9-1-12 Calendar

The Friends of the Meredith Libary's 5K Book-It and 1.2 mile Inchworm fun run to benefit the Library. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Meredith's Community Park. The Inchworm race begins at 9 a.m. and the Book-It race begins at 9:30 p.m. Walkers and runners invited. Dress up as favorite literary character. Best characters wins prizes. For more information call 279-1206 or 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..
Lydia's Thrift Shop holds a grand opening celebration.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the intersection of Church Street and Union Avenue, also known as Busy Corner. Features books and household goods, excluding furniture. No item sold for more than $5.
Squam Lakes Association (SLA) hosts the final barn dance of the season.
7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Fisher Family Barn located next to the SLA Headquarters: 534, Route 3 in Holderness. No prior dance experience needed. Soft soled shoes should be worn. Water bottles recommended. Tickets are $8/adults,  $4/students and free for ages 12 and under. For more information call 968-7336 or visit www.squamlakes.org.
Weirs Beach Labor Day weekend firework show.
10 p.m. at the Weirs beach. This is the final firework show of the summer.
Flea Market at the Masonic Building in Main Street Tilton
. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For vendor information call 393-3946. Proceeds benefit several local charities.
3rd Annual 'Run Your Buns Off' 4.2 miler to benefit the Jacob Earl Messersmith Memorial Scholarship Fund. Runners and walkers will leave from Basic Ingredients Baker in Bristol at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Prizes will be presented to the top three male and women fastest walkers and runners. Raffle prizes, t-shirts, complimentary massages, and bakery and give shop items for sale will be available.
The Meredith Historical Society's Farm Museum is open to the public. Noon-4 p.m. Features exhibits of antique farming tools and early farm life. For more information call 279-1190.
Gilford Public Library Closed.
Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room  Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital.  
The Laconia Farmers' Market. 8 a.m. to noon in the Laconia City Hall parking lot.  A variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, natural meats, seafood, home made baked goods, jelly and breads will be available. Accepts Snap/EBT and credit card payments.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia.  
Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at 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..
Ham and bean supper at Squam Valley Masonic Lodge in Holderness. 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children. Baked ham, beans, casseroles and pies, salads and beverage.