8-21-13 Calendar

"State of the Loon: The Natural History, Challenges, and Successes of Loons in N.H." program presented by Loon Center Senior Biologist Harry Vogel. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. For more information call 279-4944.

Canterbury Shaker Village hosts the a cappella group femme m'amie. 7 p.m. in the Shaker Meeting House. Tickets are $20 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.shakers.org/events or call 783-9511.

Concert by Gilford Community Band, Gilford Village Field, 7:30 p.m. In event of rain, concert will be held in Gilford High School auditorium.

Invasive aquatic plant species talk by staff of NH Department of Environmental Services held as part of the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association's Summer Speaker Series. 12:30 p.m. on board the M/S Mount Washington Cruise. Program free with cruise tickets. For more info contact  581-6632 or see www.winnipesaukee.org

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring hydroglyphic tablets 3:30 p.m.

"The Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol" presented by Maggie Stier. 7 p.m. at the Ashland Railroad Station Museum. Refreshments served.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical "The Fantastics" featuring a special post-discussion with the cast and crew. 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse's location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333.

Lakes Region Tea Party Meeting featuring a discussion concerning New Hampshire's Regional Planning Commissions. 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Public Library.

Book signing with Susan Branch the American author of twelve best-selling "Heart of the Home" lifestyle books. 2-4 p.m. at Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith. "A Fine Romance - Falling in Love with the English Countryside" is her latest book that will be featured during the signing.

Gilford Public Library events. Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
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.
Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557.
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.

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm  on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.