12-14-17 Calendar

Thursday, December 14

Music

Acoustic Thursday, 7:00 p.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road in Gilford. Eric Grant performs. For details call 603-293-0841.

Blood, Sweat & Tears, 7:30 p.m.​, at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main Street in Plymouth. For details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dudley Laufman, 6:30 p.m.​, at Corner House Inn, 22 Main Street in Sandwich. For details call 603-284-6219.

Sandwich Singers, 7:00 p.m.​, at St. Andrew’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal, 678 Whittier Road in Tamworth. Sandwich Singer concerts traditionally include some carol singing by all present, and this year is no exception. All concerts last about one hour. Donations help support the Singers' music program, and the host churches and their projects.

The Sweetback Sisters' Christmas Singalong, 7:00 p.m.​, at Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company, 2415 White Mountain Highway in West Ossipee. This popular show delivers a veritable explosion of yuletide splendor, complete with trivia, prizes and, of course, all the holiday tunes you know and love. Ticket sales help support free arts workshops and diverse performances in our community. For details call 443-963-7165.

Library Events

Artist group, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.​, at Sanbornton Public Library, 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road. For details call 603-286-8288.

Conversational French, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Elementary Gingerbread Houses, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Evening Book Discussion, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Fiber Arts, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.​, at Sanbornton Public Library, 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road. For details call 603-286-8288.

Gifts in a Jar, 6:00 p.m.​, at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1385 Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. Barbecue Spice Rub and Bath Salts. Teens and Adults. Sign-up required. For details call 603-364-2400.

Hand Sewn Felt Ornaments, 2 p.m., at Hall Memorial Library, 19 Park Street in Northfield. For details call 603-286-8971.

Purl Jam, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 North Main Street. For details call 603-524-4775.

Storytime, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.​, at Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main Street in New Hampton. For details call 603-744-8061.

Storytime, 1:30 p.m.​, at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1385 Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. For details call 603-364-2400.

Teen Tabletoppers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Community

Free Coworking week!, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.​, at Take Root Coworking, 359 Central Street in Franklin. For details call 603-937-0239.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame, 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

Hart's Trivia, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.​, at Copper kettle Tavern at Hart's, 233 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith. For details call 603-279-6212.

Holiday Preschool Storytime, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 North Main Street. For details call 603-524-4775.

Holiday Preschool Storytime, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 North Main Street.. For details call 603-524-4775.

Home school Game Club, 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Jingle & Mingle: A Young Professionals Networking Event, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.​, at Take Root Coworking, 359 Central Street in Franklin. For details call 603-934-8323.

Ongoing Community

Gentle Yoga with Chris Walsh, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Center Harbor Congregational Church, Gilpatric Hall, 53 Main Street. Suitable for all ages and every body. Classic yoga movements and warmups are used to promote flexibility, range of motion, and balance. Learn to relax deeply and replenish your energy and wellbeing. Held every Tuesday and Thursday, except holidays, weather permitting. Suggested donation: $5. For more information, Call Chris at 603-476-5482.

Hillsdale 4-H Dairy Club, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.​, at Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Rd in Tamworth. Focus on learning about various dairy breeds of cattle, goats and sheep, while participating in local and state 4-H activities. Club meets monthly and is open to residents of Carroll County, ages 8–18. Ownership of a project animal is not required. For details call 603-323-7591.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m.​, at American Legion Post 1, 849 North Main Street in Laconia.

Bone Builders, 9:30 to 10:30 p.m.​, at Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road in Tilton. For details call 603-527-8291.

Community Bible Study, 10:00 a.m.​, at New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene, 33 Staniels Road in Loudon. For details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Public Skating, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.​, at Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.

SMART Recovery, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.​, at Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region, 635 Main Street, Suite 303, in Laconia. For details call 603-524-5939.

12-13-17 Calendar

Music

Acoustic Country Pickin' Party, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.​, at Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road in Tilton. For details call 603-527-8291.

Ladies Night, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road in Gilford. Cody James setting the groove. Ladies enjoy half-price drinks and more. For details call 603-293-0841.

Karaoke, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.​, at Copper Kettle Tavern at Hart's, 233 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith. For details call 603-279-6212.

