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Veterans Save During September!

Veterans Save During September!

09/01/2021 - 09/26/2021 - 12:00 am at

As a thank you to our Veterans, Cheshire County veterans can receive a $20 voucher at the Farmers Market in Jaffrey, Keene and Hinsdale in September (military ID and proof of residency in Cheshire County required)!

Visit: https://www.cheshireconservation.org/veterans for more information!

Walk & Roll 2021 to Benefit Cedarcrest Center for Children with Disabilities

Walk & Roll 2021 to Benefit Cedarcrest Center for Children with Disabilities

09/01/2021 - 10/02/2021 - 12:00 am at

The 10th annual Cedarcrest Walk & Roll is happening on Saturday, October 2nd and will once again be in a virtual format with the children, their families and friends walking here and there and everywhere to support Cedarcest!

Register online here: https://cedarcrest4kids.org/support-us/walk-roll-benefit/

Registration contributions for participants are $25.00/adult (12 and older) and $10.00 for under age 12. T-shirts for all registrants. We will have curbside pickup available at Cedarcrest or will mail T-shirts. 

Cedarcrest is a Keene based home and school for children with special medical needs. For more info, contact Patty Farmer at (603) 358-3384.

Farmer's Market of Keene

Farmer’s Market of Keene

09/11/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Farmers Market of Keene
Gilbo Avenue

The Farmer’s Market of Keene is open every Saturday on Gilbo Avenue from 9 to 1 and Tuesdays from 3p-6p . Come show LOCAL fresh vegetables, fresh baked breads, & many other wonderful things…..With live music as well!

Don’t forget we also accept EBT!

Book and Plant Sale

Book and Plant Sale

09/18/2021 - 10/09/2021 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Westmoreland United Church
9 South Village Road

The Westmoreland United Church on South Village Road in Westmoreland will host a Book and Plant Sale each Saturday, September 18th through October 9th from 10a-2p.

Come shop Books, Kids Books, Plants, a Quilt Raffle, CDs, Audio Books, Records, Christmas Decorations, Puzzles, Games!

Fellowship Hall Basement
Behind Brick Church
Parking Lot off Glebe Rd.

Volunteers Needed for the 25th Annual Source to Sea River Clean Up! September 24th, 25th, and 26th!

Volunteers Needed for the 25th Annual Source to Sea River Clean Up! September 24th, 25th, and 26th!

09/24/2021 - 09/26/2021 - 12:00 am at

Monadnock region residents will get their hands dirty to make our rivers clean September 24th-26th, 2021, as part of the 25th annual Connecticut River Conservancy’s Source to Sea Cleanup, a four state community event to cleanup the Connecticut River and its tributaries.

 

Volunteers are needed! Please register ahead of time here! Online registration is preferred. If you need assistance with registering, call the CCCD at 603-756-2988 x4 or email info@cheshireconservation.org

 

Cleanup crews will work on Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th from 9:00am-1:00pm at multiple sites in Keene, on Saturday, September 25th from 9:00am-1:00pm in Swanzey, and on Sunday, September 26th from 2:00pm-6:00pm in Winchester.

 

Sites include on-foot and boating locations in the three towns. Volunteers should only be using small boats such as kayaks, canoes, and paddle boats, due to limited space. Volunteers do not require a boat but are encouraged to bring a boat and life jackets if available. Trash bags and gloves will be provided to all volunteers, and a limited amount of t-shirts for volunteers will be available! More information about specific site locations can be found at: https://www.cheshireconservation.org/s2s

Winchester Play Group

Winchester Play Group

09/24/2021 - 11/26/2021 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Conant Public Library
111 Main St

Monadnock Family Services welcome families with children birth to age 5 are invited each Friday, starting September 24th, to a new Playgroup in Winchester!

Meet at the gazebo near the Conant Public library (if bad weather, we will meet in the children’s room at the library) from 10am to 11:30am.

Bring a snack and toy.

 

Friday Night Community Market

Friday Night Community Market

09/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Stonewall Farm
242 Chesterfield Rd

• Join us every Friday evening from 4 to 7 at Stonewall Farm in Keene to shop with local vendors selling agricultural, artisan, and service products.
• Enjoy lawn games and our beautiful grounds and animal barns.
FREE ADMISSION.
Vendors include Stonewall Farm organic vegetables, milk, ice cream, and meats. Plus, a variety of local products through the farm store.
• Pre-order take-out from Shree’s Kitchen Indian Food
• Calcite and Comfrey
• Monadnock Oil and Vinegar
• Nordshire Farm – eggs, loaves of bread, and baked goods
• Simply Charming Cupcakes
• Aloha of Keene
• Cheshire Chiropractic
• and more (Please note vendors vary from week to week.)

