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Bridge to our Future
Connecting Students and Businesses
Wednesday, March 20th, 3:30-5:30pm
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Garrison Wing Conference Center
789 Central Avenue, Dover
This event will provide high school students the opportunity to explore potential career paths, engage with future employers, and contribute to the future workforce.
Meet professionals in the following industries:
Science & Research,
Marketing & Advertising,
Arts & Culture,
Media & Journalism,
Engineering & Architecture, and
Art Exhibition: Al La Carte
Opening Reception: Friday, February 8th, 6-9pm
Exhibit runs through Friday, March 1st
1 Washington Street, Suite 1177, Dover
Food has been a subject of art since art has existed, as is demonstrated by the most ancient cave paintings such as those in Lascaux in France. Perhaps it's because food is so essential, perhaps it's because food itself can be art - but for whatever the reason, human beings have been making depictions of food for as long as we've been making depictions of anything.
A La Carte is a modern continuation of this ancient theme by member and resident artists at The Art Center. While we don't have ancient caves with pre-historic hunting scenes decorating the walls, visitors will have the opportunity to see the work of many local artists who have been challenged to produce works based upon this singular ancient theme.
Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
Friday, February 8th, 8pm
31 Wakefield Street, Rochester
As the world's longest running tribute to Michael Jackson and the only one to predate his passing, Who's Bad has stood the test of time for the last 14 years. Who's Bad's live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music's one true King.
Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson's expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.
Who's Bad has earned its name by paying studious attention to Michael Jackson's every original groove and gravity-defying dance move, boasting over 100 years of professional experience and a team of dancers with resumes that include Broadway productions.
The show starts at 8pm on Friday, February 8th. Reserve tickets online or call the box office (603) 335-1992, M/W/F from 10-5pm and 2-hours before the show.
Open Studios V
Saturday, February 9th, 11am-4pm
1 Washington Street, Suite 1119, Dover
Welcome, another year, to my Studio!
Special pricing only to visitors that day in my working studio and gallery.
Enter by the middle, main building door and follow the signs leading to the left. OR, enter by the East/Left building entrance, through the double doors and THERE I am! Guest artisan, Wendy Wetherbee, will be here again with her stunning one-of-a-kind silver jewelry.
The New England Mermaid Photography will be open with an exhibit and answers to your questions. Be sure to add
to your email whitelist so that you receive important emails as the date draws near.
10th Annual Cycle the Seacoast Bend & Brew
Saturday, February 9th, 2pm
Cisco Brewers, Portsmouth
Join the 10th Annual Cycle the Seacoast and Exeter Power Yoga for our Bend & Brew event! We're so excited to tell you about our 10th anniversary happenings and enjoy some yoga all at once! Exeter Power Yoga instructor Amanda will lead a one hour energetic Power Vinyasa flow with focus on linking breath to movement. This class is taught with upbeat music and is ideal for all levels! Please purchase your $15 ticket via the Eventbrite link prior to the event. All participants will receive a free brew from Cisco Brewers Portsmouth. The Cycle the Seacoast will be giving away goodies and providing information about their annual event. All proceeds will go directly to the American Lung Association's fundraising event, Cycle the Seacoast. Register Here
UNH Women's Hockey vs. Merrimack College
Saturday, February 9th, 4PM
Whittemore Center, Durham
UNH Women's Hockey has an early evening (4 P.M.) matchup on Saturday, February 9 with the Merrimack Warriors. It's Princess Day at the Whittemore Center, so bring your cameras and join the Wildcats in welcoming your favorite ice princess and her sister. Come in costume and you may even have the opportunity to join them on the ice! Tickets and information at unhwildcats.com.
Warm Cookies & Community
Tuesday, February 12th, 5-7pm
Dover High School, 25 Alumni Drive, Dover
An Evening of Storytelling... because our stories matter. Join us and share your story or sit back and listen to others as they tell their own stories of resilience, hope and connection. Hosted by Dover Listens, Community Partners and underwritten by the New Hampshire Humanities.
Dover Children's Home Bowl-a-Thon
Sunday, February 17th
Dover Bowl, 887 Central Avenue, Dover
Join Dover Children's Home for their
11th ANNUAL DCH BOWL-A-THON
on Sunday, February 17, 2019.
