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8-30-14 Calendar

The Racky Thomas Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in downtown Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. BYOB. Catered dinner available before the show. For more information call 494-3334 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Mountain Biking Excursion hosted by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust in partnership with the New England Mountain Bike Association's Central NH Chapter. Begins at 9:30 a.m. and will end at noon, at LRCT's Page Hill and Glory Hill in Hill. Appropriate for experienced mountain bikers. To register or for more information call 253-3301 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Cabaret hosted by the Little Church Theater in Holderness, 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $25 per person and $10 student rush. Student Rush tickets can be purchased 30 minutes before curtain. For more information or to purchase tickets call 968-2250 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Third annual "Book It!" 5K race, "Bookworm" race and "Inchworm Race" hosted by the Friends of the Meredith Library. Registration forms available at the Meredith Public Library and online at mplbookit.weebly.com. For more information contact Beverly Heyduk at 279-1206 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Barbara Brann at 279-5565 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Antiques Appraisal Day hosted by the Lakes Winnipesaukee, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee of $5 per item. For more information call 366-5950. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Program about the Quakers including a featured program about Lakes Region legend Jane Varney Durgin presented by the North Sandwich Friends Meeting. 3 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House in Sandwich. 

25th Annual Alton Craft Fair featuring crafts, art, food, and music, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Alton Bay Community House and Waterfront on Route 11 in Alton. Free admission. Held rain or shine. 

"Run Your Buns Off" 5K race, 9 a.m., Bristol; runners and walkers leave from Basic Ingredients Bakery, Route 3A.

Jandee Lee Porter performs a concert in the back room at The Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St, Bristol. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information call 744-0405 or visit www.thebackroomatthemill.com

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

 

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. .

 

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8-29-14 Calendar

One Old Man Blues Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. Catered dinner buffet available before the show. BYOB. For more information or to reserve a ticket call 494-3334 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.  

Nature Journal workshops hosted by the lakes gallery at chi-lin in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost for either all-day workshop is $65 and all materials are included. For additional information call 279-8663 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Artists Reception for guest artist Christine Knight Coombs, 5-8 p.m. at the Art Place of Wolfeboro New Hampshire.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30–2:30 p.m.; Conversational German Class, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

Moola from Profile Bank joins Story Hour with Tonia the last Friday of every month, 9:15 a.m., Profile Bank in Alton. 

Garden Open House, 4-7 p.m., 52 Magoon Road, New Hampton; sponsored by Belknap County Master Gardeners. More information: 603-279-8106.

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

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.

Tilton Farmers' Market open for the 2014 summer season. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.

 

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8-28-14 Calendar

Resident Leo J. Rogers gives an presentation about the lives and times of medieval knights, 6:30 p.m. at the Gilford Library. Free of charge.

Poets in the Attic open mike reading, 7-9 p.m. at Azure Rising in Wolfeboro. For more information about joining the Poets in teh Attic call 539-4472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Local Foods Plymouth (LFP) will featuring a program speaking about the Farm to Desk Project, noon to 1 p.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. Free. For more information visit www.localfoodsplymouth.org or call 536-5030. 

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner, 6-7:30 p.m. Author Leo Rogers Visit, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Docent Guided Tours, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; in-depth look at the center's live animal exhibit trail. For all ages.

Outdoor Concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; music by Don Bartenstein. Free. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Free Device Workshop sponsored by U.S. Cellular, 5-7 p.m., 75 Laconia Road in Tilton; call 603-286-2388 to RSVP.

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 at6:30.
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.
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. 

Heart of the Lakes Sufi Center monthly class focusing on the Topic of Breath. 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Laconia. Classes are free and run one hour. All are welcome. For more information call 832-3550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Better Together meeting. 4 to 6 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School.

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8-27-14 Calendar

Dennis Morton will be having a show featuring an Artist's Reception at the Busiel Community Room and Gallery at One Mill Plaza, 5-8 p.m. For at 496-3839 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Events at the Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring an Ooey Gooey Shaving Cream activity, 3:30 p.m.

​Lakeport Freight House Museum open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,​ Elm Street, Laconia. Free Admission. 

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Smithsonian Museum Day LIVE! sponsored by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with the last admission of 3:30 p.m. For details about this event, upcoming programs, and membership go to www.nhnature.org or call 968-7194.

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. (Through Sept 27)
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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.
Concord Transplant Support Group. 7 p.m. in Room 5C at Concord Hospital. Open to all pre- and post-transplant patients, friends and family. For more information call Yoli at 224-4767.
Lakes Region Blue Star Mothers meeting. 6 p.m. in the conference room at Lakes Region General Hospital. For more information call Joy Hall at (732) 216-3455.
Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month beginning at 3 PM, downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information please visit:http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

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8-26-14 Calendar

Program on Gilmanton's most notorious late resident, the convicted serial killer Herman Webster Mudgett, alias H.H. Holmes, 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Hall on Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works. For more information visit www.historicalsocietynh.org/gilmanton

Nooners Book Group featuring the book "The Time Machine" by H. G. Wells, noon at the Hall Memorial Library, Northfield. 

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

Nature program about turtles, 10:30 a.m., Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; for all ages.

Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Franklin Regional Hospital lawn, Franklin.

Performance of the romantic comedy "Talley's Folly" presented by the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Meredith. 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 279-0333 or by using a credit card at www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

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. 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.

The Greater Lakes Region Chapter of Murdered Children for the families and friends of those who have died by violence meets at 6 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Laconia Police Department Community Room. For further information contact chapter leader Carmen Doucette' at 524-7624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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