We are accepting vendor applications from food trucks, farmers, food producers, artists, artisans, and local services (think yoga, massages, etc). It is FREE to be a vendor at this event. You just have to promote a positive community vibe!

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market

09/25/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Brattleboro Farmer’s Market
570 Western Ave (Route 9)

The Brattleboro Area Farmer’s Market happens each Saturday from 9am to 2pm for safe, in-person shopping at their site on Western Ave in Brattleboro as well as a curbside pickup option (view a list of participating curbside vendors here).

Please note:

  • Please leave your dogs at home. We’re sorry, but dogs are not allowed at the market.

Stay tuned for market updates. You can view a complete vendor list here.

Chesterfield Farmer's Market

Chesterfield Farmer’s Market

09/25/2021 - 10/23/2021 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Chesterfield Town Center
490 NH-63

The Chesterfield Farmer’s Market happens every Saturday throughout the summer from 9 to noon on Route 63 in Chesterfield Center! RAIN OR SHINE!
Come shop local perennials; spring veggies including lettuce, radishes, kale, spinach; Beni’s bread; eggs; vegetable and herb starts; hanging baskets, maple syrup; Samantha Winchester’s floral designs, and more!

Winchester Farmer's Market

Winchester Farmer’s Market

09/25/2021 - 10/30/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Winchester Town Center
Main Street

The Winchester Farmer’s Market happens each Saturday on Main Street in downtown Winchester from 9a-1p for your fresh local produce, plants, baked goods, hand made crafts and more!

 In an effort to keep our customers safe please wear a mask and do your best to social distance.

Hinsdale Farmers Market

Hinsdale Farmers Market

09/26/2021 - 10/23/2021 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Hinsdale Millstream Community Center
Main St.

The Hinsdale Farmers Market happens every Sunday from 9 to 1 in downtown Hinsdale for fresh produce, food, tea, honey, maple syrup,  jams, jewelry and more!

They are looking for weekly vendors! Reach out to them on FB: https://www.facebook.com/HinsdaleFarmersMarket or email: farmersmarketofhinsdalenh@gmail.com

2021 Connecticut River Speaker Series: Explore the watershed with river lovers from NH and VT

2021 Connecticut River Speaker Series: Explore the watershed with river lovers from NH and VT

09/28/2021 - 11/23/2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at

This year, the Connecticut River Joint Commissions Subcommittees will be working together to celebrate and learn more about our Connecticut River – its history, science and culture.  We invite residents of the Connecticut River Valley to join and participate.

The 2021 Riverwide speaker series will host 2 more events to occur virtually on a Tuesday at 6pm. Register or Find out more http://www.crjc.org/lrs/

  • SEPTEMBER 28     A  History of the Connecticut
  • NOVEMBER                 Water Quality & Green Infrastructure

This year, members are also working to advance water quality monitoring of the Connecticut River and we welcome volunteers to help us in this effort.

By using the knowledge and wisdom of riverside communities, we might better prevent expensive and culturally ruinous troubles, safeguarding the magic of the Connecticut River.

Connecticut River Joint Commissions or “CRJC” preserves and protects the visual, ecological and agricultural resources of the Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont, as well as guides its growth and development. The five CRJC Local River Subcommittees, which include all 53 riverfront communities, comment on river related permits and watershed planning. Enabled by both states, volunteer commissioners and members act as the “eyes and ears” on river related issues. In addition, members advance public awareness and involvement on issues of local priority.

If you would like more information visit our website www.crjc.org

VFW Breakfasts

VFW Breakfasts

09/29/2021 - 10/27/2021 - 6:00 am - 9:00 am at Brattleboro VFW
40 Black Mountain Rd

The Brattleboro VFW is now serving breakfast every Wednesday morning from 6 – 9a.

Eat in or call for takeout – (802) 257.0438

Menu includes toast, corned beef hash, pancakes, sausage gravy with biscuits, eggs, bacon, potatoes and juice, milk and coffee. Prices $5.50 and up.

Adult Community Pot Luck Luncheon

Adult Community Pot Luck Luncheon

09/29/2021 - 11:45 am - 1:30 pm at First Congregational Church of Swanzey
679 Old Homestead Highway

The First Congregational Church of Swanzey will host their monthly Adult Community Potluck Luncheon on Wednesday, September 29th from 11:45 to 1:30pm.

Bring a dish to share- salad, main course, or dessert!

COVID protocols followed for safety.

