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5-26-14 Calendar

Memorial Day program hosted by the Groton Historical Society held at the Groton Town House beginning at 11 a.m. Refreshments served at the close of the service.

Memorial Day parade and services hosted by the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post #1. 10 a.m. at Wyatt Park in the South End of Laconia. For more information call 455-2026.

Memorial Day observance schedule announced by the American Legion Post 33 of Meredith. Service at Meredith Center Cemetery lead by Rev. Robert Lemieux begins at 8 a.m. Service held at Meredith Village Ceremony by Rev. Dennis Audet will begin at 9 a.m. Parade begins at 9:50 a.m. leaving from the Post 33 parking lot. Participants in the parade are asked to arrive at 9:30 a.m. Ceremony in front of the library will begin at 10 a.m. Prayers will be offered at Hesky Park at 10:30 a.m. Bob Jones gives the main address at the POW-MIA Memorial at 10:45 a.m. Reception afterward held at 11 a.m. at the Legion Post.

The Town of Gilford observes the Memorial Day Holiday with a parade leaving from the Community Church at 9:30 a.m. Parade participants are asked to arrive at 9:15 a.m. Observances will be held at the World War I & II Memorial and then at Pine Grove Cemetery. Disabled veterans requiring rides are encouraged to contact Sandy Bailey at 527-4790 to make their need known.

Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Belmont hosted by American Legion Post #58. Parade steps off at 1 p.m. at the Middle School, then will follow Main Street to the Veterans Memorial in front of St. Joseph's Church.

Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Bristol. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. and will march from the East Parking Lot at Freudenberg to the Homeland Cemetery, where a ceremony will be held.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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5-25-14 Calendar

"Shakedown for Hospice" charity event hosted by the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club featuring a reverse start PHRF sailboat race and powerboat scavenger hunt. Registration runs from 8-11 a.m. at the clubhouse on Dockham Shore Road in Gilford. Sailboat races begin at noon. The Scavenger Hunt kicks off at 1 p.m. $25 entry fee for the event. Proceeds benefit Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice. For more information visit http://www.wyc-nh.org/ or call 455-5357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sandwich Players present Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water". 2 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Tickets are available at the door for $10, or $5 for students.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

Hike up Mount Major to benefit LOVE146, an international non-profit that is working to bring an end to child trafficking and sexual exploitation. Registration runs from 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Mount Major parking lot. Suggested $25 per family tax deductible donation is welcomed. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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5-24-14 Calendar

Plant sale and community yard sale hosted by the Sanbornton Historical Society held at Lane Tavern from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A verity of perennials, annuals, and vegetable starters will be available.

Long distance hiker Gordon DuBois leads a workshop entitled Long Distance Hiking: Developing a Personalized Plan to Hike the Appalachian Trail. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. $30 registration fee. To register or for more information on what the workshop covers email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 279-0379.

Squam Lakes Association's Annual Pancake Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. $10 per person. Kids 5 and under eat free.

Bingo for Books at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m.

Pot Roast and Fixin's Supper and Awesome Homemade Pies held at the Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church in Tilton. Price is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Dinner presented by Ladies of Vision and Mission.

Free Carnival for children ages 12 and under at Memorial Field sponsored by he Faith Alive Christian Fellowship. Event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an 11:30 a.m.K9 demo and 1:30 p.m. the fire department will arrive with a truck.

Public breakfast and bake sale held by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20 in Tilton. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street. $7 per person. For more information visit 524-8268.

Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia hosts Dance Night with the Juke Joint Five at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. For more information or to make reservations call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

The Wolfeboro Friends of Music and the New Legacy Swing Band wraps up the organization's 78th music season. 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Arts Center in Wolfeboro. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 569-2151 or by visiting www.wfriendsofmusic.org. High school students with ID will be admitted free of charge.

Flying Feathers event featuring Everett McLaughlin of UNH Coverts Cooperation. 10 a.m. at 270 Belknap Mountain Road in Gilford. Participants will toss feathers for swallows to use for nesting materials and will listen to a brief talk about the habitat diversity of birds on McLaughlin's land. For more information or directions call 528-2324.

Flea Market sponsored by the Church of the Holy Spirit. 8 a.m. to noon at the Church located at 263 Highland Street in Plymouth. For more information call 744-3597.

Sandwich Players present Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water". 7 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Tickets are available at the door for $10, or $5 for students.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Belmont Police Department hosts its annual Bike Safety Rodeo. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Belmont High School. All town residents are invited to attend.

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5-23-14 Calendar

Informational meeting regarding the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce's trip to Tuscany, Italy in November of 2014. 5:30 p.m. in the Elm Room Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information call 524-5531 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Space may be encouraged.

Tot Time Story Time at the Meredith Public Library 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Snacks served.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Conversational Spanish for Preschoolers 10-10:30 a.m. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Storytime 10:30-11:15 a.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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.

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

Lisa Marie and All Shook Up Blues performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Sandwich Players present Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water". 7 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Tickets are available at the door for $10, or $5 for students.

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5-22-14 Calendar

Sanbornton Democrats meeting featuring a discussion regarding the Lakes Region Democrat Summit and the New Hampshire Democrat Party Convention. 6:30 p.m. at the Sanbornton Public Library.

Free Device Workshop held by U.S. Cellular to help current or potential smartphone users learn more about devices. 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. For more information or to RSVP for this event call 286-2388.

Open house hosted by The Community School in South Tamworth held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student led tours begin at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. Question and answer forum for parents at 1 p.m. For more information or to register call 323-7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Grassroots training program designed to bring volunteers, activists, and community members dedicated to elect strong, Democratic leaders in Belknap County. 5:15 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Program hosted by the Belknap County Democratic Committee. All local Democrats are welcome to attend. For more information call 491-6913.

Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Art Blocks program 3:30 p.m. for kids ages 10-12. To participate in the Art Block program call 286-8971. Card Class 6 p.m. Advanced registration required. $5 materials fee due the night of the class.

Community Dinner hosted by the Altrusa Club of Meredith. 5:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church on Highland Street in Meredith. Attendees may begin arriving at 4:45 p.m. Menu includes pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, peas, tossed salad, rolls, desserts, tea and coffee. Reservations required by calling 279-8772. Free of charge, donations are greatly appreciated. 

Events at Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30-11:15 a.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m.

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.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 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.
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.

Irwin Ford hosts Drive 4 UR School event. 3 to 7 p.m. Test drives raise money for Laconia High School.
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.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Lego Time 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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