theater event. The Frog Prince & Other Frogs will be presented at the Monarch School of New England High School & Vocational Center on Friday, May 3 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Doors will open half an hour before the show and seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Light refreshments will be provided. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. www.monarchschoolne.org
5K Road Race/Walk & Kid-Venture Course to support CMNH
Saturday, May 4th, 9-11am
6 Washington Street, Dover
5k Road Race/Walk for NH's kids and families! Registration for the Children's Museum of New Hampshire's annual 5K Road Race and Kid-venture Course is now open, and is discounted if you register in advance of race day! This fundraising event is held each spring to support programs that help to ensure all families have equal access to the Children's Museum of New Hampshire. This 5K, the first in the Seacoast Road Race Series, is held in downtown Dover and includes an official competitive race-walker division. We welcome all ages to participate in the 5K and offer the Kid-Venture Course as a fun alternative for those kids (ages 1-10) and families looking for a shorter, sillier way to get active this spring. The 5K event is known for awesome prizes, great food, and all proceeds go to support a local community gem. Entry fee is $22 in advance, $25 on race day. Join us for a morning of racing, food and fun! Learn more at www.childrens-museum.org.
"City in the Sea" Official Reveal
Saturday, May 4th,11:30am-12:30pm
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire, 6 Washington Street, Dover
Join Dover Rising Waters at the Children's Museum of NH for the official reveal of Sofia Self's mural "City in the Sea" designed to spark community discussion about climate change. Learn about what Dover is doing to address climate change, share your vision of Dover's future, and discuss what we can do together to become a more resilient community. RSVP if you can attend to Lisa Wise, NH Sea Grant Extension, at
, or call 603.862.2356.
10th Annual Cycle the Seacoast
Sunday, May 5th, 7am-3pm
Cisco Brewers, Portsmouth
Join us for the 10th Annual Cycle the Seacoast on May 5th at Cisco Brewers Portsmouth. Choose from 25, 50 or 100 miles along the beautiful New Hampshire seacoast or volunteer to support the cyclists! Follow "Cycle the Seacoast" on Facebook! Contact Melissa.Walden@Lung.org or call 207-624-0306 with questions!
12th Annual Wine, Microbrew, Appetizer and Dessert Tasting
Thursday, May 9th, 6-9pm
Blue Latitudes, 431 Central Avenue, Suite 102, Dover
Recreation, Leisure & Wellness
Free Classes at NHFCU
Get Out of Paycheck to Paycheck Lifestyle
Thursday, April 25th, 5:15-7:15pm
71 Calef Highway, Lee
The key to getting on track with your finances lies in your ability to STOP living in "paycheck to paycheck" mode. 70% of Americans live this way, but there is a way out. Join us for some lessons in how to take the necessary steps to building a brighter future by getting your finances and spending plan under your control. You will relieve stress and start getting ahead!
Get a Grip on Your Credit & Improve Your Score
Wednesday, May 1st, 5:15-7:15pm
71 Calef Highway, Lee
Understand how your credit affects you and learn ways you can improve your credit score. You will learn how to read your credit report and gain control of your current debt load.
Registration is required. There is a nominal fee to reserve your seat which will be refunded when you attend the class. Non-attendance will result in the forfeiture of your seat reservation fee. Visit
or call (603) 224-7731 to register today.
Preregistration is required for all classes. For more information on these classes as well as our complete winter/spring course listing, please go to
or call 603-742-1030.
CPR Classes at Dover Adult Learning Center
Learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED, and what to do if someone is choking. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card which is valid for 2 years (Thursday, May 23, 5:30-9:00pm, tuition $50.)
Free Skin Cancer Screenings
The month of May is "National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month," and Seacoast Dermatology PLLC is encouraging residents of all ages to include skin cancer screenings as part of their annual health checkups.
Seacoast Dermatology, PLLC is offering
free skin cancer screening clinics. Area residents are encouraged to make an appointment, but walk-in's welcome. Please call Seacoast Dermatology at 603-431-5205 to schedule your free screening or visit seacoastdermnh.com
Free Skin Cancer Screening Event Dates:
-PORTSMOUTH: Wednesday, May 1st, 4pm-5pm
Jackson Gray Medical Building, 330 Borthwick Avenue, Suite 303, Portsmouth
-DOVER: Monday, May 13th, 5:30pm-7pm
Doctor's Park Building, 17 Old Rollinsford Road, Building A, Dover
Twilight Moon: Oil Painting Course
April 29, May 6, 13, 20 & June 3, 6-7:30pm
1 Washington Street, Suite 1119, Dover
Join me in my studio gallery for FIVE 90-minute small group painting lessons. Strictly limited to 4 students per course. Minimum 3 students. (If only 2 register, it will convert to 4 weeks of semi-private instruction!) Students will work all 5 weeks on their oil painting of a Twilight Moon Landscape. Students will use an inspiration photo to create stunning individual results and work with a palette of colors to create the light spectrum seen at twilight.
