Charity Chatter Newsletter Vol Is by jennyyingdi

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									                                                                                                                 Volume 4 Issue 2
                                    Valley Promotions
                                                                                                                 October 14, 2011


                                    Charity Chatter
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       Fund-Raising & Non-Profit Events
Welcome to Charity Chatter, a                                                                                 Inside this issue:
guide to upcoming fund-raising      reservations and information,       photographs reproduced on
and special events for local        call 662-7591.                      canvas. Each piece is up for bid in
non-profit organizations.
                                         Join AMC Pinkham Notch         a Silent Auction that runs through
                                    Visitor Center for Friday           October 29th. Proceeds benefit the
Friday, October 14                                                      Friends of the Conway Public
                                    Flicks, an after dinner movie.
   Join a 9:00 am drop-in           AMC Information Desk Staff          Library. If you can't make the 2:00
group of artists of all abilities   picks the flick, and you sit        pm to 4:00 pm reception, stop by
and a wide range of mediums,        back and enjoy. Movie starts        the library during regular hours to
for an informal working             just after 8:00 pm. For more        see the exhibit and/or to make a
                                                                        bid.                                     Non-Profit            2
session. This is a great way to     information call 466-2727.                                                    Events
meet other artists and work on                                            The Bartlett Firefighters'              (cont.)
your art. If raining, painters      Saturday, October 15                Association will be holding a
meet at the MWV Visual Arts                                             smoked pork dinner from 5:00 pm
                                        Arts in Motion Theater                                                   Spotlight:
Center. Check mwvarts.org for                                           until 7:00 pm at the Glen Fire
                                    Company will conclude their                                               Starting Point           3
weekly location.                                                        Station. It will be preceded by
                                    2nd annual Yard Sale on Main
  Bobbi Brome leads a               St. in Fryeburg today from          the Bartlett Fire Department Open
                                                                        House from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.          Special:
Strength, Balance, & Stretch        8:00 am to 3:00 pm.                                                        3rd Annual
exercise program Fridays at                                               A Benefit Baked Haddock                                      3
                                      White Mountain Waldorf                                                  Non-Profit Fair
10:00 am at the Gibson                                                  Supper sponsored by the
                                    School in Albany will host an
Center. To sign up, call Jill at                                        Bridgton/Fryeburg and North              Non-Profit
                                    Open House from 10:00 am to                                                                        4
356-3231 ext. 7.                                                        Conway Councils of the Knights            Events
                                    1:00 pm. While there ask
  Join the Jackson Fire             teachers about Waldorf              of Columbus will be served at             (cont.)
Department for an open house        Education and why it works.         5:00 pm in St Elizabeth Ann
                                                                        Seton Parish Hall in Fryeburg.           Non-Profit
at the Jackson Fire Station         Talk with Alumni, currently
                                                                        The menu includes haddock,                Events               5
from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. To         enrolled in Kennett High
                                                                        mashed potatoes, cole slaw, rolls         (cont.)
mark Fire Prevention Week,          school and Fryeburg Academy.
there will be live                  For any questions call              and pineapple upside down cake
demonstrations of a vehicle         447-3168.                           for dessert. Net proceeds will be        Non-Profit
extrication, fire extinguisher                                          donated to Mother Seton House             Events               6
                                      Herbalist Carol Felice, of        for pregnant women, mothers and           (cont.)
use, SCBA (Self Contained
                                    Corona Healing Arts and             infants in need. Please email
Breathing Apparatus) use, and
                                    Earthcrafts, will take us           info@mothersetonhouse.com for            Non-Profit
demonstrations of the Thermal
                                    through the fields and forests      more information.                         Events               7
Ima ge rs p u rc h a s e d b y
                                    of Tin Mountain Conservation                                                  (cont.)
donations in recent years.                                                Where food and history collide,
                                    Center in search of fall flowers,
There will also be tours of the                                         join the Remick Country Doctor
                                    leaves, and roots available                                                 Upcoming ...           8
recently renovated, although                                            Museum and Farm for “Hunting,
                                    during this time of year for
not quite complete, fire                                                Gathering and Fishing”
                                    teas, poultices, and other
station.                                                                Hearthside Dinner from 5:00 pm
                                    medicinal uses. Meet at the
  Bingo is held every Friday        Nature Learning Center in           to 7:00 pm.     Enjoy Hunter’s
night at the Lovell VFW Hall.       Albany at 1:00 pm. For more         Venison and Beefsteak Pie, Trout      A portion of this issue of
Early Bird starts at 6:30 pm.       information, call 447-6991.         Fritters with Butter Sauce,                Charity Chatter
                                                                        Roasted Winter Squash, Beets and         is underwritten by:
  M&D Productions presents             The Conway Public Library        Potatoes, Corn Bread with Fresh
“Misery’s Child” at 7:30 pm.        invites you to an exhibition of     Churned Butter, Cranberry Cake
The performance will take           fantastic photographs by Dick       with Fresh Whipped Cream,
place at YourTheatre in North       Pollock in the A Ham                Apple Cider, Coffee and Tea.
