North Country
11:48 am
Thu April 24, 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.

BIOLOGIST WILL SPEAK ABOUT RARE WILDLIFE ON COMMUNITY FOREST, FRANCONIA
Thursday April 24 6:30-8 PM Franconia Town Hall. Jillian Killborn will speak about two rare species, American Marten and Canada Lynx, that are expanding their range in NH. It is possible that both may be found on the Cooley-Jericho Community Forest in Easton. Start the evening with light refreshments and BYOB at Wendle's on Main Street. For more information, visit www.aconservationtrust.org.

HUNTING FOR METEORITES IN THE ANTARCTIC, LISBON
Friday April 25 Light refreshments at 6 PM, guest speaker at 7 PM. This is the annual meeting of the Ammonoosuc Region Arts Council, at Lisbon Arts Gallery, 28 Main Street. Dr. Paul Benoit will speak about his 3-month quest with the National Science Foundation to hunt for meterotes in the Antarctic. Learn how to calculate how many chocolate bars you need to eat per day to stay warm at -65 degrees F. For more information call the ARTS gallery at 603 838 2300 or visit lisbonartsgallery.com

LEARN TO KNIT, BETHLEHEM
Saturdays April 26, May 3 & 10, 10 AM - Noon at the Bethlehem Public Library. Learn the basics of knitting in three lessons and create an easy scarf. All materials provided. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.bethlehemlibrary.org.

INTERNATIONAL CELTIC FESTIVAL TOUR, BERLIN
Sunday April 27th 2 PM St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street. An Irish, Scottish & Acadian celebration featuring Richard Wood, Cynthia MacLeod, Gordon Belsher & Caroline Bernard. For more information visit www.stkieranarts.org.

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE SERVICE, BETHLEHEM
Sunday April 27, 4 PM, Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Synagogue, 39 Strawberry Hill. To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, the Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation is hosting a community service to honor man’s triumph over darkness. Pianist Marjan Kiepura (Littleton, NH) will open the service with the Chopin Prelude Op. 28, No. 15 in D-Flat, the “Raindrop Prelude.”  The Holocaust Remembrance Service, accompanied by live music performed by Shana Aisenberg (violin, mandolin) and Beverly Woods (piano), is interactive with live music, song, poetry, and inspiration. The service will be followed by a light dairy-vegetarian potluck. Personal stories welcome at this community gathering of remembrance, hope, and light. For more information and to RSVP, contact Martin Kessel: martink1937@gmail.com or 603-869-5557.

LITTLETON ROTARY ONLINE ANNUAL AUCTION BEGINS
Monday April 28 noon. Bidding begins on the auction website www.littletonrotaryauction.com on over 200 items donated by local businesses and individuals. Proceeds go to scholarships for local students. Online auction continues until Wednesday, May 7th at 9:00 PM.

COOS FOOD CO-OP COMMUNITY CONVERSATION INPUT SESSION, BERLIN
Wednesday April 30 6:30-8:30 PM 921 Main Street. Enjoy samples of food from Berlin LocalWorks Farmers Market favorites, share your thoughts about a non-profit food cooperative in Berlin. This community conversation input session is part of a feasibility study to look into whether the area could support a non-profit food cooperative.  For questions email lauralocalworks@gmail.com.

BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY READERS CAFE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Saturday May 17 9 AM "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter. For more information, visit http://www.bethlehemlibrary.org/page11.html