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History Alive Kemp Park 2024

History will come alive at Kemp Park, in downtown Hillsborough the 7th and 8th of June. The theme of the event is "The River Runs Through" - join us to learn about the unique history of the town and how it developed due to the river. Enjoy tours, demonstrations, displays, and activities hosted by local historians, members of the Nulhegan Band of Western Abenaki, and community members.

Please see historyalivenh.org for more information.

 

This program was funded in part by a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant.

New Hampshire Lafayette Day - Launch of Virtual Travelogue

The Lafayette Farewell Tour Bicentennial Project is a multifaceted celebration of Lafayette’s 1824-1825 visits to 18 New Hampshire cities and towns. The launch of the virtual travelogue, which is free and open to the public, will include the following events:

  • Presentation of the Colors by the Sons of the American Revolution
  • Playing and singing of the American and French national anthems
  • Governor Sununu will read the NH Lafayette Day Proclamation
  • Greetings from Consul General of France in Boston, Mustafa Soykurt
  •  Short presentations by representatives of the House of Representatives and the Senate
  • Display of artillery by the Lafayette Artillery of Lyndeborough, NH
  • Launching of a free virtual Lafayette Farewell Tour travelogue with 23 separate New Hampshire stories available on the TravelStorys app
NH Book Festival

NH Book Festival

The 2024 NH Book Festival is an all-day Saturday street fair, and will feature two nationally recognized author keynotes (one for schoolchildren and one for adults), a family-friendly Book-to-Screen event, as well as free moderated panels, facilitated discussion groups, readings, and book signings by a juried roster of over 40 nationally recognized authors. In addition to live author events, the all-day street fair will include a book sale tent featuring works by our authors, literacy and civic engagement booths, fun items to purchase, and lots of tasty things to eat and drink. All events will take place within a one-block radius of South Main Street in Concord, New Hampshire’s scenic state capital.

Learn more at www.nhbookfestival.org

This program was funded in part by a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant.

Positive Street Art, Echos and Shifts - Black Ash Basket Weaving Workshop

An exhibition of resilience and reclamation; Akwesasne in the Granite State. Internationally renowned curator and metalsmith Margaret Jacobs (Akwesasne Mohawk) and notorious rabble-rouser and multimedia artist Yasamin Safarzadeh have joined forces with Positive Street Art to establish a multi year endeavor with a growing list of community partners to bring us one of the most happening and accessible Contemporary Indigenous exhibitions to grace this side of the Nor East. A series of events will feature works of sculpture, beading, basketmaking, photography, and more by Indigenous artists. 

Learn more at positivestreetart.org.

Positive Street Art, Echos and Shifts - Private Tour & Reception

An exhibition of resilience and reclamation; Akwesasne in the Granite State. Internationally renowned curator and metalsmith Margaret Jacobs (Akwesasne Mohawk) and notorious rabble-rouser and multimedia artist Yasamin Safarzadeh have joined forces with Positive Street Art to establish a multi year endeavor with a growing list of community partners to bring us one of the most happening and accessible Contemporary Indigenous exhibitions to grace this side of the Nor East. A series of events will feature works of sculpture, beading, basketmaking, photography, and more by Indigenous artists. 

Learn more at positivestreetart.org.

Positive Street Art, Echos and Shifts - Reception

An exhibition of resilience and reclamation; Akwesasne in the Granite State. Internationally renowned curator and metalsmith Margaret Jacobs (Akwesasne Mohawk) and notorious rabble-rouser and multimedia artist Yasamin Safarzadeh have joined forces with Positive Street Art to establish a multi year endeavor with a growing list of community partners to bring us one of the most happening and accessible Contemporary Indigenous exhibitions to grace this side of the Nor East. A series of events will feature works of sculpture, beading, basketmaking, photography, and more by Indigenous artists. 

Learn more at positivestreetart.org.

Radically Rural

Radically Rural

Join us for an immersive 2024 Radically Rural Summit as we explore ways to regenerate rural across sectors. We will look to the future through our keynote panel as we hear from rural leaders across the country who are actively reweaving the social fabric through innovative methods of youth engagement, health access, equity and belonging, food justice, and more. We will have 20 additional innovative sessions across our seven tracks: All in for Health, Arts & Culture, Clean Energy, Community Journalism, Entrepreneurship, Land & Community, and Main Street. As always, you will leave feeling energized, inspired, and equipped with tangible skills and concrete models for the work you are doing.

The keynote session is free and open to the public. Tickets to the entire two-day summit are available on a sliding scale.

Learn more: www.radicallyrural.org

This program was funded in part by a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant.

Workshop: Applying for a Community Project Grant

Workshop: Applying for a Community Project Grant

This workshop will introduce prospective applicants to the Community Project Grant application and provide information about how to submit a competitive proposal.

Topics covered will include:

  • An overview of New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grants
  • Community Project Grant requirements
  • How a proposal is evaluated by NHH
  • How to complete the CPG application and tips for crafting a compelling project narrative.
  • How to complete the budget template and meet the matching fund requirements.

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Community Project Grants Events
Radically Rural
Wednesday, September 25, 2024
Keene, NH
Radically Rural
NH Book Festival
Friday, October 4, 2024
Concord,
NH Book Festival

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