Events with JCC and Around Town: NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 4

Events with JCC and around town: Decorate the church, train rides, winter tree ID, sleigh rides, jazz, Nutcracker Sweets, music around town, Advent 2: Peace worship,  and more!

TUE, Nov 29

  • FITNESS CLASS  with Laurie McAleer
    9:30am • Jackson Community Church
    • Free to all participants.
    • Gentle, chair-based stretch and fitness for all levels of ability
  • DECORATE CHURCH
    10:45am • JCC
    • Voilunteers help finalize decoration of sanctuary
  • Community Event: TICKETS for NUTCRACKER SWEETS on sale Call 207.935.4020
    • Dec 3rd (Sat) @ 5pm and Dec 4th (Sun) @ 2pm: Act One Dance Company presents Nutcracker Sweets.
    • Performed at Leura Hill Eastman PAC at the Fryeburg Academy
    • Members of our church community performing in this show.
    • Tickets will be on sale at the studio (Tina Titzer’s School of Dance) and also at Spice and Grain.
    • Note: Attending the December dance performance is an optional event to complement the church’s 3-week Advent book study of Matt Rawle’s The Gifts of the Nutcracker. JCC friends and members will attend the Saturday performance; participants must order their own tickets at phone number above. 
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Events: HOOT NIGHT
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty hosts • 6-8:30pm

WED, Nov 30

THURS, Dec 1

  • 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 Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods / Conway Scenic RR)
    • Early – 4:15pm (Boarding begins at 3:45pm) & Late – 7:15pm (Boarding begins at 6:45pm)
    • Info & tickets: Journey to the North Pole including online tickets, dates, departure times and more.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Jeremy Dean • 6-8pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Closed for vacation
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Hospers

FRI, Dec 2

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm • Zoom link required
    • Or dial by your location: 929 436 2866, Meeting ID: 830 2844 2916
    • Join us for cocktails and discussion of this week’s scripture with art
  • Community Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods / Conway Scenic RR)
    • Early – 4:15pm (Boarding begins at 3:45pm) & Late – 7:15pm (Boarding begins at 6:45pm)
    • Info & tickets: Journey to the North Pole including online tickets, dates, departure times and more.
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
    Nestlenook Farm, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH
  • Community Event: FIRST FRIDAY – Dark Train Express
    Noon • Majestic Cafe, Conway
    • Dark Train Express quartet (Chad Cummings, Eben Eastman, Gideon Richard and Joseph Della Valla) will play a spirited hour of Cummings’ pop/rock/jazz fusion originals. Admission is by donation, with open seating in the spacious and well-ventilated Majestic Theatre on Main Street in Conway. Pre-concert donations may be made here. Walk-ins are also welcome.
    • Tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT – The Dan Moore Trio
    6:30 pm • Majestic Cafe, Conway, NH
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Marty Quirk • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: The Echo Tones • 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub; Mountain Music Series – Special Appearance By Annie Sumi from Ontario •  5:30-8:30pm

