Kick off Making Strides on May 24
A free evening of inspiration, fabulous fare, libations and music is scheduled to kick off the Making Strides of Concord 2018 season!
Happy hours for Hope will be May 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Phenix Hall, 38 N. Main St. (above The Works Café).
Come be inspired, informed and motivated to be part of the powerful force that is Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Concord.
Business sponsors, team leaders, volunteers and anyone interested in the American Cancer Society’s No. 1 per capita Making Strides event in the United States are welcome.
And leave your checkbook at home – this is not a fundraiser.
This event is free, but advance tickets are required. Space is limited. Visit eventbrite.com and search Happy Hours for Hope.
For more information, contact Kathi Russ at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 738-4404.
Auditions for RB Productions show
RB Production is hosting auditions for this summer’s mainstage production of Mary Poppins at Beaver Meadow School on May 22 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Performances will be Aug. 3-4 at the Capitol Center for the Arts. Rehearsals will take place during the months of July, evenings and weekends.
Please prepare 32 bars of a song that matches the style of the musical and best showcases your vocal abilities and personality. Please provide the casting directors a resume and headshot.
All roles are available including both principle and ensemble adult roles (including Mary Poppins, Bert, Mr. and Mrs. Banks and more) for ages 18 and older; young adult and teen ensemble roles for ages 13 to 17; and children roles available: Jane (ages 9-12) and Michael (ages 8-10) plus various roles for the childrens ensemble (ages 6-12)
After auditions, a callback list will be released via email for those invited to return on May 24.
Those called back will be asked to sing from the score and learn a short dance combination with our choreographer.
RB Productions has also reviewed the enrollment for its two “teenage” shows – Singing in the Rain and Once upon a Mattress – and found the majority of registrations are under 15 years old .Registration is now open to include 10 year olds and up. Both shows are looking for boys to fill lead roles.
For more info, visit rb-productions.com.
Jazz Sanctuary this Sunday afternoon
“The Birthday of Spiritual Community Through the Jazz of Spirit” will be the theme of this Sunday’s Jazz Sanctuary – First Church/ Third Sunday at 1 p.m. at Concord’s First Congregational Church (177 N. Main St. – corner of North Main and Washington streets).
The Prodigals, an eight-piece jazz worship ensemble, will be featured with swinging jazz arrangements of sacred and secular pieces by the group’s leader and trumpeter, Bob “Dr. Cool” Maccini. The Christian celebration of Pentecost will be the jumping off point for conversation led by Tim Wildman about spiritual community and how it forms and is sustained by spirit.
The jazz set begins at 1 p.m. with the jazz worship experience at 1:30. Admission is free and “wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here!”
Yard sale to benefit Pat and the Hats
“The Hats” as in Pat and The Hats will hold an album fund yard sale at the Smokestack Center, 254 N. State St. on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Browse their many items to help them raise funds for new music!
Shredding eventat South Church
On Saturday, bring those boxes of old tax returns and documents that are sitting in your basement and have them shredded by a professional shredding company in the South Church parking lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For $10 per brown grocery bag or copier paper size box full of paper, all of those piles can be gone in minutes and your donation will benefit the ministries of South Church
For more information, contact South Church at email@example.com.
Open house at Granite State Yoga
Join Granite State Yoga, 254 N. State St., for its spring open house on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be free bikram yoga classes at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and free inferno hot pilates classes at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
For more info, visit granitestateyoga.com/#/workshops-and-events.
Pasta supper at Bow Mills Saturday
The Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow, is hosting a pasta supper on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the pasta supper will go toward the Bow Mills Campership Fund.
The supper includes pasta and sauce, tossed salad, garlic bread, a beverage and dessert (vegetarian option available). Cost is $10 per person; $15 for couples; and $20 for families. Call 224-0884 to make reservations.
Caregiver program begins June 19
Concord Regional VNA is offering “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week program that empowers family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. The program is on Tuesdays beginning June 19 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at GoodLife Programs & Activities, 254 N. State St.
Learn tools to help reduce stress, improve caregiving confidence, establish balance in your life, communicate your needs, make tough decisions, and locate helpful resources.
There is no fee to attend this program and space is limited. Registration is required. To register, call Concord Regional VNA at 224-4093 or 1-800-924-8620, ext. 5815 or visit crvna.org.
Grand openingat Northland JCB
On Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 114 Hall St., Northland JCB will host a grand opening to celebrate its new Concord branch. All are welcome to join in the celebration and enjoy equipment demonstrations, games, prizes, giveaways, and a catered lunch. Also making an appearance will be the JCB GT, the world’s fastest dragster backhoe.
Northland JCB has a wide variety of new and used equipment available for rent or purchase. The company also offers on-site service and equipment repair for added customer convenience.
For more information about Northland JCB and their services, visit northlandjcb.com.
One-day-onlysale at Clark Tools
Clark Heintz Tools & Equipment, LLC is raising funds for its new building, and having a one-day-only blowout sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Get 10 to 25 percent off lots of inventory including Sunex hand tools and socket sets, tire changers, wheel balancers, motorcycle lifts, ATV lifts, tool boxes, snowmobile, golf cart and UTV lifts, air compressors, air bead seaters, floor jacks, seat creepers, transmission jacks, rollcarts, and more.
Clark Heintz Tools & Equipment, LLC is located at 1298 Rte 3A in Bow. Call 234-2612 for more info.