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7-27-14 Calendar

Putting Kids and Families First Charity Poker Run, Laconia Harley-Davidson, 239 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), in Meredith; onsite registration will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Poker Hands need to be turned in at 1:30 p.m., cookout and raffle follows; hosted by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, along with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares, the company's charitable foundation; proceeds to benefit our military troops as well as several local charities that support families in need of housing and other services.

Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Road.

Annual Bruce Alan Downing B.A.D. Jam Family Fun and Music Festiva, 3-10 p.m., Greenhouse at Italian Farmhouse, 377 Daniel Webster Highway, Plymouth. Barbecue dinner, 5-8 p.m. Charge. Raises money for local music scholarships.

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

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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

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Hebron Fair, starting at 9 a.m., Hebron Common; live and silent auction, used items for sale, food, children's activities, chicken barbecue.

Vintage car show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Weirs Beach Lobster Pound restaurant, Route 3, Weirs Beach; benefits Lakes Region Rotary Club.

Laconia High School Band Boosters yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Laconia Middle School gym, McGrath Street, Laconia.

Lakeport Community Association yard/box car sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Lakeport Freighthouse Museum, Railroad Ave. (off Elm St.), Lakeport; $1 bags, new furniture, porcelain dolls, books. Rain or shine.

Summer Fun Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tanger Outlets, 120 Laconia Road, Tilton.

Bead Weaving Demonstration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith; Deb Fairchild will demonstrate various types of bead work.

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.

Meredith Library: Batman Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lego Contest, 11 a.m., Hall Memorial Library, Northfield.

Greek Summer Festival, Taxicarchai Greet Orthodox Church, North Main and Oak streets, Laconia; authentic Greek cuisine, Greek pastries, live music and dancing, dance troupe performance, specialty imports and dry goods, raffle. Free. Rain or shine.

Antiques Appraisal, 2-4 p.m., Laconia Antiques Center, 601 Main St., Laconia. Cost $5 per appraisal. All proceeds benefit the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Talk about Abolitionist fervor in the Lakes Region by Meredith author Peter Miller, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach, next to Funspot. Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.

Household Hazardous Waste collection in Belmont, Franklin, Gilford and Meredith, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Residents and taxpayers in Lakes Region communities eligible to participate. For list of collection sites visit www.lakesrpc.org. Sponsored by Lakes Region Planning Commission. 

Used book sale, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Bayswater Book Co., Main Street, Center Harbor; proceeds benefit Meredith Altrusa Literacy program.

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 "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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

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.

Separated-Divorced People's Support Group, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Belmont. For more information, call the church rectory, 603-267-8174 or 630-3855.   
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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Third Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day sponsored by the Barnstead Farmers and Gardeners Network. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 10 unique farm locations, including: The Local Butcher, Good Stuff Farm, Five Acre Farm, Sticks and Stones Farm, Frenette Farm, Granite State Alpaca Farm,  Mountain View Farm, Duane Family Farm, Tiz a Miniature Horse Farm, and Veggies Galore and More. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 269-5591.

 

 

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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.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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.

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

Laconia Muskrats AutoServ Night, game starts 6:30 p.m., Robbie Mills Stadium, Meredith Center Road, Laconia: Muskrats vs. Valley Blue Sox. AutoServ will have lots of giveaways and will be going through the stands with freebies. AutoServ will have vehicles on display.

Annie and the Orphans performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia. Show marks band's 50th anniversary.

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.

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!

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.

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

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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

 

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Event at Meredith Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m.-noon.

Events at Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Solid, Liquid, or Gas Ice Cream Party, 1 p.m. Thursday of Discovery, 1:30 p.m.; conduct all sorts of experiments with us while learning a ton of scientific facts.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Make Binoculars (preschool-Grad 4) 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Open Painting, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Crafters Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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

State Sen. Jeanie Forrester hosts ice cream social, following lunch, Plymouth Senior Center.

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.

Lakes Region Art Association Show Awards Reception, 4-7 p.m., VynnArt Gallery, 30 Main St., Meredith; held to honor prize-winning entries in the Association's annual art show at VynnArt Gallery now through Sunday, Aug. 10.

