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February 11 - February 25
COLEBROOK AREA (including Pittsburg & Errol)

Errol Heritage Commission Historical Display
Monday, 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 237-9302

Presenting the communities of the Great North Woods with opportunities to experience the musical, cultural and performing arts.

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 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 (603) 246-8998 or 237-9302.

Friday, January 8, 7pm - Energetic Searson Sisters perform Pop/Celtic Music
​The rocking pop Celtic group Searson perform at the Tillotson Center, and will leave the audience breathless and up in their seats.

Friday, January 29, 7pm - GNWCA presents The Hardtacks in the Coffeehouse
Musicians/educators Woody Pringle & Marek Bennett perform music of the Civil War era at the Tillotson Center

Connecticut River Artisans Group Programs & Events
Select venues at various locations
North of Colebrook on Route 3, (802) 266-3687

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 Francine Bigney at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH), JoAnn Boydston at the Indian Stream Health Center (ISHC), and Barbara Nedd is exhibiting her paintings 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; Deb Sargent at (603) 538-6678 or; Fran Bigney at 237-5208 or

Thursday, October 15, 6pm - CRAG Meeting (final for 2015)
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.

For more information, call or email Anne Sullivan, Administrative Director

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Tillotson Center for the Arts
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1-3pm
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 state­of­the­arts facility for concerts, plays, movies, dances, and community events. The Center is also available for weddings, family reunions, meetings and other rentals.

Exhibiting until February 29 - CRAG (Connecticut River Artisans Group) Exhibit by Barbara Nedd in the Gallery, with free admission

Saturday, February 13, 7pm - ‘Love Me Tender’ Valentine’s Day Dance
Trip the light fantastic with Elvis Tribute Artist Don Boudreau. Cash bar/Concession

Saturday, February 20, 7pm and Sunday, February 21, 4pm - Patrick Ross, One-Man Show... Edutainment
Sunday's show includes special guest children’s performer Steven Lindholm

Friday & Saturday, February 26 & 27, 7pm and Saturday, February 27, 2pm - Carriage Lane Players perform "Deathtrap"

Exhibiting March 1-April 30 - CRAG Exhibit by Roxanne Herres in the Gallery, with free admission

Sunday, March 6, 7pm - GNWCA presents Matuto
Blues, Brazilian, Americana, Bluegrass

Friday, March 11, 7pm - GNWCA presents logging documentary "In the Blood"

Saturday, March 19, 9am-12noon - CRAG Zentangle Class, with Deb Sargent

Friday, March 25, 7pm - GNWCA presents Canadian Artist Mike Goodreau

Happenings at Errol Consolidated Elementary School
99 Main Street, Errol (603) 482-3341


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Randolph Public Library Events
Monday & Wednesday, 3-8pm; Thursday & Saturday, 10am-12noon
Town Hall complex
130 Durand Road, Randolph (603) 466-5408

All events are free to the public, unless otherwise noted. Donations to help defray costs are appreciated.

Family Resource Center Happenings
Main Street, Gorham (603) 466-5190

The Family Resource Center’s mission statement: To build healthier families and stronger communities through positive relationships, programs, and collaborations in the North Country reflects the agency’s intensive focus on children, and families as well as investments in collaboration. The FRC’s programs serve all age groups, from infants to seniors as well as individuals with disabilities, veterans and at risk women. Serving all of Coos County, Northern Grafton County and Northern Carroll County.
After-school programs offered - visit for details.

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society Museum
Tuesday-Saturday, 12noon-4pm (or by appointment)
Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center
119 High Street, Berlin
(603) 752-4590 or (603) 752-7337

The Moffett House Museum presents exhibits on Berlin's rich history, encompassing its cultural, ethnic and industrial legacies. The museum is highlighting its collection of military memorabilia.
Available for sale: "A Postcard History of Berlin"
Reading Room is available for perusing through high school yearbooks or doing research in the many "Brown Bulletins", city reports, antique ledgers and various historical documents. Genealogy research available.

Nicky Pizzo, Pinkham Notch Program Manager at 466-8119

Appalachian Mountain Club Happenings in Pinkham Notch
Saturdays (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.

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.

Evening Programs
Saturday, January 2, 8pm - Stories from the Stars, with Matt Krug
Saturday, January 9, 8pm - The North Country Moose, with Alan Stearne
Saturday, January 16, 8pm - Avalanche Awareness, with Al Mandell of Acadia Mountain Guides
Sunday January 17, 8pm - Over the Hedge, a Family-Friendly Film
Saturday January 23, 8pm - Intro to Winter Hiking, with Northeast Mountaineering
Saturday, January 30, 8pm - Stars Above the Notch: Astronomy at Pinkham Notch, with Doug Arion

