Sunday, April 26, 2015

May Events in Warner

Saturday May 16 - 9 am to 3 pm  Spring into Warner & Jump into the Arts
Warner’s 8th Annual Arts Celebration -  downtown Warner; artists, arts and crafts demonstrations, music, museums, Farmers’ market, food, plants, used clothing sale, used book sales, dance performances in Town Hall, and MainStreet Warner’ Inc.’s 2nd Annual evening music and live auction.

May 2nd from 10 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  WARNER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The summer exhibit, Mt. Kearsarge: History & Images from around the Mountain, opens at the Upton Chandler House Museum located at 10 West Main Street.  The exhibit covers topics ranging from the Great Tornado of 1821 to the building of the toll road and from the creation of the Winslow House to the various ships named the U.S.S. Kearsarge.  Featured artists include: Mimi Wiggin, Jamie Murray, Pipere Sailer, Laurette and Sean Carroll, Ralph F. Pratt, Gerald Roy, Betsey Janeway, Patricia Sweet-MacDonald, Christopher Morse, and Bill Mitchell. Exhibit hours are Tuesdays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. from May 2 – October 11.  Columbus Day weekend the exhibit is open Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Admission is free.

The Warner Historical Society Barn Sale opens May 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon.  Opening day means first pick of items we have cleaned and priced for the season.  Downstairs you will find glass and kitchen items, frames, artwork, linens and tools.  The Book Loft upstairs features hard and soft cover books, vinyl records and tapes. Discover that item you have been looking for! The following weekend for Spring Into Warner the barn will be open Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Regular hours are Tuesdays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 – 12 noon.

Please mark your calendar! Spring Into WarnerSaturday, May 16
Artist Laurette Carroll, Kathleen Sirois, Mimi Wiggin, and Fay Davison will be showcasing their art-in-the-park.  Silent Auction running Sat. May 9 - 16 in the Gallery, with MainStreet Warner, Inc. 2nd Annual Fundraising Live Auction starting at 7 pm - Wine & Cheese Preview Party Sat. May 16 from 5:30 - 7pm  - Tickets for Preview Party at MainStreet BookEnds - 
DONATE YOUR USED BOOKS AND SUPPORT A WORTHY CAUSE!  Drop off your used books at MainStreet BookEnds between now and May 16th for the Jim Mitchell Scholarship Used Book Sale during Spring into Warner, Saturday, May 16th 9-3.  All proceeds from this book sale support the Jim Mitchell Scholarship Fund for scholarships awarded to graduating high school students who live in Warner.  The scholarship was created to honor Jim Mitchell, who acted as Warner’s ambassador of community spirit, to remember that “Something Wonderful is Happening in Warner”. 
And watch for upcoming details for the famous MSW Annual Auction on May 16, with the Preview Party at 6 pm. More Details to Follow, but interested in helping please call 456-3745 or email at [email protected]

May 16 - Spring into Warner - Authors presenting and signing their books; Emilie Christie Burack with a Young Adult novel, The Runaway's Gold, Jeffrey Zygmont with his book of poetry and photography, White Mountain Poems

Book signing - May 19 at 3pm meet best selling children’s author and illustrator Steven Kellogg in The Gallery.  Call to reserve books.  456-2700

BookEnds BookGroup Future Reads: 
May 31 - The Children Act by Ian McEwan
BookEnds BookGroup usually meet at 2 pm on the last Sunday of the month, and titles are always 20% off at MainStreet BookEnds for BookEnds BookGroup members.  New members always welcome.

New Hampshire Telephone Museum Kicks off 2015 Season
The museum debuts a new exhibit and its 2015 4th Phridays at the Phone Museum Series Lineup –The New Hampshire Telephone Museum has begun its tenth year and is currently open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the month of April. Beginning May 1 the museum will expand its hours to Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to its permanent display, NHTM will debut its 2015 exhibit, “Dragons and Oracles and Apples! Oh My! The Digital Wizardry of Early Computers” with a special opening reception the evening of May 1. Admission to the reception is free to museum members and $5 for non members. The new exhibit will follow the progression of the computer by exploring the transformation of technology from machines to computers to devices. The exhibit runs through October and is included in the regular museum admission price of $5 per adult, $4 per senior (60+), and $3 per child.

The museum is also unveiling its 2015 4th Phridays at the Phone Museum Series which begins on Friday, May 22 with a rousing evening of Telephone Bingo. Events will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the 4th Friday of every month from May through October. Other programs include “From Seed to Tree: Growing Memories into Stories” in June, “My Phone is Smarter Than Me!” in July; “The History of the Civilian Conservation Corp.” in August; “The Creep of Surveillance: From ‘Big Brother’ to Mom and Dad” in September and – back by popular demand – “Movie Night!” in October. This year’s movie is “Butterfield 8”. A full description of each program can be found by clicking on the calendar of events at

Ronald White, Superintendent of the Merrimack County Department of Corrections in Boscawen, NH, for the past 10 years, will be featured speaker at the Warner Men's Club's April meeting. Superintendent White will discuss and answer questions regarding the operation of the Merrimack County Department of Corrections. The Warner Men's Club's meeting will take place Monday, April 27th, in the lower level of the Warner Town Hall beginning at 6 PM with a social hour, followed by dinner and our featured speaker, ending at 9 PM. The Warner Men's Club invites all males over age 21 to attend their April meeting as our guest. Please reserve on or before Friday, April 24th, by contacting any of the Warner Men's Club officers or directors, or by emailing us at: [email protected]. For more information our website is:

Contact Susan Jenna, 456-3394, for more information.New members are always welcome. 

Title: “Get Outside:  Hike the White Mountains”
Date/Time:  May 9, Sat., 10 AM – 12:30 PM
Location:  Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum auditorium, Warner, NH
Presenter: Rudy Bourget, experienced hiker and outdoor survival expert
Description:  Learn how to plan your hike, what to wear and bring, and how to use your AMC White Mountain Guide book and maps.  Bring your AMC guidebook to the program.
Cost:  $10, nonmembers; FREE to Members of the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum or The Little Nature Museum.  Proceeds benefit The Little Nature Museum.
Preregistration recommended.  Register by using downloadable registration form at: or call 603-746-6121.  
The Little Nature Museum. located at the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Celebrates 60 Years with a special presentation by Willem Lange
The Little Nature Museum is proud to present celebrated author and storyteller, Willem Lange, speaking on “New England….Why We Live Here and What Might Be Done About It.”  Willem Lange is well-known for his series, “Windows to the Wild” on Public Television.   The program will take place on Sunday, May 17th, at 2 PM at the Warner Town Hall in Warner, NH.  After his talk, the speaker will be available for a book-signing.
This very special program is a fund-raising event for The Little Nature Museum, which marks its 60th anniversary this year.  Guest will enjoy cake and punch to celebrate this significant occasion.  Tickets are available at the MainStreet BookEnds bookstore in Warner for $20; $15 for members of The Little Nature Museum.  They will also be sold at the door.

There will be a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser for Harry and Wanda Anderson to help defray costs of Harry's upcoming surgery.  The event will be April 25, 5:00 until the food runs out  $8.00 -All are welcome! Sponsored by United Church of Warner


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