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FFAST over Columbus Day weekend showcases new artists

Bright and bold colors, dashing images, winding back roads…. these are some of the pleasures of the annual art tours over Columbus Day weekend.  Whether you’re on the road or in a new studio talking to artists, it’s an adventure!   Because the Monadnock area is so rich with creative talent – there are actually two

Amos Fortune Forum celebrates 70 years

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

Pastel Workshop

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

Children’s Art Show

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,

Community Choir Spring Concerts

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

Ashley Hall Art Exhibit

Ashley Hall-Young Artist Spotlight Exhibit at The Jaffrey Civic Center   The Jaffrey Civic Center is very pleased to announce the second exhibit in a series showcasing the work of local young artists under the age of 30. Greenfield artist, Ashley Hall will be exhibiting at the Civic Center from Thursday, April 14th through May

Children’s Art and Yoga Classes

Children’s Classes April Vacation Week at The Jaffrey Civic Center   The Jaffrey Civic Center is excited to announce some classes for school age children during April vacation week.   Local Rindge artist, Shana Brautigam of “Rooted in Clay” will be offering a Hand-building Pottery Class for children ages 5-14 during April School Vacation week.

Food and Live Music: A Match Made in Heaven, Part 1

By Sarah Lennon No matter where you are in the world, every community has one thing in common: live music. Arguably the most universally appreciated art form, music isn’t just for professionals. Local musicians are everywhere, including our very own Monadnock region! For anyone with a few bucks to spare, the best places to start