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October 22 - November 05
COLEBROOK AREA (including Pittsburg & Errol)

 

Debb1e2000@aol.com
www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/umbagog.php

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.



gnwca-subscribe@lists.lmr.com
www.gnwca.org

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

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.



lpkline43@gmail.com
www.connecticutriverartisans.org

Connecticut River Artisans Group Programs & Events
Select venues at various locations
Exhibiting at Great North Woods Interpretive Center
North of Colebrook on Route 3, (603) 237-5500 or (603) 788-4044

The Connecticut River Artisans Group (CRAG) is a "grass-roots" organization consisting of visual artists and artisans. 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.

Please visit www.ArtSpider.net to view a promotional video relating to CRAG. ArtSpider does a superb job of promoting the arts in New Hampshire.

Artists exhibiting at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH) and at the Indian Stream Health Center (ISHC). JoAnn Boydston is the artist of the month at the ISHC and Pauli Gilbert is the artist of the month at the UCVH. CRAG members JoAnn Boydston and Pat Klinefelter are exhibiting at the Great North Woods Interpretive Center.

Additionally, CRAG members display at Fiddleheads in Colebrook, featuring a themed art exhibit each month. For more information about exhibits and schedules, please contact Michele Johnsen at 237-5500 or art@michelejohnsen.com; Deb Sargent at (603) 538-6678 or debsargent@excite.com; Fran Bigney at 237-5208 or Francine@ncia.net.

CRAG's Second Annual Silent Auction at the gallery at Fiddleheads gives people the opportunity to bid on works of art members, and is ongoing until October 17. People can bid on photos, paintings and a two night stay at Jackson's Lodge on Lake Wallace by going to our gallery at Fiddleheads in Colebrook. A photo of the works of art is available on our Facebook page or website.

Thursday, October 16, 4pm - 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.

Saturday, October 25, 9:30-11:30am - Workshop: Jacob’s Ladder
This is a new take on an old toy. Participants will learn how to construct a Jacob's ladder as the basis of a simple book form to display photos, art work such as collage, mini paintings, drawings or zentangles. Makes a great and unusual photo album, or unique format for poetry, haiku or quotes – wonderful for gifts. Can be used with many scrap-booking techniques. The class is open to all North Country residents; limited to 15 participants. To register, please contact Barbara Radovic at (603) 331-1390 or bnchnted@gmail.com. The class is funded by a grant from the Art Ventures Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Held in the Community Room at the Indian Stream Health Center.



errolschool@yahoo.com

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


GORHAM & BERLIN AREA

 
https://sites.google.com/site/randolphpubliclibrary130/

Visit www.randolph.nh.gov/Local%20Interest.htm for more event listings

www.facebook.com/pages/Randolph-Public-Library/140910925947837



yrjenkins@gmail.com

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

Saturday, November 1, 6:30pm - Witches, Pop-Culture and the Past
"Hang her!" cries the raucous spectator. In 1692, nineteen people were executed in Salem and hundreds imprisoned during a witch hunt we still discuss today. Robin DeRosa explains that when Salem tells its witch stories, history, tourism and performance collide, and "truth," both moral and macabre, vies with spooky thrills for its authentic place in history. This lecture, sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council and Friends of the Library, promises to be a hair raising evening and is free and open to the public. A potluck supper precedes the lecture at 5:30pm; if attending, please bring "cauldrons" of food to share at the pot.

All events are free to the public. Donations to help defray costs are appreciated.


www.frcberlin-gorham.org
marie.demers@frc123.org
www.family-resource-center.org

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 www.family-resource-center.org/frcyouth.html for details.

Wednesday, October 22, 11:30am–1pm (Seating at 11am) - Annual Meeting and Community Luncheon
"Improving Communication in the Workplace"
A lighthearted and enlightening discussion, presented by Rene Rose, Adjunct Professor, Springfield College and Mental Health Counselor, Northeast Kingdom Human Services. Luncheon presented by the New Hampshire Culinary Institute at White Mountains Community College Bistro, Berlin, NH. Suggested donation, with limited seating – reservations required. To RSVP, call the Family Resource Center at 466-5190 x 300 or email marie.demers@frc123.org


www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/moffett.php


bcchs@hotmail.com
www.berlinnhhistoricalsociety.org

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.


www.facebook.com/AppalachianMountainClub

www.outdoors.org/lodging/whitemountains/pinkham/index.cfm

www.amcnaturenotes.blogspot.com


amcinfo@outdoors.org
www.outdoors.org/about/calendar/

Appalachian Mountain Club Happenings in Pinkham Notch
Saturdays (unless noted otherwise), 8pm
AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center in Pinkham Notch
Route 16, Gorham (603) 466-2727

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.


Check us out on Facebook

290 Gorham Hill Road, Gorham, NH 03581

Susan Ferre
106 Prospect Street, Berlin, NH 03570
(580) 624-0160 cell
susanferre@earthlink.net
www.susanferre.org


info@musicgnw.org
www.musicgnw.org

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.


monique.lavertu@stkieranarts.org

www.facebook.com/stkieranarts



info@stkieranarts.org
www.stkieranarts.org

St. Kieran celebrates Arts, Creativity & Cultural Heritage
St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts
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 will be available at the door the night of the performance.

Permanent Exhibition: Scrapbook celebrating the history & story of St. Kieran Center for the Arts
Art exhibits are open for viewing during regular business hours (9am-4pm) Monday-Friday, 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.

Season Memberships to all 2014 performances are currently available for Holiday Gift Giving. 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. As always, Nutcracker Ballet tickets are included in the membership package.

Thursday, October 16, 7pm - Opening Reception: Carla Broman Lapierre
This photographic display highlights over 30 works from Carla’s collection. Please join us to view the wonderful display of nature exquisitely captured in these pieces. The local artist will be on hand to discuss her works and share light refreshments with those in attendance. The exhibit and reception is open to the public and donations will be graciously accepted. Most of Carla’s exhibit pieces are available for sale and she has generously offered to donate a portion of the proceeds to St. Kieran’s to help keep the arts alive in the North Country.

Sunday, October 26, 2pm – Colla Voce: NH Symphony’s Choral Ensemble
Known for the quality and power of their beautiful voices

Sunday, November 2, 11:30am-4:30pm – Francofest 2014
Featuring authentic traditional homemade Franco-American fare, festivities and music

Sunday, November 2, 2pm – Genticorum Duo: Quebec’s Top Traditional Duo

Sunday, November 16, 2pm – Berlin Jazz
Enjoy the best of the Big Band Era & popular favorites

Tuesday, December 9, 7pm – SPECIAL EVENT: It’s a Wonderful Life Live from WVL Radio Theatre

Upcoming performances include the 9th Annual Nutcracker Ballet, with holiday classic featuring 45 dancers from the Robinson Ballet Company, and we end the year with beautiful Christmas Concerts by North Country Community Chorus on
December 10, 12 & 14


dvallee@gorhamnh.org

www.gorhamnh.org/Pages/Gorha
mNH_opera/Index

info@gorhamnh.org
www.medallionoperahouse.org

Events at Gorham's Medallion Opera House & Town Happenings
Gorham Town Hall's Medallion Opera House (unless otherwise noted)
20 Park Street, Gorham (603) 466-3322

Friday, October 17, 7:30pm - Concert: Peppino D’Agostino
Peppino's virtuosic technique, penchant for open tunings, and percussive effects are the basis of his unique compositional style. Add to that his natural warmth, playfulness, and broad musical tastes and you have the recipe for what he calls “minestrone music.” Hailed as “a guitarist’s guitarist” by Acoustic Guitar magazine, D’Agostino was voted Best Acoustic Guitarist by Guitar Player magazine readers in 2007. Tickets will be available at the door, online at www.medallionoperahouse.org and at the Gorham Town Hall and White Mountain Café.

