North Country
9:55 am
Thu February 27, 2014

North Country Events

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

ACT SOCIAL AT SCHILLING BEER COMPANY, LITTLETON
Thursday February 27 5-7:30 PM. 18 Mill Street. Come celebrate local food, local beer, and what’s been happening with Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust, $25/person includes a buffet with wood fired pizza and other great local offerings, plus an exclusive tasting with the Schilling brewmaster. ACT will highlight their recent projects, upcoming projects, and ways to be involved. Space is limited so reserve a spot at www.aconservationtrust.org. Or send a check to ACT, 107 Glessner Road, Bethlehem, NH 03574. Walk-ins also welcome as space allows.

BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY FEBRUARY VACATION PROGRAMS
February 27 - 28, programs each day: Thursday is movie day at 2 PM, a cartoon and then a family favorite; Friday is drop-in crafts from 1-4:30PM. All programs are free and open to all. For more information visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

BILL'S RACE & RAFFLE TO BEAT AMYLOIDOSIS, CANNON MOUNTAIN
Saturday March 1 start time at 11 AM, best of 2 runs on Time Zone, accessed by Peabody Slope Eagle Cliff Chair. Register at http://www.billsrace.com./registration/. All money raised goes to Boston Medical Center for Amyloid Research. Race day sign-in begins at 8 AM at the Notchview Entrance by the Ski Shop.

42ND ANNUAL COPPER CANNON CAMP FUNDRAISING AUCTION
Saturday March 1, doors open at 4 PM, Littleton Elks Lodge on Route 302. Tickets are $20, available online at www.coppercannon.org or at the door. Copper Cannon Camp is a tuition-free summer camp for low-income children in New Hampshire. Complimentary wine tasting at 4:30, buffet dinner at 5:30, raffles, games and entertainment, cash bar. The highlight of the evening is all of the great items up for bids through silent and live auctions: hundreds of items available, all made possible by donations from around the state and country. One hundred percent of proceeds from the auctions, raffles, tickets and everything else goes directly toward providing a free summer camp experience for the state’s low-income youth. The live auction will start at about 7:30. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, call (603) 823-8107 or email info@coppercannon.org.

SOCIAL DANCE AND LINDY SWING LESSONS WITH MARISSA HEBB, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday March 1 South Congregational Church, Main Street, next to St. J. Academy, 6:30 PM first group class, 7:30 PM second group class that builds on the first, 8:30 open dance featuring various types of music, lindy swing is a fun swing style. $7.50 per lesson per person includes the dance afterwards.

DOMINIQUE DODGE & ROBERT RYAN IN CONCERT, BERLIN
Sunday March 2nd 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Irish and Scottish Heritage with songs, Celtic harp, traditional fiddle. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

AUDITIONS FOR "A FEW GOOD MEN", ST. JOHNSBURY
Sunday March 2 and Monday March 3 at 6:30-8:30 PM, St. Johnsbury School auditorium, St. Johnsbury Players production. Auditions are optn to the public, all auditioners will be asked to read from the script. Performance dates are May 2, 3, 9, 10 & 11. For more information, contact directory Laura Wayne at 801 751 1175.

ANNUAL TRAVEL NIGHT SERIES AT WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, LANCASTER
Mondays 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.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, LISBON
Tuesday March 4 noon-5:30 PM New England Wire. 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.

HEAD-SHAVING EVENT RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILD CANCER RESEARCH, LITTLETON
Saturday March 15 at noon at Schilling Beer Co., 18 Mill Street. All funds raised go to St. Baldrick's Foundation, which is dedicated to investing every dollar raised in the best possible childhood cancer research. You can choose to shave your head in solidarity with kids in treatment, or sponsor folks who have already committed to a head shave. Visit http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/11104/2014 for more information.