North Country
7:23 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

North Country Events

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

HAVERHILL CORNER LIBRARY PRESENTS PROGRAM ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Wednesdays February 12 and 19 at 7 PM at the Haverhill Congregational Church Parish Hall. Haverhill resident David Pruitt will present. Programs will explore aspects of Lincoln's life. For more information visit http://hliba.blogspot.com.

MINDFULLNESS CLASS FOR TEENS, BETHLEHEM

Thursdays February 13 through April 17, Bethlehem Public Library, free for teens in grades 7 - 12, at any school or homeschooled. Students use mindfulness to feel happier and calmer, concentrate and learn better, cope with stress and anxiety, perform better in music and sports. To register, call the library at 869-2409. For more information about the class, visit http://www.mindfulnesswitherin.com/b---mindfulness-for-teens.html

FRIENDS IN COUNCIL CANDY FUND RAISER BENEFITS LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, LISBON

February 13 and February 14 noon to 6 PM. The Friends In Council of Lisbon is having their annual Valentine's Day Candy Sale at the Woodsville Guaranty Bank, Lisbon, NH and at Du Ez In and Out, Lisbon, NH. These are homemade candies and each box sells for $8.00 and contains some cream fillings, as well as peanut butter and peanut clusters. Friends in Council is part of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. The candy sale is their main fund raiser of the year. Money raised is donated locally and past recipients have included Lisbon schools, Lisbon Girl Scouts, individual student projects for 4H or grange or volunteer service abroad, Main Street concerts and other activities, Lisbon Lions, Lisbon Area Historical Society and much more.

STEP DANCER NIC GAREISS & HIS BAND HOUSE CONCERT, POTLUCK SUPPER, & JAM, EASTON

Thursday Feb. 13 5:30 PM Potluck Supper 7:00 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 $20, all proceeds go to the musicians.

FLY TYING NIGHT HOSTED BY AMMONOOSUC CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITED, LITTLETON

Thursday Feb. 13 at 7 PM Littleton Community Center next to Littleton Post Office on Main Street. Chapter members and friends will set up fly typing equipment and demonstrate their skills. Anyone interested in learning more about fly tying is welcome. For more information call Don Pelletier 444-3964 or Dayton Goudie 444-2793.

HEALTH INSURANCE NATIONAL YOUTH ENROLLMENT DAY EVENTS

Saturday Feb. 15 10-noon at Town Recreation Center in Lancaster, Gorham Library, Littleton Regional Healthcare, and Haverhill Library. Ask health insurance related questions, learn about health insurance options, enroll. Aimed at youth, but all are welcome. For more information, visit www.nchcnh.org or www.coveringnh.org.

AUTHOR ARCHER MAYOR READS & SIGNS LATEST JOE GUNTHER MYSTERY, BETHLEHEM

Saturday February 15 at 1 PM Bethlehem Public Library. Free and open to all book lovers. Archer Mayor is the author of the N.Y. Times bestselling Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther. Mr. Mayor will read from his latest book, "Three Can Keep a Secret". For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

FRIENDS OF WHITEFIELD LIBRARY TO HOST VALENTINE'S TEA

Saturday February 15 2-4 PM at the Whitefield library. All Friends of Whitefield Library (FOWL) members and the public are invited to sample homemade cookies and meet FOWL board members. This is a thank you for the great support received the past few years. Attendee’s may also enter the raffle for a free, one-of-a kind, locally made, beaded bookmark. For more information: c.taradash@myfairpoint.net or whitefieldpl@myfairpoint.net.

SEE GREEN TIMBER HARVEST AND HORSE LOGGING, SUGAR HILL

Sunday Feb. 16 at 1 PM Meet at Foss Forest log landing on Pearl Lake Road 1.3 miles west of the intersection of Route 117 and Pearl Lake Road. Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust's forest is being harvested now by using horses and conventional skidders to drag trees out of the forest. Forester Jeff Smith and logger Bruce Street will discuss goals of the timber harvest and how horses and machinery are used to benefit the forest. Free and open to all. For more information, email rbrown@aconservationtrust.org.

CABIN FEVER FOLLIES VARIETY SHOW, BERLIN

Sunday February 16th 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Singing, dancing, Hee-Haw style skits, music, more. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

HAVERHILL CORNER LIBRARY FOOD WRITING DISCUSSION SERIES

Third Mondays: February 17, March 17, April 21 at 7 PM. The series will be led by editor and writer Linda Landrigan and will feature works by Ruth Reichl, M.F.K. Fisher, and Calvin Trillin. Free and open to the public. Copies of the books are available to borrow from the library. For more information visit http://hliba.blogspot.com.

A WEEK OF MAGIC SHOWS, COMEDY NIGHTS & CONCERTS AT JEAN'S PLAYHOUSE, LINCOLN

Monday Feb. 17 - Saturday Feb. 22. Jean's Playhouse is on Papermill Drive adjacent to the Village Shops on Main Street. Winter festival brings Alejandro's Olde Tyme Magik Showe, Professor Ossum Wonder Show, Flashback to Murder, Perry Alley Puppet Theatre, The Normal Magic Experience, Comics Night, Help! The Cure for Beatlemania. For details, visit http://jeans-playhouse.com/shows/2014-season/winter-festival-2014/

HAMLET, ST. JOHNSBURY

Tuesday Feb. 18 at 7 PM Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury School. Two Tony-winning theater troupes, New York’s The Acting Company and The Guthrie Theater from Minneapolis, have teamed up to perform Shakspeare’s enduring play.  Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Prince Hamlet's father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king's widow and Prince Hamlet's mother. The play vividly portrays both true and feigned madness – from overwhelming grief to seething rage – and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption. For tickets and more information: http://www.kingdomcounty.org/kcp_presents/hamlet.php

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM AND ATTICUS AT BRETZFELDER PARK, BETHLEHEM

Wednesday Feb. 19 at 7 PM, Prospect Street, one mile from Main Street. This free program is part of the Bretzfelder Park Family Education Series. Tom Ryan will speak of adventures shared with his canine companion, Atticus. For more information visit www.therocks.org.

THE AFRICAN QUEEN AT THE RIALTO, LANCASTER

Weds. February 19 at 7 PM, 80 Main Street. Humphrey Bogart, Katherine Hepburn, free or donation gratefully accepted. For more information visit http://www.lancasterrialto.com/

DONATE BOOKS TO PROMOTE GLOBAL LITERACY, BATH

The Bath Public Library is working with the World Wide Books Organization to use discarded books to promote global literacy. They have donated nearly 3,000,000 books globally since its inception in 2005. By promoting global literacy, you can provide more educational and work opportunities for families, reducing global waste, recycling natural resources and creating jobs for disabled adults. Please donate your used books (sorry, no magazines) to the Bath Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-5 or the Curt ‘n Rod Centre, Rte. 302, Landaff, Thursday through Monday 10-5. Please do not drop books off on days or times other than listed above. For more information, call the library at 747-3372