On Friday night, April 7, Senior Food Technologist Michelle Richardson from the Combat Feeding Directorate at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center will discuss the complexities of developing nutritious meals for warfighters in far-flung regions of the globe, and for astronauts venturing far beyond Earth. She’ll regale the audience with tales of developing foodstuffs that are safe, nutritious, stable, lightweight, easy to use, varied, low volume – and on top of all this, tasty! Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the planetarium show Tonight’s Sky begins at 7 p.m., followed by Richardson’s program at 8:15 p.m.
On Thursday, April 6, Music School faculty members Lindsey Schust and Grace Schust will give a lecture titled “Journey of the Drum: The African Diaspora.” The following week, on April 13, the Akwaaba Traditional African Drum and Dance Ensemble will present a concert titled “Songs and Dances from West Africa.”
On Saturday, May 6, the City of Concord will celebrate its cultural vitality with a full range of activities for all. The Capital Arts Fest will run from dawn to dusk with more than 20 events, including arts, film, music and festivities, both in and outside with a unique event in the city.
Waterville Valley Resort received more than 20 inches of new snow from blizzard Stella last week. Great snow conditions along with longer, sunny days are providing incredible spring skiing and snowboarding across Waterville Valley Resort’s 250 acres, 4 parks, and 100% open Nordic terrain with 74km of trails. The 6th Annual Last Run Luau Concert and Pond Skim on April 1st is a highlight of Waterville Valley’s après-ski spring fun.
Concord Community Music School is a full member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education and is recognized nationally for program innovation and management excellence. Welcoming adults, teens and children of all musical abilities, 53 artist teachers reach more than 33,000 people in four states with educational programs, concerts, workshops and community partnerships. CCMS has received major funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Hearst Foundation, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Jane’s Trust, and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and is the 2005 recipient of the NH Governor’s Arts Award for Cultural Access Leadership.
Katherine McClellan: "Keith worked at Waterville Valley for many years. Keith worked his way up to Head of Snow Surfaces and Mountain Manager. He dedicated many hours to Waterville Valley, and he was part of the planning of Green Peak before retiring. He was always at the mountain in the morning, checking in to make sure everything was running".
Waterville Valley Resort-- Waterville Valley Resort will extend the current ski season until at least April 9th, 2017. This will give guests a chance to enjoy the incredible snow conditions, and extend the fun of spring skiing.
A king desperate to retain control of his kingdom, a commander on a quest to conquer, a girl caught in the crossfire, a knight confident in love's power, a witch searching to belong: these are the dynamic characters of Handel's Rinaldo. The Musicians of Wall Street present an evening of operatic adventure at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7 at the Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord.
On the heels of this week’s big storm, there is a flurry of spring skiing deals and savings at New Hampshire’s mountain resorts. The snow is fresh and abundant, the weather conditions are ideal and skiers can have it all - including value. There are a number of lift ticket deals that skiers and riders won’t want to pass up, plus, those who buy their 2017/2018 season passes right now will save into next season.
The Town of Waterville Valley is colorful this year with the annual Easter Egg Hunt! This year the Hunt that will take place at Town Square on Saturday, April 15th. There will be more than 1000 filled eggs with a chance of finding one with a golden ticket! Come welcome Spring with us - Prizes, light refreshments & pictures with the Easter Bunny! Registration is at 9am at Town Square with the hunt beginning promptly at 9:30am. Kids 11 years old & under are invited for $5/per child (1 year & under are free). Bring your own basket to collect eggs! Follow us over to the Rec afterwards for Open Gym (included with the registration fee).