This Places Matters!

This Places Matters!

May is dedicated to National Preservation month, and so we celebrate Centennial Hall and its legacy of service to the community. Excerpted from Tom Mayes’ “Old Places Matter”; a book richly expressive as to why old buildings matter to us at certain...
Centennial Hall Receives $5k Community Thrives Grant

Centennial Hall Receives $5k Community Thrives Grant

Centennial Hall only New Hampshire Non-Profit to Receive A Community Thrives Grant from Gannett Foundation October 5, 2021 (North Hampton, NH) — Friends of Centennial Hall Inc (FOCH) was announced a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and...
Thank You for Supporting A Community Thrives Campaign!

Thank You for Supporting A Community Thrives Campaign!

Thank you for once again supporting Centennial Hall! The A Community Thrives campaign ended today at noon. Together we raised the minimum $3,000 in online donations with an additional $3,455 in offline donations.   We greatly appreciate and thank all of our donors for...
Remembering Jean Booker

Remembering Jean Booker

Jean Booker Aug 4, 1927-June 23, 2021 The North Hampton community lost a very special member and lifelong resident in June. Jean Booker was an alumna of Centennial Hall and was one of the founding Board Members of the Friends of Centennial Hall. Her love for the...
Centennial Hall selected for A Community Thrives Fundraising Campaign

Centennial Hall selected for A Community Thrives Fundraising Campaign

When we work together a community thrives! Starting on July 19, our community will come together to support the amazing work of the FOCH to fundraise for Centennial Hall. We are honored to have been selected as one of the charities participating in a national grant...
Thank You for Your Support during NH Gives!

Thank You for Your Support during NH Gives!

Thanks again to all who gave during NH Gives! Revitalizing Centennial Hall and Opening the Ballroom would not be possible without all of you! A very special thank you to Lloyd Graves for being our NH Gives Matchmaker! Together we raised $17,225 with 56 donors. With...
Installation of our new LCHIP plaque

Installation of our new LCHIP plaque

Thank you to LCHIP for helping the FOCH to protect this most important community resource. And thank you George Born (historic resource specialist) for your expert assistance throughout the process. Installation of our new LCHIP plaque. Pictured: Peter Goodrich, Jen...

Upcoming August 11th – Old Home Day

Upcoming August 11th Old Home Day returns in North Hampton with trolley tours stopping by our Open House hours at Centennial Hall from 10-2. Later on in the day; from 4-5, come see the spectacular Centennial Hall Jazz Band featuring Zack Lange of the Soggy Po...

Upcoming August 10th – Old Home Day

Upcoming August 10th- Friday night 7-9 pm Centennial Hall kicks off the return of Old Home Day with an old-fashioned Contra Dance featuring  Liz Faiella Please join in with a donation to the FOCH