Events at JCC and around town: July 8-10

FRI, July 8

  • Community Event: ZUMBA
    • 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 email me, text or call me 978-790-3375.
  • ** FITNESS CLASS with Laurie McAleer  (no Friday classes this summer)**
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
    5pm • Zoom link & password required
    • Option: Call in via touch-tone phone: 929.436.2866 Meeting ID: 83028442916 (#)
    • Bring your adult beverage and your curiosity for a conversation about our sacred texts.
  • Community Event: UPPER SACO VALLEY LAND TRUST Celebrates Place: Art Show & Open House
    4-7pm • USVLT office, 111 Main Street, Conway, NH
    • Join us for an open house celebration showcasing our new office space in Conway. Featuring artwork from the postponed 2020 Art Celebrates Place.
    • Includes: finger food, seasonal drinks, and the Cheese Louise food truck; tours of the USVLT offices, and a new USVLT video by filmmaker Joe Klementovich.
    • Artists: Mary Bastoni, Marian Federspiel, Blair Folts, Carol “Sky” Jowdy, Hanna Lucy, Sarah Waldron, and Sui Witherell.
    • Limited parking is available at the USVLT office. Overflow parking will be across the street at the Robert Frost Public Charter School and the A. Crosby Kennett Middle School.
    • Click here for details. Questions? Call USVLT at 603-662-0008 or email [email protected].
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT – John Hunter (bass) and Paul Heckel (vibraphone)
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway Village
    Info and tickets:
    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.  
    7pm • Cranmore Mountain Resort
    Let’s get vertical! Ski the Whites and Cranmore Mountain are hosting their 5th iteration of the Friday Night Vertical Series, which encourages runners and hikers of all abilities to conquer the slopes of Cranmore in summertime style. The group run to the top starts at 7pm, but those looking for a gentler ascent can always start their run/walk any time after 6pm. $5 registration fee per event. Register online today. Dates available throughout the summer.  
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Chimera • 8-11pm

SAT, July 9

SUN, July 10

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING (pavilion & zoom)
    8am • Pavilion behind Whitney Community Center & Zoom
    • Zoom link & password required
    • Join us for prayer, poetry & literature, and conversation.
    10:30am • JCC (in-person & zoom)
    • Zoom link & password required
    • Pianist: Maisie Brown
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor about Jesus’ Parables
  • JCC Barbecue
    11:45ish am • JCC Lawn by River
    • Bring your appetites! We’ll provide the feast.
    • Menu includes shrimp, veggies, burgers & dogs plus sides of pasta salad, hummus and vegetables, chips & dip with lemonade and iced tea!
    • RSVP if you’re hoping to come: [email protected]
    • Drop-ins also welcome! Open to friends, members, and community! Bring a friend!
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Tim Dion  • 4-7pm

TUE, July 12

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
    Summer reading programs: Oceans of Possibilities. See links below for more info.
  • Community Event: TODDLER STORY HOUR
    11am • Jackson Public Library

THIS WEEK: Jan 2 – SUN, Jan 6

WED, Jan 2 (2019)

    7-8:45am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk by calling/texting Rev Gail 978.273.0308 or emailing Rev Gail ([email protected]).
  • New Start Time: TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
    9:30am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church. Fitness class. Free; open to public.
  • Community Note: PUBLIC SCHOOL RESUMES after holiday break.

THURS, Jan 3

  • No class this week – resumes next week: FLOW & ALIGN YOGA with Anjali Rose
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church.

FRI, Jan 4

    7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk by calling/texting Rev Gail 978.273.0308 or emailing Rev Gail ([email protected])
    9-11am • Pastor’s Office, Second Floor. Come by for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk by calling/texting Rev Gail 978.273.0308 or emailing Rev Gail ([email protected])
  • Community Event: AVALANCHE CLASS with XXX …
    All day • Starts in Parish Hall, Jackson Community Church.
    Registration required. Class to prepare back-country skiers, winter hikers and other athletes and professionals about avalanche conditions, preparedness and responses. 2-day class: indoor coursework and field work. More info: XXX …
    6pm Doors Open / 7pm Concert Begins @ Conway United Methodist Church, 1626 E. Main St. Center Conway, NH
    • A Benefit Concert to Support Recovery Services in Mt. Washington Valley
    • Featuring Music by Bennett & Perkins with Special Guest Taylor Whiteside
    • Tickets available online.
    • Come early for a potluck dinner featuring scratch-made soups and stews and pick your own hand-thrown pottery bowls crafted by local artisans.

SAT, Jan 5

    Noon • Jackson Community Church.
    Memorial service to honor the life of Carl Fuller, followed by reception at church. Open to the community; friends of the Fuller family welcome and encouraged to attend.
    8am – Noon • Meet at Grant’s Parking Lot in Glen, NH.
    Join the Tin Mountain Bird Society for a winter birding adventure north of the notches. We will visit boreal birding hot spots off Trudeau Road outside Bethlehem. Dress warm. Bring your own binoculars or borrow ours. Call 603-447-6991 for reservations.   

SUN,  Jan 6 – Epiphany

    8am • Old Library. Hot beverages available. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
    9am • Drop-in choir directed by Ellen Schwindt. All welcome to participate; come at 9am to warm up and learn the song.
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    • Message: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    • Communion
    • Sunday School: Barry Chisholm
    • Accompanist: Alan Labrie
    • Choir director: Ellen Schwindt
  • Community Event: NEAT YEAR, NEW YOU
    7pm • Jackson Public Library
    Join the Friends of the Jackson Public Library for their first program of 2019 with professional organizer Mia Whalley. Transform your home from chaos to composed. For more details, visit Free and open to public; suggested $5 donation is welcome to offset presenter expenses.

Mon, Jan 7 • 10am Start
Wentworth Inn Porch

Top carvers from around New England return for the 24th Annual Great Ice Carvers of New England Invitational Ice Carving Competition. Competitors allowed 3 hours to transform a 300-pound block of ice into a work of art. Event is open to the public. Awards ceremony takes place in the lobby of The Wentworth. For more info, contact Kim Labnon, Director of Sales at The Wentworth at 603-383-9700 or [email protected].

Sun, Jan 13 • 4pm
Whitney Community Center

  Make your own bowl. Cost: $40. Students will select a glaze color for their pieces during class and completed pieces will be available for pick up at the Whitney Center. All materials included. Completed pieces will be dishwasher and microwave safe. Register online.

Sun, Jan 27 •  4pm
Whitney Community Center
  Continuing the Da Capo tradition of singing popular favorites, the concerts will include arrangements of Gershwin tunes, hits from the 1950s and 1960s, including “California Dreamin’,” “Misty” and “Girl from Ipanema,” and recent releases such as Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years.” The group is co-directed by conductor Mary Bastoni and accompanist John Waldie. Concert is free to the public.  

Thurs, Jan 31 • 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Whitney Community Center

  Over 60 years ago America was in the peak of the industrial revolution and the nation’s waterways were dying from dams, water diversions and pollution. Run Wild Run Free takes the viewer through the history and current state of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act that sought to protect these waterways. Join Tin Mountain Conservation Center, the Jackson Conservation Commission, and former Director of Research for the AMC, Dr. Kenneth Kimball, for this celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Cost: $3/pp or $5/family.

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