Calendar

Events on Mothers Day Weekend at JCC and around town: Fri, May 10 – Tue, May 14

FRI, May 10

  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION (resumes May 17) – 5pm by zoom when meeting
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
    • 2-5pm • Jackson Library
      Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: JGS PLAYGROUND BUILD
  • Community Event: OPEN STUDIO ART SALE
    10am-5pm • Jackson Art Studio

    • Open Studio Show Hours: (at Jackson Art)
      Addtiional hours: Saturday, May 11: 10am-6pmSunday, May 12: 10am-4pm
      (complimentary muffins and mimosas for Mother’s Day for 21+)
    • 0ver 500+ pieces of original ART from our studios!
    • Sketches, demos, and orphaned paintings sale
    • We’re cleaning out our studios and offering you discounted prices!
    • More info: Jackson Art Studio & Gallery | 603-387-3463 | melanie@jacksonartnh.com  www.jacksonartnh.com
  • Community Event: TGI Friday Bookshare
    3pm @ Jackson Public Library:

    • What have you read lately?  Something fantastic?  Something not so fantastic?  Come share with us during our Friday afternoon book share.  All are welcome to come and share what books you are reading, what’s on your TBR (to be read) pile, and what you are looking forward to reading.  This is a great time to learn about new titles, authors, and genres that other JPL readers are reading.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 7-9pm – $5 cover
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Rek’lis • 8-11pm
    • Ledge Brewing: Mitch Alden Deo • 6pm
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE FRIDAY: Ellen Rowe and Mike Sakash
    7pm • Majestic Cafe, Conway

    • Walk-ins are always welcome, but space is limited; reservations are available to guarantee your seat and to indicate a seating choice.
    • The Friday Night jazz series has a $10 per person cover charge.
    • Doors at 6 pm; music  at 7pm.
    • Come in early and grab a panini before the music starts
    • Info and tickets:: https://www.conwaymajestic.com/cafe

SAT,  May 11

  • Community Event: JGS PLAYGROUND BUILD
  • Community Event: OPEN STUDIO ART SALE
    10am-6pm • Jackson Art Studio

    • Open Studio Show Hours: (at Jackson Art)
      Addtiional hours: Sunday, May 12: 10am-4pm
      (complimentary muffins and mimosas for Mother’s Day for 21+)
    • 0ver 500+ pieces of original ART from our studios!
    • Sketches, demos, and orphaned paintings sale
    • We’re cleaning out our studios and offering you discounted prices!
    • More info: Jackson Art Studio & Gallery | 603-387-3463 | melanie@jacksonartnh.com  www.jacksonartnh.com
  • Community Event: BIRDING in BROWNFIELD BOG
    7-10am • SMart in Brownfield

    •  Meet at S-Mart in Brownfield
    • Join birders of all levels on this weekly bird walk through the Brownfield Bog and view the rich diversity of bird life that makes its way north to rest or nest. Bring binoculars (or borrow ours), rubber boots, and a snack.
    • $15/person or $25/household for non-members; members are free.
    • Reservations required; call 447-6991 or click to register online
  • Community Event: WEEKEND WALK with TMC
    10am • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany

    • May is a fun time to explore the woods and witness, firsthand, the miraculous daily changes. See ephemeral blooms, year-round and  seasonal birds nesting, renewed activity in Chase Pond and all types insects and amphibians – these harbingers of spring are always a welcome sight.
    • Join Outreach Coordinator, Heather McKendry, for a slow-paced walk that explores the Tin Mountain Conservation trails in Albany, NH. Outdoor highlights include an 1800’s quarry, beaver pond and diverse forests, while inside the Nature Learning Center you will find animal mounts and a gem & mineral collection.
    • Non-member tour:  $15/pp or $25/household
    • Members are FREE, so consider becoming a member!
    • Click here to register or call 603-447-6991. Walk ins welcome.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: OPEN HOURS @ Jackson Historical Society
    1-3pm • Jackson Historical Society

    • Also open by appointment.
    • More info: https://www.jacksonhistory.org/
    • White Mountain Art Sale
      • The Jackson Historical Society is holding its 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale. There are currently over 50 items from private collectors, primarily 19thcentury paintings. To see the online catalog, go to https://www.jacksonhistory.org/catalog.html. Items are available to purchase as they arrive, so check the catalog frequently to see new additions.
      • The Society is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm.  If you are interested in a painting, the Society can open by appointment. Contact info@jacksonhistory.org.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Denny Breau • 7-9pm – $5 cover
    • Shannon Door: Al Shafner • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka: Rek’lis • 8-11pm
    • Ledge Brewing: Blue Grit • 6-8pm

SUN, May 12: MOTHERS DAY

  • INTERFAITH SERVICE – resumes on Sun, May 19th
  • WORSHIP with MOTHERS DAY OBSERVANCE
    10:30am   • Jackson Community Church & Livestream to Facebook & jxncc.org (adding Youtube post-sabbatical) – which also appears on jxncc.org website).Worship through zoom is discontinued, watching livestream is now the way to connect.

