Events with JCC and around town: Sept 14-18

WED, Sept 14

  • FITNESS CLASS with Laurie McAleer 
    9:30am • JCC Parish Hall
    Gentle fitness class for all ages and abiliites. All welcome. Free!
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: CONES for a CAUSE
    Noon-9pm • Trails End Ice Cream, Intervale, NH
    Eat delicious local ice cream and support Tin Mountain?! That’s what we call win-win! Stop by Trails End Ice Cream and a portion of your purchase will go to Tin Mountain. Yum!
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Red Parka: Jeremy Holden • 4-7pm
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom link and password required
    • Staff, church officers and team leaders meet to review and make decisions in support of church missions, programs, and operations

THURS, Sept 15

  • Community Event: NATURALIST LED HIKES in JACKSON
    10am • Tin Mountain Site, Jackson, NH
    • Join Tin Mountain Conservation Center for weekly hikes at the Jackson Field Station property. Highlights include the summit of Tin Mountain, a tin mine on the property, and historic homestead, and a mountain pond. Tin Mountain’s naturalist will explain the historic use of the property, help identify plant species, and point out animal signs. These hikes are a great way to explore the lesser trod trails of the White Mountains and avoid the crowds. Participants of all ages welcome.
    • Program fee of $15/person or $25/household for non-members; members are free. 
    • Space is limited and registration is required. Call 603-447-6991 or click here to register.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Service: WAY STATION 
    2-5 • Food collection & distribution
    10-6 • Open shift for drop-ins and apts.
    • Staff and volunteers of JCC participate. Operating in church basement this week: Nativity Lutheran.
  • Community Resource: AA MEETING
    6pm? • JCC Parish House
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: CLOSED
  • Community Event: HAWK TALK (in-person and zoom)
    7pm • Tin Mtn Conservation  Center, ALbany, NH
    • This program will be in-person with an online option. Zoom link to come.
    • Join Tin Mountain research manager Katy Lewis for a discussion of common migrating hawks of the northeast. The program will cover basic identification marks, flight, behavior, and sightings of hawks. An optional hawk watch on 9/24 allows participants to put these new ID skill into practice.
    • Program fee: $5/person or $10/household for non-members; members are free.

FRI, Sept 16

  • Community Event: ZUMBA with DOTTI
    • 8:15am * Whitney Community Center
      The class is $5 per person with no sign in. Also, bring your water, a small towel and a smile!!!! If you have any questions feel free to either text or call Dotti,: 978-790-3375.
  • FITNESS CLASS with Laurie McAleer 
  • 9:30am • JCC Parish Hall
    Gentle fitness class for all ages and abiliites. All welcome. Free!
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT – The Dan Moore Trio
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway Village
    Info and tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
    • Walk-ins are welcome, but space is limited; reservations are recommended to guarantee your seat.  $10 per person cover charge. Wine, beer, & cocktails are available.  Doors open at 6:30 pm, music starts at 7pm.  Admission is limited to those 18 and older unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  
    • Tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Event: BEYOND the VALLEY Adventure Fest
    5-9 pm Ledge Brewing Co., Intervale, NH
    • Purchase tickets HERE
    • Join Tin Mountain this fall for a fun new adventure! We are hosting a weekend of speakers sharing adventures from around the globe.
    • The Beyond the Valley Adventure Fest kicks off on Friday, September 16, at Ledge Brewing Co., where ticket holders will enjoy stories, slides and adventures from: local climber, skier and guide Josh Laskin who will share his backcountry snowboarding adventures in Kyrgyzstan. Jordan Cargill of Mountain Shadow Adventures follows in the footsteps of Brad Washburn as he explores and climbs in Denali National Park and Sarah Garlick, author, climber, and film director who artfully combines climbing with geology and exploration. Visit the event page for more or click hereto purchase tickets.
      • Skiing Adventures in Kyrgyzstan with Josh Laskin
      • Denali Adventures with Jordan Cargill
      • Earth Time: The Geology and Climate Change of Mountain Pursuits with Sarah Garlick
      • Food available for purchase from Tin Can Co
      • Beer available for purchase from Ledge Brewing Co.
    • Ticket Information: Purchase tickets HERE
      • Friday, September 16, 2022: 5pm Ledge Brewing Co. Intervale, NH, tickets: $20
      • Saturday, September 17, 2022: 7pm Kennett High School, N. Conway, NH, tickets: $40
      • Combined ticket for Friday & Saturday: $5H
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Dan Parkhurst & Patrick Ramsey • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Shark Maritn •  8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub; Bobby Sheehan •  5:30-8:30pm
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm • Zoom link and password required
    • Join us for cocktails and discussion of this week’s scripture with art

