North Country Events

Jan 22, 2015

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION OF CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF STATES, LITTLETON
Thursday January 22 7:00 PM Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. Free and open to all parties who are interested in learning about how the U.S. Constitution provided a mechanism for correction for the federal government that has never yet been employed by the people. It is found in Article V. Such a convention would need to be voted for and approved by two thirds of the states for the convention to occur. Sponsored by the Northern Grafton Republican Committee. For more information, visit www.conventionofstates.

NORTH COUNTRY CHORUS MADRIGAL DINNER, MONROE
Friday & Saturday January 23 & 24 doors open at 6:00 PM performance at 6:30 PM, and Sunday January 25 doors open at 4:00 PM performance at 4:30 PM. Monroe Town Hall. Tickets limited to 100 per evening, available only by advance sale, visit tickets.catamountarts.org. The North Country Chorus and its Madrigal Dinner guests will visit Moorish Spain at a pivotal period in Western history. The marriage of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand has united their provinces and Spain is about to become a nation. Ticket price includes a full-course dinner. For more information, visit northcountrychorus.org.

RUMMAGE SALE BENEFITS MEDICAL CLINICS IN HONDURAS, LITTLETON
Saturday January 24 1:00-6:00 PM and Sunday January 25 9:00 AM - Noon. St. Rose of Lima Parish Hall, 77 Clay Street. Refreshments available. All money raised will go toward purchase and transport of medication and supplies for medical clinics in Honduras.

WHITEFIELD LIONS CLUB PASTA SUPPER & RAFFLE
Saturday January 24 5:30-8:00 PM The Inn at Whitfield, 381 Lancaster Road. Admission by donation. All proceeds benefit local community projects.

CASINO NIGHT BENEFITS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY, LISBON
Saturday January 24 6:00-10:00 PM, 21+ event to be held at the Boys & Girls Club of the North Country, 2572 US Route 302. Western themed fund raising event for prizes, blackjack, craps, Texas Hold’em, wheel of fortune, roulette, music, dancing, dinner buffet, cash bar. Buy tickets at the door or in advance at the BGCNC. Tickets $45 for one person or $80 per couple, includes $100 chip per person. All proceeds go towards BGCNC programs. For more information, email kerry@bgcnorthcountry.org.

FRIENDS OF LANDAFF CHOWDER PARTY
Saturday January 24 6:00 PM Landaff Town Hall dining room. Many different chowders: fish, broccoli, corn, seafood, cheesy chicken, Manhattan clam, potato, winter squash, bacon corn. Beverages, coffee, tea, water. Play New England trivia game after the chowder party,  fun prizes. Admission by donation, all proceeds benefit Landaff town hall rejuvenation projects. Email thefriendsoflandaff@gmail.com for more information.

NORTHERN TRESPASS, LINCOLN
Saturday January 24 7:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. This film documents how the controversial Northern Pass power project will affect the White Mountains region of northern NH. Produced by two ne film makers from the White Mountains, Jan Marvel & Michelle Vaughn. The film takes you through Quebec, Vermont, New London, CT and many towns throughout NH. Tickets $7. For more information, visit JeansPlayhouse.com.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT, WHITEFIELD
Tuesday January 27 7:00 PM White Mountain Regional High School, 127 Regional Road. Under the direction of Andrew Tobin, featuring British and American wind band music, but will include other works as well. The band is made up of students and adults from all over northern Vermont and NH. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 603 631 5987.

FED UP: A DOCUMENTARY BY PRODUCER KATIE COURIC, GORHAM
Wednesday January 28 6:00-8:00 PM Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street. Free community screening. Before you take another bite, see the film that will change the way you eat forever. The film is rated PG and is intended for middle school students and older. After the film, there will be a question & answer period with nutrition specialists and healthcare providers. Presented by Families Healthy Together. For more information, email rfreierman@outdoors.org.

UPSTAGE PLAYERS AUDITIONS FOR “25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE”, LITTLETON
Thursday January 29 7:00-9:00 PM and Sunday February 1 2:00-5:00 PM Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. Callbacks may follow on February 1st if necessary. The show centers on a fictional spelling bee. Six kids, played by adult actors, face off in the battle of their lives. The show will rehearse and perform at the Littleton Opera House. Rehearsals will be on Wednesday and Thursday evenings beginning February 4th, and also Sunday afternoons. Performance dates are April 10, 11, 17, 18, & 19. Any theater lovers interested in working with set crews, prop and tech production or costuming are welcome to come to auditions and sign up for this production. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/upstageplayersnh.

VALENTINE’S DAY HOUSE CONCERT WITH MIKE & RUTHY, EASTON
Reservations required for Saturday February 14 6:00 PM Potluck 7:30 PM Music begins. $20 and all money collected goes to the musicians. Mike Merenda and Ruthy Unger are touring folk musicians from the Hudson Valley. Their folk roots show in their energy, joy, simplicity and depth as they perform simple, heartfelt acoustic music. They’ve been collaborating for 16 years, including singing down fascism with Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie at Carnegie Hall with stringband revivalists, The Mammals. To reserve your seat, call 603 823 7061 or email brendashannonadam@me.com.

BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY READERS CAFE BOOK DISCUSSION
Saturday February 21 9:00 AM 2245 Main Street. “The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair. Readers Cafe meets on the third Saturday of each month. Light refreshments. For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org