Events

Oct 01 - Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program

University of New Hampshire Durham Campus

TBA

New Hampshire businesses for social responsibility (NHBSR) is holding a three-day corporate sustainability leadership program October 1-3. If you are a business leader looking to integrate sustainability into your company this event will provide you with some great knowledge. This includes cutting-edge research, practical tools, and best practices to create profitable, environmentally and socially responsible businesses for the future.

 

Oct 01 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Oct 02 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Oct 02 - Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program

University of New Hampshire Durham Campus

TBA

New Hampshire businesses for social responsibility (NHBSR) is holding a three-day corporate sustainability leadership program October 1-3. If you are a business leader looking to integrate sustainability into your company this event will provide you with some great knowledge. This includes cutting-edge research, practical tools, and best practices to create profitable, environmentally and socially responsible businesses for the future.

Oct 02 - White Heron Tea & Coffee Movie Night

601 Islington Street, Portsmouth NH

6pm - 9pm

 For their October “First Thursday” event, White Heron Tea & Coffee will present Film Unbound’s latest video installment about tea, Blend Brew Pour. The film aims to celebrate the process and ritual of making the perfect cup of tea. “It’s not a film with a set running time that people have to sit down and watch in silence,” says cinematographer Michael Rodriguez Torrent. “We want our audience to be able to taste the tea that they see on the screen. Feel its warmth, and smell its flavors.” People are encouraged to spend the evening at the cafe with friends and their favorite White Heron beverage. Following Blend Brew Pour, there will be a screening of the documentary The Lord of Darjeeling at 7:30. Admission is free and all are welcome.

 

 

Oct 02 - SAPL Annual Meeting Offshore Wind in the Atlantic: Our Next Clean Energy Frontier

175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth

6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Come and join the discussion with Seacoast Anti-pollution League (SAPL) on the first Thursday of October for a public forum! The topic of discussion is "Offshore Wind in the Atlantic: Our Next Clean Energy Frontier". Catherine Bowes, Senior Manager, of the Climate & Energy Program for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is the keynote speaker at the event. Learn more about how offshore wind energy is the cleaner and greener solution to national energy. 
The forum will be held at the Portsmouth Public Library in the Levenson Community Room. This event is free and open to the public.

Oct 03 - Zev Yoga Studios Double Feature

16 Market Square, Portsmouth

6 - 9:30 p.m.

On Friday, October 3rd Zev Yoga, a Seacoast provider of traditionally-rooted and affordable yoga, will be hosting a unique event at their Portsmouth studio featuring an Artist Reception and House Concert. From 6 - 8 p.m. the event will focus on the creations of Hol Mellema, an artist whose work emphasizes the use of discarded materials into new pieces of art. Her most recent work as been with old sales reciepts that are made into art to give a new meaning to otherwise forgotten materials. Afterwards, starting at 8 p.m., the Strangled Darlings of Portland will entertain guests with their distinctive music from the folk, jazz, hip-hop, and Americana genres. This band has been producing songs since 2009 and is sure to bring some fun to Zev Yoga during their live show. This event at the Zev Yoga Studio will be great opportunity to explore the work of Hol Mellema and the Strangled Darlings, while mingling with community members in the inviting Portsmouth studio!

Oct 03 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Oct 03 - Students for Zero Waste Conference

University of New Hampshire

6-8 p.m. and 8:15 a.m.- 5 p,m.

Come participate in PLAN's first annual student summit for a world without waste! On October 3-4 students from all over the country will join together to discuss the waste crisis and potential solutions. The conference will cover all types of waste removal approaches that can be implemented on college campuses including compost techniques and ways to work with administration on zero-waste initiatives. We have the resources to reduce reuse and recycle nearly everything we utilize and by networking and brainstorming we avoid shortcuts and eliminate waste.

Friday October 3rd will be an introduction to the conference from 6-8 p.m. Saturday October 4th will then contain a full day of events from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference is $25 with a ten dollar discount for students and a twenty dollar discount for PLAN members. For more information or to register for the event click here

Oct 03 - Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program

University of New Hampshire Durham Campus

TBA

New Hampshire businesses for social responsibility (NHBSR) is holding a three-day corporate sustainability leadership program October 1-3. If you are a business leader looking to integrate sustainability into your company this event will provide you with some great knowledge. This includes cutting-edge research, practical tools, and best practices to create profitable, environmentally and socially responsible businesses for the future.

Oct 04 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Oct 04 - Slow Cinema

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, 973 Islington St, Portsmouth NH

4:00 p.m.

Slow Food Seacoast (SFS) will present the documentary film Brookford Almanac in an evening that celebrates farmers and the food they create on October 4th. Prior to the local film, three award-winning shorts from the Real Food Media Contest will be screened. As part of the evening of films there will be a reception featuring cheese from Brookford Farm itself. Doors will open at 3:45 p.m. Admission is $5 for Slow Food Members and $10 for general admission. To purchase tickets in advance click here. Seating is limited so you are encouraged to book early!

