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12-5-14 Calendar

Christmas Night in Ashland featuring children's workshops, a scavenger hunt, a storybook give away, pictures with Santa, face painting, food sales, a Gift Bag raffle, and more, 5 and 6:45 p.m. on Main Street and Highland Street in Ashland. Pictures with Santa for a $1 donation.

The Willie J Laws Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB. Catered buffet available before the show. For more information or to make dinner reservations call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

6th annual Santa Land Program sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 5-7:30 p.m. in the Gilford Youth Center. For more information call 527-4722.

Legacy Cheer Booser Club hosts a fundraiser all day at Uno's in Tilton. Attendees should notify their servers that they are attending to benefit the non-profit organization.

Meredith Altrusa Club holds its Festival of Trees event from 2-6 p.m. at the Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor.

Presentation about the historic conference at Bretton Woods called "A Hotel Goes to Peace Not War" by Carl Lindblade held as part of the Rey Center Winter Lecture series, 7 p.m. held  at the Margret and H.A Rey Center. For more information call 236-3308 or visit thereycenter.org.

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.

2nd Annual Festival of Frees held by the Franklin Opera House, 5 p.m. starting after the city tree lighting. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, includes a sheet of 25 raffle tickets. Children under 12 are free. For more information call 934-1901.

Business-planning workshop hosted by The Enterprise Center at Plymouth, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seating is limited. Cost of this program is $49 per person. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. For more information or to sign up call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

Laconia Christian Academy presents the classic Christmas story "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", 6:30 p.m. at the school on Meredith Center Road. Admission is $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults. For more information call 524-3250.

Willie J Laws Blues Band performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Tot Time Reading Circle 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Young Writers Group at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m. This group will focus on peer workshops, along with gaining valuable fiction skills.

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.

Friday Night Meltdown Public Skating event held at the Laconia Ice Arena from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Features Live DJ, Public Skating, laser light show, games and prizes. Open for all ages. $10 per person.

Events at the Gilman Library in Alton: Story time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m.; Story time with Granny Apple, 2:15 p.m.

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Heather Pierson Quartet Christmas Show performed at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door. BYOB. A catered buffet dinner is available before the show. To make a dinner reservation or for more information call 527-0043 or visit www.pitman'sfreightroom.com.

New England Forestry Foundation holds a tour of the upcoming timber harvest at Cherry Valley Woods in Gilford, begins at 9 a.m. Participants should park at the end of the cul-de-sac on Rocky Road located off of Route 11A/Cherry Valley Road. For more information call 978-952-6856 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Golden View's 40th Anniversary Celebration and Open House, 3-5 p.m. at Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith. For more information call 279-8111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

19th Annual Festival of Trees Gala held at the Waukewan Golf Club, 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets are $25 each, advance purchase only.

The Day Away program will hold an open house and reception from 3-5 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Chapel in Bristol. Small participation fee, lunch is provided. Program is a service which provides short-term relief to those who are caring for family members in the early to mid stags of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. For more information call 744-6828 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Project Teen, 3 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Project includes gift making for the holiday's.

Start and Grow Your Business workshop led by Michael Tentonowski, Director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, 8-10 a.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. For more information or to reserve a seat call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Enterprise Center hosts a QuickBooks Seminar titled Online vs. Desktop, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. For more information call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Golden View Health Care Center is hosting a free holiday wreath-making demonstration in its new assisted living option, The Terrace from 2-3 p.m. in The Terrace Great Room. Attendees are welcome to stay afterward from 3-5 pm for cake, music and more during our 40th anniversary celebration. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP call 279-8111.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. 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.

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.

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Pajama Story Hour with Miss Lily will be held at the Gilman Library in Alton. Attendees are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

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.

Lakes Region Brain Injury Support Group held the first Thursday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. at Lakes Region Community Services located at 719 Main Street in Laconia. For more information call 225-8400.

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.

 Events at the Gilmanton Year Round Library: Story Times 1:30 p.m., Crafternoon, 3:15-5 p.m., Magic the Gathering, 6 p.m.

Heather Pierson Quartet performs 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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Lakes Region Planning Commission Transportation Technical Advisory Committee holds a meeting at the Humiston Building located at 103 Main Street in Meredith, 2 p.m. Includes presentation by Eric Williams from the NH Department of Environmental Services. For more information call 279-8171.

Christmas Stuff The Bag Sale at the Gilmaton Thrift Shop. Bags can be filled for $7. For more information call 267-1934.

Annual Spalidays Holiday Event hosted by Cascade Spa in Meredith, 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event will cost $20 per person and can be purchased by calling the Spa at 677-8620.

Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Business After Hours sponsored by Lamprey Real Estate Associates, 4-7 p.m. at Lamprey Real Estates located on Route 25 in Center Harbor. For more information call 279-6121.

Semester-end programs presented by students in the Department of Music, Theater, and Dance, includes PSU Chamber Players, including the Piano, Trumpet and Brass Ensembles, and the Flue and Clarinet Choirs, 7 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and youth. For more information visit 535-2787.

Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its November/December meeting on December at 3 p.m., downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information please visit: http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html

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

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.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Laconia Rod & Gun Lady's Auxiliary meetings are going to be on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Events at Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Story time, 10:30 a.m. Home school group, 1 to 3 p.m.

 

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12-2-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Spanish Club, 10 a.m. Mexican Train Dominoes, 10:30 a.m. Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. To make an appointment or for more information call 286-8971. Project Teen, 3 p.m.

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

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.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., Although the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. For more information or to register call Mary at 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Through December 16th)

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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their 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). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.
Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

Gilmanton Crafters meeting at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 1 p.m.

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12-1-14 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m. Trustees Meeting, 5 p.m.

Showing of the film "Band Visit" sponsored by the Laconia Human Relations Committee as part of its International Film Series, 6:45 p.m. at Laconia Public Library. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

 

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