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3-15-14 Calendar

Inaugural Shamrock Shuffle 5K health walk/run held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the start at 9 a.m. leaving and finishing from Plymouth Regional Senior Center. Registration $10 per person, children under age 5 are free by must be registered. For more information call 238-6468 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford High School Performing Arts Department will present its spring play Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. in the Gilford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Lakes Region Hospital 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.

Hypnotist and entertainer Pete Mamos holds a benefit for the WLNH Children's Auction sponsored by Cafe Deja Vu and Pub Mania. Doors open at the Margate Resort at 6:30 p.m. with the program getting underway at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance and $20 the day of. To purchase tickets in advance visit Cafe Deja Vu, All My Life Jewelers, Studio 23, and Patrick's Pub and Eatery. For more information call 998-1418.

Leprechaun Leap 5K Run/Walk. 10 a.m. leaving from the Belmont Mill parking lot in downtown Belmont. For more information call 998-3525. For a copy of registration visit www.belmontnh.org.

Comedy Night at Pitman's Freight Room featuring Joe Yannetty, Ryan Gartley, and Abishek Shah. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room in Laconia. Tickets are $15 per person. BYOB.

Annual Inter-Lakes Variety Show, 7 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium. Put on by the Inter-Lakes Middle Tier and Inter-Lakes High School Theater Companies. Includes performances by competitive dance times from Lakes Region Dance and The Studio. Tickets at the door or at www.interlakes.org/ilhs-theater-company.

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. .

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.

American Legion Post 33 in Meredith hosts St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Dance. Dinner will be served from 6 p.m., music will be provided by DJ Jim Hurd. Admission is $7 per person or $12 per couple. This event is non-smoking and open to the public.

Spread Your Wings and Soar Cancer Benefit skating show. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Ice Rink. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door. Children under 5 admitted free. Funds raised will benefit the fight against pediatric cancer.

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3-14 14 Calendar

Mike Naughton's Yankee Doodle Circus hosted by the Laconia High School Junior Class. Shows begin at 5:15 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. in the Laconia High School Gymnasium. Cost is $18 for adults and $6 for children. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the LHS Junior Prom. To reserve tickets in advance at a reduced cost visit www.getcircustickets.com.

Gilford High School Performing Arts Department will present its spring play Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. in the Gilford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Enrollment fair held at the Hampton Inn, in Tilton 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.

Members of Carol Shea-Porter's staff hold office hours at Center Harbor Town Hall from 10-11 a.m. and then at Meredith Town Hall Annex from noon to 1 p.m. For more informaiton call 641-9536 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Elementary School Age dance held at the Laconia Community Center from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $5 per child.

Teen Movie Night at the Gilman Library in Alton featuring the film Pitch Perfect. 7 p.m. Free of admission.

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

Laconia Improve group presents a performance at 7 p.m. at the Beane Conference Center in Laconia. All proceeds go ot the American Red Cross. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors.

Elder Law Attorney Edward Beasley from Beasley & Ferber speaks at the Belknap County Area Committee. 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room off the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call 528-2555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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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3-13-14 Calendar

Gilford High School Performing Arts Department will present its spring play Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. in the Gilford High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Defending Jacob by William Landay 10:30 a.m. to noon. Lego Time 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 4-6 p.m., Belknap Mill, Laconia. For information, call 524-5531 or go to www.LakesRegionChamber.org.

Gilford Public Library Events. Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Evening Book Discussion 6:30-7:30 p.m. both featuring the book "Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen" by Mary Sharatt. Open Painting at the Library 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m.

Digital archiving seminar at the Wolfeboro Public Library. Hosted by the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group. Free and open to all.

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3-12-14 Calendar

Belknap County Republican Committee monthly meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. Guest speaker will be Jim Rubens, candidate for U.S. Senate. Those interested in dinner or social hour should arrive as early as 5 p.m. Open to all Republicans and like-minded independents. Those who attend are asked to bring non-perishable food items for donation.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Animals and Me 9:45–10:45 a.m. Young Writer's Group 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Award winning art quilter Linda Punturieri of Moultonborough presents a trunk show of her quilts at the monthly meeting of the Belknap Mill Quilters Guild. 7 p.m. at the Lake Opechee Inn & Spa Conference Center in Laconia. Admission is $5 per person.

Presentation covering the topic of "being scammed" featuring a question and answer portion discussing the topic "Fraud and You" presented by the Police Chiefs from Holderness and Ashland in conjunction with a representative from Meredith Village Savings Bank. 11:30 a.m. at the Holderness Fire Department. For more information call 603-968-2303.

Lakes Region Flag Football League's Spring 2014 Season information night open to all veteran and rookie players ages 4-17. 5:30-7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Elementary School's multipurpose room. For more information or to register visit lrffl.com.

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.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
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.

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3-11-14 Calendar

Annual All New England Jazz Festival for high school students hosted by the Department of Music, Theater, and Dance at Plymouth State University. 6 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $7 for youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Computer Club 10-11 a.m. Guitar Hero Power Hour held during Teen Tech Week 3:30-4:45 p.m. Snacks served.

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

Gilford Clickers held at the Gilford Public Library from 7-8 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 Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner served at 5 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.

Laconia Lacrosse Club information and signups, 7 p.m., Laconia Police Station, New Salem St. Information, call Tony Pederzani at 528-5449.

 

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