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11-5-14 Calendar

The Sandwich Agriculture Commission hosts a free lecture titled "Bringing Back the Mighty Giant, an evening talk on the Restoration of the American Chestnut Tree", 7 p.m. at the Benz Center in Center Sandwich.

Home School Group held at the Gilmanton Year Round Library, 1-3 p.m.

Preschool Storytime, 10:30 a.m. at the Belmont Public Library.

Events at Meredith Public Library: Many Monkeys come to Read, 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served; Great Stone Face Award Team nominee is The Hypnotists by Gordon Korman at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Lakes Region Planning Commission Transportation Technical Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center in Meredith. For more information call 279-8171.

Free Mom and Me movie at Smitty's Cinema in Tilton featuring the film "Lilo & Stitch". Doors open at 11 a.m. followed by the start of the movie at 11:30 a.m.

Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for more information, call 527-7120. (Through Sept 27)
Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet eachWednesday 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. 7:15 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 Temple B'Nai Israel at 211 Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome. The meal is being served at a different location for this week only, next week the dinner will return to the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall.
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.

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Franklin. 5 to 8 p.m. at Tilt'n Diner. All you can eat.

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11-4-14 Calendar

Presentation on Writing Your Family History with Thatcher Freund, 4 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Refreshments will be served.

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.
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. .
First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., starting September 23 and running for 13 weeks through December 16. Participants are encouraged to come all 13 weeks, but each week is independent of the others in content so one can join us at anytime along the way. GriefShare is a Bible-based support group for anyone who is suffering the loss of someone close to them, no matter how recent or long ago the loss is. Even though the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. The videos feature respected counselors and teachers who have faced their own grief and who share insights on how to walk through grief in a healthy manner. For more information and to register please call Mary at 496-6583 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.

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.
Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

Lakes Region poet Charlotte Cox reads her newly published first book, Currents in the Stream, at the Moultonborough Library's monthly Evening of Poetry, 7:30 p.m. at the library located at 4 Holland Street. The event is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments served.

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11-3-14 Calendar

Free workshop for nonprofit groups looking for grants from foundations entitled "Grantseeking Basics for Nonprofit Organizations" hosted by Lamson Library of Plymouth State University, 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Room 124 of Lamson Library. Free. Advance registration required by calling 535-2457 or by visiting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Gilmanton Women's club holds its next meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Diana McElwee, 258 Loon Pond Road in Gilmanton. For more information or to become involved call 267-5056 or visit www.gilmantonnh.org.

Breast Cancer and Beyond support group gathering. 4:30-6 p.m. at the Women's Imaging Center at Lakes Region General Hospital. Come relax and visit among others affected by breast or gynecologic cancer. Share stories and discuss experiences while light refreshments are served. RSVP appreciated but not required. For more information, contact Ginny Witkin ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) at 527-2940.

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. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. The group's goal is to provide a safe meeting place where there is no guilt, shame, or blame, just compassion and understanding.

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.
NamiNH Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Conner Bridge 328 Union Ave. Laconia. For more information call 603-293-4090.

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11-2-14 Calendar

The American Police Motorcycle Museum in Meredith holds a military appreciation weekend where all veterans and their guests are given half price admission.For more information call 279-6387.

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11-1-14 Calendar

Craft Fair held at the Taylor Community in Laconia, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Elm Room, Woodside Building. Admission is free. For more information call 366-1400 or visit www.taylorcommunity.org.

Intermediate Bezel Jewelry class with Joy Raskin, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Fine Gallery. Material fees range from $25-$50 depending on how much silver is used. Basic soldering skills are necessary. General tuition is $80 per person. Pre-registration required by calling 279-7920.

The American Police Motorcycle Museum in Meredith holds a military appreciation weekend where all veterans and their guests are given half price admission.For more information call 279-6387.

Order of Eastern Star Indoor Fall Sale. located at 410 W. Main St. Tilton. Features collectables, treasures, gifts, jewelry and more. Free admission and door prize drawing.
For more information call 286-4959

Bristol Baptist Church annual Turkey Supper, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children between ages 5-12. Families of 4 are $25. Take-outs available by calling 744-3885 after 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Lakes Region Community Services is hosting Lakes Region Uncorked 2014 featuring handcrafted drinks, desserts, fine foods, and coffee, 6-9 p.m. Laconia Country Club Address on Elm Street. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Proceeds benefit individuals, children and family members of all ages in the Lakes Region who receive core supports and services from LRCS and the LRCS Family Resource Center. For more information visit uncorked2014.eventbrite.com,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 524-8811. 

The Odd Couple (Female Version) staged by Inter-Lakes High School. 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

Halloween costume party at Laconia VFW Post 1670. Dinner will start at 5 p.m. with live music provided by Annie & The Orphans at 7. 50/50 raffle as well as other prizes. The cost will be $10 at the door, all are welcome.

Plymouth Rotary penny sale. 7 p.m. at Plymouth Regional High School.

Bruce Marshall & the Nor'Easters playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Bean supper hosted by the Ellacoya Chapter of the Eastern Star. 5 to 6:30 p.m. or until the food runs out. At the Masonic Lodge located on Route 3 on the Center Harbor/Holderness town line. 

 

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