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6-29-14 Calendar

Strawberry Breakfast, Moulton Farm, Route 25, Meredith. Seatings at 8, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Charge. Call 279-3915 or visit www.moultonfarm.com/strawberrybreakfast for ticket information.

CruCon headquarters open house, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., tours of cruise travel agency's new 30,000-square-foot facility, 81 Mount Whittier Highway (Route 25), Moultonborough.

Belknap County Residents Day, Gunstock Mountain Adventure Park, Route 11A, Gilford. Special prices for county residents at area's major attractions. Proof of residency required.

Civil War re-enactment, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Clark House Museum, Wolfeboro.

Craft fair, Tanger Outlets mall, Route 3-11, Tilton.

22nd annual Piano Monster Festival featuring a performance by the Senior campers. 4 p.m. at the Silver Center of the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $8. To purchase tickets or for more information call 535-2787 visit http://silver.plymouth.edu.

Carter Mountain Brass performs, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Route 11A, Gilford. Suggested donation. Reception following.

Performance of Godspell presented by Interlakes Summer Theater. 5 p.m. in the air conditioned InterLakes Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374.

Pre-4th of July Craft Fair held at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair features a diverse variety of arts and crafts including pressed floral art, quilted and quilted table decor, 3 dimensional glass art, bat and bird houses, gourmet dips, face painting, and more. For more information call 528-4014 or www.joycescraftshows.com.

The Pemi Fish and Game Club in Holderness hosts the final leg in the new IBO New England 3-D Archery Championship. Breakfast available from 7-10 a.m. followed by a barbecue lunch from 10 a.m. to late afternoon. For more details on the competition or for general information call 968-9944 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Inextinguishable Brass band plays as part of the 2014 Taylor Community Music Series sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire. 3 p.m. in the Taylor Community's Woodside Building.

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6-28-14 Calendar

Pet Adopt-a-Thon, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., VCA Lakes Region Veterinary Hospital, 1266 Union Ave., Laconia. Co-sponsored by New Hampshire Humane Society. For more information contact the Humane Society at 524-3252 or at www.nhhumane.org

Summer Reading Program kickoff, 10 a.m.-noon, Meredith Public Library, Main Street, Meredith.

Coyote Day, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Up-close coyote demonstrations and coyote crafts.

Civil War re-enactment, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Clark House Museum, Wolfeboro.

Craft fair, Tanger Outlets mall, Route 3-11, Tilton.

Performance of "Godspell" presented by Interlakes Summer Theater. 7:30 p.m. in the air conditioned InterLakes Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374.

Second Annual Touch-A-Truck event hosted by the Pease Public Library as part of its summer reading program. 12-3 p.m. at the Plymouth Municipal Airport in Plymouth. For more information call 536-2616.

Production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner" presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

New England Authors Fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bayswater Book Co., Center Harbor. Featuring authors Rebecca Rule, Andy Opel, Karel Hayes, Page Coulter, and 16 others.

Community Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., parking lot in front of Patrick's Pub, Routes 11 and 11B, Gilford; to benefit the Gilford Rotary Club and the Gilford High School Interact Club.

Blood drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Irwin Toyota, Bisson Ave., Laconia.

Reception for local artist Bob Caron, 4-7 p.m., VynnArt Gallery, 30 Main St., Meredith. Caron's paintings are on exhibit at the gallery through Sunday.

Build Your Own Fairy House at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. 11 a.m.

Dance Night with Brickyard Blues Band, 8 p.m. Pitman's Freight Room, New Salem Street, Laconia. Charge.

Kids Jump for Kids Carnival to benefit the Children's Auction. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jump N' Joy in Laconia. For more information or to donate call 293-0841 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Gilford Fire Department holds an educational demonstration to the community regarding the danger of home fires by setting two side-by-side structures intentionally on fire in front of a live audience. 11:30 a.m. at Lowes Home Improvement located at 1407 Lakeshore Road in Gilford.

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

Summer Cookout dinner hosted by the First Baptist Church of Belmont from 4-6 p.m. Cost is $6 per person or $20 per family of four. Proceeds will help send several local kids to Camp Sentinel, a Christian Overnight Camp in Tuftonboro. For more information cal 267-8185 or visit www.fbcbnh.com.

Craft Fair held by the Moultonborough United Methodist Church featuring over 40 vendors and a White Elephant/Flea Market. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event also features a luncheon, silent auction, jewelry, books, plants and more. For more information call 476-5152 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Pre-4th of July Craft Fair held at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair features a diverse variety of arts and crafts including pressed floral art, quilted and quilted table decor, 3 dimensional glass art, bat and bird houses, gourmet dips, face painting, and more. For more information call 528-4014 or www.joycescraftshows.com.

The Pemi Fish and Game Club in Holderness hosts the final leg in the new IBO New England 3-D Archery Championship. Breakfast available from 7-10 a.m. followed by a barbecue lunch from 10 a.m. to late afternoon. For more details on the competition or for general information call 968-9944 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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. .

Public breakfast and bake sale hosted by the Masons of Doric-Centre Lodge #20. 7-9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Building on 410 West Main Street in Tilton. Cost is $7. For more information call 524-8268.

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6-27-14 Calendar

Production of Larry Shue's The Foreigner presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Artisan Class at Sandwich Home Industries, Center Sandwich, 10 a.m. Joy Raskin will demonstrate the construction of wire chain jewelry.

