North Country
8:40 am
Thu February 7, 2013

North Country Events

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

BAG SALE AT FRIENDS-N-NEIGHBORS THRIFT SHOP, WHITEFIELD
Thursday Feb. 7 through Saturday Feb. 9, 10 AM-5 PM, 4 Main Street in Whitefield across from the Cumberland Farms. For more information: 837-9044.

VALENTINE CANDY SALE TO BENEFIT LISBON CLUBS, SCHOOLS AND SERVICES
Thurs. Feb. 7 noon-6 PM, Fri. Feb. 8 noon - 6 PM, Sat. Feb. 9 9 AM-noon, Friends in Council (GFWC) of Lisbon invite you to buy their homemade chocolates for sale at DuEz In and OUt, and Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, both in Lisbon. All money raised supports local community clubs, schools, and services. Orders can also be made by telephone by contacting Dori Hamilton at 838-5149.

EAT OUT AND SUPPORT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
Thurs. Feb. 7, 5-9PM, Bailiwicks Fine Restaurant, 111 Main Street, Littleton. Give your server a donation voucher, which you can obtain at the restaurant on the day of the event. 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

HATE MAIL AT THE PAPERMILL THEATER, LINCOLN
Thurs. Feb. 7, 7:30 PM, Papermill Theater, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln, NH. The story of Preston, a spoiled rich kid who meets his match in Dahlia, an angst-filled artist. Their worlds collide when Preston sends a complaint letter that gets Dahlia fired from her job, and then there’s no turning back. The play stays with their increasingly crazed correspondence as they move from hate to love, and then right back again. For more information: http://www.papermilltheatre.org

LOVE LETTERS AT THE PAPERMILL THEATER, LINCOLN
Fri. Feb. 8 7:30 PM  and Saturday & Sunday Feb. 9 and 10, 2PM, Papermill Theater, 10 Papermill Drive, Lincoln, NH. The handwritten note leaves an indelible mark forever, not only on the ink-stained paper, but also in the heart of its reader. American playwright A.R. Gurney knew this when he created his Pulitzer Prize nominated play Love Letters. Love Letters, considered one of Gurney´s best and a classic of the American stage, tells the story of two people who grew up in the 1930s and whose lives become intimately entwined by the prolificacy of their pens. For more information: http://www.papermilltheatre.org

BACK ROOM BONANZA AT WREN, BETHLEHEM
Sat. Feb. 9, 10AM-2PM, WREN Central, Main Street, Bethlehem. WREN is doing some early spring cleaning. Come get some great equipment for your home business. All items must be taken same day. Items available include printers, laminators, copiers, other electronics, office chairs, brochure display racks, office cube needing assembly, desk lamps, phones, binders, desk organizers, and more. For more information: Jane Storella, storellaj@yahoo.com.

MAKE ORIGAMI VALENTINES AT LEAGUE OF NH CRAFTSMEN, LITTLETON
Sat. Feb. 9, 10 AM-3 PM, 81 Main Street, drop-in table, 6 simple folds transform decorative papers into special valentines to use for decorating or mailing. Free, all welcome.

GO RED FOR WOMEN, RECORD ATTEMPT AT CANNON MOUNTAIN
Sat. Feb. 9, 10:30 AM registration begins. In honor of National Heart Month, Cannon Mountain is hosting local organizers who hope to attract 500 people to form the red dress logo of the Go Red for Women heart health campaign. This is a free event and skis are not required. Cannon Mountain is the only mountain in the U.S. that attempts this unique snow sign for heart-health awareness. Go Red for Women is part of the American Heart Association's solution help save women's lives. For more information contact Go Red Directory Cheryll.Andrews@heart.org or call 518-1552.

5TH ANNUAL LOVE & CHOCOLATE JUST DESSERTS FUND RAISER FOR LITTLETON STUDIO SCHOOL
Saturday Feb. 9, 11 AM - 2 PM, Littleton Studio School, 21 Mill Street, Littleton. For a $10 donation, fill a plate with chocolate delicacies such as cookies, cupcakes, fudge, truffles, eclairs. Raffle tickets will also be sold for prizes including a weekend for 2 at the Sunset Hill House, sterling pendant by Beth Simon, cake of your choice from French Sisters Baker, Littleton Studio School gift certificates, winners announced at the end of the event, and need not be present.

TAROT READINGS AND POETRY AT VILLAGE BOOK STORE, LITTLETON
Sat. Feb. 9, noon - 2 PM, 81 Main Street, Maria Pawlowski will give short tarot readings.  At 1 PM, Cecily Yarosh will lead a poetry reading. Readers are welcome to read their own favorite love poems as well. Free, all welcome.

MILES AND MILES OF MUSIC ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION, WOODSVILLE
Saturday Feb. 9, 1-5 PM, at the Robert E. Clifford (R.E.C) Memorial Building, 65 South Court Street, Woodsville, NH. Acoustic string music jam supported by the Haverhill Recreation Department and Pete and Rita Stimson. If you sing "old country" we want you! If you enjoy music and would like to listen, your entry is free but donations are appreciated. Bring your own chair. To confirm date, or if you have questions or want more information call Pete at 603 787 6155 or Sherri at 603 787 6096. No drums or horns.