SAT, Sept 17

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: JEN’s FRIENDS CLIMB against CANCER
    8-9:30am: Registration / 9:30am: Climb to summit / 10:30am: Entertainment at base / 11:30am-1pm: Lunch, Live Music followed by Awards
    • More info: https://jensfriends.salsalabs.org/jensfriendsclimb2022/index.html
    • JCC’s team will walk in memory of Richard Himmelwright
    • To participate in the JCC team or to support the JCC team, contact Meg Phillips of the Missions Team via phone at 603.383.6033 or by email: margaret_p@roadrunner.com. You can register and join our team! Or donate to a JCC team member.
    • All funds donated go directly to help our neighbors with non-medical expenses during their cancer journeys.
    • You may drop off checks at church (payable to Jen’s Friends), mail them to the church at PO Box 381, Jackson, NH 03846, or hand them to Meg.
  • Community Event: WHO LIVES HERE?
    9am • Tin Mtn Conservation Ctr, Albany, NH
    • Program Fee: $15/person or $25/household; members are free! Register online here.
    • Walk ins welcome.A slow-paced walk that takes a closer look at the natural world all around us. These leisurely investigations of the grounds are perfect for all ages. You are never too young or too old to take the time to look and listen.
  • Community Event: BOOK SIGNING with Mark Jenkins 
    2pm • White Birch Books, North Conway
    • Meet the National Geographic author at explorer Mark Jenkins at an afternoon book signing at White Birch Books in North Conway. Mark will discuss some of the process that goes into writing about his adventures, answer questions, and share some of his favorite excerpts. This program is free and open to the public.
    • And don’t forget to join us later that evening at Kennett High School Auditorium for his keynote presentation: Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers & the Biggest Cave on Earth.
    • More event information here.
  • Community Event: BEYOND the VALLEY Adventure Fest
    5-9 pm  Kennett High School., Conway, NH
    • Purchase tickets HERE
    • Join Tin Mountain this fall for a fun new adventure! We are hosting a weekend of speakers sharing adventures from around the globe.
    • Worldwide explorer, National Geographic writer and author Mark Jenkins will present Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers and the Biggest Cave on Earth. Also on Saturday evening Enock Glidden, an explorer, climber, and skier from Maine, who was born with Spina Bifida leaving him without the use of his legs, will share his philosophies and climbing adventures in his presentation, How can I? My Ascent of El Capitan.
      • How Can I? My Ascent of El Capitan with Enock Glidden
      • Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers & the Biggest Cave on Earth with Mark Jenkins, National Geographic Explorer correspondent & author
    • Ticket Information: Purchase tickets HERE
      • Friday, September 16, 2022: 5pm Ledge Brewing Co. Intervale, NH, tickets: $20
      • Saturday, September 17, 2022: 7pm Kennett High School, N. Conway, NH, tickets: $40
      • Combined ticket for Friday & Saturday: $5H
  • Community Event: MIKE LEVINE BAND Concert
    7:30pm • Majestic Cafe Theater, Conway, NH
    • Tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
    • Come catch some South Beach vibe with Miami Spice. Fronted by South Florida pianist Mike Levine (piano) and featuring Latin Grammy winner and Sabian Cymbals Artist Richard Bravo (latin percussion) – backed by Mike Sakash (saxophone/clarinet), Al Hospers (bass), Jarrod Taylor (guitar), and Samuel Levine (drum set) The concert will feature multiple forms of Latin Jazz, including Salsa, Afro-Cuban, and a bit of Brazilian, with a few detours into funk, heavy shuffle, and fusion.
    • Admission limited to those over 18 or accompanied by parent / guardian.  Doors and Majestic Cafe concessions open at 6:30 pm, music at 7:30 pm.  Special rate for advance sales to groups of 10 or more! Call 603 447 4737, Mon-Thurs, 11 AM to 5 PM, to order.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Bad Breath Microphone • 8-11pm
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-8:30pm

SUN, Sept 18

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library or Zoom (link and password required)
    • Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
  • WORSHIP
    10:30am • JCC (in-person & zoom)
    • Zoom (link and password required)
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    • Baptism (postponed due to family schedule)
    • Music Sharon Novak
  • Community Event: GARDEN STAGE DINNER CONCERT with The Shadow Riders Tribute to the Marshall Tucker Band
    7-9pm • Wildcat Tavern
    • Tickets and more info HERE
      This is an outdoor dinner concert. Should Inclement weather occur, the event will be moved inside the Tavern.
    • Along with a new stellar 6 piece ensemble, the Shadow Riders perform hits like “Can’t You See” and “Heard it in a Love Song.” The Shadow Riders is a name Toy Caldwell used for his backing group for a time and the title of one of his songs.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Mitch Alden  • 4-7pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Mtn Music Series – Tim Walter from Nashvile • 5:30-8:30pm

