9 am- noon, June 3
Rise for baby and family, 147 Washington St., Keene 

Toddlerfest is a free, fun event for young children and their families, held outdoors at Rise. Activities include games and creative play, music, bunnies to pet, and a fire truck (unless there’s a fire emergency). This event is held rain or shine, no sign up is required.

Sponsored by:


Tastes of the Season

6-8 pm, June 28
Keene Country Club, 755 West Hill Rd, Keene

Tastes of the Season features fine food and drink – beer, wine, spirits, and nonalcoholic beverages – from local restaurants, producers and distributors, see the full list below. It also features live music and a silent auction.

To purchase tickets, please click on the donate now button on the main page.  Tickets: $50/person or $90/pair.  Please select + Write a note (optional) and indicate the donation is for purchase of Taste tickets.

“The Taste” is our biggest fundraiser of the year, supporting services for babies and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities around the Monadnock Region. All funds raised go directly to supporting local families.

Participating restaurants, wineries, breweries and more: 

21 Bar & Grill
Amoskeag Beverages
Bellavance Beverage Co.
Branch and Blade Brewing Company
CC & D’s Kitchen Market
Centeur Imports
Country Life
Eat More Cake
Fireworks Restaurant & Mobile Bar
Granita Enoteca
Keene Country Club
Keene on Cookies
MS Walker, Inc.
Mummas Cakes & Confections
New England Sweetwater Farm & Distillery
Northeast Wine Company
Pine State Beverage
The Summit Winery
Two Fruits and a Nut Farm
Vermont Distillers
West LA Beer Company

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!

Lead Sponsors:


Gold Sponsors:

Douglas Company Inc.
Hamlin Insurance Agency, Inc.
Noyes Volkswagen

Silver Sponsors:

Family Council of the Monadnock Region
Rust & Company CPAs

Bronze Sponsors:

Bob’s Fuel
Edward Jones – David Therrien, Financial Advisor
Frazier & Son Furniture
Keene Sentinel
The Melanson Company
NH Trust
Pinney Plumbing & Heating
The Richards Group
Tattersall Electric


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Rise serves more than 250 children birth to three annually with early intervention and child care programs.