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8-13-14 Calendar

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

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting featuring Keynote Speaker US Senate candidate Bob Smith, 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. Those planning on eating or socializing should arrive at 5 p.m. 

Free Better Choices, Better Health workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m., two locations: Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia, and Franklin Regional Hospital. To register or for more information call 527-7120. 

Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise money to fight childhood cancer sponsored by DQ/Orange Julius of Laconia in conjunction with the middle school club members from the Boys and Girls Club, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at DQ located on Union Avenue. 

The August meeting of the Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, 5 p.m. at the Live Free offices at 438 Rt 104 in New Hampton. Free and open to the public. To reserve a place in the group, or for questions and/or additional information, contact Bill York, Group Facilitator at 254-7397.

Opening of the Delanie Jenkin's art exhibit titled Mixed Tape: New Hampshire, 5-7 p.m., the Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Sandwich. Open to the public. Free. For more information, call 284-7728. 

The Carroll County Regional Coordinating Council hosts a public meeting, 1:30 p.m. in the Moultonborough Public Library. For more information call 279-8171. Transportation  to the meeting is available by calling 1-866-752-6890. 

Insurance Enrollment and Health Education Fair, 9:30-11:30 a.m., HealthFirst Family Care Center, 22 Strafford St., Laconia; 2-4 p.m., HealthFirst Family Care Center, 841 Central St., Franklin. Free blood pressure, cholesterol and lead screenings. Also, information about the New Hampshire Health Protection Program and Health Insurance Marketplace. For more information, call 603-934-1464 ext. 119.

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; Scrabble, 1-3 p.m.; Arts and Crafts featuring Bubble Snakes - outdoor activity, weather permitting 3:30 p.m.

Performance by Julia Velie & Friends presented by the Recreation Department Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club Gazebo. Free. Call 476-8868, www.moultonboroughnh.gov

Roots-folk-bluegrass group High Range Band performs, 6:30 p.m. Rotary Park, Beacon Street East, Laconia.

Kirkwood Gardens lecture, 7-8 p.m., Kirkwood Gardens, Route 3, Holderness; learn how to turn a landscaped yard into an edible garden. For adults.

Program about covered bridges in New Hampshire, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3 (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach, talk by Glenn Knoblock. Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.

Flower-cutting and arranging workshop, 2-4 p.m., Moulton Farm, off Route 25, Meredith. Free.

​Lakeport Freight House Museum open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,​ Elm Street, Laconia. Free Admission. 

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Moulton's Band performs, 7 p.m., Second Baptist Church, Upper Bay Road, Sanbornton.

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 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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.

Alzheimer's Caregiver's support group meeting at Live Free Home Health Care in New Hampton. 5 p.m. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. To reserve a place in the group for more information call 254-7397.

Miss Jenny will conduct stories, songs, finger plays and activities to do with sound and music during story time, 10:30 a.m., Belmont Public Library. Activities designed for elementary school aged children. 

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

 

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8-12-14 Calendar

Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant, 769 Suncook Valley Highway, Center Barnstead. Those interested in eating dinner are encouraged to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Non-perishable food items for donation appreciated. 

Leslie Hilburn Fabian, author of "My Husband is a Woman Now: A Shared Journey of Transition and Love" speaks about her experiences as a wife supporting her husband's transition to female, 7 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library. Free. For more information, call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org

Voices Against Violence hosts Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event, 5-7 p.m., at M'nM Scoops, downtown Plymouth. 

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Alton Book Chat featuring The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America by Allison Pataki, 7 p.m. in the Agnes Thompson Meeting Room, Gilman Library, Alton. Call the library at 875-2550 to reserve your copy of the next book discussion.

Dramatic visual presentation titled "Rescue of the Bounty" presented by author Michael J. Tougias, 6:30 p.m., Gilford Public Library.

Nature program about turtles, 10:30 a.m., Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; for all ages.

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!," 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gilford Elementary School. Charge. Designed for children ages 7-12. Contact Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 603-527-4722 for more information.

Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Franklin Regional Hospital lawn, Franklin.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Author Leslie Hilburn Fabian talks about her book "My Husband Is a Woman Now," the story of her husband's transition from male to female, 7 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro.

Belmont Public Library Events: T.A.G. Team. The Teen Advisory Group, 4 p.m, ages 12-18; Library Trustees Meeting, 6 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.)
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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 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.
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.