Wednesdays, January 6-March 16 (excluding February 17), 6pm - International Dinner and Adventure Series
Each week features a unique menu carefully planned and freshly prepared by our Chefs. Dinners are four courses, from fresh baked breads to dessert; beverages are included. Responsible BYOB is welcome. The after-dinner program is a cultural and inspirational adventure presented by local and regional guides, explorers and travelers.
International Dinner lodging packages are also available, which includes dinner, the presentation, lodging at the Joe Dodge Lodge, breakfast and a trail pass at Great Glen Trails for Thursday. Offer applies to Wednesday nights during the International Dinner and Adventure Series only. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations, call 466-2727.
January 6 - Rocks, Glaciers & Polar Bears: A Study Abroad at the World's Northernmost University (with Jordan Cargill), featuring Cuisine of Norway
January 13 - Digging Three Continents (with Jack Holmes), featuring Cuisine of Mauritius
January 20 - A Photo-Journey: Mountains, Food & Temples of South Korea (with Sarah Audsley), featuring Cuisine of South Korea
January 27 - Trekking in Patagonia (with Leah Titcomb), featuring Cuisine of Argentina
February 3 - Camino de Santiago: Many Journeys, One Way (with Meg Holmes), featuring Cuisine of Spain
February 10 - Seven Months on the Road (with Liz & Rachel Freierman), featuring Cuisine of Malaysia
February 24 - Kruger National Park Wildlife & Scenery of the Surrounding Area (with Theo & Melanie Stibbons), featuring Cuisine of South Africa
March 2 - The Atacama Desert (with Jason & Cheryl Roth), featuring Cuisine of Chile
March 9 - Walking In The Highlands (with Pete & Suzanne Madeira), featuring Cuisine of Scotland
March 16 - Trekking the Pyrenees (with Larry Garland), featuring Cuisine of France

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290 Gorham Hill Road, Gorham, NH 03581

Susan Ferre
106 Prospect Street, Berlin, NH 03570
(580) 624-0160 cell

Music in the Great North Woods
Venues 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.

Arts Alliance of Northern NH Programs & Presentations
Gorham Town Hall's Medallion Opera House
20 Park Street, Gorham (603) 323-7302 (information)

Thursday, January 28, 6pm - Arts Alliance of Northern NH's Annual BYOP Nigh
Please join AANNH for our Annual Meeting, followed by a chance to share food, conversation and art. Come for the meeting, the exhibit,
the presentations -- or all three. All are welcome to share their work or to just come and enjoy. All ages are invited to attend and share. Please RSVP to reserve your 2-minute slot, whether you'd like to perform, share your art or talk about your
arts organization or project. Register at

Friday, February 12, 7:30pm - The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!
Join the Arts Alliance one-night-only for this hilarious off-Broadway spoof, Not Your Mom's Musical Theater's most popular show to date. The laughs are non-stop as the performers tackle Rodgers & Hammerstein (complete with a dream ballet!), Stephen Sondheim (where the landlord is a tortured, artistic genius who slashes the throats of his tenants), Jerry Herman (a splashy star vehicle), Andrew Lloyd Webber (a rock musical that borrows from Puccini) and Kander & Ebb (set in a speakeasy in Chicago). Audiences that love musical theater will love all of the inside jokes, but there is plenty of popular humor for everyone.
Tickets are available in advance online ( or in person at the Gorham Town Hall and the White Mountain Cafe. They will also be available at the door.

HAVERHILL AREA (including Bradford, VT)

Haverhill Historical Society Events
By 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 & Events
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm
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.

Monday, January 4, 1pm - Paper Crafting Class: Intro to Quilling

Thursday, January 7, 9:30am - Card Making, with Jeannie

Friday, January 8, 1pm - Advanced Jewelry Class: Beaded Initials/Monograms
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase

Monday, January 11, 1pm - Decorative Arts for Beginners: Assorted Wood Crafts
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase.

Thursday, January 14, 9:30am - Designers' Place: Floral Arranging, with Jane (all supplies provided)

Friday, January 15, 1pm - Paper Craft Class: Quilling II

Thursday, January 21, 1pm - Advanced Decorative Arts: Assorted Wood Crafts
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase.

Tuesday, January 19, 1pm - Crafts for Beginners: Keepsake Box
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase

Monday, January 25, 1pm - Advanced Crafts: Keepsake Book
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase

Friday, January 29, 1pm - Beginner’s Jewelry Class: Beaded Picture Frame
All supplies provided; preregistration required. Any questions, call Michelle or Eileen. Donations welcome. See samples in the Showcase

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

Thursdays, 12:45pm - Line Dancing

Orford Senior Center
Congregational 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


Weeks Historic Site State Park Association Summer Programs
Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (Friday-Sunday, September 11-October 12) 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. More detailed program information can be found on the website, through the "Printable Event Guide" link. Call for confirmation of dates and topics.

Whitefield Historical Society Museum
Thursdays, 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 & Programs
Sunday & 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.

Appalachian Mountain Club Programs in Crawford Notch
Appalachian 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.

LINCOLN & WOODSTOCK AREA (including Waterville Valley)

Rey Center and Curious George Cottage Activities Schedule
Saturdays, 11am-4pm
Margret & H.A. Rey Center, 37 Village Road, Town Square
Saturdays, 12noon-4pm
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.

We Need Your Help for the Artist in Residence Program
The Curious George Cottage Artist in Residence offers professional and emerging artists in all media an opportunity to pursue and share their art and artistic process while surrounded by the inspiring landscape of New Hampshire's White Mountains. To help make this possible, we provide housing for the participating artist for the two weeks they are in the Valley. We are looking for a donor to provide housing for a consecutive, two-week period in August or early September. If you have a space you're willing to donate, please call or email the Center.

Fridays, January 22 & 29, 2pm - Curious Crafts

Saturdays, January 30 and February 13 & 27, 10am - Curious George Fresh Air Adventures
Come get curious and explore nature while having fun on the Curious George Nature Trail, recommended for ages 3-6. Join us after for Curious George Story Time at 3pm (this is a free event, although donations are welcome).

