Visit Portsmouth’s Pocket Gardens, discover ‘seas of possibility’


‘Oceans of Possibilities’ at Dover Library

DOVER – From Monday June 20, adults, teens and children can register at Dover Public Library or online for the six-week ‘Oceans of Possibilities’ reading program. Customers of all ages have the opportunity to win prizes simply by registering their reading time. Find out about summer events at or stop by the library for a brochure. All programs are free and open to the public.

Vintage & Vine tickets on sale now

PORTSMOUTH — Strawbery Banke Museum has announced the start of ticket sales for Vintage & Vine — A Wine Festival in Historic Style on Saturday September 10, 4-7.30 p.m. and dishes prepared by top chefs and caterers in the Seacoast region. Tickets are limited and available to the public starting Monday, June 20 at 10 a.m. at

General admission tickets allow guests entry at 5 p.m. and cost $85 per person (designated driver general admission tickets are $35). VIP tickets, which sold out during the member presale period, allow guests to enter at 4 p.m. and circulate the entire venue as well as the designated VIP tent. Event ends at 7:30 p.m. Strawbery Banke members receive a discount on tickets.


Learn more about food forest gardening

BERWICK, Maine – The Berwick Public Library on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. will host a Food Forest Gardening Program with Master Gardeners Amrita Cottrell and Dennis Jackson. You will learn the basics of permaculture food forest gardening and imagine how you can begin to transform your space into a lush, healthy, productive, low-maintenance garden paradise that will last for many years.

Dementia Lunch and Learn Conference

BERWICK, Maine – On Wednesday, June 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. there will be a free lunch program at the Berwick Public Library on the topic of Dementia and Elder Care with Dr. Elizabeth Castillo of York Center Hospital for the elderly – lunch boxes included. Space is limited – contact York Hospital’s Community Relations Office at 207-351-2385 or email [email protected]

Peace Corps Service Roundtable

DOVER – Thursday, June 23, 6-7 p.m. at the Dover Public Library, learn about the benefits of Returned Volunteer Peace Corps service. Discover the challenging, rewarding and inspiring moments of a panel of returning Pease Corps volunteers. Ask questions about the service and get tips to guide you through the application process.

A policeman’s story time

BERWICK, Maine – The Berwick Police Department joins the Berwick Public Library on Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m. for a special StoryTime for police officers. Please note that in the event of an emergency or unforeseen event, the police cannot be present. Do not hesitate to inquire at the library before arriving.

33rd Annual Portsmouth Pocket Garden Tour

PORTSMOUTH – The 33rd annual Portsmouth Pocket Gardens Tour will take place on Friday and Saturday June 24-25. The self-guided tour allows you to stroll around the Goodwin Park area of ​​Portsmouth, where behind the 19th century houses are a diverse representation of the gardens. You will have access to 13 gardens on a walk of just over a mile. Presented by South Church Unitarian Universalist in Portsmouth, the tour will run from 5-8pm on Friday and 10am-4pm. Saturday. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the visit. For more information, check Facebook @PortsmouthPocketGardenTour for updates and ticket locations or buy tickets at

Vernissage Art and Poetry

PORTSMOUTH – The Racial Unity Team invites you to an opening art and poetry reception on Saturday, June 25, from 2-4 p.m., in the tent next to Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Ave., Portsmouth. Come see the exhibition and meet the artists and poets. Winners will be announced and refreshments will be served. COVID protocols will be respected. The event is free and open to the public.


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