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4-16-14 Calendar

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Laconia Country Club, 607 Elm St., Laconia. For more information call 524-5531.

Discussion on the care and maintenance of backyard grapes lead by Peter Ellis of Stonegate Vineyard and Kelly McAdam of UNH Cooperative Extension. 4-6 p.m. at Stonegate Village in Gilford. Event will be held regardless of the weather conditions. For more information call 527-5475.

Performance of composer Mack Wilberg's "Requiem" put on by the Plymouth State University Chamber Singers and the University Chorale. 8 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $16-14 for adult $14-12 for seniors and $12-10 for youth. For more information or to purchase tickets 535-2787

Entrepreneurship workshop hosted by Canterbury Shaker Village tilted "Are You Ready to Start a Business?" 6-8 p.m. Cost is $40 for Village members and $44 for non-members. Pre-registration required. To register visit www.shakers.org.

Senate Finance Chairman Jeanie Forrester hosts a panel discussion. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Pease Public Library. For more information or to RSVP call 271-4980 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Poetry reading, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Public Library, 27 Meetinghouse Hill Road, For further information call 286-8288, or visit the library's Facebook page or splnh.com.

Belmont High School Student Council will hold an open forum to discuss changing the school's current mascot. 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School Cafeteria. Open to all community members of Belmont High School and Canterbury.

Program on Fruit Trees and Berries for Small Beginning Farms and Home Gardeners. 7 p.m. at the Maxfield Public Library in Loudon. Free and open to the public. To pre-register call 798-5153.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Scrabble, 1 p.m. Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon. Edible Book Contest Judging 4 p.m.

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.

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.

Celtic revival group The Sky Family to perform at the Maple Street Church in Barnstead. 7 p.m. All ages are welcome, an offering will be taken during the concert.

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4-15-14 Calendar

The Alton Historical Society kicks off the 2014 program season with a presentation by former FBI agent Robert E. Lee. 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton. Refreshments served.

Annual Passover Festivities commemorating the Jewish exodus from Egypt held at Temple B'nai Israel in Laconia. 5:30 p.m. Features music, dinner and singing. All members of the community welcome to participate. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children. For more information or to make a reservation call 267-1935.

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

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Hand and Foot Canasta 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring Candy Eggs 3 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Rug Hooking 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teen Reading Buffet 3-5 p.m.

Business After Hours for the Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted by the New Hampshire Music Festival (NHMF). 5-7 p.m. at Biederman's Deli and Pub in Plymouth.
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.

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

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4-14-14 Calendar

Program on the history of the famous ocean liner the "Titanic" presented by Ted Zalewski sponsored by the Mountonborough Historical Society. 7 p.m. in the Moultonborough Public Library meeting room. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.

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.
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.

Meeting of Lakes Region I.B.D. Support Group for persons with Chrohn's Disease, various forms of Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 7 p.m. at the Wesley Woods Community Center at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call Randall Sheri at 524-2411, 359-5236 or 524-3289.

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4-13-14 Calendar

The New Hampshire Fiddle Ensemble performs a benefit concert for the Franklin Opera House in Franklin. 2 p.m. For more information visit www.franklinoperahouse.org.

The Circle Trot Community 10K, 5K, and 2K Run/Walk starting at Plymouth State University and Welcome Center on Rte. 175-A at 9:30 a.m. Race day registration will be available from 7:30-8:30 a.m. or the night before from 4-6 p.m. at the PSU Ice Arena and Welcome Center. For more information call 536-4244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Hermit Woods Winery will be celebrating its grand opening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 72 Main Street in Meredith. Live music featured from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wine tasting and light food available.

100th Anniversary Colonial Theatre. Noon to 2 p.m. in front of the theater on Main Street, Laconia. Hosted by Laconia Heritage Commission and Laconia Historical and Museum Society. For more information call 524-7683 or 528-8028.

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4-12-14 Calendar

Gowns for Girls free prom dress event sponsored by the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation. 1-4 p.m. at the Meredith Bay Colony Club in Meredith.

"Hop on in" Easter event hosted by the Kellerhaus featuring cookies, carrots, and punch with the Easter Bunny. 1-3:30 p.m.

American Legion Wilkins Smith Unit 1 Raffle featuring meat prizes, Easter baskets and full dinners. 1 p.m. at 849 North Main Street in Laconia. Proceeds benefit the Laconia and Gilford High School Senior Scholarship funds.

Hermit Woods Winery will be celebrating its grand opening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 72 Main Street in Meredith. Live music featured from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wine tasting and light food available.

Newfound Regional High School presents Seussical as the 33rd Annual School and Community Musical. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. General Seating is $5 for students and $7 for adults. Call 744-6006 for more information.

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region presents a concert under the direction of Mary Divers. 2 p.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Open to the public. Free will donation accepted. To RSVP or for more information call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Enterprise Center at Plymouth sponsors a graphic design workshop to assist small businesses in designing their own business card, brochure, or other marketing pieces. 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of $25 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 535-3222 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Annual Spring/Summer Children's Boutique held by the LRGH Nursery Guild. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 524-3211 ext. 3018 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Eckankar Spiritual Discussion held as part of the Have You Had a Spiritual Experience program offered at 10:30 a.m. at the Vintage Café in Laconia.

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

Peter Pan presented by Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier. Performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

JamGrass Spring Festival and canned food drive at the Tower Hill Club at Weirs Beach. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. $8 admission, persons younger than 21 must be accompanied by a parental guardian.

Rabies Clinic sponsored by the Tilton-Northfield Rotary Club. 8 a.m. to noon at the former Agway Building across from the Tilton Post Office. Cost is $15 cash only for a one year shot. Proof of previous rabies vaccination required for the three year shot.

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. .

Artist reception for four generations of artists exhibited at Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 1 to 3 p.m.

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