Conway for three consecutive        Community Room. Pieces in
weekends.       For ticket          the exhibit are all Giclee with              Continued on page 2          1857 White Mountain Highway
                                                                                                                   North Conway, NH



 Memberships Available                          Become a Friend!                                       www.valleypromotions.net
Events (cont.)                                  day and spectacular fall foliage for this, the   Recreation Department.      Support Bartlett
                                                last scheduled Notch Train of the season.        Recreation, and enjoy a fantastic meal at the
Hearthside Dinners are an intimate              Please make reservations by calling              same time!!!
gathering of 12 adult guests who help join      356-5251. This year, children under 13 ride        The Carroll County office of the University
in the preparation of a traditional 19th        free in coach with each paid adult fare.         of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is
century dinner cooked in an open hearth.                                                         offering a five-part money management series
                                                  M&D Productions presents “An Evening
Let us know while making your                   with… JUG” at 6:00 pm. JUG is a home-            on Monday evenings, October 10, 17, 24, 31,
reservations if you have any dietary            grown rock n roll band celebrating it's 10th     & November 7, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. at
concerns or allergies. Call 323-7591.           year of original music, great showmanship        Granite State College in Conway. For more
  Red Gallagher will present a concert to       and contagious energy. Ticket includes light     information and to register call UNH
benefit the Vaughan Community Service           hors de'ouvres and some of the best music        Cooperative Extension at 447-3834.
Food Pantry and honor long time volunteer,      set in a perfect atmosphere. So call now to         MWV Choral Society rehearsals are held on
Bob Therrien. The event will take place at      make your reservations., 662-7591.               Monday evenings at the Kennett Middle
The Salyards Center for the Arts from 7:00                                                       School Choral Room. Rehearsals run from
pm to 9:30 pm. The program is rated PG-         Monday, October 17
                                                                                                 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. If you have any
13. For more information, call 986-7736.           The Conway Public Library invites you to      questions please contact:
   M&D Productions presents “Misery’s           a discussion of this year's One Book One                  mwvchoralsociety@yahoo.com.
Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will         Valley choice Following Atticus by Jackson
                                                                                                     This evening at 6:30 pm the Conway
take place at YourTheatre in North Conway       resident Tom Ryan. All are welcome for
                                                                                                 Public Library is pleased to offer a program
for three consecutive weekends. For ticket      coffee and conversation at 10:15 am.
                                                                                                 called "It's Not about the Hike" with authors
reservations and information, call 662-7591.      Kerry Mendez, author, garden designer          Nancy Sporberg and Pat Spaulding. On the
Sunday, October 16                              and consultant will be the guest speaker at      One Book One Valley theme this is a
                                                the Mountain Garden Club “Lunch &                fascinating story about how hiking
     Mount Washington Lodge of Free &           Learn” program which will be held at the         transformed the lives of these two middle-
Accepted Masons will host a benefit             Red Fox Grille. Her program will be “Three       aged friends. Refreshments will be served and
breakfast fund-raiser for Jen's Friends         Seasons of Outrageous Color-Hit the Easy         the program is free and open to the public.
Cancer Foundation. The breakfast will be        Button”. She will share all the tips and
served from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at the          secrets of having spectacular perennials for     Tuesday, October 18
Masonic Hall in North Conway (above the         sun and shade that will brighten the               The Mt. Washington Valley Economic
movie theater).      Please bring a non-        landscape, spring through fall. Her two          Council and      The Wentworth Economic
perishable food item, or pet food item for      books have been top sellers and there will be    Development Corp are hosting a series of 5
our local food pantries.                        a book signing following the presentation.       workshops addressing Leadership in Lean
   Making Strides Against Breast Cancer         Registration starts at 10:30 with a brief club   Times. “Employee Empowerment &
North Conway will be held at the Staples        business meeting, followed by lunch and the      Accountability” will take place from 8:45 am
Parking Lot/Settler’s Green , to support        program at 11:30. Contact Colleen Allbee at      to 12:00 noon at the Tech Village in Conway.
cutting-edge cancer research, help provide      383-0990 for reservations and payment no         To learn more, call 447-6622.
free transportation to hospitals, offer         later than October 7.
                                                                                                     Bobbi Brome leads a Strength, Balance,
support and services to breast cancer                 Chair exercises for those who need         & Stretch exercise program Tuesdays at 10:00
survivors, publish lifesaving literature, and   assistance getting in and out of the car or a
                                                                                                 am at the Gibson Center. To sign up, call Jill
develop a new generation of weapons to          chair are held Mondays at 10:30 am at the        at 356-3231 ext. 7.
fight cancer. To find out more about the        Gibson Center in North Conway.
planning committee, to sign up to                                                                  The Conway Public Library offers Fall Story
                                                  Mondays after lunch, board the Gibson          Time for 2 year-olds today with half an hour
participate or learn how you can volunteer
                                                Center bus for 2 strings of friendly             of age appropriate stories, songs and action
in other ways, contact Kathy Metz at            bowling, including shoes, and
356-3719.                                                                                        rhymes. Older siblings and guests always
                                                transportation… Contact Jill Reynolds,           welcome. No registration is necessary for the
   The MWV hosted Autumn Express rail           356-3231 ext. 7 to sign up.                      10:30 am gathering .
excursion to Crawford Station will depart
                                                  Mondays at 12:30 pm at the Gibson                    Enjoy Lunch & Games at Silver Lake
the N. Conway Station aboard the Conway
                                                Center, artist Carl Owen will facilitate         Landing, sponsored by the Gibson Center.
