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Saturday, March 17th Events

Kids Fun Night

Time: 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Place: Martial Arts Principles, 233 Marlboro St., Keene, NH
Price: $11
Ages: 4-12

Kids fun night out-St.Patrick's Day. Price includes pizza and drinks. Register today by calling Joanna at 603-352-2299.

Bookbinding: Let's Make a Journal

Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Place: Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St., Springfield, VT (about 36 miles from Keene)
$10 Members/$15 Non-members. Materials fee $10.

Ages: Older

Construct a journal entirely by hand. After creating a unique cover, students will bind an assortment of papers, envelopes, and tags together using the coptic and long stitch with a “twist.” All levels welcome! Workshop fee $10 Members/$15 Non-members. Materials fee $10.
Instructor: Robyn Lantz
Advanced registration is required. A minimum enrollment is required to run the workshop. Call 802-885-7111 for more information or to register by phone.
Gallery at the VAULT (Visual Art Using Local Talent) is a nonprofit organization. We serve the community as an educational resource with our schedule of workshops and lectures. We serve our artist community by providing a venue for their work. Both the gallery and the gift shop carry only original, juried, handcrafted local and regional artwork.

Gallery at the VAULT
68 Main St, Springfield, VT
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-5

St.Patrick's Fiddle Frenzy

Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Stone Church Arts, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls, VT (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: $17 adult/12 and under $13
Ages: All

The Stone Church Arts annual one-of-a-kind musical party on St. Pat’s!
Eugene Friesen, cello; Maeve Gilchrist, Scottish/World harp and vocals; Andy Reiner, fiddle; and Stash Wyslouch, guitar.

Join Eugene with rising stars in the world of original acoustic music in a vibrant concert of new and traditional music in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Maeve Gilchrist astonishes with intricate rhythms, jazzy vocals and timeless melodies. Andy Reiner and Stash Wyslouch generate tremendous energy in a wide range of folk idioms. Eugene’s cello offers a wealth of melodic commentary and groove to this unique ensemble of exquisite musicians.

Tickets on sale at Brattleboro Books, Toadstool Bookshop (Keene), Misty Valley Books (Chester) and Village Square Booksellers (Bellows Falls) or online at

St. Patrick's Day Party

Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Ed's Crossroads & Subs, Routes 12 & 119, Fitzwilliam, NH
Price: Free

Ages: All

Ed is throwing a special holiday party for Saint Patrick's Day. Local entertainer CJ the DJ will be making a special appearance, with dancing and karaoke.

Health and Wellness Fair

Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Place: Winchester School, 85 Parker St., Winchester, NH (about 13 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: All

The Winchester ACCESS program, in partnership with the Winchester School, is proud to sponsor the 3rd annual Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, March 17th. The event will take place at the Winchester School from 9 am to 2 pm and is free and open to the community.

The event will include information booths from vendors such as the American Red Cross, NH Public Television, Stonewall Farm, Monadnock Developmental Services, and many more. The American Red Cross will sponsor a Blood Drive, plus a performance from improv group Acting Out. All in attendance are invited to participate in various raffles, prizes, and free giveaways. Make sure to stop by and see our “Poster Contest” winners as well. Sponsored by: the Winchester School, ACCESS, and C&S Wholesale.

Dylan Tenney Magic Show

Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Great Brook School, 16 School St., Antrim, NH (about 26 miles from Keene)
Price: $5
Ages: All

Sponsored by Great Brook School PTO. 588-6630.

Egg Decorating Workshop

Time: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Place: Jaffrey Civic Center, 40 Main St., Jaffrey, NH (about 17 miles from Keene)
Price: $25
Ages: Older

Pysanky I, beeswax and aniline dyes. Ukrainian designs. Register.532-6527.

St. Patrick's Day Dance & Dinner

Time: 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Place: Shattuck Golf Club, 53 Dublin Rd., Jaffrey, NH (about 17 miles from Keene)
Price: $25 per person
Ages: All

Corned beef dinner, dancing to music provided by DJ Nathan Taylor and a silent auction. 532-7168  

Monadnock Writer's Group

Time: 9:45 AM-11:45 AM
Place: Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord St., Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: All welcome

Monthly meetings are free of cost and open to the public, and are held in the lower level of the Peterborough Town Library, 2 Concord Street in downtown Peterborough, New Hampshire. Telephone: 603-924-8040.

A typical agenda features informal mingling over member-provided refreshments, a call to order, group introductions, brief announcements, our 10-minute reader, and the featured guest speaker.

Past speakers have included journalists, novelists and short-story writers, copyright lawyers, editors and publishers, poets, and children’s authors. A question and answer period follows each presentation, leading to a spirited exchange of ideas. Occasionally, panel discussions take the place of a speaker. There are read-arounds held twice a year, in December and June, at which members share their short works in a non-judgmental, supportive environment.
Occasionally, events are held at other locations, providing an opportunity for workshops and public readings.

International Folk Dance

Time: 6:30 PM
Place: Monadnock Waldorf School, Elementary School, 98 S. Lincoln St., Keene, NH
Price: Donation
Ages: All

Beginning and intermediate dances taught and practiced, so all skill levels are welcome.
Refreshments offered by the Seventh Grade at very reasonable prices.
Suggested donation: $1/child and $2/adult
Don't let finances keep you away.
Elementary School Campus
98 S. Lincoln Street, Keene

A Small World on Ice

Time: 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Place: Cheshire Ice Arena, 247 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey, NH (a few miles from Keene)
Price: $10
Ages: All

On Saturday, March 17th, the Cheshire Figure Skating Club will proudly present their 32nd annual show, “A Small World on Ice” at the Cheshire Ice Arena at 1pm and 7pm.  The skating spectacular features over 90 area children and young adults in a celebration of music, traditions, flags and costumes from around the globe.  Groups, soloists and an accomplished, nationally competitive guest skaters will perform.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance by contacting  Refreshments and raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the performances.  The Cheshire Figure Skating Club, a non-profit organization, is sanctioned by the US Figure Skating Association and offers group Learn-to-Skate lessons (ages 4 to adult), Freestyle and Moves sessions for practice and private lessons.

What's special about today?
St.Patrick's Day
Golda Meir was sworn in as prime minister of Israel, 1969
Nat "King" Cole's birthday, 1919

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