Time: 10-11 AM (in session)
Place: Keene YMCA
Price: Free with membership
Ages 6-12. A popular homeschool class at the YMCA in Keene. Not only is it a chance for the kids to exercise and partake in group sports, but it also a social time.
2. Nature Journaling Workshop
Time: 4-5 PM
Place: Horatio Colony Museum. Main st, Keene.
With author of The Nature Connection, Clare Walker.
Reservations required here.
3. Civil War Project Presentation
Time: 7:00 PM
American Civil War enthusiast Charles Marchant will discuss his "works in progress" research project to locate 100 burial locations of all the Civil War volunteers who enlisted from the Town of Townshend. 100 diferent soldiers signed up with some having multiple enlistments. This has been a quest to find the burial location of all 100. Two are buried in Brattleboro. This research has taken him from Seattle, WA. to Washington DC and many states in between. Part of the research has been to see that each soldier is properly recognized. The research has also included searching National Archive, probate, county court, and family records.
Charlie Marchant is a retired social studies teacher. He spent 36 years at Leland and Gray in Townshend. He is Secretary of the Vermont Old Cemetery Association and a trustee of the Townshend Historical Society and the Association of Gravestone Studies. In his spare time he fixes broken gravestones all over New England and works with the Photo Committee of the Wardsboro History Group.
4. Homeschool Playtime & Social Fun
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Place: Townsend Public Library, Townsend, MA (about 39 miles from Keene)
Ages 5 - 10. Join us for fun games, activities and free play time! Please bring a board game, toy(s) or indoor activity to share. A parent or caregiver is required to stay with children. If younger siblings will be joining us, please remember to bring along a few activities they can do as well. Kindly remember, no food or drink other than only capped water bottles are allowed in the library. Townsend library requires registration through their event keeper. Please RSVP at their website: here.
5. The Actors' Tools
Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Place: Keene Public Library, 60 Winter st., Keene, NH
Ages 9-11. The basic tools of the actor’s trade—observation, memorization, concentration, and imagination—are presented and explored in an entertaining manner. Students ages nine through eleven will participate in a variety of fun exercises, learning to apply the actor’s tools to performing and to everyday life.
For questions and reservations, please call Vicky at The Colonial: 603/357-1233 ext 109 or Gail Zachariah at the Keene Public Library: 603/352-0157.