  • HOSPITALITY following church
    11:30am • Parish Hall
  • Community Event: MT WASHINGTON CHORAL SOCIETY: The Creation
    3pm • Majestic Theater

    • The Mt. Washington Choral Society performs THE CREATION, by Franz Josef Haydn.
    • Conducted by George Wiese, featuring guest soloists and orchestra utilizing period instruments. Learn more about this musical masterpiece here.
    • Reserved seating by donation – $15-$35. Link for tickets/seats by donation: https://www.conwaymajestic.com/
    • Doors and the Majestic Cafe, serving wine, beer, craft cocktails, bottled water and soft drinks, open at 2 PM.
  • Community Event: MOTHERS DAY FLOWER ARRANGEMENT WORKSHOP
    2pm • Ledge Brewing

    • Flower arranging workshop hosted by Ruthie’s Flower Shop.
    • Please reserve tickets HERE
  • Community Event: OPEN STUDIO ART SALE
    10am-4pm • Jackson Art Studio

    • Complimentary muffins and mimosas for Mother’s Day for 21+
    • 0ver 500+ pieces of original ART from our studios!
    • Sketches, demos, and orphaned paintings sale
    • We’re cleaning out our studios and offering you discounted prices!
    • More info: Jackson Art Studio & Gallery | 603-387-3463 | melanie@jacksonartnh.com  www.jacksonartnh.com
  • Community Event: OPEN HOURS @ Jackson Historical Society
    1-3pm • Jackson Historical Society (Also open by appointment.)

    • More info: https://www.jacksonhistory.org/
    • White Mountain Art Sale
      • The Jackson Historical Society is holding its 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale. There are currently over 50 items from private collectors, primarily 19thcentury paintings. To see the online catalog, go to https://www.jacksonhistory.org/catalog.html. Items are available to purchase as they arrive, so check the catalog frequently to see new additions.
      • The Society is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm  If you are interested in a painting, the Society can open by appointment. Contact info@jacksonhistory.org
  • Community Event: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Jeremy Dean • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Blues Sunday with Blues Pirates • 5-8pm

MONDAY, May 13

  • Community Event: FAMILY STORIES PROGRAM
    6:30-8:30pm • Whitney Community Center

    • The Program is FREE and unlimited, so feel free to invite others you know who might be interested in attending.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
    2-8pm • Bartlett Library

TUESDAY, May 14

  • FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
    9:30am • Jackson Community Church Parish Hall

    • Chair fitness, ideal for beginners or advanced people, with stretching, resistance, and some minor weight lifting work
    • Can be customized to your needs and abilities
    • Free program available on Tuesday and Friday mornings at JCC
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Deacons Meeting
    7pm • Zoom

  • Community Event: WORLD of HOME EXCHANGE
    7pm • Jackson Public Library

    • Edith Houlihan will share her experiences in the world of Home Exchange. The Home Exchange network is a contemporary version of the barter system. It’s a system based on trust for those seeking to slow down travel and live like a local, and for those with a passion for learning, teaching, and sharing what they have with others from around the world. Home exchanging opens up a whole new globe of travel options. Edith will share her experiences and tips that have allowed her and her family and friends to engage in over 200 exchanges around the world and “live their life somewhere else.”
  • Community Event: BOOK DISCUSSION of The Other Side and Back by Sylvia Brown
    7pm • Bartlett Public Library

    • In preparation for our special program featuring Sara Moore of Enlightened Horizons (5/28 at 7 pm) we will be reading The Other Side and Back: A Psychic’s Guide to our World and Beyond by Sylvia Browne.  Sylvia is a world-famous psychic and New York Times bestselling author, in this book she takes readers on “an unprecedented and comprehensive “tour” of the afterlife—a world-changing revelation that has helped millions live for today, tomorrow, and forever…”.  Copies of the book are available in the library, please join us for what promises to be an other worldly discussion!
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Hoot Night with Jonathan Sarty  • 7-9pm

May 2024 Inside Out Newsletter

Church Friends and Members:

Lots of great information in this months newsletter.  Upcoming, we have Mother’s Day Service hosted by Erika Corbit Klein and Meg Phillips on May 12th;  Rev. Gail returns from Sabbatical (and doting on her new grandbaby 😉) the following week; and we have our ever popular Mission Plant Sale on Saturday May 18thfrom 9-12.  A reminder if you have any plants to donate they can be left under the stairwell, please label well.

