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8-23-14 Calendar

Local author Peter Miller signs books at Annie's Book Shop in Laconia, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Contemporary Christian Outdoor Concert at Meredith church, 6:30 p.m. For more information call 279-8101 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 1857 Grange, The 1834 Meeting House, and the 1838 Rowe House in Gilford will be open for viewing from 9 a.m. to noon during Gilford Old Home Day. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Annual Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Gilford Rotary, 7-10 a.m. at the Gilford Youth Center on Potter Hill Road. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. 

35th annual Lakes Region Fine Arts and Crafts Festival hosted by the Meredith Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Meredith Village Savings Bank, held on Main Street in Meredith. Free shuttle bus service available from both the north and south sides of Route 3. For more information call 279-6121. 

"Once Around the Winni" bicycle event to benefit Lakes Region Disabled Sports, 7 a.m. check in at the Paradise Beach Club in Laconia. $75 entry fee. Ride limited to 100 cyclists. For more information or to register visit Lakes Region Disabled Sports on Facebook. 

Introduction to waterfowl hunting free seminar offered by the State Fish and Game Department, 9 a.m. to noon, Owl Brook Hunter Education. Space limited. Pre-registration required. Call 536-3954. 

The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen will hold a Zulu Flowerette Necklace class with juried artist Deb Fairchild from noon to 4 .m. at the Meredith Fine Gallery. $30 fee must be paid in advance with an additional $25 dollar fee for materials that must be paid the day of the class. To register for the workshop call 279-7920. 

Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus hosts a Ham and Bean Supper at St. Joseph Church, Belmont, 5-6:30 p.m. Dinner will feature beans, ham, hotdogs, cole slaw, dessert, and coffee. The cost is $7 per person or $25 for a family of four or more.

Young Readers Book Group featuring "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, 11 a.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield.

Brad Myrick Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Craft Brew Races, 11 a.m., Town Square, Waterville Valley; 5k-road race followed by a local craft beer festival.

Eckankar Spiritual Chat based on the booklet Spiritual Wisdom on Health and Healing, 10:30 a.m., Vintage Cafe, 626 Main Street, Laconia. Attendees receive free booklet.

Joel Cage performs a concert in the back room at The Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St, Bristol. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information call 744-0405 or visit www.thebackroomatthemill.com

A Contemporary Christian Outdoor Concert will be held on the lawn at the First Baptist Church of Meredith starting at 6:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for comfort. For more information call 279-8108 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Books, Pie & Ice Cream Sale at the Gilford Public Library, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lakeport Community Association Yard Sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind the Fire Station.

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8-22-14 Calendar

Meat bingo to benefit Morgan Corliss who is at Boston Children's Hospital waiting a kidney transplant, 6:30 p.m. at the Laconia VFW. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Separated-Divorced People's Support Group, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Belmont. For more information, call the church rectory, 603-267-8174 or 630-3855.

Cat Faulkner Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Sit and Knit at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield, 2-5 p.m. 

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class, 2:30-3:20 p.m. Books, Pie & Ice Cream Sale, 4-7 p.m.

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8-21-14 Calendar

Third Annual Summer's End Celebration hosted by the Gilford Youth Center, 4-7 p.m. on the MS Mount Washington. For guests 21 and up. Attire is casual. For more information call 524-6978. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Poet Laureate of NH from 1999-2004, Marie Harris, shares her adult poetry and children's books at the Clark House Museum in Wolfeboro from 1-3 p.m. For more information or to reserve a space call 569-2428 or 569-4997. 

Cultural Arts Program featuring the presentation by Kevin Gardener, "The Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls" co-sponsored by the Community Garden Club of Meredith and the Altrusa International Club of Meredith, 7 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Program cost is $10 per person. Reservations suggested by calling 253-3120. 

Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Library Book Sale, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Comedy/murder mystery titled "Knock EM Dead" presented by the NH Lakes Region Italian Cultural Club and performed by The Streetcar Company, 7:30 p.m., at the Belknap Mill. Tickets are $20 per person. For more information call 496-3839. 

Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Plymouth Armory, Route 3, Plymouth; sponsored by the state Department of Employment Security.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m. Brown Bag Book Discussion, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Docent Guided Tours, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; in-depth look at the center's live animal exhibit trail. For all ages.

