Community/Civic Involvement

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance and Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center will be presenting barn preservation workshops this month and in July as a part of the enhanced programming the Alliance is offering with its 52 Barns in 52 Weeks initiative. Prescott Farm has started a major barn preservation project of its two late 19th century barns this spring, making necessary repairs and modifications to provide much-needed program space. Read more →

The Federal Northern Border Regional Commission has announced a new round of development and infrastructure grants for Maine communities. The maximum grant for any applicant is $500,000 for infrastructure projects and $250,000 for other projects. The grant applications are now available and can be accessed at the Commission’s website: Read more →

Manchester, NH – The Currier Museum of Art, New Hampshire’s premier art museum, will receive a grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to fund elementary school visits. This year, the Foundation will contribute $20,500, a more than 25% expansion over... Read more →

This April the New Hampshire Travel Council’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism is back in Concord to look at the future of tourism in the Granite State and the road ahead. On April 18 New Hampshire’s tourism industry will come together at Grappone Conference Center to focus on communication and education, share best practices, explore new ideas and strategies, network with colleagues and welcome Governor Chris Sununu. The Conference will also be a great opportunity to discuss the Governor’s proposals on tourism and look at how we promote New Hampshire’s as a destination. Read more →

Max Page will offer a critique of historic preservation today and propose a progressive vision for preservation policy in his keynote address. He will suggest how the preservation movement can be a force for social justice, contributing to building more sustainable, meaningful and fair communities by saving and interpreting places of pain, making our homes and cities more sustainable, and rethinking the concepts of authenticity, integrity and significance. Read more →

Alzheimer’s Café April 12, 2 to 4 pm 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... Read more →

On Saturday, May 6, Concord, NH, will celebrate its cultural vitality with a full range of activities for all. The Capital Arts Fest will run from dawn to dusk with more than 20 events, including arts, film, music and festivities, both in and outside with a unique event in the city. Read more →

Combining the First Lady’s passions for both reading and inclusion, she will be visiting schools throughout New Hampshire to read to children about the benefits of inclusion and to discuss the integration of Best Buddies Programs into the schools. Read more →