Hope you can join us!

Hay/Sleigh Rides

Hay/Sleigh Rides

10/01/2021 - 12/30/2021 - 12:00 am at

Explore our farm with horse-drawn rides pulled by our Belgian draft horse team, Jack and Max. Our team will literally take you over the stream and through the woods for an old- fashioned ride touring our farm’s 120 acres of fields and forest. Our hay and sleigh rides can accommodate a maximum of 10 people at a time (this includes children and adults).

Sleigh rides on our trails require a base of 2 feet of snow. If we do not have enough snow, we will use the wagon instead of the sleigh. No refunds are issued if we need to switch.

We are booking private 30-minute rides. Every Saturday from 10-4. Tues/Thurs 2-4.

Register Here: https://stonewallfarm.org/hay-sleigh-rides/

Live Action Role Playing

Live Action Role Playing

10/01/2021 - 10/27/2021 - 12:00 am at World Under Wonder
5755 Rt 5

World Under Wonder in Ascutney will present a three part Live Action Role Playing (LARP), a medieval fantasy improvisational theatre game where you dress up as a character and play out a story with others while carrying around foam weapons and cast make believe spells at one another. 6-10:30 pm. on Mondays, there will be our adult program for those 18 and older. 5-8 pm. on Tuesdays, there will be our teen program for those 12-18 years old. On Wednesdays from 5-10:30 pm. there will be our community get together days for all ages. Due to Covid-19, all participants are expected to be have been vaccinated and show proof with card.

Parents/Guardians can also take part in the youth program and act as a side kick to their youth involved. On Mondays, there will be our adult program for those 18 and older. Our last weekly program, our community gathering days. will be for all ages to participate in building and crafting together, hanging out, talking about the games and dueling with foam weapons. Come join the quest and drop in whenever you can, you are not required to be at every session each week. Membership cost is $25 a month for taking part in the weekly events, or $10 per daily event you come to.

Contact World Under Wonder on Facebook, or email us at worldunderwonder@gmail.com for more information or to sign up. You can also find our website at www.worldunderwonder.org. We are a very inclusive program, where the only thing excluded, is exclusion. Come be a part of our community and have fun doing it.

Nashua Police Athletic League’s first annual Disc Golf Tournament

Nashua Police Athletic League’s first annual Disc Golf Tournament

10/02/2021 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at

I am honored to be asked to spearhead the Nashua Police Athletic League’s first annual Disc Golf Tournament on October 2nd at Birch Park in Amherst, NH (see enclosed flyer).

In 1989, Nashua PAL (Police Athletic League) was founded with the mission to create a positive attitude between the children of Nashua and the members of the Nashua Police Department through sponsored sports, activities, and enrichment programs. We aim to succeed in our mission by setting goals to:

  • Reduce juvenile delinquent behavior through youth-focused programs
  • Instill good character values and healthy habits in future community leaders.
  • Spark positive connections with Nashua’s police officers and community members.

 

Since its inception in 1989, PAL has grown offer a large variety of sports, education, recreational, and enrichment programs to all of Nashua’s youth, such as:

  • PAL FORCE Football and Spirit programs
  • Boxing
  • Cross Country Running
  • Street Hockey
  • Afterschool/Summer programming
  • Winter Cheer
  • And much more!

PAL relies on the generosity of extraordinary citizens and corporations to provide the resources to keep our youth active, productive, and safe.

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Every donation makes a difference in the lives of PAL youth!

Anything Apple

Anything Apple

10/02/2021 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at First Congregational Church of Swanzey
679 Old Homestead Highway

The First Congregational Church of Swanzey will host “Anything Apple” on Saturday October 2nd from 9am-2pm

food & drink, cider press, kid’s tent, apple pies, apple baked items, music & more!

Apple pies can be pre-ordered (baked or unbaked)- call or email by 9/27

 

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival

10/02/2021 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Stonewall Farm
242 Chesterfield Rd

Celebrate our community at HARVEST FESTIVAL, happening at Stonewall Farm on Arch Street in Keene on Saturday, October 2nd from 10 to 4.

Enjoy: free food, beer & wine tastings, demos, live music and games for all ages!

Admission: $10 per person and 12 and under are free.

Bean Supper

Bean Supper

10/02/2021 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at United Church of Winchester
Parker Street

The United Church of Winchester will host a Bean Supper on Saturday, October 2nd from  5pm to 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.   Menu:  Two kinds of beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hotdogs, and rolls.  Dessert will be a choice of a variety of pies.

We will still have more distance between tables in accordance with Covid guidelines.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children under 12.

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