VALENTINE'S DAY COOKIE SOCIAL, LANDAFF
Sat. Feb. 9, 2 PM, Landaff Town Hall, cookies, coffee, conversation. All welcome, no charge, bring cookies to share. For more information call 838-2897. Sponsored by the Mount Hope Grange #77.

CHAOTIC WRESTLING, LITTLETON
Sat. Feb. 9, 7 PM, Littleton Opera House, 2 Union Street, Littleton. Chaotic Wrestling returns to Littleton with their family friendly brand of entertainment. The top professional wrestlers in New England will be on hand to compete in hard hitting, high flying action sure to entertain. Doors open at 6:15, first bell rings at 7:00.  http://www.chaoticwrestling.com/

CONTRA DANCE, DANVILLE VT
Saturday Feb. 9, 7:30 PM, Danville Town Hall, Route 2, Danville, VT. Calling by Chip Hedler, David Carpenter on fiddle, David Van Houten on guitar. No experience needed, all dances taught. Come enjoy live music, get some light exercise, and make new friends. You just need to know how to walk!

FROZEN TOES ADVENTURE RACE, LITTLETON
Sunday Feb. 10, 9 AM, Remich Park, Littleton. Kids race starts at 9 am and is within Remich Park, snowshoe, bike and sled. Adults start around 10a m after the kids finish with enough time for the adults to get ready. Adults snowshoe about 1.5 miles around the park, mountain bike from Remich Partk up the backside of Mt. Eustis, and sled down a zigzag course to the finish at the bottom. Teams will be only two people. All proceeds go to the Mt Eustis Ski Hill and Friends of Remich Fund to help Remich Park. Questions can be directed to Dave at Littleton Bike & Fitness (603) 444-3437 or info@littletonbike.com. For more information: http://littletonbike.com/events/frozen-toes-adventure-race-pg269.htm

OVER THE HEADWALL: THE SKI HISTORY OF TUCKERMAN RAVINE, BETHLEHEM
Weds. Feb. 13, 7 PM, Bretzfelder Park, Prospect Road, Bethlehem. Free presentation by New England Ski Museum Executive Directory Jeff Leich based on his book. For more information: www.therocks.org or 444-6228 or info@therocks.org.

BATH LIBRARY BOOK DISCUSSION OF DESERT QUEEN
Thurs. Feb. 14, 6 PM, Bath Library. Desert Queey by Janet Wallach is the story of Gertrude Bell, 1868-1926, who explored, mapped and excavated the world of the Arabs. Recruited by British intelligence during WWI, she played a crucial role in obtaining the loyalty of the Arab leaders. Books may be picked up at the library, Tues. and Thurs. 9-noon and 1-6PM, and Saturdays 9-noon. Anyone with an interest in reding is welcome. For more information: 747-3372 or bathlibrary@together.net

READERS CAFE AT BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Third Saturday of the month at 9 AM, Bethlehem Public Library, 2155 Main St. Bethlehem, (603) 869-2409. February 16 book is The Faith Club by Ranya Idiliby et al. All welcome. See all 2013 selections here: http://bethlehemlibrary.org/page11.php

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY WINTER CAMP
Feb. 25 - March 1, 7:30 AM - 6 PM, $75 per week per child, grades 1 - 7, basketball, games room, dance studio, arts & crafts, outdoor activities, Weds. field trip to Montshire Museum of Science, free admission courtesy of the museum, obtain registration form at www.BGCNorthCountry.org.

WEEKLY EVENTS
See the calendar at http://tinyurl.com/NorthCountryCalendar for details about these weekly events:
- North Country Community Radio noon to 8PM daily www.nococommunityradio.org
- Story Hour at Bradford Library 10AM Fridays
- Storytime at Lincoln Library 11AM Fridays
- Circle Dancing Sundays 3:30PM, Tai Chi Mondays 6PM, Nia Tuesdays 6PM & Fridays 5:30PM (Neskaya Franconia)
- Meditation for Relaxation at Thyme to Learn Wellness Wednesdays noon - 1PM and 6:15PM-7:30PM.
- Yoga at Littleton Senior Center Mondays 1PM (www.gcscc.org/littleton.asp)
- Yoga in the Gallery at WREN Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30-5:40PM and 5:50-7PM.
- Taiji for Health and Harmony, Franconia Community Church Thursdays 5PM.
- Art Class at Littleton Senior Center Tuesdays 10-11:30AM.
- Dinner Bell community meal at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Littleton Tuesdays 5PM.
- Couple ballroom dancing Sunday evenings 7-9PM Congregational Church, Littleton
- AMC Highland Center, daily hikes, movies, and nature talks (www.outdoors.org/lodging/whitemountains/highland/)