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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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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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public library

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

12

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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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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Roberto Devereux

Roberto Devereux

13

Apr

Met Opera’s “Roberto Devereux” To Be Shown On Screen at Players Met Opera’s “Roberto Devereux” presented on screen this Saturday April 16, 2016 at Peterborough Players.  PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (April 11, 2016) Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season, a …

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Tibetan Monks

Tibetan Monks’ Cultural Pageant

12

Apr

TIBETAN MONKS TO PRESENT CULTURAL PAGEANT AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH IN PETERBOROUGH Peterborough, NH — A delegation of Tibetan monks visiting New Hampshire from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India will present a Tibetan Cultural Pageant at All Saints Church in Peterborough, April 13th, at 7 p.m. The pageant will be held in Reynolds Hall at 51 Concord Street, …

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A Monadnock region tradition: Tibetan Monks at the Mariposa Museum

Tibetan Monks at the Mariposa Museum

8

Apr

Tibetan Monks at the Mariposa Museum will create a peace mandala A delegation of Tibetan monks at the Mariposa Museum and World Culture Center in Peterborough, April 12-17, 2016. They are from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India. The monks will create a peace sand mandala, speak with visitors, and share information about Tibetan culture.  Special programs are also available for …

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Explore Hillsborough New Hampshire

5

Apr

5 Things to Do in Hillsborough, NH Hillsborough is small town located in southern New Hampshire. The town of Hillsborough is most known for having such a rich history. Founded in 1736 by Colonel John Hill, the town was home to the fourteenth President of the United States Franklin Pierce. While history is an integral …

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