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The Community Calendar a free service, provided by the Monadnock Broadcasting Group and is for non-profits to share events within the community. If you have an event to add, use this form to submit them.

2020 Car Giveaway

09/01/2020 - 11/08/2020 - All Day at

The Fitzwilliam Police Association & Fenton Family Dealerships present the 2020 Car Giveaway!
Get your raffle ticket today for just $50 for the chance to win one of 3 prizes! Only 250 tickets will be sold and proceeds benefit the Monadnock Regional High School Seniors and the Fitzwilliam Police Association. 

Tickets can be purchased via cash, check, credit/debit card, and PayPal. To purchase your tickets, please call (603) 585-9047, email admin@fitzpolice.us, or visit one of these locations:
– Fitzwilliam Police Department
– Monadnock Firearms, LLC
– PLP Composites, Inc
– Toyota/Volvo of Keene
– Honda of Keene
– Hyundai of Keene
– Subaru of Keene

Tickets sales start September 1st, 2020 and the winners will be drawn November 7th, 2020.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/hyundai-of-keene/2020-car-giveaway/1213870292339560/

Substance Abuse Help

09/14/2020 - 10/30/2020 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Keene Serenity Center
34 Mechanic Street

If you or a loved one has been suffering from a substance use disorder, consider making an appointment with one of the recovery coaches at Keene Serenity Center. Walk ins are also welcome; doors are open Monday through Friday from 9-5. Services are available for those suffering or being an ally for someone suffering from substance use disorder. Call 603-283-5015 for more information and check out Keene Serenity Center on Facebook for updates and new groups!

The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company- ONLINE Productions

09/20/2020 - 11/30/2020 - All Day at

The Edge Ensemble Theatre Company is excited to be doing its part in keeping the Arts alive in these dark times by entering the new world of digital theatre! Out of an abundance of caution, The Edge has cancelled all live performances for the remainder of 2020. But a crisis is also an opportunity.  And The Edge is seizing this opportunity to rethink how theatre can be presented in a time of lockdown and isolation. Three virtual productions are planned for the fall.

  • The first production is Mark Twain’s The Diaries of Adam and Eve, which will air on September 20-October 10.
  • The second production will air October 11-31, to coincide with Halloween, will be Spooky Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, including The Premature Burial (read by Damien Licata), The Murders in the Rue Morgue (adapted and directed by Catherine Behrens), Annabel Lee (read by Sherman Morrison), The Tell Tale Heart (read by Kim Dupuis), and The Bells (read by the company).
  • The third production, to air November 1-30, is Here It Is, an original play written and acted by Cynthia and Jonathan Austin.

All three productions will be free on YouTube, and a $400 gift card to the Monadnock Food Co-Op will be raffled off on the closing night of each production. Raffle tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased by mailing a check to The Edge Ensemble, P.O. Box 1815, Keene, NH 03431. Include your name and contact information for the drawing. Tickets may also be bought online through PayPal for $5.42 (to include the servicing fee); go to The Edge’s website, www.edgeensemble.org/raffle. Money must be received a week before the drawing. You may buy as many tickets as you wish.

More info & tickets: https://www.edgeensemble.org/

Vermont Everyone Eats

09/30/2020 - 10/31/2020 - All Day at

“Vermont Everyone Eats”, the program designed to provide nutritious meals to Vermonters impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, is going statewide.  Already underway in various forms in pockets around the state – from Brattleboro to Burlington, from Hardwick down to Chester, and communities in between – the program will soon be brought to scale and made available in a dozen or more regional “Hubs” thanks to a $5 million Coronavirus Relief Fund allocation through the Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD)  to Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA), the statewide administrator and fiscal agent for this unique and innovative program.

For more information on the program, to find out how to reserve meals, review the Request for Proposals, apply to serve as a Hub, or request the inclusion of a restaurant in this program, visit the Vermont Everyone Eats page on SEVCA’s websitewww.sevca.org/vt-everyone-eats – or contact Jean Hamilton at VEE@sevca.org or Kevin Brennan at kbrennan@sevca.org.

VFW Breakfasts

09/30/2020 - 09/29/2021 - 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.

Women’s Support Group

10/05/2020 - 12/21/2020 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Keene Serenity Center
34 Mechanic Street

During these times when people are experiencing isolation and limited contact, it is so important that we have someone to connect with and to receive support and Keene Serenity Center can help. Join them Mondays from 4-5p for a Womens’ Support Group happening both live and on Zoom for those who can’t attend, as well as a Zoom All Recovery meeting on Wednesday from 6:30-8:00pm that is open to everyone. Please call 603-283-5015 for more information or to set up a time to chat with one of their recovery coaches and checkout their Facebook page for updates and new groups!

Winchester Farmer’s Market

10/10/2020 - 10/31/2020 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Winchester Town Center
Main Street

Winchester Farmer’s Market happens every Saturday through October 31st from 9a-1p on Main Street in Winchester!

Come get your fresh baked goods, hand made products,  produce, plants, jams, fresh local meat, and more!

The Basics Parenting Workshop

10/13/2020 - 11/17/2020 - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm at

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The Farmers’ Market of Keene

10/20/2020 - 10/31/2020 - 12:00 am at Farmers Market of Keene
Gilbo Avenue

The Farmers’ Market of Keene is open each Saturday from 9a-1p on Gilbo Avenue in Keene and Tuesdays from 3p-6p THROUGH OCTOBER 31st. Come shop a wide variety of fresh and locally produced goods right in the heart of Keene!

Please note: You will need to maintain 6 feet of distance between other people, not be able to touch items at each booth or bring your reusable bags and baskets. Vendors will have masks and gloves and be ready to help you purchase the items you need. 

