11-17-12 Calendar

88th Annual Christmas Fair hosted by the Congregational Church of Laconia. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Morning refreshments served from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Parish House. Free parking available. For more information call 524-00668.
Performance by Wolfeboro Friends of Music guest artist violinist Adrian Anantawan.
7:30 p.m. at Brewster Academy's Anderson Hall, main street Wolfeboro. Tickets are $20 and available at the door or in advance by calling 569-2151 or by emailing www.wfriendsofmusic.org.
Trail maintenance work day of the season with Hal Graham and the BRATTS on the Piper Mt. Link Trail.
8:30 a.m. at the Lower Gate on Carriage Road in Gilford. New volunteers welcome. Bring lunch, gloves and wear bright colors due to hunting season; tools will be provided. For more information, call 286-3506 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Craft Fair held by the Meredith Parks & Recreation Department.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Center. A raffle of donated items from each vendor will benefit the After School Program scholarship fund. For more information call 279-8197 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Minot Sleeper Friends of the Library's "Holidaze Made Easy" featuring presentations by Missy Penaisance Florals, Audry of Cornucopia, Nikki on Creative Ideas and a special guest on "coping with it all".
10:30 a.m. at the Marian Center in Bristol. Luncheon included. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the library.
Annual Holly Fair held by the Center Harbor Congregational Church UCC.
8:30 a.m. to  2:30 p.m. Morning coffee will be served and lunch is welcome in the cafe from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 253-7698.
Craft Fair and Home Baked Goods Sale to benefit the Laconia Senior Center.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 17 Church Street, Laconia. Vendors welcome. For more information call 524-7689.
Book Sale at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 9 a.m.
8th Annual Salvation Army Turkey Plunge at Opechee Park.
Gates open at 10 a.m. followed by the event beginning at noon. A chili, chowder, and turkey soup luncheon open to the public after the event in the Laconia Middle School cafeteria. Registration as an individual or team is available on sight before the event. For more information cal 524-1834.
Holiday Fair 2012 hosted by the Taxiarchai Greek Orthodox Church in Laconia.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pastries for sale. A chance raffle will be held. Chances are 6 for $5 or $1 each.
Gift Certificate Raffle to benefit the WLNH Childrens Auction as part of the Laconia CC 19th Hole Team. 2-4 p.m. at Patrick's Pub and Eatery. The raffle is bingo format and features 15 rounds of $50 certificates from local restarants. Two cash rounds will also be played. Each card is $1 and 50/50 round cards are $5 each. All rounds can be played for $21. 
Perfomance by the pre-eminent Beatles tribute band, All Together Now.
7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling 934-1901 or visit franklinoperahouse.org.
Annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Fair hosted by the Meredith Congregational Church Women of First Congregational Church Church Meredith.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church located on Highland Street in Meredith. Lunch featuring chodwer, sandwiches, desserts and beverages served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free debt triage workshop offered by the Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT).
10 a.m. to noon at the Laconia Police Department Community Room on New Salem St. in Laconia. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. All participants are eligible for individual budget/credit counseling.
Festival of Trees fundraising event to benefit local charities hosted by Sticks and Stones Farm located at 107 White Oak Road in Barnstead.
1-8 p.m. Features Christmas Trees decorated by local businesses, marshmallow toasting, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Admission is $5 for people ages 13 and older. Non-perishable food items collected. For more information or to sponsor a tree call 776-8989.
Craft Fair held by Meredith Parks and Recreation Department. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Local crafters handmade and homemade items will be on sale for the community. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 279-8197.
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.
Lakes Region Lyme Support Group meeting. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698.
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.
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.
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