North Country Events

Apr 23, 2015

April 23rd - Spring in the North Country.
Credit Chris Jensen for NHPR

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SENATOR WOODBURN HOSTS GRAFTON COUNTRY TOUR WITH ENERGY LEADERS

Friday April 24 Schedule below. State Energy leaders will tour Grafton County to learn about alternative fuel and efficiency programs. Sen. Jeff Woodburn will lead a group that will include Sen. Dan Feltes, member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Meredith Hatfield, Director of the state Office of Energy and Planning, and Karen Cramton, Deputy Director of the OEP.  The tour will include breakfast in North Woodstock, a tour of White Mountain Bio Diesel in Haverhill, roundtable discussion at White Mountain School in Bethlehem, and tour of the Student Show Case at Plymouth State University.  For more information contact Sen. Woodburn at Jeff.Woodburn@Leg.state.nh.us or 603.271. 3207. All welcome. 

08:45 am....Breakfast  at Peg's Restaurant, Main St., N. Woodstock
10:00 am....  Tour White Mountain Bio Diesel,35 Business Park Rd, North Haverhill, NH 03774
01:00 pm… Tour and Roundtable discussion at White Mountain School, 371 W Farm Rd, Bethlehem, NH 
03:00 pm... Plymouth State University, Hartman Union Building, Student Show Case

WHITE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL PRESENTS AN EVENING OF A CAPPELLA, BETHLEHEM
Friday April 24 7:00 PM White Mountain School, 371 West Farm Road. Founded in 1952, Dissipated Eight is Middlebury College’s premier all-male a cappella group. Free and open to the public, donations gratefully accepted. For more information, 603 444 2928 x 300.

COOS FORESTERS MUD SEASON BREAKFAST, WHITEFIELD
Friday April 24 7:30 AM Presidential Ballroom, Mountain View Grand, Mountain View Road. Presented by NH Sustainable Forest Initiative and UNH Cooperative Extension. Perspectives of Silviculture and Ecology: managing, evaluating and communicating exemplary forestry on non-profit lands, rehabilitation efforts on industrial lands as timber investment, travel to field site: managing multiple forest assets at Weeks State Park. $27, online registration is encouraged before April 17 at http://tinyurl.com/CoosMUDProgram2015.

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST, LITTLETON
Saturday April 25 8:00-10:00 AM First Congregational Church, 189 Main Street. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, toast, muffins, juice, coffee, tea, milk. Suggested donation $7 adults, $5 seniors and children under 12. For more information, visit www.1stconglittleton.org.

REMEMBERING THE ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE OF NH, BATH
Saturday April 25 7:00 PM Bath Village School. The Bath 250th committee has received a grant from the NH Humanities Council to present Maggie Stier, “On This Spot Once Stood…” - Remembering the Architectural Heritage of NH. Maggie Stier showcases some of the celebrated buildings that New Hampshire has lost, and explores how and why we remember and commemorate those losses.  Her program will draw from historical and contemporary photographs, maps, and other historical records to explore the significance of these structures, explain their eventual fate, and analyze popular responses to the loss. Free and open to the public. For more information: bathlibrary@together.net.

HIKE WITH THE AMMONOOSUC CONSERVATION TRUST, SUGAR HILL
Sunday April 26 1:00 PM Meet at the log landing at the Foss Forest on Pearl Lake Road, located 1.3 miles west of the intersection of Route 117 and Pearl Lake Road. Going from Sugar Hill toward Lisbon, the access is on the left, and will be identified by the hike leader Rosalind Page's red Toyata Prius. Coming from Lisbon, the access is on the right. This 1.5 mile hike is moderate with a good amount of walking uphill. Meet new friends, enjoy the spring weather. For more information, email outreach@aconservationtrust.org

PETER YARROW IN CONCERT, HAVERHILL
Sunday April 26 7:00 PM, cafe opens at 6:00 PM. Court Street Arts at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street. Peter Yarrow’s talents as a creative artist—both with the legendary trio Peter, Paul & Mary and as a solo performer—are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs from Peter, Paul & Mary, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” and “If I Had a Hammer.” Tickets $30. For more information, visit www.alumnihall.org.

BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY READERS CAFE BOOK DISCUSSION
Saturday May 16 9:00 AM 2245 Main Street. “Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult. Readers Cafe meets on the third Saturday of each month. Light refreshments. For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

BETHLEHEM ROADSIDE CLEAN-UP

Saturday, May 2nd. Help pick up all those Bud Light cans and other junk. Register between 9:30 and 10 am at the Gazebo on Main Street for bags, gloves, route assignments and T-shirts. Pick up trash between 10 am and noon and then meet at Bretzfelder Park for free hot dogs and ice cream. Sponsored by the Bethlehem Conservation Commission and the Bethlehem Elementary School. For more information call Cheryl Jensen at 869-5453. Rain date is May 16th.