Northern Stage Season of Shows: northernstage.org

Upcoming Colby-Sawyer College events: colby-sawyer.edu/events

Upcoming Events at Lebanon Opera House: lebanonoperahouse.org

Upcoming Events at New London Barn Playhouse: nlbarn.org

Upcoming Events at Hopkins Center for the Arts:  hop.dartmouth.edu


Year-Round 

Nature Explorer Activity Kits, The Fells. Explore the woods and gardens! Each kit includes binoculars, magnifying glass, Animal Tracks guide, compass, ecology-themed activity booklet, and pencil. Available year-round. Kits are free for use at the Fells with Paid Admission or Fells Membership. For details: www.thefells.org

Wednesdays and Saturdays

St. Andrew's Thrift Shop, REOPENED! 11am-1pm, 52 Gould Rd, New London. Shop has reopened for inside sales with a great selection of clothing for adults and children of all ages. Many adult items priced at $5, children's $2. Household items are also available. Respect COVID-19 rules. Only 3 customers allowed in at a time.

Fridays

Abbott Library Online Story Time, 4pm. Visit www.abbottlibrary.org for more info. 


November - April First Saturdays

Danbury Winter Farmers Market, 9am-1pm. Nov 7, Dec 5, Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3. Breakfast & Lunch, Specialty Foods, Artisans, Farms. Social distancing observed. Blizzard make-up dates will be the 2nd Saturday of the month. Blazing Star Grange Hall, 15 North Rd, Danbury NH. Visit www.blazingstargrange.org for more info

Winter Outings

Cross-Country and Snowshoeing, The Fells, Rte 103A, Newbury. A tranquil place to enjoy a winter outing on snowshoes or cross-country skis. Park at the gatehouse, the driveway is not plowed to the main house. Cost: members free, nonmembers price included with regular admission fee. Wear a mask. Info: www.thefells.org

Beginning February 3

Winter Classes: Making Plays with New London Barn Playhouse. Visit nlbarn.org/education for more info or to register today!

             Wednesdays 4-5 pm: Imagine This! Ages 6-11. Young artists will have fun using their imagination and creativity to learn about the elements of making a play.

             Wednesdays 4-5:30pm: Theatrical Creation. Ages 12-18. Teen artists will explore the process of devising an original play to create something personal and unique. 



January 19

COA Virtual Program via Zoom, 2pm. Jefferson's Monticello. Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence and 3rd President of the United States of America. His home in Charlottesville, Virginia, is an architectural icon. Register by Monday, Jan. 18, noon, at 526-6368. Log in 10 minutes prior to program. 

January 21

The Ultimate Boston Red Sox virtual, via Zoom. 6pm. Email director@newburynhlibrary.net for a link, or call Newbury Public Library at 763-5803.

January 21

COA Virtual Program via Zoom, 2pm. The Art and Architecture of Hearst Castle. This architectural wonder was the home of the famous American newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. Hearst, a prolific collector of art and antiques, designed the construction of Hearst Castle to provide space necessary to display his vast collection of artifacts. Register by Wednesday, Jan. 20, noon, at 526-6368. Log in 10 minutes prior to program. 

January 23

7th Annual "Fishing Down Under" Charity Ice Fishing Tournament, Kezar Lake, Sutton. Put on by the Elkins Fish & Game Club. Join us for our ice fishing event. You'll have fun and will help us to generate funds which will be donated to families in financial difficulty. Prizes will be given for the longest perch, longest pickerel, and longest of other varieties caught. Please register in advance. Masks are req'd in the hall. Visit www.elkinsfishandgame.net/fishing-down-under for full details. 

January 25

LSRVNA Foot Clinic, COA, 37 Pleasant St, New London, 9am-2pm. Cost: $25. Call for appt: 526-6368. 

January 26

COA Virtual Program via Zoom, 2pm. "Every Eye is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States" National Portrait Gallery. From the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, we will take you on a virtual tour of the National Portrait Gallery's First Ladies exhibition entitled "Every Eye is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States." Register by Monday, Jan. 25, noon, at 526-6368. Log in 10 minutes prior to program. 