Scenic Railway at 11:00 am. This five hour      discussion of the Metropolitan Art Video
ride will include Kiwanis members as “car                                                        Lunch is at noon every Tuesday, and is
                                                Series. This program will continue through       followed by games, or a movie.
hosts” and they will serve snacks on the        December.
way up the mountain as well as desserts on
                                                  Joseph’s Spaghetti Shed will be offering a                               Continued on page 4
the way back home. Lunch boxes from
Chef’s Market are available and first class     Dine to Donate for Bartlett Recreation                For a list of on-going events, visit our website:
passengers may reserve a seat in the Hattie     from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Bartlett                 www.valleypromotions.net and click on On-Going Events!
Evans dining car for lunch. The proceeds        Recreation will receive 20 % of the proceeds        We, at Valley Promotions, strive to print the correct
will benefit the MWV Kiwanis Children’s         from that evening. A coupon card must be         information in our newsletter. However, dates and times
                                                presented in order for us to receive the         may change due to weather and other factors. PLEASE
Charities. Everyone is invited to join them                                                       check with the organization who is hosting the event to
for this fun day. They are expecting a great    funding and is available through the                       make sure the information is correct.

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Spotlight:                  Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month at library.                                               Tickets can be purchased by calling the
Starting Point:                           October       25th:                               Starting Point office at 447-2494.
                                          Evening Dinner and                                Visit our website for updated schedule
All month: regular Facebook updates Discussion            with                              information throughout the month. We
about how we can all work against F a m i l y         Crisis                                hope to plan t-shirt making parties to
domestic violence.                        Services          in                              contribute to the Clothesline Project, a
October 3rd: National Call of Unity, a 45 Bridgton, Maine.                                  national art installation that raises
minute national call including survivors’ October 27th: Day                                 awareness about domestic violence,
stories and a dramatic recitation about o f      Solidarity:                                throughout the valley this month. Contact
violence against women. Contact I n d i v i d u a l s ,                                     Gretchen at        447-2494 for more
Starting Point at 447-2494 to register to businesses       and                              information about any of these events.
join.                                     organizations     will
October 11th: 5:30 pm Starting Point’s wear and display
Autumn Support Group Series begins in purple ribbons to show support for
Ossipee.                               survivors of domestic violence and
October 18th: Intensive trainings for to honor those who have lost their
Huggins Hospital staff on Domestic lives to violence. Free ribbons are
Violence and Maternity, the Adverse available through the Starting Point
Childhood Experiences Study and What office at 447-2494.
We Learned about Victims, and Talking October 27th: 6:00 pm Starting
with Victims of Domestic Violence.     Point’s Annual Recognition Dinner
October 19th: Parent evening at the at Camp Calumet in Freedom. Join
Kingswood Youth Center in Wolfeboro: us for this fun and heartwarming
Talking with your Teens about Healthy evening where we thank all those
Dating and Sexual Consent.             in the community who have
                                       assisted Starting Point in our work,
O c tober 21s t: 10:30 am Book supported victims or worked to end
discussion on the memoir Redemption violence throughout the year.
by Stacy Lannert at the Moultonborough


3rd Annual “Meet the Non-Profits” Fair
  We, at Valley Promotions, are excited to       for pamphlets and other literature,            may be ordered for $9.00 per person.
announce our Third Annual Meet the Non-          selling raffle tickets or other fund-raising   There will also be time for the
Profits Fair will be held on Sunday,             items. We encourage you to be creative         organization representatives to mingle
October 30 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at           and get your table noticed!! Power is          and network at a round-table discussion
the Grand Summit Hotel & Conference              available throughout the room.          The    before the public arrives at 1:00 pm.
Center in Bartlett. The response to last         ballroom at the Grand Summit has only
                                                                                                  As an incentive for people to visit each
year’s event was fabulous and we are             enough space for 50 tables, so you must
                                                                                                table, we will again hold a “scavenger
looking forward to a bigger and better Fair      respond quickly.
                                                                                                hunt” raffle, where they must have a form
this year!
                                                   We also plan to have several guest           stamped by the various representatives in
  The intent of this non-profit fair is multi-   speakers who will promote the                  order to win a BIG prize! We are also
faceted; To offer networking opportunities       importance of volunteering!        Using       working at getting a celebrity to attend as
to the local non-profit organizations, to        feedback from last year’s event, we have       a draw for the public! We are also
introduce the organizations to businesses        scheduled them to speak before the             working to get a live radio broadcast from
who work with non-profits, to inform the         doors open to the public, from 11:00 am        the event!
public about the various organizations and       until 11:30 am, followed again by a
                                                                                                  If your organization wishes to
the services they offer; and to recruit          round table discussion.
                                                                                                participate, contact us and we will send
volunteers for the organizations.
                                                   Included in the participation fee is a       the necessary paperwork. If you have
  Six foot tables are available to               morning coffee station and a light lunch       additional questions, don’t hesitate to ask.
local non-profits for only $45.00 and may        for 1 representative per organization.         We look forward to working with you on
be set up with any type of display the           The lunch includes a sandwich, chips           this exciting event. Participation forms
organization deems fitting. It may be used       and bottle of water. Additional lunches        are available at www.valleypromotions.net
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                        A portion of this issue is underwritten by: The UPS Store - North Conway 356-4881
Events (cont.)                                  action rhymes. Older siblings and guests                   expensive production and features 70 actors
                                                always welcome. No registration is                         from the Mount Washington Valley. Your
  Completing the two part series of back to     necessary for the 10:30 am gathering.                      support in helping to fund this production is
school home-made snacks, join the Remick         Play Bridge, Scrabble, Cribbage, Canasta,                 greatly appreciated.
