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The Appalachian Mountain Teen Project's 30th Annual Family Skate held at the Pop Whalen ice arena in Wolfeboro. 2 p.m. Rental skates available at a discounted rate. Snacks provided.

Free Sit n' Sew at the Quilted Frog. 2-5 p.m. For more information call 366-5600.

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.
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. .

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.

Meat Bingo at American Legion Post 1 in Laconia. 2 p.m.
Mardi Gras Party at Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith. Noon to 2 p.m. Live music.
Spaghetti dinner to help fund a trip to Alaska for Gilford Boy Scout Troop 243. 5 to 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Gilford-Laconia. Pasta, salad and garlic bread, all you can eat. Tickets are available at the door for $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger.
Saturday Night Meltdown at Laconia Ice Arena. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Public skating, live D.J., laser show, game and prizes. All ages, $10 per person.
Beginner's Sewing Class at the Meredith Public Library. 10 a.m. to noon. Sign up is required. Pick up a supply list at the library or call (524-4303) to have one emailed to you.

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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 Class 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Lakes Region Broadband Stakeholder Group meeting. 9 a.m. in the LRPC First Floor Conference Room.

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.

Line dancing classes at the Belknap Country Sportsmen's Association Hall on Lily Pond Rd, Gilford. Beginning Class for $5 from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Intermediate Class for $5 from 7 to 8.

Tot Time Story Time at Meredith Public Library. 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon, ages 0–3. Snacks served.

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Fair. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hampton Inn in Tilton. For more information call Service Link Resource Center at 528-6945,

 

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Events at the Gilford Public Library. 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.

Free Sit n' Sew at the Quilted Frog. 2-5 p.m. For more information call 366-5600.

Free Device Workshop held by U.S. Cellular from 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. Workshop will allow current or potential smartphone users can learn more about the features, tips and tricks of their specific device. Fore more information or to RSVP call 603-286-2388.

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.
Little Learners Pre-school skating lessons. 10-10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Adult chaperone $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.
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. .

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Cabin Fever Reliever, 10–11 a.m. play date at the library with toys, crafts and refreshments. Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Group, noon to 1 p.m., featuring Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Lego Building Blast, 2:30–4:30 p.m., this is an all-ages event. Adult Writer's Group, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Burger stand operated by local Boy Scout to raise funds for an Eagle Scout project. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Belmont Bogie Busters snowmobile trail as it crosses Jamestown Road.

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Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon. PJs and a Movie 10:30–12:30 p.m. Now Showing featuring Thor: The Dark World 2-4 p.m.

Magician Jason Purdy appears at the Holderness Town Hall. 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $3 per person. For more information call 968-3700 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tri-Town Democrats Rescheduled Pot Luck supper 6 p.m., Gilman Library, Alton.  Executive Council candidate Mike Cryans and State Senate candidate Rich Leonard expected to attend.  Please bring your own place setting.

Annual Cardboard Box Sled Derby held by the Giford Parks and Recreation. 10 a.m. at the Gilford Outing Club. For more information 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.

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.

The Laconia High School Class of 1948 meeting for lunch at the 405 Restaurant on Union Avenue. Noon.

Events at the Meredith Public Library: Animals & Me, for ages 3-5, at 9:45–10:45 a.m. and 1–2 p.m. Friends of the Library, 3-5 p.m. Young Writer's Group meets from 5 to 6 p.m., this meeting will focus on peer workshops, along with gaining valuable fiction skills.

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Annual Candidates Night hosted by the Tuftonboro Association. 7 p.m. at the Tuftonboro Central School. For more information call 544-2650.

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

Marketing for Indie Authors: Find Your Readers and Sell Your Books! 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.
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 Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region building on North Main Street in Laconia (formerly the St. James Episcopal Church). 4:30 to 6:30 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.

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