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Volunteers Wanted

October 20, 2015 - December 5, 2015 - 12:00 am at

Hundred Nights is looking for volunteers to help with their Auction, happening on Saturday, December 12th at the United Church of Christ in Downtown Keene.

Volunteers are needed to help sell food, run auction items up to the auctioneer and then to the winning bidder, tally bid sheets and clean up after the event.

Please call Mindy at 352-5197 if you are able to help in any way!!! Your help would be most appreciated!!!

Submissions now being accepted for 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

November 6, 2015 - December 16, 2015 - All Day at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center  is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national recognition initiative for teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent.

Vermont students in grades 7-12 are invited to submit art and writing entries in dozens of categories, including ceramics, digital art, painting, photography, poetry, humor, science fiction, personal essay/memoir, and more. The submission deadline is December 16, 2015.

Students and teachers seeking guidelines or additional information are encouraged to visit or to contact Sarah Freeman at 802-257-0124, ext. 102 or

Christmas Trees for Sale- Fundraiser

November 28, 2015 - December 13, 2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Monadnock Waldorf High School
146 School St

Fresh, local balsam Christmas trees will be offered for sale at Monadnock Waldorf High School located at 146 School  Keene from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on three upcoming weekends: November 28th and 29th, December 5th and 6th, and December 12th and 13th.

Prices are $25 – $55 per tree. Decorated wreaths, garlands, and crafts will also be offered during the tree sales.

Funds raised from sales of these Christmas trees benefit the Monadnock Waldorf High School senior class service trip.


Monadnock Humane Society Holiday Giving Tree

December 1, 2015 - December 23, 2015 - 12:00 am at Monadnock Humane Society

Give a gift to the homeless animals this Holiday Season!   Visit Monadnock Humane Society in Swanzey starting on December 1st, and take a gift tag from the MHS Holiday Giving Tree. Each tag has a “wish list” item on it – a special pet toy or supply that our homeless animals need as we care for them.

Bring the gift item back to the Humane Society along with the gift tag, and place it under the Holiday Giving Tree. Your gift will make not only the animals happy, but will also bring cheer to the people who care for them.

If you aren’t able to come by, visit Amazon Wish List and have a holiday gift mailed directly to the animals of MHS. For more information – visit

Animals Calendars for sale to Support MHS

December 2, 2015 - December 31, 2015 - 12:00 am at Monadnock Humane Society

Looking for that special gift for the animal lover in your life? Consider a beautiful color calendar with photos of the animals in our community who have found their forever families.

Calendars will be available for purchase early December at $12.95 each. All proceeds from the sales of these calendars go directly to the care of the animals at the Monadnock Humane Society.

For more information, or to purchase one or more of these calendars visit, or call Amee at 603.352.9011, ext. 135.

Christmas Fair

December 4, 2015 - December 5, 2015 - 12:00 am at First Congregational Church of Swanzey
679 Old Homestead Highway

The First Congregational Church of Swanzey will hold it’s Christmas Fair on Friday, December 4th from 4:00-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wreaths, Swags, Ornaments, and other decorations, Basket Raffle, Holiday Table with gifts, toys, jewelry and more; cookie sale, and Kids’ Work Room. Turkey or Pork Pot Pies & Homemade Corn Chowder for eating-in or taking-out.

Gingerbread Christmas Fair

December 4, 2015 - December 5, 2015 - 12:00 am at United Church of Christ
23 Central Square

The United Church of Christ in Keene located on  Central Square  is holding The Gingerbread Christmas Fair on Friday, December 4th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm and Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 am – 2 pm.

There will be a light supper of soup or chowder Friday evening from 5 – 7:30 and luncheon of chili with all the fixings on Saturday from 11 am – 1 pm.

Fair offerings will include many beautiful handmade doll clothes, craft,  knitted items as well as jewelry, holiday gifts, indoor plants, a silent auction and lots of delicious homemade FOOD!

Holiday Open House

December 4, 2015 - December 5, 2015 - 12:00 am at Horatio Colony House Museum
199 Main Street

The Horatio Colony House Museum will be festooned with traditional seasonal decorations for the Annual Holiday Open House, happening at 7pm on Friday December 4th and at 1pm on Saturday, December 5th-  a FREE event for the whole family.

Especially for children is the exhibit of animal images and the Holiday Animal Tree decorated with animal- inspired ornaments made by students from Wheelock School.   Cider and cookies will be served.

Please park in Saint Bernard’s Church Parking lot.

Contact: 603 352-0460 for info.

Free Holiday Concerts

December 5, 2015 - December 6, 2015 - 12:00 am at

The Winchester Community Band and Hinsdale Town Band will host a pair of joint concerts featuring a selection of holiday standards, winter classics and new twists on some old favorites!

The free concerts will take place on Saturday, December 5th at 6pm at the Winchester Town Hall and on Sunday, December 6th at 2pm at the Hinsdale Town Hall.

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