Museum and Farm and learn how to make           Rummy or Board Games at 12:30 pm on                           Looking for information on how to help
“Graham Crackers and Whole Wheat                                                                           your child have success in Kindergarten
                                                Wednesdays at the Gibson Center.
Crackers” from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm. If                                                                      with reading? If so, join Joan Grossman, 30
you’ve never made a “home-made” cracker           The Topics in Music Appreciation class
                                                began last year with a group of concert-                   year elementary school educator, and Ann
you don't know what you’re missing! This                                                                   Hamilton, UNH Cooperative Extension
is program is focused on providing whole-       goers who wished to become more
                                                knowledgeable about the music to which                     educator, for a New Hampshire State Parent
some snacks for children. Learn how to                                                                     Information & Resource Center program on
make new snacks, sample while you’re here       they enjoyed listening. The group has
                                                evolved into a class offered at Mountain                   Kindergarten Readiness: Language &
and bring the recipes home. While you're                                                                   Literacy. The program will take place from
cooking, the children will be having fun        Top Music Center that will meet four times
                                                this fall - on the third Wednesday of each                 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Conway Public
making crafts or playing games with our                                                                    Library. The program is interactive and
Education staff. No advance registration is     month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. To learn
                                                about these classes, call 447– 4737.                       designed to help families with 4 year olds
required, however it is appreciated. Drop by                                                               learn skills needed to enter kindergarten.
for our last session and start saving money                                                                To register for this program call UNH
                                                Thursday, October 20
on snacks while putting a big smile on your                                                                Cooperative Extension at 447-3834 by
child's face! For more information call           The Gibson Center for Senior Services                    October 17.
323-7591.                                       offers Belly Dancing classes each Thursday
                                                morning at 9:00 am. For additional details                   The dynamic yet elusive Pine Marten is
  The Bartlett Historical Society presents                                                                 currently listed as threatened in the state of
The History of Grand Hotels, presented by       and to sign up, contact Jill at 356-3231,
                                                ext. 7.                                                    New Hampshire. Mike Jones, Executive
Linda Chisholm at 7:00 pm at the Grand                                                                     Director of Beyond Katahdan recently
Summit Hotel. The presentation is free and        The Mt. Washington Valley Economic                       completed research on pine martens in the
open to the public! The Annual Meeting          Council and The Wentworth Economic                         White Mountain National Forest and will
dinner starts at 6:00 pm and all are            Development Corp are hosting a series of 5                 update us on the status of the marten
welcome.       Pre-paid reservations are        workshops addressing Leadership in Lean                    population in the state.. He will also dis-
required. For more information email:           Times. “Employee Empowerment &                             cuss the greater mission of Beyond
              bartletthistorynh@gmail.com.      Accountability” will take place from 9:15                  Katahdan which promotes conservation of
  Every third Tuesday M&D Productions           am to 12:30 pm at Citizen’s Bank in                        alpine       biodiversity in Eastern North
offers Dinner, featuring food from a local      Wolfeboro. To learn more, call 447-6622.                   America through scientific research, explo-
restaurant, and a classic movie for a nomi-       Chair exercises for those who need                       ration, public outreach, and regional part-
nal fee. Tonight’s showing is a "Hitchcock      assistance getting in and out of the car or a              nerships. For additional details on this 7:00
Double Feature". Call 662-7591 for more         chair are held Thursdays at 10:30 am at the                pm Tin Mountain program, call 447-6991.
information and to make reservations.           Gibson Center in North Conway.                               M&D Productions presents “Misery’s
  Mountain Top Music Center’s                     The Conway Public Library offers Fall                    Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will
Songwriting class, which is taught by Chad      Story Time for 3 & 4 year-olds today with                  take place at YourTheatre in North Conway.
Cummings, meets on Tuesdays from 7:30           stories, action rhymes and crafts. Older                   For ticket reservations and information, call
pm to 8:15 pm. Call 447-4737 for details.       siblings and guests always welcome. No                     662-7591.
                                                registration is necessary for the 10:30 am
Wednesday, October 19                           gathering.
                                                                                                           Friday, October 21
  The Brownfield Recreation Department            The Shannon Door Pub and Restaurant                        Join a 9:00 am drop-in group of artists of
hosts a playgroup for children ages 1 to 4 at   Jackson will host a Pizza Fundraiser to                    all abilities and a wide range of mediums,
the Brownfield Community Center from            Benefit Arts in Motion Youth Theater                       for an informal working session. This is a
9:30 am to 11:30 am. Join them for the fun!     from 4:00 pm until close. $1.00 from every                 great way to meet other artists and work on
  Children and their parents/grandparents       pizza will be donated to Arts in Motion                    your art. If raining, painters meet at the
join TMCC naturalists on seasonal               Youth Theater's upcoming production of                     MWV Visual Arts Center. Check mwvarts.
exploration of the natural world at Nature      "Peter Pan". This is a very complex and                    org for weekly location.
