North Country Events
Events compiled by Tova Cohen of Franconia.
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 Nov. 8, 11:30 AM-5 PM, Littleton National Guard Armory, 350 Meadow Street, Littleton. Appointments strongly encouraged. Make an appointment online here or call 1-800-REDCROSS
WHAT DO YOU WANT THE NORTH COUNTRY TO LOOK LIKE IN 20 YEARS?
Thurs. Nov. 8, 7 PM, Haverhill Municipal Building Gymnasium.
Tues. Nov. 27, 7 PM, Colebrook Town Office Court Room.
These are the last two in a series. Come join the discussion and voice your vision for the future of the region. Can't attend? Enter your thoughts online here. Read about previous discussions here.
BATH LIBRARY BOOK DISCUSSION
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6 PM, Bath Public Library. Discussion of The Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw, books may be picked up at the Bath Library Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 AM-noon and 1-6 PM, and Saturdays 9 AM-noon. Anyone with an interest in reading and conversing about books is welcome. For more information: 747-3372.
HAMLET PERFORMED BY THE LITTLETON HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS
Thursday Nov. 8 and Friday Nov. 9 at 7 PM, and Saturday Nov. 10 at 2 PM, Littleton High School Gym, $7, $5 for senior and students.
THE ODD COUPLE PERFORMED BY THE PROFILE PLAYERS, BETHLEHEM
Thursday & Friday Nov. 8 & 9 at 7 PM, and Saturday Nov. 10 at 1 PM & 7 PM. Colonial Theatre, Bethlehem. Tickets: Adults $6, Students $4 available at the door.
FRANCONIA SKI CLUB SKI SALE AND SWAP, FRANCONIA
Saturday Nov. 10, 8 AM-1 PM, Lafayette Regional School, Franconia. Come sell or buy new and used equipment and clothing, skis, boots, snowboards, good condition clothing, helmets, skates. Twenty percent of each sale will be donated to the Franconia Ski Club. For more information call Ann Olmsted at 781 883 3283 or Pam Blampied at 603 869 3444.
CHRISTMAS CRAFTS IN THE COUNTRY, MONROE
Saturday Nov. 10, 10 AM-3 PM, Monroe Town Hall, Monroe, NH. Over 30 crafters, tea table, light lunch, sponsored by the FAST squad.
THIRD ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR, JEFFERSON
Sat. Nov. 10, 10 AM-4 PM, Jefferson Town Hall, Route 2, Jefferson. Come out to support The Heart & Sole Mates Relay For Life Team and the drive to find a cure for cancer. The Heart & Sole Mates will have a craft table, homemade baked goodies & lunch.
HOLIDAY DINNER FOR LISBON, LYMAN & LANDAFF SENIOR CITIZENS
Sat. Nov. 10 AM to noon. The Lisbon Lions Club is showing their appreciation for the support of local senior citizens at the 15th 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. 8th.
HISTORY OF CANNON MOUNTAIN: TRAILS, TALES & SKIING LEGENDS, FRANCONIA
Sat. Nov. 10, 1 PM, Abbie Greenleaf Library, Main Street, Franconia. Presentation by local author Meghan McPhaul plus slideshow of photos of the mountain and its skiers. For more information call 823 8424.
MILES AND MILES OF MUSIC ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION, WOODSVILLE
Saturday Nov. 10, 1-5 PM, 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.
ZUMBATHON TO BENEFIT AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION, LITTLETON
Saturday Nov. 10, 2-4 PM, Old Daisy Bronson School, School Street, Littleton. Two hours packed full of Latin dancing, no Zumba experience needed, great raffle prizes, fun for all ages, $10 for participants, $5 for spectators, children under 10 free with adult admission. This event was created to raise awareness and funds for diabetes to share the love of Zumba. Last year, nearly $1,000 was donated to the American Diabetes Association. The goal this year is to double that amount.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR FUEL ASSISTANCE, LITTLETON
Saturday Nov. 10, 5-7 PM, First United Methodist Church, 18 Main Street, Littleton, buffet style with all the fixings, $8, $6 under 10, for more information contact Pat Whipple, 444 1768.
SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER TO BENEFIT PAWS N CLAWS PET RESCUE, TWIN MOUNTAIN
Saturday Nov. 10, 5-8 PM, St. Patrick's Church off Route 302, Twin Mountain. Free will donation for dinner, vegetarian sauce available, raffle tickets 5 for $1 or an arm's length for $5, non-alcoholic beverages provided or BYOB if you prefer.
FRENCH HORN GALA CONCERT, SUGAR HILL
Sat. Nov. 10, 8 PM, Sugar Hill Meeting House, Route 117, Sugar Hill, NH. Featuring the history of the horn and performing works by Telemann, Saint-Saens, Dukas, Lewy, and Schumann. Sponsored by Cormont Music & Lawson Horns, admission by deductible donation. All proceeds benefit the Kendall Betss Horn Camp.
CIRCLE DANCE AT NESKAYA, FRANCONIA
Sundays, 3:30-5:30 PM, Neskaya, 1643 Profile Road, Franconia. Teachers: Jenny Deupree & Kayla Dauphine. Traditional dances from around the world along with newly choreographed dances taught to a variety of world music. All dances are taught, no partner needed. Dance for relaxation, joy, growth, awareness & healing. For more information: 603-823-5828 or go here. Winter hours 3:30 - 5:30PM will change back to 6 - 8PM in the spring.
GARNET ROGERS HOUSE CONCERT, EASTON
Sunday Nov. 11, 7 PM. Folk legend Garnet Rogers, a Canadian icon, returns! A guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer. Seating is limited. $20 - all money goes to the musician. Contact Brenda Shannon Adam by email to reserve a seat: email@example.com or 823 7061.
FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL AT THE COLONIAL, BETHLEHEM
Sunday Nov. 11, 7:30 PM, Colonial Theater, Main Street, Bethlehem. The Found Footage Festival is a one-of-a-kind event showcasing footage from videos found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters throughout the country. Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher began collecting found videotapes in 1991 after stumbling across a training video entitled, "Inside and Outside Custodial Duties" in a McDonald's break room. Since then, they have compiled an impressive collection of strange, outrageous and profoundly stupid videos.
HAVERHILL LIBRARY BOOK DISCUSSION
Monday Nov. 12, 7 PM, The Tears of Autumn by Charles McCarry. Monday Dec. 10, 7 PM, The Tourist, by Olen Steinhauer. All discussions are at the library and are free and open to the public. Copies of the books will be available to borrow from the library in advance. For more information go here.
WRENEGADES EXPLORE VOLUNTOURISM, BETHLEHEM
Thurs. Nov. 15, 11:30AM walk, noon bag lunch in the gallery at WREN, Main Street, Bethlehem. Join WREN's lively group of seniors, all ages welcome, Betsy Gemmecke will talk about traveling and volunteering.
THIRD ANNUAL LITTLETON IDOL COMPETITION
Saturday, Nov. 17, 7 PM, Littleton Opera House. Entry forms to compete may be requested by contacting Dennis Hartwell at 259-1038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The performance will showcase the area's most talented vocalists and there will be cash prizes for the top winners. This year the show will benefit the Miss Littleton Area Scholarship Program. Tickets for the performance are $10, $5 for children under 12 and may be purchased by contacting Granite State Associates at 259-1491. Tickets also available at the door.
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