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February 28 - March 14
|COLEBROOK AREA (including Pittsburg & Errol)|
Errol Heritage Commission Historical DisplayMonday, 9-11am; Tuesday, 5-7:30pm; Thursday 8:30-11am
Errol Town Hall (first floor)
33 Main Street, Errol (603) 482-3884 (Deb Freedman)
The public is invited to enjoy an old photo display, a peek into the rich historic past of the area.
The Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6pm in Errol Town Hall (year-round). Open to the public.
Great North Woods Committee for the Arts presents...Great North Woods Committee for the Arts
Various locations, including Tillotson Center at 14 Carriage Lane (next to the post office, Route 26) in Colebrook
(603) 246-8998 or (603) 237-9302
Presenting the communities of the Great North Woods with opportunities to experience the musical, cultural and performing arts.
GNWCA at the Country Club Concert Series
Diverse shows, hosted by GNWCA offer something for everyone: Canadian folk, good old rock and roll, foot-stompin’ bluegrass and a St. Patrick’s Day Celtic music bash.
Friday, February 24 - The GNWCA and Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital team up to bring Paul Amey and the popular bluegrass group The Parker Hill Road Band, with their foot-stompin’ sound to the Colebrook Country Club. All ticket proceeds this night will be donated to the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital’s Capital Campaign to assist the construction now underway which is expanding UCVH’s rehab section, emergency room and special services.
Friday, March 10, 7pm - Acadian Music Trio Vishten plays at the Monadnock Congregational Church in Colebrook. The members of this driving trio are both powerful francophone singers and fiery multi-instrumentalists, fusing Acadian and Celtic genres with rock and indie-folk influence.
Friday, March 17, 7pm - And the GNWCA brings back to the Colebrook Country Club its traditional St. Patrick’s Day Celtic bash with the return of the regional ensemble Islay Mist Ceilidh. Get ready for a host of songs from the Celtic countries, with an emphasis on the Emerald Isle when the group performs.
Advance tickets are available at Fiddleheads (110 Main Street in Colebrook), as well as at the door on the night of the concert. Funds raised by concerts help the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts (GNWCA) continue its ongoing mission of bringing the arts to the Great North Woods. For more information on the GNWCA, as well as a schedule of upcoming concerts, visit the website or contact Charlie Jordan at 246-8998 or 237-9302.
Connecticut River Artisans Group Programs & EventsSelect venues at various locations
North of Colebrook on Route 3, (603) 237-9302
The Connecticut River Artisans Group (CRAG) is a "grass-roots" organization consisting of visual artists and artisans from the Great North Woods region. The mission of the group is to promote the visual arts and provide support to new and established artists in Northern New Hampshire and Vermont as well as Southeastern Quebec. Members are able to participate in exhibits, receive reimbursement for conducting workshops, and be involved with other art-related activities sponsored by CRAG. Artists and artisans (photographers, quilters, wood carvers, basket makers, jewelers, etc.) wanting to exhibit should visit the website or call (802) 266-3687. Various workshops offered - check website or call for details.
Artists of the month exhibiting, featuring Felicia Howe at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH), Steve Bissionnette at the Indian Stream Health Center (ISHC), and Heidi Pratt is exhibiting at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook. CRAG members Rachel O'Meara, Jane Baribeau, Michele Daniels, Linda Tase, Barbara Nedd and Francine Bigney are exhibiting their works of art the Interpretive Center in the NH Welcome Center just north of Colebrook. Additionally, CRAG members display at the CRAG Gallery at Fiddleheads in Colebrook. For more information about exhibits and schedules, please contact Michele Johnsen at 237-5500 or email@example.com; Deb Sargent at (603) 538-6678 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Fran Bigney at 237-5208 or Francine@ncia.net.
Exhibiting through April 15 - Better Guerin, at the Tillotson Center
"The images I have in this exhibit are those that I wanted to tell a story about, and additionally to encourage people to go outside their comfort zones and explore. Whether it be around the state or around the world, there is beauty, culture, people and unique places to experience."
Friday, March 3, 5pm - Join CRAG as we celebrate our newest exhibit "Concentrating On The Outside" in the CRAG Gallery at Fiddleheads, 110 Main Street, Colebrook. The themed exhibits challenge the artists and artisans, and the ever changing exhibits bring fresh art to the public. All receptions are casual and offer complimentary wine, beverages, cheese and fruit. The public is encouraged to come and view the works on display ( and for sale) and to get to know the personal interpretations and inspirations behind the pieces by attending CRAG members. The show will be on display February 24-April 7.
Select Thursdays, 6pm - CRAG Meeting
Items discussed include exhibits and workshops. Meetings held at 4pm the third Thursday of each month (usually) in the meeting room of the Indian Stream Health Center.
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Tillotson Center for the ArtsClosed Mondays
Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 1:30-3:30pm
14 Carriage Lane, Colebrook (603) 237-8576
The Tillotson Center is the North Country’s premier venue for community heritage, visual and performing arts. It features a heritage museum, a 171-seat theater, and an art gallery where local artists can display and offer their works for sale. The building originally was the Carriage Barn for The Balsams Hotel stagecoach. After that, it became the hall for the Colebrook Grange. Today the Center is a state-of-the-arts facility for concerts, plays, movies, dances and community events. The Center is also available for weddings, family reunions, meetings and other rentals.
Tickets available at the door and in advance, available at the Tillotson Center Box Office; at Fiddleheads and The Colebrook Chronicle. Or call our hotline (603-348-1671) to have tickets held at the door at the advance price.
Exhibiting through April 15 - Every Picture Tells a Story: A Photo Journal
CRAG member Better Guerin's photos chosen depict an assortment of moods and places. Photography captures a moment in time, and each time you look at a particular photo, it evokes a memory. In traveling, learn that diversity in language, culture, landscapes, art and food actually brings us all together and enriches us as individuals. Hosted by Connecticut River Artisans Group (CRAG), admission to the Gallery is free.
Tuesday, February 28, 7pm - The Tillotson Center presents Ben Cosgrove, composer & pianist
Ben Cosgrove, traveling composer, pianist and multi-instrumentalist, returns to the Tillotson Center to play the Steinway. He performs regularly both as a solo artist and as a sideman, writes scores for films, plays, radio, and television, and has produced several well-received albums of his original work. Tickets available online and at the door.
Thursday, March 16, 7pm - The Tillotson Center presents "The Quiet Man"
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an all-time favorite. John Ford's 1951 movie, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Barry Fitzgerald, was set in the beautiful west of Ireland with filming being centered in the village of Cong on the Mayo-Galway border. Concession will offer popcorn, drinks and snacks for purchase.
Saturday, March 18 - Arts Alliance of Northern NH presents Burlington Taiko Group and its Sensei Stuart Paton, bringing this heart-pounding, powerful and exciting form of ancient Japanese drumming. The rhythms, the dancing, and the brilliant colors are all especially engaging and compelling for children and young adults. If you wish to attend a ticketed event but are unable to pay the fee, please come as our guest or pay whatever you can. More information about this artist residency can be found at:
|GORHAM & BERLIN AREA|
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Randolph Public Library EventsMonday & Wednesday, 3-8pm; Friday & Saturday, 10am-12noon
Town Hall complex
130 Durand Road, Randolph (603) 466-5408
Mondays, February 27 & March 27, 10am - Mildred Horton Book Group
Come on the fourth Monday of the month and bring a friend.
All events are free to the public, unless otherwise noted. Donations to help defray costs are appreciated.
AANNH Telling Our Stories ProjectThursday, March 9
WREN Works Maker Studio Common Room
117 Main Street, Berlin (603) 323-7302
Presenting Tamara Ellis Smith as part of the Arts Alliance of Northern NH's Telling Our Stories project
6pm - Magic Marbles: A Hands-on Community Art Workshop
Tamara will engage participants in her Magic Marble art project, which is a spin-off from her novel, Another Kind of Hurricane. For the three boys in the novel, the marble that passes between them is imbued with luck and possibly magic; it is also a symbol of their perseverance. In this hands-on art workshop, participants will create personal Magic Marbles inspired by Tamara’s reading from the book. For adults and children (recommended for children 9 and older, but all are welcome with appropriate supervision).
7:30pm - The Landscape of Our Lives: A Hands-on Community Writing Workshop
Tamara will engage participants in a series of writing exercises aimed at creatively mapping their lives, and then finding defining moments, memories and details from which to build stories about themselves. The workshop is designed to help participants celebrate who they are, and the work they do. For teens and adults interested in writing, at all levels of experience. All are welcome; especially recommended for those engaged in service work — in schools, health-care facilities, social-service agencies and homes.
Nicky Pizzo, Pinkham Notch Program Manager at 466-8119
Appalachian Mountain Club Happenings in Pinkham NotchSaturdays (unless noted otherwise), 8pm
AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center in Pinkham Notch
Route 16, Gorham (603) 466-2721
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is America's oldest nonprofit conservation and recreation organization. A membership organization, the AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters and trails of the Appalachian region. We offer outdoor experiences and educational programs for youth, teens, families and adults through our New Hampshire huts and lodges, maintain over 1,500 miles of trails, and support conservation policy and research efforts.
Tuesday, February 21, 8pm - Stories from the Stars
What stories do the stars tell? Matt Krug will help you discover those stories during this fun evening presentation.
Wednesday, February 22, 8pm - Adventures in Wilderness Parenting
Author Patricia Ellis Herr and her daughters Alex and Sage Herr will talk about their adventures in the great outdoors.