Sandwich Singers, 7:00 p.m.​, at Melvin Village Community Church in Tuftonboro. Sandwich Singer concerts traditionally include some carol singing by all present, and this year is no exception. All concerts last about one hour. Donations help support the Singers' music program, and the host churches and their projects.

Library Events

Adult Board Game Night, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main Street in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775.

Afternoon Scrabble, noon, at Hall Memorial Library, 18 Park Street in Northfield. For details call 603-286-8971.

Bookcraft, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.​, at Hall Memorial Library, 18 Park Street in Northfield. For details call 603-286-8971.

Check Out an Expert, 10:00 a.m. to noon, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Early Release Movie, 1:15 p.m.​, at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1385 Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. A snack is served. For details call 603-364-2400.

Elementary Gingerbread Houses, 3:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Explore Creativity, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.​, at Belmont Public Library, 146 Main Street in Belmont. For details call 603-267-8331.

Holiday Preschool Storytime, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main Street. For details call 6035244775.

Line Dancing, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road. For details call 603-524-6042.

Magic the Gathering, 4 p.m., at Hall Memorial Library, 18 Park Street in Northfield. For details call 603-286-8971.

Storytime, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.​, at Belmont Public Library, 146 Main Street. For details call 603-267-8331.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m.​, at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1385 Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. For details call 603-364-2400.

Whimsical Tales, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.​, at Meredith Public Library, 91 Main Street. For details call 603-279-4303.

Community

Author Book Signing, 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m, Upper Level Gallery of the Laconia Public Library, 695 North Main Street. Local Historian and author Warren D. Huse will sign copies of his new book, "Celebrate Laconia: 125 years of the Lake City." People may bring their previously purchased books for signing or may purchase books at the event. Refreshments will be served and free gift-wrapping provided. For further information about the event, call Pam Clark at 603-387-1285.

Free Coworking week!, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.​, at Take Root Coworking, 359 Central Street in Franklin. For details call 603-937-0239.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame, 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

Silent Film: Steamboat Bill Jr., 6:30 p.m.​, at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main St in Plymouth. For details call 603-536-2551.

Ongoing Communithy

Alzheimer's/Other Dementias & Their Caregiver Support Groups, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.​, at Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square. For details call 603-536-6060.

Hands Across the Table free weekly meal, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.​, at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall, 31 Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, meal starts at 5 p.m. All are welcome.

Laconia Friendship Club Meeting, 1:30 p.m., at Leavitt Park Clubhouse, 334 Elm St. in Laconia.

SMART Recovery Family & Friends, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.​, at Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region, 635 Main Street, Suite 303, in Laconia. For details call 603-524-5939.

Weekly Group Meditation, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.​, at Lakes Dharma Center in Laconia. For details call 603-455-2207.

Weekend Calendar 12-9-17

Sunday, December 10

Music

Clearlakes Chorale: Handel's Messiah, 2:00 p.m.​, at St. Katharine Drexel Church, Hidden Springs Road in Alton. Clearlakes Chorale presents Handel’s Messiah, with professional soloists and orchestra. For details, see www.clearlakeschorale.org or call 603-544-2267.

The Longest Winter: A Christmas Concert and Singalong, 7:00 p.m.​, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes, 30 Tamworth Road in Tamworth. Liam Robinson and Jean Rohe go deep into the Christmas repertoire: the mystical, the melancholic, the soulful, the sublime. Suggested donation $10, $25 for families. For details call 603-447-2113.

Samantha Fish, 6:30 p.m.​, at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, 39 Main Street in Plymouth. For details call 603-536-2551.

Sunday Funday, 11:30 a.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road in Gilford. For details call 603-293-0841.

Special Community

Black Swan Inn hosts annual holiday open house, noon, at Black Swan Inn, 354 W. Main Street in Tilton. For details call 603-286-4524.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame, 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

International Nativity Display, noon to 3:00 p.m.​, at Meredith Bay Colony Club, 21 Upper Mile Point Drive in Meredith.

Wolves JR Hockey game, 2:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Merrill Fay Arena, 468 province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.