Gilford Library Events: Bridge, 10:30-12:30 p.m.; Get Booked with Author Michael Tougias, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

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8-11-14 Calendar

Gilmanton Youth Soccer organization sign-up for boys and girls in Kindergarden through 6th grade, 6-7 p.m. at Gilmanton School. Cost is $40 per child. For more information call 267-7912 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LRGHealthcare Golf Classic, Laconia Country Club, Elm St., Laconia; shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Benefits LRGHealthcare's HealthLink program. For information call LRGHealthcare's Office of Philanthropy, 603-527-7063 or visit www.lrgh.org

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!," 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gilford Elementary School. Charge. Designed for children ages 7-12. Contact Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 603-527-4722 for more information.

Hall Memorial Library: Home Made Flubber, 1 p.m.; Give It a Try Book Group featuring The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, 2 p.m.; Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.

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 CenterMonday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $1 per person - sign in and out at the front desk.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.

Mahjong at Gilford Public Library, 12:30-3 p.m. 

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8-10-14 Calendar

Piano concert presented by local musician Sam Jones, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

71st annual Belknap County 4H Fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Fairgrounds on Mile Hill Road in Belmont. Kids under 10 have free admission, those over 10 years of age must pay a $7 entry fee. For more information visit www.bc4Hfair.org.

3rd Lakes Region Waterski Boat Classic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Point portion of Opechee Park, Laconia. Free. 

On The Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro.

Children's miniature golf event, 2 p.m., Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Route 3, Winnisquam. Charge.

Old Home Weekend, Alton-Alton Bay.

Young Performers Concert given by Sam and Miriam Jones on piano and cello and by Phil Breton on oboe, 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Rt. 11A Gilford (18 Wesley Way) near the 3-11 by-pass. Refreshments provided. Free will offering. 524-3289.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Boardwalk Jazz Quartet performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Gospel Concert featuring singer and guitarist Richard "Stonefingers" Johnson, 6:30 p.m., at the Family Workshop Center, Plymouth. Free admission. Free-will offering received. Call 536-1966 or 726-0254.

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8-9-14 Calendar

Program on the history of Meredith Center Village presented by Dan Heyduk, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Weirs Beach, Laconia. Free for members and $5 for non-members. 

Gilmanton Old Home Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Smith Meetinghouse Grounds, Smith Meetinghouse Road, Gilmanton. Free.

71st annual Belknap County 4H Fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Fairgrounds on Mile Hill Road in Belmont. Kids under 10 have free admission, those over 10 years of age must pay a $7 entry fee. For more information visit www.bc4Hfair.org

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Free workshop on ruffed grouse and woodcock hunting, 9 a.m. to noon, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, Holderness. Pre-registration required. Call 536-3954. 

Belknap Mill Art Bazaar, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Rotary Park (next to the Belknap Mill), Beacon Street East, Laconia. Free.

Belmont Old Home Day, 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Schedule and event map can be found online at http://www.belmontnh.org/belmontoldhomeday.asp

Old Fashioned Church Fair, starts at 9 a.m., Alexandria United Methodist Church, 12 Washburn Road, Alexandria Village. Silent auction, bake sale, flea market, white elephant, live music, games, pony rides and more.

Old Home Weekend, Alton-Alton Bay.

Craft, Bake and Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Meredith Congregational Church, Highland Street, Meredith; sponsored by Meredith Congregational Church Women.

On The Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro.

Talk on the history of Meredith Center Village, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3 (next to Funspot). Free for members of the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society; charge for non-members.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Annual Meeting and Summer Celebration, featuring talk by big cat expert Dr. Alan Rabinowitz; meeting 5:30-6 p.m., reception, 6 p.m., talk, 7:30 p.m.; meeting is free, fee for reception and talk. For more information call 603-968-7194 (option 7) or visit www.nhnature.org/programs/gala

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Children's miniature golf event, 2 p.m., Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Route 3, Winnisquam. Charge.

Chicken Barbecue, 5:30-7 p.m., Bristol Baptist Church, 30 Summer St., Bristol.

Ken Littlefield benefit auction, 6-10 p.m., American Legion Post, 849 North Main St., Laconia; proceeds to benefit family of Ken Littlefield of Gilmanton, seriously injured in a work accident. 

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Swing A Cat performs a concert in the back room at The Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St, Bristol. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information call 744-0405 or visit www.thebackroomatthemill.com

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Thom Keith Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

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.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Open Door Dinners offer free weekly meal in Tilton. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. An outreach housed at Trinity Episcopal Church on Main Street, downtown. provides a free hot meal open to all members of the community. All are welcome to eat and all are welcome to help out. For more information, especially about volunteering, please call Pastor Mark at 286-3120 or e-mail him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066.

Annual 5K and 10K road race and walk co-sponsored by the Moultonborough Recreation Department and Moultonborough Pathway Association. Races begin at 8:45 a.m. at the playground on Playground Drive, off route 25 just east of Moultonborough Neck Road. Registration begins at $8 a.m. Cost is $20 per person. For more information call 476-8868. 

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