Saturdays, February 6, 7pm; March 12, 7:30pm & April 9, 8pm - 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. "The Stars" and "Find the Constellations", two books about astronomy written by H.A. Rey, will be available to purchase. Bring warm layers to wear and binoculars if you have them. Designed for adults and families with children ages 4+. Donations are welcome.

Saturday, February 13, 6pm - The Margret and H.A. Rey Center's Annual Gala
Live & silent auctions, with dinner dancing and live music by The Shifters, at Waterville Valley Conference Center. All proceeds support The Rey Canter's art, science and nature based education programs. Discounted tickets available before February 5; to purchase tickets or preview auction items please visit the website.

Wednesdays, through March 2, 3pm - Curious George Story Time and Popcorn
Settle in with some fresh made popcorn at Curious George Cottage and listen to your favorite Curious George stories being read out loud.

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, 11am - 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, 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 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 Theatre
Jean's Playhouse
34 Papermill Drive, Lincoln (603) 745-6032 or 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).

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 newly-inaugurated 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.

Saturday, January 30, 5pm - THROWBACK Winter Jubilee
Support Jean’s Playhouse at our largest annual fundraiser hosted by the Woodstock Inn & Station and enjoy entertainment by Emcee Jim Hollis. Details and tickets at
5pm - Dancing and Cocktail Hour
6:30pm - Classic Homemade Buffet
7:30pm - Live Auction
8pm - Dancing and Entertainment by Your Emcee, Jim Hollis

Wednesday February 17, 7pm - Warren Miller's Chasing Shadows
Explore what it means to be inspired, and what it is about exotic locations and snow-covered summits that keep us searching for more. As skiers and snowboarders we chase a feeling, a memory, a storm, a turn — we’ve been chasing it our whole lives and we’ll keep chasing it a lifetime more. A second showtime has been added due to extreme demand – get your tickets early.

Mailing: PO Box 863, Lincoln NH 03251

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society Museum & Lectures
Wednesday, 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 Library
Monday-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, are 50" x 60", made in the USA, and are available in Cranberry Red or Hunter Green. Stop by the Library and check them out.

Wednesday, January 27, 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, February 17, 2pm - Murder around the World Book Club
Join Emily as the book group travels around the world solving murders through books. Free and open to all. Stop at the Library to pick up this month's book.

Happenings at the Lin-Wood Senior Services
Lin-Wood 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.

Friday, January & Monday, January 18 - Center closed

Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am - Adult Coloring & Creative Circle

LITTLETON AREA (including Bethlehem, Lisbon & St. Johnsbury, VT)

Contacts: President Dave Goldstone at (516) 592-1462 or
Eileen Regen at (603) 823-7711

Visit Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation on Facebook or visit our website

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Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Events & Classes
Open 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, January 24, 12noon-3pm - Jewish Arbor Day: TU B’SHEVAT Celebration
Student Rabbi Daniel Schaefer will lead the short service at Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Social Hall. A dairy-vegetarian potluck, singing and dancing follow to celebrate the New Year of the Trees in the NH winter as the almond trees in Israel begin to bloom. Open to the public. Admission free. RSVP: Eileen Regen – or 603-823-7711 – or – Martin Kessel –

Contact: Kitty Bigelow, Executive Director, PO Box 591, Sugar Hill, NH 03586

Sugar Hill Historical Museum Exhibits & Events
Fridays & 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 School
League 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.

Fridays, through January 29 OR February 5-26, 9am - Watercolor
Debbie Aldrich is an award-winning water colorist who will inspire students to express the art in their lives. Subject matter is varied and from her own creative photographs. Any level is welcome. Ages teen-adult.

Saturdays, through January 30 OR February 6-27, 10am - Beginners Water Color
Designed for the first time watercolor student and those who have taken a few classes and what to brush up on their skills. Debbie Aldrich will teach the basics of this exciting medium to get started. She will give you step by step demos and exercises. Paper will be supplied; you will need the rest of the supplies, with the list of supplies given upon registration. Bring a camera so you can take pictures of the demos.

Saturday, January 30, 10am - Shaving Cream Prints, with Lori Silva
There are many different ways to make prints, from the highly technical and complex to the relatively simple. This really fun printing activity can marble paper or create actual images using nontraditional printing materials. Finished prints can be used for a variety of other art projects or stand alone as a unique piece of art. Explore how regular shaving cream and food coloring can create fun and vibrantly colored prints through a process that seems almost like magic. Ages 5+

Saturday, February 6, 10am-4pm - Get Comfortable With Soldering, with Jean Matray
This intensive one-day class 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.

Mondays, through February 8 OR March 7-April 11, 2:30pm - Handbuilding, 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.

Tuesdays, February 9-March 15, 6pm - Expressing the Landscape: Oil Painting, with Michael Patrick Richards
Students will receive instruction, mostly one on one, in the areas of color mixing, compositional structure, surface quality and brushstrokes as a personal vocabulary. We will discuss how a painting develops and the decision making involved in creating a finished work. Open to adults with any level of painting experience.

Tuesdays, through February 9 OR Thursdays, March 3-April 7, 6pm - Guided Open Session, with Sinead Cleary or Jean Matray
Students learn new techniques while working on their own projects. The group chooses a single technique to explore during the session, such as bezel setting, soldering or enameling. The instructor leads group creative discussions where students learn from and inspire one another. Students must have taken a prior Fundamentals or equivalent. Materials available for purchase.

