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8-5-14 Calendar

National Night Out event at the Laconia Police Department. 5 to 7 p.m. K-9 demonstration, tours of the building and police vehicles. Free soda, chips and hot dogs.

Meredith Public Library: TAB Meeting 3:30-4:30 p.m. Genealogy Club discussing Online Military History4-5:10 p.m.

Nature program about turtles, 10:30 a.m., Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Route 113, Holderness; for all ages.

Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Franklin Regional Hospital lawn, Franklin.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents "Restoring a Rare Rabbit," one in a series of lectures on animals in peril, 7 p.m., Science Center, Route 113, Holderness. Contact: 603-968-7194 or visit www.nhnature.org

Discussion on the origin and importance of the evolution of NH's rural farms into private estates, 7 p.m., Meredith Historical Society, 45 Main Street, Meredith. Free. For more information call 279-2275.

Belmont Public Library Teen Advisory Group meeting: featuring games Apples to Apples, Who Am I or UNO; a talk about books and movies; open discussion on ideas for teen library programming. 4 p.m. for ages 12-18.

Reception for opening of Laconia Historical and Museum Society's new exhibit on Laconia's waterski history, 6 p.m., Laconia Public Library; roundtable discussion including old-time waterskiers follows at 7 p.m. Free.

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," 7:30 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. .

Meredith Historical Society hosts talk about the evolution of New Hampshire's rural farms into private estates, 7 p.m., Historical Society Building, 45 Main St., Meredith; co-sponsored by Meredith Public Library.

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.)
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.
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
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.

Lakeport Community Association meeting. 7 p.m. at the Freight House.

Alton author Barbara Bald reads samples of her poetry, 7:30 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library, Moultonborough. Free. Sponsored by Moultonborough Public Library.

Genealogy webinar about on-line military records, 4 p.m., Meredith Public Library, 91 Main St., Meredith. Free.

Septic Systems Explained, 6-8 p.m., Balmoral Improvement Association Clubhouse, Paradise Drive, Moultonborough; sponsored by Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association. Free. Contact Pat Tarpey at 603-581-06632 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gilford Public Library Events: Rug Hooking and Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Squishy Circuits Activity for Teens, 3-5 p.m.; Kevin Gardner on Stone Walls, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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8-4-14 Calendar

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.

Talk on ways to preserve food safely, 6-8 p.m., Cooperative Extension Service offices, 635 Main St. (third floor), Laconia. Fee.

Mahjong, 12:30-3 p.m., Gilford Public Library.

Gilmanton Women's Club meeting, 1:30 p.m., Shellcamp Lake Clubhouse, Gilmanton.

Author Dan Szczesny discusses his hiking memoir, "The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie," 7 p.m., Moultonborough Public Library.

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.
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.
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.

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.

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8-3-14 Calendar (2)

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. .

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

Attic Treasures Roadshow appraisal event, 5:30 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Fee. This event features antique appraiser Bruce Buxton of Portland, Maine.

Boardwalk Jazz Quartet performs, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach.

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8-3-14 Calendar

Raft-a-Palooza at LakeFest, Endicott Rock Park, Route 3 and Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach; 10:15 a.m., blessing of the fleet, at 11 a.m. boats raft up in an attempt to set two Guinness World Records. More information at www.lakefest.org or 603-226-0299.

Artisan workshop, 1-4 p.m., Ann Lee demonstrates making lace scarves, Legion of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith.

Chamber ensemble EastWest Trio performs, 3 p.m., Taylor Community (Woodside Building), 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. 

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. .

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

Attic Treasures Roadshow appraisal event, 5:30 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Fee. This event features antique appraiser Bruce Buxton of Portland, Maine.

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8-2-14 Calendar

Brenda's Ride, fund-raising motorcycle ride to benefit breast cancer research and programs, Weirs Beach Lobster Pound Restaurant, Route 3, Weirs Beach.

Marshmallow Man Sprint Triathlon, 8 a.m., Opechee Park, North Main St., Laconia; 0.3-mile swim, 14-mile bike race, 5k road race (same-day registration available); children's activities during race, barbecue follows. More information at www.marshmallowman.org

Household Hazardous Waste collection in Bristol, Center Ossipee, Laconia, and Moultonborough, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Residents and taxpayers in Lakes Region communities eligible to participate. For list of collection sites visit www.lakesrpc.org. Sponsored by Lakes Region Planning Commission.

Public celebration of breastfeeding, 10:30 a.m., Laconia Public Library (in the garden outside if weather is good, otherwise in Rotary Hall).

Antique & Classic car show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 305 Whittemore Point Road North, Bridgewater; benefits New Hampshire Wind Watch program.

John Bradley Thompson Charity Regatta, 11 a.m. (registration, coffee, snacks 8-10 a.m.; cookout 4 p.m., benefit auction 5 p.m.), Winnipesaukee Yacht Club, Dockham Shore Road, Gilford; event to benefit research into rare childhood brain cancers. 

I Love Squam Day, Squam Lakes Association, Route 3, Holderness; noon-3 p.m., canoe, kayak, paddleboard demos, snorkeling excursions, sailboat exhibits, and local hikes exploring bird life, forest ecology, and woodland stewardship; 5 p.m., cookout.

Book and Bake Sale, 9-30 a.m.-noon, Gilmanton Iron Works Library, 10 Elm St., Gilmanton Iron Works; proceeds benefit the library.

Artisan workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Alene Sirlott-Cope demonstrates alcohol ink tiles, League of NH Craftsmen Gallery, 279 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3), Meredith.  

Open houses at Grange Hall and Benjamin Rowe House historical landmarks, Gilford Village, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; sponsored by Thompson Ames Historical Society.

Author book-signing, Brenda Reeves Sturgis autographs her newly-released picture book, "The Lake Where the Loon Lives," 2 to 4 p.m., at Innisfree Bookshop in the Mill Falls Marketplace, Meredith.

3rd Annual Dance to Make a Difference, 7 p.m., at Plymouth Regional High School, Plymouth; to reserve seats email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Seabee Veterans Picnic, noon, New Hampshire Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton; open to all Navy Seabee veterans and their guests.

Used items sale and tea, 2-6 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Highland Street, Ashland.

Bean Supper, 5-7 p.m., Squam Valley Masonic Building, Route 3 & 25, Center Harbor-Holderness line; sponsored by Ellacoya Eastern Star Chapter.

Miss Lakes Region-Miss Lakes Region Teen Competition, 6 p.m., Gilford Youth Center, Potter Hill Road, 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. .

Traditional Irish musician Eugene Durkee performs, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Back Room at the Mill, 2 Central St., Bristol. More information at www.thebackroomatthemill.com or 603-744-0405.

Boo Groove jazz combo performs, 7-10 p.m., Patio Garden Restaurant, Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach.

Multi-genre group Occidental Gypsy performs, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem St., Laconia. Charge.

Rock band King Chrome performs, 7-11 p.m., VFW Post 1670, 143 Court St., Laconia. Charge.

Winnipesaukee Playhouse production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," 7:30 p.m., theater main stage, Reservoir Road, Meredith; for tickets or information call 603-279-0333 or visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org

Little Church Theater production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," a comedy by Steve Martin, 8 p.m., Little Church Theater, Route 113, Holderness.

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

Pie Sale: Fidelis Missionary Society of Bristol Baptist Church holds its annual Homemade Pie Sale, Bristol Shop N Save parking lot, 8 a.m. until sold out. For more information, please call 744-3885.

Belmont Public Library: Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals!, 10 a.m., sponsored by Brookside Pizza.

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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