SAT, Dec 3

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: WINTER TREE ID
    10am • Nansen Wayside Park, Milan, NH
    • 2-hour field program on how to identify trees in winter, both deciduous and conifer. Naturalist Dave Govatski will take participants through the unique characteristics and identifiers of the region’s trees, including twig characteristics, branch arrangement, and bark, this program is appropriate for all levels. We hope you join us! Dress for the weather and bring water & a snack.
    • Space is limited and registration is required. Call 603-447-6991 or click here to register.
  • Community Event: TMCC Nature Learning Center Tour 1pm • Tin Mtn Conservation Ctr, Albany
    • Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Leaning Center is an exquisitely designed, built and operated “net zero” facility that utilizes both solar-electric and solar-thermal technologies. Our tour includes the many features created by locally sourced materials, the building’s energy systems, extensive natural history library, animal mount display and countless natural treasures. For those who are interested in walking the new accessible trail, bring weather-appropriate clothing and footwear traction for a guided tour of the 1.2 mile “lollipop loop”. The TMCC Nature Learning Center tour offers an informative, fun and beautiful weekend activity.
  • Community Event: NUTCRACKER SWEETS Dec 3rd (Sat) @ 5pm and Dec 4th (Sun) @ 2pm • Leura Hill Eastman PAC at the Fryeburg Academy
    • Call 207.935.4020 fot tickets
    • Members of our church community performing in this show.
    • Tickets will be on sale at the studio (Tina Titzer’s School of Dance) and also at Spice and Grain.
    • Note: Attending the December dance performance is an optional event to complement the church’s 3-week Advent book study of Matt Rawle’s The Gifts of the Nutcracker. JCC friends and members will attend the Saturday performance; participants must order their own tickets at phone number above. 
  • Community Event: JAZZ for the HOLIDAYS Home Concert in Silver Lake
    2:3pm (sold out) & 7:30pm ª Silver Lake Private Residence
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
  • Community Event: SANTA’s HOLIDAY EXPRESS
    Conway Scenic Railroad
    • Book your tickets online ahead of time
    • Admission rates vary. Visit the Conway Scenic Railroad website for booking details and additional Santa’s Holiday Express info.
  • Community Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods / Conway Scenic RR)
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: The Big Picture • 8-11pm
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-8:30pm

SUN, DEC 4 – ADVENT 2

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old red library or Zoom link required
    • Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
  • WORSHIP with ADVENT 2: Peace
    10:30am • JCC in-person or Zoom link required
    • Advent candle-lighting
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    • Music Sharon Novak
  • Community Event: NUTCRACKER SWEETS Dec 3rd (Sat) @ 5pm and Dec 4th (Sun) @ 2pm • Leura Hill Eastman PAC at the Fryeburg Academy
    • Call 207.935.4020 fot tickets
    • Members of our church community performing in this show.
    • Tickets will be on sale at the studio (Tina Titzer’s School of Dance) and also at Spice and Grain.
    • Note: Attending the December dance performance is an optional event to complement the church’s 3-week Advent book study of Matt Rawle’s The Gifts of the Nutcracker. JCC friends and members will attend the Saturday performance; participants must order their own tickets at phone number above. 
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
    Nestlenook Farm, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH
  • Community Event: SANTA’s HOLIDAY EXPRESS
    Conway Scenic Railroad
    • Book your tickets online ahead of time
    • Admission rates vary. Visit the Conway Scenic Railroad website for booking details and additional Santa’s Holiday Express info.
  • Community Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods / Conway Scenic RR)
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Blue Sunday with Erin Harpe • 5-8pm

Events with JCC and around town: Nov 8-13

Highlights: vote, observe Veterans Day, learn about migratory birds, work on XC trails, walk in the woods, enjoy Mousetrap, go to musical tribute to Marlene Dietrich, attend community potluck at Whitney Ctr, come to C3 conversation, attend worship, choir practice, and more!

TUE, Nov 8

  • Community Service: VOTE!
    8am-7pm • Various locations in NH
  • FITNESS CLASS  with Laurie McAleer (new day of the week)
    9:30am • Jackson Community Church
    • Free to all participants.
    • Gentle, chair-based stretch and fitness for all levels of ability
  • Community Event: TICKETS for NUTCRACKER SWEETS on sale Call 207.935.4020
    • Dec 3rd (Sat) @ 5pm and Dec 4th (Sun) @ 2pm: Act One Dance Company presents Nutcracker Sweets.
    • Performed at Leura Hill Eastman PAC at the Fryeburg Academy
    • Members of our church community performing in this show.
    • Tickets will be on sale at the studio (Tina Titzer’s School of Dance) and also at Spice and Grain.
    • Note: Attending the December dance performance is an optional event to complement the church’s 3-week Advent book study of Matt Rawle’s The Gifts of the Nutcracker. JCC friends and members will attend the Saturday performance; participants must order their own tickets at phone number above.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Events: HOOT NIGHT
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty hosts • 6-8:30pm

