THIS WEEK with Jackson Community Church and Around Town: Tue, Feb 11 – Mon, Feb 17 (President’s Day)

TUE, Feb 11

  • Community Event: VOTING at POLLS
    Hours for local polling locations as posted in the Conway Daily Sun. Residents who have not yet registered to vote will be able to do so at the polls with a valid proof of residency.
    • Bartlett: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at town hall.
    • Conway: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at Conway Elementary School in Conway Village (Hale’s Location also votes here).
    • Jackson: 8 a.m-7 p.m. at the Whitney Center.
  • Private Class: AVALANCHE CLASS
    8:30am-5pm • Jackson Community Church
    Class for back-country winter skiers and hikers to prepare for survival and response to avalanche conditions.
  • Community Event: CELEBRATION of LIFE for SERAPHINA LIGHTHEART
    4-7pm • Table & Tonic, North Conway
    Memorial donations may be made to jensfriends.org
  • Community Event: ADULT BOOK GROUP
    4:30pm • Jackson Public Library
  • No more meetings in Feb for the Multi-Church BIBLE STUDY GROUP
    Resumes in Lent, beginning Tue, Mar 3rd.
  • Community Event: LGBTQ SOCIAL GATHERING
    5-7pm • Abenaki Trail Restaurant & PubNorth Conway
    Hang with LGBTQ people, friends and families. All welcome! Monthly on second Tuesdays.
  • Community Event: BARTLETT LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
    7pm • Bartlett Public Library
    The Big Burn by Timothy Egan with special presenation by Jim Innes, District Ranger of USDA Forest Service.
  • Community Event: Dine-to-Donate BINGO for a CAUSE
    6-8pm @ Red Parka Pub in Glen, NH
    Join Project Graduation for a fun night of Bingo For A Cause!

WED, Feb 12

  • 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. Weather-dependent; if school is cancelled, class is cancelled.
  • Community Event: MWV AGE-FRIENDLY TASK FORCE
    9-10am • Gibson Center Todd Fahey, Executive Director of AARP coming to anchor us in the state, national and international Age-Friendly community work. Introducing new 2020 goals for each domain. Rev Gail attends.

THURS, Feb 13

  • Community Service: WAY STATION
    9am & 5pm • 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Friends, members & staff of Jackson Community Church are among volunteers to staff these shifts. Weather-dependent; if school is cancelled, Way Station is closed.
  • YIN RESTORATIVE YOGA for the Mindful Body with Anjali Rose 9am • Jackson Community Church
    Note: 6 weeks $60. Contact Anjali Rose for more info. Weather-dependent; if school is cancelled, yoga is cancelled.
  • Community Event: ECOFORUM on TROUT STREAM RESTORATION
    Noon • Tin Mountain Conservation Nature Learning Center, Albany
    Come learn about research from New Hampshire and beyond on fish habitat and in-stream wood, and what we may expect in our streams in the coming decades as forests age. As well as several stream restoration projects that use our knowledge of stream and riparian processes to help stream ecosystems become healthy again. More info.
  • Community Event: AFTER-SCHOOL NORDIC  3:30pm • Jackson XC Ski Touring Center After-school Nordic program for Jackson Grammar School students. More info.
  • Community Event: EVENING CRAFT-UP
    4pm • Jackson Public Library
    Bring an existing craft to do with neighbors at the library!
  • Community Event: NH’s DECLINING BIRD POPULATION
    7-8pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Nature Learning Center, Albany
    In September a study was published in the journal Science that highlighted an alarming decline in bird populations throughout North America. Iain MacLeod, Executive Director of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, took a closer look at long term bird data in New Hampshire’s north country and found similar declines. Join Iain for an evening of exploring and explaining these trends. More info.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Jackson Community Church, 2nd Floor
  • Community Event: The ODD COUPLE
    7:30pm • MD Playhouse, North Conway
    Info & tickets: mdlayhouse.com

FRI, Feb 14

  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN J-TOWN DELI HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
    Come for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk or meet privately by texting/calling Rev Gail’s cell @ 978.273.0308.
  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS
    9:30-11am • Jackson Community Church, 2nd Floor
    Come by to talk. Or make a date to go for a walk or meet privately by texting/calling Rev Gail’s cell @ 978.273.0308.
  • Community Event: FRIDAY CONCERT
    Noon • Brown Church, Conway Village
    Mountain Top Music presents the Acoustic Roots ensemble, led by Shana Aisenberg. This ensemble has been learning tunes from foundational genres such as blues, Appalachian fiddle tunes and ballads, bluegrass, old time country, Western swing, gospel, R&B, and early rock and roll. Free, but donations to Mountain Top’s Majestic theater renovation project are greatly appreciated! More info.
  • Community Event: SLIDERS & GLIDERS
    1-3pm – Jackson XC Ski Touring Center
    JCC friends and members participate in this community-wide event. All abilities welcome. $15/visit or $50/season. Go out on trails with instructors and friends. Snacks and beverages follow on-site.
  • Community Event: The ODD COUPLE
    7:30pm • MD Playhouse, North Conway
    Info & tickets: mdlayhouse.com

SAT, Feb 15

  • Private Class: AVALANCHE CLASS
    8:30am-5pm • Jackson Community Church
    Class for back-country winter skiers and hikers to prepare for survival and response to avalanche conditions.
  • Community Event: WINTER TRACKS FAMILY SNOWSHOW
    10am-Noon • Tin Mountain Conservation Nature Learning Center, Albany
    Learn the four basic track patterns and enjoy the morning outside with your family during Tin Mountain’s Winter Tracks Family Snowshoe program. Families of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Community Event: LUMINARY SKI & SNOWSHOE
    5-7pm • Jackson XC Ski Touring
    Also includes Illuminated Ramp Park
  • Community Event: The ODD COUPLE
    7:30pm • MD Playhouse, North Conway
    Info & tickets: mdlayhouse.com

SUN, Feb 16

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
  • BLESSINGS of BODIES, BOOTS & BINDINGS
    9:15am • Jackson XC Ski Touring Center
    Rev Gail provides blessings for staff and XC skiers.
  • POP-UP CHOIR
    10:10am• Jackson Community Church
    Come learn songs early and help as song leaders for congregation.
  • SUNDAY WORSHIP
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    * Music director & instrumentalist: Alan Labrie
    * Soloist: Alyssa Lachapelle performing original composition by Alan Labrie
  • Community Event: CUPCAKE BATTLE
    1-3pm • North Conway Community Center
    Bakers  square off in 4 categories (professional, home, teen and child) with a winner selected in each division. $12/pp Aroma Joe’s coffee station and Cake Walk Silent Auction. More info; event usually sells out so acquire tickets in advance.
  • Community Event: RACIAL JUSTICE CONVERSATIONS
    3:30pm • Jackson Public Library
    Second of 6-part series to hold conversations on racial justice and how our community can become more self-aware and active around this issue. Why does it matter? Uses peer-reviewed curriculum; conversations are facilitated. Joint program sponsored by Jackson Public Library & Jackson Community Church. If you haven’t already joined us and want to attend,  RSVP to learn what we covered in the first session and feel free to join us for as many conversations as possible! Free and open to public.
  • Community Event: The ODD COUPLE
    3:30pm • MD Playhouse, North Conway
    Info & tickets: mdlayhouse.com

MON, Feb 17: President’s Day (Holiday)

  • Schools closed

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