Reserve a lane
for 90-minutes of bowling at 10am, noon, 2pm, or 4pm. Friends of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate. No fees for lanes or bowling shoes. Prizes will be awarded each session to the teams with the best theme wear, highest score, and most money raised. Can't make it? How about
making a tax-deductible pledge
to support a bowler, a team, or the event in general? Click here for a
. For more information, please visit the
, or email
City of Dover Solar Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, February 20th, 11am-12pm
Children's Museum of New Hampshire
6 Washington Street, Dover
Woodman Museum Speaker Series: Patricia Violette on Native-Colonial Treaty Relations
Wednesday, February 20th, 7-8:30pm
182 Central Avenue, Dover
Guest speaker Patricia Violette will deliver a talk on relations between colonists and indigenous tribes in the mid-18th century, exploring the ramifications of treaties forged between native groups in New England and colonial governments. Violette will recount the actions of Royal Governor William Shirley, who served as Captain-General (Commander-in-Chief) of Massachusetts forces during two wars: King George's War, 1744 to 1748, and the French and Indian War, 1754 to 1763. Though most of the fighting in both wars took place in Europe, each also resulted in Massachusetts declaring war on the Indian tribes on its Eastern frontier in Maine. European treaties ended the fighting on the continent, but Massachusetts also signed separate treaties with the Indians, either to end the hostilities or to gain Indian permission for an expansion of Massachusetts military presence in the Kennebec River valley. Using the transcripts of three treaty conferences conducted by Shirley, Patricia Violette, Executive Director of Albacore Park Museum and Visitor Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, will compare key English and Indian cultural concepts, examine selected exchanges in the transcripts for cultural clues, and discuss why cultural differences made it so hard for Natives and non-Natives to achieve lasting peace. More Information
NH Digital Marketing Seminar
Tuesday, February 26th, 4pm
343 Central Avenue, Suite 232, Dover
A seminar to help New Hampshire small businesses get their foot in the door in the digital space as well as answer any digital marketing questions they may have. Register Here
Cribbage Tournament at Wentworth House
Saturday, March 2nd, 1-5pm
Colonel Paul Wentworth House, Water Street, Rollinsford
Rollinsford's historic Colonel Paul Wentworth House will host its 10th annual cribbage tournament on Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to take a break from cabin fever with stimulating conversation and a classic card game. All skill ranges are welcome, from beginner to seasoned expert. Guests may come as a team or as individuals; solo players will be paired up with a partner on the afternoon of the tournament. Registration is at 1:00 pm and play begins at 1:30 pm. The entry fee is $30 per team or $20 per person, and a cash prize of $50 will be awarded to the tournament champion. Players are also asked to bring some food to share and the beverage of your choice. Paper goods and utensils will be provided. Seating is limited so reserve your spot by sending an email to
or by calling Mike at 603-817-4545 or John at 207-475-6150. When registering, please provide your name and the number in your party. Located on Water Street in Rollinsford, the Wentworth House is maintained by the Association for Rollinsford Culture and History (ARCH). For more information about events at the Wentworth House, consult the ARCH website at
Family Place Workshop
Starting Monday, March 4th, 10-11am
73 Locust Street, Dover
These programs, designed for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers, will run for five consecutive Monday mornings. Each is a fun, informal, play-based program ensconced in a rich environment of toys, books, and art activities.
Families will have the opportunity to spend time together, make new friends, and talk one-on-one with a different community resource professional each week. Topics will include early literacy, child development, speech, hearing and language, nutrition, and music, play and health. You may register once for the entire five-week series on the library's website, library.dover.nh.gov, or call the Dover Public Library's Children's Room at 603-516-6052. These programs are free and open to the public.
2nd Annual Monarch School Golf Tournament
Friday, May 17th, 9am Shotgun Start
Rochester Country Club, Rochester
Join the Monarch School of New England as they present their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at the Rochester Country Club on Friday, May 17th. Player fee is $125/player and includes greens fees, cart, hot dog lunch, golf polo, goody bag, and a meal immediately following golf during the awards ceremony! Registration begins at 8am, shotgun start at 9am. Last year's tournament raised almost $8,000 for the school and players enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and even got to hang out with some of the kids from the school! Sign Up Today
Recreation, Leisure & Wellness
Financial Education Classes with NHFCU
Cell Phone Saavy-How to Get the Best Deal
Wednesday, February 13th, 5:15-7:15pm
73 Calef Highway, Lee
Join us to find out how to better understand the wide array of cell phone plans and options out there - and how to manage this now "vital" part of your monthly spending plan. We will explore tips for finding the right plan and phone for you - based on what you need.