This week with JCC and around town: TUE, SEPT 21 – SUN, SEPT 26

ONGOING

  • Community Event: GEOCACHING (Upper Saco Valley Land Trust program)
    Sept 20-Oct 1 • Dundee Forest
    Explore the Bartlett Tract of the Dundee Community Forest project while seeking geocaches throughout the forest rich with biodiversity and pristine streams. Enjoy the exploration on your own, with friends, and with family members while appreciating the protection of rare natural ecosystems. Be one of the first to find hidden geocaches and win a prize! Email info@usvlt.org for the clues!

TUE, Sept 21

  • CLERGY LUNCH (zoom)
    12:30pm • Zoom
    Lunch with clergy gathers for collegial support. Rev Gail attends.

WED, Sept 22

  • CLASS: FITNESS with LAURIE McALEER
    9am • JCC
    Join us for a free gentle fitness class.
  • Community Event: PHOTO WALKS along DUNDEE ROAD (Upper Saco Valley Land Trust program)
    9am-Noon • Space is limited; reservations required. Email info@usvlt.org to register, and include which date you would like to attend.
    USVLT and the North Country Camera Club will host two photowalks focusing on streams, woods, scenic vistas, the Dame House cellar hole and the Ham House along Dundee Road as features of the Dundee Community Forest project. Perhaps the foliage will also be sharing its beautiful colors! Photographers of all levels are invited to attend. Space is limited; reservations required. Email info@usvlt.org to register, and include which date you would like to attend. Please bring your own camera.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
  • Community Event: FLOW & ALIGN YOGA with Anjali Rose
    5pm • Zoom. (Zoom Pre-registration link)
    Class sponsored by the Friends of the Whitney Center. We will explore the body, mind and soul with mindful movement. These yoga classes are intentionally created with sequences to instill strength, flexibility and mobility. This fun and community oriented class is for all ages and abilities. Simply bring a mat, strap, block and blanket.
  • Community Event: WHITE MOUNTAIN CEILI BAND
    5:30 – 9pm • Wildcat Tavern Dinner reservations required: 800-228-4245 or 603-383-4245.
    The musicians will play on the porch of the Igloo a safe distance from guests and vice versa. Join Michael Levine (guitar), Dexter Harding (tenor banjo), Siena Kaplan-Thompson (fiddle) & Fiona Howell (flute) for traditional Irish Session music. Stomp your feet, clap your hands, and dance a little jig as these accomplished musicians play centuries old tunes. For more information on the White Mountain Ceili Band visit: whitemountainceiliband.com

THURS, Sept 23

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-7pm • Jackson Library
    • Return to full hours of Tu&Th 10-7, W&F 2-5, Sa 10-2. We will continue to close on Sunday for the time being.
    • Masks and distance will be strictly required while in the building. If you’re unable to mask, you can still take advantage of our pickup or delivery service – simply let us know what you need.
    • One family at a time in the kids room.
    • Bathrooms and meeting room remain closed.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    1pm • Food pickup
    2:30pm • Curbside package preparation
    5pm • Shift at curbside with guests
    @ 15 Grove St, North Conway, NH
    Rev Gail and JCC volunteers serve this weekly outreach to local homeless and housing-insecure residents.
  • Community Event: INTRO to WILDERNESS and ADVENTURE THERAPY (Upper Saco Valley Land Trust program)
    10am • Space is limited; reservations required. Please email info@usvlt.org to register.
    The use of the outdoors as a therapeutic catalyst for change is as old as time itself. In the modern era, it has been referred to as wilderness therapy, outdoor therapy, adventure therapy, and ecotherapy, and has been growing all over the country and the world for the last 25 years.  This two-hour experience will teach participants ways to use the outdoors to accelerate the therapeutic benefit – whether a multi-day solo adventure or a twenty-minute walk in the woods  – as well as a brief history of the field. The talk and walk will be facilitated by Jackson local Will White, and will take place in the Dundee Community Forest project area in Jackson.
  • Community Event: HAWK TALK (Tin Mountain program)
    7pm • Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87482871350
    Meeting ID: 874 8287 1350
    Join Tin Mountain research manager Katy Lewis for a discussion of common migrating hawks of the northeast. The program will cover basic identification marks, flight, behavior, and sightings of hawks. An optional hawk watch on 9/25 allows participants to put these new ID skill into practice.