Tuesday October 21, 8:30am-3pm - Making Connections: Using Drama & Storytelling Across the Curriculum
Genevieve Aichele, founder and director of the NH Theatre Project, will facilitate a free workshop for North Country teachers demonstrating how they and their students can use dramatic techniques to unleash the power of personal stories, deepening their capacity to make connections with larger stories of history. Representatives of local theaters are also invited to participate. The program is a partnership between the NH Humanities Council, the NH Theatre Project, and the Arts Alliance. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, contact Frumie Selchen at programs@aannh.com or 323-7302.


www.facebook.com/pages/Gateway-Gallery-Gifts/330497500309929
info@gatewaygallery.biz
www.gatewaygallery.biz

Gateway Gallery & Gifts Showcases North Country Artists
Wednesday & Thursday, 12:30-5pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am-4pm (also by appointment)
36 Exchange Street, Gorham (603) 466-9900

Located at the northern edge of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, in Gorham, Gateway Gallery & Gifts features White Mountain Memorabilia, work by North Country artists, and an eclectic sampling of gifts from framed fishing flies to jewelry from away - sometimes far away. Gateway Gallery specializes in custom framing using conservation materials and methods.


HAVERHILL AREA (including Bradford, VT)

 

Haverhill.Historical.Society@gmail.com
haverhillhistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/

Haverhill Historical Society Events
By appointment
Haverhill Historical Society's Kimball Store Museum
58 Court Street, Haverhill (603) 989-5953

Celebrating Haverhill's and Newbury's 250th Anniversary
A year-long celebration of "250 years as chartered neighbors" with Newbury. For more information, email altosax7@yahoo.com. Visit at www.celebrate250.org or on Facebook at Haverhill/Newbury250th.

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.



www.gcscc.org/horsemeadow.asp

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. Why not call a friend, invite them to lunch at HMSC, and sit in on one of the many offered activities at the Center? Call Deb or JoAnne for more details.

Thursday, October 2, 1pm - Designers' Place: "One-of-a Kind" Cards, with Jeannie

Tuesday, October 7, 1pm - Open Doors on the Back Porch
Cyndi Wellman presents... PICTIONARY

Thursday, October 9, 9:30am - Designers' Place: Floral Arrangements, with Jane (all supplies provided)

Friday, October 31, 11am - All Hallow’s Eve at The Haunted Halls of Horse Meadow
Food, fun & friends - Wear a costume if you dare. Prizes will be given.

Mondays, 9am - Art Class by appointment, with Barb

Monday-Friday, 11:15am - Music

Mondays, 12:30pm - Designers' Place: Hearts & Hands Quilters

Tuesdays, 9am-2:30pm - Nifty Needlers, with Gayla

Wednesdays, 10:30am - Writers' Group

Thursdays, 9am - Art Class, with Barb

Thursdays, 12:45pm - Line Dancing with, Paul Williams



www.gcscc.org/orford.html

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.


LANCASTER & WHITEFIELD AREA

 
www.nhstateparks.org/explore/state-
parks/weeks-state-park.aspx



nhparks@dred.state.nh.us
www.nhstateparks.org

Weeks Historic Site State Park Association Summer Programs
Saturday & Sunday, September 6-October 13 (Columbus Day), 10am-5pm
Great Room at the Summit Lodge, Weeks State Park
200 Weeks State Park Road (off Route 3), Lancaster (603) 788-4004

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. Attendance is free and the public is invited to all programs.
Call for confirmation of dates and topics.



bonfletcher@yahoo.com
www.whitefieldnh.org/page2.asp

Whitefield Historical Society Museum
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. Ongoing exhibits are also on display on the first floor of the Mountain View Grand year 'round and are updated periodically.


www.aannh.org/heritage/coos/jefferson.php

www.facebook.com/pages/Jefferson-Historical-Society/118993864789538




jcm@ncia.net

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.


www.facebook.com/lancasterrialto



lancasterrialto@gmail.com
www.lancasterrialto.com

Live & On Screen at Rialto Theatre
Rialto Theatre
80 Main Street (Route 2), Lancaster (603) 684-1121

New entertainment every week, covering a vast array of genres, providing recent run movies and unique viewing alternatives by bringing back classics, vintage films and nontraditional entertainment.


www.facebook.com/AppalachianMountainClub

www.outdoors.org/summerguide

http://activities.outdoors.org/search/index.cfm?action=main&dest=11

Rob Burbank, Director of Media and Public Affairs
rburbank@outdoors.org
(603) 466-8155
amcinfo@outdoors.org
www.outdoors.org/lodging/whitemountains/highland/

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.

AMC Kicks Off White Mountain “Artist-in Residence” Program
Recalling the celebrated 19th-century tradition of White Mountain “plein air” painting, the AMC is bringing back the Artist-in-Residence program to the historic Crawford Notch location of its Highland Center Lodge. Starting this fall, two New England artists will be the first to walk in the footsteps of Frank Henry Shapleigh, the famed White Mountain School of Art landscape painter who once resided at the former site of the Crawford House grand hotel. The AMC has since restored the original Shapleigh Studio, which was built in 1880 and is now listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. Much like in Shapleigh’s heyday, Crawford Notch’s newest Artists-in-Residence will share their creative talents with the Highland Center Lodge’s guests and visitors. In addition to offering a number of free activities, such as talks, demos, and exploratory hikes, the artists will also host multi-day workshops during their extended stays. This fall’s Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the art of “plein air” outdoor landscape painting, inspired by the early works of the White Mountain School of Art. Visit AMC’s Fall Guide for full details and to register for upcoming Artist-in-Residence workshops: www.outdoors.org/lodging/fallguide/nature-arts.cfm.
October 17-20 - Crawford Notch Artist in Residence: Landscape Painting with Michael Vermette
Featuring Master Painter Michael Vermette, your experience will begin with a presentation on the great masters who painted studies of the White Mountains. In the days that follow, Vermette will demonstrate two approaches used in painting plein air: painting in oils and in watercolors. You will produce many studies over the weekend in one of the region's most beautiful and dramatic sites.
October 24-26 - Mountains of Stars: Amateur Astronomers Weekend in The White Mountains
Observe the stars from the dark skies of northern New Hampshire, and stay at the beautiful Highland Center Lodge, centrally located in the White Mountains. Two nights of dark sky observation during the new moon, astronomy presentations, and short talks.
October 31-November 2 - Ghosts of Crawford Notch: History Weekend
This program focuses on the rich history of Crawford Notch with tours of the Notch and area historical sites, such as the Willey House, Crawford Cemetery and Pet Cemetery, the Mount Washington Hotel, and more.


www.purplemoosekidventures.com
Kristen Steele
kristen@pmkdc.com
www.pmkdc.com

Purple Moose Kidventures and Discovery Center
Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 10am-12noon & 1-3pm; Wednesdays, 10am-12noon & 1-5:30pm
Tuesdays & Sundays by appointment only
63 Elm Street, Lancaster (603) 788-3030

Perform, explore, create, imagine, play! A small children's museum offering dramatics and early music classes for kids ages 2-12 as well as nature, world and children's literature enrichment activities. All classes and activities are free with your paid admission (daily fee or memberships available). Some hours may not be available if classes, birthday parties or FREE workshops are scheduled. Please call to confirm.
Enjoy activities, the new Sensory Room, and then stay for some Discovery Center fun. Due to limited space and parking, reservations for Discovery Center hours are required. Call or email to reserve your visit.

