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7-22-14 Calendar

Book discussion group, Gilmanton Public Library, 7 p.m. Discussion of "The Red Tent."

Teen Advisory Group, experimenting with science, 4 p.m. Belmont Public Library.

Archery lessons, Arthur Tilton Ice Rink, Varney Point Road, Gilford; beginners' session, 4-5 p.m., intermediates' session, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Fee. For more information contact Gilford Parks and Rec 527-4722.

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Nooners Book Group, noon, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield; discussion of "Hanna's Daughters" by Marianne Fredrickson.

Magic program featuring Scott Jameson, 1:30 p.m., Franklin Public Library.

Ecology cruise of Lake Winnipesaukee, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., depart from Weirs Beach. Charge. Sponsored by Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association. Call 603-581-6632 for more information.

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

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.)
Events at Gilford Public Library: Rug Hooking, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Songs with Tom Sieling (preschool-Grade 4) 3-4 p.m.; Living with Coyotes, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Event at Meredith Library: Movie Night, 5-7:20 p.m., showing of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," rated PG. 

Walking tour, Smith Meetinghouse Cemetery, Gilmanton, 6 p.m., Meetinghouse grounds, off Route 140, Gilmanton; organized by the Gilmanton Historical Society.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
Guided paddle excursion of Cockermouth River and Newfound Lake, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Grey Rocks. Preregistration required, contact Lakes Region Conservation Trust, 603-253-3301 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Free.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents "Bats in Decline," one in a series of lectures on animals in peril, 7 p.m., Science Center, Route 113, Holderness. Contact: 603-968-7194 or visit www.nhnature.org

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.
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 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.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.
The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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7-21-14 Calendar

Family Fun Event, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1 p.m. Bring the whole family and join in the fun activities.

Tennis lessons for youngsters and adults, Gilford Hills Tennis Club. Session times broken up by age group. Fee. Call Gilford Parks and Recreation, 527-4722 for more information.

Tour of Lakeport Freighthouse Museum, 7 p.m., Railroad Ave., Lakeport; sponsored by the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m., Gilford Public Library.

Events at Hall Library, Northfield: Angry Birds, 1 p.m., play this game in real time, prizes, for ages 6-up; Chess Club, 4-7 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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.

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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7-20-14 Calendar

Jewish Food Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia; offering an array of traditional Jewish foods. For more information visit www.tbinh.org 

Montblanc chamber group performs, 3 p.m., Woodside Building at Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 2 p.m., Franklin Opera House, Central Street, Franklin. Tickets $12 ( $10 for seniors and students), available atwww.franklinoperahouse.org, by calling 934-1901 and at the door on show nights.

Boardwalk Jazz Quartet performs, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Weirs Beach. Free.

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7-19-14 Calendar

St. Timothy Women's Club of Holy Trinity Parish is hosting its annual Summer Bazaar to be held Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Chapel located at 2 West Shore Road in Bristol. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 744-2700.

Easter Sales Poker Run, cruise to four checkpoints around Lake Winnipesaukee by land or water. For more information call 1-888-368-8880.

Loon Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road, Moultonborough. For more information call 603-476-5666 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Charity Motorcycle Ride to benefit patient at Boston Children's Hospital, departs at 9 a.m., Laconia Harley-Davidson, Route 3, Meredith, registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Visit www.heathersride.webs.com

Greater Meredith Program summer meeting, 8-10 a.m., Moulton Farm, Meredith.

Eckankar Spiritual Chat, a Spiritual Chat based on the booklet "Spiritual Wisdom on Health & Healing," 10:30 a.m., Vintage Café, 626 Main St., Laconia. Attendees will receive a free booklet.

Ugotta Regatta canoe, kayak and paddle boat races, 11 a.m. Corcoran Pond, Town Square, Waterville Valley; registration opens at 10:30 a.m.

Reception for three generations of the Ferreira family whose works are on exhibit at VynnArt Gallery, 30 Main St., Meredith, 1-4 p.m.

Interlakes Children's Theater presents "Princess K.I.M. the Musical," 11 a.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Meredith.

Garden tour of gardens in Plymouth, Holderness, Campton and Rumney, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Plymouth Area Democrats. More information: 236-1122, 536-1920.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," 7:30 p.m., Mainstage theater, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Call 603-279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Opera House, Central Street, Franklin. Tickets $12 ( $10 for seniors and students), available atwww.franklinoperahouse.org, by calling 934-1901 and at the door on show nights. 

Advice to the Players presents "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Hamlet," 7:30 p.m., Sandwich Town Hall, Center Sandwich.

The Pittsfield Players presents Alan Ayckborn's comedy "Living Together," 2 p.m. and 7;30 p.m., Scenic Theater, 6 Depot St,, Pittsfileld. Tickets: www.pittsfieldplayers.com,  or call 603-435-8852.

Comedians Brad Mastrangelo and Mitch Stinson perform, 9 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia.

Comedian Bucky Lewis performs, 8:30 p.m., Greenside Restaurant, Lochmere Country Club, Route 3, Tilton. Call 603-455-6988 or 603-582-7888 (ext. 4).

Tom Waits Tribute performs jazz, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Weirs Beach. Free.  

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.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
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. .

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.

 

 

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7-18-14 Calendar

Event at Meredith Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-noon; for ages infant-3, snacks served.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Kathy & Her Oxen, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m.           

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Weirs Beach.

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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.

Events at Hall Library, Northfield: Sit and Knit, 2-5 p.m.; Project Teen, all day, pick your flick – TV shows.

Find Out fun Fact Fridays, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 10 a.m.-noon. Answer the question of the week and earn a Fizz! Boom! Beaker!

Tilton Farmers' Market, 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.

Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee spaghetti dinner, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 37 Main St., Ashland; various Republican candidates, includes gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein and 2nd District congressional candidate Jim Lawrence expected to attend.

Interlakes Children's Theater presents "Princess K.I.M. the Musical," 11 a.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Meredith.
Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," 7:30 p.m., Mainstage theater, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Call 603-279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

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.

The Pittsfield Players presents Alan Ayckborn's comedy "Living Together," 7;30 p.m., Scenic Theater, 6 Depot St,, Pittsfileld. Tickets: www.pittsfieldplayers.com,  or call 603-435-8852.

Advice to the Players presents "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Hamlet," 7:30 p.m., Sandwich Town Hall, Center Sandwich.

Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Opera House, Central Street, Franklin. Tickets $12 ( $10 for seniors and students), available atwww.franklinoperahouse.org, by calling 934-1901 and at the door on show nights.

Tyler Road Bluegrass Band performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia. Call 494-3334 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com

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