‘Oceans of Possibilities’ at Dover library
DOVER — Beginning Monday, June 20, adults, teens, and kids can register at the Dover Public Library or online for the six-week “Oceans of Possibilities” reading program. Patrons of all ages have the opportunity to win prizes just by logging their reading time. Check out summer events on library.dover.nh.gov/events or stop in at the library to get a brochure. All programs are free and open to the public.
Vintage & Vine tickets on sale now
PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke Museum announced the start of ticket sales for Vintage & Vine — A Wine Festival in Historic Style, Saturday, Sept. 10, from 4 to 7:30 pm The outdoors event throughout the museum’s 10-acre site, heirloom gardens, and historic landscapes, offers an extensive selection of wines and cuisine prepared by greater Seacoast-area chefs and caterers. Tickets are limited and available to the public starting Monday, June 20, at 10 am at StrawberyBanke.org/events/vintage-and-vine.cfm.
General admission tickets allow guests to enter at 5 pm and are $85 per person (designated driver general admission tickets are $35).VIP tickets, which sold out during the member pre-sale period, allow guests to enter at 4 pm, and circulate the entire site as well as the designated VIP tent. The event comes to a close at 7:30 pm Strawbery Banke members receive a discount on tickets.
Learn about food forest gardening
BERWICK, Maine — The Berwick Public Library on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 pm, will host a Food Forest Gardening program with Master Gardeners Amrita Cottrell and Dennis Jackson. You’ll learn the basic principles of permaculture food forest gardening and imagine how you can begin transforming your space into a lush, healthy, productive, and low-maintenance garden paradise that will last for many years.
Lunch and Learn lecture on dementia
BERWICK, Maine — On Wednesday, June 22 from 10:30 to 11:30 am, there’ll be a free lunch program at the Berwick Public Library on the topic of dementia care and older adults with Dr. Elizabeth Castillo of the York Hospital Center for Older Adults – boxed lunches included. Space is limited – contact York Hospital’s Community Relations Office at 207-351-2385 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panel discussion on Peace Corps service
DOVER — On Thursday, June 23 from 6 to 7 pm, at Dover Public Library, discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from returned volunteers. Learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments from a panel of returned Pease Corps volunteers. Ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process.
Police officer storytime
BERWICK, Maine — The Berwick Police Department join the Berwick Public Library on Friday, June 24 at 10:30 am for a special Police Officer StoryTime. Please be aware that should an emergency or unexpected event occur, the police officers will not be able to attend. Feel free to check in with the library before arriving.
33rd annual Pocket Gardens of Portsmouth Tour
PORTSMOUTH — The 33rd annual Pocket Gardens of Portsmouth Tour will take place Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. The self-guided tour lets you wander through the Goodwin Park neighborhood of Portsmouth where tucked behind the 19th-century homes are a diverse representation of gardens. You will have access to 13 gardens on a walk just over a mile. Presented by South Church Unitarian Universalist of Portsmouth, the tour will run 5 to 8 pm on Friday and 10 am to 4 pm. on Saturday. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the tour. For more information, check Facebook @PortsmouthPocketGardenTour for updates and ticket sale locations or buy tickets at portsmouthnhtickets.com/events/33rd-pocket-gardens-of-portsmouth-tour-6-24-2022
Art and Poetry opening reception
PORTSMOUTH — The Racial Unity Team invites you to an Art and Poetry Opening Reception on Saturday, June 25, from 2 to 4 pm, under the tent beside the Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Ave., Portsmouth. Come view the exhibit and meet the artists and poets. Award winners will be announced and refreshments will be serviced. COVID protocols will be followed. Event is free and open to the public.