Thursday, February 23, 8pm - Over the Hedge
Bring the kids for the family-friendly comedy film
Friday, February 24, 8pm - It’s Friday Flicks night, with an interesting film for your enjoyment.
Saturday, February 25, 8pm - Stars Above the Notch: Astronomy at Pinkham Notch
Join Dr. Doug Arion, Director of the Carthage Institute of Astronomy, who will give a presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on earth and the history and phenomena of the universe around us. Learn about the amazing sequence of events that led to the formation of the solar system and the earth, and how we have come to understand what we are and why we are here. Following the presentation weather permitting, there will be observing through telescopes.
Wednesdays, January 4-March 15, 6pm - International Dinner and Adventure Series
Each week features a unique menu carefully planned and freshly prepared by our Chefs. Dinners are four courses; responsible BYOB is welcome. The after-dinner program is a cultural and inspirational adventure presented by local and regional guides, explorers and travelers. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations, call 466-2727.
March 1 - Walking the Haute Route; Chamonix to Zermatt (with Julie Higgins & Michael O’Connor), featuring Cuisine of Switzerland
March 8 - Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon (with Jack Holmes), featuring Cuisine of Bhutan
March 15 - Walking with the Maasai: The Tanzania You've Never Seen (with Sue Rose), featuring Cuisine of Tanzania)
Programs are free & open to the public (not including meals). Call for more information or to make a reservation. This schedule is subject to change. All evening programs are free and open to the public.
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106 Prospect Street, Berlin, NH 03570
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Music in the Great North WoodsVenues in Gorham, Berlin, Lancaster and Randolph
(603) 466-2865 or (603) 326-3242 (information)
Music in the Great North Woods promotes and supports classical music in New Hampshire's North Country in new, as well as existing, venues. During the summer months, the non-profit organization sponsors a Master Organ Recital series and the Big Moose Bach Fest, with visiting musicians of international stature. Call, visit the website or email for detailed schedules and more information. Events are open to the public free of charge, with donations benefiting the entire series of concerts sponsored by Music in the Great North Woods.
St. Kieran celebrates Arts, Creativity & Cultural HeritageSt. Kieran Community Center for the Arts
Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-12noon & 1-4:30pm and Friday, 9am-12noon
155 Emery Street, Berlin (603) 752-1028
Local, regional and internationally acclaimed artists fill the stage with a revolving repertoire of shows selected to celebrate the arts, creativity and our cultural heritage. Tickets available in advance (at the Center's office or online) or at the door the night of the performance. St. Kieran’s will hold reserved seating for our membership and loyalty card holders until 1:50pm, at which time space will be opened. General seating is on a first come, first served basis. Seating is limited, by fire code, to about 250 audience members. Loyalty cards available. For more information about our Seven to Save project, please contact the Arts Center.
Season Memberships are currently available. Season members enjoy free admission to over twenty exciting and diverse performances. Membership benefits also include advance mailings and personal invitations to special events including the St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, the Francofest celebration, Swing for the Arts Golf Tournament, Art Exhibition Openings, receptions, and advance Nutcracker Ballet ticket reservations. Nutcracker Ballet tickets are included in the membership package.
Permanent Exhibition: Scrapbook celebrating the history & story of St. Kieran Center for the Arts
Art exhibits are open for viewing during regular business hours, an hour before all performing arts programs, and by special arrangement. There is no admission fee but donations to support the exhibit series are most welcome and greatly appreciated.
Exhibiting through April - Edward Solar
Mr. Solar's exhibit, being housed at St. Kieran's, includes a variety of items from his personal collection: a wooden reindeer, a moose antler depicting a carved nature scene, wooden plates and bowls, jewelry, pens, oil paintings, woven baskets, stained glass and a multitude of other items adorning virtually the entire space. The exhibit includes a large wood carving of a carousel horse, a 10-year project which holds a special place in Mr. Solar's heart.
Saturday, February 25, 7pm - Heather Pierson Trio
From New Orleans-style jazz and blues to rousing Americana and poignant folk narratives, Heather’s memorable live performances feature her virtuosity on piano, her bell-tone vocals, and her commanding yet playful stage presence while wielding a tenor banjo, melodica, or acoustic guitar. The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio features Shawn Nadeau on upright bass and Davy Sturtevant on "everything else" - guitar, mandolin, dobro, fiddle, cornet. Shawn Nadeau brings a rock solid thump, informed by a wide spectrum of unique rhythmic and melodic sensibilities ranging from rockabilly to reggae to jazz. Armed with a gorgeous tenor voice and a mighty arsenal of instruments ranging from dobro to fiddle to cornet that come to life in his capable hands, Davy Sturtevant is at once a witty, thoughtful, and engaging stage presence.
Saturday, March 4, 7pm - LUX
A funky, jazzy, quirky, fun quartet, comprised of Blair “Bonk” Leavitt on sax and lead vocals, Todd “TC” Clancy on 8-string guitar, Jared “J-Hard” Holaday on alto/tenor sax and PJ “P-Nutz” Holaday on drums. With cover songs from artists as diverse as Django Reinhardt, Stevie Wonder, AC/DC and Amy Winehouse, along with their well-turned originals, LUX entertains across the spectrum. They've played with bands of different genres such as folk/roots, rockabilly, hard rock, soul, and even shared a bill with 4 heavy metal bands. Unique, fearless and sprightly, LUX will take your favorite tunes, smash them to smithereens, and reassemble them into a sublimely entertaining performance.
Wednesday, March 15, 7pm - Low Lily, with John Whelan
The string and vocal trio Low Lily explores the roots and branches of American folk music with traditional influences and modern inspiration that weaves together a unique brand of acoustic music. Liz Simmons (vocals and guitar), Flynn Cohen (vocals, guitar and mandolin), and Lissa Schneckenburger (vocals and fiddle) are masterful players with deep relationships to traditional music styles ranging from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, New England, and Old Time Appalachian sounds. When you combine this with stellar composition skills and inventive arrangements you get music that is rooted yet contemporary.
Thursday, March 16, 6pm - St. Patrick's Day Dinner & Auction Fundraiser
This annual fundraising event will be held at the Town & Country Inn & Resort in Shelburne, NH. Guests can view the various raffle prizes and auction items that will be going up for bid, with a tasty meal prepared with Tender Labnon.
Programming at St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts is made possible by the support of community corporate sponsors, the NH State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, The Wyman Family Fund and The Doris Benz Trust.
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Events at Gorham's Medallion Opera House & Town HappeningsGorham Town Hall's Medallion Opera House (unless otherwise noted)
20 Park Street, Gorham (603) 466-3322 x3
Performance tickets can be purchased ahead of time at the Gorham Town Hall and online at the website, or at the door (unless otherwise noted). Medallion Opera House is handicapped accessible.
Friday, March 3, 7pm - Comedy Hypnotist Show
Steve Coppola, with special guest Richard Pierce, Mentalist
See your friends be the star of this interactive show - you'll never know what he'll have you do while hypnotized
Sunday, March 5, 3pm - American Idol Star Alex Preston in Concert
Alex, a 23-year-old singer/songwriter from New Hampshire, was 2nd runner-up on the 13th season of American Idol in 2014, which launched his career to new heights. Alex has performed all over the United States and Canada with some of the top names in music, including Jason Mraz, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr., Keith Urban, Fall Out Boys, Zooey Deschanel, Magic, Backstreet Boys, Of Monsters and Men, and many more.
Saturday, March 18, 1:30pm - Arts Alliance of Northern NH presents Burlington Taiko Group and its Sensei Stuart Paton, bringing this heart-pounding, powerful and exciting form of ancient Japanese drumming. The rhythms, the dancing, and the brilliant colors are all especially engaging and compelling for children and young adults. If you wish to attend a ticketed event but are unable to pay the fee, please come as our guest or pay whatever you can.
Saturday, March 18, 7:30pm - Guitarist: Peppino D'Augustino
Sundays, 2pm and Mondays & Thursdays, 6pm - Gorham Players
Schedule subject to change
|HAVERHILL AREA (including Bradford, VT)|
Haverhill Historical Society EventsBy appointment
Haverhill Historical Society's Kimball Store Museum
58 Court Street, Haverhill (603) 989-5953
All lectures are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, all programs are held at Ladd Street School, 880 Dartmouth College Highway (Route 10, at the corner of County Road), Haverhill.
Horse Meadow Senior Center Programs & EventsMonday-Friday, 8am-3pm
91 Horse Meadow Road, North Haverhill (603) 787-2539
The Center includes a library, exercise equipment, shuffleboard, a piano and an organ, and space for other activities and continuing education programs. Horse Meadow Senior Center is open to all individuals of our communities, regardless of age. Serving the Towns of Haverhill, Woodsville, Pike, Monroe, Bath, Benton, Piermont and Landaff. Call Deb or JoAnne for more details. Call a friend, invite them to lunch at HMSC, and sit in on one of the many offered activities at the Center. Gift certificates available.
For all arts/crafts classes, samples are displayed in the Showcase, preregistration is required and class size is limited. Crafters are encouraged to please bring standard craft tools to class, such as scissors, glue, glue gun, paint brushes, etc.
Thursday, February 9, 9:30am - Floral Arranging, with Jane
Tuesday, February 14, 9am - Hometown Hero Day
Join us on Valentine’s Day as we show some love to our dedicated Police Officers, Firefighters and Fast Squads. We will be treating them to a delicious brunch, entertainment by Bruce Stevens on the piano and small tokens of our appreciation.
Friday, February 17, 11am - Flannel Friday
Don your Flannel, join us for lunch (Red Flannel Hash) and listen to Bobby B entertain us. If you are wearing Flannel, you will be entered in a door prize drawing.
