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German Refugee Volunteer Speaks at Forum

22

Jul

Susanne Wentzler, who has been on the front lines of the refugee crisis in Germany, will be the fourth speaker for the 70th season of the Amos Fortune Forum. Her talk is entitled: “The German refugee crisis, a threat or an opportunity? Reflections from an engaged volunteer” and will be presented on Friday, July 29th …

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The Park Theater presents cartoons for Jaffrey’

19

Jul

The Park Theatre will be part of TEAM Jaffrey’s RiverFest activities this Saturday, July 30.   The Jaffrey-based performing arts organization will be presenting continuous free cartoons in their studio space located at 6 River Street (same building as The Park Theatre’s Executive Office & Visitor Center.) Cartoons will include the best of  Looney Tunes …

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Jaffrey Civic Center hosts the Historical Society

18

Jul

The Jaffrey Civic Center is very pleased to announce the annual exhibit by The Jaffrey Historical Society which will run through August 25th, in the Display Case gallery on the ground floor. The exhibit will focus on the Buddies World War 1 Monument by well known artist Viggo Brandt-Erichsen. The secondary focus of the exhibit …

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

13

Jul

Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home that is owned by their movie-star sister, Masha. When Masha swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike, old resentments flare up, leading to threats to sell the house. “How’s this for a proven recipe for hilarity: Start with a few bitter morsels from The Cherry Orchard, …

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NY Times columnist to speak on the Three Bs: Baseball, Bunkhouses & Burlesque

12

Jul

Dan Barry, writer and award-winning columnist, will be the third speaker for the 70th season of the Amos Fortune Forum. His topic is entitled: “Baseball, Bunkhouses, and Burlesque: Travels Across America.”  and will be presented on Friday, July 22nd at 8pm at the historic Meetinghouse in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.   Dan Barry, writes the “This …

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Amos Fortune Forum celebrates 70 years

25

Jun

Amos Fortune Forum Reaches 70th Year Milestone, presenting a Diverse group of speakers scheduled for Summer of 2016. One of the nation’s oldest speakers’ forums, The Amos Fortune Forum, celebrates its 70th season this year. Some of the most interesting and talented experts from the Monadnock region, New England and the globe have entered the Jaffrey …

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July First Saturday Contradance in Peterborough

24

Jun

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on July 2nd, featuring Lisa Sieverts calling with Randy Miller, Jeremiah McLane, and Roger Kahle. Caller Lisa Sieverts appears regularly at the Nelson Monday Night contra dances and serves on the board of the Monadnock Folklore Society. Randy Miller is a fiddler and …

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Music in Depot Park Peterborough

22

Jun

Music in Depot Park is Peterborough’s FREE celebration of Friday summer evenings, sponsored by Bellows-Nichols Insurance, Twelve Pine, and Depot Square. Come and enjoy music at the confluence of the Contoocook and Nubanusit Rivers (rain location inside Twelve Pine). Bring your picnic, lawn chair, friends and family, and enjoy open air entertainment from 6 – 7:30 pm July 8 LOS SUGAR KINGS Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic …

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90th Annual Independence Day Ceremony

20

Jun

On every July 4 since 1926, the community has gathered at Monadnock Center to celebrate the nation’s independence with a ceremony that features a speaker, flag raising, and reading of the Declaration of Independence. This year’s speaker is John Franklin of Peterborough who will read excerpts from The American Crisis as Thomas Paine. Joining Franklin …

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Walking tour of Peterborough

19

Jun

A Walk Through Peterborough’s Past The Monadnock Center for History and Culture will host a downtown Peterborough walking tour on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The tour is free and open to the public. From the days when downtown was known as “Smithville” to its more recent past, Peterborough’s center has been shaped by …

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