North Country
9:14 am
Fri November 8, 2013

North Country Events

Photo by Chris Jensen
Photo by Chris Jensen

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

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AT LITTLETON HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday Nov. 7 1:30 PM in the gymnasium. Presentation of Colors, Regional JROTC, guest speaker Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Howard, LHS Chorus and Band, flag pole ceremony. Veterans and community members invited. For more information contact Connie Ward at LHS 444-5186 x2208.

COOS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE NOVEMBER MEETING, JEFFERSON

Thursday Nov. 7 6PM Jefferson Town Hall. All interested citizens invited to attend. Joe Meagher will be speaking about the upcoming Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair to be held on November 23 at the Berlin Community College. Joe will also discuss the ongoing role his organization, the NH State Employees' Association, will play in enrolling NH citizens into health care. State Representative Marcia Hammon (Coos District 5) will speak about her bill concerning the transportation of tar sands oil through NH, and environmental activist Michelle Cunha from 350NH  will share additional information about the tar sands oil issue. Food will be available; bring your own soft drink. For more information, contact Corry Hughes (CCDC Secretary) at corryhughes@gmail.com

FRANCONIA AREA HERITAGE COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING, FRANCONIA

Reserve by Nov. 9 for meeting/dinner on Weds. Nov. 13 6 PM Dutch Treat Restaurant, Main Street. Meeting to approve the 2014 board of directors' slate of officers followed by social time and dinner at 6:30 PM. $25 for dinner, choice of chicken, salmon, or beef. R.S.V.P by mailing a check for $25 with your menu choice to Phil Krill, P.O.Box 136, Franconia, 03580. For more information: heritagemuseum@myfairpoint.net.

LAFAYETTE REGIONAL SCHOOL PTO HOSTS 8TH ANNUAL BIDS-FOR-KIDS FUND RAISER, FRANCONIA

Friday Nov. 8 6:30-9 PM Chef Joe's, The Village House, Main Street. Auction to raise funds for school enrichment programs.

KEINE MARLAND'S 5K WALK/RUN BENEFITS AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION, LITTLETON

Saturday Nov. 9 Registration at 8 AM and 9 AM Start. White Mountain Christian Church (the old Hitchner's Building), Redington St. To register in advance or obtain sponsor forms call Ruth at 616 6226 or Tammy at Brien Ward's office at 444-5499. Keine Marland has been a Type 1 diabetic since 2007 when he was 6 years old. He is raising money for the American Diabetes Association.

HOLIDAY DINNER FOR LISBON, LYMAN & LANDAFF SENIOR CITIZENS

Sat. Nov. 9, noon. The Lisbon Lions Club is showing their appreciation for the support of local senior citizens at the 16th Annual Senior Holiday Dinner. This free dinner is for all senior citizens living in Lisbon, Lyman & Landaff. The dinner is at the Lisbon Regional School cafeteria and will include turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce, rolls, and home-baked pies. Home deliveries are available. Transportation to the dinner is available. Reservations are appreciated but not required. To reserve a place or arrange home delivery or transportation call Donna & Phil Clark at 838-5043 by Nov. 6th.

MILES AND MILES OF MUSIC ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION, WOODSVILLE

Saturday November 9 1-5PM, 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.

RIVERSIDE RESCUE ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER & CANDLE PARTY, LITTLETON

Sat. Nov. 9 5-7 PM All Saints' Episcopal Church. $10 adults, $5 children, 100% or proceeds go to supporting the care and well-being of our rescue animals. Join us for a great evening of good food, good company, and a great cause. Full spaghetti dinner, breads, homemade desserts, candles for sale, and silent auction.

HOLIDAY ORNAMENT WORKSHOP, BOOK TALK & SIGNING, HAVERHILL

Sunday Nov. 10 at 1 PM Alumni Hall, Court Street.  Astrida Schaeffer, costume historian and founder of Schaeffer Arts, will present a workshop on Victorian Holiday Ornaments.  The public is welcome to attend and make a small ornament using hand sewing techniques.  A $5.00 fee will be collected for each kit. Pre-register by calling the UNH Cooperative Extension office at 603-787-6944 or emailing:  Kathleen.jablonski@unh.edu. Bring hand sewing equipment (scissors, needles, neutral thread and a thimble). The event is sponsored by Schaefer Arts, Court Street Arts and UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development. Following the workshop at 3:00 p.m., Schaeffer will give a book talk on her recent publication, based on the Irma Bowen Textile Collection at the University of New Hampshire, Durham. Books will be available for purchase and for signing. For more information contact UNHCE at 603-787-6944.

READING AT THE VILLAGE BOOKSTORE, LITTLETON

Sunday Nov. 10 3 PM 81 Main Street. "Yankee" columnist and author Edie Clark will read from her latest memoir "What There Was Not To Tell: A Story of Love and War." To reserve signed copies of any books, call the bookstore at 444-5263.

UNH COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CORN AND FORAGE CROP MEETING, BATH

Tuesday Nov. 12 9:30-2:30 PM Bath Congregational Church. Topics include the year in review; Northern Corn Leaf Blight, herbicide selections for weed problems, and timing of your forage harvesting for optimum quality. We will also try to make sense of how to best use the range of non-traditional soil amendments now available, understanding nutrient cycling for better corn and forages. $25 per person includes lunch. For more information visit http://extension.unh.edu/events/files/2E573DFF-A752-F233-536ADC54910559B4.pdf.

AMMONOOSUC BIOMASS HEAT WORKSHOP, BETHLEHEM

Weds. Nov. 13 1 - 5 PM The White Mountain School, 371 West Farm Road. Free and open to the public. This workshop shares information on successful, money-saving, local biomass heating projects. Tour the school's three-boiler wood pellet system, which has been successfully heating the main campus building for more than 2 years with a 40% savings in heating costs. Panel of experts addresses fuel sourcing, environmental impact, installation in older facilities, financing. For more information and to register visit http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8356649965/affiliate1 or contact David Van Houten, dvh@earthling.net, 444-1222.

CELEBRITY DINNER FUND RAISER FOR JEAN'S PLAYHOUSE, LINCOLN

Weds. Nov. 20 6 PM The Mountain Club at Loon. All proceeds benefit the winter theatre season at Jean's Playhouse. Enjoy Cranberry and Spice Braised Boneless Short Rib of Beef or Baked Stuffed New England Haddock with Sherry Butter Sauce (Vegetarian Options Available) while local celebrities pour your wine and serve your dinner! Now selling Funny Money to tip your servers and make them sing for you, do tricks, or dance around the room; they’ll be at your command- for a small price! Call the Box Office at 603-745-2141 or visit www.jeansplayhouse.com to purchase tickets, $45 per person.

READERS CAFE AT BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY

Third Saturday of the month at 9AM, Bethlehem Public Library, 2155 Main St. Bethlehem, (603) 869-2409. November 16th book is In the Fall by Jeffrey Lent. All welcome. See all 2013 selections here: http://bethlehemlibrary.org/page11.php