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Peterborough: Theater to install service for those who are blind

Monday, April 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Community Theatre is out to illuminate the world of movies for the visually impaired and hard of hearing. Owner Carol Nelson is fundraising to install Descriptive Video Service, a device which allows audience members can personal headsets to listen to a description of a movie, in the theater. “It’s freedom and independence to be able to be … 0

Rindge: A walking we will go

Monday, April 27, 2015

With time running out, Ben Germano, 17, of Rindge is hustling to achieve an honor that he has been striving for since he was 5: … 0

Rindge: Money raised for medical bills

Monday, April 27, 2015

A charity event held in Rindge over the weekend raised $3,501 for a family struggling with medical bills and related expenses. Pony Rides for Lacey … 0

Jaffrey: Timken gives theater $50K

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On March 19, the Trustees of the Timken Foundation of Canton awarded $50,000 to The Park Theatre for the rebuilding of its facility in Jaffrey. “We are convinced that the reopened Park Theatre — along with the diverse cultural and entertainment programs it plans to provide — will … 0

Jaffrey: Art show winners announced

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Jaffrey Civic Center has announced the winners of the multimedia portion of its spring show. Winners were chosen by public voting during the length of the show. “Jaffrey” by David Zerba of Croydon was awarded first place; … 0

Jaffrey: ‘Little Women’ play Saturday

Monday, April 20, 2015

“Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott will be performed by Project Shakespeare at the United Church of Jaffrey on Saturday. The production, adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, will have two performances at 3 and 7 p.m. … 0

Peterborough: Medicine Story talks Saturday

Monday, April 20, 2015

Manitonquat, also known as Medicine Story, an Assonet Wampanoag elder, philosopher, storyteller, poet, and lecturer will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 2 p.m. He will discuss and sign his new book “The Joy Of Caring … 0

Peterborough: Haiku gathering at Toadstool

Monday, April 20, 2015

A gathering of haiku, sponsored by the Monadnock Writers’ Group, will be held at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. Through the winter, the Monadnock Writers’ Group extended an open invitation to everyone to “dare to write a Haiku” — the three-line, 17-syllable poem of traditional … 0

Wilton: Keaton film screening Sunday

Monday, April 20, 2015

The 1926 silent film “The General,” Buster Keaton’s U.S. Civil War comic masterpiece, will be shown at the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, at 4:30 p.m. “The General” tells the story of a Confederate locomotive engineer played by … 0

Peterborough: Apple Hill quartet at Bass Hall

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Apple Hill String Quartet will perform its third annual Music in Bass Hall concert at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. Joined by Boston’s Winsor Music oboist Peggy Pearson, the group … 0

Peterborough: Share your flood stories

Monday, April 20, 2015

A stories circle to gather memories of local flooding events will be held in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon. The Monadnock Institute at Franklin Pierce University is interested in collecting stories of early floods — 1936, … 0

Hancock: Cellar holes, poetry at the inn

Monday, April 20, 2015

Cellar holes and poetry are the themes of two history events being held at the Hancock Inn on Saturday. At 10 a.m. Eric Aldrich in a presentation entitled “No More a House, The Cellar Holes of Hancock” will explore the lives of early residents through the holes their … 0

Keene: Concert to honor Jonathan Daniels

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Chamber Singers of Keene will present a concert “Witness! A Concert Honoring the Civil War, Jonathan Daniels and Modern Human Rights Movements” at St. James Episcopal Church on Saturday at 7 p.m. The concert is being held as part of the year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary … 0