Monday, February 20 - Closed for the Holiday
Thursday, February 23, 11:40am - 4H Quilt Show
Come out and support our youth
Monday, February 27, 1pm - Sign Language, with Scott and Clare
Don’t miss out on this fun chance to learn together, and everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, February 28, 11am - Mardi Gras
Wear a mask - get some beads - as we bring Carnival to you. Jazz music by Denys Draper, with Cajun lunch served at 12noon
Monday-Friday, 11:15am - Music
Mondays, 12:30pm - Designers' Place: Hearts & Hands Quilters
Tuesdays, 9am - Nifty Needlers, with Gayla
Wednesdays, 10:30am - Writers' Group
Thursdays, 9am - Art Class, with Barb
Share your passion for paints or come to be inspired. All levels welcome
Thursdays, 12:45pm - Line Dancing
Monroe Consolidated School Events77 Woodsville Road
Monroe (603) 638-2800
Orford Senior CenterCongregational Church
Dartmouth College Highway, Orford (603) 353-9107
You never know what might be happening at the Orford Senior Center, but you can be assured that the Tuesday lunch will be delicious and most likely there will be a neat program as well. It may be the local elementary school jazz band, a reading by an author or a talk by a local celebrity.
Tuesdays, 11:30am - Live Music
|LANCASTER & WHITEFIELD AREA|
Weeks Historic Site State Park Association Summer ProgramsWednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (through October 10) Also open Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day
Great Room at the Summit Lodge, Weeks State Park
200 Weeks State Park Road (off Route 3), Lancaster (603) 788-4004
Set at the very top of Mt. Prospect in Lancaster, John Wingate Weeks Historic Site's house and grounds provide a 360-degree panorama of mountain splendor, including the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Kilkenny Range, the Percy Peaks, and the upper Connecticut River Valley. Come early and bring a picnic, or climb the Fire Tower for one of the best views north of the notches. Last museum tour at 4pm.
All programs held on Thursdays at 7pm (unless otherwise noted), in the Great Room of the Summit Lodge. Attendance is free and the public is invited to all programs. Call for confirmation of dates and topics.
Whitefield Historical Society MuseumThursdays, May-September, 2-4pm, and by appointment
Whitefield Historical Society Museum downstairs in Laconia Savings Bank
22 King Square, Whitefield (603) 837-2466
Features displays on various facets of life in Whitefield over the years. There is a wealth of information, along with thousands of photos, documents and other artifacts. Be sure to ask about membership in the Whitefield Historical Society -- your efforts can help preserve the heritage for future generations. Ongoing exhibits are also on display on the first floor of the Mountain View Grand year 'round and are updated periodically.
Jefferson Historical Society Museum & ProgramsSunday & Thursday, June-October, 1-5pm, and by appointment
900 Presidential Highway/Route 2, Jefferson (603) 586-4372
Housed in an 1868 church on the edge of the Waumbek Golf Course, the eclectic collection of artifacts reflects the town’s rural history. Exhibits include the life of Thaddeus Lowe, the Cherry Mountain Landslide, the Waumbek Hotel, old tools, photographs and memorabilia.
PO Box 462, Lancaster, NH 03584
The Colonel Town Players of LancasterLancaster Town Hall
25 Main Street, Lancaster (603) 788-4827
Since starting in the early 1970s, the Colonel Town Players have continuously produced shows, usually with a Fall musical and a spring drama or comedy, with occasional reviews and cabarets. The company is always open to new members - actors, directors, technical-folks - anyone who enjoys theatre.
Coming in late winter - Gershwin Favorites and more: A Cabaret
Appalachian Mountain Club Programs in Crawford NotchAppalachian Mountain Club Highland Center at Crawford Notch
Route 302, Bretton Woods (603) 278-4453
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is America's oldest nonprofit conservation and recreation organization. A membership organization, the AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters and trails of the Appalachian region. We offer outdoor experiences and educational programs for youth, teens, families and adults through our New Hampshire huts and lodges, maintain over 1,500 miles of trails, and support conservation policy and research efforts. AMC evening programs are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, February 22, 7:30pm - Winter Campfire
Join the AMC staff for a winter evening campfire complete with s’mores.
Friday, February 24, 7:30pm - “Steep” Film Screening
This thrilling documentary explores the history of extreme and Big Mountain Skiing, starting with its roots in 1960s and 1970s North America and Europe, with Bill Briggs’ now famous first descent of the Grand Teton, and progressing through to the current day sport.
Saturday, February 25, 7:30pm - Hiking the Winter 48
Mike and Lori Innes, avid hikers who are part of a very select few to have completed “The Grid,” are back for another engaging presentation. They will share photos and stories of their adventures checking off the list of NH’s 48 4,000+ Footers in the rugged winter months.
|LINCOLN & WOODSTOCK AREA (including Waterville Valley)|
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Rey Center and Curious George Cottage Activities ScheduleFriday-Saturday, 10:30am-3pm
Margret & H.A. Rey Center, 37 Village Road, Town Square
Curious George Cottage, 7 Noon Peak Road (next to WV Elementary School)
Waterville Valley (603) 236-3308
The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the Reys' spirit of curiosity and discovery by increasing understanding of and participation in art, science, and nature through programs for youth, adults and families. Activities are a mixture of art and science, the physical and intellectual, young and old, and ever-present curiosity: the foundation for a multi-generational center for learning and exploration. Check website for a full listing of happenings, including snowshoe hikes, full-moon ski trips and numerous hikes. There is no admission fee; donations gratefully accepted. Please preregister for events. Rey Center has numerous volunteer needs & opportunities - anyone who can lend a hand, can call or stop by the Rey Center.
Monday, February 20, 7pm - Lecture: The History of Skiing
Join the Margret & H.A. Rey Center in welcoming ski historian John Allen. John Allen is Professor Emeritus of History at Plymouth State University, he was awarded the International Skiing History Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. He serves as historian for the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, and is the author of several books, including "From Skisport to Skiing: One Hundred Years of an American Sport," "The Culture and Sport of Skiing from Antiquity to World War II," and "A Historical Dictionary of Skiing." Allen has served as a consultant to several ski history documentary films.
Exhibiting at the Curious George Cottage - Local Artist Deb Hurley's Artwork
Three series of work are being shown: Ponds, The Kitchen Series, and Rivers & Rocks.
Monday, April 3 - Deadline: Applications for 2017 Summer Artist in Residence Program
Professional and emerging artists have an opportunity to pursue and share their art and artistic process while surrounded by the inspiring landscape of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Through the Artist in Residence program, The Rey Center will provide a space and platform for the artist to work, and create the spark that ignites him or her and the entire community to embrace the arts as an essential part of daily life.
Saturday, February 25, 7pm - Dark Sky Stargazing Nights
The Reys chose Waterville Valley as their summer home because they loved the dark night sky. Join us for monthly stargazing nights at the H.A. Rey Observatory at the Curious George Cottage to observe the stars just like H.A. Rey used to do. Telescopes will be set-up and knowledgeable volunteers from the New Hampshire Astronomical Society will be your guide. Bring warm layers to wear and binoculars if you have them. Designed for adults and families with children ages 4+. Donations are welcome. Also March 25 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 10, 6pm – Taxes Lecture, with Mike Koppel
All kinds of tax stuff you wanted to know about but were afraid to ask
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 10:30am - Curious George Cottage Open Hours
Immerse yourself in all things Curious George. Relax on a bean-bag chair, read your favorite Curious George stories, see original art work by the Reys, explore the Curious George Nature Trail and more. All ages welcome. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.
Saturdays, 11am - Curious George Story Time
Pull up a bean-bag chair at the Rey Center to hear stories read out loud. Selections will include stories from the Curious George series as well as other Rey favorites such as Pretzel, Elizabite, Cicely G and more. All ages welcome. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.
Saturdays, 4:30pm - Literary Discussion Group
Join us for an intellectual evening to discuss poems, short stories and essays at the Curious George Cottage. Hors d'oeuvres are potluck, please bring something to share. Reading list at www.thereycenter.org/literary-discussion-group.html. For adults
| Call the Box Office at 745-2141 or visit the website to purchase
PO Box 1060 Lincoln, NH 03251
NCCA's Theatre at Jean's Playhouse & Children's TheatreJean's Playhouse
34 Papermill Drive, Lincoln (603) 745-2141
The North Country Center for the Arts presents professional Broadway musical shows, presented in alternating repertory, and IMPACT (Imagination and Music, Professional Artistry in Children's Theatre). Jean’s Playhouse also offers a limited year-round guest artist series of magicians, comedians and musicians.
On sale now, NCCA Gift Certificates are valid for any NCCA Productions, including Mainstage shows by the professional, award-winning Papermill Theatre company, community theatre shows by the Playhouse Players, and concert series shows that bring in musical guest artists from around the country. Gift Certificates may be ordered at the Jean's Playhouse Box Office (open Tuesday-Sunday, 3-6pm), over the phone, or online.
New Hampshire Resident Discounts - With a valid NH drivers license, full time New Hampshire residents are eligible to purchase half price tickets to all Friday night productions of mainstage shows this season.
Exhibiting in the Lobby this winter & spring - Local Art Exhibit Reception, 2017
We are proud to display works in a variety of medias, including photography, sculpture and quilting, all created by artists and craftspeople from the Lincoln-Woodstock region. Free to all
February 18-25 - Winter Festival, a fabulous array of music, comedy, film and family entertainment
Thursday, February 23, 7:30pm - Spidey presents MAKE BELIEVE: Magic of your Mind
North America’s very own International TV Magician/Mentalist, SPIDEY, officially announces his new magic/mentalism show, MAKE BELIEVE – Magic of your Mind. He’ll freak you out with his eerie mental demonstrations bordering on the supernatural.
