Events

Apr 17 - Concord Green Drinks

True Brew Barista, Concord, NH

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a casual debate over ideas and drinks at the True Brew Barista this Thursday! Concord Green Drinks will be held at the True Brew Barista in Bicentennial Square on April 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Those looking to advance the local green economy through networking and activism are welcome to attend. It will be a fun evening for discussion with like-minded professionals in the community. Come explore all the ways we can build stronger connections to impact the green economy in New Hampshire. Concord Green Drinks meets every month to focus on imporant green-related topics that affect locals. Attendees are allowed to steer the conversations in any way they choose. True Brew Barista usually has live music on Thursday nights beginning at 8:00 p.m. so feel free to stick around for more entertainment. For further information, please contact ConcordGreenDrinks@gmail.com.

Apr 17 - ENH Power and the Portsmouth Country Club to Host Party for SASS!

Portsmouth Country Club, 80 Country Club Lane, Greenland, NH

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Green Alliance Business Partner, ENH Power, and the Portsmouth Country Club are hosting a Party for Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS!) from 5:30pm to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17th at the Portsmouth Country Club in Greenland. This networking event is free of charge and will offer hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. In addition, Rick Labell, a motivational speaker, police detective and former rock musician will share his powerful message of overcoming adversity as a youth at risk. ENH Power is offering attendees who bring their electricity bill to the event a free raffle entry for a “Power Night for 4” (dinner at Portsmouth Country Club any Friday May-October and 4 tickets to any Main Stage 2014 Productions at the Seacoast Repertory Theater) and a $100 certificate for golf or the Clipper Restaurant at Portsmouth Country Club and an autographed photograph with the famous Safe Kids Strong Teens Puppets! When attendees enroll, ENH Power will donate $5 to SASS for residents on their behalf! And even more for business based on their usage!

Please RSVP to 978-502-1737 or christiana@sassnh.org.

For more information, go to www.sassnh.org or www.enhpower.com.

 

 

Apr 19 - Inequality for All: The Widening Distribution of Wealth in America

Kittery Community Center

2:00 p.m.

Come learn about the widening distribution of wealth in America at the Kittery Community Center on April 19. Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich is presenting a free screening of "Inequality For All," a 90-minute long documentary. "Inequality For All" looks at the uneven distribution of wealth and investigates the impact of policy changes on the middle class. "Inequality For All" looks at how policy changes have threatened middle class spending. The film also looks at the relationship between the strength of the middle class and the strength of America. Refreshments will be provided. The screening is sponsored by the Seacoast Citizen Action Network (SCAN). For more information please go to www.inequalityforall.com

Apr 24 - Official Launch of commuteSMARTseacoast

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth, NH

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The official launch of commuteSMARTseacoast, the regional Transportation Management Association, will be held at Redhook Brewery in Portsmouth on Thursday, April 24. The celebration will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will begin with a brief press conference and end with a reception at Redhook, one of the Green Alliance's Business Partners. The program is intended to promote smart and sustainable commuting choices on the Seacoast. Members of commuteSMARTseacoast encourage locals to share rides, take the bus, walk, bike or telecommute in order to support a livable and economically vibrant Seacoast community. The commuteSMARTseacoast team is made up of many Seacoast companies including two Green Alliance businesses: Chinburg Properties and Redhook Brewery (a part of the Craft Brew Alliance). For more information about commuteSMARTseacoast, please click here

Apr 25 - Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Music Hall Historic Theater, Portsmouth

7:00 pm

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the largest Film Festivals in North America. It is a collection of short films that speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. The year the festivals theme is “emPOWERment.” The evening’s proceeds will benefit the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire. GA business partner, ReVision Energy is the lead sponsor for this event!

To learn more about this event, click here.
 

Apr 26 - Rescue Run: Race for Marine Mammals and Earth Day Celebration at the Science Center

36 Industrial Way, Rochester, NH

9:00 a.m.

