This week with JCC & Around Town: January 17-23, 2022

MON, Jan 17 (Martin Luther King Day)

  • Community Resource: BLACK MOUNTAIN
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/ Register now for Programs: 603-383-9355
  • Community Event: LOVE NOT HATE (Martin Luther King NH Coalition)
    1:30pm • Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83815992942?pwd=MjlyUW1CR05MZGcxc043K1pHMzJldz09
    Option: 929 205 6099, Meeting ID: 838 1599 2942, Passcode: 267996
    • More info: mlknh.org
    • “Love Not Hate” is the theme for this year’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day, the 40th annual community event hosted by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition.
    • Musician TJ Wheeler will be a special guest; other musical performances include the MLK Jr. Choir, directed by James McKim, and the Manchester High School West Jazz Band, directed by Rebecca Berger.
    • Community members have prepared a shared reading of excerpts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 1957 sermon “Loving Your Enemies.”
  • Community Event: LISA GARDNER One Step Too Far BOOK LAUNCH CELEBRATION with Lisa Gardner & Mark Synott (White Birch Books Event)
    6:30pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    Launch of Mount Washington Valley author Lisa Gardner’s newest novel, One Step Too Far. Local author Mark Synnott will chat with Laura about her new book and more. A Q&A will follow. 
    • The Majestic Cafe will open at 6 for beer, wine, water and soda; theater doors open at 6:30. Copies of One Step Too Far, and Lisa’s other books, will be available in the cafe, with a book-signing after the program.
    • Be sure to note the Majestic’s Covid-19 protocols 
    • The event will also be live-streamed from the Majestic stage, for a nominal charge, with an opportunity to submit questions on line. Info and tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php

TUE, Jan 18

  • Community Resource: BLACK MOUNTAIN
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/ Register now for Programs: 603-383-9355
  • Community Event: CHAIR YOGA (Whitney Center Zoom Yoga)
    9:15am • Zoom
    Build core and upper body strength with this all levels chair class. Bring light weights, strap and blocks. Pre-registration required. Registration link: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga#chair-exercises-virtual
  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30pm • Zoom
    Local clergy convene for conversations, ecumenical event-planning, and peer support. Rev Gail attends.
  • MISSIONS TEAM MTG
    3:15pm • Zoom (link and password required from church)
  • Community Event: FLOW & ALIGN YOGA (Whitney Center Zoom Yoga)
    4:30pm • Zoom.
    This all levels yoga class builds community, core strength, and overall body alignment. Come practice with us and build friendships while receiving the benefits of a moderate flow yoga class.Pre-registration required. Registration link: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga#flow-and-align-virtual
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Hoot Night with Jonathan Sarty • 6-8:30pm

WED, Jan 19

  • Community Resource: BLACK MOUNTAIN
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/
    Today: Skijoring with Jack Steffen. Watch the skijoring action and learn if it is right for you and your canine buddy. Free, meet at the “backstop” on the playing field near the Fire Pond.
  • FITNESS CLASS with Laurie McAleer
    9:30am • JCC Parish House
    Free. Gentle fitness and stretching customized to your needs. Appropriate for all ages and abilities.
  • Community Service: GIBSON CENTER AGE-FRIENDLY MWV TASK FORCE
    8am • Zoom.
    Rev Gail & other Jxn representatives attends as member of task force.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: CRAFTERNOON
    2pm • Jackson Library
    Bring your craft and hang out with others to complete it.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Red Parka: Jon Sarty • 5-7:30pm
    • Wildcat Tavern: Simon Crawford • 6-9pm
  • JCC ANNUAL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom (link and password required from church)

THURS, Jan 20

  • Community Resource: BLACK MOUNTAIN
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    All Day • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers open day resource center for showers, mail pickup, grocery distribution, more.
  • Community Event: GEOLOGY of the PRESIDENTIAL RANGE
    7pm • Zoom link pending.
    They may be covered in snow currently, but there is a lot to discover about the geology of the White Mountain’s Presidential Range. Dr. Dykstra Eusden, Professor of Geology at Bates College and author of several books on the geology of the White Mountains, will discuss the bedrock history and ancient tectonics of the Presidential Range. Info: https://www.tinmountain.org/event/geology-of-the-presidential-range-2/
  • Community Event: ZUMBA with Dotti Aiello
    3:30pm • Whitney Community Center
    $5/pp. Contact Dotti Aiello for more info: dottiaiello@gmail.com
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm

FRI, Jan 21

  • Community Event: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
    Black Mtn, Jxn
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/
    • Register now for Programs: 603-383-9355
    • Friday Gliders: Jan – mid-March
    • Four week Friday Programs: Jan 21,28
      • Classic: Gliding with Ease ($100/person, less $10 w/Season Pass)
        Ski further with less effort and more smiles! You may even start looking for more hills and corners because they are fun when you have the skills. (Four 1 hour sessions)
      • Skiing Fitness ($125/person, less $25 w/Season Pass)
        Make XC skiing a more strategic part of your fitness program. Includes intervals, terrain strategy and technique work as it relates to skiing faster. (Four 1.5 hour sessions)
      • Intermediate Skate ($125/person, less $25 w/Season Pass)
        If you already skate, this program will take you to the next level. (Four 1.5 hour sessions)
      • Intro Skate ($125/person, less $25 w/Season Pass)
        Learn to Skate in a progression of Friday sessions. A special rate for skate ski rentals is available. (Four 1.5 hour sessions)
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm •  Zoom (link and password required from church)
  • Community Event: MAJESTIC CAFE CONCERT w/ Al Hospers & Tom Robinson
    7pm • Majestic Theater
    Info & tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Pat Guadagno • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Shark Martin • 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle: Scott Baer • 6-9pm
    • Black Mountain: Candie Tremblay for Après • 3:30 to 5:30pm.

SAT, Jan 22

SUN, Jan 23

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library & Zoom
    Join us for poetry, prayer, and conversation.
    Hybrid: In-person with masking and social distancing or Zoom (link and password required from church)
  • WORSHIP
    10:30am • (zoom & in-person)
    • Music by Alan Labrie
      Message by Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    • Hybrid: In-person with masking and social distancing or Zoom (link and password required from church)
    • 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.
  • MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Red Parka Pub: Booby Sheehan • 4-7pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Scott Baer • 5:30-8:30pmpm
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden • 6-9pm
    • Black Mountain: Mitch Alden for Après • 3:30 to 5:30pm.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY
  • Community Resource: BLACK MOUNTAIN
    Downhill ski events & conditions: https://www.blackmt.com/events
  • Community Resource: JACKSON SKI TOURING
    Info and Trail report: https://www.jacksonxc.org/trail-report/
    • Register now for Programs: 603-383-9355
    • Four week Sunday Programs: Jan.23, 30
      • Intro Skate ($125/person, less $25 w/Season Pass)
        Learn to Skate in a progression of Friday sessions. A special rate for skate ski rentals is available. (Four 1.5 hour sessions)
      • Classic Gliding with Ease ($100/person, less $10 w/Season Pass)
        Ski further with less effort and more smiles! You may even start looking for more hills and corners because they are fun when you have the skills. (Four 1 hour sessions)

TUE, DEC 14 – SUN, DEC 19

TUE, Dec 14

  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30pm • Zoom (private meeting)
    Local clergy convene for conversations, ecumenical event-planning, and peer support. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Event: CHAIR YOGA
    9:15am • Zoom.
    Pre-registration required. Register for the Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvd-CpqD4sEtdFkuT2horCr6QrTMdCHnGD. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Classes resume, after this week, on 1/4/22. This class is sponsored by the Whitney Community Center in Jackson for Jackson residents however, non-Jackson residents are encouraged to attend. Non-Jackson residents pay a class fee .More info: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga
  • Community Event: FLOW & ALIGN YOGA
    4:30pm • Zoom.
    Pre-registration required. Register for the Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrf-Gvqz0sRf0_-P230qBI9VLMei_Ytw Classes resume, after this week, on 1/4/22. This class is sponsored by the Whitney Community Center in Jackson for Jackson residents however, non-Jackson residents are encouraged to attend. Non-Jackson residents pay a class fee. More info: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-7pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org

