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Wednesday, June 6th Events

The Water Wizardry Show

Time: 6:30 pm
Place: Marlborough-Harrisville Before & After School Program, 235 Chesham Rd., Harrisville, NH (about 11 miles from Keene)
Price: $5
Ages: All

In the Water Wizardry Show, Stephen Lechner presents science experiments for children and families in an exciting and upbeat manner, designed to tickle the imagination and funny-bone! Experiments are presented like Magic Tricks, but the audience is then invited to guess or figure out how the experiments work. Some of the tricks include the Trained Swimming Eggs, The Mysterious Diver, The Anti-Gravity Water, The Gigantifier, and more. Participants will experience science in a new way, proving it to be fun and educational at the same time! We look forward to spending the evening with your family & opening all eyes to the magical world of science!

Mid-Week Movie at the Library

Time: 4:00 pm-6:30 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Auditorium, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: Rated PG


After super-villain Megamind kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man, he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan , who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life.

Animated Feature
Voices by: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill
DreamWorks Animation; Directed by Tom McGrath
Rated PG; 96 minutes; 2010

Community, Compassion & Civility Film Series

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Keene Public Library, Auditorium, Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: 13+

Of Mice and Men

In this film based on the book by John Steinbeck, the theme of loneliness and companionship highlights the value of community and compassion.

African Dance

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, VT (about 18 miles from Keene)
Price: Sliding scale
Ages: Older

Most every Wednesday. Live drumming.
Sliding scale, $12-$15.
Naomi Lindenfeld, 802 258-6475

Classic Film Series on the Big Screen

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Bellows Falls Opera House, The Square, Bellows Falls, VT (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: Adults $4/Children $2.50
Ages: Older

June series: America at War! One show only every Wednesday night, on the big screen – the way they were meant to be seen.

The Longest Day – June 6
Saving Private Ryan – June 13
In Harm’s Way – June 20
Kelly’s Hero’s – June 27

Adults $4
Students & Seniors, $2.50

Jazz Jam Session

Time: 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Place: Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222, Brattleboro, VT (about 18 miles from Keene)
Price: Suggest donation $3
Ages: Varying ages

Jam sessions have historically provided opportunities for musicians of varying ages and abilities to come together and learn from each other. The Jazz Center has continued that multi-generational tradition for 12 years and was awarded Yankee Magazine’s “Best Jam Session in New England” in 2009. Listeners and musicians of all levels and instruments are invited to enjoy professionally supervised jam sessions every Wednesday evening from 8:00 to 10:00 PM.
Suggested Donation $3.00

8th Annual Keene Idol Auditions for Youth and Adults

Time: 6:30 pm
Place: McCue's, 12 Emerald St., Keene, NH
Price: n/a
Ages: 7+

Adult grand prize of $2000, no karaoke, inclusion of audience voting. Minimum age of 15 for adults, who audition on Wednesdays. Youth 7-14 audition on Saturday. Proceeds benefit AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region.
Find more information here 

What's special about today?
National yo-yo day
The first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey, 1933
Thomas Mann's birthday, 1875
1st roller coaster opened

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