Arts & Living

‘I know who I am now’

Monday, July 6, 2015

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is celebrating a birthday this year — its 105th, or 70th, depending on the view you take. If you’re counting from the creation of the Peterborough Chapter, you have to count from when it was first organized on June 16, 1910. Its founding regent was Bethiah Greenfield Alexander, a Peterborough … 0

Greenville: Let’s make some noise

Monday, July 6, 2015

Greenville’s Main Street was packed with people celebrating July 4 festivities, starting Friday evening with music, dancing, games and fireworks on the town field. Celebrations … 0

Francestown: Haying time

Monday, July 6, 2015

A tractor mows a field at Kenyon Farm in Francestown this past weekend. Kenyon Farm is located at the base of Crotched Mountain. … 0

Peterborough: Africa trip presentation set for Thursday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Peterborough residents Stan Fry and Phil Runyon will present a slide show and talk about their recent trip to Madagascar at the Mariposa Museum on Thursday, at 7 p.m. The presentation will focus on the variety of life found in this large island country, from the indigenous cultures … 0

Peterborough: Fresh Air kids to arrive Wednesday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Fresh Air Fund’s Monadnock Region Committee will be welcoming a small group of New York City children as they arrive at the Peterborough Community Center on Wednesday. Volunteer host families share their summers for up to two weeks with Fresh Air children, ages six to 18, who … 0

Jaffrey: Concerts, garden tours, Riverfest on tap this month

Monday, July 6, 2015

From musical chairs to motorcycle runs, there will be plenty of family friendly events in store this month. Concerts on the Common Every Wednesday on the Common, TEAM Jaffrey presenting free concerts and the Jaffrey Community Farmers Market. The market runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and … 0

Greenfield: Manley and Lockwood at library in July

Monday, July 6, 2015

Former Conval Oceanography teacher and UNH Marine Docent, Jon Manley will be speaking at the Stephenson Library on the Isles of Shoals this Thursday. A place of history, prosperity, pirates, treasure and even murder, the isles are subjected to some of the most severe weather in New Hampshire. … 0

New Ipswich: Praise be

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Robin Mark didn’t set out to make his mark on the Christian music scene. He was an engineer who had picked up playing the acoustic guitar, with no real ambitions in music. But sometimes God works in mysterious … 0

The Avid Reader: Shedding some light on manuscript illumination

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This past Saturday I had the good fortune to take a day-long workshop on “Manuscript Illumination: Ancient Art Form, Modern Techniques and Applications.” This was taught by Amy Fagin, a professional manuscript artist, at the Museum of Russian … 0

Peterborough: From New Zealand to Peterborough

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Malcolm Cooper of Peterborough finished shearing the last alpaca of the year late Sunday afternoon. This spring, like the last 12, he started shearing in early April and finished in late June. Ten weeks. Ten-thousand miles. One hundred … 0

Peterborough: ‘Intimate Exchanges’ puts fate in audience’s hands

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Despite not having a single line or ever appearing on stage, the audience plays a pivotal role in the Peterborough Players production of “Intimate Exchanges,” a British comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Before the opening scene even begins, the … 0

Dublin/Peterborough: Nealand plays jazz for Walden School and at Harlow’s Pub

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A special evening of traditional New Orleans jazz with Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses will be held Friday, at 7 p.m. at the Dublin School. This will be an outdoor event, weather permitting, at the Fountain Arts … 0

Jaffrey: Unique photo exhibit at JCC

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

An exhibit of photographs by Robert Santangelo using unique photo processes will be on display in the first-floor Auditorium Gallery at the Jaffrey Civic Center. The exhibit will open on Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 … 0