Saturday Nelson Contradance

Dudley Laufman will lead the dancing at a special Old Home Week edition of the Nelson Saturday Contra Dance on August 6th.   On a recent episode of the NH Public Radio program, The Exchange, host Laura Knoy said, “When he raised the roof at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 with his country orchestra,

German Refugee Volunteer Speaks at Forum

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

The Park Theater presents cartoons for Jaffrey’

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

Music in Depot Park Peterborough

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

Walking tour of Peterborough

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

Earthquake Relief Concert in Keene

Guitarist and KSC Music Professor Jose Lezcano, with a little help from his friends, is offering a benefit concert June 24, 8 pm, at the First Baptist Church of Keene, to help Ecuador Earthquake Victims in the coastal city of Manta, still recovering from one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history.  

Virginia Eskin and Jose Lezcano at Sumner Knight’s Chapel

Two of the region’s most celebrated musicians, pianist Virginia Eskin and guitarist Jose Lezcano join forces for a concert at the Sumner Knight Chapel on Saturday, May 28th at 7pm. The Keene Music Festival, in collaboration with Keene Parks and Rec, and Southwestern Community Services presents a series of concerts at the Sumner Knight Chapel

Pianist Matt Savage Performing at the Monadnock Center

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture presents a concert featuring pianist Matt Savage on Sunday, May 22, at 3 p.m. At age 24, Matt has already had a fourteen-year professional career as a jazz musician, bandleader and composer. He’s played with some of the biggest names in jazz since first labeled a “jazz prodigy”

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

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

Remodeled Gallery Grand Reopening

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