Entertainers in Contoocook provide fun, enjoyment and laughter. They belong to the industry that provides entertainment, consisting of any activity which provides a diversion or permits people to amuse themselves in their leisure time. Passive forms of entertainment would mean watching an opera or a movie; active forms of amusement are sports, also personal reading, painting, sculpting, practicing musical instruments, etc. There are many forms of entertainment, and different types of entertaining artists, for example, those working for cinema, theater, sports, games and social dance. Puppets, clowns, pantomimes and cartoons tend to appeal to children, though adults may also find them enjoyable.