10-16-17 Around Town

Around Town

This Week:

St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street, Berlin

Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. — 17th Annual Arts Benefit Concert: Berlin Jazz
Berlin Jazz, in existence since 1987, has had many talented North Country musicians join the ensemble. With a library of over 200 selections, among the songs for Saturday's concert are: "All of Me, Stardust," "My Funny Valentine," "Sing, Sing, Sing" and "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars."

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Gorham Town Hall's Medallion Opera House, 20 Park Street

Thursday, Oct. 26, 3 p.m. — Jose Lezcano Workshop and Concert
Jose Manuel Lezcano is a Grammy-nominated Cuban American guitarist, composer, folklorist and Professor of Music at Keene State College where he teaches and coordinates guitar, directs the Guitar Orchestra and Latin Ensemble. Lezcano presents a variety of musical styles, including Flamenco-inspired pieces by Spanish nationalist composers, European parlor waltzes from Venezuela, Afro-Cuban popular dances, Haitian Creole Dances and Afro-brazilian samba-pagode.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. — Mediterranean Muses
Following the afternoon workshop, Jose Manuel Lezcano teams up with virtuoso pianist Virginia Eskin to present a program of music that showcases the Mediterranean spirit with works from Spain, Italy, and Hispano-America. Admission is free but donations will be gratefully accepted.

 

Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. — Trails in Motion

An annual international tour that brings a collection of trail and ultra running films to audiences around the world. 

 

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White Mountain Chalet

Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 p.m. to midnight.

Everyone is invited to a Halloween Costume party to benefit the Hope for N.H. Recovery Center in Berlin. All proceeds beyond the cash prizes for the Costume Contest benefit the Center. Costume Party Contest Cash Prize Categories: scariest, cutest, creepiest, funniest and the best group/couple. Tickets at the door are $15. This is not a dry event so those who may be triggered by this should abstain from attending.

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Mountain View Grand Hotel, Whitefield

Monday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - North Country Fruit and Vegetable Seminar and Trade Show

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Mahoosuc Land Trust, Valentine Conservation Center, 162 North Road, Bethel

Saturday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. — A Night Under the Stars
Star-lover Tom Hoffelder will guide you in discovering the wonders of the night sky. This will be a good night to see the first-quarter moon, the rise of Saturn, and a sky full of stars. Telescopes will be available for use, you may bring your own. If the night is cloudy, Mr. Hoffelder will give an indoor presentation. For more information visit www.mahoosuc.org.

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Next Week:

Halloween arrives. The night when ghosts, goblins, and ghouls roam the streets and little children knock on doors looking for treats.

The Salvation Army, 15 Cole St., Berlin

Oct. 30, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – "Trunk or Treat"
A celebration for children and their families. The festivities will take place outside in the parking lot at 15 Cole Street. For more information please contact the office at 752-1644.

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Down Town Berlin and Citywide

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Trick or Treat in the downtown area. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Trick or Treat citywide.

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St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, 155 Emery Street, Berlin

Saturday, Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Francofest Dinner
Sunday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. - Le Vent du Nord

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Randolph Public Library, Town Hall complex, 130 Durand Road
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:30pm - Halloween Movie: "Scared Shrekless"

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Dummer Town Hall, Hill Road
Saturday, Nov. 4, 4 to 7 p.m. - The Annual Harvest Soup Supper

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Shelburne Town Hall, 74 Village Road
Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Village Craft and Food Fair

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Lancaster Town Hall, 25 Main Street, Lancaster
Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, Nov. 4, Nov. 10 and Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m. “Noises Off.”