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Wednesday, May 16th Events

Movie At The Library

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


In this fun family comedy, the 'Duke' is livin' large in Orange County, California. But fitting in with his new four-legged friends isn't always easy for a super-sized teenage dog.

Twentieth Century-Fox Film, 2010.
87 minutes.
MPAA rating: PG; for some rude humor and language.

Read It. See It. Love It. Film Series

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

Water For Elephants

Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband.

20th Century Fox. 2011
MPAA rating: PG-13; for moments of intense violence and sexual content.

Mike Morin's Culinary Adventure Show

Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Place: Palace Theater, 80 Hanover St., Manchester, NH (about 60 miles from Keene)
Price: $29.50
Ages: All

The Palace Theatre in downtown Manchester will host Mike Morin’s Culinary Adventure.

Food demonstrations will be the main course of the Mike Morin’s Culinary Adventure Show. Additional courses for the night will include live music, comedy and audience interaction. The stars are local chefs, including Executive Chef Benjamin Knack from the BVI Restaurant in Bedford. 

Some lucky audience members will be seated at several tables on stage and will be able to sample the food. Three cameras will enhance the audience viewing experience from a large rear-screen projection system.
Tickets are $29.50

Laura Piazza, Dr. Julia Greenspan and Katina Makris Talk About Lyme Disease

Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Place: Toadstool Bookshop, Milford, NH (about 37 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Ticks can be found year-round in our area now, and the rise in Lyme Disease cases is staggering. Once infected, the treatment can be a long and painful road to recovery. Please join us when LAURA PIAZZA visits to talk about her new book, RECIPES FOR REPAIR: A Lyme Disease Cookbook. Recipes and tips for the anti-inflammation diet developed by Kenneth B. Singleton, MD, MPH, author of The Lyme Disease Solution.
Joining Laura will be Dr. JULIA GREENSPAN, a Naturopathic Doctor practicing in Hollis and specializing in the treatment of Lyme Disease.
KATINA (Kim) MAKRIS of Peterborough, is an Intuitive Healer, Classical Homeopath of 26 years, and writer. Her book, Out of the Woods: Healing Lyme Disease - Body, Mind & Spirit chronicles her own journey through diagnosing, treating and living with Lyme Disease.

John Hughes: African Kora, Jembe and Song

Time: 9:30 am/10:45 am/12:45
Place: The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main st., Keene, NH
Price: $5
Ages: See below

John is an innovative composer, kora player, percussionist and vocalist whose style ranges from traditional west African rhythms and melodies to quirky and original hypnotic grooves that defy classification.
This intimate performance/demonstration, with audience joining the performer onstage, features ancient traditional African instruments not often heard in the United States. John takes his audience on an intimate tour of universal musical expressions of joy and hope, at once soothing and uplifting. 

Appropriate for grades: 1 - 3 (10:45AM), 4 - 6 (12:45PM), 7 - 12 (9:30AM).
Curriculum connections: West African music, composition and rhythm, melody listening skills, communication through music, cultural studies, social studies, geography.

Budding Explorers: Busy Bees 
Time: 9:45 am-11:00 am
Place: Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH
Price: $11 members/$13 non-members
Ages: 3-5

Bees are busy and important workers on the farm! We’ll meet our honey bees, try our hands at pollinat-ing flowers, and taste delicious honey.

Stonewall Farm invites preschool children ages 3-5 to learn about the special role farms play in our everyday lives. Budding Explorers learn about traditional farm and nature themes including farm animals, local wildlife, trees and other plants, the role of gardens, maple sugaring, bees, and more! These tactile and interactive programs encourage imagination and discovery in a comfortable group setting. Programs take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday and Thursday of each month between September and May, from 9:45 to 11:00 a.m. Caregivers are welcome, but not required, to stay and enjoy the programs. Sign up to attend as many or as few programs as you’d like: individual programs cost $13 for non-members and $11 for members; or sign up for a full semester of 7 programs and receive a 10% discount. For more information, please contact Alan Bettler at or call 603-357-7278.  

Mariposa Homeschool Program
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Place: Mariposa Museum, Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: $5 per student/$3 per parent
Ages: All

Flowers Around the World.
This lesson is in conjunction with Children And the Arts Festival theme of Flower Power. There may be an opportunity to combine this with a trip to Sharon Arts Center to see a huge cardboard installation going in for May 19th festival.  $5 per student and $3 per parent.

Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to summit Mount Everest, 1975
Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to address the United States Congress. 1991

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