Link: May 2024 Inside Out Newsletter

Enjoy,
Joanne Turner
Administrative Assistant
Jackson Community Church

May 3-5: Events with JCC and around town

FRI, May 3

  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION (resumes May 17) – 5pm by zoom when meeting
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 7-9pm – $5 cover
    • Shannon Door: Mitch Alden • 6-9pm
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE FRIDAY: McCoy Mrubata / Gary Wittner Duo
    7pm • Majestic Cafe, Conway

    • Walk-ins are always welcome, but space is limited; reservations are available to guarantee your seat and to indicate a seating choice.
    • The Friday Night jazz series has a $10 per person cover charge.
    • Doors at 6 pm; music  at 7pm.
    • Come in early and grab a panini before the music starts
    • Info and tickets:: https://www.conwaymajestic.com/cafe

SAT,  May 4

  • Community Event: VALLEY CLEANUP DAY
    8:30-10am • Whitney Community Center – Jackson site for supplies

  • Community EVent: BIRDING in BROWNFIELD BOG
    7-10am • Meet at S-Mart in Brownfield

    • Join birders of all levels on this weekly bird walk through the Brownfield Bog and view the rich diversity of bird life that makes its way north to rest or nest. Bring binoculars (or borrow ours), rubber boots, and a snack.
    • $15/person or $25/household for non-members; members are free.
    • Reservations required; call 447-6991 or click to register online.
  • Community Event: WEEKEND WALK with TMC
    10am • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany

    • May is a fun time to explore the woods and witness, firsthand, the miraculous daily changes. See ephemeral blooms, year-round and  seasonal birds nesting, renewed activity in Chase Pond and all types insects and amphibians – these harbingers of spring are always a welcome sight.
    • Join Outreach Coordinator, Heather McKendry, for a slow-paced walk that explores the Tin Mountain Conservation trails in Albany, NH. Outdoor highlights include an 1800’s quarry, beaver pond and diverse forests, while inside the Nature Learning Center you will find animal mounts and a gem & mineral collection.
    • Non-member tour:  $15/pp or $25/household
    • Members are FREE, so consider becoming a member!
    • Click here to register or call 603-447-6991. Walk ins welcome.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: OPEN HOURS @ Jackson Historical Society
    1-3pm • Jackson Historical Society

    • Also open by appointment.
    • More info: https://www.jacksonhistory.org/
    • White Mountain Art Sale
      • The Jackson Historical Society is holding its 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale. There are currently over 50 items from private collectors, primarily 19thcentury paintings. To see the online catalog, go to https://www.jacksonhistory.org/catalog.html. Items are available to purchase as they arrive, so check the catalog frequently to see new additions.
      • The Society is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm.  If you are interested in a painting, the Society can open by appointment. Contact info@jacksonhistory.org.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: DUCKS n DONUTS with Tin Mountain Team
    8:30am • At Meet at Maine Visitors Center, Rt 302 Fryeburg

    •  Meet at Maine Visitors Center, Rt 302 Fryeburg
    • The streams and ponds are opening up and ducks are returning.  We’ll explore the old course of the Saco River and other open water in search of wood ducks, hooded mergansers, common golden eyes, and other early migrants.  Bring binoculars and we’ll bring the donuts!
    • $15/person or $25/household for non-members; $5/member.
    • Reservations required; call 447-6991 or click to register online.
  • Community Event: THE ELEPHANT MAN by M&D Playhouse
    7:30pm • M&D at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse, 2760 White Mountain Highway

  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 7-9pm – $5 cover
    • Shannon Door: Ryan St Onge • 7-10pm
    • Ledge Brewing: DRKSIDE & May the 4th Be With You Party • 6-8pm

SUN, May 5

  • INTERFAITH SERVICE – resumes on Sun, May 19th
  • WORSHIP
    10:30am   • Jackson Community Church & Livestream to Facebook & jxncc.org (adding Youtube post-sabbatical) – which also appears on jxncc.org website).Worship through zoom is discontinued, watching livestream is now the way to connect.

    • Music by Sharon Novak
    • Message by Sue Davidson
  • HOSPITALITY following church
    11:30am • Parish Hall
  • Community Event: OPEN HOURS @ Jackson Historical Society
    1-3pm • Jackson Historical Society (Also open by appointment.)

    • More info: https://www.jacksonhistory.org/
    • White Mountain Art Sale
      • The Jackson Historical Society is holding its 21st annual White Mountain Art Sale. There are currently over 50 items from private collectors, primarily 19thcentury paintings. To see the online catalog, go to https://www.jacksonhistory.org/catalog.html. Items are available to purchase as they arrive, so check the catalog frequently to see new additions.
      • The Society is open Saturdays and Sundays 1-3pm  If you are interested in a painting, the Society can open by appointment. Contact info@jacksonhistory.org
  • Community Event: THE ELEPHANT MAN by M&D Playhouse
    3:30pm • M&D at the Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse, 2760 White Mountain Highway

  • Community Event: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Dan Aldrich • 6-9pm

ALSO:

TUESDAY, May 7

  • Community Event: FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP with Carrie Scribner
    Whitney Community Center

    • Are you ready to learn Carrie’s secrets to flower arranging? Learn how to clean and process flowers. Discover how to design an arrangement based on color schemes, shapes, patterns and textures. This fun workshop is just in time for Mother’s Day! Treat yourself, bring a friend, and enjoy this fun workshop! The $50 fee covers all materials and you will go home with a beautiful creation of your very own.
    • Sign up: https://friends-of-the-whitney-community-center.square.site/
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