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1-16-15 Calendar

Winter Cribbage Tournament held by the Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus at St. Joseph in Belmont. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. followed by the game at 6 p.m. Entry fee of $15 per person.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Storytime, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, presented by Playhouse's Education Department. Tickets available at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or by calling (603) 279-0333.

Cribbage Tournament, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Church Hall, 96 Main St., Belmont; sponsored by Robert Leroux Knights of Columbus Council 10934.

Multimedia tour of Spain titled "Spain: A Magical Mystery Tour" presented by a UNH Spanish professor, 7 p.m. at the Rey Center in Waterville Valley as part of its Winter Lecture Series.

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.

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

Events at Gilford Public Library: Tot Time Reading Circle at the Meredith Library 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Young Writers Group at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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1-15-15 Calendar

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce annual Membership Meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Margate Resort, Laconia.

Program about "Birding Marvelous Morocco and the Canary Islands," 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. Refreshments will be served.

Lakes Region Builders Members Meeting, 5-8 p.m., Huot Technical Center. Join the discussion on Worker's Comp and why reform is needed. Also 2015 Scholarships Available for qualified students! $15/members and $20/non-members, includes dinner & tours of Huot Tech School. Contact: 387-1817.

Events at the Gilford Public Library: Toddler Time (Ages 2-3 years), 10:30-11:15 a.m. Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 pm – 1:30 p.m.; Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; Make It! Crayon Creations (Teens), 3-4 p.m.; Conversational French Class, 3:30–4:30 p.m.; Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

The Terrace and The Cottage at Golden View Open House and Grand Opening Celebration supported by the Greater Meredith and Plymouth Chambers of Commerce, 4-7 p.m. Event features refreshments, music, and tours as they celebrate the opening of their two new assisted living options, The Terrace and The Cottage. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information or to RSVP call 279-8111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Guys' Night Out, Gilford Community Church, 6 p.m. Cost is $12 per person. To make a reservation call 524-6057.

Craft Night at Belmont Library, 5:30 p.m.

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, 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.

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.

Little Learners Pre-School Skating Lessons, 11:30 a.m to noon. Price is $10 per person, which includes a lesson and skating during public skate. Adult chaperones must pay an admission fee of $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.

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1-14-15 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check–Out–An-Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Gilford Library Monthly Meeting, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Meeting held by the Belknap Mill Society to discuss the financial challenges facing the society's ownership and operation, 7:30 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.

Presentation to explain New Hampshire's business structure laws led by John Cunningham, Chair of the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association LLC Drafting Committee, noon to 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Preschool Story time and Craft at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 p.m.

10th Annual Keep the Heat On fundraiser in Plymouth State University's Prospect Hall. For more information call 238-2995.

SCORE Lakes Region holds a workshop designated to help business better understand the implications of various tax laws, 5:30 p.m. at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce offices in Laconia. Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $25 per person if paid in advance or $30 at the door. To register visit http://lakesregion.score.org/localworkshops.

Hebron Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee meeting to update the 2009 Hazard Mitigation Plan, 1 p.m. in the Public Safety Building located at 37 Groton Road in Hebron. For more information call 744-5584.

Workshop on how comics can bring history to life titled "Drawing from the Past: Using Local History Sources to Inspire Learning," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library.

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.

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 St., 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.

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1-13-15 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Story time 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Babygarten, 11:15–11:45 a.m. Writing Expert, 3-5 p.m.; Gilford Clickers Photography Club, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Spanish Club, 10 a.m. Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Sharpen your technical skills on that new device! Make an appointment by calling 286-8971 or inquire at the circulation desk.

Annual Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire meeting followed by BYOP - Bring Your Own Poetry, Painting, Performance, Presentation...", 6 p.m. at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery. Dessert potluck at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. For more information or to register call 323-7302 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Belmont Public Library: TAG Team, 4 p.m. followed by Game Night at at 5:30 p.m.

Story time 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. .

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 St., 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.

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1-12-15 Calendar

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Yarn Therapy, 9-10:30 a.m.; Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.; Art Opening featuring Water Photos produced by Hanz Busch, 6 p.m. Refreshments served.

Auditions for Streetcar Company's production of 'Barnum', 7 p.m. at the Methodist Chu7rch on Route 11A in Gilford. Musical and acting auditions require participants to come with a song ready to sing with the piano and a reading from the provided script. For more information visit www.streetcarcompany.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Senior Moment-um program featuring Bingo at the Community Church, noon. Coffee and tea provided, participants are asked to bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling 527-4722. 

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.

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