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Tuesday, May 8th Events

Understanding Courage: It's Our World, Too

Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Trustee's Room, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Middle school age

Participants in this three-part afterschool service project will explore how young people have changed the course of history and affected change in their communities. During the three sessions, young people will learn how they can become more active in our community. And each participant will design and create a mixed media collage based on the theme of courage and community involvement. Artwork will be displayed on city Express buses during the spring and summer.

Summer Salads

Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Place: Cheshire Medical Center, North Conference Room 1, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

It’s that time of year again; time to put away the crock pot and get out the grill and lighten up your meals! Learn how to make a grilled chicken salad for dinner, a spicy vegetarian salad to bring to your next cookout and my all time favorite, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. 
Kelsey Plifka, (603) 354-5460.

Play: From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Time: 10:00 am & Noon
Place: Capitol Center For the Arts, Concord, NH (about 50 miles from Keene)
Price: $7
Ages: Grades 3-6

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of E.L. Konigsburg’s Newbery Medal-winning classic, ArtsPower has created an enchanting new drama that follows Claudia Kincaid and her brother Jamie up the stone steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and right into the middle of an adventure sure to captivate audiences of all ages! In this adaptation of the classic book, Claudia and Jamie learn some important truths about themselves as they attempt to unravel the mystery of  the museum’s most fascinating work of art: a mysterious sculpture nicknamed Angel.

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Rocks And Dirt

Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am
Place: The Fells, Newbury, NH (about 38 miles from Keene)
Price: Free members/$5 non-members
Ages: Preschoolers

Children explore many of the fascinating rocks found at The Fells and learn how rocks change over time to eventually become part of the soil. Activities include "erode the boulder" and "create a rock jar." Member child free, nonmembers $5, caregivers free. Advance registration required. Meets at The Fells Gatehouse. Made possible by a grant from the Lincoln Foundation. Contact: 603-763-4789, x3 

FUNdamentals of Chain Maille

Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Place: Michaels Craft Store, 7 Ash Brook Rd., Keene, NH
Price: $25
Ages: Older

25.00, Materials Not Included.
Learn basic chain maille patterns to get you started on this addictive technique.
By Bead Corner Design Academy
Tue May 8, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Sherry

Potato Printing 

Time: 3:15 pm-4:30 pm
Place: Hancock Town Library, Hancock, NH (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: 1st-4th grade ages

Come and discover wonderful prints that are possible to create with potatoes! We will have a demonstration and then print Mother’s Day cards. Mrs. Russell’s POTATOES! Space Limited.  Registration  REQUIRED, call, email or sign up in Children’s Room. Contact: 603-525-4411 

Junior Book Club

Time: 3:30 pm
Place: Fitzwilliam Town Library, Fitzwilliam, NH (about 13 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: All

Junior Book Club - 3:30 p.m. - Featured book is Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.

Second Tuesdays on the Edge Workshop

Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Place: Keene Public Library Annex, Heberton Hall, Keene, NH
Price: $20 at the door
Ages: Older

Based on the work of Wesley Van Tassel, the workshop will focus on finding the clues Shakespeare embedded in the text to help actors.  The workshop will focus on three things: finding the rhythm of the verse (iambic pentameter), breathing, and the use of antithesis.  For actors and all those interested in exploring the richness of Shakespeare's language.  Led by Catherine Behrens.
Contact: 603-352-5657

River Monitoring

Time: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Place: Keene State College, Science Room 375, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Join the Ashuelot River Local Advisory Committee & help River Monitor this Summer!

Training Tuesday, May 8th from 6:30pm-8pm
at Keene State Science Room 375

Actual monitoring occurs monthly from May - September, volunteers must complete training in order to participate.

call 352-0987 to register.

What's special about today? 
National teacher day
No socks day
The 10-week Wounded Knee occupation ended when members of the American Indian Movement surrendered, 1973
Harry S. Truman's birthday, 1884

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