Peanut Carnival, 5-7 p.m., Opechee Park, North Main Street, Laconia. (Rain date: Friday)

Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; music by singer-songwriter Audrey Drake.

Bears in New Hampshire, talk by Ben Kilham, 7:30 p.m., Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road, Moultonborough.

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.
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.

American Legion Post 1 Bingo, 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.

Poetry reading, 7-9 p.m., Country Bookseller in Durgin Stables courtyard, Wolfeboro; sponsored by Poets in the Attic. 
Debt Triage Class, 6-8 p.m., Laconia Police Headquarters Community Room, New Salem St., Laconia; hosted by Laconia Area Community Land Trust and sponsored by Franklin Savings Bank.

Magic the Gathering, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6-8 p.m.

Murder Mystery Night, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 6-8 p.m.

Program on Count Rumford, scientist and Tory who lived in New Hampshire during the Colonial era, 7:30 p.m., Clark House, Wolfeboro.

Project Greenway, 7:30 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness. Contest of designs using recycled, used or repurposed materials.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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.
Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-7 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.
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.

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7-23-14 Calendar

Read to Me story time and crafts, Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 10:30 a.m.

Events at Hall Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check-Out-An-Expert!, 10 a.m.-noon; Wonder Science, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Teens Femo Jewelry, 3-4 p.m.

Health Fair for Kids, 2-5 p.m., Belknap Mill, Beacon Street East, Laconia. Free.

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.

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.

Senior Moment-um visit to home gardens of master gardener Sally Doten. Meet at Town Hall Lobby at 10:45 a.m. Call Gilford Parks & Rec Office, 527,4722, for more information.

Artist's reception for exhibitor Margery Thomas Mueller, 5-7 p.m., Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, 69 Maple St., Center Sandwich. Call 603-284-7728 or visit www.patricialaddcarega.com

Electric Vehicle Night, 5-6 p.m., Irwin Automotive, Bisson Avenue, Laconia. Call 603-581-2935 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gilford Community Band performs, 7:30 p.m., Weeks Bandstand (Gilford High School cafeteria in case of rain), Gilford Village.

Moulton's Band performs, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Square, Sanbornton. Free.

Bike Week 2014 Debriefing, 1 p.m., Laconia City Hall; meeting to hear comments about last month's Bike Week from various Bike Week constituencies and the public at-large.

Little Sprouts Garden Club, 9-10 a.m., Moulton Farm off Route 25, Meredith. Program designed to acquaint youngsters, ages 5 to 9, about gardening and how food grows.

Author-photographer Ron Guilmette gives program on the islands of Lake Winnipesaukee based on his recently released illustrated book, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach (next to Funspot.) Free for museum members, fee for non-members.

Talk about wildlife found in Moultonborough, 7 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library; sponsored by the Moultonborough Conservation Commission.

Events at Meredith Library: Family Story Time (geared for ages 4-7), 10-11:30 a.m., snacks served; LED Batarangs & More, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ages 8-18.

Mahjong at the Gilford Public Library 12:30–3 p.m.

Storytime, about light and colors, 10:30 a.m., Belmont Public Library.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org 

Annual Summer Auction, First United Methodist Church Rte. 11A, Gilford (near the Rt 3-11 by-pass). Preview of auction items, Quick Sale, Silent Auction and Flea Market open at 5:30. Live Auction at 6:30. For information call the church office at 524-3289.

Program on Eastern coyotes, 7 p.m., Benz Center, Center Sandwich. Free. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Samuel Wentworth Library and the Sandwich Agricultural Commission.

Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet each Wednesday 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.
Belknap County Democrats meeting with pot-luck supper, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Route 132, Lane Tavern, Sanbornton; bring a dish to share. Contact: Kate Miller: 556-9523.

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.
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.

Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.
Lakes Region Blue Star Mothers meeting. 6 p.m. in the conference room at Lakes Region General Hospital. For more information call Joy Hall at (732) 216-3455. 

 

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