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6-24-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library: Many Monkeys Come to Read, ages 3-5, 9:45-10:45 a.m., snacks served; Friends of the Meredith Public Library meeting, 3-4 p.m., open to the public.

Fund-raising spaghetti dinner, starting 4:30 p.m., Huot Techinical Center restaurant, Laconia; to raise funds for upcoming trip by Laconia High School bands and choir. LHS Jazz Band will perform during dinner.

10th annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival, 5:30-8 p.m., Winnipesaukee Ballroom, Church Landing Meredith; tickets $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Proceeds benefit Veterans Count; sponsored by Common Man Family of Restaurants, and Martignetti Companies of NH.

Belknap County Democrats meeting and county caucus, 5 p.m., Lakes Region Community College (Academic Commons), Route 106, Laconia. Begins with a potluck. Featured speaker, presidential candidate Lincoln Chaffee, former Rhode Island governor and U.S. senator.

Community Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Meredith Community Center, doors open at 5 p.m. Free, donations accepted; sponsored by Meredith Altrusa Club.

Plymouth Area Democrats meet, Plymouth Regional Senior Center; 5:30 p.m., social hour and pot-luck dinner; 6:30 p.m., brief business meeting. Featured speaker sociologist Cynthia "Mil" Duncan, who will talk about rural poverty and changing rural communities. For more information, call Joyce Weston 536-2856.

Islands of Winnipesaukee, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 503 Endicott Street North (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach; talk by photographer Ron Guilmette.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing, 9–11 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert, 10 a.m. – noon.

Laconia High School, Class of '48 to meet for lunch at The Holy Grail in downtown Laconia at noon.

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 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.
Cribbage Tournaments held at the Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, 6:30-7 p.m. Proceeds go towards The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team. Cost is $10 per person. Weekly cash prizes awarded. For more information call 998-1418.

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.
Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month beginning at 3 PM, downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information visit www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

 

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6-23-15 Calendar

Events at Meredith Public Library:  TAB meeting, 3:30-4:40 p.m., for 10- 18-year-olds who want to something to say about their library and community; Traveling World War II Trunk, 6:30-8 p.m., Dan Schroeder of Wright Museum in Wolfeboro discusses the history behind the contents of the Traveling Trunk, refreshments served.

Genealogy workshop. 10 a.m., Wolfeboro Public Library. Free. Held in conjunction with the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group.

Fusion sponsors social, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Natural Roots and Synergy Cafe, 1429 Lakeshore Road, Gilford. RSVP appreciated via Eventbrite or Fusion's Facebook page.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets: call 279-0333, or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Pictorial talk on Laconia's Urban Renewal project, 6:30 p.m., Woodside Building, Taylor Community, Laconia. Talk giving by local historian and author Warren Huse.

Program on the legacy of the Shakers, 7:30 p.m., Old Town Hall, Gilmanton Iron Works; Darryl Thompson talks about the Shakers and his experiences growing up at the Shaker Village in Canterbury. Free; sponsored by the Gilmanton Historical Society. 

Professional musician Jeff Warner performs examples of traditional New Hampshire folk songs, 7 p.m., Ashland Railroad Station Museum, 62 Depot St. (Route 132), Ashland; sponsored by Ashland Historical Society.

Program about growing up at Canterbury Shaker Village hosted by Gilmanton Historical Society. 7:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tech Tuesday: Squishy Circuits (Teens), 10–11 a.m. Classics Book Group, 6:30–7:30 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 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.
The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a 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.

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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7-23-15 Calendar

Children's theater performance, "The Three Little Pigs," 2 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, PSU campus, Plymouth. Tickets can be purchased by calling box office, 535-2787 or 800-7793869 or at www.silver.plymouth.edu

MDA Lock-Up, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Cactus Jack's/T-Bones restaurants, 1182 Union Ave., Laconia; proceeds benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association. Info: 471-2722 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Free outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Kelley Park, Bristol; performance by Club Soda (hits from 1950s to today). Info: www.townofbristolnh.org

Guitarist-singer Hiroya Tsukamoto performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia. Charge. Tickets and Info: 527-0043 or www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Family Movie Matinee at Hall Memorial Library, 1 p.m. Big Hero 6. Popcorn provided, bring your own water bottle and pillow.

Talk on presence of Underground Railroad in New Hampshire and Vermont, 7 p.m., Schoolhouse Museum, 94 Dane Road, Center Harbor; sponsored by Center Harbor Historical Society.

Lecture on ecology and management of the Eastern Wolf. 7 p.m. at the Benz Center in Sandwich. Chris Schadler will present. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Sandwich Agriculture Commission. Call 284-6294 for more information.

Illustrated nature talk about moose, 7:30 p.m., Loon Center, Lee's Mills Road, Moultonborough. Free.

Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Twilight Tales, 6:30-7:30 p.m. wear p.j.s and invite a friend. Sign-up required. All ages. Snack and craft.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; Beauty and the Beast with Northeastern Ballet, 3–4 p.m.; Crafter's Corner, 6–7:30 p.m.; Evening storytime, 6:30–7:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night, 7–9 p.m.

Stand Up Laconia! monthly coalition meeting. 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Laconia Middle School.

 

 

 

 

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7-16-15 Calendar

Puppet show and puppet crafting, 10 a.m.-noon, Libby Museum, Wolfeboro. Charge, $15. Info: 569-1053 or www.wolfeboronh.us

Children's theater performance, "Arabian Nights," 2 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, PSU campus, Plymouth. Tickets can be purchased by calling box office, 535-2787 or 800-7793869 or at www.silver.plymouth.edu

Free outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Kelley Park, Bristol; performance by Uncle Steve Band (rock, soul, blues). Info: www.townofbristolnh.org

Super Hero Training Academy at Hall Memorial Library, 1 p.m. Kids ages 5 and up - test your Super Hero skills on a Super Hero Obstacle Course. Prizes, crafts and snacks.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30–1:30 p.m. Open painting, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals, 3–4 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6–7:30 p.m. Traveling Trunk: WWII History, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Evening Storytime, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Talk about efforts to save Karner Blue Butterfly. 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. N.H. Fish & Game biologist Rebecca Segelhurst will present.

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.

Adult Craft Night, Belmont Public Library, 5:30 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. Attendees at the story time are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Lego Building Blast! 3-4:30 p.m., a special Lego time that features 6 hero-themed challenges, all ages, snacks served.

 

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6-16-15 Calendar

History talk by Bob Witham who will show slides and speak about one-time Alton businesses that existed from the 1920s to the 1960s, 7 p.m., Gilman Library (lower level); sponsored by Alton Historical Society. Free.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social bridge, 10:30 to 12:30. Drop-in rug hooking, 10:30 to 12:30.

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 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.
The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a 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.

The NAMI NH Laconia Parent Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resources Center at 719 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, directly across from the Laconia Clinic. For more information about the group please call Theresa Eichhorn at 603-707-0888.

 

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