- INTERFAITH GATHERING
8am • Old Red Library or zoom link (password required)
- Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
- WORSHIP including Martin Luther King Jr Observance
10:30am • JCC & in-person
- Zoom link (password required)
- Reflection: rev Gail Doktor
- Flute: Jeanette Heidmann
- Music Sharon Novak
- Community Event: SNOW SHOE Tour
2pm • Tin M tn Conservation Ctr, Albany, NH
- Join us for a snowshoe tour at Tin Mountain’s Nature Learning Center in Albany, NH. Bring your own snowshoes or rent ours*, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of winter. All are welcome!
- Non-members: $15/person or $25/household, snowshoe rental $5/person. Members are Free!
- Register at tinmountain.org or call 603-447-6991
*Please arrive at 1:30pm if you are renting snowshoes. Also, bring poles if you prefer to use them while snowshoeing – we do not have any poles.
- Community Event: XC SKIING & SNOWSHOEING with Jackson Ski Touring
Trails Open • More info: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/
- Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES & SKATING
Nestlenook Farm, Jackson, NH • More info: https://nestlenookfarmsleighrides.com/
- Community Event: DOWNHILL SKIING
- Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
- Lostbo Pub @ Black Mountain: Steve Haidaichuk • 3:30-5:30pm
- Shannon Door: Dan Parkhurst & Rafe • 6-9pm
- Red Parka Pub: Now Is Now • 8-11pm
- Shovel Handle Pub: Al Shafner • 5:30-8:30pm
MON, Jan 8 & TUE, Jan 9
- PASTORAL CARE
Rev Gail traveled Monday-Tuesday with a community member to provide support during a medical emergency.
WED, Jan 9
- ** Cancelled ** SNOW DAY: TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer ** Cancelled ** cancelled due to weather. This class follows the school’s weather conditions: when school is cancelled this class will aslo be cancelled. It resumes next week, if weather permits at 9:30am • Parish House.Fitness class. Free; open to public.
- Private Event: WEDDING
3:30 pm • Church Sanctuary
- Community Event: WAY STATION TEAM MEETING
6pm • Nativity Lutheran Church
Organization leaders meet to take next steps to formalize relationship with Vaughan Center and coordinate MLK Day of Service: painting rooms at Nativity Lutheran for use by Way Station. Rev Gail attends.
THURS, Jan 10
- PASTOR’S HOURS
7-8:30am • Glen Ledge Corner Store. 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: NORTHERN CARROLL COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES ROUND TABLE
9am • Granite State University / Tech Village
Rev Gail attends this forum as clergy and as a Way Station team leader.
- FLOW & ALIGN YOGA with Anjali Rose
9am • First Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church. Beginning stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners.
- Community Event: FAMILY TIME
10:30am • Jackson Public Library
- Community Event: KNITTING
10:30am • Jackson Public Library
6:30pm • Second Floor, Church.
- Community Event: EcoForum – WHAT YOU NEED to KNOW ABOUT YOUR WELL WATER
Noon • Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Learning Center.
Abby Fopiano, NH DES’s Water Well Program Manager, will discuss what private well owners should know about maintaining and testing well health. She will also touch upon water conservation and drought issues.
FRI, Jan 11
- PASTOR’S HOURS
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])
- Private Event: AVALANCHE CLASS
All Day • Second Floor, Parish House. Class preparing outdoor athletes and emergency responders for preparedness during avalanche conditions. On-site training followed by outdoor training. Prior registration through course provider required.
- Private Event: SCOUT SKI & OVERNIGHT
Friday Evening – Saturday Morning • Parish House. Out-of-town scout troop will be our guests and use the Parish House to camp out overnight. Only the scout troop and their authorized chaperones are permitted in the church’s space during this time.
SUN, Jan 13
- INTERFAITH GATHERING @ OLD LIBRARY
8am • Old Library. Hot beverages available. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
- BLESSING of BODIES, BOOTS & BINDINGS
9am • Jackson XC Center Drop by for a blessing by Rev Gail. Blessings for staff & skiers and anyone else who comes along!
10:30am • Jackson Community Church.
- Message: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
- Accompanist: Alan Labrie
- Community Event: FAVORITE BOWL4pm • 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.
MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND EVENTS
MLK Day of Service:
PAINTING the WAY STATION!
9am – 4pm • Sat, Jan 19
Admin Building of Nativity Lutheran ChurchJackson Community Church will have a team of volunteers helping with this project: wear your paint clothes and help brighten up the kitchen and lounge areas in the first floor of the administrative building on the Nativity Lutheran Church, which will be home to the Way Station. Paint supplies will be provided; bring your energy and enthusiasm! Once open, this day resource center will meet basic needs for homeless teens, families and adults in the Mt Washington Valley: laundry, showers, internet access, post office box, social and emotional support, connection to nearby social services.
Theme: Improve Our World!
1-3pm • Sat, Jan 19
Gathering starts at covered bridge. Walk to Jackson Grammar School.
MARTIN LUTHER KING
7-9pm • Sun, Jan 20
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes
Featured speaker, Dr. Donna San Antonio, will address the topic “Becoming a White Ally: Stories of Mentoring Toward Social Justice” using personal reflection as a springboard for consideringthe inter-sectionality of race, ethnicity, gender, and social class. Also included in the program will be music by Peg Loughran, Shana Aisenberg and others. Storyteller (and World Fellowship Co-Director) Andy Davis will offer a story. A guilt-free potluck will follow. Note: This program is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes and The World Fellowship Center. For more information, please call Andy Davis at (603)452-4446. More information.
Mountain Top Music Event:
BEFORE THERE WERE MIRRORS
Fri, Jan 18, 7:30pm
St Andrews-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church
A musical evening of story and song with Ellen Schwindt, Jed Wilson and Mary Edes. Suggested donation at the door: $10 and a hand-held mirror (some will be available at the door).
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.
RUN WILD, RUN FREE
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.