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3-20-15 Calendar

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith presents the show "Treasure Island," 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Balcony seats are $10. For more information or to reserve a ticket in advance call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Events at Meredith Public Library: Tot Time Reading Circle, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 0–3. Snacks served; Youth Poetry Contest, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Part of the Young Writers Group. Ages 8-18. Sign up required.

Lenten organ recital held at the Laconia Congregational Church in Laconia, noon.

Pittsfield Players presents "Dearly Beloved," 7:30 p.m., Scenic Theater, 6 Depot St., Pittsfield; call 435-8852 or visit www.pittsfieldplayers.com

Brickyard Blues performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door. Catered dinner available before the show is an additional $10. For more information or to make a dinner reservation call 527-0043.

Traditional St. Patrick's Day Dinner on 6 p.m. at the Sanbornton Congregational Church, UCC located at 21 Meetinghouse Hill Road, Sanbornton. Adults: $8; children 10 & under: $4; Age 4 & under: free. For reservations, send your name, phone number, number of tickets, and full payment to Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC. For further information leave voice mail at 286-3018.

Inter-Lakes High School Class of 2016 presents hypnotist Paul Ramsay, 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School community auditorium. Tickets are $10 each and will be sold at the door. Ramsay will hypnotize volunteers from the audience. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2016.

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.

Friday Night Meltdown Public Skating event held at the Laconia Ice Arena from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Features Live DJ, Public Skating, laser light show, games and prizes. Open for all ages. $10 per person.

Events at the Gilman Library in Alton: Story time with Miss Lily, 9:15 a.m.; Story time with Granny Apple, 2:15 p.m.

Zentangle Workshops at the VynnArt Gallery in Meredith. For more information or to sign up call 279-0557.

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3-19-15 Calendar

Corned beef dinner held at the Belknap County Sportsman's Association club house on Lily Pond Road, 6 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. BYOB.

Annual meeting of the Belknap Economic Development Council held at Lakes Region Community College in Laconia. Cocktail reception begins at 4:15 p.m. followed by the business meeting beginning at 5 p.m.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at The Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 25 in Meredith at 7- 9 p.m. The evening's program will be Scavenger Hunt Photos. Persons of any experience level are welcomed. For more information, visit www.lrcamerclub.com.

Program about "Climate Reality in Times of Change: Problems, Solutions, Action" held at the Loon Center in Moultonborough, 7 p.m. Sponsors include the Lakes Region Chapter of the New Hampshire Audubon Society. Refreshments served.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Brown Bag Book Discussion, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Open Painting, 1:30–3:30 p.m.; Tales for Tales, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Crafter's Corner, 6–7:30 p.m.; Evening Book Discussion, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Knotty Knitters at the Meredith Library 10 a.m. to noon.
Adult Card Class held at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield, 6 p.m. A $5 materials fee is due on the day of the class.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. 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.

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.

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. Attendees at the story time are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

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.

Little Learners Pre-School Skating Lessons, 11:30 a.m to noon. Price is $10 per person, which includes a lesson and skating during public skate. Adult chaperones must pay an admission fee of $3. Rental skates are $5. For more information visit www.laconiaicearena.com.

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3-18-15 Calendar

Hebron Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee meeting, 1 p.m. at the Public Safety Building located at 37 Groton Road in Hebron. For more information call 744-5584.

Lakes Region poet Charlotte Cox reads from her new book 'Currents in the Stream', 7 p.m. at Gibson's Bookstore located at 45 South Main Street in Concord. For more information call 224-0562 or visit gibsonsbookstore.com.

Sanbornton Democratic Town Committee meeting held at 6:30 p.m. at the Sanbornton Public Library on Meetinghouse Hill in Sanbornton. New officers will be elected during the meeting. For more information call 286-4596.

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

Free coffee tasting and presentation by Laconia's Woodshed Roasting Company, 10-11 a.m. in the Terrace at Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith. Light refreshments provided.

Country Village Quilt  Guild meeting featuring local needle artist Anne Strapp, 1:30 p.m. in the Moultonborough Life Safety Building.

Lakes Region Chamber Meet & Greet held at the Laconia Athletic and Swim Club, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Refreshments provided. Additional parking available at the Laconia Middle School Opechee parking lot.

Boomerang Used Furniture and Funky Stuff and Plymouth Area Community Closet hosts the Plymouth Regional, Pemi Valley and Squam Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, 5-7 p.m. For more information call 536-1001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

Cribbage Tournaments held at the Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, 6:30-7 p.m. Proceeds go towards The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team. Cost is $10 per person. Weekly cash prizes awarded. For more information call 998-1418.

Laconia Rod & Gun Lady's Auxiliary meetings are going to be on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. (First Wednesday of the month)

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. (SecondWednesday of each month)

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. (1st and 3rd Wednesdays)

Story Time with Mr. Dever or Mr. McWilliams held at the Gilman Library in Alton, 9:15 a.m.

Events at Meredith Public Library: Many Monkeys come to Read, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served.; TAB Crafternoon featuring crayon art, 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; Early Release Movie (Teens), 12:30–2:30 p.m.; Line Dancing (K-Grade 4), 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield: Story Time, 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.;Arts and Crafts, 3:30 p.m.; Magic: The Gathering, 4 p.m.

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3-17-15 Calendar

The O'Brien Clan performs live Irish Music at Patrick's Pub and Eatery in Gilford from 4-7 p.m.

Sands of Time group performs at The Taylor Community. 3 p.m. Musical selections range from the 1920s and 30s with some Irish and Scottish tunes thrown in. Free and open to the public, call 524-5600 to reserve seating.

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.

Al-Anon Meeting at the Congregational Church Parish House (18 Veterans Square) in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each. Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.

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.

The First Baptist Church will be hosting GriefShare every Tuesday beginning January 20 and running through April 14 from , 6:30-8:30 p.m. GriefShare is a nondenominational, Bible based grief recovery group that ministers to those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. For more information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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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3-16-15 Calendar

The Lakes Region Art Association meeting held at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community in Laconia, 7 p.m. For more information call 293-2702.

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. at Lakes Regional General Hospital in conference room LL 3/4, next to the cafeteria. 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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