Peek at the Week: November 2

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Community Happenings

Blithe Spirit

Running through 5

 Experience the uproarious wit and supernatural charm of Noël Coward's timeless comedy, Blithe Spirit, presented by UNH Theatre. Follow the misadventures of Charles Condomine, a skeptical writer researching the occult for his next novel. When a séance goes awry, Charles unwittingly summons the spirit of his tempestuous, dearly departed first wife, Elvira. As the ghostly Elvira makes herself at home, chaos ensues, leaving Charles torn between two worlds and two wives. Get tickets.

The Addams Family

Running through November 5

The Rochester Opera House presents The Addams Family Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met. And if that wasn’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before– keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Get tickets.

Susan E. Hanna Artist Reception

Friday, November 3, 5-8pm

Enjoy an artist reception showcasing local New Hampshire artists and their pieces. Fine artist, Susan E. Hanna, will exhibit in "Fresh Air" at the NH Art Association Levy Gallery during November. 12 artists have painted outdoors all summer and now present their works.

Learn more.

Indie Author Day

Saturday, November 4, 9am-3pm

Join the Dover Public Library to learn about every aspect of the writing process- from firing up your imagination to publishing. Spend a day with local writers and realize the possibility of becoming a published author. If you are already an author, bring your published works for the Book Marketplace at the end of the day. Learn more.

Sabaton The War to End All Wars Movie Night

Saturday, November 4, 7-8:30pm

The Woodman presents a screening of a 67-minute long musical motion picture that features songs from Sabaton's 10th studio album The War to End All Wars. The movie vividly tells the stories of World War I, granting viewers a better understanding of what the songs and album are about. Get tickets here.

Rob Delaney with A Heart that Works

Saturday, November 4, 7pm

The Music Hall is hosting a discussion of A Heart that Works, A visceral and deeply personal memoir about losing a child, by the Amazon Prime series Catastrophe and Deadpool star Rob Delaney, in conversation with actors Chris Cooper and Marianne Leone, who lost their son, Jesse. Delaney’s memoir offers solace to those who have faced devastation and shows us how grace may appear even in the darkest times. Click here to purchase tickets.

Medicare Advantage Seminar

Monday, November 6, 6:30pm

The Integrity Agency is holding a Medicare Made Easy info session. This informative meeting will untangle all the confusion surrounding Medicare Open Enrollment and introduce you to the plans currently available in New Hampshire during this Open Enrolment period. This session will be held at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Rochester. Register here.

Intro to Excel

November 7-8, 9am-12pm

Great Bay Community College is offering an introductory course to Microsoft Excel. This two-day class is designed for the new spreadsheet user. During these sessions, participants will learn statistical analysis skills and how to create formulas and functions. They will also explore spreadsheet formatting, printing, and charting. The fee for this course is $257. Click here to sign up.

Understanding Behaviors Through a Sensory Lens: Taste Edition

Tuesday, November 7, 8pm

Does your child struggle with eating? Could their actions be a result of sensory issues associated with the sense of taste? Danielle is the director at Twenty-One Senses and a special needs parent. She will help you examine common behavior struggles associated with the sense of taste and provide strategies to support a positive outcome in this online seminar. Click here to register.

TMNT Commemorative Markers Unveiling

Wednesday, November 8, 12pm

A historical marker will be unveiled at noon on Central Avenue, followed by the unveiling of a decorative manhole cover on Union Street at 12:15 p.m., where TMNT creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird lived.

The manhole cover ceremony will include remarks by Dover Mayor Robert Carrier, TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, and other guests. There will also be a demonstration by Leith Karate. Note: this will not be a signing event and only professional photography is allowed. Learn more.

Source of Life: Art Opening

Saturday, November 11, 5-8pm

Aplomb Gallery has a new art exhibition opening. Find out what the prompt "Source of Light" means to the two dozen contemporary artists selected for the group exhibition at Aplomb Gallery. From expressive paintings to narrative driven photography, exhibiting artists invite you to explore the luminescence in each piece. Light refreshments will be served. Advanced registration with staggered attendance is requested. Register here.

ARCH Gala Dinner & Auction

Saturday, November 18, 5-9pm

It's time to shine a light on the past at ARCH's biggest night of the year. Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction from 5-7. This will be followed by a delicious dinner, presentation of the ARCH Heritage Award, and a live auction. Tickets are $50 per person, with a discount available for tables of 8 and 10. Reserve your seat by November 11. Purchase tickets here.

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