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How a rural public library stays relevant with fun events and accessible hours

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May

I’ve always loved reading. Almost every day during summer vacation, I’d gaze longingly out the window as my mom drove the minivan past the local public library on our way to the beach. “You have books in your bag, just read those at the beach,” she’d say, ignoring my complaints about the wind flipping my …

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Sharon Arts Center

Remodeled Gallery Grand Reopening

10

May

The New Hampshire Institute of Art Announces the Grand Opening of Remodeled Gallery Space   Peterborough, NH (April 12, 2016) – The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is pleased to announce the grand opening of their remodeled Sharon Arts Center Gallery in Peterborough, NH. A reception will be held May 13, 2016, 4-7pm, 30 …

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Congressional Art Awards

Congressional Art Competition Reception

30

Apr

New Hampshire Institute of Art Hosts Congressional Art Competition Reception and Awards Ceremony Manchester, NH (March 29, 2016)— New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the District 1 Congressional Art Competition Reception and Awards Ceremony with Representative Frank Guinta on May 3, 2016 at 4-7 PM. The …

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Paint Night

Paint Night

24

Apr

Keene Housing Kids Collaborative is holding our first-ever fundraiser! (We’re starting small, thinking big!) Hope to see you there, it is going to be a fun night.   Please help spread the word!   Spend a night sharing some laughs and wine with your friends while creating something beautiful. All while raising some money for …

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Adult Pottery Class

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Apr

Adult Pottery Class at The Jaffrey Civic Center   The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to announce that local artist, Shana Brautigam of “Rooted in Clay” will be offering a Hand-building Pottery Class for Adults beginning Tuesday, April 26th. There will be a total of 4 classes (4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/24) which will be held …

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Pastel Workshop

Pastel Workshop

21

Apr

Chris Reid to offer April Pastel Workshop at The Jaffrey Civic Center The Jaffrey Civic Center is very pleased to announce a Pastel Workshop by local Jaffrey artist, Chris Reid. Chris will teach a studio class working from still life. Emphasis is on process and simplifying this process using light and dark then warm and …

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Apple Hill String Quartet

Apple Hill String Quartet

20

Apr

The Apple Hill String Quartet Performs in Peterborough The Apple Hill String Quartet will present their annual spring concert in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough, NH on Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. Guest artists Peggy Pearson, oboe, and Jury Kobayashi-Baxter, bass, join the quartet in a program …

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Mariposa

Refugee Panel Discussion

20

Apr

Mariposa to Host Panel Discussion on How Refugee Resettlement Works in NH PETERBOROUGH, NH — Since the mid-1980s, more than 7,500 refugees from Africa, the Middle East, South America, and Asia have resettled in New Hampshire, adding to a centuries-old history of immigration in the Granite State. On Saturday, April 23rd at 3 p.m., the Mariposa Museum in Peterborough will …

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Children's art

Children’s Art Show

19

Apr

Jaffrey Civic Center hosts Jaffrey-Rindge Children’s Art Show The Jaffrey Civic Center is excited to announce that once again we will be hosting the Annual Young Person’s Show which showcases the artwork of Jaffrey and Rindge children from Kindergarten to 12th grade. This year, we will have artwork from Jaffrey Grade School, Rindge Memorial School, …

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Faith is the Bird

Community Choir Spring Concerts

14

Apr

Friends,  Come Join us, as of next week, for our annual spring concerts!! Local Choir Supports Local Nonprofit with two upcoming concerts in Jaffrey and Peterborough. Two Rivers Community Choir Marybeth Hallinan, Director   brings together a community of singers to support the Hope For Gus Foundation, http://hopeforgus.org/ a local Peterborough non-profit (see below). Sunday, April 17, 2016** 6:30 PM United Church of …

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