Momventures Classes
These grown-up craft classes give you a chance to have a night out. Grab some friends and come make some spring and summer wreaths... we provide the instruction and everything you need to make your masterpiece. There are munchies to enjoy and it is a fun time for all. Classes are held evenings based on your schedule. Call to set up a Momventure with your friends, and check out pictures of our first class on our Facebook page.


LINCOLN & WOODSTOCK AREA (including Waterville Valley)

 
Call the Box Office at 745-2141 or
visit the website to purchase
tickets.

Find more information on the
website and please direct all
questions to Vicki Etchings at
vetchings@jeans-playhouse.com.


info@jeansplayhouse.com
www.jeansplayhouse.com

NCCA's Theatre at Jean's Playhouse & Children's Touring Co.
Jean's Playhouse
34 Papermill Drive, Lincoln (603) 745-6032

The North Country Center for the Arts presents professional Broadway musical shows, presented in alternating repertory.

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.

Wednesday-Saturday, October 1-18, 7:30pm - Greater Tuna
What do Arles Struvie, Thurston Wheelis, Aunt Pearl, Petey Fisk, Phineas Blye and Rev. Spikes have in common? In this hilarious send-up of small town morals and mores, they are all among the upstanding citizens of Tuna, Texas’ third smallest town. Greater Tuna is wall to wall country-fried buffoonery, both an affectionate commentary and withering satire.

Saturday, November 1, 6pm - Day of the Dead Movie Fest
Enjoy family fun, Halloween games, costume contests and food El Charro Mexican Restaurant (with adult beverages available at the bar) and a trio of classic Halloween movies: Young Frankenstein (PG) will start at 6:40pm, followed by The Addams Family (PG-13) at 8:45pm. Come in costume to get $5 off admission. For the first time ever, Jean's Playhouse will screen a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R) at 11pm. Bring your sense of humor. And some toast. No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without an adult.

Just around the corner are productions of Honk! Jr. (November 7-9), presented by our Jeans Teens youth program, in partnership with our friends at the Lin-Wood School, and the triumphant return home (December 20-21) of our first ever attempt at a National Touring production, A Christmas Carol. We are pulling out all the stops to create a spectacular Christmas production that you and your family will never forget, at Jean's Playhouse on December 21 & 22.


www.logginginlincoln.com

Mailing: PO Box 863, Lincoln NH 03251


library@lincolnnh.org
www.lincoln.lib.nh.us/history.htm

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 Pemi Historical Society has produced a beautiful cookbook in commemoration of Lincoln and Woodstock's 250th anniversaries, on sale at the museum, Lincoln Public Library and Fadden’s General Store. 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. All proceeds from the cookbook will go to the museum building renovation project.

Thursday, October 30, 6pm - UPHS 29th Annual Meeting: Why Stories Matter in Our Lives
Thatcher Freund, the presenter for this program, will talk about the importance of stories in our lives and why we need to preserve them. Free and open to all; refreshments served.


www.friendsoflincolnlibrary.org






library@lincolnnh.org
www.lincoln.lib.nh.us

Programs & Events at the Lincoln Public Library
Monday-Friday, 12noon-8pm & Saturday, 10am-2pm
22 Church Street, (603) 745-8159

Lincoln Public Library and Believe in Books Literacy Foundation present Storybook Trail
A fun, family literacy activity... take a walk along the trail, and read a children’s story. Starting at the Loon Mountain Picnic area on Route 112, the story changes each Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 5pm - Movie Night
All are welcome. Please call to reserve your seat, as space is limited, and inquire to the film showing.

Mondays, 3-5pm - LEGO Club
Preregister for this event. 6-12 year olds

Wednesdays, 4-5pm - Italian Study group
This group is open to all that would like to learn a language.

Fridays, 11am - Storytime
We will read stories, do a craft and enjoy each other's company. This program is free and open to all.



tcamargo@gcscc.org
www.gcscc.org/linwood.html

Happenings at the Linwood Senior Services
Linwood 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 davegoldstone1@gmail.com
Eileen Regen at (603) 823-7711

Visit Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation on Facebook or visit our website

Mailing list sign up (for activities): e.sregen@roadrunner.com



esregen@hotmail.com
www.bethlehemsynagogue.org

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Events & Classes
Open year round on most weekends, Jewish holidays and festivals
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Synagogue & Abe Goldstone Library
PO Box 395, Bethlehem, NH 03574
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. Originally used only in summer months, the BHC Synagogue is now in use year round by residents and visitors. The synagogue houses an extensive library and is presently establishing 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. Religious school for children and classes for adults will also be offered. Please visit the website for detailed information on 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.

The BHC 2014 calendar includes the debut of the White Mountain Jewish Film Festival at the Colonial Theatre; this year's theme is The Jewish-American Experience. A classical concert series features musicians from the North Country Chamber Players and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Holocaust historian Geoffrey Brahmer returns to present the story of poet Avrom Sutzkever of the Vilna Ghetto. Other activities scheduled include a Writing Workshop, hiking, Books of Jewish Interest Book Club and more. All events and activities are open to the public.


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

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Sugar Hill Historical Museum Exhibits & Events
Fridays & Saturdays, May 30-October 13, 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. "Once Upon a Time," the 2014 exhibit, features the museum’s extensive collection of clothing, cradles, books, toys, ephemera and childhood memories of bygone eras. Other exhibits include the Cobleigh Tavern, carriages, a reproduction of a local blacksmith’s shop, a collection of public signs, a 1939 Ford fire truck, and a variety of sleighs. A large photograph collection and a wealth of historical and genealogical references are found in the library. The gift shop sells the museum’s self-published books, antiques, jewelry, and many crafted items created by Sugar Hill residents. Admission is free – donations gratefully accepted. Call for more information or to make an appointment for a special tour.


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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

Currently on Exhibit - Boyan Moskov
Moskov’s ceramic work is at the fine art end of the craft spectrum. He is one of the most innovative and prolific potters in the League, endlessly pushing the boundaries of ceramic art. He is constantly experimenting and innovating, challenging the clay, the glazes, the firing process and design.

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.

Thursdays, October 2-23, 9am-12noon - Watercolor
Debbie Aldrich is an award-winning water colorist who will inspire students to express the art in their lives. Each week students will learn a new technique, some traditional and some very modern, from one of Debbie's originals. Any level is welcome. Ages teen-adult. Classes also available December 4-18, 9am-12noon.

Mondays, October 6-27, 6-8pm - Oil Painting, with Kristine Lingle
In this 4-week course, students will learn basic oil painting techniques to create small still-lifes of fruits and vegetables, with an emphasis on color, value and composition. Each class will begin with a demonstration of technique. A materials list will be provided upon registration.

