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11-18-13 Calendar

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney featuring reading and a Wimpy Craft 3:30-4:30 p.m. Chess Club 4-7 p.m. Adult Craft Time featuring a book wreath 6 p.m.

Lakes Region Art Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community. Acrylic landscape artist Gerri Harvey will be the featured speaker.

Lecture on history of state's Enhanced 9-1-1 system. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. Bruce Cheney, director of emergency services and communications for the State of New Hampshire will present. This lecture is being presented by the Laconia Historical and Museum Society.

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.

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. (Second Monday of each month)

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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11-17-13 Calendar

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 2 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Benefit to support Gina Nevin who was severely injured in 2009 after being run over by an excavator. 2-7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Franklin. Tickets are $10 per person and children under 10 are free.

Boy Scout Troop 68 holds a full breakfast buffet for the public from 8 a.m. to noon at the Sacred Heart gym in Laconia. Cost is $6 per person or $20 per group/family of four. For more information call 524-1367.

Campton Congregational Church Thanksgiving Prayer and Hymn Sing. 7 p.m. at the Campton Congregational Church. All are welcome to attend. Cookies and coffee will follow the service.

The Masons of Winnipisaukee Lodge in Alton will be hosting their monthly Breakfast Buffet between 7-11 a.m. Breakfast will feature fresh fruit, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, home fries, beans, pancakes, french toast, coffee and juice being served. For more information or cost of the event go to www.winnipesaukeemasons.com or contact Walter Gibbs at 387-2538.

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11-16-13 Calendar

Holy Trinity School in Laconia hosts its annual Snowflake Festival. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts made by local artisans, baked goods and raffles. All proceeds will directly benefit students and classrooms.

"Finding Your Voice" program for 5th and 6th grade girls at Alton Central School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Prospect Mountain High School cafeteria, Alton. Presented by Alton Community Youth Activities. For additional information call 393-3652.

The Gilford High School theater program presents the classic musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

The American Red Cross holds a blood drive at Sacred Heart Hall in Laconia from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Events at the American Legion Post 33 in Meredith. Meat Bingo at 3 p.m. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Children's Christmas Fund. Karaoke event beginning at 8 p.m. at the Post. $5 donation requested. There is no smoking at either event.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Gift certificate bingo to benefit WLNH Children's Auction, 2-4 p.m., Patrick's Pub and Restaurant. For more information, call 455-4348.

Kids Korner at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m. Kids ages 6-10, drop in and create cards with Miss Julie.

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. .

Talking Stick Saturday Make & Take at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

Release party for "Community Cookbook". 1 to 4 p.m. at Sunflower Natural Foods. All proceeds from sales of the book will be donated to local food pantries.

Comedy at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tommy Gilmore, Jimmy Walsh and Joe Espi will perform. Tickets are $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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11-15-13 Calendar

The Gilford High School theater program presents the classic musical comedy, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 7 p.m. in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.

The Professor Harp Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB.

Kids Dance Party to benefit the WLNH Children's Auction. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Gilford Youth Center. Donation of $10 per child or $15 per family. For more information or to RSVP call 393-5891 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Meredith American Legion is hosting a Pot Luck dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the Meredith Legion post in Meredith. $5 fee for dinner. All proceeds will be used to help homeless veterans in New Hampshire. 

Pure Life Meditation Center in Plymouth presents Nashville songwriter Christopher Williams in concert. 7-9:30 p.m.

Meredith Library events. Tot Time Story Time 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Genealogy Lock-In featuring a pizza dinner. 5-8 p.m. Those dining are asked to bring $5.

Informational sign up meeting for people interested in performing improv and comedy or who like participating in backstage technical work. 5 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Laconia. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat, 4 p.m.

The Lakes Region Planning Commission hosts a regional Transportation Workshop at the Meredith Community Center from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information about the workshop call 279-8171.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy Harvey. 7:30 p.m. at the Theater in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for orchestra and $10 for balcony. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

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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11-14-13 Calendar

Vetflix and the New Hampshire Veteran's Home are conducting a film festival to celebrate those who defended our freedom. 3:30 p.m. at the Veteran's Home in Tilton. At 6:30 p.m. active duty members of the Navy Moblie Construction Battalions share what it's like serving in today's post 9-11 military in 'SeebeeTV: Meet Today's Active Duty Seabees'. Films are hour long.

Pitman's Freight room hosts Roberto Morbioli Blues Band. 8 p.m. at the Fright Room on New Salem Street in Laconia. Admission is $12. BYOB. For more information visit www.pitmansfrightroom.com.

Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event hosted by the Franklin Opera House in Franklin. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House in downtown Franklin. Refreshments will be served. Live entertainment provided by the Franklin Footlight Theater Company.

Bill Graham's "Blueprints for the Holidays"  is being presented by the Opechee Garden Club at 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. The public is invited to this evening of ideas for holiday decorating. Floral arrangements will be auctioned off at the end of the evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments. Donation of $5 requested. For more information call 520-0578 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Personal financing workshop and potluck dinner, 6-8 p.m., Laconia Middle School. Free. Hosted by Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. For more information, call 273-0861.

Historian Mike Mckinley of Bristol presents a program on the last major battle between two wooden ships The USS Kearsarge and the Confederate Ship Alabama. 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton.

Opechee Garden Club meeting featuring floral designer Bill Graham. 7 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church in Gilford. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments served. $5 donation requested. For more information or to RSVP call 527-0493 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. 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.
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.

Tea Time at the Hall Memorial Library. 4-4:30 p.m.

Meredith Library events. Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Library Writer's Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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