Activities and Events Detail Information

Thursday - March 21

Raymond Chamber of Commerce Networking Lunch - Candia
Join us on Thursday March 21st from 11:30 to 1:00 at the The Town Cabin Deli & Pub In Candia, 285 Old Candia Rd Candia, NH (Next to Irving Gas station, Exit 3 off Rt. 101). RSVP to: or register by clicking on: Chamber Networking Luncheon Registration. RSVP now!
Price: FREE to attend! Lunch Menu items available for purchase. We will have a Featured Member showcase their business, then each Chamber Member will have an opportunity to introduce their business to other members. Speaking time is limited to 1-2 minutes per member, depending on attendance. Guests may have an opportunity to speak if time permits after current members speak.
The Raymond Area Chamber of Commerce will provide this opportunity to members on the 3rd Thursday of each month pending member attendance. If you would like to further promote your business with a raffle item, please bring it to the event and we will announce your business and raffle the item then. See you there!

Friday - March 29

IHGMS Parent Core Rafflemania - Raymond
 You could win big at Rafflemania at the Raymond Middle School. tWhat is Rafflemania? Businesses and individuals from Rockingham County and beyond donate valuable prizes to an annual raffle whose complete proceeds benefit the students and staff of the Iber Holmes Gove Middle School in Raymond. Buy your tickets in advance or the evening of the raffle, browse the prizes at the 5pm preview and add your tickets to the items you wish to win. Then sit back, enjoy dinner items, baked goods, or beverages from the concession, mingle with your neighbors, make new friends, and wait for your name to be called starting at 7pm!

 Past prizes have included: bicycles; outdoor and ski gear; sports, entertainment, and ski tickets; gift cards to stores and restaurants; a 50/50 raffle (over $200. last year); toys; gift baskets; quilts, art work, crafts, and more. There are also
fun activities for the kids, so bring the whole family to our 25th annual event that entertains and strengthens our community.

 Rafflemania is presented by the Parent Core Group of Raymond's Iber Holmes Gove Middle School (IHGMS), a non-profit and volunteer group of parents and school staff working together to sponsor events and provide extra supplies to students and the school which are not covered by the school budget  In the past few years the PCG has funded improvements to the Middle School playground, helped purchase a new scoreboard for the gym, funded field trips and assemblies, and provided financial assistance to students in need.

 Would you like to donate a prize or service to Rafflemania and generate valuable goodwill and exposure for your business? Please contact the Iber Holmes Gove Middle School at 603-895-3394 or Principal Bob Bickford:

Thursday - April 4

An Evening on Bee Keeping - Newmarket
Join us for an Evening on Bee Keeping on Thursday, April 4, at the Newmarket Public Library from 6:00 to 6:30. Mind Your Bees and Qs, Meet our guest presenter, Martin Marklin, of Marklin Candles and Windhover Farm, and bring your questions about beekeeping for expert input on your situations. From 6:30-7:30 The Buzz about Bees, Martin's talk will offer us history and current practices in the beekeeper's world. With over thirty years of experience, the depth of his love of the bees is contagious! There's time for more questions after you hear the talk, then 7:30-7:45 Door prizes and information on the Lamprey River Watershed Association Sponsored by the LRWA.

Friday - April 5

Third Annual "It's in the Bag" Fundraiser - Candia
Purchase tickets now for the 3rd annual "It's in the Bag" event, a fun
filled night packed with excitement! Play bingo and win designer handbags,
clutches and wallets, some filled with goodies like gift certificates,
jewelry, coupons, samples & more! During the evening, bid at our silent
auction, try your luck at the wine pull and get ready to bust a move on the
dance floor.
"It's in the Bag" will be held on Friday, April 5 at the Derryfield Country
Club. Door opens at 6:30 pm and bingo starts at 7:30. One ticket includes entry fee, 10 rounds of bingo, auction paddle, dancing, appetizers & dessert tasting. Tickets are $50, early bird tickets are $45. Purchase a table of 10 and receive a discount. Tickets are sold on at Its In the Bag.
This event has sold out for the past 2 years, so get your tickets now.
"It's in the Bag" is sponsored by the Candia Community Woman's Club, . This year, we are proud to support NAMI, the National Alliance for Mental Illness.
For questions or more information, please contact Chrystina Moran at .


Poor Houses and Town Farms: The Hard Row for Paupers - Chester
Join us Friday at 7 pm at Stevens Hall, 1 Chester St. for the NH Humanities program. Free program paid bythe Chester Historical Society. All are welcome.


Tuesday - April 2

Raymond Democrats Monthly Meeting - Raymond
Join the Raymond Democrats for their monthly meeting on Tuesday April 2 at 7:00 pm at the Tucker Lodge #99, free and open to the public.
April's meeting will feature guest speaker Chris Roundy, a Nottingham resident with a law practice in Dover that specializes in SSA disability appeals, Worker’s Compensation, private disability insurance claims, and personal injury claims. Chris was on the Board of Directors for Community Partners for 10 years and helped oversee their $30 million budget to provide mental health and developmental disabilities service for all of Strafford County. Chris ran for a Rockingham District 2 House seat in 2016 and the District 17 Senate seat in 2018. Chris spends his free time skiing, biking, snowboarding, running, swimming, stand-up paddle boarding, and participating in multisport races. Questions can be directed to More information is available on Facebook <>.

Saturday - April 13

Fight Cancer 5K/10K Fundraiser - Raymond
Road race starts at 9 am at the Raymond Town Common at 9 am. Registration opens at 8 am or register online Here. Proceeds benefit Del Tufo Cancer Foundation

Saturday - April 20

Discover Wild NH Day - Concord
Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 10 AM - 3 PM NH Fish and Game, 11 Hazen Dr, Concord, New Hampshire. Discover WILD New Hampshire Day is a free, fun way for the whole family to explore New Hampshire's wildlife resources and legacy of outdoor traditions. Browse educational exhibits presented by environmental and conservation organizations from throughout the state. See live animals, big fish and trained falcons. Try your hand at archery, casting, fly-tying and B-B gun shooting. Watch retriever dogs in action. Get creative with hands-on craft activities for the kids. Plus, check out the latest hunting and fishing gear and gadgets. For more information visit Discover Wild NH Day facebook event

















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