North Country
9:20 am
Thu January 30, 2014

North Country Events

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

SEE THE NIGHT SKY,  BETHLEHEM
Thursday January 30 at 6 PM Bethlehem Public Library on Main Street. Snow date January 31. The program will begin inside to familiarize the audence with the telescope donated by the NH Astronomical Society. The program will move to the library's back patio where everyone will have a chance to view the night sky through the telescope. Dress warmly. Free and opn to the public. For more information visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

UPSTAGE PLAYERS AUDITIONS FOR THE MOUSETRAP, LITTLETON
Thursday January 30, 6-8 PM and Saturday February 1, 2-5 PM Littleton Opera House. Possible callbacks February 2. Performances will be March 29 & 30, and April 4, 5, 6. For more information visit http://upstageplayersnh.org/.

CHOWDAH CHARTER PARTY, LANDAFF
Friday January 31 at 6:00 PM Landaff Town Hall to commemorate the signing of Landaff's charter 250 years ago. A variety of homemade chowders will be served and a short program will follow. All proceeds, by donation, to benefit the Landaff 250th celebration. For more information call the Friends of Landaff at 838-6640.

COLEBROOK WINTER CARNIVAL
Friday evening January 31 and Saturday February 1. Local arts and recreation organizations join with the Kiwanis Club of Colebrook. Fireside Fiddlers concert Friday 7 PM at the Tillotson Center. Saturday events are at multiple locations, 50/50 raffle, pancake breakfast, Cardboard Box derby, Bocce tournament, prizes, downhill canoe and kayak races, bingo for books, ice skating, sledding, snowshoe obstacle course, snowshoe run, horse-drawn sleigh rides, weenie roast, ice broomball. For details and registration forms visit www.colebrook-kiwanis.org.

SKI FOR DAVID'S HOUSE, BRETTON WOODS
Saturday Feb. 1 at 10 AM Bretton Woods Nordic Center at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. David's House provides a home away from home as well as support for families with children receiving treatment through the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. This is a fund raising event. For more information visit http://www.davids-house.org/skiing

WINTER AUCTION TO BENEFIT JEAN'S PLAYHOUSE, LINCOLN
Saturday February 1 6:30 PM at Governor Adam's Lodge at Loon Mountain. Cocktail hour, silent auction, full dinner provided by Loon Mountain Resort, live auction, all supports performing arts and arts education at Jean's Playhouse. Tickets $50 in advance or $55 at the door. For more information visit www.jeansplayhouse.com

HUMORIST TIM SAMPLE, BERLIN
Sunday February 2nd 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. A New England humorist, storyteller, and all around funny guy. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

ANNUAL TRAVEL NIGHT SERIES AT WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, LANCASTER
Mondays February 3, 10, 24 and March 3, 10, 24 at 7 PM. Programs will include Rangeley Lakes, Maine; Nepal, Alaska, Poland, India, Leadvill CO, and more. For more details visit www.weekslib.org. Free and open to the public.

BIRD WATCHING IN NH AT BRETZFELDER PARK, BETHLEHEM
Wednesday Feb. 5 at 7 PM, Prospect Street, one mile from Main Street. This free program is part of the Bretzfelder Park Family Education Series. Ornithologist Eric Masterson will feature the best of NH birding with photos and anecdotes. The program should appeal to both experts and novices. For more information visit www.therocks.org.

VERONICA FRANCIS TO TALK ABOUT CIRCUS TOWNE, TWIN MOUNTAIN
Weds. Feb. 5 at 7 PM Twin Mountain Library in the Carroll Town Hall at the intersection of Routes 3 and 302. Francis will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Twin Mountain-Bretton Woods Historical Society. She will speak about her recently published book, "Circus Towne: Forty Acres of Fun & Fantasy", which is an account of growing up  on the Route 3 "Strip".

HAVERHILL CORNER LIBRARY PRESENTS A SERIES OF PROGRAMS ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Wednesdays February 5, 12, and 19 at 7 PM at the Haverhill Congregational Church Parish Hall. Haverhill resident David Pruitt will present. The Feb. 5th program will focus on The Faith Journey of Abraham Lincoln and will address questions such as Did Lincoln ever join a church? Was Lincoln an atheist? What forces developed and deepened his faith? Why was his second inaugural address one of the most astonishing sermons ever delivered?. The subsequent programs will explore other aspects of Lincoln's life. For more information visit http://hliba.blogspot.com.

EUREKA NIGHT FOR ARTISTS, BETHLEHEM
Advance registration required by Feb. 1 for the event on Weds. Feb. 12 6-9 PM The Gallery at WREN, 2013 Main Street. Spotlight on artists and their business challenges with Carrie Gendreau, sponsored by Dave Ernsberger. Free and open to the public. Limited seating. To apply, contact gallerywren@gmail.com by February 1. A panel of local experts with experience in the art of marketing art will be on hand to share their expertise with participants and the audience in this fast-paced, Eureka-style event. WREN is looking for four artists who would be interested in presenting their business challenges. Call 603 869 9736.

STEP DANCER NIC GAREISS & HIS BAND HOUSE CONCERT, POTLUCK SUPPER, & JAM, EASTON
Thursday Feb. 13 6:00 PM Potluck Supper 7:30 PM Concert. The band includes Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice, Cleek Shrey. Contact Brenda Shannon Adam to reserve a 603-823-7061 or brendashannonadam@me.com. Suggested donation $12, all proceeds go to the musicians. Also, please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY RADIO KICK STARTER PROJECT
100% volunteer, non-profit, commercial-free radio focusing on information, cultural expression and involvement from the community. Broadcasting since October 2012 online and on the local AM dial. To contribute to the kickstarter project, visit https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1590777397/north-country-community-radio-project. Funds raised will go toward studio equipment needed to increase live performances and live on-air broadcasts.