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10-27-13 Calendar

Second Annual Harvest Party at the Gilamnton Community Church held from 2-4 p.m. Non-perishable food items appreciated. Family friendly costumes encouraged. For more information call 267-6150.

Monster Ball day-long benefit concert and Halloween-themed costume party featuring a special show directed and hosted by legendary bluesman Nick David. Children welcome to come in costume to trick-or-treat from noon to 2 p.m. The event will continue for adults later into the evening. Proceeds go towards offsetting the losses from a recent fire at the Freight Room. Donations appreciated. To reserve a table or for more information call 527-0043. BYOB.

Fundraising Brunch hosted by the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 11 a.m. Adults are $7, children ages 6-10 are $4, 6 and under are free.

Plymouth State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance presents the musical theater version of Victor Hugo's story Les Miserables. 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535p2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Faculty Recital hosted by the PSU Department of Music, Theater and Dance featuring the Afternoon Trios. 5 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in Plymouth. Free tickets available at the box office.

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10-26-13 Calendar

Walk the WOW Trail with the candidates for mayor of Laconia. 10 a.m., beginning at the Lakeport Square entrance to the trail. Mayoral candidates Kaileif Mitchell and Ed Engler will walk the trail and field questions from voters.

Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford hosts their Halloween Bash to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and the Children's Auction. Evening beginnings at 8 p.m. Costumes or Red Sox gear encouraged. $10 donation of the Pub Mania team results in a free alcoholic beverage and an entry into a grand prize. Grand prizes awarded at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. For more information call 293-0841 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the spooky radio play version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Tickets are $10 and available at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or by calling 279-0333.

The United Baptist Church will be holding its annual Halloween Party from 6-9 p.m. Features games, costume contest, coloring contest, fun crafts an food. For people ages 16 and under. Parents required to stay with younger children.

Wicwas Lake Grange holds a free Children's Halloween Party. 3-5 p.m. at the Wicwas Lake Grange Hall in Meredith. Open for children under 13 years of age. Costumes encouraged. Features games, prizes and treats.

Larry Frates performs a magical review to Gilmanton at 6:15 p.m. at the Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works in support of the "Campaign to Keep the Library Open." Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information visit www.gyrla.com.

Pleasant Street School Fall Festival held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Plymouth State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance presents the musical theater version of Victor Hugo's story Les Miserables. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535p2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Halloween Bash hosted by the Meredith Parks and Recreation Department. 5-8 p.m. For more information please visit www.meredithnh.org or call 279-8197.

Public Breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20 in Tilton. 7-9:30 a.m. Cost is $7 per person. For more information call 524-8268.

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. .

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.

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10-25-13 Calendar

Flu vaccination clinic open for Laconia Caring for Women patients, adult, and pediatric patients. 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-5 p.m. For more information call 527-2752.

Performance of the classic play "Inherit the Wind" put on by the Laconia High School Theater Department. 7 p.m. in the Piper Auditorium at LHS. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information call 524-3350 ext. 4616.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the spooky radio play version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Tickets are $10 and available at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or by calling 279-0333.

Family Movie Night at the Gilman Library in Alton featuring the film "Jack and the Giant Slayer". 7 p.m. Admission is free. Refreshments served.

Several visiting artists are recognized at a reception at Artistic Roots Co-Operative Gallery in downtown Plymouth. 6-8 p.m.

Elementary School Age Halloween Dance featuring music, dancing, games and crafts. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. $5 per child. Refreshments included. Sponsored by the Laconia Parks and Recreation and the parent organizations at the Laconia Elementary Schools.

The Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem band perform at the Franklin Opera House at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Drop In Story time 10:30-11:15 a.m. Knit Wits 1:30–2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Plymouth State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance presents the musical theater version of Victor Hugo's story Les Miserables. 7 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535p2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

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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10-24-13 Calendar

Free seminar on the proper installation of fire alarm systems presented by the Lakes Region Safety Official Association. Noon at Mame's Restaurant in Meredith.  To reserve a seat or for more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Laconia municipal candidate forum. 7 p.m. at the Weirs Beach Community Center. Radio talk-show host Neil Young will moderate.

4th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner sponsored by the Inter-Lakes National Honor Society and students from Mrs. Sangudolce's Art Club and art classes. 5:30-7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School Cafeteria. Suggested donation or $10. Participants may take the bowls from the event home.

Plymouth State University's Department of Music, Theater and Dance presents the musical theater version of Victor Hugo's story Les Miserables. 8 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $21 for adults, $17 for seniors and $15 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535p2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

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.

Inter-Lakes Fifty Plus club will be holding a meeting and program at the St. Charles Parish Hall at 1:30 p.m. Anyone 50 and plus years is welcome. For more information call 253-9916.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30-11:15 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Foreign Movie Night 7-9 p.m.

Pick-up men's basketball program for people ages 18 and up sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. $2 participating fee. For more information call 527-4722.

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.

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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10-23-13 Calendar

Carol Lee Anderson discusses her book on Meredith cartoonist Bob Montana and sign copies from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.

Talk on health care facilitated by Bert Weiss of the Health Insurance Marketplace. 5:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. For more information call 279-4764.

Flu vaccination clinic open for Laconia Caring and Caring for Women patients, adult, and pediatric patients. 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-5 p.m. For more information call 527-2752.

14th annual Lights On Afterschool event held at the Bessie Rowell Community Center in Franklin. For more information 934-2118 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Mom and Me free movie program featuring the film Finding Nemo. 11:30 a.m. at Smitty's Cinema in Tilton. Doors open at 11 a.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607.
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.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

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.

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