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9-14-13 Calendar

Comedy legends Kenny Rogerson and Ace Aceto perform at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance by calling 527-0043. BYOB.

Singing of the book A Family Affair with author Maxwell MacPherson Jr. 2 p.m. at the Minot Sleeper Library in Bristol. For more information call 877-727-0697.

The Canterbury Artisan Festival featuring traditional artisan arts and crafts, a farmers market, music, artisan food, and demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $12/adults, $6/children ages 6-17, free for children under the age of 6. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.shakervillage.org.

New Hampshire Coffee Shop Festival Sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire. 1-5 p.m. along Main Street in Laconia. Event features nine coffee vendors, food vendors, live jazz music by the Lorentz Trio, "Java Games" and more.

Traditional New England bean supper with hotdogs, brown bread, various sides, drinks and desserts. 5-7 p.m. at the Moultonborough United Methodist Church. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.

Leavitt Park Carnival featuring games, dunking booths, bingo, food, at 50/50 raffle and more. 3-6 p.m. It will be held inside in the case of rain. For more information call 998-1418.

Hans Hug Jr. presents his program "The Underwater History of Lake Winnipesaukee". 11 a.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum. Admission is free to LWHS members and $5 for non-members. For more information or to reserve  seat call 366-5950.

Annual "Ride to Remember" to benefit the New Hampshire Veterans Home Resident Benefit Fund hosted by the Alton American Legion Riders Chapter 72. 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 72 in Alton. Registration runs from 9-10:30 a.m. Registration fee is $15 per rider, plus an additional $5 fee per passenger.

Home funeral workshop focusing on the benefits, legal rights, and responsibilities of holding home funerals. All day at the Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall in Plymouth. For more information or to register call 236-9495 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Second annual Festival of Flight hosted by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The festival kicks off at 9 a.m. at the Science Center in Holderness. The day features balloon rides, live bird presentations, activities and more. For more information or for ticket prices visit www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.

NH Coffee Fest featuring multiple coffee vendors from around the state, live jazz music, and contests. 1-5 p.m. in downtown Laconia. For more information call 455-2084.

Fourth Annual Harvest Festival held at Prescott Farm in Laconia. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.prescottfarm.org or call 366-5695.

Potluck dinner at Kelly's Corner Schoolhouse in Gilmanton. 6-8 p.m. Donations to the maintenance fund appreciated.

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. .

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9-13-13 Calendar

Belknap County Area Committee on Aging meeting featuring a discussion by Marcia Wyman from the New England Center of Laughter. 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room in Gilford. For more inforamtion call 528-255 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

80s tribute band Rubix Kube performs at Laconia High School. 8 p.m. This free event is sponsored by the Laconia Putnam Fund.

Blues band Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks play Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Admission is $12, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Free Seminar on VA Pension Aid and Attendance Benefit featuring a representative from the Office of Veterans Services. 1 p.m. at Golden View in Meredith. To reserve a seat call 279-8111.

Art exhibit opening reception at the Busiel Mill featuring artists Ruth Lukasiewicz and nature photographer Becca Bacon. 6:30 p.m. at the Busiel Mill Community Room and the Gallery at One Mill Plaza in Laconia. For more information call 496-3839.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Drop In Storytime 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 p.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.

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9-12-13 Calendar

Two Old Friends musical performance at Moultonborough Public Library. 7 p.m. Emery Hutchins and Jim Prendergast present various forms of American music.

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group holds its monthly meeting featuring a program presented by Amiee Gagon Fogg regarding her book "The Granite Men of Henri-Chapelle." 6:30 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. For more information call 630-8497.

Informational tour with four NH State Commissioners hosted by Executive Councilor Ray Burton, in coordination with the Chambers of Commerce in the Lakes Region. 8-10 p.m. at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce in Laconia.

The Buskers folk impurists group performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. BYOB. For more information call 527-0043.

Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours" hosted by the Nutmeg Inn located in Meredith. 4:30-7 p.m. Samples of the Inn's special food recipes provided. For more information call 677-7245 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Sanbornton Historical Society hosts presenters Douglas Prescott Jr. and Evelyn Auger to lead the program Looking Back on Sanbornton Square: 1947-1955". 7 p.m. at the Lane Tavern in Sanbornton. For more information call 286-4526.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time, 10:30- 1:15 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 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.

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9-11-13 Calendar

9/11 remembrance ceremony held by the Town of Moultonborough. 8:30-9 a.m. in the Moultonborough Life Safety Building. For more information call 253-7044.

3rd annual Lakes Region Business Resource Fair hosted by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Belknap County Economic Development Council. 7:30-3 p.m. at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Free and open to the public. Option lunch buffet available. To register visit lakesregionchamber.org or call 524-5531.

The Live Free Home Health Care Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group will meet at 5 p.m. in the Live Free Home Health Care offices at 438 Route 104 in New Hampton. For more information or to reserve a seat call 254-7397.

The Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association annual meeting. 6:30 p.m. in the former Southern NH University Building located at 2 Airport Road in Gilford. For more information call 581-6632 or email mail@winnipesaukee.org.

"We Will Remember" commemoration held at the Griggs-Wyatt Post American Legion. Noon at Hesky Park in Meredith. Governor Maggie Hassan will be a guest speaker at the event.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check – Out – An – Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting 6:30–7:30 p.m.

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.

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9-10-13 Calendar

The New Gary Burton Quartet opens the 2013-2014 Silver Series for the Performing Arts at Plymouth State University. 7 p.m. at PSU. For more information or for ticket prices call 535-2787.

Opening for the annual faculty exhibition at Plymouth State University. 4-6 p.m. in the Karl Drerup Art Gallery.

Informational session for anyone interested in become a hospice volunteer held by the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. 10 a.m. at the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice Wolfeboro branch. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 569-2729 x 263 or email mhorton@centralvna@org.

"Transitions" musical about college, choices, and change presented by Plymouth State University's TIGER (Theater Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility). 7 p.m. in Room 120 of Boyd Hall at PSU. Acceptable for students 16 years and older.

Energy Share group meeting featuring various practices from mediation to reiki.  6 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Storytime (Ages 3-5 Years) 10:15–11:15 a.m. Babygarten 11:15–11:45 a.m. Get Booked with Author Eric Masterson, 6:30–7:30 pm

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

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