North Country
10:35 am
Thu April 10, 2014

North Country Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

WRENEGADES GARDENING SESSION, BETHLEHEM
Thursday April 10 noon-1 PM WREN, 2013 Main Street. Learn about small container gardening from Audrey Crowe. For seniors. For more information, visit http://wrenworks.org/programs/wrenagades/

RUSS & ANITA BONNEVIE IN LENTEN MUSIC SERIES, LITTLETON
Thursday April 10 12:10 PM All Saints' Episcopal Church, 35 School Street. Clarinet and piano. All are invited to enjoy these free-will offering music interludes. For more information, contact the church office at 444-3414.

FREE WEEKLY CLASS IN THE QI OF QIGONG AND T'AI CHI, FRANCONIA
Thursdays 5-6 PM Franconia Village Church. Instructor Mary Sturtevant, M. Ed., certified teacher of health and healing arts for 20+ years, certified teacher of Qigong and T'ai Chi. Classes are free, donations are welcome. The goal of Qigong and T’ai Chi is to harmonize body, mind and breath through a process of gathering, cleansing and circulating Qi, or vital energy, for increased health, vitality and balance of all body systems. The classes focuses on Qigong forms that promote centering and groundedness, and T'ai Chi form that promotes balance and focus at all levels. For more information, contact Mary at 603 823 8780 or peace@pathofharmony.com.  

SPELLING BEE BENEFITS AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, LITTLETON
Friday April 11 at 7 PM Littleton Elks Club on Route 302. The UBCancer Free Relay for Life team is hosting and coordinating, local businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to form teams consisting of four players, $60 per team, up to 25 teams, teams are encourages to seek sponsors. The public is invited to come out and enjoy the event, $5 donation per person suggested. The Bee Keeper for the night is Larry Blaisdell and the judges are Donna Knighton, Millie Nelson, and Brien Ward. To register a team, contact Tara Donovan at 444-7136 or ubcancerfree@hotmail.com. Donations payable to American Cancer Society.

ANTIQUE APPRAISAL BENEFIT FOR BATH HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Saturday April 12 at 1 PM, Bath Village School. Bring your treasures to be appraised by Steenburgh Auctioneers and appraisers. $5.00 per item, maximum 3 items per appraisal. No firearms. Bake sale and lunch to benefit the Bath Historical Society. For more information, contact Sandra Peters at 603-747-2869.

GARY THE SILENT CLOWN, BERLIN
Saturday April 12th 1 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. Juggling, mime & unicycle fun for the whole family. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

ANNUAL MAPLE DINNER BENEFITS THE ROCKS ESTATE, BETHLEHEM
Saturday April 12 at 6 PM at The Rocks, Route 302. Features microbrews and maple in each course. Cost is $40 per person with $10 from each dinner donated to The Rocks Projects Fund, which helps finance educational programs year round. Limited to 80 diners. Reservations recommended, call 603 444 6228 or email info@therocks.org.

SPRING FLING DANCE BENEFITS LANCASTER PLAY & LEARN, LITTLETON
Saturday April 12 doors open at 7 PM and music 8 PM to midnight, Littleton Elks Lodge on Route 302. Admission $10, must be 21 or older, light snacks, 50/50 raffle. Lancaster Play & Learn is a non-profit, licensed child care program that provides care and educational programs for families with children aged 6 weeks to 7 years in Lancaster the surrounding communities. For more information, call 603 788 4005.

FROST HEAVES AND THE SPEED BUMPS BAND, LINCOLN
Saturday April 12 7:30 PM Jean's Playhouse, 34 Papermill Drive, $20. Among the nonsense on tap: Perfectly Good Reused Greeting Cards (when you don’t really care enough to send the very best), Yankee Rent-a-Car (“We hardly try”), a visit to the town dump, Seniors in Space, Life’s Little Mystery Theatre, the news from Frost Heaves. For more information, visit www.jeansplayhouse.com or call 603-745-2141. More details at www.frostheaves.com.

NORTHEAST KINGDOM CLASSICAL SERIES PRESENT JASPER STRING QUARTET, ST. JOHNSBURY
Saturday April 12 7:30 PM South Congregational Church. Formed at the Oberlin Conservatory in 2006, the Jasper String Quartet (violin, violin, viola, cello) plays Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven. For ticket information visit http://www.nekclassicalseries.org/tickets.html.

CONTRA DANCE, CABOT
Saturday April 12 7:30 PM The Willey Hall in downtown Cabot Vermont. David Carpenter on fiddle.

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN AT THE RIALTO, LANCASTER
Weds. April 16 at 7 PM, 80 Main Street. Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, free or donation gratefully accepted. For more information visit http://www.lancasterrialto.com/

PUBLIC HEARING ON BETHLEHEM LANDFILL APPLICATION TO EXPAND
Thursday April 17 at 6 PM at Profile High School, Route 18, Bethlehem. Public Hearing for NCES LF's Type IA Permit Application to add 8.06 acres of landfill footprint, providing approximately 1,903,000 cubic yards of new capacity. Testimony may be submitted in writing to the Department at any time before close of the public hearing period. See more at the NHDES website: http://des.nh.gov/

ANNUAL NORTH COUNTRY WOMEN'S HEALTH CONFERENCE, BRETTON WOODS
Register now for Monday May 12 7:30 AM - 4 PM OMNI Mount Washington Resort. Presented by Littleton Regional Healthcare, features many health-related topics affecting women today. The Conference offers medical and healthy lifestyle experts who provide a variety of workshops and vendors who bring valuable information and a unique shopping experience. Attendees can enjoy free health screenings, Reiki, Reflexology, and more. Register online at http://www.littletonhealthcare.org/womens_health_conf.php or call (603) 444-9304 to request a brochure.