THIS WEEK: Tue, May 19 – Memorial Day Mon, May 25

With JCC and Around Town


ONGOING

  • JCC: PLANT DROP-OFF for Sat, May 30th PLANT SALE
    Leave plants at the Jackson Community Church (under the outside stairs). Or drop them off between 8-8:45am on the morning of the Sat, May 30th sale.  Please identify all plants dropped off. Popsicle sticks and some empty pots under outdoor stairs for your use.
  • JCC: RING the CHURCH BELL! If you want to be on the schedule to ring the church bell, please contact the church. We ring it at noon daily and 5pm a few times a week.
  • Community Event: HISTORICAL SOCIETY ART SALE
    Online:  https://www.jacksonhistory.org/artshow.html.
  • JCC: WALK a MILE
    JCC encourages everyone to move and connect with sunlight and creation. Rev Gail will post her walks on facebook. Share yours, too!

TUE, May 18

  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
  • 9am • Jackson Library
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • UCC Event: ANNUAL MEETING PLANNING SESSION (zoom)
    10am • Rev Gail attends
  • Closed Meeting: HOMELESS & HOUSING INSECURE SERVICE TEAM MTG 
    10am • Zoom
    Way Station leadership meets with other nonprofits, including Town of Conway and Tri County Cap reps to discuss guest needs.
  • Community Event: MT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY’S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM (Facebook Live)
    11:15am • Mon, Tue, Fri @ Facebook Live
    Connect live to the highest peak in the Northeastern US, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, as Weather Observers and Education Specialists at the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory present a Facebook Live program called “Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live.”
  • Closed Event: CLERGY LUNCH
    Noon • Zoom
    Local clergy convene for conversation to organize events & worship, coordinate spiritual support to community during pandemic (providing rotating voluntary chaplaincy services to hospital), and offer peer support. Rev Gail attends.
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: LIBRARY PICKUP HOURS
    2-6pm • Jackson Public Library
    Order one workday in advance. Please email with the title, author, and what formats you will accept (eBook, downloadable audio, Kindle, paperback or hardcover, anything else). NEW: Do-It-Yourself Take-Home Craft kits: spring flowers or donated LEGO sets. Free during pickup hours. One kit/child. Contact: meredith@jacksonlibrary.org or staff@jacksonlibrary.org.
  • Community Event: VIRTUAL YOGA with ANJALI ROSE (Whitney Community Center Event)
    4:30pm • Zoom Series
    The Friends of the Whitney Center is pleased to be collaborating with local yoga instructor, Anjali Rose, RYT 200 RMT, to bring virtual yoga to the community.  This yoga class is FREE to Jackson community residents and is designed for all levels to participate.  Register by 2pm on Tuesday.  
    Register in advance for this meeting:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqdO-qrz8vG9xcuXbAe5nTVJhi0djzr4FR
    Sign in to Zoom by 4:15 to make sure we can navigate any technical issues. Please complete the health waiver and simply type in your name and date indicating you’re in agreement with the waiver.  Questions? Contact Anjali at anjalirose15@gmail.com.

WED, May 20

  • SCHOOL SPIRIT WEDNESDAY – 
  • Rainbow Day with Jackson Grammar School
    All day: Wear your favorite ranbow gear!
  • BREAKFAST with REV GAIL (zoom)
    8am • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Call to talk & gather.
  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
    9am • Jackson Library Livestream
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • Community Event: BUSINESS REOPENING ‘TRAIN the TRAINER’ TRAINING to follow STAY-at-HOME 2.0 GUIDELINES
    10am • GotoMeeting
    Memorial Hospital Education, Emergency Management and Infection Prevention staff have developed an educational tool kit for valley businesses. This session is a ‘train the trainer’ workshop to help businesses prepare to train their own staff using the educational kit. 150 people can be accommodated in each training session. If you wish to attend, sign up by contacting Becky Adams @ badams1@memorialhospitalnh.org. The training sessions are free to all Mount Washington Valley businesses.
  • Community Event: MT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY’S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM (Facebook Live)
    11:15am • Mon, Tue, Fri @ Facebook Live
    Connect live to the highest peak in the Northeastern US, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, as Weather Observers and Education Specialists at the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory present a Facebook Live program called “Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live.”
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • DEACONS MEETING (zoom)
    4pm • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Community care review and worship planning.
  • COUNCIL MEETING (zoom)
    7pm • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Church staff, officers and team leaders meet to make essential decisions affecting mission and operations of the church. Review of COVID-related policies included. Option to call in: 929.436.2866, Meeting ID: 968 5393 2521 (#)
  • Community Event: TIN MOUNTAIN ANNUAL MEETING (zoom)
    7pm • Zoom
    Business portion of Tin Mountain’s annual meeting. The meeting will require a password to attend. Contact info@tinmountain.org before 3pm to receive the password.

