Friday, August 3, 2018

Meet the new Principal at Simonds

MainStreet Warner Inc. & the Simonds School PTO invite the community to welcome new Simonds School principal Dr. Timothy Stokes. Jim Mitchell Community Park ~ Wed. Aug. 8 @ 7 pm Light refreshments

Tory Hill Author Series August 11, 2018

Tory Hill Author Series
  Four Summer Evenings With Nationally Known Authors
Presented by the Warner Historical Society
     Warner Town Hall, 5 East Main Street 
7:00 p.m.  Tickets $10 each or 4 for $32.00 

Aug 11 Jay Craven & NH’s Tribute to Howard Frank Mosher
Howard Frank Mosher participated in the 2012 Tory Hill Authors Series speaking about his decision to embark on a 100-city, cross-country tour of many of America’s best independent book stores, a journey he chronicled in The Great Northern Express: A Writer’s Journey Home.  Unfortunately, the Vermont author died on January 29, 2017 and he is greatly missed. We are thrilled to be able to offer a New Hampshire Tribute to this wonderful story teller.  
Filmmaker Jay Craven worked closely with the Northeast Kingdom writer, making five films based on his stories.  Craven will present reflections on his 28-year collaboration with Mosher and a screening of his first Mosher feature film, “Where the Rivers Flow North.”  Craven wrote, “Like his character, Quebec Bill, in Disappearances, Howard Mosher was an indefatigable optimist and adventurer.  He wrote every day, in longhand on yellow legal pads, and lived his life, non-stop, with visions of character and story percolating in his imagination.”
Mosher’s last book was released this spring. Points North is both humorous and heartbreaking, and, without a wasted word, immerses the reader in Kingdom County, a sliver of America where cold waters harbor brook trout, small communities fight tooth and nail to maintain their signature individualism, and explorations of family history sometimes lead to unsettling revelations

Aug 25 Stephen P. Kiernan
As a journalist and novelist, Stephen P. Kiernan has published nearly four million words. His newspaper work has garnered more than forty awards — including the George Polk Award and the Scripps Howard Award for Distinguished Service to the First Amendment.
Author of the novels The Hummingbird and The Curiosity, and the forthcoming novel The Baker’s Secret (May,2017), he has also written two nonfiction books, Last Rights and Authentic Patriotism. 
Stephen was born in Newtonville, NY the sixth of seven children. A graduate of Middlebury College, he received a Master of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has chaired the board of the Young Writers Project, served on the Vermont Legislative Committee on Pain and Palliative Care, and served on the advisory board of the New Hampshire Palliative Care Initiative. Stephen travels the country speaking and consulting on how to expand use of hospice, palliative care and advance directives.
A performer on the guitar since he was ten years old, Stephen has recorded 3 CDs of solo instrumentals, and composed music for dance, the stage and documentary films. He lives in Vermont with his two amazing sons.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Blue Heart: two short plays. August 3 &4, 2018

MainStreet Warner, Inc. Presents:
Two short plays by Caryl Churchill
August 3rd & 4th at 7pm
MainStreet Warner Stage
Jim Mitchell Community Park
FREE Admission- Bring something to sit on!
Directed by Caleb Parsons

“Heart’s Desire” and “Blue Kettle” are presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Honor the Children Day at Indian Museum August 11, 2018

Honor the Children Day at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Saturday 11th August.

How much do we value our children? Parents will immediately respond, ‘priceless!’, and that goes without saying. Our children are our most precious gift and through our children, we will live on into the future. Native Americans speak about seven generations and strive to live, work and make decisions for the benefit of their next seven generations. It is an ancient tradition such that we ourselves are someone’s seventh generation. They prepared the world for us as we do the same for our progeny. It a principle, Native or not, all parents understand. The child archetype connects to each of us in a personal way as well. We were all children once and we can perhaps remember the innocence and freedom. It’s good to ask ourselves whether we still know how to laugh and enjoy life.

Honor the Children Day is exclusively sponsored by the Board of Trustees at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner, New Hampshire. The Museum is celebrating children of the past, current and future with a special event to be held at the Museum on Saturday 11th August from 10am until 3pm. Honor the Children Day is a day for children of all ages and cultures to come and have fun at the Museum. They can learn to make rattles, listen to a traditional storyteller, play games, enjoy a variety of crafts and hear a Native American Elder share with the children. Older children, under supervision, can learn how to throw a tomahawk, maybe even parents can try too. Later in the afternoon, the children can do the ‘Honor Dance’, using the very same rattles they have made themselves.

It is a day to bring everyone together to have fun and enjoy being outdoors in the wonderful New Hampshire summer. Because the Board of Trustees is sponsoring this special day, admission to the event is free. Bring along a picnic lunch and enjoy the entire day!

For more details call the Museum at 603-456-2600, email, or visit our website

Julia Bender 
Membership Coordinator
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
PO Box 142
Warner, NH 03278 

Monday, July 9, 2018

Animal Track Identification

Discover How to Identify Animals by Their Tracks

July 28 (Sat.) (raindate July 29)
Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Nature Discovery Center
18 Highlawn Rd., Warner NH
Description: Learn how to identify native animal tracks.
For ages 10 through adult.
Cost: $25 public; $20 members of either the MKIM or the Nature Discovery Center.

Instructor: Rudy Bourget*
Preregistration and prepayment required. Recommened ages will apply.
Bring your lunch and enjoy a FREE visit to the Nature Discovery Center
following the workshop. Call 746-6121 to register.


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