Tuesdays OR Thursdays, through February 11, 6pm OR Wednesdays OR Thursdays, through February 11, 9am - 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, through February 11 OR Wednesdays, March 2-April 6, 6pm - Jewelry Fundamentals, with Jean Matray or Lucy Golden
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, February 13, 10am-2pm - Love & Chocolate

Mondays, through February 15, 9am - Water Color Freedom & Fun, with Cathy Smith
Each week we will do one painting using techniques of splashing, pouring, dripping masking, different kinds of washes, negative painting and color combinations. It will be exploratory - there are no mistakes, only the possibility of creative solutions.

Tuesdays, February 16 & 23, 9am - 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, and learn the art of iPhoneography.

Saturday & Sunday, February 27 & 28, 10am-5pm - Torch Enamels: Some Like it Hot, with Anne Havel
This is your low budget, low tech approach to enameling small objects or jewelry pieces that will leave you with the skills to do this at home. You will learn how to use liquid and transparent enamels, sgraffito techniques, and use of under and over-firing for particular desired effects.

Wednesday, March 9, 9am - Photographing Art Work, with Meg Brown
Your artwork is stunning, but photos just aren’t doing it justice? In this half-day workshop, learn how to capture your work in a crisp, clean way with simple studio lighting and edits. Bring your camera, 3-5 of your best pieces, and a computer to upload your photos on.

Saturdays, through April 30, 10am - One Day Workshop: Beginners Water Color With Debbie Aldrich
Designed for the first time watercolor student and those who have taken a few classes and what to brush up on their skills. Debbie will teach you the basics of this exciting medium to get started. She will give you step by step demos and exercises. Paper will be supplied. You will need the rest of the supplies. A list of supplies will be given upon registration. Bring a camera so you can take pictures of the demos.

Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 10am - Introduction to Vitreous Enameling Examining Champleve and Cloisonne Techniques
This introduction course with Jeanne Shafer on vitreous (glass) enameling will instruct students on how enamel is bonded under high heat to various types of metal. The student will explore two different inlaid techniques creating surface designs: champleve and cloisonne. Each person will learn how various types of enamels work on copper and fine silver metals. The student will design one cloisonne piece in fine silver and learn how to enamel one champleve copper piece, add interesting textural techniques and finish both pieces during the two-day class.

Sunday & Tuesday, 1-4pm; Wednesday 12noon-3pm; Friday 10am-1pm - Clay Open Studio
Must have taken a class to participate in Open Studio

Tuesdays, 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,

The Frost Place Museum Events & Readings
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.
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 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.

The 2016 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place
The Frost Place houses a resident poet during the summer months at Robert Frost’s former home in Franconia. A cash prize, a 6-8 week residency at Robert Frost’s former home in Franconia, and featured readings at Dartmouth College and at The Frost Place, is given annually to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection. The aim of this program is to select a poet who is at an artistic and personal crossroads, comparable to that faced by Robert Frost when he moved to Franconia in 1915, when he was not yet known to a broad public.

Online registration available; email for specifics on course learning objectives

White Mountain Science, Inc.
WMSI HQ and Design Studio
22 Park Avenue, Bethlehem (603) 728-5242

WMSI supports Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education in both formal (schools) and informal (everything else) settings for the curious and inventive individual in us all regardless of age. We are also developers for STEAM curriculum and technology. Currently, we offer learning opportunities and development work in areas that leverage easy-to-use robotics and measurement equipment, low cost computing and electronics, computer coding, and rapid prototyping (3D printing and LASER cutting). Kits/tech tools available for purchase. Even if your child has attended a particular WMSI workshop twenty times, each experience will be different from the next. Workshops, lasting 90 minutes, are capped at 6 attendees each.

Electrocrafting Series - Merge the electronic with the inanimate and make the world come alive with the latest technology. Walk away with something you've created, something you have brought to life.
Wednesday, January 27 - Craft A' Collectible
Coming Soon - Digitize Yourself

Animation Series - In this series, participants will learn how to create their own short films. From shooting to editing we will help you become your own film director, producer and actor. Along with filming we will also cover what it means to be a sound designer and how to get the most out of recorded audio. Learn to work with a team and utilize each members skills to create a final product you can be proud of.
Monday, February 1 - A Simple Story

Learn to Code Series - In this series, participants will learn how to write their own computer programs, many of which will be tied to graphical outputs so they can quickly and easily see the result of their creations. Through these programming projects, participants will learn the basics of program flow, loops, decisions and variables.
Wednesday, February 3 - The Basics
Wednesday, February 10 - Make an App
Coming Soon - A Python Scavenger Hunt

Game Design Series - In the past few years video games and board games have become a serious provider for entertainment. Learn what it means to truly design a game in this series. Taught by an Independent Game Developer, participants will acquire skills that will help them become successful designers. When participants leave a workshop in this series they will be more excited to make their own game, rather than play one.
Monday, February 8 - Acrobatic Assembly
Coming Soon - Games by Gamers, Board Games meet 3D, Level Design, and Interactive Storytelling

Solve it with LEGO Series - Are you on your way to becoming a LEGO expert? This series is for you! WMSI will provide challenging and very cool real world problems that need solving. A plant watering robot? Pet feeder? A door opener? Laundry-bot? Something to take out the garbage? What's the catch? We want you to solve the real world problem with a LEGO MINDSTORMS kit. Find out how LEGO's can assist in real-world prototyping and how engineering connects directly back with the real world.
Coming Soon - Group them Together

LEGO WeDo with You Series - Participants will learn what it means to start and finish a project. Participants will enjoy learning the basics of motorized LEGOs and how to utilize them in basic engineering. From creating a plan, to actually acting on their planned design, participants will be ready for self-directed building at home.
Coming Soon - Artistic Animals

Electronics Series - In this series, participants will explore the wonders of electricity. From simple circuit-boarding to robotics design and all in-between, participants will discover how this source of energy powers our world.
Coming Soon - Make it S.I.K.

