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1-19-15 Calendar

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.

Families Sharing Without Shame support group for parents who have a child/children who have or currently are abusing drugs and/or alcohol, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. The group's goal is to provide a safe meeting place where there is no guilt, shame, or blame, just compassion and understanding.

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.

NamiNH Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Conner Bridge 328 Union Ave. Laconia. For more information call 603-293-4090.

Parish of Blessed Andre Bessette Respect Life Committee meeting. 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Gym in Laconia, front room. Public welcome. For more information call 528-2326 or 524-8335.

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1-18-15 Calendar

Indoor Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Banana, located at 229 Messer Street, Laconia. Food stamps accepted.

LRCC SPEEKS, a student organization, is sponsoring a presentation and discussion by Professor Lawrence Lessig of the NH Rebellion, 4:30 p.m. in the Academic Commons building at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. All are invited.

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1-17-15 Calendar

High Stakes Super Bingo presented by the Lakes Region Historical Society, held at Funspot Hall in Laconia. Doors open at 3 p.m. followed by the start of the game at 6:45 p.m. Over $10,000 in cash prizes available.

Tech Talk at the Gilford Public Library, 1-2 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.

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. .

LYME 411 Support Group. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods' Community Room behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For victims and support people of those with chronic Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Questions? Leave message for Nancy at 1-888-596-5698.

Reception for exhibit 'Reaction to Light' at The Studio in Laconia. 6 p.m.

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1-16-15 Calendar

Winter Cribbage Tournament held by the Robert Leroux Council 10934, Knights of Columbus at St. Joseph in Belmont. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. followed by the game at 6 p.m. Entry fee of $15 per person.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Storytime, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.; 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.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, presented by Playhouse's Education Department. Tickets available at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or by calling (603) 279-0333.

Cribbage Tournament, 6 p.m., St. Joseph Church Hall, 96 Main St., Belmont; sponsored by Robert Leroux Knights of Columbus Council 10934.

Multimedia tour of Spain titled "Spain: A Magical Mystery Tour" presented by a UNH Spanish professor, 7 p.m. at the Rey Center in Waterville Valley as part of its Winter Lecture Series.

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.

Friday Night Meltdown Public Skating event held at the Laconia Ice Arena from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Features Live DJ, Public Skating, laser light show, games and prizes. Open for all ages. $10 per person.

Events at the Gilman Library in Alton: Story time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m.; Story time with Granny Apple, 2:15 p.m.

Zentangle Workshops at the VynnArt Gallery in Meredith. For more information or to sign up call 279-0557.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Tot Time Reading Circle at the Meredith Library 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Young Writers Group at the Meredith Library 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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1-15-15 Calendar

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce annual Membership Meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Margate Resort, Laconia.

Program about "Birding Marvelous Morocco and the Canary Islands," 7 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. Refreshments will be served.

Lakes Region Builders Members Meeting, 5-8 p.m., Huot Technical Center. Join the discussion on Worker's Comp and why reform is needed. Also 2015 Scholarships Available for qualified students! $15/members and $20/non-members, includes dinner & tours of Huot Tech School. Contact: 387-1817.

Events at the Gilford Public Library: Toddler Time (Ages 2-3 years), 10:30-11:15 a.m. Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 pm – 1:30 p.m.; Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; Make It! Crayon Creations (Teens), 3-4 p.m.; Conversational French Class, 3:30–4:30 p.m.; Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.; Brown Bag Book Discussion, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

The Terrace and The Cottage at Golden View Open House and Grand Opening Celebration supported by the Greater Meredith and Plymouth Chambers of Commerce, 4-7 p.m. Event features refreshments, music, and tours as they celebrate the opening of their two new assisted living options, The Terrace and The Cottage. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information or to RSVP call 279-8111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Guys' Night Out, Gilford Community Church, 6 p.m. Cost is $12 per person. To make a reservation call 524-6057.

Craft Night at Belmont Library, 5:30 p.m.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

American Legion Post 1 Bingo, 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.

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.

Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Pajama Story Hour with Miss Lily will be held at the Gilman Library in Alton. Attendees are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

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.

Little Learners Pre-School Skating Lessons, 11:30 a.m to noon. Price is $10 per person, which includes a lesson and skating during public skate. Adult chaperones must pay an admission fee of $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.

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