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WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

Summer Family Festival at Rockwell Sanctuary. Explore the Rockwell Sanctuary with Tin Mountain staff 4-8 p.m. at Tin Mountain Conservation Center's Summer Family Festival. Among the activities: frog catching, nature bingo while hiking the trails, and a live animal program with animals from the Science Center of New Hampshire. And be sure to catch "Animals with Bad Behaviors" with Dave Erler, senior naturalist at the Squam Lakes Science Center, who will bring live animals and examine their true behaviors in an effort to help dispel their bad reps. Dinner will be Frye's pizza and dessert includes a campfire complete with s'mores and stories. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children and $15 for families. Call (603) 447-6991 for reservations.

26th Annual Mostly Bach Festival. The two-day 26th Annual Mostly Bach Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Church of Christ Congregational Church in North Conway, featuring instrumental and vocal works of J. S. Bach and friends and Ray Cornils, municipal organist for Portland, Maine. Visit www.mwvevents.com/WMMABach.html for more information.

Family Gardening Program at the Ossipee Common Garden. University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension's Nutrition Connections Family Gardening Program will be held 1-3 p.m. at the Ossipee Common Garden, now located at Agape Ministries on Route 16 across the street from Pizza Barn in Ossipee. The program is for families interested in learning about growing, cooking and preserving fresh vegetables and meets every other Wednesday during the summer. Each session includes garden work, family games and a cooking demonstration. Call Joy Gagnon at (603) 447-3834 for more information or to sign up. Today's program: Family Games to Keep Active.

Science in the Mountains. A free presentation on Mount Washington's unique weather told through the photography of longtime staff meteorologist Ryan Knapp will be held at 7 p.m. at the Weather Discovery Center in North Conway. Visit www.mountwashington.org for more information.

Library Program on Religion. The Wolfeboro Public Library is sponsoring a series of programs on "Religious Literacy for Americans: an Introduction to Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism'' from 1-3 p.m. at the library. The programs, hosted by Mike Hodder, free and open to all. Today's program is on Buddhism: Zen and the Pure Land. Call (603) 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org for more information.

Wednesdays at Wildcat. Wildcat Mountain presents "Wednesdays at Wildcat" programs led by a naturalist from Tin Mountain Conservation Center and ideal for the entire family. Visit www.skiwildcat.com for more information.

A Night of Music at Cabin Fever. Simon Crawford & Kevin Dolan will perform 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Cabin Fever Restaurant in Bartlett village. Visit www.cabinfeverrestaurant.com for more information.

String Music at Settlers Crossing. The Settlers' Crossing String Series will be held 4-6 p.m. on the Starbucks patio at Settlers Crossing in North Conway. In case of rain, the week's session will be cancelled. Call (888) 667-9636 or visit www.settlersgreen.com for more information.

Attitash Mountain Biking Series. The Attitash Mountain Biking Pin The Trail Wednesday Downhill Series, a single-run format downhill mountain bike race, is being held at Attitash Resort Bike Park. The daily entry fee is $15. Visit www.attitash.com for more information.

Little Critter at StoryLand. Little Critter appears at StoryLand 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit www.storylandnh.com for more information.

Writing Workshop for Children. The Freedom Public Library's summer writing workshop for students going into 5th grade and older is held 10-11:30 a.m at the library. The workshop is taught by Jane Fullerton, who teaches at Fryeburg Academy. Refreshments will be served.

Super-Cold Science in Effingham, Conway. The Boston Museum of Science will be visiting the Effingham Public Library to demonstrate "Super-Cold Science" at 1:30 p.m. Call the library at (603) 539-1537 for more information. The same program will be held at 4 p.m. at the Conway Public Library.

'Buffalo and Tough Cookie' Author in Jackson. The Friends of the Jackson Public Library presents author Dan Szczesny who will discuss his book, "Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie'' at 7 p.m. at the Jackson Public Library, 52 Main Street, Jackson.

Performance at the Barnstormers. Richard Bean's play, "One Man, Two Guvnors,'' will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at The Barnstormers Theatre, 104 Main Street, Tamworth. Visit www.artstamworth.org for more information.

Jazz History. Mike Sakash's Jazz History summer class will be offered 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Mountain Top Music Center, 111 Main Street in Conway Village. Today's theme is "Alternative Voices: Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz and Gerry Mulligan.'' The cost is $12 per person. Call (603) 447-4737 for more information.

Day Camp at NH Boat Museum. The new Hampshire Boat Museum in Wolfeboro is hosting a three-day summer day camp for children entering grades 3-6 from 9-11:30 a.m. (Friday, July 25 will be a longer field trip day). Cost: $15 per day for members' children and grandchildren and $18 per day for all others). Visit www.nhbm.org or call (603) 569-4554 to sign up or for more information.

Lobster or Steak Dinner Deadline. Today is the last day to make reservations for the Almost Annual Lobster or Steak Dinner to be held Friday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church in Tamworth. Tickets are $30 each. Dinner includes steamers, salad, coleslaw, corn on the cob, dinner roll, Blueberry Buckle and iced tea or water. Call the church office at (603) 323-8515 from 9 a.m. to noon or David Manley at (603) 301-1074 for reservations. 

Artist Reception. A reception will be held at the Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery 5-7 p.m. for artist Margery Thomas Mueller, who has been working with Yupo paper. She will discuss the process at 6 p.m. The gallery is located at 69 Maple Street in Center Sandwich. Visit www.patricialaddcarega.com or call (603) 284-7728 for more information.

Acting Master Class. M&D Productions will offer an Acting Master Class for teens and adults taught by Rich Russo 6:30-9 p.m. The master class, "An Actor's Toolbox," is designed to provide useful and indispensable approaches to the craft of acting. The cost for the master class is $65 per person and will take place at Your Theatre, 1857 White Mountain Highway, North Conway. Call M&D Productions at (603) 733-5275 for more information or to register.

'Celtic Revival!' The SKY Family will be performing their Celtic dance and gospel production, "Celtic Revival!'' at 7 p.m. at Open Door Bible Church in West Ossipee on Route 16 and 25 next to the West Ossipee Post Office. Look for the big white tent. Call (508) 380-0471 or visit www.theskys.org for more information.

Craft-making Program. The Wolfeboro Public Library is holding a free washi tape postcard-making program 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the library. Call (603) 269-2428 for more information.

Sedges of Maine Discussion. Matt Arsenault will discuss "The Sedges of Maine: A Field Guide to the Cyperaceae'' at 7:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library in Lovell, Maine.

Eastern Coyote Discussion. Chris Schadler, Project Coyote representative for New Hampshire and Vermont, will share her knowledge of the Eastern coyote based on 30 years of research and her experience as a former sheep raiser. She will also share management strategies that will be of particular interest for livestock owners. The program will be held 7-8 p.m. at the Benz Center in Center Sandwich. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Call Deb Kissell at (603) 465-6529 for more information.

Building Marble Ramps in Jackson. The Jackson Public Library is hosting a program at 5 p.m. for children to learn how to build a marble ramp with paper plates and paper towel rolls. Visit www.jacksonlibrarynh.org or call (603) 383-9731 for more information.

Presentation on Peace in Africa. Activists Kambale Musavuli and Paul Pumphrey will present "Promoting Peace in the Heart of Africa: The Democratic Republic of the Congo'' at 7:30 p.m. at World Fellowship Center on Drake Hill Road, Albany. The program is free. Call (603) 447-2280 or visit www.worldfellowship.org for more information.

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