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12-10-14 Calendar

Gilmanton Year-Round Library Board Meeting, 7 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon; Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Belknap Country Republican Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, located at 88 Ladd Hill Road in Belmont. Those interested in having dinner and/or socialize before the meeting at around 5 p.m.

Many Monkeys come to Read at the Meredith Library 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served. TAB Meeting at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m. Open to 10-18 year olds.

The December meeting of the Caregivers Support Group will be held at the Live Free offices at 438 Rt 104 in New Hampton at 5 p.m. The topic for this session will be "Effective Coping Strategies for Caregivers". The group is free and open to the public. To reserve your place in the group, or for questions and/or additional information, contact Bill York, Group Facilitator at 254-7397.

All-you-can-eat dinner at Tilt’n Diner to benefit the Mix 94.1FM Cash and Cans Food Drive. Meal will cost $8.99. Minor league pitching prospects Jordan Cote and Derrick Sylvester will also be on hand to sign autographs. 5:30-7:30 p.m. All-u-can-eat dinner $8.99 with For more information visit www.mix941fm.com.

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.

Preschool Storytime and Craft project featuring Gingerbread House making, 10:30 a.m. at the Belmont Library.

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.

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12-9-14 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library. Computer Club, 10-11 a.m. All are welcome.; Meredith Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, 6-7:30 p.m.; these meetings are open to the public.

Family Holiday Concert presented by the New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region, 6:30 p.m. in St. Charles Church at 300 Route 25 in Meredith. Free.

Sant Bani School holds an open house for parents of prospective students in grades K-8, 9 a.m. at the school located in Sanbornton. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, to schedule a tour, or to register for the open house call 934-4240 or visit santbani.org/admission.

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.

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12-8-14 Calendar

Bristol Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting held at 5 p.m. at the Bristol Fire Department. For more information call 744-2632.

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.

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12-7-14 Calendar

Performance of the comedy sketch "A Thurber Carnival" by James Thurber presented by the Winnisquam Regional High School's drama club, 2 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.

Local art exhibit opens at the VynnArt Gallery in Meredith featuring the work of local artists Chris Guyette and Smyth Bouchard. Artists will be on hand to discuss their artwork from 12-5 p.m.

Annual Holiday Family Fair hosted by the Black Swan Inn located in Tilton, 1-5 p.m. $2 admission per person. Proceeds benefit the Animal Rescue Leage of NH. For more information call 286-4524.

The Laconia Historical and Museum Society hosts a self-guided driving tour of the Historic Churches in Laconia, 12-2 p.m. Tickets and maps are available at the Laconia Public Library or through the LHMS office. A Holiday Sing-A-Long will be held at 3 p.m. in the former Trinity Methodist Church located at 25 Belvidere Street in Lakeport. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team presents Psychic Medium Lynn Marie Santy at Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford. Mingle begins at 3 p.m. followed by the show. Event features door prizes, raffles, and a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $40 per person and are available at Cafe Deja Vu, All My Life Jewelers, Studio 23, and Patrick's Pub and Eatery. For more information call 998-1418.

23rd Annual Senior Christmas Dinner for community members from Meredith, Moultonborough, Center Harbor or Sandwich who are all 55 years of age or older. Dinner will be served at noon at Interlakes Elementary School. Space is limited. To make reservations call 279-7600.

Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith  hosts a free author event with guest authors Ron Guilmette and Jay Leceses, 2-4 p.m.

Department of Music, Theater and Dance at Plymouth State University holds it annual presentation of A Joyful Noise!, 3 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are may be purchased at the Silver Center Box Office, by calling 535-2787 or by visiting silver.plymouth.edu.

Meredith Altrusa Club holds its Festival of Trees event from noon to 4 p.m. at the Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor.

Homes For the Holidays House Tour hosted by the Opechee Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Belknap Mill, Kitchen Cravings, Gilford and Laconia Libraries, and from members of the Opechee Garden Club. For more information call 1-978-502-4619 or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com.

37th annual Christmas in the Village held by the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries in central New Hampshire, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center Sandwich Gallery.

Belmont's annual Deck the Village event held in the village green near the library on Main Street, 2-4 p.m. For more information call 998-3525.

Performance of ' Yes, Virginia, the Musical" presented by Inter-Lakes Summer Theater, 3 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium in Meredith. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids under 18. Seating is reserved and can be purchased in advance by calling 707-6035 or online at www.interlakestheatre.com, or at the door.