WED, Dec 15

  • FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
    9am • JCC Parish House
    Free to participants. Last class of 2021: sessions resume January at 9:30am on Wednesdays.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2pm-5pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • SANCTUARY DECORATING
    1pm • JCC
    Rev Gail and volunteers continue decorating the sanctuary,
  • ADVENT 3-Week Study Group: The Redemption of Scrooge
    5pm: Dec 15, Dec 22 (zoom)
    • Co-facilitated as shared Jackson-Bartlett program by Rev Gail Doktor (Jackson) and Rev Pojen Lee (guest preacher at Bartlett)
    • Free copies of book available in front entrance of Jackson Community Church. Judy Ludgate also has a few copies available for Bartlett Conrgegational Church’s friends and members who may wish to participate.
    • Attend via Zoom link. COntact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    • The Redemption of Scrooge is written by Matt Rawle. Book description: Is redemption possible for Ebenezer Scrooge? Pastor and author Matt Rawle  discovers the teachings of Jesus in the words of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Rawle dives deep into the dark, sad, greedy world of Scrooge and discovers a man in dire need of a second chance. Along with Scrooge, we meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future and in the process learn about living with and for others in a world blessed by Jesus. Rediscover and reinvigorate your faith this Advent and Christmas season and look at this familiar classic through the lens of faith.
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom.
    Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Leadership meeting with staff, church officers, and team leaders to make decisions that support the church’s mission and operations. Open to public. This month we prepare budget for consideration during January 2022’s annual meeting.

THURS, Dec 16

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-7pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    All Day • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers open day resource center for showers, mail pickup, grocery distribution, more.
  • Community Event: WINTER BIRD ECOLOGY (TIn Mountain Conservation Center)
    7pm • Zoom Link pending.Brush up on your winter bird identification as we review local winter bird field marks as well as pass on a few bird feeding tips for the winter season ahead. This program is a great refresher for the fast approaching Christmas Bird Count. More info: https://www.tinmountain.org/event/winter-bird-ecology-7/
  • Community Event: CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS  with Heather Pierson Jazz Trio (Mountain Top Music)
    7pm/8pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    Heather Pierson, piano and vocals; Shawn Nadeau, bass, and Craig Bryan, drums, will perform Vince Guaraldi’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Majestic Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 and refreshments will be available in the Majestic Cafe. Info & tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    7:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm

FRI, Dec 17

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2pm-5pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm • Zoom.
    Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Bring your adult beverage and your curiosity for a conversation about our sacred texts.
  • Community Event:  MAJESTIC CAFE Concert: Dan Moore on piano, with Rick Gordon and Mike (Mountain Top Music)
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    $10/pp. More info: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php?step=seats
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    7:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Marty Quirk • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Shark Martin• 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle: Rek’lis Duo • 6-9pm

SAT, Dec 18

SUN, Dec 19

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library next to church (indoors) & Zoom.
    COntact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Poetry and conversation. Join us. Bring your own hot beverage on cold mornings!
  • WORSHIP IN-PERSON & ZOOM – Advent 4: Love 
    10:30am •  Zoom & Live. Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Advent 4: Love candle-lighting by Robert Carper & Elizabeth Polansky
    • Choral song debut
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing and masking for all attendees (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.
  • CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING with Doug Brendel 
    4pm • JCC
    Author, minister, and humanitarian Doug Brendel performs Christmas stories in Parish House. Join us for seasonal reflections and delicious goodies. Donations will benefit the nonprofit New Thing and the local nonprofit the Way Station. This will also be livestreamed to Facebook and church website.
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    3:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Riley Parkhurst • 6-9pm

FRI, OCT 15 – SUN, OCT 17

FRI, Oct 15

  • 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: JHOM HOUSING TASK FORCE
    10:30am •Virtual
    Rev Gail and members of housing task force participate.
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS 
    5pm • Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83028442916
    Or call on touch-tone phone:  929.436.2866, Meeting ID: 830 2844 2916
    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 Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Bobby Sheehan • 6-9pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Randy Messineo • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Riley Parkhurst Project • 8-11pm

