8-23-12 Calendar

The Meredith Galleries host an Open House evening. 5-7 p.m. The galleries include: VynnArt Gallery & Art Supplies, Gallery 51, The Lakes Gallery, Oglethorpe Fine Arts & Crafts and The Arts Collaborative. Kara's Cafe and Cakery is offering a free pastry with every cup of coffee purchased during this event. For more information contact Vynnie Hale at 279-0557.
The Chroma Concept Jazz Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room. 8 p.m. Admission is $10. BYOB.
Presentation on the trends of the NH loon population hosted by the Loon Preservation Committee. 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. Free admissions. For more information call 476-5666. 
'The Turn of the Screw' at Winnipesaukee Playhouse at Weirs Beach. 7:30 p.m. Call 366-7377 for ticket information. This play may not be suitable for children.
Schmooze Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington sponsored by the Lakes Region Young Professionals. Boarding begins at 5 p.m. Boat will remain dockside, so participants may join and leave at any point during the event. Tickets purchased the night of the event cost $20.
Lunchtime Book Discussion at Gilford Public Library. 12:30 to 1:30p.m., Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, a collection of short stories by Alice Munro. Bring a lunch and the library will provide dessert.
Crafters corner at Gilford Public Library. 6 to 7:30 p.m., knitting, crocheting and other needlework projects.
Evening book discussion at Gilford Public Library. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, a collection of short stories by Alice Munro. Refreshments will be served.
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.
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.