Activities and Events Detail Information

Monday - May 29

Memorial Day Parade - Raymond
Please join the Citizens of Raymond, Raymond VFW Post 4479, and the American Legion for the Memorial Day Remembrance Service honoring our service men and women beginning at 10 am starting on Main Street by Harriman Rd traveling through town, down Epping Street to the Pine Grove Cemetaries and back. Short ceremony and 21 gun salute follows on the Town Common. Dave Peno, Vice Commander of American Legion Post 90, invited scouts, military or others who wished to march to do so but to dress appropriately. There is no rain date, and cemetery and other events will go on regardless of weather. There will be a POW-MIA (Prisoner Of War-Missing In Action) ceremony at the Town Common at the conclusion of the parade, and he encourages all veterans to attend. Complete schedule at Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Raymond

Memorial Day Parade - Kingston
The Kingston Veteran’s Club announced the Kingston Memorial Day Parade is scheduled rain or shine for Monday, May 29, stepping off at 1:00 PM. Veterans will be participating in the Newton parade first then in Kingston at 1:00 PM. The route will begin at Town Hall with Parade vehicles lined up on Main Street in front of town hall, and marchers forming in the Town Hall Parking lot. At the command of the Grand Marshall, the parade will begin and proceed up Church Street, left on North Road to the entrance of Greenwood Cemetery where the formal Memorial day observance will commence. The Kingston Veteran’s Memorial watches over the Greenwood Cemetery and is located just behind the Kingston Veteran’s Club. VETERANS OF SURROUNDING TOWNS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE. There is a parade float to accommodate those veterans who will not be marching. Any Veteran is cordially invited back to the the Kingston Veteran’s Club for an open house and refreshments after the Parade and Observance. For more information contact Kingston Veteran's Club, P.O. Box 521 ,36 Church Street, Kingston, NH 03848.

Saturday - June 3

Annual June Jubilee - Chester
The Chester Congregational Baptist Church will be having its annual June Jubilee on Saturday, June 3rd from 9am to 2pm at the Church. This is a rain or shine event! Come shop for treasures at the yard sale, find delicious treats at the bake sale, enter to win gift certificates from local businesses in our raffle, and the children can get their faces painted. The BBQ lunch is $12 for chicken meal, $10 for a hamburger or hot dog meal, and $5 for a kid's meal. The barbecue meal also includes sides and a beverage, and is served from 11am until 2pm. Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Church. For more information, please visit our website at The church is located in the center of Chester at 4 Chester Street, Chester, NH.

The Rockingham Herb Society Annual Plant Sale - Chester
The Society will hold its 27th Annual Plant Sale to fund donations and programs for its meetings on the first Saturday of June at Stevens Hall. New Members are always welcome.The Rockingham Herb Society just recently donated to Bedrock Gardens in Lee, NH and the Audubon Society in Auburn, NH a generous amount. The Herb Society is made up of surrounding town members and meets at Stevens Hall, 1 Chester St., Chester, NH, the first Thurs. of every month at 7pm. For more information call Beatrice Bartley at 479-3530.

Candia Town Wide Yard Sale - Candia
The Candia Town Wide Yard Sale, coordinated by the Candia Community Woman's Club, will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 8AM-2PM, rain or shine. To register your yard sale, visit our website at and send a $15 check made payable to CCWC, PO Box 152, Candia, NH 03034. Please include your name, address of yard sale, mailing address, phone number and any special types of items you have for sale. Your $15 donation will provide advertising, a yard sale sign to post at your location, and a listing of your address on our map. All entries must be received before May 22. Yard Sale maps will be available by Friday, June 2 outside the front door of the Candia Town Hall (74 High Street) and Smyth Library (55 High Street). Maps are free. Look for the bright pink signs! To print a map or for more information, visit Candia Womans Group website or call 483-4808.

Free Fishing Day in New Hampshire - Statewide
Make plans to get out and cast a line with the family and friends. Free fishing day is an opportunity to fish for free and spend time relaxing outdoors. You can fish anywhere in New Hampshire- freshwater or saltwater- without a fishing license. All other fishting regulations must be followed , including season dates and bag limits. For details on fishing rules for various waters, consult the N.H. Freshwater and Saltwater fishing digests at NH Fishing Rules.

