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Arts & Living

Peterborough: Putting old boards to good use

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A newcomer to Peterborough, Craig Zanetta is a photographer and a writer, but also a staunch advocate for recycling, especially when it comes to old buildings. He’s been in town less than a month, but last week he was hard at work in the cottage on the Scott-Farrar Home property on Elm Street, carefully removing pine wainscoting that … 0

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Monday, July 28, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, … 1

Peterborough: Music as message, Sign and symbol

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Unitarian Church in Peterborough was filled with music and movement when Dr. Bill Banfield visited on Sunday. The Berklee College of Music professor and … 0

Wilton: Multi-media production to premiere at Andy’s Playhouse

Monday, July 14, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse continues their 2014 season with a world premiere of an original multimedia production, “The Block,” which opens Saturday. Written and directed by Jared Mezzocchi, a multimedia theater artist and the director of last season’s production of “The Little Prince” and 2012’s “The BFG,” this new … 0

Peterborough: ‘The Granite Block’ next for The Players

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A world premiere comedy will be the next show on stage at the Peterborough Players. “The Granite State,” written and directed by Charles Morey, will open Wednesday, July 23. Morey was the writer/director of last year’s comedy, “Laughing Stock” — winner of six 2014 N.H. Theatre Awards, including … 0

Peterborough: Jazz music Friday eve in Depot Park

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Saxophonist Paul Klemperer will be playing in Depot Park with a band of local musicians Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Joining Klemperer will be Max Nennemaker on bass, Spencer Peery on guitar, Joe Bartlett on drums and Gordon Peery on keyboard. The concert is free and all … 0

Peterborough: ‘Love Boat’ on stage Sunday

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

An episode of the 1970’s TV show “Love Boat” will be performed in the parish hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday at 7 p.m. This show, a production of the Holy Smokes Theater Group, is for folks 18-years and older. It’s geared up to be a … 0

Jaffrey: Medicine in transition next forum topic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Amos Fortune Forum continues its season with a talk by David Fairchild on “Medicine in Transition: Moving from ‘Illness-care’ to ‘Health-care’” on Friday at the Jaffrey Center Meeting House. One aspect of the Accountable Care Act that has garnered relatively little press is the creation of the … 0

Jaffrey: Paddle on Thorndike Pond Saturday

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monadnock Conservancy is holding an easygoing paddle to Whittemore Island, in the center of Thorndike Pond, on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. Whittemore Island has been protected since 1974, but only recently came under the ownership of the Monadnock Conservancy, a local land trust for southwestern New … 0

Jaffrey: Riverfest downtown, July 26

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Many downtown activities are planned for Riverfest on July 26, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Main Street from School Street to the routes 137/202 intersection, and the block in front of the Town Common and Police Station will be traffic-free during this event. The day begins early … 0

Jaffrey: Film, water-splashing fun at the library

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The children’s summer film series will feature “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” at the Jaffrey Public Library on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. All ages are invited to come for the film. Juice and popcorn will be served. The Jaffrey Fire Department will be at the library on July … 0

Hancock: Harris Center leading kayaking, hiking trips

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Harris Center will lead a kayak trip on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the Ashuelot River to scenic Ashuelot Pond. This will be a good opportunity for wildlife sightings, possibly including loon and beaver. Meet at 10 a.m. at the boat landing at the … 0

Wilton: Andy’s to tour original play

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Andy’s Summer Playhouse, a non-profit children’s theater that has been providing youth ages 8-18 the chance to work with professional artists to create energetic and innovate productions for the past 40 years, brings back its touring program after an eight-year hiatus. “Circumference — Around the World with Nellie … 0