Nuts each Wednesday. Enjoy nature songs,                                                                     Find out how to get your fans and/or
crafts, hikes, and games based upon the                    Saturday, November 26, 2011                     connections to become the fundraisers for
theme of the day at 10:00 am.                                                                              your organization while maintaining the
  Wii: Practice your golf swing, your tennis                      MWV Ms. Pageant                          highest standards of ethics, privacy and
game, or get a strike bowling…Wednesday                         ...For women 18 and older…                 security. There are no short cuts to building
                                                            A great opportunity to raise money for         effective relationships. But the Internet will
at the Gibson Center 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
                                                            your favorite non-profit organization.         enhance your efforts. Join CONFR for this
  The Conway Public Library offers Fall          Details and registration forms are available at:          9:00 am to 12:00 noon program at the
Story Time for for Babies less than 2 years             www.valleypromotions.net
with age appropriate stories, songs and                                                                                       Continued on page 5
                                                      Participation is limited to 20 women/organizations


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Events (cont.)                                  giant Indoor Yardsale form 8:00 am to 3:00       children four and up, with face painting, an
                                                pm at the former Lenox Store in North            array of games (some with prizes), a bouncy
Littleton Learning Center. To register, call    Conway. Furniture, appliances and building       house and more. For more information
724-6741.                                       materials will be available and all proceeds     pertaining to the event, call Steve Harding
   Bobbi Brome leads a Strength, Balance,       benefit the local Habitat for Humanity           at Halloween Town Headquarters,
& Stretch exercise program Fridays at 10:00     program.                                         367-4010.
am at the Gibson Center. To sign up, call         Anna Stickney Chapter NSDAR will                   Travel through the 42-room Parsonsfield
Jill at 356-3231 ext. 7.                        sponsor a genealogical workshop at the           Seminary building and campus and
 Learn about LEAN a program created by          Hamm Room of the Conway Library from             experience hotel "visitors" as they rest from
Dr Sears. This will be presented at the         10:00 am to 12:00 noon (and beyond, if           their various journeys.     The 5th Annual
                                                needed). The focus will be on helping            “The Haunting” takes place from 6:30 pm
Gibson Center at 12:30 pm.
                                                potential Anna Stickney Chapter members          to 9:30 pm. Presented by the Friends of Par
  It’s a celebration of the pumpkin! Join       with needed documentation and, it is             Sem, this event benefits the Restoration
Tin Mountain Conservation Center for a          hoped, will entice local, active members to      Fund. For more information, call 539-5233
harvest potluck dinner followed with a          keep the 115 year old (in October) chapter,      or (207)793-8825.
nocturnal stroll through the woods admiring     up and running.
the many carved Jack-O-Lanterns. Call                                                                M&D Productions presents “Misery’s
447-6991 for reservations.                        The Third Annual So You Think You              Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will
                                                Know North Conway? Trivia Footrace               take place at YourTheatre in North Conway.
  It’s “Night at the Museum” at the Remick      Fundraiser for the North Conway                  For ticket reservations and information, call
Country Doctor Museum and Farm from             Community Center will take place from            662-7591.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Gather your friends         1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This unique fundraiser
and come down to the farm for a fun-filled                                                         Nine renowned traditional Pakistani
                                                requires teams of four to decipher clues         musicians travel to northern New
night just for adults! Play board games, join   given to them at various locations through-
in on a round of our hilarious farm trivia or                                                    Hampshire in mid-October for a week-long
                                                out North Conway. The staggered start will       residency coordinated by the Arts Alliance
embark on a scavenger hunt in and around        be at the center where each team will
the museum. First team to finish wins a                                                          of Northern New Hampshire. Stops include
                                                receive their first clue. The first team to      a public concert this evening at Kennett
prize! Relax by the fire, socialize and help    make it to all stops, following the directions
yourself to munchies and non-alcoholic                                                           High School in North Conway. Tickets to
                                                along the way and completing all the tasks       the 7:30 pm concert are on sale in advance,
beverages. Bring your own wine or beer and      asked in the quickest time will be declared
a couple extra bucks for some fantastic                                                          online at www.aannh.org, and at the door.
                                                the winner! You must be 21+ years old to
raffles! Reservations required by noon,         participate. contact Ryan at the North              Brush and Pen: Artists and Writers of the
Friday, October 7. Please call 323-7591.        Conway Community Center for more                 White Mountains         is a documentary
  Travel through the 42-room Parsonsfield       information, 356-2096.                           featuring the 19th century artists and writers
Seminary building and campus and                                                                 of NH's White Mountains. This film offers
                                                  The third annual “Halloween Town” event        the audience a tour through the 19th century
experience hotel "visitors" as they rest from   has been designed to raise both funds and
their various journeys.     The 5th Annual                                                       with some of New Hampshire's most
                                                awareness in support of the Laura                famous works of art. Brush and Pen bridges
“The Haunting” takes place from 6:30 pm to      Foundation for Autism and Epilepsy.
9:30 pm. Presented by the Friends of Par                                                         a gap in the art and literature worlds by
                                                Halloween Town offers elementary and             combining significant White Mountain art
Sem, this event benefits the Restoration        middle school children the opportunity to
Fund. For more information, call 539-5233                                                        and prose in one format. Join the AMC
                                                enjoy a “traditional” Halloween experience
or (207)793-8825.                               with the ability to walk around a                                   Continued on page 6
 Bingo is held every Friday night at the        “ne i ghbo rhood”
Lovell VFW Hall. Early Bird starts at 6:30      while      visiting
pm.                                             houses in trick-or-
                                                treat style. It will
  M&D Productions presents “Misery’s            be held on the
Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will         grounds          of
take place at YourTheatre in North Conway.      Toh ko meupo g,
For ticket reservations and information, call   next to King Pine
662-7591.                                       Ski Area in East
     Join AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor             M a d i s o n .