LEGO One Button Creations Series - Throughout our One Button Creations series, participants will enjoy the world of rapid prototyping, and open-ended design. While this workshop serves as an introduction to programming and physical design, our One Button Creations series are open to all. Beginners and experienced inventors will have a great time exploring and sharing their creative work.
Coming Soon - The Climb, The Basics, Sensors, Art, Useless Machine, and Motion

How it Works Series - Ever wondered how something works? Sometimes it is overwhelming to try and understand how something like a car runs and pulls its own weight, or how a bridge is able to support itself, plus the weight of giant trucks and heavy cars. Explore the design principles and mechanics behind some of these engineering feats.
Coming Soon - Wacky Constructs: Bridges and Buildings

Force of Nature Series - Explore, test and bend the will of nature in this explosive workshop series! Take command of the skies and stick to the shadows in this series of intriguing and challenging series of workshops.
Coming Soon - Aerodynamic Airplanes, Egg Skydiving, and Camo Creatures

Franconia Area Heritage Council Exhibits & Events
Saturdays, through October 31, 1-5pm (other times by request)
Franconia Heritage Museum (Franconia Town Hall)
553 Main Street (Route 18), Franconia (603) 823-5000 or 823-5977

Permanent displays in the furnished 1878 New England farm house and attached buildings, include old farm equipment, Old Man of the Mountain, 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. Browse the new exhibit Readin' Ritin' Rithmetic: From the One Room School Houses of Easton, Franconia and Sugar Hill to Our Present Day Regional Schools. The exhibit includes pictures of schools and children from Easton, Franconia and Sugar Hill. In the 1860s there were more than a dozen schools in the three towns. Research traces the change from these schools to the current Lafayette Regional School and Profile Junior-Senior High School, serving the three towns and more. The exhibit also contains many interesting historical materials and photographs. Come try our new scavenger hunts—one for children and one for adults. See if you can find artifacts that our ancestors would have had or used, but are mysterious to people today.

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.

Events & Workshops at Littleton Area Senior Center
Monday-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.

Volunteers Wanted
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.

Tuesday, January 26, 1pm - Bookworms Bookclub discusses "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty

Thursday, January 28, after lunch - Presentation: Wildlife Slideshow, with Photographer Robert Andersen

Wednesdays, February 3 & 17, 1pm - Knitters Group
First and third Wednesday each month (usually)

Tuesdays, 10am - Art Class, with Rick Tilton (any medium; all levels of interest welcome)

Littleton Needleworkers - Call for details

Kool Kinetics
Exhibiting 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.

Art & Music at The Loading Dock
Mill Street, Littleton (603) 259-6054

The Loading Dock is an all ages collaborative multidisciplinary creative space, bringing together Art, Music and Technology in one open-concept, creative community space run by volunteers, friends, collaborators and band-mates. Also an art studio, group classes are available for kids 8+ as well as individual lessons for all ages.

MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY (including western Maine, Tamworth & Freedom)

North Conway Music Center Workshops & Events
Monday-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, accessories, rentals, repairs and lessons. 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

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.

Monday, January 11, 6pm - Intro to the Banjo 2, with Wayne Peabody
Just wondering about banjo? Used to play and might get started again? This is for you. No matter what your level, you'll find this to be an interesting and fun clinic. Bring a banjo, if you have one. This clinic is by donation; all are welcome. For more information and to sign up, contact the Music Center.

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 your host and facilitator. Bring a ukulele and music stand (if you have one). Some sheet music will be ready for you to use. For musicians returning, don't forget sheet music from past meetings. No expectations of anything other than fun. Beginner session with Donna precedes Open Jam. 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.

Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

Believe in Books Literacy Foundation Events
Daily, 9am-4pm
100 Acre Wood (go through the gate, across from Town Hall Road, and follow the signs to the parking area)
41 Observatory Way, Intervale (603) 356-9980

Believe in Books Literacy Foundation is on FaceBook and Twitter. Individual, Family, and Corporate BIBLF memberships available. Member benefits include: Free Polar Express lottery entry, merchandise discount, monthly members-only Journey to the North Pole ticket drawing.
Check Out Our Online Store - All proceeds from our Journey to the North Pole merchandise and 100 Acre Wood Maple Syrup go directly towards the literacy programs offered by Believe in Books Literacy Foundation.
Those who would like to volunteer for any of the activities or events listed below or future events can call or email or

Trails in the Wood are open for the season, 7 days a week, 9am-4pm. Enjoy 10K of running, walking and biking trails in the enchanted 100 Acre Wood. Includes 1/2-mile Storybook Trail: "Bear Wants More" by Karma Wilson (

Volunteers Needed for Outreach Reading and Character Appearances
Join in to read to the preschoolers or to dress up as Olivia or Pooh. Anyone who would like to read or dress up as a character can call or contact
Tuesday, January 26-Wednesday, February 3 - Winnie the Pooh

Saturdays, March 5-April 16 - April Character Breakfasts
March 5 - Cat in the Hat
March 12 - Winnie the Pooh
March 19 - Tigger
March 26 - Rabbit
April 2 - Piglet
April 9 - Eeyore
April 16 - The Lorax

The North Conway volunteer party will be at The Christmas Farm Inn, January 14, 6-8pm. Please RSVP to

Theater in the Wood
Tickets available in advance or at the door
Sunday, February 28 - Chocolate Festival
March 2016 - Cold River Radio Show
Hosted by Jonathan Sarty and The Cold River Radio Band, The Cold River Radio Show exclusively features New England-based artists, performers, authors and storytellers to introduce listeners to the unique culture of the Northeast. Details at
Tickets available online, at The J-Town Deli in Jackson, White Birch Books in North Conway, Spice & Grain in Fryeburg, or at the door the night of the show.

