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2-15-14 Calendar

Winterfest 2014 hosted by the Squam Lakes Association. Noon to 3 p.m. at the SLA Headquarters in Holderness. For more information call 968-7336 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Valentines Sock Hop dance at the Wicwas Lake Grange Hall located at on Meredith Center Road in Meredith. 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per adult, children under 13 are free. Refreshments will be available.

Meat Bingo event hosted by the American Legion Post 33. 3 p.m. at the Post located at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith. All proceeds directly benefit the Kylee Flint Education Fund.

National Youth Enrollment Day, a health insurance enrollment event, hosted by Health Consortium. 10 a.m. to noon at the Pease Public Library in Plymouth. For more information call 259-3700 x253 or visit www.nchcnh.org

Friends of Belmont Football's Inaugural Ice Fishing Derby held on Lake Winnipesaukee. Derby headquarters are located at Winnisquam Market and Deli on Route 3 in Winnisquam. Entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for kids. 

Comfort Food Buffet held at the First Congregational Church of Meredith. 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. For more information call 279-6271 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

American Legion Post 1 Meat Raffle to benefit membership and youth programs. 2 p.m. at 849 N Main Street in Laconia Non-Smoking Event.

World Championship Sled Dog Derby schedule. Six dog classic race 9:30 a.m. Three-dog junior race starts at noon. Open class race 1:30 p.m. Both races begin and end near the intersection of North Main Street and Parade Road near the former state correctional facility in Laconia.

Social gathering at Patrick's Pub and Eatery to celebrate the World Championship Sled Dog Derby. 7 p.m. at Patrick's Pub in Gilford.

Cake auction held to benefit the Gilmanton Cub Scout Pack 242 to raise money for their overnight trip to the Montshire Museum. 6-8 p.m. at the old town hall in Gilmanton Iron Works. For more information call 496-5379 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Share Fair event designed to retrieve, preserve, and share the core tangible elements of family and community history. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. Event free and open to the public. For more information call Judy at 524-6580.

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

"That's SNOW FUN either" fundraising event to benefit the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Backwoods Farm Rumney. Attendees are welcome to bring their own 4X4 vehicle, ATV or snow machine. Entry fee is $7 per person and children younger than 8 admitted free. Photo booth sponsored by Captured Om Time Photography.

Night of live comedy at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia featuring comedian Tony V. 8 p.m. Admission is $15. Doors open at 7 p.m. BYOB. For reservations or more information call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the performance Of Mice and Men. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse at 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for seating in the orchestra and $10 for seating in the balcony. For more information or to order tickets call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Lego Club at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 10-11:30 a.m.

Comfort Food Dinner at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 5:30-7 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Dinner includes chicken n' biscuits, scalloped potatoes, meatloaf, mac n' cheese, dessert and beverages.

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. .

Tilton Winter Farmers' Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. across Rte. 3 from Tilton AutoServ. Over 40 vendors. www.TiltonWinterFarmersMarket.com.

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.

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.

 

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2-14-14 Calendar

World Championship Sled Dog Derby. Six dog classic race begins at 10 a.m. Open class race begins at 1 p.m. Both races begin and end near the intersection of North Main Street and Parade Road near the former state correctional facility in Laconia.

Community celebration to kick off the 2014 World Championship Sled Dog Derby. 7 p.m. at Patrick's Pub in Gilford.

Belknap County Area Committee on Aging presents a video presentation about the Mill and its history. 10 a.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. For more information call 528-2555 or email sdhendricks@wesleywoodsnh.org.

Special evening of music presented by The Heather Pierson Quartet. 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the performance Of Mice and Men. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse at 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for seating in the orchestra and $10 for seating in the balcony. For more information or to order tickets call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Valentine's Day Dinner and Dance hosted by the Wilkins-Smith Unit One Auxiliary. 6 p.m. at the Wilkins-Smith Unit One Auxiliary. $5 per person. Dancing and karaoke hosted by French’s Karaoke Road Show. Tickets available in advance by calling 524-9728.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Pick your Flick 3 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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.

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2-13-14 Calendar

'What is Wilderness' talk discussing the Pemigewasset and Sandwich Range Wilderness Areas held as part of the Squam Speakers Series. 7 p.m. at the SLA located on Route 3 in Holderness. For more information call 968-7336 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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

Digital Archiving Seminar at the Wolfeboro Public Library. 7 p.m. For more information call 569-2428.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Bag Lunch Book Discussion featuring the book Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion featuring the book Where'd You Go Bernadette 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Pinterest Roulette Craft time for Adults held at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 6 p.m. To sign up or learn more about the craft visit circulation desk and pick up a supply list.

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 Learns 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.

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2-12-14 Calendar

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group. 5 p.m. at the Live Free Home Health Care office in New Hampton. Free and open to the public. For more information call 254-7397.

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting featuring former Cong. Frank Guinta of Manchester. 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. 

Irwin Hyundai hosts a new owners event at 446 Union Avenue in Laconia. 5-6 p.m. RSVP by calling 581-2994 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Scrabble 1 p.m. Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.

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.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon.  Jake and the Chocolate Factory 4-5:30 p.m. Sign up for the class in chocolate making with Jake Maxwell. Class size limited.

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2-11-14 Calendar

Snowshoe hike at Prescott Farm in Laconia. 9:30 a.m. Snowshoes available for rental. Cost is $1 per person for the hike or $4 per hike and snowshoe rental. For more information or to RSVP contact the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722.

Opening reception for the exhibition of recent works by Professor of Art Thomas Driscoll Jr. presented at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery in Plymouth. 4-6 p.m. For more information visit plymouth.edu/gallery.

The Mountain Lake Chorale performs a number of selections with a Valentine's Day theme. 7 p.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Executive Council District One Candidate Forum. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. For more information call 225-5344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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 Saint Andre Bessette Parish Hall located on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. 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.
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.

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.

Gilford Clickers held at the Gilford Public Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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