12-15-12 Calendar

Book reading of the newly released childen's book "The Adventures of Snitch the Fracoon: In Search of the Magic Crystals" with author John Shelley and illustrator Stefan Wollmar. 11 a.m. at the Margert and H.A. Rey Center in Waterville Valley. For more infromation go to www.bagoloot.com.
Gilford's Candlelight Stroll to commence the town's bicentennial events.
4-7 p.m. beginning at the Gilford Public Library. For a full schedule of the evenings events go to http://www.gilfordnh.org/public_documents/index and click on the link located on the top of the page.
Local author John Shelley signs copies of his new children's book "The Adventures of Snitch the Fraccoon: In Search of the Magic Crystals."
2-4 p.m. at Annie's Book Stop. Light snacks available.
Holiday Cookie Extravaganza held at the Gilmanton Year Round Library.
2:30-4 p.m. in the children's library. All cookies for sale are ($4 a dozen). For more information call 267-6098 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Annual visit with Santa and Mrs.Clause at the Lakeport Freighthouse Museum in Laconia. 1-2:30 p.m.
Bani School theater department presents the multi-media experimental piece Orphans of Morpheus.
7 p.m. at the Sant Bani School Studio Theater. Admission is $4/adults and $2/students and senior citizens. For advance reservations call 934-4240.
Annual Cookie Buffet and free breakfast with Santa hosted by the Friends of the Minot-Sleeper Library in Bristol.
Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge. Cookies will be up for purchase from 8 a.m. to noon.
Pitman's Freight Room holds its second comedy night featuring Jimmy Walsh and Artie Januario.
8 p.m. at the Freight Room in Laconia. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance by calling 527-0043 or at the door. BYOB.
The Gilford Middle School drama department presents 'The Little Mermaid Jr'.
2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Gilford High School. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.
Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents a youth/teen ensemble in A Very Broadway Christmas musical cabaret.
7 p.m. at the theater in the Alpenrose Plaza in the Weirs. Tickets are $14/adults, $12/seniors, $10/kids and students and can be purchased by calling 366-7377.
Holiday Bazaar at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Various handmade gifts available from NH artisans and crafters. For more information call 524-8813.
Free movie night at LifeQuest Church in Laconia featuring the film "Christmas Angel". 6:30 p.m.
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..
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.