Arts Jubilee Summer Concert Series
Cranmore Mountain Resort Festival Stage
North Conway (603) 356-5543 or (800) Sun-n-Ski

Make your plans now to attend Arts Jubilee’s high energy, world-class performers presenting a wide range of summer entertainment on Thursday nights from July 14-August 11, 2016. Concerts are presented outdoors in nature's beautiful setting with mountain views at the base of Cranmore Mountain. We are currently making plans for the 2016 season and invite you to visit our website soon for the full line up.

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 Gallery
Thursday-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.

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Mount Washington Valley Band Welcomes New Members
(603) 356-2096

The Mount Washington Valley Band is a traditional, New England community band, playing all types of music in the Valley for over 40 years. Alumni and new members are needed. Some loaner Instruments are available. Ages 12 & up - seniors and new members are welcome; call or email

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World Fellowship Center Workshops and Cultural Events
368 Drake Hill Road (off Route 16), Albany (between Chocorua & Conway) (603) 447-2280

As a peace and justice summer camp and conference center, the World Fellowship Center offers guests a place to be with a big mix of smart, fun, active humans at a progressive oasis on 455 mostly wilderness acres in the splendor of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. This secular, intergenerational, multicultural camp and conference center offers public educational events for adults as well as pay-for programming for people staying overnight or commuting by day. Programs address pressing issues of our time and offer opportunities to stretch and be creative. Varied lectures, workshops and performances; check website for program details. Meals served 8am, 12:30pm & 6pm. Overnight accommodations available.

Enjoy summertime pleasures while promoting peace and social justice through education and dialogue, inspired by nature. Daily possibilities include fascinating program presentations, opportunities to play, be creative, hike, bike and explore.

Sunday, January 17, 7pm - Judith Sloan's YO MISS!
A one-woman multi-character performance with Josh Henderson on viola, at Nuyorican Café in New York City. Fusing the art of theatre, poetry and music, YO MISS! is a sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always truth-telling show about immigrant/refugee teenagers and incarcerated youth grappling with the cataclysmic events that shaped them. Using midi-controllers and an original musical score to accompany her compelling performance, Sloan remixes her own traumatic experiences with those of her students and transforms into a multitude of characters ages 14 to 80 years young. Opening act, EarSay Youth Voices, and a special reception afterward for World Fellowship supporters who buy tickets at

White Birch Books Events
Monday-Saturday, 9:30am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-5pm
2568 South Main Street (just south of the park), North Conway Village (603) 356-3200

Thursday, January 28, 7pm - Thursday Night Book Group: The Son, by Philipp Meyer
Thursday, February 25, 7pm - Thursday Night Book Group: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin
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.

Monday, February 8, 7pm - International Launch Party: Lisa Gardner's Find Her
Valley resident, and New York Times Bestselling author, Lisa Gardner delivers a new pulse-pounding thriller each year and never disappoints. Horsefeathers Restaurant (in the heart of North Conway Village) is the first place to see Lisa, ask questions, and get your signed copy.

Thursday, February 11, 7pm - Mystery Book Club: Bitter Crossing, by D A Keeley
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.

Music for Kids with Sharon Novak
Various dates, times and locations

Sharon Novak sings with babies, toddlers and preschoolers almost everyday, and she knows that little children love songs that invite them to move.

Mondays, 10am - Preschool Music Class at Mountain Top Music Center, Conway

Thursdays, 9:30am - Music for Babies at Mountain Top Music Center, Conway

Thursdays, 10:15am - Music for Toddlers at Mountain Top Music Center, Conway

Fridays, 11am - Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum, North Conway

PLYMOUTH AREA (including Center Sandwich & Campton)

The Corner House Inn - Live Music in the PUB
Fridays, 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 lunch Wednesday-Sunday through Columbus Day, on the beautiful garden patio or air conditioned dining rooms. Brunch is available on Sunday, and dinner is served Wednesday-Monday.

Different groups play their best music upstairs in the Pub

January 15 - Jill Ducsai

January 22 - Peter Lawlor

January 29 - Doug Hazard

February 5 - David Young & Tim Hazelton

February 12 - Audrey Drake

Rebecca Boyden, Executive Director

Mailing address:
Advice To The Players
PO Box 14, North Sandwich, NH 03259

Advice to the Players Performances, Workshops & Events
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 12noon-4pm (open at 6pm for evening events)
Arts Center at 12 Main
Center Sandwich (603) 284-7115

Advice To The Players is a unique company of theater professionals, enthusiastic community members and energetic teens that presents Shakespeare performances and workshops in New Hampshire’s Lakes and Mountains Region. ATTP is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts & the National Endowment for the Arts.

