11-16-13 Calendar

Holy Trinity School in Laconia hosts its annual Snowflake Festival. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts made by local artisans, baked goods and raffles. All proceeds will directly benefit students and classrooms.

"Finding Your Voice" program for 5th and 6th grade girls at Alton Central School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Prospect Mountain High School cafeteria, Alton. Presented by Alton Community Youth Activities. For additional information call 393-3652.

The Gilford High School theater program presents the classic musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive at Sacred Heart Hall in Laconia from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Events at the American Legion Post 33 in Meredith. Meat Bingo at 3 p.m. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Children's Christmas Fund. Karaoke event beginning at 8 p.m. at the Post. $5 donation requested. There is no smoking at either event.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Gift certificate bingo to benefit WLNH Children's Auction, 2-4 p.m., Patrick's Pub and Restaurant. For more information, call 455-4348.

Kids Korner at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m. Kids ages 6-10, drop in and create cards with Miss Julie.

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..

Talking Stick Saturday Make & Take at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

LYME 411 Support Group. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods' Community Room behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 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.

Release party for "Community Cookbook". 1 to 4 p.m. at Sunflower Natural Foods. All proceeds from sales of the book will be donated to local food pantries.

Comedy at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tommy Gilmore, Jimmy Walsh and Joe Espi will perform. Tickets are $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.