3-8-14 Calendar

21st Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. Games run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open to the public. Admission fee is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Family pass is available for $10. For more information call 527-4722.

Annual Spring Rabies & Microchip Clinic hosted by the New Hampshire Humane Society on Meredith Center Road in Laconia. Open to anyone with a kitten or puppy older than 12 weeks of age, or an adult cat or dog needing the vaccine. Cats must be in a carrier and dogs on a leash to ensure safety. Cost is $12 per animal. Micro-chipping services offered for $25. For more information call 524-3252.

Blood Drive hosted by the Red Cross. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Belknap Mall in Belmont. For more information or to schedule your appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.

2014 Laconia Invitation Barbershop Festival presented by the Laconia High School Music Department. 4 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door.

Mom Prom! hosted by the Belmont High School PTO. 7-10 p.m. in the Gilford High School Gymnasium. Tickets are $20 when purchased in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 524-2782.

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..

Tilton Winter Farmers' Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through March across Rte. 3 from Tilton AutoServ. Over 40 vendors. www.TiltonWinterFarmersMarket.com.

Carolyn Ramsay Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a catered dinner buffet.