North Country Events

Feb 19, 2015

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

NORMAN NG’S MAGIC EXPERIENCE, LINCOLN
Thursday February 19 7:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. An exciting fusion of magic, comedy and audience participation, never-before-seen magic, laugh-out-loud comedic situations. For more information, visit jeans-playhouse.com.

BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY SHOWS OSCAR-NOMINATED FILMS
Friday February 20 6:00 PM and Saturday February 21 at noon. Friday: Oscar-nominated film about a washed-up superhero actor who flies (sort of). Saturday: Oscar-nominated film about a wife, her husband, and science. Movie license prohibits stating the title of the movie. The library will be showing Oscar-nominated movies throughout the month leading up to Oscar night. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 603 869 2409.

BRUCE MARSHALL & THE NOR’EASTERS IN CONCERT, LINCOLN
Friday February 20 7:30 PM Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. A variety of original music plus a high-energy mix of Allman Brothers southern rock, blues, soul and funk. Special guest Charlie Farren to open. For more information, visit jeans-playhouse.com.

DESIGNER BAG BINGO BENEFITS RIVERSIDE RESCUE, LITTLETON
Saturday February 21 7:00 PM Littleton Elks Club, Route 302. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Bags by Tory Burch, Coach, Garnet Hill. Tickets $20 must be purchased before the event at Riverside Rescue, Lunenberg VT, Moments Salon & Day Spa, Lancaster, or Abbot Rental & Party Store, Littleton. All proceeds benefit Riverside Rescue. For more information, call 802 892 5300.

JUSTON MCKINNEY, LINCOLN
Saturday February 21 7:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. Former Maine Deputy Sheriff turned comedian, Juston worked his way into the weekend line-up at clubs like Comedy Strip Live, Stand-Up New York, Dangerfields, Gotham, and Caroline’s on Broadway. He has appeared on a half-dozen Comedy Central specials, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and was chosen to be a part of Comedy Central’s Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation Tour with Bill Engval. For more information, visit jeans-playhouse.com.

FUNKY DIVAS OF GOSPEL, BERLIN
Sunday February 22 2:00 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Toe-tapping, hand-clapping gospel, rock and soul. Tickets $15 adults, $10 minors. Visit www.stkieranarts.org.

GRAFTON COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING, LEBANON
Sunday February 22 2:00-4:00 PM Lebanon Library, 9 East Part Street. The committee will review the accomplishments of 2014 and discuss plans for 2015. Open to registered Republicans and like-minded independents from the towns of Grafton County or any other town in NH. For more information, send a message to bsp@bmsi-fund.com.

WINTER CAMP AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY, LISBON
February 23-27 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM $120 membership fee includes field trip admission and transportation. Bring lunch & weather appropriate clothing. Transportation to camp must be provided by parents. Snow sculpting, sledding, snow fort building, outdoor fun, arts & crafts, indoor sports court, board games, dodge ball, dance studio, game room, basketball and more. For more information, visit www.bgcnorthcountry.org.

BRAZIL’S NORTHEAST RAINFOREST ECOLOGY & BIRDS, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday February 25 7:00 PM Bretzfelder Park, Prospect Street. Local birding enthusiast Mary Boulanger presents photographs, bird calls, and a discussion about the rainforest and how it affects the types of birds found there. Free and open to the public. Part of the Bretzfelder Park Family Educational Series. For more information, visit therocks.org.

BATH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB DISCUSSES “BURNING MARGUERITE”
Thursday March 12 5:00 PM “Burning Marguerite” by Elizabeth Inness-Brown is the story of James Jack Wright who finds 94-year-old Marguerite Deo lying dead in the woods outside his cabin. As he confronts the mystery of her death, an unexpected tale unfolds, a tale that moves to Jack’s childhood, to New Orleans during the Depression, to World War II, and to a New England island at the turn of the century. Books may be picked up at the Bath Library; hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am to noon. Anyone with an interest in reading and conversing about books is welcome to attend. For  more information, contact the library at 603 747-3372 or email bathlibrary@together.net.

ST. BALDRICK’S HEAD-SHAVING EVENT BENEFITS CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH, LITTLETON
Saturday March 14 1:00 - 4:00 PM Schilling Beer Co. 18 Mill Street. Have your head shaved or sponsor someone who is having their head shaved. All proceeds fund lifesaving childhood cancer research. For more information, visit https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/schillingbeer.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MT. EUSTIS SKI HILL, LITTLETON
The Mt. Eustis Ski Hill is open and completely run by volunteers. More volunteers are needed to help in the warming hut, to help with the rope tow loading and unloading, and with other tasks. To volunteer, send a message to info@mteustis.org and list the days or evenings you are available and what you would like to help with.