Events

Nov 21 - New Hampshire's Energy Future: Panel Discussion

Cochecho Country Club, 145 Gulf Rd, Dover NH

7:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Come hear from a wide variety of voices involved in New Hampshire's energy debate that are working toward the goal of reliable, renewable and affordable energy. There will be a full hot breakfast buffet. Seating is limited and advance registration is required.Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for not-yet-members. Green Alliance Members and Card Holders are able to receive the member discount. They can simply use promo code "GREEN" when they register to receive the member rate.For more information about the event and to register click here.

Nov 22 - Grand Opening of North Country Hard Cider Company

3 Front St., Lower Mill, Rollinsford, NH

10:00 am. - 9:00 p.m.

Come drink great tasting, all-natural hard ciders at the North Country Hard Cider Co.'s grand opening! Best friends and brothers Ron Dixon, Silas Gordon, and Ivan Gordon are dedicated to making exceptionally drinkable hard ciders made only from locally sourced apples. They press and ferment their apples in smaller batches to ensure freshness and quality and never add any additives or preservatives. This way, the cider captures the pure taste of the apples in a refreshing, balanced blend of sweet and tart. Check out the tasting room and also tour the cider mill where the hard cider is produced. There will be bottles and growlers available for purchase; the first 100 growlers sold will also come with a North Country Hard Cider Co. tasting glass. For more information about this event visit: facebook.com/northcountryhardcider.

Nov 22 - The Best of TASTE Bash

Portsmouth Harbor Events and Conference Center 100 Deer Street, Portsmouth

7:00 - 9:30 P.M.

Join the 2014 winners of TASTE magazine’s “Best of TASTE” competition for delicious food, fine wine and signiture cocktails on November 22 from 7 – 9:30 PM at the elegant Portsmouth Harbor Conference Center. Smuttynose Brewery and Costal Home are proud to help present this event highlighting over 50 resturants, brewers, bakers, chocolatiers, and other food professionals from over 80 Best of Taste categories. Come enjoy award winning food and take part in the silent auction benefiting The New Hampshire Food Bank. At the silent auction, you can support a good cause while you join in in the excitment bidding on gift certificates to your favorite restaurants,, craft beer packages, goodie baskets and overnight stays.

General Admission tickets are $55 until Nov. 3rd and $65 after Nov. 3rd and at the door.
Get a VIP ticket for $85 and enjoy early entry to the kickoff party at 6:00 p.m. in the private lounge, including a champagne reception, specialty cocktails, signature chef appetizers and a take-home swag bag.

For more information and to purchase your tickets, click here.

 

Nov 23 - Grand Opening of North Country Hard Cider Company

3 Front St., Lower Mill, Rollinsford, NH

10:00 am. - 9:00 p.m.

Come drink great tasting, all-natural hard ciders at the North Country Hard Cider Co.'s grand opening! Best friends and brothers Ron Dixon, Silas Gordon, and Ivan Gordon are dedicated to making exceptionally drinkable hard ciders made only from locally sourced apples. They press and ferment their apples in smaller batches to ensure freshness and quality and never add any additives or preservatives. This way, the cider captures the pure taste of the apples in a refreshing, balanced blend of sweet and tart. Check out the tasting room and also tour the cider mill where the hard cider is produced. There will be bottles and growlers available for purchase; the first 100 growlers sold will also come with a North Country Hard Cider Co. tasting glass. For more information about this event visit: facebook.com/northcountryhardcider.

Nov 24 - Public Hearing to be Held to Reduce Protected Waters in New England

Sheraton Harborside, 250 Market St, Portsmouth

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) will be conducting public hearings on Draft Omnibus Habitat Amendment 2 including the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). This amendment will address habitat requirements for the NEFMC Fishery Management Plans, which have been proposed to greatly reduce the area of protected waters off the coast of New England. This area provides a habitat for a variety of marine species that will be displaced if the waters are opened up to bottom trawling and dredging. If the range of fishing vessels is expanded, up to 70 percent of the waters that are currently closed could be opened to destructive fishing practices. 

The public hearings are being held throughout New Enlgand in the upcoming months, but will only be in Portsmouth on Monday, November 24th. Stop by the Sheraton Harborside at 250 Market Street at 6:00 p.m. and let your voice be heard!

Nov 28 - Get Glad with Plaid at Smuttynose Brewing co.

Towle Farm, 105 Towle Farm Rd Hampton, NH

Doors Open at 10:00 a.m.

Swing by Smuttynose's new brewery on Towle Farm for the first ever Plaid Friday! This will be a day filled with food, drink and fun activities including a fruit cake toss and a chance to try Smuttynose's new Christmas beer. It is also an opportunity to give back to the local community. For every ornament placed on Smuttynose's Christmas tree, the company will donate $2 to Hampton Community Coalition. Plaid Friday is sure to be an awesome day to support the local economy and have a great time! For more information visit www.smuttynose.com.

Dec 02 - Blue Ocean Society's Year-End Celebration

The Blue Mermaid Island Grill, 409 The Hill Portsmouth, NH

5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Come out and celebrate the end of another great season with Blue Ocean Society. Blue Ocean Society will be providing free hors d’ouevres and live music along with a cash bar. Attendees can learn about Blue Ocean Society’s work to protect marine mammals, purchase holiday gifts and make a tax-deductible donation to show their support for a healthy marine environment. The event is open to all. For more information visit blueoceansociety.org or call 603-431-0260.

Dec 03 - Come Celebrate the Environment at the State House

NH Executive Council Chambers, State House, 107 Main St Concord, NH

12:30 p.m.

Come to the Executive Council Chambers in the State House and celebrate the 30,000 NH signatures supporting the EPA and reducing carbon pollution from power plants! We'll deliver the signatures as a symbol of the peoples' will ... and we need you there! RSVP with rstevenson@gmail.com.

Dec 09 - Open House at Brixham Montessori Friends School

18 Brickyard Court, York, ME

10 a.m.- 11 a.m.

The Brixham Montessori Friends School located in York, ME is hosting an Open House for prospective parents and families. The Open Houses allows caregivers with interest in the school to come and check out the overall facility as well as the classrooms. The tours are lead by the faculty and staff of the school, which allow parents to ask and receive answers to their important questions while visiting the school. After attending one of the Open Houses, the parents and school follow up to do a more personal one-on-one interview specific to family and child. Do not let this wonderful opportunity pass you and your family by! For more information on the admissions process, please click on http://brixhammontessori.org/admissions/

Dec 11 - Telling Your Sustainability Story

71 Heater Rd Lebanon, NH

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join us in a roundtable environment sharing best practices among like-minded companies. We're adding a content expert to kick off the discussion too! Alyson Genovese of Cause Solutions works with companies to develop their Corporate Citizenship and Employee Engagement efforts. She will act as a "fire-starter" sharing insights and helping you to develop a strong sustainability brand! To register click here