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 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


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 - 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


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 04 - Get it Going Beach Clean Up at Sawyer's Beach

Sawyer's Beach in Rye, NH

9:30 a.m.

Get it Going & Portsmouth High School’s Peer Leadership group have teamed up to clean local beaches and they're just in time for summer! In an effort to help Big Blue, Get it Going and the Peer Leadership group are picking up trash off the shore in order to avoid potential ocean pollution. Anyone interested can come to Sawyer's Beach in Rye on Sunday, May 4 starting at 9:30 a.m. Please bring gloves for track pick up and sand savvy shoes for walking on the beach. Help make the ocean clean up a big success by joining in on the fun! If you are under 18 and would like participate, email Get it Going for a waiver release at Degradable bags will be provided by GXT Green. Local businesses like Flatbread Company Hampton have generously donated to the cause. Get it Going has had guidance from Blue Ocean Society of the Green Alliance and Surfrider Foundation NH Chapter. Join Get it Going and PHS in their clean beach movement! 

May 05 - Raising Dough Event: Team Hope to Cure

900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Manchester

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

The next Raising Dough event at 900 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria is on Monday, May 5 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m at their Manchester location. Ten percent of the evening's proceeds will benefit Team Hope to Cure. Team Hope to Cure is a group of people participating in the upcoming Relay for Life event. One of the team members, Eileen, recently lost her dad to cancer and wants to raise money to help other families battling cancer. For more information about 900 Degrees or their Raising Dough events, please go to

May 05 - Kindergarten Open House

136 Winnicutt Road, Stratham, N.H

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Acorn is a nonprofit school for kindergarten and preschool students. The programs offered are nature oriented, environmentally progressive, and give the opportunity for outdoor classroom and walking nearby nature trails. The Acorn School will be hosting an Informational Open House for incoming Kindergarten students for the 2014-2015 school year. This will be on Monday, May 5 from 7-7:30 PM.

To learn more about the Open House, visit their website by clicking 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 - 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 


May 10 - Bowl For Kids' Sake

Dover Bowl


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 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 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

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

May 18 - Annual Kittery Fire Association 5k Run & Walk

Kittery Fire Station, 3 Gorges Road, Kittery, Maine

9:00 a.m.

The eighth annual Kittery Fire Association 5k Run & Walk is a chance to enjoy the spring weather by running, jogging, or walking through the scenic Kittery coastline in support of Kittery's volunteer firefighers. All ages and species are welcome to participate! There will be prizes, raffles, as well as a free Kids Run at 10 a.m. Post-race raffle items include gift cards to Kittery Trading Post and Portsmouth Spa, movie vouchers to The Music Hall, and some Green Alliance membership cards too!

Participants can register early at the Kittery Fire Association's pancake breakfast, held Saturday, May 17 from 7 to 10 a.m., or on race day between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. 

For more information, go to



May 19 - Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference

Radisson Hotel, Manchester, NH

7:30 a.m.

This three-day conference will be held on May 19-21 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester. This regional conference will be hosted by Antioch University of New England. It is designed for local planners and decision makers. Speakers will be educating attendees on how they can prepare for severe weather and climate impacts. They will also discuss how to build health and resiliency into community plans. They will utilize hands-on and interactive techniques that will teach participants how to build community support, effectively use government in responding to climate change, network with schools and leaders to solve problems, and much more. To learn more about this event, click here

By registering for this event before March 1st, you will save 20 percent on your registration fee. To register, click here.