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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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9-20-13 Calendar

Jazz musician Delfeayo Marsalis performs with local musicians Paul Beaugelais, Mike Alberici, and CJ Thomas. 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room. For ticket prices or reservations call 527-0043 or email info@pitman'sfreightroom.com.

Humanities scholar Jo Radner presents a presentation entitled "Wit and Wisdom: Humor in 19th Century New England". 7 p.m. at the Corner Meeting House in Belmont. For more information call 524-8268.

Showboat of Talent at the Sanbornton Congregational Church. 6:30 p.m. Fund raising event for the Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity. A collection will be held during intermission.

Singer-songwriter Katie Rose performs at the Franklin Opera House. 7:30 p.m.

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

Tilton Farmers' Market featuring more than 30 local vendors, live music, and family entertainment. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Factory Outlets.
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.

Karaoke at the American Legion Post 33 in Meredith. 8 p.m. A $5 donation will be requested at the door. No smoking at this event.

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9-19-13 Calendar

Edward Jones holds a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration for their new Moultonborough location. 4-7 p.m. at 512 Whittier Highway in Moultonborough. For more information call 524-5531.

Free Square Dance Lessons open to singles, couples and families. 7 p.m. at Leavitt Park Clubhouse in Laconia. Pizza provided.

Program about Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice presented by naturalist Mark Suomala. 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. Refreshments will be served.

Zeke Martin and the Oracle will perform at Pitman's Freight Room. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. followed by the performance at 8 p.m. Admission is $12. BYOB.

Expert speakers discuss the Bill of Rights as part of Constitution Day. 7 p.m. at Plymouth State University. Free and open to the public.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time, 10:30 -11:15 a.m. Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:30-1:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6–7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion 6:30-7:30 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.

Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class. 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. .

Ian Ethan and the Open Land Trio at the Jazz Bar at Tower Hill at Weirs Beach. 7 p.m. $10 cover charge. Audrey Drake will open the show.

Ashland Historical Society to hear "Native American History of New Hampshire" presentation by David Stewart-Smith. 7 p.m. at the Ashland School cafeteria.

Plymouth Chamber of Commerce's Brown Bag Luncheon Seminar to discuss search engine optimization. 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library.

Annual Meeting of the Gilmanton Old Home Day Association. 7 p.m. at the Smith Meeting House.

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9-18-13 Calendar

 

PSU Alert Emergency Outdoor Siren will be tested at noon. The test will last about five minutes and should be audible outdoors for approximately a one-mile radius from the pole adjacent to the Hartman Union Building on High Street. For more information call 535-2476.

Official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Health and Science building at Lakes Region Community College on Prescott Hill in Laconia. 11 a.m. with a reception to follow. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Presentation on the handmade "Tappan Chairs" that produced in a small shop in Sandwich. 7 p.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. $5 fee for non-members. For more information call 366-5950.

New owner event hosted by the Irwin Automotive Group of 59 Bisson Avenue. 5-7 p.m. Features fun, prizes and food. For more information or to RSVP call 581-2953.

Country Village Quilt Guild meeting featuring a presentation on sewing antiques lead by quilting expert Caroline Bailey. 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building.

Lakes Region Tea Party Meeting. 6 p.m. at the Gilman Museum in Alton. For more information email Tim Carter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Free plant pruning clinic at Gilford Community Church. 4-5:30 p.m. Hosted by Belknap Landscape Company. Participants are encouraged to bring a pair of hand-pruning shears.

"Find Your Way Around the New Health Care Law" presentation at Meredith Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Presented by a representative of AARP. Free and open to the public.

The Thrifty Yankee (121 Rte. 25 - across from (I-LHS) collects donations of baby clothes, blankets and hygiene items for Baby Threads of N.H. every Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 279-0607.
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.
Free knitting and crochet lessons. Drop in on Wednesdays any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Baby Threads workshop at 668 Main Street in Laconia (same building as Village Bakery). 998-4012.
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.

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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9-17-13 Calendar

Historical 'awareness' program: Family Stories: How and Why To Remember and Tell Them presented by professional storyteller and author Jo Radner. 7 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia. For more information or to register call 524-8813 or visit www.belknapmill.org.

GriefWhare, a Biblically based, nondemoninational grief support group. 7 to 9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. For more information call 496-6533 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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