Arts & Living

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message at Putnam Park on Memorial Day. “How can we honor the more than 1.8 million who gave their lives for America since … 0

Peterborough: Documentary and talk on bee crisis

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Cornucopia Project, in partnership with the Harris Center, will screen “QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” on June 2 at … 0

Hancock: Woodworking program at library

Friday, May 22, 2015

Stephen Carey will give a woodworking talk Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library. Carey’s involvement with woodworking began in a high school … 0

Hancock: Their service is marked by a flag

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On the eve of battle, Harlan Knight, who died of wounds sustained in the battle of Fredericksburg, had a premonition. He turned to his older brother, Samuel, and told him that, if he were to be hit, it … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they … 0

Peterborough: Talk on connection of art, science, today

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A discussion and visual presentation entitled “Are Art & Science Connected?” will be offered at the Sharon Arts Center gallery today, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Can scientists learn from artists and artists learn from scientists? Does one practice inform the other? Alison Williams, associate dean of Graduate … 0

Peterborough: Meiningen Trio plays at RiverMead

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Meiningen Trio will be performing in the auditorium at RiverMead on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. The trio, Jonathan Cohler, clarinet, Sebastian Baverstam, cello, and Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Max Bruch and Frank Bridge. The concert is open to the public and free of … 0

Peterborough: Finding Yesterday workshop at Mariposa today

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A unique writing workshop for seniors entitled “Finding Yesterday” is being offered at the Mariposa Museum today, from 3 to 4 p.m. The workshop is open to all but is geared especially towards seniors and others dealing with memory loss. The workshop offers a special opportunity for caretakers, … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial walk to honor crash victim

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Donna Hautanen of Jaffrey has arranged a walk this weekend to memorialize her son Joseph, who was killed in a motor vehicle accident last November after being hit by an alleged drunk driver. The Joseph Hautanen 5K for … 0

Peterborough: Frost Heaves book party happening Friday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Author Fred Marple will be at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to sign and discuss his new book “Welcome to Frost Heaves” on Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Marple also is know as humorist and songwriter Ken Sheldon. Light refreshments will be served. This event … 0

Good reads for book fair season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Spring, as everyone in education knows, is the season for school book fairs. The big trucks pull up to the schools, parents volunteer to monitor the sales, and the profits go to a worthwhile academic proposal. Generally, parents … 0

Bennington: Crafters wanted for Rhubarb Fest

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Bennington’s 3rd annual Rhubarb Festival to benefit the G.E.P. Dodge Library building fund will be held June 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the library lawn. Crafters are wanted for the event. Tables are $15 when you bring your own, or $20 when provided. Email Janice … 0

Antrim: Sowing seeds

Tuesday, May 19, 2015