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8-15-14 Calendar

Annual Bolduc Park Golf Tournament, beginning at 8 a.m., Bolduc Park, 282 Gilford Ave., Laconia-Gilford line; open to amateur golfers only; continues Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds benefit Bolduc Park Association youth golf program. Call 603-524-1370.  

Nature program "Fooling in Nature," 10-11:30 a.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; learn how creatures use mimicry and camouflage to survive. For families with children 6-12.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Michael-Louis Smith Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Gilford Public Library events: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Knit Wits, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Conversational German, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Opening Reception for exhibit of black and white prints by Scott Bulger, 5-7 p.m., Belknap Mill, Beacon Street East, Laconia. Exhibit continues through rest of August.

Ken Clark Organ Trio performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem St., Laconia. Call 527-0043 or 494-3334 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com

6th Annual ForMatt Foundation Golf Tournament to provide grants for children making it possible for them to participate in healthy activities that would not normally be within their means, Derryfield Country Club in Manchester. $125 registration fee per player; includes green fees, golf cart, and luncheon. To register visit www.formattfoundation.org or call 707-4736.

Sit and Knit, 2-5 p.m, Hall Memorial Library, Northfield. 

Summer Reading Celebration Pizza Party for all those who participated in the the Summer Readers program at the Library, 1 p.m. at Belmont Public Library. Award certificates presented to participants. 

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8-14-14 Calendar

"Who's Watching You? Owls of the World" presented by photographer Mark Wilson and Naturalist Marcia Wilson 7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center in Moultonborough. Free of admission. 

Program by black bear expert Ben Kilham featuring a slide-show presentation and a walk to observe bear habitat and and signs of behavior in the field. The 1.5 mile walk begins at 4:30 p.m. and is followed by the presentation from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Castle in the Clouds' Carriage House in Moultonborough. Registration for the walk is required by calling  253-3301 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presentation of A Midwife Tells her Medical Cures featuring local performer and historian, Carolyn Chase. 2-3 p.m. at the Clark House in Wolfeboro. 

Auditions for the musical comedy "Run for the Hills" held at the Franklin Opera House in Franklin from 7-9 p.m. The show is run by Franklin Footlight Theatre.  

Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce offers a seminar on Smart Solutions for Small Business for its next Brown Bag Luncheon Seminar, 1 p.m. at Pease Public Library. To RSVP call 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Annual Penny Sale hosted by the Bristol Rotary Club, 6 p.m., at Newfound Middle School on Lake Street in Bristol. Tickets are $1 each. 

Mystery Book Group hosts author Paul Doiron at the Meredith Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Free. 

Architectural historian, television commentator and author, Richard Guy Wilson presents "Wild and Colorful: Victorian Architecture in Laconia and New Hampshire", 6 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia. Tickets are $5 per person. To reserve a space or for more information, call 524-8813 or visit www.belknapmill.org

Gilford Public Library events: 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.; Foreign Movie Night featuring an Italian Film, 7-9 p.m. 

Performance of "Cinderella" presented by professional actors from Jean's Playhouse Children's Theater in Lincoln, 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University, Plymouth. Seats are $7 per person or $5 for a group rate of 15 people more. For more information or to purchase tickets call 535-2787.

7th Annual Car Show hosted by Forestview Manor in Meredith, 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Non-perishable food items for donation are appreciated. For more information, or to RSVP for the car show, call 279-3121.

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller "Any Other Name," Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Program on how to use cemeteries to find out more about family history presented by Jessica Davis, 7 p.m. at the Wolfeboro Public Library. Event sponsored by the Lakes REgion Genealogy Interest Group. Call 569-2428.

Belmont Public Library events: Crafternoon, 3 p.m., designed for elementary and middle school aged children; Night Craft, 6 p.m. Participants can bring their own project or begin a new one at the library. 

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.

Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Art Blocks for kids 10-12, 3:30 p.m., call 286-8971 to sign up; Classics Book Group featuring The Time Machine by H.G. Wells 6 p.m.

Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-7 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.

History program about the Underground Railroad, 7 p.m., Lane Tavern, Sanbornton. Free. Hosted by Sanbornton Historical Society. Call 286-4526.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; music by Fireside Trio. Free.

Playwright Jessica Hoffman Davis, gives a stage reading of her new play "The Salon," 7:30 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m.; Foreign Movie Night 7-9 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 at6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.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.
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.

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8-13-14 Calendar

Gilford Public Library events: Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m.; Check-Out-An-Expert, 10 a.m. to noon; Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Belknap County Republican Committee meeting featuring Keynote Speaker US Senate candidate Bob Smith, 6:30 p.m. at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. Those planning on eating or socializing should arrive at 5 p.m. 

Free Better Choices, Better Health workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m., two locations: Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia, and Franklin Regional Hospital. To register or for more information call 527-7120. 

Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise money to fight childhood cancer sponsored by DQ/Orange Julius of Laconia in conjunction with the middle school club members from the Boys and Girls Club, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at DQ located on Union Avenue. 