Saturday, February 25, 7:30pm - Comedian Juston McKinney
No one really “gets” New Hampshire humor like Juston McKinney. He’s been using the state as his comic muse since he was humoring perps as a deputy sheriff on the NH/ME border in the 1990s.
Saturday, March 4, 7:30pm - Film Series: The Big Short
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
The 2017 Winter Film Series will feature a new film each month from January through May, including everything from classics to contemporaries, adventures to dramas. http://jeansplayhouse.com/shows/2017-season/winter-film-series-2017/
Upcoming Mainstage Performances:
March 31-April 2 - A Kidsummer Night's Dream, presented by Jean's Teens and Lin-Wood Public School
May 19-21 - Playhouse Players Spring Production
May 27-28 - Memorial Day Weekend Fun at Jean's
• Nor'Easters Blues & Rock Concert
• Boston Comedy Show
Mailing: PO Box 863, Lincoln NH 03251
Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society Museum & LecturesWednesday, 2-4pm and Saturday, 5-7pm (also by appointment)
In the Village Shops (near Fratello's)
26 Church Street, Lincoln (603) 745-8159 (Carol Riley)
The Museum features memorabilia from the J.E Henry era, early resort hotels, sawmills, Logging photos and equipment, local schools, yearbooks, Tourist attraction, and so much more. The Museum is a former church that was built by J.E. Henry in 1909. We also now have a "satellite" museum. The owners of the Village Shops in Lincoln (the old mill site) have given us a store front in the complex and we have numerous photos and early maps on display.
The Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society has produced a beautiful cookbook, “A Taste of History,” in commemoration of Lincoln and Woodstock's 250th anniversaries, on sale at the Lincoln Public Library or by mail. These keepsake items will feed your stomach and your hearts with many heritage recipes, some dating back to 1909, as well as current day recipes from local residents. Each category is highlighted with vintage pictures of some of the area’s historic eating establishments. All proceeds from the cookbook will go to the museum building renovation project.
Programs & Events at the Lincoln Public LibraryMonday-Friday, 10am-8pm & Saturday, 10am-2pm
22 Church Street, Lincoln (603) 745-8159
The Library has museum passes available for check out: Fairbanks Museum, Castle in the Clouds, Currier Museum of Art, Squam Lake Science Center, Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum and Wright Museum. The Library is selling Lincoln afghans, available only at the Lincoln Public Library. The afghans feature scenes of historic Lincoln and are available in Cranberry Red or Hunter Green. Stop by the Library and check them out.
On exhibit through February 27 - Jeanette Fournier
Jeanette is a self-taught artist who specializes in watercolor paintings of animals, birds and nature, which reflect a distinct and original style not commonly found with this medium. Her meticulous attention to detail and her illustrative style are the hallmarks of her work. www.jfournierart.com
Wednesday, February 22, 5pm - Movie Night
All are welcome. Free, on the last Wednesday of each month. Please call to reserve your seat, as space is limited, and inquire about the film showing.
Wednesday, March 15, 2pm - Murder Around the World Book Club
Join us in reading and discussing books that involve murder and take place in different countries around the world. Books are available at the Library.
Friday, March 17, 6pm - Cookbook Club
This is a fun way to show off your cooking skills, and eat some great food. Stop by the Library select a recipe out of the chosen cookbook, and bring the finished product to the event. We provide utensils, cups and plates.
Wednesdays, 2pm - Spanish Language Study Group
Thursdays, 3pm - Italian/French Language Study Group
Fridays, 10am - Storytime
Join us for a fun hour of stories, songs and crafts. Please call the Library to sign up. Open to all children, parents are expected to remain with their child during program.
Happenings at the Linwood Senior ServicesLinwood Area Senior Center
194 Pollard Road, Lincoln (603) 745-4705
Located in the heart of New Hampshire’s majestic White Mountains, you’re sure to enjoy the special celebrations as well as the regular meals. Bring a friend and drop by for a delicious lunch, enjoy the programming, and find out how you can be a part of this great community effort.
|LITTLETON AREA (including Bethlehem, Lisbon & St. Johnsbury, VT)|
| Contacts: President Dave Goldstone at (516) 592-1462 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eileen Regen at (603) 823-7711
Visit Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation on Facebook or visit our website
Mailing list sign up (for activities): email@example.com
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Events & ClassesOpen year round on most weekends, Jewish holidays and festivals
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Synagogue & Abe Goldstone Library
39 Strawberry Hill, Bethlehem (603) 869-5465
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation (BHC) has been a landmark destination in the North Country since the early 1900s. The 1888 building on Strawberry Hill was purchased by the congregation and established as a house of Jewish worship in 1920. The synagogue houses an extensive library and is presently working to establish a North Country Jewish Cultural Center to display the growing collection of Jewish artifacts.
Regular religious services are scheduled for each weekend, July through mid-October, and for all days of the High Holy Day season, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. In the summer BHC hosts a four-part classical concert series and at the Colonial Theatre, a four-part film festival with guest speakers.
Open in winter for holidays of Tu B’Shevat and Purim, and in May for annual community-wide Holocaust Remembrance Service. Religious school for children and classes for adults are also offered. Please visit the website for detailed information for all events, classes and religious services. All are open to the public; registration is required for classes. Available for weddings, bar/bat mitzvah services, baby-namings and other life cycle events.
Sunday, February 12 - Tu B'hSevat Luncheon and Dancing with Neskaya
Sunday, March 12 - Purim Celebration and Dancing with Neskaya
Contact: Kitty Bigelow, Executive Director, PO Box 591, Sugar Hill, NH 03586
Sugar Hill Historical Museum Exhibits & EventsFridays & Saturdays, Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend, 11am-3pm
Sugar Hill Meeting House
1401 Route 117, Main Street, Sugar Hill (603) 823-5336
The three-building campus of the Sugar Hill Historical Museum reflects the long history of Sugar Hill’s people places and culture. Main exhibit changes annually. Other exhibits include the Cobleigh Tavern, carriages, a reproduction of a local blacksmith’s shop, and an extensive hand tool collection. Adjacent to the main display in the Carriage Barn is a model kitchen in which a black wood-fired stove is the focal point surrounded by a plethora of kitchen utensils in homemade cupboards. The library contains a large photograph collection along with historical and genealogical references. Museum publications and a wide variety of treasures for all ages are found in the gift shop. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
League of NH Craftsmen Gallery & Littleton Studio SchoolLeague of New Hampshire Craftsmen Gallery, 81 Main Street, Littleton (603) 444-1099
Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-5pm
Littleton Studio School, 21 Mill Street, Littleton (603) 444-1066
The Littleton Studio School is an affiliate of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. The School is an extension of the League's mission to bring the experience of fine craftmaking to the North Country through classes and workshops for children, adults and seniors. Becoming a League of NH Craftsmen Member entitles you to discounts on workshops and classes, invitations to receptions and special events, in addition to other benefits.
Please call, email or stop by the League or the Book Store for the latest class schedule or to reserve your place in a class. The schedule is also available online, or email your request to receive updates on our workshop offerings. Any student under 18 will need a parent's signature. Unless noted otherwise, preregistration is required for all classes; full tuition is due at the time of registration. For more information and registration, call Tina Gorman at the school. Gift certificates available.
Connect with the Studio School using Facebook, Twitter and Blogging. Visit the website to learn what is happening in the Studio, and communicate with other students, the instructors and many others.
Wednesdays, through February 22 9am - Mixed Media Explorations, with Kristine Lingle
This course will introduce students to mixed media surface design techniques of paste paper and wabi-sabi paper. Paste paper: A technique in which pigment and paste are applied to paper, then combed and scraped to create texture and pattern. Wabi-sabi paper: Multiple applications of crayon, ink and paint, dripped, spattered and stamped on rice paper. These papers will be used to make collages, prayer flags, origami boxes and book covers. All materials will be provided.
Thursdays, February 23-March 30, 9am - Drawing for All Levels, with Debbie Aldrich
Debbie will teach you Sketching & Drawing, Basic Principles, Value, Perspective and Composition. Classes will held at Moose Track Studio in Franconia
Fridays, through February 24 OR March 3-31, 9am - Water Color for All Levels, with Debbie Aldrich
Debbie is an accomplished watercolor artist who has studied at the Museum School of Fine Art Boston and the Glassell School of Fine Art, Houston, TX. She has also studied with top watercolor artists around the country. She is an award winning painter and a phenomenal instructor. She works with all levels of students. Subject matter is varied and from her own creative photographs. Class is open to all levels, to be held at Moose Track Studio in Franconia.
Saturday, February 25, 9am - All Day Workshop: Basket Making, with Ray Lagasse
Make your own woven basket chosen from an assortment of Ray’s wonderful baskets:
1. Double Pie Basket with 2 wooden swing handle
2. Pack Basket with strap
3. Wool Gathering Basket
4. Laundry Basket with 2 leather handles
5. Market Basket with 2 wooden handles
6. Tote Basket with choice of strap color
Saturday, February 25, 10am - Ink & Alcohol Tiles, with Lori Silva
In this workshop we will use a really neat technique that uses Sharpie Markers & rubbing alcohol to re-flow the inks and make all sorts of mesmerizing swirly effects on the tile. We will finish the project by sealing the ink with a spray sealer as a final step to protect your work. Ages 6+
Saturday, February 25, 10am - Get Comfortable With Soldering
This intensive one-day class with Jean Matray will help students understand and get comfortable with soldering. Students will work on a variety of diverse exercises in order to discover the subtleties of soldering by experimentation and repetition. All project materials will be provided. Some experience is preferred.
