World War I: The Beginning by Ron Atkins Wednesday, September 17th 7:30 pm, Riverwalk Commons Lion’s Hall Join Ron Atkins of the Museum of Applied Military History and a founding member of Newmarket’s First World War Centennial Committee at Riverwalk Commons Lion’s Hall, Wednesday, September 17th at 7:30 pm. The presentation will examine the events that directed the start of the conflict and how they impacted the early months of fighting. The Historical Society meets every third Wednesday of the month except for July, August and December. Admission is free. New members to the Newmarket Historical Society are always welcome at the monthly meetings, the annual fee is $15.