Our Shakespeare presentations are in August during Sandwich Old Home Week, October during the Sandwich Fair, and in March. Venues include ATTP's new Arts Center at 12 Main, Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, The Sandwich Town Hall and The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth. The Arts Center also hosts ongoing gallery exhibitions, as well as the ATTP Company Store. Our December presentation of A Christmas Carol celebrates Victorian Christmas in Tamworth Village. During the school year we offer daytime performances and workshops for schools and student groups, and in July we offer Shakespeare Camps for students of all ages.

Saturday, February 13, 10am - Poetry in Motion Workshop, with Carmen Mandley
Combine your voice as a poet with spontaneous creative impulse in your body. This workshop at Arts Center at 12 Main will focus on strengthening your voice as a poet, while engaging your body in impactful, fun, wild storytelling. All participants should come dressed to move, and with a notebook. Ages 14+ welcome. Email to register.

Select Wednesdays, 7:30pm - ATTP Concert Series
Presented at the Arts Center at 12 Main. Admission is by donation, and light refreshments will also be available by donation.

Select Saturdays at 7:30pm - Studio Theatre Series
Readings and staged performances of modern classics, new plays and other surprises at the Arts Center at 12 Main.

General information about events at PSU is available at

Public Building Hours: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm and Saturday/Sunday, 12noon–6pm

PSU and Silver Center for the Arts Concerts & Events
Box Office: Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm and one hour prior to performances (closed December 14-January 3)
Holiday Public Building Hours: Monday-Friday, January 4–24, 8am-4pm and during 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

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 to schedule a meeting time to discuss your options.

January 25-February 19 - PSU Juried Student Exhibit
Highlighting the strength, energy, passion and technical skill of our PSU art students, this annual exhibition features the best efforts of students from all levels of art making. Guest jurors select excellent works from each level of instruction, including an independent level that encourages and nurtures self-directed creativity.

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.

Wednesday-Saturday, January 20-23, 7pm and Saturday & Sunday, January 23 & 24, 2pm - Shrek The Musical
Presented by the Educational Theatre Collaborative; general information is online at

Wednesday-Sunday, January 20-24 - Children’s Art Display, Educational Theatre Collaborative
Hundreds of works of art created by regional school children based on themes from this year's ETC production, "Shrek the Musical." Displayed in the lobby of the Silver Center for the Arts during the production run.

Sunday, January 31, 3pm - Silver Series: Aardvark Jazz Orchestra presents a Salute to Duke
The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra is one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world. The legendary band makes its debut at the Silver Center with Salute to Duke—an exhilarating show ranging across a spectrum of sounds and styles in the inimitable Duke Ellington manner. The band will perform classics like "C Jam Blues" and "I'm Beginning to See the Light," plus "Such Sweet Thunder," "Blue Pepper," "Pie Eye's Blues" and the lush and exotic "Caravan." At Hanaway Theatre

Events & Workshops at Plymouth Regional Senior Center
Monday-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.

Tuesday, February 2, 12:45pm - 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 - Quilting Class
Every Thursday - for more information, call Doris Goodspeed at (603) 786-2297

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 Exhibits
Monday-Saturday, through October 13, 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.

PO Box 105, Holderness, NH 03245

Little Church Theater Celebrating its 12th Season
Throughout summer
Little Church Theater and Art Gallery
40 Route 113, opposite the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness (603) 968-2250

The Little Church Theater is committed to bringing unique theatrical and artistic events to the region, with three months of performing and visual arts, all open to the public. Located on the shores of Squam Lake, their season runs from May through September.

Eagle Pond Authors' Series at Plymouth State University
Plymouth State University - Silver Center for the Arts
Main Street, Plymouth (603) 535-ARTS

Named for the ancestral home that has inspired much of his work, this series honors Donald Hall and brings to campus some of the most widely read and revered poets and authors to the PSU campus.

Thursday, February 18, 7pm - Jill McDonough
The published poet/author, recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress and Stanford, teaches poetry at UMass-Boston and incarcerated college students through Boston University’s Prison Education Program.
All readings are free and are followed by a reception and book signing at Smith Recital Hall. Advance tickets are not necessary but recommended to ensure admission. Information about the Eagle Pond Authors' Series is available from series director Diane Jeffrey.

The Blair Bridge is presently closed for repairs, seek an alternative route.

For further information, or in case of inclement weather, contact Judy Landry at (603) 726-3081

Campton Historical Society Programs and Events
Thursdays, 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.

Saturday, February 6, 5pm - Pot Luck, Popcorn, and a Free Flick
Presented by Campton Historical Society and the Campton Public Library, bring the whole family to a Rin Tin Tin Double Feature. The pot luck dinner will take place from 5-6pm, and the movies start at 6:15pm. For the pot luck dinner, please bring either soup, bread, salad, a main dish, dessert or non-alcoholic drinks.
"The Clash of the Wolves" is a 1925 American silent Western/adventure film, starring canine actor Rin Tin Tin, Charles Farrell and June Marlowe. It was filmed on location in Chatsworth, California, at what would later become the Joshua Tree National Park. The film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. Also presented is "The Night Cry" of 1926. A giant condor is killing sheep and Rinty is unjustly accused, and he must redeem himself. All the stories of how Rin-Tin-Tin could really act are substantiated in this film.
New Hampshire-based musician and
composer Jeff Raspsis will be taking his place to accompany the two features, making up the music right there on the spot. Rapsis will use a digital synthesizer to recreate the texture of the full orchestra, complete with pounding drums and clashing cymbals, all produced in real time by a traditional keyboard with 88 keys. Read more at

Corner House Inn Storytelling Dinners
22 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 11 - Kate Chadbourne
Join Kate - harper, singer, storyteller, poet and Celtic scholar - for a festive program of songs and stories that weave together the themes of inspiration, poetry, friendship and magic. Come meet the saints (especially Brigit, whose feast day on the 1st of February marks the start of Spring in Ireland), dance with fairies, laugh and sing, and revel in Irish wit, beauty and warmth.

