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10-6-13 Calendar

Pantry Walk sponsored by the GCC Food Pantry Committee to help stock the shelves with food and household items. 2 p.m. For more information call 267-1934.

Annual CROP Walk for Hunger sponsored by the Church World Service to raise money for communities facing poverty. Registration begins at 1:15 p.m. followed by the walk at 2 p.m. Participants will meet at the Franklin Dam on New Hampton Road in Franklin. For more information call 934-5717 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

First annual golf tournament hosted by the Gilmanton Youth Organization (GYO). 10 a.m. at the Loudon Country Club in Gilmanton. Continental breakfast, lunch, and cart included in cost. $85 per person or $340 per foursome. For more information or registration call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 872-2020.

Moulton Farm's Foliage Festival featuring tractor rides, visits with farm animals, munchkin mayhem, fresh cider doughnuts, a bounce house for children, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. A magic show will begin at 1 p.m. A free cookie decorating activity will follow at 2 p.m. For more information visit moultonfarm.com.

Volleyball tournament held at Akwa Marina Yacht Club to benefit the Laconia Skate Escape Roller Rink which recently lost all of its equipment in a fire. Sign ups start at 10 a.m. Donation of $60 required for each team of four. Food provided to players.

Folk-rock trio Gathering Time performs at Belknap Mill in Laconia, preceded by an elaborate dessert buffet. 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25. This event is being produced by the Temple B'Nai Israel, to purchase tickets visit www.tninh.org.

PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth. For tickets call 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869, or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

3rd Annual Christmas in July charitable co-ed softball tournament. Games start at 8 p.m. There is no fee for spectators, although donations will be accepted to benefit the LNH Children's Auction.

"Blessing of the Animals" service weld at the First Congregational Church in Meredith. 1:30 p.m. People are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or pet. Donation of pet food or cat litter for the Humane Society appreciated.

36th Harvest of Quilts at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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10-5-13 Calendar

Two On Tap performance by the nationally acclaimed song and dance duo, Ron DeStefono and Melissa Giattino. 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Opera House. Tickets are $10 to $22. For more information or to purchase tickets call 934-1901 or visit online at www.franklinoperahouse.org.

Comedian Ted Alexandro performs as part of the Silver Series at Plymouth State University. 8:30 p.m. at the Silver Center. For ticket prices, to purchase tickets, or for more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

EPTAM Plastics opens as part of a statewide celebration of advanced manufacturing. Tours of EPTAM will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. "Day of Play at EPTAM Plastics"  family fun event runs from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register for the Day of Play event call 524-3057 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Blessing of the Animals celebration at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 10:30 a.m. Pets must be on leashes or in carriers for their safety.

4th annual Ronny Bean Memorial Arm Wrestling Championship hosted by the Salvation Army. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Paradise Beach Club in the Weirs followed by the match at 1:30 p.m.

Moulton Farm's Foliage Festival featuring tractor rides, visits with farm animals, munchkin mayhem, fresh cider doughnuts, a bounce house for children, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moulton Farm in Meredith. A doughnut on a string contest will begin at 2 p.m. For more information visit moultonfarm.com.

The Zonta Club of the Lakes Region is holding at "Flapjack Fundraiser" breakfast at Applebee's Restaurant in Tilton. 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance by calling 528-2859.

Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Flea Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church Rt. 11A in Gilford. For more information 528-6485.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast at Applebee's Restaurant in Tilton held to support the community outreach and scholarship awards of the Zonta Club of the Lakes Region. 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance by calling 528-2859.

The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory will be hosting rock song stylist Joel Cage. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call 744-0405 or email www.themillfudgefactory.com.

Open house held by the Alton Fire Rescue to kick off fire prevention week. 10-2 p.m. at the Central Fire Station in Alton.

Genealogical Workshop sponsored by the Mary Butler Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library. For more information in 293-0429.

"Murder and Mayhem" event held at Bayswater Books featuring 10 New Hampshire authors including J.P. Polidoro. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baywater Books in Center Harbor. For more information call 253-8858.

Campton Congregational Church holds a pot luck dinner followed by a concert by singer Scott Brunt. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 7 p.m.

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.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. 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.

Kids Korner 11 a.m. to noon at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Designed for kids ages 6-10.
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. .

