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7-11-15 Calendar

Flea market and crafts fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Center Harbor Congregational Church hall and grounds, Free admission. Food available. Proceeds benefit church programs.

Craft fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront.

Gravel road maintenance workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Balmoral Improvement Association clubhouse, Paradise Drive, Moultonborough. Free. Pre-registration required; contact Pat Tarpey, Lake Winnipesaukee Association at 581-6632 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Book Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ashland Town Library grounds, 41 Main St., Ashland; sponsored by Friends of the Ashland Town Library.

Explore a Truck, 10 a.m.-noon, Laconia Public Works garage, Bisson Ave., Laconia; children and adults can get a close-up look at heavy vehicles such as a fire truck, police cruiser, dump truck, snow plow, and bulldozer. Organized by Laconia Parks and Recreation.

Pictorial program on Meredith's history, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 503 Endicott Street North (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach; given by Dan Heyduk.

Author book-signings, Bayswater Books, Center Harbor. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Margaret Porter signs "Pledge of Better Times" and Mark Okrant signs "Whacked." 1-3 p.m., Mac MacPherson signs "A Family Affair," and Donna Thorland signs "Mistress Firebrand: Renegades of the American Revolution." 

Meredith Sculpture Walk tour, 11 a.m. Meet in front of Innisfree Bookstore, Mill Falls Marketplace. Docents will explain the thoughts of the artists who created the 27 different sculptures, and also the materials and construction that were used.

Artist's reception and demonstration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., League of New Hampshire Craftsmen gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith. Potter Cynthia Cummings-Birch, the gallery's Artist of the Month for July, will demonstrate her ceramic techniques.  

Wine tasting, noon-4 p.m., Gunstock.

On The Green 1 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, (Rte. 28), Wolfeboro; more than 100 exhibitors, live music, food. Free Admission and free parking, Rain or shine (under canopy).

Artists reception to showcase artistic works in clay by three artists, 5-7 p.m., Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, 69 Maple St., Center Sandwich. One of the artists, Rebecca Klemenotvich, will give a talk at 3 p.m. Exhibit runs through July 25.

Ham and bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Squam Valley Masonic Building, Routes 3 & 25, Center Harbor-Holderness line. Cost: Adults $8, children $3, tickets sales begin at 4:15 p.m. Sponsored by the Ellacoya Chapter of the Eastern Star.    

Outdoor concert, 6 p.m., Hebron gazebo.

Chicken barbecue, 5-7 p.m., Bristol Baptist Church, 30 Summer St.; barbecue chicken, salads, mixed vegetables, cranberry sauce, rolls, beverage, dessert. Cost: Children under 12 years old $4, Children under 5 years old, free, and families of four $25. Take-outs available. For more information call 744-3885 after 3 p.m.

Performance of drama "Red," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Info: 279-0333 or www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Geocaching hike in the Ferncroft area of Sandwich up Mt. Katherine. 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m., presented by The Sandwich Historical Society in conjunction with the Wonalancet Outdoor Club. Join Dan Reidy for a hike that provides a look at the history of the area and information on the flora and fauna. Meet at the Sandwich Town Hall at 9:15 a.m. Call 284-6269 for more information.

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 527-2485.

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.

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7-10-15 Calendar

On The Green 1 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, (Rte. 28), Wolfeboro; more than 100 exhibitors, live music, food. Free Admission and free parking, Rain or shine (under canopy).

Book group gathering, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Bayswater Books, Center Harbor; group discusses "The Arsonist."

Boys & Girls Club of Lakes Region hosts Alex's Lemonade Stand to Fight Childhood Cancer, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, 1126 Union Ave., Laconia; proceeds benefit pediatric cancer research projects around the country.

Sit and Knit at Hall Memorial Library, 2-5 p.m.

Performance of drama "Red," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Info: 279-0333 or www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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.

Belknap Mill Summer Soiree, 6-8 p.m., Belknap Mill, 25 Beason Street East, Laconia; food, refreshments, live music, silent auction. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds to benefit Belknap Mill Society.  

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Weirs Beach. Free. Rain date: Saturday.

 

 

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7-8-15 Calendar

Meredith Sculpture Walk tour, 11 a.m. Meet in front of Innisfree Bookstore, Mill Falls Marketplace. Docents will explain the thoughts of the artists who created the 27 different sculptures, and also the materials and construction that were used.

Author book-signing, 3-5 p.m., Bayswater Books, Center Harbor; Yankee humorist/author Fred Marple signing "Welcome to Frost Heaves."

World War II memoir author discusses book, 4-5 p.m. Meredith Public Library; presentation by Marina Dutzmann Kirsch, author of "Flight of Remembrance." Free. Autographed copies of the book available for purchase.

Gilford Band performs special patriotic program, 7:30 p.m., Weeks Bandstand, Gilford Village Field. Free. Performance put on with assistance from Thompson-Ames Historical Society. In case of rain, performance at Gilford High School Performing Arts Center.

Performance of drama "Red," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Road, Meredith. Info: 279-0333 or www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org 

Rookie Rockers, young musicians perform, Paradise Beach Club, 322 Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Teens 16 and younger must be accompanied by parent or adult guardian. Call club, 366-2665, for more information.

Talk about Pickett's Charge, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, 503 Endicott Street North (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach; talk given by Civil War historian David Decker. Free for Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.

