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Arts & Living

Cynthia Ingraham and Cyndy Burgess at the opening reception of the arts auction they co-founded. This auction, the 13th, will be their last. Tuesday, February 4, 2016.

Jaffrey: Going, going, gone

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Fourteen years ago, when Cyndy Burgess and Cynthia Ingraham pitched the idea for the inaugural Monadnock Arts Auction, it was met with extreme skepticism. There was a void to be filled, with the longstanding Peterborough arts auction defunct, and the duo thought it would be viable to start a new auction in Jaffrey, run through the Chamber of Commerce. “They …

Peterborough: College honors Bass’ gardening work

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rosaly Bass is being honored for her life’s work as an organic farmer by Wells College in Aurora, New York, her alma mater. Bass has …

Donations would fund theater

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The undertaking to build a larger theater at ConVal High School won’t appear on the warrant until 2017. And, the Fill the Void …

In the garden — at last

Monday, January 25, 2016

Several people have asked where my book column has been these past few months. Thank you for reading them and missing me! That said, I have not been slacking off. Instead, I have been in classes to become …

Bird survey coming soon

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fill up those bird feeders and dig out your binoculars for New Hampshire Audubon’s Backyard Winter Bird Survey. This annual statewide survey will take place on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Anyone can participate in the survey by counting the birds in their own backyard on the survey …

Video challenge for young people on preparedness

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched the “My Preparedness Story: Staying Healthy and Resilient” video challenge. The challenge invites young people between the ages of 14 and 23 to submit a video, up to 60 seconds long, that answers the question, “How are you …

Peterborough: 100+ women meet today at MCC

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The area chapter of 100+ Women Who Care will meet for its first quarterly meeting at the Monadnock Country Club, 49 High St., Thursday, from 6-6:30 p.m. Registration is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Guests and prospective members are invited to attend the meeting. Website: www.100womenwhocarepeterborough.com. Email: 100wwcpbnh@gmail.com …

Rindge: Ash Wednesday vesper service

Monday, January 25, 2016

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a 40-day retreat in preparation for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. A service of reflection will be held at the First Congregational Church of Rindge at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10, as we embark upon a Lenten …

Jaffrey: Arts auction begins with reception

Monday, January 25, 2016

The 2016 Monadnock Arts Auction will begin with an opening reception at the Jaffrey Civic Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The silent auction portion of the annual show will be available for viewing …

Peterborough: Film looks at rural farming in France

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Cornucopia Project Food for Thought film series continues with the screening of “After Winter, Spring” at the Peterborough Community Theater on Tuesday. The award-winning French documentary is an intimate portrait, seen through the eyes of family farmers in southwest France, of an ancestral way of life under …

Peterborough: Dawnlands Storyfest returns to the Mariposa Museum

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Second Annual Dawnlands StoryFest will be held at the Mariposa Museum on Feb. 6, from noon to 8 p.m. Hosted by the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center,, Dawnlands StoryFest is organized and presented by the New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance. Dawnlands is the only story circle in …

Peterborough: ‘Turandot’ broadcast Saturday

Monday, January 25, 2016

Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Turandot” comes to the Peterborough Players theater in a Live at the Met broadcast on Saturday at 1 p.m. The opera tells the story of the proud princess of ancient China, performed by Nina Stemme, …

Greenfield: Mardi Gras at Plowshare Farm

Monday, January 25, 2016

A celebration for Mardi Gras will be held at Plowshare Farm on Tuesday, Feb. 9, starting at 5:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the band Tattoo. There will be gumbo and King’s cake. Attendees are invited to come as they are or don a mask, costume or …