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7-15-14 Calendar

Friends of Newfound Football Memorial Golf Tournament, Owls Nest Golf Course, Campton, shotgun start 10 a.m. For more information contact Andrew Szendre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Colonial New Hampshire program, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 7:15 p.m. Presentation by Jere Daniell.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
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.

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.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents "The Elusive Lynx," 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

Events at Gilford Public Library: Rug Hooking, 10:30-noon; Cupcake Wars (Teens), 3-4 p.m.; Author Marshall Adair, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Opening reception for River Crew Art program exhibit, 5-8 p.m., Belknap Mill, Beacon Street East, Laconia. Exhibit continues throughout July, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Puppet show, 1:30 p.m., Franklin Public Library.

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.)

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

Wildlife Encounters live animal show, 2-3 p.m., Meredith Community Center, all ages.

Event at Hall Library, Northfield: Hand and Foot Canasta, 10:30 a.m.

New Hampshire storytelling program, 7 p.m., Gilman Library, Alton; storyteller Rebecca Rule leads a discussion about life in the Granite State titled "That Reminds Me of a Story."

Hooks and Needles, Meredith Community Center, 9:30-11 a.m.; group is for knitters and quilters to have fun and to create productive projects.

Meeting to discuss and receive public comment on proposed intersection safety improvements on Route 104 at Meredith Center Road and Chase Road in Meredith, 6 p.m., Meredith Community Center.

Program on the Plant Family, creators of Castle in the Clouds, 7:30 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library, talk and book-signing by Dr. Barry Rodrigue, author of "A Castle in the Clouds: Tom Plant and the American Dream;" sponsored by the Moultonborough Heritage Commission.

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

Talk on history of New Hampshire's Native Americans, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, Route 140, Gilmanton; talk by Dartmouth Professor Jere Daniell.

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
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.

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

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Talk about extreme weather atop Mount Washington, 7 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library.

Crafternoon arts and crafts activities, Holderness Library, 3 p.m. For ages 8 and up. Call the library, 968-7066, for more details.

NH Children's Museum presents interactive program, 1 p.m., Belmont Public Library; designed for ages 4-10, but all ages are welcome.

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.

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

Events at Hall Library, Northfield: Marshmallow Sculptures, 1 p.m. (Kids ages 6+); Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mainstage theater, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Call 603-279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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.

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7-13-14 Calendar

Golf Simulator Tournament, starting at 8 a.m., Golf Club at Patrick's Place, 18 Weirs Road (Route 11B), Gilford; to benefit Laconia High School Golf Team. For more information call Dan Wilkins, 387-2597.

Dinner-Theater event to benefit Winnipesaukee Wellness Center. Dinner, 2 p.m., Magic Foods Banquet Facility, Route 25, Moultonborough. Show, 5 p.m., Interlakes Summer Theater's production of "42nd Street," Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith.

Craft fair, Alton Bay, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 75 juried craftspeople displaying and selling their works.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith. Call: 888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheater.com

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

Sufi Teachings on Spiritual Realization class. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia. All are welcome.

On The Green I Arts & Crafts Festival at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Festival features various hand crafted items, live music, food, and more. Held rain or shine. Free parking. For more information call 528-4014 or www.joycescraftshows.com.

Folk-rock-jam band Wharf Rats perform, 7 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia.

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7-12-14 Calendar

Annual Craft Fair/Flea Market hosted by the Center Harbor Congregational Church. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 253-7698.

Craft Fair, 10 a.m-5 p.m., Alton Bay; 75 juried craftspeople displaying and selling their works. Yard Sale put on by Gilmanton Community Church Thrift Shop, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., GCC, Route 140, Gilmanton Iron Works; benefits the church's Food Pantry.

Golf Simulator Tournament, starting at 8 a.m., Golf Club at Patrick's Place, 18 Weirs Road (Route 11B), Gilford; to benefit Laconia High School Golf Team. For more information call Dan Wilkins, 387-2597.

Windy Waters Conservancy annual meeting, 10 a.m., Meredith Community Center, Route 3.

