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Thursday, May 17th Events

Kyle Carey Trio

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

The Kyle Carey Trio presents both original and traditional songs and fiery fiddle tunes: a unique mix of Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton, and Appalachia, as well as the social contexts and histories of the music. The trio includes three Fullbright scholars Kyle Carey, Andrew Finn Magill, and Sèan Earnest
Kyle Carey is a folk and Celtic musician. Andrew Finn Magill is a dynamic young fiddler, who tours regularly with the Paul McKenna band, and whose debut release ‘Drive & Lift’ featured John Doyle, as well as Grammy-award nominee Al Petteway. Guitarist Sèan Earnest is an upcoming name in some of the most popular bands in Ireland and Scotland: Teada, Paul McKenna Band, and McPeake. 

Film Showing - Wild View

Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Place: Keene State College, Putnam Theater, Keene, NH
Price: Free

Ages: All

This enthralling, Emmy-award-winning series of short films on New England wildlife is the first documentary of its kind to be shot in ultra high definition. Full of gripping wildlife footage and filmed close to home, Wild View is one to see on the big screen! Following the film, join us for questions and answers (bring all your pressing New Hampshire wildlife questions!) with Emma Carcagno of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Wildlife Program. Free and open to the public. 7 pm at the Keene State College Putnam Theater. Cosponsored with the Monadnock Conservancy, the KSC Film Society, and the KSC School of Sciences.

Create a Basket Garden
Time: 9:30 am-11:30 am
Place: Maple Hill Farm, Pigeon Loft, Hollis, NH (about 45 miles from Keene)
Price: $20 per person
Ages: Older

You are invited to attend this workshop to create your own basket gardens at Beaver Brook. Supplies for a mossy mixed herb, flower and shrub and/or tree seedling basket will be available with information about care and life cycle of each plant.
Plants will include: perennial culinary herbs, lavender bare root seedling, and some habitat shrub and tree seedlings from the NH State Forest Nursery. For best results, perennial shrubs and trees are intended to be planted in the ground by autumn.
$20/person. Led by Mila Paul.

Classics Crowd Meets to Discuss Timeless Literature

Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Place: Toadstool Bookshop, Milford, NH (about 37 Miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

The Classics Crowd meets every other month to discuss books voted on by concensus. Join in for lively chats on your treasured favorites, or discover a new gem! Interested members are always welcome.
May 17: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.

Fiddle Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Place: Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall St., Concord, NH (about 50 miles from Keene)

Price: $15
Ages: Older

The specific topic for this workshop is to be announced soon. This workshop is led by internationally known fiddler Lissa Schneckenberger.

Film: Consuming Kids

Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Unitarian Universalist, 25 Main st., Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

"The Commercialization of Childhood." 2008 film.
More information about the film 

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The New York Stock Exchange was established when a group of 24 brokers and merchants met by a tree on what is now Wall Street and signed the Buttonwood Agreement, 1792
The first Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Kentucky, 1875
In Massachusetts, same-sex couples exchanged marriage vows for the first time in the United States, 2004

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