The Seacoast Science Center is hosting a 5K trail race on April 26 to save marine mammals. The run is sponsored by Kennebunk Savings Bank, one of the Green Alliance's Business Partners. The race will kick off at 9:00 a.m. on April 26. The scenic Rescue Run will bring runners through historical Odiorne Point State Park. Those who place in the top five will be awared a prize, however it is not mandatory that all runners and walkers compete with that goal in mind. The Rescue Run is both competetive and non-competitive. A 2-mile, stroller-friendly trail will be available for those who want to participate with the whole family. If you would like to register as a team, make sure you have at least five members and don't forget to wear matching t-shirts! Registration takes place from 7:30-8:45 a.m. Participants 13 and older who pregister (before April 22) will pay $20 or $23 after the registration deadline is up. Kids ages 6-12 register for $12 before April 22 and $15 thereafter. Teams will receive discounted prices as well. To learn more or to preregister, visit www.seacoastsciencecenter.org/events or contact Ashley at 603-436-8043.

Apr 26 - Bowl For Kids' Sake

Strikers East in Raymond

10 am- 12pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast is gearing up for its signature fundraising campaign! Bowl For Kids' Sake raises funds that go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother Big Sister volunteers. The event is looking for donors, sponsors, individuals, and teams to help make a difference in our community! 

To learn more about this event, click here

Apr 29 - A Speaking for Wildlife Volunteer Presentation: A Garden for Wildlife

North Hampton Public Library, North Hampton, NH

7 - 7:35 p.m.

Buds reappearing on tree branches and the return of birds chirping throughout the early morning are not only indications that spring is here, they’re also reminders that now is the time to start thinking about spring lawn care. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to attract or control wildlife in your backyard, you’ll want to attend this event hosted by Speaking for Wildlife. Learn how plant selections and gardening techniques among other topics can help attract wildlife right outside your window!

If interested in this topic check out Green Alliance Business Partners Site Structures Landscape, Inc and Purely Organic Lawn Care for further environmentally sound gardening and landscape options. Green Alliance Green Card holders save $150 on an order for a Site Structures installation of trees, shrubs, perennials or any combinations totaling $1500 or more! Also receive $300 off a patio, wall or walkway installation of $5000 or more!

For more information on Speaking for Wildlife click here!

May 01 - Bowl For Kids' Sake

Portsmouth Bowl-O-Rama

5pm-7pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast is gearing up for its signature fundraising campaign! Bowl For Kids' Sake raises funds that go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother Big Sister volunteers. The event is looking for donors, sponsors, individuals, and teams to help make a difference in our community!

To learn more about this event, click here.

May 03 - Checking Out Spring-Time Creatures

Brave Boat Harbor Rd., between mailboxes 188 and 190

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Pull on your rubber boots and come celebrate spring by listening to the sound of peepers and watching the vernal pools for signs of tadpoles. All are welcome! Bring family and friends and discover the wonders and importance of the outdoors. The Kittery Land Trust is hosting this even from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on May 3.

For more information about this event visit the Kittery Land Trust.  

May 03 - Stonyfield Organic Earth Day 5K

Stonyfield Farm Yogurt Works, 10 Burton Drive, Londonderry NH

Start 10 am

Green Alliance will be participating in the Green Fair during the event. Located next to the Stoneyfield Visitors Center, the fair will feature wholsome foods for the family, a free race for children, childrens activites, live music from The Dusty Gray Band, face painting and more! The Earth Day Fair is FREE and open to the public. There will also be a four tent beer garden for adults. Frank FM 106.3 will be broadcasting from the event live!

To register and learn more about the days events click here!

May 03 - Bowl For Kids' Sake

Portsmouth Bowl-O-Rama

10am-12pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast is gearing up for its signature fundraising campaign! Bowl For Kids' Sake raises funds that go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother Big Sister volunteers. The event is looking for donors, sponsors, individuals, and teams to help make a difference in our community!

To learn more about this event, click here.

May 06 - The Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in New England

100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Mark your calendars for May 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and join The New Republic for a half-day forum on climate change put on by the League of Women Voters.

Come discuss the current state of climate change policy on federal, state, and local levels. Find out what it will take to bring climate change to the forefront of the national policy debates and when it will play a role in future political campaigns and agendas.

