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May 2020

Join Best Buddies Founder Anthony K. Shriver, along with participants, celebrities and more online to virtually walk for inclusion Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will resume its monthly Super Stellar Friday series in June, in a new virtual format. At 7 PM on Friday, June 5, Discovery Center Educator and Astronomy Instructor Dave McDonald will give a live presentation, Unveiling the Mysteries of the Solstice,via a Zoom webinar. McDonald will discuss the causes and significance of the solstice, how this celestial event is related to constellations and zodiac symbols, and more. Following the presentation, McDonald will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see the museum’s website, starhop.com, to register and submit questions in advance. This event is free, but donations are welcome. Read more →


The Sycamore Community Garden, located on the campus NHTI-Concord’s Community College, will re-open following approval by State public health officials of safety protocols put in place by the college and garden board.  The boat launch located across the access road from the garden will also re-open for public use, subject to social distancing guidelines.  Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, an all-digital, full-dome planetarium and a wide variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visitwww.starhop.com. Read more →


A new study out today from the Kaiser Family Foundation determined that 27 million Americans have likely lost their health care since the start of the coronavirus crisis. That number, on top of millions of Americans already uninsured creates a dangerous situation for the country reeling from a global pandemic. Kaiser concluded that more than 20 million of those newly-uninsured individuals are eligible for coverage under the ACA or Medicaid. But if the Trump-Republican lawsuit currently before the Supreme Court to overturn the ACA is successful, those 20 million uninsured will no longer have access to ACA subsidies or coverage under Medicaid expansion. Read more →


The N.H. Preservation Alliance invites owners and enthusiasts of old homes or barns as well as leaders of community preservation projects to participate in their new virtual roundtable gatherings. The May schedule can be found at www.nhpreservation.org. Read more →


Protect Our Care Releases New Memo Highlighting Impact on Granite Staters if ACA is Ripped Away as Democrats File Opening Briefs to the the Supreme Court on Wednesday Read more →