Brattleboro Farmer’s Market

10/24/2020 - 10/31/2020 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Brattleboro Farmers Market
570 Western Ave (Route 9)

The Brattleboro Area Farmers’ Market is open EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH OCTOBER 31st from 10am to 2pm! They will offer both a pre-order no-contact curbside market in the parking lot off Guilford Street near the covered bridge, and an in-person “shop and go” market. These markets are for food and beverages only, as per the state regulations. No food or beverages may be consumed on site.

Curbside pickup market: 10am to 12pm in the Guilford Street lot, behind the covered bridge. Follow this link to find out more.

In-person market: 10am to 2pm in the main market grounds off Route 9. Ten to 11am is designated for high-risk shoppers onlyFollow this link for detailed customer protocols. 

Looking for a vendor you don’t see as selling through the curbside market? Check here to see about farm stand pickups and other options.

For more information, visit www.brattleborofarmersmarket.com.

Parenting In A Pandemic

10/27/2020 - 12/01/2020 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at

The Keene Family YMCA is offering a FREE 6-Week Parenting Skills Class via ZOOM Tuesdays from 7p-8p starting October 27th through December 1st. Register online at keeneymca.org

Monadnock International Film Festival

10/28/2020 - 11/14/2020 - 12:00 am at

The Monadnock International Film Festival showcases high-quality independent cinema from filmmakers here at home and around the world.

For 2020 MONIFF is pivoting to a virtual festival happening November 5th through the 14th, with limited in-person events following social distancing guidelines.

MONIFF offers feature-length narrative and documentary films as well as shorts, and gives audiences the opportunity to interface with filmmakers and industry experts through post screening Q&A’s and lively panel discussions.

The highlight of the festival every year is the presentation of the Jonathan Daniels Award, given to a filmmaker whose work fuses social and/or political awareness with artistic excellence, and encompasses Jonathan Daniels courage by telling stories of hope, redemption, and the triumph of the human spirit.

For tickets to watch this year’s films from home: https://www.moniff.org/

100+Women Who Care Cheshire County

11/02/2020 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at

The regularly scheduled November meeting of 100+Women Who Care  Cheshire  County will NOT be gathering IN PERSON on Monday November 2nd. Instead we will be meeting via a zoom/webinar by invitation sent to our current members. If you are not a current member of 100+Women Who Care Cheshire County and would like to join, please go to  our website https://100pluswomencheshirecounty.com/ and find out more  about our group and how you can become a member.

100+Women Who Care is based on the simple concept of bringing women together to make a greater impact on their community through collective giving. The group started in 2016 with 80 members and has grown to over 300 and  has raised over $220,000 for area nonprofits.

Bean Supper

11/07/2020 - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at United Church of Winchester
Parker St

The United Church of Winchester “Take Out Only” Bean Supper Saturday, November 7th 5 to 6:30pm.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.  The meal consists of baked beans (large and/or pea), two hotdogs, coleslaw, potato salad, dinner roll and choice of apple or pumpkin pie. A limit of 60 tickets will be sold.  Reservations recommended, call 603-239-4995.

13th Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit

11/09/2020 - 11/16/2020 - 12:00 am at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon Street

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) invites creators of all ages to design and build original LEGO sculptures and display them at the Museum in BMAC’s 13th Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit, taking place November 13 through 16.

This year’s LEGO Contest & Exhibit blends virtual events with a socially distanced in-person exhibition. On Wednesday, November 4th, “LEGO Masters” finalist and brick artist Jessica “Ragzy” Ewud presents a pair of LEGO workshops via Zoom, with a session for ages 9-14 from 1 to 2 p.m. and another for ages 4-8 from 3 to 4 p.m. Ragzy will give participants a “challenge build” in which they have 30 minutes to create a LEGO piece based on a prompt. She will conclude by offering an expert “brick tip” to participants. Admission is $35, and registration is required. Because the event is virtual, participation is open to children ages 4-14 anywhere in the world.

LEGO Contest & Exhibit entries must be delivered to BMAC on Monday, November 9, 3-7 p.m., or Tuesday, November 10, 3-7 p.m. The online entry form must be submitted before dropoff, including a $5 entry fee. Contest guidelines and entry forms are available at www.brattleboromuseum.org. Participants may call BMAC at 802-257-0124, ext. 101, with any questions.

BMAC will display every entry submitted to the contest. The LEGO creations will be on view from Friday, November 13, to Monday, November 16, 10-4 daily. Admission to BMAC is pay-as-you-wish, with advance registration of parties available at brattleboromuseum.org/visit. Walk-ins are also accepted. Masks and social distancing are required.

The Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 14, at 5 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live. A panel of judges will award prizes based on creativity and craftsmanship in six age groups: preschool, grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, adult, and adult/child collaborations. Other prizes will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. Every contestant will receive a personalized certificate of participation.

Entries from past years have included a replica of BMAC, an amusement park, a model of Brattleboro’s Harris Hill ski jump, and a working pinball machine. “One thing we want to emphasize,” says BMAC Director Danny Lichtenfeld, “is that, although it’s a contest, no one is really focused on the competition. This is all about celebrating creativity and having fun.”

Pictures with Ponies

11/14/2020 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Merry Meadow Farm
1123 River Road

On Saturday, November 14th from 11 AM to 3PM True Hope Therapeutic Horsemanship will host  “Pictures with Ponies” at the Merry Meadow Farm in Westmoreland, NH.

True Hope is excited to announce our third annual Pictures with Ponies event just in time for your holiday photos!  We invite you to come dressed in your favorite festive attire and get ready to smile with some of our favorite horses! Kendra from Kendra-Ann Michelle Photography will be there to capture some beautiful holiday photos!  If you would like more information about this event or to sign up, contact Becki at information@truehopeth.org or call 603-757-2808.

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