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10-20-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library, Chess Club, 4-7 p.m. Monday Bookers featuring “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, 6:30 p.m. 

Meet Bruins Legends Rick Middleton and Terry O'Reilly during a benefit fundraiser for Grady Shoemaker, a young local boy who was severely injured in an accident this past August; 6-9 p.m. in the Bean Conference Center located at 35 Blueberry Lane in Laconia. Event features silent auction, raffles, photos, food, autographs, refreshments and more. Cost is $60 per person. For more information or tickets call 305-2735 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford Public Library events: Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion, 3:30–4:30 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.
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.

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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10-19-14 Calendar

Pumpkin Festival at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 2 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Canterbury Shaker Village hosts "Magnificent Barns" an illustrated lecture, 4-5:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register visit www.shakers.org

Variety Show featuring music, vocal presentations, poetry and comedy hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Gilford, 3 p.m.

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held at Opechee Park in Laconia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by start of the walk at 10 a.m. For more information call Erinn Drouin at (603) 508-2513.

Dr. Sax's Dixie Band plays at the Taylor Community in Laconia, 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.taylorcommunity.org or call 366-1400.

 

 

 

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10-18-14 Calendar

Pumpkin Festival at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Comedy at Pitman's Freight Room featuring Paul Gilligan, Dan Crohn and Mickie Fizzi. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

LRGH Auxiliary Craft Fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Laconia High School.

Final Lakeport Community Association yard sale of the season. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Freight Station. Everything half price except brown bags.

Three-piece King Chrome band plays 80 years of rock 'n' roll at the Laconia VFW Post on Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 5 p.m. followed by the event from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes a pot luck dinner. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a cash bar.

The Laconia Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Halloween dance for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, 6-8 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. Fee of $5 per child. Costumes are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded. For more information call 524-5046.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department holds auditions for its upcoming production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1-5 p.m. For more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

23rd annual Halloween Hoot 'N Howl held by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, 6-8:30 p.m. Trail walks feature live skits with a seasonal theme and depart every 10 minutes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This program is for all ages and is held rain or shine. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes. Cost is $8/members; $11/non-members ($1 off each reservation paid by Friday, October 10). Register by calling 968-7194.

Guided hike with Dr. Rick Van de Poll at the Fogg Hill Conservation Area in West Center Harbor, 8:30 a.m. and return approximately at noon. Participants must arrive by 8:15 a.m.

Lakes Region Energy Fair held at Inter-Lakes High School in Meredit, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit www.meredithnh.org

Freese Brothers Big Band Performance at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse located at 50 Resevoir Road Meredith. Refreshments start at 7 p.m. followed by the performance at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.tbinh.org/specialevents/freesebrothers.php. For groups of ten or more contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Local Beats & Eats, noon to 3 p.m. at the Laconia Harley-Davidson dealership located at 239 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith. Features lunch and live music by the Crunchy Western Boys.

An Eckankar Spiritual Chat is being offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Vintage Café, in Laconia. Free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a complimentary free booklet, Spiritual Experiences Guidebook and accompanying CD. For more information call 800-713-8944 or visit www.eckankar-nh.org Inclement weather cancelations will be listed.

Annual benefit Dinner Auction hosted by the Gunstock Ski club in Gilford, 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour with dinner following at 7 p.m., and the Live Auction at 8 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person or $400 for a table to eight. For more information visit www.gunstockskiclub.org.

Touch a Truck event held at the Barnstead Recreation area located behind the Police Department in Barnstead, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Complimentary pizza and soft drinks provided. For more information call 269-3900 or visit oscarfoss.org. 

The Margret and H.A. Rey Center open for a drawing session of from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. located on the 2nd Floor Town Square, Waterville Valley. For more information contact the Margret and H.A. Rey Center at 603-236-3308 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Forest Walk-a-thon at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 11 a.m. Come and walk with friends and neighbors up Cogswell Mountain behind the library. This event will raise money to support library operations.

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10-17-14 Calendar

Local filmmaker's 'Til Death' premieres at the Purple Pit, located at 28 Central Square in Bristol. 8 p.m. Tickets cost $5 and may be bought in advance at the library. Soda and popcorn are included in ticket price.

Premiere of "Til Death" a film written and directed by Sam Kench, 8 p.m. at the Purple Pit, 28 Central Square in Bristol. Tickets are $5. Soda and popcorn included in the ticket price. For more information visit 744-7800.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department holds auditions for its upcoming production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1-5 p.m. For more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee Spaghetti Dinner for 2014, 5-7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Ashland. Admission is $10 per adult, $5 for kids ages 5-12, and a family price of $25 per person. 

Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 7 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice offers flu shots at the Wolfeboro Congregational Church from 12:30-2 p.m. Clinics are able to bill Medicare Part B, Medicaid, Harvard Pilgrim, and Anthem Blue Cross. The cost for those without insurance or an insurance not listed is $25. 

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.
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.
Zentangle Workshops at the VynnArt Gallery in Meredith. For more information or to sign up call 279-0557

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10-16-14 Calendar

Program about birds of Lake Umbagog at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. 7 p.m. Biologist Bob Quinn will present.

'From Frazzled to Fantastic' talk at Meredith Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Author and well-being coach Lyn Durham will discuss how to live a balanced life.

Men's pick-up basketball program for ages 18 and up, 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. $2 fee per participant. For more information contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722. 

Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 8 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu. 

Making corn husk dolls, Belmont Public Library, 6 p.m. All materials will be provided. Those planning to attend are asked to call 267-8331 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Drop-ins also welcome.

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.
Craft night at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
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.
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

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