Oct 05 - Ridgeview Construction Debuts Ecofriendly Home For Charity

39 True Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Boston Magazine's tenth annual Design Project, general contractor Ridgeview Construction has reinvented a modular home to be completely net-zero with minimal waste. There are multiple open house dates for the public to experience a modular eco-friendly home. All of the proceeds from the open houses will benefit Boston Children's Hospital. The house is open from September 10 - October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with an exception of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For more information click here or contact Ridgeview Construction at 603-303-7206.

 

Oct 05 - Food Truck Festival coming to Redhook

Redhook Brewery, 1 Redhook Way Portsmouth, NH

11:00 - 4:00 pm

Hood Cream presents the New Hampshire Food Truck Festival coming to Redhook Brewery on Sunday, Oct. 5, 1-5 p.m.
While the food trucks dish out fan favorites, Redhook Brewery's ales and beers will be available for sale, there will be live performances by Boston based band Waldo, and children's activities will also be on site.
The festival will include some of New England's most popular food trucks serving up fall-off-the-bone ribs, bite sized sirloin slider, lobster rolls, whoopee pies, and more! Participating trucks include Boston's Baddest Burger, Chubby Chickpea, Clyde's Cupcakes Captain Marden's Cod Squad,Gabi's Smoke Shack, GottaQ, Jamaica Mi Hungry, Maine-ly Lobstah, Pasta Pot, Roxy's Grilled Cheese, Teri-Yummy, The Cookie Monstah, The Dining Car, The Happy Taco, The Sandwich Kings, Trolley Dogs, Uyghur Kitchen, Whoo(pie) Wagon, and Wicked Good Street Kitchen.

Tickets are $5, children under 12 enter for free.  Food and drink sold seperatly.  To purchase tickets online, click here.

 

Oct 05 - Food Truck Festival

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth

12 a.m.

Mark your calendars for October 5, you're not going to want to miss this event! The festival will include some of New England’s most popular food trucks serving up everything from gooey grilled cheese, to fall-off-the-bone ribs, bite sized sirloin slider, lobster rolls, whoopee pies, and more! Find detail at the Redhook Brewery.

 

Oct 05 - GA Sustaining Member Foliage Sunset Sail on Gundalow

60 Marcy Street, Portsmouth

4 - 6 p.m.

The GA is proud to team up with the Gundalow Company to bring all NEW Sustaining Members an exclusive Foliage Sunset Sail on the Gundalow. We are offering two free sail tickets to any new Sustaining Member, a lifetime membership that never expires and offers great discounts at 100 local, sustainable businesses. The GA hopes to bring together the Seacoast's most sustainably dedicated citizens for an intimate evening of fun! The party will include live, acoustic music along with complimentary beers and appetizers for the first 15 new sustaining members!

The Foliage Sunset Sail will happen on Sunday, October 5th and promises excellent views of scenic Portsmouth admist the beautiful colors of autumn. The GA will provide live music, delicious appetizers, local beers. The sail is set to leave at 4 p.m. from Gundalow Headquarters at 60 Marcy Street (adjacent to Prescott Park) and will be returning just as the sun goes down at 6 p.m. 

Join us for a beautiful night on the Piscataqua and take in all the beauty that is New England! The boat only holds 40, so make sure to join today to save your spot! Read more about this event here

Become a Lifetime Sustaining Member here! Email katie@greenalliance.biz with questions. 

Oct 07 - GateWay Taiji, Qigong and Yoga New Beginner Balance Class

Portsmouth

11:30am-12:30pm

Starting October 7th GateWay Taiji, Qigong and Yoga is offering a New Beginner Balance class every Tuesday/Thursday from 11:30am-12:30pm. Sign up today for this 12-week session to improve strength, balance and mobility. This therapeutic exercise program has been proven to improve balance in people of all ages. This program was developed by Dr. Fuzhong Li at the Oregon Research Institute and widely cited in the national press for its ability to reduce a participants risk and fear of falling by 55%, improve postural stability and walking ability in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and improve quality of sleep and well-being.

In a beautiful, sunlit studio, you’ll learn a set of simple, therapeutic and functional exercises adapted from Tai Chi movements. These movements emphasize weight-shifting, postural alignment, coordinated movements, visual and breathing techniques.

Learn more about Tai Chi for Better Balance here.

 

Oct 07 - Taiji for Balance

GateWay Taiji, Qigong and Yoga

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Endorsed by the NH Falls Risk Reduction Task Force, this nationally acclaimed program, “Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance” has been shown to result in: Improved strength, balance and mobility, Improved postural stability and walking, ability in patients with Parkinson’s disease, and Improved quality of sleep and well-being. Taiji for Better Balance Introduction takes place Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30am – 12:30pm. Taiji Continuing Balance takes place Tuesdasys & Thursdays, 10:15am – 11:15am. Students in the introductory class are encouraged to sign up for the full 12-week session to get maximum benefit from the training. Continuing students are welcome to attend any of these four weekly classes whenever their schedule allows. Register here.

