Summer concerts on Swasey Parkway start June 15th

Yes, school hasn’t ended but the summer fun is about to kick off. Next Thursday is the start of the Summer Concert Series on Swasey Parkway courtesy of Exeter Parks and Recreation Department. Here is their summer line-up. All concerts with the exception of the July 15th concert are on Thursday nights from 6:00 – […]

Kids’ Day 2017


Last year HERON (Historic Exeter Retail Owners Network) and Exeter Parks and Recreation teamed up to offer Kids’ Day on the first Saturday in May. It was so well attended, they are back again offering a fantastic, family-friendly, and mostly free event. The idea for Kids’ Day came from a couple of the HERON members. […]

Exeter’s Master Plan Workshop


Wednesday, January 25, the Town of Exeter is holding a public workshop to obtain input from you on the future of Exeter. This is part of the Town’s commitment to updating the master plan. Over the past few years, you have been very open and honest with your vision for the town on our website. […]

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It’s that time of year, families are getting children ready for back-to-school and the feel of fall is knocking on the door. Although the end of August seems like the end of summer, there is still much to enjoy over the next few weeks and months. Labor Day Weekend Exeter plays host to the Exeter […]

Come to the park!

Tomorrow night is the Summer Fun Celebration on Swasey Parkway. The celebration consists of a chicken barbecue with the Exeter Firefighters’ Relief Association and the downtown merchants’ group, HERON (Historic Exeter Retail Owners Network), a performance by the Southern NH Ukulele Group, and the showing of a movie on a huge inflatable movie screen. This […]

Summer Fun Celebration

Join the HERON group on Swasey Parkway this Thursday night for their Summer Fun Celebation. The celebration begins at 6:00pm with a Chicken BBQ. The 2nd annual Chicken BBQ with the Exeter Firefighters’ Relief Association is sure to please. The BBQ is picnic style, some come prepared with quilts and chairs. We’ve been informed that […]

Staying Cool when it’s soooo Hot

kayaking on the Squamscott River

It’s been a hot summer and the long range forecast indicates the heat will be sticking around. So, how do you stay cool during this hot weather? We are looking for local suggestions for beating the heat or embracing it. Do you head out on the Squamscott and enjoy some boating, kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding? […]

Bubble Soccer comes to Exeter

Our guest blogger is Megan Spellman. Megan is a Recreation Management & Policy major at UNH, interning with the Exeter Parks and Recreation Department this summer. ——– As an intern at EPRD, I wanted to create a new event that would cater to adults. I noticed the department did not offer many programs/events to the […]

Ready, Set, Pokemon “Go”

The original post was crafted on Sunday, this is a follow-up. They certainly are easy to spot, in different parts of the town staring at their phones, young and not-so-young, from early in the morning until late at night often times traveling the same roads they traveled earlier in the day. I noticed several groups […]