Talk about Adaptive Snow Sport School at Gunstock, 7 p.m., Woodside Building, Taylor Community, Union Ave., Laconia. Free. Hosted by Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

Book talk, 7-8:30 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library; Yankee humorist/author Fred Marple discussing "Welcome to Frost Heaves."

Events at Hall Memorial Library. Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Arts and crafts, masks, 3:30 p.m. Magic: The Gathering, 4 p.m. No cards? We'll share and we'll teach.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing, 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. – noon. Storytime at the Beach!, noon-12:30 p.m. Friends of the Gilford Library Meeting, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

The Hands Across the Table meal scheduled for this week will be held at Opechee Park Cove beginning at 4:30 p.m. A picnic meal will be served at 5 p.m. followed by soccer and Ultimate Frisbee. Guests are asked to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. In case of rain please listen to WLNH 98.3.

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 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 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.

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.

Story Time, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

 

 

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7-21-15 Calendar

Events at Hall Memorial Library. Spanish Club, 10 a.m. Craft Tuesday, 11-3 p.m., $5 hourly fee is due on the day of the class, stay for as little or as long as you like. Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Project Teen, 3 p.m., outdoor games.

Open house for Landing Zone Patio Bar and Grille, 3:15-6 p.m., Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford. 

Google workshop for businesses, 4 p.m., Lamprey Real Estate office, 249 Whittier Highway, Center Harbor. Free. Hosted by Center Harbor Community Development Association, Moultonborough Public Library, Meredith Chamber of Commerce, and Google.

Gathering to discuss options for community members to invest in local businesses, 6:30 p.m., Wayfarer Coffee Roasters, Main St., downtown Laconia. Info: Karen Barker, 528-8560 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

One-woman depiction of Mary Todd Lincoln performed by Sally Mummy, 7 p.m., Gilman Library, 100 Main St. Alton. Free. Sponsored by Alton Historical Society with financial support fromn New Hampshire Humanities Council.

Noted expert on bears Ben Kilham gives presentation, 7 p.m., Alton Bay Christian Conference Center, off Route 11, Alton Bay. Free. Sponsored by Alton Garden Club.

Talk on threat road salt poses to clean water, 7 p.m., Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness. To reserve space call: 968-7194. 

Events at Meredith Public Library: Getting Started with Genealogy, 10-11 a.m., sign-up required; Great Stone Face Award Team, 3:30-4:30 p.m., this week's featured nomination is The Vanishing Coin by Kate Egan; (Not So) Elementary, My Dear Watson 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m., guest speaker Ann McClellan delves into Sherlock Holmes' enduring popularity. Sponsored by the NH Humanities Council and the Friends of the Meredith Library. Light refreshments served.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Street Sweeper Storytime, 3–4 p.m.; Tech Tuesday: Simple Machines, 3–4 p.m.; Get Booked: Weathering Shame, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Storytime 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 581-4619.

 

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 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.

 

The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run, 6 p.m., Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club onwww.meetup.com.

 

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in 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.

 

Hooks & Needles, at the Meredith Senior Center. Knitting & crocheting group to meet every Tuesday 9:30am - 11:30am. Come join us for a morning of socialization, sharing of patterns and helping others by the work that we do. All are welcome. 1 Circle Dr, Meredith, NH 03253

 

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

The NAMI NH Laconia Parent Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resources Center at 719 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246, directly across from the Laconia Clinic. For more information about the group please call Theresa Eichhorn at 603-707-0888.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Fourth Tuesday)

 

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7-28-15 Calendar

Events at Hall Library, Northfield: Spanish Club, 10 a.m.; Craft Tuesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. ($5 fee); Nooners Book Group, noon; Tech Tuesday, 2-4 p.m.

Writing workshop designed for those aged 9-15, 1-4 p.m., Moultonborough Library. Charge, $48. Sponsored by Recreation Department. Series of three sessions exploring non-fiction, fiction, poetry and journal writing. Other sessions, Aug. 4 & Aug. 11.  Info, call 476-8868.

Walking tour of Gilmanton Iron Works, 6 p.m. (meet at Town House on Route 140). Free; donations welcome. Sponsored by Gilmanton Historical Society.

Events at Belmont Public Library: Games and crafts (for youngsters entering grades 5-12), 2 p.m. Book group discusses "Unbroken: A WWII Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand, 6 p.m. 

Poetry reading by Lakes Region poet Charlotte Cox, 7 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library, 259 South Main St.; Cox reading from (and also autographing copies of) her newly published first book, "Currents in the Stream."  

Events at Meredith Public Libray: Using Ancestry.com Library Edition, 10-11 a.m., sign-up required; Interlakes Children's Theater Workshop, 2-3 p.m., a small portion of their play 'Seussical Jr.' and a craft. All ages, snacks served; Movie Night, 5-7 p.m., Jumanji rated PG.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Teen Summer Writing Camp, 9 a.m. to noon. Social bridge, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Fiber Friends, 10:30 a.m. to noon. School Bus Storytime, 3 to 4 p.m.

 

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

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Tuesday, 7 p.m., 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. 8-9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 581-4619.

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 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.

The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club onwww.meetup.com.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a 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. Donations accepted.

Hooks & Needles, at the Meredith Senior Center. Knitting & crocheting group to meet every Tuesday 9:30-11:30 a.m. Come join us for a morning of socialization, sharing of patterns and helping others by the work that we do. All are welcome. 1 Circle Dr, Meredith, NH 03253  

 

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