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9-9-13 Calendar

The Opechee Garden Club holds a meet in greet to kick off their 2013-2014 season. 1 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com.

The International Film Series presents the 1999 film The Color of Paradise made in Iran. 6:45 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library.

White Mountain Dowsers meeting featuring a special presentation "Introduction to Runes". 7-8:30 p.m. at the Starr King Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Plymouth. $5 suggested donation. For more information call 444-5494 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Yearly Mystery Ride to a secret destination as part of the Gilmanton Women's Club. Meet at the Gilmanton Corners Church parking lot between 11-11:15 a.m. For more information call 364-7709.

The Kids Book Nook featuring the book "Chrysanthemum" by Kevin Hankes. 3:30 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Open for ages 6-10 years.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Swedish Weaving 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m. Laughter Yoga 4:30-5 p.m.

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.
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.

Meeting of Lakes Region I.B.D. Support Group for persons with Chrohn's Disease, various forms of Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 7 p.m. at the Wesley Woods Community Center at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. For more information call Randall Sheri at 524-2411, 359-5236 or 524-3289.

 

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9-7-13 Calendar

The Burners gypsy jazz band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. BYOB.

LakeFest: Hands Across the Water event held in attempt to receive the Guinness World Record for the largest free floating raft of canoes and kayaks. Registration opens at 7 p.m. Raft attempt begins at approximately 10 a.m. from Meredith Bay, Akwa Marina, and Endicott Rock Park in the Weirs. For boat rentals call 677-8646. Fee is $20 per canoe or kayak. To register online visit www.nhlakefest.org. A festival for the public featuring games, live music, activities and more will run through 4 p.m.

Badfish, a Sublime tribute band, playing at Tower Hill Club with opening band Cody James & Relevation. Starts at 6 p.m. This is an 18+ show.

Bass tournament hosted by Laconia & Rochester firefighter unions. Open to the public. Activities begin at 5 a.m. at Paugus Bay Marina, blast-off for the tournament is at 7 a.m.

5th annual Carrol County Stamp Show featuring a silent auction and a card swap. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club off the Governor Wenthworth Highway in Moultonborough. For more information call 447-5461 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text81800); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lecture on the Old Man of the Mountain: Substance and Symbol hosted by the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum. 11 a.m. at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum in Laconia. To reserve a seat call 366-5950.

4th Annual New England Paralyzed Veteran and Disabled Bass Fishing Tournament held throughout the day at Camp Robindel in Moultonborough. Catch and release weight in conducted between 2 and 3 p.m. Dinner, awards ceremony, music and a campfire will follow the event. Ffor more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text87245); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Alton Bay Campmeeting Association celebrates its 150th birthday with various activities throughout the day. Praise service at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon served at 12:30 p.m. followed by cake and ice cream at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 875-6161 or visit www.AltonBay.org.

3rd Annual Family Fun Mini-Golf Tournament sponsored by the Inter-Lakes Community Caregivers. Registration is 1 p.m. at the Paradise Falls Mini-Golf in Moultonborough. 2 p.m. shotgun start. Ice cream sundaes available after the event. For more information call 253-9275 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

"Feeling Groovy" multi-media tribute to Simon and Garfunkel opens the 78th season of the Wolfeforo Friends of Music. 7:30 p.m. at Kingswood Art Center. Tickets are $25 at the door. For more information call 569-2151 or visit www.wfriendsofmusic.org.

4th annual Paint the Town event featuring a day of outdoor painting on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Art registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Community Bandstand in Cate Park in Wolfeboro. $15 registration fee. Art pieces can be purchased by visitors between 2-3 p.m. in Cate Park. For more information call 569-4994or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Spiral Ham Supper held at the Bristol Baptist Church at 30 Summer Street in Brisol. 5:30 p.m. Cost of meal is $8 for adults, $3.50 for children under 12, and $25 for families. For more information call 744-3885.

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.

Kids Craft at the Hall Memorial Library from 11 a.m. to noon. Open for children ages 6 to 10. Participants will learn about Worry Dolls and make some of their own.
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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9-6-13 Calendar

Oscar Night at the Movies featuring the film Madame X. 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton. Admission is free. The film in not rated and in black and white. For more information call 875-2550 or visit www.alton.nh.gov/library.asp.

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.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Come and Craft 12-2 p.m. Library Live Chat with Brittnay and Julie 1 p.m. Friend the library on Facebook to get in on the Internet Chat Time. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m.

Opening reception for  "Laconia Airport's Rich History and Bright Future" exhibit at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Racky Thomas Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12, Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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9-5-13 Calendar

'Exemplary Country Estates of New Hampshire' program presented by Cristian Ashjain. 7 p.m. at the Franklin Public Library. Refreshments follow the program hosted by the Franklin Historical Society. For more information visit www.franklinnhhistoricalsociety.org.

Informational session for anyone interested in become a hospice volunteer held by the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. 1:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call 569-2729 x 263 or email mhorton@centralvna@org.

Lakes Region Camera Club opens its club year with a presentation by well-known artist Larry Frates of Frates Creative Arts Center in Laconia. 7 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. For more informaiton go to www.lrcameraclub.com or call 340-2359.

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.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Tea Time, 4-4:30 p.m. Writer's Group 6 p.m. Author Talk 6:30 p.m.

Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library. 10 a.m. to noon.
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.

Expert horticulturalist Dr. Francis Gouin to give presentation and answer questions at the Wicwas Lake Grange in Meredith Center. 6:30 p.m.

Horizons Quartet plays at the Jazz Bar at Tower Hill in Weirs Beach. 7 p.m. Admission is $10.

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9-4-13 Calendar

The Lakes Region Planning Commission Transportation Technical Advisory Committee meeting. 2 p.m. at the Humiston Building in Meredith. For more information call 279-8171.

Film series sponsored by the Sanbornton Congregational Church featuring the film "The Letter Writer". 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sanbornton Town Library.

The Bridgewater Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee holds its second planning meeting. 10 a.m. at the Bridgewater Town Hall. For more information call 744-5055.

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.

Teen/Tween Book Club at the Meredith Library fearing a discussion on Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper. 4-5 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring shaving cream swirl paintings 3:30 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.
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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