Learn about bird migration Tuesday
In spring the natural phenomena of bird migration is heralded by the surge of songs, colors and new arrivals each day. It’s a challenging journey for the birds, made possible by healthy stop-over sites to rest and refuel along the way. Learn about these migratory wonders, how they do it, the challenges they face, and how we can help them at the N.H. Audubon McLane Center on Tuesday (May 16) at 7 p.m.
Cost is $5 for members, and $7 for non members.
Storytime at Gibson’s Saturday
Join Gibson’s Bookstore for a storytime on Saturday at 11 a.m. as special guest New Hampshire author/illustrator Marty Kelley presents his newest picture book, Almost Everybody Farts.
For more info, visit gibsonsbookstore.com/event/ almost-everybody-farts.
Celebrate church’s solar panel array
The congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Church (274 Pleasant St.) will celebrate the start up of its new front lawn solar panel array on Sunday. The panels are expected to provide the bulk of the church’s electric needs for the foreseeable future without the use of fossil fuels – a true cause for celebration.
So gather in front of the church at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday.
Join the Jazz Sanctuary Sunday
“Give Us Some Good News – Gospel Music in Resurrection Season!” is the theme of this month’s Jazz Sanctuary – First Church/ Third Sunday this Sunday at 1 p.m. at Concord’s First Congregational Church (corner of N. Main and Washington St.).
Jazz and blues guitarist, B.J. Steinberg, returns from his winter sojourn bringing a rich sampling of gospel music to inspire vocalist and pastor, Emilia Halstead, The WildVine Jazz House Band, and all who attend.
Conversational time will be informed by ideas from a recent book by transformational comedian, Kyle Cease – good news indeed! Jazz set begins at 1 p.m. with the Jazz Worship experience kicking off at 1:30 p.m. Come and bring a friend, as there is no admission and all are welcome!
Grief discussion group starts June 6
Concord Regional VNA is offering Life After Loss, an eight-week adult grief discussion group on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. beginning June 6 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 79 Clinton St. There is no meeting on July 4.
Trained grief facilitators provide an opportunity for grief support and education to participants who have suffered a recent loss.
The group size is limited to 12 participants and sessions are free. Registration is required. To register, call 224-4093 or 1-800-924-8620, ext. 2828 or visit crvna.org.
Beer tasting at Local Baskit Friday
Join Local Baskit for a beer tasting with Rockingham Brewing on Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
For more, visit shop.localbaskit.com/collections/ events.
Hospital lecture series gets sponsor
Concord Hospital Trust has received a $5,000 sponsorship from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to support the 2017 and 2018 ‘What’s Up Doc?’ donor lecture series. The ‘What’s Up Doc?’ monthly series highlights the work of physicians who practice at Concord Hospital.
For more, visit giveto.concordhospital.org/events/ whats-up-doc.