January 26

Racial Justice Program, via Zoom, 7pm. "Perspectives and Reflections on Racial Justice in Our Systems of Incarceration". With guest speakers Russ Gates, prison chaplain, and Termain Joseph Hicks, a man recently released after spending 19 years in prison on a wrongful conviction. Hear the story firsthand and participate in the discussion. Presented by the Racial Justice Steering Committee of First Congregational Church of Wilmot. Email pcurrier@tds.net for the link.  

January 27

Community Conversations, via Zoom, 7 pm. The Warner Historical Society is collecting information about life in Warner since the late 1960s. Town history will be much richer if people's stories, opinions, and feelings are included. The first conversation will be about I-89. Email info@warnerhistorical.org for the Zoom link.

January 28

Caregiver Support and Discussion, COA Chapin Center, 37 Pleasant St, New London, 1 pm. Peer led group to learn tips, strategies, and advice from those experiencing the same challenges and rewards. Limit 10 participants. Call 526-6368 to register

January 28

The First Amendment, via Zoom, 7pm. Dr. Meg Mott will discuss the process of becoming an actualized citizen. Begins with the freedom to follow a higher moral standard (freedom of religion) and ends with political protest (freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances) and more. A New Hampshire Humanities program presented by the Wilmot Library. For the link visit www.wilmotlibrary.org, call 526-6804 or email wilmotlibrary@comcast.net

January 31

Ice Fishing Derby, Highland Lake, East Andover, 6am-1pm. Registration for the fourth trout ice fishing derby sponsored by the Andover Fish and Game Club begins at 5:30am at the clubhouse by the channel. Open to everyone. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 15 and under. Money and prizes to be awarded. All entries have a chance to win a nice door prize. Questions: 768-3302. 

February 1

LSRVNA Foot Clinic, COA, 37 Pleasant St, New London, 9am-2pm. Cost: $25. Call for appointment: 526-6368.

Register by February 4

"How to Be a Good Creature", via Zoom, Feb 7, 1pm. A talk with Sy Montgomery, naturalist, author, and NH resident who has traveled the world and encountered some of the planet's rarest and most beautiful animals. The talk will be illustrated with photos from the field and artwork by Rebecca Green. Sponsored by Five Rivers Conservation Trust and MainStreet BookEnds. Register by Feb 4 at https://5rct.org/sy . You can pick up the book locally after Feb. 7 at MainStreet BookEnds in Warner. 


**Council on Aging on-going events** 526-6368, 37 Pleasant Street, New London, www.coachapincenter.org

Chair Exercises - Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 10:30am. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants. 

Tom & Tom's Men's Discussion Group - Mondays 9 a.m. via Zoom. Call COA at 526-6368 to join.

Memoir Writing Group - Tuesdays 10am via Zoom. Please call COA at 526-6368 to join. 

Painting Group - Tuesdays, 1pm. This is an informal group, and we'd love to have you join us. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants. 

Caregiver Support and Discussion Group - Fourth Thursday at 1:00pm. Join this peer-led group to learn tips, strategies, and advice from those experiencing the same strategies and rewards. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.

Women's Discussion Group - First and Second Thursdays at 1pm. Get to know your neighbors over a casual cup of coffee. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants. 

French Discussion Group - 1st and 3rd Mondays 4:15pm via Zoom. Participants at all skill levels are welcome! Please call COA at 526-6368 to join. 

Bingo! - Mondays 1pm. Participants must be 55 years old and older. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.

Outdoor Recreation for Seniors - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10am. Join this active group to walk, hike, kayak, and more! Please call COA at 526-6368 to register prior to your first activity.

Needlework Craft Group - Wed. 1-3pm. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants. 

VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA - Second and Fourth Mondays at 9am - 2pm. $25. Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment. 

Computer Tutoring with Nick Oursouff - Nick will be available for on-line tutoring sessions. Please call COA at 526-6368 for registration information. 



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