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8-10-14 Calendar

Piano concert presented by local musician Sam Jones, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Gilford. 

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

71st annual Belknap County 4H Fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Fairgrounds on Mile Hill Road in Belmont. Kids under 10 have free admission, those over 10 years of age must pay a $7 entry fee. For more information visit www.bc4Hfair.org.

3rd Lakes Region Waterski Boat Classic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Point portion of Opechee Park, Laconia. Free. 

On The Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro.

Children's miniature golf event, 2 p.m., Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Route 3, Winnisquam. Charge.

Old Home Weekend, Alton-Alton Bay.

Young Performers Concert given by Sam and Miriam Jones on piano and cello and by Phil Breton on oboe, 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Rt. 11A Gilford (18 Wesley Way) near the 3-11 by-pass. Refreshments provided. Free will offering. 524-3289.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Boardwalk Jazz Quartet performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Gospel Concert featuring singer and guitarist Richard "Stonefingers" Johnson, 6:30 p.m., at the Family Workshop Center, Plymouth. Free admission. Free-will offering received. Call 536-1966 or 726-0254.

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Program on the history of Meredith Center Village presented by Dan Heyduk, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Weirs Beach, Laconia. Free for members and $5 for non-members. 

Gilmanton Old Home Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Smith Meetinghouse Grounds, Smith Meetinghouse Road, Gilmanton. Free.

71st annual Belknap County 4H Fair, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Fairgrounds on Mile Hill Road in Belmont. Kids under 10 have free admission, those over 10 years of age must pay a $7 entry fee. For more information visit www.bc4Hfair.org

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Free workshop on ruffed grouse and woodcock hunting, 9 a.m. to noon, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, Holderness. Pre-registration required. Call 536-3954. 

Belknap Mill Art Bazaar, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Rotary Park (next to the Belknap Mill), Beacon Street East, Laconia. Free.

Belmont Old Home Day, 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Schedule and event map can be found online at http://www.belmontnh.org/belmontoldhomeday.asp

Old Fashioned Church Fair, starts at 9 a.m., Alexandria United Methodist Church, 12 Washburn Road, Alexandria Village. Silent auction, bake sale, flea market, white elephant, live music, games, pony rides and more.

Old Home Weekend, Alton-Alton Bay.

Craft, Bake and Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Meredith Congregational Church, Highland Street, Meredith; sponsored by Meredith Congregational Church Women.

On The Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro.

Talk on the history of Meredith Center Village, 11 a.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3 (next to Funspot). Free for members of the Lake Winnipesaukee Historical Society; charge for non-members.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Annual Meeting and Summer Celebration, featuring talk by big cat expert Dr. Alan Rabinowitz; meeting 5:30-6 p.m., reception, 6 p.m., talk, 7:30 p.m.; meeting is free, fee for reception and talk. For more information call 603-968-7194 (option 7) or visit www.nhnature.org/programs/gala

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Children's miniature golf event, 2 p.m., Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, Route 3, Winnisquam. Charge.

Chicken Barbecue, 5:30-7 p.m., Bristol Baptist Church, 30 Summer St., Bristol.

Ken Littlefield benefit auction, 6-10 p.m., American Legion Post, 849 North Main St., Laconia; proceeds to benefit family of Ken Littlefield of Gilmanton, seriously injured in a work accident. 

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Swing A Cat 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

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Thom Keith Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

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. .

Separated/Divorced Persons Support Group meeting. 6 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Belmont. Compassion and affirmation in a confidential atmosphere. Refreshments. Scholarships available. For more information call the rectory at 267-8174 or Ginny Timmons at 286-7066.

Annual 5K and 10K road race and walk co-sponsored by the Moultonborough Recreation Department and Moultonborough Pathway Association. Races begin at 8:45 a.m. at the playground on Playground Drive, off route 25 just east of Moultonborough Neck Road. Registration begins at $8 a.m. Cost is $20 per person. For more information call 476-8868. 

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8-8-14 Calendar

Laconia VFW Post 1670 hosts a meat bingo event, 6:30 p.m. at 143 Court Street, Laconia. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds from the event go toward the VFW's building fund to build a new smoking area. 

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Old Home Weekend, Alton-Alton Bay.

Richard Gardzina Trio performs at the Patio Garden Restaurant at Weirs Beach, 7-10 p.m. Open to all ages, full bar and menu available.

Gilford Public Library Events: 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. Summer Reading Finale with Pete Cluett, 3-4 p.m.

Meredith Public Library Events: Tot Time Reading Circle 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon, snacks served.; Genealogy Lock-In, 5-8 p.m. Bring $5 for pizza. Prizes provided for genealogists. All participants in Lock-In must arrive before the library closes at 5 p.m.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fireworks, 10 p.m., Weirs Beach.

Blood Drive hosted by the New Hampton Firefighers Association and The New Hampton Fire Department, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Public Safety complex on the fire side. Double red will be collected. Please pre-register with the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or online at www.redcrossblood.org

On The Green 2 Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 am.-5 p.m., Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, Wolfeboro.

Separated-Divorced People's Support Group, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Belmont. For more information, call the church rectory, 603-267-8174 or 630-3855.