Explore a Truck Day at Laconia's Public Works garage on Bisson Ave. 10 a.m. to noon. Parents and kids of all ages are invited to explore all different types of vehicles at this free event.

Monte Carlo Night to benefit Moultonborough Historical Society. 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Magic Foods Banquet Facility on Rte. 25. Food, raffle, silent auction and various casino games. Tickets are $40. For tickets, call 253-6250 or 707-0206, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or purchase them using PayPal on www.moultonboroughhistory.org.

PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth. For tickets call 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869, or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

29th Annual Art Show in the Common in Plymouth. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

36th Harvest of Quilts at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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10-4-13 Calendar

Flu vaccination clinic open for Laconia Caring and Caring for Women patients, adult, and pediatric patients. 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-5 p.m. For more information call 527-2752.

Annual Fall Rummage Sale and Flea Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church Rt. 11A in Gilford. For more information 528-6485.

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

Speare Memorial Hospital is holding a public flu shot clinic at Waterville Valley Town offices from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Open to people 18 years or older. Insurance cards requested.
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.

Events at the Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Library Live Chat 2 p.m. Sit and Knit 2-5 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

PSU Department of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts. $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and youth. For tickets call 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869, or visit silver.plymouth.edu.

Songwriter concert hosted by Sacred Waters Yoga Studio in Meredith. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is free, donations will be accepted to support the musicians.

3rd Annual Christmas in July charitable co-ed softball tournament. Games start at 6 p.m. There is no fee for spectators, although donations will be accepted to benefit the LNH Children's Auction.

Sant Bani School's 10th season of concerts begins with violinist Irina Muresanu and pianist Robert Auler. 7 p.m. $15 for adults, children and students are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Gilman Library hosting Oscar Night at the Movies featuring Moby Dick. 7 p.m. Admission is free, children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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10-3-13 Calendar

Lakes Region Camera Club meeting featuring a presentation on Pet Photography presented by professional photographer and writer, Bill Cain. 7 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith. For more information call 340-2359 or visit www.lrcameraclub.com.

Flu vaccination clinic held at Lakes Region General Hospital. 1-7 p.m. Open for people ages three years or older.

1st Lakes Region HOPS into Oktoberfest event presented by T-BONES & Cactus Jacks and held by the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. Participants will begin boarding the M/S Mount Washington in Weirs Beach. 5:30 p.m. Registration is $25 per person. For more information call 524-5531 or visit www.lakesregionchamber.org.

Question and Answer workshop on Estate & Retirement Income Planning sponsored by Independent Finance Advisors LLC at Franklin Savings Bank Company. 6-8 p.m. at Wesley Woods in Gilford. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP call 524-4972.

Public flu shot clinic held by the Speare Memorial Hospital at the Ashland Booster Club in Plymouth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $25 and open to people 18 and older. For more information call 238-2348.

Blood Drive hosted by the American Red Cross. Noon to 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Hall in Laconia. For more information call 1-800-733-2767.

The Conversation District holds their annual meeting featuring life music with Don Watson, a presentation regarding local grassroots organizations, agricultural projects and results of the NH Governor's Water Sustainability Commission. 6 p.m. in the Huot Building at Laconia High School. For more information call 527-5880.

Events at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. Crafternoon with Miss Pam 3-5 p.m. Learn what can be created with just a piece of paper. Magic The Gathering. 6-8:30 p.m. All ages and levels are welcome to play! Just bring a deck. No sign up is required.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Tea Time 4-4:30 p.m. Writer's Group, 6 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.
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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10-1-13 Calendar

Author Robert Demaree will be featured reader during Moultonborough Library's Poetry Night. 7:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Library. An Open Mic will follow the featured reader.

Program on women as 1700s tavern keepers presented by historian Marcia Schmidt Blaine, Ph.D. 7 p.m. at the Historical Society Building at 45 Main Street in Meredith. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 524-6586.

First session of a monthly Diabetes Support Group facilitated by Gilford Public Library staff member Becky Vallar. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Gilford Public Library.

Pub Mania/LNH Children's Auction benefit. 5-8 p.m. at Patrick's Pub in Gilford. Purchase or order Scentsy wickless candle system, stuffed animals, and body scent products.  Order online at http://eileenburnell.scentsy.us or call 630-4296.

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.

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