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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 …

Peterborough: Meals on Wheels at Community Center

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Meals on Wheels, sponsored by the Peterborough Recreation Department and St. Joseph Community Service, will be offered at the Peterborough Community Center, located at 25 Elm St. on Mondays in February. The meals are for seniors 60 and older, cost $2 per person, and are served from 11:30 …

Peterborough: CSA shares on sale

Friday, January 29, 2016

Shares in the Seeds of Community CSA are now on sale, with the cost for a 16-week summer share (June 30 to Oct. 13) set at $450 and 22-week fall and summer share (June 30 to Thanksgiving) set at $600. Income based subsidized shares and a Share the …

Jaffrey: Drop in at library for valentine-making

Saturday, January 30, 2016

People of all ages are invited to come to the Children’s Room of the Jaffrey Public Library Thursday, any time from 1 to 5 p.m., for drop-in valentine-making. Materials for making valentines — doilies, foam shapes, colored paper, markers, glue, - you name it — will be available …

Greenfield: Grab your poodle skirt and dance!

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Historical Society is sponsoring an authentic “sock hop” dance to be held Feb. 13 at the Meeting House on Forest Road in Greenfield. The dance will be from 7-11 p.m. and presented with music popular from 1953 to 1963 spun directly from 45 records and CDs. There …

Peterborough: Game night

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Jill Karlicek, left, Fiona Pieterse and Catherine O’Connor play board games during a game night at the Union Congregational Church. The church hosts a community game night where families and friends bring games and a dessert to share. …

Nominations sought for state volunteer award

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Do you know an exceptional senior volunteer? The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the nomination process for the 2016 Joseph D. Vaughan Awards has begun. The Vaughan Awards annually recognize outstanding leadership and initiative …

Jaffrey: Gardening series on tap at library

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Friends of the Library will offer a three-part monthly series titled “Gardening from the Knees Down” on Tuesdays at 6 p.m., on Feb. 16, March 22 and April 19. Ann McEntee, of Fitzwilliam, developed the program with Carl Majewski of the Cheshire County Extension. In the first …

Antrim: Residents to meet about town’s future

Friday, February 5, 2016

Together with UNH Cooperative Extension, residents of Antrim are planning a community profile. According to profile steering group Co-chair Michael Rondeau, “This is a process by which residents take stock of where they are today and forge a vision for the future.” The Community Profile Project culminates with …

Peterborough: Refugee discussion at Union Church

Friday, February 5, 2016

Becky Dennison Sakellariou will speak of her experiences working with refugees at the transit camps in Greece this past October and November Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Union Congregational Church at 33 Concord St. Sakellariou, who lives part of the year in Peterborough and part in Greece, …

Hancock: Fat Tuesday tonight at the town library

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tonight at 7 at the Town Library, there will be a celebration of Fat Tuesday with the music of Louie Armstrong. Vocalist Nanette Perrotte adds this classic jazz from the Big Easy to her presentations. Laissez le bon temps rouler! Free and open to all thanks to the …