New Spring Offerings!
Candle Lit Restorative Yoga + Pop-Up Saturday Classes
Starts May 3rd
53 Washington Street, Suite LL100, Dover
Candlelit Restorative on May 3 & June 7th- Join Rachel for a deeply restorative practice that will allow you to release tension and completely unwind. By slowing down, holding poses, and breathing deeply we are able to calm the nervous system and quiet the mind. This creates body awareness, mindfulness, and deeper flexibility. Rachel will be offering hands on assists throughout practice to get you into a deeper state of relaxation. This class is perfect for anyone looking to unwind and destress. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Join our popular Tot, Little Family, Bring Your Baby or Prenatal during special Saturday PopUp dates May 11 & June 22. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Belly Fat Blast Challenge~Voted Best on the Seacoast
Our mission is to change the lives of 1,000 women by 2020 and we want to help you get in the best shape of your life, gain confidence you never thought possible, and offer you a community of incredible positive and inspiring ladies that get it.
Yes we are real, yes we care, yes you will see immediate gratification. If you have never been to a "gym" or have had horrible experiences with trainers and gyms, you found the ONE place to which you will LOVE every second of it!
-Be welcomed like family
-Get coached 3X per a week by the best coaches in the Seacoast
-Get a nutrition program so easy a 10 year old can follow
-Get the support and accountability you need to crush every goal you have ever dreamed of.
AIT (Author In Training) Camps
June 24-28 and July 22-29, 9am-12pm
Amity Publications, 37 Rogers Run, Barrington
A one week morning camp that offers a creative and fun way for children to learn the importance of reading and writing. AITs will write and publish a children's book. Skills addressed: reading, writing, math, vocabulary and collaboration. Only four AITs per week.
Summer Theatre Camp
Starts June 24th
RPAC, 32 North Main Street, Rochester
The Rochester Opera House is gearing up for another summer of theatre camp. The camps are held at the Rochester Performance & Arts Center (32 North Main Street) and open to kids of all ages and abilities. Visit www.rochesteroperahouse.com/camp to learn more about the Summer Theatre Camps. The Rochester Performance & Arts Center (RPAC) is located at 32 North Main Street, Rochester, NH.
July 22nd-26th, July 29th-August 2nd
Museum of Art, UNH Campus
The Museum of Art's annual Summer Art Camp classes include drawing, painting, ceramics, digital photography, and mixed media. Art camp is offered as a DAY camp for students grades 2-12. Class offerings are from 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm. Tuition and fees vary depending on the grade level and art media. Classes offered to students, grades 2-8, are designed to teach fundamental skills and encourage exploration of creativity. Classes offered to High school students, grades 9-12, are designed to offer in-depth exploration and concentration to a specific medium(s). Art Camp will be offered July 22 - 26 and July 29- August 2, 2019. Class offerings and registration is open now. www.unh.edu/youthprograms
Dover Physical Therapy
273 Locust Street, Suite 202, Dover
Come to Dover Physical Therapy for a golf analysis by Matthew Carrico PT. This program involves an assessment of swing mechanics and biomechanics, physical fitness, movement quality, current health and a client history. Once assessed the results will create a plan unique for the individual golfer.
Try a FREE class at Orangetheory Fitness in Dover!
865A Central Avenue, Dover
We are a five zone heart rate based interval training one hour workout led by nationally certified coaches. Work for 1 hour and burn up to 36 hours after your workout! Call the studio at 603-466-7486 to schedule your first free class! (Local residents only)
Check Out 9Round in Somersworth
The 9Round fitness program is effective, convenient, fun and includes everything you need to help you achieve your health and fitness goals!
The 30-minute, kickboxing themed workout is a full-body workout, incorporating aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance training.
There are no class times at 9Round. As soon as you arrive, you start your workout.
A trainer is ALWAYS included with your workout at no additional cost.
Workouts change daily, so you never get bored and always work out different muscles in different ways.
The first workout is free!
Call us today to schedule your first time workout at 603-609-7500 or go onto website to schedule a time that works for you. We're located at 160A Tri-City Plaza in Somersworth.
Get your Free Flu Shot!
ConvenientMD Urgent Care offers high-quality, fast and affordable medical care for illness and injury, seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm. There is always a full medical team trained in urgent care, occupational health and work-related injury on site at our 11 clinic locations, ready to treat all ages (from newborns to the elderly) in a welcoming and friendly environment. There are no appointments, just walk in and be seen quickly. Patient's average time from check-in to check-out is under 1 hour, versus lengthy ER visits and when it's difficult to get a prompt appointment with your PCP. ConvenientMD treats everyday illnesses, such as colds, flu, bronchitis, asthma attacks and dehydration, as well injuries such as broken bones, wound repair, sprains/ strains, and burns - all for the cost of an office visit.
