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9-4-14 Calendar

Hawk Watch for adults and children ages 10 and up lead by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Attendees should bring a lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. Binoculars are available from the Science Center or attendees may bring their own. Cost is $7 for members, $9 for non-members, and $10 on the day of the program. Reservations are required in advance by calling 603-968-7194.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 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.

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.

Craft night 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.

Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.

Visit the Gilman Library in Alton on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. for a thought provoking game of chess and Pajama Story Time with Miss Bailey. Boards and game pieces for chess will be provided.

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.

Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-6 p.m. in the Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Laconia. Vegetables, breads, local meats, eggs, raw milk, flowers, wine, wool, maple syrup, embroidery, crafts, soaps, jewelry, coffee, treats, plants, herbs, live entertainment, and guest demonstrations.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com.

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9-3-14 Calendar

Gilford Public Library events: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon. 

Country Village Quilt Guild begins working on new project to benefit the groups outreach project, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Life Safety Buiding. 

Natural Adventure Series: Color Coded Messages, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Adult must accompany child at no charge. Registration required by calling 968-7194. Cost is $5/member child and $7/non-member child. 

Prayer Vigil for Israel/Palestine Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Veterans' Square, Laconia. People of all faiths are welcome.

Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for more information, call 527-7120.

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.

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.

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9-2-14 Calendar

Free workshop and information session on Life Coaching, facilitated by life coach Emily Clement, 6 p.m. at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. For more information visit www.EmilyClementLifeCoach.com or call 520-6300. 

Prayer Vigil for Israel/Palestine Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Veterans' Square, Laconia. People of all faiths are welcome.

Fund-raiser to help benefit local resident Brook Swanson who will participate in the first annual Northern New England Chapter Xtreme Hike Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis, 4-9 p.m. at Fratello's restaurant in Laconia. Half of each bill will be donated to the foundation. 

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.) 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. .

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.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

Bridge at Gilford Public Library, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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9-1-14 Calendar

25th Annual Alton Craft Fair featuring crafts, art, food, and music, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront on Route 11 in Alton. Free admission. Held rain or shine.

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 CenterMonday 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.

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.

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8-31-14 Calendar

Circle Program's 7th Annual Circle Triathlon at the host sponsor site of Riveredge Marina in Ashland. Check-in time begins any time after 6:45 a.m. For more information call 536-4244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Boardwalk Jazz Quartet performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

25th Annual Alton Craft Fair featuring crafts, art, food, and music, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront on Route 11 in Alton. Free admission. Held rain or shine.

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