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    May, 17

  • UNDERSTANDING WORLD CULTURES: Antique Eastern Prayer Rugs

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    May 12 @ 11:00 am - July 23 @ 4:00 pm

    Prayer rug design emerged early in the history of Islam.   It is usually a small rug used to kneel on during prayer.  However, the design of these rugs developed into a popular genre of carpet.   Learn about them and the culture that inspired them.   Prayer rugs displayed will be from the museum’s collection, as well […]

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  • 02

    Jun, 17

  • Keene Art Walk

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 2 - June 11

    The museum will take part in Keene Art Walk this year.   Art ‘pennants’, triangular art pieces depicting scenes and people from Keene’s history made by 3rd grade students from Franklin School, will be displayed on the museum’s iron fence for the week of Art Walk. An Exhibit Opening Party for students and their families will […]

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  • 02

    Jun, 17

  • School Tour

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

    May and June are the months for regional elementary school field trips.  One is scheduled today from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.   If you are planning to visit the museum today, please come after 1:30 PM.   Thank  you!

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  • 03

    Jun, 17

  • New England Soils Trek

    35 Daniels Hill Road
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join us for a hands-on investigation of New England soils at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve. Our guide will be Michael Simpson, Antioch University New England Core Faculty and licensed wetland scientist. Michael will teach the basics and a bit about glaciers using a soil pit. He will also guide an investigation of soil types […]

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  • 09

    Jun, 17

  • Board Meeting: museum closed today

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    The museum will be closed today for a meeting of the Trustees and Board of Directors of the Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve. We appreciate your patronage and hope you can schedule your visit for Thursday, June 8 or Saturday, June 10, during our regular hours of 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Thank you […]

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  • 10

    Jun, 17

  • MUSEUM GARDEN SERIES: Herb Patio Planters

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join master gardener Sarah Mustin Stockwell to learn what herbs grow well in containers and how best to plant and care for them. Potting soil will be provided.  Herb plants will be available to purchase at $5 each.  Please bring your own containers or patio pots. 

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  • 14

    Jun, 17

  • School Tour

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

    May and June are the months regional elementary schools make field trips.  One is scheduled to visit the museum today from 9:15 AM to 1:30 PM. If you are planning to visit the museum today,  please come after 1:30 PM.   Thank you!

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  • 15

    Jun, 17

  • A Short Course in Islam for Non-Muslims

    33 Winter Street
    Keene, NH 03431

    June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The foundation of Western Civilization rests on three monotheistic faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The interaction between and among these systems of belief continues to impact events in daily life and politics on the world stage. Following an outline of Islamic beliefs and practices by Charles Kennedy, discussion turns to how Islam is practiced […]

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  • 28

    Jun, 17

  • A Trip To Turkey

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Join Judy Kalich on a reminiscence of her trip to Turkey; with a slide presentation and a display of objects she brought back representing the culture of this extraordinary place. Judy offers an excellent presentation, covering the culture, geography and economy of the places she visits. Reservations required. FREE!

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  • 06

    Jul, 17

  • Old-Time Children’s Games in the Garden

    199 Main Street,
    Keene, NH 03431 United States

    July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Rolling Hoops, Game of Graces, Jaxs, Marbles; enjoy the merriment of these old fashioned games – an excellent family program. Please note these programs are weather dependent. Phone the museum at 603 352-0460 if weather is questionable.  FREE!

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