SAT, Oct 16

  • UCC Event: NH UCC ANNUAL MEETING
    9am-Noon • Virtual
    Registration to attend is closed. Rev Gail served on planning committee for this event and its affiliated worship.
  • Community Volunteer Opportunity: WINDOW DRESSERS WINDOW INSERT ASSEMBLY (Tin Mountain program, benefits Way Station participants among others)
    Settlers Green, North Conway Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • If you have trouble using the Sign Up form or have any questions, please email Nora Dufilho at nbeem@tinmountain.org.  
    • Note: All build participants will be required to be masked during the build, regardless of vaccination status. We will be spacing work stations as much as possible and encourage build participants to sign up for shifts with household members.
    • The Tin Mountain Energy Team is working with the non-profit Window Dressers to build simple, tight, pine frame insulation frames for leaky windows to cut down heat loss in winter. 
    • We are looking for volunteers to help construct frames as well as help wrap and finish them at our community build in North Conway October 16-20. V
    • olunteers will be trained and do not need a specific skill set, although a familiarity with a power drill is helpful for frame construction. Tasks may include staple guns and blow dryers.
    • Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • This is a pilot program, and the first year of hosting a build in the valley, and we are excited to host this barn raising style community workshop.
    • Tin Mountain encourages folks to sign up for the frame assembly and insert wrapping station, but if you are interested in providing snacks, we appreciate any and all participation.
  • Community Event: Upper Saco Valley Land Trust – DUNDEE PAST & FUTURE WALK
    9am • Dundee Rd: Space is limited; reservations required. Please email info@usvlt.org to register.
    The Dundee Road history walk is back by popular demand. Board members Peter Benson and Anne Pillion will lead a walking tour of the Dundee Community Forest project area, which encompasses fields and forests that were once a thriving farming community. Explore its history, and forces both economic and environmental that brought transitions to the landscape. We’ll walk along Dundee Road from the location of the former Dame House to the Ham House with a little exploring in the woods, too, to find old cellar holes and stone walls. Space is limited; reservations required. Please email info@usvlt.org to register.
  • 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 Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Jeremy Holden • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Diana’s Bath Salts • 8-11pm

SUN, Oct 17

  • 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
  • YOUTH PROGRAM – Baptism Theme
    9:15am • JCC / In-person
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP & IN-PERSON
    10:30am •  In-person and/or Zoom link required
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Message with Rev Gail Doktor
    • Remembrance for Judy Shuman by daughter Dawn Shuman
    • Outdoor reception (if weather and volunteer coordination permits)
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing, masking, 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 Volunteer Opportunity: WINDOW DRESSERS WINDOW INSERT ASSEMBLY (Tin Mountain program, benefits Way Station participants among others)
    Settlers Green, North Conway Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • If you have trouble using the Sign Up form or have any questions, please email Nora Dufilho at nbeem@tinmountain.org.  
    • Note: All build participants will be required to be masked during the build, regardless of vaccination status. We will be spacing work stations as much as possible and encourage build participants to sign up for shifts with household members.
    • The Tin Mountain Energy Team is working with the non-profit Window Dressers to build simple, tight, pine frame insulation frames for leaky windows to cut down heat loss in winter. 
    • We are looking for volunteers to help construct frames as well as help wrap and finish them at our community build in North Conway October 16-20. V
    • olunteers will be trained and do not need a specific skill set, although a familiarity with a power drill is helpful for frame construction. Tasks may include staple guns and blow dryers.
    • Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • This is a pilot program, and the first year of hosting a build in the valley, and we are excited to host this barn raising style community workshop.
    • Tin Mountain encourages folks to sign up for the frame assembly and insert wrapping station, but if you are interested in providing snacks, we appreciate any and all participation.
  • Community Event: TIN MOUNTAIN: Fantastic Fungi I Have Known and Loved
    11:45am • Space is limited and registration is required. Call 447-6991 or click here to register online.
    Currently full. You can call the Center (603-447-6991) to be placed on a wait list. Join mycologist Dr. Rick Van de Poll the field session follow up to his evening program, covering the fantastic (and infamous) fungi of New Hampshire. The guided walk on Sunday will infect the beginner and the practiced amateur with fun-filled facts about our most mysterious kingdom of organisms on the planet!
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Bobby Sheehan &Jeremy Holden • 6-9pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Scott Baer  • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Blue Sunday with Hambone • 5-8:30pm
  • UCC Event: NH United Church of Christ Conference: VIRTUAL STATEWIDE WORSHIP
    Available All Day • Links to be released over the weekend.