WED, Nov 9

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: LIBRARY BOOK GROUP – Fight Night by Miriam Toews
    4pm • Jackson Public Library
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom link and password required – contact church for info

THURS, Nov 10

  • 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 Event: BIRD WATCHERS MIGRATION (Tin Mtn)
    7pm • Zoom link pending
    • Join Tin Mountain and the North Country Camera Club for a unique visual exploration of over 250 birds. Composed by award winning photographers Dick and Joan Shirley, the images follow a calendar year; beginning in the mid-winter of January, segueing into the warblers of spring & summer, entering the fall migration and finishing with the early winter birds of December. Set to a combination of bird calls and music, the photos and videos are an exciting exploration of the diverse class of avians.
    • More info: https://www.tinmountain.org/event/bird-watchers-migration-a-visual-exploration-online-program/
  • Community Resource: AA MEETING
    6pm? • JCC Parish House
  • Community Event: MOUSETRAP with M&D Playhouse
    7:30pm • Eastern Slope Playhouse, North Conway
    • Get Tickets: $29
    • In the Agatha Christie classic, a local woman is murdered, and the guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It becomes clear that the killer is among them. A police detective, arriving on skis, interrogates the suspects.
    • Additional Dates Friday, November 11, 2022, 7:30pmSaturday, November 12, 2022, 7:30pmSunday, November 13, 2022, 3:30pm
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Rafe • 6-8pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Closed for vacation

FRI, Nov 11 – Veterans Day

  • Community Service: Unofficlal WALK & WORK w/ Jackson XC Ski Touring
    8am-10am • Jackson XC Trails
    • There is no official Walk & Work this Friday, but if you are interested in trail work this Friday, let Ellen Chandler know; there is “more of the same” type of work on the Wave Trails.
    • Contact: ellen@jacksonxc.org.
  • FITNESS CLASS  with Laurie McAleer (new second day of week)
    9:30am • Jackson Community Church
    • FRee to all participants.
    • Gentle, chair-based stretch and fitness for all levels of ability
  • 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
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm • Zoom link and password required – contact church for info
    • Join us for cocktails and discussion of this week’s scripture with art
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT – Al Hospers & Randy Roos
    6:30 pm • Majestic Theater Cafe, Conway, NH
  • Community Event: MOUSETRAP with M&D Playhouse
    7:30pm • Eastern Slope Playhouse, North Conway
    • Get Tickets: $29
    • In the Agatha Christie classic, a local woman is murdered, and the guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It becomes clear that the killer is among them. A police detective, arriving on skis, interrogates the suspects.
    • Additional Dates Saturday, November 12, 2022, 7:30pmSunday, November 13, 2022, 3:30pm
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner & Revtones • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Closed for vacation
    • Shovel Handle Pub; Dan Aldrich •  5:30-8:30pm

SAT, Nov 12

  • Community Event: CONIFER WALK
    1pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center
    • With all the leaves down, November is the perfect time learn to identify conifer trees. No distractions from those deciduous trees!
    • Program Fee: $15/person or $25/household; members are free!
    • Register online here. Walk ins welcome.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: STUDIO NOCTURNES with David Lussier
    10am-4pm – Nov 12 & Nov 13th • Jackson Art Studio and Gallery
  • Community Event: MUSICAL TRIBUTE to Marlene Dietrich
    7pm • Majestic Cafe, Conway Village
    • Features Vanessa Schukis, mezzo, Scott Nicholas, piano and Tim Ostendorf, narrator for this tribute to musical life of the late Marlene Dietrich.  
    • More info and tickets:https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Event: MOUSETRAP with M&D Playhouse
    7:30pm • Eastern Slope Playhouse, North Conway
    • Get Tickets: $29
    • In the Agatha Christie classic, a local woman is murdered, and the guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It becomes clear that the killer is among them. A police detective, arriving on skis, interrogates the suspects.
    • Additional Dates Sunday, November 13, 2022, 3:30pm
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden• 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Closed for vacation
    • Wildcast Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-8:30pm