Center for Friday Flicks, an after dinner       Although        the
movie. AMC Information Desk Staff picks         Trick-or-Treat
the flick, and you sit back and enjoy. Movie    Trail does not
starts just after 8:00 pm.         For more     open until 5:00
information call 466-2727.                      pm, the overall
                                                festivities start a
Saturday, October 22                            bit earlier at 3:00
 MWV Habitat for Humanity will host a           pm with a kid
                                                carnival        for

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                         A portion of this issue is underwritten by: The UPS Store - North Conway 356-4881
Events (cont.)                                         Mondays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm,             The Brownfield Recreation Department
                                                     October 17 through November 21, Tin          hosts a playgroup for children ages 1 to 4 at
at the Pinkham Notch Visitor Center for this         Mountain Conservation Center is excited to   the Brownfield Community Center from
8:00 pm program. For additional details,             offer a fall session of educational          9:30 am to 11:30 am. Join them for the fun!
call 447-2727.                                       programming for home school students           Children and their parents/grandparents
                                                     throughout the Mount Washington Valley.      join TMCC naturalists on seasonal
Sunday, October 23                                   Taught by newly hired Teacher Naturalist     exploration of the natural world at Nature
  Ossipee Valley Lodge of Free & Accepted            Kae Crowley, the program is strongly tied    Nuts each Wednesday. Enjoy nature songs,
Masonss, in collaboration with Carroll               to Tin Mountain’s mission statement of       crafts, hikes, and games based upon the
Lodge, will serve a Sunday breakfast from            promoting environmental appreciation         theme of the day at 10:00 am.
8:00 am to 11:00 am. The meal will take              through hands-on learning, so participants
                                                     should expect to spend most of the course      Wii: Practice your golf swing, your tennis
place in the dining room of Ossipee Valley
                                                     outside learning and exploring! The          game, or get a strike bowling…Wednesday
Masonic Lodge.
                                                     program is geared towards elementary aged    at the Gibson Center 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
   Mount Washington Lodge of Free &                  students; ideally children age seven to        The Conway Public Library offers Fall
Accepted Masons will host a benefit                  eleven. The overarching theme for the fall   Story Time for for Babies less than 2 years
breakfast fund-raiser for The Dewey Mark             2011 session will be Fall Forests.           with age appropriate stories, songs and
Red Parka Pub Scholarship Fund. The                  Registration is requested by calling         action rhymes. Older siblings and guests
breakfast will be served from 8:00 am to             447-6991.                                    always welcome. No registration is
11:00 am at the Masonic Hall in North
                                                         M&D Productions is holding s open        necessary for the 10:30 am gathering.
Conway (above the movie theater). Please
bring a non-perishable food item, or pet             auditions for its holiday production of "A     Blood Pressure Clinics are held the last
food item for our local food pantries.               Christmas Carol" by Doris Baizley.           Wednesday of the month, from 11:45 am to
                                                     Auditions will be today at 4:00 pm at        12:45 pm at the Gibson Center. Contact
  The RSVP Annual Auction will be held at            YourTheatre in North Conway. Call today      Jill Reynolds at 356-3231 ext. 7 for details.
the Red Jacket with a preview at 12:30 pm,           at 662-7591 or see you at the auditions.
and live auction at 1:00 pm. Also Silent                                                           Play Bridge, Scrabble, Cribbage, Canasta,
Auction and Ticket Drop Auction. Last                  MWV Choral Society rehearsals are held     Rummy or Board Games at 12:30 pm on
chance to purchase raffle quilt tickets, as the      on Monday evenings at the Kennett Middle     Wednesdays at the Gibson Center.
winner will be drawn at the auction. Food            School Choral Room. Rehearsals run from
                                                     6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. If you have any            This October the American Red Cross and
and drinks are available ! Call 356-9331 for                                                      the Boston Bruins are partnering to help
information.                                         questions please contact:
                                                              mwvchoralsociety@yahoo.com.         ensure that blood is available for all patients
  M&D Productions is announcing its                                                               in need.     As a thank you, all presenting
open auditions for its holiday production of         Tuesday, October 25                          donors in the Mt. Washington Valley area
"A Christmas Carol" by Doris Baizley. But                                                         will receive an American Red Cross/Boston
wait, before you loose interest and say "...           Bobbi Brome leads a Strength, Balance,     Bruins t-shirt. The local blood drive will
another version on the same old show," this          & Stretch exercise program Tuesdays at       take place at the North Conway Grand
one is different. While the underlying theme         10:00 am at the Gibson Center. To sign       Hotel from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more
is the same, the characters start out as             up, call Jill at 356-3231 ext. 16.           information or to schedule an appointment
traveling actors and slowly become the                 The Conway Public Library offers Fall      to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED
iconic people we have grown to love.                 Story Time for 2 year-olds today with half   CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Auditions will be today at 2:00 pm at                an hour of age appropriate stories, songs
YourTheatre in North Conway. Call today              and action rhymes. Older siblings and
at 662-7591 or see you at the auditions.             guests always welcome. No registration is                       Continued on page 7
                                                     necessary for the 10:30 am gathering .
