THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town MON, July 15 – SUN, July 21

MON, July 15

EVENTS @ JCC: Mon – Way Station. Tue – UCC Conference Call & Deacons Mtg & Rocky Stone Celebration of Spirit. Wed – Fitness with Laurie McAleer. Thurs – Yoga & AA & Way Station. Fri – Pastor’s Hours @ JTown & Church. Sun – Interfaith @ Gazebo, Worship & Way Station Volunteer Training. AROUND TOWN: Tue – Naturalist Led Hike (Tin Mtn – Jackson), Farmers Market (T.H.E.), Edible Hike & Nature Walk (Albany). Wed – Wildcat Program (Tin Mtn program @ Wildcat Ski Resort). Thurs – Story Time & Legos (library), Boat Cruise (Silver Lake, Madison), Arts Jubliee John Denver Concert (Cranmore). Sat – Bradley Jazz Collective (Wildcat Tavern). Sun – Unexpected Trek in Himalayas (library) ONGOING: Assurance Ride July 16-23 (Great Glen)

  • Community Service: WAY STATION HOURSVolunteers from JCC work “family hour” shift at Way Station. Rev Gail attends. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: DINNER BELL
    5-6pm • Brown Church / Conway Congregational Church
    Free community meal for local residents.

TUE, July 16

  • UCC Conference Call: WORSHIP PLANNING for NH CONFERENCE ANNUAL MTG
    Rev Gail participates.
  • CLERGY of the EASTERN SLOPE
    12:30pm • Lunch for local clergy from Mt Washington Valley faith communities.
  • Community Event: NATURALIST LED HIKES 
    10am – Noon • Tin Mountain Field Station, 31 Rockwell Dr (off Tin Mine Road), Jackson, NH
    Meet at the lower parking lot. Tin Mountain’s naturalist leads this hike. Program fee of $5/person or $20/family; members free.
  • DEACONS MTG
    4pm • Jackson Community Church, 2nd Floor
    Meet to review worship & community care needs.
  • Community Event: JACKSON FARMER’S MARKET3:30 – 6:30 pm •  Thompson House Eatery/T.H.E., Jackson, NH
    Local vendors, live music, fresh produce.
  • Community Event: WILD EDIBLES – A Taste of the White Mountains
    5pm – 6:30pm • Nature Learning Center, Albany
    Carol Felice, herbalist and owner of Corona Healing Arts & Earthcrafts, leads a ‘nibble as we go’ walk. Also includes a prepared wild snack. Program fee: $5. Space is limited to 20; call 447-6991.
  • CELEBRATION of SPIRIT: ROCKY STONE
    6-8pm • Jackson Community Church
    Come for a time of song, storytelling and sharing to honor the life of Rocky. Silver Lake Singers  offer music. Reception with light refreshments to follow. Event open to all family and friends! 603.383.9234 Alicia (home) or 603.383.6586 Kim (home)
  • Community Event: NATURALIST LED WALKS
    6:30 – 7:30pm • Nature Learning Center, Albany
    Join Tin Mountain naturalist for dusk-time stroll. Listen for birds, frogs, and evening insects. All ages welcome. Program fee of $5/person or $20/family; members free.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.

WED, July 17

  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
    9am • Parish House. Fitness class. Free; open to public.
    Stretching and fitness workouts with certified fitness coach Laurie McAleer. Exercises can be adjusted to individual needs.
  • Community Event: WEDNESDAYS at WILDCAT – Pond Full of Fun
    Noon- 2pm • Wildcat Mountain Ski Area, Pinkham Notch
    Explore Pinkham Notch with a Tin Mountain naturalist and learn about the diverse ecology of the region. Programs are free and open to the public. Alpine program requires the purchase of a gondola ticket. More info.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.

THURS, July 18

  • YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • 1st Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church.
    Beginning stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners. Fee for this program.
  • Community Event: STORY TIME for TODDLERS
    10:30am • Jackson Public Library
  • Community Service: WAY STATION HOURSVolunteers from JCC work “adult hour” shifts at Way Station. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: LEGOS at the LIBRARY3:30pm • Jackson Public Library
  • Community Event: NATURALIST LED BOAT CRUISE
    4 – 5:30pm • East Shore Drive, Madison
    Location: Meet at the Silver Lake Boat Launch on East Shore Road in Silver Lake, NH. Price: $25/person, $15/child 16 and under. Call Tin Mountain at (603) 447-6991 to reserve your space; payment at time of reservation.
  • Community Event: ARTS JUBILEE JOHN DENVER TRIBUTE
    6pm – Opening Act / 7pm – Main Performance • Cranmore Mountain Resort, North Conway, NH
    Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon honor John Denver’s legacy with fresh energy and musical integrity. Concerts are presented outdoors.Admission: Adults: $15, Seniors: (65 and up) $10, Students: $5, Children (12 and under): FREE.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.

FRI, July 19

  • PASTOR’s DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
    Come for caffeine, conversation. Or make a separate date to meet with Rev Gail by calling her cell (978) 273.0308 or email.
  • PASTOR’s OFFICE HOURS
    9:30-11:30am • Church. Drop by or make an appointment to meet with Rev Gail by texting or calling her cell (978) 273.0308 or by email.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.

SAT, July 20

  • Community Event: MountainTop Music Concert – THE BRADLEY JAZZ COLLECTIVE 
    6pm • Wildcat Tavern
    A Mountain Top Music benefit evening featuring Al Hospers (bass), Mike Sakash (sax), Jed Wilson (keyboard), Craig Bryan (drums), and Mimi Rohlfing (vocals) in a Dinner Club setting at the Wildcat Tavern in Jackson. $30/person, and does not include the cost of dinner. Reservations required; call the Wildcat Tavern 603-383-4245.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.

SUN, July 21

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING @ GAZEBO
    8am • Gazebo. Hot beverages available. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
  • WORSHIP 
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    * Story: Rev Gail
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • Community Service: WAY STATION VOLUNTEER TRAINING
    2-4pm • 15 Grove St, North Conway, NHVolunteers receive training from Rev Gail on-site. RSVP to Way Station.
  • Community Event: An UNEXPECTED TREK in the HIMALAYAS
    7pm • Jackson Public Library
    Local artist & writer, Dr. Louise Deretchin, will read from her memoir, The Reluctant Mountain Goat, taking listeners on a journey from palaces & shrines in Kathmandu to mountain passes in the Himalayas. Slides of the adventure will accompany the reading.
  • Community Event: ASSURANCE BIKE RIDE
    Great Glen, NH

    July 16-23. Contact Great Glen Trails at 603-466-2333 or find more information.