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Today is December 10, 2016

Wilton, NH 03086

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
     
           

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Friday, December 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Monday, December 19th, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Band, Concert, Christmas, Music, Instrumental, Wind Ensemble, Patriotic
    - The Alumni Band of the New Hampshire National Guard is
    performing a free concert on Monday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Sweeney Post #2 American Legion at 251 Maple Street, Manchester, NH. The band is made up of former armed service members as well as other members. The concert will include marches, broadway tunes, patriotic and Christmas music as well as other crowd-pleasing favorites. Additional information is available on the band's website at click for details.
    Sweeney Post #2 American Legion
    251 Maple Street Manchester NH 03103
    Sue 603.471.0248 info@nhalumniband.org
  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Band, Concert, Christmas, Music, Instrumental, Wind Ensemble, Patriotic
    - The Alumni Band of the New Hampshire National Guard is
    performing a free concert on Monday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Sweeney Post #2 American Legion at 251 Maple Street, Manchester, NH. The band is made up of former armed service members as well as other members. The concert will include marches, broadway tunes, patriotic and Christmas music as well as other crowd-pleasing favorites. Additional information is available on the band's website at click for details.
    Sweeney Post #2 American Legion
    251 Maple Street Manchester NH 03103
    Sue 603.471.0248 info@nhalumniband.org

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Band, Concert, Christmas, Music, Instrumental, Wind Ensemble, Patriotic
    - The Alumni Band of the New Hampshire National Guard is performing a free concert on Monday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #79 at 35 West Brook Street, Manchester, NH. The band is made up of former armed service members as well as other members. The concert will include marches, broadway tunes, patriotic and Christmas music as well as other crowd-pleasing favorites. The concert will benefit Liberty House, a supportive housing facility for veterans who are transitioning from homelessness. Additional information is available on the band's website at click for details.
    American Legion Post #79
    35 West Brook Street Manchester NH 03101
    Sue 603.471.0248 info@nhalumniband.org
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.
     
           

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

  • | 6:30pm - 7:30pm | Celebration, Christmas, Holiday, Free, Community, kids, family, festival, outdoor, food,
    - Celebrate Christmas with Traditional Open Air Caroling!
    Why not pause for a moment, step aside from the frenzy, and do something traditional this year? Bring your family to the Milford Oval on Christmas Eve in Milford, NH, to join with your friends and neighbors for a traditional, outdoor Christmas Carol event. Make this Christmas one that your family will always remember as we recall the true meaning amidst the glimmer of lights and the sound of voices on the historic Milford Oval.
    The Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols was first held on Christmas Eve 1918 in London, England as a celebrating the end on the Great War. It has remained and is virtually unchanged these past 98 years!
    Complimentary hot drinks and refreshments will be served for both young and old to help fend off the New England weather!
    Milford Union Square Bandstand
    Union Square Milford NH 03055
    Michelle B 603.673.9324 prlwcc@yahoo.com
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
     
           

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
     
           

Monday, December 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
     
           
  • - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.
     
           

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:53AM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale AZ. One of the two College Football Playoff semi-finals to determine the contenders in the 2017 national championship game. For info visit click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - In 2014, the BCS conference commissioners selected the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as one of six elite bowl games to host the new College Football Playoff. Starting in 2016, Chick-fil-A Bowl will host a national Semifinal Game (#1 vs. #4 or #2 vs. #3) four times over the next 12 years. In the other eight years, the Bowl will host top ranked teams from around the country as assigned by a selection committee. The bowl will be located in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia Dome.
     
           

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