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9-24-13 Calendar

Photo-illustrated presentation featuring the wildlife, hiking and natural history of the Belknap Mountain Range. 7-8 p.m. at Brewster Academy's Pinckney Boathouse in Wolfeboro. For more information call 224-9945.

Homeschooling forum for parents interested in homeschooling their children presented by the Central New Hampshire Homeschoolers group. 3-5 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. For more information call 581-9148 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Flu shot clinic held at the Meredith Hannaford Pharmacy in Meredith. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Only regular dose vaccine is available at this time. For more information call 279-2230.

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

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Storytime (Ages 3-5 Years) 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Babygarten (Birth  - 18 mo.) 11:15–11:45 a.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 the St. James Episcopal Church). 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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.
Weelky Summer Farmer's Market hosted by Franklin Regional Hospital in collaboration with the Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coaltion. 3-6 p.m. on the lawn of Franklin Regional Hospital. New "Double SNAP Dollars" card avaliable providing SNAP benefits. For more information call 934-2060 ext. 8369.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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9-23-13 Calendar

The Moultonborough Friends of the Library hosts its annual Book and Author Luncheon featuring noted Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher. Noon at the Peak Colony Club in Moultonborough. Tickets are $35 per person and are available at the Moultonborough Library.

Kids Book Nook featuring "The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppet: an origami yoda book" by Tom Angleberger. 3:30 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. For ages 6-10.

Senior Momentum program featuring apple pie making with Chef Bob Pelland. 11 a.m. at the Fellowship Hall in Gilford Community Church. To find out the ingredients needed for the program or to register call 527-4722.

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.

Events at the Gilford Pubic Library. National Banned Book Week Celebration 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swedish Weaving 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mahjong, 12:30-3 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.
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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9-22-13 Calendar

Squam Ridge Race along three summits of the Squam Ridge Mountain Range. 7 a.m. registration followed by the race start at 7:45 a.m. Registration is is $70 the day of the race. To register in advance for a reduced cost visit www.squamlakes.org/squam-ridge-race. For more information call 968-7336 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

5th Annual Tanger Fit for a Cure 5K Run/Walk presented by Autoserv. 8:30 a.m. at Tanger Outlets. Registration takes  place from 7-8 a.m.

A Spiritual Wisdom on Conquering Fear discussion will be offered on at 10:30 a.m. at the Hampton Inn in Tilton. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 800-713-8944 or visit www.eckankar-nh.org.

The Trio Veritas perform at Plymouth State University. 1 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $14 for adults, $13 for seniors, $11 for youth and can be purchased by calling 535-2787. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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9-21-13 Calendar

Pitman's Freight Room hosting acoustic duo The Sweetbloods, followed by folk rock group The Wharf Rats. 7:30 p.m. at Pitman's in Laconia. Tickets are $10 per person, $36 for a table of four if purchased in advance. BYOB. Soda and light refreshments available. For more information or for advance tickets call 292-7875.

Meat Bingo sponsored by the American Legion Post 33. 3 p.m. at the Post at 6 Plymouth Street in Meredith.

7th Annual Town Wide Yard Sale held rain or shine around Ashland. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maps showing the sale locations will be sold for $1 at Memorial Park in downtown Ashland.

The American Legion Post 1 will offering rounds Meat Bingo beginning at 3 p.m. The event will take place at the American Legion Post 1 headquarters located at 849 North Main Street in Laconia.
The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory will be hosting folk and light rock artist Audrey Drake. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information call 744-0405 or email www.themillfudgefactory.com.

J.P. Polidoro will speak about his writing, self-publishing and self-promotion of books. 1 p.m. at the New Durham Public Library. For more information call 859-2201.

The public is invited to meet the September Artist at the of Gilmanton Julianne Morse during a meet the artist reception. 1:30-3 p.m. at the Library on NH Route 140 opposite Gilmanton School.

