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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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8-18-13 Calendar

The North Sandwich Friends hold a Quaker Meeting in celebration of the town's 250th anniversary. 10:30 a.m. at the historic Meeting House.

The Tilton Sports Center holds and Open House to off the facility containing various sporting venues including a 10,000 square foot indoor turf field. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its location on Autumn Drive in Tilton. For more information call 528-7600 or visit www.tiltonsportscenter.com.

The Laconia High School Theater Department holds a car wash as a fundraiser. Noon to 3 p.m. on the front lawn of the high school. Donations appreciated.

Variety Show featuring comedy, vocalists, dancers, and instrumentalists presented by Wesley Arts in Gilford. 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Dessert provided followingthe show. $6 donation requested. For more information call 528-6485.

Performance of Much Ado About Nothing held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage. 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors/students. For tickets or more information call 986-6253, email contact@AdviceToThePlayers.org, or visit www.AdviceToTheplayers.org.

Musical performance "Nunsense" presented by the Little Chruch Theater in Holderness. 2 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250.

Just Love to Sing! presents the Engelbert Humperdinck opera "Hansel and Gretel" at Gilford Community Church. 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/children and can be purchased online at www.justlovetosing.com. For more information call 781-5695.

20th annual golf tournament put on by the Bolduc Park Association. Tee times begin at 8 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. Cost is $25 for adults, and $20 for children 15 and under. Awards and chicken barbecue held after the tournament. For more information or to sign up for the tournament call 524-1370.

The Dedication Service of the Advent Christian Church conducted by the Church Pastor, Reverend Charles. 4 p.m. at the Church's new location in Center Barnstead. 

Line Dancing at Starr King Fellowship. 4-5 p.m. $5 per person. For more information call George at 536-1179.

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8-14-13 Calendar

"World War Two New Hampshire" presentation offered by the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. 7 p.m. at the museum located on Route 3 in Weirs Beach, next to Funspot. To RSVP call 366-5950.

Hyndelrut Studios & Flowersmiths are hosting Plymouth Regional Chamber's monthly Business After Hours. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 584 Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth. For more information call 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

"Keeping the Keys" program facilitated by the Belmont Police Department and AAA of New England. 9 a.m. at Braircrest Estates Community Center in Laconia. Open to all older drivers. For more information call 267-8350.

Brown Bag Luncheon Seminar hosted by the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce. 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library in Plymouth. For more information or to register 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting held at the Top of the Town Restaurant. 6:30 p.m. Those planning to eat should arrive around 5 p.m. Non-perishable food items are requested for donation.

Technology clinic to explain the newest advances in automobile technology hosted by the Irwin Automotive Group. 5-7 p.m. at 59 Bisson and 446 Union Avenue in Laconia. Event includes food and prizes. For more information or to RSVP call 581-2935 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford Public Library events. 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. Friends Monthly Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 a.m. to noon. Scrabble 1-3 p.m. Arts and Crafts featuring a plaster cast footprint activity 3:30 p.m.

Iain MacLeod talks about his research tracking Osprey and gives an additional presentation featuring a live non-releasable Osprey.  12:30 p.m. on board the M/S Mount Washington Cruise. This program is part of the Watershed Association's Summer Speaker Series. For more information call 581-6632.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Hedgehog Family Story Hour featuring Rocky the Therapy Dog 10-11 a.m. Teen/Tween Summer Reading program featuring coffee mug decorating activity 3-4 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.
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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