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The Scott Libby Fireside Concert Series

The purpose of the Libby Fireside Concert Series is to create a welcoming and accessible environment that encompasses all genres of music while building cultural awareness through an interdisciplinary approach. Scott Libby was an exceptional musician and community servant. He was an integral part of the musical life of Hamilton and Wenham; therefore, this program has been named in his honor.
Shows 7:30pm Tickets in advance are $15, $18 at the door
January 31 – Parcel of Rogues – Scottish Music and Dance Snow date: Sunday, February 1
PURCHASE PARCEL OF ROGUES TICKETS HERE
March 14 – Matt and Shannon Heaton- Contemporary and Traditional Celtic Music
April 11- Chelsea Berry – Singer/Songwriter
May 16 – Jake Armerding – Folk Singer/Songwriter

Special Friends

The Community House continues to serve the interests of our “Special Friends”, individuals with special needs, via regular socials. All events are free, with advance registration. Interested in volunteering? There are opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Events are typically on Thursday evenings, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Email bethany@communityhouse.org
**Friday, December 19 – 7:30am-8:30am – Breakfast with Hamilton-Wenham Rotary Club
February 12, 2015 – Valentine’s Dance
March 19 – Watercolor Class
April 23 – Spring Fling Dance
May 21 – Country Western Dance

RSVP to ann@communityhouse.org, bethany@communityhouse.org, or 978-468-4818 x10

Joanne Holbrook Patton Community Service Award

Volunteer of the Year Award

The Community House is accepting nominations to recognize and honor individuals who have exhibited extraordinary dedication to volunteerism and/or community service.

Joanne Holbrook Patton Community Service Award Guidelines

Volunteer of the Year Award Guidelines

24th Annual Community House Classic 9 Hole Golf Tournament

Our 24th annual charitable golf tournament to support The Community House.
Friday, June 5

Cape Ann Golf Course
Essex, MA
$125 Early Bird (prior to May 1); $150 May 1 and later
Rain or Shine
Rain or Shine All entry fees include: Green fees & cart, sign-in gifts, and a complimentary drink at cocktail reception. Golfers may register either individually or as a foursome. The proceeds are to benefit The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham, a non-profit organization. The fee is non-refundable and a portion is tax deductible.

Community House Block Party ~ NEW & IMPROVED!

Saturday, June 27, 2015 5pm-9pm
Details: TBD

Sundays in Patton Park

FREE outdoor musical concerts – 5pm-7pm during the summer
Performers 2002-2014 here

Pumpkinfest

October 2015

14th Annual Harvest Dinner

Saturday, November 7, 2015
6:30pm-10:00pm

One Hundred Dollars per person and open bar. Tax deductable. The Community House of Hamilton & Wenham cordially invites you to an evening of dining with proceeds to benefit our annual capital needs and improvements to our historic building.

$5,000 Harvest Dinner Raffle

Proceeds from this raffle support the annual maintenance needs of our historic building. Tickets $100 each – Only 200 will be sold Grand Prize $5,000 – 2nd – $500 – 3rd – $250 – 4th – $150

Congratulations to our 2014 $5,000 Harvest Dinner Raffle Winners!…
Courtney Wilson $5000
Jeffrey Bird $500
Connie Gourdeau $250
Rich Jones $150

Community Carol Sing

December 2015
6:30pm FREE
Children are encouraged to bring their own flashlight or glowsticks for the tree and gazebo lighting.

A sing along led by Brian Doser, Peter Stewart and Joe Scuderi will infuse your heart with the warmth of the holiday season. A 30 minute sing along spectacular will be followed by cookies, cocoa, and the traditional caroling and lighting ceremony at the gazebo and People’s United tree.

A Fireside Noel

December 2015
7:30pm

Infuse your heart with the warmth of the holiday season at The Community House’s annual Fireside Noel. Join us as we celebrate the spirit of Christmas with poetry readings, dance, music, carols and more! The Fireside Noel is directed by Jeanne Maurand.
$12 in advance, $15 at the door

Programs

Adult Sewing

Instructor Rhonda Galpern
Wednesdays, 10am-12:30pm
Session I: February 4-March 11 (no class 2/18)
Session II: March 25-April 26 (no class 4/21)
Session III: May 6-June 10 

This workshop is designed for newcomers to sewing to learn the FUNdamentals, both by hand and with a basic sewing machine. Skills will include sewing straight and curved seams, buttonholes, decorative stitches, embellishments and zippers. Two machines are available for students to share during every session. (You may bring in your own machine.) Participants are encouraged to bring ideas and/or patterns to the first class. Experienced sewers may continue their current project or use class time to finish one previously set aside. Class fee $135 per 5 week session

Adult, Infant and Child CPR

It is only a matter of a few short minutes before it is too late to save a life … learning what to do provides you precious minutes and gives someone a chance to survive. YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE! This HEARTSAVER course, including the hands-only approach to CPR w/ AED, will be taught by Regina Baker, RN. The instructor is certified by the American Heart Association. Appropriate for ages 11 and up
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
February 7
May 2

Class fee: $50 includes certification card valid for 2 years

First Aid

This course will be taught by Regina Baker, RN. The instructor is certified by the American Heart Association. Appropriate for ages 11 and up
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
March 21

Class fee: $50 includes certification card valid for 2 years

Classes

Korean Karate

Classes are offered Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons and evenings. FREE 30-day trial Certified instruction in the classical Korean martial art of Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan. Youth students aged 5-13 years old will experience the many benefits martial arts training has to offer including improved discipline, concentration and self esteem while learning an effective self-defense system which will heighten their awareness and confidence. For more information, call Jim Harwood – 978.927.6671 www.thekaratecenter.com CLASS PHOTOGRAPHS ON FLICKR HERE By George Blaney

Ballroom Dancing Classes

Classes are offered Wednesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm Dancing lessons in our beautiful 1920s Ballroom Learn the basics of Latin and traditional ballroom from experienced instructor and ballroom champion, Greg Warwick. Private instruction available by appointment. Daytime, weekend appointments available Grades 7 through adults (partners are advised) $120 per person for 8 weeks. For more information and to register, contact Greg Warwick at 508-932-5989 or gcwarwick@comcast.net.

Ignite Your Spirit Yoga

Classes take place in the beautiful Mandell room. For more information and class schedule contact: Laurence King at 978-526-8025 or laurence2@comcast.net

Tai Chi for Good Health

Mondays, 8:45am-9:45am Short Form Tuesdays, 6pm-8pm Short Form Wednesdays 9:15am-10:15am Short Form Saturdays, 9am-10am Tai Chi for Beginners (Short Form) Discounts for seniors. For more information or to register contact: Marna Badavas at 978-358-7760 or www.greatbaytaichi.com

Clubs

Birka Lodge No. 732

Swedish Fraternal Organization http://www.birka732.com/

Hamilton-Wenham Rotary Club

Breakfast – Fridays at 7:30am http://hwrotaryclub.org/

North Shore Rock and Mineral Club

http://www.northshorerock.org/

Two Town Walking Club

978-777-0148

Church

Hope Chapel

info@hopechapelma.org