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2-17-15 Calendar

Birding in Alaska program Tilted A Passage Northwest: Birding Alaska by Planes, Trains, and Automobile (Boats), 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

Reception for its newest exhibition entitled "The Historic Churches of Laconia" 6 p.m. to The Laconia Public Library. The event is 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. .

Events at Gilford Public Library: Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.;Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Writing Expert, 3-5 p.m. Birding In Alaska, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Laconia's Urban Renewal Lecture by local history columnist Warren Huse, 2-3:30 p.m. at Golden View's new assisted living option, The Terrace. RSVP is suggested as seating is limited.

Pancake supper to mark Strove Tuesday, 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. For more information call 524-3289.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Laconia-Gilford, 18 Wesley Way. Donations appreciated but not required. For more information call 524-3289.

Seminar entitled "How to Interact with Lawyers, CPA's, Bankers and Brokers", 8-10 a.m. at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth. To register email matt@enterprisecenternh.com or call 535-3222.

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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2-16-15 Calendar

Meredith/I-L Alumni Association meting, 6:30 p.m. at board member Rob Week's house in Meredith. For more information 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.
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. (First and Third Monday)

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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2-15-15 Calendar

Community Breakfast at the Bristol Masonic Temple, 7-11 a.m. Admission is $7 per person. Ask about child, family, or senior discounts at the door.

Indoor Farmer's Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Banana, located at 229 Messer Street, Laconia. Food stamps accepted.

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2-14-15 Calendar

Will Noonan and Carolyn Plummer perform a night of live comedy at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $15. For more information call 524-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Valentine Musical Sweets benefit at the Gilmanton Food Pantry & Thrift Shop featuring music, desserts, and a raffle, 6 p.m. at the Gilmanton Community Church, Route 140 in Gilmanton Iron Works. Admission is free.

2015 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshop held at the Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness. Fee of $55 per person covers the workshop, lunch and equipment use. Discounted fee of $25 for participants between ages 18-25. For more information or to register visit http://www.nhwf.org.

Annual Winterfest held by the Squam Lakes Association, noon to 3 p.m. at the SLA Resource Center, 534 Rotue 3. Free of charge. Features an annual Chili Contest. For more information call 968-7336.

11th annual Miss Teen New Hampshire's Outstanding Teen Competition, 2 p.m. at the Stockbridge Theater at Pinkerton's Academy's  Spaulding Arts & Humanities Center in Derry. Tickets are available at the door at $32.50 for adults and $17.50 for students. The price of these tickets also covers the admission cost for the finals round held the next day.

Drop-In Valentine Craft, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Gilford Public Library.

Solo theater project DOTTIE performed at Plymouth State University followed by a "talk back" discussion on the topic of dementia, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

Margret and H.A. Rey Center fundraising gala featuring the theme "Happy Valentine's Day:A Night of Dancing and Romancing", 6 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Conference Center. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information or to reserve at ticket call 236-3308 or visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Valentine's Day Dinner at the Shaker Table in Canterbury, 5-8 p.m. Five course prix fixe meal is $75 per person and includes a bottle of wine per couple. Seating is limited to 70 people and proceeds benefit the Canterbury Shaker Village. To purchase tickets visit www.shakers.org.

Auditions for the Maltby/Shire musical Baby, 2 p.m. at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse at 50 Reservoir Road in Meredith. Auditions are open to actors 18 years of age and older. For more information visit www.winniplayhouse.org.

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2-13-15 Calendar

Professor Harp Blues performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, 8 p.m. Admission is $15 per person. For more information call 527-0043 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com.

Yoga held at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 4:15 p.m.

Valentine's bingo, 6-8 p.m. at Gilmanton School. $5 per player. Food available for under $2. For more information call 581-2240.

Belknap Country Area Committee on Aging meeting featuring guest speaker Jannine Sutcliffe, manager of the LRGHealthcare Cardiac Rehab and Wellness Center, 10 a.m. at Wesley Woods in Gilford. For more information call 528-2555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Reception for the solo exhibition 'Painting with Pixels' featuring the work of Marian Federspiel, 4:30-7 p.m. at The Margaret and H.A. Ray Center in Waterville Valley.

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.

The Belknap County Area Committee on Aging meetings start at 10am, the 2nd Friday of each month. The committee meets in the Wesley Woods Community Room off Rte. 11A, behind the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. All are welcome.

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

Solo theater project DOTTIE performed at Plymouth State University followed by a "talk back" discussion on the topic of dementia, 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre at the Silver Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

Friends of Meredith Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library located at 91 Main Street in Meredith. Boxes of books are $15.

Downsizing Seminar to provide helpful tips and advice for anyone planning to downsize, 11 a.m. to noon in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Free and open to the public. For more information call 366-1400.

Six String Soldiers, an offshoot of the U.S. Army Field Band, performing a free public concert at Gunstock Mountain Resort. 7 p.m. The group is a four-person acoustic band playing Americana, folk, bluegrass and Irish music.

Teen Night hosted by the Appalachian Mountain Teen Project. 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Kingswood Youth Center in Wolfeboro.

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