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8-28-13 Calendar

The Templed B'nai Israel in Laconia and Plymouth Congregational Church will host a bell ringing ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream Speech'. 3 p.m. at both venues. For more information about the Laconia bell ringing call 524-5792 and for information regarding Plymouth bell ringing email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the last show of the summer season the dramatic comedy The Unicycle Life. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnispesaukee Playhouse theater in Meredith. Tickets are $20 for seating in the orchestra and $15 for seating in the balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winniplayhouse.org.

LWWA's summer speaker Series on the M/S Mount Washington cruise featuring Join John Goodhue for a talk about the history of Lake Winnipesaukee. 12:30 p.m. on board the M/S Mount Washington. Program free with cruise tickets. For more information contact 581-6632 or see www.winnipesaukee.org.

Sanbornton churches commemorate Dr.King's 'I Have a Dream' speech by watching a film of his famous speech and ringing church bells. 2:15 p.m. at the Sanbornton Library. For more information all 286-8288.

The Laconia High School Class of '48 will hold a pot luck lunch at Beaver Meadow Village Cabana in Concord at noon. For information and or directions call Joye Olson at 219-0407 or 582-1536.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.

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8-27-13 Calendar

Informative program entitled "Managing Diabetes with Lifestyle and Diet" presented by Dr. Taylor Hill. 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.

The Pemigewasset River Local Advisory Committee (PRLAC) will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at the Pease Public Library in Plymouth. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information go to call 279-8171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Water Street Cafe celebrates its grand reopening with the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. 4-6 p.m.

Talk about the bobcat presented by Candice Rogers of the NH Fish and Game. 6 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Pat Clarke presents the History of Gilmanton Academy. 7:30 p.m. at Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works. Refreshments and social hour begins at 7 p.m.

Gilford Public Library events. Managing Diabetes with Lifestyle and Diet 3:30-4:30 p.m. Paracord Bracelets 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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 Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region building on North Main Street in Laconia (formerly the St. James Episcopal Church). 4:30 to 6:30 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.
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.
Weelky Summer Farmer's Market hosted by Franklin Regional Hospital in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coaltion. 3-6 p.m. on the lawn of Franklin Regional Hospital. New "Double SNAP Dollars" card avaliable providing SNAP benefits. For more information call 934-2060 ext. 8369.

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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8-26-13 Calendar

The Laconia Fire Department holds a short ceremony to recognize the 100th anniversary of John Laurene Sanborn's death which marked the first line-of-duty death of a Laconia Firefighter. 9 a.m. at the Meredith Bridge Cemetery located behind the VFW on Court Street in Laconia.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Storytime Sign-ups Begin 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m.

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.
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.
Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.

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8-20-13 Calendar

Talk on malaria eradication featuring a discussion about the Imagine No Malaria project. Pot luck supper begins at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call 524-2580.

Project Teen featuring food, fun and prizes to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program. 12-1:30 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Windows 8 at the Meredith Library 10:30-11:30 a.m. Registration is required. Movie Night featuring Jack the Giant Slayer 5-7 p.m. The film is rated PG-13.

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region performs a free family concert in Meredith's Hesky Park. 6:30 p.m.

Garden Party to celebrate the new and improved "Butterfly Garden" presented by the Pasquaney Garden Club. 9-11 a.m. behind the Minot-Sleeper Library in downtown Bristol. Refreshments served. For more information call 744-9485.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical "The Fantasticks". 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse's location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333.

Destination: Last Wilderness program at the Gilford Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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 Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region building on North Main Street in Laconia (formerly St. James Episcopal Church).4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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.
Weekly Summer Farmer's Market hosted by Franklin Regional Hospital in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coalition. 3-6 p.m. on the lawn of Franklin Regional Hospital. New "Double SNAP Dollars" card available providing SNAP benefits. For more information call 934-2060 ext. 8369.

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

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8-19-13 Calendar

Program on "The Art of Handmade Flintlock Rifles" with George Morrison. 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Chase House in Meredith. To reserve seats in advance call 279-7920.

3rd Annual Carl Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament at Ridgewood Country Club in Moultonborough. Shotgun round and groups of four begin at 8 a.m. For more information call 476-5666 or visit www.loon.org.

Laconia Historical and Museum Society President Ernie Bolduc shares his knowledge about bees and honey as well as his first-hand experience as bee-keeper. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. Refreshments served. Donations appreciated.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Temari Ball Class 10 a.m.Chess Club 4-7 p.m. Dungeons and Dragons 5 p.m. Monday Bookies featuring Carolyn Chute's "The Bean's of Egypt, Maine" 6:30 p.m.

Lakes Region Art Association Meeting featuring guest speaker Dayna Talbot. 7 p.m. at the Woodside Conference Center at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information call 293-2702.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents the musical "The Fantastics". 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse's location in Meredith. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333.

UNH Cooperative Extension workshop on preserving fresh vegetables. 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Belknap County Extension office at 635 Main Street. $5 fee to attend. To pre-register call 447-3834 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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

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.
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.
Laconia Chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society meeting. 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Guests and singers of all ages and skills are invited to attend these Monday night rehearsals. For more information call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.

Parish of Blessed Andre Bessette Respect Life Committee meeting. 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Gym in Laconia, front room. Public welcome. For more information call 528-2326 or 524-8335.

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