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11-19-14 Calendar

Events at Gilford Public Library; Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert, 10 a.m. to noon. The Hunger Games: "Catching Fire" - Film Screening, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Craft for kids in grades K-4, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sign up required.

Auditions for he production of All My Sons held by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. For more information, character descriptions, and audition sides visit www.winnipesaukeeplyhouse.org/auditions.html.

Events at the Meredith Public Library: Many Monkeys come to Read, 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served; Comics Club, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Lakes Region Tea Party meeting, 7 p.m. at the Moultonboro Public Library. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Laconia High School Class of 1948 gathers for lunch, noon, Johnson's Dairy Bar and Seafood Restaurant, Route 11, New Durham.

Laconia Elders Friendship Club meeting. 1:30 p.m. at the Leavitt Park Clubhouse. People 55 and older meet eachWednesday 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.

Hands Across The Table free weekly dinner at the St. Andre Bessette Parish Hall on Gilford Avenue in Laconia. Doors open at 4, dinner served at 5. All are welcome.

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.

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.
Lakeport Railroad Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 5 Railroad Avenue, Lakeport, NH (off Elm Street). For more information call 524-3519.

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11-18-14 Calendar

50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang held by Irwin Ford Lincoln at 5 p.m. All are welcome. To RVSP email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 581-2968.

Events held at Gilford Public Library; Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Contra Dancing in New Hampshire: Then and Now, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Trustees of the Meredith Public Library Meeting at the Meredith Library 6-7:30 p.m. Open to the public.

Events at Gilford Public Library, Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30–12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Storytime (Ages 3-5 Years) 10:30–11:15 a.m. Babygarten (Birth - 18 mo.), 11:15 to noon; NaNoWriMo Teen Writing Workshop, 3-4 p.m.; Contra Dancing Program, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 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.

Line Dancing at the Laconia Senior Center led by George Maloof from 1-2 p.m. For more information call 536-1179 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting GriefShare on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m., Although the teaching is based out of the Christian Bible, the group recognizes and appreciates that not everyone has that viewpoint. All are welcome. Each session consists of a video, workbook and group discussion. For more information or to register call Mary at 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Through December 16th)

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.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia - Tuesday Night Meditation Group, 6-7:15 p.m. at 172 Pleasant Street in Laconia. This group is designed to create a community where individuals can develop their own meditation practice in a friendly, non-judgmental community. No experience necessary. Sessions consist of a combination of sitting and walking meditations and weekly discussions (no preparation required). New comers are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction. No Charge. Free will donations accepted.
Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

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11-17-14 Calendar

Discussion on the draft of the Lakes Region Broadband Plan held during the regular meeting of the Lakes Region Planning Commission, 6 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library in Wolfeboro. All meetings are open to the public. For more information call 279-8171 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

History lesson and discussion about "The Laconia Grant of 1629" led by Pat Tierney, 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Erin O'Brien speaks on "Voting Laws are Racist" as part of the Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University, 7 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. Free and open to the public. For more information or for a free ticket call 535-2787.

Senior Momentum program sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 9 a.m. in the Gilford Community Fellowship Hall. Event features the Thanksgiving comedy "Planes, Trains and Automobiles". to RSVP call 527-4722.

Lecture commemorating the 385th Anniversary of the signing of the Laconia Grant. 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. Pat Tierney will present a history lesson and discussion about the grant, which was signed in 1629.

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.
Barbershop chorus meets every Monday at Gilford Community Church, lower level. 7:15 p.m. For more information, call Harvey Beetle at 528-3073.
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.
Families Sharing Without Shame support group for parents who have a child/children who have or currently are abusing drugs and/or alcohol, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. The group's goal is to provide a safe meeting place where there is no guilt, shame, or blame, just compassion and understanding.

NAMI-NH Family Support Group. Meets the first and third Mondays of every month at 7 p.m. at the Pease Public Library, downstairs. Open to anyone who is dealing with a close friend or family member who has mental illness. For information, call Marcia at 254-5090, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Carol at 536-2699.
NamiNH Support Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday every month from 6-7:30 p.m. The meetings are held at Conner Bridge 328 Union Ave. Laconia. For more information call 603-293-4090.