THURS, May 21

  • Closed Meeting: WAY STATION Board of Directors Meeting (zoom)
    8am • Zoom
  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
    9am • Jackson Library
  • Community Event: YIN/RESTORATIVE YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • Zoom (Link provided once participants complete health waiver is sent to anjalirose15@gmail.com and registration/payment for class received.) See Anjali’s website for full list of classes offered and instructions to register. 
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • Community Event: BUSINESS REOPENING ‘TRAIN the TRAINER’ TRAINING to follow STAY-at-HOME 2.0 GUIDELINES
    10am • GotoMeeting
    Memorial Hospital Education, Emergency Management and Infection Prevention staff have developed an educational tool kit for valley businesses. This session is a ‘train the trainer’ workshop to help businesses prepare to train their own staff using the educational kit. 150 people can be accommodated in each training session. If you wish to attend, sign up by contacting Becky Adams @ badams1@memorialhospitalnh.org. The training sessions are free to all Mount Washington Valley businesses. Rev Gail attends this session.
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    3pm • Curbside package preparation
    5pm • Shift at curbside with guests
  • Community Event: CRAFTUP (Jackson Library)
    4pm • Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/888091236 
    All crafts and all skill levels are welcome.
  • Community Event: FROGS of  NH (Tin Mountain event)
    7pm • Virtual (zoom link to be provided, see Tin Mountain website for more info)
    For you ‘Naturevores,’ FROGS have been in the ‘news’ lately, perhaps in your ‘Backyard Column!’ Their vociferous calls highlight the twilight hours, ranging from the prolific spring peeper to the rare, snoring Leopard Frog as we recently learned in the Trivia column. Join Master Naturalist and Tin Mountain’s Research Director Rick Van de Poll for an introduction to the frogs of New Hampshire. Zoom session on the Ranids of our region. Join us!
  • Community Event: WHITNEY CENTER COMMUNITY SING (zoom)
    7pm •  Zoom Link: 
     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4415382536
    Whitney Center Community Sing starts Thurs, May 21, 7pm. Continues weekly. This series is hosted by Heather Pierson and Bernice Martin. All ages and abilities welcome to an enriching and fun-filled hour of exploring your voice, learning new songs, making new friends, and experiencing the joy of connection and community with others. No singing experience is necessary!  No performances. Free: sponsored by Friends of the Whitney Community Center. For more info/questions, contact Heather Pierson at  heather@heatherpierson.com.

FRI, May 22

  • BREAKFAST with REV GAIL (zoom)
    8am • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Call to talk & gather.
  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
    9am • Jackson Library
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • Community Event: BUSINESS REOPENING ‘TRAIN the TRAINER’ TRAINING to follow STAY-at-HOME 2.0 GUIDELINES
    10am • GotoMeeting
    Memorial Hospital Education, Emergency Management and Infection Prevention staff have developed an educational tool kit for valley businesses. This session is a ‘train the trainer’ workshop to help businesses prepare to train their own staff using the educational kit. 150 people can be accommodated in each training session. If you wish to attend, sign up by contacting Becky Adams @ badams1@memorialhospitalnh.org. The training sessions are free to all Mount Washington Valley businesses.
  • Community Event: MT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY’S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM (Facebook Live)
    11:15am • Mon, Tue, Fri @ Facebook Live
    Connect live to the highest peak in the Northeastern US, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, as Weather Observers and Education Specialists at the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory present a Facebook Live program called “Home of the World’s Worst Weather Live.”
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS  (zoom)
    5pm • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    This week our hosts are Ginger & David Perkins. This week we discuss Jesus’ ascension as described in Acts 1: 6-11 . Option: Call in via touch-tone phone: 929.436.2866 Meeting ID: 83028442916 (#)

SAT, May 23

  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: LIBRARY PICKUP HOURS
    2-6pm • Jackson Public Library
    Order one workday in advance. Please email with the title, author, and what formats you will accept (eBook, downloadable audio, Kindle, paperback or hardcover, anything else). NEW: Do-It-Yourself Take-Home Craft kits: spring flowers or donated LEGO sets. Free during pickup hours. One kit/child. Contact: meredith@jacksonlibrary.org or staff@jacksonlibrary.org.

SUN, May 24

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING ( Zoom)
    8am •  Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Gather for poetry, conversation, readings & prayer. Bring your own caffeine. 🙂
  • CHOIR PRACTICE ( Zoom)
    9am • Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Choir practice with choir director Billy Carleton and music director Alan Labrie.
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP & MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE SERVICE ( Zoom)
    10:30am •  Zoom link (contact church for info)
    Join us for worship, special music, prayer, scripture, and reflection with Memorial Day observance included. Stay for virtual coffee hour. 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.
  • VIRTUAL COFFEE HOUR
    Stay after worship and we will break into small groups for brief social opportunity. Same link as worship.
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church

MON, May 25 – MEMORIAL DAY

  • MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCES
    We will offer updates about plans to mark this day as they are announced in the community. The church will share its own plans for observances after the deacons meet this week.
  • RING BELL
    Noon • Jackson Community Church
  • YOUNG PEOPLE’s CHOIR 
    4pm • Zoom (link will be provided to participants only)
    • Choir director & musician Billy Carleton will meet virtually with young people who want to participate in weekly music-making. The Zoom link will be circulated in a closed email group for participants and leaders only. 
    • Please RSVP if your family has under-18 members who want to join us, and you haven’t already received communication about this group.
    • At the first session, Billy will work with music-makers to decide on songs and ways to integrate some instruments as well.
    • Voices and instruments welcome.

Notes:

  • SUPPORT: Do you need support of any kind? We have volunteers ready to assist with errands and other projects (via library’s Jackson Bridge listserv), access to emergency supplies, and Rev Gail is available for emotional and spiritual companionship. Call Rev Gail directly at 978.273.0308 or email the church: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
  • Jackson Public Library’s Guide to Online Services (activities, events, reading and information materials, etc)

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