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.

TUE, MAY 25 – MON, MAY 31 (Memorial Day Weekend)

TUE, May 25

  • Community Event: LISTEN Book Study Group
    9:30am • Zoom link required. (link required – email jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org for the necessary info). Ecumenical study series begins this week. Sue Davidson from the Conway United Methodist Church leads this group and she has a few copies of the book available for purchase ($9).
    • Listen by Rueben P. Job is a 40-day experience created to offer help to those new to prayer, those with a daily prayer routine, and those whose lives seem too busy to pray. With a focus on listening prayer and prayer as a two-way conversation, the experience will assist individuals and groups in building and deepening a personal prayer practice and spiritual discernment.
  • Community Event: CHAIR YOGA
    10am • Zoom (pre-registration required: Pre-registration link.) 
    Free 6-week series/online class sponsored by the Friends of the Whitney Center. Exercise is a key component of a happy, healthy life at any age. If you are looking to create a stronger back or core, needing to stretch from head to toe, well grab a chair and a yoga strap and prepare to explore body strength, mobility and flexibility as this class/series will support you in healthy habits. Includes exercises for strengthening, mobility and flexibility to bring health to the whole body from head to toe. Anjali Rose will guide you virtually in your own home. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle, chair and yoga strap and commit to a healthier you. Upon registration, any other specifics will be sent to you.
  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30-2pm • Zoom.
    Meeting of Clergy of the Eastern Slope for peer work and community networking. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-6pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.
    Request appointments:   https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: VIRTUAL YOGA
    4:30pm • Zoom
    The Friends of the Whitney welcome back yoga instructor, Anjali Rose to host virtual yoga. This yoga class is free to Jackson community residents and is designed for all levels to participate. Each person attending can register and upon registration will receive an email within 24 hours with the Zoom link for the class. It’s important to register as soon as you can and no later than 2pm on Tuesdays.
  • DEACONS MEETING
    7pm • Zoom link required.

WED, May 26

  • FITNESS with LAURIE McALEER
    9am • JCC Parish House (in-person)
    Join us for a free, gentle fitness class. Please let Laurie McAleer know you will attend. Masking and social distancing required.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.
    Request appointments:   https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org

THURS, May 27

  • Community Event: BIRDING in JACKSON
    7:30am • In-person in Jackson.
    Advance registration required. Click here. Spring is here are so are the birds! Brush off your birding skills with Tin Mountain’s weekly bird walks Thursday mornings in Jackson. All birding levels.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-6pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse. Request appointments:    https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    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.

FRI, May 28

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.Request appointments:   https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/.  Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS 
    5pm • Zoom link required. (link required – email jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org for the necessary info)
    Conversation about this week’s scripture.

SAT, May 29

  • Community Event: BIRDING in the BOG
    7am -10am • Register in advance: Click here to registerMeet at G & S Store in Brownfield
    (Takes place: May 22, May 29)
    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. This year we are doing this a little different and are requiring advanced registration for this program to keep down group size. Click here to register
  • Community Event: CRAFT & ARTISAN FAIRS 
    10am-4pm on Sat & Sun
    • Gibson Center
    • Schouler Park in North Conway
    • First Church in North Conway
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    10am – 2pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse. Request appointments:  https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org

SUN, May 30

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Zoom link required. (link required – email jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org for the necessary info)
    Join us for poetry, prayer and conversation. Zoom-only.
  • CHOIR PRACTICE
    9am • Zoom link required. (link required – email jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org for the necessary info)
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP & IN-PERSON – MEMORIAL DAY THEME
    10:30am •  Zoom link required. (link required – email jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org for the necessary info)
    • 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).
    • Singing with masks in-person is now in practice for those who wish to join in.
    • In-person attendance requires masks and social distancing.
    • 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: CRAFT & ARTISAN FAIRS 
    10am-4pm on Sat & Sun
    • Gibson Center
    • Schouler Park in North Conway
  • Community Event: WILDQUACK DUCKRACE & FESTIVAL
    8am – 4pm
    Details: https://www.facebook.com/JacksonAreaCC/

MON, May 31 MEMORIAL DAY

  • Any community events  to be shared as publicized.
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