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9-18-13 Calendar


PSU Alert Emergency Outdoor Siren will be tested at noon. The test will last about five minutes and should be audible outdoors for approximately a one-mile radius from the pole adjacent to the Hartman Union Building on High Street. For more information call 535-2476.

Official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Health and Science building at Lakes Region Community College on Prescott Hill in Laconia. 11 a.m. with a reception to follow. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Presentation on the handmade "Tappan Chairs" that produced in a small shop in Sandwich. 7 p.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. $5 fee for non-members. For more information call 366-5950.

New owner event hosted by the Irwin Automotive Group of 59 Bisson Avenue. 5-7 p.m. Features fun, prizes and food. For more information or to RSVP call 581-2953.

Country Village Quilt Guild meeting featuring a presentation on sewing antiques lead by quilting expert Caroline Bailey. 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building.

Lakes Region Tea Party Meeting. 6 p.m. at the Gilman Museum in Alton. For more information email Tim Carter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Free plant pruning clinic at Gilford Community Church. 4-5:30 p.m. Hosted by Belknap Landscape Company. Participants are encouraged to bring a pair of hand-pruning shears.

"Find Your Way Around the New Health Care Law" presentation at Meredith Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Presented by a representative of AARP. Free and open to the public.

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.

The Country Village Quilt Guild meets 1:30pm  on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building behind the Police and Fire Station on Rt 25 in Moultonborough, NH. All are welcome. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.

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9-17-13 Calendar

Historical 'awareness' program: Family Stories: How and Why To Remember and Tell Them presented by professional storyteller and author Jo Radner. 7 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia. For more information or to register call 524-8813 or visit www.belknapmill.org.

GriefWhare, a Biblically based, nondemoninational grief support group. 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. For more information call 496-6533 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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9-16-13 Calendar

Laconia Historical Museum Society holds a lecture program featuring the History of LaFlamme's Bakery. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Public hearing for the Governor's Commission on International Transportation. 1 p.m. at the Wicwas Lake Grange in Meredith.

Lakes Region Art Association meeting featuring guest speaker Kevin Chubbuck. 7 p.m. at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information call 293-2702.


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9-15-13 Calendar

The New Gary Burton Quartet featuring guitarist virtuoso Julian Lage, bassist Scott Colley, and veteran drummer Antonio Sanchez performs at Hanaway Theater in Plymouth. 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 535-2787 or 800-779-3869.

Fundraising brunch to raise money for the 'Circle Program' hosted by the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 11 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children, and free for those under six years of age.

Worship service held at the United Baptist Church of Lakeport as part of the Homecoming service. 10 a.m. A pot luck meal will follow the service.

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9-14-13 Calendar

Comedy legends Kenny Rogerson and Ace Aceto perform at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance by calling 527-0043. BYOB.

Singing of the book A Family Affair with author Maxwell MacPherson Jr. 2 p.m. at the Minot Sleeper Library in Bristol. For more information call 877-727-0697.

The Canterbury Artisan Festival featuring traditional artisan arts and crafts, a farmers market, music, artisan food, and demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $12/adults, $6/children ages 6-17, free for children under the age of 6. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.shakervillage.org.

New Hampshire Coffee Shop Festival Sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire. 1-5 p.m. along Main Street in Laconia. Event features nine coffee vendors, food vendors, live jazz music by the Lorentz Trio, "Java Games" and more.

Traditional New England bean supper with hotdogs, brown bread, various sides, drinks and desserts. 5-7 p.m. at the Moultonborough United Methodist Church. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.

Leavitt Park Carnival featuring games, dunking booths, bingo, food, at 50/50 raffle and more. 3-6 p.m. It will be held inside in the case of rain. For more information call 998-1418.

Hans Hug Jr. presents his program "The Underwater History of Lake Winnipesaukee". 11 a.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum. Admission is free to LWHS members and $5 for non-members. For more information or to reserve  seat call 366-5950.

Annual "Ride to Remember" to benefit the New Hampshire Veterans Home Resident Benefit Fund hosted by the Alton American Legion Riders Chapter 72. 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 72 in Alton. Registration runs from 9-10:30 a.m. Registration fee is $15 per rider, plus an additional $5 fee per passenger.

Home funeral workshop focusing on the benefits, legal rights, and responsibilities of holding home funerals. All day at the Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall in Plymouth. For more information or to register call 236-9495 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Second annual Festival of Flight hosted by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The festival kicks off at 9 a.m. at the Science Center in Holderness. The day features balloon rides, live bird presentations, activities and more. For more information or for ticket prices visit www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.

NH Coffee Fest featuring multiple coffee vendors from around the state, live jazz music, and contests. 1-5 p.m. in downtown Laconia. For more information call 455-2084.

Fourth Annual Harvest Festival held at Prescott Farm in Laconia. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.prescottfarm.org or call 366-5695.

Potluck dinner at Kelly's Corner Schoolhouse in Gilmanton. 6-8 p.m. Donations to the maintenance fund appreciated.

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. .

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