Local author Peter Miller discusses life and times of Lakes Region legend Jane Varney Durgin (1820-1895), 10:30 a.m., Sandwich Grange, 36 Maple St., Center Sandwich.

Conversation with four artists about printmaking, 10 a.m., Ladd Carega Gallery, 69 Maple St., Center Sandwich. For more information call 603-284-7728.

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 "42nd Street," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith. Call: 888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheater.com

Caribbean Night party, 6-9 p.m., Beans and Greens, 245 Intervale Road (Route 11B), Gilford; food and entertainment. Charge.

Talk by author and historian, Carol Lee Anderson about the life of Meredith cartoonist Bob Montana, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach, next to Funspot.

Multi-author book-signing event, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayswater Book Co., Center Harbor; 14 New Hampshire authors will be on hand signing their books and meeting readers.

Community Church of Alton Fair, Church Street, Alton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., luncheon available.  Wide variety of items for sale, silent auction, plants, white elephant, fudge, baked goods, crafts, children's items, linens and books.

Civil War Re-enactment, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., New Hampshire Veterans Association complex, Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach; sponsored by Laconia Historical and Museum Society. Free. For more information call 603-527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Summer Reading Program kickoff, 10-11 a.m., Gilman Library, Alton.

Events at Meredith Library: Chameleon Make & Take, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., all ages, snacks served.

Antique Auto Exhibit, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, off Route 171, Moultonborough. Admission, $5.

Book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ashland Library, 41 Main St., Ashland.

Meat Bingo, starting at 3 p.m., Griggs-Wyatt American Legion Post, 9 Plymouth St., Meredith; hosted by Sons of the American Legion Squadron; proceeds to benefit David’s House at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. Venue is  smoke-free.
Talk about loons, 4 p.m., Gilmanton Year-Round Library, Route 140, Gilmanton. Harry Vogel, executive director of the Loon Preservation Committee, gives an illustrated description of the trials and tribulations of these ever-fascinating birds.

On The Green I Arts & Crafts Festival at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival features various hand crafted items, live music, food, and more. Held rain or shine. Free parking. For more information call 528-4014 or www.joycescraftshows.com.

Jazz musician Phil Sargent performs, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Jazz Bar at Weirs Beach, 290 Lakeside Ave.

Loon presentation, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 4 p.m.

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.

Roller Derby, 5 p.m., Laconia Ice Rink, Province Road (Route 107), Laconia.

Strawberry Festival, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Chestnut Street, Tilton. Turkey dinner with strawberry shortcake for dessert.

Legos at the Library, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield.

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. .

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7-11-14 Calendar

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!

Music in the Park, noon-1:30 p.m., Rotary Park, Beacon Street East, Laconia.

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

Book release event, 6 p.m., Belknap Mill, Beacon Street East, Laconia; to mark release of "The History of the Belknap Mill: The Pride of Laconia's Industrial Heritage" by Lakes Region historian Carol Lee Anderson.

Community Church of Alton Fair, Church Street, Alton, 5-7 p.m. Homemade pies available. Wide variety of items for sale, silent auction, plants, white elephant, fudge, baked goods, crafts, children's items, linens and books.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Middle School writing camp, 9 a.m.-noon; social bridge, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Contact library at 524-6042.

On The Green I Arts & Crafts Festival at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival features various hand crafted items, live music, food, and more. Held rain or shine. Free parking. For more information call 528-4014 or www.joycescraftshows.com.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School auditorium, Meredith. Call: 888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheater.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

Yakking for Loons kayaking event, Lees Mills Landing, Moultonborough, (meet at 8 a.m.) Sponsored by the Loon Center. Contact Lynn O'Bara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 603-476-LOON.

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

Events at Meredith Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon, ages infant-3, snacks served. 

Legos at the Library, Holderness Library, 10 a.m. Call the library, 968-7066, for more details.

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.

Jazz musician Jonathan Lorentz performs, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Jazz Bar at Weirs Beach, 290 Lakeside Ave.

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.
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.

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