3-15-14 Calendar

Inaugural Shamrock Shuffle 5K health walk/run held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the start at 9 a.m. leaving and finishing from Plymouth Regional Senior Center. Registration $10 per person, children under age 5 are free by must be registered. For more information call 238-6468 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gilford High School Performing Arts Department will present its spring play Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. in the Gilford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Lakes Region Hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

Hypnotist and entertainer Pete Mamos holds a benefit for the WLNH Children's Auction sponsored by Cafe Deja Vu and Pub Mania. Doors open at the Margate Resort at 6:30 p.m. with the program getting underway at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 the day of. To purchase tickets in advance visit Cafe Deja Vu, All My Life Jewelers, Studio 23, and Patrick's Pub and Eatery. For more information call 998-1418.

Leprechaun Leap 5K Run/Walk. 10 a.m. leaving from the Belmont Mill parking lot in downtown Belmont. For more information call 998-3525. For a copy of registration visit www.belmontnh.org.

Comedy Night at Pitman's Freight Room featuring Joe Yannetty, Ryan Gartley, and Abishek Shah. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room in Laconia. Tickets are $15 per person. BYOB.

Annual Inter-Lakes Variety Show, 7 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium. Put on by the Inter-Lakes Middle Tier and Inter-Lakes High School Theater Companies. Includes performances by competitive dance times from Lakes Region Dance and The Studio. Tickets at the door or at www.interlakes.org/ilhs-theater-company.

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..

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.

American Legion Post 33 in Meredith hosts St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Dance. Dinner will be served from 6 p.m., music will be provided by DJ Jim Hurd. Admission is $7 per person or $12 per couple. This event is non-smoking and open to the public.

Spread Your Wings and Soar Cancer Benefit skating show. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Ice Rink. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door. Children under 5 admitted free. Funds raised will benefit the fight against pediatric cancer.