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10-9-13 Calendar

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting held at the Top of the Town Restaurants. Those wishing to eat should arrive as early as 5 p.m. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

The Lake Winnipesaukee Museum is presenting "The Northern Railroad" featuring Kenneth Cushing. 7 p.m. At the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. $5 fee for non-members. For more information to RSVP call 366-5950.

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting held at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant, 88 Ladd Hill Rd in Belmont. Those wishing to eat should arrive as early as 5 p.m.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals & Me 9:45–10:45 a.m. and  1–2 p.m. Comics Club 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Manufacturing celebration featuring tours of Scotia Technology in the Lakes Business Park at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and tours of the new Huot Technical Center at 8 a.m. at Laconia High School. Open house for the new Advanced Manufacturing certificate and degree program held at Lakes Region Community College from 5-7 p.m.

Mom and Me free movie program featuring the film Aladdin. 11:30 a.m. at Smitty's Cinema in Tilton. Doors open at 11 a.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.
Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012.
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

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10-8-13 Calendar

Monthly meeting of the Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee (BARC'G) will be held at 6:30 p.m. at J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant in Center Barnstead.

Local manufacturing plants will be opening their doors as part of a statewide celebration of advanced manufacturing. 3M in Tilton provides tours of the plant to the public at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tours of New Hampshire Ball Bearings – Astro Division will take place at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. at  155 Lexington Drive, Laconia.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Computer Club 10-11 a.m. Board of Trustees meeting 6-7:30 p.m.

Informational meeting regarding the Chamber of Commerce's trip to Shanghai China planned for Spring 2014. 11 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office at 383 South Main Street in Laconia. Spots filling up fast. For more information call 524-5531 or visit www.lakesregionchamber.org.

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 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.
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.
Weelky Summer Farmer's Market hosted by Franklin Regional Hospital in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coaltion. 3-6 p.m. on the lawn of Franklin Regional Hospital. New "Double SNAP Dollars" card avaliable providing SNAP benefits. For more information call 934-2060 ext. 8369.

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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10-7-13 Calendar

Statewide celebration of advanced manufacturing featuring tours at Titeflex Aerospace from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and tours at Aavid Corporation at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Both tours are offered at manufacturing plants in the O'Shea Industrial Park in Laconia. For more information visit www.BelknapEDC.org. Participants must wear closed toed shoes.

Native American Night held at the Levitt Park Clubhouse in Laconia. 7 p.m. Admission is free. Donations accepted. Non-perishable food items requested.

The Laconia Human Relations Committee presents the film The Sapphires as part of the International Film Series. 6:30 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. Light snacks provided.

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.
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.
Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.

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10-6-13 Calendar

Pantry Walk sponsored by the GCC Food Pantry Committee to help stock the shelves with food and household items. 2 p.m. For more information call 267-1934.

Annual CROP Walk for Hunger sponsored by the Church World Service to raise money for communities facing poverty. Registration begins at 1:15 p.m. followed by the walk at 2 p.m. Participants will meet at the Franklin Dam on New Hampton Road in Franklin. For more information call 934-5717 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

First annual golf tournament hosted by the Gilmanton Youth Organization (GYO). 10 a.m. at the Loudon Country Club in Gilmanton. Continental breakfast, lunch, and cart included in cost. $85 per person or $340 per foursome. For more information or registration call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 872-2020.

Moulton Farm's Foliage Festival featuring tractor rides, visits with farm animals, munchkin mayhem, fresh cider doughnuts, a bounce house for children, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. A magic show will begin at 1 p.m. A free cookie decorating activity will follow at 2 p.m. For more information visit moultonfarm.com.

Volleyball tournament held at Akwa Marina Yacht Club to benefit the Laconia Skate Escape Roller Rink which recently lost all of its equipment in a fire. Sign ups start at 10 a.m. Donation of $60 required for each team of four. Food provided to players.

Folk-rock trio Gathering Time performs at Belknap Mill in Laconia, preceded by an elaborate dessert buffet. 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25. This event is being produced by the Temple B'Nai Israel, to purchase tickets visit www.tninh.org.

PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth. For tickets call 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869, or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

3rd Annual Christmas in July charitable co-ed softball tournament. Games start at 8 p.m. There is no fee for spectators, although donations will be accepted to benefit the LNH Children's Auction.

"Blessing of the Animals" service weld at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 1:30 p.m. People are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or pet. Donation of pet food or cat litter for the Humane Society appreciated.

36th Harvest of Quilts at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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10-5-13 Calendar

Two On Tap performance by the nationally acclaimed song and dance duo, Ron DeStefono and Melissa Giattino. 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $10 to $22. For more information or to purchase tickets call 934-1901 or visit online at www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Comedian Ted Alexandro performs as part of the Silver Series at Plymouth State University. 8:30 p.m. at the Silver Center. For ticket prices, to purchase tickets, or for more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

EPTAM Plastics opens as part of a statewide celebration of advanced manufacturing. Tours of EPTAM will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. "Day of Play at EPTAM Plastics"  family fun event runs from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register for the Day of Play event call 524-3057 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Blessing of the Animals celebration at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. Pets must be on leashes or in carriers for their safety.

4th annual Ronny Bean Memorial Arm Wrestling Championship hosted by the Salvation Army. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Paradise Beach Club in the Weirs followed by the match at 1:30 p.m.

Moulton Farm's Foliage Festival featuring tractor rides, visits with farm animals, munchkin mayhem, fresh cider doughnuts, a bounce house for children, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. A doughnut on a string contest will begin at 2 p.m. For more information visit moultonfarm.com.

The Zonta Club of the Lakes Region is holding at "Flapjack Fundraiser" breakfast at Applebee's Restaurant in Tilton. 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance by calling 528-2859.

Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Flea Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church Rt. 11A in Gilford. For more information 528-6485.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast at Applebee's Restaurant in Tilton held to support the community outreach and scholarship awards of the Zonta Club of the Lakes Region. 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance by calling 528-2859.

The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory will be hosting rock song stylist Joel Cage. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 744-0405 or email www.themillfudgefactory.com.

Open house held by the Alton Fire Rescue to kick off fire prevention week. 10-2 p.m. at the Central Fire Station in Alton.

Genealogical Workshop sponsored by the Mary Butler Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library. For more information in 293-0429.

"Murder and Mayhem" event held at Bayswater Books featuring 10 New Hampshire authors including J.P. Polidoro. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baywater Books in Center Harbor. For more information call 253-8858.

Campton Congregational Church holds a pot luck dinner followed by a concert by singer Scott Brunt. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 7 p.m.

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.

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

Kids Korner 11 a.m. to noon at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Designed for kids ages 6-10.
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. .

Explore a Truck Day at Laconia's Public Works garage on Bisson Ave. 10 a.m. to noon. Parents and kids of all ages are invited to explore all different types of vehicles at this free event.

Monte Carlo Night to benefit Moultonborough Historical Society. 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Magic Foods Banquet Facility on Rte. 25. Food, raffle, silent auction and various casino games. Tickets are $40. For tickets, call 253-6250 or 707-0206, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or purchase them using PayPal on www.moultonboroughhistory.org.

PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth. For tickets call 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869, or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

29th Annual Art Show in the Common in Plymouth. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

36th Harvest of Quilts at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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