February 18 - Mid-Season Storytelling Gala
A smorgasbord of tales told by a variety of tellers

Pease Public Library Programs & Events
Monday-Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Thursday & Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-2pm
1 Russell Street, Plymouth (603) 536-2616 or 536-2369

Wednesday, February 10, 3:30pm and Thursday, February 25, 11am - LittleBits Open Play
Come make circuit projects with LittleBits

Thursday, February 11, 3:30pm and Wednesday, February 24, 1pm - Ozobots
Check out this fascinating little robot. Use markers and colors to create codes your Ozobot will follow. Sign-ups required

Fridays, 1pm - Technology Learning Series
February 12 - Introduction to iTunes
The basics of iTunes, and how to navigate it. iTunes is a program only compatible with Apple products, if you have an Apple product please bring it with you. Prerequisites: familiarity with Apple products and knowledge of basic computer skills
February 19 - Introduction to YouTube
The basics of YouTube will include how to find videos, upload videos, and everything in between. If you have an iPad, iPod, or apple computer please bring one, but that is not required.

Friday, February 12, 3:30pm - Kid's Valentine's Day Party (with crafts)

Monday, February - Library closed in observance of Presidents' Day

Tuesday, February 16, 3:30pm - Hour of Code
Learn coding with Hour of Code online. Bring your own device (tablet or laptop). Sign up today; recommended for third grade and up.

Wednesday & Thursday, February 17 & 18, 3:30pm - Lego Mindstorms
Come learn basic coding and command a Lego Mindstorm! Each day will build on your skills. Sign ups required; limited to 8 kids. For grades 3-7

Friday, February 19, 3:30pm - American Girl Book Club
Read "Meet Kirsten" and do a craft. 1st grade and up

Monday, February 22, 1pm - Mad Science!
Learn about the many uses of gas. Attempt to pull apart the amazing Magdeburg sphere, launch a hot air balloon, and use Papa vortex to put out a candelabrum. All ages welcome with supervision.

Monday, February 22, 5:30pm - Teen Night
3D Doodler pens and more for 6th grade and up - bring a snack to share.

Mondays, February 22 & 29 and March 7, 21 & 28, 6pm - Technology Learning Series: Computer Questions
Do you have a computer question that’s been frustrating you? Would like some one-on-one help? This could include how to navigate through the internet, how to compose emails, or even how to connect to a wireless internet signal. Consider signing up for our drop-in hours. Any and all questions are welcome

Mondays, February 22 and March 7 & 21, 7pm - Community Knitters
All ages and levels of expertise are welcome. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month (usually, call to confirm). Contact: Nancy Conklin, (603) 707-6024

Tuesday, February 23, 3:30pm - Lego Mindstorms
Command a Lego Mindstorm robot. Drop-in, for grades 3-7

Wednesday, February 24, 5pm - Family Movie
Come see how your emotions really behave (rated PG). Check with the Library for the title.

Thursday, February 25, 2pm - Drop In Crafts
Come make some crafts during February break

Friday, February 26, 10am - Snap Circuits
Create circuits with snap circuits

Through February 26 - Winter Storytime and Music
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:15am - Storytime for Toddlers (ages 0-3)
Join in for singing, finger plays, rhymes, shakers and books. Drop in, no registration required
Tuesdays, 1:30pm & Wednesdays, 10:30am - Preschool Storytime (ages 3-6)
Join in for books and a craft. Registration required
Thursdays, 10:15am - Music with Miss Becky
Children ages 0-6 can sing, dance and listen to some books. Miss Becky will have her guitar and drums for a music and movement session. Drop in, no registration required

Friday, February 26, 3:30pm - Bookworms Book Club (grades K-2) discusses "Read Toys Go Out" by Emily Jenkins

Friday, February 26, 4:15pm - Page Turners Book Club (grades 3-4) discusses "The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate

Monday, February 29, 3:30pm - Lego Spectacular
Kids 5 and up can build with Legos the last Monday of each month (usually). The creations will be displayed in the Children's Room until the next meeting.

Mondays, 10:30am - Come Read to Willow
Come in to read to our resident therapy dog Willow, a good listener for any struggling or reluctant readers, young and old. Or just come in to say Hi, no registration required. Sign up at the front desk to read to Willow.

Tuesdays, 6pm - Plymouth Area Chess Club
Call 536-1179 for information

Online resources - Mango Languages can be accessed from your home computer for Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese. As an extension of Mango, Little Pim offers fun with language for ages 0-6. Please contact the Library for details.

Passes available to numerous museums & centers, including Canterbury Shaker Village, Museum of NH History, Polar Caves Park, Shepherd-McAuliffe Discovery Center, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) and Currier Art Museum, among others. Visit for more information.


Newfound Area Senior Center Programs & Events
Bristol United Church of Christ
15 Church Street, Bristol (603) 744-8395

Serving communities of Bristol, Alexandria, Bridgewater, Hebron and Groton

Tuesdays, 9am - Craft Group
First & third Tuesdays of each month

Mascoma Area Senior Center Programs & Events
Monday-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 & Events
Monday-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

Tuesdays, 1pm - Line Dancing

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