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9-7-14 Calendar

Sandwich voters meet the candidates night featuring all candidates on the primary ballot, 3 p.m. at the Baptist Meeting House on Church Street in Sandwich. 

Gallery reception for the 'Bloom in Art' exhibit on display at Castle in the Clouds, 5:30 p.m. in Moultonborough. 

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9-6-14 Calendar

The 1857 Grange and 1838 Rowe House in Gilford open for viewers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Reception for Artist of the Month, Betty Mitchell, held from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library. For more information call 364-2400 or visit www.gyrla.org.  

Musician Charlie Farren performs with Chuck Farrell and Jill Ducsai at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. BYOB. Catered buffet available before the show. For more information or to reserve a ticket call 494-3334 or visit www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Jewelry Making 101 Class with Joy Raskin hosted by the League of NH Craftsmen at the Meredith Fine Craft Gallery from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuition is $80 per person. Pre-registration required. Call 279-7920. 

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart in Tilton. For more information call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.

Audrey Drake performs a concert in the back room at The Mill Fudge Factory, 2 Central St, Bristol. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For more information call 744-0405 or visit www.thebackroomatthemill.com.

13th annual Laconia Multicultural Festival, downtown Laconia, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event features musicians, food vendors, and artists and craftsmen. 

Spaghetti dinner at VFW to benefit a local girl who needs an organ transplant, 6-10 p.m. at the Laconia Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post, 143 Court Street. Cost is $10 per person. Children under 5 eat for free. 

Leavitt Park Carnival, 3-6 p.m. at Leavitt Park in Laconia. Event features games, bingo, a dunking booth, food, and a 50/50 raffle. For more information call 998-1418. 

LEGO Club at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

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. .

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9-5-14 Calendar

Annual Pantry Walk hosted by the Gilmanton Food Pantry, 2 p.m. Participants will meet at the Smith Meeting House and walk from there to the Gilmanton community Church in the Iron Works. For more information call 267-1934. 

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 Class, 2:30–3:30 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.
Tilton Farmers' Market open for the 2014 summer season. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.

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9-4-14 Calendar

Hawk Watch for adults and children ages 10 and up lead by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Attendees should bring a lunch and appropriate clothing for the weather. Binoculars are available from the Science Center or attendees may bring their own. Cost is $7 for members, $9 for non-members, and $10 on the day of the program. Reservations are required in advance by calling 603-968-7194.

Events at Gilford Public Library: Open Painting at the Library, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner, 6-7:30 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.

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. 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.

Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-6 p.m. in the Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Laconia. Vegetables, breads, local meats, eggs, raw milk, flowers, wine, wool, maple syrup, embroidery, crafts, soaps, jewelry, coffee, treats, plants, herbs, live entertainment, and guest demonstrations.

The Lakes Region Camera Club meets at The Trinity Episcopal Church in Meredith from 7-9 p.m. Meetings and are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday's of the month. Photographers of all levels are welcomed to attend. For further information visit www.lrcameraclub.com.

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9-3-14 Calendar

Gilford Public Library events: Line Dancing for Beginners, 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert!, 10 a.m. to noon. 

Country Village Quilt Guild begins working on new project to benefit the groups outreach project, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Life Safety Buiding. 

Natural Adventure Series: Color Coded Messages, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Adult must accompany child at no charge. Registration required by calling 968-7194. Cost is $5/member child and $7/non-member child. 

Prayer Vigil for Israel/Palestine Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Veterans' Square, Laconia. People of all faiths are welcome.

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.

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.

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