10-24-12 Calendar

Blackstones hosts the Leo Blanco Trio. 8 p.m. at the Margate Resort in Laconia. Admission is $12. Venue features a full bar. For more information call (518) 793-3183 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..
"Mad City Chickens" documentary film about uban chicken keeping hosted by the Lakes Region Food Network.
A potluck dessert buffet will follow the film. The event is free of charge. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 528-8560.
Drive 4 UR Community — Test drive a car at Irwin Ford in Laconia to benefit Lakes Region United Way! Noon to 6 p.m.
Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to Lakes Region United Way for every person who test drives a new car during these hours. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver's license, limit one test drive per household. Contact Betty Ballantyne at (603) 581-2968 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional info.
Meeting with the Democratic candidates for the NH House from Gilford and Meredith.
6-8 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library. Refreshments will be served. Non-perishable food item for donation requested.
Free mid-day mediation.
11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. at Wild Women's Studio located at 70 Church Street in Laconia.
Smitty's free family film featuring the movie The Lorax. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the movie starts at 11:30 a.m. Smitty's is located at 630 West Main Street, Tilton. For more information call 286-4444.
Tilton/Northfield Hall Memorial happenings. Story time at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts at 3:30 p.m. This weeks craft will be decorating a Halloween treat.
The Laconia Conservation Commission holds a public information and discussion session on the management of Jewett Brook. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Tardif Park Clubhouse in Laconia. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration requested but not required. For more information or to register call 527-5880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607.
Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.
Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks. .
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.
Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012.
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. 
Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.