North Country
12:41 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

North Country Events

Compiled and written by Tova Cohen of Franconia

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

MARK SHELTON CONCERT TO BENEFIT MISS LITTLETON AREA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, LITTLETON

Saturday June 1 7 PM Littleton Opera House, Corner of Union and Cottage streets. Mark Shelton, musician and entertainer, will appear with his musical group, The Starlight Angels, guest Zach Lahout, and the reigning Miss Littleton Area 2012 Linda Montminy. Tickets available at the door, $10 adults, $5 children under 12. For more information call 991-7517.

GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTH COUNTRY, BETHLEHEM

Sunday June 2 at The Maplewood golf course, $80 per person or $320 per team, sign up before May 1st at $75 per person or $300 per team. Golf contest, continental breakfast, lunch, raffle prizes. For more information: http://bgcnorthcountry.org/.

WEEKS STATE PARK WILDFLOWER WALK, LANCASTER

Sunday June 2 1-4PM Weeks State Park, meet at the entrance to the park on the east side of Route 3 about 2 miles south of Lancaster. Free wildflower walk led by field ecologist and naturalist Brett Engstrom. For more information call 788 4961.

ADAPTIVE SPORTS FUND RAISER AT THE COLONIAL, BETHLEHEM

Sunday June 2 2 PM Colonial Theatre, Main Street, Bethlehem. Team Bella will be putting on a children’s fashion show. Admission is $5.00 with all proceeds to benefit Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country. For more information: http://bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org/special-events/.

COUNTY FORESTER DAVE FALKENHAM TALKS ABOUT THE EMERALD ASH BORER, BATH

Monday June 3 7:30PM Pine Grove Grange #298 meeting at the Bath Town Hall.  This talk will be of special interest to wood lot owners. The public is invited and welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be served after the meeting.  For questions, call Karen Fesler 747.4001

BATH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB DISCUSSES "BLISS REMEMBERED"

Thursday June 13 7PM Bath Public Library. Books may be picked up at the Bath Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am to noon. Anyone with an interest in reading and conversing about books is welcome to attend. For information please contact the library at 603 747-3372 or email bathlibrary@together.net. “Bliss, Remembered” by Frank Deford starts at the 1936 Berlin Olympics where the beautiful Sydney Stringfellow begins an intense love affair with the son of a Nazi diplomat, but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart. Back in the US, Sydney is left healing her broken heart when a striking American begins to pursue her – but can she ever really forget the handsome young German who first took her heart?

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB ON THE NORTH COUNTRY SUMMER CAMP

June 24 - August 16, 7:30AM - 6PM, grades 1 - 7, $80 per week per child, $20 per child per field trip. Field trips to include: Whale's Tale, Echo Lake, Cannon Tram, Attitash Mountain, Six Gun City, Polar Caves, Forest Lake, Montshire Museum of Science. Outdoor fun, sports in the court, swimming, gardening, games, dance studio, arts & crafts, and more. Contact the club to register: 603 838 5954.

TOP NOTCH TRIATHLON, FRANCONIA

Saturday August 3, Registration is 7-8:30am at the Lafayette Regional School, Pre-Race Meeting at 8:45 at Lafayette Regional School, Race starts at 9am. Starting from Franconia, NH, you will mountain bike along 3 miles of paved road before you embark on a wooded uphill trail climb to the top of Franconia Notch. The next leg will be a plunge into pristine Echo Lake (average August water temp: 65°) for a brisk swim. Last, but not least, you will start your 2 1/2 mile ascent up the ski trails of Cannon Mountain. Your vertical rise from lake to the summit will be 2280 feet. The grand total vertical climb from start to finish will be a phenomenal 3320. For more information and to register: http://www.franconianh.org/top-notch-triathlon.html.