CARTHAGE – Richard K. White, president of Webb River Valley ATV Club, has announced that the access trails on Ballfield Road and River Road are closed until further notice. As a result, there is no ATV trial access to the gasoline pumps in Carthage. This closure is due to landowner complaints about excessive noise and speed.

Featured artist

RUMFORD – Carole Rickards is the featured artist for July at Pennacook Art Center. The show, “Realizations Through an Artist’s Eye,” opens with a reception from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1. The reception is free and open to the public.

The distinctive feature of this show will be cards hung beside the paintings to explain to the observer “the artist’s eye” and the story behind each work of art.

Pennacook Art Center is located at 82 Congress St. For more information call 364-9972.

Jam session

EAST DIXFIELD – The Countryfolk Music Theatre on Route 2 hosts a Friday night jam session all summer for all country musicians, new or seasoned, from 6 to 9 p.m., followed by a country dance from 9 to 11 p.m. On Friday, July 1, Terry Moore and “The Rocking Chair Ramblers” from Livermore Falls will be featured. The dance is free and for families. Any donations support the Countryfolk Youth Music Scholarships. Bring chairs, family, friends and musicians.

The regular Country Sunday Jam Sessions continue each Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. through Labor Day. For more information, contact Larry Bisbee at 207-645-4875 or Linda Latham at 207-645-4752. Online Web site info is at

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