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Monday, April 16th Events

Vacation Theatre Camp

Time: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: 9-12

The Keene Public Library is offering an exciting theatre camp for children ages 9 to 12 during April school vacation.   For the first time ever members of Keene's resident theatre company, The Edge Ensemble, will be offering a spring theatre camp!  Dakota Benedetto and Scott Rodenhauser will create a safe, fun, and supportive place to learn about the basics of theatre.  Camp participants will learn to express themselves more effectively by participating in theatre games and other cool activities.  No theatre experience is necessary to attend this camp.  All you need is a willingness to do something new and different.  This is an exciting opportunity for any youth ages 9 to 12 who want to have fun during their spring break!  Camp dates and hours are April 16 - 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Movie: Tapped

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Auditorium, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

The documentary Tapped explores our use of water and encourages the consideration of water transportation. After viewing, Megan of Antioch University's Think Outside the Bottle Group will lead a short discussion of the documentary and how we can make a difference.
This film presentation is part of the Monadnock Earth Festival and is co-sponsored by the Keene Public Library and Antioch University New England.
Atlas Films
Produced by Stephanie Soechtig and Sarah Gibson
Disinformation Co., 2010
76 minutes

Earth Friendly Reading Circle

Time: 10:30 am-11:30 am
Place: Chesterfield Public Library, Chesterfield, NH (about 11 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: See below

Reading Circle for children ages 1 ½ to 4 years old with additional activities for children ages 5-10 years old.
Location: Chesterfield Public Library.

Kids Ladybug Cupcake Making

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Place: Epicurean Delights, 44 Lafayette Rd., North Hampton, NH (about 90 miles from Keene)
Price: $30
Ages: Call or see website for more info

Calling all kids that love to create! Be a part of our Kids Club, where we will meet 4‐5 times a month and take you on a decorating journey of fun! Learn how
to decorate cookies, cupcakes, even cake pops! We will also transform cupcakes into fun creatures and insects like Ladybugs! All supplies are included! Register online! Classes fill up fast!

Club Dates:
April 2, 10am‐12pm Easter Egg Cookies
April 6, 10am‐12pm Cupcake Fun
April 16, 10am‐12pm Ladybug Cupcakes
April 20, 10am‐12pm Cake Pops
April 30, 10am‐12pm Pizza Cupcakes

Class Fee: $30
Supply Fee: Supplies Included
Instructor: Michele Hopps

Epicurean Delights®
44 Lafayette Road North Hampton, NH 03862
Our store is located in the Fern Crossing Shopping Center across the street from
Staples & Home Depot. We are above the Nail Salon. Our entrance is between the
Nail Salon and Tax Prep store.
Phone: 603‐967‐4440

Movie: Red Tails

Time: See below
Place: Bellows Falls Opera House, The Square, Bellows Falls, VT (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: $5/Tuesday $3
Ages: 13+

April 13-16, various showtimes. A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty. (PG-13)

FRI… 3:00 & 7:00 PM
SAT… 3:00 & 5:15 PM
SUN… 5:00 PM
MON… 7:15 PM


Tuesday Bargain Night is Back… Tickets $3.00 on Tuesday
Small Popcorn .50 Cents on Monday
Medium Popcorn, Soda & Any Candy Only $5.00

Movie: The Secret Life of Arrietty

Time: See below
Place: The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, NH
Price: See below
Ages: All

April 13 – 19, various showtimes. The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family’s residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.

Adults – $8
Students/Seniors – $6
Matinee tickets – $6

All dates and times subject to change; to confirm, please call 603/352-2033.

The Colonial Theatre
95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431

Peterborough Garden Club

Time: 10:00 am-Noon
Place: Peterborough Historical Society, 19 Grove St., Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Gardening Q & A with local experts. Everything about gardening at this interactive demonstration.
562-5780 or

April School Vacation Week 2012 "Written By Hand"

Time: 12:00 pm-4:30 pm
Place: Historic Deerfield, 79 Main St., Deerfield, MA (about 36 miles from Keene)
Price: Free with admission
Ages: All

April 16th-April 24th.
All week families can:  ●Practice writing with a quill pen  ●  Learn (or re-learn) the art of cursive handwriting  ●  Write and send a hand-crafted letter to someone special  ●  Investigate historic trades at the Apprentice’s Workshop  ●  Experience open hearth cooking (except Sun., 4/22), and more.

Included with general admission.


What's special about today?
Wilbur Wright's birthday, 1867
Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, 1912
Charlie Chaplin's birthday, 1889

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