10-27-12 Calendar

Fall Festival at United Baptist Church. 5-9 p.m. at 23 Park Street, Lakeport. Food, games, costume contest, caramel apple decorating and more, for all ages. We will also be showing the movie, Charlie Brown's, "The Great Pumpkin".
Public Breakfast and Bake Sale hosted by the Masons of the Doric-Center Lodge #20.
7-9:30 a.m. Breakfast includes eggs cooked to order. Cost $6 per person. Proceeds go toward local charities. For more information call 524-8268.
Gilford Fire Rescue holds an Open House at the Gilford Fire Station.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features tours, displays of fire equipment, a meet and greet with Gilford firefighters, and a children's coloring contest for kids. For more information call 527-4758 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cookies for Kids' Cancer event hosted by Chrissys Wedding Favors and Beyond.
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Weirs Community Center in Laconia. Various bakers, crafters and artisans will take part in the event. All proceeds from the cookie table and the raffle table will go to the Cookies for Cancer non profit organization.
Annual Fall Rummage and Flea Market Sale hosted by the Weirs United Methodist Church.
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its location at 35 Tower St. Weirs Beach. Most clothing $2 per bag.
Final All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner of 2012 hosted by the Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC)
5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ashland. Several candidates will be in attendance including Charlie Bass. Cost is $10/adults, $5/children 5-12 and free for children 4 and under. Family price $25. Tickets sold at the door. Non-perishable foods for donation appreciated.
Annie and the Orphans perform for adult Halloween Party.
6-11 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Laconia. Cost for event is $10 per person which includes a pasta dinner. Features a 50/50 drawing, raffle prizes, a cash bar, and a costume contest.
First annual Fall Family 5K and Kids Fun Run and Walk hosted by the Rich Velasquez Youth Sports Equipment Foundation and other local sponsors. 
Begins at Opechee park at 10 a.m. All levels of walkers and runners welcome. Course is 3.1 miles with an optional route of 1.1 miles available. Children runners have a quarter mile run beginning at 11 a.m. Halloween costumes encouraged. Free food, prizes, and T-Shirts available. Sneaker drive conducted during the event. For more information call 520-1306. 
Dedication for the conservation of the Carye Family Woods in Gilford hosted by the New England Forestry Foundation.
11 a.m. Event includes remarks, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and light refreshments. All are welcome to attend.
Just Love to Sing! presents the 6th Annual Opera Competition.
7:30 p.m. at Gilford Community Church. Open for young singers competing to win a cash prize of $2,500 and contracts for the 2013 season of events. Tickets available at the door for $12. For more information call 855-2160 or visit www.justlovetosing.com.
Hoot N' Howl at the Squam Lakes Science Center in Holderness.
6 p.m. Features live skits with an eerie and humorous twist on nature, tours of the Natural Science Center, and fun events in the Tamworth Pavilion. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume. Cost is $8 for members and $11 for non-members. Registration recommended. For more information or to register call 968-7194 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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First Annual Meredith Zombie Walk and Monster Mash Dance Party.
Participants meet at Prescott Park starting at 3 p.m. followed by the Zombie Walk at 4:30 p.m. The walk will commence at the Community Park for costume judging and the Monster Mash Dance Party. First 100 zombies to register get a free goody bag. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
"Halloween Happening" Party sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. 1-3 p.m. in the cafeteria and gym of Gilford Middle School. The party is open to all kids through the 6th grade. Various games, contests, and crafts will be featured. Volunteers for running events and clean-up needed. For more information or to sign up as a volunteer call 527-4722.
Fall Volunteer Work Day hosted by the Squam Lakes Association. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will meet at the SLA Headquarters in Holderness. Various outdoor projects will be conducted throughout the day. Coffee and donuts available for morning volunteers and lunch available for mid-day volunteers. For more information call 968-7336 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..
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.  
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia.  
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
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..