Oct 08 - The Fall Science Café in Portsmouth

The Portsmouth Brewery, 56 Market St

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.; doors open at 5:00 p.m.

The Portsmouth Brewery is hosting the Portsmouth Science Café on October, 8 in the Brewery’s Jimmy LaPanza Lounge. The topic of discussion is- Space weather: Radiation with a chance of solar flares. The event is hosted by UNH faculty member Cameron Wake and will feature astrophysicists Harlan Spence and Antoinette Galvin who will share their expertise. They will discuss how solar flares and solar weather have a significant impact on everyday life. Come and share in this sure to be lively discussion. This discussion is free and open to the public; the doors will open and hour early for visitors to purchase food and drinks if desired.

For more details click here!

Oct 18 - Lakes Region Energy Fair

Inter-Lakes High School, 1 Laker Ln Meredith

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Meredith and Center Harbor Energy Committees are hosting the Lakes Region Energy Fair on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Inter-Lakes High School. Attendees are encouraged to come and go any time during the Fair. There will be a number local vendors showcasing their energy related products and expertise. The Fair will also have a variety of local and NH experts giving presentations throughout the day on energy related topics.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact: Angela LaBrecque, Meredith Town Planner at alabrecque@meredithnh.org or (603) 677-4228. Like us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/LakesRegionEnergyFair.

Additional Information can be found here.

Oct 20 - DEEP: The Story of Skiing and The Future of Snow

Strafford Room, MUB UNH Durham Campus

4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

The UNH Sustainability Institute and the Student Environmental Action Coalition present Porter Fox, author of DEEP: The story of skiing and the future of snow. Fox will be discussing his book and also field questions from the audience. Refreshments will be served at the end of the lecture. This event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. 

 

Oct 24 - 12th Annual Fall Foliage Fundraiser to benefit the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire

Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center, 100 Deer St, Downtown Portsmouth

6 p.m.

Save the date and come join this year’s Fall Foliage Fundraiser, a Green Alliance sponsored event. This is a celebration of the merger of the Strafford Rivers Conservancy with the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire. There will be live music, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and complimentary beer & wine. Along with the music and food there will be a silent auction with over one hundred items donated from local businesses ranging from vacations to unique Seacoast offerings!

Tickets will soon be available at www.seltnh.org

 

Oct 24 - Southeast Land Trust of NH Fall Foliage Fundraiser

100 Deer St, Portsmouth NH

6:00 p.m.

The 12th annual Fall Foliage Fundraiser is celebrating the merger of the Strafford Rivers Conservancy with the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire! The event will feature live music, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and complimentary beer & wine will be served. The evening will also feature a silent auction with over 100 items donated from local businesses - which includes exciting items from vacations and sports packages to unique Seacoast offerings!

For more information about the event click here!

Oct 25 - New Hampshire BrewFest

Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth

12 a.m.

The 6th annual BrewFest is coming up! Meet the expert craft brew creators and sample their special new brews, sample local foods, and enjoy live music while dancing the night away. What more could you want? Vist the Redhook Brewery for more details about tickets. 

Oct 29 - The Fall Science Café in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Brewery, 56 Market St

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.; doors open at 5:00 p.m.

The Portsmouth Brewery is hosting the Portsmouth Science Café on October, 29 in the Brewery’s Jimmy LaPanza Lounge. The topic of discussion is- Superman or Clark Kent: What kind of bystander are you?. The event is hosted by UNH faculty member Cameron Wake and will feature faculty members Sharyn Potter, professor of sociology and Victoria Banyard, professor of psychology. They will discuss topics relating to interpersonal violence and ways in which that violence can be prevented. It is important to facilitate such as discussion in order to make help more accessable and people more willing to help. Come and share in what is sure to be lively discussion. This discussion is free and open to the public; the doors will open and hour early for visitors to purchase food and drinks if desired.

Oct 30 - Portsmouth Short Film Night

Portsmouth Public Media, 280 Marcy St, Portsmouth NH

7:00 p.m.

Portsmouth Short Film Night is looking for shorts of any genre (or un-genre) from independent filmmakers interested in screening their film to an audience. They are particularly looking for films with a spooky feel for their Halloween Special! The night is a free event, open to anyone who enjoys watching shorts and talking film. It’s all about getting filmmakers together to show off their work, have fun, meet like-minded people, and maybe even be inspired. If that sounds like your cup of tea, why not send them your film? To submit, or for more details click here. Deadline is October 10. You can also like Portsmouth Short Film Night on Facebook or follow them @PSFN.