North Country
8:58 am
Thu January 9, 2014

North Country Events

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, LITTLETON
Thursday January 9, 11 AM - 5 PM NH Armory on Meadow Street. Donate a pint and get a Dunkin Donuts coupon for a pound of free coffee. The Red Cross is urging all donors to donate as soon as possible - especially O Negative, B Negative and A Negative. For more information visit www.redcrossblood.org.

THE GALLERY AT WREN GALA CELEBRATION 2014, BETHLEHEM
Friday January 10 5-7 PM 2013 Main Street. Meet the artists who will have their work shown at gallery in 2014. 20th Anniversary Gala. For more information visit wrenworks.org.

LITTLETON COMMUNITY CENTER ANNUAL MEETING
Friday January 10 5:15 PM Littleton Community Center, 120 Main Street, the public is invited. For more information: 603 444 5711 or littletoncommunitycenter@gmail.com.

WEST COAST SWING LESSONS WITH FAYE GREARSON, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday January 11 South Congregational Church on Main Street next to St. Johnsbury Academy. 6:30 PM first group class. 7:30 PM second group class that builds on the first class. 8:30-10:30 PM open dance featuring various types of music. $7.50 per lesson per person includes the dance afterwards. For more information: pjciotti@yahoo.com.

OPEN MIC AND CABIN FEVER CONCERT WITH FIRESIDE FIDDLERS, GUILDHALL VT
Saturday January 11 6:30-9:30 PM Town Hall. Open microphone begins the show. Featured performer follows. Admission $5 benefits the Guildhall library, church, town hall, and Northwoods Hospice. This is a non-profit just-for-fun event. Musicians, storytellers, poets welcome. For more information contact Suzan Shute porchswing66@yahoo.com or 802 328 2013.

CONTRA DANCE, CABOT VT
Saturday January 11 7:30 PM The Willey Hall in downtown Cabot Vermont. Music by Hull's Union Suit String Band with David Carpenter on fiddle. All dances taught. No experience needed. No need to bring a partner with you.

READING AT THE VILLAGE BOOKSTORE FOR SCI-FI FANS, LITTLETON
Sunday Jan. 12 3 PM 81 Main Street. Editor Rick Broussard will bring the much-anticipated science fiction anthology "Live Free or Sci Fi" and several of its contributors to the bookstore to read excerpts from their sci-fi stories, which were chosen from hundreds of submissions. Snow date Sunday, Jan. 19. To reserve signed copies of any books, call the bookstore at 444-5263.

THE ROAD TO SANTIAGO: WALKING EL CAMINO IN SPAIN, LITTLETON
Weds. January 15 12:30 PM Littleton Area Senior Center, 77 Riverglen Drive. Five local seniors walked some or all of the 500 miles of El Camino, a path that stretches from the foothills of the French Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela, the home of the cathedral that holds the remains of St. James the Apostle. Hear about their experiences and view slides. Lunch is served at noon. For more information contact Phyllis at 444-6050.

DISCOVERING NEW ENGLAND STONE WALLS, LISBON
Weds. January 15 6 PM Lisbon Area Historical Society Annual Meeting and Public Program at the Lisbon Bible Church gymnasium, 21 Woolson Road, Lisbon. Snow date January 22. Following reports from president, secretary, treasurer, archivist, and election of officers, there will be a free public program, "Discovering New England Stone Walls" presented by Kevin Gardner. Light refreshments.

PUBLIC HEARING ON PERMIT FOR BETHLEHEM LANDFILL
Thursday January 16 6 PM Profile School, Bethlehem. The landfill is up for a title five permit. The pubic is invited to come to the hearing with any questions and concerns about the environmental impact of a landfill on a major aquifer. For more details visit http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/calendar/2013/documents/ncespublicnoticehearing.pdf.

BATH LIBRARY BOOK CLUB FEBRUARY BOOK DISCUSSION
The Bath Library Book Club will be discussing “One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd” by Jim Fergus on Thursday, February 13th at 6 pm at the Bath Public Library. One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial “Brides for Indians” program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white man’s world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime. Books may be picked up at the Bath Library; hours are 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.