Tuesday, February 28, 10am - iPhonegraphy, with Meg Brown
In a world where phones are always in our pockets, it's easier to capture that unexpected shot. With modern advances in technology, you no longer have to compromise quality for convenience- if you know what you're doing. Bring your smart phone, equipped with Instagram, and learn the art of iPhoneography.
Tuesdays, February 28-April 4, 6pm - Guided Open Session, with Sinead Cleary
Learn new techniques while working on your own projects. The group chooses a single technique to explore during the session, such as bezel setting and soldering. The instructor leads group creative discussions where students learn from and inspire one another. Materials available for purchase.
Wednesdays, March 1-22, 9am - Assemblages: Sacred Spaces, Retablos and Pocket Shrines
Students will create contemplative art using cigar boxes, anchovy tins and matchboxes. Assemblages may celebrate one's ancestry, spiritual icons or the natural world. They may express aspirations or affirmations, or be vessels for creative self-expression. We will start by transforming cigar boxes and other containers with paint, stamps, stencils and collage. These boxes will be filled with personal mementos, natural artifacts and other meaningful embellishments. Cigar boxes, paint, stamps stencils and collage papers will be provided by instructor Kristine Lingle for a materials fee. Students should gather personal objects and images to fill their assemblages.
Mondays, March 6-April 10, 2:30pm - Hand Building, with Maria Neal
Beginners or experienced potters will gain a solid foundation or stretch their abilities working with the hand-building process. Whether working with slabs to create mugs, bowls or boxes or learning coiling and pinching techniques to create vases and other forms, Maria's creativity is sure to build upon each person's love of clay to create fun and fabulous pieces. Maria will tailor this class to the abilities of the students.
Wednesdays, March 8-April 12, 9am OR Thursdays, March 9-April 13, 6pm - Throwing/Handbuilding
From basic throwing and handbuilding skills, to creating advanced forms and applying surface designs. Alison Dodd works with students one on one to help them develop their clay skills. Open to teen-adult students with any level of clay experience.
Thursdays, March 9, 16 & 23, 9am - Black & White Digital Photography, with Meg Brown
Students will learn how color converts to black & white tones, how to convert a photo to black & white, and how it evokes a different reaction than color photography. Bring your camera- or phone- and computer equipped with a photo editing software of your choice. Materials: Camera or phone and computer equipped with a photo editing software, such as Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Gimp, or Pixlr.
Thursdays, March 9-April 13, 6pm - Jewelry Fundamentals, with Jean Matray
Explore fundamentals of metalsmithing, including soldering, sawing, forming, surface texture and finishing. Make a ring, a bracelet, earrings (and more). Each project builds on the techniques learned in the last. This class can be taken repeatedly as students develop their skills and personal styles.
Saturday & Sunday, March 11 & 12 - Mixed Media Mosaics, with Amy Marks
In this hands-on workshop, learn how to create your own tiles with polymer clay using a variety of techniques including stamping, painting and gold leafing. Also learn how to embellish glass tiles and mosaic with beads, and combine all three mixed media materials—glass, clay and beads—into an abstract mosaic that is not grouted. Open to students at all levels, ages 16+
Tuesdays, March 14-April 18, 6pm - Throwing, with Jeremiah Chace
Come learn how to make bowls, plates, pitchers and more. Open to beginners & those with some throwing experience.
Saturday, March 18, 10am - String Art, with Lori Silva
Using a hammer, nails, yarn & your imagination we will create a stunning piece of art. Bring in your pattern & yarn, or choose from materials that will be available. Ages 8+
Sunday & Tuesday, 1-4pm; Monday, 5:30-8:30pm; Wednesday 12noon-3pm; Friday 10am-1pm - Clay Open Studio
Must have taken a class to participate in Open Studio
Wednesdays, 9am-12noon & 6-9pm - Metals/Jewelry Open Studio is available for students to work on class projects or for independent work. A monitor will be available to oversee the studio and to answer questions.
Maudelle Driskell, Executive Director
Sarah Audsley, Assistant to the Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Frost Place Museum Events & ReadingsWednesday-Monday, 10am-5pm, Closed for the winter
158 Ridge Road, Franconia (603) 823-5510 (office) or 823-5048 (museum)
The Frost Place is a permanent home and museum for poets and poetry at Robert Frost's former homestead, which sits on a quiet north-country lane with a spectacular view of the White Mountains. Enjoy the view from the front porch of Mount Lafayette and the Franconia Notch. Gaze at Robert Frost's autographed books and hand-written letters safely tucked under glass. And, see the Morris Chair in the front room where Frost sat and wrote his poems. Check out the interactive, multimedia timeline of Robert Frost's life on our website. Learn about the milestones that led the legendary poet 'North of Boston' at http://frostplace.org/about-us/timeline-of-robert-frosts-life/?mc_cid=2a993756ac&mc_eid=fcc013e42b.
During the winter months, the house is closed but the grounds and poetry trail are open. Our offices are open year-round. Please call or email if you have questions. Special events and groups can be accommodated.
The Frost Place has partnered with American Heritage Trees for the past several years. Each year we collect seeds from the birch trees at The Frost Place and ship them off to Tennessee where they are planted, cared for, and grown by the folks at American Heritage Trees. The trees have matured and are available for purchase (at https://americanheritagetrees.org/product/robert-frost-birch/). A percentage of the profit goes back to The Frost Place. Now you can enjoy Robert Frost's "Birches" all year long.
The Frost Place honors the legacy of Robert Frost and encourages the creation and appreciation of poems, offering three poetry writing conferences (in the summer months) and two competitions. Study poetry in the beautiful White Mountains of NH at the former home of Robert Frost. Come be inspired by the landscape, write and study with some of the best contemporary poets writing today. Scholarships available (deadlines apply)
Friday, March 10 - New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud Finals
Each year, The Frost Place sponsors this event by awarding the teacher of the winning student a scholarship to participate at the Conference on Poetry and Teaching. Held at the New Hampshire State House in Concord.
Register now for 2017 Conference on Poetry and Teaching, June 24-28
A unique opportunity for teachers to work closely with both their peers and a team of illustrious poets who have particular expertise in working with teachers at all levels. Previous participants can reserve their spot for the 2017 poetry programs now at http://frostplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2017-CPT-Reservation-Form-PDF.pdf?mc_cid=5371dde732&mc_eid=fcc013e42b. The application fee is waived, dates are announced, and there will be no increase in tuition. Come back to The Frost Place and find inspiration.
June 28-29 - Writing Intensive
The Frost Place Writing Intensive is a creative addition to the Conference on Poetry and Teaching. The day-and-a-half reading and writing workshop directly follows the Conference on Poetry and Teaching. Led by renowned poet-teacher Kamilah Aisha Moon, it gives teachers the opportunity to focus entirely on their own creative growth.
July 9-15 - Conference on Poetry
Spend a week at “intensive poetry camp” with writers who are deeply committed to learning more about the craft of writing poetry. The Frost Place Poetry Conference offers daily workshops, classes, lectures, writing and revising time in a supportive and dynamic environment.
July 30-August 4 - Poetry Seminar
Join a select community of poets for 5-1/2 days to refresh your artistic inspiration in a setting of great natural beauty. Have your poems-in-progress given generous and focused attention in this intimate setting. Our specialty is unparalleled access to a faculty of celebrated contemporary poets, and our goal is to send you home charged up to re-enter your own work.
Events & Presentations at Profile SchoolProfile School
691 Profile Road, Bethlehem (603) 823-7411
The Profile School values collaboration among staff, students, families, and community members to support personal and social development in addition to academic growth in all our students. Therefore, we believe in providing diverse educational opportunities that inspire, engage and challenge all students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be contributing members of their local and global communities.
February 20-24 - Winter Carnival
February 25, 2017 - Heritage Museum Skating Party and Book Sale Noon - 4:00pm at the Skating Rink
Franconia Area Heritage Council Exhibits & EventsSaturdays, through October 29, 1-4pm (other times by request)
Franconia Heritage Museum (Franconia Town Hall)
553 Main Street (Route 18), Franconia (603) 823-5000 or 823-5977
The non-profit Council operates the Franconia Heritage Museum and the Iron Furnace Interpretive Center. The antique farm equipment is on display in the side yard any time, as is the Iron Furnace Interpretive Center. Self-guided or staff-guided tours are available. There is no admittance fee, although donations are always welcome. The gift shop has many interesting vintage and new items for sale.
Permanent displays in the furnished 1878 New England farm house and attached buildings, include old farm equipment, Old Man of the Mountain display, Guest Houses of Yesteryear, antique farm equipment and Iron Furnace. Visit the one-room school house, constructed by volunteers in the Jewell Friedman Exhibit Room. Meet the teacher, Miss Wallace, and imagine what it was like to attend a one room school.
New Exhibit - The Grange: A Voice for the Farmers
The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was founded in 1867. Here in Franconia, Lafayette Grange #208 organized in 1875, disbanded in 1879, re-organized in 1894 and remained active for the next 94 years. Maxine Aldrich of Sugar Hill, an active Grange member since the age of 16, recently donated several boxes of artifacts pertaining to the Grange. With this donation, combined with writings and mementos from the Sarah N. Welch collection, volunteers at the Museum have created a mock Grange assembly room plus exhibits featuring the Grange's history and impact on society.