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 nhfcu.org/events or call (603) 224-7731 ext. 330 to register today.
New Art Classes and Workshops
Begins February 16th
20 Front Street, Rollinsford
Artstream studios has added Saturday Parent/Child workshops, new Wednesday After School art for ages 7-11 and Adults Beginning Jewelry classes to their class offerings beginning this February. For more information or to register, visit their site or call 603-516-8500.
Personal Care Service Provider Training & Certification
Tuesday & Wednesday, February 19th & 20th, 2:30-7:30pm
178 Farmington Road, Rochester
Cornerstone VNA is offering a two-day training program for certification as a Personal Care Service Provider (PCSP). A PCSP is a person who performs and assists with the routine tasks of daily living for people with disabilities and special health needs. In general, a PCSP is someone who helps people live as safely and independently as possible and age in place. The cost is $40 and will take place at Cornerstone VNA, 178 Farmington Road, Rochester, NH. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this training program.
Computer and Career Prep Classes at Dover Adult Learning Center
We offer a wide range of instructor-led computer classes, specializing in individual attention, hands-on learning, and supervised practice. Classes include Beginning and Intermediate Computer Literacy, iPad for Novices, QuickBooks Basics, Excel Basics through Advanced, and more (tuition varies). We have also expanded our roster of career prep classes, which focus on academic skills and job preparation in high demand occupations. Exploring Coding and IT Careers, Job Search and Interviewing Skills, and Construction Math Skills are all now being offered at our McConnell Center location. Tuition is $125 ($115 for Dover residents); these career prep classes are free to eligible participants; a placement test may be required to determine eligibility. Preregistration is required for all classes. For more information on these classes as well as our complete winter/spring course listing, please go to www.doveradultlearning.org or call 603-742-1030.
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)
THRIVE NOT HIDE THIS WINTER with our NEW 42 Day Challenge Challenge
Exclusive Deal for Dover Area Ladies!
Get your sexy back - This program is designed to change your life, but this is not a "magic pill or shake". Expect to put in the good ole hard work. I don't care where your're starting from, only that you try your best and finish the 42 days.
How will this program actually help you? You will have full access to 33 weekly sessions and MUST attend 3x. A Personal Accountability Coach to ensure your weekly success. Customized nutrition plan/shopping list & cookbook. Help with dining out (after all, it's real life), travelling and more.
These 18 SPOTS will go FAST!
LET'S DO THIS for YOU...step one: book your orientation today.
Prenatal, Postnatal and Baby Yoga!!
53 Washington Street, Suite LL100, Dover
Winter is here and in full force so it's time to come in out of the cold and join us for prenatal and baby yoga sessions! ChildLight Yoga offers Prenatal Yoga on Monday evenings, Bring Your Baby (postnatal yoga) on Tuesday mornings and Peace Baby on Wednesday mornings! Register online or drop in and find out why everyone's excited about ChildLight Yoga!
Sports Performance Program
Dover Physical Therapy
273 Locust Street, Suite 202, Dover
On behalf of Dover Physical Therapy, all students are welcome to participate in Dover PT's youth sports program. The youth sports program is open to all types of athletes and consists of improving your stamina, agility, endurance, speed, and coordination. The program is a great way to kickstart your child's goals and to prepare them for their pre-season, in-season, or off-season. The program meets two times per week (1 hour/session) for eight weeks and costs $250.
TRX® Suspension Training® with Coach Sara
24 Crosby Road Suites 1 and 2, Dover
Born in the U.S. Navy SEALs and developed by Fitness Anywhere®, TRX Suspension Training® is a revolutionary method of leveraged bodyweight exercise. Build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility, and prevent injuries, all at the intensity you choose. TRX training will change the way you view exercise and will take your workouts to a whole new level. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Learn More Here
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
Grand Opening CD Specials
Now Through February 9th
All HRCU Branches
To celebrate the opening the their new Pointe Place branch, HRCU is offering some great CD Specials for a limited time. Stop by any of their branches, call (603) 332-6840 or visit
to open yours today!
