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2-27-14 Calendar

Events at the Gilford Public Library. 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.

Free Sit n' Sew at the Quilted Frog. 2-5 p.m. For more information call 366-5600.

Free Device Workshop held by U.S. Cellular from 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. Workshop will allow current or potential smartphone users can learn more about the features, tips and tricks of their specific device. Fore more information or to RSVP call 603-286-2388.

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 Learners 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.
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.

Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at the Meredith Public Library. Cabin Fever Reliever, 10–11 a.m. play date at the library with toys, crafts and refreshments. Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Group, noon to 1 p.m., featuring Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Lego Building Blast, 2:30–4:30 p.m., this is an all-ages event. Adult Writer's Group, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Burger stand operated by local Boy Scout to raise funds for an Eagle Scout project. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Belmont Bogie Busters snowmobile trail as it crosses Jamestown Road.

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2-26-14 Calendar

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon. PJs and a Movie 10:30–12:30 p.m. Now Showing featuring Thor: The Dark World 2-4 p.m.

Magician Jason Purdy appears at the Holderness Town Hall. 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $3 per person. For more information call 968-3700 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tri-Town Democrats Rescheduled Pot Luck supper 6 p.m., Gilman Library, Alton.  Executive Council candidate Mike Cryans and State Senate candidate Rich Leonard expected to attend.  Please bring your own place setting.

Annual Cardboard Box Sled Derby held by the Giford Parks and Recreation. 10 a.m. at the Gilford Outing Club. For more information 527-4722.

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.

Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.
Lakes Region Blue Star Mothers meeting. 6 p.m. in the conference room at Lakes Region General Hospital. For more information call Joy Hall at (732) 216-3455.

The Laconia High School Class of 1948 meeting for lunch at the 405 Restaurant on Union Avenue. Noon.

Events at the Meredith Public Library: Animals & Me, for ages 3-5, at 9:45–10:45 a.m. and 1–2 p.m. Friends of the Library, 3-5 p.m. Young Writer's Group meets from 5 to 6 p.m., this meeting will focus on peer workshops, along with gaining valuable fiction skills.

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2-25-14 Calendar

Annual Candidates Night hosted by the Tuftonboro Association. 7 p.m. at the Tuftonboro Central School. For more information call 544-2650.

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

Marketing for Indie Authors: Find Your Readers and Sell Your Books! 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.
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.
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.

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3-5-14 Calendar

Coed Junior Division basketball games held as part of the 21st Annual Francoeur/Babcock Memorial Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department. Gilford vs. Lou Athanas begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Gilmanton vs. Sanbornton game held at 6:45 p.m. at Gilford Middle School. Open to the public. Admission fee is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Family pass is available for $10. For more information call 527-4722.

Meet and greet for Joe Kenney, NH Executive Council candidate for District 1, hosted by NH State Senators Jeanie Forrester and Jeb Bradley. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Wicwas Lake Grange in Meredith.

LRGH Nursery Guild monthly meeting to be held at LRGH Conference Room 1a/b at 6:30pm.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Story Time featuring the book Things That Go! 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring negative space paintings 3:30 p.m.

The Lakes Region Planning Commission Transportation Technical Advisory Committee meets at 2 p.m. at the Humiston Building in Meredith. For more information call 279-8171.

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.

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2-24-14 Calendar

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Crochet Class for Beginners, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m. Vacation Flashlight Reading Buffet (Grades 4-6) 5-7 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.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014 09:56

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