Also new for 2016... a photographic display on the repair and renovation of Franconia's Dow Clock and Tower
Saturday, February 25, 12noon - Heritage Museum Book Sale & Skating Party (4pm at the Skating Rink)
Events & Workshops at Littleton Area Senior CenterMonday-Friday, 8am-3pm (closed when the weather is bad)
77 Riverglen Lane, Littleton (603) 444-6050
Serving the communities of Littleton, Lyman, Lisbon, Landaff, Sugar Hill, Monroe, Easton, Franconia, Bethlehem - check the website for a full listing of activities.
Do you need a comfortable area for your card group to meet? Do you host a ladies' afternoon in your home but your living room is getting too crowded? The Senior Center has many afternoons that are open for drop-in style socializing. Call for details.
Do you have, or do you know someone who has, a special talent that you can bring to others? We are looking for people or groups who would like to give lessons in anything at all. Perhaps you know how to scrapbook or maybe you can make greeting cards. We have the space; we just need instructors.
Tuesdays, January 3 & 17, 1pm - Line Dancing, with Billye
Friday, January 13, 10am - Shining Lights Visit
We will be going to visit and read to the daycare children. Please let Phyllis know if you are interested in going; books are provided and new readers welcome.
Friday, January 27, 12noon - Pajama Day
Come in your pajamas, enjoy breakfast for lunch, and listen to music by Wayne Klingler. If you do wear jammies, you will be in a special raffle of great breakfast foods.
Tuesday, January 31, 1pm - Bookworms Bookclub: "The Target" by Catherine Coulter
Mondays, 10am - Art Class, with Rick Tilton (any medium; all levels of interest welcome)
Mondays, 2:15pm - Writing Class - Suspended until further notice
Select Wednesdays, 1pm - Knitters Group
First and third Wednesday each month (usually); call to confirm
Littleton Needleworkers - Call for details
Kool KineticsExhibiting at 42 Maple Gallery
42 Maple Street, Bethlehem (603) 575-9077
Kinetic Art is contemporary art, dependent upon movement for its effect. Exhibiting at 42 Maple, a church for kinetic and contemporary art, with a gallery having monthly showings of other artist and themed shows.
|MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY (including western Maine, Tamworth & Freedom)|
Whitney Community Center EventsWhitney Community Center
10 Black Mountain Road/Route 16A (behind Grammar School), Jackson (603) 383-6861
The Community Center offers many options and spaces for public use. There is a large, multipurpose Main Hall with a stage and seating up to 250. The bright Art Room has working height tables and stools to accommodate about 15 people. A small conference room, with a table and chairs, is an additional option for up to 8 people. The large Kitchen has a gas stove and countertop space, with a pass through into the Main Hall. Detailed information and availability can be found on the Grammar School's website. Handicap accessible
Select Sundays, 4pm - Winter Film Series
Free to attend; you are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs. Snacks will be available to purchase.
February 26 - The BFG
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming, and soon becomes friends. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Rated PG
Tuesday, February 28, 5:30pm - Family Night
Alternate Mondays, 5:45pm – Women Writers Group
Alternate Thursdays, through March 23, 6pm - NC Shape Note Singers
North Conway Music Center Workshops & EventsMonday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturdays, 10am-5pm; Sundays, 11am-4pm
The Music Academy at North Conway Music
1976 White Mountain Highway (next to SeaDog Brewery in the Red Barn Plaza), North Conway (603) 356-3562
An award-winning, full service music center offering new & used instruments (cash-in/trade-up your instrument), accessories and lessons - rely on us for your musical instrument rental and repair needs. A variety of workshops, clinics, seminars, jam sessions, master classes and performances are offered, open to the public. Call or email and tell us what interests you. Those interested in leading or attending a workshop are encouraged to call or email Brian Charles at email@example.com.
The upstairs has been converted to beautifully outfitted, sound-proof lesson facilities featuring piano, drum kits, keyboards and all the comforts of home. The expansive main floor houses a huge variety of new and used musical instruments, a try-out room, expanded repair facilities, thousands of music accessories and gifts and room for concerts and presentations. Open to the public.
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - North Conway Brass Ensemble
Bring your horn and a stand (if possible) and play Sousa, Dixieland, Classical and more with Randy Ouellette. Music will be provided; call Randy at (603) 662-2957 to let him know what instrument you play.
Select Thursdays - Mt. Washington Ukulele Posse
A fun opportunity to meet other Ukulele enthusiasts and learn new music at an open jam & sing along. All abilities welcome. Bring a ukulele and music stand (if you have one). Organized by Donna Fornier, who is host and facilitator. Bring a ukulele and music stand (if you have one). Some sheet music will be ready to use. For musicians returning, don't forget sheet music from past meetings. No expectations of anything other than fun. Beginner session at 4:30pm with Donna precedes Open Jam at 5pm. Cost is minimal, to offset expenses for the space and music. Every second Thursday; call to confirm dates
Most Saturdays, 10:30am - Music Games and Theory Fun, with Becky VerPlanck
Developing musicianship through fun activities and group participation, for ages 7 and up. This class is excellent for beginners and experienced youngsters who want to learn, participate and have adventures in music while developing their understanding of theory and music. Bring your instrument and be ready for a no pressure, relaxing and friendly experience in music making. Please RSVP to Music Center.
Arts Council of Tamworth Programs & Concert SeriesTamworth Village (603) 323-0104 or 323-7182
The Arts Council of Tamworth (ACT), the first organization of its kind in New Hampshire, has been enriching Tamworth and the surrounding area since 1966. Visit ACT's website for more information, including ticket purchase, on all of the performances.
Select Saturdays, 7pm - Evening Concerts at Tamworth Lyceum
Call The Lyceum at 323-5120 or stop over to pick up your tickets. Beer, wine and our full menu will be served.
Select Sundays, 1pm - Tamworth Lyceum
Free and all ages, with song circle/open jam session 2pm
| Cindy Russell, Executive Director
Cell Phone: (603) 986-5015
Arts Jubilee Summer Concert SeriesThursdays, July 14-August 11, 6pm
Cranmore Mountain Resort Festival Stage
North Conway (603) 447-8914
Make your plans now to attend Arts Jubilee’s high energy, world-class performers presenting a wide range of summer entertainment. Family-friendly concerts are presented outdoors in nature's beautiful setting with mountain views at the base of Cranmore Mountain. Headline concerts begin at 7pm and an early concert performance, highlighting some of the area’s best musicians, begins at 6pm. Admission to the concerts is free for kids 12 and under. For additional information and a sample of the music from each concert, visit MWVEvents.com.
Arts Jubilee is a non-profit organization, depending on the support of our community. Donations are welcome year-round by visiting our website and clicking on “DONATE”.
| Contact: Dana Clemons, PO Box 285, Bartlett NH, 03812
Dana Clemons White Mountain Photo GalleryThursday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Monday, 9am-4pm
At The Snowflake Inn
Jackson (603) 374-6050
An award winning photographer, Dana Clemons has been photographing stunning landscapes for over 30 years, offering a large selection of unique, award-winning photographs of the White Mountains and surrounding region. Archival prints, matted or tastefully framed. Also on display and for sale at: White Mountain Artisans Gallery, North Conway; League of NH Craftsman, Littleton & Meredith; Zeb's General Store, North Conway; Flossie's General Store, Jackson Village.
| Jackson Art Studio and Gallery 155 Ridge Rd. Jackson, NH 03846 Phone: 603-387-3463 http://www.jacksonartnh.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, Classes and ExhibitsGallery hours: Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday-Friday by appointment or chance
155 Ridge Road (across the street from David Baker's Art Gallery on Route 16), Jackson (603) 387-3463
Jackson Art is a working art studio, with an attached gallery featuring the work of local Mt. Washington Valley artists/artisans. Working artists demonstrating every weekend. Art classes for all ages and abilities, taught by professional artists and artisans, include our Sip and Paint classes, Drawing, Plein Air Painting, Art Camps, Culinary Camps, Fashion Illustration, Teen Open Studio, Jewelry, Photography and more. Please preregister for classes, which are frequently being added to the website.
The Gallery features the work of over 25 local artists, most from Mt Washington Valley-paintings, photography, prints, jewelry, glass, pottery, mosaics, home furnishings and more. New artists are being added frequently; all artwork is for sale. Jackson Art has four shows a year, one for each season. Each show has a theme and features the latest work from our local artists. Meet the artists at our wine and cheese reception. Sign up to be on the email list to get an invite to shows at: www.jacksonartnh.com/art-gallery-and-shows/
Private Parties Available: Birthday Parties, Baby Showers, Wedding Parties, Corporate Event... Our instructor will guide you step by step. It's easy, stress free & affordable. Supplies included in fee.
Make Fun Art, Not Fine Art! Sip and Paint Classes
Participants will spend an evening of creativity as they twist open their favorite bottle of wine (BYOB for those 21 and over) and uncork their creativity. Or, come during the day, a great activity for kids or the whole family. Each date is structured around a specific painting; our instructor will guide you step by step ~ easy, stress free and affordable. Fun for the absolute beginner to the seasoned artist; all supplies included. Smock provided, but please wear clothes you wouldn't mind getting paint on. Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to class starting; ask about cancellation policy.