Illustrated talk about Maine's Allagash River, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Public Library. More information, call the library 286-8288. 

Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; Music with the Mayor. Free.

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.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
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 (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.
Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-7 p.m. in the Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Laconia. Vegetables, breads, local meats, eggs, raw milk, flowers, wine, wool, maple syrup, embroidery, crafts, soaps, jewelry, coffee, treats, plants, herbs, live entertainment, and guest demonstrations. (June 5th to September 25th
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Project Teen, 1 p.m. Art Blocks featuring a Paper Mache project, 3:30 p.m., open for kids ages 10-12. To become involved in Art Blocks call 286-8971.

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8-20-14 Calendar

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Laconia Police Department hosts an AARP Driver Safety Program, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the LPD headquarters. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members, $5 for all teachers and school personnel (active and retired). To register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 524-5257 X324. 

Performance by Traveling Wolfe Berries presented by the Recreation Department Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club Gazebo. Free. Call 476-8868, www.moultonboroughnh.gov

Nature program "Yoga Wild," 9:30-11 a.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; explore animal movement through fun yoga poses. For children ages 4-7.

Appraisal Day, 5-6:30 p.m., Glidden Toy Museum, Main Street, Ashland. For further information, call 603-968-7289.

TAB Meeting at the Meredith Library, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Gilford Community Band performs, 7:30 p.m., Weeks Bandstand (Gilford High School cafeteria in case of rain), Gilford Village.

Moulton's Band performs, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Square, Sanbornton.

​Lakeport Freight House Museum open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,​ Elm Street, Laconia. Free Admission. 

Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for more information, call 527-7120. (Through Sept 27)
Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet eachWednesday for fun, entertainment and education. Meetings provide an opportunity for older citizens to to meet for pure social enjoyment and the club helps the community with philanthropic work.
Country Acoustic Picking Party at the Tilton Senior Center. Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Duplicate bridge at the Weirs Beach Community Center. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Call/ leave a message for Elizabeth at 630-9969 for more information.
Zentangle workshop held every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Vynart Gallery located at 30 Main Street in Meredith. For more information call 279-0557.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 18 Veterans Square in Laconia.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.

Lake Water Quality presentation sponsored by the Waukewan and Winona Watershed Protective Association, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Free. Call 279-4944 or 279-6008.

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. End of Summer Reading Program Party featuring an ice cream social and raffle drawing, 2:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon.

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8-19-14 Calendar

Free program titled "The U.S.S. Constitution - All Hands on Deck!" led by Brad Wolff, 7 p.m. at the Ashland Railroad Station Museum. 

Alton Historical Society program featuring a presentation titled Alton's Best Kept Secret shown by Executive Board member Nancy Downing, Chairman of the Levey Park Trustees. 7 p.m. on the lower level of the Gilman Library. 

Free one-act performances by Street Car Company held at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, doors open at 6:15 p.m. followed by the shows start at 7 p.m. Shows include: "4 Seasons" presented by the Streetcar Kids and Youth Theatre, "Dinner with the McGuffins" written by Chris Sheppard, and "Post It's" written by Paul Dooley. Light refreshments available for purchase. 

Nature program about turtles, 10:30 a.m., Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; for all ages.

Gilford Public Library events: Rug Hooking, 10:30 – 12:30 p.m.; Bridge, 10:30–12:30 p.m.; Celebration of Gilford Library's 120th year featuring guitarist Peter Fletcher, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Franklin Regional Hospital lawn, Franklin.

Hall Memorial Library Events, Northfield: Hand and Foot Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring Solar S'mores, 1 p.m.

Gilmanton Youth Soccer organization sign-up for boys and girls in Kindergarden through 6th grade, 5-7 p.m., at the PTA Back to School Bash held at Crystal Lake Park, Gilmanton. Cost is $40 per child. For more information call 267-7912 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.)
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.

Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Giggles & Grins playgroup at Family Resource Center in downtown Laconia (719 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

New Hampshire's State Poet Laureate, Alice B. Fogel lead a workshop based on her book Strange Terrain: a Poetry Handbook for the Reluctant Reader, 6:30 p.m., at the Meredith Public Library. Free. 

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