W. Dale and JoAnn Franke Overfield ’69 Art + Design Faculty Exhibition

The W. Dale and JoAnn Franke Overfield ’69 Art + Design Faculty Exhibition features recent paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, mixed media works and graphic design by Colby-Sawyer studio art and design faculty.

The exhibition is on view in the Davidow Gallery, with additional work by Professor Loretta Barnett and alumni collaborators in the Sawyer Center's Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact 603.526.3667 or jkeenan@colby-sawyer.edu. Free.

Colby-Sawyer College Singers Winter Concert

"A Celebration of Joy!" features music from several periods and an audience sing-along of light holiday music to get everyone in the mood for the season. Directed by Karen Brook, the performance features student soloists and collaborative pianist Joe Henderson.

For more information, contact Karen Brook at karen.brook@colby-sawyer.edu or 603.526.1844. Free.

Youth Mental Health Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA), a National Council for Behavioral Health program, comes to Colby-Sawyer to teach a five-step action plan offering initial help to young people showing signs of a mental illness or in a crisis, and connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self-help care. The eight-hour course is presented by U.N.H. Cooperative Extension Youth & Family Field Specialists, Melissa Lee, M.Ed. and Gail Kennedy, M.S.W.

Open to all, but designed for adults who work with young people ages 12-18, participants will receive eight hours of professional development. Breakfast, lunch and course materials are included, and registration is required by Jan. 6 at learnforlife.unh.edu. Free.

Wilderness First Aid Training

The Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway hosts a wilderness course for outdoor enthusiasts and/or trip leaders who want basic first aid training for short trips with family, friends and outdoor groups.

The course is 16 hours, held over two full days, and is open to anyone 16+ years of age. The cost is $165 and includes meals. For more information and registration, visit srkg.com/solo-wilderness-first-aid-course.