Friday, December 30, 1pm - Gingerbread House (kids 7-12 yrs; under 13 years must attend with an adult)
Saturday, January 7, 1pm - Winter Moose (kids 7 yrs and up are welcome with a registered adult)
Friday, January 20, 6pm - Paint 2 Flower Glasses
Tuesday, January 24, 6pm - Winter Covered Bridge
Special night with wine & cheese/crackers included, this event is for those 21 and older
Saturday & Sunday January 21 & 22, 9am-4pm - Painting the Sky for Artists, with Lauren Sansaricq
The sky is the heart of a landscape painting. During this 2-day studio workshop, dive into studying and painting the sky with oils. We will discuss how the sky is changing at different times of day, and what consistent principles can be found. We will also talk about the different varieties of clouds and how they optically interact with the sky. Also atmospheric glazing and other types of glazing will be demonstrated. A combination of imagination and reference material from master paintings will be used, no email@example.com
Tuesdays, through February 7, 3:45pm - After School Class: Kids Painting & Drawing Wildlife
Work on drawing and painting wildlife, with guidance from Melanie Levitt & Assistant. Students (7-14 yrs) will first sketch and then create a grid to enlarge their image on canvas and paint with acrylics. They will learn about how to create an interesting composition, color mixing, value, brushwork, and how to paint wildlife in their own style. Each student will work on their own individual painting at their own pace. Small class size will allow for lots of individual attention. Kids can choose their own image of wildlife or use one provided - email a JPEG photo of image at least 3 days prior to class, if using their own image, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students should pack a snack and drink. All supplies included in fee; smocks provided, but students should wear clothes that they wouldn’t mind getting paint on. Some scholarships available for those in need. Jackson & Bartlett students can take the bus right to the Studio, but need to arrange with the School. Cancellation Policy: no refunds or credits issued for missed classes. If kids miss a class, we will do our best to catch them up and send them home with paints to work on their paintings.
White Birch Books EventsMonday-Saturday, 9:30am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-5pm
2568 South Main Street (just south of the park), North Conway Village (603) 356-3200
Thursday, February 23, 4pm - Happy Hours: Adult Fiction
Enjoy specials, munchies, beer, wine and specific help on finding that perfect book. Plus 15% off the featured books of the night. Fourth Thursday of each month from 4-6pm
Thursday, February 23, 7pm - Thursday Night Book Club discusses "Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant
Discussions are good, fun, varied and - for the most part - stay on point. Stop in, try it out, meet some new friends and read some great books. Open to any and all readers; meets every fourth Thursday of the month except November and December, when we have a combined month holiday party. www.whitebirchbooks.com/thursdaynight-book-group.html
March 23 - "Everybody’s Fool" by Richard Russo
Tuesday, February 28, 7pm - New Hampshire Writers' Project's Three Minute Fiction Slam!
A fast-paced literary competition that challenges writers to perform original pieces of fiction in three minutes or less in front of a panel of judges. This year's regional winners will gather for a final showdown at the NH Institute of Art on Thursday, March 9 at 7pm. White Birch Books is co-sponsoring this event with the Jackson Women Writers. For more information about this event, contact Anne Barber at email@example.com.
Thursday, March 9, 7pm - Mystery Book Club discusses "Whispers Beyond the Veil" by Jessica Estevao
A small group, discussion books range from historical mysteries to contemporary thrillers. Books are usually picked a couple months in advance, but sometimes the group lines up books for several months. As with all of our groups, the Mystery Book Club is open to anyone interested and can be a great place to meet fellow readers, while discussing murder and mayhem – as it should be. Meets the second Thursday of every month. www.whitebirchbooks.com/mystery-book-group.html
White Mountain Musical Arts PresentationsVarious locations
White Mountain Musical Arts, the area non-profit organization known best for its presentation of the annual Bach Festival each August, presents live musical performances throughout the year to awaken contemporary audiences to the vitality of 17th-20th century music through historically informed performance of both familiar and unknown works - as well as current, contemporary music performances from time to time.
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The Corner House Inn - Live Music in the PUBFridays, 6:30-9:30pm (unless otherwise noted)
Junction Routes 109 & 113, 22 Main Street
Center Sandwich (603) 284-6219
The Corner House Inn is open for brunch on Sunday, and dinner is served Wednesday-Monday.
Different groups play their best music upstairs in the Pub
January 20, May 12 & August 25 - Peter Heimlich
January 27, May 19 & August 11 - Cindy Duchin
February 3, June 30 & September 29 - Paul Hubert
February 10, June 23 & October 27 - Tom Bartlett
February 17, April 14, June 9, August 18, October 6 & November 10 - The Sweetbloods (Phil & Janet Sanguedolce)
February 24, April 7, July 14, September 8 & November 17 - Doug Hazard
March 3, June 2, September 1 & December 8 - Peter Lawlor
March 10, July 21 & December 22 - Tim Hazelton & David Young
March 17, July 7 & November 24 - Brian Hastings
March 31, May 26, September 22 & December 1 - Jill Ducsai
July 28 & October 13 - Audrey Drake
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Public Building Hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm and Saturday/Sunday, 12noon–6pm
PSU and Silver Center for the Arts Concerts & EventsBox Office: Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm and one hour prior to performances
Plymouth State University - Silver Center for the Arts
Plymouth (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869
Contact the Silver Center Box Office for tickets to all Silver Center events; use the specific PSU contact email for the particular PSU event for information and attendance at PSU events.
Plymouth State University courses & events:
PSU is offering several graduate-level courses, including an online course, leading to a Certificate in Historic Preservation. For more information and to register, call 535-2636 or visit www.plymouth.edu/graduate/academics/degrees/masters/med/heritage-studies/historic-preservation/
Interested in earning your masters in Integrated Arts? PSU offers an M.Ed in Integrated Arts for classroom teachers, visual arts and music teachers and all those who believe in the power of the arts. Also offered is a CAGS in Arts Leadership and Learning for those more advanced in their careers who already hold a masters degree but wish to further develop their abilities in the arts, learning and leadership. Contact Dr. Trish Lindberg, Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting time to discuss your options.
Silver Center for the Arts events:
Call or visit the box office for a greater choice of seats and fewer fees, or buy online. Gift certificates available
Tuesday, February 21, 7pm - Olga Vocal Ensemble
Olga is a young a cappella singing group that approaches old traditions in a fresh way, combining enthusiasm, humor, and drama with genuine vocal clarity to enrapture both young and old. Their repertoire covers more than five centuries of musical joy, and the ensemble is already known for their unique programs, in which moving classical music comes together with popular repertoire. They can sing a Medieval Icelandic drinking songs and follow it with a Top 40 hit. The ensemble, which includes Dutch, Icelandic and Russian members, have toured internationally and recently released their first recording which includes music from the Netherlands, Iceland, Russia, Scotland and America. At Smith Recital Hall
Sunday, March 5, 3pm - Cashore Marionettes Performance: Life in Motion
Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefine the art of puppetry with their moving and humorous performance. Joseph Cashore presents his collection of marionette masterworks; the performance is a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to beautiful music by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss and Copland. Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation, humor, pathos, classic music, and poetic insight, the Cashore Marionettes take the audience on a journey that celebrates the richness of life. Life in Motion is a powerful, entertaining, surprising, theatrically satisfying, one-of-a-kind performance for adults and young adults. At Smith Recital Hall
Events & Workshops at Plymouth Regional Senior CenterMonday-Friday, 8am-4pm (closed when the weather is bad)
8 Depot Street, Plymouth (603) 536-1204 or 536-9639 or 536-2090
Located in a beautiful, renovated railroad depot, the Center offers a continuous and full schedule of activities, and all are welcome. Serving: Ashland, Campton, Ellsworth, Holderness, Lincoln, Plymouth, Rumney, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth and Woodstock
Thursday, January 26, 10am - Arts Alliance Artist in Residence vocalist/actress Jocelyn Duford performs "Broadway Tunes You Know & Love" Details on all shows - plus tickets and pop-up opportunities to see Jocelyn, including workshops at www.aannh.org
Tuesday, February 7, 1pm - Book Discussion Group
We have both regular and large print editions available at the reception desk. Books are due back the day of the discussion, and the following month’s selection will be available at the same time. You must sign up one month in advance to get and read your copy of the book. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month after lunch. For more information, call Diane at 536-1204
Mondays, 9am - Wood Carving Class
Beginners are welcome. Bring your own tools or come by and see what it's all about.
Wednesdays, 9am - Central New Hampshire Artists
Thursdays, 9am - Crazy Quilting Class
Knitters and crocheters welcome. For more information, call Doris at (603) 786-2297 or Pati at 536-9567
Fridays, 9:30am - Country Line Dancing, with Joan Randlett
Come kick up your heels, have fun and exercise at the same time.
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Mail: PO Box 417, Center Sandwich, NH 03227
Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery Contemporary Art ExhibitsMemorial Day through Columbus Day, Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 12noon-5pm
69 Maple Street (Route 113N), Center Sandwich (603) 284-7728
Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery exhibits art in all media by leading contemporary artists. The Gallery shows an eclectic collection of figurative and abstract work that focuses on originality and innovation. Located in a large barn built in 1825, the ample space provides an excellent venue for two and three dimensional work. To learn more, visit the website.
Art consulting is available year round, and work, though not on exhibit during winter months, is also available year round.
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Cynthia Robinson, Gallery Director
Mike Heitz, Administrative Assistant
Karl Drerup Art Gallery & Silver Center Exhibits & EventsKarl Drerup Art Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 1-4pm. By appointment
Silver Center for the Arts Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12noon-6pm (and during performances)
Plymouth State University, Plymouth (603) 535-2614
A vibrant center of art, visual culture and new media, the Karl Drerup Gallery (KDAG) is located on the first floor of the Draper & Maynard Building. Exhibitions range from traditional shows to contemporary trends. All Gallery events are free and open to the public. For Gallery and exhibition information, contact Cynthia Robinson at email@example.com.
