North Country Events

May 28, 2015

Credit Chris Jensen for NHPR

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

CONVERSATION: OUR CHILDREN, OUR COMMUNITY, OUR FUTURE
Thursday May 28 5:00-7:30 PM Lancaster Elementary School; Monday June 1 5:00-7:30 PM Whitefield Elementary School; Thursday June 4 5:00-7:30 PM Jefferson Elementary School
Community conversation about strong starts for our youngest neighbors. Community dinner and conversation with families, teachers, community members, and practitioners to discuss early childhood development and experiences in our community. Share ideas with neighbors, hear some of the latest information, and add your thoughts about strong starts in early childhood for the future graduates of the White Mountains Regional School District. Dinner included, all welcome, free, onsite childcare provided. Walk-ins welcome or register here: http://www.northcountrylistens.org/2015/05/06/our-children-our-community-our-future/

SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY, BETHLEHEM
Thursday May 28 7:30 PM Colonial Theatre, Main Street. The buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. The film follows the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women’s International Conspiracy from Hell!). Pre-show discussion at 6:30 PM - “Feminism: Then & Now” with Professor Linda Bornstein from Plymouth State University and Natalie Woodroofe founding director of WREN. Refreshments will be served. Tickets $8. 

FOREST MANAGEMENT WITH BIRDS IN MIND, HAVERHILL
Friday May 29 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM This workshop is part of a 3-workshop series titled New Hampshire Birds & Their Habitats. Come to one, two or all three. The series will provide foresters, natural resource professionals, and landowners information on birds and habitat requirements, management options to create and maintain bird habitat, and insight into the practices involved in studying birds and their habitats. Workshops are partly or totally in the field. Come prepared. $20 per person, bring your own lunch. Registration required and accepted up to the day of each workshop. For more information and to register, visit https://www.events.unh.edu/RegistrationForm.pm?event_id=17837&on_update=OQrefresh&mode=view

DANNY COLLINS AT THE COLONIAL, BETHLEHEM
May 29, and May 31 - June 3 Friday 7:00, Sunday 7:30, Monday and Tuesday 7:30, Weds. 5:30 is 2 for 1 buddy night. Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act. Also: While We Were Young, Friday 9:15 PM and Sunday 2:30 PM. 

PRESBY TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM TRACTOR SHOW & SWAP MEET, WHITEFIELD
Saturday May 30 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM at 154 Airport Road. Family fun, free admission, free ice cream, door prizes, flea market, food and beverages vendor, over 100 antique Presby Museum tractors, privately owned antique tractors. For more information, visit www.PresbyTransportationMuseum.com

ALBA’S EDGE IN CONCERT, COLEBROOK
Saturday May 30 7:00 PM Tillotson Center, 14 Carriage Road. Hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, Alba’s Edge is a Boston-based group that performs Scottish fiddle, jazz improvisation, harmony, funk bass lines, Latin American rhythms and more on fiddle, piano, drums and bass. Band members are Neil Pearlman, Lily Pearlman, Jacob Cole, and Doug Berns. $15 per ticket. For more information, visit http://www.gnwca.org

CARAVAN OF THIEVES LIVE IN CONCERT, BETHLEHEM
Saturday May 30 8:00 PM The Colonial Theatre, Main Street. Driving gypsy jazz rhythms, acoustic guitars, upright bass and violin lay the foundation for mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. It’s theatrical and humorous. It’s musical and intense. It entertains, dazzles and defies classification. Tickets $19, $16, $13. 

GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY, BETHLEHEM
Sunday May 31 at The Maplewood Country Club golf course, $85 per person or $320 per team of 4, 8:00 AM Shotgun Start, scramble format, continental breakfast, lunch, golf contests, raffle prizes. For more information, visit http://bgcnorthcountry.org or contact Eric at 838 5954 or Eric@BGCNorthCountry.org

5K AND HALF MARATHON BENEFITS EASTERN ADAPTIVE SPORTS, ASHLAND
Sunday May 31 9:00 AM 283 River Street. The Road Less Traveled 5K, half marathon, and kids fun run for runners, walkers, wheelchairs, and hand cycles. Virtual event for those who cannot attend. This is Eastern Adaptive Sports’ inaugural event. Eastern Adaptive Sports is a community where people can come to find fellowship, education, and life enhancement through sport. All proceeds will go to Eastern Adaptive Sports programs. For more information, visit http://easternadaptivesports.org/Events/RoadRace.aspx

SPRINGTIME HIKE WITH ACT, SUGAR HILL
Sunday May 31 1:00 PM The hike will start from the Pearl Lake Road parking area, which is 1.3 miles west of the intersection of Route 117 and Pearl Lake Road in Sugar Hill. Going from Sugar Hill toward Lisbon, the access is on the left and will be identified by the leader’s red Toyota Prius. Join Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust on a hike at the ACT-owned Foss-Evelyn Forest. For more information, visit http://cooley-jericho.org/programs-events/. Free and open to the public. 

PATHWAYS FOR BOYS - JOIN THE CONVERSATION, COLEBROOK & BERLIN
Tuesday June 2 4:00-6:30 PM at Tillotson Center, 14 Carriage Lane, Colebrook and Wednesday June 3 4:00-6:30 PM at ELC Outdoors, 26 Exchange Street, Berlin. Join North Country Listens and the Coos Youth Study team to discuss boys’ involvement in out-of-school activities. UNH researchers will present relevant findings and information from the Coos Youth Study. For more information: northcountrylistens@gmail.com

SUMMER CAMP AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
June 22 - August 14 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM for children going into grades 1 - 7. $100 per week or $25 per day. $20 fee for weekly field trips including Whale’s Tale, Echo Lake, Cannon Tram, Attitash, Lost River Gorge, Forest Lake, and Appalachian Mountain Club. Outdoor fun, sports court, archery, gardening, games room, dance studio, arts & crafts and more. Located at 2752 Route 302 in Lisbon. For more information or to register, email eric@bgcnorthcountry.org