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5-28-15 Calendar

Annual community forum hosted by Genesis Behavioral Health, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center in Meredith. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Craft workshop featuring paper flowers from book pages hosted by the Gilford Public Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information call 524-6042.

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. 5:30 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.

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

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.

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5-27-15 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 a.m and 11:30 a.m.; Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.; Magic: The Gathering, 4 p.m.

Castle in the Clouds hosts scholar and author Dr.Barry H. Rodrigue, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Winnipesaukee Room at the Carriage House. Seating is limited. For more information call 476-5418 or visit www.castleintheclouds.org.

Open house to introduce 2015 Ford Edge at Irwin's 59 Bisson Ave., for more information call 524-4922 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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 Meredith Library holds its monthly meeting, 3 p.m., downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information please visit: http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

Democrats from Alton, Barnstead, Belmont and Gilmanton gather for a pot luck dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Pearson Road in Alton. Bring a dish to share and your own place setting.

The Laconia High School, Class of '48 gathering for lunch at noon at Johnson's Restaurant in New Durham.

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 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.

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.
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 please visit:http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

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5-26-17 Calendar

Pitman's open mic Community Coffee House to help raise funds for Alana Persson who will be traveling with Up With People (UWP), 6-8:30 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Cost is $7 at the door. Hot and iced tea/coffee, water bottles, and desserts provided. 50/50 raffle and silent auction. All musicians., poets, comedians, storytellers, etc., welcome to perform. For more information call 581-5517 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Presentation on the history of New England's stone walls presented by the Gilmanton Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. at the Society museum at the Old Town Hall.

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

Movie Night at the Meredith Library 5-7 p.m. featuring the movie Annie. Rated PG.

8th annual Scholarship Golf Tournament hosted by the Meredith Rotary Club; registration at 8 a.m. followed by 9 a.m. shotgun start. For more information call 630-4949 or visit www.meredithrotary.org

Events at the Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Drop-In Snap Circuits (Teens), 3-4 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Spanish Club, 10 a.m.; Craft Tuesday, 11-3 p.m.; Nooners Book Group featuring the book "Savannah" by John Jakes, 12 p.m.; Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m.; Project Teen featuring crayon art, 3 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 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 non-denominational, 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. .

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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5-25-15 Calendar

Memorial Day Parade held by the Laconia VFW in conjunction with the Laconia Legion, 10 a.m. leaving from Wyatt Park on South Main Street in Laconia. For more information call 524-9725.

Gilford Memorial Day observances. Parade beginning at 9:30 a.m. and heading from Community Church parking lot to World War I & II Veterans Memorial and then to Pine Grove Cemetery.

Meredith Memorial Day Services. 8 a.m. service at Oakland Cemetery in Meredith Center, 9 a.m. service at Meredith Village Cemetery. Parade starts at 9:50 a.m. from Plymouth Street parking lot to library for 10 a.m. ceremony. 10:15 a.m. ceremony at Swazey Cemetery. 10:45 a.m. POW/MIA memorial service at Heskey Park.

Belmont Memorial Day parade. Begins at 1 p.m., from Belmont Middle School to the Veterans Memorial on Main Street for a ceremony.

Center Harbor Memorial Day parade. Noon, route runs from Chase Circle to Congregational Church, with stops at library and town docks. 

Moultonborough Memorial Day parade. Starts at 10 a.m., from Blake Road to Town Hall. Celebration and speech to follow.

Alton Memorial Day services. Parade starts at 10 a.m. and runs from Monument Square to Riverside Cemetery, then back to Monument Square for a concluding ceremony.

Memorial Day events in Tilton. Parade starting at 9 a.m. runs from Winnisquam High School parking lot with ceremonies at Park Cemetery, Winnipesaukee River and the monument in front of town hall. N.H. Veterans Home to hold coffee social at 10:15 and ceremony at 11 a.m.

Bristol Memorial Day parade. From Freudenberg parking lot at 9:30 a.m. and running to Homeland Cemetery, then Musgrove Bridge and Newfound Middle School.

24th annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. For more information call 332-2616 or visit www.castleberryfairs.com.

Car Wash hosted by the Gilford High School's Parents of Performing Students, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Francoer All State Insurance in Gilford.

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5-24-15 Calendar

24th annual Memorial Weekend Craft Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. For more information call 332-2616 or visit www.castleberryfairs.com.

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