Through February 26 - Exploring Environment: A Regional High School Juried Art Exhibit
For this exhibit at the Silver Center, the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire partners with KDAG to welcome high school student artwork featuring the diverse ways in which students engage with — and reflect on — the natural world. The exhibit, workshop and reception will invite these students and their art teachers to connect with PSU Art Department faculty and students and with the Arts Alliance’s Arts & Environment programming. www.plymouth.edu/gallery/3581/exploring-environment-a-regional-high-school-juried-art-exhibit/
Through March 4 - Exhibit: The Tools You Need: Recent Works by Jason Swift
At Karl Drerup Gallery
Wednesdays, March 1 & May 3, 4pm - Walkabout Wednesday, with Jammin’ at Karl’s at 5pm
Downtown businesses and various PSU campus buildings participate by displaying and celebrating art and the creative spirit. Each participating site plans art and creative products to have on view, plus some special deals, free snacks, and fun gathering ideas, and it changes each month. www.plymouth.edu/gallery/jammin-at-karls/
March 6-April 1 - NH Art Educators' Association's Youth Art Month: Reflections on Water
At the Silver Center
Wednesday, April 5, 4pm - Walkabout Wednesday
Downtown businesses and various PSU campus buildings participate by displaying and celebrating art and the creative spirit. Each participating site plans art and creative products to have on view, plus some special deals, free snacks, and fun gathering ideas, and it changes each month. www.plymouth.edu/gallery/artwalk/
For further information, or in case of inclement weather, contact Nancy Mardin at 536-3982, or check the website.
Campton Historical Society Programs and EventsThursdays, 9am-4pm
Old Town Hall (Campton Historical Society Building)
529 NH Route 175, Campton (603) 536-5140
The building (1 mile north of Blair Bridge Road, Exit 27 off I-93) is handicap accessible and the programs are free and open to the public, with refreshments usually served. Program meetings are usually held on the third Monday of each month except February, March and December.
Corner House Inn Storytelling Dinners22 Main Street (junction Routes 109 & 113), Center Sandwich (603) 284-6219
Thursdays, 6:30pm - Storytelling Dinners are held from the Thursday before Halloween, and continues every Thursday evening (except holidays) through the end of May. Storytelling begins after dessert and coffee are served. For reservations and more information, call or email Don Brown at Corner House Inn.
February 23 - Ed Fayle
Ed has built his reputation as a whimsical and charming entertainer, delighting family audiences by spinning marvelous tales. With acoustic guitar and blues harmonica, Ed layers warm melodies around his stories. His performances swirl with campfire intimacy as audience, teller and tale connect.
March 2 - Brendan Smith
Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Brendan unexpectedly found himself moving to Central New Hampshire 30 years ago. From learning to rake his roof, to buying firewood for the first time, to trying to fit into the social setting of a morning at the dump, he found learning to adjust to life in New Hampshire would not be very easy for this Flatlander. Still adjusting to this day, Brendan now travels the state telling his amusing tales of those years of adjustment. Whether a new or seasoned Flatlander or a curious native, Brendan’s stories are sure to make you laugh.
March 9 - Roxie Zwicker, Portsmouth NH
March 16 - Brian Hastings, Ctr Tuftonboro NH
March 23 - White Mountain storyteller Andy Davis' varied repertoire includes tales of youthful indiscretions and footloose adventure, multicultural folktales and tales of folk background with an original twist.
March 30 - Debra Ballou, Dover NH
April 6 - Cora Jo Ciampi, Gorham NH
April 13 - Jo Radner, Lovell ME
April 20 - Bill Hinderer, Peak’s Island ME
April 27 - Bob Reiser, Easthampton MA
May 4 - Libby Franck, Framingham MA
May 11 - Lynne Cullen, Portland ME
May 18 - Tim Caverly, Millinocket ME
May 25 - Season ending Storytelling Gala
Dinner & a smorgasbord of tales told by a variety of tellers
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Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State UniversityMonday-Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday, 11am-4pm (closed PSU holidays & closings)
Plymouth State University
34 Highland Street, Plymouth (603) 535-3210
The Museum of the White Mountains preserves and promotes the history, culture, and environmental legacy of the region; as well as provide unique collections-based, archival, and digital learning resources serving students, researchers and the public. Admission is free and open to the public for self-guided tours (handicap accessible). Please call Libby Griffiths or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss and schedule group visits.
Winter Exhibit: "Forecasting: Climate Change and Water Impact"
Wednesday, February 22, 5:30pm - Art Meets Science: Climate Change and Atmosphere
Come see and hear how artists and scientists are observing and expressing climate change and its impact. Colorado artist Fawn Atencio will share her approach to incorporating climate issues in her art, while PSU Research Scientist Eric Kelsey will talk about his current work on tracking climate change impact on Mt. Washington.
Friday, March 10, 9:30am - PSU STEAM Conference Day: Interweaving Art, Science, Technology in our Classrooms
Join us for this creative, interdisciplinary day. Using the MWM art/science exhibit, Forecasting: Climate Change and Water Impact as our inspiration, we will explore ways to overlap and integrate art, science, technology and writing in our teaching practices. Workshops will be both informational and hands-on, concluding with tangible and practical tools and ideas that teachers will be able to bring back to their classrooms. Presenters include artists Kimberly Ritchie and Shandra McLane, research scientist Eric Kelsey, English professor Abby Goode, Curriculum Education Professor Gerry Buteau, and the Mt Washington Observatory's Director Sharon Schilling and Education Director Brian Fitzgerald.
Sponsored in part by a grant from The NH State Council on the Arts. Presented in partnership with NH State Council on the Arts, The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, NH Arts Learning Network, PSU Arts and Technologies Cluster, PSU Tourism, Environment, & Sustainable Development Cluster.
Tuesday, April 4, 3:30pm - CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER IMPACT: THE BOSTON EXPERIENCE
John Cleveland, Executive Director, Boston Green Ribbon Commission
Followed by Members and exhibit partners-only evening from 5-6:30
Boston is the fourth most vulnerable city in the U.S. to future climate change impacts. Over the last several years, the city has been engaged in deep planning to remain vibrant, growing and safe in the face of the expected changes. This presentation will explain how Boston is preparing for expected climate impacts over the next several decades, especially sea level and rise and extreme precipitation. The city is expected to experience 3-5 feet of sea level rise by 2100, and it will require a dramatic reshaping of the urban form adapt to this new reality. This process will play out over multiple decades and will present difficult challenges as well as terrific opportunities to reinvent urban life.
Wednesday, April 12, 5pm - CLIMATE CHANGE and PLYMOUTH
Panel Discussion on climate change’s impact on local water, tourism and how we share the story. Panelist include: Adam Keul, Len Reitsma, Lisa Doner, Shandra McLane
Programs are free and open to all unless otherwise noted. Programming at the MWM is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Newfound Area Senior Center Programs & EventsBristol United Church of Christ
15 Church Street, Bristol (603) 744-8395
Serving communities of Bristol, Alexandria, Bridgewater, Hebron and Groton
Alternate Tuesdays, 9am - Craft Group
First & third Tuesdays of each month
Mascoma Area Senior Center Programs & EventsMonday-Friday, 8am-3pm
Church Street, Canaan (603) 523-4333
You’ll love visiting the historic Mascoma Area Senior Center (MASC) in the former Indian River Grange Hall in the heart of downtown Canaan. Serving communities of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Orange and Grafton
Upper Valley Senior Center Programs & EventsMonday-Friday, 8am-4pm (closed when the weather is bad)
Upper Valley Senior Center
10 Campbell Street, Lebanon (603) 448-4213
Serving the communities of Lebanon, West Lebanon, Hanover, Plainfield, Enfield, Etna and Lyme. The Upper Valley Senior Center is available for rent, with a large kitchen space, parking and handicap accessible. Great for family events and as a large meeting space. Contact Jill Vahey at the Center.
Wednesday, January 25, 12:30pm - Sing Along
Friday, January 27, 1:30pm - Tea Party
Tuesday, January 31, 11am - Cooking with Hannah
Tuesdays, 1pm - Line Dancing
Alternate Wednesdays, 1pm - Craft Time
Join Judy every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. She will have a project or two for you to create.
Thursdays, 9am OR 1pm - Senior Art Class
Held at AVA Gallery and Art Center (11 Bank Street, Lebanon). No art experience required; all materials are provided. Transportation available for morning class and afternoon drop off through Upper Valley Senior Center. Enroll at AVA Gallery: 448-3117
Select Fridays, 10am - Suite Notes Recorder Group
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New Hampshire Storytelling AllianceThe New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance promotes the oral tradition of storytelling in the community in all its forms: traditional, creative, educational, cultural, personal and therapeutic. NHSA offers assistance to its members and their communities through conferences, workshops, festivals, in the classroom, and at many venues throughout the state.
New Hampshire Storytelling Guilds
Can't get enough of our great New Hampshire storytellers? Each month the many storytelling guilds around the state offer storytellers and listeners a chance to come together and share in the amazing experience of story. Check out upcoming and ongoing events at www.nhstorytelling.org/nh-storytelling-guilds
Saturday, February 4, 12noon - Dawnland Storyfest, featuring Joseph Bruchac
New Hampshire's First Indigenous Story Circle, the event is produced through the efforts of the Mariposa Museum, the NH Storytelling Alliance, and Peterborough’s business community. At The Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street, Peterborough
Saturday, May 6 - 11th Annual Granite State Story Swap
Produced by NH Storytelling Alliance, at The Seacoast Science Center in Rye, NH
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Littleton, NH 03561
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