The documentary "Northern Trespass" will be shown at the Franklin Opera House at 7 p.m. The documentary will address how the Northern Pass will affect property values, the tourism industry, the White Mountain National Forest, the Appalachian Mountain Scenic Trail, and history sights. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

The Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy in Meredith hosts a grand reopening event to celebrate the store expansion. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. Food sampling, gift cards and other activities held throughout the day.

Walk in the Woods conducted by Speaking for Wildlife. 10 a.m. to noon around Knowles Pond in Northfield. Participants are encouraged to bring water and bug repellent.

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. .

Lakes Region Lyme Support Group meeting. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. 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.

Elizabeth Von Trapp presents a concert at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Ashland. 7 p.m. No charge for admission, but a free-will offering will be taken.

Broadway Idol contest at Winnipesaukee Playhouse. 7:30 p.m. 15 local singers will compete. $10 admission and $1 per audience member votes. Proceeds will support the theatre and the playhouse's educational programming.

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10-19-13 Calendar

Ask The Farmer workshop held as the last installment of Moulton Farm's Good Gardening Series. 10:30 a.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. For more information visit www.moultonfarm.com.

The Doric-Centre Lodge in Tilton is holding a special open house to give members of the community an unrestricted look at who Mason's are and what they do. 12:30-3 p.m.

Fall Italian Dinner hosted by the Robert Leroux Council 10934 Knights of Columbus. 5-6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Belmont. Cost is $8 per person or $30 per family.

Laconia-Gilford Lions Club will be holding an Electronic Waste Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowe's Parking Lot in Gilford. All old electronics can be handed over for a small cost lower than the local transfer stations. Cash or checks accepted.

"Tasty Tidbits" event held to benefit the Community Caregivers. 3-5 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. Tickets are $10 per person. 253-9275.

4th Annual Indoor Yard Sale to benefit the Meredith Emergency Food Pantry. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Inter-Lakes Elementary School. For more information call 279-7968 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Eastern Dragon Karate is sponsoring its annual free scary haunted house event. 7-9 p.m. at the Hackmatack Campground in Laconia.

LRGH Auxiliary Annual Fall Craft Fair held at Laconia High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Donations appreciated. Food and drinks by Annie's Cafe and Catering available for purchase.

Belmont High School Drama Club presented the production of the musical Wily Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 934-1901 or by visiting www.franklinoperahouse.org.

43rd Annual Harvest Supper with corned beef and bean-hole beans. 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. seating's at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information or reservations call 524-3289 or Sharon 528-6485.

Harvest Supper hosted by the Moultonborough United Methodist Church in Moultonborough. 6 p.m. Price is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

7th Annual Old Ways Days presented at Old Ways Traditions in Canterbury. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trail walk at 11 a.m. followed by a farm tour held at 2 p.m. Live music.

Performance by "The Rockin' Daddios" musical trio, and a short play "Claire" presented by Pat Langille will be featured during this year's "Autumn Leaves" concert. 7 p.m. at The Music Clinic Theater Company in Belmont. Reservations are suggested. Tickets are $18. For more information or to RSVP call 677-2777.

The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory in Bristol will be hosting Harmonies and Guitar experts Bennett and Perkins. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 744-0405 or email www.themillfudgefactory.com.

2nd Roadside Cleanup day for 2013 sponsored by the Sanbornton Conservation Commission. Road side trash is free to dump at the transfer station in Sanbornton. For more information call 491-2522.

Harvest Supper hosted by the Trinity Episcopal Church to benefit Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity. 5-7 p.m. Features corned beef with a medly of autumn vegetables. Price is $12 per person or $30 per family. For more information call 279-6689.

"Fall into Fashion" Fundraiser hosted by the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation. Refreshments served at 6 p.m. at the banquet hall at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Gilford. An award ceremony to  award $2,000 to local youth organizations will start at 7 p.m. followed by a fashion show.

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. .

Meat Raffle hosted by the Wilkins Smith American Legion Auxiliary. 3 p.m. at Post 1 located on North Main Street in Laconia. Proceeds benefit Veterans Christmas gifts.

Lakes Region Lyme Support Group meeting. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laconia Middle School. 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.

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