Arts & Living

ConVal: Spanish Club team wins Iron Chef

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

South Meadow School hosted an Iron Chef competition last week, in which students competed to cook the best meals using surprise secret ingredients. The winning team was from the ConVal Spanish Club, featuring Morgain O’Connor, Astrid Kipka, Michelle Jarest and Eli Ladd. ConVal German Club and Great Brook Spanish Club also put in a great effort. The secret ingredient was … 0

Rindge: Young fills his soul with history

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A love for travel, education and his country has fueled Vernon Young’s 40-year adventure as a volunteer. After returning from Battleship Cove in Fall River, … 0

Backyard birder: The Hiroshi Land — more than birds

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Certain conditions make for great birding; others conspire against it. Saturday’s field trip to the new Hiroshi Conservation Land fell in the latter category. The … 0

Parading tradition

Monday, May 25, 2015

Jason Bergeron, 12, recently learned at South Meadow School that a soldier’s greatest fear is not dying. It is dying and not being remembered. His grandmother and chair of the Peterborough Select Board, Barbara Miller, repeated that message … 0

Peterborough: Documentary and talk on bee crisis

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Cornucopia Project, in partnership with the Harris Center, will screen “QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” on June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Peterborough Community Theater. Following this one-hour, 23-minute film, there will be a talk “How to Protect Our Native Bees” … 0

Hancock: Woodworking program at library

Friday, May 22, 2015

Stephen Carey will give a woodworking talk Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Town Library. Carey’s involvement with woodworking began in a high school shop class and continues to this day. He lectures in and around New … 0

Hancock: Their service is marked by a flag

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On the eve of battle, Harlan Knight, who died of wounds sustained in the battle of Fredericksburg, had a premonition. He turned to his older brother, Samuel, and told him that, if he were to be hit, it … 0

Wilton: Search is on for family’s lost dog

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILTON — One moment, the Ormistons’ dog, Teddy Bear, was on their porch while the family enjoyed a Sunday breakfast. The next, the Boxer/Border collie was gone. For 18 days since, the Ormistons have employed every resource they … 0

Peterborough: Talk on connection of art, science, today

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A discussion and visual presentation entitled “Are Art & Science Connected?” will be offered at the Sharon Arts Center gallery today, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Can scientists learn from artists and artists learn from scientists? Does one practice inform the other? Alison Williams, associate dean of Graduate … 0

Peterborough: Meiningen Trio plays at RiverMead

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Meiningen Trio will be performing in the auditorium at RiverMead on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. The trio, Jonathan Cohler, clarinet, Sebastian Baverstam, cello, and Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano, will perform works by Beethoven, Max Bruch and Frank Bridge. The concert is open to the public and free of … 0

Peterborough: Finding Yesterday workshop at Mariposa today

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A unique writing workshop for seniors entitled “Finding Yesterday” is being offered at the Mariposa Museum today, from 3 to 4 p.m. The workshop is open to all but is geared especially towards seniors and others dealing with memory loss. The workshop offers a special opportunity for caretakers, … 0

Jaffrey: Memorial walk to honor crash victim

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Donna Hautanen of Jaffrey has arranged a walk this weekend to memorialize her son Joseph, who was killed in a motor vehicle accident last November after being hit by an alleged drunk driver. The Joseph Hautanen 5K for … 0

Peterborough: Frost Heaves book party happening Friday

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Author Fred Marple will be at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture to sign and discuss his new book “Welcome to Frost Heaves” on Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m. Marple also is know as humorist and songwriter Ken Sheldon. Light refreshments will be served. This event … 0