3-29-12 Calendar

Public auction to benefit the Inter-Lakes High School Chem-Free After Prom Party. 6 p.m. at Mame's Resaturant in Meredith.

Laconia High School Student & Staff Talent Show. 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. $5. Sponsored by the LHS Student Council and Key Club.

Singer Joan Watson-Jones performs at the N.H. Jazz Center at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. $12. BYOB.

Seminar on direct mail for business ...

Public auction to benefit the Inter-Lakes High School Chem-Free After Prom Party. 6 p.m. at Mame's Resaturant in Meredith.

Laconia High School Student & Staff Talent Show. 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. $5. Sponsored by the LHS Student Council and Key Club.

Singer Joan Watson-Jones performs at the N.H. Jazz Center at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. $12. BYOB.

Seminar on direct mail for business owners. 3:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Hosted by the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce. Featuring Linda McNutt of the Meredith Post Office. Free. To register call 279-6121.

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay on stage to benefit the Laconia High School Band Boosters. 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. Volunteers from the audience will be the stars of the show. $10.

New Hampton Historical Society meeting featuring a program by long-distance hiker Gordon DuBois. 7 p.m. at the Gordon-Nash Library. Free and open to the public.

American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.

Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.

Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (635 Main Street). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

ABC & Me storytime at the Meredith Public Library. Crafts, songs and games geared for ages 3-5. 1 to 2 p.m. Children are encouraged to bring an item from home that starts with the letter of the week — "R".

Knotty Knitters gathering at the Meredith Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon. Open to all experience levels.

Brown Bag Book Group meeting at the Meredith Public Library. Noon to 1 p.m. "Happy Are The Meek" by Andrew Greeley. Dessert and beverages served.

On The Floor Bingo at the Meredith Public Library. Ages 10 and up. Bring a pillow or a cushion. Munchies served.

Toddler Time at the Gilford Public Library. 11:30 a.m. to noon. Songs, a story and a take-home craft for ages 18-36 months. This week's  theme is caterpillars.

Brown Bag Book Discussion at the Gilford Public Library. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. "Plague of Doves" by Louise Eldrich. Bring your lunch and library will provide dessert. (Refreshments will be served at a 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. discussion of the same book.)

Tales for Tails time at the Gilford Public Library. 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Share a story with one of our four-legged reading buddies — "Sam" and "Brady".