EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

August 20, 2013

AFP hosts business forum in Salem

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — The New Hampshire chapter of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation will present a business forum tomorrow at Tuscan Kitchen restaurant on Main Street.

The forum, which begins at 3:30 p.m., will feature Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a writer for Forbes Magazine and National Review.

Roy is the editor and lead author of the health care blog, The Apothecary. He will also speak at the organization’s breakfast forum earlier in the day at the Manchester Country Club. That forum begins at 7:30 a.m.

Both events are free, but reservations are required. To reserve a seat, contact the foundation’s state director, Greg Moore, at gmoore@afphq.org.

For more information about the foundation, visit americansforprosperityfoundation.com.

Music plays on at Field of Dreams

SALEM — Salem’s Field of Dreams park has rescheduled concerts that were canceled due to inclement weather earlier this season, putting music in the park every Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon until the end of August.

The remaining 2013 season Summer Concert Series schedule is: Thursday, 6:30 p.m., The Chris White Band (rock and roll); Saturday, 2 p.m., 4EverFab (Beatles cover); Thursday, Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m., The Wayback Machine (1960s); Saturday, Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m., The Transistors (1960s, Beatles).

All Field of Dreams Summer Concerts take place at the park’s amphitheater, located on Geremonty Drive. A 50/50 drawing is held at each event with proceeds going to support park operations and maintenance.

Concert-goers may bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Parking is limited at the park but ample parking is available across Geremonty at the District Court lot, or at Town Hall and Salem High lots.

As always, concerts are free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of local sponsors, contributors and volunteers. Visit fieldofdreams-nh.org or contact board president Ross Trecartin at 233-4455.

Sign up for Hampstead Craft Fair

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Mothers’ Club will host its 28th annual Craft Fair at Hampstead Middle School on Saturday, Nov. 2. This very popular event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

With more than 80 hand-selected crafters, children’s activities, raffle table, food and bake sales, it is easy to see why this local tradition attracted more than 1,200 shoppers last year.

All proceeds from the Hampstead Mothers’ Club Craft Fair go to benefit the children of Hampstead.

Spaces are 6-by-10 feet with two chairs provided for a cost of $65. For more information on vendor registration and availability, contact Sarah Wisecarver at 329-5290 or by email sarahwisecarver@rocketmail.com.

Old Home Day slated in Danville

DANVILLE — Old Home Day festivities are scheduled for Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The activities include a flea market, band performances, bouncy house, Fire Department truck display, arts and crafts, a picnic, and a Danville Baptist Church service at the Old Meeting House.

Several historic town buildings will be open for viewing from 1 to 3 p.m. They include the Old Meeting House, the Little Red Schoolhouse and the Webster Stagecoach Stop & Store.

Most of the activities will be held at Day Field and the Community Center. A map and event plan will be available that day and posted at townofdanville.org.