Parish of Blessed Andre Bessette Respect Life Committee meeting. 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Gym in Laconia, front room. Public welcome. For more information call 528-2326 or 524-8335.

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11-16-14 Calendar

'Don't Drink the Water' performed at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for balcony and $18 for orchestra, to purchase tickets call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Village Players presents Seussical the Musical, 2 p.m. 51 Glendon Street, Wolfeboro. Tickets are available at Blacks on Main Street in Wolfeboro or online at www.village-players.com.

 Indoor Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Banana, located at 229 Messer Street, Laconia. Food stamps accepted.

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11-15-14 Calendar

Artist Reception feturing Gilford High School Artists, 1-3 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year Round Library.

Native Food Tasting and Entertainment hosted by the NH Intertribal Native American Council, 5-8 p.m. at the Gilford Community Church. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for elders and children and under 6 are free. For more information call 630-4757.

Village Players presents Seussical the Musical, 7:30 p.m. 51 Glendon Street, Wolfeboro. Tickets are available at Blacks on Main Street in Wolfeboro or online at www.village-players.com.

Pemi Baker Community Health and Hospice observes National Hospice Month by offering the program Grief: What Helps When it Hurts, 9-11 a.m. at the Plymouth State University Hyde Hall. For more information call 536-2232 or visit pbhha.org.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse presents Woody Allen's 1966 comedy Don't Drink the Water, 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse Campus in Meredith. Tickets are $18 for the orchestra and $10 for the balcony. For more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org or call 279-0333.

Taxiarchai Greek Pastry Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 811 North Main Street in Laconia. Featured are Greek pastries, spinach pie and dolmathes.

Bear Cub Book Club at the Meredith Library 11 a.m. to noon. Ages 6-9. Discussion and activity based on the book Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin by James Howe. Snack provided.

Fundraising campaign conducted by the Laconia Police Officers Association including a Comedy Night featuring the "Boston Comedy All Stars", 7:30 p.m. at the Margate Resort. Admission is $15 per person. 

Winnisquam Regional High School 6th Annual Craft Fair sponsored by Chem Free program WRHS Tilton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors representing local artists, crafts people, and consultants for many popular products. For more information call 286-4531.

Glad Tidings Christmas Fair hosted by the First United Methodist Church in Gilford, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church off of Route 11A. Lunch served featuring the fairs famous corn chowder, sandwiches, doughnuts, and coffee. Santa Claus will be in attendance. For more information call 524-3289.

Pitman's Freight Room celebrates its two year of comedy anniversary with three of New England's top comedians Larry Miles, Chris Pennie, and Karen Fitzgerald, 8 p.m. at the Freight Room in Laconia. BYOB. Tickets are $15 at the door.

Christmas in the Village, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Hall in Belmont. Breakfast and lunch will be available at the Bistro Cafe. Event will feature a Village Photographer, Village Playground, Village Bakeshop, Jewelry Store, Bookstore, Crafts, Baby Things, and Deco Shop Basket Raffles all day. Silent Auction—Item values $5 to $500. Raffle features cash prizes of up to $1,500 dollars for the first place winner. Tickets are $1 each or a book of six for $5. For more information call the Parish Office at 603-267-8174.

Inter-Lakes High School Class of 2015 presents the annual Mr. Inter-Lakes Pageant at 7 p.m. in the ILHS Community Auditorium. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door.

International Games Day, 11-12 p.m. at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. The Kids Scavenger Hunt takes place in the children's section of the library.

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. .

LYME 411 Support Group. Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wesley Woods' Community Room behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 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.

Craft fair & bake sale hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The club is located on North Main Street in Laconia, in the building that previously housed the St. James Episcopal Church.

Lakeport Community Association presents Christmas at the Railroad Museum sale. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ornaments, lights, dishes and more. Located on Railroad Ave.

Snowflake Festival at Holy Trinity School. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craft and bake sale, raffles and drawings.

Christmas Craft Fair at Faith Pointe Church on Old North Main Street in Laconia. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, baked goods and many vendors.

Reception for artist Stacey Lucas at The Studio in Laconia. Noon to 4 p.m.

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