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1-14-15 Calendar

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

Meeting held by the Belknap Mill Society to discuss the financial challenges facing the society's ownership and operation, 7:30 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.

Presentation to explain New Hampshire's business structure laws led by John Cunningham, Chair of the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association LLC Drafting Committee, noon to 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Preschool Story time and Craft at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 p.m.

10th Annual Keep the Heat On fundraiser in Plymouth State University's Prospect Hall. For more information call 238-2995.

SCORE Lakes Region holds a workshop designated to help business better understand the implications of various tax laws, 5:30 p.m. at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce offices in Laconia. Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $25 per person if paid in advance or $30 at the door. To register visit http://lakesregion.score.org/localworkshops.

Hebron Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee meeting to update the 2009 Hazard Mitigation Plan, 1 p.m. in the Public Safety Building located at 37 Groton Road in Hebron. For more information call 744-5584.

Workshop on how comics can bring history to life titled "Drawing from the Past: Using Local History Sources to Inspire Learning," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library.

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.

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.

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 St., 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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1-13-15 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Story time 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Babygarten, 11:15–11:45 a.m. Writing Expert, 3-5 p.m.; Gilford Clickers Photography Club, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Spanish Club, 10 a.m. Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Sharpen your technical skills on that new device! Make an appointment by calling 286-8971 or inquire at the circulation desk.

Annual Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire meeting followed by BYOP - Bring Your Own Poetry, Painting, Performance, Presentation...", 6 p.m. at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery. Dessert potluck at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. For more information or to register call 323-7302 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Belmont Public Library: TAG Team, 4 p.m. followed by Game Night at at 5:30 p.m.

Story time at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 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.

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.

Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or 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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant St., Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their 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). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.

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1-12-15 Calendar

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Yarn Therapy, 9-10:30 a.m.; Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.; Art Opening featuring Water Photos produced by Hanz Busch, 6 p.m. Refreshments served.

Auditions for Streetcar Company's production of 'Barnum', 7 p.m. at the Methodist Chu7rch on Route 11A in Gilford. Musical and acting auditions require participants to come with a song ready to sing with the piano and a reading from the provided script. For more information visit www.streetcarcompany.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Senior Moment-um program featuring Bingo at the Community Church, noon. Coffee and tea provided, participants are asked to bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling 527-4722. 

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.

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1-11-15 Calendar

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

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1-10-15 Calendar

Production of "Murder at the Mardi Gras" presented by Franklin Footlight Theater, 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets available at the box office starting at 6:30 p.m. Desserts and beverages offered.

Annual Educational Theater Collaborative Children's Art Festival open to all children in grades K-6, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Plymouth State University. Fee of $35 per child. Snacks provided. For more information or to register call 535-2647.

Improv Comedy and Sketch Comedy titled "A Fever Dream of Creativity" presented by the Winnisquam Regional High School Players Comedy Club, 7 p.m. in the Winnisquam Regional High School Cafetorium. Cost s $1 for students, $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, and children under 5 years of age are free. Snacks available for purchase.

100 Years of Broadway show performed by Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier theater companies. 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 and available at the door.

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. 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or 630-3855

Sounds Clever & the Valley Horns performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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