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Tuesday, January 17th Events

Little Einstein's Science Club

Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Place: Antrim Elementary School, Antrim, NH  (about 26 miles from Keene)
Price: $10
Ages: Grades 3-5

Children in grades 3 to 5, come to the Antrim Elementary School Gymnasium to join naturalist Jenn Sutton as she experiments with solar energy, tornados, and goo! Conduct safe science experiments of your own with items found around the house. Satisfy the curiosity of the mind by participating in and understanding hands-on experiments including soap explosions, solar cooking, and tornado tube racing. Be ready to be amazed! Please sign up soon, as space is limited. Call Sara LeFebvre 525-3394, or email her at Sponsored by the Harris Center and the Antrim Recreation Department. See additional programs on January 24th and 31st.

Wildlife Encounters with Granite Zoo

Time: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Place: Town Hall, upper meeting room, Brookline, NH (about 44 miles from Keene)
Price: Adults Free/4 and up $7
Ages: 6 and up

January's program will be - Overview of Earth Science and it's effect on Biodiversity Each program will last approx. 1 hour and will include 6 animals presented by professional educators, all of which hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Zoology, Wildlife Ecology, etc. This will be a program with some hands on opportunities. (Please be aware that some animals can not be touched due to state regulations, ie. arctic foxes, etc.) If you would like to see a list of some of the animals that might show up, please visit:
This program will be an hour in length and geared to ages 6 and upYounger children and siblings are welcome to join us; if younger guests lose interest before the presentation is over, there is a small area outside the hall and an additional area downstairs where they may be more comfortable.

PAYMENT:  Availability is on a first come basis. Payment is non-refundable unless the class is cancelled for any reason. 
Paypal payments may be sent to melaniekohli [at sign] gmail dot com and should be marked as personal -other. Please pay using your bank account or paypal balance. If using a credit/debit card, kindly pay the fee.

Parking for this event is in back of the town hall near the police crusiers.


Time: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Place: The Northfield Public Library, Northfield, MA (about 20 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older crowd

Interested in researching your family history? Here is the place to learn and share tips with others. Everyone welcome.

Nobel Readers Book Club: The Big Wave

Time: 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Place: Keene Public Library, Green room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Anyone able to read the book

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 was awarded to Pearl Buck 'for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces. ' She wrote more than 70 books including tonight's book The Big Wave. The Big Wave is a children's book that as much to say to adults as well.  In the book, two Japaneses boys learn to live with the ever-present dangers from the sea and volcano after they both escape a tidal wave destroying family and village. 

This book discussion group is reading some classic works of literature written by authors that have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Books available for checkout are kept behind the library's main circulation desk. For information about this book group, please contact Gail Zachariah at 603-352-0157.

Homeschool Tubing at McIntyre  Ski Area

Time: 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Place: McIntyre Ski Area, 50 Chalet Way, Manchester, NH
Price: $19
Ages: 13+

Teen Connection are having a field trip Tuesday, January 17, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McIntyre Ski area in Manchester, New Hampshire.   Tickets are $19 for three hours.  The tubing is better than Nashoba, cheaper and the lodge has more reasonable prices for food.  They also have free WiFi.  Teen Connection is a group for homeschooled kids aged 13 and up.  We meet regularly for field trips and get-togethers. 
If you would like to join the Teen Connection Yahoo Group see below:
The cost to attend the group is free.  Some activities, such as this one, have an expense, but we usually try to minimize the cost. 

What's special about today?
Benjamin Franklin's Birthday, 1706
Michelle Obama's birthday, 1964
Pig day
James Madison Randolph, the grandson of Thomas Jefferson, became the first child born in the White House, 1806.

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