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Arts & Living

Peterborough: There’s power in presence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Is it possible to get back that feeling of being part of a neighborhood that baby boomers so often reminisce about, or have TV, the Internet and all the gadgets we use to go online captured too much of our attention? More than a few groups in the Monadnock region say neighborliness is alive and well, though is it does …

Voting, then Valentine’s

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A Peterborough couple married for 56 years said their votes often cancel each other out. This year they said it’s different. They both voted for …

Summer of fun

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Theater is a conversation. So says Peterborough Players Managing Director Keith Stevens, anyway. And it’s not just the plays themselves — the interaction between audience …

Greenfield: Sock hop dance at the Meeting House

Monday, February 8, 2016

An authentic sock hop dance will be held at the Meeting House on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. Music popular from 1953 to 1963 will be spun directly from 45 rpm records and CDs. There will be refreshments, prizes and raffles during the evening. 1950s attire is …

Peterborough: Dessert tasting and dance benefit for Hope for Gus

Monday, February 8, 2016

The second annual Taste of Peterborough Valentine’s Dessert Tasting and Dance will be held at the Peterborough Community Center on Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Local restaurants and businesses will be serving up a variety of sweets the day before Valentine’s Day. Dessert samplings will be provided by …

Peterborough: Azzi to explore perceptions of Islam

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

On the weekend of Feb. 27-28, Peterborough’s Mariposa Museum and All Saints’ Episcopal Church will host a two-part program, “Islam in America” and “Ask a Muslim Anything.” Exeter resident Robert Azzi will offer “From Goree to Trump Tower — The Muslim Experience in America.” at the Mariposa Museum …

ConVal: Young artists reap their rewards

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Eight ConVal students who received Scholastic Arts Awards Gold Keys at the state level are now in consideration for the national prize. Isaac Bacon, Chase LaBelle, Libby Blake, Madelynne Moynihan, Juliet Hunt, Ivy Battaglia, Valerie St. Amand, and …

Wilton: See the short film Oscar nominees

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A full collection of the Academy Award-nominated Short Subjects will be screened at the Town Hall Theater beginning Friday. Films in both the Live Action and Animation categories will be shown. Short films from all over the world are submitted to the Academy for consideration and these are …

Jaffrey: First Church to photograph sacred objects for exhibit

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

First Church of Jaffrey is looking for statues, ornaments, hangings, wood carvings, paintings or crosses that could be photographed and shared during Lent. Carol Hess of Jaffrey has volunteered to come to people’s homes to photograph such items, and the church will use one photograph each week on …

Jaffrey: New book about coaching stories

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“Coaching for the Kids,” a collection of coaching and sports stories from author John E. O’Neil, is being released nationwide this week. O’Neil shares stories from his experience as a coach who was on the sidelines for 15 years, coaching youth sports. He also shares how he has …

Peterborough: Daddy-Daughter Dance

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The Peterborough Recreation Department held the 2016 Daddy-Daughter Dance Saturday. …

Jaffrey / Peterborough: 100+ group donates to area shelter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

On Jan. 28, the local chapter of 100+ Women Who Care raised an estimated $7,350 in one hour for Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter. The group, which has a membership of 164, 17 of whom joined this month, met …

Rindge: Welcome Table supper Feb. 22

Monday, January 25, 2016

The next Welcome Table Community Supper will be held Feb. 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Rindge Meeting House. The menu will include a main dish, bread and tossed salad, beverages and a variety of desserts. A vegetarian option also will be available. The Welcome Table …