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5-28-14 Calendar

Auditions for Streetcar Company's one-act shows "Blind Date", "The Latest News from Primordial Ooze", "The Importance of Being Earnest", "Dinner with the McGuffins", and "Unsinkable". 6:30-8 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Gilford. For additional information on the shows or auditions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Laconia High School Class of 1948 will meet for lunch at Fratello's Ristorante Italiano (799 Union Ave.) at noon.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Story Time 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring sling shots at 3:30 p.m.

2014 football, cheer and flag football sign ups hosted by the Laconia Youth Football and Cheer Association held at the Fitness Fest-Family Fun Night at Laconia High School Field from 5:30-7 p.m. Sign ups also available online by going to www.laconiachiefs.com.

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.

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.

 

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5-27-14 Calendar

Humorist Rebecca Rule program at the Old Town Hall in Gilmanton Iron Works at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the town Historical Society. Free and open to the public. Refreshments and social hour at 7.

Free Invasive Aquatic Plant Identification and Monitoring Workshop held at Woodland Heights Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required. For more information or to register call 228-6472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Nooner's Book Group at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. The featured book is "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman.

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. .

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.)
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.
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.
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.

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5-26-14 Calendar

Memorial Day program hosted by the Groton Historical Society held at the Groton Town House beginning at 11 a.m. Refreshments served at the close of the service.

Memorial Day parade and services hosted by the Wilkins-Smith American Legion Post #1. 10 a.m. at Wyatt Park in the South End of Laconia. For more information call 455-2026.

Memorial Day observance schedule announced by the American Legion Post 33 of Meredith. Service at Meredith Center Cemetery lead by Rev. Robert Lemieux begins at 8 a.m. Service held at Meredith Village Ceremony by Rev. Dennis Audet will begin at 9 a.m. Parade begins at 9:50 a.m. leaving from the Post 33 parking lot. Participants in the parade are asked to arrive at 9:30 a.m. Ceremony in front of the library will begin at 10 a.m. Prayers will be offered at Hesky Park at 10:30 a.m. Bob Jones gives the main address at the POW-MIA Memorial at 10:45 a.m. Reception afterward held at 11 a.m. at the Legion Post.

The Town of Gilford observes the Memorial Day Holiday with a parade leaving from the Community Church at 9:30 a.m. Parade participants are asked to arrive at 9:15 a.m. Observances will be held at the World War I & II Memorial and then at Pine Grove Cemetery. Disabled veterans requiring rides are encouraged to contact Sandy Bailey at 527-4790 to make their need known.

Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Belmont hosted by American Legion Post #58. Parade steps off at 1 p.m. at the Middle School, then will follow Main Street to the Veterans Memorial in front of St. Joseph's Church.

Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Bristol. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. and will march from the East Parking Lot at Freudenberg to the Homeland Cemetery, where a ceremony will be held.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

 

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.

 

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5-25-14 Calendar

"Shakedown for Hospice" charity event hosted by the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club featuring a reverse start PHRF sailboat race and powerboat scavenger hunt. Registration runs from 8-11 a.m. at the clubhouse on Dockham Shore Road in Gilford. Sailboat races begin at noon. The Scavenger Hunt kicks off at 1 p.m. $25 entry fee for the event. Proceeds benefit Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice. For more information visit http://www.wyc-nh.org/ or call 455-5357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sandwich Players present Woody Allen comedy "Don't Drink the Water". 2 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall. Tickets are available at the door for $10, or $5 for students.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

Hike up Mount Major to benefit LOVE146, an international non-profit that is working to bring an end to child trafficking and sexual exploitation. Registration runs from 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Mount Major parking lot. Suggested $25 per family tax deductible donation is welcomed. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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5-24-14 Calendar

Plant sale and community yard sale hosted by the Sanbornton Historical Society held at Lane Tavern from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A verity of perennials, annuals, and vegetable starters will be available.

Long distance hiker Gordon DuBois leads a workshop entitled Long Distance Hiking: Developing a Personalized Plan to Hike the Appalachian Trail. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. $30 registration fee. To register or for more information on what the workshop covers email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 279-0379.

Squam Lakes Association's Annual Pancake Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. $10 per person. Kids 5 and under eat free.

Bingo for Books at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m.

Pot Roast and Fixin's Supper and Awesome Homemade Pies held at the Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church in Tilton. Price is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Dinner presented by Ladies of Vision and Mission.

Free Carnival for children ages 12 and under at Memorial Field sponsored by he Faith Alive Christian Fellowship. Event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an 11:30 a.m.K9 demo and 1:30 p.m. the fire department will arrive with a truck.

Public breakfast and bake sale held by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge 20 in Tilton. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street. $7 per person. For more information visit 524-8268.

Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia hosts Dance Night with the Juke Joint Five at 8 p.m. Admission is $12 per person. For more information or to make reservations call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

The Wolfeboro Friends of Music and the New Legacy Swing Band wraps up the organization's 78th music season. 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Arts Center in Wolfeboro. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 569-2151 or by visiting www.wfriendsofmusic.org. High school students with ID will be admitted free of charge.

Flying Feathers event featuring Everett McLaughlin of UNH Coverts Cooperation. 10 a.m. at 270 Belknap Mountain Road in Gilford. Participants will toss feathers for swallows to use for nesting materials and will listen to a brief talk about the habitat diversity of birds on McLaughlin's land. For more information or directions call 528-2324.

Flea Market sponsored by the Church of the Holy Spirit. 8 a.m. to noon at the Church located at 263 Highland Street in Plymouth. For more information call 744-3597.

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.

Memorial Weekend Craft Festival at Mill Falls Marketplace in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission.

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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

Belmont Police Department hosts its annual Bike Safety Rodeo. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Belmont High School. All town residents are invited to attend.

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