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10-25-14 Calendar

3rd Annual Zombie Walk and Halloween Parade and Monster Mash Dance, 4 p.m. at Prescott Park next to the Community Center in Meredith. The parade will leave the park at 4:30 p.m. The dance will run from 5-9 p.m.

Annual Fall Festival held at Pleasant Street School in Laconia, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to the public. Concessions available.

Harvest Dinner held at the Meredith Congregational Church in Meredith, 5-6:30 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 4 to 10. Children 3 and under can eat for free. Reservations can be made by calling 279-3171.

The Haunted Alliance out of Manchester holds a Haunted Halloween Walk at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per child or $20 per family. For more information call 286-4524.

Clean Up Day along the WOW Trail organized by the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewery, check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Opechee Inn & Conference Center parking lot in Lakeport. Followed by the clean up running from 10 a.m. to noon. After party held at Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford from noon to 2 p.m.

Performance of Much Ado About Nothing presented by the Laconia High School Drama Department, 2 p.m. in the LHS Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information call 524-3350.

Author J.D. Springs discusses and signs his book, Price of Vengeance, 1-3 p.m. at Baywater Book Co. in Center Harbor.

Youth deer hunting weekend for people ages 15 and younger, who are accompanied by an adult mentor with a valid hunting license. For more information visit http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/Youth_deer_wknd.htm

Harley Halloween, noon to 3 p.m. at the Laconia Harley-Davidson dealership located at 239 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith. Participants are asked to arrive in costume. 

Young Women's Conference at the Hartman Union Building at Plymouth State University, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 per person and includes lunch and a t-shirt. For more information call 535-2372. 

The First United Methodist Church holds a workshop on "Aging Matters" from 9 a.m. to noon. A light continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8:30 a.m. Areas to be covered are Living Matters, Legal Matters, Financial Planning Matters, and End of Life Matters. No charge, but reservations required. Call 524-3289 to register.

First-time homebuyer seminar hosted by HOMEteam Education and Resources, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MVSB's Seneca Ladd Building located at 10 State Route 25 (next to MVSB's Main Office) in Meredith. For more information or to register call 369-6557 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Cheryl Arena Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB.

Two-part guided hike on Mount Major conducted by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust. First segment begins at 9 a.m., participants will explore the lower slopes of the mountain followed by the 11 a.m. hike which will summit the mountain. To pre-register call 253-3301 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Rummage Sale and Flea Market at United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church located on Tower Street in Laconia.

Ghost Encounters program at Canterbury Shaker Village. 3 to 8 p.m. Stroll the village for trick-or-treating, hear stories of ghostly experiences at the 200 year-old site. $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, free for younger children. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume, costume contest at 3:15.

LHS Drama producing Much Ado About Nothing. 2 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

The Congregational Church of Laconia holds a Rummage Sale featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates. 9 a.m. to noon.

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.
Meredith Sculpture Walk tour guides will offer guided tours of the Meredith Sculpture Walk in Meredith on Saturdays at 10 am and 11 am. Tours will begin at Mill Falls Marketplace in front of Innisfree Bookstore.
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.

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Saturday Night Live Dance at the Tapply Thompson Community Center in Bristol. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Ballroom dancing, beginning with a one hour seminar followed by open dancing. Admission is $10 per person. Pre-register by calling Juli at 744-5848.

Uncle Steve Band performance to benefit Voices Against Violence. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Mill Fudge Factory's Back Room in Bristol. Admission is by donation of one of the following items: gift cards to Hannaford or Walmart, gas cards, toilet paper (4 pack or larger), laundry detergent, dish soap, trash bags, or C batteries.

Free Halloween Family Skate at the Tilton School Ice Arena. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Offered by Magic Blades Figure Skating Club. Food, fun and prizes. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume. Children 6 years old and younger are required to wear a helmet.

Open house at the Oddfellows of Chocorua Lodge. 10:30 a.m. to noon. All interested men an women are invited to attend. The Oddfellows meet at the Masonic Lodge at 63 Court Street in Laconia.

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10-24-14 Calendar

The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department sponsors its annual Halloween Happening party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gym and Cafeteria. For more information call 527-4722.

Performance of Much Ado About Nothing presented by the Laconia High School Drama Department, 2 p.m. in the LHS Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information call 524-3350.

The Haunted Alliance out of Manchester holds a Haunted Halloween Walk at the Black Swan Inn in Tilton. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per child or $20 per family. For more information call 286-4524.

AARP Smart Drivers Course hosted by AutoServ, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the AutoServ Cafe in Tilton. The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. For more information call 729-1120. 

