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10-24-14 Calendar

The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department sponsors its annual Halloween Happening party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gym and Cafeteria. For more information call 527-4722.

Performance of Much Ado About Nothing presented by the Laconia High School Drama Department, 2 p.m. in the LHS Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information call 524-3350.

The Haunted Alliance out of Manchester holds a Haunted Halloween Walk at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per child or $20 per family. For more information call 286-4524.

AARP Smart Drivers Course hosted by AutoServ, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the AutoServ Cafe in Tilton. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. For more information call 729-1120. 

Rummage Sale and Flea Market at United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church located on Tower Street in Laconia. 

Performance of the Donovan's Brain staged by The Winnipesaukee Players, 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse located in Meredith. Tickets are $10 and available at www.winniplayhouse.org or by calling 279-0333. Seating is general admission and doors will open a half hour prior to the showtime.

The Love Dogs play at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB. Catered buffet available before the show. For more information or to make a dinner reservation call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Gilford Public Library Events: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Storytime 10:30–11:15 a.m. Knit Wits, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 9:30 to 11 a.m. each Friday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
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.

Forum for State Senate, District 2 candidates Jeanie Forrester and Carolyn Mello. 7 p.m. at Lakes Region Community College's Center for Arts and Technology auditorium. This forum is co-sponsored by the student group S.P.E.E.K.S. and the League of Women Voters NH.

LHS Drama producing Much Ado About Nothing.  7 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

The Congregational Church of Laconia holds a Rummage Sale featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

5th Annual Hillbilly Fall Festival hosted by the Calvary Christian School on Yeaton Road in Plymouth. Games, face painting, contests and food. Admission is by donation.

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10-23-14 Calendar

Meeting to begin finalizing the design for the Winnisquam Scenic Trail, 7 p.m. in the Corner Meeting House located at 16 Sargent Street in Belmont.

No-till Seeding and Cover Cropping presentation by well-known agronomist Joel Myer, 9 a.m. to noon, Ramblin' Vewe Farm in Gilford. Pre-registration for the program is suggested. Voluntary donation of $10 can be made the day of the event. For more information or to pre-register call 447-2771 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Center Harbor Historical Society hosts Ernie Bolduc of Gilford to talk about "keeping bees", 7 p.m. at the Schoolhouse Museum in Center Harbor. 

Gilford Public Library events; Toddler Time 10:30–11:15 a.m., Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m., Teen Advisory Group Meeting 3-4 p.m., Conversational French Class 3:30–4:30 p.m.,Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m., Foreign Movie Night, 7-9 p.m.

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 at 6:30.
Craft night at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
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.
Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.

Auction of palettes painted by artisans of Artistic Roots. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Common Man in Plymouth, auction begins at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit both the arts as well as the Keep the Heat on project. Tickets cost $5 and bidding on each palette will begin at $100.

LHS Drama producing Much Ado About Nothing.  7 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

The Congregational Church of Laconia holds a Rummage Sale featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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10-22-14 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.,Check-Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon; Apple Pie Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Nooners Book Group featuring "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe; Apple Pie Contest, 12 p.m. Project Teen featuring Spooky Nail Art, 3 p.m.

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.

Alzheimer's Caregiver's support group meeting at Live Free Home Health Care in New Hampton. 5 p.m. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. To reserve a place in the group for more information call 254-7397. (SecondWednesday of each month)

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.
Lakeport Railroad Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 5 Railroad Avenue, Lakeport, NH (off Elm Street). For more information call 524-3519.

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10-21-14 Calendar

Annual Pot Luck Supper held by the Alton Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. at the Gilman Library. 

Paint Night to benefit the Inter-Lakes High School Band and Chorus, 6:30-9 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School Cafeteria. Cost is $30 per person. To register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 279-1255 or send a check to InterLakes High School, 1 Laker Lane, Meredith, NH, 03253.

Workshop on ways to protect intellectual property hosted by the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, 8-10 a.m. To reserve a space for this free workshop call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Annual Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Business Meeting, noon at Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Hand and Foot Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring Creepy Marshmallows, 3 p.m.
Events at Gilford Public Library: Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30–12:30 p.m., Storytime 10:30–11:15 a.m. Babygarten 11:15 to noon. Guitarist Dorian Michael, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
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. .
First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., starting September 23 and running for 13 weeks through December 16. Participants are encouraged to come all 13 weeks, but each week is independent of the others in content so one can join us at anytime along the way. GriefShare is a Bible-based support group for anyone who is suffering the loss of someone close to them, no matter how recent or long ago the loss is. Even though the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. The videos feature respected counselors and teachers who have faced their own grief and who share insights on how to walk through grief in a healthy manner. For more information and to register please call Mary at 496-6583 or email 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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community. No experience necessary. Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.
Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

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10-20-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library, Chess Club, 4-7 p.m. Monday Bookers featuring “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, 6:30 p.m. 

Meet Bruins Legends Rick Middleton and Terry O'Reilly during a benefit fundraiser for Grady Shoemaker, a young local boy who was severely injured in an accident this past August; 6-9 p.m. in the Bean Conference Center located at 35 Blueberry Lane in Laconia. Event features silent auction, raffles, photos, food, autographs, refreshments and more. Cost is $60 per person. For more information or tickets call 305-2735 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford Public Library events: Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. The program is held Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Congregational Church Parish Hall, 18 Veterans Square, (for mapquest use 69 Pleasant St.), Laconia, NH 03246. Use back entrance. Call/leave a message for Paula at 998-0562 for more information.
Barbershop chorus meets every Monday at Gilford Community Church, lower level. 7:15 p.m. For more information, call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.
Chess Club at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-7 p.m.
Free one on one internet and computer instruction every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tilton Senior Center, 11 Grange Road, Tilton.
Adult Pick-up Basketball offered by Meredith Parks & Recreation Department held at the Meredith Community Center Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $1 per person - sign in and out at the front desk.
Bingo at the VFW Post 1670 located at 143 Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m.
Families Sharing Without Shame support group for parents who have a child/children who have or currently are abusing drugs and/or alcohol, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. The group's goal is to provide a safe meeting place where there is no guilt, shame, or blame, just compassion and understanding.

NAMI-NH Family Support Group. Meets the first and third Mondays of every month at 7 p.m. at the Pease Public Library, downstairs. Open to anyone who is dealing with a close friend or family member who has mental illness. For information, call Marcia at 254-5090, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Carol at 536-2699.
NamiNH Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Conner Bridge 328 Union Ave. Laconia. For more information call 603-293-4090.

Parish of Blessed Andre Bessette Respect Life Committee meeting. 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Gym in Laconia, front room. Public welcome. For more information call 528-2326 or 524-8335.

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