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8-1-15 Calendar

Household hazardous waste collection, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Collection sites in Bristol, Laconia, Moultonborough and Ossipee. Organized by Lakes Region Planning Commission for 24 participating communities. More info: www.lakesrpc.org/services_hhw.asp.

Belmont Old Home Day, all day; pancake breakfast, 7:30 a.m., fun run, 9:30 a.m., parade, 1 p.m., chicken barbecue, 5 p.m. Also, live music, children's activities, fireworks.

Belknap County Residents Day, Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford; free chairlift rides to summit, water activities, bungee jumping, climbing walls, barbecue at summit, and more.

Flea market, 9 a.m.-noon, First United Methodist Church, Route 11A, Gilford; bicycles, furniture, glassware, kitchenware, toys, etc.

New Hampshire wildlife program, 6 p.m., Weirs Community Park, 49 Lucerne Ave.; program put on by Squam Lakes Natural Science Cetner. In case of rain program will be held in Weirs Community Center. 

Dessert at the Church, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Joseph Church, Main St., Belmont; home-made baked goods and craft items on sale.

Pie sale, 8 a.m.-on, Shop 'n Save parking lot, Bristol; sale continues until last pie is sold. Sponsored by Fedelis Society of the Bristol Baptist Church.

Making It in Bristol, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Central Square; local businesses and crafters displaying their products.

Meredith Sculpture Walk tour, 11 a.m. Meet in front of Innisfree Bookstore, Mill Falls Marketplace. Docents will explain the thoughts of the artists who created the 27 different sculptures, and also the materials and construction that were used.

Family Safety Event, 9 a.m.-1p.m., BJ's Wholesale Club, 149 Laconia Road, Tilton. Meet local firefighters and police. 

Performance of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets & info: 279-0333 or www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

"What's So Great About NH" multi-author book-signing event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayswater Books, Center Harbor.

Live music by Dopamine, noon-4 p.m., Gunstock in the Landing Zone.

Outdoor concert, 6 p.m., Hebron gazebo.

Brooke Sofferman Group performs, 8 p.m., Purple Pitt Jazz Club, 28 Central Square, Bristol. Charge.

Rockin '50s Night, 7 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, 95 New Salem St., Laconia; benefits Laconia Multicultural Festival. Tickets $20 in advance, $22 at the door.

Performance of Neil Simon comedy "The Odd Couple," 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, 40 Route 113, Holderness. Info: www.littlechurchtheater.com, or 968-2250.

Benefit concert for Advice to the Players, 7:30 p.m., Arts Center, 12 Main St., Center Sandwich; performance by Broadway veteran and North Sandwich summer resident Lauri Landry.

 

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, 11 a.m.-noon, Franklin Regional Hospital.  

 

Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant St.) in Laconia.  

 

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets, 1 p.m., Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 527-2485.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7-30-15 Calendar

Event at Hall Library, Northfield: Batman Day, 1 p.m. (for ages 5 and up).

Performance of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Reservoir Road, Meredith. Tickets & info: 279-0333 or www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Children's theater performance, "The Emperor's New Clothes," 2 p.m., Silver Center for the Arts, PSU campus, Plymouth. Tickets can be purchased by calling box office, 535-2787 or 800-7793869 or at www.silver.plymouth.edu

Free outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Kelley Park, Bristol; performance by Northbound (music from 1960s to today). Info: www.townofbristolnh.org

Coffee with the Gilford Police Chief, 6 p.m., Gilford Community Church meeting room.

Fundraising auction to benefit New Hampshire Humane Society, 6 p.m., Church Landing, Meredith. Info or tickets: 524-3252 or www.nhhumane.org

Artist reception, Jan Roy in the Garden and New England Landscape exhibit, 4-7 p.m., Lakes Gallery at Chi-Lin, 17 Lake St., Meredith. 

Performance of Neil Simon comedy "The Odd Couple," 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, 40 Route 113, Holderness. Info: www.littlechurchtheater.com, or 968-2250

Events at Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown Bag Book Group, noon to 1 p.m., The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz. Feel free to bring lunch. Dessert and beverages served; Lego Time! 3:30-4:30 p.m., this is an all-ages event.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Teen Summer Writing Camp, 9 a.m. to noon. Open Painting at the Library, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Kathy and her oxen, 3 to 4 p.m. Crafter's Corner, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Evening Storytime, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Big Trees with Ned Therrien, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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

 

American Legion Post Bingo, 849 North Main St., 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.

