Peterborough

The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce will host an online art auction from April 22 through May 4.

Peterborough: GET YOUR BIDS IN

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s time to dust off your virtual bidding paddle and prepare for the annual Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s online art auction, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture from artists around the region and beyond. This Friday, potential buyers will get the opportunity to view the art and meet the artists during the auction’s art opening. The art will be on display at Sterling Business Management on Route 202 starting Friday and through the art auction, which will be held from April 22 through May 4. Linda Greenwood of Peterborough submitted two of her photographs to the auction this year. Greenwood specializes in photographing florals and landscapes, … 0

Roundup: Clough throws complete game

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The ConVal varsity baseball team beat Milford 3-2 in the 2014 opener. Senior hurler Ivon Clough threw a complete game, striking out 12 while walking one and giving up six hits. ConVal’s offense was led by Mathias Fressilli, senior, with two hits and two runs scored. Danny Allen, freshmen, had two hits and one run scored. Matt Davis, sophomore, had two hits and … 0

Dispatches from the Glass Museum: Energy transmogrifies into a physical form at the Thing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

I know I’ve been talking mostly about music in our time together over the last few weeks. Well, music and myself: I’m no journalist; I can’t separate my point of view from the story, and often fall into wild storms of adjectives. My editor tells me all of that is antithetical to the … 0

Peterborough: Why quilts matter

Monday, April 14, 2014

Why Quilts Matter, a one day symposium, will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The symposium, for people who love, collect or make quilts, will … 0

Peterborough: Writers’ group on Saturday

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Monadnock Writers’ Group will hold its monthly meeting, Saturday, April 19, at 9:45 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room at the Peterborough Town Library. The guest speaker will be James Patrick Kelly. Kelly has written novels, short stories, essays, reviews, poetry, plays and planetarium shows. His most … 0

Peterborough: Healer and author Cowan speaking at the Toadstool

Monday, April 14, 2014

Author Eliot Cowan will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on Saturday at 11 a.m. to talk about the new edition of his book “Plant Spirit Medicine.” In 1986 Cowan, a healer, discovered the power of plant spirits to heal the human spirit. He has been practicing and teaching … 0

Peterborough: Fairy house workshops offered

Monday, April 14, 2014

A drop-in craft program for school vacation week is being offered at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on April 23, 24 and 25. The Fairy House workshop series has been designed for youngsters ages 5 and up. The three craft days will feature clothespin and wooden … 0

Peterborough: Apple Hill quartet performing NH premiere

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The New Hampshire premiere of “Crossroads” by American composer John Harbison will take place on April 27, at 3 p.m. in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture. This innovative piece of music will be performed by the Apple Hill String Quartet — Elise Kuder … 0

Peterborough: Pajamas in school at SMS

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

South Meadow School 8th Grade Students made pajamas in Consumer and Family Class and got some life lessons along the way. After making the pants they were allowed to wear them to school by paying $1. Altogether they … 0

Peterborough: Historic dinner planned

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The year 1739 is the focus for a historic dinner that will be held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture on April 26, at 6 p.m. The dinner is the first in a series of events commemorating the town’s 275th anniversary this year. The meal will … 0

Peterborough: Local children’s author at Toadstool

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Children’s author and illustrator Lita Judge will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on April 26, at 11 a.m. to read her latest story, sign copies, and talk about her art. “Flight School” tells the story of a little penguin with the soul of an eagle and the dream … 0

Peterborough: Poetry reading at the Toadstool

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Former Peterborough resident Carolyn Gregsak will be at the Toadstool Bookshop on April 26, at 2 p.m., to read from her collection of poetry “Flight Of Migration.” She also will talk about the origins of her poetry and read from her current project, a novel “Dreaming Portugal” based … 0

Peterborough: Flower arranging workshop at Peterborough Town Library

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Peterborough Town Library will be offering an Ikebana flower arranging workshop on April 26 from 10 a.m. until noon. Following a demonstration by Ikenobo teacher Gail Bartlett, participants will be assisted in making a modern version of shoka shimputai, a classical Japanese flower arrangement. Ikebana uses combinations … 0