Free public talk tilted "The Real You - No Limitations" led by Tom McElroy, 2 p.m. at the Pease Library in Plymouth. Event hosted by the Christian Science Society of Plymouth. For more information call 536-3997.

Program titled "The Real You - No Limitations" held at the Pease Public Library in Plymouth. Tom McElroy will explain how individual's can be freed from fear, failure, poverty, disease through Christian Science. Free child care.

Guided tours of the Meredith Sculpture Walk. Tours will start at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., and will start at the Innisfree Bookstore at Mill Falls Marketplace.

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12-6-14 Calendar

Semester-end recital of dances by the Contemporary Dance Ensemble at Plymouth State University, 7 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Sant Bani School holds an open house for parents of prospective students in grades K-8, 1 p.m. at the school located in Sanbornton. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, to schedule a tour, or to register for the open house call 934-4240 or visit santbani.org/admission.

Annual Craft Fair held at Gilford Middle and High School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food available in the middle school cafeteria. Raffle held during the day to benefit the senior class of 2015.

Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Program hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin along with the Franklin Lodge of Elks. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by the competition start at 10 a.m. at the St. Gabriel's Parish Center in Franklin. Open to kids ages 8-13. For more information call 410-5184.

Performance of the comedy sketch "A Thurber Carnival" by James Thurber presented by the Winnisquam Regional High School's drama club, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.

Carter Mountain Brass Band Christmas concert, 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Gilford. A donation of $8 is requested at the door.

6th annual Santa Land Program sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 10 a.m. to noon in the Gilford Youth Center. For more information call 527-4722.

Performance of ' Yes, Virginia, the Musical" presented by Inter-Lakes Summer Theater, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium in Meredith. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids under 18. Seating is reserved and can be purchased in advance by calling 707-6035 or online at www.interlakestheatre.com, or at the door.

Christmas at Canterbury held from 3-8 p.m. at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-17; children under 5 are free. Member admission half off. For more information visit www.shakers.org.

American Red Cross Blood, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Meredith Community Center. All donors will receive a coupon for a free regular six-inch sub at any participating Subway restaurant. For more information about giving blood call 1-800-733-2767 or visit online at redcrossblood.org.

Homes For the Holiday's House Tour hosted by the Opechee Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Belknap Mill, Kitchen Cravings, Gilford and Laconia Libraries, and from members of the Opechee Garden Club. For more information call 1-978-502-4619 or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com.

"Famous Christmas Tea and Fair" hosted by the Gilmanton Community Church in Gilmanton Iron Works, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost for the Christmas luncheon is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, with children under 5 able to eat free. 12-inch double faced fresh wreaths available for $15. For more information call 267-6150 or visit www.facebook.com/gilmantoncommunitychurch

Custom Creations Workshop held as part of the December crafting and cooking workshops offered at Moulton Farm in Meredith. for more information visit moultonfarm.com/2014holidayworkshops/ or call 279-3915.

Annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast with Books, Baubles and Baked Goods Sale held at Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for breakfast and 8:30 a.m. to noon for holiday sale. For more information call 286-3018.

The Bristol United Church of Christ Women's Fellowship will hold its annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church located on South Main Street with the parking lot and entrance to Fellowship Hall on Church Street.

Meredith Altrusa Club holds its Festival of Trees event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor.

37th annual Christmas in the Village held by the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries in central New Hampshire, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center Sandwich Gallery.

Reception, silent auction, and book signing with Brendan Smith author of The Flatlander Chronicles and artist Kim Smith, 1-3 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Light Up Night events in downtown Alton, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

LEGO Club at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

Carter Mountain Brass Band presents their Annual Christmas Concert: Majesty, Mystery and Merriment. 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Donation of $8 requested at the door. For more information call 524-3289.

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. .

Meat Bingo at the Laconia VFW. 1 to 3 p.m. Food for everyone, as well as prizes and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Women's Auxiliary. Open to the public, all are welcome.

Alexis Suter Blues Band playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $25 at the door, Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

"Something Wonderful I Missed! Holiday Edition" at Winnipesaukee Playhouse. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A holiday-themed concert of showtunes performed by Not Your Mom's Musical Theater. For more information, call 279-0333 or visit winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

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