Visit ConvenientMD's full service urgent care Seacoast locations at:
Dover - 14 Webb Place, Exit 9 off Spaulding Tpke - next to Starbucks
Stratham/Exeter - 1 Portsmouth Ave, Stratham, Exit 11 off of Rte 101
Portsmouth - 599 Lafayette Road, next to Bowl-A-Rama.
Open 8am - 8pm, every day! For more information go to: www.convenientmd.com
Shopping, Sales & Specials
Earth Days at Red's
April 26th-May 5th
This weekend is a busy one at Red's! Earth Days is happening from April 26th- May 5th. Earth shoes are designed with fashion and function in mind. Each shoe is designed to keep you looking and feeling your best. Kira from WOKQ will be at Red's in Dover Friday April 26th, from 4-6, to kick off Earth Days. Be sure to stop in and say hello! Also this weekend, at the Dover location only, we are celebrating Stride Rite's 100th Birthday! Stop in from 10-1 to see Dan the Balloon Man and all his creations! Stay tuned during the month of May for a lot more events as Red's. Check out the Red's website and Facebook page for updates.
April Specials from Go Foto Yourself New England
Enjoy a discount of 10% for active and retired military, veterans, police, fire, EMS, correction workers, nurses and teachers. In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the organization that we are supporting for the month of April is Maine Society for Autism. For every event booked during April, a donation will be made to this organization.
May Specials from Pinewood Laser & Spa
20% off ALL Spa Facials, Enzyme and Chemical Peels
$40 Specialty Pedicure
You choose your organic scrub, Chocolate Truffle, Thai Lemongrass, Mango, Cranberry or Apple.
30% off Single tattoo removal treatment
Experience pure relaxation with Reiki
$25 for 30 minutes or $50 for 60 minutes
to schedule your appointment online or call 603-841-2306.
No Dental Insurance? We have you covered!
No dental insurance? Here at Belknap Dental we have you covered with our in house loyalty program. For a low monthly cost you receive two dental cleanings, exams, x-rays and emergency visits. Give our office a call to learn more about this great oral health program at 603-742-4735 or visit us online at
Dr. Ramdev Offers CT Guided Dental Implants
Have you ever considered having a dental implant? Here are some great reasons why patients are using CT guided dental implants.
- Natural looking and feeling tooth replacement
- Renewed self-esteem, since implants restore your ability to talk more freely, making you less self-conscious, more "whole", more confident
- Stable teeth instead of dentures, improving speech, taste and chewing ability
- Support and strengthening of weak remaining teeth
- Prevention of bone shrinkage and facial changes after tooth loss
Dr. Ramdev call our office at 603-742-4123 or visit us online at
Local Dining & Club Music Listings
The Tavern has beer specials during all New England games. Thompson Tavern, where the game is always on!
Thompson's 2nd Alarm
May 1st will be our opening day for our waterfront deck!! Just a great extension of our Riverside Bar.
Every Sunday, the 2nd Alarm has a Mimosa Bar for $7.50. Add all your favorite juices and fruit to customize your drink.
Our newly-relocated Dover location offers the best selection of cigars in the area, and is connected to our largest lounge ever. Enjoy a wide array of whiskeys, local craft beers, private label bourbons, big screen TVs, and a cigar under our state-of-the-art air filtration system.
Comedy Night-Sunday, April 28th. Tickets are $30.
Doors open at 5:30pm. Kitchen closes at 6:45pm.
There is still time to get tickets. Just go to our website @
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The Beach Plum
Now until May 12th
Join us at the three Beach Plum locations: Epping, Portsmouth and North Hampton for Mother's Day! No reservations needed. Award-winning lobster rolls, 78 flavors of ice cream! Fried seafood at Portsmouth and Epping. Also buy Mom a gift card--receive an additional 25% FREE with any gift card purchase! Mom will love it!
2 Home Cooks
2 Home Cooks is pleased to offer fabulous space to host your breakfast or lunch business meetings. We are also offer a wide variety of catering options for your bridal showers, baby shows, birthday or office parties. Our fresh made to order open concept kitchen is always whipping up daily specials. Make sure to visit us for Fish Fry Fridays and of course our house made soups! Dine in or take out
. We are conveniently located across from the Dover Parking Garage and Police station. Remember weekends are always FREE to park!
Happy Hour at Blue Latitudes
Special Food Menu Available
Tuesday~$7 Signature drinks available
Wednesday~$3 pints of draft beer
Thursday~half off bottles of wine
Outlook Tavern Restaurant at The Links at Outlook Golf Course-OPEN YEAR ROUND
The Outlook Tavern Restaurant offers a great atmosphere with a full dining room & bar area. Enjoy the Tavern menu and daily specials. Located in The Links Pro Shop building on the golf course in S. Berwick, ME. Prime Rib Special- Friday & Sat after 5pm Only $18.
