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7-14-14 Calendar

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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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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7-10-14 Calendar

Thursday of Discovery, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 1:30 p.m. Conduct all sorts of experiments with us while learning a ton of scientific facts.

Belmont Library unveils plaque noting building's listing on the National Register of Historic Places, 5 p.m.

Curling Open House at PSU's Hanaway Rink. 6-8 p.m. Free. Equipment provided. For more information visit www.skateplymouthstate.com.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Middle School writing camp, 9 a.m.-noon; open painting, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Greg and Axel Magic Show (preschool-Grade 4), 3-4 p.m.; Crafters Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.; foreign movie night, 7-9 p.m. Contact library at 524-6042.

Events at Meredith Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m.-noon; Mystery Book Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon; Homemade Chalk Art, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Twilight Tales, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ages 3 and up): Adult Writers Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Events at Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Art Blocks, 3:30 p.m., for kids ages 10-12.

Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; music by the Jandee Lee Porter Acoustic Trio.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "42nd Street," 2 p.m., and 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," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mainstage theater, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Call 603-279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

American Civil War Through Folksong, two musicians give an overview of the Civil War through the popular music of the time, 7 p.m., Ashland Railroad Station Museum, 69 Depot St. (Route 132), Ashland.

Talk about the largest trees in New Hampshire by author Kevin Martin, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Library.

Nature talk, 7:30 p.m., Loon Center, Moultonborough; illustrated talk by Kittie Wilson on family of loons on Pleasant Lake in New London.

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.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Magic the Gathering, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6-8 p.m.

Family Movie Night, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6 p.m.

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.
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.
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.

Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-6 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.

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