North Country Events

Mar 20, 2015

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

LENTEN MUSIC SERIES, LITTLETON
Thursday March 19 and 26 noon at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, 35 School Street. The concerts are offered by local musicians and singers for a reflective forty-minute interlude in your day. No admission fee but a freewill offering is appreciated. March 19 Noelle Beaudin on piano , Siena Kaplan on violin and Tom Robinson on soprano saxophone. March 26 Russ Bonnevie on clarinet and Anita Bonnevie on piano. For more information, email allstslittleton@allsts.org

SPYBIRD THEATER: EYE OF THE STORM, HAVERHILL
Friday March 20 6:30 PM, cafe opens at 5:30 PM. Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street. Award-winning Spybird Theater's Eye of the Storm is a fairy tale told with rod and hand puppets, shadows and original music that unfolds a visual word that explores community and staying connected. A family show appropriate for ages 8 and up. Tickets $8 adults, $4 kids. For more information, visit www.alumnihall.org

JEAN’S TEENS THEATRE GROUP PRESENTS JUST SO STORIES, LINCOLN
Friday & Saturday March 20 & 21 at 7:00 PM and Sunday March 22 at 2:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive. Jean’s Teens and Lin-Wood Public School present Rudyard Kipling’s fantastical tales, adapted by the author of last year’s STINKY CHEESE MAN. Discover such time-old lessons as How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, and How the Alphabet Was Made. Jean’s Teens is a theater-based youth development program for North Country pre-teens and teens. This professional-level theater education program offers area youth the opportunity to build their self-confidence, learn new skills, create a sense of team, and participate in plays and musicals with their peers. Productions rehearse and perform at Jean’s Playhouse each spring and fall. All local youth are invited to audition, whether they dream of a career in theater or are simply looking for a fun social project. For more information, visit JeansPlayhouse.com.

SAXOPHONE CONCERT WITH ASYLUM QUARTET, LITTLETON
Friday March 20 7:30 PM Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. Presented by the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, part of a 6-day residency in local schools and communities. For more information, visit www.aannh.org

SUZIE BURKE AND DAVID SURETTE IN CONCERT, BERLIN
Saturday March 21 7:00 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. NH’s favorite folk sweethearts. Tickets $12 adults, $8 minors. Visit www.stkieranarts.org

FIDO’S FEAST BENEFITS ABOVE THE NOTCH HUMANE SOCIETY, BETHLEHEM
Sunday March 22 2:00-5:00 PM Maplewood Golf Course. A culinary tasting of the area’s finest foods created by the region’s most talented chefs. All proceeds benefit Above the Notch Humane Society. Live music, silent auction, $30 per person, tickets can be purchased in advance at Littleton Co-op, Maia Papaya, Woodville Guaranty Savings Bank in Franconia or online at atnhs.org. 

ACT INVITES DISCUSSION ABOUT FORMING A HUNTING POLICY, FRANCONIA
Sunday March 22 4:00 PM Wendle’s Deli, Main Street. As the North Country’s regional lands conservancy, the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) is committed to having the public enjoy the land we own in as many ways as possible. Of the properties that ACT owns outright, most are permanently open for hunting. ACT is beginning the process of developing a hunting policy for our other lands. Join us to participate in this discussion. ACT Executive Director Rebecca Brown, Grafton County Forester David Falkenham, and Bob Mancini of the N.H. Fish & Game Dept. are all hunters and will facilitate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Outreach Coordinator Lianna Lee at outreach@aconservationtrust.org.

WHITE MOUNTAINS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SKI SOCIAL, CANNON MOUNTAIN
Wednesday March 25 Cannon Mountain Ski Area. The White Mountain Young Professionals group invites professionals already in the workforce and students soon to join, ages 40 and under. This Ski Social & Networking Day will give attendees an opportunity to network, engage in very meaningful and practical discussions about opportunity in the region, and take advantage of one of the opportunities we have in the White Mountains for skiing and snowboarding. For a limited time, tickets are $25 per person and include a mountain lift ticket, lunch, and young professional focused discussion. 

EAT OUT AND SUPPORT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
Wednesday March 25 4:00 PM to closing at Applebee's, Meadow Street, Littleton. Give your server a donation voucher, which you can obtain at the club. The restaurant donates 15% of your guest bill to the Boys and Girls Club of the North Country. For more information 603 838 5954 or go to www.bgcnorthcountry.org

BATH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB DISCUSSES “LAKE PEOPLE”
Thursday April 9 6:00 PM Bath Public Library. “Lake People” by Abi Maxwell is the story of Alice Thornton, who is found as an infant abandoned in a canoe. Adopted by a young childless couple, Alice is raised with no knowledge of her family’s history, especially that of her strong female forebears who hold a special place in the history of their small town of Kettleborough, NH. 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.

MAIRTIN O’CONNOR TRIO HOUSE CONCERT & POTLUCK, EASTON
Thursday April 16 6:00 PM potluck, 7:30 PM concert, $25 per person, advance reservation and payment required. Contact Brenda at 603 823 7061 or brendashannonadam@me.com. Renowned accordionist Martin O’Connor is one of the most respected musicians ever to emerge from Ireland. Fiddler Cathal Hayden is a multiple All-Ireland champion fiddler as well as a solo banjo player. Seamy O’Dowd, guitar and vocals, is gaining international recognition. Together, the trio draws standing ovations from audiences everywhere. Easton Valley House Concert Series. To reserve a seat, email brendashannonadam@me.com