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Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout his own. “I’m trying to pique (customers’) … 0

Peterborough: Trumpet offering art course

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Trumpet, the fine arts and idea gallery, is kicking off spring with many new artists and pieces throughout the gallery. New artists are always welcome. … 0

Dublin School: ‘Chicken Soup for the Existentialist’s Soul’

Thursday, March 12, 2015

My head felt like a bowling ball and my voice sounded like a congested muppet. Luckily for me, my mom was armed and ready with … 0

Mason: Calendar raffle held to support school club

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Mason Elementary School club is holding a fundraiser to help support field trips, after-school programs, and allow for activities like School Spirit Week and Staff Appreciation Week. This year the club is holding a calendar raffle. Each $5 ticket gives the holder 30 chances to win a … 0

ConVal: ML

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Heather Whipple-Simard sent us this photo of first-time voters Tucker Lamb, senior at ConVal and Ethan Cross, graduate of ConVal with Whipple-Simard. “Both went to Great Brook School and were proud to have had a voice in this … 0

Peterborough: Cornucopia seeks volunteers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cornucopia Project is seeking skilled, creative garden teachers and volunteers. Volunteers who are knowledgeable about small-scale organic food growing or home gardening, and experienced in educating children are desired to engage children in hands-on growing experiences so they can connect to the local landscape and their food source. … 0

Rindge: Woman’s club offers scholarships

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Rindge Woman’s Club is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to graduating Rindge seniors for the 2015-2016 academic year. In addition, the RWC will award the Lillian M. and William T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship to both a Jaffrey and a Rindge graduating senior. Each award will total $1,500. … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly Meal for seniors is tonight

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Jaffrey Friendly Meal for seniors will be held tpnight at the VFW Post on Hathorn Road in Jaffrey. The meal will be served at noon. The menu will be baked meatloaf with gravy, sweet potatoes, buttered corn, and butterscotch pudding for dessert. A Nurse Is In clinic, … 0

Peterborough: Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ piano performance Sunday

Monday, March 16, 2015

Pianist Randall Hodgkinson will perform J.S. Bach’s keyboard masterpiece, “The Goldberg Variations,” at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on Sunday, March 22, at 4 p.m. The Goldberg Variations show Bach at his most intimate and adventurous. … 0

Peterborough: Entrees, encores presented March 25

Monday, March 16, 2015

Entrees and Encores will present “March Madness” at The Waterhouse Restaurant on Wednesday, March 25, beginning at 5:45 p.m. A three-course meal will be foloowed by a series of short play readings that have a touch of ‘madness’ and comedic plot line twists. The readings will feature local … 0

Peterborough: Writers’ group meeting March 21

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting at the Peterborough Town Library on Saturday, at 9:45 a.m. Guest speakers will be Jessie Haas and Michael J. Daley. The couple lives in an off-grid Vermont home they built 23 years ago, where they write in a variety … 0

Peterborough: David Mallett performs Friday

Monday, March 16, 2015

Singer-songwriter David Mallett will be in concert with special guest Lissa Schneckenburger at the Peterborough Players theater on Friday at 8 p.m. In a career spanning four decades, Mallett has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of … 0

Peterborough: Author speaking at the Toadstool, Saturday

Monday, March 16, 2015

Janet Archer, local yoga and meditation teacher, will be at the Toadstool Bookshop to discuss and sign her new book on Saturday, at 11 a.m. “Mind Morsel Musings from the (sometimes) Queen of Inner Space” is a collection … 0