This week with JCC and around town: THURS, DEC 2 – SUN, DEC 5

THURS, Dec 2

  • 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, and more
  • Community Event: CONIFER TREE ID (Tin Mountain program)
    7pm •Zoom link: Meeting ID: 868 5411 7167 Conifers, or cone bearing trees, are easy to tell from deciduous trees, but how about from one another? How do you tell a spruce from a fir from a hemlock from far away? Join David Govatski for an overview of needle bundles, bark, and other clues to help you better identify the diverse class of conifers in the region. You’ll never refer to all cones as ‘pine cones’ again!  
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 5:30pm-8:30pm

FRI, Dec 3

    11:30am • JCC Parish House
    Please RSVP to Linda Hastings by email if you plan to attend.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    • 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.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email:
  • Community Event: FIRST FRIDAY-REED ORGAN CHRISTMAS (Mountain Top program)
    Noon • Brown Church, Conway
    George Wiese plays Christmas-themed music, familiar and not-so-familiar, on his 1903 harmonium (reed organ), with Chris Nourse, viola, and Kate Vachon, flute. Hear the sounds of a Victorian family parlor at the holidays! The concert lasts about an hour, and is free – of course donations are gratefully accepted. Sign up and donate on line if you’re able; walk-ins are OK too. Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test w/in 72 hours is required. Info & tickets:
    5pm • Zoom link & password required.
    Bring your adult beverage and your curiosity for a conversation about our sacred texts.
  • Community Event: Mountain Top Music Concert: MAJESTIC CAFE: Justin Ramos & Eric Rollnick
    7pm/8pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    $10/pp. More info:
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Marty Quirk • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Now Is Now • 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle: Scott Baer • 6-9pm

SAT, Dec 4

    11am • JCC
    Celebration of Life for John Pepper. Friends and family invited. Masking required. Livestreaming also available for those unable to attend in person. Alternately, people can watch the service live-streaming on the church’s website at this link: The video on this page will be deactivated shortly after the service ends.
  • 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:
    6pm • JCC
    Students of Molly Dellavalla hold recital. Masking required.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN Wildcat Tavern: Jeremy Dean • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door:  Marty Quirk • 4-6:30pm / SHeehan & Holden  • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka: Now Is Now • 8-11pm

SUN, Dec 5

    8am • Old Red Library next to church (indoors) & Zoom link & password required.
    Poetry and conversation. Join us. Bring your own hot beverage on cold mornings!
  • WORSHIP ZOOM & IN-PERSON – Advent 3: Peace
    10:30am •  Zoom link & password required.
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Advent 2: Peace candle-lighting by Roberts family
    • Message with Rev Gail Doktor
    • Angels & Elves gifts and gift tages must be returned by noon today.
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing and maskingfor 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 channel & channel.
    1pm • JCC
    Volunteers continue decorating sanctuary.
  • Community Event: WREATH-MAKING
    4pm • Whitney Community Center Reservations required: Link:
    Join Carrie Scribner, owner of Dutch Bloemen Winkel, and learn how to create a fragrant and bountiful wreath for a festive accent on your front door. All supplies, tools and materials are supplied for this workshop including seasonal embellishments such as ribbons and pinecones. Bring gloves. Value of this workshop is $50. The Friends of the Whitney Community Center in Jackson have been so kind as to sponsor part of this workshop, bringing the cost to only $35 per person. This is event is for the Jackson Community only. Let’s continue to keep our community safe this holiday season. Dutch Bloemen Winkel kindly asks that all participants be vaccinated or a have a negative Covid test in order to participate in this indoor class. Masks will also be required.
  • PEACE CONCERT with Dellavalla Bluegrass Trio
    4pm • JCC
    Join us for peace, protest and resistance songs performed by the Dellavallas! Masking required. Free concert.
  • Community Event: ARTISAN NIGHT
    5-9pm • Shannon Door
    Shop among the goods of local artisans!
  • Community Event: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Sheehan & Holden• 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Blue Sunday –  Erin Harpe & Delta Swingers – 5-8:30pm
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