Hippie Scientist Tie Dye activity at Belmont Public Library; sign up in the Children’s Room. Library will prove dye and some items for dyeing. Participants can bring their own materials as well.

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.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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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Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Presentation on President Abraham Lincoln shown by New York Times bestselling author William Martin, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Gilford Public Library, Gilford. 

"Tracking Osprey from NH to South America" program, 7-7:30 p.m. at the Loon Center, Moultonborough. Free. 

Artist Reception held by the Belknap Mill Art Association featuring the work of Suzanne Cronin, 5-7 p.m. Call 524-8813 or visit www.belknapmill.org

NH Humane Society "Paws for a Cause" Comedy Night & Auction event sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire, 6-9 p.m., Church Landing, Meredith. Tickets are $65 per person; call 524-3252 x309, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fizz, Boom, Think! program featuring Upcycling, the Human Footprint, Saving the Earth, and playing with trash, 3-4 p.m. at the Gilman Library, Alton. Free of admission.

Performance of George and the Dragon presented by professional actors from Jean's Playhouse Children's Theatre in Lincoln. 2 p.m. at the Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $7 per person. Group rate of $5 per person available for groups of 15 or more. For more information or tickets al 535-2787 or visit http://silver.plymouth.edu.

Artisans on the Green outdoor arts and crafts festival, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on the green in front of Sandwich Home Industries, Center Sandwich. Rain or shine,

Modern Dance Class, 10-11:30 a.m. (beginners/all levels), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (intermediate & advanced), Sandwich Town Hall, Maple Street, Center Sandwich. Fee. For more information, call Paula Vinzi Johnson at 603-726-4205 or B.J. Vinzi at 603-253-7466.

Docent Guided Tours, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; in-depth look at the center's live animal exhibit trail. For all ages.

Meredith Public Library: Knotty Knitters 10 a.m. to noon; Adult Writer's Group 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Twilight Tales, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal and snack. Sign up required.

Advice to the Players production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor," 2 p.m. Sandwich Fairgrounds Stage, Center Sandwich. For tickets or information visit www.AdviceToThePlayers.org, call 603-968-6253, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Laconia Main Street Outdoor Market Place. 3-7 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.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

Outdoor concert, 6:30 p.m., Odell Park, Franklin; music by balladeer Jim Barnes. Free.

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 at6:30.
Knitting at Belmont Public Library. 6 p.m.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.
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 or call Phyllis Meinke at 340-2359.

Country singer Alan Jackson performs, 8 p.m., Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook, Gilford.

Gilford Public Library Events: Open Painting at the Library, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Crafter’s Corner, 6-7:30 p.m.;Get Booked with Author William Martin, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Craft Night: Bring your own project or start a new project - knitting, drawing, watercolors, origami and collages; 6 p.m., Belmont Public Library.

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Performance by Elaine Velie & Emily Young presented by the Recreation Department Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. at the Moultonborough Lion's Club Gazebo. Free. Call 476-8868, www.moultonboroughnh.gov

Meredith Public Library: Fizz! Boom! Read! Family Story Time 10-11:30 a.m., snacks provided; Tabletop Gaming Group, Star Wars themed roleplaying. Ages 16+ only, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Build Robots That Draw 3:30-4:30 p.m., ages 8-18.

Performance of George Brant's psychological thriller Any Other Name shown at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for orchestra seats and $10 for balcony seats. Student Rush Orchestra tickets are available for $20 one hour prior to show time, cash only. To purchase tickets or for more information call 279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

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.

​Lakeport Freight House Museum open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,​ Elm Street, Laconia. Free Admission. 

Historical program on the 1938 Hurricane, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, Route 3, Weirs Beach (next to Funspot). Free for Winnipesaukee Historical Society members, $5 for non-members.
Walk Fit at the Meredith Community Center beginning at 8 a.m. Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors a great group for exercise and good fellowship. Walk in the gym on inclement weather.
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.

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.

Flower-cutting and arranging workshop, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Moulton Farm, off Route 25, Meredith.

Nature programs at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness: "Color Coded Messages," exploring the natural world of color with a young child, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (for adults with children age 3 and under (toddlers), parents must accompany child); "Speed or Stealth," exploring how raptors catch their prey, 10-11:30 a.m. (for families with children ages 6 and up).

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

Gilford Community Band performs, 7:30 p.m., Weeks Bandstand (Gilford High School cafeteria in case of rain), Gilford Village.

Steve Blunt, sing-along for everybody and party, Holderness Library, 10 a.m. Call the library, 968-7066, for more details.

Moulton's Band performs, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, off Route 127, Sanbornton.

Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Hello Dolly," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium, Inter-Lakes High School, Route 25, Meredith. Call 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com

The Islands of Winnipesaukee, author Ron Guilmette presents a Powerpoint and shares stories about his kayaking adventures to all the island's in the state's largest lake, 7 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library. Guilmette will also autograph copies of his book.

Storytime at Belmont Public Library: Crash! Boom! Lightning and Thunder, 10:30 a.m.

Meredith Senior Center events held at the Meredith Community Center: Games for Fun and Relaxation, 9-10:30 a.m.; Line Dancing with George Maloof 9:30-10:30 a.m., admission $5 per person; Inter-Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors weekly meeting 11 a.m. to noon. 

 

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