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5-10-14 Calendar

Tenth annual Choose Franklin Community Day sponsored by the Franklin Rotary Club. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Odell Park. Features vendors, crafts, food, games, amusements and entertainment.

An ECK Spiritual Chat offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Vintage Café in Laconia. The chat is free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a complimentary free booklet, Spiritual Experiences Guidebook and accompanying CD. For more information call 800-713-8944 or visit www.eckankar-nh.org.

Lakeport Community Association Yard Sale, starting 8 a.m., behind Lakeport Fire Station, Elm Street, $1 bags. Box car open. Rain or shine.

Bake Sale, to benefit Boy Scout Troop 68 of Laconia, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Belknap Mall (near entrance to Shaws), Route 3-11, Belmont.

The Squam Watershed Invasive Species Collaboration offers a work day aimed to remove the small infestation of oriental bittersweet from the West Rattlesnake Trailhead on Route 113 in Holderness. 9-12 a.m. 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 free Kids Carnival held by the Faith Alive Christian Fellowship. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memorial Field in Laconia. State Police K-9 demonstration at 11:30 a.m. and a Fire Truck Demo at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 273-4147 or visit www.faithalivenh.org.

Castle in the Clouds opens in conjunction with Moultonborough Appreciation Day sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Co-op. All Moultonborough residents, with proof of residency, are encouraged to tour the mansion for free. For more information visit www.castleintheclouds.org or call 476-5900.

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

Weirs United Methodist Church hosts its annual Spring Rummage Sale and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $2 per bag.

Interlakes Summer Theater presents the concert "Our Corner of the Sky" featuring the song and dance of Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz. 7:30 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Auditorium. Tickets are $25 per person. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information call 1-888-245-6374 or visit interlakestheatre.com.

Walk MS Laconia event. 10 a.m. leaving from Opechee Park in Laconia. Proceeds go to the National MS Society. For more information or to sign up online visit walkMSgne.org.

The New Hampton School Performing Arts Department presents "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown." 7:30 p.m. in the McEvoy Theater. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for seniors. New Hampton residents will be admitted free with a valid ID showing a New Hampton address. No one would be turned away for the inability to pay. 

Public Information meeting held to discuss the six proposed amendments to the Sanbornton Zoning Ordinance. 10 a.m. at the Old Town Hall in Sanbornton. Two of the six proposed amendments deal with workforce housing. Community members welcome to attend. For more information call 729-8003.

Laconia Christian Academy hosts a Spring Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 524-3250 or visit www.laconiachristian.org.

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. .

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Holy Trinity School to hold all-day open house May 20

LACONIA — Holy Trinity School will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 20, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. at the school, 50 Church St.

The open house will give the public an opportunity to see the school first-hand and talk with members of the school staff.

At 6 p.m. there will be a pre-kindergarten and grade 1 presentation with the administration, faculty and staff.

Organizers say everyone is welcome to learn about Holy Trinity's academics, curriculum, small class structure and faith-based service projects.

Holy Trinity offers full day, pre-kindergarten classes for those getting ready to head toward kindergarten in a year. As well, the school is known for its full-day kindergarten program. Additionally, Holy Trinity School helps local families navigate the many challenges facing students in today's society, whether it is advanced academic challenges, supportive academic nurturing or social integration with the well managed bully-free environment.

The environment of the Holy Trinity School is built on high academic and moral standards, while providing individual support for students to reach their full potential. The safe, structured, and small class size provides quality education for families with students in pre-K thru eighth grade. Teachers, parent groups and peer-partnerships encourage a student's growth and development.

The school offers financial aid and scholarships.


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5-9-14 Calendar

The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging hosts speakers from organizations throughout Belknap County to discuss a variety of topics. 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room.

Classical music concert featuring Cavatina Duo presented to the public at Sant Bani School located in Sanbornton. 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and free for students.

Concert presented by the Pemigewasset Choral Society. 7:30 p.m. in Franklin at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church. Admission is a free will donation. For more information call 535-ARTS.

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

Meat bingo, 6:30 p.m., VFW 1670 Post, Court St., Laconia.

Presentation of the play My Name is Rachel Corrie presented by the Outreach committee of the Congregational Church of Laconia. 7 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Laconia.

Program entitled "A Composer in the Community" presented by Dr. Johnathan Santore - Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Plymouth State University. 11 a.m. in Taylor Community's Woodside Building in Laconia. Free and open to the public. To RSVP or for more information call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Bruce Marshall Group performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St., Laconia.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Conversational Spanish for Preschoolers 10-10:30 a.m. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Storytime (Ages 3-5) 10:30- 11:15 a.m. Knit Wits 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Weirs United Methodist Church hosts its annual Spring Rummage Sale and Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $2 per bag.

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5-8-14 Calendar

Program on the life and canonization of Pope John XXII illustrated and put together by papal historian and author Anura Guruge. 6 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.

The Wolfeboro Public Library in conjunction with The Lakes Region Genealogical Interest Group will present a program on genealogical research techniques that can be done from home. 7 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. For more information call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org.

Energy Share 6-9 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round. For more information www.gyrla.org.

Concert presented by the Pemigewasset Choral Society. 7:30 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church. Admission is a free will donation. Fore more information call 535-ARTS.

Discussion of workforce housing amendment proposed for Sanbornton featuring opponents of such measures, 7 p.m., Sanbornton Library. For more information contact Hal or Peggy Graham at 286-3506, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Education night aimed to help individuals learn quick and easy tips to picking good grocery store products in 30 seconds or less. 6:30-8 p.m. at At Healing Lakes Chiropractic with Dr. Valerie Lunnon DC located above Greenlaws music in downtown Laconia. Attendees can also receive a free antioxidant scan. For more information call 965-3642.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Art Blocks 3:30 p.m. To participate in the Art Block program call 286-8971. Classic Book Group featuring the novel "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac beginning at 6 p.m.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Public Library 10 a.m. to noon. Mystery Book Group featuring the book Crime of Privilege by Walter Walker 10:30-11:45 a.m. Lego Time 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30- 11:15 a.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Canonization of Pope John XXIII program 6-7:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 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.
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.

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5-7-14 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. E.R.A. Teen Activity 12:30-2:30 p.m. Jedi Knight Training 1:30-3 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts Picture Frames project 3:30 p.m.

The Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region hosts a Business After Hours with their co-host Autoserv. 5-7 p.m. in the former St. James Episcopal Church located across from Opechee Park. For more information call 524-5531 or visit www.lakesregionchamber.org.

Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC/Sanbornton Public Library Film Series presents "Inside the Planet Earth". 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sanbornton Public Library.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Animals & Me 9:45-10:45 a.m. Teen/Tween Book Club featuring Middle School: The book The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson. 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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

Country Village Quilt Guild meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building.

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