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Footloose The Musical
Now until May 19th
31 Wakefield Street, Rochester
When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation.
To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score and augmented with new songs for the stage musical, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind.
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 located in City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street.
12th Annual Wine, Microbrew, Appetizer and Dessert Tasting
Thursday, May 9th, 6-9pm
Blue Latitudes, 431 Central Avenue, Suite 102, Dover
Crystal, Rock and Mineral Show
Saturday, May 11th, 10am-5pm (please note corrected date)
Earth Harmony Wellness, 66 Third Street, Dover
Jerry Marchand is a geologist and miner with some of the finest crystals, rocks and minerals in New England, as well as specimens imported form all over the world. Most of his pieces of unpolished and in their natural form.
Jerry is a legend in the rock and mineral world and has a vast knowledge of crystals and their many uses. He will be bringing some of his latest finds in a variety of sizes and prices. These crystals provide beauty, healing and connection to our dear Mother Earth! A wonderful addition to your home and work environment!
Mother's Day is 5/12.... A wonderful Mother's Day gift sure to please her!
Jerry will also have several of his musical CD's available for purchase. Come join us for a spectacular presentation!
Celebrate Moms on the Run
Sunday, May 12th, 9am
Dover High School
Join us for the 13th Annual Moms On The Run 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 9:00 am. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to join this family friendly event to celebrate moms. Proceeds of this event, underwritten by Dover Physical Therapy, will benefit Zebra Crossings empowerment programs for youth and teens with chronic medical conditions. Did you know a group of zebras is called a "Dazzle"? On race day, dazzle the crowd by making your herd stand out. Be as creative as you like- unite your "herd" with patterns, colors, or full costumes! Prizes will be awarded for the most creative herds! Register now:
Meet the Midwives
Wednesday, May 29th, 5:30-7:30pm
Garrison Women's Health, 770 Central Avenue #16, Dover
Get to know our wonderful team of midwives at this month's Meet the Midwives event! Open to both current and prospective patients- This casual gathering will give you the opportunity to hear about what midwives do and ask any questions you may have about their work. As the first practice in New Hampshire to offer midwife services, Garrison Women's Health has the experience and history to showcase the fantastic services midwives can offer. During the event, attendees will also be given a tour of one of our latest pregnancy resources, the Nurture Nook. In this tranquil space, any OB patient can drop in Monday through Friday (no appointment required) to spend time on her own connecting with her baby, listening to his/her heart rate, taking fetal measurements, and monitoring her own blood pressure. Attendees will also learn more about our various models of prenatal care. Whether you prefer our traditional model or Essential Eight Program, we are here to give you choices, educate you on your options, and empower you for the healthiest, happiest pregnancy possible. *There is no medical provider in this space (no nurse, midwife, or doctor), so it does not substitute for a scheduled prenatal visit. Register Here
Recreation, Leisure & Wellness
Free Classes at NHFCU
Wednesday, May 15th, 5:15-7:15pm
71 Calef Highway, Lee
Investing Basics. Learn how to:
-Set Investment goals
-Set Savings goals
-Determine your attitude towards risk
-Choose among types of investments
-Tools to minimize risk
-Build your savings & investment portfolio
-Understand savings and investment vocabulary
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.
Thursday, May 9th, 2-5pm
Comfort Inn & Suites, 10 Hotel Drive, Dover
Are you a family caregiver or know someone who is caregiving for a loved one? If so, Cornerstone VNA invites you to Caregivers Connect, a free event on May 9th. This year's Caregivers Connect event will focus on mind, body and soul self-care for caregivers. Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation and support featuring Adrienne Cress, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist from Seacoast Expressive Arts and Sandy Powers, Wellness and Gerontology Nurse from Cornerstone VNA. Trained staff and volunteers will be providing on-site respite care for your loved one, in a safe and welcoming environment, for caregivers who wish to attend the event.
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:
-DOVER: Monday, May 13th, 5:30pm-7pm
Doctor's Park Building, 17 Old Rollinsford Road, Building A, Dover
Twilight Moon: Oil Painting Course
May 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.
Come Learn to Row
21 River Street, Dover
New Spring Offerings!
Candle Lit Restorative Yoga + Pop-Up Saturday Classes
Going on Now!
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
SAS Sale and Vionic Days
May 10th-May 19th
Join Red's this week for the Semi-Annual SAS Sale! San Antonio Shoemakers is a family-owned shoe company featuring sandals for women and walking shoes for both men and women. Available in multiple widths, SAS shoes are easy to fit. The Semi-Annual SAS sale takes place May 9th-May 19th. Vionic Days at Red's runs May 10th- May 19th. Red's carries a variety of Vionic shoes from sandals, to sneakers, to wedges, all with great support using their own Vio-Motion support technology. Be sure to check Red's website and Facebook page to stay up to date on upcoming events and sales!Check out the Red's website and Facebook page for updates.
May 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.
We will be working with TNTP, The New Teacher Project. The TNTP works to end educational inequality. Their primary goal is to create engaging classrooms, focused schools, and strategic school systems. They were founded in 1997 with the goal of bringing great teachers to more students.
For every event booked during May, 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
Join us Saturday, May 11th for UFC 231! As always, the fight is always on at the Tavern! Bruins and Celtics playoffs as well.
Thompson's 2nd Alarm
Our Riverside Deck is open! Come down and enjoy the view. The 2nd Alarm will be having a Mother's Day Brunch starting at 10:00am. Did you know we feature delicious lunch specials every week for only $8.99? Make your work day better by stopping in! Open for lunch everyday at 11:30am.
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.
Come check out Patty B's!
The porch is OPEN!
We are just minutes out from downtown located at 34 Dover Point Road with Plenty of FREE PARKING!
Join us for lunch or dinner Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm. CLOSED on Sundays.
We offer daily soups, lunch and dinner specials (Prime Rib every Friday and Saturday), and fresh homemade delicious desserts!
Call us for call ahead seating and reservation options 749-4181.
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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 Joe B. Parks Riverwalk Public Gardens depends on volunteers to help maintain and tend to the gardens enjoyed by the public each year. More volunteers are needed to help tend to the gardens in 2019. Tasks include spring and fall clean-up of garden beds and monthly visits to tidy up the gardens. Volunteers can adopt specific areas. To become a volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit joeparksgarden.org or give Elizabeth Fischer a call at 603-817-1843. The Joe B. Parks Riverwalk Public Gardens is located between 400 Central Avenue and Chestnut Street, along the banks of the Cocheco River, and forms a series of beautiful gardens filled with wildflowers, unique rhododendrons, mountain laurel, hostas, daylilies, and countless other plants, many relocated from Joe Parks' own gardens.
Now Accepting Educator of the Year Nominations-Due May 10th
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.