Chocolate Covered Strawberries for Valentines Day
February 13th and 14th, 10am-8pm
Lickee's & Chewy's Candies & Creamery will feature fresh chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine's Day available throughout the day on February 13th and 14th. Order in person or over the phone through February 10th and mention code
to save 10% off your order.
February Specials from Pinewood Laser & Spa
$65 Shellac manicure & Classic Pedicure ( $10 Savings )
O2 Lift $79 ( $20 Savings )
Want glowing skin? this treatment infuses oxygen, plan-derived stem cells, peptides and a high concentration of enzymatic botanicals into your
skin leaving a bright purified completion.
Chocolate Truffle Pedicure $38
15% OFF Juvederm Fillers
to schedule your appointment online or call 603-841-2306.
February 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. The organization that we are supporting for the month of February is End 68 Hours of Hunger. For every event booked during February, a donation will be made to this organization.
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
Thompson Tavern will be showing UFC 234 this Saturday, starting at 9pm with a $3 cover. And as always, we have the Bruins, Celtics and more on all 9 TVS. Daily specials, please visit our website!!
Thompson's 2nd Alarm
Valentines Day Specials:
Surf & Turf, 14 Oz. strip steak with mushroom demi glaze, 5 crab stuffed shrimp, asparagus and roasted fingerlings, $34
Shrimp Scampi with tomatoes, green onion, white wine garlic lemon sauce tossed with fresh angel hair pasta, $22
Lobster raviolis with crab meat sauce, $28
Live music Thursday-Saturday evenings, and we always have room for your event at our Riverside Bar!!
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.
The Beach Plum
Free Kid's Meals
Now through February 28th
Portsmouth and Epping Locations
Now through February 28th, spend $9.99+ on any entree at Portsmouth or Epping Beach Plum and receive a kid's meal free. Monday-Thursday, 11am-3pm. One kid's meal per entree.
Valentine's Day Dinner for 2: $39.99!
Thursday, February 14th, 11am-9pm
Portsmouth and Epping Locations
Treat someone special to Beach Plum's Valentine's Day special: Seafood Platter for Two plus 2 cups of haddock or clam chowder 2 glasses of beer or wine $39.99 Seafood Platter includes haddock, shrimp, scallops, whole belly clams, calamaria and fries with 2 coleslaws and 2 rolls.
Warm your hearts and bellies this Valentine's Day at Patty B's!
We are now taking reservations for all size parties--Call us today!
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and Instagram for updates, specials, and upcoming events. Join our email list so you wont miss a thing!
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!
Be sure to check out our
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.
Now Accepting Scholarship Applications and Educator of the Year Nominations
2019 Scholarship Application
The Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for their Student Scholarship program which will award one area student $1,000 to be used towards post-secondary education costs. The Chamber is also 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
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
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.
Retail Opportunity for Sale in the Heart of Downtown Somersworth
Excellent retail/office space now available in the Luckys Plaza. 3,760± SF in the Luckys Plaza is suitable for many uses including retail, wholesale, professional office, business office, personal services, dry cleaning, fitness/athletics, medical, dental and more. Neighboring businesses include Wentworth Health Partners (affiliated with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital), H&R Block, NH Liquor store among others. With a daily traffic count of over 5,200 + and a population of 11,719 in Somersworth, this is a great place to start your business. Luckys plaza is adjacent to Somersworth City Hall and the Public Library and is close proximity of Rt. 108 and the Spaulding Turnpike and is in walking distance to shopping, restaurants and more. This asset qualifies for NH Chapter 79-E revitalization tax incentives that can significantly reduce expenses for up to 7 years and the city has just made substantial infrastructure investment towards future development.. Click Here
Invitation from the Rotary Club of Dover
Do you work in a home office or are you a sole practitioner?
Do you find yourself craving companionship and friendship of other adults?
Do you want to make Dover and the World a better place?
Why not visit the Rotary Club of Dover? We meet every
at 121 Broadway. You'll get lunch,enjoy an educational program and have fun. We are fun group of professionals and we'd love to meet you.
For information call Jim Munro at
or ask any Rotarian.