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3-12-14 Calendar

Belknap County Republican Committee monthly meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. Guest speaker will be Jim Rubens, candidate for U.S. Senate. Those interested in dinner or social hour should arrive as early as 5 p.m. Open to all Republicans and like-minded independents. Those who attend are asked to bring non-perishable food items for donation.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals and Me 9:45–10:45 a.m. Young Writer's Group 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Award winning art quilter Linda Punturieri of Moultonborough presents a trunk show of her quilts at the monthly meeting of the Belknap Mill Quilters Guild. 7 p.m. at the Lake Opechee Inn & Spa Conference Center in Laconia. Admission is $5 per person.

Presentation covering the topic of "being scammed" featuring a question and answer portion discussing the topic "Fraud and You" presented by the Police Chiefs from Holderness and Ashland in conjunction with a representative from Meredith Village Savings Bank. 11:30 a.m. at the Holderness Fire Department. For more information call 603-968-2303.

Lakes Region Flag Football League's Spring 2014 Season information night open to all veteran and rookie players ages 4-17. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Elementary School's multipurpose room. For more information or to register visit lrffl.com.

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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3-11-14 Calendar

Annual All New England Jazz Festival for high school students hosted by the Department of Music, Theater, and Dance at Plymouth State University. 6 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $7 for youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Computer Club 10-11 a.m. Guitar Hero Power Hour held during Teen Tech Week 3:30-4:45 p.m. Snacks served.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.

Gilford Clickers held at the Gilford Public Library from 7-8 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 Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner served at 5 p.m.

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. .
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.

Laconia Lacrosse Club information and signups, 7 p.m., Laconia Police Station, New Salem St. Information, call Tony Pederzani at 528-5449.

 

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3-9-14 Calendar

The Studio hosts an opening reception for the exhibit 'Ropomogo' featuring watercolor drawings by New York artist Mark Bloch. Noon to 4 p.m. at The Studio, Laconia. Call 603-455-8008 for more information.

Presentation of The Deepest Desire featuring mezzo-soprano Emily Jaworski and Professor Dan Perkins on piano. 1 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts in Plymouth. No charge for admission.

The Taylor Community presents the Johnathan Lorentz Quartet as part of its 2014 Music Series sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire. 3 p.m. in the Taylor's Woodside Building in Laconia.

Championship basketball games held as part of the 21st Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. Games are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Open to the public. Admission fee is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Family pass is available for $10. For more information call 527-4722.

Tilton Winter Farmers' Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through March across Rte. 3 from Tilton AutoServ. Over 40 vendors. www.TiltonWinterFarmersMarket.com.

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3-10-14 Calendar

Senior Moment-um Recipe Exchange Program sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. 11:30 a.m. at the Gilford Community Church.

White Mountain Dowsers meeting featuring guest speaker Jane E. King held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Plymouth. Cost is $5 for members or $10 for non-members. For more information call 254-5966 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Opening reception for the Average Path Length 2013 portfolio exchange exhibition presented under the aegis of the Lamson Learning Commons Print Series at Plymouth State University. 4 p.m. at Lamson Learning Commons on Highland Street in Plymouth.

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.

Meeting of Lakes Region I.B.D. Support Group for persons with Chrohn's Disease, various forms of Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 7 p.m. at the Wesley Woods Community Center at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call Randall Sheri at 524-2411, 359-5236 or 524-3289.

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3-8-14 Calendar

21st Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. Games run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open to the public. Admission fee is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Family pass is available for $10. For more information call 527-4722.

Annual Spring Rabies & Microchip Clinic hosted by the New Hampshire Humane Society on Meredith Center Road in Laconia. Open to anyone with a kitten or puppy older than 12 weeks of age, or an adult cat or dog needing the vaccine. Cats must be in a carrier and dogs on a leash to ensure safety. Cost is $12 per animal. Micro-chipping services offered for $25. For more information call 524-3252.

Blood Drive hosted by the Red Cross. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Belknap Mall in Belmont. For more information or to schedule your appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.

2014 Laconia Invitation Barbershop Festival presented by the Laconia High School Music Department. 4 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door.

Mom Prom! hosted by the Belmont High School PTO. 7-10 p.m. in the Gilford High School Gymnasium. Tickets are $20 when purchased in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 524-2782.

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. .

Tilton Winter Farmers' Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through March across Rte. 3 from Tilton AutoServ. Over 40 vendors. www.TiltonWinterFarmersMarket.com.

Carolyn Ramsay Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a catered dinner buffet.

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