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4-7-14 Calendar

The Laconia Human Relations Committee presents Monsoon Wedding as part of the International Film Series at the Laconia Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Light snacks provided.

Lakes Region Photographer Alan MacRae presents a program about his project entitled "Faces of Laconia". 7-8 p.m. at the Taylor Communities Woodside Building in Laconia. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP requested by calling 524-5600 or by emailing rsvp@taylorcommunity.org.

Three-part seminar providing the basics of how to go about starting a family research projects with forms to use and general record keeping guidelines, gathering information form public records, and internet resources. 10 a.m. to noon at the Laconia Public Library. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested. For more information or to register call the Laconia Historical and Museum Society at 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilmanton Women's Club meets. 1:30 p.m. at the Gilmanton Iron Works Old Town Hall. Call 364-7709 for more information.

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.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Chess Club 4-7 p.m. Trustees meeting 5 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.

Events at Gilford Library. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion (K-Grade 5) 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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.

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4-6-14 Calendar

Candice Rogers a wildlife steward with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department presents a program on bobcats. 2 p.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. RSVP requested by calling 524-5600 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Country Gospel singer Don Smith performs at a concert hosted by Bristol Baptist Church. 6 p.m. at the Baptist Church located at 30 Summer Street in Bristol. Light refreshments served. For more information call 744-3885.

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4-5-14 Calendar

Jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis performs at Sant Bani School's Studio Theater in Sanbornton. 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. Free to students under 18. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 934-4240.

Enterprise Center at Plymouth sponsors a graphic design workshop to assist small businesses in designing their own logo. 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. .

The Wolfeboro Friends of Music hosts the Heifetz International Music Institute. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Arts Center. Tickets are $20 at the door. For more information or to purchase a ticket in advance call 569-2151 or visit www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

Annual Spring Auction held by Holy Trinity School in Laconia starting at 5 p.m. Dinner included. Tickets are $10 per person. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-3156.

Flea Market/Bake Sale hosted by the Franklin United Methodist Church. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free coffee and cocoa. For more information call 934-6110.

Live theatrical adaptation of poems from "The Women at the Well" by Grace Bauer presented at the Belknap Mill beginning at 7 p.m. This is the first night of the three day performance. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-8813.

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

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. .

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.

'Brigadoon' produced by Laconia High School Theatre Arts. 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door, $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

Rosemary's Baby Blues performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $12, show starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an optional $10 buffet dinner. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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4-4-14 Calendar

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

Live theatrical adaptation of poems from "The Women at the Well" by Grace Bauer presented at the Belknap Mill beginning at 7 p.m. This is the second night of the three day performance. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-8813.

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

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.

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

Organ concert to celebrate Lent at Congregational Church of Laconia. Noon. Featuring Kimberly Vars Whitehead, director of music and organist at Brookside Congregational Church in Manchester.

'Brigadoon' produced by Laconia High School Theatre Arts. 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door, $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

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4-3-14 Calendar

Live theatrical adaptation of poems from "The Women at the Well" by Grace Bauer presented at the Belknap Mill beginning at 7 p.m. This is the first night of the three day performance. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets in advance call 524-8813.

Former Portsmouth Poet Laureate John Perrault sings and tells the romantic story of song and poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. 6:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

Fourth annual Wine, Women and Wisdom women's healthy event held by Speare Memorial Hospital. Doors to the Common Man Inn in Plymouth open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Advance ticket purchase encouraged. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.spearehospital.com. For more information call 238-6468.

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Adult Writer's Group 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Homeschool Program: All About Series held at the Squam Lakes Science Center in Holderness from 10-11 a.m. The topic of the month is turtles. Registration is requested in advance by calling 603-968-7194. Cost is $9/member child per session, $11non-member child per session. One adult must attend with children for free. Each additional adult pays child fee. For details go to www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.

Fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish foundation held at UNO's in Tilton. Anyone attending for the event should notify their server that they are there for the Make-A-Wish foundation in order to have 20% of their check donated.

The Huot Career and Technical Center holds a "Prospective Student Open House" for high school aged students and their parents. 5-7 p.m. at the Huot Techincal Center adjacent to Laconia High School. For more information visit www.huottech.org.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. Meetings will run from 7-9 p.m. and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. This week's program will be Creative Slideshow with Ida Gould. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information, visit our website at www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime 11:15 a.m. to noon. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. John Perrault: Spring Poets – Barbara Allen to Blackbird 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Thursday. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
American Legion Post #1 Bingo. Every Thursday night at 849 N. Main Street in Laconia. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Chess Club at the Goss Reading Room (188 Elm Street) in Laconia. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.
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.
 Little Learns Pre-school skating lessons. 10-10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Adult chaperone $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.
Families Sharing Without Shame, an open meeting for parents to discuss their child's drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, except Holidays, Concord Hospital's Fresh Start Therapy Room. For more information call 568-0533.

Zeke Martin Jazz Quartet playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. for optional buffet dinner. Admission is $12, dinner is additional $10. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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