Seacoast Science Center Summer Concert Series

Seacoast Science Center’s, Odirone Point, Summer Music by the Sea Concert Series has kicked off. Every Thursday evening in July enjoy some of the finest bands in New England. Just bring your beach blanket or chair and leave the cooking to us. You can bring a picnic or enjoy hot off-the-grill fare, snacks and ice cream treats. Adults, you can enjoy an ice cold beer or a glass of wine*. Come relax to a scenic sunset by the shore or dance the night away! All proceeds from the concert series support our environmental education efforts.

Thursday, July 12th, 2012 – Entrain

Thursday, July 19th, 2012 – Soulmate

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 – Jumbo Circus Peanuts

Ages 13-Adult: $8 for non-members, $4 for SSC members
Children ages 3-12: $2 for non-members, $1 for SSC members
Under age 3: Free

Gates open at 5:00 p.m. for dining; music begins at 6:00 p.m.

*You may not bring alcohol in to the park or concerts.

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Blue Angels return to Portsmouth, NH

Black Diamonds Jet Team

The Blue Angels and the Boston-Portsmouth Air Show returns to Pease International Trade Port this weekend, June 30th & July 1st, 2012. See the United States Navy Blue Angels Team, The Black Diamond Team, the US Army Golden Parachute Team and so much more with a exciting family day. Thrills and entertainment for all ages. For  more information or ticket purchases visit.

Memorial Day Ceremony, Rye NH

2012 Rye Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade

On Monday, May 28, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. the Town of Rye will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony at Central Cemetery.  The Ceremony will begin with a parade from the Veterans Monument ending on the green at Central Cemetery.  Participating in the parade will be New Hampshire Police Association Pipes and Drums, the Rye Junior High Band, the Rye Police and Fire Departments, Veterans, Girl and Boy Scouts, horses and vintage fire trucks.

The Guest Speaker is Bruce Valley, Veteran.  Music will be provided by Karrie Burnett and the Rye Junior High Marching Band.  Awards will be presented to the winners of the Poster and Writing Contests from the Rye Elementary and Junior High Schools.  The winning posters will be available for viewing and the winning poems and essays will be read.  Rye Clergy will say the Invocation and the Benediction.  Immediately after the ceremony, refreshments will be provided by the Rye Historical Society.

The Town of Rye has lost Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Merchant Seamen in armed conflicts, including 38 lost in the American Revolution.  The Town also remembers on this occasion those Firemen and Police Officers who were lost in the line of duty.  In view of the ongoing War on Terrorism, all residents are encouraged to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony.

All veterans are invited to march in the parade. You do not have to be a member of a veteran organization to participate.  Those with physical limitations may sit among fellow veterans during the ceremony.

In the event of rain, the Ceremony will be held in the fellowship hall of the Rye Congregational Church, 580 Washington Road in Rye.  For more information, contact Lee Arthur at 964-6281.