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Tuesday, June 12th Events

Creation of the Reservoir With J.R. Greene

Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Place: The Northfield Public Library, 115 Main st., Northfield, MA (about 20 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

This narrated slide program by author and Quabbin expert J.R. Greene explores the history of the reservoir, beginning with Metropolitan Boston’s water supply demands. Learn how Quabbin Reservoir was built and what life was like in the old villages of the Swift River Valley. 

Junior Book Club

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

Call for more information (603) 585-6503.

Fish Ladder Walk and Talk

Time: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Place: Fish Ladder Watershed Visitor Center, Bridge St., Bellows Falls, VT (about 22 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Ever wondered how fish can climb a ladder? Find out what it takes to get fish up a river with a dam in the way at this Fish Ladder Walk and Talk.

Matthew Cole is a Community Relations Advisor with TransCanada, the owner and operator of the Bellows Falls fish ladder and the hydroelectric facility. He has worked at the U.S. East Region Power facilities since 1981 and has lived in the Deerfield River valley all his life. He is an expert on the hydroelectric facility and the fish ladder. Participants will have ample time for questions.

The Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitor Center is run by The Nature Museum at Grafton, thanks to a grant from TransCanada Corporation. For more information about the Fish Ladder, visit
Participants will meet at the Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitor Center on Bridge Street in Bellows Falls, next to the post office. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Please contact the Rockingham Free Public Library at (802) 463-4270 with any questions.

Computer Workshop: Intro to Microsoft Excel

Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Place: The River Center, Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: $10 pre-registered/$15 at the door
Ages: Older

Intro to Microsoft Excel:  How to set up and enter data into a spreadsheet with Instructor: Julie Perron $10 workshop fee (pre-registered)  /  $15 at door
Call 924-6800 to register

Young Writer's Workshop

Time: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Place: Greenfield Public Library, Greenfield, MA (about 30 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: 15-20

Attention Young Writers Ages 15 to 20. Love to write? Love to perform spoken word? Hope to one day be published?
My name is Amy and I am a fiction writer who seeks to build a strong coalition of young talent in Franklin County.
Join me in the meeting room at Greenfield Public Library for a series of FREE creative writing workshops, every Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. May 22nd through July 31st.
Come! Share your talent and be prepared to receive encouragement and feedback from your peers in a laid back, non-judgmental atmosphere.
Grab the opportunity to later have your work published in the group anthology if you desire.
Participate in a performance of your work, if you choose, on August 7th.
Make new friends who also share your passion for writing. 

Experience a cool way to spend your summer vacation. 

This workshop is open enrollment based, so no registration is required.

Pens and notebooks will be provided.

What's special about today?
National peanut butter cookie day
Emilio Aguinaldo, head of the Philippine nationalists, proclaimed independence from Spain, 1898
Anne Frank received a diary for her birthday, 1942
Anne Frank's birthday, 1929
The Baseball Hall of Fame opened to the public in Cooperstown, New York, 1939

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