Tuesdays, through October 7, 10am-12:30pm - Hand-building, with Marghie Seymour
Learn some basic hand-building skills from Marghie while having fun making both practical and whimsical items. Teen-Adult

Tuesdays OR Thursdays, through October 9 and October 28-December 19, 6-9pm OR Wednesdays, through October 8 and October 29-December 17, 9am-12noon - Throwing/Handbuilding
From basic throwing and handbuilding skills, to creating advanced forms and applying surface designs. With Stephanie Marston or Alison Dodd, open to students with any level of experience. Teen-Adult No classes Thanksgiving week

Wednesdays, through October 8, 6-9pm - Digital Photography, with Karen Abbruscato
Explore digital photography in relation to fine art. Students will be introduced to the basic technology necessary for the production of their art work, as well as learning about the visual arts, how to look at and critique photography. Bring your own experience, problems and questions. Enhance your abilities to find solutions which express and expand your creative ideas. Teen-Adult

Thursdays, through October 9, 6-9pm - Jewelry Fundamentals, with Jean Matray
Explore fundamentals of metalsmithing, including soldering, sawing, forming and surface texture & 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.

Fridays, through October 10, 9am-12noon - Color Theory & Design, with Karen Abbruscato
Learn how to use color creatively and effectively in any medium. Practice color mixing and comprehend color relationships. Students will create wide spectrum palettes and design projects using only red, yellow, blue and white. Teen-Adult

Monday, October 13, 9:30-11:30am - Clay Whistles, with Marghie Seymour
From a simple basic pinch pot Marghie will teach you how to make a whistle. When finished you will paint it with underglaze. Ages 6+

Wednesdays, October 15-November 19, 6-9pm - Digital Imaging, with Karen Abbruscato
Identify personal uses and learn methods for navigating Adobe Photoshop's evolving array of menus and tool applications. Discussion and demonstrations will include (but not limited to) Image editing and manipulation, File formats, Resolutions, Scanning, Printing and Portfolios. This workshop is offered for those who have (or intend to purchase) their own digital cameras/scanners, laptops/ pads and Adobe Creative Suite software or just Adobe Photoshop. (Older versions will be fine). Lessons will be based upon needs and requests of attendees; bring your own experience, problems and questions. Teen-Adult

Fridays, October 17-November 21, 7:30-10:30am - Color Theory & Light Properties, with Karen Abbruscato
Learn how to use the properties of light and how to use color more creatively and effectively in any medium.
Teen-Adult

Saturday, October 18, 10am-4pm - Enameling: Color Play, with Lucy Golden
Enameling is the age-old art of fusing colorful glass to metal. In this one-day workshop, beginning and ongoing students will be introduced to techniques of sifting, using stencils, and sgraffito, among others. Exciting colors of enamel are available. Millefiori beads, silver wire and foil can be added as accents. Students will have at least one finished piece by the end of the day.

Saturday, October 18, 10am-4pm - Teen Enameling: Color Play, with Lucy Golden
Enameling is the age-old art of fusing colorful glass to metal. In this one-day workshop, beginning and ongoing students will be introduced to techniques of sifting, using stencils, and sgraffito, among others. Exciting colors of enamel are available. Millefiori beads, silver wire and foil can be added as accents. Students will have at least one finished piece by the end of the day. Age: 12+

Saturday, October 25, 9am-5pm - Basket-making, with Ray Lagasse
Choose from an assortment of Ray's wonderful baskets, including Pack Basket, Market Basket, Double Pie Basket and Laundry Basket. Adult

Sundays, October 26 & November 2, 10am-4pm - Intro to Jewelry Making, with Cathy Smith
Learn simple soldering, hammering and the finishing steps for your piece. You will make a bangle bracelet or earrings. Some techniques you will learn are drilling, sawing, and wire manipulation. Bring a broken piece of jewelry and we'll discuss repairs. Learn simple ways to work with minimal cost.

Thursdays, October 30-December 11, 6-9pm - Guided Open Session, with Jean Matray
Learn new techniques while working on your 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. Materials available for purchase.

Mondays, November 3-24, 6-8pm - Acrylic Painting, with Kristine Lingle
In this 4-week course, students will learn how to create an abstract painting by dripping, spraying, scraping, and stamping acrylic paint on canvas. Imagery will emerge through the intuitive process.

Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & November 9, 10am-4:30pm - Unconventional Stone Setting, with Paulette Werger
Learn unusual ways to set stones, pearls or found objects. Learn fabrication on a small scale, such as building a basket style prong tab setting. This is a perfect class to refine skills and learn shortcuts in fabrication and building settings. Many mounting styles will be demonstrated and discussed.

Tuesday, November 11, 9-11:30am - Kids Jewelry: Earrings, with Juliette Ainsworth
Students will make at least one pair of earrings, with many choices of bead styles and color. Techniques used will include copper soldering, wire wrapping, beading, metal shaping & stamping, drilling and sanding. Ages 9+

Saturday, November 15, 9am-4pm - Anticlastic Cuff, with Monica Eastman
These graceful curved cuffs will be made from copper or brass or silver. The metal can be patterned with either the rolling mill or hammers, making each bracelet unique. Students will have at least one finished piece by the end of the day.

Saturday, November 22, 9am-5pm - Nuno Felted Scarf, with Beth Harwood
This one day workshop is designed to give you a working knowledge of the nuno technique: a method of felting wool fibers into a fabric base, often silk. Nuno felt has become the darling of couture for its lightweight, drape-able and highly textured fabric, perfect for a summer scarf or shawl as very little wool actually touches your skin. Create a luminous lightweight scarf and learn about the fastest-growing technique in felt-making. *Please note that this class requires sustained periods of standing.

Saturday, December 6, 10am-12noon - Holiday Ornaments
Fun for the whole family (ages 6+). Cut out holiday shapes and paint them with underglaze. They will be fired in time to hang on your holiday tree. Bring your own cookie cutters, if you would like.

Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & December 7, 10am-4pm - Bead Cap & Bail, with Annie Salter
Learn how to make a lovely bead cap and necklace bail with silver sheet and wire. You will learn to fuse wire to sheet, make bead caps in different shapes, along with a bail. Stones and pearls will be available for purchase or you may bring your own stones or pearls. You should feel comfortable with a torch and know some basic fundamentals of metalsmithing. You will learn how to use dapping tools to dome the metal once the wire is fused to the sheet.

Saturday, December 6, 1-3pm - Make A Mug (Or 2)
It is very easy to make your own mug. Use texture or color or both to personalize it. Make some for yourself or or for a Christmas present. Ages 6+

Sunday, 1-4pm; Tuesday 2-5pm; 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.

Thursdays, 9-11:30am - Mixed Media Open Studio: Watercolor~Oils~Acrylic~Pastels
Hosted by Susan Retz & Betsy Fraser, join fellow artists in an opportunity to work with friends. Get tips, tricks and "another perspective" from experienced professionals. Each participant provides his or her own materials, the rest of the group provides the company. Open to all, no experience necessary. Walk-ins welcome, no need to register.


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The Rocks Estate Programs & Events
Open daily, year-round
The Rocks Estate
4 Christmas Lane (off Route 302), Bethlehem (603) 444-6228 or (800) 639-5373

Owned by The Society for Protection of NH Forests, the landmark 1,400-acre Rocks Estate includes numerous buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offers Agri- and Eco-tourism opportunities throughout the year. Picnic areas, hiking, skiing & snowshoe trails. Bretzfelder Park, Prospect Street in Bethlehem, is managed in cooperation with the town of Bethlehem. Facilities include a classroom, educational trails, pond and picnic sites. For more information and a calendar of events, please call, email or visit the website.

Visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour of the New Hampshire Maple Experience at The Rocks and visit the Maple Museum, housed in one of many carefully restored historic buildings on the Estate. The museum includes a collection of historic and modern tools used in sugaring. A video played inside the sugar house provides a virtual tour of the springtime sugaring process. The extensive trails system at The Rocks is open daily, year-round, from dawn until dusk. Leashed pets are welcome to accompany their people on the trails. For visitors using their smart phones, The Rocks also offers a Mobile Tour, where visitors may learn more about the history of the Estate, modern day conservation and management practices there, and the different types of Christmas trees grown on the farm.

