3-16-13 Calendar

50's and 60's Sock Hop at the Wicwas Lake Grange in Meredith. 6-9 p.m. $5 for all those over 12 years of age. Refreshments available.
Opening reception for art exhibit 'Terra Vegrandis' created by artist Kirk Membry's work.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Studio in Laconia. For more information call 455-8008.
Comedy Night at Pitman's Freight room featuring Kenny Rogerson, Steve Scarfo and Dave Decker.
8 p.m. at Pitman's in Laconia. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased through Pitman's in advance or at the door. BYOB. 
Duck nesting box workshop hosted by the Squam Lakes Association.
9-10:30 a.m. at the SLA Resource Center in Holderness. Free registration online at www.squamlakes.org/programs/online-program-registration.
Free lacrosse clinic for Belmont Middle School girls.
4:30-6 p.m. at Belmont High School. Mouth guards required and will be available for $3.
J.P. Polidoro, Ph. D. speaks with prospective authors about his experiences with self-publishing, writing, and self-promotion of his books.
2-4 p.m.
Cupcakes for a Cause Fundraiser held by the Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity.
1-3 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. Admission is $10.
Annual traditional St. Patrick's Day feast hosted by the Saint Andre Bassette Catholic Parish.
5:30 p.m. at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall off of Union Avenue in Laconia. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children and may be purchased at the Parish office. For more information or to reserve a ticket call 524-9609.
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.
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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.
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.