Each month, the Governor’s Commission on Disability compiles a list of events that may be of interest to people who have a disability and their families and friends.


What: “Compassion vs. Punishment: Can Addition be Destigmatized?” a free town hall discussion.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2–3:30 p.m.

Where: Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash St., Manchester.

Note: Canned goods will be accepted at the door to benefit the N.H. Food Bank.


What: “Inclusion in 2020 and Beyond: Using Self-Reflection, Innovation and Human-Centered Design, Inside and Outside the Classroom,” a University of New Hampshire professional development workshop.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Where: 231 Corporate Drive, Portsmouth.

Cost: $219, with potential discounts for USNH employees and UNH Durham alumni.


What: “A Connected Crisis: Addressing the Issues of Homelessness, Mental Health, Substance Misuse and Public Safety,” a Concord Chamber of Commerce forum.

When: Thursday, Dec. 12, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Where: The Holiday Inn, 172 N. Main St., Concord.

Cost: $25 for chamber members; $35 nonmembers. Includes lunch.


What: Boston Bruins Alumni fundraiser for New England Disabled Sports. For adults 21 and older.

When: Saturday, Dec. 14, 3-5 p.m. VIP skating sessions; 7-9 p.m. reception, refreshments, photos and silent and live auctions.

Where: The Rink at RiverWalk Resort, Loon Mountain, Lincoln.

Cost: $25-$125.

To submit an event for consideration in the calendar, contact Jane Darrell of the Governor’s Commission on Disability at Jane.Darrell@gcd.nh.gov or 271-2773. For more about the commission, located at 121 S. Fruit St., Concord, go to www.nh.gov/disability.

Friday, December 06, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019