Weekends, September 27-October 18 - Tag-Your-Own Christmas Tree
Find a perfect Christmas tree in the fields of firs at The Rocks, then return to cut and purchase your tagged tree anytime from November 22 through December 24. The Rocks Marketplace, Gift Shop, and Maple Museum are also open during this time.

Select Wednesdays, 7pm - Bretzfelder Park Programs
These free programs are part of the Bretzfelder Park Family Educational Series, owned by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (www.forestsociety.org). All are welcome. The summer series is held Wednesdays in August, and the winter series is held Wednesdays in February.




gotoshow@BethlehemColonial.org
www.bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org

Events & Films at The Colonial Theatre
2050 Main Street, Bethlehem (603) 869-3422

Sunday-Tuesday, 7:30pm; Wednesday, 5:30pm (2 for 1 night); Friday & Saturday, 5:30pm & 8pm - Movies


Sarah Audsley, Assistant to the Director, saudsley@frostplace.org



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www.frostplace.org

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. Upcoming programs include:

The Frost Place 2015 Contests
Submissions Period: October 1-December 31, 2014
2015 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place
2015 Frost Place Chapbook Contest Sponsored by Bull City Press
For more information about the submission period and how to apply, visit the website.


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Events & Workshops at Littleton Area Senior Center
Monday-Friday, 8am-3pm (closed when the weather is bad)
77 Riverglen Lane, Littleton (603) 444-6050

Check website for 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.

Wednesdays, October 1 & 15, 1-2pm - Knitters Group
First and third Wednesday each month (usually)

Tuesdays, October 7 & 21, 1pm - Line Dancing with Billye

Thursday, October 9, 1:15pm - Lunch and Learn Series: Gem Stones and Crystals
The use of stones as a compliment to your daily life and healing is well documented. This includes the use of appropriate gem stones to work with your Chakra centers. Come and learn how crystals and gem stones work with your energy to help clear, heal and balance
yourself, with Kate Kelly. Sign up at the front desk or by calling.

Thursday, October 16, 10:30am - Littleton Needleworkers

Friday, October 17 - Octoberfest
A delightful German style meal, with Polka music provided by Lucille Bedard

Friday, October 24 - Advisory Council Specialty Buffet with Wayne Klinger entertainment on the saxophone

Saturday, October 25 - Jack o'Lanterns on the River
The River will be aglow with locally carved pumpkins, a beautiful sight to behold and a great family outing. During this event, the Senior Center will be selling cider, hot cocoa and homemade donuts.

Tuesday, October 28, 1pm - Bookworms Bookclub discusses "The Importance of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde

Friday, October 31 - Halloween Party
Come in costume to be in a special drawing. Plan on lots of spooky fun and frivolity.

Mondays, 1pm - Yoga (new members welcome)

Tuesdays, 10am - Art Class, with Rick Tilton (beginners welcome)

Wednesdays, 11am - Piano Music by Charles

Wednesdays, 3pm - Computer Classes (Call to signup and to confirm dates)

RSVP Knitters - Call for dates and times


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

 
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Jackson Grammar School & Whitney Community Center Events
Whitney Community Center & Jackson Grammar School
Route 16A, 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.

Do you have an interest or hobby you would love to share with the JGS students? If so, we would be delighted to have you to join us after school and teach us all about it; please touch base with Meredith Piotrow to schedule a program.

Tuesdays & Thursday, 5:30-6pm & 6-7pm - Zumba
Taught by Dottie Aiello, a licensed instructor, also a Certified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. For more information, call (978) 790-3375 or email dottiaiello@aol.com.

Thursdays, 3:30pm - Kripalu Yoga Classes
Classes are taught by Dixie Lea-Sunshine Yoga Community Alliance. For more information, call (603) 726-6955. Bring a yoga mat if you have one, or use one of the instructor's. No experience necessary, all levels welcome.



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Conway Public Library Events & Programs
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 10am-8pm, Wednesday 10am-6:30pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm
15 East Main Street, Conway (603) 447-5552

October Author of the Month - Emily Kinney, author of "The Isle of Lote," a novel for young adults

October Artist of the Month - Heidi Sands

Monday, October 20, 10:15am - One Book One Valley 2014: "Flight of the Sparrow" by Amy Belding Brown
Join a discussion of the book with the Conway Library's Morning Book Group. All welcome. Copies available at the Front Desk.

Monday, October 20, 4pm - Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Conway Public Library (public is welcome)

Monday, October 20, 6:30pm - Free Family Concert
Enjoy original music with keyboardist and singer/songwriter Meg Josalen. Refreshments served.

Tuesday, October 21, 6-7:30pm - Get Tech Help!
Bring in whatever technical device is currently causing you to tear your hair out and get one-on-one help from tech-savvy volunteers. Half an hour limit per question, please. Refreshments served. Free and open to all.

Thursday, October 23, 10:30am - A very special story time with a puppet show presented by the Waldorf School called "The Arrow Chain." Little ones are invited, no age limit.

Monday, October 27, 10:30-11:30am - Learn to Play, Play to Learn
Family Place Workshop for age 1 to 3 years old and their caregivers. Series of 5 skips next week then runs through November on Mondays at 10:30am.

Monday, October 27, 6:30pm - Meet the Author: Emily Kinney
Join Kinney as she presents "The Author Gambol," a program about her writing career. Refreshments served. Open to all.

Tuesday, October 28, 6pm - Meeting of the White Mountain Storytellers Guild (all welcome)

Tuesday, October 28, 7pm - "Tales to Make You Tremble" a spooky story concert presented by the White Mountain Storytellers Guild. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

Wednesday, October 29, 4pm - Annual Halloween Costume Parade for all ages on the Library lawn (indoors if rainy or cold). Please bring potluck goodies to share at the party after the parade. Tara will read some seasonal tales. The Library provides punch. Free & open to all ages.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, through October 30, 10:30am - Fall Story Times
Older siblings and guests are always welcome. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public.
Tuesdays for 2-year-olds and Thursdays for 3 & 4-year-olds
Age appropriate stories, songs and action rhymes, with crafts on Thursdays
Wednesdays for Babies - Children under 2 enjoy simple books, songs and action rhymes

Thursday, October 30, 7pm - One Book One Valley 2014 offers its culminating event with a live presentation by Amy Belding Brown, author of "Flight of the Sparrow." The program is at the Lutheran Church of the Nativity on Main Street in North Conway Village and is entirely free and open to the public, thanks to grants from the NH Humanities Council, the Pequawket Foundation, and the Ham Foundation.

Returning March, 2015 - Open Mic Night for poets, writers, acoustic musicians and storytellers of all ages. The first hour is open floor, then after a break for refreshments, the featured performer takes the spotlight. Mike Everyday shares his writing – some poetry, some prose – about living in the moment. Listeners welcome. Meets on the second Monday (usually) of March, May, July and September.

The Library offers an outreach program to day care facilities throughout the Town of Conway. Call to schedule the delivery of books, materials and/or live story times. These services are free.



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Arts Council of Tamworth Programs & Concert Series
Tamworth Village (603) 323-0104 or 323-7182

Visit ACT's website for more information, including ticket purchase, on all of the performances.