Click here to register for the event!

 

May 10 - 2014 Komen New Hampshire Race for the Cure

Strawberry Banke Portsmouth, NH

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Breast Cancer affects 1 in every 8 women. Help raise money to support the women in your life who suffer from this disease by signing up for the 2014 Komen New Hampshire Race for the Cure. On May 10, join the Green Alliance in a 5K run/wak alongside Strawberry Banke. The Green Alliance is proud to be a crystal sponsor for this event. A fun run for kids under the age of 12 is going to take place simultaneously. The kids' 50 yard dash starts at 9:45 a.m. A survivor tent, kids tent and sponsorship tent will open up at 7:30 a.m. The hospitality tent will be distributing free Panera Bread bagels to participants. Most of the proceeds go towards the funding of breast cancer screening, education and treatment programs. The remainder of the proceeds will help support nationwide research projects through the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Grant Program. To register for the race, please click here. Runners can sign up individually or create teams for organizations or companies. The Komen NH Race for the Cure is a great way to support the pink ribbon cause while bonding with co-workers, friends and family. 

 

May 10 - Presentation on Energy Alternatives and Solutions

23 Science Center Road, Holderness, NH 03245

9:30 a.m.

Come to the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at 9:30 a.m. on May 10th to learn about alternative energy sources for your home. Two speakers from Green Alliance businesses, Ultra Geothermal and ReVision Energy, will be there to discuss the benefits of geothermal and solar PV in households. If you're interested about adding these forms of renewable energy into your life, it would be helpful to listen in on this presentation. The speakers will talk about the various ways to decrease NET energy usage in residential homes. Pre-register for this event by contacting the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at (603) 968-7194 or by emailing info@nhnature.org 

 

May 10 - Bowl For Kids' Sake

Dover Bowl

10am-12pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast is gearing up for its signature fundraising campaign! Bowl For Kids' Sake raises funds that go directly toward matching children with caring Big Brother Big Sister volunteers. The event is looking for donors, sponsors, individuals, and teams to help make a difference in our community!

To learn more about this event, click here.

May 12 - NHBSR's Spring Conference

70 Constitution Avenue Concord, NH

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join NHBSR for a day filled with practical and inspiring sustainability ideas you can incorporate into your workplace. New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR) is holding a Spring Conference for business leaders on May 12. This is your chance to transform your company into a sustainable and successful organization. The conference will take place at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Spend the day talking with sustainability leaders like Seth Goldman, the Co-founder of Honest Tea. This will be an opportunity to interact and share ideas about corporate responsibility with other New Hampshire business leaders and peers. You will find the perfect "Just One Thing" to jumpstart your business's sustainability. Pre-register for this event ASAP to take advantage of the Early Bird discount!

May 15 - Rep on the River

One Harbor Place, Bow St, Portsmouth

6:00-10:00 p.m.

ENH Power is one of the main stage sponsors for this event to benefit the Seacoast Repertory Theatre. It is the Theatre's annual gala, part fundraiser, part show, part auction, and part dinner party. Auction items range from fine wine, getaway packages, local art, jewelry and much more donated by the finest area merchants. The Rep’s youth program, Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts and its Teen Stage Ensemble will welcome guests and the resident acting company will perform selections from the 2014 season. Artistic Director, Craig Faulkner, promises a few surprises, too.

Tickets are $100 per person. To Purchase Tickets please call the box office at (603) 433-4472 or visit the box office at 125 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Tickets also may be purchased online at www.seacoastrep.org.

May 16 - New Hampshire's Statewide Restaurant Week

900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

New Hampshire's Third Annual Restaurant Week starts on May 16 and lasts untl May 23! Over 150 restaurants and lodging locations are participating in this statewide foodie experience. Restaurant Week has deals to fit every New Hampshirite's budget. 900 Degrees is proud to be one of the featured restaurants taking part. The New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association is the host of this 8-day long event. 900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria is one of the eateries offering specials all week long. To find a full list of restaurants involved, please visit www.RestauantWeekNH.com.