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5-23-14 Calendar

Informational meeting regarding the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce's trip to Tuscany, Italy in November of 2014. 5:30 p.m. in the Elm Room Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information call 524-5531 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Space may be encouraged.

Tot Time Story Time at the Meredith Public Library 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Snacks served.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Conversational Spanish for Preschoolers 10-10:30 a.m. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Storytime 10:30-11:15 a.m. Knit Wits 1:30-2:30 p.m. Conversational German Class 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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 Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.

Lisa Marie and All Shook Up Blues performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

Sandwich Players present Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water". 7 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Tickets are available at the door for $10, or $5 for students.

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5-22-14 Calendar

Sanbornton Democrats meeting featuring a discussion regarding the Lakes Region Democrat Summit and the New Hampshire Democrat Party Convention. 6:30 p.m. at the Sanbornton Public Library.

Free Device Workshop held by U.S. Cellular to help current or potential smartphone users learn more about devices. 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. For more information or to RSVP for this event call 286-2388.

Open house hosted by The Community School in South Tamworth held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student led tours begin at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. Question and answer forum for parents at 1 p.m. For more information or to register call 323-7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Grassroots training program designed to bring volunteers, activists, and community members dedicated to elect strong, Democratic leaders in Belknap County. 5:15 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center. Program hosted by the Belknap County Democratic Committee. All local Democrats are welcome to attend. For more information call 491-6913.

Events at Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Art Blocks program 3:30 p.m. for kids ages 10-12. To participate in the Art Block program call 286-8971. Card Class 6 p.m. Advanced registration required. $5 materials fee due the night of the class.

Community Dinner hosted by the Altrusa Club of Meredith. 5:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church on Highland Street in Meredith. Attendees may begin arriving at 4:45 p.m. Menu includes pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, peas, tossed salad, rolls, desserts, tea and coffee. Reservations required by calling 279-8772. Free of charge, donations are greatly appreciated. 

Events at Gilford Public Library. Toddler Time 10:30-11:15 a.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 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.
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.
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.

Irwin Ford hosts Drive 4 UR School event. 3 to 7 p.m. Test drives raise money for Laconia High School.
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.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Lego Time 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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5-21-14 Calendar

Monthly meeting of the Plymouth Area Democrats featuring guest speaker Jeff McLynch the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute. Public meetings start at 5:30 p.m. featuring a potluck supper and social hour, followed by a brief business meeting with the featured event beginning at 7 p.m. For more information call 526-2856.

Community forum hosted by Genesis Behavior Health in recognition of Mental Health Month. 5-7 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. Light refreshments provided. RSVP by calling 524-1100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Tea Party meeting featuring Jim Rubens candidate for U.S. Senate and Glenn Cordelli presenting an update from the state house. 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Public Library. For more information call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Meredith Public Library. Animals and Me 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served. Children's Clothing Swap 10:30-11:30 a.m.  TAB Crafternoon 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert! 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of the Gilford Library monthly meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Events at Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring a Sharpie Art project 3:30 p.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. 

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5-20-14 Calendar

Community forum hosted by Genesis Behavior Health in recognition of Mental Health Month. 5-7 p.m. at the Plymouth State Ice Arena. Light refreshments provided. RSVP by calling 524-1100 or email kwelch@genesisbh.org.

First Baptist Church in Meredith will be hosting an abbreviated session of GriefShare, a Bible based Grief support group from 7-9 p.m. GriefShare is a support group for those who are grieving the loss of someone close to them, regardless of how recent or long ago. For more information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Question and Answer workshop on estate and retirement planning led by Paul Gatehouse from Independence Financial Advisors, LCC and James Sessler Attorney at Law. 6-7 p.m. at Wesley Woods in Gilford. For more information or to RSVP call 528-2555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Happy Trails Dog Park held in the Community Center at 306 Union Avenue in Laconia. 6:30 p.m. Open to all Lakes Region residents.

Family Movie Night at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 6-7:30 p.m. For more information visit www.gyrla.org.

PowerPoint presentation on graveyard restoration and repair presented by Richard Maloon from the New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association. 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton.

Early College Planning Night held to help educate parents and students on various aspects of the pursuit of college education sponsored by the Belmont High School PTO. 6:30 p.m. at Belmont High School. Supervised childcare provided. For more information call 524-2782.

Presentation on Life in Brazil with Nayanne Abrantes presented at Gilford Public Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Pasquaney Garden Club meeting held at the Bristol Baptist Church in Bristol. 9:30 a.m. social hour followed by the meeting beginning at 10 a.m.

Events at Meredith Public Library. Young Writer's Group 5-6 p.m. Twilight Tales 6:30-7:30 p.m. Those participating in Twilight Tales are asked to wear jammies and bring a favorite stuffed animal.

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.)
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (ON HOLD UNTIL MAY 20TH)
The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722
Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your 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). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
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.
Plymouth Area Chess Club. 6-8 p.m. at Pease Public Library. For more information call 536-1179 or email 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.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Hand and Foot Canasta 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring a creative writing 3 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Storytime 10:30-11:15 a.m. Babygarten 11:15-11:45 a.m. Teen Reading Buffet 3-5 p.m. Brazil with Nayanne Abrantes 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Open House at Holy Trinity School in Laconia. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. at the school. At 6 p.m. there will be a pre-kindergarten and grade 1 presentation with administration, faculty, and staff.

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5-19-17 Calendar

The Lakes Region Art Association holds its up-coming meeting featuring a talk about calligraphy by Meredith artist and gallery owner, Suzanne Lee. 7 p.m. at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information call 293-2702 or visit www.lakesregionartassociation.com.

Two-day basic Quick Books I workshop led by the owner of Support Services LCC Charleen Smith. 5-8 p.m. at the Lakes Region Community College. For more information call 1-800-357-2992.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Chess Club 4-7 p.m. A History of Tilton Library featuring presenter Kris Meinhold 6 p.m.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Mahjong 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion 3:30-4:30 p.m.
"It Takes a Village: Risky Teen Behaviors" workshop sponsored by the Belmont High School Guidance Department in conjunction with the Belmont Police Department and Belmont High School PTO. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Belmont High School cafeteria. Salad bar offered for a donation of $3. For more information call 528-1116 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Democratic Committee meeting featuring guest speaker Neil Smith. 6 p.m. at The Temperance Tavern in Gilmanton Corners. For more information call 793-9187 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Mary Butler Chapter of DAR meeting held at 9 a.m. at Our Family Tree Restaurant in Lochemere. For more information call 524-0723. 

The Laconia Historical and Museum Society holds its May Lecture Program featuring Master Crystal Cutter, Pepi Herrmann. 7 p.m. in Rotary Hall. Free and open to the public. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

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.

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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