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Saturday, November 19th Events

Ladybug Book Award Festival

Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Place: Keene Public Library
Price: Free
Ages: All

Free Fun, Free Food, and Free Books for Preschoolers Through 3rd Grade Children!
This family event is a celebration of reading and books. Plus its an opportunity to vote and participate in the selection of the 2011 Ladybug Picture Book Award Winner. The Ladybug Picture Book Award is a N.H. Reader’s Choice Award. Come explore these ten books and vote for your favorite!
There will be story sharing and craft /activity stations set up for each book, as well as a voting booth. You only have until the end of the month to vote for your favorite titles, so you won’t want to miss this opportunity.

Naturally Curious

Time: 10:00 AM
Place: Harris Center, Hancock, NH (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: older crowd

Join naturalist, wildlife photographer, columnist and author Mary Holland at the Harris Center. Her presentation will include a slide program and her natural history collection, and is based on her fact-filled and well-illustrated book, Naturally Curious - A Photographic Field Guide and Month-by Month Journey through the Fields, Woods and Marshes of New England. Mary will have books for sale and signing - in time for the holidays! 

After the Leaves Hike

Time: 12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Place: Northfield Mountain Visitor Center
Price: Free

Ages: older crowd/4 1/2 miles

November ushers in the leafless hiking season and its beautiful views of ridges and valleys covered with slender gray trunks and thick green pines. This hike begins and ends at the Northfield Mountain Visitor Center and hikers will enjoy three state views at the mountaintop overlook. The group will descend through Fuller’s Pasture as the sun sets behind the hills of Gill. This 4½ mile hike contains elevation changes of 800 feet Please wear sturdy hiking shoes, dress for the weather and bring water and a hearty trail snack. Heavy rain cancels.

Natural Wellness Program Part 2

Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Place: Rockingham Free Public Library, Bellows Falls, VT (about 22 miles from Keene)

Price: Free
Ages: older crowd

This informative, two-part program is for parents and caregivers who are looking for natural options to support the health of their families, especially as we head toward winter. Facilitated by Cindy Hebbard, the sessions will take place on two Saturdays: Nov.12 and Nov.19, 10:30-12:30.

Part One. The Physical Body: Immune Health and Digestive Wellness
The first session will be about foods, remedies and natural solutions that will support the body’s  systems.
Also included will be natural solutions for allergies, asthma, digestive distress, sports injuries, fever, eczema, head lice, childhood chronic pain, and even diabetes.

Part Two.The Emotional Body: Mood and Brain Health
This second session will focus on emotional health and well-being. In our fast-paced lives, we are all more prone to stress. For children, this can be one factor that leads to learning and attention difficulties, depression, and anxiety--and the same goes for their parents!  Natural remedies for hyperactivity, learning challenges, anxiousness, irritability, anger issues, and even autism will be addressed. Learning how to use herbs, nutrition and natural healing remedies for emotional health can help to smooth out the difficult times and help bring your family closer together.

Free and open to the public.Sign ups suggested, but not required; call the Library 802-463-4270,or email:

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