Janaury 2021 ARTS Calendar
SING          DANCE          CREATE          PERFORM          STROLL          ENJOY
January 8    Zoom 7pm
First Fridays! "Stars of Tomorrow" Zoom
Our talented scholarship winners perform and answer questions about pursuing their dreams!
January 12, 13, 14    6:30pm
SKIT Auditions for "Turning Toward the Sun" 
Rehearsals Will Be Virtual Until The Last 2 or 3 Weeks. To receive Zoom Link and play information email  wdborgen@Colby-Sawyer.Edu  
Performance Dates: April 9, 10, 11, 16, 17. More info at
Attention Students: Virtual Arts 2021
Contests...all ages...all arts!
For students in the Lake Sunapee Region.  Send us your Art, Poetry, Writings, and Performance videos!  
Awards will be given in ALL categories. 
Announcing Visual Verse: Snapshots in Time
Literary Arts Guild Presents "Snapshots in Time
Photos and poems recapture and reimagine many dimensions of life in this region of New Hampshire during the 1800's and early twentieth century. Available for $15 at Morgan Hill Bookstore, New London; Main Street Bookends in Warner; and Gibson's Bookstore, Concord; and through participating historical societies.
January Session
Dance Arts Academy Winter Classes  
Our calendar is online, please check out our winter schedule
Get Creative with The Creation Place   
Try our Pottery-To-Go Kits, paint with provided brushes and glazes In the comfort & safety of your own home. Then bring your masterpiece back to the studio for firing! Also limited table reservations for in-studio painting. Check our website
Streaming until January 3
Northern Stage presents
It's a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play   
This holiday season, the beloved American classic comes to your home as a radio broadcast starring a cast of Northern Stage favorites. In the age of social distancing, we're thrilled to offer a message of hope and love that can reach the homes of every family in the Upper Valley and beyond this holiday season.
Starts January 4
Session 3 Begins POD classes In-Studio or Online  
You would be responsible to gather your POD of four to six students. We are offering an hour and a half beginner to intermediate Tap Ballet Combo or Jazz Musical Theatre Combo. You can now have the peace of mind knowing exactly who your child comes in contact with at KCPA. If you are interested please contact Angela Tarleton lovingly known as Miss Angela angela@nhperformingarts.org  
Starts January 7   2pm
Why Wait 'til Spring? Watercolor Zoom Class 
In four sessions,  Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:00-3:30pm, Patti Waren will explain, demonstrate and guide you in two approaches to painting flowers with watercolor. For Beginner and Intermediate $35.
For more information or to register www.libraryartscenter.org 
January 16, 23, 30   7:30pm
New Works Now 2021 Schedule   
All readings will be streamed live. A post-show conversation will follow each reading.   
Saturday, January 16: Drive by Deborah Yarchun 
Saturday, January 23: Enough by Celeste Jennings
Saturday, January 30: Shook by Zoe Sarnak and Alexis Scheer.

Admission Free, $10 donation suggested. Call (802) 296-7000 or click here to reserve.  
 Deadline January 19
The Great Gingerbread House Challenge   
A Community Arts Project of the Library Arts Center, everyone in the greater community is challenged to create a gingerbread house then snap a few photos of your piece and upload them to the LAC online gallery. Free to enter online through January 19, 2021!  Enter Here
Online Writing Classes:
Megan Baxter will be offering three writing classes/lessons - Writing the College Essay; Creative Writing Lessons for Ages 12-18; and Nonfiction Writing Workshop. Megan has won national awards in nonfiction and poetry. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a BFA in Poetry. For more info visit meganbaxterwriting.com or to sign up email meganlbaxter@gmail.com

Virtual Watercolor    10am
Weekly Online Watercolor Classes  
Each week is a stand-alone lesson, so sign up for one session or plan on attending each week to build your skills. The lessons will help beginners learn the basics, while engaging intermediate painters in ways that will develop their skills. Instructor Becky Bense has created a warm and welcoming class environment where all her students feel encouraged.  $10 per session, or $35 for a four-class pass

Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm, online via Zoom
Find out more at libraryartscenter.org   
February 5th     
First Fridays! Gallery Night 
The New London Inn features CFA Photography Group, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust features CFA Cafe Group, Blue Loon Bakery features Vicki and John Koron and Tatewell Gallery TBA..  
Shop Local! Support Local!
We have many creative businesses and local artists as well as the many businesses that support the ARTS so please remember to support all of our local businesses. Shop Local! Support Local! Buy Local Art! 
CFA Volunteer Opportunities  
Help CFA "enrich lives and build community through the arts"!
Contact us today to be part of this growing organization at info@centerfortheartsnh.org
or visit www.CenterForTheArtsNH.org/volunteer
for more information. 
Visit the CFA YouTube Channel for these virtual programs   
OngoingOngoing Events  
Thru April 2021
CFA MicroGallery Exhibits 
New London Inn: Photography Café
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust: CFA 10 x 10 Silent Auction exhibit and the CFA Art Café, Leaves of Grass 
Blue Loon Bakery:Vicki Koron and John Koron
Tatewell Gallery: Mary Borowski, Jill Hacking and Mel Shaw t 
Fridays 4pm
Story Time at Abbott Library  
We will have craft kits available for pickup at the library, and will share a Zoom link with you once you register.  Please register ahead of time via our family resources page  
Tuesdays and Fridays
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Socially Distanced Yoga with LAC 
Indoor, socially distanced yoga classes will be moving to Dance Arts Academy in Sunapee, NH for the fall and Winter! Instructor: Brianna Renner, All levels welcomeCost: $40 for a four-class pass or $12 per session, for single session 
Find out more at libraryartscenter.org/yoga   
Tuesdays 1pm
Painting Group at Chapin Senior Center  
Informal group would love to have you join them. Call COA to register.
Wednesdays   1pm
Needlework Craft Group at Chapin Senior Center  
Informal group would love to have you join them. Call COA to register.
LAC Arts Online
Digital Art Projects for Kids and Families.  
Library Arts Center offers a variety of online art projects. View all of these great  art projects on our YouTube Channel. New projects are released each week!
CovidAvailable Financial Resources for Artists
For those of you who might be in need, we hope the information below is helpful.
The Center for the Arts-Artist Emergency Relief Fund
The Guidelines and Application can be found here
New Hampshire Council on the Arts Emergency Fund
Please click this link below for more information
ResourcesResources for Adults & Kids
 Links for AdultsAdults
 Visit Museums Online
Which museum would you like to visit today?
 Links for KidsKids

 Center for the Arts e-Calendar goes out twice a month (near the 15th and the 30th). 

To be included in our arts calendar we must receive your cultural event information by the 15th of the prior month. 

To add your Cultural Event to our e-Calendar send your information, date and photo to   


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Center for the Arts | 603-526-4444 | info@centerfortheartsnh.org | http://www.centerfortheartsnh.org
P.O. Box 872
New London, NH 03257
The Center for the Arts is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.