At JCC and around town: June 24-28

Highlights: Racial justice events (conversations & classes), storytelling, birding hike, canoeing, loons lecture, yoga, worship with Pride theme. Also: info on summer camps at home and in-person.

WED, June 24

  • Courageous Conversations: RACIAL JUSTICE (co-hosted with Jackson Public Library)
    8am • Zoom (email church for link)
    Co-facilitated with Jackson Public Library. RSVP to participate. Peer-reviewed curriculum and facilitated 6-week conversation for self-awareness and dive into racial justice issues.
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Closed Meeting: WAY STATION BOARD of DIRECTORS
    1pm • Zoom
    Rev Gail and church volunteers serving on Board of Directors attend.
  • Courageous Conversations: RACIAL JUSTICE (co-hosted with Jackson Public Library)
    4pm • Zoom (email church for link)
    Co-facilitated with Jackson Public Library. RSVP to participate. Peer-reviewed curriculum and facilitated 6-week conversation for self-awareness and dive into racial justice issues.
  • Community Event: HOW to RAISE a SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS, ANTI-RACIST CHILD
    8pm • Zoom (RSVP to Times for link)
    Free online Times event when Tara Parker-Pope, the founder of Well, talks with Amber Coleman-Mortley, director of social engagement for iCivics, a nonprofit focused on improving civics education for children, about How to Raise a Socially Conscious, Anti-Racist Child. R.S.V.P. here.

THURS, June 25

  • Community Event: BIRDING in MWV  (Tin Mountain Conservation Center event)
    8am • Registration required: call 603-447-6991.
    Join us for a quiet morning walk here in the MWV to enjoy the morning avian chorus. Not sure who is singing? Not a problem. All birding levels welcome. BYO binoculars. Masks requested.
  • Community Event: YIN/RESTORATIVE YOGA with Anjali Rose
    NEW TIME **8am** • Zoom (Link provided once participants complete health waiver is sent to anjalirose15@gmail.com and registration/payment for class received.) See Anjali’s website for full list of classes offered and instructions to register. 
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    3pm • Curbside package preparation
    5pm • Shift at curbside with guests
  • Community Event: CRAFTUP (Jackson Library)
    4pm • Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/888091236 
    All crafts and all skill levels are welcome.
  • Community Event: LOONS of NH (Tin Mountain Conservation Center event)
    7pm • Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/94562955309
    More than 350 lakes throughout the state are monitored for loons by devoted volunteers. They collect data on number of adult loon, nesting pairs, nesting success, and chick survival. Dana Fox is a longtime volunteer and coordinator with the program. She will share trends they have found over the years and give us a glimpse into the state of the state’s loon population.

FRI, June 26

  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS  (zoom)
    5pm • Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83028442916
    This week we discuss summer program: bring your ideas for what you’d like to study. This week we discuss humor in the ministry of Jesus. Option: Call in via touch-tone phone: 929.436.2866 Meeting ID: 83028442916 (#)

SAT, June 27

  • Community Event: CANOE TRIP (Tin Mountain Conservation Center event)
    7am • Reservations required/limited space: please call 603-447-6991.
    Join the staff of Tin Mountain for an early morning exploration of local waters. Listen to the early birds and enjoy the calm of the waking world. Space is limited. $10/person.
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: LIBRARY PICKUP HOURS
    2-6pm • Jackson Public Library
    Order one workday in advance. Please email with the title, author, and what formats you will accept (eBook, downloadable audio, Kindle, paperback or hardcover, anything else). NEW: Do-It-Yourself Take-Home Craft kits: spring flowers or donated LEGO sets. Free during pickup hours. One kit/child. Contact:  meredith@jacksonlibrary.org or staff@jacksonlibrary.org.

SUN, June 28 

CAMPS/SUMMER ACTIVITIES in PERSON
Due to limited enrollment space, you should check availability of these programs for your children.

Jackson Tennis Plus (with Advantage Kids): 

  • Registration info: Call or email director Kent Hemingway at hemingway.k@gmail.com or (603) 832-8683 with questions or to reserve a spot.
  • Beginning July 1, Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. are available for the initial sessions. Each hour will include both tennis and youth yoga instruction from certified professionals.
  • Article in Conway Sun.
  • Free. Children ages 10-14 can enroll at no charge thanks to the support of the US Tennis Association and local community fundraising.

North Conway Community Center day campMore info.

Believe in BooksSummer Theater Camp: More info

Mt Washington Valley Soccer Summer League & Soccer Camp(more info)

Tin Mountain Summer Family Fun Stations:

  • Family Fun Stations: Tuesdays June 30 & July 7th at 9am & 11am (more dates to come if there’s interest). Bring the family to Tin Mountain Conservation Center to experience our fields, forests, and pond. Each family (or families that prearrange to come together) will sign up for a 9 or 11am start time and will travel to several stations along the trail with a Tin Mountain staff member. We’ll use nets to catch, identify, and learn about insects, amphibians, stream macro-invertebrates, and much more. Each week will have a different theme. To register for any session call 603-447-6991 or email us at info@tinmountain.org. Please bring a mask for each participant. Suggested donation $15/family. Scholarships available.

CAMPS @ HOME (with KITS)

JCCwill have ongoing summer activities for families. This includes:

If you are aware of other camps that we should share with our community, please send that info to jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org

Jackson Public Library Summer Reading

  • More info and registration.
  • Request Activities for the following Weeks, check all that apply: 
    • Week 1, July 7-11: Build a LEGO castle or magical building
    • Week 2, July 14-18: Children’s Museum of NH Build Your Fairytale (Kits are limited, so be sure you are available to pick yours up)
    • Week 3, July 21-25: Stamp your story!
    • Week 4, July 28-Aug 1: Build a Seed Creature

Tin Mountain Summer Camp:

  • Summer Camp Challenge: Starting June 29, every Monday morning for six weeks Tin Mountain will email you a Camp Challenge video detailing the theme and activities to be completed by the end of the week. Each week’s Camp Challenge will also include a personalized TMCC “Camp-in-a-Box” container that will include all of the materials, camp items, and nature tools you’ll need to complete the week’s challenge.  Camp-in-a-Box materials will be available for pickup at the Nature Learning Center in Albany and/or the Field Station in Jackson from 9am to 4pm beginning each Monday morning.  Anyone who completes 5 out of the 6 Camp Challenges will receive a classic TMCC Summer Camp Shirt! TMCC’s Summer Camp Challenge has been specifically designed for the young or the young at heart. (Geared towards 5-7 year olds with parents’ help; 8-10 year olds (mostly) independently, but who wouldn’t want to participate?!) Families can register by calling the TMCC office at 603-447-6991.  The cost for the entire six week program is $50.00. (Scholarship money is available)  Please rememberto indicate your weekly pickup preference location for Camp-in-a-Box materials: either Conway/Albany or Jackson. Supplies are limited. Sign up now!

Horton Center (UCC) @ Home(from top of Pine Mountain to You)

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