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11-16-13 Calendar

Holy Trinity School in Laconia hosts its annual Snowflake Festival. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts made by local artisans, baked goods and raffles. All proceeds will directly benefit students and classrooms.

"Finding Your Voice" program for 5th and 6th grade girls at Alton Central School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Prospect Mountain High School cafeteria, Alton. Presented by Alton Community Youth Activities. For additional information call 393-3652.

The Gilford High School theater program presents the classic musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive at Sacred Heart Hall in Laconia from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Events at the American Legion Post 33 in Meredith. Meat Bingo at 3 p.m. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Children's Christmas Fund. Karaoke event beginning at 8 p.m. at the Post. $5 donation requested. There is no smoking at either event.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Gift certificate bingo to benefit WLNH Children's Auction, 2-4 p.m., Patrick's Pub and Restaurant. For more information, call 455-4348.

Kids Korner at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m. Kids ages 6-10, drop in and create cards with Miss Julie.

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. 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. .

Talking Stick Saturday Make & Take at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

LYME 411 Support Group. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods' Community Room behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698.

Release party for "Community Cookbook". 1 to 4 p.m. at Sunflower Natural Foods. All proceeds from sales of the book will be donated to local food pantries.

Comedy at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tommy Gilmore, Jimmy Walsh and Joe Espi will perform. Tickets are $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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11-15-13 Calendar

The Gilford High School theater program presents the classic musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

The Professor Harp Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB.

Kids Dance Party to benefit the WLNH Children's Auction. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Gilford Youth Center. Donation of $10 per child or $15 per family. For more information or to RSVP call 393-5891 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Meredith American Legion is hosting a Pot Luck dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the Meredith Legion post in Meredith. $5 fee for dinner. All proceeds will be used to help homeless veterans in New Hampshire. 

Pure Life Meditation Center in Plymouth presents Nashville songwriter Christopher Williams in concert. 7-9:30 p.m.

Meredith Library events. Tot Time Story Time 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Genealogy Lock-In featuring a pizza dinner. 5-8 p.m. Those dining are asked to bring $5.

Informational sign up meeting for people interested in performing improv and comedy or who like participating in backstage technical work. 5 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Laconia. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat, 4 p.m.

The Lakes Region Planning Commission hosts a regional Transportation Workshop at the Meredith Community Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information about the workshop call 279-8171.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

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 No. Main Street, Laconia). Free group for parents children from birth through age 5. For more information call 524-1741.

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11-14-13 Calendar

Vetflix and the New Hampshire Veteran's Home are conducting a film festival to celebrate those who defended our freedom. 3:30 p.m. at the Veteran's Home in Tilton. At 6:30 p.m. active duty members of the Navy Moblie Construction Battalions share what it's like serving in today's post 9-11 military in 'SeebeeTV: Meet Today's Active Duty Seabees'. Films are hour long.

Pitman's Freight room hosts Roberto Morbioli Blues Band. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room on New Salem Street in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfrightroom.com.

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event hosted by the Franklin Opera House in Franklin. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House in downtown Franklin. Refreshments will be served. Live entertainment provided by the Franklin Footlight Theater Company.

Bill Graham's "Blueprints for the Holidays"  is being presented by the Opechee Garden Club at 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. The public is invited to this evening of ideas for holiday decorating. Floral arrangements will be auctioned off at the end of the evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. Donation of $5 requested. For more information call 520-0578 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Personal financing workshop and potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m., Laconia Middle School. Free. Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. For more information, call 273-0861.

Historian Mike Mckinley of Bristol presents a program on the last major battle between two wooden ships The USS Kearsarge and the Confederate Ship Alabama. 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton.

Opechee Garden Club meeting featuring floral designer Bill Graham. 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church in Gilford. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments served. $5 donation requested. For more information or to RSVP call 527-0493 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 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
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.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.
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.
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.

Tea Time at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-4:30 p.m.

Meredith Library events. Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Library Writer's Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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11-13-13 Calendar

Ladies and Wheels Program hosted by Irwin Automotive Group featuring a discussion on safety awareness for cars. 6-8 p.m. To reserve a spot cal 581-2968 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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. 7:15 p.m. All levels welcome. Snacks.
Preschool story time at Belmont Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
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.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Speare Memorial Hospital is conducting a public flu shot clinic in the Speare Memorial Hospital Front Lobby between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. The clinic is open to all people 18 and older. Cost is $25 per person. Insurance cards requested. For more information call 238-2348.

Poetic experience discussing the changes in life entitled "Journeys Outward, Journey's Inward" shared with Lakes Region poets Charlotte Cox and Barbara Bald. 6:30 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group monthly meeting featuring information on the "Day Away Program" to give respite for those caring for someone in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. 5 p.m. at the LRHHC offices in New Hampton. Free and open to the public. For more information call 254-7397.

Sant Bani School holds its annual College Counseling and Financial Aid Night featuring guest speaker Clint Hanson of Thomas More College. 6 p.m.

Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Scrabble 1 p.m. Arts and Crafts 3:30 p.m.

Meredith Library. Animals & Me at the Meredith Library 9:45-10:45 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Comics Club 3:30–4:30 p.m. Young Writers Group focusing on peer workshops and tips on fictional skills. 5:30-6:30 p.m.

 

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11-12-13 Calendar

Meredith Library, Computer Club, 10-11 a.m.; TAB Meeting, 5-6 p.m., for 10- to 18-year-olds who want to have something to say about their library and their community; Meredith Public Library Board of Trustees, 6-7:30 p.m., open to the public.

Veterans' Appreciation Day event. Noon at the Lakes Region Community College in front of the flagpole. Refreshments will be served.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 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.)
Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region building on North Main Street in Laconia (formerly the St. James Episcopal Church). 4:30 to 6:30 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.
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.

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.

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