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6-26-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m., ages 0-3, snacks served; Young Writers Group, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Royal Tea Party and Ballerina Dance, event for children 4-12, 10-11:30 a.m., Libby Museum, 755 North Main St. (Route 109), Wolfeboro. Free. Limited to 20 youngsters. Call the museum, 569-1035 to register or for more information.

Book-signing, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bayswater Book Co., Center Harbor, Sandwich author Carl Howe Hansen, signing copies of his novel "Destiny."

Artists Reception, 4-6 p.m. Vynnart gallery, 30 Main St., Meredith. Highlights works by Hallie Cooper and group of home-schooled youngsters. Exhibit runs through Sunday, July 28. 

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Events at the Gilman Library in Alton: Story time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m.; Story time with Granny Apple, 2:15 p.m.

Storytime at Sanbornton Public Library 10:30 a.m.

Steve Kirby Trio performs, 8-11 p.m., Purple Pit Jazz Club, 28 Central Square, Bristol. Reservation can be made by calling 744-7800. More info: www.ThePurplePit.com

Outdoor movie showing, "Homeward Bound," 7:30 p.m. Rumney Bible Conference, Route 25, Rumney. Free. Lawn opens at 6:45.

Blues-rock singer-songwriter Jeremy Wallace performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia. Charge. More info: wwwpitmansfreightroom.com

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 North Main St., Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging meeting, 10 a.m., second Friday of each month. The committee meets in the Wesley Woods Community Room off Rte. 11A, behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. All are welcome.

 

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6-25-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m.-noon; Brown Bag Book Group, noon-2:30 p.m., feel free to bring lunch, popcorn and beverages served; Twilight Tales, 6:30-7:30 p.m., limit of 12 children, signup required.

Children's theater performance, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," 2 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, PSU campus, Plymouth. Tickets can be purchased by calling box office, 535-2787 or 800-7793869 or at www.silver.plymouth.edu

The Lakes Region Camera Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, Route 25, Meredith. The evening's program will be a pot luck supper and member slide show. Persons of any experience level are welcomed. For more information, visit www.lrcamerclub.com.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Local Civil War authority David Decker speaks about the battlefield triumphs of General George Thomas, 7 p.m., Schoolhouse Museum, Dane Road, Center Harbor; sponsored by the Center Harbor Historical Society.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Open Painting at the Library, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Sous Vide Demo, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Craft night at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided. Attendees at the story time are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.

Free Peer Support Groups for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults with Substance Use Issues sponsored by F.A.S.T.E.R. Parent Support Group (Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education & Recovery). The group is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Family Resource Center 719 North Main Street in Laconia. For more information call 293-0960.

Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.

 

 

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6-24-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library: Many Monkeys Come to Read, ages 3-5, 9:45-10:45 a.m., snacks served; Friends of the Meredith Public Library meeting, 3-4 p.m., open to the public.

Fund-raising spaghetti dinner, starting 4:30 p.m., Huot Techinical Center restaurant, Laconia; to raise funds for upcoming trip by Laconia High School bands and choir. LHS Jazz Band will perform during dinner.

10th annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival, 5:30-8 p.m., Winnipesaukee Ballroom, Church Landing Meredith; tickets $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Proceeds benefit Veterans Count; sponsored by Common Man Family of Restaurants, and Martignetti Companies of NH.

Belknap County Democrats meeting and county caucus, 5 p.m., Lakes Region Community College (Academic Commons), Route 106, Laconia. Begins with a potluck. Featured speaker, presidential candidate Lincoln Chaffee, former Rhode Island governor and U.S. senator.

Community Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Meredith Community Center, doors open at 5 p.m. Free, donations accepted; sponsored by Meredith Altrusa Club.

Plymouth Area Democrats meet, Plymouth Regional Senior Center; 5:30 p.m., social hour and pot-luck dinner; 6:30 p.m., brief business meeting. Featured speaker sociologist Cynthia "Mil" Duncan, who will talk about rural poverty and changing rural communities. For more information, call Joyce Weston 536-2856.

Islands of Winnipesaukee, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 503 Endicott Street North (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach; talk by photographer Ron Guilmette.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing, 9–11 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert, 10 a.m. – noon.

Laconia High School, Class of '48 to meet for lunch at The Holy Grail in downtown Laconia at noon.

Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information.
Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.
Cribbage Tournaments held at the Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, 6:30-7 p.m. Proceeds go towards The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team. Cost is $10 per person. Weekly cash prizes awarded. For more information call 998-1418.

Lakes Region Blue Star Mothers meeting. 6 p.m. in the conference room at Lakes Region General Hospital. For more information call Joy Hall at (732) 216-3455.
Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month beginning at 3 PM, downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information visit www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

 

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6-23-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library:  TAB meeting, 3:30-4:40 p.m., for 10- 18-year-olds who want to something to say about their library and community; Traveling World War II Trunk, 6:30-8 p.m., Dan Schroeder of Wright Museum in Wolfeboro discusses the history behind the contents of the Traveling Trunk, refreshments served.

Genealogy workshop. 10 a.m., Wolfeboro Public Library. Free. Held in conjunction with the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group.

Fusion sponsors social, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Natural Roots and Synergy Cafe, 1429 Lakeshore Road, Gilford. RSVP appreciated via Eventbrite or Fusion's Facebook page.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Pictorial talk on Laconia's Urban Renewal project, 6:30 p.m., Woodside Building, Taylor Community, Laconia. Talk giving by local historian and author Warren Huse.

Program on the legacy of the Shakers, 7:30 p.m., Old Town Hall, Gilmanton Iron Works; Darryl Thompson talks about the Shakers and his experiences growing up at the Shaker Village in Canterbury. Free; sponsored by the Gilmanton Historical Society. 

Professional musician Jeff Warner performs examples of traditional New Hampshire folk songs, 7 p.m., Ashland Railroad Station Museum, 62 Depot St. (Route 132), Ashland; sponsored by Ashland Historical Society.

Program about growing up at Canterbury Shaker Village hosted by Gilmanton Historical Society. 7:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tech Tuesday: Squishy Circuits (Teens), 10–11 a.m. Classics Book Group, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community. No experience necessary. Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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6-16-15 Calendar

History talk by Bob Witham who will show slides and speak about one-time Alton businesses that existed from the 1920s to the 1960s, 7 p.m., Gilman Library (lower level); sponsored by Alton Historical Society. Free.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social bridge, 10:30 to 12:30. Drop-in rug hooking, 10:30 to 12:30.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community. No experience necessary. Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

The NAMI NH Laconia Parent Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resources Center at 719 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, directly across from the Laconia Clinic. For more information about the group please call Theresa Eichhorn at 603-707-0888.

 

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