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4-27-14 Calendar

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Easter Seals Scramble scavenger hunt held at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton. Registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by the Scramble run from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 per person or $85 per team of four. Teams must include at least one adult. Pizza lunch at UNO's provided. To register in advance call 1-888-368-8880 or visit www.eastersealsme.org/events.

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 2 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Plymouth State University symphonic band performance. 3 p.m. at Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $8 for adults and youth, $6 for seniors. Call the box office at 535-2787 for tickets.

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4-26-14 Calendar

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Indoor Community Yard Sale hosted by the Gilford Youth Center. 8 p.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more information call 524-6978 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 Campton Congregational Church holds an Italian Supper from 5 - 6:30 p.m. The menu includes homemade lasagna, various pastas & sauces, garlic bread, salads, beverages, and homemade pies for desert. Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children.

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

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.

Friends of Gordon-Nash Library Annual Meeting and Program. 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting is followed by light refreshments and a Nature Under Our Noses presentation by photographer-naturalist Barry Draper.  The program features selected slides and stories from the Drapers' trips to South America, Kenya, and Costa Rica.  The program will be held at the Gordon-Nash Library, 69 Main Street, New Hampton.  For more information, call 744-8061.

Radio Silence-Death on the Air performed at Franklin Opera House. 7:30 p.m. Mystery Dessert Theater show includes sweets. Seating ranged from $24 to $14, with an additional $2 discount for seniors. Call box office at 934-1901 or visit franklinoperahouse.org for tickets.

Spring benefit auction hosted by Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church. Viewing at 1 p.m., auction begins at 1:15.

Prescription drug take-back event in the Franklin CVS parking lot at 861 Central Street. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safe, free and anonymous disposal of unwanted, unused or expired medications.

Rabies and microchip clinic hosted by N.H. Humane Society. 10 a.m. to noon. Rabies vaccinations will be available for $12 per animal, microchipping for $25. Cats must be in a carrier, dogs must be on a leash.

Meet and Greet with Republican candidate for governor Andrew Hemingway. 10 to 11 a.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton.

Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks performing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. show time, admission is $12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for optional $10 buffet dinner. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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4-25-14 Calendar

Streetcar Company presents the musical Les Miz. 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium at Inter-Lakes High School. Tickets are available online at www.streetcarcompany.com.

Historian Aimee Gagnon Fogg presents some of the highlights from her book "The Granite Men of Henri-Chapelle." 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Light refreshments provided.

Student Showcase of Excellence featuring various research projects by Plymouth State University students. 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the University's Hartman Union Building in Plymouth. For more information call 535-2775 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at Meredith Public Library. Tot Time Story Time 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon. Lego Time at the Meredith Public Library 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Dollhouse Show at the Benz Center in Sandwich featuring three dozen antique to contemporary dollhouse displays. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10. Proceeds benefit the Benz Center. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 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 Gilford Public Library. 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.

Diane Blue Big Band performs at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. Show starts at 8 p.m. with $12 admission. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an optional $10 dinner buffet. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.

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4-24-14 Calendar

U.S. Cellular offers a free Device Workshop from 5-7 p.m. its office at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton. For more information or to RSVP call 603-286-2388.

The New Hampton Historical Society and the New Hampshire Humanities Council presents The Secrets of Cellar Holes. 7 p.m. at the Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton. Free and open to the public.

Meeting for the Bicycle Exchange program held during the Better Together Program. 4 p.m. at the Laconia Middle School Library. For more information call 524-5288 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lakes Region Camera Club meeting at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith 7-9 p.m. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information, visit www.lrcameraclub.com or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Belmont Recreational Trail update and organization meeting. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Belmont Corner Meeting House. Open to all members of the public and those who have been involved in the BRATT Trail in the past. For more information call 527-9339.

The Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event held at Cross Insurance in Meredith. 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information call 279-6121 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Pinterest Roulette 6 p.m. Adult Craft Time featuring paper quilling custom made pins that match your outfit.

Events at the Meredith Library. Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Group featuring guest speaker Glenna Lee. noon to 1 p.m. The book of topic is Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.  Read-a-Thon and Snack-a-Thon for kids ages 6 and older 3:30-4:30 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.

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 Gilford Public Library. Open Painting 1:30-3:30 p.m. Conversational French 3:30-4:30 p.m. Crafter's Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Author Barbara Meyers visits, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Film 'Northern Trespass' showing at Plymouth State University. 7 p.m. in the Boyd Science Center, room 144. The film argues against the Northern Pass Project. Free and open to the public.

N.H. Democratic Party Platform Committee visits Laconia Public Library at 6 p.m. to hear input from local Democrats.

Fusion hosts a "find your inner artist" networking event at The Studio in Laconia. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, register online at facebook.com/NHFusion.

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4-23-14 Calendar

Lakes Region Tea Party meeting featuring guest speaker Andrew Hemingway. 7 p.m. at the Moultonborough Police/Fire Building next to the library. Hemingway will speak about his run for governor. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire holds a brown-bag lunch to share the story of their work on behalf of vulnerable New Hampshire Youth. 1:30 p.m. at the Plymouth State University Welcome Center. No registration required. 

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

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.

Animals & Me at the Meredith Public library 9:45–10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5. Snacks served.
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.
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.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check-Out-An-Expert 10 a.m. to noon. PJ's and a Movie 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teen Movie 2-4 p.m.

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.

Spring Series of Pub Mania Shuffle begins. 6 p.m. The shuffle is an eight-week series of 2.5-mil non-competitive walks or runs beginning and ending at the parking lot at Patrick's Pub in Gilford. $10 entry fee will benefit the WLNH Children's Auction. Participants are encouraged to arrive 20 minutes early.

 

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