Dec 21 - Brewery Tour

Portsmouth Brewery, 56 Market St., Portsmouth NH 03801

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Get the chance to see where the magic happens! Take an up-close and personal tour of The Portsmouth Brewery's 7-barrel craft brewery, the first in the Granite State, guided by one of their brewery crew. Afterwards, enjoy a meal 10% off at the Brewery with your Green Alliance card! Tours are free of charge. More information here.

Dec 23 - Green Alliance Christmas Bash at the Portsmouth Brewery!

56 Market St., Portsmouth

5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

The Green Alliance invites you to join in the holiday merriment this year, with their annual Christmas celebration! GA Business Partner, The Portsmouth Brewery, has graciously offered up their La Ponza lounge for the evening of December 23rd to GA Businesses, Members, family, and friends. It's the most wonderful time of the year, and we can't imagine celebrating without you! 

The event will take place from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Whether you can stay the entire time, or just want to stop by for a quick beer, (the first one is on us!) before running to some neighboring stores to finish up shopping, we want to celebrate with our beloved Green Alliance Community! Appetizers and beverages will be served. After the party, you can head up to the main restaurant and enjoy a full meal, as the Brewery's kitchen is open until 11 p.m.! 

To receive your beer ticket (one ticket per person) we ask that you bring a food-donation item. The donations will be dropped off at Footprints Food Pantry in Kittery. Learn more about the food drive here

To RSVP for this free event, email! Must be a card-carrying member or Business Partner to attend! Not a member, join today and email Katie to reserve your spot! 


Dec 25 - St. John's Episcopal Church Christmas Day Dinner

Thaxter Hall, 100 Chapel St., Portsmouth

3:00 p.m.

St. John's Episcopal Church will host a Christmas dinner at Thaxter Hall, prepared by Scott Massidda and his family, with roasted turkey, ham, vegetables, and all the trimmings. Massidda is co-owner of the Dolphin Striker and owner of MIchelle's Bistro, and also volunteers once a month at the Common Table.

Anyone interested in attending the dinner is asked to call Joanne at the St. John's office at (603) 436- 8283, to give them a head count.

Volunteers for this event are greatly appreciated and needed in the following areas: set up, table decorations, serving, baking homemade pies, and clean up. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Judy Roberts at (603) 778-2357 or

Dec 31 - First Night Portsmouth

Portsmouth, NH

4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

A Portsmouth tradition! Head into town for a full day and night's worth of awesome events, featuring music, dance, children’s activities, street performers and ice sculptures. First Night Portsmouth affords our community the opportunity to come together as one, reflecting on the year that has passed and looking forward with hope and great anticipation to the year ahead. Entertainment takes place in many of our historic buildings, churches and civic centers. More info at

Jan 01 - Volunteer at St. John's Common Table Food Ministry!

St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 Chapel St, Portsmouth NH

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Volunteer at St. John's Common Table Food Ministry this Thursday and help out those in need. Volunteers are needed to prepare and cook food and assist with the serving of food to residents. This is a great chance to give back this holiday season! Call 603-436-8283 or email for more information on how to help!

Jan 13 - 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

Jan 14 - STAR Theatre Lecture Series - Through the Lens of J. Frank Walker

Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME

7:00 p.m.

Join the Kittery Recreation Departmentin the STAR Theatre for a presentation by Kim Sanborn of the Kittery Historical and Naval Museum. This great visual lecture will focus on the history of Kittery in the early 1900's. Much of Kittery's visual history would be lost without the photography of J. Frank Walker. This presentation includes over 150 photos of Kittery around 1900. Walker provides a look at what life was like back in the day from the Foreside, to the Piscataqua, the Shipyard, Kittery Point, and beyond. These pictures are a treasure meant to be shared. This lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, please call Todd Henley at (207) 439-3800 or visit