Arts Council of Tamworth is pulling up stakes at artstamworth.org and heading over to artconnectsus.org. The "new house" is a little untidy, but we look forward to inviting you in soon to see our new user-friendly arts event calendar page and more.



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

High energy, world-class performers presenting a wide range of entertainment from Celtic-Irish music to traditional brass band to the Blues, and music of the '80s and classics from Broadway. Concerts are presented outdoors in nature's beautiful setting with mountain views at the base of Cranmore Mountain. Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs; food and beverages available on the Deck at Zip's Pub with a full view of the stage, or bring your own picnic supper (no alcohol, please). Headline concerts begin at approximately 7pm, with an early concert by area performers at 6pm. Arts Jubilee is a non-profit organization, and admission is family friendly requesting a small charge to help defray expenses for the series. Convenient parking within steps of the concert area, and indoor restrooms.


Contact: Dana Clemons, PO Box 285, Bartlett NH, 03812



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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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Jackson Historical Society Programs, Museum, Art Gallery
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm, and by chance or appointment
Jackson Historical Society (located in old Town Hall)
23 Black Mountain Road (Route 16A), Jackson (603) 383-4060 or 383-9922

Museum of 19th Century White Mountain Art paintings, interesting artifacts, photographs, memorabilia and antique map collection depicting the life of Jackson residents and visitors. View an amazing 4½ foot wide panorama photograph of Jackson. Free and open to the public. Be sure to visit the historical wayside signs along the west bank of the Wildcat River in Jackson.

Support the Society
The Historical Society has recently completed a multi-year restoration of Jackson's Town Hall. The downstairs now houses its exhibits, archives and office. The second floor has been renovated as a museum for the display of 19th century White Mountain art. There is still a shortfall between what was raised and what was spent. Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to the Society in your year-end giving. Also visit the online store for great items that help support the Society.

The beautiful quilt made by the members of the Jackson Sewing Club as part of the celebrations for Jackson's bicentennial in the year 2000 has been moved from the Town Office to the Jackson Historical Society at the Old Town Hall, where it can now be seen and enjoyed by all.

River Arts Gallery is a cooperative of local artists who have the privilege of displaying their artwork an the Historical Society on the stage area on the first floor. The group hosts several shows/openings annually.

Friday, October 17, 6-9pm - Exhibit Opening Reception: White Mountain Scenes ~ Different Views ~ Different Artists
With early maps of the White Mountains. Most of the paintings and maps have already been hung and can be seen during the museum's open hours. Exhibiting through October 2015.

October 17-26 - 12th Annual White Mountain Art Sale
Featuring White Mountain scenes by 19th century artists and selected landscapes by the best contemporary artists. Included will be ten paintings (6 Shapleigh) being sold from the Society’s collection. The Society wishes to enhance its collection and will be seeking to buy suitable replacements. Most of the consigned paintings and maps have already been hung at the Society's Museum and can be seen now during the museum's open hours, and on the website with images and prices (www.jacksonhistory.org/artshow.html). For information on how to consign a 19th century painting, call or email Warren Schomaker at the Historical Society.


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Eastman Performing Arts Center and Pace Galleries of Art
Box Office: Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm (or by appointment)
Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy
18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, ME (207) 935-9232

Currently on exhibit, paintings by Robert Casper
Fryeburg Academy's Palmina S. and Stephen F. Pace Galleries of Art are free and open to the public Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-1pm, or by special appointment.

Thursday, October 30, 3pm - Met Opera Lecture Series: Macbeth
Opera enthusiast Joe De Vito presents his always informative and entertaining opera workshop. De Vito, a former amateur singer, has been studying the stories and music of operas for several decades and approaches the workshops as an opportunity to share some of what he's learned with others who enjoy music and the stage. The format is very informal and the content includes a synopsis of the opera's plot and some biographical background of the composer and the composition. The bulk of the lecture is spent listening to musical selections from the opera. No prior musical knowledge is needed to attend this series. The workshops, which are free and open to the public, will be held at 3pm at the LHE/PAC on the Thursday prior to the Saturday performance.

2014-2015 Met Opera Live in HD tickets are now on sale
The live simulcast's crisp HD picture and enveloping surround sound inside Fryeburg Academy's state-of-the-art theater creates an experience that will make you feel like you're actually watching the performance inside New York City's famed opera house. Lake Region Caterers will provide lunch one hour before each opera. Call 207-787-3327 to reserve your meal(s).
November 1 - Carmen
Mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama of the ill-fated gypsy temptress, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another.
November 22 - Il Barbiere di Siviglia
December 13 - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
January 17 - The Merry Window
January 31 - Les Contes d’Hoffmann
February 14 - Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle
March 14 - La Donna del Lago
April 25 - Cavalleria Rusticana and Ruggero Leoncaval


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Mount Washington Valley Band Seeks 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 prgage@msn.com.

Tuesdays, July & August, 6:30-7:30pm - Outdoor Band Concerts
Presented at the gazebo, next to the North Conway Community Center in the Village


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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

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. Varied lectures, workshops and performances; check website for program details. Meals served 8am, 12:30pm & 6pm. Overnight accommodations available.


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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

Saturday, October 18, 1-3pm - New Hampshire Author, Cathy Strasser
Sugar Hill author Cathy Strasser appears with her first North Country thriller, "An Uncertain Grave." A stray hiker reports finding a body on Mt. Lafayette in the North Country, where rugged terrain and sparse population provides the space and isolation to keep any number of secrets. New Hampshire State Troopers Cliff Codey and Mike Eldrich set out to solve the case in spite of the weather, reticent locals and a bored, nosy New York reporter and his ambitious girlfriend who compete with the troopers to discover the victim’s identity. As the investigation widens, both teams contend with a variety of local residents who have secrets they don’t wish to share. In addition, a shadow from Cliff’s past soon intrudes on the current investigation, complicating matters further. All these threads combine as the killer prepares to take action to keep himself and his secret safe.

White Birch Books' Mystery Book Club meets the second Thursday of every month at 7pm.

Thursday Night Book Group meets every fourth Thursday of the month and is open to any and all readers.



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www.ajajamusic.com

Steel Dreams, Community Steel Band, Seeks Participants
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Ajaja Music
903 West Side Road, North Conway (603) 447-5107

Come join the Mt. Washington Valley intergenerational community steel band, Steel Dreams. All are welcome and no previous musical experience is necessary - just the love of rhythm and music. The community steel band movement is growing throughout New England with more than 30 bands now participating in the Annual Northeast Pan Festival. The fun and excitement of playing in a steel band is a great way for individuals, families and community groups, to come together create music and bring the Caribbean groove to our town. The joyous sound of the steel drums lightens your heart and makes your feet want to dance. Besides the unique fun of playing the music, participating in a steel band fosters teamwork, discipline, respect of others, community awareness and an appreciation of cultural diversity.


PLYMOUTH AREA (including Center Sandwich & Campton)

 

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www.cornerhouseinn.com

Corner House Inn - Live Music in the PUB
Ongoing - Friday evenings (unless otherwise noted)
Junction Routes 109 & 113, 22 Main Street
Center Sandwich (603) 284-6219

Different groups play their best music upstairs in the Pub

October 10 - Starlight Honeys (Roger Sorlien, Katie O’Connell, Sam Tracy)

October 17 - Julia Velie

October 24 - TBA

October 31 - Doug Hazard

November 7 - Tom Fleischmann & Hans Stafford

November 14 - The Sweetbloods (Phil & Janet Sanguedolce)

December 12 - Vagabond Blue (Jill Ducsai & Carolyn Ramsay)


Rebecca Boyden, Executive Director
Advice To The Players
PO Box 14, North Sandwich, NH 03259



Contact@AdviceToThePlayers.org
www.advicetotheplayers.org

Advice to the Players Performances, Workshops & Events
(603) 986-6253 (information)

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 the Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, The Sandwich Town Hall and The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth. 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.


