Arts & Living

ConVal: Spanish Club team wins Iron Chef

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

South Meadow School hosted an Iron Chef competition last week, in which students competed to cook the best meals using surprise secret ingredients. The winning team was from the ConVal Spanish Club, featuring Morgain O’Connor, Astrid Kipka, Michelle Jarest and Eli Ladd. ConVal German Club and Great Brook Spanish Club also put in a great effort. The secret ingredient was … 0

Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, … 0

Backyard birder: The Hiroshi Land — more than birds

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Certain conditions make for great birding; others conspire against it. Saturday’s field trip to the new Hiroshi Conservation Land fell in the latter category. The … 0

Keene: Exhibit opens Tues.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A wine and cheese reception will be held for the exhibit “Treasured Places, Protected Spaces” at the Historical Society of Cheshire County on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibit, which features conservation lands of the Monadnock … 0

Peterborough: Fairy Tale Ball at Mariposa

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

“Out of the Woods: A Fairy Tale Ball and Fundraiser” will be hosted by the Mariposa Museum on Saturday, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress in party clothes or as their favorite fairy tale character for this lighthearted adult event. Proceeds will support the … 0

Peterborough: Remembering the ‘Radical ’60s’

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Peterborough Town Library will host longtime Peterborough friend Jimmy Smith on Friday, at 6 p.m. for a discussion on Peterborough during the 1960s. Smith, a 1967 Peterborough High School graduate, will recall memories and field questions about what it was like to live in Peterborough during the … 0

Peterborough: Song, stories from WWII shared

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A program entitled “Songs and Stories from the War Years” will be presented by Richard Kruppa at the Peterborough Town Library on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Music from the World War II era, 1939-1945, will be the focus, … 0

Bennington: Open house at Historical Society for new book

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Bennington Historical Society will be holding an open house, book signing, and a luncheon on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to promote their new history book. The authors of the “History of Bennington,” Stephaine Roper and co-author David Glynn will be present to discuss and … 0

Milford: Author presents book on life of a loon

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

John Rockwood, a.k.a. The Loon Man N.H., will be doing a multimedia book signing at the Toadstool Bookshop in Milford tonight at 6:30 p.m. “Adventures with Grapenut” is the story of a personal account of two seasons spent … 0

Peterborough: Deja Vu exhibit opening at MCH

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The third anniversary of the Healing Arts Gallery at Monadnock Community Hospital will begin with a new exhibit, “Deja Vu,” which will open June 4, with a reception. The exhibit features the return of the initial group of artists originally featured in the premiere opening of the gallery … 0

Peterborough: ConVal students compete for Mariposa grant today

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Nine ConVal students will compete today to win a $3,000 Mariposa grant for their designated charity at the third annual YES competition. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough. The public is invited to cheer teams on, and admission is free. … 0

Jaffrey: Lions to hold info meeting on Saturday

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Community-service minded people of Jaffrey and Rindge are invited to an informational meeting about the world’s largest service organization, Lions Clubs International, held on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Cafe 532 & Deli on Coll’s Farm Road in Jaffrey. The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club will join thousands of Lions … 0

Temple: Annual Memorial Day services set for Sunday

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Temple’s Memorial Day observance will be held on Sunday, with the parade scheduled to step off at noon, after forming up at the old school at approximately 11:30 a.m.. Each year, veterans young and old march near the front of the parade, behind the Temple rifle squad. Any … 0