North Country Events

Apr 14, 2016

Chris Jensen for NHPR

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: http://tinyurl.com/NorthCountryCalendar
The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

YARD/GARAGE SALE BENEFITS GOOD NEIGHBOR FOOD PANTRY, FRANCONIA
Friday & Saturday April 15 & 16 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM at 509 Timber Lane. Rain dates April 22 & 23. Contents of home, furniture, bric a brac and more. Directions: Take I93 to exit 38, proceed east onto route 116/Church St. approx. 2 miles, turn right onto Lafayette Rd. Go to the top of the hill and turn left onto Timber Lane. All proceeds benefit Good Neighbor Food Pantry of the Franconia Church of Christ.

UPSTAGE PLAYERS PRESENT LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, LITTLETON
Friday and Saturday April 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 PM and Sunday April 24 at 2:00 PM, Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street. Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alen Menken, a Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi, smash musical, features the new orchestrations, which were revamped for the 2003 Broadway revival, as well as an incredible set of Audrey II puppets. Tickets $14 in advance or $16 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/little-shop-of-horrors/

ST. JOHNSBURY PLAYERS PRESENT “ON GOLDEN POND”
Friday & Saturday April 15, 16, 22, 23  7:30 PM and Sunday April 24 2:00 PM St. Johnsbury School Auditorium, 257 Western Avenue. Tickets $10. For more information, visit http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/on-golden-pond/

ANTIQUES APPRAISAL BENEFITS BATH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, BATH
Saturday April 16 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Bath Elementary School, 61 Lisbon Road. Just like the famous TV program, find out how much your treasures are worth from professional appraiser Josh Steenburgh. $10.00 per ticket allows three items to be appraised, multiple tickets available. All proceeds benefit the Bath Historical Society and The Raymond S. Burton Museum and Learning Center. Plenty of parking, handicapped accessible. For more information, contact Bernie Prochnik at 603 747 3372. 

LISBON LIONS HOST SENIOR CITIZENS DINNER
Saturday April 16 noon Lisbon Regional School cafeteria. Free for senior citizens living in Lisbon, Lyman and Landaff. The menu is a complete ham dinner, home deliveries are available if you cannot attend, transportation provided if needed. To make a reservation to eat at the school (not required but appreciated), to request delivery or transportation, call Donna & Phil Clark at 838 5043 by April 14. 

LANCASTER OPEN MIC
Saturday April 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.  

FROST HEAVES COMEDY SHOW, LINCOLN
Saturday April 16 7:00 PM Jean’s Playhouse, Papermill Drive. The famed NH mud-season comdy show returns for another weekend of humor at NH’s expense. Frost Heaves delivers genuine Yankee comedy, music, and assorted nonsense from the most under-appreciated town in New England. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2016-season/frost-heaves-2016/.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY VACATION CAMP, LISBON
Monday April 18 through Friday April 22 at the club, 2572 Route 302. $100 per child per week, $25 daily rate, $20 additional for overnight field trip Thursday at the Appalachian Mountain Club Highland Center. Game room, dance studio, basketball, outside activities, arts & crafts, cooking and more. For more information, email Eric@BGCNorthCountry.org

FLOODPLAINS, FIDDLEHEADS & FAUNA, NORTH HAVERHILL
Monday May 2 2:00 - 5:00 PM Grafton County UNHCE Office, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway (Route 10). Join Jim Frohn, Grafton County Extension Forester, and Matt Tarr, UNH Cooperative Extension Wildlife Specialist, on a tour of a floodplain forest along the Connecticut River. Identify some of the tree and plant species found in this habitat, discuss invasive species and other conservation issues, look for fiddleheads, discuss the identifying characteristics of the the ostrich fern and how to tell them apart from other ferns, pick some fiddleheads (if they are ready) to bring home. Come prepared: there will be a 10-minute walk to the floodplain area, moderately strenuous over some uneven terrain, bring a pair of waterproof boots or other footwear appropriate for crossing shallow water, dress for the weather. Space is limited, register by calling 603 787 6944 or email jim.frohn@unh.com

FREE BUNNY BASICS WORKSHOP, NORTH HAVERHILL
Saturday May 21 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Grafton County Farm Complex, Extension Conference Room, 3855 Dartmouth College Highway (Route 10). Participants will spend the day learning about feeding and caring for their rabbits as well as the basics of showing their animal at a fair or show. Youth are encouraged to bring their own bunnies. Open to all youth, ages 5-18, parents are encourage to attend with their children, you do not need to be a member of a 4-H club to participate. Offered by Univ. of NH Cooperative Extension. Free lunch provided, registration by May 6th required, for more information or to register call 603 787 6944 or email donna.lee@unh.edu