North Country Events

Jan 14, 2016

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

CONNECTICUT RIVER ARTISANS GROUP OPENING RECEPTION, COLEBROOK
Friday January 15 5:00 - 7:00 PM Connecticut River Artisans Group Gallery at Fiddleheads, 110 Main Street. View the work of Deb Sargent and her stylizations of Mandalas. Mandala means circle and some believe that the Mandala is a reflection of the self. Receptions are casual and offer complementary wine, beverages, cheeses and fruit in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. For more information, visit www.connecticutriverartisans.com

LANCASTER OPEN MIC
Saturday January 16 6:00-9:00 PM Methodist Church Hall, Main Street. All types of music are welcome. Dancing is encouraged. This is a family event that started in July 2007. Suggested donation $3 per person. For more information, call or text Lyndall at 603 631 4890.  

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OPEN MLK DAY, LISBON
Monday January 18 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Boys & Girls Club of the North Country, 2572 Route 302. BGCNS members $25, nonmembers $35. morning and afternoon snacks, bring a water bottle and lunch, enjoy sports court, outside fun, games room, board games, arts and more. For more information, contact Eric or Kerry at 603 838 5954. 

MUMMENSCHANZ, ST. JOHNSBURY
Tuesday January 19 7:00 PM Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy. Visual and physical theater performance pioneers, they use props, masks, shadow, light and humor, all without words, to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary and tell stories with broad human appeal. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://kcppresents.catamountarts.org/mummenschanz-classic-family-entertainment/

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION ON NORTHERN PASS, LINCOLN
Thursday January 21 6:00 PM The Mountain Club at Loon, 90 Loon Mountain Road. The NH Site Evaluation Committee will preside over a post-acceptance public information session regarding the Northern Pass Transmission project application. The purpose of this session is to provide the public with information on the proposed project, to provide an opportunity for comments and questions from the public, and to explain the process the subcommittee will follow in reviewing the application. Members of the public will be asked to submit questions in writing. Beginning at 5:00 PM, Northern Pass will host an Open House, which will run concurrently with the information session. The Open House is for residents who wish to meet one-on-one with Northern Pass representatives, ask questions, and view detailed maps of the project. For more information, visit www.northernpass.us

CASINO NIGHT BENEFITS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, LISBON
Saturday January 23 6:00 - 10:00 PM at the Boys & Girls Club of the North Country, 2572 Route 302. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club. Play blackjack, craps, Texas hold’em, wheel of fotune, roulette. Enjoy dancing, raffle, silent auction, buffet dinner, cash bar, entertainment by Matt Teller and DJ Phil Rivera. $40 per person or $70 with a friend, admission includes a $50 chip per person, must be 21 or over to attend. For more information, contact Eric@BGCNorthCountry.org

SHORT STORY DISCUSSION AT HAVERHILL CORNER LIBRARY
Thursday January 28 7:00 PM  67 Court Street. The discussion will address short stories by Tony Earley, Barry Hannah and Tim O'Brien. Copies of their work will be available at the library. This is part of The Book Club for Writers program, which is a fiction discussion group open to all with a focus on questions of craft and technique that will interest writers and aspiring writers. For more information, call the library at 603 989 5578.