The August meeting of the Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, 5 p.m. at the Live Free offices at 438 Rt 104 in New Hampton. Free and open to the public. To reserve a place in the group, or for questions and/or additional information, contact Bill York, Group Facilitator at 254-7397.

Opening of the Delanie Jenkin's art exhibit titled Mixed Tape: New Hampshire, 5-7 p.m., the Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery, Sandwich. Open to the public. Free. For more information, call 284-7728. 

The Carroll County Regional Coordinating Council hosts a public meeting, 1:30 p.m. in the Moultonborough Public Library. For more information call 279-8171. Transportation  to the meeting is available by calling 1-866-752-6890. 

Insurance Enrollment and Health Education Fair, 9:30-11:30 a.m., HealthFirst Family Care Center, 22 Strafford St., Laconia; 2-4 p.m., HealthFirst Family Care Center, 841 Central St., Franklin. Free blood pressure, cholesterol and lead screenings. Also, information about the New Hampshire Health Protection Program and Health Insurance Marketplace. For more information, call 603-934-1464 ext. 119.

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Hall Memorial Library, Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; Scrabble, 1-3 p.m.; Arts and Crafts featuring Bubble Snakes - outdoor activity, weather permitting 3:30 p.m.

Performance by Julia Velie & Friends presented by the Recreation Department Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club Gazebo. Free. Call 476-8868, www.moultonboroughnh.gov

Roots-folk-bluegrass group High Range Band performs, 6:30 p.m. Rotary Park, Beacon Street East, Laconia.

Kirkwood Gardens lecture, 7-8 p.m., Kirkwood Gardens, Route 3, Holderness; learn how to turn a landscaped yard into an edible garden. For adults.

Program about covered bridges in New Hampshire, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3 (next to Funspot), Weirs Beach, talk by Glenn Knoblock. Free for Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.

Flower-cutting and arranging workshop, 2-4 p.m., Moulton Farm, off Route 25, Meredith. Free.

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

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Moulton's Band performs, 7 p.m., Second Baptist Church, Upper Bay Road, Sanbornton.

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 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.

Alzheimer's Caregiver's support group meeting at Live Free Home Health Care in New Hampton. 5 p.m. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. To reserve a place in the group for more information call 254-7397.

Miss Jenny will conduct stories, songs, finger plays and activities to do with sound and music during story time, 10:30 a.m., Belmont Public Library. Activities designed for elementary school aged children. 

Gilford Public Library Events: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Check–Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon; Gilford Clickers, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Friends of the Gilford Library Monthly Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

 

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8-12-14 Calendar

Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant, 769 Suncook Valley Highway, Center Barnstead. Those interested in eating dinner are encouraged to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Non-perishable food items for donation appreciated. 

Leslie Hilburn Fabian, author of "My Husband is a Woman Now: A Shared Journey of Transition and Love" speaks about her experiences as a wife supporting her husband's transition to female, 7 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library. Free. For more information, call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org

Voices Against Violence hosts Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event, 5-7 p.m., at M'nM Scoops, downtown Plymouth. 

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Alton Book Chat featuring The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America by Allison Pataki, 7 p.m. in the Agnes Thompson Meeting Room, Gilman Library, Alton. Call the library at 875-2550 to reserve your copy of the next book discussion.

Dramatic visual presentation titled "Rescue of the Bounty" presented by author Michael J. Tougias, 6:30 p.m., Gilford Public Library.

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

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!," 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gilford Elementary School. Charge. Designed for children ages 7-12. Contact Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 603-527-4722 for more information.

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

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "The Wiz," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Author Leslie Hilburn Fabian talks about her book "My Husband Is a Woman Now," the story of her husband's transition from male to female, 7 p.m., Wolfeboro Public Library, Wolfeboro.

Belmont Public Library Events: T.A.G. Team. The Teen Advisory Group, 4 p.m, ages 12-18; Library Trustees Meeting, 6 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.)
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.
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 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.

Gilford Library Events: Bridge, 10:30-12:30 p.m.; Get Booked with Author Michael Tougias, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

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8-11-14 Calendar

Gilmanton Youth Soccer organization sign-up for boys and girls in Kindergarden through 6th grade, 6-7 p.m. at Gilmanton School. Cost is $40 per child. For more information call 267-7912 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LRGHealthcare Golf Classic, Laconia Country Club, Elm St., Laconia; shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Benefits LRGHealthcare's HealthLink program. For information call LRGHealthcare's Office of Philanthropy, 603-527-7063 or visit www.lrgh.org

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Sciensational Workshop for Kids "Creative Engineering!," 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gilford Elementary School. Charge. Designed for children ages 7-12. Contact Gilford Parks and Recreation Department at 603-527-4722 for more information.

Hall Memorial Library: Home Made Flubber, 1 p.m.; Give It a Try Book Group featuring The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, 2 p.m.; Chess Club, 4-7 p.m.

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.
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.
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.

Mahjong at Gilford Public Library, 12:30-3 p.m. 

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