Monday, October 24
                                                           Enjoy Lunch & Games at Silver Lake
  Chair exercises for those who need                 Landing, sponsored by the Gibson Center.
assistance getting in and out of the car or a        Lunch is at noon every Tuesday, and is
chair are held Mondays at 10:30 am at the            followed by games, or a movie.
Gibson Center in North Conway.
                                                         Mountain Top Music Center’s
  Mondays after lunch, board the Gibson              Songwriting class, which is taught by Chad
Center bus for 2 strings of friendly                 Cummings, meets on Tuesdays from 7:30
b o w l i n g, i n c l u d i n g s h o e s , a n d   pm to 8:15 pm. Call 447-4737 for details.
transportation… Contact Jill Reynolds,
356-3231 ext. 7 to sign up.                          Wednesday, October 26
  Mondays at 12:30 pm at the Gibson                    A one day AARP Safe Driving Class will
Center, artist Carl Owen will facilitate             be offered at Silver Lake Landing from
discussion of the Metropolitan Art Video             8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Please call the Gibson
Series. This program will continue through           Center to reserve a seat in the class, at
December.                                            356-3231.

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Events (cont.)                                  office at 447-2494.                             movie. AMC Information Desk Staff picks
                                                                                                the flick, and you sit back and enjoy.
                                                    M&D Productions presents “Misery’s
    UNH Cooperative Extension and the           Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will         Movie starts just after 8:00 pm. For more
Memorial Hospital are sponsoring a              take place at YourTheatre in North Conway.      information call 466-2727.
workshop on managing debt from 3:30 pm          For ticket reservations and information, call
to 5:00 pm, at the Memorial Hospital                                                            Saturday, October 29
                                                662-7591.
Conference Room in North Conway. The                                                              Today volunteers will travel to homes in
program will be presented by Extension          Friday, October 28                              the Mount Washington Valley to insulate
Educator Ann Hamilton. There is no charge                                                       and install weather stripping, seal windows,
to participate in the Don’t Get Crushed by          Join a 9:00 am drop-in group of artists
                                                of all abilities and a wide range of mediums,   stack firewood, provide seasonal yard work,
Debt workshop but pre-registration is                                                           and other important minor repairs to make
required. Pre-register by contacting Katie      for an informal working session. This is a
                                                great way to meet other artists and work on     area homes warm, safe and dry for the com-
OCoyne, HR Assistant at 356-5461, ext                                                           ing winter. The Neighbor-to-Neighbor
2384.                                           your art. If raining, painters meet at the
                                                MWV Visual Arts Center. Check mwvarts.          Project is a coalition of area churches and
Thursday, October 27                            org for weekly location.                        non-profits that are looking for projects to
                                                                                                help prepare senior and low-income valley
  Day of Solidarity: Individuals, businesses          Bobbi Brome leads a Strength, Balance,    residents for the coming winter. If you are
and organizations will wear and display         & Stretch exercise program Fridays at 10:00     in need of work at your home, please call
purple ribbons to show support for survi-       am at the Gibson Center. To sign up, call       356-7827. Someone will take your name
vors of domestic violence and to honor          Jill at 356-3231 ext. 7.                        and phone number. If you are interested in
those who have lost their lives to violence.      The Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of        volunteering please call 356-7827 ext. 3. A
Free ribbons are available through the          the Mountains Church in North Conway            volunteer information packet will be sent to
Starting Point office at 447-2494.              host their monthly supper this evening. The     you.
  Diversifying your Nonprofit's Income is       5:00 pm to 7:00 pm meal will feature Pasta        "The World Around Me" is the subject of
the topic for this morning’s Coffee with        Cabonara,      Baked Ziti or-Pasta and          a lively, participatory and fun statewide
CONFR at the Tech Village in Conway.            Meatballs. In addition to the special entree:   Arts in Early Learning conference from
For more information, or to sign up for the     there will be fresh bread, garden salad,        9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Heritage Commons,
8:30 am to 10:00 am program, contact            assorted homemade desserts, coffee, tea or      Plymouth State University. The conference
Betsy Harding, BetseyH44@gmail.com.             punch.                                          is designed for early-childhood educators
                                                  Travel through the 42-room Parsonsfield       (pre-K to grade 2), librarians, teaching
   The Gibson Center for Senior Services
offers Belly Dancing classes each Thursday      Seminary building and campus and                artists, pre-school and child-care
morning at 9:00 am. For additional details      experience hotel "visitors" as they rest from   administrators and care providers, as well as
and to sign up, contact Jill at 356-3231,       their various journeys.     The 5th Annual      parents and grandparents. Morning snacks
ext. 7.                                         “The Haunting” takes place from 6:30 pm         will be provided. Participants are asked to
                                                to 9:30 pm. Presented by the Friends of Par     bring a lunch. Pre-registration for the
  Chair exercises for those who need            Sem, this event benefits the Restoration        workshop is required.        For additional
assistance getting in and out of the car or a   Fund. For more information, call 539-5233       information, contact the Arts Alliance at
chair are held Thursdays at 10:30 am at the     or (207)793-8825.                               323-7302.
Gibson Center in North Conway.
