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4-25-14 Calendar

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Historian Aimee Gagnon Fogg presents some of the highlights from her book "The Granite Men of Henri-Chapelle." 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Light refreshments provided.

Student Showcase of Excellence featuring various research projects by Plymouth State University students. 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the University's Hartman Union Building in Plymouth. For more information call 535-2775 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Meredith Public Library. Tot Time Story Time 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Lego Time at the Meredith Public Library 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.

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.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Diane Blue Big Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m. with $12 admission. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an optional $10 dinner buffet. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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4-24-14 Calendar

U.S. Cellular offers a free Device Workshop from 5-7 p.m. its office at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. For more information or to RSVP call 603-286-2388.

The New Hampton Historical Society and the New Hampshire Humanities Council presents The Secrets of Cellar Holes. 7 p.m. at the Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton. Free and open to the public.

Meeting for the Bicycle Exchange program held during the Better Together Program. 4 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School Library. For more information call 524-5288 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Camera Club meeting at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith 7-9 p.m. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information, visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Belmont Recreational Trail update and organization meeting. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Belmont Corner Meeting House. Open to all members of the public and those who have been involved in the BRATT Trail in the past. For more information call 527-9339.

The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event held at Cross Insurance in Meredith. 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information call 279-6121 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Pinterest Roulette 6 p.m. Adult Craft Time featuring paper quilling custom made pins that match your outfit.

Events at the Meredith Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Group featuring guest speaker Glenna Lee. noon to 1 p.m. The book of topic is Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.  Read-a-Thon and Snack-a-Thon for kids ages 6 and older 3:30-4:30 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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Author Barbara Meyers visits, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Film 'Northern Trespass' showing at Plymouth State University. 7 p.m. in the Boyd Science Center, room 144. The film argues against the Northern Pass Project. Free and open to the public.

N.H. Democratic Party Platform Committee visits Laconia Public Library at 6 p.m. to hear input from local Democrats.

Fusion hosts a "find your inner artist" networking event at The Studio in Laconia. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, register online at facebook.com/NHFusion.

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4-23-14 Calendar

Lakes Region Tea Party meeting featuring guest speaker Andrew Hemingway. 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Police/Fire Building next to the library. Hemingway will speak about his run for governor. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire holds a brown-bag lunch to share the story of their work on behalf of vulnerable New Hampshire Youth. 1:30 p.m. at the Plymouth State University Welcome Center. No registration required. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring a Bubble Art project 3:30 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.

Animals & Me at the Meredith Public library 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served.
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.
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.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon. PJ's and a Movie 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teen Movie 2-4 p.m.

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.

Spring Series of Pub Mania Shuffle begins. 6 p.m. The shuffle is an eight-week series of 2.5-mil non-competitive walks or runs beginning and ending at the parking lot at Patrick's Pub in Gilford. $10 entry fee will benefit the WLNH Children's Auction. Participants are encouraged to arrive 20 minutes early.

 

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4-22-14 Calendar

Encore Enterprise Forum sponsored by AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE, and Center for Women's Business Advancement. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. Free but registration is required by visiting aarp.cvent.com/plymouth. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Irwin Automotive hosts a new owner event for all Toyota/Scion and Ford/Lincoln owners. 5-7 p.m. at 59 Bisson Avenue in Laconia. For more information call 581-2953 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Opening Reception for the latest exhibit "For the Maintenance of the Union" — The History of the N.H. Veterans' Association presented by the Laconia Historical and Museum Society. 6 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall at the Laconia Public Library. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Program presented by Anura Guruge titled "Pope John XXIII, Still the Most Popular Pope Ever -- Now That He Is A Saint." 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton.

Opening reception for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Graphic Design Exhibitions. 4-6 p.m. at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery and the Silver Center for the Arts. Light refreshments served.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Make Your Own Mr. Potato Head Craft 10:30–2:30 p.m. Bike or Walk to Your Reads Day! 9 a.m. to 8 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 the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
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.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Nooner's Book Group featuring the book "Catch Me if You can" by Frank Abagnale. Project Teen featuring a creative writing activity 3 p.m.

Events at the Meredith Library. Earth Day Stepping Stones 3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids ages 8 and over are invited to paint stepping stones for the award-winning garden in front of the libray. Movie Night featuring Disney's Frozen. 5-6:40 p.m.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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4-21-14 Calendar

The Lakes Region Art Association meeting featuring guest speaker Wayne Hatley, an artist/illustrator/graphic designer. 7 p.m. at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community. Discussion will focus on options for reproducing and restoring art. For more information call 293-2702.

Laconia Historical and Museum Society host Charlie St. Clair and Jennifer Anderson of the Laconia Motorcycle Week Rally Association present "The History of Motorcycle Week." 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. Free and open to the public. For more information call 527-1278 or email 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. Participants must 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.

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