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Upcoming Active Living Events

Walpole Wellness Health Fair
Submitted by Walpole Wellness walpole wellness

When:   Saturday, March 9, 2013
Where:  Walpole Fire Station
278 Main Street
Walpole, NH
Free to Attendees (Participate in any or all of the following):

Choose your one hour session: (9-10, 10-11, 11-12)

  • CPR (Hands Only) instruction
  • First Aid Summary (for heart attacks, stroke and more)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) information.

On-going all morning:

  •   Blood pressure screening, 
  •   "Ask the Pharmacist" questions answered
  •   Information tables for upcoming events

Providing our neighbors with the insight, information and resources needed to maintain a healthy and happy life. Sponsored by Walpole Fire & EMS

Adventure Night at the Keene Family YMCA!
Submitted by Organizational Champions, Keene Family YMCA & City of Keene: Recreation Center ymca

Join us for a fun night out at the Keene Family YMCA!


  • Basket ball/ Dunk Contest
  • Rock climbing Wall
  • Swimming
  • Board Games & MORE!

Where: Keene YMCA
When: Friday, March 22nd
Time: 8:00pm - 11:00 pm
Cost: $5 YMCA Member ; $8 Non-Member

Food & Drink for Sale

This event is a Substance Free event & not a school sponsored activity. For more information please call Jessica Stout at (603) 283-5253 ext. 112.

6th Annual CMC/DHK Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kids' Fun Run

Submitted by Organizational Champion, Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keenesports med 5k

Join us for the 6th annual CMC/DHK Sports Medicine 5K Run/Walk & Kid’s Fun Run on Saturday, April 6, 2013.Race starts at the CMC/DHK’s West Entrance and is in support of the care and treatment of sports related injuries.

Join us & support our local patients and athletes—Proceeds benefit sports medicine with up-to-date rehabilitation equipment, team physician coverage at sporting events, and sports medicine education. Your generosity helps us care for our active community.

When you register above, choose the option to be a fundraiser— Follow simple steps to create a personalized web page and challenge family and friends to sponsor you with online donations. Get others involved with your commitment to run or walk 5K and support sports medicine at your nonprofit community hospital and clinic!

Event Details:
8:00 am Registration Opens
9:00 am Kids’ Fun Run
9:30 am 5K Walk Begins
10:30 am 5K Run Begins
11:15 am Awards Ceremony

$20 Registration through 5pm April 5 
First 300 for Run/Walk receive a free race day T-shirt!
$25 Registration on Race Day
Click here for more information and online registration

5th Annual Bald is Beautiful
Submitted by Organizational Champion, Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene bald is beautiful

SAVE THE DATE and register today for our 5th annual Bald is Beautiful fundraiser event! This event aims to raise funds for the patients of Kingsbury Pavilion, our local nonprofit cancer center.

When: Saturday April 27, 2013

MJD & Co. Hair Design, 341 West St. Keene, NH

Register as an individual OR join with a team
• Make your own Bald is Beautiful web page
• Use email and social media to encourage friends and family to donate online as your sponsors
• Attend the event on April 27

You don’t have to shave your head to be apart of this event! Opt out of shaving by donating 10+ inches of hair to Locks of Love
• Join forces with a team—only one has to agree to shave their head
Belong to an organization or a business? Register a team to be the business that raises the most for cancer patients!

Bald is Beautifulis an annual event that raises funds for the care and treatment of cancer patients at the Kingsbury Pavilion. All proceeds go to our patient relief and cancer care funds.

Questions?—Please contact Deb Arvidson, Development Specialist or (603) 354-5454 x2138. For more information about the event or how to register, visit

Sap Run 5K at Stonewall Farm

Submitted by Organizational Champion, 90% Mental Multisportsap run 5k

Take a scenic trip through fields and forest of historic Stonewall Farm for the Sap Run 5K on Saturday April 27th, 2013. The course is a variety of rolling hills and flat terrain through Stonewall Farm and Cheshire Rail Trail.

Event Details:
Registration Fee*:
$25.00 until March 27th
$30.00 until April 9
$35.00 until April 26
$38.00 day of
*Same day registration and registration check: Even if you are pre-registered you need to check in.
Time: 7:00- 8:30am;  Race Start: 9:00 am
Where: Stonewall Farm 242 Chesterfield Rd, Keene, NH
Questions: Call Robyn at (603)-585-2205 or email her at

Proceeds from the race will help support Stonewall Farm Youth Scholarship program. Long sleeve t-shirts for the first 50 participants. Prizes for top male and female overall and age groups division. A pancake breakfast with pure maple syrup and yogurt that is made on the farm for participants and volunteers after the race. Bring along the whole family for a refreshing day at the farm!

Otter Limits Triathlon
Submitted by Organizational Champion, 90% Mental Multisportotter limits triathlon

SAVE THE DATE for the next upcoming Otter Limits Triathlon! Participate and help support Hundred Nights Shelter in Keene, NH on Saturday, September 14th.

Event Details:
Swim .93 miles, Bike 24.6 miles, & Run 6.2 miles
Lunch provided for participants and volunteers.
Start time: 9:30 am
Pre-race check in and registration:  7:00am- 9:00am
T-shirts for first 100 registrations.

Individual: $65 until July 14, $75 until Aug 14, $85 until September 13,and $95 day of.
Team: $100 until July 14, $110 until Aug 14, $120 until September 13, and $120 day of.

For more information about this event or how to register, please visit

Green Up Keene!
Submitted by Eric Swope

Keene is a city of environmental dedication! It’s that time of year again- Let’s all help to Green Up Keene!green up keene

Green Up Keene 2013's event is happening on and around the weekend of April 13th! This litter pick up event will build upon the successes of the prior years, and we will hopefully be more successful this year than ever. If you are interested in volunteering to help with an area, visit our website or check out Green Up Keene on Facebook! For more information, contact Eric Swope  to learn how you or your organization, civic group, church group, business, school group, etc can help green up Keene!

The two maps below lists pickup routes for depositing trash (the first map with blue lines), and a second map with businesses, groups and organizations participating in the event with corresponding zones.

View Keene, NH Green Up Keene Pick up Routes in a larger map 
View Keene, NH Green Up Keene Map in a larger map

Winchester Champions Wellness
Submitted by Champion, Annie Rowell

On March 09, 2013 the Winchester School is hosting its annual Health & Wellness Fair and Parent Summit meeting.  This event is being sponsored by C & S Whole Grocers and ACCESS.  The Health and Wellness Fair has partnered with the American Red Cross to offer a blood drive, Cheshire Medical Center in support of Vision 2020, Cheshire Coalition for a Tobacco Communities and Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention to name a few.

The Parent Summit will offer workshops geared toward Pre K –K and High School to Life.  These workshops will help guide parents through their students’ transitions.  There will be two sessions held for each workshop.  One will run from 11:00 - 12:00 and 12:00 - 1:00 with time for Q &A for each.

We will be offering free daycare for ages 1-12 by the Winchester Learning Center staff from 10:00 – 1:30 for participants of either activity.  There will be raffle prizes and light healthy refreshments.

For more information, or to sign-up as a volunteer for this event, please contact Annie Rowell at the Winchester School.
(603) 239-4381 x. 268