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3-13-15 Calendar

Spring dance held for elementary school students, 6-8 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. $5 per child.

Event at Gilford Public Library: Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

The Purple Pit Coffee Lounge in Bristol holds a Paint Along event with local artist Larry Frates, 6:30-9 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation call 744-7800.

Women in the Blues performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB. Catered dinner available before the show for $10. For dinner reservations or more information call 527-0023.

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 North Main St., 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 6:45-8:15 p.m. Features live deejay, 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.

The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging meetings start at 10 a.m., the second Friday of each month. The committee meets in the Wesley Woods Community Room off Rte. 11A, behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. All are welcome.

Tot Time Reading Circle at the Meredith Library 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Open to ages 0–3. Snacks served.; Young Writers Group at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 8-18 only.

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3-12-15 Calendar

New Hampton Democratic Committee meeting holds a caucus to elect town committee officers and one delegate to the New Hampton State Democratic Convention, 5:30 p.m. at the New Hampton Community School.

Annual celebration of Franklin Mayors Drug Task Force, 5-6 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. To reserve seats or for more information call 998-5337 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8-9:15 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 Bingo, 849 North Main St., 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. Attendees at the story time 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.

Free Peer Support Groups for Parents of Children, Teens and Young Adults with Substance Use Issues sponsored by F.A.S.T.E.R. Parent Support Group (Families Advocating Substance Treatment, Education & Recovery). The group is held the 2nd and 4th Thursday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Family Resource Center 719 North Main Street in Laconia. For more information call 293-0960

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Movie – Cinderella, 3:30 p.m.; Classic Book Group, 6 p.m. "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; Make It! Duct Tape Workshop (Teens), 2:30–3:30 p.m.; Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.

Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon; Mystery Book Group at the Meredith Library 10:30 a.m. to noon; Lego Time! at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m. This is an all-ages event.

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3-10-15 Calendar

Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee meeting held at 6:30 p.m. at J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant in Center Barnstead. Those interested in having dinner are asked to arrive as early as 5:30 p.m.

Art reception for Maureen Bieniarz-Pond held at Gilford Publi Library, 4-6 p.m. For more information call 235-2777 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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

Meredith Library Computer Club at the Meredith Library 10-11 a.m.; Great Stone Face Award Team at the Meredith Library, 3:30-4:30 p.m. This month's Great Stone Face nominee is How To Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks.

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.

The First Baptist Church will be hosting GriefShare every Tuesday beginning January 20 and running through April 14 from , 6:30-8:30 p.m. GriefShare is a nondenominational, Bible based grief recovery group that ministers to those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. For more information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

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.

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3-21-15 Calendar

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith presents "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Balcony seats are $10. For more information or to reserve a ticket in advance call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Cabin Fever Carnival held at Paul Smith Elementary School in Franklin, 1-4 p.m. $5 registration fee for children over 2 years of age, maximum fee of $20 per family. For more information call 934-4144 ext. 211 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Chef's night featuring a wide range of New England cuisine and specialty wines from Hermit Woods winery, 6 p.m. at the Bay Restaurant in Center Harbor. For more information visit www.thebayrestaurantnh.com or call 677-7141. 

Special winter classical concert performed by the Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. at Inter-Lakes High School in Meredith. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students. They can be purchased at the door or online at www.LRSO.org/tickets.

Pittsfield Players presents "Dearly Beloved," 7:30 p.m., Scenic Theater, 6 Depot St., Pittsfield; call 435-8852 or visit www.pittsfieldplayers.com

Free Good Gardening workshop titled "Getting Ready to Grow" held at Moulton Farm in Meredith, 10 a.m. to noon.

Holy Trinity Parish is holding a St. Patrick's Dinner at St. Agnes Church Hall on Hill Avenue in Ashland, 5-7 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under, and a family special of $18. For information call Elena Worrall 491-4540.

Movie God is not Dead shown at the Kingswood Arts Center in Wolfeboro, 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Masonic Lodge #17 and First Baptist Church of Wolfeboro. For more information call Bob Jones at 569-5763.

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.
Tilton Winter Farmers' Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at 67 East Main Street in Tilton.

 

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3-9-15 Calendar

Senior Moment-um Recipe Exchange Program hosted by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 11:30 a.m. in the Gilford Community Church Fellowship Hall.

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. at Lakes Regional General Hospital in conference room LL 3/4, next to the cafeteria. 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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