Community/Civic Involvement

New Hampshire Citizens for the Arts is a community of artists, arts administrators, arts participants and citizens who know that the arts, in the largest sense of the word, make New Hampshire the special place we all love. We recognize the importance of art and culture, not only for their intrinsic value, but also for the vital economic stimulus and development for our towns, cities and state.   Read more →


Take a hike – join Five Rivers Conservation Trust on November 5 for a guided hike between conserved properties – Winant Park and Marjory Swope Park, in west Concord. Hikers will hop on a shuttle to the starting point, grab an apple out of the basket, and hike back through woodlands and hillsides. Read more →


The Alzheimer’s Café is an opportunity for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia – along with their loved ones and caregivers – to enjoy art and good company in a safe space. FREE to attend, no RSVP required. Supported by the Bruce and Rose Marie McColl Family.  Read more →


Passengers are invited to dress in their most creative costumes and celebrate aboard the M/S Mount Washington during their annual Halloween Masquerade Ball. All costumes, from the scary, spooky and fancy to just plain comical, are welcome. The Halloween Masquerade... Read more →


Concord Community Music School has received an Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation grant for $10,000 as part of the bank’s Targeted Grant program, which is focused on supporting immigrants in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The grant is in support of Concord Community Music School’s dedication to including New Americans as faculty, performers, students, and community partner organizations. Read more →


Tabitha Bowling of East Burke, Vermont, has joined the Board of Directors the Northern Forest Center. Bowling was a founding partner and former COO of Bungalow, LLC, a casual lifestyle brand. Under her management sales grew from $800K to $8M over 6 years. She continues to manage the company’s overseas sourcing, production and quality assurance activities, as well as advise the executive team. Read more →


Concord, NH--Tim Volk, of Vermont, has joined the Board of Directors the Northern Forest Center in Concord. Volk is a business leader with more than 30 years of broad-based consumer marketing experience in areas including energy, hospitality and telecommunications. Read more →