Tuesday - June 6

The Raymond Democrats Meeting - Raymond
Join The Raymond Democrats on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 PM, at the Tucker Lodge, Main Street, Raymond. Join us to hear gubernatorial candidate Steve Marchand speak.

Tuesday - June 20

15th Annual RHS Alumni Association Golf Outing - Candia
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 8 AM to 3 PM at Candia Woods Golf Links, 313 South Rd, Candia. 18-Hole Tournament with gross and net prizes awarded. Scramble Format. Open to RHS Alumni, present and former school staff, friends and anyone who enjoys the game. $125 per person includes, golf, cart, range balls, full course dinner and prizes. Proceeds from tournament benefit the RHS Alumni Scholarship Fund. For more info call Shirley Dodge @ 895-3342. or visit our event page RHS Alumni Golf Outing Facebook page

Saturday - June 24

Spring Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Hero Pups - Raymond
The event is our 1st Annual Spring Ride to benefit Hero Pups - Therapy Dogs for Veterans and First Responders put on by the American Legion Riders Post 90 Raymond,NH. Date is Saturday June 24th, 201. Registration starts at 9 AM with Kick Stands up at 10:30am. This is a rain or shine ride. Cost is $15.00 per rider and $10.00 per passenger. There will be various raffles and a 50/50. Ride is open to the public. Meal is included in the registration fee. Ride will start and end at 32 Harriman Hill Rd Raymond, NH. If anyone would like additional information they can call Shawn Simoneau the American Legion Rider Director at (603) 396-0764 or email: or Bambi Goodwin American Legion Rider Secretary at (603) 973-3765 or email:

Thursday - June 29

Summer Concert Series: Conway Music - Raymond

Tuesday - 4th of July
****** Independence Day *******

4th of July Parade & Celebration - Raymond

Thursday - July 6

Miss Raymond Pageant - Raymond

NO Summer Concert on the Raymond Common Tonight

Friday - July 7

*** 2017 Raymond Town Fair ***- Raymond

Saturday - July 8

*** 2017 Raymond Town Fair ***- Raymond

Jr. Miss Raymond Pageant - Raymond

Sixth Annual Town Wide Yard Sale - Raymond

Sunday - July 9

*** 2017 Raymond Town Fair ***- Raymond

Thursday - July 13

Summer Concert Series: Dan the Singing Trooper - Raymond

Thursday - July 20

Summer Concert Series: By Request - Raymond .

Thursday - July 27

Summer Concert Series: B-Sides - Raymond

Thursday - August 3

Summer Concert Series: October Revival - Raymond

Thursday - August 10

Summer Concert Series: Blue Heartache- Raymond

Saturday - August 12

Lamprey Health Care Annual 5K - Newmarket
Registration is from 7 AM to 8:15 AM at the Newmarket Community Center, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket. Race start time is 8:30 AM. Walkers, strollers and baby joggers welcome. With prizes for top runners, a major raffle drawing, a kids fun run, music and refreshment, the LHC Annual 5K offers a family fun event for all. Kids Fun Run! Free for Kids Under 12, After the 5K. Bring a food donation to support the End 68 Hours Of Hunger Program and receive a reusable grocery bag. Proceeds benefit pediatric programs in the Raymond LHC Office. For more information and to register click Register HERE .

Thursday - August 17

Summer Concert Series: Two Tined Fork - Raymond
Join us for a Free Concert at the Raymond Town Common from 6 PM to 7 PM. Bring your dancing shoes, a lawn chair or blanket, bug spray and plan on a great evening! Food will be for sale by Raymond Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts & Crew 795. Hosted by The Friends of Recreation and Raymond Recreation Department.

Saturday - August 19

Raymond Historical Society Pancake Breakfast - Raymond
Join us at the Raymond Depot for the Annual Pancake Breakfast that will begin at 7 am and run until 11 am. Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Plain or Red, White and Blue Pancakes with Sausage, Juice, Coffee and Tea all for only $6 for Adults and $4 for Children. Hosted by the Raymond Historical Society.

Thursday - August 24

Last One --- Summer Concert Series: Knock On Wood - Raymond
Join us for a Free Concert at the Raymond Town Common from 6 PM to 7 PM. Bring your dancing shoes, a lawn chair or blanket, bug spray and plan on a great evening! Food will be for sale by Raymond Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts & Crew 795. Hosted by The Friends of Recreation and Raymond Recreation Department.











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