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5-6-14 Calendar

The Meredith Historical Society hosts State Archaeologist Dr. Richard Boisvert to discus his research of New Hampshire's earliest residents, the Paleoindians. 7 p.m. at the Meredith Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. For more information visit 279-2275.

Ford Drive 4UR School fundraiser held to benefit the Belmont High School Class of 2016 and Future Business Leaders of America. 3-8 p.m. at AutoServ in Tilton. Money will be distributed into individual student accounts, the BHS PTO account, or donated to the BHS Booster Club. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Genealogical workshop featuring a webinar presentation by Leland K Meitzler entitled Find Your Female Ancestors. 10 a.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Storytime (18 mo. – 5 years) 10:30-11:15 a.m. Babygarten (Birth – 18 Months) 11:15-11:45 a.m. Drop-In Rug Hooking 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Genealogy Club featuring guest Deborah Moore, NH Society of Genealogists Board Member and volunteer genealogist for NH Vital Records, 4-5 p.m. Young Writer's Group 5-6 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Mexican Train Dominoes 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring an embroidered cards activity 3 p.m.

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 St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
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.

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

 

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Joan Szoke will demonstrate the art and history of pressing flowers to the Opechee Garden Club using flowers she has grown from seed. 1 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church on Potter Hill in Gilford. New members are welcome to attend. For more information call 527-0493 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Gilford Public Library. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion open for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Three-part seminar providing the basics of how to go about starting a family research projects with forms to use and general record keeping guidelines, gathering information form public records, and internet resources. 10 a.m. to noon at the Laconia Public Library. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested. For more information or to register call the Laconia Historical and Museum Society at 527-1278 or email // This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. "> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Showing of the international coming-of-age film "Innocent Voices" presented as part of the monthly International Film Series sponsored by the Laconia Human Relations Committee. 6:30 p.m. in the Laconia Public Library. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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. Participants are asked to 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.

Moultonborough Women's Club hosts actress Sally Matson, who will portray ground-breaking photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White. Performance will begin at 12:45 p.m., following lunch. The club meets at the Lions Hall on Old Route 109 South.

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Lakes Region Singers Spring performance held at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 3 p.m. Suggested donation of $8 per person or $15 per family. For more information call 524-0835 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

New York Times Bestselling Author Marie Bostwick to discuss her Cobbled Court Quilts series. 1-3 p.m. at Bayswater Book Co. & Keepsake Quilting in Center Harbor. For more information call 253-8858.

Performance of The Brundibar Project presented by the Winni Players in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. 2 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets are $10 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Pub Mania Bingo held at Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford beginning at 6 p.m. Prizes and gift certificates will be awarded. $1 donation per bingo card game is requested. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 493-9524.

Scott Brunt, Gospel singer will present a special service of music ministry from 10-11 a.m. at the Weirs United Methodist Church. The Church is located at 35 Tower Street in Weirs Beach.

Mother's Day Craft Fair at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Opening Day Heifer Parade with Food and Fiddle hosted by Canterbury Shaker Village. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information visit www.shakers.org.

Local Scotts Pitch, Hit and Run competition sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. Sign-in begins at 12:15 p.m. with the competition beginning at 12:30 p.m. Open to boys and girls ages 7-14. For more information contact 527-4722.

Free paper shredding day hosted by the Bank of New Hampshire. 9 a.m. to noon at the Bank of New Hampshire's Laconia office. Documents should be free of large binder clips; staples and paper clips may be left on documents. For more information call 1-800-832-0912.

Innisfree Bookshop in Meredith hosts local author signing event. Lisa Olech and K.D. Mason will appear from 2 to 4 p.m.

Performance of The Brundibar Project presented by the Winni Players in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets are $10 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Ellacoya Chapter #42 Order of the Eastern Star resumes its Bean Suppers held in the Squam Valley Masonic Building located on Rt 3/25 at the Center Harbor/Holderness town line. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. Cost is $8 each for adults and $3 for children. Ticket sales begin at 4:30 p.m.

Annual open house at Moulton Farm's. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm's in Meredith.

Lego Club at the Hall Memorial Library. 10-11:30 a.m.

Belmont High School Drama presents the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the high school. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors, and may be purchased at the door.

Warm Weather Saturday at the Meredith Public Library 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors can stop in the children's room to make a flower garland to celebrate May Day.

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. .

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.

Belknap County Conservation District plant sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Picnic Rock Farm in Meredith.

Open house at the Laconia Bicycle Exchange. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the facility at 229 Messer Street and learn about the working of the exchange.

Mother's Day Craft Fair at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center hosts New Hampshire Day. State residents pay discounted rate of $3 to visit the animal exhibit trail, which opens at 9:30 a.m. and will close at 4:30 p.m., with last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.

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5-2-14 Calendar

Performance of "The Brundibar Project" presented by the Winni Players in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. 7 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets are $10 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Lakes Region Singers Spring performance held at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $8 per person or $15 per family. For more information call 524-0835 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

"The Artists' Loft: From Stick Figures to Portraits," life drawings of the human form, opening reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Busiel Community Room and Gallery, Busiel Mill, Beacon Street East, Laconia. Exhibit continues through the month.

Line Dancing Demonstration presented by dance instructor Bonnie Deutch. 3 p.m. at Taylor Community's Woodside Building. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Candidates Night at Sanbornton Public Library. 7 p.m. Meet candidates on the Sanbornton town ballot.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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

Belmont High School Drama presents the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." 7 p.m. at the high school. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and seniors, and may be purchased at the door.

Blues Tonight Band playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. show, admission is $12. Pitman's is a BYOB venue. A catered dinner buffet is available before the show, call 494-3334 for details and reservations.

Belknap County Conservation District plant sale. 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Iron Works Fire Station.

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