Events at Gilford Public Library: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m.,Check-Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon; Apple Pie Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Nooners Book Group featuring "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe; Apple Pie Contest, 12 p.m. Project Teen featuring Spooky Nail Art, 3 p.m.
Free Better Choices, Better Health Workshop presented by LRGHealthcare, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community, Laconia. To register or for more information, call 527-7120. (Through Sept 27)
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.
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. For information call 279-3234 or visit our website at Country Village Quilt Guild.
Lakeport Railroad Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Admission. 5 Railroad Avenue, Lakeport, NH (off Elm Street). For more information call 524-3519.
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Annual Pot Luck Supper held by the Alton Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. at the Gilman Library.
Annual Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Business Meeting, noon at Hart's Turkey Farm in Meredith.
Events at the Hall Memorial Library: Hand and Foot Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Project Teen featuring Creepy Marshmallows, 3 p.m.
Events at Gilford Public Library: Drop-In Rug Hooking, 10:30–12:30 p.m., Storytime 10:30–11:15 a.m. Babygarten 11:15 to noon. Guitarist Dorian Michael, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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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Events at the Hall Memorial Library, Chess Club, 4-7 p.m. Monday Bookers featuring “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, 6:30 p.m.
Gilford Public Library events: Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m. Lego Legion, 3:30–4:30 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. in the Gilford Community Church Gathering Room. 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:
, 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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Pumpkin Festival at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 2 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Canterbury Shaker Village hosts "Magnificent Barns" an illustrated lecture, 4-5:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register visit www.shakers.org.
Variety Show featuring music, vocal presentations, poetry and comedy hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Gilford, 3 p.m.
American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk held at Opechee Park in Laconia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by start of the walk at 10 a.m. For more information call Erinn Drouin at (603) 508-2513.
Dr. Sax's Dixie Band plays at the Taylor Community in Laconia, 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.taylorcommunity.org or call 366-1400.
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Pumpkin Festival at Moulton Farm in Meredith. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Comedy at Pitman's Freight Room featuring Paul Gilligan, Dan Crohn and Mickie Fizzi. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
LRGH Auxiliary Craft Fair. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Laconia High School.
Final Lakeport Community Association yard sale of the season. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Freight Station. Everything half price except brown bags.
Three-piece King Chrome band plays 80 years of rock 'n' roll at the Laconia VFW Post on Court Street in Laconia. Doors open at 5 p.m. followed by the event from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes a pot luck dinner. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a cash bar.
The Laconia Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Halloween dance for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, 6-8 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. Fee of $5 per child. Costumes are encouraged. Prizes will be awarded. For more information call 524-5046.
The Winnipesaukee Playhouse Education Department holds auditions for its upcoming production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1-5 p.m. For more information visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.
23rd annual Halloween Hoot 'N Howl held by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, 6-8:30 p.m. Trail walks feature live skits with a seasonal theme and depart every 10 minutes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This program is for all ages and is held rain or shine. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes. Cost is $8/members; $11/non-members ($1 off each reservation paid by Friday, October 10). Register by calling 968-7194.
Guided hike with Dr. Rick Van de Poll at the Fogg Hill Conservation Area in West Center Harbor, 8:30 a.m. and return approximately at noon. Participants must arrive by 8:15 a.m.
Lakes Region Energy Fair held at Inter-Lakes High School in Meredit, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit www.meredithnh.org.
Plymouth State University Theater presents Halloween horror Dracula by Steven Dietz, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $21 for adults and $18 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Local Beats & Eats, noon to 3 p.m. at the Laconia Harley-Davidson dealership located at 239 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith. Features lunch and live music by the Crunchy Western Boys.
An Eckankar Spiritual Chat is being offered from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Vintage Café, in Laconia. Free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a complimentary free booklet, Spiritual Experiences Guidebook and accompanying CD. For more information call 800-713-8944 or visit www.eckankar-nh.org Inclement weather cancelations will be listed.
Annual benefit Dinner Auction hosted by the Gunstock Ski club in Gilford, 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour with dinner following at 7 p.m., and the Live Auction at 8 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person or $400 for a table to eight. For more information visit www.gunstockskiclub.org.
Touch a Truck event held at the Barnstead Recreation area located behind the Police Department in Barnstead, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Complimentary pizza and soft drinks provided. For more information call 269-3900 or visit oscarfoss.org.
Forest Walk-a-thon at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library, 11 a.m. Come and walk with friends and neighbors up Cogswell Mountain behind the library. This event will raise money to support library operations.
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