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silver.plymouth.edu

PSU and Silver Center for the Arts Concerts & Events
Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm
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/

Silver Center for the Arts events:
Tickets for the 2014-15 season are on sale for programs throughout the season. Call or visit the box office for a greater choice of seats and fewer fees, or buy online. Gift certificates available.

Thursday & Saturday, October 16 & 18, 8pm; Friday, October 17, 7pm; Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2pm - PSU Theatre: Dracula
The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents a classic story with new twists and turns in an adaptation that restores the suspense and seduction of Bram Stoker’s novel. Rich with both humor and horror, this play paints a wickedly theatrical picture of Stoker’s famous vampire. Not suitable for young children or those sensitive to graphic horror. At Hanaway Theatre. Tickets at the Silver Center Box Office.

Monday, October 27, 7pm - PSU Symphonic Band
Under the direction of Professor Mark Stickney, the PSU Symphonic Band will perform new works in a premier fall concert. The band will be joined on stage by the PSU Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Tim Gilmore. At Hanaway Theatre. Tickets at the Silver Center Box Office.

Monday, November 6 - All New England Choral Festival

Upcoming Silver Series presentations include: Miss Tess and the Talkbacks on November 7, Faculty Recital: NH Klaviertrio on November 9, and PSU Jazz Ensemble & Combo on November 13.



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www.gcscc.org/plymouth.asp

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 (603) 536-9639 or (603) 536-2090

Located in a beautiful, renovated railroad depot, the Center offers a continuous and full schedule of activities, and all are welcome.

Fridays, October 3-31, 12noon-2pm - Ceramics, with Fran
Sign up sheet at desk, or see Lisa for more details

Tuesday, October 7, 12:45pm - Book Discussion Group: "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
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.

Fridays, October 10 & 24, 11am-12noon - Plymouth Writers' Group
Second & fourth Fridays each month

Thursday, October 23, 11am - Red Cross Fire Prevention Program

Thursday, October 30, 11:30am - Halloween Party
Dress up for free lunch and participate in the costume parade and “Monster Mash” lunch at 12noon.

Mondays, 9am-12noon - Wood Carving Class
Beginners are welcome. Bring your own tools or come by and see what it's all about.

Mondays, 9:30am - Tai Chi & Dao Yi, with Susan MacLeod

Tuesdays, 8am-12noon - Printmaker Collaborative
Everyone is welcome. Bring your own materials.

Wednesdays, 8:30am - Gentle Yoga, with Donna Sullivan & Christie Faella

Wednesdays, 9am - Central New Hampshire Artists

Wednesdays, 9:45am - Meditation
This class includes standing stretches, breathing exercises, then guided relaxation, finishing with a 10 minute silent meditation. Can be done in your everyday clothes as you sit in a chair.

Thursdays, 10am - Crafters' Group (All crafts welcome)

Thursdays, 1pm - Memoir Workshop
Come join us for lots of fun and a great feeling of accomplishment. All are welcome.

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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Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery Contemporary Art Exhibits
Thursday-Monday, 10am-5pm; Tuesday & Wednesday, by appointment
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.



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Community Clay Center Classes & Events
Monday, 12noon-3pm; Tuesday, 10am-8pm; Wednesday, 11am-3pm; Thursday, 4-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12noon-4pm
620 Tenney Mountain Highway Suite C, Plymouth (603) 536-3222

Celebrating the art of ceramics and the craft of pottery in Central New Hampshire



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Galleria Giovanna Fine Art Exhibits
By chance or appointment
313 River Road, Canaan (603) 523-7154

The chic farm house gallery celebrates new exhibition space, art school and design center. Works by regional under exhibited artists showing oils, sculpture, limited edition prints, photographs, mono types and drawings. Children's work will be shown in the Mud Room Gallery.


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Surroundings Art Gallery - New England Art
Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12noon-5pm; closing December 7
12 Main Street, Center Sandwich (603) 284-6888

The Gallery specializes in original fine art in a variety of mediums (oil, water color, pastels, acrylics, sculptures, etc). You will also find folk art painted on chests, barrel staves and other objects.

Surroundings offers art classes which will accommodate the first timer as well as those who have some experience in painting. Each class is tailored to the interests of the students, but generally includes a demonstration, discussion, practice time, and individual feedback. You can be a beginner or experienced artist for these classes. The techniques and instruction will apply to all levels. The instructor can tailor the discussion and help to any level of expertise. Supplies are available on an a la carte basis. We will need a minimum of 4 people at each class for it to be held. For more information, visit the website.

Customer Appreciation Event
Normally, the Gallery has an "Oldies but Goodies" sale at the end of the year. In its place, during this Gallery-wide customer appreciation event you will be able to purchase anything in the Gallery for 20% off between now and December 7 (our last day of operations). The website has been updated to show the artists that are participating and the art that is available.

Surroundings Gallery will be closing December 7, its last day operations, as the owners have decided to retire. Please call or email for additional information.


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Karl Drerup Art Gallery & Silver Center Exhibits & Events
Karl Drerup Art Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; Saturday & Sunday, 1-4pm (closed most PSU holidays)
Silver Center for the Arts Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am–10pm; Friday, 8am–5pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12noon–6pm (and during performances; closed most PSU holidays)
Plymouth State University, Plymouth (603) 535-2614

The Karl Drerup Gallery is located on the first floor of the Draper & Maynard Building at 17 High Street. A vibrant center of art, visual culture and new media.
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 kdag.art@plymouth.edu.

Exhibiting October 6-30 - And Behind Curtain #2
What does it mean for art to be socially engaged? Can art help us find the vision to move through today’s world? This audience-participatory installation examines the tensions, fears and illusions promoted by the corporate media and the stories of individuals struggling to make sense of this economic and political moment, while inviting viewers to participate in a game that playfully explores the perils and rewards of activism. Beverly Naidus’s art practice intertwines the roles of activist, educator, writer and interdisciplinary artist. At Karl Drerup Art Gallery

Tuesday, October 7, 4-6pm - Opening Reception: And Behind Curtain #2
With gallery talk by artist, Beverly Naidus

Exhibiting through October 31 - 30 Years: A Generation of Theatre
This installation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the PSU theatre program by exploring and presenting examples of the visual magic created by the dramatic arts and theatre design within the context of the history of theatre at Plymouth State University. Designed as an illustrated timeline for the rotunda wall in the Silver Center, it employs multiple video screens along with the physical memorabilia such as photographs, posters and playbills, materials representative of the evolution of the academic theatre program over the three decades since its formal inception. Curated by Professor of Theatre Matt Kizer and presented in collaboration with the PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. At Silver Center for the Arts

Exhibiting November 5-December 12 - African Cloth Speaks
Throughout the continent of Africa, people use cloth to speak for them. Whether the fabric represents religious affiliation, age, class status, ethnic membership, or political association, what one wears is one’s identity. Woven or dyed, imported or locally produced, wrapped, tied, or tailored—all clothing speaks clearly in the many African languages. Demonstrating ancient traditions or contemporary fads, African peoples use cloth to celebrate the vibrancy of life’s rituals from birth to death. Co-curated by Philip Peek, professor emeritus of anthropology at Drew University, and Anthropology of Religion, Ritual and Myth students. At Silver Center for the Arts

Wednesday, November 5, 4-6pm - Opening Reception: African Cloth Speaks


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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 authors to the PSU campus.