Ongoing Community

Public Skating, noon to 1:30 p.m.​, at Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789. 

Monday, December 11

Library Events

Fiber Friends, 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Hand Sewn Felt Ornaments at Hall Memorial Library, 19 Park Street in Northfield. For details call 603-286-8971.

Holiday Cards, 3:00 to 7:30 p.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main Street in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775.

Lego Creator Club, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Mahjong, 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Road in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Teen Movie: "Spider-Man: Homecoming," 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main Street in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775.

Special Community

Crafty Kids, 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.​, at Playdate, 60 Whittier Highway, Lower Level, in Moultonborough. For details call 603-242-2304.

Free Coworking week!, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.​, at Take Root Coworking, 359 Central Street in Franklin. For details call 603-937-0239.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame, at 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

Genealogy workshop, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.​, at www.splnh.com, 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road in Sanbornton. For details call 603-286-8288.

Present Wrapping Party at The Gunstock Inn Schuster's Tavern & Steakhouse. 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.​, in Gilford. For details call 603-293-2600.

Ongoing Community

Creative Recovery Art Program, 10:00 a.m. to noon.​, at Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region, 635 Main Street, Suite 303 in Laconia. For details call 603-524-5939.

Public Skating, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.​, at Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.

TAI CHI - 101, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.​, at 17 Church Street in Laconia. For details call 603-273-0125.

Team Trivia, 7:30 p.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Road in Gilford. For details call 603-293-0841.

Yoga for Recovery, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.​, at Navigating Recovery of the Lakes Region, 635 Main Street, Suite 303 in Laconia. For details call 603-524-5939.

12-12-17 Calendar

Tuesday, December 12

Music

Holiday Program with the New Horizons Band, 7:00 p.m.​, at Taylor Community's Woodside Building in Laconia. For details call 603-524-5600.

Open Mic, 7:00 p.m.​, at Patrick's Pub & Eatery, 18 Weirs Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-293-0841.

Library Events

Adult Craft: Painted Rock Cacti, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.​​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main St in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775.

Bridge at Gilford Public Library. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.​, at 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Card Games Meet-up, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.​, at Belmont Public Library, 146 Main St in Belmont. For details call 603-267-8331.

Fiber Arts, 10:00 a.m. to noon, at Sanbornton Public Library, 27 Meetinghouse Hill Rd in Sanbornton. For details call 603-286-8288.

Gilford Clickers Photography Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Gingerbread House Decorating, 6:00 p.m.​, at Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1385 Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. Sign-up required. For details call 603-364-2400.

Jewelry Making: Bracelet, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Nightly Knitting, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Preschool Gingerbread Houses, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.​,​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.​, at Gilford Public Library, 31 Potter Hill Rd in Gilford. For details call 603-524-6042.

Teen Graphic Novel Club, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.​, at Laconia Public Library, 695 N Main St in Laconia. For details call 603-524-4775.

 Community

Charity Vendor Bingo, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.​, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1670, 143 Court Street in Laconia. For details call 603-630-4296.

Drumming for the Health of It, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.​, at Lakes Region Creative Aging Resoure Center, 17 Church Street in Laconia. For details call 603-273-0125.

Franklin Farmer's Market, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.​, at Franklin Regional Hospital, 15 Aiken Ave in Franklin. For details call 603-934-2060.

Free Coworking week!, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.​, at Take Root Coworking, 359 Central Street in Franklin. For details call 603-937-0239.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame, 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

Parent Workshop Series: Staying Connected with Your Teen, 3:00 p.m.​, at Pittsfield Elementary School, 34 Bow St. in Pittsfield. This five-workshop engages parents of teens to develop communication and family management skills proven helpful in positive youth development. For details call 603-545-1046.

Senior Health Clinic, 9:00 a.m.​, at Richard Brown House, 142 S. Village Road in Loudon. Services include foot care, blood pressure screening and more. For more information or to make an appointment call 224-4093, ext. 5815.

