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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 at the Monadnock Country Club in Peterborough. Of three local nonprofit organizations nominated, Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter (presented by Sharon Bailly), earned …

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 …

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 …

Peterborough: Rec Dept. hosts Chinese New Year lunch

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chinese food and music will be the highlights of the Peterborough Recreation Department’s special senior lunch on Friday in honor of the Chinese New Year. The celebration, for those over 50 years old, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Center. Lunch is …

Jaffrey: First Church hosts ministers in February

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Rev. Randall Farrara, who reads most of the languages of Biblical times, and the Rev. Robin Lunn, who is inspired by liturgy, are conducting services in February at The First Church in Jaffrey (Congregational/United Church of Christ). …

Hancock: Depot holding cabaret on Saturday

Monday, February 1, 2016

As part of the Winter Frolic, the Hancock Depot will be holding a cabaret on Saturday. A Kids’ Talent Show and Karaoke will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children are invited to sing a song, perform a poem or skit, or do a dance, whatever they …

Peterborough: Moonstone at open stage Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The acoustic folk group, Moonstone, will be the featured entertainment at the Parish Hall Open Stage on Friday. An all female trio, Laurie Donohue, Suzi Brumaghim, and Pam Cadmus, met at a local open mic two years ago …

Dublin: Bluegrass music at DelRossi’s Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Jesse Brock Bluegrass Band will be performing at DelRossi’s Trattoria on Friday. Jesse Brock, the 2009 IBMS’s Bluegrass Mandolin Player of the Year, will appear with special guests Rodger Williams on dobro, John Miller on guitar, Gary Filgate on bajo, and Rob Ravin on bass. The band …

NElson: No contra dance Monday

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Monday contra dance held at the Nelson Town Hall for Feb. 8 has been canceled. The Nelson Town Hall will be in use for the presidential primary election and not available for the Monday contra dance. Dancing will continue the next Monday, Feb. 15. Dancing begins at …

Keene: Still lifes on exhibit at The Works

Monday, February 1, 2016

An exhibit of artworks by Liz Winchester-Larson will be on exhibit at The Works Bakery Cafe beginning Friday. Focused primarily on the medium of colored pencil, Winchester-Larson achieves rich color and intricate detail in her work. Her studio …

Peterborough: ‘Coriolanus’ presented on screen at the Players

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The National Theatre of London’s production of Shakespeare’s play “Coriolanus” will be presented in HD at the Peterborough Players on Sunday at 1 p.m. This encore presentation is offered as part of the Players’ Arts on Screen series. …

Dublin: ‘Contemporary Primitive’ exhibit

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“Contemporary Primitive,” an exhibit of three-dimensional and multimedia works by Heather Stockwell of Dublin will open Saturday with a reception. Long known as a mosaic artist, Stockwell generally works with themes developed from trips to museums and the …

Peterborough: Adult nutrition course planned

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Cornucopia Project is offering an adult four-week nutrition and cooking program beginning Feb. 11. The course will help participants build a solid foundation of knowledge about healthful eating: what to eat and why will be discussed; how to identify healthy food and ingredients; why eating whole unprocessed …