11-23-13 Calendar

The Meredith Congregational Church Women of First Congregational Church Meredith old their annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Fair. Craft fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch features vegetable soup, sandwiches, apple crisp and beverages. For more information call 279-6271.

Reception for the Gilmanton School Staff held in conjunction with the display of work honoring American Education Week featuring work of local students from kindergarten through eighth grade. 3:15-4 p.m. at the the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

The Golf Club will be holding an open house featuring a round of nine holes on any of their 40 new simulation courses. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Golf Club headquarters located above Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford. For more information or to reserve a tea time call 387-2597.

Saturday Night Meltdown hosted by the Laconia Ice Arena. 6-7:30 p.m. Features a live DJ, public skating, laser light show, games and prizes.

The Jeremy Wallace Trio performs blues/rock music at Pitman's Freight Room beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Laconia Historical and Museum Society presents their quarterly Antiques Appraisal Day hosted by the Laconia Antique Center. 2-4 p.m. The cost is $5 per person.

The Night of the Living Beauty Pageant presented by the Laconia Middle School Drama Club. 7 p.m. in the LMS Multipurpose Room. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Holiday Craft Fair hosted by the Meredith Parks and Recreation Department. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit www.meredithnh.org or call 279-8197.

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.

Sticks and Stones Farm of Center Barnstead hosts the Annual Festival of the Trees event featuring sleight rides, baked goods, carolers and more. Admission is $5 per person or $20 max per car. Proceeds benefit the Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center of Belknap County.

The Ladies Guild of St. James Episcopal Church has announced their annual Christmas Fair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 2238 Parade Road in Laconia. Breakfast foods offered from 9-11 a.m. followed by a lunch.

Annual Holly Fair held by the Center Harbor Congregational Church. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Morning coffee served and lunch available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Department of Music Theater and Dance at Plymouth State University presents the show The Pleasure Men. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the studio theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and youth. To purchase tickets or for more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Lego Club at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 10:30 a.m.Newfound Regional High School Class of 2014 presents the comedy Crazytown. 7 p.m. in the Newfound Regional High School theater. For more information call 744-6006, ext 125.

The Congregational Church of Laconia will be holding its 89th Annual Christmas Fair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast foods served from 9-11 a.m. followed by lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Silent auction closes at 1 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..

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.