 Ongoing Community

Gentle Yoga with Chris Walsh, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Center Harbor Congregational Church, Gilpatric Hall, 53 Main Street. Suitable for all ages and every body. Classic yoga movements and warmups are used to promote flexibility, range of motion, and balance. Learn to relax deeply and replenish your energy and wellbeing. Held every Tuesday and Thursday, except holidays, weather permitting. Suggested donation: $5. For more information, call Chris at 603-476-5482.

Bone Builders at Tilton Senior Center. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.​, at 11 Grange Road in Tilton. For details call 603-527-8291.

Public Skating, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.​, at Merrill Fay Arena, 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.

Free Guitar Lessons Every Tuseday at 1:30 p.m. at Belmont Senior Center, 14 Mill Street, 2nd floor. For details call 603-267-9867.

Grief Share Support Group, 6:30 p.m.​, at First Baptist Church of Meredith, 89 Main Street. For details call 603-279-8108.

Overeaters Anonymous, 5:45 p.m.​, at CrossRoads Church, 2205 NH-16 in Ossipee. Group meets every Tuesday. For details call 603-662-2135.

12-9-17 Calendar

Saturday, December 9

Music

Clearlakes Chorale presents Handel’s Messiah, with professional soloists and orchestra. St. Katharine Drexel Church, Hidden Springs Rd., Alton, NH 03809. Dec. 9, 2017, 7:30 PM, Dec. 10, 2:00 PM. See www.clearlakeschorale.org for details. For details call 603-544-2267.

Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra Holiday POPS Concert at Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.​, at 1 Laker Lane, NH Route 25 in Meredith. For details call 800-838-3006.

Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives at Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center. 7:30 p.m.​, at 39 Main St in Plymouth. For details call 603-536-2551.

Maurice John Vaughn Blues Band at Pitman's Freight Room. 8:00 p.m.​, at 94 New Salem St in Laconia. For details call 603-527-0043.

Tribute to Tom Petty at Patrick's Pub & Eatery. 8:30 p.m.​, at 18 Weirs Rd in Gilford. Tim Thieriault's tribute to Tom Petty. For details call 603-293-0841.

TubaChristmas at All Saint’s Episcopal Church. 2:00 p.m.​, at 258 South Main Street in Wolfeboro. For details call 603-569-3861.

Library

Reindeer Saturday at Meredith Public Library. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.​, at 91 Main St. in Meredith. For details call 603-279-4303.

Community

Al-Anon Group at Lakes Region General Hospital. 7:00 p.m.​, in Laconia. For details call 1-888-425-2666.

Breakfast With Santa at Common Man Ashland. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.​, at 60 Main Street in Ashland. For details call 603-848-2029.

Breakfast with Santa at Union Masonic Lodge. 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.​, at 61 Pleasant Street in Bristol. For details call 603-744-6158.

Christmas Fair at Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church. 9:00 a.m.​, at 400 West Main Street in Tilton. For details call 603-455-5341.

Christmas Greens Sale at Leavitt Park Clubhouse. 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.​, at 334 Elm Street in Laconia. For details call 603-524-6274.

Divorced and Separated Support Group at St. Joseph Catholic Church Hall. 5:30 p.m.​, at Routes 140 and 106 in Belmont. Non-denominational. For details call 603-581-9559.

Gale School Holiday Fundraiser at Greenlaws Music & U-Frame We Frame Downtown Laconia, NH. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at 633 Main Street & 50 Canal Street in Laconia. For details call 603-290-4143.

Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair at VFW. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.​, at 143 Court St in Laconia. For details call 603-366-6819.

International Nativity Display at Meredith Bay Colony Club. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.​, at 21 Upper Mile Point Drive in Meredith.

Ossipee Marketplace at The Mountain Grainery/Ace Hardware. 9:00 a.m.​, at 755 Route 16 in Ossipee. Featured items are maple syrup; jam; sewn, knit and crochet items; photography; decorative painting; and more. This is a great place to find unique items for holiday gift giving. For more information, call 603-608-2319.

Public Skating at Merrill Fay Arena. 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.​, at 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.

Winter Farmers Market at Gilford Youth Center. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.​, at 19 Potter Hill Road in Gilford.

Wolves JR Hockey Game at Merrill Fay Arena. 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.​, at 468 Province Road in Laconia. For details call 603-528-0789.