                                                 Bingo is held every Friday night at the            Travel through the 42-room Parsonsfield
  The Conway Public Library offers Fall         Lovell VFW Hall. Early Bird starts at 6:30      Seminary building and campus and
Story Time for 3 & 4 year-olds today with       pm.                                             experience hotel "visitors" as they rest from
stories, action rhymes and crafts. Older                                                        their various journeys.     The 5th Annual
siblings and guests always welcome. No            M&D Productions presents “Misery’s            “The Haunting” takes place from 6:30 pm
registration is necessary for the 10:30 am      Child” at 7:30 pm. The performance will         to 9:30 pm. Presented by the Friends of Par
gathering.                                      take place at YourTheatre in North Conway.      Sem, this event benefits the Restoration
                                                For ticket reservations and information, call   Fund. For more information, call 539-5233
    MWV Habitat for Humanity will host          662-7591.
a Flatbread Fundraiser this evening. A                                                          or (207)793-8825.
portion of the proceeds from all flatbreads         Join AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor                M&D Productions presents final
sold between 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm will be        Center for Friday Flicks, an after dinner       performances of “Misery’s Child” at 7:30
donated to the organization.                                                                    pm. The performance will take place at
  Starting Point’s Annual Recognition                                                           YourTheatre in North Conway. For ticket
Dinner will take place at Camp Calumet in                                                       reservations and information, call 662-7591.
Freedom, beginning at 6:00 pm. Join us for                                                        “Ghosts on Mount Washington”, with
this fun and heartwarming evening where                                                         Joan Veilleux, is the 8:00 pm program at
we thank all those in the community who                                                         the AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center.
have assisted Starting Point in our work,                                                       For full details, call 466-2727.
supported victims or worked to end
violence throughout the year. Tickets can be
purchased by calling the Starting Point

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  Valley Promotions
                                                  Valley Promotions’ Calendar
                                                      of Upcoming Events
       Executive Director:
                                                 Sun. Oct. 30 - 3rd Annual
                                                                                                         The goal of Valley Promotions is to promote non-
     Lisa Saunders-DuFault                                                                            profit events and fund-raising endeavors in the Mount
                                                                                                      Washington Valley; to cross promote among local non-

          P.O. Box 44                                  “Meet the Non-Profits” Fair                      profits; to increase local support for non-profits; to
                                                                                                      ease the marketing workload of volunteer board mem-
       Bartlett, NH 03812                                 11:00 am to 3:00 pm                          bers; to increase public awareness of the local non-
                                                                                                                           profit agencies.
                                                   Grand Summit Hotel - Bartlett
      Phone: 603-374-6241

           Email:
                                                 Mon. Nov. 7 - Dine to Donate
 valleypromotions@gmail.com                                4:30 pm to 9:00 pm
                                                  Joseph’s Spaghetti Shed -Glen
 www.valleypromotions.net
                                                 Sat. Nov. 26 - Valley Ms.
                                                           Pageant for Charity
            Visit our
                                                                7:00 pm
             on-line
                      !
            calendar                               YourTheatre - North Conway

                                                 Sat. Feb. 18 - 2nd Annual
   Promoting Events for the Mount                        Cupcake Battle
   Washington Valley's Non-Profit
           Organizations


Upcoming and On-Going Events
  The Mountain Garden Club              has
partnered with Flower Power Fundraising.                     The 2011 Mount Washington Valley
Starting Thursday, September 8 and                          Ms. Pageant will be held on Saturday,
ending on Friday, October 21 you will be                    November 26 at YourTheatre in North
able to purchase top quality bulbs and                      Conway. This event is open to all
plants. All orders will ship directly to                    Valley Women ages 18 and older,
your home and come with a 100%                              regardless of marital status. Each
money-back guarantee. A special web                         contestant will represent a local non-                                                    $1700/OZ.
page, dedicated to our organization has
                                                            profit or charitable program and the
been set up at the Flower Power website,
www.flo werpo werfundraising.com?                           winner’s organization will receive a
campaign id=8490. The proceeds from                         $500.00 cash donation. This is NOT
this fundraiser will be used for our Valley                 a beauty pageant!!
Beautification Projects. If you have any                      The registration fee for the 2011
questions contact Gail Bentley at:                          Mount Washington Valley Ms.
gbobentley@gmail.com . For technical                        Pageant is $150.00 in advertising
questions related to the website contact                    sales (3 - 3 1/2” x 5” ads) and a prize
Flower Power directly @1-877-605-3185.                      donation valued at $25.00 or more
                                                            from the sponsoring organization.
  One Book One Valley 2011 is
                                                              Interviews will be conducted with a
underway. "Following Atticus"by Jackson
resident Tom Ryan is this year's book-of-
                                                            panel of judges. Public speaking will
choice. Free copies are available to                        occur during the evening portion of
borrow at any of the 11 participating                       the program, as part of the formal
libraries or purchase your own copy at                      wear presentation. Each contestant
White Birch Books in North Conway                           will prepare a one minute speech
Village. Pick up a One Book bookmark at                     about her chosen charity and how it
these same locations for a full schedule of                 impacts her life.       This will be
           The goal of Valley Promotions is to promote
                     of and programs
discussions events and fund-raising endeavors in related
       non-profit                                           presented prior to her run-way stroll.
       the Mount Washington Valley; to cross promote
      among local Atticus" - all free and
to"Followingnon-profits; to increase local support open       Full details about the event are
      for non-profits; to
to the volunteer boardease the marketing workload of this
                            For to increase about
            public. members; details public                 available at www.valleypromotions.
          awareness of the local project visit
community reading non-profit agencies. www.
                                                            net.
onebookonevalley.wordpress.com.


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