This Week with JCC & around town: April 20-25

TUE, APRIL 20 – SUN, APRIL 25

TUE, April 20

  • Community Event: CHAIR YOGA
    10am • Zoom (pre-registration required: Pre-registration link.) 
    Free 6-week series/online class sponsored by the Friends of the Whitney Center. Exercise is a key component of a happy, healthy life at any age. If you are looking to create a stronger back or core, needing to stretch from head to toe, well grab a chair and a yoga strap and prepare to explore body strength, mobility and flexibility as this class/series will support you in healthy habits. Includes exercises for strengthening, mobility and flexibility to bring health to the whole body from head to toe. Anjali Rose will guide you virtually in your own home. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle, chair and yoga strap and commit to a healthier you. Upon registration, any other specifics will be sent to you.
  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30-2pm • Zoom.
    Meeting of Clergy of the Eastern Slope for peer work and community networking. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-6pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.
    Request appointments:  https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: VIRTUAL YOGA
    4:30pm • Zoom
    The Friends of the Whitney welcome back yoga instructor, Anjali Rose to host virtual yoga. This yoga class is free to Jackson community residents and is designed for all levels to participate. Each person attending can register and upon registration will receive an email within 24 hours with the Zoom link for the class. It’s important to register as soon as you can and no later than 2pm on Tuesdays.
    • Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZclceGgqzIpHdXzJDVEGz…
    • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
    • If you are new to yoga and have questions, please reach out to Anjali at: anjalirose15@gmail.com with questions.
    • Community Event: SPRINGTIME TRIVIA (Starts 4/15 and runs for 10 days)
      The Jackson Public Library and eight area libraries offer Springtime Trivia to make the competition extra interesting.

WED, April 21

  • FITNESS with LAURIE McALEER
    9am • JCC Parish House (in-person)
    Join us for a free, gentle fitness class. Please let Laurie McAleer know you will attend. Masking and social distancing required.
  • PARISH HOUSE/FIRST FLOOR CLEANUP
    Stay after fitness class to help organize and clear away seasonal bins.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.
    Request appointments:  https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: SPRINGTIME TRIVIA (Starts 4/15 and runs for 10 days)
    The Jackson Public Library and eight area libraries offer Springtime Trivia to make the competition extra interesting.
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom link and password required. Contact the church for this info: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
    Meeting of staff and lay leaders of church regarding governance and finances, programs and projects to support the operations and ministry of the church. 

THURS, April 22

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-6pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse. Request appointments:    https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. 
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    1pm • Food pickup
    2:30pm • Curbside package preparation
    5pm • Shift at curbside with guests
    @ 15 Grove St, North Conway, NH
    Rev Gail and JCC volunteers serve this weekly outreach to local homeless and housing-insecure residents.
  • Community Event: SPRING BIRDS & WATER FOWL
    7pm • Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/91046407661
    Join us for a discussion of birds that we can expect to see during our upcoming Ducks and Donuts field trip. Learn about common waterfowl species and their unique field identification markings, along with some facts about the ecology of these charismatic species. We’ll also take some time to talk about other early spring birds in the area.
  • Community Event: SPRINGTIME TRIVIA (Starts 4/15 and runs for 10 days)
    The Jackson Public Library and eight area libraries offer Springtime Trivia to make the competition extra interesting.
    • To compete, please register your team – no limit on team size. Register anytime, all rounds will be posted and remain open throughout.
    • Team name, library, and scores will be public.
    • Your email address will be added to a trivia email group, this will allow teams to communicate directly.
    • The first round will post to the group on 4/15 – you will get it in your email – and every night afterward for ten days.
    • The team with the highest score at the end, will win a book for their library’s collection.
    • The Library with the highest average score across times will also win a book of their choice.

FRI, April 23

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse.Request appointments:   https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/.  Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS 
    5pm •  Zoom link and password required. Contact the church for this info: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
    Conversation about this week’s scripture.
  • Community Event: SPRINGTIME TRIVIA (Starts 4/15 and runs for 10 days)
    The Jackson Public Library and eight area libraries offer Springtime Trivia to make the competition extra interesting.

SAT, April 24

  • Community Event: DUCKS & DONUTS
    8:30am until 11:30am • In-person/register for meeting location.
    Space is limited; reservations required. Call 447-6991 or click here to register online.
    Cost: $5/person
    The streams and ponds are opening up and ducks are returning.  We’ll explore the old course of the Saco River and other open water in search of wood ducks, hooded mergansers, common golden eyes, and other early migrants.  Bring binoculars and we’ll bring the donuts! 
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY for PICKUP or BROWSING by APPOINTMENT
    10am – 2pm • Jackson Library
    Pick up holds, print items, or book an appointment to stay on site and browse. Request appointments:  https://jacksonlibrary.simplybook.me/v2/. Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: SPRINGTIME TRIVIA (Starts 4/15 and runs for 10 days)
    The Jackson Public Library and eight area libraries offer Springtime Trivia to make the competition extra interesting.

SUN, April 25

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Zoom link and password required. Contact the church for this info: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
    Join us for poetry, prayer and conversation. Zoom-only.
  • CHOIR PRACTICE
    9am • Zoom link and password required. Contact the church for this info: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP (Zoom) & IN-PERSON with Rev Pojen Lee
    10:30am •  Zoom link and password required. Contact the church for this info: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Message by retired JCC pastor Rev Pojen Lee:
    • RSVP to church attend in-person so we can maintain COVID safety
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Stay for virtual coffee hour (via Zoom only).
    • In-person attendance requires masks and social distancing.
    • 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.
  • RECEPTION for REV POJEN LEE (in-person)
    11:30-ish • Whitney Community Center’s Pavilion (in schoolyard)
    Meet to socialize safely and greet Rev Pojen Lee.

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