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3-20-14 Calendar

Program about "Vernal Pool Ecology - Understanding the Four and Six-legged Denizens of Spring" presented by the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society. 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough.

Program on N.H.'s Civil War monuments, 7 p.m., Gordon-Nash Library, New Hampton, sponsored by New Hampton Historical Society. For more information call the library, 744-8061 or Gordon DuBois, 279-0379.

Spaghetti Dinner held to benefit the Gilmanton School eighth-grade class. 5-7 p.m. at the school. Cost is $6 for adults and children 6th grade and over, $5 for senior citizens and those ages 5-fifth grade.

Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner held by the Belknap County Sportsmen's Association. 6 p.m. at the Belknap County Sportsmen Association on Lily Pond Road in Gilford. $10 per person. BYOB.

Card Class at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 6 p.m. Sign up at the circulation desk. $5 material fee due the night of the class.

Belknap Economic Development Council annual meeting held at the Lakes Region Community College. 4:15 p.m. registration and cocktail reception followed by the business meeting at 5 p.m. Keynote speaker includes Dr. Ross Gittell, Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire.

Franklin Footlight Theater presents the ageless and generically funny comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace" 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $14 for seniors and students, and $16 for adults. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Public Library 10 a.m. to noon.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime 11:15 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Discussion 6:30–7:30 p.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30-3:30 p.m.  Crafter’s Corner, 6-7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion 6:30–7:30 p.m.

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.
Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.
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.
Little Learners Pre-school skating lessons. 10-10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Adult chaperone $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.
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.

John Funkhouser Quartet performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for catered dinner buffet, show starts at 8 p.m. $12 for show only, dinner is additional $10. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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3-19-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts 3:30 p.m.

Informational session about registering for a new healthcare plan hosted by Patty Stwart and Associates, in partnership with the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. 5:30 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 536-1001.

Lakeland School Open House, 5-7 p.m. 40 Meredith Center Road, Meredith. Call 279-5680.

Lakes Region Tea Party meting held at 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Public Library. Fore more information email Peggy Graham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Meeting of the Plymouth Area Democrats featuring special guest Attorney Eric MacLeish a founding member of the NHRebellion organization.5:30 p.m. pot luck supper followed by the presentation at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Regional Center in Plymouth. For more information call 968-7105.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals & Me 9:45-10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served. Teen/Tween Crafternoon 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. TAB Meeting 5-6 p.m.

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.
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.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon.

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.

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm  on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.

Talk on healthy lifestyles hosted by the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Plymouth Public Library on Russell Street.

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3-18-14 Calendar

Free workshop: My Child is Turning 3, Now What? hosted by Lakes Region Community Services. 9-11 a.m. in Laconia. Pre-registration required. For more information call 224-7005.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Reading Buffet 3-5 p.m.

Movie Night at the Meredith Public Library featuring the film Hunger Games - Catching Fire. 5 – 6:35 p.m. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Hand & Foot Canasta 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring an English muffin pizza project 3 p.m.

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

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.)
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at Saint Andre Bessette Parish Hall in Laconia. 4:30-6:30 p.m.
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community.  No experience necessary.  Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
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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3-17-14 Calendar

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.
Hall Memorial Library events. Chess Club 4-7 p.m. Monday Bookies held at the Black Swan Inn to discuss "The Commitments" by Roddy Doyle.
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.

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.

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.

Events at Gilford Public Library, Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion (K–Grade 5), 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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3-15-14 Calendar

Inaugural Shamrock Shuffle 5K health walk/run held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the start at 9 a.m. leaving and finishing from Plymouth Regional Senior Center. Registration $10 per person, children under age 5 are free by must be registered. For more information call 238-6468 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford High School Performing Arts Department will present its spring play Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. in the Gilford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Lakes Region Hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

Hypnotist and entertainer Pete Mamos holds a benefit for the WLNH Children's Auction sponsored by Cafe Deja Vu and Pub Mania. Doors open at the Margate Resort at 6:30 p.m. with the program getting underway at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 the day of. To purchase tickets in advance visit Cafe Deja Vu, All My Life Jewelers, Studio 23, and Patrick's Pub and Eatery. For more information call 998-1418.

Leprechaun Leap 5K Run/Walk. 10 a.m. leaving from the Belmont Mill parking lot in downtown Belmont. For more information call 998-3525. For a copy of registration visit www.belmontnh.org.

Comedy Night at Pitman's Freight Room featuring Joe Yannetty, Ryan Gartley, and Abishek Shah. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room in Laconia. Tickets are $15 per person. BYOB.

Annual Inter-Lakes Variety Show, 7 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium. Put on by the Inter-Lakes Middle Tier and Inter-Lakes High School Theater Companies. Includes performances by competitive dance times from Lakes Region Dance and The Studio. Tickets at the door or at www.interlakes.org/ilhs-theater-company.

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.
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. .

Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066.

LYME 411 Support Group. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods' Community Room behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698.

American Legion Post 33 in Meredith hosts St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Dance. Dinner will be served from 6 p.m., music will be provided by DJ Jim Hurd. Admission is $7 per person or $12 per couple. This event is non-smoking and open to the public.

Spread Your Wings and Soar Cancer Benefit skating show. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Ice Rink. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door. Children under 5 admitted free. Funds raised will benefit the fight against pediatric cancer.

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