Adult Craft Night, Belmont Public Library, 5:30 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. Attendees at the story time are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a teddy bear.

 

 

 

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7-27-15 Calendar

Walk & Talk, 10 a.m. Castle in the Clouds, off Route 171 Moultonborough; charge, call 476-5414 to reserve space.

Live cooking demonstration, noon-3 p.m., Baron's Major Brands, 225 D.W. Highway (Route 3), Belmont.

Free outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Kelley Park, Bristol; performance by Red Hat Band. Info: www.townofbristolnh.org

Events at Gilford Public Library. Teen Summer Writing Camp, 9 a.m. to noon. Mahjong, 12:30 to 3 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 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.

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7-26-15 Calendar

Used book sale, all day, Bayswater Books, Center Harbor.

Farmers Market, and Touch-a-Truck exhibit for children, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Belmont Mill and Tioga Pavilion, Mill St., Belmont.

Non-denominational service, 10 a.m., Union Church, Meredith Neck Road; service led by the Rev. John Hughes, and musician Kelly Sturmer.

Meredith Sculpture Walk tour, 1 p.m. Meet in front of Innisfree Bookstore, Mill Falls Marketplace. Docents will explain the thoughts of the artists who created the 27 different sculptures, and also the materials and construction that were used.

Performance of I Hate Hamlet by Advice To The Players. 2 p.m. at the Sandwich Town Hall Theater. Call 284-7115 or visit advicetotheplayers.org for ticket information

American Legion Post 1 sponsoring a "Pitching For the Cure" Horseshoe Tournament. Registration starts at 9 a.m . For further information call Sheila at 524-5726. Post 1 is located at 849 N.Main St., Laconia.

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7-20-15 Calendar

Veggie Hunt, 10 a.m., Mouton Farm, 18 Quarry Road, off Route 25, Meredith. Charge. Intended for children ages 5-9, to get them excited about vegetables and learn how they grow. Info: www.moultonfarm.com 

Walk & Talk, 10 a.m. Castle in the Clouds, off Route 171 Moultonborough; charge, call 476-5414 to reserve space.

Program about firefighting and arson investigation, 11 a.m., old Town Hall Alexandria, includes demonstration by dog trained to detect accelerants and an opportunity to explore a fire truck; sponsored by trustees of Haynes Library.

Historian Daniel Heyduk presents program on Meredith's history, 3 p.m., Meredith Bay Colony Club, 21 Upper Mile Point Drive, Meredith. Heyduk, a Meredith resident, writes a local history column, "Passing Time," for the Meredith News and recently wrote a book about the history of Meredith called "Meredith Chronicles." Those interested in attending should call 279-1500.

Lecture by master woodturner Donald Briere, 7 p.m., Meredith Bay Colony Club, 21 Mile Point Drive, Meredith. Free. Advance reservations appreciated, call 279-7920. Sponsored by League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Meredith gallery.

Tea and Talk with authors, 7 p.m., Bayswater Books, Center Harbor; discussion with sibling novelists Jon Keller author of "Of Sea and Cloud," and Abi Maxwell author of "Lake People." Charge, includes book. Reservations appreciated, 253-8858.

Lakes Region Art Association meeting, 7 p.m., Taylor Community, Woodside Building conference room, 435 Union Ave., Laconia; outdoor landscape painter Dennis Morton will be the featured speaker. Open to the public. 

Chess Club at Hall Memorial Library, 4-7 p.m.

Historical talk on Victorian architecture in Laconia, 7 p.m., Laconia Public Library. Free. Sponsored by Laconia Historical and Museum Society and made possible through a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. 

Northfield Historical Society hosting presentation about architectural heritage of New Hampshire. 7 p.m. at Northfield Town Hall. Maggie Stier of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance will speak.

Mahjong at Gilford Public Library. 12:30 to 3 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 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.
The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, with bike riding with MC Cycle from Ellacoya on Monday evenings, at 5:45 p.m. or 6 p.m. depending on ability. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, otherwise the trainings are free. Upcoming training will include bicycle maintenance clinics by MC Cycle, open water swimming and transition training. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.

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.

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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