FRI, Sept 24

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    • Return to full hours of Tu&Th 10-7, W&F 2-5, Sa 10-2. We will continue to close on Sunday for the time being.
    • Masks and distance will be strictly required while in the building. If you’re unable to mask, you can still take advantage of our pickup or delivery service – simply let us know what you need.
    • One family at a time in the kids room.
    • Bathrooms and meeting room remain closed.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: WAY STATION HOUSING TASK FORCE
    Afternoon • Northern NH with Tri-County Cap
    Rev Gail and members of housing task force participate in tours of existing facilities to investigate potential housing options for local area.
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS
    5pm • Zoom (link required)
    Gather virtually to discuss scripture and explore art images associated with the text.
  • Community Event: SHABBAT SERVICE
    6pm • In-Person @ Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Sanctuary & Via Zoom
    To join us on Zoom, please register here: bhcsynagogue1920@gmail.com
  • Community Event: MUSIC at SHANNON DOOR – Jeremy Holden
    Evening • Shannon Door

SAT, Sept 25

  • Community Event: PHOTO WALKS along DUNDEE ROAD (Upper Saco Valley Land Trust program)
    9am • Space is limited; reservations required. Email info@usvlt.org to register, and include which date you would like to attend.
    USVLT and the North Country Camera Club will host two photowalks focusing on streams, woods, scenic vistas, the Dame House cellar hole and the Ham House along Dundee Road as features of the Dundee Community Forest project. Perhaps the foliage will also be sharing its beautiful colors! Photographers of all levels are invited to attend. Space is limited; reservations required. Email info@usvlt.org to register, and include which date you would like to attend. Please bring your own camera.
  • Community Event: HAWK WATCH: Peary Mountain (Tin Mountain program)
    9am • Field program. Register for details. Registration is required. Call 447-6991 or click here to register online.
    Join us in search of hawks during their fall migration. Enjoy a great hike on Peary Mountain in Brownfield, Maine, while we look for hawks, other birds, and signs of fall. Bring binoculars or borrow ours.
  • Community Event: INSIDE/OUTSIDE
    1pm / 4pm / 7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway, NH
    More info & tickets: http://www.artsinmotiontheater.com/
    Arts in Motion Theater Company is proud and honored to announce a “page to stage writing and live theatre project titled Outside, Inside.Directed, facilitated and produced by Aimee Frechette, Glenn Noble, Jacob Dunham, alongside an amazing team of teenage co-directors, this all-inclusive process is not to be missed!
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-2pm • Jackson Library
    • Return to full hours of Tu&Th 10-7, W&F 2-5, Sa 10-2. We will continue to close on Sunday for the time being.
    • Masks and distance will be strictly required while in the building. If you’re unable to mask, you can still take advantage of our pickup or delivery service – simply let us know what you need.
    • One family at a time in the kids room.
    • Bathrooms and meeting room remain closed.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: MUSIC at SHANNON DOOR -Bobby Sheehan & Jeremy Holden
    Evening • Shannon Door
  • Community Event: GARDEN STATE CONCERT – Jon Sarty Band
    4:30p-6:30p (Seating 3:45p) / 7p-9p (6:45p Seating) •
    Wildcat Tavern, Jackson
    Two shows per night. Tables have a max of 10 people. Events are all ages. Tickets required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-jonathan-sarty-band-tickets-150324611961?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

SUN, Sept 26

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Pavilion & Zoom (link required)
    Poetry and conversation outside. Join us. Bring your own hot beverage on cold mornings!
  • CHOIR REHEARSAL
    9am • Zoom (link required)
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP & IN-PERSON
    10:30am •  Zoom (link required)
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Message with Rev Gail Doktor
    • Stay for virtual coffee hour (via Zoom only).
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing, masking when not seated is requested, masking is required for non-vaccinated individuals (additional precautions may be changed based on COVID stats and CDC guidelines).
    • Service will also be live-streamed to website and Facebook (if technology supports this function on the day of event). Afterward, recordings of worship service will be posted to FacebookVimeo.com channel & Youtube.com channel.
  • Community Event: MUSIC at SHANNON DOOR – Riley Parkhurst
    Evening • Shannon Door
  • Community Event: COLD RIVER RADIO SHOW
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway, NH
    Info & tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cold-river-radio-show-9th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-168638140217
    9th Anniversary Showwith Host Jonathan Sarty and His Fabulous Cold River Radio Band and Special Guests, “Boston’s Queen of Soul Jazz,” Cassandre McKinley, Guitarist Tyler-James Kelly Frontman of “The Silks”, Author of “The Last Seat in The House: The Story of Hanley Sound” John Kane, and Local Spotlight Duo “Just Be-Cause,” with singer/songwriter Christine Rogers and bass player Moe Baillargeon.
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