SUN, Nov 13

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old red library or Zoom link and password required – contact church for info
    • Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
  • CHOIR PRACTICE (in-person and zoom)
    8am • JCC sanctuary or Zoom link and password required – contact church for info
    • Copies of sheet music available in church entrance
    • Email with recorded choir parts and PDF of music also coming – contact church via email if you wish to receve choir updates directly
    • Preparing advent song: Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • WORSHIP with VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE
    10:30am • JCC (in-person & zoom)
    • Attend in-person
    • Virtual attendance – Zoom link and password required – contact church for info
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    • Music Sharon Novak
  • Community Event: STUDIO NOCTURNES with David Lussier
    10am-4pm – Nov 12 & Nov 13th • Jackson Art Studio and Gallery
  • Community Event: COMMUNITY POTLUCK SUPPER
     4-7 pm • Whitney Community Center
    • Last Call: This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Whitney Community Center
    • FREE to members of the Jackson community.
    • To register email whitneycommunitycenter@gmail.com and let us know how many people are attending and if you are bringing a main dish, side dish or desert.
  • Community Event: MOUSETRAP with M&D Playhouse
    3:30pm • Eastern Slope Playhouse, North Conway
    • Get Tickets: $29
    • In the Agatha Christie classic, a local woman is murdered, and the guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It becomes clear that the killer is among them. A police detective, arriving on skis, interrogates the suspects.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Closed for vacation

SUN, Oct 9

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Pavilion or Zoom link & password required
    • Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
  • WORSHIP
    10:30am • JCC (in-person & zoom)
    • Zoom link & password required
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    • Sukkot themes
    • Music Sharon Novak
  • Community Event: GIBSON CENTER CRAFT FAIR
    10am-4pm •Gibson Center, No Conway, NH
  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
    7am • 10pm • Fryeburg, ME • Thru Oct 09, 2022
  • Community Event: SLOW WALKING with Tin Mountain
    10am  & 1pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center
    • Continues: 9, 16, 23, 30 10-11:30am and 1-2:30pm
    • 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.
    • Program Fee: $15/person or $25/household; members are free!
    • Register online here. Walk ins welcome.
  • Community Event: EREV SUKKOT CELEBRATION
    5pm -Sukkah Decoarating & 6pm – Service & Dinner • Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation • Bethlehem, NH
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mitch Alden • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Tim Dion  • 4-7pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Mountain Music Series – Special Appearance By June Star from Baltimore • 5:30-8:30pm

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

Events with JCC and around town: MAY 25-30 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Events with JCC and around town: fitness, C3: Cocktails & Conversations, State of Loon program & Birding in Bog field trip (Tin Mountain), Food Truck Festival, Craft Fair at Schouler Park, Heather Pierson Duo and Josh & Darin Variety Hour (Mountain Top Music), Wild Quack duck race & music, interfaith group (outside), Sunday worship with Memorial Day Observance plus solo by Judy Botsford, bluegrass music with Dellavalla family with piano by Maisie Brown, music around town and more!

WED, May 25

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Simon Crawford • 6-9pm

THURS, May 26

  • WAY STATION Bd of Dir Mtg
    9am • Zoom
    Update on projects. Closed meeting.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm
  • Community Service: WAY STATION
    Staff and volunteers of JCC participate. Operating in church basement this week: Nativity Lutheran.
    2-5 • Food collection & distribution
    10-6 • Open shift for drop-ins and apts.
  • AA
    6pm? • JCC Parish House
  • Community Event: STATE of the LOON with Tin Mountain
    7pm • Zoom link pending.
    Join Harry Vogel, Loon Preservation Committee, as he talks about this unique symbol of New Hampshire’s wild lakes and its special place in the hearts of New Hampshire residents. More info: https://www.tinmountain.org/event/state-of-the-loon-the-natural-history-challenges-and-successes-of-loons-in-nh-2/
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm

FRI, May 27

  • FITNESS CLASS with Laurie McAleer
    9:30am • JCC Parish House.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
    • 2pm-5pm • Jackson Library
      Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org.
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS
    5pm • Zoom link and password required
    Bring your adult beverage and your curiosity for a conversation about our sacred text
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT – Heather Pierson Duo
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway Village
    Info and tickets:https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner  & CATWOLF• 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Riley Parkhurst • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Now Is Now • 8-11pm

SAT, May 28

  • Community Event: BIRDING in the BOG w/ Tin Mountain
    7-10am • Location communicated upon registration
    Join birders of all levels on this weekly bird walk through the bog and view the rich diversity of bird life that makes it way north to rest or nest. Bring binoculars (or borrow ours), rubber boots, and a snack. Program fee of $15/person or $25/household for non-members; members are free. Click here to register online.
  • Community Event: MEMORIAL WEEKEND CRAFT FAIR
    10am – 5pm • Schouler Park, North Conway
  • Community Event: FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
    Noon-6pm • North Conway Community Center
    Kids entertainment, music, and food trucks.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: JOSH & DARIN VARIETY HOUR benefit for Jen’s Friends (Mountain Top Music program)
    7:30pm • Majestic Theater
    Live and in person! Original sketches, parody songs and one-liners, plus tribute sketches, special guest interviews, and music from local performers – all in the beautifully renovated Majestic Theater! All proceeds from ticket sales go to Jen’s Friends Cancer Foundation. Produced by Josh and Darin; sponsored by Mountain Top Music and others. Admission to limited to those over 18 or accompanied by parent / guardian.  Doors and Majestic Cafe concessions open at 6:30 pm, the show at 7:30 pm. Livestream available. More info and tickets (donations): https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Willow Carter • 7-10pm
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Lazy River Riders • 8-11pm

SUN, May 29

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Pavilion behind Whitney Community Center (and zoom)
    • in-person & zoom
    • Gather for poetry, conversation and prayer
    • Zoom link and password required
  • WORSHIP with MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE
    10:30am • JCC (in-person & zoom)
    • Zoom link and password required
    • Solo: Judy Botsford
    • Special bluegrass music: Dellavalla Family
    • Guest Pianist: Maisie Brown
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
  • Community Event: WILD QUACK DUCK RACE & MUSIC FESTIVAL
    8am • Jackson Village
    Info: https://jacksonnh.com/event/wildquack-duck-race-music-festival-2/
    Admission: FREE! 
    • The day’s events start at 8 AM and the first Duck Race goes off at 1:45 PM.
    • Food, Duck Races, Kids Activities, Traveling Train Rides, an Incredible Silent Auction
    • Live Music from Local Favorites Al Shafner and Dennis & Davey
    • Local Artisan’s wares on display and for purchase
    • Kid’s games and activities
    • To receive your brochure of individual events and times… call the office at (603) 383-9356/(978) 580-0905 or see a PDF brochure here.  You can request a mailed brochure by emailing info@jacksonnh.com.
    • Local and visiting food vendors offer fabulous barbeque foods, fair foods, kettle corn, ice cream, lobster sandwiches as well as other select items all affordably priced.  Watch the “ever-growing” parade starting from the Covered Bridge at 1:30 PM, have your picture taken with “Wildquack” the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Duck, visit local businesses and really enjoy this “ole” fashioned “Day in the Park”.
    • Purchase duck tickets
  • Community Event: MEMORIAL WEEKEND CRAFT FAIR
    10am – 5pm • Schouler Park, North Conway
  • MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Jeremy Holden  • 4-7pm

MON, May 30 – Memorial Day

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