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5-15-14 Calendar

Farewell luncheon honoring retiring Sanbornton Town Clerk Jane Goss, noon-2 p.m., Sanbornton Fire Station, Route 132.

Climbing Mount Everest — the Hard Way, talk by mountaineer Ed Webster, 7 p.m., Laconia Public Library’s Rotary Hall.

Events at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Lego Club 3-5 p.m. Crafting for the Clumsy 6-7 p.m. For more information visit www.gyrla.org.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Library Book Sale Members Preview 2:30 – 7 p.m.

Rummage sale, Congregational Church of Laconia, Veterans Square, 5-7 p.m. Featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates.

9th Annual Antique Car Festival held in the Gilford Community Church parking lot. Antique cars, trucks, and street rods will be on display starting at 5 p.m. Barbeque catered by Ellie Murphy begins at 6 p.m. Cost of the barbeque is $15 per person the day of. For more information or to make a payment for the barbeque at a reduced price call 524-6057 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Dog toxin class, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Grace Wellness Center, 169 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite 1, Meredith. Part of class fee to be donated to NH Humane Society.

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.
The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

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5-14-14 Calendar

Animals and Me at the Meredith Public library 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served.

The New Hampshire Technology Education Association announces an Open House at Belmont Middle School from 5-7 p.m.

Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner now offered on Wednesdays at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.

Belkap County Republican Committee, 6:30 p.m., Top of the Town Restaurant, Ladd Hill Rd., Belmont (dinner at 5). Candidates Andrew Hemingway and Dan Innis are scheduled guest speakers.

Senior-Senior Dinner and Prom, Gilford High School Lobby. Dinner starts at 5 p.m., prom at 6 p.m. Sponsored by Gilford Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with GHS Student Council. For more information call 527-4722.

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.

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.

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5-13-14 Calendar

Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by Canterbury Shaker Village tilted "The Small Business Marketing Cycle: " 6-8 p.m. Cost is $40 for Village members and $44 for non-members. Pre-registration required. To register visit www.shakers.org.

Events at the Meredith Library. Computer Club 10-11 a.m. TAB Meeting at the Meredith Public Library 5–6 p.m. Trustees of the Meredith Public Library Meeting 6-7:30 p.m.
Open to the public.

Alton Book Chat presents talk by author and editor Cindy Davis, 7 p.m., Gilman Library's Agnes Thompson Meeting Room, Alton.

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.)
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (ON HOLD UNTIL MAY 20TH)
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your 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). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
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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5-12-14 Calendar

Dance classes available at the Tapply-Thompson Community Center in Bristol. Beginner East Coast Swing 6-7 p.m. Intermediate Ballroom classes covering ballroom, Latin, and swing dances 7-8 p.m. Wedding Prep dance class 8-9 p.m.

The Friends of Gilford Football organization holds its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Irwin Automotive Group located in Laconia.

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.

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5-11-14 Calendar

Mother's Day breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post 1, 849 North Main St., Laconia. Free for mothers, $7 for all others over the age of 6.

Castle in the Clouds offers tours of Lucknow for free as part of the annual Mother's Day celebration. Mother's Day Brunch available with reservations. Brunch cost is $32 for adults and $16 for kids ages 5-12. To reserve a table call 476-5414.

Interlakes Summer Theater presents the concert "Our Corner of the Sky" featuring the song and dance of Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz. 3 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Auditorium. Tickets are $25 per person. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information call 1-888-245-6374 or visit interlakestheatre.com.

Concert presented by the Pemigewasset Choral Society. 3 p.m. at the Hannaway Theater in Silver Cultural Arts Center at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $10 per person. For more information or to buy tickets in advance call 535-ARTS.

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