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4-12-14 Calendar

Gowns for Girls free prom dress event sponsored by the Faith, Hope and Love Foundation. 1-4 p.m. at the Meredith Bay Colony Club in Meredith.

"Hop on in" Easter event hosted by the Kellerhaus featuring cookies, carrots, and punch with the Easter Bunny. 1-3:30 p.m.

American Legion Wilkins Smith Unit 1 Raffle featuring meat prizes, Easter baskets and full dinners. 1 p.m. at 849 North Main Street in Laconia. Proceeds benefit the Laconia and Gilford High School Senior Scholarship funds.

Hermit Woods Winery will be celebrating its grand opening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 72 Main Street in Meredith. Live music featured from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wine tasting and light food available.

Newfound Regional High School presents Seussical as the 33rd Annual School and Community Musical. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. General Seating is $5 for students and $7 for adults. Call 744-6006 for more information.

The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region presents a concert under the direction of Mary Divers. 2 p.m. in the Woodside Building at the Taylor Community in Laconia. Open to the public. Free will donation accepted. To RSVP or for more information call 524-5600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Enterprise Center at Plymouth sponsors a graphic design workshop to assist small businesses in designing their own business card, brochure, or other marketing pieces. 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of $25 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 535-3222 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Annual Spring/Summer Children's Boutique held by the LRGH Nursery Guild. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 524-3211 ext. 3018 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Eckankar Spiritual Discussion held as part of the Have You Had a Spiritual Experience program offered at 10:30 a.m. at the Vintage Café in Laconia.

Lego Club at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 10-11:30 a.m.

Peter Pan presented by Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier. Performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

JamGrass Spring Festival and canned food drive at the Tower Hill Club at Weirs Beach. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. $8 admission, persons younger than 21 must be accompanied by a parental guardian.

Rabies Clinic sponsored by the Tilton-Northfield Rotary Club. 8 a.m. to noon at the former Agway Building across from the Tilton Post Office. Cost is $15 cash only for a one year shot. Proof of previous rabies vaccination required for the three year shot.

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. .

Artist reception for four generations of artists exhibited at Gilmanton Year-Round Library. 1 to 3 p.m.

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4-11-14 Calendar

Newfound Regional High School presents Seussical as the 33rd Annual School and Community Musical. 7 p.m. General Seating is $5 for students and $7 for adults. Call 744-6006 for more information.

Teen Movie Night featuring the film The Lone Ranger. 7 p.m.at the Gilman Library in Alton. PG-13. 149 minutes.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library. Sit and Knit 2-5 p.m. Library Live Chat 4 p.m.

Belknap County Area Committee on Aging discusses "The State of Healthcare" tied into a discussion about wellness, and how even where you live can affect the cost of healthcare. 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room in Gilford.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30–2:30 p.m. Line Dancing classes. Beginner Class run 6-7 p.m. Intermediate Class 7:15-8:15 p.m. $8 fee.

 JamGrass Spring Festival and canned food drive at the Tower Hill Club at Weirs Beach. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. $8 admission, persons younger than 21 must be accompanied by a parental guardian.

Organist Robert Couchon performs at Laconia Congregational Church. Noon.

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4-10-14 Calendar

Patricia Crosset presents a program on the basics of setting up a blog. 7 p.m. The program is held as part of the Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group. For more information call 569-2428 or visit www.wolfeborolibrary.org.

Classic Book Group discussion at the Hall Memorial Library. 6 p.m. Featured book is "Slaughterhouse 5" by Kurt Vonnegut.

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.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Drop-In Storytime 11:15 a.m. to noon. Brown Bag Book Discussion 12:30–1:30 p.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Evening Book Discussion 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Plymouth Area Chess Club meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. at Starr King Fellowship, 101 Fairgrounds Road. Form more information call George at 536-1179.
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.
Knitting 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.

Peter Pan presented by Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier. 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

Annalee Thorndike Art Competition award reception. 7 p.m. at the Belknap Mill in Laconia.

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4-9-14 Calendar

Meredith Public Library Master Plan Committee makes a presentation about the Past, Present and Future of the Meredith Public Library. 6 p.m. at the Meredith Public Library. Refreshments will be served.

The monthly meeting of the Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group begins at 5 p.m. at the offices of Live Free Home Health Care in New Hampton. Free and open to the public. To reserve a place in the group call 254-7397.

The Belknap County Family Violence Prevention Council and Real Life Giving is presenting "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Awareness Training" at 227 Ledge Drive in the Taylor Community in Laconia. For more information visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Belknap County Republican Committee holds a monthly meeting at the Top of the Town Restaurant in Belmont. 6:30 p.m. Those who wish to eat should arrive at 5 p.m. Non-perishable food item requested. Guest speakers include NH GOP Chairman Jennifer Horn and former State Senator Gary Lambert.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Scrabble 1 p.m. Ats and Crafts featuring coffee filter sun catchers 3:30 p.m.

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.
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.
Franklin VNA & Hospice will hold a free Hospice volunteer training class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the VNA office in Franklin. For more information or to register for Hospice volunteer classes, contact Beth or Bruce at Franklin VNA & Hospice at (603) 934-3454. (Through December 18th)
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) group meeting. 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Meredith.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Line Dancing for Beginners 9-10 a.m. Check–Out–An–Expert 10 a.m. to noon. Friends of Gilford Public Library Monthly Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Peter Pan presented by Inter-Lakes High School and Middle Tier. 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

 

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4-8-14 Calendar

Barnstead-Alton-Gilmanton Republican Committee holds a monthly meeting. 6:30 p.m. at J.J. Goodwin's Restaurant in Center Barnstead.

Young Birders Club: The Flight of the Woodcock hosted by the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and the Young Birders Club. 7-8:30 at Audubon's McLane Center on Silk Farm Road in Concord. Register by calling Henry Walters at 603-525-3572 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) from the Huot Technical Center are sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Laconia High School from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Not so Elementary My Dear Watson program sponsored by  the NH Humanities Council. 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Bake Sale at the Laconia Senior Center. 9 a.m. until sold out. 

Storytime at Belmont Public Library. 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club meets at the Laconia Public Library on Tuesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. All ages and skill levels welcome. We will teach.)
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.
GriefShare session held for those who are experiencing the grief and pain from the death of someone close to them. 7-9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Meredith. Sessions includes a video seminar and group discussion. For further information call 496-6583 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a pick-up co-ed volleyball program for adults ages 18 and up from 7-9 p.m. in the Gilford Middle School Gymnasium. This program runs each Tuesday through the spring. There is a $2 fee per participant, per evening. No pre registration is required. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 527-4722

Unitarian Universalist Society of Laconia conducts a Tuesday Night Meditation Group. 6-7:15 p.m. This group is designed to create a community where you can develop your 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). Those joining for the first time are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early for a quick introduction.  Free will donations accepted.
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.
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.

Project Teen at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield featuring board games.  3 p.m.

Moultonborough Toastmaster meeting. 6 p.m. at the town library. Everyone from surrounding towns also welcome to attend. Toastmasters develop speech practice that is self-paced and specific to an individuals needs. For more information call 476-5760.

Jazz and Ragtime pianist Deborrah Wyndham play at the Gilford Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

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