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3-25-14 Calendar

Nooners Book Group featuring the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Noon at Hall Memorial Library.

Presentation about Hiking With Children held at the Meredith Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Special presentation by author and comedian Mary Lou Fuller shown as part of her "Aging With Humor" program. 6:30 p.m. in the Gilford Public Library Meeting Room.

Workshop about the open-source currency, Bitcoin, hosted by the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information or to reserve a seat visit www.EnterpriseCenterNH.com or call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Simple and Effective Event Marketing event hosted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce and Constant Contact and the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. 9-11 a.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. For more information or to register for the event call 536-1001.

2014 Juried Student Exhibition reception held from 4-6 p.m. at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery in Plymouth. For more information visit Plymouth.edu/gallery.

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 St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.
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.

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. .

 

 

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3-24-14 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.

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.

Bicycle Exchange meeting, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lakes Region Child Care conference room, 22 Strafford St., Laconia. To discuss ways to provide reliable bicycles for area people who cannot afford a car or who are unable to drive. Call 524-5288.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Inn at Mill Falls in Meredith from 3-7 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

Medicaid Managed Care and other health-care issues, 6-8 p.m., Lakes Region Community Services, 719 North Main St., Laconia. Organized by ABLE NH. Call 657-4449.

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. Those wishing to have dinner should arrive as early as 5 p.m. Attendants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for donation. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mahjong held at the Gilford Public Library. 12:30-3 p.m.

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3-23-14 Calendar

The Wolfeboro Friends of Music 2014 seasons hosts the classical Cline, Feldman, Mulvey Trio at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Arts Center in Wolfeboro. Tickets are $20 at the door. For more information call 569-2151 or visit www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

Franklin Footlight Theater presents the ageless and generically funny comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace" 2 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $14 for seniors and students, and $16 for adults. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

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3-22-14 Calendar

Inaugural craft fair to benefit Stand Up Laconia sponsored by the Huot Technical Business Center. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laconia High School. For more information call 528-8693 x5008 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford Youth Baseball assessment skills, Gilford Middle School gym, 9 a.m., assessment for 11- and 12-year-olds, plus 10-year-olds wishing to try out for Majors, 10:30 a.m., assessment for 9- and 10-year-olds, plus 8-year-olds wishing to try out for Minors.

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

Felted Ornament class, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., League of NH Craftsmen gallery, Route 3, Meredith. Fiber artist Carolyn Wright will show how to make felted sheep ornaments. Call 279-7920.

Wellness Fair, 8-11 a.m., Meredith Community Center, Meredith. Screenings and information on a variety of topics. Hosted by Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth.

All you can eat pancake breakfast hosted by Friends of Belmont Football. 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Tilton Applebees. Donation of $10 per person. For more information or to pre-order tickets call 491-8547.

Rabies clinic sponsored by the Rotary Club of Plymouth. 1-3 p.m. at the Plymouth Police Department. Cats and dogs will be inoculated for a $10 fee.

Public Skating, Laconia Ice Arena Saturday Night Meltdown, 6-7:30 p.m., live deejay, public skating laser light show, games and prizes. $10/person. For info, call 528-0789 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cabin Fever Reliever Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., Congregational Church, Meredith. Reservations appreciated, but not required. Call: 253-6845.

Dog Park fund-raiser, 7:30 p.m., Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, variety show. To benefit Happy Tails Dog Park planned for Belmont.

Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium, Meredith. Program will also feature performance by the youth Suzuki Strings of Canterbury.

Music for Life Concert, 6 p.m., Laconia Middle School all-purpose room. Collaboration between the New Horizons Bands of the Lakes Region and the Portsmouth Music and Arts Center band.

Happy Tails Dog Park fundraiser, 7:30 p.m., Beane Conference Center, 35 Blueberry Lane, Laconia, variety show with songs, dancing, original skits. Vendors, raffles, food.

Make & Take at the Meredith Public Library 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Stop by the children's room and make a spring wreath for your door at home. Snacks and coffee served.

Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Tilton Senior Center and Friends of Belmont Football. 8-10 a.m. at Applebee's in Tilton. Tickets can be purchased at Tilton Town Hall, Tilton Senior Center or The Vault in Belmont. For more information call 491-8547.

Franklin Footlight Theater presents the ageless and generically funny comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace" 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $14 for seniors and students, and $16 for adults. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

St. Patrick's Dinner, 5-7 p.m., sponsored by Holy Trinity Parish at St. Agnes Church Hall on Hill Rd., Ashland. A traditional St. Patrick's corned beef and cabbage dinner with all homemade fixings. $7 for Adults, $3 for children 12 and under, and $18 family special. For information, call 603-744-0105.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Health First Family Care Center in Laconia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those planning on taking part in the enrollment process are asked to bring their Social Security number, employer and income information, and a copy of their W-2 or tax statements. For more information call 528-6945.

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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

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3-21-14 Calendar

Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Arsenic and Old Lace" 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $14 for seniors and students, and $16 for adults. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 934-1901 or visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.

Tot Time Story Time at the Meredith Public Library 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Snacks served.

Event at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Line dancing classes. Instructor Bonnie Deutch will hold classes this coming Friday, March 21,
at the Gilford Public Library. Beginner Class -  6-7 p.m. Intermediate Class: 7:15-8:15 p.m. $8 fee.

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

 

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