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.


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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


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Campton Historical Society Programs and Events
Thursdays, 9am-4pm
Old Town Hall (Campton Historical Society Building)
529 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. Program meetings are usually held on the third Monday of each month except February, March and December.

Monday, October 20, 7pm - White Mountain Photograph
This is a unique opportunity to come hear a local expert talk about his craft and expertise with a camera. John Anderson will talk about the history of photography in the White Mountains and talk about his work as “artist in residence” for the White Mountain National Forest. John's work is in collections, both public and private around the country. He is a member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, and shows his work throughout the state. In addition to being a master of his craft, he is also an outstanding member of the community helping out at the local elementary school, is the coordinator of the photography department at Plymouth State University, is on the states roster of Artist in Education. Check out his work at http://imagczar.zenfolio.com/wmnf. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday October 25, 2-4pm - Campton Historical Society invites you to a Halloween History Walk at Blair Cemetery
Meet and hear stories from some of Campton’s past residents. Tours take about an hour. Children in costume are welcome. Rain date is Sunday, October 26, 2-4pm. Other events include: A book walk (“The Stranger” by Chris Van Allsburg) sponsored by the Campton Library, Pumpkin display sponsored by Campton’s Park and Recreation Department, and Wagon Rides courtesy of Branch Brook Campground, Refreshments, by Campton Fire Department.

Upcoming events: December 6 or 7 (keep checking) - Community Holiday Concert and Cookie Swap

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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 more information, contact Don Brown at info@cornerhouseinn.com or (603) 476-3060.


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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

Friday, October 17, 3:30pm - Grade 3-5 Afternoon
We will have a rainbow loom, duct tape, Wii and other board games available. For those in grades 3-5 only, please.

Friday, October 24, 3:30pm - Tinker Time
How high can you build a structure with marshmallows and toothpicks? Geared toward those 5+. No registration.

Friday, October 24, 6:30pm - Meet the New Hampshire Poet Laureate: Alice Fogel
Strange Terrain: How Not to "Get" Poetry and Let it Get You Instead

Monday, October 27, 3:30pm - Lego Spectacular! (ages 5+)
Come play and build with Legos. Last Monday of the month (usually)

Monday, October 27, 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, October 28, 6pm - Muslim Journeys, a Reading and Discussion Series: Leo Africanus
This 1986 novel is the imagined autobiography of real-life geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wassan (ca. 1494–ca. 1554), whose far-reaching travels in the sixteenth century were a precursor to the cultural interconnections we associate with modern globalization. Captured by a Sicilian pirate, he was taken as a gift to Pope Leo X in Rome. There he acquired the Latin name by which he is best known in the West - Leo Africanus. His writings have served for some 400 years as one of Europe’s principal sources of information about Africa and Islam. Made possible through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, in cooperation with the American Library Association, the leader is Filiz Otucu, Ph.D. PSU Associate Professor of Political Science. Also meets December 2

Wednesday, October 29, 3:30pm - Fall Extravaganza
Fall themed crafts for all ages

Thursday, October 30, 3pm - A Civil Right's Film Series: Slavery
Discussions will follow in December

Thursday, October 30, 5:30pm - Teen Night: Halloween Party
Wii games and more. Bring a snack to share. For those in 6th grade and up. Please sign up at the front desk. Held on the first Thursday of every month (usually).

Sunday, November 2, 2pm - Rebecca Rule will share stories from her "Live Free, Eat Pie" book. Held at the Inter-lakes High School Auditorium, this is part of the Lakes Region Read. Sponsored by a grant from the NH Humanities Council, free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 3pm - A Civil Right's Film Series: The Loving Story
Discussions will follow in December

Through November 7 - Fall Storytime
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10:15am - Storytime for Toddlers (ages 0-3)
Join us for singing, dancing, finger plays, rhymes and of course books. Registration required.
Tuesdays, 1:30pm and Wednesdays, 10:15am - Storytime for Preschool (ages 3-6)
Join us for books, some fun song to get the sillies out, and a craft. Registration required.
Thursdays, 10:15am - Music with Miss Becky (ages 0-6)
Join Miss Becky for a music and movement group. Sing songs, read books, and dance. Registration required.

Friday, November 7, 3:30pm - Bookworms Junior Book Club: Bink and Gollie, by Kate DiCamillo
For grades K-2. Please sign up in advance. Book copies for loan at the Library for the participants to check out a month before the book club takes place.

Friday, November 7, 4:15pm - Hooked on Books Junior Book Club: A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd
For grades 3-4. Please sign up in advance. Book copies for loan at the Library for the participants to check out a month before the book club takes place.

Monday, November 10, 3:30pm - Page Turners Junior Book Club: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
For grades 5-6. Please sign up in advance. Book copies for loan at the Library for the participants to check out a month before the book club takes place.

Mondays, 10:30am - Come Read to Willow
Come in to read to our resident therapy dog Willow, a good listener for any reluctant readers, young and old. Or just come in to say hi.

Tuesdays, 6-8pm - 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. Please contact the Library for details.

Passes available to numerous museums & centers, including Canterbury Shaker Village, Museum of NH History, Polar Caves, Shepherd-McAuliffe Discovery Center, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Currier Art Museum, among others.



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www.plymouth.edu/museum-of-the-white-mountains/

Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10am-5pm; Wednesdays, 10am-7pm; Saturday & Sunday 12noon-5pm (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. Please call Libby Griffiths or email her at egriffiths@plymouth.edu to discuss and schedule group visits.


STATEWIDE NEW HAMPSHIRE & BEYOND

 

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www.gcscc.org/newfound.asp

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

Tuesdays, 9:30am - Craft Group


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Mascoma Area Senior Center Programs & Events
Church Street, Canaan (603) 523-4333

Monday-Friday, 8:30am - Coffee/Tea Social Group

Mondays, 9:45am - Knitting & Crocheting Group

Mondays, 9:45am - Gentle Style Yoga

Thursdays, 10am - Golden Ball Tai Chi



uvsc@gcscc.org
www.gcscc.org/uppervalley.asp

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

Tuesdays, 1pm - Line Dancing

Thursdays, 9am - Crafts & Quilting

Fridays, 3:30pm - Zumba Gold
Zumba Gold takes the popular Latin-dance inspired workout of Zumba and makes it accessible for seniors, beginners, or others needing modification in their exercise routine, including chair-based options. It includes a medley of dance styles, including merenque, cha-cha, cumbia, belly dance, rumba, tango and salsa.



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New Hampshire Humanities Council presents Ideas on Tap
Monday, October 27, 6pm
Woodstock Station Inn & Brewery
135 Main Street, Woodstock (603) 224-4071 (information)

Ideas on Tap - The American Dream
Join the New Hampshire Humanities Council for Ideas on Tap, a series of pub-based humanities discussions slated for communities across the state. The first Ideas on Tap will be held at the Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery. The event will begin with a tasting of Jefferson’s Moose, the NH Humanities Council's 40th Anniversary brew, and offer participants a chance to reflect on the myths and realities of the American Dream in a conversation led by UNH professors Jack Resch and Reginald Wilburn. Ideas on Tap is free and all are welcome. Preregistration is suggested; register on our website.

In the coming year the New Hampshire Humanities Council is celebrating forty years of connecting people with ideas