This Week @ JCC & around Town: Aug 13-19

At church: balance class, fitness classes, yoga class, Sunday worship services. Community events: day resource center planning team, library book group, farmer’s market, concerts in valley, run or walk up Black Mtn, fundraising bike ride. Take note of upcoming events in which JCC will participate: fundraising walks, retreat.

MON, Aug 13

  • DAY RESOURCE CENTER TEAM
    6:30pm • Nativity Lutheran Offices. Meeting of startup team to plan next steps in opening of Day Resource Center to serve homeless and housing insecure population of teens, families and adults. Rev Gail and church members are participating in this project. We will update the community about potential volunteer opportunities.

TUE, Aug 14

  • MATTER of BALANCE by Memorial Hospital Staff
    9-11am • Parish House. Class closed, filled to capacity. Contact Heather Phillips by phone: 603-356-5461, ext. 2187 or email for future class openings. This class ends Aug 14; hospital is scheduling follow-up fitness and balance classes for September and exploring additional multi-generational courses to be held in Jackson.
  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30-2pm • Gathering of Clergy of the Eastern Slope. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Event: LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
    4:30pm • Jackson Public Library
  • Community Event: FARMERS MARKET  
    3:30-6:30 pm • Thompson House Eatery (THE). Live music, fresh produce, ‘popup’ library presence.
WED, Aug 15
  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation with Rev Gail.
  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church. Free. Men and women join fitness trainer Laurie McAleer for a gentle, introductory fitness class for beginners. Wear comfortable clothing, sensible shoes, and bring a bottle of water. Also bring a ski pole and a small ball and hand weights.

THURS, Aug 16

  •  INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose 
    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church. Join instructor Anjali Rose for a gentle, introductory yoga class. Wear stretchy fitness clothing, bring a mat and a cushion/blanket if you have them. $10/class for 6 weeks. Scholarships available.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church
  • Community Event: ARTS JUBILEE CONCERT
    Cranmore Mountain.
    6pm • Opening act / 7pm • Live at the Filmore (Allman Bros. Tribute). Admission: Adults: $12, Seniors: (65 and up) $10, Students: $5, Children (12 and under): free.

FRI, Aug 17

  • Community Event: FRIDAY NIGHT VERTICAL 
    7pm • Black Mountain Ski Resort
    This summer we’ll be hosting a weekly vertical series at Black Mountain, Jackson NH. This series is for all abilities so whether you run or hike it doesn’t matter. New courses each week ascending a variety of terrain to the summit. It’s free and we’ll hang out at the summit or base lodge as dictated by the weather. There will also be raffle prizes and demos from select shoe brands. Hint: Walkers start at 6pm.

SAT, Aug 18

  • Community Event:
    Mt WASHINGTON BICYCLE HILLCLIMB

    Benefits Tin Mountain Conservation Center. Registration info.

SUN, Aug 19

  • BLESSING at HISTORIC TRIANGLE: Beginnings
    8am • Historic Triangle, Intersection of Wilson Farm Rd and Black Mountain Rd.  Blessing at historic “Triangle” – site of first church in Jackson, NH. All welcome.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Story: ‘Wisdom: Tree of Life’ by Rev Gail Doktor
    Accompanist: Alan Labrie
Upcoming
EVENTS
  • SAT, SEP 15
    JCC Climbs with Jen’s Friends CLIMB AGAINST CRANMORE
    Register to walk. Cranmore Mountain.
  • SUN, SEP 16
    JCC Participates in “Take a Walk in our Shoes” RALLY for RECOVERY
    Schouler Park, No Conway, NH.
  • SAT, SEP 22
    JCC Walks to END ALZHEIMERS
    Portland, ME • Eagle’s Rest team registration link.
JCC GOES to STAR ISLAND
SEP 3-7
Star Island, Maine
Registration info. Facilitated by Rev Mary Edes. Escape to a place of salt spray and ocean breezes with spectacular sunrises, sunsets, starry nights and 3 meals a day. Where you can choose to do nothing but sit in a rocker on the porch all day. Where even the few scheduled activities, like morning and evening chapel are optional. Build new friendships and rekindle the old, climb the rocks, explore Star, Appledore and Smuttynose, kayak, play tennis, laugh, sing, rest and refresh your spirit! Join us and discover the magic of Star. You’ll see why people return year after year.

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