Rummage Sale and Flea Market at United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Church located on Tower Street in Laconia. 

Performance of the Donovan's Brain staged by The Winnipesaukee Players, 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse located in Meredith. Tickets are $10 and available at www.winniplayhouse.org or by calling 279-0333. Seating is general admission and doors will open a half hour prior to the showtime.

The Love Dogs play at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. BYOB. Catered buffet available before the show. For more information or to make a dinner reservation call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Gilford Public Library Events: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Storytime 10:30–11:15 a.m. Knit Wits, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class, 2:30–3:30 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.

Forum for State Senate, District 2 candidates Jeanie Forrester and Carolyn Mello. 7 p.m. at Lakes Region Community College's Center for Arts and Technology auditorium. This forum is co-sponsored by the student group S.P.E.E.K.S. and the League of Women Voters NH.

LHS Drama producing Much Ado About Nothing.  7 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

The Congregational Church of Laconia holds a Rummage Sale featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

5th Annual Hillbilly Fall Festival hosted by the Calvary Christian School on Yeaton Road in Plymouth. Games, face painting, contests and food. Admission is by donation.

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10-23-14 Calendar

Meeting to begin finalizing the design for the Winnisquam Scenic Trail, 7 p.m. in the Corner Meeting House located at 16 Sargent Street in Belmont.

No-till Seeding and Cover Cropping presentation by well-known agronomist Joel Myer, 9 a.m. to noon, Ramblin' Vewe Farm in Gilford. Pre-registration for the program is suggested. Voluntary donation of $10 can be made the day of the event. For more information or to pre-register call 447-2771 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Center Harbor Historical Society hosts Ernie Bolduc of Gilford to talk about "keeping bees", 7 p.m. at the Schoolhouse Museum in Center Harbor. 

Gilford Public Library events; Toddler Time 10:30–11:15 a.m., Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m., Teen Advisory Group Meeting 3-4 p.m., Conversational French Class 3:30–4:30 p.m.,Crafter's Corner, 6-7:30 p.m., Foreign Movie Night, 7-9 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.
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.
Craft night at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
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.
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.
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. .
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.

Auction of palettes painted by artisans of Artistic Roots. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Common Man in Plymouth, auction begins at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit both the arts as well as the Keep the Heat on project. Tickets cost $5 and bidding on each palette will begin at $100.

LHS Drama producing Much Ado About Nothing.  7 p.m. at the Laconia High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

The Congregational Church of Laconia holds a Rummage Sale featuring collectables, toys, books, clothing, electronics, jewelry, kitchenware, and more. Donations as well as contents from two estates. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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10-22-14 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.,Check-Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon; Apple Pie Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Nooners Book Group featuring "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe; Apple Pie Contest, 12 p.m. Project Teen featuring Spooky Nail Art, 3 p.m.

Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for more information, call 527-7120. (Through Sept 27)
Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet eachWednesday 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.
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.
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.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Alzheimer's Caregiver's support group meeting at Live Free Home Health Care in New Hampton. 5 p.m. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. To reserve a place in the group for more information call 254-7397. (SecondWednesday of each month)

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.
Lakeport Railroad Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 5 Railroad Avenue, Lakeport, NH (off Elm Street). For more information call 524-3519.

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10-21-14 Calendar

Annual Pot Luck Supper held by the Alton Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. at the Gilman Library. 

Paint Night to benefit the Inter-Lakes High School Band and Chorus, 6:30-9 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School Cafeteria. Cost is $30 per person. To register email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 279-1255 or send a check to InterLakes High School, 1 Laker Lane, Meredith, NH, 03253.

Workshop on ways to protect intellectual property hosted by the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, 8-10 a.m. To reserve a space for this free workshop call 535-3222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Annual Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Business Meeting, noon at Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith. 

Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Hand and Foot Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring Creepy Marshmallows, 3 p.m.
Events at Gilford Public Library: Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30–12:30 p.m., Storytime 10:30–11:15 a.m. Babygarten 11:15 to noon. Guitarist Dorian Michael, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 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.
Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., starting September 23 and running for 13 weeks through December 16. Participants are encouraged to come all 13 weeks, but each week is independent of the others in content so one can join us at anytime along the way. GriefShare is a Bible-based support group for anyone who is suffering the loss of someone close to them, no matter how recent or long ago the loss is. Even though the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. The videos feature respected counselors and teachers who have faced their own grief and who share insights on how to walk through grief in a healthy manner. For more information and to register please call Mary at 496-6583 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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their 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). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.
Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

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