THIS WEEK with JCC and Around Town: Wed, May 27 – Sun, May 31

WED, May 27

  • SCHOOL SPIRIT WEDNESDAY – 
    Career Day with Jackson Grammar School
    All day: Wear an out fit that represents what job or profession you dream and imagine for yourself ‘when you grow up’!
  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
    9am • Jackson Library Livestream
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • Closed Event: FRIENDS of WHITNEY COMMUNITY CENTER MEETING
    11am • Zoom Meeting
  • 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
  • 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 28

  • 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
  • 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: BEES and BACKYARD POLLINATORS (Tin Mountain event)
    7pm • Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92751978125
    Olivia Saunders of UNH Cooperative Extension will give a talk on the status of honey bees and native bees in New Hampshire, including what role we can take to improve their survival. In addition, she will highlight local and regional efforts to improve pollinator health.
  • Community Event: WHITNEY CENTER COMMUNITY SING (zoom)
    7pm •  Zoom Link

    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 29

  • BREAKFAST with REV GAIL (zoom)
    8am • Zoom link.
    Gather for conversation. Contact church for link & password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
  • Community Event: STORYTIME with Miss Meredith
    9am • Jackson Library
  • Community Event: STORY by Believe in Books
    9:30am • Believe in Books Livestream
  • 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 link & password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    This week our hosts are Ginger & David Perkins. This week we discuss Jesus’ ascension as described in Acts 1: 6-11.

SAT, May 30

  • ANNUAL PLANT SALE
    9-Noon – Plant Sale / 8-8:45am – Drop-off plants • JCC Parking Lot (Raindate: Sun, May 31 • 1-4pm / Plant drop-off 12-1pm)
    • Questions? Email Gloria: gmcblutch@gmail.com 
    • Donate & drop off plants: Please consider donating to our sale! If you need pots, please help yourself to the ones under the outside stair at the church. Drop them off at the end of this week (under the outside stairs)If you wish to drop them off the morning of the sale, we will have a drive-thru area where we help you unload from 8 – 8:45am on Sat, May 30.  Please identify all plants dropped off.
    • Buy plants: Come the day of the sale to choose from a large selection of locally grown perennials, annuals, seedlings, and houseplants to enhance your home and gardens!
    • Proceeds support food-insecurity programs: The fundraising from this plant sale will help those suffering from food insecurity, both locally and internationally. 
    • Social distancing guidelines will be in place. 
      • No change will be given; so bring cash or checks, round up as needed, and drop your contribution in the container. Plants will be separated onto tables divided by priced.
      • Remember your face mask & gloves!
    • Also accepting shelf-stable food donations to go directly to serve locals with food insecurities. A basket will be placed on-site to collect items such as peanut butter, canned meals: canned soups & chilis, canned pastas, canned chicken or tuna, energy bars/granola bars, hiking snacks like nuts/raisins (individually packed), oatmeal packets.
  • 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 31 – PENTECOST (wear red)

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING (zoom)
    8am • Zoom link. Contact church for link & password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Join us for poetry, prayer and reflection.
  • CHOIR PRACTICE (zoom)
    9am • Zoom link. Contact church for link & password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Choir practice with choir director Billy Carleton.
  • VIRTUAL PENTECOST WORSHIP (zoom)
    10:30am • Zoom link. Contact church for link & password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Wear red for Pentecost! Plan to celebrate the ‘birthday of the church.’ Join us for worship, special music, prayer, scripture, and reflection. 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
  • ANNUAL PLANT SALE (rain date)
    Raindate info:  1-4pm – Plant Sale / Noon – Plant drop-off

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