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Arts & Living

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 would be on the left side. Harlan and his older brother, Samuel, who was called Gardner, enlisted in the Sixth New Hampshire … 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 … 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 … 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

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Wilton: Controversial, epic silent film screening Sunday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

“The Birth of a Nation,” the 1915 ground-breaking epic D.W. Griffith film, will screen at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, May 24, at 4:30 p.m. Although the film is regarded as a masterpiece tarnished by racism and … 0

Keene: Four American plays presented

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Four plays by four playwrights on four nights will be read by the Edge Ensemble at Heberton Hall, the Keene Public Library. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee will be presented on Friday, May 29, and “The Little Foxes” by Lillian Hellman on May 30. “All … 0

KEene: Kids Count, celebrating foster care

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Kids Count: Celebrating Foster Care in Our Community will be held in Railroad Square on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. An afternoon of children’s music and activities along with information about foster parenting will be offered. This event will feature children’s music from local and regional … 0