BCCD holding plant sales and planting workshop

Attention all gardeners and landowners! The Belknap County Conservation District (BCCD) will be holding its Plant Sale fundraiser on Friday, May 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Iron Works Fire Station, and on Saturday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Longridge Farm in Meredith. There are many plants still available for purchase including a surprise shipment of butterfly bush, river birch, evergreens, fruit trees, white crabapples, ground covers, lilacs, wildlife shrubs, ...

At the Movies: 'The Guys'

In the numbing days following the Sept. 11 attacks, many New Yorkers walked around in a daze, trying to make sense of the incomprehensible. For some, staying quiet and withdrawn was the way to cope. Others felt the urge to reach out, especially to strangers who suddenly had become partners in tragedy. "The Guys" was written, originally as a play, to give voice to some of those feelings. Anne Nelson, who'd never written a play before, wove together her own experiences into a piece for ...

Hit the trails as a docent at Squam Lakes

When summer comes, where will you be? You could be on the trails at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The Center is looking for volunteers to be part of its Docent Training. Docents are volunteers trained to interpret trail exhibits, encourage visitors to expand their knowledge of the natural world and interact in a friendly, helpful manner with Science Center visitors. Docents are active from May through October, working with school groups and summer visitors. Docents ...

NH State Society seeks Washington internship candidates

The New Hampshire State Society of Washington, DC (NHSS) is seeking candidates for the 2003 Educational Opportunity Fund, which provides up to $2,000 in financial support for eligible candidates who have a New Hampshire connection and are planning to intern in the Washington, DC area in the upcoming months. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 1, 2003. This is the second year that the NHSS Educational Opportunity Fund will provide financial assistance to motivated ...