Happy Hours Wed- Sunday 3-6pm.
Off- Season: Open Wed & Thurs. 3-8pm Fri-Sat 11-9pm Sunday 11-6pm. Located at
310 Portland Street, South Berwick, ME. Call 207-384-GOLF(4653) or visit our website.
Seeking Garden Tenders
The Garden is located between 400 Central Avenue and Chestnut Street along the banks of the Cochecho River and forms a series of beautiful gardens filled with perennials, unique rhododendrons, mountain laurel, hostas, daylilies and countless other plants, many relocated from Parks' own gardens. Formerly a neglected area along the river, the Riverwalk Garden was planned by Dover horticulturalist Joe B. Parks, built by more than hundreds of volunteers, and dedicated in June 2008. Each section of the garden is maintained by a volunteer garden tender.
Now Accepting Educator of the Year Nominations
The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce is collecting nominations for their annual Educator of the Year award which includes $1,000 to be used towards classroom expenses. Both programs are organized by the Chamber's Business & Education Partnership and sponsored by
Measured Progress, Inc
The Art Center is Now Available to Rent for Your Special Occasion!
The Art Center is a unique venue in Dover, NH. Started at the end of 2017, by Rebecca Proctor of RSP Studio, it has become home to a number of working full and part-time artists including painters, sculptors, photographers, poets, musicians and writers. Rebecca conceived of the Art Center as a unified artistic endeavor, so it has not only been used as a working art studio but also as a gallery, theater and a m
usical venue. Now it is time to bring even more events to the Art Center; your events! The Art Center common space of over 2,000 square feet is now available for private rental. Imagine your special event taking place surrounded by a beautiful gallery, showcasing the work of artists of every generation and medium. Imagine your guests mingling with real artists working in their studios. What a unique, interesting and fun experience they will have! Cocktail tables available and included in your booking rate. Call today and schedule a tour of the Art Center in Dover, NH to see what this exceptional location can provide for your next special event!
Social Events, Professional Mixers, Cocktail Parties, Holiday Parties, Small Ensemble Performances
Rental rate up to 4 hours $700, Special Introductory Rate (Book by May 31, 2019) $500
* Book now to reserve your special date before it's gone!
Catering available by The White Apron.
Looking to Improve Your Career Skills?
Portsmouth and Rochester Campuses
Check out Great Bay Community College's Business and Training Center's short-term, non-credit courses! Upcoming classes include: Microsoft Excel, Non-profit classes; Supervision and Communication classes and Introduction to Solidworks, and more!
Caring for the Caregiver~
Second Tuesday of the Month, 10-11am
Fourth Thursday of the Month, 1-2pm
Fourth Saturday of the Month, 11am-12pm
35 Pointe Place, Dover
Take Care of Yourself!
Join others caring for a loved one with dementia,
and the dementia professionals at Spring Village at Dover for:
Related to ALL forms of dementia at any stage of the journey. www.springvillagedover.com
- Emotional Support
- Educational Materials
- New Ideas
Registration is Open!
Portsmouth and Rochester Campuses and Online
As New Hampshire's leading public provider of online education, we empower students to balance the responsibilities of work and family while earning an associate, bachelor's or master's degree.
While most of your courses will take place online, there are select on-campus classes at each of our locations, including Rochester and Portsmouth, where you'll find a supportive team that can help you apply and enroll. View our course schedule online at https://www.granite.edu/become-a-student/course-schedule/
Bingo to Support Triangle Club
Sunday Games run 12-3pm, Doors Open at 10am
Tuesday Games run 6-9pm, Doors Open at 4pm
Dover Bingo, 887B Central Avenue, Dover
All proceeds go to the Triangle Club in Dover! The Triangle Club is a chemical-free meeting house for those seeking recovery from substance misuse disorders. Join us for a fun BINGO experience while helping support the go-to chemical-free meeting space for recovering people in the Seacoast! Visit
for more information.
Bring Your Business to Central Avenue
Bring your business to one of the most conveniently located properties in Dover. Central Avenue is a short walk from the heart of downtown with excellent signage and free parking. Interior has been newly renovated with updated fixtures, carpet, wood flooring and paint. Flexible floor plans perfect for any professional office user start at 987 SF. Please contact Catie Medeiros for more information or to arrange a tour -
or (603) 570-9088.
Pointe Place is Now Leasing
Pointe Place is now leasing brand new 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Our apartments have granite counter-tops, tile bathrooms, stainless steel appliances, in-unit washer and dryer, and are pet friendly. Currently we are offering 1 month free rent with a signed 13 month lease.