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5-21-15 Calendar

Events at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library: Story Time, 1:30 p.m.; Magic the Gathering, 5-9 p.m.

Events at the Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters, 10 a.m. to noon; Brown Bag Book Group featuring the book Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, noon to 1 p.m.; Lego Time! 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Twilight Tales 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Informational meeting with NH Insurance Commissioner Roger A. Sevingy, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium in Meredith.

Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton holds the program "The Shaker Legacy", 7 p.m. Refreshments served.

Events at Belmont Public Library: Teen Crafts featuring Zen Art, 4pm. All middle and high schoolers welcome for a relaxing craft opportunity; Adult Craft Group meeting 5:30 p.m.

Community Garden Club of Meredith holds its first meeting of the season, 11:30 p.m. at The Grotto, Giuseppes's Ristorante and Pizzeria in Meredith. Cost $20 per person including raffles and door prizes.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at The Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 25 in Meredith at 7- 9 p.m. The evening's program will be Critique of Member Images. Persons of any experience level are welcomed. For more information, visit www.lrcamerclub.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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5-20-15 Calendar

Drive 4 UR School event sponsored by Irwin Ford partners with Laconia High School, 3-7 p.m. in high school parking lot.

Lakes Region Tea Party meeting held at the Moultonborough Life Safety Building located behind the Library, 7 p.m. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AARP Smart Driver Course offered for drivers age 50 and older, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Taylor Communities Woodside Building in Laconia. $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information or to sign up call 524-5600.

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.

Cribbage Tournaments held at the Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford, 6:30-7 p.m. Proceeds go towards The Cafe Deja Vu Pub Mania Team. Cost is $10 per person. Weekly cash prizes awarded. For more information call 998-1418.

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.

Story Time with Mr. Dever or Mr. McWilliams held at the Gilman Library in Alton, 9:15 a.m.

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5-19-15 Calendar

Book group night to discuss 'Big Little Lies' by Liane Moriarty, 6 p.m. at the Belmont Library.

Job & Resource Fair hosted by the NH Employment Security, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Belknap Mall located at 96 Daniel Webster Highway.

Lakes Region Visiting Nurse Association annual Awards Ceremony, 2-4 p.m. at the Meredith Community Center located at 1 Circle Drive. Refreshments and snacks served following the event. For more information call 279-6611 or visit www.lrvna.org.

Program hosted by Fire Chief Scott Williams and Bob Witham on the history of the Alton Bay Fire Station, 7 p.m. at the lower level of the Gilman Library. For more information call 875-5456 or visit altonhistoricalsociety.org.

Lakes Region Retired Educators meeting held at Harts Turkey Farm in Meredith, 10:30 a.m. check in followed by an 11 a.m. meeting and elections. Buffet luncheon, $19 per person. For more information call 253-8559.

Presentation featuring an interactive map charting every venue where movies played in NH from 1896 to 1940 presented by UNH associate professor of communication arts, 6-7:30 p.m. at The Cottage at Golden View in Meredith. For more information call 279-8111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Free hepatitis C testing at the Laconia Family Planning Center, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information call 524-5453 or visit ww.cdc.gov/knowmorehepatitis.

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 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.

The Winnipesauke Triathlon Club is a free group whose members are training for any distance of triathlon, meets to run on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Gunstock Inn lower parking lot, and swim training with coach Al Rozzi follows at 7:15 p.m. Non-members of the pool are charged $10 for use of the pool, but all other trainings are free. For more information see Winnipesauke Triathlon Club on www.meetup.com.

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia holds a 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.
The NAMI NH Laconia Parent Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Lakes Region Community Services, Family Resources Center at 719 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246, directly across from the Laconia Clinic. For more information about the group please call Theresa Eichhorn at 603-707-0888.

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5-18-15 Calendar

Lecture entitled "Standing Ovation - The History of Theater in Laconia" 7 p.m. in the Gardens Theater Auditorium in Laconia. For more information call 527-1278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Lakes Region Art Association meeting, 7 p.m. at the Woodside Building Conference Center at the Taylor Community. For more information call 293-2702.

Free workshop on Section 504 and IDEA held at Lakes Region Community Services in Laconia, noon to 1 p.m. at Lakes Region Community Services, 719 North Main Street Laconia. To register call call 224-7005 or 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.

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.

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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5-16-15 Calendar

Ribbon Cutting and "First Kick" Ceremony for the Moultonborough Recreation Department, 11:30 a.m. at the Moultonborough Recreation Area on Playground Drive. For more information call 476-8868.

Comedy Night at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia featuring comedians Mike Donovan, Bill Campbell, and Ryan Gartley, 8 p.m. BYOB.

Edgewater Academy of Dance presents its 2015 recital entitled "Dance Survival", 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Gilford High School Theater. Tickets are $10. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 293-0366.

Bake sale hosted by the Gilmanton Women's Club, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bager Brook Farm in Gilmanton. 

Yard sale held to benefit Gilford Middle School student who will be traveling as an ambassador for People to People this summer, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3 Hammond Road in Gilford. For more information call 455-4820. 

Singer and songwriter Audrey Drake performs at the Franklin Opera House, 7 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 934-1901.

Book Sale hosted by the Friends of the Meredith Library, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library.

Community Wide Yard Sale in Belmont, 9 a.m. start. Sales located at the Belmont Mill and other locations around town. Maps will be available at the mill beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The Holycow! Band performs at the 12th annual WOW Sweepstakes Ball held at the Conference Center at the Lake Opechee Inn & Spa. Tickets can be purchased online at www.meadowbrook.net.

22nd Annual Grandmother Morning Dove PowWow, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dulac Land Trust in Sanbornton. For more information call 630-4757.

Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra performs a Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes High School Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.LRSO.org.

Free hepatitis C testing at the Laconia Family Planning, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information call 524-5453 or visit www.cdc.gov/knowmorehepatitis.

20th annual community yard sale hosted by the Meredith Parks and Recreation Department, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at sixty locations around Meredith. To receive more information call the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce at 279-6121.

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.

Lyme 411 Support Group. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Held at Wesley Woods' Community Room, behind First United Methodist Church on Route 11A in Gilford.

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