Performance of Godspell presented by Interlakes Summer Theater. 7:30 p.m. in the air conditioned InterLakes Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374.

Opening of the 2014 summer season of the Tilton Farmers' Market. 3-7 p.m. at the Tanger Outlet Center in Tilton.

Family Movie Night featuring the comedy film The Smurfs 2 starring Niel Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays and Katy Perry. 7 p.m. at the Gilman Library in Alton.

Organ Recital as part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration featuring five organists. 7 p.m. at the Sanbornton Congregational Church. 

Matthew Stubbs Blues Band featuring Dennis Brennann, 8 p.m., Pitman's Freight Room, 94 New Salem St. Call 527-0043 or 494-3334.

Health and Wellness Fair hosed at the Mountain Ridge Center at 7 Baldwin St. Franklin. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 

Events at Gilford Public Library. Social Bridge 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Knit Wits 1:30–2:30 p.m. Open Mic Night for Teens 6–9 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.
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.

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

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6-26-14 Calendar

Moultonborough House and Garden Tour. Tickets at Moultonborough Public Library and Bayswater Books, Center Harbor.

Performance of Godspell presented by Interlakes Summer Theater. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the air conditioned InterLakes Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374.

Altrusa Club of Meredith hosts its last Community Dinner of the season at the Congregational Church on Highland Street in Meredith. Attendees may begin arriving at 4:45 p.m. with the meal served at 5:30 p.m. Venue is wheelchair accessible. Seating is limited and reservations required. To make a reservation call 279-8772.

Artisan class at Sandwich Home Industries, Center Sandwich, 10 a.m. Sue Mulvey will show how to make forged pendants.

Gilford Public Library debuts its Destination Series, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Talk by Sally Tinkham on her experiences from volunteering for 3 1/2 weeks in India. Free.

Artist reception for painter Jean Kennedy, 5-7 p.m., Belknap Mill Art Gallery, Beacon Street East, Laconia. For further information email programs@belknapmill.org, or call 603-524-8813.

Children's event, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough. Activities include arts and crafts, story time, picnic, tours and a performance by Northeastern Ballet Theater. For information visit www.castleintheclouds,org or call 603-476-5900.

The Bristol Baptist Church's Deaconate holds a bake sale at Bristol Shop-N-Save from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information call 744-3885.

U.S. Cellular offers a free Device Workshop for current or potential smartphone users. 5-7 p.m. at 75 Laconia Road in Tilton.

Center Harbor Historical Society hosts Hans Hug to present a program on Lake Winnipesakee's hidden life under the surface of the water. 7 p.m.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Touch-A-Truck 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Art Blocks for kids ages 10-12 3:30 p.m. Those who wish to participate in the Art Block program are asked to call 286-8971 Card Class 6 p.m. $5 materials fee.

Production of Larry Shue's The Foreigner presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Third Annual Barnstead Open Farm Day sponsored by the Barnstead Farmers and Gardeners Network. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 10 unique farm locations including: The Local Butcher, Good Stuff Farm, Five Acre Farm, Sticks and Stones Farm, Frenette Farm, Granite State Alpaca Farm, Mountain View Farm, Duane Family Farm, Tiz a Miniature Horse Farm, and Veggies Galore and More. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 269-5591.

Events at Gilford Public Library. Weaving Weather Mats 10:30–11:30 a.m. Open Painting at the Library 1:30–3:30 p.m. Crafter’s Corner 6-7:30 p.m. Destination: India, 6:30–7:30 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.
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.
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.

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6-25-14 Calendar

Guitar virtuoso Randy Armstrong performs, 6:30 p.m., Rotary Park, Beacon Street East, Laconia.

22nd annual Piano Monster Festival featuring a performance by the Junior campers. 7:30 p.m. at the Silver Center of the Arts at Plymouth State University. Tickets are $8. To purchase tickets or for more information call 535-2787 visit http://silver.plymouth.edu

Performance of Godspell presented by Interlakes Summer Theater. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the air conditioned InterLakes Auditorium in Meredith. For tickets or more information call 1-888-245-6374.

Laconia High School Class of '48 luncheon, noon, Top of the Town Restaurant, 66 Ladd Hill Road, Belmont.

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

Friends of the Meredith Library will be holding its monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month beginning at 3 p.m. downstairs in the Community Room, at the Meredith Public Library. For more information please visit: http://www.meredithlibrary.org/friends.html.

Production of Larry Shue's The Foreigner presented as part of the Winnipesaukee Playhouse's 2014 summer season. 7:30 p.m. at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith. Tickets for Orchestra seats are $29, Balcony seats are $10. Student rush tickets for orchestra seats are available one hour before show time for $20. Tickets can be ordered by calling 279-0333 or by visiting www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Line Dancing with George Maloof at the Meredith Community Center held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Admission is $5 per person.

Meeting of the Inter Lakes Collaborative for Active Seniors held at the Meredith Community Center from 11 a.m. to noon. This meeting ensures the consolidation at th  center as a gathering place for seniors with socialization, fitness, education and fellowship at the forefront.

Talk on fishing Lake Winnipesaukee by Glen Leathers, 7 p.m., Lake Winnipesaukee Muesum, Route 3, Weirs Beach.

Events at the Hall Memorial Library in Northfield. Story Time 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Arts and Crafts featuring spin paintings 3:30 p.m.

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

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.
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.

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